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Batman Better Beware Azrael One of McFarlane Toys Newest Figures

Batman Better Beware Azrael One of McFarlane Toys Newest Figures

One of my favorite figures from the current wave is from the DC Comics mini-series Batman: The Curse of the White Knight as the religious zealot Azrael The story follows a new version of John-Paul Valley but he is still on his righteous crusade Batman’s reign is at an end and it is time to[...]

McFarlane Toys Announces Batman: White Knight Figures Are Coming

McFarlane Toys Announces Batman: White Knight Figures Are Coming

Coming out of the hit Batman series Batman: White Knight, Batman, Joker, and Azrael are getting the figure treatment Each one will be getting their appearances from the comic created with great detail and will include accessories The story follows a new and improved Joker after he is declared sane and switches his chaotic nature to[...]

Detective Comics #981 Review: A Satisfying and Heartwarming Final Chapter

Detective Comics #981 Review: A Satisfying and Heartwarming Final Chapter

Batman and Batwoman fight against the Omac army controlled by Ulysses and a possessed Red Robin, among whose number is Azrael and Batwing Can Red Robin be saved? Can Gotham? If so, what does this mean for the Gotham Knights?[caption id="attachment_851369" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Detective Comics #981 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]With[...]

Batman Detective Comics #980 Review: Batwoman vs. Red Robin

Batman Detective Comics #980 Review: Batwoman vs. Red Robin

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Batwoman distracts the Tim Drake Omac while Batman, Spoiler, and Orphan infiltrate the transformed Belfry. The Bat-Family hopes that they can shut down Tim and Ulysses' control tower and override the Omac drones destroying Gotham City. The story advances more in this issue of Detective Comics compared to the recent two. The team […]

Batman: Detective Comics #979 Review: Full Omactivation

Batman: Detective Comics #979 Review: Full Omactivation

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Red Robin has been taken over by Brother Eye and the newest iteration of Omac. This puts him at the mercy of Ulysses, now calling himself the General. The Colony's armored soldiers are also being taken over by Omac and are attacking Batman, Batwoman, Colonel Kane, and the Colony. Back in the Batcave, […]

Batman Detective Comics #978 Review: A Strong Twist but a Thin Comic

Batman Detective Comics #978 Review: A Strong Twist but a Thin Comic

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Batman and Red Robin investigate the Colony's soldiers whom gunned down a band of mobsters while Ulysses watches on from his command center. Batman leaves to meet up with Batwoman and her father. Ulysses continues to have a video feed of the events. He is planning something massive, but Red Robin is closing […]

Batman Detective Comics #977 Review: Colonizing the Future

Batman Detective Comics #977 Review: Colonizing the Future

After this, Ulysses makes an offer to cooperate with Tim and give him access to all sorts of future technology acquired from the future Tim Drake.Elsewhere in the present, Batwoman, Batwing, Azrael, and the Colony prepare for another mission outside of Gotham City Meanwhile, Red Robin returns to Batman to ask for guidance.[caption id="attachment_817567" align="aligncenter"[...]

Detective Comics #976 Review: Another Dark Yet Absorbing Entry

Detective Comics #976 Review: Another Dark Yet Absorbing Entry

Batwoman, Azrael, and Batwing settle into their new roles with the Colony.[caption id="attachment_811037" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #976 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]The Knights Program, which has been the grand experiment behind the plot of James Tynion IV’s Detective Comics run, has fallen apart with Batman unwilling to let Red[...]

