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The Top 10 Sexiest Batman Characters

This article ranks the 10 sexiest women in the Batman series. It provides a brief overview of each lady's powers, abilities, as well as their overall appearance.


Review: "Batman: A Death in the Family"

Jim Starlin's controversial story arc saw the Joker murder Jason Todd, the second Robin . . . though Batman fans themselves had a hand to play in the young man's untimely demise.


Review: "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns"

Frank Miller's seminal classic reimagines Batman as a retired vigilante pulled back into a world of capes and cowls. Featuring a definitive take on the Caped Crusader, Miller's series inspired generations of readers and writers in a story consistently hailed as the greatest Batman story ever told.


Review: "Superman: The Man of Steel"

John Byrne's seminal limited series updated Superman's origin for an entire generation. How does Byrne give the timeless tale of an earth-sent orphan from Krypton a facelift for the 1980s?


Review: "Batman: Year One"

Frank Miller's post-Crisis take on Batman's origins remains one of the best renditions of the Dark Knight's early days of crimefighting


Review: "Crisis on Infinite Earths"

Marv Wolfman and George Perez's classic saga saw worlds collide and universes decimated, but how do characters express their humanity and heroics amidst all the chaos and carnage?


9 DC Universe Superheroes With "Star" in Their Name

You can't throw a stone in the DC Universe without hitting someone with "star" in their name: Starman, Star Girl, Star Boy, the Star-Spangled Kid—there are so many. Here is what they're all about.


Graphic Novel Review: "Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?" by Neil Gaiman

Batman is dead, and friends and foes alike are attending his funeral, telling stories about him, how he lived and how he died as Bruce watches from the "afterlife." Are Neil Gaiman's "Batman" stories worth your time and money? Let's find out!


Graphic Novel Review: "Batman & Robin Vol. 1: Reborn" by Grant Morrison

Look out, Gotham, there's a new Batman and Robin in town to fight crime. Dick Grayson and Damian Wayne take up the mantle of Batman and Robin, but so are Red Hood and Scarlet. Which team will protect Gotham from criminals? Is this graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out!


Graphic Novel Review: "Nightwing: Year One" by Chuck Dixon

Dick Grayson is "fired" from being Robin by Batman. Now he has to discover what he's going to do with his life and how he's going to continue helping others by fighting crime. Is this classic "Nightwing" story worth your time and money? Let's find out!


Graphic Novel Review: "Batman: The Long Halloween" by Jeph Loeb

Batman, Jim Gordon, and Harvey Dent take on the mob in Gotham while a mysterious serial killer murders mobsters on holidays. This is the origin story of Harvey Dent/Two-Face and shows how he came to be. Is this graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out!


"Scout's Honor" Adds Twist to Post-Apocalyptic Storytelling

This comic book series from AfterShock kicks off with an exciting, intriguing first chapter. Spoilers follow.


The Top 10 Sexiest Women of DC Comics

This article examines the 10 sexiest women of DC Comics. It provides a detailed analysis of each character's powers and abilities, personality, and general appearance.


Graphic Novel Review: "Nightwing Vol. 1: Better Than Batman (Rebirth)" by Tim Seeley

Dick Grayson once again dons his "Nightwing" costume as he attempts to sabotage the Court of Owls from the inside. He is partnered with the mysterious vigilante Raptor, but Raptor has his own agenda. And what is Raptor's connection to Dick? is this graphic novel worth your time? Let's find out!


Graphic Novel Review: "Dick Grayson: The Lost Carnival" by Michael Moreci

Dick Grayson has grown tired of performing the same acrobatic routine for small crowds. He wants to find his own way in the world outside of being a "Flying Grayson." He stumbles onto a mysterious Lost Carnival and meets a mysterious girl named Lucina. Is this YA graphic novel worth your time?


Review: "Batman: Vengeance of Bane"

Writer Chuck Dixon introduces readers to Bane in this one-shot, delving into the villain's deep and dark history, from his tormented childhood to his first interaction with the man who will become his greatest opponent: Batman.


Superhero Academy 101: Imps, Thunderbolts, and the 5th Dimension

While superheroes do their best to not only save the world and fight crime, one of the few nuisances in their lives is the plague of omniscient imps, thunderbolts and djinns. Here's more about the ones from DC.


4 "Shazam" Comics to Read Before the Movie

Discover Shazam's most relevant stories—those you would want to read before seeing the movie.


Graphic Novel Review: "Batman Volume 1: The Court of Owls" by Scott Snyder

Is this graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out! Bruce Wayne reveals his plans to revitalize Gotham City; soon after, a mysterious assassin tries to kill him. Batman begins to search for the mysterious Court of Owls.


4 Aquaman Comics to Read Before the Movie

Discover Aquaman’s most relevant comics, those you would want to read before heading to the theatre.


Graphic Novel Review of "Batman: R.I.P." by Grant Morrison

Batman's enemies try to attack him psychologically. Will they succeed in breaking him? Is Grant Morrison's graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out!


