I mean, grumpiness is part and parcel of being the Batman. Darkness. No parents. Being called “The Dark Knight” means grumpiness is part of the job. But my god, the look on this figure’s face is so comically brooding that it looks like Batman’s just having the biggest sulk of his life. »
Bruce Wayne has always been a vigilante and billionaire. Since a vigilante needs a lot of help around the house and a billionaire has the money to buy that help, most Batman fans assume that Alfred was in the comics from the beginning. Maybe he wasn’t in that first issue back in 1939, but surely he was always there,… »
It’s not been a good day for DC Comics. Earlier this morning, the company announced that it was down over $2 million in its total revenue and expenditure for the last financial year. It’s getting worse, though: DC’s reaction to the bad news is apparently to get editors to stop experimenting with its comic books. »
We’ve been waiting for Warner Bros. to release a huge patch for Batman: Arkham Knight on PC to address the game’s huge technical shortcomings, but it’s not coming for another “few weeks.” Last we heard, it was supposed to come out this month. »
The Batman games released over the last seven or so years have all been packed with secrets and teasers, some of which have heralded what’s next for the Dark Knight’s future adventures. Arkham Knight players have been searching the new Bat-game for a hidden locale with no luck. Yet. »
Alfred Pennyworth has finally gotten what he’s been wanting for decades: A Bruce Wayne who he won’t need to stitch up, worry over or be ignored by. Thomas and Martha Wayne’s son isn’t a superhero anymore. And the new Batman comic posits that he can’t be The Dark Knight ever again. »
A few months ago, Bruce Wayne died—and Jim Gordon took on the heavily armored Batman-mantle. But, this is comics: a magical, wonderful land where Death is more a temporary check-in at a fancy hotel than a permanent rest. As we’ve known for a while, Bruce Wayne is very much alive, but the kicker? He’s done being… »
There have been hundreds of movies based on comic-books, going back to the earliest days of both media. And that cinematic flood has come with a certain amount of “holy crap, what was that” moments. Here are the 50 most shudder-inducing comic-book-movie moments... according to you. Check out our new video, created in… »
The Red Hood wears a Bat-symbol on his chest but goes around killing bad guys. He’s a character that fans are supposed to love to hate. Too bad his playable appearance in Batman: Arkham Knight is so terribly bland. »
Comics are a visual medium—but most comics still rely heavily on narration and dialogue. Once in a while, though, a series, a single issue, or even one great scene in a comic will forgo text, or keep it at a minimum, to tell a gorgeous story with just images. Here are 10 pieces of comic art that don’t need words to… »
One of the PS4’s best features gets added to the newest Batman game today as Arkham Knight gets Photo Mode in the game’s 1.05 update. »
Batman: Arkham Knight sets up from the beginning to be one of the best Batman stories out there—and then it falls flat at every key moment. »
Master Bruce isn’t here right now. But Alfred Pennyworth is more than happy to take out Gotham’s trash. »
When DC announced that their series of World War II, pin-up style takes on their cadre of female heroes was getting a comic, we couldn’t wait to see some of comic’s coolest ladies swing into action—and now we’ve got a taste of just how great it is with a new, Batman-filled preview. Well, sort of Batman-filled.… »
What’s up with those Arkham Knight soldiers running around like crazy? Batman hasn’t even done anything yet. Gosh, guys.
We’ve gotten four good Batman games in the last six years, each one bigger and more ambitious than the last. They’ve all pit players against The Dark Knight’s evil enemies in dramatic set-piece showdowns. Let’s see which one you thought was the best.