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We Are…Robin! writer on how DC's new comic solves the 'sidekick conundrum'
Trent Moore

The Bat-family is getting a little bigger with the addition of new DC comic We Are...Robin!, and the writer of the Gotham-set series has opened up about the new street-level tale.

Rumor of the Day: Jason Todd's role in the DC Movieverse
Matthew Jackson

One of the key figures in the Batman family could be hitting the big screen for the first time.

Another MAJOR piece of DC's Batman lore could be coming to Fox's Gotham
Trent Moore

With future baddies like The Penguin and Catwoman already playing critical roles on the cast, Fox's Gotham might be bringing in another major component of the Batman lore.

Image of the day: Robin concept art unearthed from Tim Burton's aborted Batman 3
Trent Moore

Before Christopher Nolan rebooted things with his Dark Knight trilogy, the Batman franchise had pretty much become garbage. But things could’ve been a whole lot different.

Little-known sci-fi fact: this Batman villain was supposed to become Robin
Matthew Jackson

If things had turned out a little differently at DC Comics in the 1980s, Batman's third sidekick would've been a former nemesis.

So who's working with Batman now that he doesn't have a Robin?
Matthew Jackson

With the latest incarnation of the Boy Wonder now gone, Batman's looking for some additional collaborators.

TV's original Robin accuses DC Comics of making a 'terrible choice'
Dany Roth

Burt Ward just heard what happened to Robin, and he is none too pleased.

Confirmed: DC's gonna kill off [REDACTED] this Wednesday
Dany Roth

As Crazy Horse once said, "Wednesday is a good day to die." We may be paraphrasing slightly.

New Joker info hints at a Robin appearance in Dark Knight Rises
Trent Moore

Some new background information on The Joker, courtesy of a recent Dark Knight Rises tie-in book, hints at a connection that could point to a potential appearance by Batman's protégé Robin in the final film of Christopher Nolan's trilogy.

That 'Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Robin' TDKR rumor is back again
Matthew Jackson

Ever since Joseph Gordon-Levitt was cast in Christopher Nolan's final Batman flick, rumors have persisted that he'll be assisting the Caped Crusader as some version of the Boy Wonder. Levitt himself wouldn't deny that the rumor was true (nor would he confirm it), and now one intrepid blogger has assembled evidence from The Dark Knight Rises promotional materials to prove the theory right.

1,245 costumed fans (supposedly) set world record

1,245 fans costumed like Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman and the Green Lantern gathered in Melbourne Saturday where they broke "the world record for the most number of people dressed in superhero costume, in one place at one time."

Google Street View uncovers secret superhero headquarters

The Avengers aren't assembling in Manhattan, but rather in the UK.