BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE slated for August release...

The buzz around the upcoming home entertainment (Industry talk for DVD and Blu-ray releases) release of BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE is considerable. The source material is an Iconic Batman story that is as dark as dark can be and the animated feature film apparently is faithful enough to the source material to snag an R rating. The film features Batman regulars Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill and is directed by Sam Liu, whose animated Batman work has earned him an Emmy Award. Warner has decided that there has been enough teasing and has released the date, art and extras. Based on the acclaimed graphic novel of the same name, Batman: The Killing...

Batman V Superman With Spoilers Apr06

Batman V Superman With Spoilers

A SPOILER RIDDEN REVIEW of BATMAN VS SUPERMAN   This review has spoilers.     No kidding. We talk about the movie assuming you have seen it or aren’t going and won’t care. OK, I’m opening this by saying I really liked the movie. The trailers and rumors were all out of context and people have made a lot of false assumptions, almost all proving to be false. Here’s my take on it. Movie opens with ending from Man Of Steel as Superman and Zod are fighting and wrecking an awful lot of Metropolis in the process. Bruce Wayne sees this happening from Gotham and takes a helicopter to Metropolis. This is an older and grumpier Batman....

The first look at the BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE ani...

If you were to ask comic fans what is the meanest, ugliest, coolest Batman story, odds are pretty good THE KILLING JOKE would be mentioned over and over. The tale came from the cracked mind of Alan Moore and had an impact an impact on many future Comic book writers and artists. So when word came that Warner Bros would be producing an animated feature of TKJ, folks were both excited and nervous. Could this be done right? From what we have heard so far, it sounds promising. For starters, Warner has Ok’d an R rated version. Add to that the fact that Mark Hamill agreed to reprise his role as the Joker, something he has said he was...

SUPERMAN/BATMAN Volume 3 Reviewed

SUPERMAN/BATMAN Volume 3 DC Comics Going back to the early days of my comics reading World’s Finest was always a favorite. I loved Batman and Superman teaming up and it was obviously popular because there is almost always a tile pairing these two at any given time. In 2003 DC started publishing SUPERMAN/BATMAN with some great stories. The collected versions collected story arcs but his led to a number of issues not being collected because this title did the wonderful old school thing of two issue story arcs. Recently DC is re-issues of collections that are collecting everything. In the latest, Volume 3 SUPERMAN/BATMAN 27-36 and Annual #1...

ENDGAME- Batman and Joker Reviewed

THE JOKER: ENDGAME BATMAN Vol 7: ENDGAME DC Comics Batman Vol 7 Endgame collects Batman 35-40 The Joker Endgame collects Batman 35-40, Arkham Manor Endgame 1, Batgirl;Endgame 1, Batman Annual 3, Detective Comics; Endgame 1 and Gotham Academy Endgame 1   Going back to the very beginning The Joker has always been the baddest of the bad guys that have gone up against Batman. Over the years we’ve seen variations from a silly clown and demented comedian to a hardcore serial killer. The Endgame story line brings it to an end. I say “an end” not “the end” because you know, this is comics and no one goes away forever. Scott Snyder has been...