13 August 2011

See Batman Officially Jump the Shark in Brave and the Bold Finale

It is official. After 64 episodes of awesomeness, Batman: The Brave and the Bold jumped the shark, literally, in the series finale, Mitefall! In one of  the great episodes of television, the show went meta and gave fans of the Caped Crusader one spectacular farewell love letter.

12 August 2011

HD Video of Batman's Batwing in Flight

Production on The Dark Knight Rises, AKA Batman 3 is underway and this week's big surprise has been the reveal of a flying militarized Batwing.

Superhero Shows Top Stories - 12 August 2011

In a slow news week it was some of the site's original content that got the most attention this past week. Topping the list was a look back at Superman suits worn in live action over the years. And for the record, the upcoming Man of Steel suit already has my vote.

1. The Many Suits of Superman - A Live Action Pictorial History

2. Leaked Images from the Final Moments of Batman: The Brave and the Bold

3. Onscreen History of Cyborg

4. How Spidey Out-Marveled Marvel With His 2014 Release Date

5. The Marvel Empire Strikes Back in 2014

Crisis of Infinite Episodes - The Invisible Raiders

The Sorcerer used invisibility to rob a museum of rare relics. Superman tracked him down thanks to Jimmy's signal watch. Thank goodness for Superman's Pal.

11 August 2011

Leaked Images from the Final Moments of Batman: The Brave and the Bold

A tiny, but sentimental clip of the final moments from Batman: The Brave and the Bold has leaked in which the entire cast of characters returned to bid the audience, "Goodnight."

Silver Surfer (1994) - Discount Review

Recommended For: Anyone who complains about today's "crappy" computer animated effects.

Heroes: Silver Surfer

Villains: A bully

Diabolical Scheme: The bully took another boy's "doll."

Crisis of Infinite Episodes - Robot of Riga

Original Airdate: October 8, 1966

Jimmy and Lois got abducted by aliens and placed in an alien zoo. Before any serious probing began, Superman arrived on their home world of Riga and busted them out.

10 August 2011

Retrospective 1994

Proving once again that quantity cannot make up for lack of quality, 1994 produced a veritable heap of superhero shows; unfortunately most have since been long forgotten. Now is your chance to remember them as we flash back to the 90s.

Crisis of Infinite Episodes - The Deadly Icebergs

Original Airdate: October 1, 1966

Some bozos rigged icebergs with explosives and made them magnetic as part of a plot to rob a cruise liner. Superman made all the bergs explode to save the day.

09 August 2011

Onscreen History of Cyborg

Booyah! Victor Stone AKA Cyborg was first introduced in the pages of DC Comics Presents #26 in 1980 along with fellow New Teen Titans Raven and Starfire. After a horrific accident, Victor was fitted with experimental prosthetics to save his life becoming the part man, part machine Cyborg.

Crisis of Infinite Episodes - The Chimp Who Made It Big

Original Airdate: October 1, 1996

When a space capsule was zapped with cosmic rays, the chimp pilot Toto got really big and began to shoot kryptonite lasers from his eyes. As far as I know this was pretty much adapted from the 1959 Superman #127 issue introducing the character Toto who would later be renamed Titano and would return to torment an animated Superman years later.

08 August 2011

The Many Suits of Superman - A Live Action Pictorial History

Arguably the most recognizable superhero in the world, Superman has donned the primary red, yellow, and blue colors with an 'S' emblazoned on his chest for over 70 years. Last week,  Warner Brothers revealed the first look at the next Man of Steel, set to hit theaters in 2013. While we wait, how about a trip down memory lane remembering all of the previous Supermen to wear the cape. 

The Marvel Empire Strikes Back in 2014

And they said the superhero genre was dead. Ha! After Sony's stunning snatching of the May 2, 2014 opening weekend for the sequel to the still in production Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel Studios was leaving nothing to chance. Marvel has officially nabbed both the May 16 and June 27 weekend in 2014 for as yet undisclosed Marvel movies.

Crisis of Infinite Episodes - The Wicked Warlock

Original Airdate: September 24, 1966

"By Lucifer." he says. This is one hardcore warlock. Superman must stop his shenanigans my outsmarting the wise-guy.