The Whining Joke – Batgirl #41 Joker Variant “Scandal”

This week, the comic book world was buzzing about the upcoming Batgirl #41 – by which, of course, I mean #41 since the “New 52” relaunch in 2011; the character of Barbara Gordon first took up the moniker in 1967 for Detective Comics #359, “The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl.” Of course, you can hardly […]

Keep Smiling!: A Day With Scott Snyder

As some of you may know, my rekindled interest in comics began about seven years ago, thanks to the awesome folks at Third-Eye Comics in Annapolis. The store has grown by leaps and bounds, moving into bigger locations twice, and hosting increasingly cool release events and creator signings. A few months ago, the owner Steve […]

Batman Graphic Novels: The Essentials

As we continue the celebration of Batman’s 75th anniversary, we thought we would give you a list of The Caped Crusader’s best adventures in graphic novels. If you are new to the Batman universe in comics we hope these will give you a good start in catching up with the best the character has to […]

Nerd Is As Nerd Does – The Pagemaster

As a child, one of my favorite movies in the whole world was The Pagemaster, for a variety of reasons: I loved books, the voice cast was beyond my wildest dreams, I bore a striking resemblance to Macaulay Culkin in glasses, dragons are awesome, bullies were also a problem for me, and Christopher Lloyd is […]

Bruce Timm Celebrates Batman’s 75th With New Animated Short Batman: The Animated Series co-creator Bruce Timm has created a new animated short titled “Strange Days” for Batman’s 75th anniversary. The style is very much like Batman: The Animated Series which, to me, is still the definitive version of Batman. Watch it and let us know what you think.

Happy Birthday, Batman! How Is DC Celebrating The Dark Knight’s 75th?

Last year was Superman’s 75th anniversary and DC held a year’s worth of celebrations including the Man of Steel’s return to theaters. While Batman does not have a movie opening this year (we have to wait until 2016 for Batman vs. Superman), DC has a lot of stuff on the table to offer fans of […]

The Batman/True Detective Mash-Up You Knew Was Coming How about the True Detective opening involving the world’s greatest detective? Even the Yellow King doesn’t stand a chance. I am now thinking of McConaughey, with handlebar mustache in full Batman garb, giving exposition on the need for villains to make heroes worthwhile. Alright, alright, alright.

This One Time, On The Internet- March 14, 2014

Here are the quick hits from the world of movies, TV, games, K-Mart locations, laserdisc collections, whatever catches our fancy. Movies Avengers: Age of Ultron Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige says we can look forward to Hawkeye and Hulk having larger roles in the sequel. This pleases me. “Part of the fun of Age of […]

Comics Week- February 26, 2014

DC Comics 100 Bullets Brother Lono #8 (Of 8), $2.99 Adventures Of Superman #10, $3.99 All-Star Western #28, $3.99 Aquaman #28 (Paul Pelletier & Sean Parsons Regular Cover), $2.99 Aquaman #28 (Richard Horie Steampunk Variant Cover), AR Batman Arkham Origins Series 2 Anarky Action Figure, $24.95 Batman Arkham Origins Series 2 Deadshot Action Figure, $24.95 […]