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The Real Cost of Being Batman, Then vs. Now

Posted July 17, 2013 at 11:22 am

What is the estimated real life cost of being Batman in the thirties versus today?

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Gay Geeks of NY Celebrate 75 Years of Superman

Posted June 13, 2013 at 10:05 am

Superman turns the ripe age of 75 this year, and that milestone is not lost on the Gay Geeks of New York. In celebration of the new Man of Steel flick, the LGBTQ group is planning something … super. They’re dedicating Saturday (June 15) to the comic book superhero with a movie outing and birthday […]

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“Stop Superheroes” on the Lower East Side

Posted February 29, 2012 at 6:28 am

Walking the northern stretch of Ludlow Street, you may have come across this comical wanted poster for the Man of Steel himself.

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The Check that Bought Superman from Siegel and Shuster in 1938

Posted October 28, 2011 at 6:41 am

It makes the blood boil to think that Detective Comics, Inc. (DC) acquired the exclusive rights to the character in 1938 for a bottom-dollar price.

Detroit to Play Gotham in “Batman: Dark Knight Rises”

Posted January 12, 2011 at 4:05 pm

New York City is simply not gritty enough anymore to play “Gotham” in Batman movies.

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Batmobile on Allen Street

Posted November 1, 2010 at 11:31 am

Yesterday evening, Allen Street pedestrians and motorists were treated with quite the sight.  Someone was driving a replica of the 1966 Batmobile featured in the television series with Adam West.

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Captain America Using Manchester as Lower East Side

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

The comic book world is currently in flux.  As the Times reported the other day, DC Comics decided to re-boot the Wonder Woman series by changing the outfit and entire backstory of the character.  This new, less revealing wardrobe comes 69 years after the heroine first appeared in print.  But that’s beside the point.  Her […]

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