Warner Bros lines up directors for Batman and Nightwing movies

Warner Bros doesn’t believe in learning to walk before you run.

Not only has Matt Reeves signed on to direct The Batman, but The Lego Batman Movie director Chris McKay is in negotiations to direct a Nightwing movie, too.

Sure, why not?

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Chuck Dixon and Graham Nolan are reuniting on a Bane comic

Chuck Dixon and Graham Nolan are taking their most popular creation and giving it back to you, the people.

Bane creators Chuck Dixon and Graham Nolan are teaming back up for Bane: Conquest, a 12-issue maxi-series — and yes, they’re aware of the Trump comparisons.

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Batman is taking on Elmer Fudd

Finally, Batman will cross paths with the ultimate evil — Elmer Fudd — as part of a series of Looney Tunes and DC Comics crossovers.

The DC Comics and Looney Tunes crossovers of my dreams are coming.

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Happy birthday, Bill Finger!

The man who co-created Batman would have been 103 years old today.

Let’s all wish the co-creator of Batman a happy birthday — and take a moment to think about how different the Dark Knight would have been without him.

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Mask of the Phantasm is still the best animated Batman film

23 years and countless direct-to-video movies later, this Gothic romance is still the high watermark for animated Batman features.

There’s been no shortage of animated Batman films over the last 23 years, culminating in the release of The Lego Batman Movie later this week. Some of them have been pretty good, and a few of them have been great – but none of them have explored the character as successfully as Mask of the Phantasm.

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Is Ben Affleck about to leave The Batman behind completely?

Ben Affleck says he still intends to star in The Batman – but Affleck and Warner Bros have a powerful incentive to lie about that.

The chatter started earlier this week, almost as soon as Affleck announced he won’t be directing the solo Batman movie. “Is he preparing to leave the project altogether?”

That made no sense to me. If he’s bailing altogether, why not just announce it now? Why drip feed the bad news?

But today, it hit me.

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