Tag: Batman

BATFLECK BEGINS!

MATT REEVES CONFIRMS BEN AFFLECK IS STILL ATTACHED TO “THE BATMAN” Ever since Ben Affleck dropped out of directing The Batman there has been some concern over whether he would still playing the Caped Crusader in future DC Extended Universe projects, with rumours suggesting he “wants out” of the DCEU in the wake of the…

Superman: American Alien #4

Written by Max Landis Drawn by Jae Lee Published by DC Comics PREVIOUSLY: SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN #3 This issue of the latest retelling of Superman features several first in the Man of Steels career. His first trip to Metropolis, and his first encounters with Lois Lane, Lex Luthor, Dick Grayson, and Bruce Wayne/Batman. Oliver Queen…

Superman/Batman #77

Written by Joshua Williamson Drawn by Ale Garza Inked by Oliver Nome Published by DC Comics Retro-review time! Superman/Batman was an ongoing series that DC Comics started publishing back in 2003, which teamed up Superman and Batman on various adventures. It lasted 87 issues until it was canceled in 2011 just before DC rebooted their…

Punisher/Batman: Deadly Knights

Written by Chuck Dixon Drawn by John Romita Jr. Inked by Klaus Janson Colored by Christie Scheele Published by Marvel Comics A few months after DC Comics released Batman/Punisher: Lake Of Fire it was Marvel Comics’ turn to release their crossover. They enlisted quite a creative team for this issue, Chuck Dixon was the natural…

Batman/Punisher: Lake Of Fire

Written by Dennis O’Neil Drawn by Barry Kitson Inked by James Pascoe Colored by Matt Hollingsworth Published by DC Comics The year was 1994, the height of the speculator boom. With Image and other creator-owned publishers nipping at their heels, DC and Marvel were more receptive to publishing crossovers than they are now. At the…

SECRET IDENTITIES ARE COOL! (part 2)

Previously: SECRET IDENTITIES ARE COOL! Following up on that previous post, I’ve had a few people tell me that they mostly agree, but that it depends on the character. I certainly agree with that. And there are some characters who can work either with or without them, it just depends on how they’re written. But…

FRANK MILLER’S HOLY TERROR

I bought this when it came out 2 years ago, because I’m often impulsive and, apparently, a bit of a masochist. This book was originally supposed to be a special Batman OGN, with Batman fighting members of Al-Qaeda, who launch a series of terrorist attacks in Gotham City, but after several years of development he…

MY 10 FAVORITE SUPERHEROES

Yeah, that’s right. I’m a grown man who reads comic books. So? 1) THE ORIGINAL CAPTAIN MARVEL I think I saw this character in the cartoons first & then later in live-action TV series, before ever reading a comic-book. But it automatically appealed to me. I’d already been interested in Greek mythology, so that was…