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With "The Dark Knight" in theaters around the world next week, we take an in-depth look at the literary and cinematic history of the Batman's greatest foe, the Joker, in this first of a two-part series.
Animated Batman guru Bruce Timm, executive producer of "Batman: Gotham Knight," tells CBR why Batman is perfect for anime, the violent Wonder Woman DVD and how he'd pitch the Question for a DCU DVD.
Tuesday's Citizens for Batman events in NYC and Chicago ended with enormous Bat-signals projected above the cities. CBR was in New York to see what one fan called “geeks stopping traffic.”
CBR News talks to composer Christopher Drake, who scored two of the six chapters of the "Batman: Gotham Knight" DVD feature. A longtime Batman fan, the project was a dream come true for Drake.
“The Dark Knight’s” Christian Bale talks once more to CBR about Batman’s discipline and intensity, Heath Ledger, and the importance of Christopher Nolan to the reborn film franchise.
CBR sat down with writer Greg Rucka to learn how he brought his beloved "Gotham Central" characters to life for the "Batman: Gotham Knight" animated DVD that hits stores this week.
With a countdown clock that runs out Tuesday night, the Citizens for Batman website has updated with coordinates for "major" events in New York City and Chicago.
The new Rachel Dawes, Maggie Gyllenhaal, talks with CBR News about taking over the role from Katie Holmes, the differences between "The Dark Knight" movies and independent films, and 300-storey drops.
CBR News speaks once more with "The Dark Knight" co-star Gary Oldman, this time about the appeal of Jim Gordon, his upcoming “A Christmas Carol,” and his thoughts for a third Batman film. SPOILER WARNING.
CBR received this afternoon another package from Citizens for Batman, this time with a t-shirt and stickers and indications of a "major" event happening next week. Also revealed is a new poster.
“The Dark Knight” producers Charles Roven and Emma Thomas tell CBR News about the benefits and difficulties of using IMAX cameras to film the Batman sequel, including what sequences were shot in the oversized format.
In this, our fifth and final interview with the five writers of DC's series of five one- shots, “The Joker’s Asylum,” CBR News spoke with writer David Hine (“Spawn”) about his leading rogue -- Two-Face.
David S. Goyer and Jonathan Nolan tell CBR News of the tragic and elemental forces at work in their script for "The Dark Knight," from which comics they took inspiration, and who the film's true protagonist is.
The animated film bridging the gap between "Batman Begins" and "The Dark Knight" was unveiled for the first time ever to a crowd of eager fans in Chicago, and CBR was there for every bat-minute!
Christopher Nolan's second Batman outing is a dark, haunting vision that reveals to a mass audience what fans of the characters have known for years - the Joker is nothing to laugh at.
In this, our fourth interview with the five writers of "The Joker's Asylum," CBR News spoke with horror film and comic writer Joe Harris ("BPRD: There's Something Under My Bed") about his leading rogue - Scarecrow.
Warner Bros. has released a massive gallery of images from the upcoming "The Dark Knight," featuring new shots of Batman, the Joker, Harvey Dent, Lieutenant Gordon, the Bat-Pod and more.
DC and Midway have released a slew of new images from their upcoming fighting game to go with the announcement of a joint SDCC panel hosted by Jimmy Palmiotti and MK co-creator Ed Boon.
CBR talks to Gary Oldman about his role as Jim Gordon in "The Dark Knight." Oldman discusses the challenges of his non-insane character, assumes blame for some botched takes, and praises co-star Heath Ledger. SPOILER WARNING.
In our third interview with the five writers of July's series of one-shots, "The Joker's Asylum," CBR speaks with "Fathom" writer J.T. Krul about his leading roguee - the one and only Poison Ivy.
CBR talks to Aaron Eckhart about his portrayal of Harvey Dent in the hotly anticipated new Batman film, "The Dark Knight." Eckhart discusses comics, the nature of violence in our times, and Dent's ultimate destiny. SPOILER WARNING.
In our second interview with the five writers of July's series of one-shots, "The Joker's Asylum," CBR speaks with "Scalped" creator Jason Aaron about his leading rogue, that waddling scoundrel, The Penguin.
CBR talks to actor Christian Bale about his work on the hotly anticipated new Batman film, "The Dark Knight," in which his titular hero dons a new costume, rides a new bike, makes a new friend, and breaks a lot of people's arms.
Rebirth, reinvention and new takes on old favorites fit the theme of Saturday's DC Nation panel. Dan DiDio answered questions from the audience, along with Matt Sturges, Jimmy Palmiotti and Ethan Van Sciver
In this first of a series of interviews with the cast and crew of "The Dark Knight," CBR's Andy Khouri goes in-depth with director Christopher Nolan about his vision of the Joker, Batman's detective acumen, and themes of violence and escalation.
With "The Dark Knight" coming to theaters shortly, CBR can finally bring you a detailed report from the set of the film in Chicago, where we visited last year to observe the filming of scenes between Batman and Jim Gordon.
PRESS RELEASE: Bruce Timm, Greg Rucka and more to appear at "Gotham Knight" panel at WizardWorld Chicago
"Detective Comics" writer Paul Dini talks to CBR about "The Heart of Hush," a new five-part arc that sees the return of Hush and ties-in to "Batman R.I.P." Will Hush be the one to finish the Batman, or even succeed him?
The immense viral campaign for "The Dark Knight" continues, with CBR and other outlets receiving a rubber Batman cowl, a new edition of The Gotham Times, and clues leading to a group calling themselves Citizens For Batman.
With eclectic nods to “Dexter” and “The Untouchables,” Mark Sable talks (out of just one side of his mouth) about “Two-Face: Year One,” its place in the Batman mythology, and his ideas for expanding Gotham City.
The Dark Knight viral campaign continues to infect, with Joker events held all over the world Monday night. CBR News was in Los Angeles and New York City to get all the details on the event and the brand new trailer.
George Khoury offers up another "Land of the Los," tale, a look at comic projects that never happened. This week, he presents a conversation with J. Scott Campbell about the never realized "Gen13/Batman" cross-over.