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DC Unveils June's Batman Family Books [Exclusive]
While DC Rebirth has reinvigorated the entire publishing line, the Batman family of titles have been solid-to-great since Mark Doyle took over as group editor several years ago, and with talent like Tom King, Rafael Albuquerque and Hope Larson helming the books, it's no surprise they're so…
Living On Borrowed Time: Tom King On 'Batman' #12
Batman #12, the fourth part of "I Am Suicide," is a a story about Batman coming to terms with the nature of his identity (and perhaps Catwoman's) as he travels to Santa Prisca to confront Bane and bring back the Psycho-Pirate --- who might be the only person who can save Gotham Girl&a…
Bane Is Back And Seated On A Throne Of Skulls In 'Batman' #9
When Batman #9 hits shelves in October, we're getting one of the biggest returns of the series so far from Tom King and Mikel Janin. Bane is back, and in case you were concerned that he wouldn't be all that threatening, he's reintroduced literally seated upon a throne of skulls. Check…
Behold The Bat-Shorts In Mikel Janin's New Bruce Wayne Design
Heroes are defined by the challenges that they overcome, and I think we can all agree that there are no greater challenges than those faced by the Batman. Over the past 77 years, he's saved the world countless times and foiled countless dastardly plots, battling some of the most sinister arch-v…
'The Final Days of Superman' Is A Weird But Welcome Throwback
In the first issue of Alan Moore, Joe Bennett and Keith Giffen's run on Supreme, there's a line about how superhero universes always tend to get really in those last few months right before the universe corrects itself with the latest revision to continuity. With DC's big Rebirth even…
Superman Takes On Superman In 'Super League' This May
So here's what we know about the upcoming "Super League" crossover that's running through Action Comics, Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman/Superman in April and May: Ever since Convergence, the pre-New 52 Superman (you know, the John Byrne/Dan Jurgens Superman who was rebooted, k…
ICYMI: Dick Grayson Just Beat Up A Familiar Super-Spy
Ever since it launched, Grayson has been defined by blending the bizarre extremes of espionage action with the even more bizarre extremes of a superhero universe full of villains with guns for eyes and mind-altering hypno-contacts, and as you might expect, it's the latter that gets most of the …
Man Of The Year: Celebrating Dick Grayson's Handsomest Moments
In his 75-year career as a superhero, Dick Grayson has been a lot of things. He's been a circus acrobat, Robin, Nightwing, Batman, a Teen Titan, a member of the Justice League, Batman again, and he's been a world-traveling super-spy charged with bringing down some of the strangest threats …
Best Comic Book Covers Ever (This Month) January 2015
A great comic book cover is an advertisement, a work of art, a statement, and an invitation. A great comic book cover is a glimpse of another world through a canvas no bigger than a window pane. In Best Comic Book Covers Ever (This Month), we look back over some of the most eye-catching, original an…
War Rocket Ajax: Grayson #2, Genius #1, Moon Knight #6
Each week, ComicsAlliance’s Chris Sims and Matt Wilson host the War Rocket Ajax podcast, their online audio venue for interviews with comics creators, reviews of the books of the week, and whatever else they want to talk about. ComicsAlliance is offering clips of the comics-specific segments …

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