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Here's your first look at Gotham's Dr. Hugo Strange
Don Kaye

The second of Gotham's two major new villains has been unveiled, and he looks kind of perfect.

New video essay explores aborted video game for Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight
Jeff Spry

Here's the sad but true story of why Nolan's The Dark Knight never got a major video game release.

Collector's Corner: Wolverine, Dark Phoenix, The Hulk + 9 more cool collectibles
Jeff Spry

Here's the jubilant January edition of Blastr's Collector's Corner to start 2016 off right.

DC Comics honors Neal Adams with 25 February tribute covers by the master himself
Jeff Spry

Check out the unreal uninked pencils for Adams' latest homage collection ... to himself!

Bruce Campbell's Soup is good food—and more!

Here's a list of our hottest (see Bruce Campbell's Cream of Darkness Soup) stories and best comments this week, in case you missed...

Riddler-centric short is a gritty, noir take on the Dark Knight
Trent Moore

Now this is fan-made short filmmaking at its finest. Want to know what happened in the years between Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight and the recent Dark Knight Rises? This dark, cinematic short dubbed Batman: Pupper Master does a pretty good job of tackling the question.

18 hard-rocking songs that killed in sci-fi movie soundtracks

While John Williams does a helluva job in the orchestra pit, nothing gets our blood pumping during that intense space battle, zombie-killing spree or alien encounter like our favorite ass-kicking tunes straight from the juke box.

Batman clings to the Joker's car in new Suicide Squad set videos
Nathalie Caron

It's Batman's turn to make an action-packed entrance on the set of Suicide Squad.

See Batman producer's 1980 sketch that made Nicholson the Joker
Trent Moore

It may have taken until 1989 for Tim Burton's Batman to kick off the comic book movie era in earnest, but a producer on the film was already thinking about the casting choices a decade earlier—and even mocked up a pic of Jack Nicholson as The Joker.

Rumor of the Day: Joker to return in live-action Batman TV series

After Christopher Nolan is done with The Dark Knight Rises—most likely his last Bat-film—Warner Bros. wants to keep the franchise alive with a new TV series. And the Caped Crusader's Big Bad will be none other than the Joker.

Your vote for Batman's next villain: A rogues gallery
Don Kaye

We've got a rundown of the possible villains who could fight the Caped Crusader based on your suggestions.

The superhero trailer that outdoes ANYTHING from the Super Bowl

Whether you loved the Captain America and Thor spots that aired during the Super Bowl or felt they lacked a little something, this new cinematic from the DC Universe Online game is a three-minute chunk of awesome that puts them both to shame.

Aborted videogame shows off a steampunk Batman we'll never meet
Trent Moore

Though the 1989 graphic novel Gotham By Gaslight was a bit too weird to warrant a film adaptation, the tale of a 19th Century Batman hunting down Jack the Ripper did at least have a videogame in the works—but not anymore.