POSTED BY Jon Roke ON January 15, 2013 Add Comments
Editor's Note: The following article is a new segment for The Batman Universe. It is meant to be a take on how the Joker would react to the real world outside of the DC Universe and current events. The article is also darker because it is in fact coming from the perspective of one of the darkest characters in The Batman Universe. Viewer discretion is advised.
Greeting Bat-babies, it’s you dear old Uncle Joker here. So you are probably wondering what on earth I am doing here. Well I’ve…
Tags: batgirl, cassandra cain, devin grayson, frank miller, gail simone, grant morrison, harley quinn, jim balant, joker, mike marts, rob liefeld, scott snyder, superman, tbu joker says, tony daniel
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON October 14, 2012 Add Comments
The last panel of the convention, at least for us, was the Batman: Death of the Family panel. In attendance was Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, FCO, Kyle Higgins, Gregg Hurwitz, David Finch, Peter Tomasi, Mike Marts, Grant Morrison and James Tynion IV. Here are the highlights.
-Lots of other villains will be featured in Batman during Death of the Family.
-Joker has a secret over Batman that will be revealed later.
-Harley Quinn's part in Death of the Family will play out in Suicide Squad.
Tags: batman: death of the family, damian wayne, david finch, fco plascencia, grant morrison, greg capullo, gregg hurwitz, harley quinn, james tynion, joker, jonathan glapion, kyle higgins, mike marts, nycc 2012, peter tomasi, scott snyder, suicide squad, tim drake
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 14, 2012 1 Comment
The first panel of the day focuses on the new wave of titles hitting shelves in September. Talon is among those titles. Scott Snyder, Mike Marts and James Tynion IV represented the Bat-Books. Here are the highlights.
-The Talon series will dive into more of Gotham City's history.
-Dan Didio confirmed that Stephanie Brown will not be in Smallville Season 11. "If we're going to introduce a character into the 'Smallville' world, I want them to be the most iconic versions like Barbara Gordon or Dick…
Tags: barbara gordon, batman, batwing, dc comics, dick grayson, gotham city, james gordon jr, james tynion, joker, justice league international, mike marts, nightwing, scott snyder, sdcc 2012, smallville season 11, stephanie brown, talon, tim drake
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 12, 2012 Add Comments
DC Comics held their Batman panel today and TBU was there ti cover all of the happenings in The Batman Universe. Bob Wayne moderated the panel that included Batman Group Editor Mike Marts, Scott Snyder, Kyle Higgins, Gail Simone, James Tynion IV, J.H. Williams III, Scott Lobdell, Gregg Hurwitz, David Finch, John Layman and editor Rachel Gluckstern. Attendees of the panel receives a plastic Court of Owls mask. Here are the highlights:
-Nightwing #0 will focus on how Dick Grayson became Robin
-Nightwing #13-14 will be written…
Tags: batman, batman incorporated, batman: the widening gyre, batwoman, court of owls, david finch, dc comics, ed benes, gail simone, gregg hurwitz, jacob kane, james tynion, jh williams, joh layman, joker, kenneth rocafort, kyle higgins, lady shiva, mike marts, nightwing dick grayson, penguin, rachel gluckstern, robin, scott lobdell, scott snyder, sdcc 2012, tom defalco
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON June 13, 2012 Add Comments
Talon was only announced last Friday and with the game-changing reveal today in stores with Batman #10, the Court of Owls is taking center stage in the comic world. In the middle of that is the future series, Talon written James Tynion IV spoke with Comic Book Resources about the upcoming series and how the series came to be.
CBR: James, I'm sure you're jazzed about this new "Talon" series, but I'd like to discuss how it came together. Were you and Scott spit-balling ideas and/or did this series…
Tags: calvin rose, court of owls, haly's circus, james tynion, mike marts, scott snyder, talon
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON June 12, 2012 Add Comments
Night of the Owls is over and the Bat-family conquered the Talons, now Batman is on the heels of the Court of Owls and tomorrow's issue has them running from Batman. Newsarama talked with Scott Snyder about the big reveal that will uncover who is behind the Court of Owls in tomorrow's Batman #10.
Newsarama: Scott, now that we've gotten past the Batman Annual and everything that happened in the "Night of the Owls," why is Batman #10 so important?
Scott Snyder: Batman #10 is the issue that we've…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON March 31, 2012 Add Comments
Emerald City Comic Con is underway and DC is holding a number of panels. The first one up is DC All-Access and it was moderated by Mike Marts. From The Batman Universe creators included Chris Burnham, Dustin Nguyen, Nathan Fairbarin and editor Rachel Gluckstern. Here are the highlights from the panel.
-Chris Burnham stated that Batman Incorporated has Grant Morrison telling the life story of Talia al Ghul and pulls from the Denny O'Neal/Neal Adams material.
-A question was asked on how Red Hood fits into…
Tags: batman incorporated, chris burnham, court of owls, emerald city comic con, mike marts, nathan fairbarin, rachel gluckstern, red hood, stephanie brown, talia al ghul
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON February 13, 2012 Add Comments
The solicitations for May have been released and most of the Bat-books have one thing in common, Night of Owls. The crossover event that will be headed by Scott Snyder's Court of Owls will take center stage. Comic Book Resources will have a series of interviews with the creators involved with the crossover throughout the week. The first interview is with Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo and Mike Marts.
CBR: Scott, we've spoken in the past about how the entire concept of the Court of Owls is one that you've…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON January 12, 2012 Add Comments
With tons of news today about the next wave of New 52 series, Comic Book Resources caught up with Batman group editor Mike Marts. In their discussion which focuses on the return of Batman Incorporated, Marts explains what we can expect from Morrison this time around.
CBR: "Batman Incorporated" is coming back this year, which is obviously big news. Will the title be a continuation of the storyline begun in "Batman Incorporated: Leviathan Strikes," or is this doing Grant Morrison doing completely new, different "Batman Incorporated"…
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