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One of the oldest debates surrounding American comic books is the issue of creator ownership and rights. For decades, writers and artists either worked on a for-hire basis or sold their work directly to the publisher before publication. This relegated most comic book creators to the position of permanent freelancer who received no royalties. If…

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the last decade, superhero movies and television shows have become pretty popular. Now that Hollywood has the technology to really bring comic books to life, movies about Batman and Iron Man are pretty much the surest recipe for box office success that there is. And now…

Though today there’s an ever-increasing number of minority superheroes, for much of the history of the genre minorities were either ignored, excluded or depicted as two-dimensional stereotypes. Many of these characters have mercifully been forgotten, but some have survived to the modern day, transforming over the decades into more politically-correct versions. These 10 characters are…

Batman has some of the best villains of any superhero and some of the worst villains. The Joker made it to #2 on our list of best comic book villains, showing the popularity and ruthlessness of Batman’s arch nemesis. But hold the Batphone just one minute. Batman’s rogue gallery has its share of villains that…

https://www.halwoodworking.com/wood-trophy-bases/Sometimes, in order to get closer to those you hunt, you have to start to share a few traits with them. This is certainly true of Batman in his long history of chasing criminals. One of the main characteristics of serial killers is that they keep “trophies” from their victims in order to relive the…