Jun 6, 2008
Well I’ve been back from vacation for a week now and I’m almost caught up on things so it’s time to bring back my regular columns. Starting with the Sci-Fi Podcast Roundup.
Podcast Spotlight - Lipstick Aliens
Lipstick Aliens features blogger Cat (AKA Sci Fi Ranter Girl) and video podcaster Lynne Gryphon and the two offer a female perspective on all things sci-fi. It’s a simple format and the podcasts come in…
May 30, 2008
There have been seven movies so far in the Batman movie franchise. To date Batman has been portrayed by Adam West, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney and Christian Bale.
The first Batman movie was known (appropriately enough) as Batman: The Movie and was a theatrical spin-off from the 1966 tv-series which starred Adam West.
It wasn’t until 1989 until Batman returned to movie theaters in the Warner Brothers movie Batman…
May 28, 2008
Batman has appeared on television in various forms since the 60s. In addition to the live action series from the 60s there have been several animated appearances and also a number of cameos.
The Batman TV Series
In 1966 the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) launched the Batman tv series. The show ran for 2 and a half season from January 12th 1966 to March 14th 1968. For the first two years the…
May 26, 2008
Over the course of the last 70 years Batman has fought an almost uncountable number of villains. However, a handful of those adversaries have made a significant impact in the life of the Dark Knight.
- The Joker - First appeared in Batman #1 in 1940. The Joker is the pre-eminent Batman villain. A homicidal maniac dressed like a clown, he seems to take equal delight in murdering and torturing people. The Joker…
May 22, 2008
Over the course of 70 years the history of Batman and Bruce Wayne has been revised on several occasions. However there is a defining event in Batman’s origin which has not changed. As a result of the constant tinkering with Batman’s background it is hard to present a detailed biography. What follows are some key events according to current DC continuity.
As a young boy Bruce Wayne witnesses the murder of…