Tag Archive: batman

Jun 10 2015

Graphic Bits Reviews: Batman #41, All-Star Section 8 #1, Constantine: The Hellblazer #1, Earth 2: Society #1, Red Hood/Arsenal #1 and Starfire #1 (New DC Universe/DC You Week 2)

Don’t have time for long reviews of comics? Then check out these bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This is Graphic Bits. DC Comics launched its second week of the New DC Universe with no less than two new Batmen! There’s the brand new mainstream design in the highly-anticipated …

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Apr 27 2015

The evolution of The Joker on screen: why appearances are important

If your social media feeds were anything like ours over the weekend, then they were filled with the first official picture of Jared Leto as The Joker from Warner’s Suicide Squad, due out in cinemas next year. It’s significant not just for being the first DC film of the last few years to feature villains as …

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Nov 17 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 117 – Black Hole

Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 117, the comic book show that has a vestigial tail. In this issue, Marvel announces more Guardians of the Galaxy series. Why you ask? You said it yourself bitch  – they’re the Guardians of the Galaxy. ALSO Marvel hires a wrestler to write a comic. If the trend catches on, …

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Oct 09 2014

Graphic Bits Review: Batgirl #35, Batman #35 and Klarion #1

Don’t have time for long reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. The DC universe starts all new arcs this week (8 October 2014), with Batgirl flying off in a new direction, Batman back from his self-reflective Zero …

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Jun 30 2014

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of June 2014

Each month, hundreds of comics are released to stores for the hungry masses of fans around the world. To stand out on the shelves, you have to put the great art up front. You can judge a book by its cover. Welcome back to our continuing monthly column. At least it would be if we hadn’t missed it …

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Apr 21 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 96 – The Amazing Spider-man 2

  Welcome to Issue 96 of Behind the Panels, the comic book show that has action as its reward. In this issue, the Eisner Award nominees are announced for the year, and Grant Morrison’s Multiversity finally arrives. THEN it’s Sinestro, Hulk, Genesis, Translucid and the end of Superior Spider-man in What We’ve Been Reading. PLUS …

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Mar 28 2014

Comics: Warner and DC Entertainment celebrate Batman’s 75th Anniversary

Last year marked the 75th anniversary of Superman, and 2014 means that it’s been three-quarters of a century since we first learned of Bruce Wayne’s unfortunate childhood, and questionable choice of nocturnal activities during his adulthood. To celebrate, Warner Bros. Entertainment and DC Entertainment have announced 75 Years of Batman, complete with a new logo. …

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Mar 17 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 92 – V for Vendetta

Welcome to Issue 92 of Behind the Panels, the comic book show that forgot the 5th of November. In this issue, Kevin Smith is back writing comics. Expect the first issue this year, and the second sometime in 2017. THEN Captain America is set to go head-to-head with Batman and Superman: it’s the most expensive …

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Sep 23 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 73 – S.H.I.E.L.D.

In this issue, AMC announces a Walking Dead spin-off. Oh, good: a series that doesn’t feel the need to follow the comic book. Warner has also announced that DC Entertainment will be the backbone of their release calendar. We guess that makes Ben Affleck the hairpiece. THEN Joss Whedon rewrites parts of Thor: The Dark World. We’re …

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Sep 04 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Forever Evil #1, Batman, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Justice League, Justice League Dark #23.1 and JLA #7.1

Don’t have time for full reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This week (4 September 2013), Forever Evil #1 kicks off the Villains Month for DC Comics, with #23.1 issues for Batman, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Justice League and …

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Aug 26 2013

Reactions to Batman casting: Keaton to Kilmer, Clooney to Bale and Affleck

The torrent of abuse and praise for the casting of Ben Affleck as Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel has not yet cause the Internet to explode, although it has come pretty close. With everything from petitions to stop the casting to actual death threats (seriously, people!), it probably says more about the …

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