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Batman (fictional character)

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  • My Chemical Romance turns the page with 'Danger Days'

    My Chemical Romance turns the page with 'Danger Days'
    High in his ridgeline home, sitting on a porch that feels like a ledge, Gerard Way peered through cigarette smoke and the late-afternoon Pasadena haze as he searched his memory for the moment when his band, My Chemical Romance, shed its skin. "I think,"...
  • Six Flags amusement parks prepare for thematic makeovers

    Six Flags amusement parks prepare for thematic makeovers
    Wham! Bam! Ka-Pow! A bruising brawl involving comic-book superheroes, Saturday morning cartoon characters and extreme sports icons will change the ride and roller coaster landscape of Six Flags' 11 U.S. amusement parks in 2011. An intellectual...
  • Check It Out: Books highlight tales of Dark Knight

    Celebrating the Life of Gotham's Caped CrusaderBy Allen KesingerSince his creation by Bob Kane, Batman has since become a cultural icon. From comics and television to movies and video games, you'd be hard pressed to find someone who doesn't know about the...
  • Your inner Dark Knight: Could you train to be Batman?

     
    Here at The Skinny, we believe in getting those muscles moving. But what kind of training would it take for your run-of-the-mill human to possess the fighting-machine precision of a Batman bod? It can be done, says professor E.......
  • 'Green Lantern' director says cosmic film will have 'a Flash Gordon element'

     
    Martin Campbell ("Casino Royale") says his DC hero film will be more than a simple spandex affair....
  • 'Masters of the Universe' gets arty on Melrose

     
    In the long and often cheesy history of the American superhero there have been some truly silly names -- who could ever forget Matter-Eater Lad or Brain Boy? And what about Man-Thing, that shambling muck monster from Marvel Comics who......
  • 'Iron Man 2': Jon Favreau reveals his hero's new secret weapon [UPDATED]

     
    There are so many superheroes in Hollywood these days that they're tripping over each other's capes, but director Jon Favreau has a secret weapon that will set the "Iron Man" franchise apart from the masked masses. Or perhaps it's better......
  • 'Dante's Inferno' and the rings of pop culture

     
    For the last decade, Hollywood has been mining comic books and fantasy novels for its blockbuster source material, with Harry Potter, Spider-Man, Batman and Gandalf leading the vivid parade. Looking ahead, though, the next generation of box-office...
  • Warner buys majority stake in Batman video game developer

     
    After co-publishing the first successful mature video game based on a DC Comics character in many years last summer, Warner Bros. has quickly taken its makers in-house. Warner has acquired a majority stake in Rocksteady Studios, the London-based developer...
  • Batman beats Superman (again) as his first comic appearance breaks $1-million mark

     
    We all know that Bruce Wayne is much more well off than Clark Kent, and apparently some private buyer wants to make sure that the Dark Knight stays on top, purchasing the first appearance of Batman -- Detective Comics No.......
  • Million-dollar comics: first Superman, now Batman

     
    On Monday, ComicConnect announced that it had sold the first Superman comic book, Action Comics No. 1, for a record-setting $1 million. That was the record -- until today, when the first Batman comic sold for $1,075,500. Sock! Bam! Pow!......