This Just Happened: Gotham City Prepares for ARKHAM WAR

SPOILER ALERT: If you have not read DETECTIVE COMICS #23.3: THE SCARECROW yet and do not wish to know what happens, stop reading this post now (major spoilers ahead!).

Following the events of “Trinity War,” Gotham City has lost the protection of the Dark Knight. As the numerous members of Batman’s Rogues Gallery begin to come out of the shadows, each villain realizes that they’re not willing to give up the city they feel rightfully belongs to them now.

5.2 Reasons to Explore the Villainous Side of Batman: The Dark Knight

They say that a hero is only as good as his villain—which is arguably what makes Batman so dang amazing. After all, let’s face it, the Dark Knight holds, hands down, the most infamous and recognizable Rogues Gallery in the history of comic books.

From the Joker, the Riddler and Catwoman to Mr. Freeze, Poison Ivy and Two-Face, to Penguin, Scarecrow and oh so many more, the ill-famed inmates of Arkham, the criminally capricious citizens of Gotham both frighten and fascinate comic fans of all ages with their complexity, depth and completely insanely bazonkers gimmicks.

Robot Chicken DC Comics Special (2012)

The Robot Chicken DC Comics Special brings you the awesomeness of the DC Comics universe of characters as only Robot Chicken can, with amazing guest stars and the stop-motion sketch comedy you've come to love after five seasons of the popular Adult Swim series.   The special features many Robot Chicken favorites including the Robot Chicken Nerd, the Humping Robot, Composite Santa, and the Mad Scientist who will be joined by characters of the DC Comics universe to poke fun at those with the most impressive powers and the lesser ones who can't really be called superheroes. The all-star cast includes Seth Green as Batman, Robin and the put-upon Aquaman, Neil Patrick Harris as Two-Face, Alfred Molina as Lex Luthor, Nathan Fillion as the Green Lantern, Megan Fox as Lois Lane, Breckin Meyer as Superman, plus Abe Benrubi, Alex Borstein, Clare Grant, Tara Strong, Matt Senreich, Tom Root, Zeb Wells, and Kevin Shinick as the narrator.

 

The Robot Chicken DC Comics Special is executive produced by Stoopid Monkey's Seth Green and Matthew Senreich and their Stoopid Buddy Stoodios partners, Buddy Systems' John Harvatine IV and Eric Towner along with DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns, Warner Bros. Animation's Executive Vice President and Creative Affairs Sam Register.

 
 
Voice Talent: 
Seth Green
Neil Patrick Harris
Alfred Molina
Nathan Fillion
Megan Fox
Breckin Meyer
Abe Benrubi
Alex Borstein
Clare Grant
Tara Strong
Matt Senreich
Tom Root
Zeb Wells
Kevin Shinick
Executive Producers: 
Seth Green
Matthew Senreich
John Harvatine IV
Eric Towner
Geoff Johns
Sam Register
Genre: 
Comedy

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (2012)

Batman and Robin return in LEGO® Batman™ 2: DC Super Heroes, the highly-anticipated sequel to LEGO® Batman™: The Videogame, the best-selling LEGO® videogame of all time. This time the Dynamic Duo join forces with other famous DC super heroes including Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern to stop the notorious villains Lex Luthor and The Joker from destroying Gotham City. Batman fans of all ages will enjoy a new and original story filled with classic LEGO videogame action and humor as players fight to put the bad guys back behind bars.

Developer : 
TT Games
Genre: 
Action-Adventure
Rating: 
On Sale Date: 
Oct 2 2012

The New Batman Adventures (1997 - 1999)

The further and darker adventures of Batman with a new Robin, a closer association with Batgirl and the previous Robin now as Nightwing.

