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Tuesday, August 12 2014

In the Shadow of the Shadow of the Bat

It's common knowledge that the 'best' superhero is the one in cape and cowl. And that's true. It's just not the one you think.


Wednesday, July 23 2014

The Victor Belongs to the Spoils: 75 Summers of the Batman

Just a single thought about what Batman has come to mean over the last 75 years.


Tuesday, July 16 2013

No Place for Daydreamers: Becky Cloonan’s DIY Comics

Gothic-styled heartbreak figures into Becky Cloonan's self-published trilogy, but that ain't the half of it.


Tuesday, September 4 2012

The Top 5 Definitive Summer Movie Years

Be it providing the ingredients for a successful summer movie "recipe" or by opening new ways to roll out blockbusters, here are the top five "definitive" years for summer movies.


Friday, July 20 2012

Knight Music: The Top 10 Batman Music Tracks

As the World's Greatest Detective is set to triumph at the box office yet again this weekend with the release of The Dark Knight Rises, Sound Affects shines a Bat-Signal on one of the most essential components of any Batman film or TV series -- the music.


Tuesday, July 17 2012

Knight’s Out: Ranking the Batman Movies

No matter who you celebrate -- Burton, Schumacher or Nolan -- the Batman franchise has been fascinating to watch. Before he Rises, here's our ranking of the seven previous Batman movies.


Tuesday, May 1 2012

The Dark Knight Rises - Trailer 3

Just before The Avengers is set to kick off the summer movie season, the third (and possibly final) trailer for The Dark Knight Rises arrives.


Wednesday, November 9 2011

Batman and “Bitches”

In noir, men do bad things to women, women do bad things to men, people do bad things to each other. One of the central conceits of noir is very simple: people are creeps.


Tuesday, October 4 2011

An Awfully Big Adventure: Wrapping Up DC’s Extreme Makeover

DC demonstrated the full power of their operation by delivering sales numbers that haven’t been seen in quite some time. Month one was a complete success. See you in month two.


Friday, September 30 2011

The Flash’s Long Road Back to Existence

With the tragic events of "Flashpoint" behind him, what is Barry Allen's reason for moving forward? Co-writers Francis Manapul and Brian Bucellato offer an engaging portrait of a hero redefining himself.


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R.E.B.E.L.S. #1-6 (Reviews) [12.Jan.10]
Tim Burton’s Tragic Toys for Girls and Boys (Consuming Consumables) [18.Dec.09]
These Ghosts Haunt Me Still… (Graphic Novelties) [30.Oct.09]
Wednesday Comics #1-7 (Reviews) [23.Sep.09]
Batman: Last Rites (Reviews) [23.Feb.09]
Lego Batman (Reviews) [16.Oct.08]
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