Superhero Bits: Man Of Steel, Avengers 2, Amazing Spider-Man, Flash, Dark Knight Returns, Wonder Woman

Want to see more concept art from the above Flash video game, The Amazing Spider-Man and The Avengers? How is Joss Whedon balancing Avengers 2 and S.H.I.E.L.D.? Is David Goyer proud of Man of Steel? Does Famke Janssen think she'll be in X-Men: Days of Future Past? Which aspects of the Superman and Batman universe are causing legal issues at Warner Bros.? Where can you get a Magneto knit hat? What's the status of the Man of Steel store? Is The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 out already? Read about all of this and more in today's Superhero Bits.

Here's a new clip from The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 which, apparently, is now available for digital download now ahead of its physical release on January 29. Thanks to Coming Soon.

Joss Whedon spoke to EW about balancing work between The Avengers 2 and S.H.I.E.L.D.:

I have to maintain a fine balance between not hurting The Avengers, which is my number one priority right now, and not be the guy who shows up once a month and undoes everything that's been done by everyone else.

Superhero Hype compiled a ton of new Avengers concept art, mostly focusing on the sets and bigger production design elements, such as the one above by Tani Kunitake.

Entertainment Weekly has a very cool new (unembeddable) video about the visaul effects in The Avengers.

Speaking to Access Hollywood (via SHH) David Goyer said he's very proud of Man of Steel.

Famke Janssen spoke to Superhero Hype about possibly working on X-Men: Days of Future Past:

I'm sitting by the phone waiting, call me up Bryan!

Concept artist Josh Nizzi (via CBM) posted concept art from a cut action scene from Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man. Head there for the rest of the scene.

There's a huge legal battle brewing between Warner Bros. and makers of custom Batmobiles according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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Comic Book Movie found a bunch of concept art (page one) and images (above) from some early work on a cancelled Flash video game.

David Cronenberg clarifies his comments about superhero films like The Dark Knight Rises not being cinematic art.

Patrick Stewart tweeted this photo which speaks for itself if you read this column.

13 reasons to look forward to Marvel in 2013...according to Marvel.

Stan Lee does a little symbolic office cleaning via Facebook.

Marvel may be the current king of the big screen but, if you look at this infographic at The Geek Twins, DC rules the small screen.

Goku vs. Superman!!

Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision picks their top five comics of 2012.

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Sideshow posted this images of some new upcoming DC Premium figures.

A homemade Magneto hat is cool and will keep you warm. Etsy via Fashionably Geek.

This Iron Man Lego Cuusoo is pretty awesome. Thanks to Gizmodo.

Artist Quibe (via Werd) does pop culture icons with one line, like Batman above.

Why is this kid working out in a Bane mask? Thanks to @devincf.

The Amazing Spider-Man (and Skyfall and MIB 3) helped Sony be the #1 studio fo 2012 according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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TV Guide has the first look at the upcoming animated film Superman Unbound.

A lawsuit surrounding Smallville has been settled.

A Reddit user (via CBM) morphed every actor who played Superman into the above image.

David E. Kelley told THR he still thinks Wonder Woman could be viable on TV.

The score for Man of Steel is complete!

Speaking of which, here's a bigger crop of that new Man of Steel photo.