Batman Beyond: The Complete Series Comes to Blu Ray and Digital in October

By Staff Reports Batman Beyond, the landmark animated television series that illuminated the imagination of a new generation of Batman fans with its creation of an altogether new hero, is celebrating its 20th anniversary – and you get the gift! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has remastered the heralded series for its first-ever presentation on Blu-ray™…Read moreRead more

Batman Meets the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in New Action Figure Line

By Staff Reports And the latest Gotham City action figures from DC Collectibles are…Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael and Donatello?! Yes, you read that right. Last week, DC Collectibles announced an exciting new line of figures in partnership with Nickelodeon and GameStop that pays homage to the recent animated movie, Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But…Read moreRead more

DC Collectibles Reveals DesignerCon 2018 Exclusives

By Staff Reports DC Collectibles, DC’s in-house line of high-end collectibles, will make its DesignerCon debut, showcasing some of the company’s most cutting-edge collectibles at this year’s convention from November 16-18, 2018, in Anaheim, CA. Taking center stage at the show is DC Collectibles’ artist-focused designer vinyl line, DC Artists Alley. DC Artists Alley is…Read moreRead more

The Maxx / Batman: Arkham Dreams #1 Review

Like some others out there, I was introduced to The Maxx through the short-lived MTV animated series of the same name. For a series that only ran 13 episodes, it stuck with me. The animation was cool, the character of the Maxx was unique and different, and the story was unlike anything I had ever…Read moreRead more

Batman: Gotham By Gaslight premiere 1/12/18 kicks off “DC in D.C.” weekend

By Staff Reports Get ready for “DC in D.C.” During the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, Warner Bros. Television Group, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will team up for “DC in D.C.,” a landmark pop culture event that brings together the worlds of entertainment and public service to illuminate the story of…Read moreRead more

Batman Who Laughs #1 Review: Let’s See a Smile on That Face

The most insane version of the Dark Knight is the Batman Who Laughs By Nolan P. Smith One of my favorite storylines right now, and this year, has to be DC Comic’s Dark Nights Metal. The story introduced us to various iterations of Batman from various parts of the Dark Multiverse, many of these Bat-people…Read moreRead more

Toy Fair 2017- NECA Reveals Life Size Foam Weapons, Batman/Aliens, Gremlins and More

NECA surprises with a slew of new items at Toy Fair By Nolan P. Smith NECA, best known for the amazing sculpts and expert articulation of action figures like Predator, Aliens, Rocky, and more, went in to the New York Toy Fair with some of the best kept secrets at the show. This includes three…Read moreRead more

Batman #15 Review: Ballad of a Dark Knight

Batman

The Rooftops story line comes to a close in a big way for Batman By Nolan P. Smith Last issue, we got a very different look at Batman’s nemesis/love interest Catwoman, and with the conclusion of the Rooftops story line, we get to see even more of the depth of Catwoman. Batman’s job was to…Read moreRead more

Batman #14 Review: Nine Lives Almost Up

Batman #14

A New Side to the Catwoman/Batman Relationship By Nolan P. Smith The entangled relationship between Batman and Catwoman has been going on for years and years. The love/hate relationship has been something fans have loved seeing, as one stands for the ultimate good in the world, and one doesn’t just walk the fine line, she…Read moreRead more

Justice League Dark Trailer Makes Its Debut

Justice League Dark

The DC Universe goes dark with Justice League Dark By Nolan P. Smith This isn’t your dad’s Justice League. Constantine, Zatanna, Etrigan, Swamp Thing and more join the Dark Knight in the latest DC animated feature. This looks fantastic, bringing to life a version of the Justice League faction many may not be familiar with….Read moreRead more

Trinity #1 Review- Time to Breathe

DC Comic’s Trinity Sits at the Front of the Table By Nolan P. Smith The Rebirth event has been a complete success for DC Comics, cementing a slew of books to the top of the mountain. With Trinity, we get a series devoted to DC’s big three: Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. So what could…Read moreRead more

Justice League Trailer

No, that title isn’t misleading, the trailer for the Justice League movie made its debut at the San Diego Comic Con. In case you haven’t seen it, here it is!

San Diego Comic Con Takes Over So Cal This Week

The con of all cons is here as the San Diego Comic Con is nearly upon us By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– For fans of comic books, movies, television shows, video games, anime, manga, cosplay and more, this week heralds in the mecca of pop culture as the San Diego Comic Con once again…Read moreRead more

WINNERS ANNOUNCED! Countdown to Comic Con Giveaway: Smile! It’s Batman- The Killing Joke!

And we have our winners! The winners, each winning a copy of Batman: The Killing Joke HC, are Tomas Pescado and Jim Hayes! Please shoot us a message on Facebook with your address so we can get your book shipped out to you! Thank you to everyone who entered across all of social media!

