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Why is Thor worthy?

“Whoever wields this hammer, if he’d be worthy, shall have the power of Thor…”  – Odin With the release of the first “Avengers – Age of Ultron“-trailer, the audience and Marvel-fans got a first preview into what to expect from … Continue reading

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16 Moments in Batman-movies (that are not Nolan) – UPDATE

As 2014 is the year of the Bat (75 years since his first appearance in Detective Comics # 27, 25 years since “Batman“) I decided to conclude it with a list of great moments of the Burton-Schumacher-tetralogy (and one surprise … Continue reading

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Batman – Year One

With The Dark Knight Rises approaching and my diploma thesis waiting, it’s time to review some Batman-stuff. The movie is something I like to call “comic-movilization” (the difference with “comic- adaptation” will be defined in my thesis), which follows the … Continue reading

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Run Morrison, Run #2 Batman: The Clown at Midnight

This comic-book issue by Grant Morrison is quite different to other comics. It’s not really a comic, but rather a thrity page prose-short story. The poetic allegories make it very hard to understand what’s going on, that’s why Batman # … Continue reading

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Let’s take a look at… The Avengers

Let’s take a look at this picture: It undoubtfully shows the Avengers in action, serving as a teaser-poster for the upcoming Avengers-movie. You recognise Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America. The other two are Hawkeye (introduced in a cameo in … Continue reading

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Run Morrison, Run: Batman – Batman and Son

Morrison’s Batman- run begins here! Artwork by Andy Kubert. After The Infinite Crisis (a DC-wide cross-over event), one year has passed. Two-Face is back, Penguin and Riddler have turned good, and Batman has returned after a one- year- break. Several months after his … Continue reading

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The Knightfall-saga… and a guy named Bane

WARNING! Disturbing images and spoilers ahead! When Batman returns on the big screen in next year’s The Dark Knight Rises, he will battle the villain Bane (Tom Hardy) NO! Not that one! The real one. the cunning one. The dangerous … Continue reading

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