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Collections of Batman stories – part 1

Among the countless Batman books out there – old and new, classic or disposable – there is a whole subsection that strikes me as an ideal gateway for those who have heard of this Bruce Wayne fella but are still … Continue reading

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Top 20 Batman: Black & White stories

It’s no secret that many of the greatest Batman short stories are black-and-white. There’s something about the mood, between art house and classic Hollywood (serials aside), the urgent page count, and the overall sense of bare-bones minimalism that seems to … Continue reading

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If you like Mask of the Phantasm…

With the possible exception of the Nolan trilogy, Mask of the Phantasm came the closest to capturing the feel of the coolest Batman comics and projecting it on the big screen. In fact, this movie spin-off of the awesome Batman: … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Batman: The Animated Series – part 2

In 1997, Batman: The Animated Series gave way to The New Batman Adventures, which had an edgier attitude. The animation became more fluid and the character designs highly stylized. Gotham gained a more modern look that combined late 20th century … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Batman: The Animated Series – part 1

A couple of months ago I recommended films for fans of Batman comics, so I figured this time I’d suggest some TV shows. Once again, I tried to think of different types of connections, including shows with resourceful, anti-gun action … Continue reading

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Gotham Calling Manifesto

Over the last 75 years, hardly a month has gone by without at least one story being published featuring a millionaire dressed as a bat, more often than not beating up the mentally ill. This is something that should make … Continue reading

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