Tag Archives: Batman

  • Trailer: The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

    Posted on December 20, 2011 by PopFunk

    Finally! The first extended look at Christopher Nolan's sure-to-be epic conclusion to his Batman trilogy is here! Behold, the gritty trailer for The Dark Knight Rises (2012 Summer release). Whoa. Popfunk is also excited to announce a full line of officially licensed Dark Knight Rises shirts coming at you May 25, 2012! A cool eight weeks before the big July 20, 2012 movie release date. Now go reload that trailer and watch it a few more times in giddy anticipation. We are.

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  • Our Favorite Holiday Comics From DC

    Posted on December 8, 2011 by PopFunk

    Everyone gets excited about this time of year, and it's no different here at Popfunk. Forget building snowmen. Leave the sled in the garage. Give us some sugar cookies, a blanket, and a stack of holiday comics and we'll be set straight through the New Year. Here are some of our faves from DC. DC Infinite Holiday Special DC Infinite Holiday Special In this holiday issue, Superman plans to impersonate Santa Claus to prove to a young boy that he is real... Until Batman convinces him there are more heroic acts to partake in. Though Superman agrees, he decides to deliver the presents to the boy anyway. And who should he see the young kids screaming for when he gets there? Batman as... Santa Claus. DC Universe Holiday Special 2008 DC Universe Holiday Special 2008 This one includes 10 stories with some of the DC's greatest superheroes. Holiday action from classic good guys like Superman, Supergirl, Batman & Robin, Green Lantern and more. The Night the Mob Stole X-Mas The Night the Mob Stole X-Mas Released in March 1979, this holiday comic features Batman and Plastic Man working together to defend Christmas against a crew of greedy mobsters. Christmas 'Round the World Christmas 'Round the World Superman spends this issue reuniting refugee children with their families and learns how other cultures celebrate Christmas in the process. Merry Christmas, Justice League of America... Now Die! Merry Christmas, Justice League of America...Now Die! Santa Claus joins the world's greatest superheroes in this holiday comic. Sounds innocent enough, right? But judging from the cover, it looks like the Justice League might regret its decision to let someone new into the group after all.... So those are a few of our favorite holiday comics. What about you? Which issues do you reach for to get your fill of crime-fighting, yule tide cheer?

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  • DC Comics and Mattel Extend Partnership

    Posted on November 2, 2011 by PopFunk

    Yesterday, DC Comics and Mattel, Inc. announced a new multi-year agreement that will extend their partnership into unprecedented territory for the next several years. Most notably, Mattel will now have access to the complete DC Comics universe, spanning more than a thousand DC superheroes and super villains. Among them, classics like Batman, Superman, Green Lantern and Wonder Woman, along with the more obscure heroes like Aquaman, Green Arrow, Hawkman and Shazam. DC & Mattel The deal will also include new toy lines for the long awaited Dark Knight Rises and Man of Steel films, as well as a number of animated series for Cartoon Network. Mattel Vice President Tim Kilpin was understandably excited about the future of the relationship. "We are thrilled to further our long-standing partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and support the extensive DC Comics portfolio's development. The DC Comics characters are rich in story and we look forward to bringing these popular characters to life through innovative product design."

    This post was posted in Comic Stuff and was tagged with Superman, COMICS, Warner Bros., DC COMICS, Batman, Mattel

  • Batman Arkham City Villains

    Posted on October 18, 2011 by PopFunk

    The countdown is over for comic geeks and gamers. Today sees the release of Batman Arkham City, Rocksteady's highly anticipated sequel to 2009's Batman Arkham Asylum. And the list of Batman Arkham City villains poised to tangle with the Caped Crusader reads like it's straight out of a fanboy's dreams. More than a dozen dangerous derelicts are represented from classics like Joker, Two Face and The Riddler, to more obscure bad guys like Hugo Strange, Harley Quinn and Solomon Grundy. The JokerSolomon GrundyTwo Face Check out the intense launch trailer below. After that gets your blood flowing, be sure to browse the epic selection of Batman Arkham City villains Popfunk's got sprawled throughout our online store! Batman Arkham City is available now for Xbox 360 and PS3. Read More

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  • Batgirl vs. Supergirl: Battle of the Babes

    Posted on September 22, 2011 by PopFunk

    There's no shortage of commentary on the age old Batman vs. Superman debate. But what about their oft-forgotten lady counterparts? If you've ever wondered how Batgirl and Supergirl might stack up against each other, we've got some handy eye candy for you: Batgirl vs. Supergirl Read More

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  • Dark Knight Rises Unveiled

    Posted on July 19, 2011 by PopFunk

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    Christopher Nolan sure knows how to make you wait. We were almost tempted to take out our old Batman figures and create a very conservatively budgeted trailer when a summer storm knocked out our power this week. But we're grateful that we didn't have to do the extra work. Finally for your viewing pleasure: The Dark Knight Rises Official Trailer.
    The Dark Knight Rises HD Trailer
    Do you think this much anticipated film will overthrow Harry Potter's recent Spellbinding success at the Box Office??

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  • Sneak Peek: The Dark Knight Rises

    Posted on July 12, 2011 by PopFunk

    This remixed post is brought to you by The Batman T-Shirt Collection and The Dark Knight T-Shirt Collection at, and Eric Ditzian at MTV News. The Christopher Nolan-directed action flick features the return of Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne and Batman, as well as Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, and Michael Caine.  Anne Hathaway joins the movie as Catwoman, while Joseph Gordon Levitt takes on the role of John Blake and Tom Hardy as the villainous Bane. The Dark Knight Rises is expected to hit theaters July 2012. You can catch The Dark Knight Rises teaser trailer, which is supposed to debut in front of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," when it opens on Friday. The teaser poster for the third Batman film installment entitled The Dark Knight Rises shows what appears to be skyscrapers in Batman's hometown of Gotham City crumbling while forming the iconic Batman figure. "There is an ominous air of destruction in the urban environment: The buildings appear to be crumbling, debris raining downward — a stark visual contrast to the film title's single tweak since the previous installment: the addition of the word 'rises'." Soundoff: Will The Dark Knight Rises surpass the success of The Dark Knight? How do you feel about Anne Hathaway entering the cast as Catwoman?

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  • RIP Gene "The Dean" Colan

    Posted on June 24, 2011 by PopFunk

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    This post is brought to you by the Batman T Shirt Collection at and the Washington Post. Gene Colan, creator of Dracula, Batman, Daredevil and Howard the Duck is dead at the age of 84 from complications of liver disease and cancer. Longtime friend and biographer, Clifford Meth, has confirmed the news. Among Colan’s accomplishments he is best known for the definitive work he contributed to Marvel Comics, DC Comics and in earlier days Timely Comics. AP Reporter Matt Moore reports that Colan worked on almost every major Marvel book at one point. It was in the 1960s that his vision and artistry revitalized classic comic heroes like Superman, Batman, Green Lantern at DC and Fantastic Four, The Avengers, Captain America and Daredevil at Marvel. We pay homage to Gene Colan and his rich artistic contribution with T Shirts bearing the characters that he breathed life into and shared with the world.  To commemorate his legacy, find yours at Sound Off: Share your experiences with the characters Gene Colan created.  

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