Tag: Batman

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #617, “Things Mike Said”

METAL DAD: THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE NOW. COLLECTS YEARS 3 & 4! Click here. METAL DAD shirts! Click here to get yours. Click HERE for...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Film

Dw. Dunphy On… The Doomed Land of “Krull”

Let us now enter a world of fantasy and take it way too seriously....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 25, 2015

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community. ...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #456.66 “The Dark Knight Fails”

Welcome back to Suburban Metal Dad, Popdose’s resident webcomic. Read a new one every Monday and Friday.  Click the pic to...

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Batman vs. Robin”

Batman and his son duke it out in the latest Warner Brothers animated feature....

Holiday Gift Guides, Television, TV on Blu-ray, TV on DVD

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: TV on DVD/Blu-ray

"Twin Peaks" "Batman" and other TV gift suggestions for 2014....

Film, Music

Batman: Turn off the Dark Knight! Songs by and About the Caped Crusader & Friends

Over the decades, whether Batman has been interpreted as the World’s Greatest Detective or the psychotic Dark Knight, the character has...

Comics and Graphic Novels, Television

Just Wondering: 10 Questions for Fans of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Gotham,” and “The Flash”

I have to admit that I’ve kind of given up lately on brainy, morally ambiguous cable and Netflix shows like “House of Cards,”...

Comics and Graphic Novels, Film

Synergy Cinema: A Bad Feeling About “Batman v Superman”

When I saw the above fan mash-up (via Comic Book Bros) of the three character stills from the upcoming “Batman v Superman” movie, it...

Popdose Lists, Television

Holy YouTube! Fifteen Videos Inspired by the Batman TV Show

Legions of Bat-fans can now rejoice because, after years of wrangling between studios, individuals, and estates of individuals, the...

Film

The Great Summer Movies: This Town Needs an Enema

Picture a pre-pubescent me, acne sprouting up like weeds across the oily plains of his face, visiting his local comic book shop. His eyes...

Books, Comics and Graphic Novels

Dunphy Knows It All: Fixing the Comic Book Industry

Once they made movies from comics. Now comics seem like little more than another merchandising platform. Here are some thoughts on how to...

Comics and Graphic Novels, Extra Medium, Video Games

Extra Medium #8: 6 Reasons Why “Batman: Arkham Asylum” Is a Better Game Than “Batman: Arkham City”

Comics don’t stay in comics. For better or worse, most comics are produced with the hope they will lead to films, cartoons, action...

Comics and Graphic Novels, Extra Medium, Film

Extra Medium #6: 7 Reasons Why “Daredevil” Shouldn’t Make Us Hate Ben Affleck

Comics don’t stay in comics. For better or worse, most comic books are produced with the hope they will lead to films, cartoons,...

Ben Affleck

Film, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Ben Affleck as Batman?

Following yesterday’s surprise casting announcement of Ben Affleck as Batman in the upcoming Superman/Batman film, it took all of...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies With a Replacement Actor in the Sequel (Like “Grown Ups 2”)

The big news surrounding Grown Ups 2, other than the fact that it’s yet another cynically-conceived way for Adam Sandler to hang out...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Reboots of Really Old Pop Culture (Just Like the New “Lone Ranger” Movie)

A new big-screen version of The Lone Ranger comes out this weekend, starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow as Tonto. It looks less...

Film, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1983: “Return of the Jedi”

Laser blasts don't leave no blood behind....

"Jan & Dean Meet Batman"

Music, Popdose Lists

10 Classic Songs Inspired By Comic Book Superheroes

With the summer movie season upon us, let's listen to ten of the best superhero-inspired songs we could find....

Film, Popdose Lists, Television, Video Games

Popdose Prime: 10 Sex Symbols for Nerds

Because geeks are only human....

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad no. 246: SMD V Day

Welcome to Suburban Metal Dad, Popdose’s resident webcomic. Read a new one every Monday and Friday.  Click the pic to enlarge. ...

Music, Popdose, World's Worst Songs

World’s Worst Songs: “Batdance” by Prince

Hollywood has been making Batman movies more-or-less continuously for a generation now, going back to 1989 and continuing through this past...

Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose at Kirkus Reviews: From Bat To Verse

For almost 80 years, Kirkus Reviews has served as the industry bible for bookstore buyers, librarians, and ordinary readers alike. Now...

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: July 2, 1989

In popular culture 1989 was the year of the bat....

Popblerd!

Pass the Popcorn: The Dark Knight Rises

Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy has drawn to a close with "The Dark Knight Rises". How does it fare next to 2008's titanic "The Dark...

Current Events, Film

Current Events: Rising in the Dark

I can’t write this article. Not the one I am supposed to write. See, I was meant to write about the film The Dark Knight Rises and how it...

Books, Comics and Graphic Novels, Film

Ghost Rider, Creator’s Rights And Bill Mantlo

What might the recent legal win for property rights mean for comic book creators?...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Way Out Wednesday

Listening To Records With Tony And Dw: Batman, “Stacked Cards”

Way Out Wednesday returns with Tony Redman bringing Dw. Dunphy in for Listening To Records!...

Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD Review: “MAD” and “The Looney Tunes Show”

I’m not breaking any new ground by telling you our world’s pop-cultural landscape is liberally littered with remakes, reboots...

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Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 68

Hello and welcome to my online comics confessional, in which I attempt to enlighten you about various comic book and graphic novel releases...