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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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Gotham's slow start, which was mainly due to poor writing and an over-crowded cast, continue to hurt the show as we near the finale.
The final teaser before the new trailer comes out tomorrow, Rocksteady has shown us the first in game footage of Nightwing in Batman: Arkham Knight. Click to check it out.
The final chapter to Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's Batman: Endgame arc begins in issue 40. With Joker overtaking Gotham and having a parade, Batman and his allies work together with his foes to stop Joker once and for all. Hit the jump to check out the preview.
Last night, the DC Cinematic Universe's Joker was finally revealed by Suicide Squad director David Ayer. Here, we analyse this take on the iconic villain by Oscar winning actor Jared Leto, and ask whether or not they've gone in the right direction for this modern version of The Joker...
2 days until a new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer called "All Who Follow You" which will likely focus on Batman's allies. The new teaser includes the first in game shot of Catwoman. Click to check it out.
You've seen the first official image from Suicide Squad director David Ayer. You've read some of the top reactions from twitter? Now it's time for CBM to officially weigh-in on the interesting direction the DCCU took on Joker.
Batman and his associated characters are getting prepped for a revamp soon, with the new DCCU almost in full effect. Hit the jump to see Kong's ideas on how some of these villains should be treated to treat the new Batman, the new universe, and the new world that WE real people live in.
It's certainly a bold new look for Gotham's Clown Prince of Crime. Did Suicide Squad director David Ayer have free reign over the design or did Zack Sndyer weigh-in also? Here are the top reaction to Jared Leto's Joker.
Check out how the digital world reacted to the First Look at The Joker in David Ayer's upcoming Suicide Squad film.
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Joker, Suicide Squad director David Ayer has revealed the first official image of Jared Leto as the character. Covered in tattoos with metal teeth, a purple glove, and a very different kind of smile, this is the Clown Prince of Crime as you've never seen him before...
The new trailer for Rocksteady's final game in the Arkham franchise was set to reveal characters returning from previous games, but the Arkham Knight website has now confirmed the appearance of those four fan-favourite characters. Hit the jump to find out who will make an appearance!
He warned Batman in Arkham City, now Azrael will return in a teaser to a new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer called "All Who Follow You" coming Monday. Also a new promo image showing Batman and the Arkham Knight facing off. Click to check it out.
We all remember the the 1995 Batman film well now hit the jump to see how many sins the guys over at CinemaSins give it and The Hobbit The Battle Of The Five Armies.
Avengers: Age of Ultron director Joss Whedon talks here about being confused by fans arguing over Marvel and DC being in competition in regards to their movies, and also reveals which iconic DC Comics character he would most like to direct. And no, it's not Wonder Woman...
Could Kevin Conroy be appearing in MALLRATS 2? Hit the jump to find out!
As the gang war rages on, Fish Mooney goes head-to-head with Maroni and the Penguin, Barbara and Leslie are forced to interact, Bruce searches Wayne Manor for his father's secrets, and Nygma becomes.. the Riddler? Fox has released ten stills from the season finale, come check it out!
We all remember THE LEGO MOVIE and it's hilarious take on the Caped Crusader voiced by Will Arnett, hit the jump for one the funniest fanmade trailers in the history of comic book movies.
A New Clip From Tommorow's Arrow (Season 3, Episode 20 - The Fallen) has been released via Arrow's Facebook page. Come Check It Out !
The title speaks for itself, this is a re-imagining if Christopher Nolan were to continue directing The Dark Knight movies and were asked to continue into Batman Vs Superman!
Fox has released the promo for the penultimate episode of Gotham, and things are really heating up for all of the lead characters. Bruce Wayne gets closer to unearthing a conspiracy, Nygma continues on the path to becoming The Riddler, and Jim Gordon must prevent a gang war...
"That's how it starts. The fever. The rage. The feeling of powerlessness that turns good men cruel." Add a few 'Bams', 'Pows' and 'Zaps' to that and then you might have something Snyder.
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In the early 2000s, long before Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice was conceived, WB very nearly moved ahead with a very different take on the two iconic DC characters. The project was cancelled but now you can see what it would have looked like with the help of animator Sean Willets!
Was Batman fighting the real Superman or a "Red" Superman