Batman is all the rage right, well actually he always is, now due to the Death of the Family story line wrapping up and the release of Batman Inc. #8 today (listen for Stephen’s and Matthew’s thoughts on this week’s Dueling Review!) With all this happening we decided to feature Batman fan-art done by Mike Henry, who you will recognize from his X-Men art featured previously.
It’s turning into a partial winter wonderland here in the land of Major Spoilers, which has sent me to the Internet looking for pictures of the different winter themed villans. Today’s Art Moment comes from current artist on IDW’s Transformers: Monstrosity Livio Ramondelli and his take on Mr. Freeze!
Sony Online Entertainment has released another batch of images from the upcoming DC Universe Online MMORPG that arrives sometime in the future.Â While we patiently wait, the company keeps teasing us with these morsels, this time featuring Mr. Freeze.
Take the jump for the complete gallery!
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers Crew takes a look at DC’s Dark Victory by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale.
via DC Comics
The sequel to the critically acclaimed BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN, this trade paperback continues the story of an early time in Batman’s life when James Gordon, Harvey Dent, and the vigilante himself were all just beginning their roles as Gotham’s protectors.
Once a town controlled by organized crime, Gotham City suddenly finds itself being run by lawless freaks, such as Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze, and the Joker. Witnessing his city’s dark evolution, the Dark Knight completes his transformation into the city’s greatest defender. He faces multiple threats, including the seeming return of a serial killer called Holiday. Batman’s previous investigation of Holiday’s killings revealed that more than one person was responsible for the murders. So the question remains: who is committing Holiday’s crimes this time? And how many will die before Batman learns the truth?
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It just got really weird
You know what has really been missing in DC Comics since the end of 52?Â A whole slew of mutliverse stories.Â Sure, thereâ€™s that whole cluster bomb that is Final Crisis and Superman Beyond 3D that touches on a multiverse, and there has been an ongoing tale featuring Superman from Earth-22 in JSA, but that story took place on New Earth.Â It could be argued Trinity is a multiverse story, in that it features the Riddler from the Antimatter universe, but the series has turned more into an alternate timeline story than one that takes place in the multiverse.
Where are tales taking place on Earth-10, Earth-47, and Earth-17?Â The only real Multi-Earth spanning tale readers have seen in the last two years has been Tangent: Supermanâ€™s Reign.Â And lately, thatâ€™s not necessarily a good thing.
In which Selina makes an enemy
Itâ€™s too bad DC didnâ€™t take a long hard look at what Paul Dini was doing in the pages of Detective Comics and make the executive decision to turn his Heart of Hush story into the final Batman story.Â Instead of a whacked out tale, Dini takes the legend of Batman and brings it back to the one thing that can save any hero, heal any wound, and thwart the worst of people – love.
In which time travel becomes even more confusing
If I had the ability to travel through time, there are many things Iâ€™d try and go back and fix in order to make the future better.Â One thing I know I donâ€™t want to do is travel to a future where a giant starfish has taken over the planet and Iâ€™m being cast into a pit of spores.