Rendering of what the Bat-Signal will look like on Barcelona's Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya on 21st September 2019 at 8.00pm local time. Photo: Business Wire

Global Bat-Signal celebration planned for this year’s Batman Day – including London!

Batman Day is almost here and to celebrate the Dark Knight’s 80 years as the World’s Greatest Detective, DC and Warner Bros. are lighting up the night skies by projecting the iconic Bat-Signal, as well as producing fan celebrations, in major cities around the globe, including London, on Saturday 21st September 2o19. Like fireworks onContinue reading Global Bat-Signal celebration planned for this year’s Batman Day – including London!

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HBO Drama Series Watchmen debuts in October

Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen, from executive producer Damon Lindelof (Emmy winner for Lost; HBO’s The Leftovers) debits on HBO in the United States in October. HBO says the new series embraces the nostalgia of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons‘ original groundbreaking graphic novel of the sameContinue reading HBO Drama Series Watchmen debuts in October

Sgt. Rock by Brian Bolland, coloured by Marco Lesko SNIP

Creator Spotlight: Sgt. Rock by Brian Bolland re-visited, by Robotech colourist Marco Lesko

Colourist Marco Lesko, who I worked with on the recently-published Doctor Who: The Seventh Doctor mini-series from Titan Comics, posted his colouring take on an iconic Sgt Rock page by Brian Bolland, first published by DC Comics in 1992. I’m a fan of Marco’s work and I thought you might like to see it here… MarcoContinue reading Creator Spotlight: Sgt. Rock by Brian Bolland re-visited, by Robotech colourist Marco Lesko

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HBO releases WATCHMEN Official Tease

US channel HBO has released its first a teaser trailer for a new series based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons seminal 12-part comic series Watchmen. Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, this drama series from executive producer Damon Lindelof embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel ofContinue reading HBO releases WATCHMEN Official Tease

The 1963 Bat Car. Image: Heritage Auctions

FlashBat… Er, Flashback: The 1963 Batmobile!

Three years before the Batman arrived on US TV in 1966, DC Comics approved construction of a custom made Bat Car that toured America. Heritage Auctions sold it at auction back in 2014, opening bidding at $90,000. The first touring Batmobile started life as a 1956 Oldsmobile 88, with the famous 324 Rocket engine –Continue reading FlashBat… Er, Flashback: The 1963 Batmobile!