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Batman’s Sidekick Leaves The Cave For ‘Grayson’ Comic

Dick Grayson is trading his superhero suit for secret-agent cool. Batman’s former sidekick embarks on a new life as an undercover superspy in the comic book Grayson, an action-adventure series premiering July 2, 2014 from DC Comics. It’s written by Tim Seeley (Revival) and Tom King, a former CIA counterterrorism operations officer.

After a career of being overshadowed by his cape-and-cowled father figure, this is a chance for Grayson “to take off the mask and step out on his own in a world where he’s not simply being another hero like the hero he grew up with,” King says.

A character who first appeared in 1940, Grayson was the original Robin to Bruce Wayne’s Dark Knight. He went solo as Nightwing in the 1980s and also served as Batman for a time, when Wayne was thought dead.

Grayson’s new employer is the international spy agency Spyral, an organization created by writer Grant Morrison for his Batman, Incorporated series. King sees it as representative of today’s intelligence community: They’re the people who stop bad guys from doing bad things, yet to do that, they employ questionable tactics such as mind erosion.

He is getting a wardrobe makeover, courtesy of Grayson artist Mikel Janin: Gone is Grayson’s mask, and his new outfit reflects the blue-and-black color scheme of his Nightwing togs and features a “G” on his chest, reminiscent of the old “R” from his Robin days.

Read more HERE at USA Today.


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My Office

Superman needs his Fortress of Solitude and Batman has the Bat Cave. We all need a favorite space to relax, reflect, write, read a book, watch a movie or showcase a favorite collectible or souvenir.

Maybe it’s a game room, library or secret space hidden by a moveable bookcase that leads to a man cave.

I’ve always been curious what curios J.J. Abrams keeps close by, what books fill Stephen King’s shelves, what collectibles does Patton Oswald possess, what artwork lines Jim Lee’s walls, how many toys fill John Lasseter’s Pixar office and what movie memorabilia does Steven Spielberg showcase? Perhaps someday I will find out!

The answers would reflect the owner’s personality, interests, accomplishments, etc. Equally as fascinating to me would be how the items were displayed.

So, I thought I would let you into my world and show you my office and give you the nickel tour.

I wanted my Southern California office to reflect my varied interests and showcase some of my favorite things.

I have collected Stephen King books since 1983. He’s my favorite author and I’m also a fan of his son, Joe Hill. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting both authors on numerous occasions and they are wonderful talented friendly people. The bottom shelf of my bookcase is filled with oversized art books featuring the work of Walt Disney, Jack Kirby, Jim Lee, Alex Ross, Todd McFarlane, Charles Schultz and Tim Burton.

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My Funko Pop! Batman collection guards my graphic novels. Batman is my all-time favorite comic book character as reflected in the art, toys and books in my work space.


Some of my prized collectibles are an original Batman ink commission by Brazilian artist, Rafael Grampa (I also have his Batman Black & White statue), a signed Adam West Batman photo, a signed Drew Struzan Stephen King Dark Tower print and a series of Jock letterpress Batman prints signed by the artist.






A fun 3D light up replica of Iron Man’s mask appears to be bursting through my wall.

I also collect posters, many of which are from MONDO, a boutique art gallery based in Austin Texas. They release limited print runs of pop culture posters that are lovingly rendered by amazing artists. Some of my cherished prints are based on the Universal Monster movies by Francesco Francavilla, Star Wars by Tyler Stout and The Incredibles by Tom Whalen. Another favorite piece is my Batman Rogues Gallery print set by Olly Moss; With only a few simple brush strokes the UK artist cleverly captures the essence of the Joker, Poison Ivy and the Riddler.

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The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller from 1986 is my favorite graphic novel so I had to pick up this statue of Batman vs. The Joker by Kotobukiya. I was a huge fan of both the original Batman TV show and the Batman Animated series so the 1966 Batmobile and the vinyl Animated Batman figure are prominently displayed.


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Tokyo Toy Guy Visits Chip Kidd’s Apartment To See His Amazing Vintage Batman Toy Collection


In this video clip from the Tokyo Toy Guy, Yuji Ueda went to New York City to visit the book cover Designer and vintage Batman toy collector, Chip Kidd.


