On Earth One, Alfred is a Badass

I absolutely 1,000% adore the Earth One line of standalone graphic novels that DC has been publishing since 2010. It provides consistently refreshing takes on some of the company’s most beloved characters. Now, I know you might be thinking to yourself that this same thing can be accomplished by a good, old fashioned reboot or the welcoming of a new creative team onto a title—and you are definitely not wrong. What Earth One does that a standard reboot can’t do is tilt the perspective with which the character is approached.

Want to Attend the Batman: Gotham By Gaslight Los Angeles Premiere?

Batman: Gotham By Gaslight, the newest entry in the popular animated series of DC Universe Movies, had its premiere screening this weekend in Washington, D.C. as a part of the 2018 “DC in D.C.” event. But if you found yourself in the wrong city (or even the wrong coast) to attend it, you might be in luck.

Batman: Gotham By Gaslight (2018)

Inspired by the landmark one-shot Elseworlds tale by Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola, Batman: Gotham By Gaslight takes place at the turn of the century as America’s continued industrial revolution is to be showcased at a World’s Fair hosted by Gotham City. But while the world prepares to witness the glittery glory of Gotham’s technological advances, there is a killer loose in the city’s darkest shadows. Preying on the city’s women, this killer is as precise as he is cruel. As Police Commissioner James Gordon tries to calm the fears of Gotham’s citizens regarding the butcher called Jack the Ripper, the masked vigilante Batman enacts his own detective work—with the help of confident, capable Selina Kyleto stop the Ripper’s murderous spree. Witness a world in flames as the notorious serial killer’s controlled savagery meets the calculated stealth of the Dark Knight.

 
Cast: 
Bruce Greenwood
Jennifer Carpenter
Scott Patterson
Anthony Head
Yuri Lowenthal
John DiMaggio
William Salyers
Grey Griffin
Tara Strong
Bob Joles
David Forseth
Chris Cox
Lincoln Melcher
Kari Wuhrer
Directors: 
Sam Liu
Writers: 
Jim Krieg
Producers: 
Sam Liu
Alan Burnett
Sam Register
Bruce Timm
Benjamin Melniker
Michael Uslan
Genre: 
Action
Adventure
Crime & Gangster

Batman: Gotham By Gaslight - "Ivy Meets the Ripper"

The streets of turn-of-the-century Gotham City are no place to wander after dark, as Ivy discovers in this clip from the upcoming Batman: Gotham By Gaslight.

Batman: Gotham By Gaslight, the latest entry in the popular, ongoing series of animated DC Universe Original Movies, is available on Digital HD on January 23, 2018 and on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on February 6, 2018.

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight - Trailer

A steampunk Batman hunts Jack the Ripper in turn of the century Gotham City in Batman: Gotham by Gaslight, the newest entry in the popular DC Universe Original Movies line of animated films. Batman: Gotham by Gaslight will be available on Digital HD on January 23, 2018 and on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on February 6, 2018.

EXCLUSIVE: Life Imitates Comic Book Art in Batman: Creature of the Night

Every Batman fan has dreamed of becoming the Dark Knight—putting on the cowl, firing up the Batmobile and heading out to take on the Joker. However, we’d imagine that very few of them have dreamed about being Bruce Wayne as a child. While having your own Batcave and hanging with the Justice League would be fun, the important tragedy it took for Bruce Wayne to get there is often overlooked.

Batgirl and Supergirl Through The Multiverse

If you think that Batgirl and Supergirl go together about as well as their counterparts Superman and Batman, well, you’d be correct. Kryptonians and Bats are a match made in super hero heaven. But what you may not have known is, unlike their predecessors, Kara Zor-El and Barbara Gordon haven’t actually had many opportunities to get to work with one another on the page.

...At least, maybe not in the ways you might expect.

It’s time to break down the strange, unexpected and altogether animated history of the other World’s Finest duo.

5.2 Reasons We Love the Multiverse

The idea of what could have been always intrigues. It’s literally the basis of fictional storytelling. Those magic words: what if?

What if a stranger visitor from another world came to Earth and our yellow sun granted him amazing abilities far beyond that of normal man? What if a young boy with unlimited funds and resources saw his parents gunned down in front of him and began a never-ending quest for justice? What if a dying alien gifted a young pilot with the most powerful weapon in the galaxy?

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