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"Pennyworth" Drops New Trailer and Snazzy Poster

“Pennyworth”: EPIX Serves Up Second Season Order for Batman Prequel Series

Looks like viewers are going to have another season to learn everything they didn’t know about Batman’s trusted aide and the Wayne Family protector. EPIX has given a green light for a second season of Pennyworth, with filming on the 10 episodes set at the UK’s Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden in the UK beginning January […]

There's a Lot Of Alfred in Today's DC Comics For a Dead Man

There’s a Lot Of Alfred in Today’s Batman Comics For a Dead Man

Alfred Pennyworth is dead. In Batman #77, killed by Bane, in front of Damian Wayne. A fact that the rest of the Batfamily are keeping from Bruce Wayne who believed that Alfred was safe, no longer being used as a hostage to prevent the Bat-excursion into Gotham, the City of Bane, He was wrong, and […]


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 […]


Batman Vs TMNT Figures Sets Coming Exclusively to Gamestop

Batman Vs TMNT Figures Sets Coming Exclusively to Gamestop

Batman Vs TMNT figures are coming exclusively to Gamestop stores this fall. DC Collectibles has teamed with Nickelodeon to produce five two-packs of figures based on this years animated feature, releasing in September-December of this year. September will see the release of the Batman and Leonardo pack and the Robin and Raphael pack. October is […]


New ‘Pennyworth’ Images Show 60’s Side of ‘Gotham’ Prequel

Epix has a series set to debut this summer that chronicles the early relationship of one Alfred Pennyworth, and his friendship to a certain American named Thomas Wayne. That series is Pennyworth, and it’s a prequel to the FOX series Gotham. I’m not sure if one network has ever developed a prequel to another network’s […]


In Batman Who Laughs #4, We Learn Alfred Can Beat Batman in a Fight

In Batman Who Laughs #4, We Learn Alfred Can Beat Batman in a Fight

Conventional wisdom says that Batman can beat anyone in a fight… as long as he has prep time. But even absent prep time, one would expect that Batman would be able to take his geriatric butler, Alfred Pennyworth, right? Well, maybe not, as this preview of Wednesday’s The Batman Who Laughs #4 demonstrates. In an […]

‘Pennyworth’: Epix Unveils Official Teaser for Batman Universe Prequel Series

With FOX’s Gotham coming to an end (with The Dark Knight expected to make an appearance in the series final that will most likely be longer than Tom Welling‘s blink-and-you’ll-miss-Superman ending to Smallville), Batman fans are going to be in need for some more Caped Crusader mythos. No frets, folks! Epix has unveiled an official […]

‘Pennyworth’: Emma Paetz Set as Martha Kane/Wayne; Jessica Ellerby as The Queen

Emma Paetz (Gentleman Jack) is joining Epix’s Batman prequel series Pennyworth in a very “maternal” series regular role, while Lovesick‘s Jessica Ellerby is set as a recurring character. Paetz and Ellerby join Jack Bannon (Alfred) and Ben Aldridge (Thomas Wayne) in the 10-episode, one-hour drama from executive producer writer Bruno Heller (Gotham, The Mentalist), executive producer/director Danny Cannon (Gotham), and Warner Horizon […]

‘Gotham’: Cameron Monaghan Talks “Joker/Jeremiah” Ongoing Evolution

The writing team behind the madness that is FOX’s Gotham have been working a very long, very patient con with viewers for five seasons now. Speculation about whether Cameron Monaghan’s Jerome Valeska would eventually become the Joker has been brewing since the character blew into town with the circus during the first season. Now, five season […]



‘Gotham’ Season 5 Teases Appearance of Greatest Bat Villain Ever! [PREVIEW]

We’re going to get a little emotional here. At long last… After four-and-a-half long seasons of campy penguins… Vamping Jeremiahs… Stoic Freezes… And ponderous Riddlers… Finally, FOX‘s Gotham finally brings us the greatest villain in Batman’s long and storied Gallery of Rogues: Bat-fans and Gothamaniacs, we proudly present to you… The Ventriloquist! Wait… he looks an […]

‘Pennyworth’ EPs Talk Dusting Off the Iconic Butler for Epix

Just because Gotham creators Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon are wrapping up their series run on FOX doesn’t mean they are anywhere near done playing around with the Batman mythos, with the producers offering Deadline Hollywood new details Pennyworth, another Batman prequel series that’s set to debut on Epix in June 2019. Over the course of 10 episodes, Pennyworth […]

‘Gotham’ Review: “Pena Dura” – All Pain, No Bane [SPOILERS]

So Gordon (Ben McKenzie) tracked down the vile arms dealer that sold the rockets that destroyed Haven. Problem? Said arms dealer overpowered Gordon, and if it weren’t for the timely intervention of Eduardo Durrance (Shane West) and his Special Forces team, FOX‘s Gotham might have needed a new top cop. Durrance’s arrival to the lawless streets […]


‘Gotham’: “Penguin, Our Hero” Brings the Series Scratching Back [SPOILER REVIEW]

There is a certain feeling a fan of FOX‘s Gotham gets when the show is firing on all cylinders–a certain giddy rush that washes over you–and “Penguin, Our Hero” is an entire hour of that feeling, with one explosive revelation after another. Tze Chun‘s script deftly balances humor, action, horror, and tragedy in an episode that briskly […]