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How Did Bruce Wayne Kill Alfred Pennyworth? Batman #83 Spoilers

How Did Bruce Wayne Kill Alfred Pennyworth? Batman #83 Spoilers

Pennyworth is by far and away the best adaptation of a comic book into a TV show to date. A crazy remix of Michael Caine‘s Alfie and The Ipcress Files with both The Prisoner and The Avengers TV shows, as well as an alternate history that has more in common with Joker than with Gotham […]


On Keeping Alfred Pennyworth Dead at DC Comics

On Keeping Alfred Pennyworth Dead at DC Comics

It was the story that saw Batman #77 blow out of the doors the other week, as Tom King, Mikel Janin and Tony Daniel told a story in which Damian Wayne entered the boundaries of Gotham, despite the warnings that Bane would kill Alfred Pennyworth if any of the Batfamily did so. Which lead to […]

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Setting The Scene For The Magic Trick Of Batman #77 (Spoilers)

Did you get a copy of Batman #77? Did you pay cover price? Well done you. Because while copies are indeed selling on eBay for $30 and probably going north of that when the mainstream media kicks in, we’re just not buying it over here. You know, the big reveal. Or at least one of […]

The Biggest, Baddest Spoilers for The Walking Dead #192

WARNING – MAJOR SPOILER From Tomorrow’s Batman #77 Posted On Social Media

There’s a common method of illusion to control the position of the observer. Something seen from one angle may be very different when seen from another. It’s used in murder mysteries a lot as well, the accidental observer being something set up in advance, seeing the situation in a very particular and intended way that […]


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“Doctor Who”: Third Doctor Jon Pertwee Honored by His Son, Sean [VIDEO]

The BBC’s official Doctor Who Channel on YouTube realised a video excerpt of BBC Radio 4 Extra’s program celebrating the centenary of Jon Pertwee’s birth. The Jon Pertwee Files is an hour-long radio program featuring Pertwee’s son Sean Pertwee talking about his father’s career. Jon Pertwee had a long acting career before and after he […]

Gotham Season 5: As The City Falls, The Villains Rise (TEASER)

Think Gotham City is a rough place to live now? Imagine taking a pre-Batman Gotham City and isolating it off from the rest of the world – pretty scary thought, right? That’s the premise behind The Dark Knight’s backstory series Gotham when the series returns to Fox for its fifth -and final – season on […]

Pennyworth: Jason Flemyng Cast as Villainous Lord Harwood in Epix Series

Before Alfred Pennyworth inherited Bruce Wayne/Batman’s cavalcade of killers, he had his own “big bads” to contend with – and Jason Flemyng (The Missing, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) is bringing one of them to life in Epix’s DC Comics adaptation Pennyworth. Flemyng’s Lord Harwood will face off against Jack Bannon‘s Alfred and Ben Aldridge‘s Thomas Wayne in […]

Meet Alfred for Gotham Spinoff Series, Pennyworth

Remember when we told you that the boss Bruno Heller behind FOX’s Batman prequel series Gotham was developing a spinoff series about Alfred Pennyworth? Well, that’s still happening, and as of today, we know who will be playing young Alfred. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jack Bannon has been tapped to bring the iconic future confidant of the […]

Deathstroke #35 cover by Robson Rocha, Daniel Henriques, and Brad Anderson

Deathstroke #35 Review: Doubling Back on Some of the Boldness

Deathstroke and Batman have gravely wounded one another during their battle in the Batcave. They almost killed each other, and Alfred and Wintergreen want the rivalry to end. As such, they have set up a trap to incapacitate Slade and Bruce if they can’t cooperate to find their own way out of the cave. Meanwhile, […]

Batman #54 cover by Matt and Brennan Wagner

Batman #54 Review: Treating a Vulnerable Batman

Nightwing teams up with Batman to take down Crazy Quilt in a Gotham museum. Batman insists that he needs no help, but Nightwing sticks around anyway. Dick is staying at Wayne Manor to help Bruce to get over being left by Catwoman. They later team up again to stop the Condiment King. All the while, […]

Batman: Detective Comics #985 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferrieria, and Adriano Lucas

Detective Comics #985 Review: Macabre but Thin

Batman is digging into his memory in the hopes of determining the identity of Karma, and he stumbles upon an instance in Markovia which may be Karma’s origin. Meanwhile, Orphan, Signal, and Batgirl are getting antsy waiting in Bruce’s Gotham penthouse under the supervision of Black Lightning. In the heart of the city, Karma makes […]

Alfred Pennyworth Is Getting His Own TV Series on Epix

It would appear that news of an additional Batman prequel tv series was correct, as it was announced this morning that Gotham showrunner Bruno Heller has an Alfred Pennyworth series coming to Epix. The steadfast companion and butler to Bruce Wayne (aka Batman) has long been a mainstay of the Batman comic titles, as well as the films […]

Deathstroke #31 cover by Robson Rocha, Daniel Henriques, and Brad Anderson

Deathstroke #31 Review: Bringing Down the Batman

A plane carrying Deathstroke and Wintergreen is shot down over Saudi Arabia, and Slade finds someone dressed like the Batman on the ground. In Gotham, a highly advanced chip developed by Wayne Enterprises is stolen from a man in a bar. Commissioner Gordon brings this information to Bruce Wayne, and he goes to investigate. This […]

Deathstroke #30 cover by Lee Weeks and Brad Anderson

Deathstroke #30 Advance Review: Deathstroke vs Batman Begins

A package is left at a crime scene in Gotham City with Batman’s name on it. It has DNA results inside claiming that Damian Wayne, aka Robin, is the son of Slade Wilson, aka Deathstroke the Terminator. This leads Batman on a collision course with Deathstroke, and that can only end in blood. The comic […]

Batman #41 cover by Mikel Janin and June Chung

Batman #41 Review: An Intriguing if Thin Start to a New Arc

Batman awakens to the voice of Poison Ivy, and he immediately knows something terrible is happening. He knows he can’t trust Catwoman and Alfred at the moment, and he makes it to the Batcave to inoculate himself and Selina. Soon enough, Ivy makes contact with Bruce through Alfred and reveals that she has achieved what […]

Super Sons #13 cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Adriano Lucas

Super Sons #13 Review: Charming, Fun, and Full of Mommy Issues

Jonathan Kent develops a crush on a girl as his Super Sons ally, Damian Wayne, continues to fit in poorly at their Metropolis-based West-Reeve School. Plus, Jonathan is staying with the Waynes for the weekend! However, Talia al Ghul is in town and wants to bring her son in for an assassination contract. The odd […]