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Photos: Rock and Shock Festival 2012

Rock and Shock | Palladium & DCU Center, Worcester MA | October 12-14, 2012

By ANDRY WARE  |  October 19, 2012

Did you see the new Batman movie?

Everyone else has.
By KARL STEVENS  |  August 03, 2012

Did you see the new Batman movie?

Everyone else has.
By KARL STEVENS  |  August 03, 2012

Batman — From the comic to the chthonic

Behind the cowl.
Wayne's World
By NICK JOHNSTON  |  July 20, 2012

Review: The Dark Knight Rises

No other superhero has less fun than the Batman (Christian Bale) of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy.
Not so serious
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 20, 2012

Building the perfect beast

There are a few acceptable reasons for keeping your identity a secret.
America Elects
By AL DIAMON  |  February 10, 2012


Photos: Arisia 2012

Attendees of Arisia 2012 at the Westin Boston Waterfront on January 13-15, 2012.
Arisia 2012 | Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel | January 13-15, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  January 27, 2012
Winter Games: Preview

The games of winter

Despite a quiet January, this winter gives gamers much to look forward to: long-awaited sequels, promising original franchises, and even a new handheld system.
Sci-fi, fantasy, and Sony's new handheld
By MITCH KRPATA  |  December 30, 2011

Photos: Kostas Seremetis's ''Ready…Steady…Go!'' at the Fourth Wall Project

Kostas Seremetis's ''Ready…Steady…Go!'' exhibition is on display at the Fourth Wall Project from September 10 to October 23, 2011.
Fourth Wall Project | September 10–October 23, 2011
By ERIC ANTONIOU  |  September 23, 2011

Underground no more, Kostas Seremetis comes home

West Roxbury native Kostas Seremetis cut his teeth as an underground artist in Boston in the 1990s — his commissions included painting the walls of the Lansdowne Street punk club Axis, and creating movies for an unknown Boston band that went on to become
He's now worthy
By SCOTT FAYNER  |  September 23, 2011

Catwoman's Arkham City debut

Much of the publicity for Catwoman's inclusion in Arkham City, the sequel to Rocksteady's hit Batman game Arkham Asylum, has revolved around her sex appeal....
By Maddy Myers  |  June 14, 2011

Comics fest returns, with kids up front

If you have any doubt that comic books are ascendant in popular culture, look no farther than the film Thor , based on the Marvel adaptation of the Norse god, which has earned more than $344 million in less than a month in theaters.
Page Life
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  May 20, 2011

Arkham City's new trailer: Holy Co-Op Gameplay, Batman?

Please, please, please let this trailer for Batman: Arkham City mean what I think it means. It looks like Batman and the Joker double-teaming. It...
By Maddy Myers  |  January 26, 2011

Photos: Arisia 2011

Sci-fi and fantasy fans attend Arisia 2011 at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel at January 14-17, 2011.
Arisia 2011 | Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel | January 14-17, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  January 21, 2011

To boldly go ... to Framingham: A trek to fan con Super Megafest

The entire 20th century is crammed into a ballroom in the Sheraton hotel.
Super Megafest offers the relics of our escapist fantasies. Make it so.
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  January 07, 2011

Photos: New England Comic Con 2010

New England Comic Con at the Hynes Convention Center on October 15-17, 2010.
New England Comic Con, at Hynes Convention Center | October 15-17, 2010
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  October 22, 2010


Interview: Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner on iPads, erotica, Batman, and fighting the Man.
Porn or erotica?
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  August 13, 2010

Pug Batman

Keith seems to hate dogs.  However, he's never been this excited about anything on the internet.  Here is the "Batman Pug" theme song.   
By Fletcher  |  July 27, 2010

Bigger — and better

Metropolis just keeps growing.
The new, ‘complete’ Metropolis
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 04, 2010

Photos: Arisia 2010

The 21st annual installment of sci-fi convention Arisia
Arisia 2010 at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge, January 15-18, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  January 22, 2010
DregNog Video Advent Calendar: Day #12: Away in a Batcave

DregNog Video Advent Calendar: Day #12: Away in a Batcave

On the Twelfth Day of DregNog, Laser Orgy gave to thee: the mother lode of silly Batman Christmas clips.The Dark Knight Before Christmas (2008)The Joker...
By Shaula Clark  |  December 25, 2009


Review: Batman: Arkham Asylum

Although Heath Ledger fully deserved the Oscar he won (posthumously) for his portrayal of the Joker in The Dark Knight , a less heralded actor had staked a claim to the character years before. On Batman: The Animated Series , Mark Hamill brought a fe
Joker's wild
By MITCH KRPATA  |  September 04, 2009

Wish-fulfillment for a burning world

From the shining big-screen debut of Iron Man to the large amounts of green produced by the Incredible Hulk, this was the year the public couldn't get enough of their favorite heroes.
The 2008 heroic holiday DVD and Blu-ray gift guide
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 08, 2008

Why so serious?

Lego Batman is not The Dark Knight: Now, with Legos!  
Lego Batman looks to the West
By MADDY MYERS  |  October 16, 2008
I'm Batman!

I'm Batman!

I love the new Batman flicks, I really do. But my biggest issue is with Christian Bale's Batman voice.  The following video perfectly illustrates my...
By Special Ed  |  August 01, 2008

Our superheroes, ourselves

Is there a breed of person more tenderly optimistic, more winsomely hopeful for the best, more loyal to the possibility of good, than the American summer moviegoer?
What the current crop of comic-book action movies tells us about America's identity crisis
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 09, 2008

Batman:  Dark Knight Trailer

Batman: Dark Knight Trailer

The tailer for Dark Knight hit the internet over the weekend.  It's only a couple minutes long but, we'll take what we can get!  Dark...
By Fletcher  |  December 17, 2007

Required Bat-reading (spoilerish, but not terrible)

Christopher Nolan debuted the first six minutes of The Dark Knight in IMAX on Monday in New York. UGO has a really good account of...
By Ryan Stewart  |  December 05, 2007

Vermont goes Hollywood, part 2: Leahy in The Dark Knight (plus more interesting Dark Knight news as well)

First The Simpsons hold a movie premiere there, and now this: Vermont senator Patrick Leahy will appear in the Batman Begins sequel. Apparently he's done...
By Ryan Stewart  |  August 16, 2007

More Comic Con news: Star Trek, Indiana Jones, Iron Man, Lost. UPDATE: NOW WITH BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT TRAILER

UPDATE 4:00 PM: DARK KNIGHT TRAILER NOW ONLINE IN GLORIOUS HIGH DEFINITIONYes, it's true: Leonard Nimoy willl be appearing as Spock in the forthcoming Abrams-ized...
By Ryan Stewart  |  July 27, 2007