Top 10 Batman Villains

Count down and examine the ten most interesting Batman villains ever created!


Batman and the Robins

This article includes a list of all the characters who have owned the title of Robin and their most relevant stories.


"Batman: The Wedding" Review (No Spoilers)

This is my no-spoilers review of "Batman #50: The Wedding."


4 Reasons Wonder Woman Actually Fails as a Heroine

Don't meet your childhood heroes? Or maybe just don't think about them too hard.


Strength Comes From Within: Analyzing Frank Miller’s Graphic Novel: "Batman, The Dark Knight Returns"

In the midst of a stagnant and depressed world, heroes like Batman, Robin, and Lao Tzu (Laozi) teach us that true strength comes from within. It is up to us to fix the problems we see in the world. The world is a battleground. If we don't take action, darkness will win.


Review: "It's Superman"

"It's Superman" by Tom De Haven takes the popular character back to his roots, but does so in a way that's more in keeping with modern versions of Superman rather than with his comic book origins.


Graphic Novel Review: "Batman: The Black Mirror" by Scott Snyder

Dick Grayson as Batman must solve a mysterious murder and also must investigate a man known as "the Dealer." Is Scott Snyder's graphic novel worth your time and money?


Unraveling the Two Unsolved Mysteries of "Batman: The Killing Joke"

Explore two ambiguous acts contained in the acclaimed comic "Batman: The Killing Joke"!


Superhero Academy 101: Animal Science (the Problems With DC Pets)

The animal kingdom of the DC Universe is a strange and sometimes dangerous thing. Come as we explore the problems and perils of some of the animal companions. Tread carefully.


Superhero Academy 101: Metaphysics (the Green, the Red, the Clear, the Grey, the Black, and the Speed Force)

Characters like The Swamp Thing, Animal Man, Aquaman, and The Flash had simplistic origins that evolved into more sophisticated backstories. In them, we find a new wrinkle in the way their powers work


Graphic Novel Review: "Batman: Cacophony" by Kevin Smith

This is a forgettable graphic novel by Kevin Smith. If it had better artwork, it would be worth buying.


D.C. Comics' "The House of Mystery": A 1970s Hit

D.C. Comics' "The House of Mystery" book is an example of solid genre fiction published in the 1970s that kept the lost artistry of comic book horror anthologies alive.


Why Superman Doesn't Need to Be Updated

Superman has been around for decades, and some people think he is overrated or outdated. I think being a bit old fashioned is part of Superman's appeal.


Top 5 Evil Acts of the Joker

Count down and learn about the five most evil actions from Gotham's most nefarious killer!


Hermod the Nimble: The Nordic God That Inspired a Classic Comic Book Superhero

Before there was the Flash, there was Hermod the Nimble, the fastest god in mythology. While speed may be his power, his legacy is as a character that bridges ancient and modern myth as a superhero.


"Kid" by Simon Artimage: An Analysis

This is an analysis of 'Kid' by Simon Artimage in relation to the Batman lore.


Six Positive DC Character Role Models for Young Girls

In today's world, people need role models where they can get them. Sometimes they come from the characters they see in comic books. Here are my top six role models from DC Comics.


Six DC Heroes That Had to Overcome Addiction

Being a hero is hard. Enemies attack from every direction. However, the hardest enemy to defeat is the one that comes from inside them. Here are six heroes who had to overcome addiction.


Getting into DC Comics: Superman Titles (New 52)

Starting to read DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Superman and "Super-Family" books.


Getting Into DC Comics: The Dark Titles (New 52)

Starting to read DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Supernatural, Magical, and Horror books.


Getting Into DC Comics: Green Lantern Titles (New 52)

Starting to read DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Green Lantern books.


Batman Comics: A Beginner's Reading Guide

Looking to start reading DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Batman and "Bat-family" comic books.


Getting Into DC Comics: Justice League Titles (New 52)

Starting to read DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Justice League books.


5 Reasons You Should Read Justice League Dark

A brief guide to why readers new to, or experienced with, the current DC comic universe should read the Justice League Dark title.


How to Get Into DC Comics: A Beginner's Guide to the New 52

This is a guide for those of you looking to get into reading DC comics for the first time, starting with the New 52.


Who Is Robin? A Look at Batman's Sidekicks Over the Years

Here's a look at the different comic book characters to have taken on the identity of Batman’s sidekick, Robin.


Wonder Woman vs. Supergirl: Who Would Win?

What if Supergirl and Wonder Woman fought each other? Who would win? Who would lose? How would the fight go?


The History of Raven's Costume (DC Comics)

This is just a little history on the many outfits that Raven of the Teen Titans has worn over the years.


Who Are The Native American Heroes of the DC Universe?

There weren’t many characters to draw from. I was leery from the start that DC could invent a good Native American character after coming up with embarrassing concepts like ”Pow Wow” Smith. Here is a list of some Native American characters in the DC universe.