Brotherhood of Batman

Brotherhood of Batman

By Jake, Ben, and Aaron
About
Time to celebrate the world of the Caped Crusader with an all NEW PODCAST! Listen to the Brotherhood of Batman Podcast and join three unique brothers on a journey to explore Batman comics and the expanded Bat-verse. Themed drinks and general shenanigans accompany each book and episode. Listen now.
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Time to celebrate the world of the Caped Crusader with an all NEW PODCAST! Listen to the Brotherhood of Batman Podcast and join three unique brothers on a journey to explore Batman comics and the expanded Bat-verse. Themed drinks and general shenanigans accompany each book and episode. Listen now.
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Season 3 - Episode 16 - Batman: Batgirl
This week the brothers revisit Barbara Gordon, discuss her bad hair, enjoy some cherry nougat cookies, and play Jeopardy (sort of).  We hope you enjoy!
50:58
December 9, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Nightwing: Year One
This week the brothers explore the departure of Dick Grayson from Wayne Manor, the return of the Guantlet, discuss the virtues of clay and crocodiles, and wish Jake a happy birthday.  We hope you enjoy! 
45:46
December 2, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
This week the brothers revisit the teenagers known as the Titans.  Aaron deems the book not Terra-ble, Ben has a thing for V-necks, and Jake attempts to speak without being interrupted.  Oh, and we finally meet someone called Disco-wing.  We hope you enjoy!
55:36
November 25, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Second Chances
Special guest John Dedeke from The Hourchive Podcast, joins the show as the brothers discuss Batman's farewell to Dick Grayson and welcome aboard the second Robin, Jason Todd.  Foreshadowing, crazy old ladies, The Joker, Two-Face, and tire thieves are among the topics of conversation.    We hope you enjoy!
1:03:59
November 18, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Batman: The Cat and the Bat
This week the brothers discuss Batgirl and Catwoman in Batman: The Cat and the Bat.  Barbara tries to find her dad's notebook, explores hedonism with Selena, and Catwoman will never learn.  We hope you enjoy! The Brotherhood of Batman made the list of the Top 25 Batman podcasts!  Check out the link here: https://blog.feedspot.com/batman_podcasts/
41:17
November 11, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Crisis of Infinite Crossovers Part Two - Joker Movie Review
This is it!  The culmination of the Crisis of Infinite Crossovers with our friends at The Hourchive.  The brothers continue the Joker movie discussion with John, Adam, Drew, and Nick from The Hourchive.  If you haven't heard Part One of the discussion you can find it here: http://www.thehourchive.com/home/2019/10/30/joker-crisis-of-infinite-crossovers-part-1  You can find other exciting episodes of The Hourchive wherever you listen to podcasts. We hope you enjoy!
53:04
November 4, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Batman and Bill - Movie Review
The brothers welcome a special guest this week, Dad.  The four of us watched the Hulu documentary 'Batman and Bill'.  We discuss the origin of Batman, the troubled history of the creators, and have some schitzengiggles along the way.  We hope you enjoy!
1:01:20
October 28, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Batman: Son of the Demon
This week the brothers revisit Talia and her daddy/baby daddy issues in Batman: Son of the Demon.  We discuss the relationship between Batman and Ra's and Batman and Talia and how intertwined everyone becomes.  We hope you enjoy! The Brotherhood of Batman made it on the list of top 25 Batman podcasts. Check it out here: https://blog.feedspot.com/batman_podcasts/
48:21
October 21, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Elseworlds - Archie Meets Batman '66
This week the brothers are overthrown by their spouses.  Sarah, Josh, and Kelley discuss the book Archie Meets Batman '66 in this alternated dimension episode.  We hope you enjoy!
56:31
October 14, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 7 - The New Teen Titans, Vol. 1
This week the brothers discuss another George Perez (Lopez?) book, The New Teen Titans, Vol. 1.  Ben loves it, Jake appreciates it, and Aaron has a differing opinion.  We hope you enjoy!
54:07
October 7, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Secret Origins of JLA and JLA #200
This week the brothers discuss The Justice League after reading Secret Origins and #200.  We uncover Superman's real desires, determine Aquaman needs therapy, and Rainbow Hatchet gets a theme song.  We hope you enjoy!
