I count myself fortunate to have not only read Batman issues 1 through 51, but to be able to review many of those books here at MajorSpoilers.com! All good things must come to an end, however, so let me share my thoughts about the final Snyder/Capullo issue with you.
Press Release The consumer demo for Batman: Arkham Asylumâ„¢, co-published in North America by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Eidos Inc., will be available for the Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATIONÂ®3 entertainment system and Games For WindowsÂ® LIVE worldwide on August 7. The full game will be available at retail stores nationwide in North America beginning August 25, and in Europe and Australia beginning August 28. The demo will be offered on Xbox LIVEÂ® Marketplace for Xbox 360 and PlayStationÂ®Network for the PLAYSTATION 3. Fans can visit www.batmanarkhamasylum.com for details on how to download the
DC Comics has announced the contributing artists on Gotham Gazette: Batman Dead? #1 will be Fabian Nicieza, Dustin Nguyen, Gulliem March, Chris Cross, Jamie MacElvie, Alex Konat and Mark McKenna. In this pivotal one-shot, Batman is gone, and Gotham City continues to fall apart. But a few extraordinary “ordinary” people try to mend the city’s wounds, looking into a dark night for answers. A cop looking to save Gotham from its own madness. A reporter looking to reclaim her career by revealing that it’s no coincidence the city’s top billionaire and its urban legend are missing at the same time.
Actor Pat Hingle, who played Commissioner Jim Gordon in Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever, and Batman & Robin has passed at the age of 84. Hingle died Saturday night of myelodysplasia, a type of blood cancer, at his home in Carolina Beach, N.C., according to Lynn Heritage, a cousin who was acting as a spokesperson for the family. via Los Angeles Times
On the next Major Spoilers Podcast, we’re diving deep into the comic that, in 1986, made me sit up and go Hellz Yeah! That collected trade would be none other than Frank Miller’s Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. If any comic has a claim to have truly reinvigorated the genre, then The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller–known also for his excellent Sin City series and his superb rendering of the blind superhero Daredevil–is probably the top contender. Batman represented all that was wrong in comics and Miller set himself a tough task taking on the camp crusader and turning