Warner Bros: Yes, We’re Aware Trump Ripped Off the Dark Knight Rises OST, No, He’s Not Allowed to Do That

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To follow the doings of Donald Trump even briefly is to be constantly bombarded with a stream of indignities, breaches of protocol, reality-warping lies, and extended middle fingers, ranging from the petty (his staff photoshopping him to look thinner) to the outrageous (brazen efforts to make our cruel health care…

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https://gizmodo.com/warner-bros-yes-were-aware-trump-ripped-off-the-dark-1833931127

Lego Batman Celebrates 80 Years of Comics Batman, and More of the Most Bat-tastic Toys of the Week

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the shiny new bits of plastic threatening our bank accounts that we’ve seen on the internet. This week: Batman celebrates his 80th birthday the Lego way, Nebula strikes a pose with a new Figuarts toy, and the most perfect Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles kitchen…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/lego-batman-celebrates-80-years-of-comics-batman-and-m-1833570439

io9’s Favorite Memories of Batman

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There’s just something about Batman. This week, the character introduced in the pages of Detective Comics turns 80 years old. And in that time, so many people have used his story to tell their own stories in ways that look different, feel different, sound different, but at their core, share one common thing: Batman.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/io9s-favorite-memories-of-batman-1833619580

Batman Needs His Into the Spider-Verse Moment

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On March 30, Batman—one of the most iconic comic book characters ever created—turns 80. It’s a venerable age for a character that has survived that long, as with most other heroes his age, through ceaseless re-invention. But it can’t help but feel like sometimes, our cinematic lens of the character has begun to…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/batman-needs-his-into-the-spider-verse-moment-1833590027

One of Detective Comics #1000’s Best Tales Is Surprisingly Prescient This Week

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This week, the 1000th issue of Detective Comics hit shelves, a celebration of the esteemed series’ most famous son (even if he didn’t show up till issue 27), just in time for his 80th birthday at the end of the week. But it is not this celebration of the Dark Knight that makes one particular tale timely. It’s an…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/one-of-detective-comics-1000s-best-tales-is-surprising-1833617102

Zack Snyder Wants You to ‘Wake the Fuck Up’ and Accept that Batman Kills People

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Let’s start by reminding ourselves that the Snyder Cut doesn’t exist and even if it did, it wouldn’t make Justice League any less of a terrible movie. With all of that in mind, Zack Snyder would like everyone to make their peace with the fact that the DCEU’s Batman has killed people, and nothing short of a…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/zack-snyder-wants-you-to-wake-the-fuck-up-and-accept-th-1833545625