Read up on the latest Batman franchise News, Reviews and Features from the team at CBR.


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Catwoman Wants to Fix Gotham by Making Batman a Criminal – And It'd Work

Catwoman is prepared to save Gotham City by taking total control over its organized crime racket, and the only thing stopping her is Batman.

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10 Things You Didn't Know About The 1943 Batman Serial

DC Comics fans have largely forgotten the 1943 Batman serial, but it significantly impacted the franchise from the Golden Age onward.

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10 DC Characters Who Need to Go Back To The Status Quo

Comics have a bad habit of sticking to status quos for too long, but DC needs to realize when they have a good thing going and stay put.

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The Best Batman Movie Fights, Ranked

Batman's different cinematic versions from films like The Dark Knight and The Flash have shown their own unique fighting skills in memorable scenes.

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Harley Quinn Saves Batman's Parents in Multiversity: Harley Screws Up the DCU

Harley Quinn erases Batman's famous origin story by inadvertently saving Bruce Wayne's parents' lives in Multiversity: Harley Screws Up the DCU #5.

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10 Best First Issue Batman Comics

Franchise reboots or miniseries like Long Halloween feature the best first issue Batman comics starring the Dark Knight, Robin, Joker and more.

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The Brave and The Bold Reinvents Joker and Batman's First-Ever Battle

Dawn of DC's reboot of Batman: The Brave and the Bold #2 recreates the Joker and the Dark Knight's very first encounter in 1940's Batman #1.

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I Am Iron Man Gives Tony Stark Batman’s Worst Trait

Marvel's I Am Iron Man series has Tony Stark's armored hero repeating the worse mistake of DC's most iconic hero, Batman.

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10 Worst Live-Action Batman Costumes, Ranked

Ben Affleck's Batman wore one of the worst live-action costumes in 2023's The Flash though there are a few other batsuits that failed to impress fans.

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Nightwing Just Proved Why Batman's Old Tricks Don't Always Work

Nightwing's best trick to getting around Bludhaven is a small sign of how far he has stepped out from under Batman's shadow.

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Wonder Woman's Dream Journey Highlights Her Underrated Friendship With Batman

In her centennial issue #800, Wonder Woman visits Batman's dreams and highlights their strong friendship and partnership.

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Nightwing Is Learning From Batman's Mistakes – And Inheriting Them

Nightwing just admitted to sharing Batman's greatest flaw, but he's already proved better than his mentor by coming clean with the Titans.

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10 Best Batman Fights In DC Comics

As a gritty, street-level hero, Batman has flexed his combat prowess, fighting Superman, Bane and more in several iconic DC Comics titles.

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10 Comics To Read If You Love The Flash

Audiences exiting The Flash movie showings craving more Scarlet Speedster can check out his comic adventures with Batman, Green Lantern, and more.

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10 Times DC Was Ripped Off By Marvel

Bearing a strong resemblance to DC creations, Marvel characters like Hyperion, Nova, and Black Cat toe the line between inspiration and overt copying.

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Jensen Ackles Isn't the Only Supernatural Star That Wanted To Play Batman

Jensen Ackles has recently gained some attention for his openness to play Batman. But he’s not the only Supernatural star to yearn for the role.

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10 Best Horror Batman Comics

Batman is a versatile DC hero who battles everything from superpowered villains to supernatural creatures in amazing horror comics.

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Batman's LGBTQ+ Representation Has Progressed Greatly - The Movies Just Don't Embrace It

While Batman comics are brimming with LGBTQ+ characters, Hollywood has yet to embrace that aspect of the hero's world on the big screen.

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10 Best Batman Variants, Ranked

Fans saw a few Batman variants appear in 2023's The Flash, though there are a few versions of the Dark Knight in the comics that impressed DC fans.

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10 Best Batman Comics From The 2010s To Read On DC Universe Infinite

Batman has one of the best libraries of comics, and these are memorable modern stories from the 2010s available on DC Universe Infinite.