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    “Batman/The Shadow” #1 Review

    I recently did a post about Batman and his unique connection to The Shadow, a piece which you can read here. I loved both characters growing up. Batman, of course, stemmed from countless summer afternoons watching the 1966 “Batman” series and Tim Burton’s 1989 adaptation of the character. I...
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    Batman: His Surprising link to Classic Pulp Comics

    Batman’s surprising link to classic pulp heroes By Christopher Baggett   DC Comics’ Batman has been one of the most recognizable, charismatic comic book characters since he debuted way back in 1939’s “Detective Comics” #27. For nearly 80 years fans have clamored for the adventures of Bruce Wayne, the...
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    Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is Still Great After All These Years

    After over ten full-length Batman movies, 1993’s Mask of the Phantasm is still one of the best. Dark, haunting, and wonderfully told, this animated slice of heroism is both intriguing and entertaining. Add in a sense of early 1990’s nostalgia, and you’ve got a recipe for something truly worth revisiting. A forgotten classic?...
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    Review-All Star Batman- My Own Worst Enemy/ The Cursed Wheel

    All Star Batman- My Own Worst Enemy/ The Cursed Wheel The first arc of Scott Snyder’s thrilling turn at the helm of All Star Batman came to its conclusion last month and while it may have lacked some of the fanfare that his critically acclaimed Batman (New 52) received,...
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    Batman: Earth One, Vol. 1 is Among the Best of Batman

    Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Gary Frank Publisher: DC Comics I’m so sick of origin stories for Batman. I know who the character is; we all do, at this point. How many times do I have to see Bruce Wayne react to the death of his parents? Don’t you think,...
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    Review – Batman: The Long Halloween

    Review – Batman: The Long Halloween As evidenced in Gotham by Gaslight, Batman stories seem to work best when the man in black is doing what he was originally intended to do – detective work. Here, in Jeph Loeb’s The Long Halloween, we get exactly that. Plus a little...
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    Review – Gotham by Gaslight: A Tale of the Batman

    Review – Gotham by Gaslight: A Tale of the Batman Have you ever wondered what Batman would have been like, had he existed in the late 1800’s? No? Me neither. Regardless, I’m glad someone did. Otherwise, the world would be missing out on an exceptional comic. Gotham by Gaslight,...
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