It's ComicsAlliance's first day back, and our return is due in large part to our readers, many of whom showed up nearly every day to show support even when the site all but shut down. After all of that, we felt the need to show our appreciation in some small way, and we figured handing out some cool stuff was at least a pretty good start, so we've teamed up with our new sister sites Arcade Sushi and ScreenCrush to set up a giveaway of this Batman: Arkham Asylum Breakout Lego Set.
There've been a number of sprawling Batman Lego sets, but the latest to be unveiled at BrickCon 2012 in Seattle over the weekend may be the most impressive yet. In January Batman fans will be able to pick up Lego DC Universe Super Heroes set #10937, Arkham Asylum. At 1,351 pieces
Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: Who's the better American icon: Superman or Scrooge McDuck? -- @crimsondude
A: While my pick for the best American icon in comics would probably go to Wild Dog -- who drives a pick-up truck, wears a football jersey and ca
Over the past 23 years, there have been twenty different games starring the Dark Knight, and more if you count the different systems! ComicsAlliance has looked at the highs and lows of Batman's video game career from his 8-bit origins and unlicensed Shinobi cameo to his Lego and Mortal Kombat team-ups!
The first ever Batman game was
We've seen the madness that lurks inside the cells of Arkham Asylum in comics animation and video games, but until "City of Scars," we'd never seen it in a fan film.
Here's the 30 minute fan film's official synopsis:
When the Joker e
The Batcave is usually a place where a brooding crimefighter or two can sit and secretly nap in front of a huge series of monitors running top of the line iTunes visualizers. But following this week's release of "Batman: Arkham Asylum," anyone who buys the game on the PlayStation 3 can just waltz in and do as they please
'Batman: Arkham Asylum' will be out in a matter of weeks on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, and if it lives up to the promise of its previews, it's got a shot at the title of Greatest Batman Video Game Ever.
GameDaily has a behind-the-scenes video that talks with both script writer Paul Dini ("Batman: Streets of Gotham") and the developers at Rocksteady Studios. Dini calls