Tag Archives: Batman

Crisis on Infinite Directors in the DCEU

It looks like Justice League is already getting an Earth-2 alternate universe, because Joss Whedon (Avengers, Serenity) has officially taken over the reigns as director.  The Zack Snyder cut that may have been was sidelined by personal tragedy, and the long tenured DCEU director has officially stepped down.   Out of respect for director Snyder’s family, the details of this event will not appear in this article. Hot off the heels of reshoot rumors (which were later waived off as a hoax),... Read More

Exclusive Interview with Kevin Altieri, Batman: The Animated Series Director

For any comic book fan growing up in the 90s, there was one definitive shared after-school ritual: Watching Batman: The Animated Series on Fox. The Warner Bros. Animation cartoon series ran from 1992 to 1995, and yet in just those three years it redefined the capped crusader in more ways than we could list here and introduced an entire new generation to the greater DC Comics universe. Borrowing from the aesthetic style and tone of the two Tim Burton Batman films, Batman: The Animated Series... Read More

Batgirl Needs Wonder Woman and We Need Them Both

One of the most recent projects rumored to be in the works for the DC Extended Universe is a Batgirl stand alone film.  Any story from the Bat-Family tends to get lots of buzz, and this story is no different–especially since Joss Whedon’s  speculatively in talks to direct!  While this humble nerd journalist believes this could definitely be a big move for DC, we need to see how Warner Brothers handles Wonder Woman first before getting ourselves too excited; the success... Read More

DC Comics at NYCC

Are you a huge DC Comics fan? Will you be at New York Comic Con? Well, then I have great news for you.  As the head writer in charge of all things DC here at nerdslant, I’ve taken the time to list and lay out some panels and screenings you definitely need to check out this weekend! Thursday October 6th: DC All Access- 1:45-2:35 Room 1A24 This panel will give an inside look at DC comics from authors of such comics as DC Bombshells and The Flash Adam West Talks Batman Return of... Read More

Could Ryan Potter Be the DC Extended Universe’s Robin?

Most of you already know that due to his success in the role of Batman, Ben Affleck will be directing and starring in a stand alone movie for the iconic DC Comics character.  Since that announcement, rumors and speculation about villains & allies for the Dark Knight have been making their way around the internet. One such rumor, regarding Joe Manganiello playing Deathstroke in the film, has already been confirmed.  While Deathstroke’s definitely an amazing addition to the DC... Read More

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016) Movie Review – The Final Cut

We once again cut a late night review just for you. Tonight it’s the newest DC Comics animated film, Batman: The Killing Joke. Tune in to find out what we thought of this gritty adaptation featuring  Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill. reprising their Batman: The Animated Series voice acting roles. Find out whether this film’s worth the price of admission or if it’s the filmmakers who get the last laugh. Catch the cackling trailer here  and all the IMDB info any true Detective... Read More

Return to Arkham on Indefinite Hold

In what is sure to be a sad day for fans of the Rocksteady Arkham games, WB  Games has officially announced that Return to Arkham, which was announced this May, is now on indefinite hold.  While this doesn’t mean the project is scrapped, it certainly is disheartening to hear there is no actual time table for completion.  According to WB Games Staffer Steve Grayson (OMG perfect last name for this job!), “After reviewing the progress of the project, the team at WB Games has decided to... Read More

New Bat Time, New Bat Channel…Maybe

An amazing piece of news quietly hit the internet recently, and we here at nerdslant (or at least me) are very excited. Folks, you might have to grab some shark repellent bat spray, it appears that there may be a new Batman animated project in the works.  No, not Batman: The Animated Series; This would actually be a project featuring our favorite dynamic duo of the ’60s, Adam West and Burt Ward.  During a recent appearance at Megacon 2016, West said that a gag order prevented... Read More

Batman Has a New Partner

Exciting news: we have entered the next era of Batman comics! DC’s eagerly anticipated Rebirth launched last week, with a very quiet reception due to a certain Marvel character being outed as a member of Hydra.  This week however, it is all systems go as Batman Rebirth #1 and 3 other DC Rebirth titles hit shelves!  While there are definitely some changes happening, have no fear, the essentials are staying the same.  Oh, and fair warning:  There are lots and lots of... Read More

The Joker’s Identity Revealed!

For the last few months DC Comics’ readers have been waiting for the epic reveal of who the Joker really is. Fans have been pretty divided on the issue, with some believing that part of what makes the Joker great is his mysterious backgrounds while others just really want to know.  We were promised the revelation in this month’s Justice League #50, which hit comic book store shelves last Wednesday. The Joker’s background has varied over the years, but most origins center... Read More