Tag Archives: Batman

Con News: Frank Miller comes to Baltimore Comic-Con!

Oh WOWZA.  Looking forward to hearing him speak on all his work.  Sin City, The Dark Knight, 300… WOWZA AGAIN. So let’s just get right to the good stuff, ‘kay?  Read on for the full 411 straight from BCC!

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“The LEGO Batman Movie” – everything’s still awesome

“I’m Richard Grayson, but everybody at the orphanage calls me Dick.” ‘Well, kids can be cruel.’ Nutshell: A crazy, over-the-top extravaganza of villainous excess and Batman badassery. Lots of adults-get-it-humor that isn’t too much for the wee ones. A bit … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “The LEGO Batman Movie” gets pantless. Yeah, pantless.

“Last time I checked I only had one butt.” Yeah, Batman was probably the awesomess part of The Lego Movie.  So I’m stoked he’s getting his own film, but have secret dark worries.  Which I’ve thrown into the garbage, thanks … Continue reading

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#BCC2015 Bullet Points: DC’s Batman Day panel! Harley, Grayson…and TMNT?

  All this week I’ll be dropping Baltimore Comic-Con knowledge on you.  So let’s get this party started! Bobbie Chase, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Greg Pak, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Tom King got together to talk about all things Bat … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf: Arkham Manor

Nutshell: A strange, compelling hybrid of Batman Detective Comics and “New 52” Batman, there’s plenty of tie-ins to the Bruce/Bat canon.  So much so that though it can be read as a stand-alone, it’s better if you know who’s who … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf — Gotham Academy Volume 1: Welcome to Gotham Academy

Nutshell: Gorgeous art and a fresh YA spin give Welcome to Gotham Academy a new take on a well-worn mythology. Though a little too dependent on manga tropes to be truly original, with tie-ins to other series in the Batman … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf — Batman Detective Comics Volume 6: Icarus

Nutshell:  Think of this as Law & Order: Gotham Division. Batman heads out to squash the bad guys that have killed someone who was trying to make Gotham a better place.  Gritty art gives it a suitable Noir feel, but … Continue reading

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