Dark Knights: Death Metal #1 Batmetal

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Dark Knights: Death metal pays tribute to many things; Sgt Rock, Doomsday Clock, every crisis since the big one. But does it also pay tribute to the previously most metal version of Batman ever?

With the bad guys unleashing a Bruce Wayne with the powers of Dr Manhattan the good guys are going to need someone tough after all.

What is Justice League Dark: Apokolips War?

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Seven years ago DC animation adapted Flashpoint for the DVD shelves. Little did we know that this would be the start of a whole new DC universe. One that trounced the big screen adaptations and lagged behind the 90’s to 2000’s television universe. It was never the best nor has it been the worst. Through ups and down. Through suicide squads and teenage titans. This is move sixteen …….

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What is ‘Justice League: Mortal’?

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The MCU is doing wonders at the moment, managing to hype people to unprecedented levels with a fight between superheroes and a guy they’ve never heard of whose never managed to get out of his chair in over five years. Meanwhile the DCMU has managed to do two movies with a crazy space hobo, one movie about a clown hooker and one that has Ben Affleck apparently doing everything……. he can to get his name off the project. But this is not the only way it could have gone. We could have had a Justice League back when Marvel was still talking about an “Initiative”, we could have had a Justice League from the man behind “Fury Road”, an altogether more human Justice League a………………………………….

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What is ‘Superman: American Alien’?

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Max Landis is a film maker, writer and nerd most well known for writing a shaky cam, gritty and realisitc superhero movie that isn’t as terrible as that sentence sounds, being behind the Americanisation of Douglas Adams or for pissing off feminists and lovers of Rey. A man who claims that nobody loves Superman like he does, nobody understands Superman like he does, now we’re going to see if anyone can write Superman like he can in…………………………………………..

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What is ‘Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders’?

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As DC continues to go from bad decision to bad decision and they scramble around to do something about it, going from hiring a guy who thinks they should just do Watchmen to a guy who thinks they should make Watchmen official. So while all this is going on they do the one thing they have left going for them, nostalgia. This is ……………………………………………………………

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What is ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’?

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In the late eighties comic books and in paticular Batman was reinventing itself into a grimm dark reflection of the happy kid friendly books they had once been. Keen to loose the connection to Adam West and ‘Bat-shark repellent’ writers such as Moore and Millar were hard at work to bring us the Bat we know today. Yet one of those books was a little bit more “problematic” than the others and is still a heated topic for conversation today. So lets see if I can add anything new to the discussion and cash in on those google statistics; what with Bruce Timm’s version out on DVD fairly soon.

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