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DC Comics has revealed two new variant retailer covers for the much talked about Dark Knight III: The Master Race by Frank Miller.

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DC Comics has revealed the first variant cover for the much anticipated Dark Knight III: The Master Race series, which pays homage to the Dark Knight Returns series, released 30 years ago.

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Press Release DC Entertainment began Comic-Con International: San Diego 2015 with a blockbuster announcement, revealing today that artists Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson will be joining living-legend Batman writer and artist Frank Miller and acclaimed writer Brian Azzarello in bringing the final chapter of the celebrated THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS saga to life.

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Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 11, is a day that many Bat-fans have literally been waiting decades for! On that day, Batman: The Complete Television Series will vroom onto both DVD and Blu-Ray discs.

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I often like to say that Grant Morrison is like the little girl who’s great when she’s good, but awful when she’s bad. I’ve loved certain Morrison stories over the years, and I’m into The Multiversity from DC Comics as well right now. However, there was one Morrison tale that really drew me in back when it first arrived here in the States, and that was Zenith. I had to buy them in special editions from 2000 AD, and some were very hard to get! Recently, I discovered that this story was going to be reprinted with access to the

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It’s going to be a big comics-related summer, what with Man of Steel and Star Trek: Into Darkness filling out the season in local theaters. But the first movie based on a comics superhero will be Iron Man 3, and it will zoom into your neighborhood on Friday, May 3.

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Can’t wait to see if the second half of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns animated movie is as good as the first, or if certain elements are removed to tone down the graphic imagery.  Warner Bros. Home Entertainment released a new clip from the movie, that you can check out, after the jump.

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Michael McKean just can’t stay away from the fanboy realm. The versatile star of film, television and stage continues to deviate from his mainstream roles to appear in all forms of super hero entertainment, this time lending his voice to the egomaniacal Dr. Bartholomew Wolper in Batman: The Dark Knight Returns.

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Warner Brothers and DC keep chugging along with putting out animated movies based off the seminal tales throughout their history. This time up it’s Dark Knight Returns. To include the full scope of the story the Dark Knight Returns has been split into two films, and the trailer for the first is here.

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Heritage Auctions continues to tantalize comic book fans with fantastic art offerings this month. First it was Calvin and Hobbes, and now we learn that the auction site has nabbed the original cover artwork for The Absolute Dark Knight collection, and the other is the Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 10th anniversary edition.

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During the Warner Bros. Animation panel at Comic-Con the company announced its lineup of animated movies coming in 2012. First up is Justice League: Doom – an animated take on Mark Waid’s JLA: Tower of Babel story. Superman vs. The Elite – From what I can tell, this is an adaptation of What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice and the American Way? by Joe Kelly that appeared in Action Comics #775 from 2001. The Dark Knight Returns – Do you really need to know what this one is about? The real surprise about The Dark Knight Returns is Warner Animation

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Here is a simply beautiful piece of Dark Knight Returns art from Felipe Massafera. It’s brilliant in its execution of light and shadow, and I like how it has the feel of Alex Ross, without going all Alex Ross-y.

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According to Bleeding Cool, an iconic splash page from the 1980’s may be going up on the auction block in a few weeks.  The site reports that Frank Miller and Klaus Janson’s splash page from the Hunt the Dark Knight issue of The Dark Knight Returns will be offered up to someone who has really deep pockets.  In the last several months pages from The Watchmen, Captain America, and Superman have hit the art auction circuit, and have fetched some pretty high prices. Whoever gets this piece should feel pretty happy to have this on display in their space.  And

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Because it can’t always be about hot girls and big boobs…sometimes it’s fun to see Batman and Superman kick each other’s asses.

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