Batman Detective Comics #935 Review: What Makes a Team

By Nolan P. Smith With the last issue of Detective Comics, we saw that someone is coming after the vigilantes in Gotham, starting with Jean Paul Valley. To combat this unknown threat, Batman enlists the help of Batwoman to help put together and train a team of Bat-allies: Red Robin, Spoiler, Orphan, and Clayface. This…Read moreRead more

SDCC Reveal: Exclusive Jakks Pacific The Joker’s Wild Batman Action Figure

SDCC The Joker's Wild Batman

Batman Gets Jokerized as Convention Exclusive Action Figure: The Joker’s Wild Batman Run, run, as fast as you can… or the Joker will catch you, just as he did this Batman v Superman: The Joker’s Wild Batman 19-Inch Big Figs(TM) Action Figure – Convention Exclusive! It seems friends and allies didn’t arrive in time, because…Read moreRead more

Injustice 2- Brings Grodd and the Red Lanterns to Fighting Game Lore

Injustice 2 Officially Announced, Gameplay Shows Off New Characters By Nolan P. Smith Fans of Netherrealm Studios Injustice: Gods Among Us have been having a great week as Injustice 2 was officially announced. The fighting game, taking mechanics from the Mortal Kombat series, puts the cast of the DC Comics universe against each other in…Read moreRead more

Detective Comics #934: Bat Team Assemble

Detective Comics #934 Brings Together Batman’s Greatest Allies By Nolan P. Smith Batman’s Rebirth special was pretty great, as we saw a dark path the Bat books will be going down. With Detective Comics #934, we almost get another Rebirth, but this time focusing on the members of the Bat family… and Clayface? Written by…Read moreRead more

Batman: The Killing Joke Is Coming to Select Movie Theaters

Fathom Events, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment Bring Acclaimed Graphic Novel, Batman: The Killing Joke, to Life (By Staff Reports)- The dark journey into insanity begins as “Batman: The Killing Joke” gets the big-screen treatment for one night on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. local…Read moreRead more

Batman Rebirth #1 Review: A Darker Knight

Batman Rebirth Introduces a dark take on a familiar villain By Nolan P. Smith Batman has been one book that even through the New 52, continued to deliver entertaining stories with excellent creative teams. Now, with the Rebirth event spanning the DCU, we get Batman Rebirth, which introduces us to a new status quo for…Read moreRead more

Batman: The Killing Joke Hits DVD and Blu-Ray in August, Check out the Trailer Now

Batman: The Killing Joke

DC’s First Ever R-Rated Animated Feature Brings to Life the Classic Graphic Novel, Batman: The Killing Joke (By Staff Reports)– Delve into the demented history of the Dark Knight’s arch nemesis – The Joker – as he sets out to prove insanity is only a horrifying moment away for anyone in the latest DC Universe…Read moreRead more

Batman: The Killing Joke Lands an R-Rating, to Debut at San Diego Comic Con

Batman: The Killing Joke remains faithful to its comic book roots, first animated DC film to receive “R” rating By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– Smile! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is making history with the controversial animated film, Batman: The Killing Joke. For the first time in the nine-year history of the DC Universe Original…Read moreRead more

Bluefin Announces New Exclusive Partners: Iron Studios and Blitzway

Bluefin To Carry Highly Detailed Limited Edition 1/4, 1/6 and 1/10 Statues And Fully Poseable Figures By New Brand Partners For Batman vs. Superman, Rocky II, Fight Club And More! (By Staff Reports)– Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, has announced that it…Read moreRead more

Pop Culture Corner: Why Batman V Superman Worked

Batman V Superman is a fan’s dream come true: here’s why By Nolan P. Smith (Originally published on High Desert Daily) (Victor Valley)– The time has come, and I can now say I have seen one of the most highly anticipated comic book inspired films of all time. With Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice,…Read moreRead more

Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Review

The Dark Knight versus the Man of Steel- Welcome to Batman V Superman By Nolan P. Smith (California)– DC Comics had made no secret that a lot is writing on Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Having some lackluster outings at the box office in the past (Green Lantern, Jonah Hex, Superman Returns), this film…Read moreRead more

Pop Culture Corner: Superman V Batman and WonderCon to Dawn Next Week

By Nolan P. Smith (Originally ran on High Desert Daily) Next week is a busy week for comic book fans- first, we get a movie we have all been clamoring for since we read a comic, and then we have a mega gathering of all things pop. First, let’s start with Superman V Batman: Dawn…Read moreRead more

Batman/ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2 Review: The Bat of Gotham Vs. the Heroes in a Half Shell

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—Last month, we got the debut issue to the Batman/ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles mini-series from DC Comics and IDW, which was superb. It set the stage for this titanic crossover, showing the turtles in Batman’s Gotham City, as well as the villainous Shredder having made the leap to…Read moreRead more

New Clip for Batman: Bad Blood- Los Angeles and New York Premieres Announced

By Nolan P. Smith Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has sent word of their bi-coastal premieres of Batman: Bad Blood, the next entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Original Movies, at the Paley Center for Media in New York on January 19, 2016 and Los Angeles on February 1, 2016. With this, they…Read moreRead more

Batman/ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 Review: Team-Up in a Half Shell

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—It’s the team up fans never expected: the Dark Knight of Gotham, the Heroes in a Half Shell- two iconic properties that both run in the same circles when you think about it. Both are protectors of their cities, both fight crime in the shadows- but to think we…Read moreRead more

Holiday Geek Gift Guide 2015- Deadpool, Disney, Batman, and More!

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– The holidays are here, and you most likely have someone in your life that is into “geek” culture- comic books, movies, video games, all that fun stuff. Well, we decided to help you find that perfect gift with our Holiday Geek Gift Guide 2015! For our selections, we went…Read moreRead more