I’ve loved Batman since before I can remember – the character and mythology has seemingly always been with me, from my early days laughing along with Adam West and Burt Ward as they fended off rubber sharks with Bat-Shark-Repellant Spray, to the seminal 1990s cartoon (still the greatest version of the mythology ever put to […]

Batman/Elmer Fudd #1 by Tom King, illustrated by Lee Weeks, coloured by Lovern Kindzierski…

  Marty Chodorek

I identify as a geek. I identify as a fanboy. I use fanboy as a verb when becoming exuberant about things like the release of new comics in a series I enjoy or when I have the opportunity to be in the same room as a creator I admire. And, despite the prevailing voices of […]

  Rachael Nisenkier

I really wanted to love Fox’s Gotham. It’s about Batman! It stars Ryan Atwood! It takes a unique look at the city that built the man! And there are things to love here. It’s visually stunning. Like… really awesome. In a comic book landscape that runs the gamut from cheesy to realistic to hyper realistic, […]

  Marty Chodorek

As a skeptic, I’m confident that there are lots of complex, often interconnected, rational answers for the things I don’t know. As someone who often dabbles in and reflects upon creative processes, I enjoy attributing phenomena to more nebulous, metaphysical forces. I particularly revel in ruminating upon impulses that comfortably loiter at the intersection of […]

  Matt Dodge

“The thing about Batman is that it always goes on, and that’s the thing I love about these characters… When I’m dead and moldering there will still be Batman.” -Grant Morrison In August 2009, four years and an entire universe ago, I bought my first Batman monthly comic. It was Batman And Robin #1 by […]