In this final installment, CBR looks back at more of the major figures who
Batman's history, and provides an overview of the major comic book storylines
that defined the character in the last twenty-five years.
Paul Dini returns to talk about his DC Comics work, including his run on
"Detective Comics," his thoughts on "Batman R.I.P.," what team book he would
like to write, and his ideas for reforming Batman's rogues' gallery.
In this second part of CBR's look at the history of Batman, we relive the
tumultuous eras that saw Batman fall under the shadow of Dr. Fredric Wertham;
become a camp classic; and transcend to pop culture phenomenon.
First rumored in LYING IN THE GUTTERS just over one year ago, DC Comics' much-hyped "Batman R.I.P." story came to a conclusion in "Batman" #681 by writer Grant Morrison and artists Tony Daniel & Sandu Florea, on sale now.
The latest video to come from the CBR yacht features Grant Morrison, who stopped by to talk on a myriad of subjects including Superman, "Final Crisis" and music's growing influence and participation in the world of comics.
Fans attending WizardWorld Chicago got the chance to get the scoop on DC
Comics' "Batman R.I.P." from the storyline's penciller himself, Tony Daniel, at his
panel this past Saturday night.
Veteran writer Fabian Nicieza ("Trinity") is the new writer on "Robin," beginning with #175, the first "Batman R.I.P." tie-in issue. Nicieza revealed what he could and shared his admiration for Tim Drake and Chuck Dixon.
With the final issue of Frank Tieri's "Gotham Underground" in stores this week, the
writer jumps into the fray of "Batman R.I.P." in a two-issue stint with the DCU's
most volatile black ops super team.
In the second part of a weeklong series, superstar writer Grant Morrison
discusses with CBR Bruce Wayne’s last stand in “Batman R.I.P.” and handicaps
three of his possible replacements: Nightwing, Robin and Damian.