Kidd’s amazing heroic artifacts such as 1960′s tin toys, original comic book art, robots, toy vehicles, dolls, figures and many other super-rare collectible items take center stage.


We also get a chance to see some of the incredible Japanese Batman Manga art that was drawn by Jiro Kuwata which was the inspiration for Chip Kidd’s book, “Bat-Manga!: The Secret History of Batman in Japan” (Pantheon 2008).

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Fox Debuts Gotham Series Overview & Logo


Fox’s DC Comics-based “Gotham” took another step closer to TV screens this week, with the debut of its logo and a series description.

The description established that a central “Gotham” premise will be the “brave, honest and ready to prove himself” James Gordon (series lead Ben McKenzie) and “brash but shrewd police legend” Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue) stumbling upon the murder of Thomas and Martha Wayne. Gordon then forms an “inexplicable kinship” with 12-year-old, pre-Batman, Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz), and vows to catch his parents’ killer.

The “Gotham” cast also includes Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle, Zabryna Guevara as Captain Essen, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin and Jada Pinkett Smith as Fish Mooney. “Gotham,” executive produced and written by Bruno Heller, has a series commitment at Fox and is one of multiple DC-based shows in active network development for the 2014-2015 television season (along with “The Flash” and “iZombie” at The CW, and “Constantine” at NBC).

Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world’s greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon’s story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world’s most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker?

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Gotham is an origin story of the great DC Comics super villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has never been told. From executive producer/writer Bruno Heller (“The Mentalist,” “Rome”), Gotham follows one cop’s rise through a dangerously corrupt city teetering on the edge of evil and chronicles the birth of one of the most popular super heroes of our time.

Growing up in Gotham City’s surrounding suburbs, James Godon (Ben McKenzie, “Southland,” “The O.C.”) romanticized the city as a glamorous and exciting metropolis where his late father once served as a successful district attorney. Now, two weeks into his new job as a Gotham City detective and engaged to his beloved fiancée, Barbara Kean (Erin Richards, “Open Grave,” “Breaking In”), Gordon is living his dream – even as he hopes to restore the city back to the pure version he remembers it was as a kid.

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Brave, honest and ready to prove himself, the newly-minted detective is partnered with the brash, but shrewd police legend Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue, “Sons of Anarchy,” “Terriers,” “Vikings,” “Copper”), as the two stumble upon the city’s highest-profile case ever: the murder of local billionaires Thomas and Martha Wayne.

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At the scene of the crime, Gordon meets the sole survivor: the Waynes’ hauntingly intense 12-year-old son, Bruce (David Mazouz, “Touch”), toward whom the young detective feels an inexplicable kinship. Moved by the boy’s profound loss, Gordon vows to catch the killer.

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As he navigates the often-underhanded politics of Gotham’s criminal justice system, Gordon will confront imposing gang boss Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith, “The Matrix” films, “HawthoRNe,” “Collateral”), and many of the characters who will become some of fiction’s most renowned, enduring villains, including a teenaged Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman (acting newcomer Camren Bicondova) and Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor, “The Walking Dead,” “Another Earth”).

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Although the crime drama will follow Gordon’s turbulent and singular rise through the Gotham City police department, led by Police Captain Sarah Essen (Zabryna Guevara, “Burn Notice”), it also will focus on the unlikely friendship Gordon forms with the young heir to the Wayne fortune, who is being raised by his unflappable butler, Alfred (Sean Pertwee, “Camelot,” “Elementary”). It is a friendship that will last them all of their lives, playing a crucial role in helping the young boy eventually become the crusader he’s destined to be.

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Gotham is based upon characters published by DC Comics and is produced by Warner Bros. Television. Executive producer Bruno Heller (“The Mentalist”) wrote the pilot, which will be directed and executive-produced by Emmy Award nominee Danny Cannon (the “CSI” series, “Nikita”).

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Matt Ferguson Shark Repellent Bat Spray Print

On February 28, 2014 Bottleneck Gallery will open a new gallery show called Influences which features the work of Matt Ferguson and Marko Manev. Here is one of the pieces from the show which pays homage to the 1966 Batman Movie starring Adam West.


