Tagged: batman

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Killing the Joke

The most controversial comic book of all time won’t go away.

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TV Reviews for Regular People: Batwoman

Whether you watch this show or not isn’t going to be determined by your view on gay rights, it’s whether you like comic books and the shows based on them.

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And He Thinks It’s Funny: Joker

Yes, it’s good and yes, you should probably go see it *BUT* only if you see it with someone whose hand you can grab and squeeze during the intense parts. OF WHICH THERE ARE MANY.

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All-In For Alfred

The fascinating history of Batman’s Batman.

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Heroes and Villains

How can any of us be held responsible for being bad, or given credit for being good, if all we are is conscienceless computer programs easily corrupted by a traumatic childhood?

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Inheriting Batman

If Batman: The Animated Series was the perfection of a world already created, Batman Beyond represents a fascinating world waiting to be explored.

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Diablo III and the Death of God

In Diablo III, Heaven and its angels reveal themselves to be far more complicated, and far from the conception of good one might think

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The Condiment King: An Oral History

DC writers hate him for being a one-note bit that persists over the years, surviving deaths and reboots with a mind and agenda of his own

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Batman vs Superman, Seriously

So if “doing what works” is a working definition of fascism, and an affinity for “doing what works” makes Batman fascist, and Superman
fascist, what does that mean for us poor old everyday humans

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They Stole My Batman

There have been many iterations of Batman. The best comes from Batman: The Animated Series

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Is Batman a Fascist?

A decade after its release, we’re still wrestling with The Dark Knight’s murky politics.

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Batwoman in Red

The complicated relationship between the Batman, the ‘woman, and the ‘girl.

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The Taste of Death

Batman’s Stupidest Foe Isn’t Just Tragic–He’s Lethal

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The Symbolism of Batman and Where We Put Our Faith

(Spoilers: This post will be rife with them. Do not read unless you’ve already seen the movie or couldn’t care less about the story. And, borrowed from Jaybird because he already covered all the...

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