Compiled by Carl Slaughter:
- Marvel versus DC
The most important piece of information in this video is not about Gal Gadot, but about the DC/Marvel rivalry. Turns out DC’s reputation for being dark and serious is deliberate. They have a policy against humor. It’s their way of distinguishing their characters from Marvel’s characters with their inclination toward quips and antics.
- 10 Batman movies you never saw
In some parallel universe, Warner Bros. decided to carry on Christopher Nolan’s vision of Gotham City after The Dark Knight Rises concluded.
As you may remember, Bruce Wayne faked his death and passed the legacy of the Batman on to Robin John Blake. Of course, there was word on the street that actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt was being looked at for the next Caped Crusader at the time, but considering that the studio was all for a team-up with Superman, it’s for the best that the World’s Finest’s first meeting in live action involved Clark Kent and Bruce Wayne, not the latter’s successor – who was created for an isolated trilogy.
Still, I find it hard to forget how many mock-ups of Gordon-Levitt as Nightwing were surfacing up until the time Ben Affleck was cast as the new Masked Manhunter in the summer of 2013. In fact, some still hold onto that sentiment, with this fan-made comic strip serving as a fine example of just that….
- Why Tom Welling never wore the Superman costume