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The Detective Story Behind the Alfred Pennyworth Comic Book Collection
Take the case of the Action Comics #1 CGC 9.0 from Nicolas Cage's collection, for example: stolen from Cage's home in 2000 during a party, recovered in 2011 in a San Fernando, CA storage locker.  Then there's the collection amassed by a subsequently-convicted embezzler which included a jaw-dropping Batman #1 CGC 9.2.  In that bizarre[...]
Wednesday New Year's Day 2020
Alfred Pennyworth is dead, in the Batman comic books, killed by Tom King (#29 on the power list) Not in The Batman's Grave though – unless he is an illusion of Bruce And not in Doomsday Clock either, and the rest of DC Comics are going to have to use a sledgehammer to get that[...]
How Did Bruce Wayne Kill Alfred Pennyworth? Batman #83 Spoilers
It is that which Thomas Wayne, apparently, is trying to take away from his now-surviving son Bruce Wayne. But also an act that Alfred Pennyworth made, in order to get Batman to do what he knew he must Alfred knew he would die – and that was okay It was necessary It was duty. And in doing[...]
“Pennyworth” is More than a Batman Prequel – It’s a Fever Dream of Sixties London
It appears to be about the story of Alfred Pennyworth in the 1960s long before he became the Wayne family butler It appears to be about how he met Thomas and Martha Wayne However, showrunner Bruno Heller makes the show its own animal Apart from the over-the-top gothic-satirical take on the world, it doesn't really[...]
On Keeping Alfred Pennyworth Dead at DC Comics
It was the story that saw Batman #77 blow out of the doors the other week, as Tom King, Mikel Janin and Tony Daniel told a story in which Damian Wayne entered the boundaries of Gotham, despite the warnings that Bane would kill Alfred Pennyworth if any of the Batfamily did so. Which lead to parallel-universe[...]
Catwoman Sings the Aria from Carmen Act 1, in Batman #77 Preview
How none of the Bat family are allowed in Gotham, or Alfred Pennyworth's life is in the balance. And Damian knew that explicitly. And in today's Batman #77, was reminded of that by Thomas Wayne, his grandfather from another dimension. And no threat is worth its salt unless it is carried through. But note We never see him speak[...]
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His son Sean Pertwee recently played Alfred Pennyworth on Fox's Batman prequel series Gotham. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqmp2u5UH9k&feature=youtu.beVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Remembering Jon Pertwee: A Conversation With Sean | Doctor Who (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqmp2u5UH9k&feature=youtu.be) The "Glam" Action Doctor BBC The Third Doctor is one of the most popular Doctors because he brought many of the familiar conventions to the[...]
Gotham Season 5: As The City Falls, The Villains Rise (TEASER)
Will order be restored, or will chaos reign in Gotham? Gotham Season 5, Episode 1 – 'Year Zero' Gotham Season 5, Episode 2 – 'Trespassers' Gotham Season 5, Episode 3 – 'Penguin, Our Hero' Gotham Season 5, Episode 4 – 'Ruin' Gotham Season 5, Episode 5 – 'Pena Dura' Gotham Season 5, Episode 6 – 'The Air is Getting Slippery' Gotham Season[...]
Pennyworth: Jason Flemyng Cast as Villainous Lord Harwood in Epix Series
Before Alfred Pennyworth inherited Bruce Wayne/Batman's cavalcade of killers, he had his own "big bads" to contend with – and Jason Flemyng (The Missing, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) is bringing one of them to life in Epix's DC Comics adaptation Pennyworth. Flemyng's Lord Harwood will face off against Jack Bannon's Alfred and Ben Aldridge's Thomas Wayne in[...]
Meet Alfred for Gotham Spinoff Series, Pennyworth
Remember when we told you that the boss Bruno Heller behind FOX's Batman prequel series Gotham was developing a spinoff series about Alfred Pennyworth? Well, that's still happening, and as of today, we know who will be playing young Alfred. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jack Bannon has been tapped to bring the iconic future confidant of the Caped[...]