48:57
September 30, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Joker Final Trailer - Crisis of Infinite Crossovers Prelude
The brothers (minus Aaron) + John from the Hourchive = Joker Final trailer review.  The trio discusses Joker, movie violence, and the merits of The Phantom Menace.  We hope you enjoy!
29:19
September 27, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Elseworlds - Scar of the Bat
Batman with a Tommy Gun, Famous Mobsters, and Prohibition, what more could you want?  We take a stroll with Elliot Ness in Aaron's Elseworld pick; Batman-Scar of the Bat.  We hope you enjoy!
36:45
September 23, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Brotherhood of Batman Year One - Anniversary
This week marks our 1 year anniversary!  Wow, we can't believe we have been talking nonsense for a whole year.  The brothers talk about some of their favorite and least favorites from the first year.  We also answer some listener questions from the year too.  We hope you enjoy!
57:38
September 16, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 2 - The Joker's Five Way Revenge
The Crown Prince of Crime rules in this week's episode.  The brothers discuss kicking the bucket, moving sharks, Ben as a superhero, and what exactly is the Bronze Age.  We hope you enjoy!
47:08
September 9, 2019
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Batgirl: Year One
Welcome back!  Season 3 starts with a look at Barbara Gordon and her decision to take on a cowl as Batgirl in Batgirl: Year One.  The brothers discuss Batgirl, condiments, costumes, and boots as we expand the Batman Universe.  Thanks for continuing to listen.  We hope you enjoy!
53:50
September 3, 2019
Season 2 - Bonus Episode - Word Search Challenge
In this mini-episode the brothers compete against each other to solve a Batman Villain word search puzzle. You can compete along with us here: https://thewordsearch.com/puzzle/20168/batman-villains/ We hope you enjoy!
10:33
August 26, 2019
Prelude to Season 3 - Regnum Defende
As we get ready for Season 3, the brothers discuss a short Alfred Pennyworth origin story, Regnum Defende.  You can find this short two part story in Batman: Detective Comics #806 and #807 from July and August of 2005.  Thank you for continuing to listen.   Tune in for Season 3 soon!
34:29
August 19, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Trinity
It's the end of Season 2!  The brothers discuss the book Trinity by Matt Wagner and the relationships between Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman.  Also this week: Ben reads the book, Jake quizes his brothers, and Aaron makes a trio of beverages.  Thanks for listening this season.  We hope you enjoy! 
57:57
August 12, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Teen Titans: Year One
This week the brothers discuss the book Teen Titans: Year One.  We are introduced to some new juvenile characters in the Batman universe.  Tensions build between Robin and Batman, Wonder Girl cries a lot, and Aqualad is kinda useless.  We hope you enjoy!
39:10
August 5, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Tales of the Demon
Take a dip in the Lazarus Pit!  This week the brothers explore the demon known as Ra's Al Ghul, his lovely daughter Talia, the great detective, and the twisted relationship between the three of them.  We also take about the Titanic and childrens' literature.  We hope you enjoy.
38:45
July 29, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Wonder Woman
The origin of Diana and the Amazonians is the focus this week as the brothers discuss and review the massive book, Wonder Woman by George Perez.  We explore the strengths and virtues of Wonder Woman as we establish her place in the Batman and DC universe.  We hope you enjoy.
49:19
July 22, 2019
Season 2 - Game Review - Batman Fluxx
This week the brothers play and review Batman Fluxx.  Check out the game if you haven't played before and let us know what you think.  We hope you enjoy!
13:52
July 15, 2019
Season 2 - Bonus - Outtakes and Jokes
Ben wants more presents, Aaron tells Ben a joke, Jake tells us his failed joke telling attempt, and we get nothing accomplished.  We hope you enjoy this short outtakes episode. 
06:07
July 12, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Superman: Dark Knight over Metropolis
The Man of Steel (and paranoia) returns this week in a team-up with the Dark Knight.  The brothers discuss Mr. Peanut, have technology issues, and, explore the relationship between Batman and Superman.  We hope you enjoy!
