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Silver for Timely’s Golden Age and Gold for Marvel’s Silver Age

By Ryan Michael While Marvel is unquestionably the top dog in the comic-world today, that wasn’t always the case. During the “Golden Age” of the 1930′s and 1940′s, National Allied Publications (DC Comics) were the leaders, pioneers and grandfathers of …

DC Comics Calls Batman/Catwoman Kiss Statues In Stores ‘Fakes’

Three weeks ago DC Collectibles released the Hush Batman/Catwoman The Kiss Statue. The online DC Shop had it listed as being available to ship as of the 31st March. Until last week when it was suddenly switched to the 30th …

Batman Loves Catwoman, Hell Yeah

There is no Hell Yeah Batman Catwoman tumblr. But if there was, this should be their very first tumbl. The writer/director is Scott Zakarin, Bruce Wayne is played by Don Jeanes (who also played Neil Armstrong in Transformers: Dark of …

Happy Birthday, Batman: Today Is The 75th Anniversary Of The Release Of His First Appearance In Detective Comics #27

1939 was one of comics’ greatest years.  Arguably, the greatest single calendar year in the history of the American comic book industry as we know it today — or at least the most interesting, particularly when it comes to superhero …

Late Night Fun – All Fear Banecat

Some people have too much free time… and when they have a video camera, we get gems like this – Banecat by Robs Rants I wonder if he was inspired by this:

New DC-Based “Series” Of Movies To Be Announced Soon, WB CEO Says

And the suggestion is, Justice League is amongst them.

A Modest Proposal: Marvel, Sony and Fox Need to Share IP

By Tony Panaccio It’s a Big Sandbox, People – If You Play Nice, You’ll ALL Make Billions There is one word – one ridiculous word – that Marvel cannot use in any of its self-produced films within its cinematic universe. …

Klaus Janson – Developing New Batman Projects At DC Comics

“There’s no point at being at DC if you don’t do Batman… okay that’s not true…” At the end of the Klaus Janson spotlight panel at ECCC, with Jonah Weiland, after talking through his careers, the ups and the downs, …

Lorenzo Semple Jr., Cult Screenwriter And Creator Of TV’s Batman, Has Passed Away

Thanks, Mr. Semple, and goodbye.

The Betrayal Of Batman Eternal (SPOILERS)

Coming out of the retailer sessions with DC Comics ahead of Emerald City Comic Con are a few interesting pointers. Might be worth a spoiler warning, though it’s probably the kind of thing they’ll be talking about at ECCC. One …

The Joker’s Mask For Batman: Death Of The Family Box Set

We know that, as with the Batman: Court Of Owls and V For Vendetta mask/box set, DC Comics will be publishing a Batman: Death Of The Family collection with a Joker skin mask in September. The skin masks will also be …

Warner Bros. Reveal Their Logo And Unveil Their Plans For Celebrating Batman’s 75th

My favourite bit? The new edition of Tim Burton’s original Batman movie.

New Batman: Bruce Wayne Murderers For Old…

Recently, DC Comics published a new trade paperback collection of the Batman comic Bruce Wayne: Murderer? by Ed Brubaker, Greg Rucka, Chuck Dixon, Devin Grayson, Kelly Puckett, Rick Burchett, Rick Leonardi, Steve Lieber, Trevor McCarthy, Scott McDaniel, Roger Robinson, Damion Scott and …

Swipe File: The Birth Of A Nation And The Dark Knight Returns

All credit to SeqArt for putting this together, with a little help from Alan Moore… ‘the origin of capes and masks as ubiquitous superhero accessories can be deduced from a close viewing of D.W. Griffiths’ Birth of a Nation’ – …

So… Is That What The Original Sin Was?

Avengers #29, an Original Sin tie-in, goes back to some earlier Jonathan Hickman plots for the Illuminati. The Illuminati, a secret cabal of the Marvel Universe’s greatest minds, was brought together for a single purpose – to protect the world …

A Good Look At Gotham’s Jim Gordon And Oswald Cobblepot, Alias The Penguin

The young Jim Gordon is a good looking TV star type, manifest in the form of Ben McKenzie. It stands to reason that Oswald Cobblepot, the man who will one day be The Penguin, would be younger too.

DC Comics Is Getting Into Convention Exclusive Covers At ECCC

DC Comics has released the two exclusive covers they’ll be offering up at Emerald City Comicon March 28th through the 30th. The will be available at the DCE booth all weekend. The two comics they are offering are: BATMAN #29  …

How To Hold The Line At $1.99 On Batman Eternal…

Batman Eternal is the new Batman weekly from DC Comics, 52 issues, over a year. But can you afford four or five more $2.99 comics each month to follow the story? What if you only had to spend $1.99 and …