Detective Comics #975 Review: Intense Drama and Hard Truths for the Bat Family

Detective Comics #975 Review: Intense Drama and Hard Truths for the Bat Family

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Batman calls together the closest members of his family: Nightwing, Red Hood, Batgirl, Red Robin, and Robin. Their purpose? To decide what can and should be done about Batwoman after the death of Clayface. Meanwhile, Batwoman is left to consider the offer from her father to join the Colony. This is another low-action […]

Batman Detective Comics #974 Review [Spoilers]: A Great Story of Grief-Stricken Heroes

Batman Detective Comics #974 Review [Spoilers]: A Great Story of Grief-Stricken Heroes

However, Azrael and Batwing take Batwoman’s side.Later, Spoiler confronts Red Robin on the destructive behavior he is fostering by remaining with Batman.[caption id="attachment_795417" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #974 cover by Guillem March and Jason Wright[/caption]Detective Comics #974 delivers a cathartic aftermath issue to the events of “Fall of the Batmen.” Batman, Orphan, and Red[...]

Detective Comics #973 Review: The Victimization of Clayface

Detective Comics #973 Review: The Victimization of Clayface

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Clayface, empowered and driven madder by the excess clay from the Belfry's Mudroom, is now raging across Gotham City. Orphan is worried for her friend, Red Robin is out of commission, and Batman's only hope is that Dr. October may have a solution. Batwoman has a different answer in the form of a […]

Detective Comics #972 Review: The True Nature of Clayface

Detective Comics #972 Review: The True Nature of Clayface

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Clayface is on a rampage and battling the Batman in the opening to this issue of Detective Comics. The Dark Knight holds that Basil Karlo is still good, but the situation is worsening. The First Victim and Anarky are still on the loose and wreaking havoc in Gotham City. Red Robin is unsure […]

Batman Detective Comics #968 Review: A Tim-Penny Symphony

Batman Detective Comics #968 Review: A Tim-Penny Symphony

This Tim Drake is intent on killing Batwoman before she can cause some alleged irreparable damage to Gotham and the Bat-Family.At the Belfry, Brother Eye is launching an attack of Colony drones against Batwoman, Clayface, Azrael, Orphan, and Batwing It looks to be their last stand, and the future Tim Drake intends on killing Batwoman[...]

Brian Michael Bendiss List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Brian Michael Bendis's List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion.Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman and[...]

Red Hood And The Outlaws #15 Review: Flawed But Fun

Red Hood And The Outlaws #15 Review: Flawed But Fun

With Bizarro’s intelligence and motives fluctuating, he puts out a challenge to the Batman Family…unbeknownst to his teammates in the Outlaws.This brings Batwoman, Batwing, Clayface, Orphan, and Azrael to their doorstep, and the two groups duke it out for the fate of Bizarro and crimefighting dominance in Gotham.This is a good setup for a hero[...]


The Penguin Returns With A Bang

The Penguin Returns With A Bang

Captain Barnes was in the hospital in critical care after the attack by Azrael Bullock was basically in charge of the GCPD and with Gordon they went to see Tabitha Galavan to try and locate her brother Meanwhile Bruce went and found Selina and convinced her to break into Arkham to find out what's going[...]

The Rebirth of Azrael &#8211 A Gotham Featurette

The Rebirth of Azrael – A Gotham Featurette

Fox has released a new behind-the-scenes featurette focusing on the birth / re-birth of Azrael After being killed by James Gordon (Ben McKenzie), Theo Galavan (James Frain) is brought back to life without knowing his own name by Hugo Strange (B D Wong) And the good doctor convinces the former mayor that he is a 17th[...]

Gothams Movie-Style Trailer for Azrael

Gotham's Movie-Style Trailer for Azrael

I the trailer we get a brief recap of what Bruce Wayne and James Gordon have been through since the night the Waynes were killed and we follow it along to the rebirth of Theo Galavan at the hands of Hugo Strange, and his taking on the persona of Azrael.Man, it looks like they could[...]

NYCC 15: Has Azrael Already Re-Appeared In Midnighter

NYCC '15: Has Azrael Already Re-Appeared In Midnighter?

Asked at the DC All Access panel at New York Comic Con, if the character Azrael might appear anytime soon in DC's comics, the panel began to dismiss the idea, "not on this panel".. until Midnighter writer Steve Orlando interrupted, to say "you possibly already have..."Midnighter readers? Can you identify an Azrael hidden in plain[...]