Between the extremely critically-acclaimed release of "Batman: Arkham Asylum" (seriously - it's entering The Guinness World Records Book) and the merited coverage, the Caped Crusader is having quite a week. Now, for the first time ever, Batman's video game prominence has merited a reverent role in one of gamedom's premier Webcomics.

Today's Penny Arcade strip entitled, "The Circle Of Life" follows the progression of the video game industry's top-shelf spy properties, embracing Batman's rightful newfound video game role in stealth and playability.

I don't want to spoil it for those waiting for the weekend, but let's just say a certain Splintery Celled hero meets his match. Read it yourself here.