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We Can Be Heroes

Feel Like A Hero In These DC Character Super Hoodies

Tumblr user thelittlestbat makes hoodies with a super attitude. We showed you some of them before here, but there’s a new series called batfam; quoted that includes a phrase for each character. Looks like some comfy crime-fighting.



Nina Edlund’s Adorable Sketchcards of DC Comics Women

Artist Nina Edlund has captured the women of DC comics perfectly in her Cryptozoic sketch card collection — and they look so cute! Here are a few of our picks from her gallery of sketchcards, but she’s drawn even more than just what we have here. Check out her website for the rest of her DC ladies!


Today in Awesome

Holy Female Robin, Batman! Carrie Kelley Is Being Introduced To The New 52!

Comic readers know her as the first full-time female Robin but up until now, Carrie Kelley did not have that role in official DC Comics continuity. That’s about to change.


Holy Rusted Metal Batman!

TV’s Robin, Burt Ward, Comments on Current Robin Events

It’s a terrible choice to kill off Robin. Why bite the hand that feeds you? … Robin should only die in people’s imaginations! Or in a state of primal ecstasy!Burt Ward.

Well, I can certainly understand Ward’s distress over the fate of a fictional character that he’s close to, even more when he’s responsible for embodying one of the most iconic versions of that character. Although it’s worth noting that this isn’t the first time this has happened, nor is the current Robin even the same character as the one he played in the television show -

Wait, did he say in a state of primal ecstasy?


i'll just leave this here

Star Wars and Superhero Socks, Because You Never Need an Excuse to Ogle Some Nerdy Socks

Perfect for the 501st!

Or maybe not. Maybe they wear tights under their armor, I guess I don’t actually know. The great thing about nerdy socks? Unlike nerdy t-shirts and just like nerdy Converse: they’re unisex.


Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: The New Robin Really Likes Birds

And officially my new favorite. Sorry, Tim Drake. (via Literate Knits


Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: The Magic School TARDIS

Mashups are the best. I don’t care if you think different because if they didn’t exist we wouldn’t have this Magic School Bus/Doctor Who mashup to look at. By Erin Ptah. Hmm, what else did we see around the net today… 


Great Hera!

Spoiler Alert For the New 52… By Which I Mean Stephanie Brown is the Spoiler in the New 52

With Barbara Gordon reclaiming the mantle of Batgirl in the rebooted DCU, it was uncertain whether the most recent Batgirl, Stephanie Brown, would remain part of continuity. However, just as Dick Grayson has once again reverted to the persona of Nightwing, it seems that Stephanie Brown has similarly been returned to being Spoiler. This is revealed in passing in the recent solicitations for Batman Incorporated: Leviathan Strikes. It reads:

“Guest stars galore! Batman and Spoiler team to face the School of Night while Batman Incorporated travels to a sinister Cold War interrogation facility to face the mind-bending menace of Doctor Dedalus for the last time while the true identity of Leviathan is finally revealed, with shocking consequences for the Dark Knight.”


Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Pikachu Will Help You With Your Health Problems

But he probably can’t help you with that asthma. (At Nerd Approved)


It's A World of Laughter A World of Tears

Holy Supercut, Batman!: Watch All of Robin’s “Holy”s from the Animated Series

Robin doesn’t know a whole lot of different ways to register shock. He can identify what he is shocked at, but when it comes to exclamations he seems to have a pretty limited vocabulary. Basically, he says “Holy” a lot. A lot a lot. All the frakking time. Although, to his credit the amount of things he’s shocked about seem to vary widely (“Holy strange odors!” “Holy Benedict Arnold!” “Holy Split-Personalities!” “Holy False Imprisonment!” “Holy Float Like a Butterfly Sting Like a Bee!”). Now they’ve all been conveniently placed in one video cutting all of them together. Enjoy.

(via Topless Robot)