DC Comics’ illustrated reference details theories on the physiology and abilities of the publisher’s most famous super-powered characters. As if that wasn’t interesting enough, it’s presented as a sketchbook created by Batman.
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Yeah, yeah, we know that Gotham’s youthful origin stories are definitively non-canon, but the FOX series has still been a fun distraction during its run. For the fifth and final season, we get Harley Quinn and Bane, and Bruce just might finally become The Dark Knight.
Sideshow Collectibles is making a trio of statues based on Bruce Timm’s iconic designs from the DC Comics Animated Series shows. First up is the square-jawed Batman in his black and gray costume. The 16″ tall statue comes with a swappable hand with a grappling gun.
A very cool interpretation of The Penguin, as designed by Ivan Reis and Chiaroscuro Studios. This detailed 7.1″ hand-painted polystone figure includes a tiny seabird with a rocket launcher backpack, a deadly looking pointy umbrella, and the longest cigarette we’ve ever seen.
The makeup of Heath Ledger’s Joker may seem easy to imitate. But during The Dark Knight‘s production, makeup artist John Caglione Jr found himself at a loss. Caglione spoke with CineFix about the iconic makeup and Chris Nolan and Heath Ledger’s contributions.
Batman: The Complete Animated Series is a 1080p Blu-ray set of the classic cartoon. It also comes with Batman: The New Adventures, Mask of the Phantasm and Batman and Mr. Freeze: Sub Zero. It will also come with three Funko Pop! figures. Drops 10/16/18.
Mondo’s latest Batman: The Animated Series sixth-scale action figure features the tragic villain Mr. Freeze. Its cel-shaded paint makes it look exactly like its cartoon counterpart. The Mondo exclusive version comes with a sad head and a Nora Fries tombstone.
Mezco Toyz applied their retro realistic One:12 Collective design to Terry McGinnis’ futuristic Batman. The Batman Beyond action figure stands about 7″ tall and comes with a pair of wings, two swappable heads, six hands, three batarangs and booster jet effects.
LEGO custom minifig creator Waller Customs built a LEGO version of Bruce Wayne’s mansion that sits on top of an equally detailed Batcave. The gigantic creation is fully lit. It stands over 6 feet tall and is made of around 100,000 LEGO pieces. More on The Brothers Brick.
Beast Kingdom’s 2018 San Diego Comic-Con exclusive is a fun reimagining of the Dark Knight’s costume in Batman v. Superman. The toy company added a punch of color to Batman’s all black suit, using his classic blue and gray scheme from the comic books.
Like the rest of Revoltech’s Amazing Yamaguchi line, this Batman action figure features exaggeratedly sculpted parts, particularly its cape, which has joints and six extra parts. It also comes with an alternate face, an extra pair of hands, a Batarang and two grapnel guns.
“The rain on my chest is a baptism – I’m born again.” Premium collectible maker Prime 1 Studio used its Batman: Arkham City license to make a bust of Frank Miller’s Batman from The Dark Knight Returns. The bust is 10.5″ tall and comes with two swappable heads.
Kingdom Hearts co-creator Tetsuya Nomura reimagined the Joker as a wheelchair-bound old man. But he’s become more powerful and demented with age. The figure comes with seven wildly different heads, and his wheelchair transforms into a prosthetic weapon.