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Harlan Ellison gets his kicks on Batman '66

I sometimes feel rather ambivalent about the Batman television series that ran from 1966 to 1968.  Along with the Super Friends cartoons, when I was a kid it provided my first exposure to many of the characters in the DC Comics universe.  1,597 more words

Comic Books

Batman '66 #1: The Lost Episode is a Fun and Faithful Adaptation (Review)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on November 20, 2014.

The key to a successful adaptation is more than simple mimicry. It requires the successful creation of tone, mood, and theme that is similar to the source material, but must take advantage of its new medium in doing so. 640 more words

Comics

Showcase Presents The Phantom Stranger Vol. 2

First Published: March 2008

Contents: The Brave and the Bold #89 (April-May 1970) and #98 (October-November 1971); Justice League of America #103 (December 1972); The Phantom Stranger… 513 more words

DC Showcase Presents

The House of Secrets (Millennium Edition - 2000) #92, 1971 "Swamp Thing"

As a long time Marvel zombie, I thought it would be prudent to broaden my horizons, so about a year ago (I think), I bought something from DC comics. 302 more words

Comic Books

A couple of days after watching X-Men: Days of Future past on blu-ray, I had the urge to watch another X-Men film, but I had watched them all last May. 448 more words

Films

Essential Spider-Man Vol. 8

First Published: April 2007

Contents: Amazing Spider-Man #161 (October 1976) to #185 (October 1978); Amazing Spider-Man Annual #11 (1977); Giant Size Spider-Man #6 (1975); and… 684 more words

Marvel Essentials