Crossovers sell! When we get to see various characters interact with each other that we’re not used to seeing, that’s worth plunking down one’s hard-earned cash to read. Then, too, Batman’s been doing very well! I saw long lines at Mr. King’s booth at the recent Baltimore Comic Con as well as good numbers for the book in recent months. So why not bring various members of the Bat-family together for a special event?
In October of 1981, a Marvel or DC comic off the newsstand would cost you 50 or 60 cents. What could possibly make you make 400% more? How about a double-sized treasury edition featuring only the second crossover between the Big 2 universes? Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of DC Special Series #27 – Batman Vs. The Incredible Hulk awaits!
The next great Batman story, “I Am Suicide,” begins in BATMAN #9 by Tom King and Mikel Janin this October! In order to save Gotham Girl Batman recruits a team to break into the most impenetrable prison in the world and steal from one of the Dark Knight’s greatest foes… Bane.
Warner Bros. has taken an interesting approach to its direct to video releases. The studio is sending them to the theater for a single day premiere. WB did it recently with The Killing Joke, and it is doing it again with Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders animated feature.
Remember the classic Batman: Animated Series episode, Almost Got ‘Im? Cryptozoic Entertainment is taking the concept of villains playing poker with Batman in disguise and turning it into a full fledged card game.
Remember a few weeks back when Ben Affleck took to Twitter to share a screen test of Deathstroke’s costume for the upcoming stand alone Batman movie? Well, now there’s someone to fill it.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced Batman: Return to Arkham will arrive in stores on October 18th. The bundle includes remastered versions of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City as well as all the bonus and DLC content.