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Shark Repellent Bat Spray By Matt Ferguson
11 x 24 Giclee
Edition of 66

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DC Collectibles Unveils New Batman: The Animated Series & The New Adventures of Batman Action Figure Line

A new collector’s line of 6-inch action figures based on writer Paul Dini and animator Bruce Timm’s Batman: The Animated Series and The New Adventures of Batman shows from the 1990s are being released from DC Collectibles in November, just in time for the holiday season.

The toys (priced at $24.95 each), which include a first wave of Catwoman from the earlier Batman series (1992-95) and Batman, Two-Face and Mr. Freeze from New Adventures (1997-99), will be on display this weekend at Toy Fair in New York City.

The line of figures will take designs from the original artwork models. Timm’s animation style was used in small-scale toys in the ’90s when the series aired on Fox and more recent superhero lines, too — it’s an amalgamation of classic Disney cartoons like Sleeping Beauty, the comic-book influence of artists Jack Kirby, Wally Wood, Harvey Kurtzman and Dan DeCarlo, some stylistic tricks Timm picked up working on on Mighty Mouse cartoons, and Alex Toth’s Hanna-Barbera designs for Birdman and Space Ghost.

Read more HERE.


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The Dark Knight Trilogy MONDO Art Cards by Jock

For those lucky individuals that purchased the Christopher Nolan Dark Knight Trilogy Blu-ray set, a cool bonus was included in the form of 5 beautiful art cards compliments of comic book artist Jock in conjunction with Austin, TX poster company, MONDO

For your viewing pleasure, here are Jock’s renditions of the cinematic Batman villains: Bane, The Joker, Scarecrow, Two Face and Ra’s al Ghul.

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Artist Francesco Francavilla Reimagines Batman Circa 1800

Francesco Francavilla likes to reimagine Batman in different time periods. First was his take on the 70’s that you can see HERE. Now the artist is posting to his twitter feed images of the Dark Knight and his arch rivals in the 1800’s.




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It’s Official, The 1966 Batman TV Show Will Finally Be Released On Home Video In 2014


Today Conan O’Brien made the announcement on his Twitter feed that the 1960’s Batman TV Series would finally get a home video release. Warner Bros. will release all 120 episodes together in a complete series box set in 2014. 

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Starring Adam West as the titular hero, “Batman” ran on ABC for 120 episodes from 1966 to 1968 and has become a fan favorite featuring Burt Ward as Robin, Yvonne Craig as Batgirl, Burgess Meredith as the Penguin, and Cesar Romero as the Joker.


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This was my favorite television program when I was a kid and I have been hoping that all of the episodes would be available to share with my daughter! More information on the box set will be released soon, according to Warner Bros.

With Batman celebrating his 75th year as a pop culture icon this year, the timing couldn’t be better!


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Doaly Takes On The Dark Knight Film Trilogy With Three Minimalist Posters

Doaly just completed his Batman Noir poster series based on the three Christopher Nolan films.

The UK based artist writes:

“I wanted the posters to be based on the monologues of the three films which chart the character’s progression as he comes full circle.

In the second film, Batman played the role of guardian of Gotham even when the citizens didn’t know how much the Dark Knight did for them. I wanted this to echo as part of the city itself and there’s a cheeky nod to the Joker within the poster as you couldn’t have a Batman poster without him.”

Check out the 3 prints below. No word on availability to purchase the posters but I will post the info as soon as it becomes available.



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The Dark Knight Detail


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Fox’s Gotham TV Series To Include Classic Batman Villains

Originally billed as a series focusing on pre-Commissioner era James Gordon, Fox chairman Kevin Reilly confirmed today that the network’s upcoming series “Gotham” will chronicle the journey of a young Bruce Wayne as well saying: “The show will track Bruce from a child until he puts on a cape (in the finale).”

Reilly also announced that the series will tell origin stories for several key Batman villains including The Riddler, The Penguin, Catwoman and more.

“We will see how they get to become what they are as Gotham is teetering on the edge. It is an operatic soap with a larger than life quality.”

Under development from “The Mentalist” creator Bruno Heller, “Gotham” has already been greenlit as a pilot with veteran director Danny Cannon behind the camera. Reilly confirmed that the network has the full intention of taking the show to series and will begin assembling their writer’s room this February.



