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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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With Endgame rocketing along in the pages of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's Batman, next week's Annual issue presents a tie-in featuring the Joker and Harley Quinn five years ago. How will it all play into the main story? Check out a preview after the jump.
A new Batman: Arkham Knight video has surfaced, revealing plenty of details from the new issue of EDGE Magazine, plus six new low-quality screenshots. In it, Rocksteady discuss new gameplay mechanics, repeat that the eponymous villain is NOT an existing DC character, and more...
Fox have released the first images from the midseason premiere of Gotham (titled "Rogues' Gallery"), and in them we get to see Jim Gordon hard at work in his new role at Arkham Asylum. However, even more intriguing is a meeting between the future Catwoman and Poison Ivy...
In five months and two weeks, the long wait for Batman: Arkham Knight will be over and we'll finally get our hands on one of the most anticipated games of all-time. EDGE Magazine has released two new covers for their latest issue featuring the titular villain on the cover. Check it out!
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment released a new clip from Justice League: Throne of Atlantis yesterday, as well as a few images from the film, which we've included below, but you can also win a ticket to the screening in Los Angeles next month!
Fox have released a new featurette for Gotham, and it includes both a recap of events so far and interviews with the cast as they reflect on the incredible experience of the show's first season and what it's been like interacting with fans. Hit the jump to check it out!
We've known for a while now that Robin's (Dick Grayson, a.k.a. Nightwing) parents are coming to Gotham, but we now have details on them and plans to bring in yet another Dollmaker along with a character from Alfred's past. Hit the jump for the latest details about the FOX series...
Jim Carrey, who had a memorable turn as the Riddler in Batman Forever, has said that he's not against returning to the role even though he doubts his iteration would suit the new edgier DCCU. He also talks about his desire to work with Chris Nolan again. Come check it out!
Fox's Batman prequel series returns to our screen with a brand new episode on January 5th, and the network have sent us over the title and a brief synopsis. Find out what circumstances lead Gordon (Ben McKenzie) to meet Dr. Leslie Thompkins (Morena Baccarin) after the jump.
While doing press for Big Eyes, the Batman director told Yahoo! that he thinks it's only a matter of time before people get sick of the current superhero movie formula, mentioning Marvel Studios specifically. He also addresses the possibility of him stepping into the genre again.
We've known that a follow-up to Geoff Johns and Gary Frank's bestselling Batman: Earth One is on its way for quite some time, but DC have officially revealed solicit info (with a teaser and release date) for the 160-page graphic novel in the March 2015 solicits.
The shocking Endgame storyline continues in the pages of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's flagship Bat-title, with the Joker back in town and putting on his deadliest show yet. Hit the jump to check out a preview of Batman #37.
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With the holidays swiftly approaching, most network TV shows have hit their winter break. So how have Arrow, Agents Of SHIELD, Constantine, The Flash & Gotham been doing so far? And what is the best comic-book show on TV at the moment? Hit the jump to find out…
Christian Bale recently admitted that he did feel a slight pang of jealousy knowing that he was to be replaced as the Caped Crusader by Ben Affleck. Does the original big-screen Bat feel the same way? Nah, he is Batman!
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Are you curious as to what went on in Gotham after it's most dangerous villain bit the dust at the end of Batman: Arkham City? Well, DC have revealed their plans for Peter Tomasi (Batman and Robin) to pen an ongoing comic title bridging the gap between City and Knight.
In the months leading up to FOX's announcement of the Gotham television series, writer/filmmaker Harry Locke IV was developing his own take, which had been honed and prepared to be brought to Warner Bros. This is the story of that Gotham.
It's been over two years since the release of The Dark Knight Rises, but fans still discuss the end of that movie and whether it really happened or was simply just Alfred's dream for Bruce Wayne as he had detailed a little earlier in the movie. So, what does Christian Bale think?
The Dark Knight Returns, one of the greatest Batman stories of all time is getting yet another sequel. But will the inclusion of Scott Snyder, the mind behind Batman: Endgame, help avoid another DK2? Hit the jump for the full story!
Production pictures have been found of a built souvenir shop that was to be part of Gotham City in Batman Returns.
Christian Bale earlier last month told that he 'stared into nothing for half an hour' after he heard Ben Affleck was cast as the new Batman. But now in an interview with the Esquire Magazine, Bale tells that he never had a conversation with anybody about a possible return. Check it out!
Last week, we got part one of a new gameplay trailer for Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham Knight, reportedly the last game in the award-winning Arkham franchise. As of today, part 2 has made its way online, featuring a lot of cool action with the Batmobile which you'll want to see after the jump!
Secret Wars will be nothing compared to this! A future LEGO game mash-up featuring the greatest superheroes and supervillains of Marvel Comics and DC Comics is on the horizon - if a recent post-credits stinger is to be believed! Get ready to play as Iron Man and Cyborg, Green Lantern and Groot and Spider-Man and the Flash...