Posted on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 by Germain Lussier
With The Amazing Spider-Man opening today, we have lots of Spidey in today’s Superhero Bits. Want to hear an explanation of the film’s complex equation? How much did it make at midnight last night? What’s up with that last scene? Why was it missing a key piece of dialogue and how can dressing like Spidey get you a free burger? How will The Amazing Spider-Man sequels attempt to mimic The Avengers? Has the official runtime of The Dark Knight Rises been revealed? Which Superman fan film is going viral? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits.
This might be a minor spoiler for The Amazing Spider-Man but the equation at the center of the film, the decay rate algorithm, is explained by the team at Science Friday. (Bookmark this for after the movie maybe.)
Talking to Superhero Hype, The Amazing Spider-Man producers suggested introducing a new villain in each film, and then combining them as the Sinister Six kind of like The Avengers, was an option. Which is weird because…
The Amazing Spider-Man is the first installment in a movie trilogy that will explore how our fave hero’s journey was shaped by the disappearance of his parents.
Olly Moss and Daniel Danger started a new Tumblr for their silly Batman images called Defective Comics and Moss added the new image above.
The Dark Knight Rises runs exactly 164 minutes and 27 seconds and has a new official plot description. Thanks to Superhero Hype:
It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act.
But everything will change with the arrival of a cunning cat burglar with a mysterious agenda. Far more dangerous, however, is the emergence of Bane, a masked terrorist whose ruthless plans for Gotham drive Bruce out of his self-imposed exile. But even if he dons the cape and cowl again, Batman may be no match for Bane.
Dark Horse has some cool comic book related exclusives at their booth come San Diego Comic-Con such as this Iron Man. Visit darkhorse.com for more.
Hollywood.com did a fantastic breakdown of Spider-Man fandom that deserves more than just this bit, so I urge you to check it out.
Due to the amount of graphics and images included in Superhero Bits, we have to split this post over FOUR pages. Click the link above to continue to the second page of Superhero Bits.