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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON March 31, 2012 Add Comments
Heh heh heh! HA! HA! HA! HA! BWHAHAHAHAHAHA! It's the Clown Prince of Crime 99 cent April Fools Day sale featuring:
Batman (1940-2011) #1
Joker makes his debut among the stores in Batman's first titular title.
Batman (1940-2011) #159
It's the Silver Age and this Sheldon Moldoff story from 1963 features Joker and Clayface at odds with one another.
Batman (1940-2011) #251
The iconic 1973 Denny O'Neil and Neal Adams Joker's Five Way Revenge story that brought the Joker into a more modern setting.
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POSTED BY Zach Betonte ON August 15, 2011 Add Comments
Warner Bros. and its film group president, Jeff Robinov have been causing quite a stir in recent months. First Robinov stated that the studio was planning a "Justice League" film for a 2013 release date, which sounded far too ambitious and far too ridiculous, but then Robinov followed that up by saying that he wanted the Green Lantern sequel to be "a little edgier and darker". Either way, Robinov gets people talking and it looks like he's done it again.
When talking with the Los Angeles Hero Complex, Robinov mentioned…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON February 26, 2011 Add Comments
Batman Beyond Volume 2 #16-17 ($1.99 each)
The tie-in continues with Terry in a battle with Kobra in # 16 and fending off a jealous ex-boyfriend of Dana in #17
Batman: Streets of Gotham #11 ($1.99)
More battles between Dick & Damian against Zsasz’ army
Birds of Prey Volume 1 #104-107 ($1.99 each)
The entire summer of 2007 story arc with The Secret Six, whom were brought back, by Simone, in a 6 issue mini-series the previous year.
Justice #7 ($2.99)
Brainiac continues his plan as the…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON February 19, 2011 Add Comments
Batman Beyond Volume 2 #14-15 ($1.99 each)
The cartoon tie in continues, Etrigan pops up in #14, and a new super-powered woman enters Terry’s world in #14.
Batman: Legends of The Dark Knight #25 ($1.99)
Howard Chaykin’s and Gil Kane’s Flyer story continues.
Batman: Streets of Gotham #10 ($1.99)
Batman & Robin face off against Zsasz and Two-Face’s trial ends in the Manhunter co-feature.
Justice #6 ($2.99)
We’ve reached the half way point in this mini, and things look pretty bad for the League.
Legends of the…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON January 9, 2011 Add Comments
It’s a Bat-Week here at DC Digital as on January 1st they either released or dropped the prices of 101 Batman issues, numbers 600 through 700 to 99 cents!
Now, a good chunk of this run from cover date April 2002 through cover date August of 2010 is on DC Digital already with Hush, (608-619), Under The Hood (635-641, 645-648), and Grant Morrison’s run 655-682. So let’s focus on the issues put into legal digital form for the first time.
Batman: The Ten Cent Adventure (Free), Batman #600-605…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON September 30, 2010 Add Comments
Well, Superman/Batman does not have 75 trombones, but it does have 75 issues and here is the big Anniversary issue extravaganza. Seems odd that DC does this for the 75th, but perhaps they are hedging their bets in case the title doesn’t make it to the century mark. I mean they didn’t pull out all these stops for the 50th issue, which was a straight story.
Alright, we begin with the main course, a Paul Levitz written and Jerry Ordway drawn tale called Resurrection. And despite the title, it…
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