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Following the announcement of Tom Hardy signing to portray the complex villain Bane in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises," CBR News takes a look at the origins and life of the man that broke the Bat.
January is DC's month of villainy as the bad guys take the stage in Faces of Evil. First up, we examine Grant Morrison's "anti-Batman," Prometheus, and Germany's World War I flying ace, Hans Von Hammer, the Enemy Ace.
Bruce Wayne is missing and presumed dead, but is there another Batman waiting in the wings? One choice is Dick Grayson, Nightwing. We bring you a two-part look at the life of Grayson, potential successor to the Bat.
In this final installment, CBR looks back at more of the major figures who shaped Batman's history, and provides an overview of the major comic book storylines that defined the character in the last twenty-five years.
In this second part of CBR's look at the history of Batman, we relive the tumultuous eras that saw Batman fall under the shadow of Dr. Fredric Wertham; become a camp classic; and transcend to pop culture phenomenon.
With "Batman R.I.P." concluded and "The Dark Knight" available on DVD now, CBR presents a new series spotlighting the history of the Batman and the creators that made the character a part of the pop culture landscape.
CBR's Brian Eason tracks the tragic tale of Jason Todd, the second Robin, from his bright-eyed birth to his troubled adolescence, brutal murder and controversial resurrection.
With big developments in store for Black Canary shortly, Brian Eason looks back at one of the most dynamic female characters in the DCU and he oft times dark past.
With the "Sinestro Corps Special" coming from DC in June, the greatest rogue in Green Lantern history gets a major spotlight. Brian Eason takes a look back on the complicated history of Sinestro in the DCU.