Continuing Batstravaganza! is Evan Fischer, a freelance writer and part-time student at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California. The Dark Knight has long been a fan favorite in the world of comics because of his iconoclastic nature; he took a childhood tragedy and turned it into…well…tragedy (for the bad guys). His dark nature and… Continue reading Batstravaganza! – Top 5 Batman Video Games
Today is a sad day for nerds, comic fans, and movie goers everywhere. If you have not heard of the tragedy in Colorado at the Batman: Dark Knight Rises premiere, you can get a recap here. The scary thing for me, is like most readers on this site, I myself fit all three categories of… Continue reading The Batman Tragedy: Death in the Family
In my previous Batstravaganza article, I discussed how the “Dark Age of Comics” changed both Batman and the genre of superheroes forever. The change was one of themes, but also one of aesthetics. In this article, I’m going to look specifically at the Batman of the Christopher Nolan movie trilogy: Batman Begins, The Dark Knight,… Continue reading Batstravaganza! – What does it mean to be the Dark Knight?
Today’s installment of Batstravaganza! is by Halit Bozdogan. His preferred Batman is Kevin Conroy’s animated version. Heath Ledger’s Joker takes the top spot for villain, whilst he prefers Grayson’s Nightwing over Drake’s Robin. There have been many superheroes created throughout the years, but none have had the same impact as the one who actually has no… Continue reading Batstravaganza! – The Many Masks of Batman
In our last “The Batman Paradox” post we delved into the philosophic waters of what is morally right when it comes to handling the Joker. Should Batman kill the Joker? That single action could save several, hundreds, maybe even thousands of people from potential harm, or even death. But we established last time that maybe Joker… Continue reading Batsravaganza! – The Batman Paradox, Part Two: No (Bat)Man’s Land