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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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Honest Game Trailers proclaims Batman: Arkham Knight as "In a trilogy finale, yes I said trilogy, that's one part Batman game. One part Grand Theft Arkham simulator". Click to check out what they have to say.
The acclaimed duo of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo continue their run on the Caped Crusader, with Jim Gordon continuing to embody his new role as Gotham's Dark Knight... and gaining a new toy while he's at it. Hit the jump to check out a preview of this week's Batman #42.
After featuring as a supporting character in the Arkham saga, Barbara Gordon will finally get the spotlight in all-new story DLC. Check out some fresh tidbits on the expansion, including a new Gotham environment, Batgirl's tech skills and Harley Quinn suiting up in her classic attire...
The true origins of the identities of the two most recognizable superheroes in the world.
I have a new friend who is up and coming in the world of Youtube reviews and has put together a straight forward and concise video review of the latest and final video game in the Arkham series, Batman: Arkham Knight. Hit the jump to have a watch, and let us know what you think...
The folks from WTFLOL, who previously delivered Ash vs Marvel Zombies are back! This time, it's Ash versus the DC Comics undead including Batman, Lobo, Green Lantern and more. Check out the teaser trailer and stay tuned for word on when the official short drops.
A release date has finally been announced for the Batman: Arkham Knight prequel DLC, Batgirl: A Matter of Family. Play as Barbara Gordon/Batgirl for the first time in the Arkham series with a Dual Play option to team-up with Robin.
Deadpool and Domino take on Joker and Harley Quinn in this new episode of Super Power Beat Down from Bat in the Sun. Does the Clown Prince of Crime stand a chance against the Merc with a Mouth?
The status-quo shattering Superman storyline 'Truth' continues, as the depowered Man of Steel comes face-to-face with Gotham's new Dark Knight... and let's just say they don't exactly get along. Hit the jump to read a preview of Greg Pak and Ardian Syaf's Batman/Superman #22.
Alex Ross has just released some new artwork featuring Batman, The Joker and Harley Quinn, titled “Mind if I Cut in?" The painting is a sequel to his famed 2003 piece “Tango With Evil,” which debuted as the cover of 1999’s “Batman: Harley Quinn.” Click on to check it out...
Happy Canada Day everybody! For the occasion, here's a comedic analysis of the best Canadian characters in Tv and Movies.
The Comic Book Show gives you your weekly fix of comic book news, reviews, previews, and discussion. Hosts Jen, Matt, Wes, and Lucas have just experienced a 24 hour LIVE stream of Batman: Arkham Knight. Who goes crazy first? Definitely a must watch.
Critics of FOX's Gotham have often complained about the show's lack of 'Batman'. Until now, Bruce Wayne has been portrayed as a young, innocent boy, while his rogues run around free. That may be about to change though, as Bruce is set to start his double life in Season 2.
Now that BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT, the highly anticipated conclusion to the ARKHAM franchise, has been released, come and vote/discuss which game in the series is the best of the bunch!
Black Panther And Batman Will Not Only Go Head To Head In Movie Theaters Very Soon But So Will The Actors That Will Be Bringing These Two Characters To Life, And I Got A Feeling That It Is Going To Be Personal.
Jason Todd is Batman/Bruce Wayne's biggest failure. He's also a GOLD MINE of potential for amazing stories to be told in the upcoming DC films. Hit the jump to see all the potential he has to be amazing!
A little earlier this week, we heard that one of Gotham big bads in season two will be Tabitha Galavan and her brother Theo. He'll be played by James Frain, but Fox has now found their Tigress! Hit the jump for a description and to find out which sultry beauty they've chosen for the role...
Gotham's been busy lately, casting new villains and bumping up several supporting actors to series regulars ahead of its second season. Now FOX have revealed when exactly the show will return, and teased two of Batman's more (in)famous rogues in a new synopsis...
Is Watchmen star Jeffrey Dean Morgan playing Bruce Wayne's Daddy in Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice? Maybe, possibly, most likely... To be honest, God only knows. However, the actor does a terrific job at teasing us, so hit the jump to check it out!
We have our first bit of casting news for the second season of Fox's Gotham. Orphan Black's James Frain will play Theo Galavan, who arrives in the city with his sister Tabitha, who will go on to become DC supervillian Tigress! More details past the jump...
A new report has surfaced which reveals more about Warner Bros.' plans for the Caped Crusader to star in his own movie, and they're very exciting indeed. Meanwhile, we also have details on the big idea Fox has for the Fantastic Four and X-Men franchises in 2018 as well...
Fan made trailer for a movie based on the Batman versus Predator comic by Dave Gibbons and Adam Kubert.
Twenty years after the release of ''Batman Forever'', the former Robin actor tells ETOnline about a possible spin-off that nearly happened!
The Comic Book Show gives you your weekly fix of comic book news, reviews, previews, and discussion. Hosts Jen, Matt, Wes, Michael, and Lucas pit Batman against Iron Man, but give unusual circumstances where they're each in each other's suits. Who do you think would win?
Sideshow Collectibles & Square Enix have partnered up to bring both Batman & the Arkham Knight to life in intricate detail. These awesome figures from Rocksteady's video game will be a welcome addition to any collection, so click on to check out some snaps & let us know what you think...