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Review: Batman-The Return of Bruce Wayne

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Fans of epic fantasy are used to long series – The Wheel of Time & The Sword of Truth come to mind.  But I don’t know that even the most hard core fantasy fan would read 51 books in a…

Podcast: Episode 11

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#11 In this weeks ATFMB podcast, I talk about scifi television, including the renewal of Fox hit Fringe for a 3rd season, Chuck’s ratings win that might mean a 4th season and how i09 has a list of 25 books…

Batman: Prodigal

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If you could say one nice thing about the whole mega crossover extravaganza event called ‘Knightfall’, ‘Knightquest’ and ‘KnightsEnd’ – it’s that it had a monumental epilogue that every Batman fan (I think) wanted to see: Dick Grayson stepping up…

Batman: KnightsEnd

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The culmination of a story that had Batman beaten and broken, then replaced, KnightsEnd sees Bruce Wayne return to reclaim his mantle and his city. Gotham is a mess. Police Commissioner Gordon no longer trusts the Batman, Robin has been…

Batman: Knightquest

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Following Knightfall, Knightquest was the aftermath of Bane breaking The Batman’s back in the Batcave, then taking over Gotham. Something had to be done. Gotham needed a Batman. Knightquest was actually two separate storylines. In the first, The Search, Bruce…

Batman: Knightfall

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In the early nineties, the event was the thing in comics. Several high profile sales of rare comics had brought tons of people to comic book stores to purchase comics as collectibles / investments. You could call it the ‘heyday’…

Comic Nostalgia: The Batman

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My memories of The Batman were of a guy running around in a light blue/gray pair of tights making bad puns and dancing the ‘Batusi’. While those memories were fond ones from my childhood, they were also quite silly. I…