Cause of Heath Ledger's death revealed
source: Associated Press
The Medical Examiner who examined Heath Ledger revealed that he died of an accidental drug overdose and that there were six prescription drugs in system which consisted of sleeping pills, sedatives and pain killers.
The DEA is also looking into the matter to see how he received so many prescription drugs.
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New writer for Birds of Prey
Newsarama has learned that writer Tony Bedard will replace Sean McKeever as the writer of Birds of Prey starting with issue 118
Batman Begins to be re-released as collector's edition in 3rd
source: The Digital Bits
The Digital Bits is reporting that Warner Brothers will release Batman Begins in a limited collector's edition as well as the Batman Anthology on Blu Ray disc
Batman Titles out this week
The following titles are set for a February 6 release
DETECTIVE COMICS #841
Written by Paul Dini
Art by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs
Cover by Nguyen
Scarface and the new Ventriloquist make their deadly return to DETECTIVE COMICS in a story destined to surprise readers! Plus, Zatanna guest-stars in this special tale!
Written by Peter Tomasi
Art and cover by Rags Morales & Michael Bair
As the mystery of the disappearing bodies of heroes and villains continues, Superman pays Nightwing a visit. Meanwhile, Dick Grayson's personal life takes a few surprising turns, and a new base of operations for Dick gets under way with a little help from his super friends.
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS VOL. 1 TP
Written by Mike W. Barr and Marv Wolfman
Art by Jim Aparo, George Pérez, Bill Willingham and others
Cover by Aparo
Reoffered to coincide with SHOWCASE PRESENTS: BOOSTER GOLD VOl. 1, this hard-hitting, value-packed volume features Batman's formation of the original Outsiders in stories from BATMAN and THE OUTSIDERS #1-19, BRAVE and BOLD #200 and NEW TEEN TITANS #16!
TEEN TITANS: YEAR ONE #2
Written by Amy Wolfram
Art by Karl Kerschl & Serge Lapointe
Cover by Kerschl
The origin story of the Teen Titans continues as the focus falls on Aqualad, who must overcome his many phobias and get help above the waves when Aquaman goes rogue! Things aren’t any better on land, as both Kid Flash and Speedy must confront the madness of the Flash and Green Arrow.
Countdown to Final Crisis # 12
The Batman: The End of The Batman Preview
source: Comics Continuum
Comics Continuum has a preview of this weekend's episode of The Batman. WB's synopsis for the episode is a follows
Batman and Robin meet their criminal twins, Wrath and Scorn, a dynamic duo dedicated to helping villains. Matters get even more complicated when Batman and Wrath uncover each other's secret identity. Guest characters include a cavalcade of villainy: Joker, Penguin, Ventriloquist, Killer Croc and Wrath/Will Mallory & Scorn/Andy Mallory
Go Here to see some preview pics of the episode
February 2, 2008
The Dark Knight update
Slate.com has some news regarding the current status of The Dark Knight. The site is reporting that the studio had a meeting this week to discuss the marketing and merchandising of the film. The report is Here but it contains a mild spoiler in the last paragraph