57:04
July 8, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Batman the Movie '66 - Discussion and Review
This week the brothers discuss and review the iconic Batman '66 movie.  A movie that defined a childhood, established some Rogues Gallery villains, explored male sexual tension, and couldn't get rid of a bomb.  We hope you enjoy!
1:02:14
July 1, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Elseworlds: DC v. Marvel
Ben's Elseworld choice is discussed by the brothers this week.  He somehow manages to subvert Jake's timeline and sneak in Tim Drake, what a Jubilant moment.  This book was ridiculous, much like this episode.  We hope you enjoy! 
48:06
June 24, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Elseworlds - Batman Houdini: The Devil's Workshop
We venture back into the Elseworlds universe this week with Aaron's pick, Batman Houdini: The Devil's Workshop.  The brothers "enjoy" the themed beverage this week as we discuss Batman, Houdini, historical issues, schadenfreude, beef broth, and other random topics.  We hope you enjoy!
36:19
June 17, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Flash: Born to Run
Our Bat-Baby break has ended and we are back with some new episodes!   This week, the brothers welcome Helena Handbag from the Hello Uglies Podcast to join in our book review and discussion of Flash: Born to Run.  Even though Flash is not Batman, we explore the origin of the #4 hero of the Justice League.  We hope you enjoy!
50:22
June 10, 2019
Jake's Early Morning Update
Jake gives an update on the Podcast.
01:08
June 4, 2019
UPDATE! BAT BABY & Season 2 - Animated Series - The Laughing Fish
Aaron gives an update regarding BatBaby and upcoming episodes. The brothers watch and critique the Animated Series episode, The Laughing Fish.  Ben is confused about which episode he really wants to watch, Jake still thinks that Alfred makes cucumber sandwiches, and Aaron is along for the ride.  We hope you enjoy.  
20:03
May 27, 2019
Season 2 - Avengers Endgame Review and DC v. Marvel movie discussion
Jared Leto stated on Twitter that the DC movie universe is just as successful as the Marvel Universe.  The brothers discuss the strengths of the two universes and spend time fanboy-ing out over Avengers Endgame.  We hope you enjoy!
42:54
May 20, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Fortunate Son
The brothers discuss the book, Fortunate Son.  Batman has some issues with rock n' roll, Robin can't make him understand and feel the music, and some other stuff probably happened.  We hope you enjoy!
34:50
May 13, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Legends of the DC Universe: Robin and Superman
The brothers welcome a special guest this week as we discuss the single issue, Legends of the DC Universe: Robin and Superman.  Batman is absent from this episode, much like Aaron.  We hope you enjoy!
45:06
May 6, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Robin Year One
A year in the life of Dick Grayson?  What!? The brothers discuss the first year of the Boy Wonder and all of his successes and failures.  We hope you enjoy.
59:23
April 29, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Batman Chronicles: The Gauntlet
Robin must pass his test in Batman Chronicles: The Gauntlet.  In this episode the brothers discuss their busy Weeks in Geek and give their opinions on the Boy Wonder.  We hope you enjoy!
36:15
April 22, 2019
Season 2 - Article Discussion
In this special the brother read and discuss two recent online articles pertaining to the world of Batman.  The first is titled "Every 'Batman: The Animated Series' Episode, Ranked from Worst to First" by Phil Pirrello.  There is much discussion regarding the top 10 episodes.  The second article is titled "Every Batman Villain is Just a Reflection of The Caped Crusader's Damaged Mind" by Jonathan H. Kantor.  We enjoy discussing the troubled mind of Bruce Wayne.  We hope you enjoy!
35:05
April 15, 2019
Season 2 - Introduction to Crossover with The Hourchive podcast
The brothers are pleased to join our friends at The Hourchive Podcast to bring you a look at the trailer for the new DC movie, Joker!  The Brotherhood of Batman and The Hourchive watch the Joker trailer and give their perspectives.  Jake also joins their podcast as a special guest.  You can check out The Hourchive on iTunes or at their website thehourchive.com.  We hope you enjoy the crossover episode Trailing on: Joker | Crisis of Infinite Crossovers
02:23
April 13, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Catwoman: When in Rome
This week the brothers discuss and review the Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale book Catwoman: When in Rome.  We find out what happens to Catwoman and her travel companion when she leaves Gotham for a few months during Dark Victory.  Will she ever learn?  Who knows.  We hope you enjoy!
