A New Batman And Several New Robins Are Debuting In DC Comics

DC are planning a few changes to their ongoing series ahead of the Convergence event hitting their titles soon, but according to Batman writer Scott Snyder, the end of the Dark Knight's current arc could transform the character, as well as his ward Robin, in some pretty significant ways. » 3/10/15 8:40am 3/10/15 8:40am

Lego Batman's New Sidekick: A Literal Lego Robin

Holy Erithacus rubecula, Batman! This is just too damn cute. Flickr User CakeInMilk has given Lego Batman - complete with 60's style Lego Batmobile - a new partner in crime: An adorable Robin that looks like... err, Robin! » 1/08/15 1:05am 1/08/15 1:05am

Robin's Getting A "Prenatal Origin Story" On Gotham

I... I would have joked about it, but it seemed too absurd to even make fun of. But here we are, and Gotham showrunner Bruno Heller has announced in all apparent seriously that Gotham will feature Robin's ultimate origin, when his acrobat father and mother meet. I have no words. » 11/19/14 3:40pm 11/19/14 3:40pm

The Latest Batman News Is Both Surprising And Not Surprising At All

Thanks to DC's Diamond Previews solicits for January 2015, the next person to step into the green boots of Batman's sidekick Robin has been revealed. Since it's a spoiler, the reveal is after the jump — but I do feel confident the new Robin's identity will not shock you. Something else will, however. » 10/20/14 7:00pm 10/20/14 7:00pm

How Robin Might Have Looked In Tim Burton's Aborted Third Batman Film

Tim Burton was originally going to helm a third Batman movie after Batman Returns, but the studio bumped him from the director's chair in favor of Batman Forever director Joel Schumacher. But this concept art gives us one possible look for Burton's version of Robin. » 10/10/14 9:40am 10/10/14 9:40am

What If Batman Recruited A Bear To Be Robin?

There have been a handful of Robins over the years, but thus far, none of them has been a bear. As this animation by Cale Atkinson proves, that's a rather large and hairy oversight. » 7/29/14 8:40am 7/29/14 8:40am

What if Charlie Brown was chosen to be a Green Lantern?

Nick Perks delivers the hard truth on this one for The Line It Is Drawn. Peppermint Patty, on the other hand, would make a hilarious Green Lantern. » 9/07/13 4:00pm 9/07/13 4:00pm

Artist transforms little girls in superhero costumes into super art

Get ready for some face-melting adorableness. Illustrator Alex Law has been turning little girls' superhero dreams into comic book reality. It's so sweet, we wish every girl on the planet got this special treatment. » 7/05/13 11:30am 7/05/13 11:30am

The Dark Knight Returns' Carrie Kelley may be Batman's new Robin

It looks like Carrie Kelley, the female Robin to Grumpy Old Batman in Frank Miller's classic The Dark Knight Returns, is joining the DC universe proper. She's on the gatefold cover of Batman and Robin #19 (which comes out next Wednesday) in a Robin costume. Does this mean she'll actually be the next Robin? Maaaaybe. » 4/05/13 8:40am 4/05/13 8:40am

The terrifying secrets of the “Jedi Mindmeld” revealed!

In a world where everything seems to change — like the look and format of your favorite website — it can be nice to know some things stay the same — like your friendly fake post-apocalyptic mailman. This week, we look at how Gotham City will have the Damian Wayne’s death, an odd amount of Star Wars-related politics,… » 3/13/13 8:00am 3/13/13 8:00am

7 Superheroes Who Should Get Their Own Arrow-style TV Shows

It's still a little weird to say out loud, but The CW's Green Arrow show Arrow is good. Like, really good. Like, a perfect match of superheroics, accessibility and non-superheroic drama for mass audiences, and with no need for budget-busting special effects. It's possibly the perfect superhero TV show, and it got us… » 2/26/13 10:00am 2/26/13 10:00am

DC would like you to know Robin is gonna die this week in Batman, Inc.

My apologies for the lack of a spoiler warning, but DC has gone out of its way to let comics fans know that, if they pick up Grant Morrison's Batman, Inc. #8 this Wednesday, they will read about the death of Damian Wayne, Bruce Wayne's assassin-trained son and the current Robin. The news was announced earlier today… » 2/25/13 7:00am 2/25/13 7:00am

Remember when Robin fought Batman while he was taking a shower?

Batman and Robin have been through dozens of strange scenarios, but few compare to the time the Boy Wonder ambushed the Cape Crusader for some Eastern Promises-style fisticuffs. Such a scene went down in 1983's Batman #356. I'm particularly fond of the final panel, where it's sort of unclear if Bruce Wayne is… » 9/07/12 8:40am 9/07/12 8:40am

Teen Titans Go! could be the silliest DC animated show yet

Did you enjoy the funny New Teen Titans shorts spread throughout the past few months of DC Nation on Saturday mornings? Then there's good news — they're getting their own full fledged series this fall. » 7/18/12 6:40am 7/18/12 6:40am

What if the Super Friends starred in their own sitcom à la Golden Girls?

Then the show would likely resemble this fantastically weird concept animation of Kevin Bapp, who made this introduction/tribute with Adult Swim in mind. Estelle Getty as the Boy Wonder? Of course! Hat tip to Kaila. » 7/10/12 10:55am 7/10/12 10:55am

10 Insanely Awkward Superhero Romantic Subplots

Superhero romance is a bit like unstable nitroglycerine, in that A.) it's very rarely handled well; and B.) it often blows up in everybody's face. Here are ten times your favorite crime-stoppers experienced relationship foibles mere mortals like you and I can barely comprehend. Remember when Superman made an adult… » 5/02/12 12:50pm 5/02/12 12:50pm

Artist invents new Batman costume, based on an insane drawing of the…

When artist Karl Heitmueller Jr. was a kid, he drew a completely off-the-wall interpretation of Batman that had absolutely nothing to do with bats. Upon discovering this illustration as an adult, he knew that it was ripe for revisiting: » 3/13/12 7:20am 3/13/12 7:20am

Kiefer Sutherland was almost Robin to Michael Keaton's Batman

In an alternate universe, there exists a version of Tim Burton's first Batman film where Michael Keaton's Batman is attended by a plucky teenaged Robin. And that Robin would be played by Kiefer Sutherland. » 3/11/12 8:00am 3/11/12 8:00am

Venom and Spidey are the best of friends in these adorable superhero…

Spider-Man and Venom may be fearsome foes, but if they put their heads (but not their bodies) together, they can create some truly adorable moments. See Superman, Supergirl, Robin, Poison Ivy, and the Thing get in on the cute action. » 2/29/12 1:40pm 2/29/12 1:40pm

The Dark Knight rides a shark in bondage-crazy 1960s Batman art

In 1966, famed pulp artist Norman Saunderswho illustrated the 1962 Mars Attacks cards — produced a series of magical paintings for Topps' Batman trading card line. » 1/30/12 10:55am 1/30/12 10:55am