 
 
Voice Talent: 
Kevin Conroy
Tara Strong
Matthew Valencia
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Loren Lester
Robert Costanzo
Bob Hastings
Ardeen Sorkin
Jeff Bennett
Mark Hamill
Paul Williams
Adrienne Barbeau
Richard Moll
Writers: 
Bob Goodman
Hilary Bader
Rich Fogel
Paul Dini
Stan Berkowitz
Steve Gerber
Alan Burnett
Bob Kane
Bruce W. Timm
Producers: 
Haven Alexander
Alan Burnett
Paul Dini
Bruce W. Timm
Executive Producers: 
Jean MacCurdy
Directors: 
Curt Geda
Dan Riba
Butch Lukic
Atsuko Tanaka
Tim Maltby
Toshihiko Masuda
Genre: 
Action
Adventure
Drama
Science Fiction

The New Batman/Superman Adventures (1997 - 2000)

A cool combination of Superman: The Animated Series with The New Batman Adventures. Each half-hour episode featured either a single repeat from the original Superman run, the orginial Batman run, or a brand new story featuring Batman made specifically for this series.

 
 
Genre: 
Action
Adventure
Drama
Science Fiction

Batman: The Animated Series (1992 - 1995)

Vowing to avenge the senseless murder of his wealthy parents, Bruce Wayne devotes his life to wiping out lawlessness in Gotham City.

 
Voice Talent: 
Kevin Conroy
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Loren Lester
Bob Hastings
Melissa Gilbert
Llyod Bochner
Mark Hamill
Paul Williams
Adrienne Barbeau
John Glover
Roddy McDowell
Ron Perlman
Michael York
Edward Asner
Treat Williams
Producers: 
Alan Burnett
Eric Radomski
Bruce Timm
Executive Producers: 
Jean MacCurdy
Tom Ruegger
Genre: 
Action
Adventure
Drama
Science Fiction

The Dark Knight (2008)

Christian Bale and director Christopher Nolan reunite following their blockbuster success with Batman Begins! This time, Heath Ledger joins the cast as The Joker, and Aaron Eckhart stars as Harvey Dent in an all-new adventure of The Dark Knight.With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordan (Gary Oldman) and new district attorney Harvey Dent (Eckhart--Thank You for Smoking), Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham City forever. The three enjoy early success, but they soon find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker (Ledger--Brokeback Mountain), who throws Gotham into anarchy and force Batman ever closer to crossing the line between hero and vigilante.

Cast: 
Christian Bale
Michael Caine
Heath Ledger
Gary Oldman
Aaron Eckhart
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Morgan Freeman
Directors: 
Christopher Nolan
Writers: 
Christopher Nolan
Jonathan Nolan
David S. Goyer
Producers: 
Christopher Nolan
Charles Roven
Emma Thomas
Genre: 
Action
Adventure
Drama

The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (1985 – 1986)

The Superfriends were once again headquartered at the Hall of Justice in Metropolis, and battled such familiar foes as Lex Luthor, Scarecrow and Darkseid.  Second only to Challenge of the Superfriends, Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians was one of the most faithful TV adaptations of DC Comic superheroes. Like its predecessor, SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers show, Galactic Guardians featured Adam West as Batman along with featuring Superman and Robin and showcasing relatively new superheroes Firestorm and Cyborg as well as members of previous Super Friend incarnations (Samurai, Green Lantern, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Hawkman, The Flash). The show featured Darkseid of Apokolips and his minions Kalibak and DeSaad as the primary protagonists. Other DC villains (the Joker, Lex Luthor, the Penguin, Scarecrow, Felix Faust, Joker, The Penguin, Brainiac, etc.) also appeared from time to time. 

 
Voice Talent: 
Ernie Hudson
Casey Kasem
Adam West
Danny Dark
B.J. Ward
Mark L. Taylor
Frank Welker
Rene Auberjonis
Jack Angel
Michael Rye
Producers: 
Larry Latham
Executive Producers: 
Joseph Barbera
William Hanna
Genre: 
Action
Adventure
Science Fiction

Challenge of the Super Friends (1978 – 1979)

Superman leads a superhero team composed of the greatest DC Comics superheroes against a team of 13 of the most notorious DC Comics supervillians. Episodes include Wanted: Ten Super Friends, Invasion of the Fearians, The World's Deadliest Game, The Time Trap.

 
Voice Talent: 
Genre: 
Action
Science Fiction

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