39:19
April 8, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Dark Victory
The brothers, or most of the brothers, return this week with another Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale masterpiece, Batman: Dark Victory.  We discuss this sequel to The Long Halloween and the return of our favorite mobsters and Rogues gallery villains.  A new character finally makes his presence known  as he seeks his own justice.  We hope you enjoy! 
1:09:15
April 1, 2019
Season 2 - DC Comics #1000
Jake, Ben, Sarah, and Joshua venture out on the eve of DC Comics #1000 release.  Aaron was sleeping.  We hope you enjoy this brief snippet.
07:45
April 1, 2019
Season 2 - Animaniacs: Boo Wonder
Today is Aaron’s Birthday!! So to celebrate we have a special episode. We watch and discuss a short  skit from season 5 of the WB animated series, Animaniacs.  The Boo Wonder is more than meats the eye.  We hope you enjoy!
11:01
March 28, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Night Cries
The book this week is Night Cries, and it is one of the darkest books reviewed and discussed thus far.  Sarah returns for her second episode and Ben really needs some Grayson in his life.  We hope you enjoy.
33:41
March 25, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Batman Year Two
After technical difficulties, and multiple  attempts, we were able to get this episode recorded.  The brothers welcomes our first guest and we all discuss our dislike for this book.  We hope you enjoy!
34:40
March 18, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Snow
In this second episode we are given our first introduction to Victor Fries in this trade paperback of the Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #192-196.  Batman dabbles with a team of helpers, passes out business cards, and causes steam to come out of Gordon's ears.  We hope you enjoy!
50:18
March 11, 2019
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Faith
Welcome Back to the Brotherhood of Batman!  In the first episode of season 2 we return to the Legends of the Dark Knight series for a three issue arc titled "Faith".  Batman begins branching out and seeking assistance from others as we move past Year One.  We hope you enjoy!
37:52
March 4, 2019
Episode 0 - Behind the Scenes of The Brotherhood of Batman
We are getting ready to release Season 2 very soon.  This week we have a special behind the scenes episode for you. This was our initial planning meeting for what the podcast was going to be.  We hope you enjoy!
46:00
February 25, 2019
Special Episode - Jake Visits the Dentist
Jake had his wisdom teeth removed today.  Listen to this very special episode to hear his thoughts about Batman.  Hope you enjoy!
03:32
February 22, 2019
Episode 10 - Part 2 - The Long Halloween
In Part 2 of the Season 1 Finale, the brothers finish their discussion of the second half of The Long Halloween.  Harvey finishes his transition, Ben continues to be mean to Jake, Jake reveals what is to come in season two, and Aaron tries to keep everyone on track.  Thanks for listening this first season.  We believe in Gotham City and we hope you do too.  Enjoy!
57:06
February 18, 2019
Batman the Animated Series Episode - Babydoll
"I didn't mean to..."  The brothers watch one of Jake and Ben's favorite episodes, Babydoll.  We also discuss the episode and give our review.  We hope you enjoy! Babydoll is found in Season 3 of the Batman: Animated Series
20:06
February 11, 2019
Episode 10 - Part 1 - The Long Halloween
This is Part 1 of the Season 1 Finale.  The brothers discuss the first half of The Long Halloween.  Mobsters and Rogues Gallery villains revisit Gotham over the course of story.  Our favorite District Attorney and Caped Crusader struggle to stop the killer known as Holiday.  We hope you enjoy!
1:07:17
February 4, 2019
Ben reads the Intro to The Long Halloween
Season 1 is coming to a close! Here is a teaser of the season finale.  Exactly as the title says, Ben reads the introduction to The Long Halloween.  Enjoy, if you can make it through the whole thing! 
08:41
January 31, 2019
Game Review 1 - Batman: The Animated Series dice game
This is the first non-comic or TV episode of the Brotherhood of Batman. We play and review the Batman Animated Series dice game. Hope you enjoy!
26:25
January 28, 2019
Episode 9 - Part 2 - Elseworlds - Gotham by Gaslight
The brothers stay in the Elseworlds universe with Aaron's selection of Gotham by Gaslight.  We are taken back to the Victorian era with Jack the Ripper coming to Gotham.  We also meet LeRoi, a villain who is a cross between a matador and a Steampunk Captain.  We hope you enjoy. 
