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Sunday, July 27, 2008

Superman Bulletin Board

I decided to finally clean up my Superman bulletin board this afternoon. The copyright states the year as 1979. I used to have a Aquaman bulletin board from the same year but it was trashed several years ago. I have been using for almost thirty years. I have a Supergirl stamp pinned to the Superman bulletin board.

My Superman bulletin board full of receipts and other items including Supergirl stamp
My Superman bulletin board full of recipts and other items.

My Superman bulletin board without any items
My Superman bulletin board without any items pinned to it.

My Superman bulletin board with fewer items
My Superman bulletin board after I cleaned it up.

The Warlord Returns

According to SDCC '08 - Mike Grell: The Return of Warlord, an ongoing series from DC Comics will start in 2009. Next year marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of the fantasy character. I enjoyed the original series but did not care much for the revival by Bart Sears and Bruce Jones in 2006. The new series will be done by the Warlord's creator, Mike Grell.

Friday, July 25, 2008

Batman: The Brave And The Bold Trailer

Warner Bros. Animation has released the trailer for the upcoming Batman: The Brave and the Bold series:

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Batman Goodies

I went out of town to do some clothing shopping today since I needed some dress clothes. I will be attending a cousin's wedding in a few months. While I did not buy any comic books, I did manage to pick up the following Batman goodies:

An upopened bag of Batman Reese's Pieces promoting The Dark Knight Movie
Another bag of Batman Reese's Pieces promoting The Dark Knight movie

Batman Pez set still in the their wrappers
I found all four of the Batman Pez that includes the Riddler, the Joker, Batman and Two-Face

The Dark Knight novel by Dennis O'Neil
The Dark Knight novel by Dennis O'Neil

Batman Begins and The Dark Knight novels by Dennis O'Neil
Bonus picture: My copy of Batman Begins and The Dark Knight novels by Dennis O'Neil side by side (the first book was $4.88 while the second was $7.99).

Monday, July 21, 2008

The Dark Knight

I went to see The Dark Knight this evening at the local theater. Heath Ledger was good as the Joker and Christian Bale was good as Bruce Wayne aka Batman again. Maggie Gyllenhaal was a much better choice for Rachel.

What made The Dark Knight for me was Gary Oldman as James Gordon and Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent. Having Gordon receive his promotion from a Lieutenant to the Commisioner was great to see. I liked how we got to see both sides of Dent. Kudos to the make up crew that worked on Two-Face.

My biggest problem with the movie was the sound. Sure, the explosions and music were loud but the voices seemed really low. The sound problem was evident especially in the first half of the movie. Even my sister noticed it so it was not just me.

Overall, I give The Dark Knight an A+.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Superman and Spider-Woman Video

This is a crossover that no one demanded yet it's very entertaining (be sure to turn your speakers one):