Welcome to The Batman Universe, your source for all things related to the Dark Knight. You can learn about the latest news related to the comics, movies, TV, merchandise, video games and much more. We also release a number of podcasts related to various aspects of the Caped Crusader. Check out the latest news or editorials from our staff.
Batman has over seventy years of history and fans who have followed his career, and that's what The Batman Universe is all about.
POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON June 3, 2013 Add Comments
This week, we shall look at some of the more…unique ways Batman has been made in legit action figure form from toy lines. As they've often created kid-friendly figures that look nothing like Batman has been seen in the comics (Detective #241 aside), TV shows or on film.
We start off showing that not even the most un-kid friendly section of Batman's multi-media library is safe from this sort of practice!
Yup. While I will give Mattel props, as I'm sure a camo version of the suit MIGHT be something Bruce would…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON March 1, 2013 Add Comments
In this episode Tim, Dane and Terence are joined by Laura to talk about Scott Snyder's Batman #17, what comics made them cry or at least tear up, the Batman solicitations for May, the new Batman/Superman ongoing, the Legends of the Knight trailer, the new Arkham game, Mattel's upcoming 60's Batman toys. You also get to know if Tim and Dane went to college, if they liked school and they cover all of the comics from the past two weeks!
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POSTED BY Dane Haji ON February 11, 2013 Add Comments
The first images of Mattel's new toy line of the 1960's Batman television show has been released over at USA Today and Entertainment Earth, where we get our first look at the action figures of Batman, Penguin, The Riddler, and also of the Batmobile. You can check out those figures in the images below.
Tags: batman, batmobile, mattel, penguin, riddler
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON February 8, 2013 4 Comments
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1:15:13 Merchandise News
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1:23:57 General News
1:25:19 Listener Q&A's
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON October 12, 2012 1 Comment
Here are some of the items that Mattel had on display at their booth.
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON August 10, 2012 1 Comment
Mattel has sent out the press images for the upcoming Batman Unlimited series which replaces the successful Batman Legacy series. In addition to the Batman Unlimited series, the new DC series is titled DC Unlimited.
Batman Unlimited Series 1:
New 52 Batgirl
New 52 Batman
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 19, 2012 Add Comments
From Warner Bros.
WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS ANNOUNCES WORLDWIDE LICENSING PROGRAM FOR
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES
Epic Conclusion of the Dark Knight Trilogy Hits Theaters on July 20
Burbank, Calif. — July 19, 2012 — The Bat-Signal soars above the skies as Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and its global partners launch the worldwide licensing and merchandising program that supports the eagerly awaited epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s phenomenally popular Dark Knight trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises. As the summer blockbuster swoops into theaters, beginning July 20, WBCP unveils the unprecedented lineup of…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 14, 2012 Add Comments
Here are some of the items being shown at the Mattel booth.
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 13, 2012 Add Comments
The Mattel/DC panel just finished and there was a ton of news related to The Batman Universe. Batman t-shirts and Batman action figures from the new evergreen line were handed out to attendees. Here are the highlights from the panel.
-The Dark Knight Movie Masters line will only feature six figures. There are three exclusives in the line. Bat-signal shattered Gordon at WalMart. Vehicle Blueprints Batman at KMart. Batman vs. Bane 2-pack at Toys 'R Us.
-There is a game online at http://dcnation.kidswb.com/gotham-city-crisis that features the QuickTek figures from The…
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