41:27
January 21, 2019
Episode 9 - Part 1 - Elseworlds - Batman and Robin Adventures Annual 1, 1996
In this two part episode the brothers explore the Elseworlds of Batman. Andrea Beaumont returns, as does Ben's passion, in the 1996 Annual of Batman and Robin Adventures.  The brothers discuss this one-shot and how it ties to The Mask of the Phantasm.  
44:46
January 14, 2019
Mask of the Phantasm - Movie discussion and review
The brothers passionately discuss the 1993 animated series movie, The Mask of the Phantasm.  We share our thoughts about Andrea Beaumont, The Joker, Batman, and your angel of death.  We hope you enjoy! Please watch the Animated Series movie - The Mask of the Phantasm.
36:44
January 7, 2019
Episode 8 - Part 2 - Batman Terror; and Batman: Haunted Knight
The brothers review the anthology Haunted Knight.  We revisit a few characters and ghosts from Batman's past.  We are also introduced to the Mad Hatter.  You will probably find that we are all a little mad here.  Enjoy!
53:18
December 31, 2018
Holiday Special - Christmas with the Joker
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells... Happy holidays from The Brotherhood of Batman.  The brothers discuss the most wonderful time of the year and watch the animated episode, Christmas with the Joker.  We hope you enjoy.
18:27
December 25, 2018
Episode 8 - Part 1 - Batman Terror; Batman Haunted Knight
A few minor technical issues aside, the brothers review Batman Terror. Super villains (and well-drink villains) make their return. We hope you enjoy.
40:38
December 18, 2018
Episode 7 - Part 2 - Batman: Dead to Rights; and The Killing Peck
Jake quizzes Ben and Aaron on their podcast knowledge thus far. The brothers also review the one-shot issue, The Killing Peck, which introduces the Penguin to the podcast. Hope you enjoy.
45:18
December 10, 2018
Episode 7 - Part 1 - Batman: Dead to Rights; The Killing Peck
The Joker returns! Part 1 of our review of Dead to Rights and The Killing Peck focuses on the Crown Prince of Crime and his ongoing relationship with The Bat. We hope you enjoy!
43:47
December 3, 2018
Episode 6-Part 2 - Batman Venom and Four of a Kind
In Part 2 of Episode 6, the brothers discuss the super-villains, Poison Ivy and Riddler, the B-list Villain Scarecrow, and the not-quite-a-villain Man-Bat. We hope you enjoy.
48:40
November 26, 2018
Episode 6-Part 1 - Batman Venom and Four of a Kind
Based on listener feedback, new episodes will be in two parts. The Dynamic Trio (sort of) analyzes the book Batman Venom with some differing opinions.
45:29
November 19, 2018
Episode 5 - Batman Gothic and Superman: The Man of Steel
The three brothers discuss the 5 issue series of Batman Gothic and the introduction of Superman in the Batman Universe with Volume 1 of Superman: The Man of Steel.
1:13:16
November 5, 2018
Episode 4 - Prey and The Man Who Laughs
The three brothers dissect the 5 book series Prey and the introduction of the Joker in The Man Who Laughs. https://www.facebook.com/brotherspodcastbatman/
1:02:53
October 22, 2018
Episode 3.5 - Thank you listeners!
Thank you for listening to our podcast thus far! Please check us out on Facebook and Instagram. -The Brothers
01:36
October 17, 2018
Episode 3 - Shaman & Batman and the Monster Men
The brothers discuss Shaman and Batman and the Monster Men. Is Hugo Strange a supervillain? You be the judge.
1:03:24
October 8, 2018
Episode 2 - Her Sister's Keeper and The Wedding
Enjoy listening to the brothers attempt to discuss Catwoman: Her Sister's Keeper and Batman Rebirth issues 44, 0, 48, 49, and 50.
1:38:42
September 24, 2018
Episode 1 - Batman Year One
Brothers Jake, Ben, and Aaron explore Frank Miller's story, Batman: Year One in the very first episode of Brotherhood of Batman!
54:08
August 16, 2018
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