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Detective Comics #27 Features Variant Covers By Frank Miller, Jim Lee & More


DC Comics’ Detective Comics #27 will be released tomorrow and will clock in at more than 100 pages to kick off DC’s 75th anniversary celebration for the Dark Knight.

The issue includes a modern-day retelling of the Dark Knight’s origin by the incredible team of writer Brad Meltzer and artist Bryan Hitch. Also included is John Layman and Jason Fabok’s final storyline, “Gothtopia,” before the new creative team of Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato take over writing duties for the series in the spring.

To commemorate the special issue, DC will release covers with art by Greg Capullo, Frank Miller, Tony S. Daniel, Chris Burnham and Jason Fabok.

Detective Comics #27 is a 96-page comic scheduled to arrive in stores on January 8 with a cover price of $7.99 US.


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Beautiful Animatronic Joker Funhouse By Paul Heatherington Built Out of LEGO Bricks


Vancouver-based LEGO artist Paul Hetherington (aka “Brickbaron“) created this beautiful funhouse out of LEGO bricks for one of the most iconic Batman villains, the Joker.

Paul brought the funhouse to life with animatronics powered by Lego Power Function motors.

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The funhouse is built with three “levels” to allow for three separate Batman and Robin scenes. He built the Funhouse over a two month period and debuted it at Brickcon 2013 in Seattle.

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Frank Miller’s Detective Comics # 27 Cover Revealed

This Catwoman cover, one of several variants for Detective Comics # 27 marks the return of Frank Miller to the Batman world, territory he’s strongly associated with due to revered stories such as The Dark Knight Returns and Batman: Year One.

Detective Comics #27, an oversized issue commemorating the first appearance of Batman in 1939′s original Detective Comics #27, is scheduled for release on January 8, 2014.

The main story, by John Layman and Jason Fabok, kicks off the upcoming “Gothtopia” storyline; other contributors to the issue include Scott Snyder, Sean Murphy, Paul Dini and Brad Meltzer.


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LEGO CUUSOO Assault on Wayne Manor


CUUSOO is a site where people can vote for fan submitted LEGO concepts to become real products. If a proposed project receives 10,000 votes then it gets reviewed by LEGO to possibly become a reality


HERE is a recent submission by the LEGO builder DarthKy that deserves to be approved and created.

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I present to you the Assault on Wayne Manor LEGO CUUSSO modular model complete with an opening bookcase with entrance to the Bat Cave, Bat Pole,  The Dark Knight’s trophies, a Bat Suit chamber and lots of hero and villain mini-figs.

So c’mon people, lets get enough votes to get this LEGO piece of awesomeness built!


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The World’s Finest & He Stole My Balloons Prints By Matt Ferguson Now Available

The World’s Finest and He Stole My Balloons prints by Matt Ferguson are now available at the artist’s web store.


The World’s Finest by Matt Ferguson
Limited edition, 2 color screen print.
18×24 inches.
Signed & numbered
Edition size – 100
Order HERE


He Stole My Balloons by Matt Ferguson
Inspired by Batman (1989)
Limited edition Giclée
11×24 inches
Signed & numbered
Edition size – 125
Order HERE

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Batman Black & White Harley Quinn Statue

The fun-loving, psychotic, Arkham Asylum doctor turned-inmate Harley Quinn joins the best-selling Batman Black & White line with this stunning statue designed by the character’s co-creator, award-winning animator, artist, and producer, Bruce Timm!

Sculpted by Jon Matthews, the statue ($80) is approximately 7.4″ tall and is limited to 5,200.

The Batman Black & White Harley Quinn statue will go on sale in May 2014.


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The Fire Wire Comic Book Pick of The Week: Batman Black and White # 3 Featuring A Cover By Olly Moss

Batman Black and White # 3 features a selection of adventures by some of comics’ top talents, with tales of The Dark Knight written by Lee Bermejo, Rian Hughes, Damion Scott, Paul Dini and Marv Wolfman.

Artists include Lee Bermejo, Rian Hughes, Damion Scott, Stephane Roux and Riccardo Burchielli.

And the capper is a stunning cover by Olly Moss.

The 48 page issue is on sale today (November 6, 2013) for $4.99.



