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Gotham Episode 1.7: Penguin’s Umbrella – Review

What is the only way to make an already stellar show even better after six episodes?  That’s right.  Bring back the showrunner to script the seventh.  Bruno Heller returned to the characters and the city of Gotham in this week’s [...]

November 4, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham Episode 1.6: Spirit of the Goat – Review

Welcome back, Bat fans!  Another great episode of Gotham aired last night, but you no doubt are well aware of this fact.  It is worth noting first and foremost that writer Ben (Supernatural, Angel) Edlund absolutely nailed the transition from [...]

October 28, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham Episode 1.5: Viper – Review

This week’s episode of Gotham takes it up a notch, to say the least.  We see lots of wheels turning, and for once, it is starting to become much more than a procedural cop drama with Batman characters thrown in [...]

October 21, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham Episode 1.4: Arkham – Review

Sorry for the delay, but I finally got around to watching the newest episode of Gotham.  And it was an excruciatingly long wait, let me tell you.  But I don’t have to tell you all that…  You’re aware of my [...]

October 16, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham Episode 1.3: The Balloonman – Review

If this episode could be summed up with one phrase, it would be this: Gotham is headed toward being a city overrun with vigilantes.  Selina Kyle tells Jim Gordon that she witnessed the Waynes’ murder and takes him back to [...]

October 7, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham Episode 1.2: Selina Kyle – Review

The second episode of the soon-to-be classic Batman origin show, Gotham, was aired last night on Fox.  And though I loved the pilot, there was still something missing.  I couldn’t quite put my finger on it until around ten minutes [...]

September 30, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham Episode 1.1: Pilot – Review

Well…  That was certainly worth the wait.  If you were hiding under a rock, you might have missed the fact that Gotham, the single most important comic book TV show of all time premiered last night.  Everyone watched it.  And [...]

September 23, 2014 Movies and TV
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Actress Carol Kane joins cast of Gotham

MTV and TV Line have reported that the veteran Academy Award-nominated actress will be joining the cast of the highly anticipated Batman origin series, Gotham this fall.  Carol Kane is famous for her varied and vast Hollywood resume, frequenting the [...]

July 3, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham – First Trailer

Fox isn’t wasting any time getting the first Gotham trailer out to the world. Gotham will be a new TV series this fall from the DC Comics universe, joining Arrow and the soon to premiere Flash series. The series will follow the [...]

May 5, 2014 Movies and TV
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Forever Evil Event: Batman 23.3 (Penguin)

Batman 23.3 Special “Villains Month” Title: Penguin 1 Frank Tieri, Christian Duce Forever Evil Crossover Spoiler alert! You have been warned!   This week, DC Comics gave us something special. Not only is this issue the third week’s crown jewel [...]

September 19, 2013 Reviews
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Review: Detective Comics 20

Detective Comics 20 John Layman, Jason Fabok, Andy Clarke Spoiler alert! You have been warned!   The conclusion to the Emperor Penguin story, which has been building for the entirety of John Layman’s run, came to a conclusion this issue. [...]

May 2, 2013 Reviews
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Review: Detective Comics 19

Detective Comics 19 John Layman, Jason Fabok, Andy Clarke, James Tynion IV, Mikel Janin, Henrik Jonsson, Jason Masters Spoiler alert! You have been warned! I’ll admit, that eight-dollar price tag was really discouraging when I first picked up this issue. [...]

April 4, 2013 Reviews
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DC Comics Unveils Their Ultimate Super Villain Team!

In a poll conducted last week on the DC Comics Facebook page, the publisher asked their fans to take a vote on their favorite Super Villains from the DC Universe. What seems as a fun bit of market research for [...]

October 31, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Detective Comics #13

DC’s New 52 reboot has reaffirmed the power that visual storytelling has in comic books.  Sadly, they didn’t do this by putting artists with distinctive styles or remarkable craftsmanship on their titles.  For the most part, the line has relied [...]

October 4, 2012 Reviews
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DC Comics And Beyond – Detective Comics #13

The “Zero” books from DC’s “New 52″ are now over, so we’re back to the “regular” issues. Being a big Batman fan, I was more than a little curious how the new creative team on Detective Comics would do, so that’s [...]

October 3, 2012 Reviews