If there's one thing I know about Batman, it's that he will travel any distance to take on the forces of evil. That was definitely the case in 1976, when his never-ending battle against crime -- and an appearance at a nearby car show -- brought him to Memphis and an encounter with local villain and professional wrestling icon Jerry "The King" Lawler, who was sporting a full-on Superman costume, complete with cape.
Fortunately, their encounter --
Every now and then, I'm reminded of just how amazing the Internet as a massive resource of instantly accessible information. Sure, 90% of that "information" is guys running their mouth ad nauseum about the KGBeast or stories where Edward Cullen and Mr. Spock express their forbidden but irresistab
In a era of ceaseless celebrity endorsements for political causes and candidates, there can be no greater vote of confidence than that of the Batman.
But since he's a fictional character, Democratic candidate for New York state attorney general Sean Coffey turned to the next best thing: former "Batman" TV star Adam West.
In a "robo-call" placed to
Last week, I got this question via email from a ComicsAlliance reader:
Beyond Method Man's opus to the Riddler, I had largely disregarded the music surrounding Batman. This last week introduced me not only to the Batman Musical episode of Batman Beyond, but a Justice League episode where he belts out "Am I Blue?" Are there other musical moments of the Caped Crusader's which I should experience?
Originally, I'd planned to answer that as part of my weekly "Ask Chris" column, but as tends to happen when I write about Batman, it got a little bit out of hand, so I'm tackling it now. And the answer is... well, yes and no.
As should probabl
By now, I'm sure you've heard about Nicolas Cage and Adam West appearing opposite each other earlier this week on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" for a few rounds of Batman trivia. The video has been posted all over the place, and while it really isn't all that funny, it's a genius concept considering Cage's "Kick-Ass" character Big Daddy is essentially Adam West's Batman wearing the Christian Bale Batman's clothes