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Make-A-Wish Foundation Will Transform San Francisco Into Gotham City For Batman-Themed Wish From Five-Year Old Miles


Five-year-old Miles has leukemia. Described as “a sunny, positive little boy,” Miles finds strength in the super hero characters that he loves. Next month the Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation will help everyone find strength in Miles when they make his dream of becoming Batman come true.

Miles’ big day as Batman happens on November 15th, when the San Francisco/Gotham Police Chief will put out a call for help cleaning up our city. Miles, along with a grownup Batman sidekick, will jump into action answering the chief’s call and taking to the streets of San Francisco in the “real” batmobile. The people from Make-A-Wish Bay Area, describe the plot of Miles’ real-life comic book day:

“After rescuing a damsel in distress from the cable car tracks in Nob Hill, and capturing the Riddler in the act of robbing a downtown vault, Batman will eat his lunch at the Burger Bar in San Francisco – directly above Union Square. While at Burger Bar, he will get a call on his batphone to go to the window – where he will look down and see a huge group of volunteers jumping up and down asking for Batman’s help. Why?

Because the Penguin will be kidnapping a famous Gotham City mascot! The getaway car will be visible on Union Square (a convertible so that everyone can see what is happening), and the chase will be on!

After catching the Penguin, Batman will make his final stop at City Hall, where the Mayor and the Police Chief of Gotham City will thank him and give him the key to the city. We plan on having hundreds of volunteers and donors collected to cheer and thank our Batman!”

The Make-A-Wish Foundation promises more details about the event will follow soon and, of course, everyone in S.F. is welcome to come out on November 15th to cheer on the hero this city deserves.



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DC Announces Weekly Batman Comic Series Batman: Eternal


DC will start a weekly Batman comic next year. Kicking off in the spring of 2014, Batman: Eternal will be a weekly comic series featuring stories from current Batman writer Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, John Layman, Ray Fawkes and Tim Seeley.

“We’re gonna give you the biggest, craziest and most fun stuff we’ve done on the book and in the world of Gotham,” Snyder said. Snyder will function as the “showrunner” for the series, guiding the story along while not officially penning the scripts.

“We want this to be a place where you get to tell a story about anything you want in Gotham, so long as we’re also moving this big story forward in the background,” Snyder explains. “You’ll see bombastic arcs as well but there’ll be plenty of room for Ray to explore some of the darker, more mystical aspects of Gotham that he loves or Tim to explore some of the crime we haven’t seen before.”


Snyder also teased that the stories in “Eternal” will “set the stage for a new Gotham and new characters and a new set of stories that will take Batman into 2015.”

In addition, DC announced that Detective Comics #27 will be a giant-sized 104 page issue as a nod to the original Detective Comics #27 that Batman first appeared in back in 1939. The issue will feature stories by writers Paul Dini, Brad Meltzer, Gregg Hurwitz and Peter Tomasi and illustrators Neal Adams, Dustin Nguyen and Francesco Francavilla, and a two page spread by famed Batman artist Frank Miller.


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Fox Plans Batman-Inspired Series, Gotham


Gotham City is coming to the small screen!

Fox has made a series commitment to “Gotham,” a new live-action show that will follow the adventures of a young Detective James Gordon. The series hails from “The Mentalist” creator Bruno Heller.

First appearing in “Detective Comics” #27 (the 1939 comic that also debuted Batman), Commissioner James Gordon is the creation of Bill Finger and Bob Kane. He was previously played on the 1960′s “Batman” television show by Neil Hamilton. Gary Oldman most recently portrayed the character in Christopher Nolan’s big screen trilogy.

While Gordon’s adventures may make use of familiar Batman villains, the Dark Knight himself is not planned to be a part of the series.


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Funko Announces Pop! Rides, First Up The 1966 Batmobile

Funko just announced a new series of vinyl figures featuring iconic vehicles from pop culture. The new line is called Pop! Rides and the first entry is the 1966 Batmobile with Batman behind the wheel.

Plans are already in place to continue the line with a Cadillac from the film Scarface and the DeLorean from Back to the Future.

You can pre-order the 1966 Batmobile Pop! Ride HERE for $25 for October delivery.



