While there have been plenty of depictions of Batman on the silver screen to pick from, there’s really only ever been one cinematic Catwoman who captured the world’s imagination and it turns out that at one point in time, Warner Bros. considered giving her a solo movie.
In the next few months, DC Comics will launch its new prestige imprint DC Black Label. The publisher is going to be kicking it off in grand fashion with Batman: Damned, which reunites the iconoclastic team of writer Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo, the same creatives behind 2009’s arresting Joker graphic novel.
The CW has enlisted Ruby Rose (The Meg) to be their live-action Kate Kane in the upcoming Arrow/Flash/Supergirl crossover special and next year’s potential Batwoman series from Caroline Dries. The moment her casting was announced, it immediately clicked. But now, the actress is sharing just how much like Batwoman she…
When I was a kid I always wanted to electrify my Lego creations. I wanted my Lego planes to fly, and I wanted my Lego cars to drive. The latter is finally possible thanks to Lego’s new Power Up platform, a set of features that lets you add motors to Lego creations and control them with a smartphone app. One of the…
It’s impossible to listen to writer Tom King talk about DC Comics’ upcoming Heroes in Crisis series without gaining a new appreciation for the larger narrative project he’s been crafting across other comics, like Mister Miracle and Batman.
In the escalating arms race that is entertaining airline safety videos, Turkish Airlines has just dropped the equivalent of the atomic bomb on its competitors. Its new in-flight video features characters from The Lego Movie inside a fantastically detailed Lego airplane. It’s...awesome.
We’ve known for a while that a full HD remaster of the iconic ‘90s Batman cartoon was on the way. But now, we know when one of the most beloved takes on the Dark Knight will be available in high-definition for the first time: October 16.
One of the biggest Batman stories of the modern era is coming to animation. Batman: Hush, the storyline created by Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee in 2002 and 2003, is getting the cartoon film treatment as a DC Universe Original Movie.
You never forget a face like this. Cinema Makeup School has returned to San Diego Comic-Con to show some of its latest creations, and we’ve got an in-depth glimpse at one of the scariest looks you’ll ever find: Batman Joker.
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of all things toy. This week, we’re shipping ourselves off to San Diego and staying in a cramped convention hall with tons of new announcements.. an a few toys that slipped out earlier in the week. Plus, Mario Kart Hot Wheels, the Golden Girls(!), and so much more!
The canonical understanding of the Dark Knight is that Bruce Wayne hates guns. This fall, DC Comics is going to introduce a new, evil Batman who doesn’t have that problem. At all.
Baltimore isn’t Gotham City—keep your jokes to yourselves—but, come this fall, it’s going to be one of the best places to learn about the Dark Knight’s publishing history through the decades.
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of all things toys. This week, San Diego Comic-Con marches ever closer with even more exclusives, Batman Ninja strikes at your shelf, and Nerf is getting into laser tag. Check it out!
DC Universe, the upcoming streaming service/comic book depository/fan hub platform dedicated to DC Comics’ best and brightest, already has a lot of very interesting reasons to tempt us to sign up. Now it’s adding another in the form of Batman: The Animated Series. But not just any version of this beloved classic: This…
Ever wanted to know what the inside of Superman’s eyeball looks like? Well, now you do, in stunningly beautiful detail.
You’ve probably heard at this point about the big reveal of Batman #50's wedding thanks to The New York Times, continuing its weirdly consistent streak of getting to spoil comics days before they release. But, for better or worse, there’s more to the issue than what happens at DC Comics’ biggest wedding of the year.
Selina Kyle, an infamous burglar, socialite and occasional antihero of questionable morals, first met Bruce Wayne, a playboy billionaire with an affinity for bats and a strong sense of justice, at a yacht party being held far from their homes in Gotham city.
If you’re invested in Batman’s romantic life, you might want to steer cleer of the paper of record today.
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the coolest toys we’ve seen on this here internet lately. This week: Comic-Con exclusive mania continues, Fantastic Beasts finds itself an extremely clever Lego set, and the best incarnation of the Justice League assembles on your toy shelf. Check it out!
Batman and Catwoman’s rapidly-approaching wedding has had a rough time when it comes to planning. Batman’s potential Best Men accidentally got caught up with Hush. Booster Gold’s wedding gift screwed up the timeline to hell and back. And now, the Joker’s shown up at the worst possible time—but he might have done…