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DCFeaturedMarvel ComicsRetro ReviewReview

In 1996, a rivalry dating back 30 years (or more, depending on how one counts) finally came to a head.  And then, it all got complicated…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Marvel Versus DC #3 awaits!

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The big moment is here! What will happen with Tim Drake!? Take the jump for this sneak peek of Detective Comics #940 by James Tynion IV and Eddy Barrows, Alvaro Martinez, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas.

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BatmanDCFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

Many internet people (including quite a few here at Stately Spoilers Manor and our California embassy) hold the strong opinion Tim Drake is the best Robin of them all.  But how did his storied heroic career get started?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Batman #442 awaits!

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BatmanDCFeaturedReviewWarner Bros.

When I was a kid, I bought a reel-to-reel tape recorder for the express purpose of recording music from the cartoons I watched on the TV. I played those recordings again and again, until the tape wore out. I’ve missed that music!

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BatmanDiamond Select ToysMerchandise

Your Nerd Room of Doom doesn’t have enough stuff to make you one of the cool kids on the block. You can increase your geek cred with two new Batman: The Animated Series busts from Diamond Select Toys.

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FeaturedMajor SpoilersTen Things

Sometimes, our fictional heroes take their names from animals, sometimes from natural phenomena and a few from the bug that bit them.  Then there are those who look to history for their heroic noms de guerre…  Welcome to Ten Things!

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DCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewTeen Titans

There have been a lot of different incarnations of the Titans in the DC Universe, from sidekick to New Teen to ‘No Longer In Existence.’  With the Titans’ back story returning to continuity, I was reminded of the last time that the adolescent heroes reformed, pre-Flashpoint.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Teen Titans #1 awaits!

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BatmanDiamond Select ToysMerchandiseRobin

Diamond Select Toys has a brand new vinyl bank based on Robing from Batman: The Animated Series, for those who like to horde their money at home.

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BatmanDCFeaturedReviewRobin

Gotham has been without Bruce Wayne’s Batman and, until now, his trusty Robin, Damian. Now, Robin is back, and he is determined to carry on his father’s legacy. Can he do it? Find out in your Major Spoilers review of Robin: Son of Batman #9.

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DCFeaturedReviewRobin

Gotham City has a Robin problem, and their answer is to criminalize Robin in all forms. This will probably end poorly…  Your Major Spoilers review of Robin War #1 awaits!

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BatgirlBatmanDCFeatureFeaturedLegoMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers VideoReviewToysVideo

Time for a comic book themed LEGO set! Batgirl joins Batman and Robin to take on the Joker and his massive steam roller.

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Major SpoilersQuestion Of The Day

It has been 75 years since Dick Grayson first burst onto the scene.  In that time, there have been something like ten Robins (more if you count alternate realities and future vision), each with their own version of the red, green and gold uniform.  Thanks to yesterday’s review of ‘We Are Robin’, featuring six different variations on the Boy Wonder’s garb, I’ve been assessing and arguing about which works the best, which leads us to today’s bare-legged-and-you’d-better-learn-to-deal-with-it query… The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) is torn between Tim Drake’s original ninja-style costume and Dick Grayson’s seldom-used wing-cape costume as seen

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DCFeaturedReviewRobin

A Robin has fallen.  What effect will their loss have on the greater Robin movement?  Your Major Spoilers review of We Are Robin #4 awaits!

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DCFeaturedGeek History lessonPodcast

It’s the 75th Anniversary of Robin so when we were asked to attend NerdCon 2015 in Escondido, CA we created a trivia game show based around Robin’s history! Forgive the sound quality, and enjoy special guests The 2 Broke Geeks!

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