Yesterday, I mentioned how awesome it would be if DC/Warner Bros. and HBO hooked up to create a Batman series that was faithful to the letter of the source material.Â Just imagine, if you will, this sequence from Batman #425 as a live action scene. I think I sense a new Major Spoilers meme forming:Â Batman vs. HBO, Everyone Wins! Yeah, I’m gonna keep dreaming until the day I put in charge of those decisions. image via Chris’s Invincible Super-Blog
Now hereâ€™s an interesting development For those following along with the many reviews Major Spoilers cranks out, my thoughts on Batman Confidential have been quite low as of late.Â However, something strange has happened with this Legends of the Dark Knight reboot that kept the series on my pull list – a good story.
The first arc of the Superman/Batman series by Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness has been confirmed by several online sources as the next DC animated feature to follow Green Lantern: First Flight. If the animated film is true to the series, it will feature President Lex Luthor framing Batman and Superman as enemies to the world as a Kryptonite asteroid heads toward Earth.Â He then offers up a one million billion dollar reward to bring the two in.Â This then leads to giant rocket ships, Captain Atom and Hawkman making appearances, and concludes with Luthor in his famous green armored
Warner Home Video has announced the complete “pre-Nolan” Batman films will be released on Blu-Ray on March 10, 2009.Â This is really close to the Watchmen movie release date, and may be a further snub to 20th Century Fox and its desire to release the Adam West Batman movie on DVD. The collection inlcudes Batman (1989) – Jack Nicholson is The Joker, who emerged from a horrible accident as a maniacal criminal. Michael Keaton is the Caped Crusader, who emerged from a childhood trauma to become a masked crimefighter. Kim Basinger is Vicki Vale, the talented photojournalist desired by both
The Superman Man of Tomorrow panel was the first presentation from DC, and featured Senior Editor Matt Idelson, Superman writer James Robinson and artist Renato Guedes, Action Comics’ Geoff Johns and artist Joe Prado, artist Jamal Igle and writer Sterling Gates from Supergirl.
The figure that everyone has been asking for for the last three years is finally getting made.Â Mattel has told Action Figure Insider that it will be unveiling the JLU Question this week at San Diego.Â Head over to the ACI site to see the full image, it looks great! Now if only the company had made a Renee Montoya figure from the Batman Animated Series, the grooviness would be complete. via Action Figure Insider