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Exploring Gotham City | Interview

Writer Matthew K. Manning on building Exploring Gotham City, a thoroughly detailed guidebook to Batman’s home town, from the bowels of the Batcave to the penthouse of the Wayne Industries building.

Batman: The Adventures Continue Season One | Review

Batman: The Adventures Continue presents new stories set in the world of Batman: The Animated Series and The New Batman Adventures by some of the best creators available for the job…some of the same guys who presented the original adventures.

Batman Adventures: Nightwing and Batgirl Return

Batman: The Animated Series’ Batgirl and Nightwing return in a pair of collections of evergreen late-nineties comics that should pleases fans of the characters’ ,more recent interpretations.

Review: ‘Batman: Overdrive’

Before he was Batman, Bruce Wayne was a teenager trying to restore his late father’s broken down muscle car in Shea Fontana and Marcelo Di Chiara’s ‘Batman: Overdrive,’ a refreshing overhaul of Batman’s origin story.

Review: ‘Super Sons: The PolarShield Project’

The first DC Zoom graphic novel disappoints; there’s too much shoved in without any substantial resolution.

Review: ‘Batman and The Justice League Vol. 1’

A Japanese creator brings a fresh eye to some iconic superheroes.

Interview: Jeff Parker, Michael Moreci and Dan Parent on ‘Archie Meets Batman ’66’

Gotham City circa 1966 was an almost ideal place to commit crimes. There were always museums, galas, and charity fundraisers to rob, there was a large pool of men of low character willing to adopt goofy codenames and uniforms in order to serve as henchmen, the place was lousy with raw material to build elaborate […]

Review: ‘Batman & Robin Crime Scene Investigations’

This set of four hardcover storybooks makes up a new series in which the famous caped crimefighters use forensic investigation techniques to solve crimes. It’s a clever way to encourage scientific thinking and understanding the real-life background behind superhero adventures. The Felon’s Fowl Flames: Batman & Robin Use Fire Investigation to Crack the Case The […]

Review: ‘Ace’ and ‘Jumpa’

Ace: The Origin of Batman’s Hound and Jumpa: The Origin of Wonder Woman’s Kanga Writer: Steve Korte Artist: Art Baltazar Stone Arch Books; $4.95 (each) The latest offering from DC Comics and Capstone’s DC Super-Pets collaboration, which focuses on the adventures of the pets of DC superheroes and supervillains as designed and drawn by artist […]

Review: ‘Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II’ #1

Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Freddie Williams II DC Comics; $3.99 Rated T for Teen Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles may sound like they go together about as well as some of the pizza toppings enjoyed by the latter in their original cartoon iteration—you know, marshmallows and pepperoni, […]