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 Corbin Pool ON July 17, 2014 Add Comments
When reviewing a comic, you have to first figure out what the book is trying to accomplish. You can't stick to all the same rules, because really not all books follow them. So when I read Harley Quinn, I have to base it more on an enjoyment level. It's not going for an epic story. It's trying to have a good time. This special Harley Quinn one-shot, accomplished on that. It's really, really fun. It shows the downs (lots of downs) to time spent at Comic-Con, and the few ups…
Tags: amanda conner, batman, bruce timm, cheetah, dan didio, harley quinn, jim lee, jimmy palmiotti, joker, paul dini, stephen amell
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 2, 2014 Add Comments
The voice behind James Gordon in Batman: The Animated Series, Bob Hastings has passed away. Hastings voiced Jim Gordon during the entire run of Batman: The Animated Series as well as the tie-in films and other guest appearances on other DCAU shows with Superman: The Animated Series. He was the difintive voice for Bruce Timm and Paul Dini's Character and last voiced the character in 2003 for the Batman: Mystery of Batwoman film.
Paul Dini shared his remorse for the passing of the actor on Twitter. "Flags flying at half-mast in Gotham…
Tags: batman: the animated series, bob hastings, james gordon, paul dini
POSTED BY Tim Geraci ON December 17, 2013 Add Comments
Episode 14: Heart Of Ice
Written By: Paul Dini
Directed By: Bruce W. Timm
Original Air Date: 09/07/92
“Batman: The Animated Series” is remembered for doing a lot of great things for Batman and his supporting characters. Whether it was giving the characters great voices that would stick with you for a lifetime and you would continue to hear them in your head while you’re reading comic books, or how it gave certain characters new origin stories and characterizations that would end up being better than…
Tags: batman: the animated series, bruce timm, ferris boyle, gothcorp, kevin conroy, michael ansara, mr freeze, nora fries, paul dini, victor fries
POSTED BY Dane Haji ON October 25, 2013 Add Comments
Brad Meltzer, while promoting his new book on conspiracy theories, recently shared his thoughts about how excited he is to be one of the writers on Detective Comics #27 with Newsarama.
Newsarama: As long as we're talking superheroes, I wanted to ask you about the Detective Comics story you're doing. I know it's a retelling of Detective Comics #27, where Batman was first introduced to the world. What can you tell us about that story?
Brad Meltzer: You know, I don't really want to reveal anything about the actual story. But I…
Tags: batman, brad meltzer, detective comics, dustin nguyen, frank miller, gregg hurwitz, guillem march, jason fabok, john layman, neal adams, paul dini, scott snyder
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON August 17, 2012 1 Comment
In this episode, Tim and PJ give their thoughts on where they want the Batman film franchise to go, the new creative team for Nightwing, The Dark Knight Rises deleted scene for Bane's origin, Ben Affleck and the Justice League Movie, the trailer for The Dark Knight Returns animated movie, Paul Dini and how he won't be a part of the next Batman video game and cover all of the comics from the past two weeks!
Tags: bane, batman: the dark knight returns, ben affleck, justice league, nightwing, paul dini, the batman universe bat-fans, the dark knight rises
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON June 26, 2012 Add Comments
Paul Dini is a name synonymous with The Batman Universe. Not only was he involved in the creation of Batman: The Animated Series and wrote the stories for the Arkham video games, but he also has written countless Batman comics.
SFX is reporting that Dini is in the final stages of sealing a deal to write a graphic novel set in The Batman Universe. While details are few and far between, Dini did state that it is going to be some…
Tags: paul dini
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON October 13, 2011 Add Comments
From Warner Bros.
Catwoman animated short premiere is centerpiece of DC Universe Animated Panel at New York Comic Con
Eliza Dushku reprises Batman: Year One role as Selina Kyle/Catwoman in 15-minute short; Animation guru Bruce Timm, nine-time Emmy-winning dialogue director Andrea Romano and fan favorite voice of Batman Kevin Conroy to also discuss upcoming Justice League: Doom
Warner Home Video will present the world premiere of Catwoman, the latest…
Tags: alan burnett, andrea romano, batman: year one, bruce timm, catwoman, dc showcase, eliza dushku, kevin conroy, nycc 2011, paul dini
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON September 21, 2011 Add Comments
IGN conducted a contest of sorts between Rocksteady marketing manager, Dax Ginn and Batman comic writer, Paul Dini. A number of questions were asked of Batman's history. So who knew more? And do you know all the answers? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below.
Posted by Dustin Fritschel
Tags: batman, dax ginn, paul dini, rocksteady
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON August 23, 2011 Add Comments
Comic Book Resources has posted an interview that took place at Comic Con International last month featuring the writer of Batman: Arkham City, Paul Dini, and Batman himself, Kevin Conroy.
Posted by Dustin Fritschel
Tags: batman: arkham city, kevin conroy, paul dini