Superhero Bits: The Dark Knight Rises, The Amazing Spider-Man, X-Men, The Avengers, Stan Lee

Why is Stellen Skarsgard unsatisfied with The Avengers? Want to see Brett Ratner dressed up as Wolverine? What does Hans Zimmer have to say about his Catwoman theme in The Dark Knight Rises? Does James Mardsen want to play Cyclops again? Which prop from The Avengers is Tom Hiddleston's favorite? Would you like to see some new photos from The Amazing Spider-Man? What is the name of Stan Lee's new comic character? How much would you spend on a Bane mask from The Dark Knight Rises and what does a baby doll look like dressed as The Joker from The Dark Knight? Read about all of this and much more in the biggest Superhero Bits to date. .

Very cool minimalist Dark Knight Rises poster by BatmanIsMyHomey. Thanks to Comic Book Movie, which has another one too.

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Hans Zimmer teased MTV about the Catwoman theme he's writing, but hasn't written yet, for The Dark Knight Rises.

Clark Gregg once again teased the villains who will appear in The Avengers. Thanks to SFX Magazine (via Comic Book Movie):

Well, you can imagine the kind of threat that would cause Nick Fury, Coulson and Agent Hill to bring this group of demented and brilliant individuals together. The threat is going to cause everybody to get pushed past the limits of anything we've ever seen.

Probably too late to order this for a comic book fan on your list, but this plush Thor from Entertainment Earth (via Superpunch) is adorable.

Stan Lee is creating a new superhero, an Indian superhero named Chakra – The Invincible. The Hollywood Reporter has all the info.

Action figure YouTube guru It'sJustSomeRandomGuy posted a lost Marvel/DC Mastercard commercial he did.

Bleeding Cool has posted the full Marvel Comics catalog for next Summer with teases at The Avengers and The Amazing Spider-Man.

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Geeks are Sexy have posted some superhero themed paper snowflakes.

Though The Dark Knight Rises will be drawing some some famous Batman storylines, Geek Tyrant talks about some famous strands that have obviously been removed.

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MTV did a little commentary on The Dark Knight Rises trailer attempting to dissect its minutia. Geeks of Doom does their best job too at that link.

FilmCritHULK over at Badass Digest asks, and answers, the basic but important question, why do we care so much about Batman?

We know about all the movies, but what are some of the most anticipated comic series of 2012? WhatCulture has your list including Saga by Brian K. Vaughan.

Lots of rumors have made their way online in regards to The Dark Knight Rises and What Culture has listed the top ten. Oddly enough, I still hear at least one of these might be true. Speculation continues!

An impressive animated Mr. Freeze cosplay from Gamma Squad (via Fashionably Geek).

Tom Hiddleston spoke to Just Jared (via CBM) about The Avengers and while it's mostly butt-kissing, there's a cool bit about his favorite on-set props:

There's a couple of quite cool props, actually. I'd say my favorite prop would have to be Loki's spear. Does it have to be one I use or could it be someone else?...Okay...okay. Sam Jackson has these amazing screens. They're kind of like uber iPads or something. So from his command base in the Shield, the base of operations, he's got these incredible screens which he's just able to pull stuff up on....[Like Minority Report].

Comic Book Movie found an eBay seller who created these custom Bane masks from The Dark Knight Rises. Head to those links for more info but they're selling for about $350.

Legendary Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver and Dancing With the Stars champion Hines Ward spoke to the Los Angeles Times about his work in The Dark Knight Rises. He's the receiver in the trailer:

I mean to be a part of something that will last forever was amazing. I was truly blessed to be a part of it all.

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Artist Amanda Visell has an impressive collection of geek themed art on her site. Thanks to SuperPunch.

Moviefone has a very good, very honest interview with Stellan Skarsgard where he voices his displeasure with The Avengers and thoughts on the Thor 2 director search. Very much worth reading but it's hard to just pull out a single quote.

Gary Oldman spoke to Digital Spy about his work as Commissioner Gordon in the Dark Knight films.

James Marsden spoke to Entertainment Tonight (via CBM) and said he'd really like to explore the Cyclops character more:

Cyclops [from the X-Men movies]. It was great to be a part of those movies, people loved them – it's still the thing I get recognized for the most — but I feel like because there were so many cast members in this 90 minute movie, there was never enough time to give him the depth that other characters had. The first movie was really Wolverine's saga – and the second and third as well. If I had a dollar for every time someone came up to me on the street and said, "I would have loved to see more Cyclops..

Brett Ratner bought this ad for Hugh Jackman several years back and it's just insane. Thanks to Keith Calder.

Fox Five asked the Republican Presidential Candidates which superhero they'd be.

Bleeding Cool posted a whole bunch of rejected logos from the DC 52 by designer Rian Hughes. Very cool stuff. That's just one, a Batgirl, above.

These are too awesome. Etsy user weelittlestitches sells images of famous pop culture stars as 8-bit characters as if they were embroidered. You an order images at her page. Thanks to Blastr for the heads up.

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The Establishing Shot unboxes the new Dark Knight Rises Nokia phone.

Actor Massi Furlan spoke to the Examiner (via CBM) bit about working in a small, villainous role in The Dark Knight Rises.

Total Film (via CBM) revealed this new image from The Amazing Spider-Man. Looking dangerously close to Emo Peter, yes? Or is he a hipster?

Speaking of Emo Spidey, Sideshow Collectibles is now taking preorders for this Hot Toys Black Suit Spider-Man 3 figure.

Movieweb posted a bunch of newish Amazing Spider-Man promo images.

SuperPunch found an amazing gallery of images of a baby doll dressed as The Joker from The Dark Knight. Head there for more.