Superhero Bits: The Wolverine, Dark Knight Rises, Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers

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Want to watch a stop-motion animated Batman film? Where can you get an Avengers Nesting Doll? What is the cross section of The Dark Knight Rises and Monty Python? Is Paul Dini going to write the sequel to Batman: Arkham City? Can Batman survive on the beach?  Are the features on The Amazing Spider-Man Blu-ray good? Want to see some set photos from The Wolverine and which disturbing Batman fan film was Aurora shooter James Holmes a fan of? Read about all this and more in today's Superhero Bits.

This stop motion animated Batman short film from Cartoon Brew (via IO9) is pretty fantastic.

Instructables.com (via Geek Twins) have instructions to make an okay Dark Knight Rises costume for super cheap.

SpaceGhostZombie (via Geek Tyrant) posted this hilarious Batman photoshop.

Read the full press release for the release of The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1.

Gus Santome's Paper X-Men on Planet Pulp.

Amazon (via Comic Book Movie) has listed the special features on The Amazing Spider-Man Blu-ray.

Homemade Avengers Russian Nestling Doll by bobobabushka (via Daily What).

The Hot Toys Iron Man from Avengers is now up for pre-sale.

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Batman/Monty Python fans will go crazy over this t-shirt over at Red Bubble via Shirtoid.

The Playlist pointed out that in a recent article about Warner Bros. superhero plans, there's a hint that Man of Steel will indeed tie into Justice League.

Cheezeburger (via Nerd Approved) posted this sand castle Batman.

Batman Begins and The Dark Knight remain at the top of the Blu-ray sales charts. Christopher Nolan just keeps making that cash.

Famous poster and comic book artist Jock designed this awesome black and white Batman statue that's currently rolling out. Read more at DC Collectables.

Live Science (via CBM) says The Bat could never fly the way it does in The Dark Knight Rises.

Here are some close-ups of the upcoming Professor X, X-Men First Class Hot Toys from GodofCat via ToysRevil.

Writer Paul Dini will not be writing the next Batman Arkham game, according to The Sixth Axis via CBM.

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Lego fan _Tiler is well-known for making awesome Batman cars out of Lego and now he's done the Tumbler. Thanks to Awesomer.

Clothes on Film has a great interview with Lindy Hemming, the costume designer for The Dark Knight Rises.

Very cool, Marvel cardboard cosplay over at Dorkly via Geeks Are Sexy.

ScreenRant has picked out their favorite things about The Dark Knight trilogy.

Sean Hartter did this cute Batman and Robin art.

/Film reader Connor N wrote this article about the philosophy behind The Dark Knight Rises.

Funny Dark Knight Rises fan art by tarunbanned.

Man I Love Films ranks their favorite Batman actors.

This is legitimately disturbing. LAist (via BAD) reports a star of Pimp My Ride heard from James Holmes before the Aurora shootings inquiring about this violent Batman fan film, teased above. Kind of speechless about this one.

THE FINAL BIT CONTAINS SET PHOTOS FROM THE WOLVERINE. POSSIBLE, MINOR SPOILERS ABOUND.

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The Telegraph (via Latino Review) posted a bunch of set photos from The Wolverine, including this one of him running through some sort of almost World War II internment camp. Head there for more.