Beloved Comic Book Titles Coming to Cartoon Network Firebreather, The Vanishers and Mice Templar Amplify the Network’s Slate of Original Movies Cartoon Network has kicked off development on three much-loved comic book titles: Firebreather, The Vanishers and Mice Templar. Image Comic’s Firebreather, created by Phil Hester, and Mice Templar, by Mike Avon Oeming and Bryan […]
“Holy felony charges, Batman!” E! Online reports that The Dark Knight actor Christian Bale has been in jail for allegedly assaulting his mother and sister at a London hotel on Sunday night. Bale stayed in jail for four hours and was released on bail. He is due to return to London in September, pending further […]
Why are you reading this? The Dark Knight is out in theaters; you need to go see it. The Dark Knight focuses on Bruce Wayne’s second year as Batman. With Wayne Manor destroyed, he takes up residence in a penthouse apartment in Gotham, and has an underground bunker under some Wayne Industries construction. His relationship […]
Wizard magazine has interviewed writers Josh Elder and Russell Lissau on their issues of DC’s The Batman Strikes! comic book series. The pair discuss one-upmanship among the stable of writers for the title, the constraints and creative decisions that result from the comics’ all-ages mandate, the books and comics they look to for inspiration, and […]
Warner Brothers has announced a new line of “Motion Comics,” which will take original comic book pages and bring them to life through “the use of subtle movements, voice-overs, sweeping music scores and stunning comic book artwork.” The first title to get the Motion Comics treatment will be Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen, which […]
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner will release the complete run of Batman: The Animated Series in Batman: The Complete Animated Series. The 17-disc set will contains every episode from the show and a special Bonus feature disc and a 40 page book featuring never before seen artwork. The big set will be in stores on November […]
The Hollywood Reporter is stating that Batman DVDs have topped the sales charts for the week ending July 13, 2008, with the direct-to-video Batman Gotham Knight animated movie taking the top spot in standard DVD sales, followed by the reissued DVD of Batman Begins. The two movies switch places on the Blu-ray sales chart.
Writer Alan Burnett has been interviewed by Comic Book Resources about his work scripting the “Deadshot” chapter of Batman Gotham Knight. Burnett discusses how much he loves the final direct-to-video movie, why he selected Deadshot for the antagonist of his chapter, and how he feels about his work on later episodes of Superfriends.
Comic Book Resources has posted a brief interview with Oscar-winning screenwriter Josh Olson about his segment in the Batman Gotham Knight direct-to-video movie. Olson discusses why his agent thinks he’s crazy, the inspiration for his chapter “Have I Got a Story for You,” how he approached writing his first cartoon, and what he’s working on […]
Superhero Hype reports that Marvel and BET will show a sneak peek of the upcoming cartoon The Black Panther at this year’s annual Comic-Con in San Diego on Saturday July 26. The series will be adapted from the first six issues written by BET President of Entertainment, Reginald Hudlin. The series will air on BET […]