When DC Group. Editor Mark Doyle was bumped upstairs to run Young Animal and the remnants of Vertigo, the big question bussing through the halls of comicdom was WHO would take over running the Batman Group! Not only is this obviously a key position for the line – controlling the best known and most adaptable […]
We’ve written about products at Celebs Clothing before; they specialize in jackets, hoodies and other garments for both women and men that are based on popular SF/superhero films and TV shows. They’re currently having a 40% off sale for Valentine’s Day with such hot products as A Jyn Erso jacket The Lego Batman jacket. And […]
When the DC Films restructuring was announced at WB, was announced, post BvS disaster, the ace in the hole that WB seemed to be holding was a standalone Batman film to be co-written and directed by Oscar winner Ben Affleck, a quality filmmaker with a commitment to the character. Indeed, reports of the joyous collaboration between Affleck and […]
Actress/dancer Yvonne Craig has passed away at age 78, following a battle with breast cancer. Her official site has her obituary. Of course, she will always be known for playing Batgirl in the Batman TV series, but she was also a dancer (as shown by her role as the Orion slave girl Marta in Star Trek) and a lovely person who made many appearances at conventions over the years. Reading her obituary makes it clear that she lived a very full life.
It’s going to be Batman day again! But it’s a great promotion and adds another holiday to the Comics Calendar. Celebrate by brooding and going to a charity ball.
Here’s a real picture of the #Batmobile. http://t.co/47beaZqr6f pic.twitter.com/Ez1ILa8JeE — ZackSnyder (@ZackSnyder) September 11, 2014 Director Zack Snyder tweeted the new Batmobile from Batman V Superman last night. He lated added a photo credit: Photo Credit @ClayEnos RT: iPhone photography is great but some things deserve more. (Nikon D800 ISO 500 24mm f/11 1/25th sec) […]
Just to prove that the Bat office is going WILD with art, Becky Cloonan posted her Monster variant cover for Batman for October, which will have “Horror” as a variant cover theme. Me likey! Heidi MacDonald Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, […]
I shot this with my @Leica_Camera M Monochrom. #Batman #Batmobile #Gotham http://t.co/WPHKLxgBLM pic.twitter.com/p5DEf6fLzJ — ZackSnyder (@ZackSnyder) May 13, 2014 Over on twitter Batman vs Superman director Zack Snyder has helpfully passed along a photo with some lens information to help you get that moody gritty look. Another aid in getting just the right note of […]
I think this statement from the family of Bill FInger, the long uncredited co-creator of most of the Batman mythos speaks for itself. The long memories of comics aren’t just for issue numbers, people. During a recent WonderCon Anaheim panel for Batman’s 75th anniversary, an audience member asked panelists for opinions about the fact that writer […]
Oh no! Batman’s dastardly diabolical villains have stolen the creator credits from DC’s Batman75 standee display at C2E2 in Chicago! Can you identify the creator(s) who created each iconic portrait of the Caped Crusader before the show closes on Sunday, guaranteeing each gets the credit they deserve for making Batman such an iconic figure for […]