The Caped Crusade by Glen Weldon | LJ Audio Review


LJ’s review of Glen Weldon’s The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture

At the Movies | What We’re Reading


The “What We’re Reading” team becomes the “What We’re Watching” cohort this week.

Best Media 2015: Video Games


It’s been another great year for gaming. The Xbox One and Playstation 4 hit their stride in earnest, the Wii U proved to be the little console that could, and the PC continued to be the premier platform for innovative indie titles. Here’s how to spend this year’s money updating your circulating games collection and […]

Batman, Essays, Mazes, Clones, and Breaking the World Shouting Record | What We’re Reading


LJ and School Library Journal staffers carry the WWR flag into the world of clones, mazes, and bat caves.

Thor, Batman ’66, Daredevil, plus World War I in Comics, & Much, Much More | Graphic Novels Reviews


A bloodier, earthier take on the Norse hero, preeminent comics scribe Busiek reveals the the extraordinary side of more ordinary folk living among superpowered movers and shakers, sports fans and history readers will find Kleist’s Boxer mesmerizing

Pop Culture Advisory: Batmen We Have Known


A look back at other actors who’ve played Batman

Xpress Reviews: Graphic Novels | First Look at New Books, April 12, 2013


Batman, Earth 2, and did we mention Batman?

Xpress Reviews: Graphic Novels | First Look at New Books, March 1, 2013


Superheroes, New Mutants, Essential Wolverine, X-Men, Batman & Robin: Dark Knight vs. White Knight

Carol Tilley: Librarian Superhero, DC Releasing Batman: City of Owls/Earth 2, New Harry Potter Covers | Geeky Friday


Look up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a librarian! The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) posted a terrific story on Carol Tilley, a library science professor at the University of Illinois, whose research shows that child psychologist Frederic Wertham falsified data for his 1954 volume Seduction of the Innocent, […]

Star Trek Superbowl Spot, Animated Marvel Inhumans DVD, Holy Batface!, Star Wars 3D RIP | Geeky Friday


Okay, geeks, I hope you’re all ready for the big game this weekend and have laid in plenty of brews and munchies! If you’re thinking the Superbowl has nothing to do with geekdom and you’ll be spending another Sunday watching reruns of The Big Bang Theory, then au contraire mon frere! During the game’s second […]