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BATMAN VS. DARKSEID As ROBIN RISES

Batman and Robin #37 courtesy DC Comics

Batman and Robin #37 courtesy DC Comics

Batman has defied the Justice League, Lex Luthor and even the most powerful villain in the DC Universe for his lost son.

 

Ever since The New 52 writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Patrick Gleason have crafted an emotional, action packed epic of father and son, love and lost, redemption and possibly…resurrection.

 

The fight for Damian comes to a finale and starts a new beginning for the Dark Knight this December. Continue reading

CORY MICHAEL SMITH of GOTHAM

Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma in Gotham courtesy Warner Entertainment and Fox

Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma in Gotham courtesy Warner Entertainment and Fox

Gotham is the upcoming television series revealing the origins of Batman’s greatest allies and enemies.

 

When is a Riddler not the Riddler?

 

When he’s still E. Nygma.

 

Cory Michael Smith plays Edward Nygma on the upcoming Fox series set after the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents. The theater breakout is breaking into comics culture history by helping share the back story of an infamous villain.

In a break from comics continuity, Nygma will be a forensic scientist with the Gotham Police Department in the new Fox series. I asked Smith where is Nygma’s head is as we join the story. Continue reading

SCOTT SNYDER Teases WONDER WOMAN vs BATMAN ENDGAME Fight?

Batman Endgame courtesy Scott Snyder via Twitter

Batman Endgame courtesy Scott Snyder via Twitter

The Dark Knight vs. Wonder Woman?

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo are working on the next Batman arc titled Endgame.

Snyder shared this image via Twitter:

“late night #Endgame tease”

Bruce Wayne is being pulled (after being pushed?) from a smashed wall by a mystery person wearing an iconic looking bracelet. Continue reading

LEGION MONTH For Your Consideration

Legion of Super-Heroes: Enemy Rising courtesy DC Comics

Legion of Super-Heroes: Enemy Rising courtesy DC Comics

September is theme month for DC Comics.

 

2014 is Futures End as you jump five years into the DC Comics Universe with every book.

 

It’s a tradition on the anniversary of The New 52: 2012 was Zero Month featuring origin stories. 2013 was Villains Month starring infamous rogues and the kickoff of the Forever Evil event series.

 

For Your Consideration in 2015: Continue reading

GAIL SIMONE Relaunches SECRET SIX

Secret Six #1 courtesy DC Comics

Secret Six #1 courtesy DC Comics

Gail Simone (Batgirl) is bringing on the bad guys and girls in a brand new Secret Six.

 

The fan-favorite writer will relaunch Secret Six into the New 52 with new rogues to root for. DC comics made the announcement via the Hero Complex.

 

So far on Catman and Black Alice are on the team Simone calls the “Twin Peaks of superhero comics” with six strangers trapped in a room with no idea how they got there. Continue reading

FUTURES END Month Begins

Futures End: Detective  Comics #1 courtesy DC Comics

Futures End: Detective Comics #1 courtesy DC Comics

September has become an event month for the DC Comics since The New 52 reboot. 2013 was Villains Month. 2012 was Zero Month with origins of the heroes.

 

Now in 2014 DC Comics flashes forward.

 

Creators take you 5 years into the future with Futures End month. The month will tie into the upcoming Futures End weekly series. Every issue of every book will be set five years in a possible future.

 

“It gives some exciting teases of potential storylines that might be coming for our characters in the near future ,” Continue reading

JASON FABOK Joins JUSTICE LEAGUE

Justice League #36 courtesy DC Comics via Buzzfeed

Justice League #36 courtesy DC Comics via Buzzfeed

After drawing the Dark Knight Jason Fabok is taking on DC’s biggest heroes.

 

DC Comics announced Fabok will join Geoff Johns with Justice League #36 this November.

The artist tells Buzzfeed how he got the news:

 

“Over the past 4 years, I’ve had the opportunity to launch Batman:Eternal with Scott Snyder and an amazing cast of writers, work on the legendary Detective Comics with John Layman and draw the character of my dreams, Batman. I’m so thankful and blessed for these opportunities in my career. How could it get any better? Continue reading

BIG BAD of BATMAN ETERNAL Revealed?

Batman Eternal #21 courtesy DC Comics

Batman Eternal #21 courtesy DC Comics

I’m back in!

Batman Eternal is an ambitious epic story giving fans of every era a chance to see every ally, enemy and supporting cast member of the Dark Knight’s world.

 

The weekly series has veered, ebbed and flowed but Batman Eternal #11 this week is a like a jolt of adrenaline with major revelations, story curve balls and jaw-dropping surprises.

 

Batman confronts Carmine Falcone.

Alfred Pennyworth shows why he’s the most badass butler in history.

One cast member’s true allegiance is exposed.

 

But the biggest shocker…the criminal mastermind behind the whole story may have been revealed! Continue reading

Welcome To MULTIVERSITY

The Multiversity #1 courtesy DC Comics

The Multiversity #1 courtesy DC Comics

President Superman.

Captain Carrot.

Red Racer.

Just some of the heroes from parallel universes in a new project from the mind of Grant Morrison.

 

The Multiversity #1 of 9 introduces 52 worlds each with a unique spin on classic DC heroes and villains. Morrison (Batman, Incorporated, All-Star Superman, JLA) teams with all-star team of artists to take you into 52 alternate Earths of DC Comics: The New 52 Multiverse. Continue reading