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HAPPY BATMAN DAY

Batman #33 courtesy DC Comics

Batman #33 courtesy DC Comics

Happy Batman Day.

 

Along with Batman #33 the finale of Zero Year and Batman and Robin #33, DC Comics has something special for Batfans of every era for the Dark Knight’s 75th Anniversary today in comic book shops and online.

 

Here’s the official announcement:

 

“In celebration of Batman’s 75th anniversary, DC Entertainment is partnering with thousands of comic book retailers and bookstores across the nation to celebrate “Batman Day” on Wednesday, July 23. Continue reading

TEEN TITANS Begins Again

Teen Titans #1 courtesy DC Comics

Teen Titans #1 courtesy DC Comics

DC Comics relaunches Teen Titans with a brand new number and creative team this week.

 

Will Pfeifer (Red Hood & the Outlaws) and Kenneth Rocafort (Superman) launch the next chapter of DC’s teen dreams starring Red Robin, Wonder Girl, Raven, Bunker and Beast Boy.

 

The young crusaders have their own ideas on how to protect other super-powered teens who may turn out to be major villains or the next great hero. Continue reading

SCOTT SNYDER Teases “Bombastic” Story After BATMAN ZERO YEAR

Batman #33 courtesy DC Comics

Batman #33 courtesy DC Comics

The Zero Year finale is coming this month. Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s  origin story the Dark Knight in The New 52 wraps up in Batman #33. The Riddler defeated the Dark Knight and turned Gotham City into a nightmare city under his control. After taking on the Joker in Death of the Family and the Ridder, Snyder was asked about what more he could unleash on Bruce and the battle-worn city he fights to protect.

 

“There’s worse things in store for the entire city of Gotham coming! I’ll never get tired of torturing this poor city,” Continue reading

LOBO & LOBO By CULLEN BUNN

courtesy DC Comics

courtesy DC Comics

Will the real LOBO stand up, aim and fire?

 

Cullen Bunn (Deadpool, Magneto, Sinestro) is adding another villain/anti-hero to his impressive resume.

 

DC Comics is launching a new Lobo ongoing series by Bunn and artist Reilly Brown according to Comic Book Resources.

 

Lobo (a Keith Giffen creation) was an intergalactic bounty hunter created in 1983 but became hugely popular in the 1990′s as The Last Czarnian (by Alan Grant and Simon Bisley) then fell into guest star/back burner status. Continue reading

MULTIVERSITY SOCIETY OF SUPER-HEROES Preview

Multiversity: The Society of Super Heroes #1 courtesy DC Comics

Multiversity: The Society of Super Heroes #1 courtesy DC Comics

Grant Morrison’s long-awaited The Multiversity event is coming this Fall taking readers to multiple Earths in The New 52.

 

In the September previews DC Comics released a new title and details of the new heroes he will introduce in Chapter Two.

 

THE MULTIVERSITY: THE SOCIETY OF SUPER-HEROES: CONQUERORS OF THE COUNTER-WORLD #1 by Morrison with art and cover by Chris Sprouse and Karl Story “for a trip to Earth-20 starring a Society of Super Heroes unlike anything you’ve seen before! It’s pulp Super Hero action with a post-modern twist Continue reading

BATMAN SPOILER Preview

Batman Eternal #22 courtesy DC Comics, a CBR Exclusive

Batman Eternal #22 courtesy DC Comics, a CBR Exclusive

It’s the “other” moment Stephanie Brown fans have been waiting for.

 

In Batman #28 Scott Snyder took us into the future in which Stephanie made her New 52 Debut in her Spoiler costume but as a prisoner of Selina Kyle.

 

In the pages of the Batman Eternal weekly Stephanie has learned her father is a criminal known as Cluemaster and she’s on the run. Continue reading

NIGHTWING Blue

Nightwing: The Lost Year courtesy DC Comics

Nightwing: The Lost Year courtesy DC Comics

Dick Grayson is no longer Nightwing.

 

Will a new hero take on the role?

 

In the aftermath of Forever Evil – Dick will become a super spy operative in Grayson #1.

 

After assuming the roles of Robin, Nightwing and even Batman – Dick is moving on to a new role without a mask or costume.

 

Dick’s transformation may seem like a surprise move but it gives many Grayson fans want they’ve wanted. Grayson is a great hero who can’t never really become Batman permanently or could never escape being in Batman’s shadow. Continue reading

NIGHTWING #30 Finale And New Beginning

Nightwing #30 courtesy DC Comics

Nightwing #30 courtesy DC Comics

Don’t think of Nightwing #30 as a finale but a bold new beginning for one of the greatest heroes in comics. It is the final issue of Nightwing starring Dick Grayson but his story is far from over in a surprising relaunch and new role.

 

In the aftermath of Forever Evil, the world thinks Dick Grayson is dead. The Crime Syndicate captured, tortured and exposed Nightwing’s real identity to the world. In the Forever Evil finale Lex Luthor “killed” Dick to save the day.
Nightwing #30 gives us a brutal battle between Batman and Nightwing as Bruce test Dick and asks him to make a major sacrifice. It’s a bloody fight filled with power and raw emotions. It’s as if Bruce and Dick’s fight is ripping apart their past as the rip apart the Batcave to push the one-time sidekick finally out of the Batman legacy into his own new future. Continue reading