Superhero Bits: Dark Knight Rises, Man Of Steel, Iron Man 3, Comic-Con, Guardians Of The Galaxy

After a few days off thanks to Comic-Con, Superhero Bits is back and we've got a lot of catching up to do over the next week or two. For now though, we'll answer some of the following questions. What was Robert Downey Dr. doing in front of big crowds at Comic-Con? What is going on with negative reviews of The Dark Knight Rises? Might we see Gwyneth Paltrow as a superhero in Iron Man 3? How much is the first appearance of Thanos going for now? Is The Dark Knight Rises on track to beat The Avengers opening weekend record? Which character did Christopher Nolan say deserves their own spin-off? And who was Tom Hardy's inspiration for the voice of Bane? Read about all of this and more in the return of Superhero Bits.

Robert Downey Jr. danced through Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend for Iron Man 3. You can see other snippets from the panel and images over on Coming Soon.IO9 asked Kevin Feige if Bruce Banner and Tony Stark driving off together at the end of The Avengers meant anything about Iron Man 3.Iron Man #55, the first appearance of Thanos, is now going for $6,000 according to The Los Angeles Times.Badass Digest has a great piece about some not so great reactions to negative early reviews of The Dark Knight Rises. More on this below.

More Downey video!! Check out this video of Robert Downey Jr. surprising a bunch of kids doing an Iron Man costume contest at Comic-Con.

Edgar Wright's Ant-Man will not feature any spousal abuse, thanks to this Reddit user.This poster will be handed out at all midnight IMAX screenings of The Dark Knight Rises on Thursday night. Here is a full list of 70mm IMAX theaters playing the movie.

Confused by Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy announcement? Screencrush has a simple introduction to all the characters.

Computer and Video Games made this Dark Knight Rises trailer made with footage from the Rocksteady video games.

You can learn a lot about Batman from his old TV shows. Film School Rejects has a great piece.

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Check out this Batman info graphic, From Kane to Nolan, an evolution of Batman found on Reddit.

What are the ten mysteries that The Dark Knight Rises must answer? What Culture explores.

Check out the trailer for The Batmobile documentary.

Speaking of The Batmobile, they're all in this visual guide to Batman's wonderful toys over on

Fun piece of fan art called "Bat Temptation" by DnaPna via Geeks Are Sexy.

According to tracking numbers, The Dark Knight Rises could beat The Avengers, says The Los Angeles Times.

The Dark Knight Rises mobile game hits iPhone and Android on Friday. That's the trailer above.Man of Steel won't use John Williams' iconic music. explores all of the music that has defined Superman over the years.

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Unlikely quotes from The Dark Knight Rises by octavarius via The Daily What.

Christopher Nolan told Access Hollywood he thinks Anne Hathaway's Catwoman deserves her own spinoff movie.The Droid You're Looking For (via Movies) has this info on dealing with negative Dark Knight Rises reviews.

At the Hall H Marvel panel, both Kevin Feige and Jon Favreau said they really want to see Gwyneth Paltrow suit up in an Iron Man movie.

Vulture spoke to Tom Hardy who said Bartley Gorman, seen in the above clip, was the inspiration for his voice in The Dark Knight Rises.

Converse is selling Batman and Bane sneakers through Journeys via Geeks are Sexy.

Listen to Pee-Wee Herman do the voices of everyone in the Dark Knight Rises trailer from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.