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 Chris Gering ON April 8, 2013 Add Comments
For the first image of the Dark Knight's greatest adversary, second only to the Joker of course, we shall begin with an impressive illustration from Birth of the Demon. Artwork by Norm Breyfogle. This image is chilling and reminds us of the cost of al Ghul's soul which he pays in return for using the Lazarus Pit. This is one of the most amazing books about the Demon, and it is his origin book. We can all thank Denny O'Neil for introducing…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON May 11, 2012 Add Comments
Batman Beyond Unlimited is a print series that comes out once a month, which collects digital chapters from the entire month into one issue. Batman Beyond is one of the characters focused on in the series along with Justice League Beyond and Superman Beyond. Comic Book Resources has posted an interview with the three Beyond writers. In the interview, Adam Beechen lays out some of the upcoming storylines.
CBR: As always with the Beyond world, you're really writing the story of two Batmen. What would…
Tags: adam beechen, barbara gordon, batman beyond, batman beyond unlimited, bruce wayne, dana tan, lucius fox jr, norm breyfogle, terry mcginnis, tim drake
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON February 27, 2012 Add Comments
Comic Book Resources has posted a five page preview of Batman Beyond Unlimited #1. The issue hits stores this Wednesday, February 29. Check out the first page of the preview below and then head over to CBR for the other four pages. The Batman part of the issue was written by Adam Beechen, with art by Norm Breyfogle.
Posted by Dustin Fritschel
Tags: adam beechen, batman beyond unlimited, norm breyfogle
POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON February 18, 2012 Add Comments
Batman: Arkham Unhinged #18 ($0.99)
Back in the present, strife between the Gotham City Sirens is featured.
Batman (2011-) #6 ($2.99)
Trapped beneath the city, Batman is hunted by the Court of Owl’s assassin, Talon.
Batman Plus Arsenal #1 ($1.99)
An oversized one-shot from 1996 featuring Arsenal, Roy “Speedy” Harper, teaming up with Batman to take down the KGBeast.
Batman Beyond (2012-) #1 ($0.99)
Norm Breyfogle joins the art team as the Adam Beechen title makes it return.
Batman: Battle For The Cowl #1-3 ($1.99 each)
In the wake of the apparent death…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON November 14, 2011 Add Comments
DC Comics have announced February's solicitations and there is a lot going on in The Batman Universe.
First off Batman Beyond returns after being on hiatus since August. Norm Breyfogle returns to The Batman Universe as the artist on the series with writer Adam Beechen. The Batman Beyond stories will be collected with Justice League Beyond which we mentioned earlier today.
As far as creator changes go, Birds of Prey sees a new artist in the form of Javier Pina. And over in Batwoman, Amy Reeder makes her debut as the artist for the next story arc along with…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON November 14, 2011 1 Comment
DC Comics have announced the Batman Beyond will be returning in February. It will be a new concept that will be released as Batman Beyond Unlimited. For the first time ever, digital chapters of the comic will be released weekly and then collected in print form once a month. The digital chapters will actually be released prior to the print version.
This is not the surprising as Batman Beyond when it launched the ongoing series early this year was one of the few books…
Tags: adam beechen, batman beyond, batman beyond unlimited, derek fridolfs, dustin nguyen, justice league beyond, norm breyfogle
POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON August 20, 2011 Add Comments
Batman #462-465 ($0.99 each)
Alan Grant and Norm Breyfogle team up for the Spirit Of The Beast story in issues #462-#464 from the summer of 1991. Then in issue #465, it’s the first proper adventure of Batman and the Tim Drake Robin.
Batman: Arkham City Exclusive Digital Chapter #4 ($0.99)
Harley Quinn goes up against Scarface for the affections of The Joker.
DC Digital Comics Sneak Peeks 8/17/2011 (Free)
This week’s free previews feature DC Retroactive: Batman-The ‘90s, and…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON August 16, 2011 Add Comments
Newsarama has posted a three page preview of DC Retroactive: Batman-The 90's. The issue hits stores tomorrow, August 17. Check out the first page of the preview below and then head over to Newsarama for the other two pages. The issue was written by Alan Grant, with art by Norm Breyfogle.
Posted by Dustin Fritschel
Tags: alan grant, batman, dc retroactive, norm breyfogle