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Gothic Batman stories from the ‘90s

Goth subculture had quite a devoted fan base in the 1990s. You couldn’t miss the hordes of stylish, pretentious teens with black clothes and eyeliner back then. Tim Burton and Marilyn Manson were all the rage for a while. Bands … Continue reading

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Batman collections for casual readers

You know who Batman is. At least the gist of it. You’ve seen him in books or in films or on television, hopefully at his best. Probably, you’re even familiar with some of his supporting cast and rogues gallery, not … Continue reading

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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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Have a Gotham 2016

The Long Halloween #4

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The Mark of Zorro

The Dark Knight Returns It’s been fully established by now that Bruce Wayne’s parents watched The Mark of Zorro with him shortly before they were killed. Well, at least in the comics – on the big screen, Tim Burton changed … Continue reading

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10 great Catwoman covers

The thing about Catwoman is that, even though she has starred in plenty of cool stories, she has often been settled with lame art. Notably, many of her covers are little more than anatomically dubious cheesecake… so I figured it was … Continue reading

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Batman’s very long beginning

Between Christopher Nolan’s movies and the Gotham TV show, a new generation of fans really seems to be digging dark, pseudo-realistic takes on Batman. But with 75 years’ worth of comics to choose from, people don’t necessarily know what to … Continue reading

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