Looking to see your super hero fights play out in real life instead of just in your head? BatInTheSun is back with a new Super Power Beat Down episode that puts to rest once and for all* who would win in a fight, Batman Beyond or Spider-Man 2099?
Many years ago, you could go to the store and buy, buy, buy all sorts of action figures inspired by Batman: The Animated Series. Then the line dropped off, but fan demand was still high. In the last couple of years, DC Collectibles has released larger versions of those figures, and in 2016 we are going to get a ton of new figures added to the line.
After my review of Batman Beyond, the character and his world have been on my mind. Everything about Neo Gotham and its inhabitants is so interesting – familiar and different at the same time. Even old man Wayne isn’t quite as gruff as Bruce in his prime. Today’s Art Appreciation Moment of the Day takes a look at Bruce in a way I haven’t seen before.
DC Comics has told everyone that their comics universe would be a very different one after the “Convergence” event ended in May. This past week, we discovered just how true those words were when illustrations of the new costumes for Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman were revealed. As always, reaction to these changes was mixed, reminding me very much of the time before the New 52 hit stores.
When something catches on, even for a while, it’s not unusual to see that come back in one form or another. That’s often referred to as a “revival.” Star Trek is a good example of this. It did well on television and movies, so now there’s a new series of films … oh, and comics, too! There have been a few examples of this in comics recently, so I thought I’d discuss them! GOODBYE AGAIN, ‘BATMAN BEYOND’ As a long-time fan of Batman: The Animated Series and its several follow-ups, I was thrilled when DC Comics revived Batman Beyond, a