Batman is a fictional character, a comic book superhero appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Batman was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27 (May 1939). Originally referred to as "the Bat-Man" and still referred to at times as "the Batman", the character is additionally known as "the Caped Crusader", "the Dark Knight", and "the World's Greatest Detective", among other titles.Batman is the secret identity of Bruce Wayne, an American billionaire, industrialist, and philanthropist. Having witnessed the murder of his parents as a child, he swore revenge on criminals, an oath tempered with the greater ideal of justice.
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    • Batman: Redesigned Is Not Your Pappy's Batman

      Brainstorm is a Facebook group where artists can take part in various challenges. This month, the challenge was to redesign Batman (and the Batmobile). The results are probably not the kind of Dark Knight Bob Kane had in mind. Below are some of the best entries. While most of these sla ...

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    • DC Comics converges its Multiverse in 2015

      DC has a massive two month event planned with a total of 40 two-part mini-series’ and the comics debut of television writer Jeff King. The best part of all of it? Pretty much all of your favorite characters will play a part- and I do mean all. Not a typical crossover event in the style of Our Worlds at War or even Crisis on Infinite Earths, Convergence will be universe shift ...

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    • It Took Three Years For People To Find This Arkham City Easter Egg

      Arkham City was released on October 18th, 2011. Three years ago. Despite that, players are still finding stuff hidden in the game. Last week, a mysterious YouTube channel uploaded a small clip titled "Arkham City Secret?" In it, a character named Calendar Man could be heard doing dialogue that players had never encountered before—but the clip blacked out before players could hear everything.

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  • Batman Has Some Stupid Weapons

    … of goodies is also a nice element. Granted, there is some overlap with 3 Bat Grappling Guns, 5 Bat Sticky Bomb Guns, and multiple pouches, belts, canisters, and Batarangs, but there are some other unique gadgets that look sleek, cool, and fit the dull gold color scheme, such as grenades, grappling hook and wire, arrows, and friggin' Bat Nunchucks…

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  • gets an exclusive Dark Knight

    … One:12 Collective’s incredible looking Batman figure from The Dark Knight Returns If you’ve been following our coverage of One:12 Collective’s Dark Knight Returns figure from Mezco, then you already are well aware of how awesome it is. The figure is amazingly detailed and has some stunning capability for posing (over 30 points of articulation…

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  • Endgame Review: Batman #36 by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo

    Review: Batman #36 “Endgame Part Two” Published by DC Comics Written by Scott Snyder Pencilled by Greg Capullo Colored by Fco Plascencia The Plot The fight continues between Batman and Superman. Batman has prepared for this fight, but realizes that it’s not really “Superman” that he’s fighting because he’s crazed by the Joker’s toxin.

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  • See How One Batman V. Superman Scene Resembles The Dark Knight Returns

    … We've already seen that Batman V. Superman has been filming an iconic Batman scene. But while it's a moment we've seen on film time and again, the latest set photos show how closely this version will resemble a scene in Frank Miller's comic The Dark Knight Returns. Mild spoilers ahead. Yes, it's another instance of Thomas and Martha Wayne's…

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  • DC Announces 10 of Their 40 Convergence Tie-ins

    … of New 52 Justice League. Which never quite panned out. This is definitely set before New 52…I don’t have a real strong connection to Ryan Choi (or Ray Palmer for that matter), but it still sounds like a cool comic. Always liked Tom Peyer’s work. BATGIRL Writer: Alisa Kwitney Artist: Rick Leonardi and Mark Pennington After a year in the dome…

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  • The Doodler hops into Gotham City in Doodle Jump DC Superheroes

    … Lima Sky’s little hopping protagonist is making the jump to the DCU in a new mobile mashup available now. The game that keeps on going, Doodle Jump makes a few more leaps here than just a change of venue and added DC Comics skins (really just Batman though, from what I can tell). For starters, the chase mode is brand new, where the Doodler…

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  • A brief history of Batman: Dark Knight Returns

    … The Dark Knight Returns is one of those comics which caused a huge change in the comic industry. Comics weren’t just for kids anymore. Our story begins with Bruce Wayne driving manically for a charity car race around Gotham. In a car, he totals completely. As the story goes on we find Gotham in dior straits. Crime rampant, a new gang called…

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  • Top 13 Halloween Stages In Non-Horror Games

    … into a pumpkin, courtesy of Mumbo Jumbo’s magic. I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve played this game and it will very likely get a revisit tonight. 12. Batman: Arkham Asylum – Scarecrow Stages Unlike every other stage or location on this game, the Scarecrow stages in Batman: Arkham Asylum reoccur throughout the game. By being dosed…

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