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The Batman movie franchise actually began in 1943 with serialized matinees in glorious black and white. Then, the more colorful and cornball 60's Batman TV series spawned a movie that wasted valuable theater time as well. But in modern times, Tim Burton's goth Batman (1989) truly started to see the vision--even with the choice of comedic actor Michael Keaton in the lead role, and Jack Nicholson as "The Joker". While still a bit over-the-top, the flick made enough money to get sequels started and Burton returned with villains Catwoman and The Penguin for 1992's Batman Returns. But then Warner Bros left us with Joel Schumacher and replacement Batmen Val Kilmer (Batman Forever - 1995) and George Clooney (Batman & Robin - 1997). With a "flamboyant" director at the helm, the focus became neon and nipples, and too many villains mixed in. A perverted desecration of the batsuit, complete with nipples and codpiece finally killed the franchise. After an 8-year hiatus, Warner Bros rebooted the Bat-films with 2005's Batman Begins. Director Christopher Nolan took a more serious take with Christian Bale as Batman/Bruce Wayne. The re-energized franchise led to the biggest comic book movie of all time (currently) with 2008's The Dark Knight. As of this writing, the franchise is secure, and several more sequels are guaranteed.

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We heard some time ago that there may be plans for the Red Hood in Gotham, but a brief new synopsis reveals that the whole gang will be turning up in a February episode of the Fox series. The question is of course, will The Joker be among them? Hit the jump for details...
Executives at Warners, DC and Mattel praise developing titles BATMAN: UNLIMITED and DC SUPER FRIENDS. [[note: Mark Julian approved splitting the news and commentary portions into two separate posts]]
We've seen this before...Entertainment properties based on toy lines. It's worked for Transformers for decades. GIJoe got it's start this way too. But it has only ever led to failure and derision when tried with DC Comic properties. Hit the jump to see what's in store for us this time.
A lot of rumors have been circulating that some casting choices are on the way for the worlds greatest mercenary DEATHSTROKE to be in the new Suicide Squad movie. What if Slade Wilson was given his own movie? How would that pan out for the rest of the DC Universe and could potentially lead into the future of the franchise? Here is a look inside an elseworld where The Terminator is given the spotlight. You have to see to believe!
A lot of rumors have been circulating that some casting choices are on the way for the worlds greatest mercenary DEATHSTROKE to be in the new Suicide Squad movie. What if Slade Wilson was given his own movie? How would that pan out for the rest of the DC Universe and could potentially lead into the future of the franchise? Here is a look inside an elseworld where The Terminator is given the spotlight. You have to see to believe!
For each issue of the current story arc Endgame, variant covers by artist Andy Kubert (Flashpoint) have recreated famous moments in the Joker's history. Now the variant for next month's issue has been unveiled, and it homages an acclaimed storyline from back in 2012...
The February 16 episode of Fox's Gotham sees Gordon (Ben McKenzie) and Dr. Thompkins (Morena Baccarin) take a trip to the circus together, where they encounter an acrobat named John Grayson; father of the future Robin the Boy Wonder. Click on for the full synopsis...
Fox has released three new featurettes from Gotham focusing on a few of the show's recent developments including Gordon's return to the GCPD, his relationship with Barbara, his relationship with Dr. Thompkins, and Fish's downfall. Come check it out!
Fox has released a brand new set of promotional stills from the fifteenth episode of Gotham's first season. The episode, which is titled 'The Scarecrow' features Jim & Harvey going head-to-head with Jonathan Crane's father, Gerald. Come check it out!
Next week's episode of Gotham will see Fish Mooney attempt to make her position in the corrupt city even stronger, but as you can more than likely tell from the title, that's far from the biggest thing which will be happening as we meet The Scarecrow's father. Hit the jump for a first look...
Spider-Man may be the world's most profitable superhero but even that can't save his movies! But who cares about that! The numbers are in and video games The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Disney Infinity 2.0 have hit stores...only to be stomped by LEGO Batman 3! Take a closer look.
The Clown Prince of Crime is wreaking unimaginable havoc on Gotham City, and the few allies Batman has left aren't in the best of shape to help him stop the Joker's plan! Check out a preview of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's Batman #38 after the jump.
Discover the untold story of the villainous "Joker" and witness the madness and transformation. As Joker's 7 year stay at the infamous Arkham Asylum twists him into the Crown Prince of Crime, experience a gritty new vision of the DC Universe brought to life by Occulus Films and director Eric Lettman.
Director Eric Lettman and Occulus Films mentioned they were working on a Joker teaser for a fan film series The Padded Room this holiday and well, it looks like it's ready to go! What do you think!? Let them know after the jump.
Have you already see fan cast for Justice League? For me, I like to see which actors, people cast for playing Spider-Man, Batman or Lex Luthor, and I just realize there are many actors we always see casting in these fan casting. Here’s my list.
IT'S TIME TO LET YOUR FANBOY FLAG FLY!!!
Well, the men who will eventually become those iconic Batman villains anyway. Find out what the breakout star of Gotham had to say about the first time Oswald Cobblepot and Edward Nygma (Cory Michael Smith) have a little chat, which will happen at some point this season.
Celebrating 3,000,000 likes on Facebook; Rocksteady released a couple new screenshots for their highly anticipated Batman: Arkham Knight video game. Also is Superman's arch-nemesis, Lex Luthor, in the game? Click to check it out.
After some watery heroics last week, Gordon's finally back at the GCPD full-time, and it looks like he'll have to hit the ground running once again when a key witness is killed while being held for questioning. Come check out a brand new clip from next Monday's episode now!
It's seven years to the day since Heath Ledger died, but his take on iconic Batman villain The Joker remains as great now as it was when Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight was released in 2008. Here, we remember the actor and the lasting impact his performance has had on our world...
The legitimacy of the so-called "geek" culture now comes to the forefront of society!
From the guy that brought you the Epic Marvel vs DC trailers, comes an Epic Batman v Superman teaser. Enjoy...
Ever since the Comic Con 2013 announcement of a "Batman vs Superman" movie, there has been a strange air of distrust from the source material Zack Snyder is drawing from...
We don't get a glimpse of the villain that this episode of Gotham is named after in this first batch of promotional images from the episode, but to make it up to you, there are some very nice shots of beautiful Firefly alum Morena Baccarin as Dr. Leslie Thompkins...
David Ramsey Talks ARROW and which DC Character he'd like to see on the show