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Ben Affleck Revealed As Batman In Warner Bros. Pictures New Super Hero Feature Film, Now Slated To Open July 17, 2015

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Ending weeks of speculation, Ben Affleck has been set to star as Batman, a.k.a. Bruce Wayne. Affleck and filmmaker Zack Snyder will create an entirely new incarnation of the character in Snyder’s as-yet-untitled project—bringing Batman and Superman together for the first time on the big screen and continuing the director’s vision of their universe, which he established in “Man of Steel.”  The announcement was made today by Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production, and Sue Kroll, President, Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

The studio has slated the film to open worldwide on July 17, 2015.

Last month’s surprise announcement of the new movie featuring both Superman and Batman created a wave of excitement and immediately fueled discussion and debate—among fans as well as in the media—about who would put on the cape and cowl of Bruce Wayne’s alter ego.

Snyder successfully re-imagined the origin of Clark Kent/Superman in the worldwide blockbuster “Man of Steel,” which has earned more than $650 million worldwide to date, and climbing. The director will now create an original vision of Batman and his world for the film that brings the two DC Comics icons together.

Affleck will star opposite Henry Cavill, who will reprise the role of Superman/Clark Kent. The film will also reunite “Man of Steel” stars Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane.


In the announcement, Silverman stated, “We knew we needed an extraordinary actor to take on one of DC Comics’ most enduringly popular Super Heroes, and Ben Affleck certainly fits that bill, and then some.  His outstanding career is a testament to his talent and we know he and Zack will bring new dimension to the duality of this character.”

Snyder also expressed his excitement about the casting of Affleck, noting, “Ben provides an interesting counter-balance to Henry’s Superman. He has the acting chops to create a layered portrayal of a man who is older and wiser than Clark Kent and bears the scars of a seasoned crime fighter, but retain the charm that the world sees in billionaire Bruce Wayne.  I can’t wait to work with him.”

Kroll added, “We are so thrilled that Ben is continuing Warner Bros.’ remarkable legacy with the character of Batman. He is a tremendously gifted actor who will make this role his own in this already much-anticipated pairing of these two beloved heroes.”

Affleck recently starred in the Academy Award-winning Best Picture “Argo,” which he also directed and produced, earning acclaim and a BAFTA Award nomination for his performance in the film, as well as a number of directing honors.  In 2010, he starred in and directed the hit crime thriller “The Town.”  His recent acting work also includes “The Company Men,” “State of Play,” and “Hollywoodland,” for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor.  Earlier in his career, Affleck starred in and co-wrote (with Matt Damon) “Good Will Hunting,” for which he won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.

The new Super Hero film is being scripted by David S. Goyer from a story he co-created with Zack Snyder. Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder are producing, with Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan and Wesley Coller serving as executive producers.

Production is expected to begin in 2014.

The film is based on Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster, and Batman characters created by Bob Kane, published by DC Entertainment.


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Same Bat Time Same Bat Channel Print By Paul Shipper

One of my favorite artists is Paul Shipper and he knocked the ball out of the park on this print, Same Bat Time Same Bat Channel that he created for Ltd. Art Gallery’s Saturday Morning art show.

Paul writes:

“When I was a kid I watched many TV shows on Saturday mornings, but one of the earliest I can remember is watching re-runs of the old Batman TV series with Adam West in the lead role. When I was asked to participate in the latest Gallery show at Ltd Gallery, this is what sprung to mind for me… Holy blast from the past Batman!…”

You can order the print HERE for $40.


Same Bat Time Same Bat Channel Print By Paul Shipper
Hand Numbered edition of 40 pieces
Giclee print on Cold Press Bright 19 mil paper
Measurements: 16″ by 20″

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Warner Bros. Announces At Comic Con That Superman & Batman Will Unite On Film In 2015


On the heels of the worldwide success of “Man of Steel,” director Zack Snyder is bringing together the two greatest Super Heroes of all time—Batman and Superman—for the first time on the big screen.

The current hit, “Man of Steel,” has taken in more than $630 million at the worldwide box office to date, and climbing. Along with its star, Henry Cavill, the upcoming film brings back Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane. The new Batman has yet to be cast.

Snyder is co-writing the story with David S. Goyer, who will then pen the screenplay. Production is expected to begin in 2014, with an anticipated release date in Summer 2015.


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