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# Batman

All time
# poor ben
Ben Affleck talks to Jimmy Fallon about the Batman reaction
His feelings were hurt, guys.
# world of celebs
Why does Justin Bieber have a script for the next Batman movie?.. Here's The Dredge
The best of the day’s celebrity duuurt.
# holy smokes batman
Batman and Captain America save cat from burning house
Not something you see every day.
# Gay Marriage
Batwoman writers leave project after DC blocks lesbian marriage
Batwoman had been engaged to her long-term girlfriend, but DC Comics ruled that gay marriage was not legal in Gotham.
# Trailer park
Check out Ben Affleck and Bryan Cranston in a trailer for the new Superman
Yes, that’s right, someone on the internet has created a fake trailer for a movie that won’t be out until 2015.
# pure evil
Bryan Cranston has been cast in the new Superman film
He’s going to play Lex Luthor.
# holy smokes
Ben Affleck is the new Batman!
He’ll play the Caped Crusader in the new movie that brings Batman and Superman together.
# make art
Glen Hansard, Charlie Bird and The Mammy... the Irish superheroes
Forget about Superman and Batman. These are the real heroes.
# holy portaloos
Blundering Batman robs festival VIP area
The Caped Crusader managed to lock himself in a building, then turned himself into police.
# Aurora
Colorado shooting suspect pleads not guilty by reason of insanity
James Holmes will now undergo months of psychiatric testing to determine whether he was sane at the time.
# Aurora
Colorado cinema shooting suspect may plead not guilty by insanity
James Holmes entered a ‘not guilty’ plea by default – but lawyers may now plead insanity to spare the death penalty.
# Batman
That's not a skydive, THIS is a skydive
See that hole in the cliff? Yeah, he’s going through it!
# Aurora
Prosecutors to seek death penalty in US cinema shooting
“In all the information that is available to me, it is my intention that for James Eagan Holmes in this case, justice is death,” the prosecuting lawyer said today.
# holy switcheroo
Vatican tweets Batman story, but says it wasn't hacked
To the Batcave aka St Peter’s Square!
# bloody doors
12 reasons why Michael Caine is the coolest guy ever
Happy 80th birthday you Prince of Maine, you king of New England.
Reasons to miss Heath Ledger on the 5th anniversary of his death
The actor died in his New York apartment in 2008.
# Pow!
Holy cash cow Batman! Original Batmobile sells for $4.2 million
The original 19-foot car was used in the Batman television series in the 1960s.
# Cinema shootings
Court to hear details of Colorado theatre massacre
A week-long preliminary hearing will determine whether James Holmes, 25, will stand trial for the fatal shootings of 12 people last July.
# For One Day Only
Unlock your grannies: crime disappears in New York City
Message to commenters: You have permission to write ‘slow news day’. Just this once though.
# to the batjail
'Batman' arrested for bothering police
‘I was trying to fight crime, Your Honour’. It’s the man’s second superhero-based arrest.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Ohio
Ohio man brings weapons to Batman screening for 'protection'.
Scott A Smith brought guns, ammunition and knives into the theatre in Westlake in Ohio.
# Mass Shootings
Explainer: Is there a common thread to all mass shootings?
Many have searched for answers to why atrocities such as the recent mass shooting at a cinema theatre in the US happen. But there are many myths and misconceptions about such incidents.
# Florida
Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida
Over 100 people fled the cinema after man shouted “This is it” and donned black gloves at screening.
# Colorado
Colorado shooting suspect charged with 24 counts of murder
The 24-year-old suspect has been formally charged with a total of 142 counts over the deadly shootings at a Colorado cinema earlier this month.
# Aurora
Ashley Moser, injured mother of 6-year-old Colorado victim, suffers miscarriage
The 25-year-old was critically wounded in the Aurora cinema shooting earlier this month.
Colorado shooting victims being laid to rest in Ohio, Texas
Matt McQuinn, who dived in front of his girlfriend during the shooting, and Jessica Ghawi, who survived another random shooting just months earlier, will both be laid to rest today.
# Colorado
Colorado suspect 'was seeing university psychiatrist' before massacre
A court in Colorado has seen disputes over whether medical privilege covers contact between James Holmes and his doctor.
# Colorado
Colorado suspected gunman 'can't remember' shooting spree
Alleged killer James Holmes is repeatedly asking guards why he is in prison – claiming that he has no memory of the shooting which took place in a packed Colorado cinema last week.
# Colorado
Colorado massacre: Suspect 'sent warnings of attack to lecturer' says James Holmes sent a spiral-bound notebook with drawings of his plans to a college professor.
# Shooting
VIDEO: Batman star Christian Bale pays tribute to Aurora victims
The actor visited the devastated city to meet with survivors as they recover in the local medical centre.
# Colorado
Judge bans cameras from courtroom in Colorado movie shooting case
Meanwhile, Christian Bale visited survivors of Friday’s shooting and lays flower at memorial.
# Colorado
Families of Colorado shooting victims plan their goodbyes
Meanwhile, a Maine man has admitted to police that he brought a gun with him to a screening of the new Batman movie.
# humbug
Are these going to be the top ten most popular toys this Christmas?
Argos doesn’t care that it’s only July – the retailer has released its list of toys it predicts are going to be big this year.
# Colorado
Booby-trapped: bomb squad to try and enter suspect shooter's apartment
As details about the suspect emerge this morning, vigils for the victims of the horrific shooting are held across Colorado.
# Colorado
Colorado gunman named as 24-year-old local man - update
The gunman killed 12 people and wounded 38 at the Century 16 cinema in Aurora during a Batman screening.
# dark knight rises
PHOTOS: Are these Batman fans excited about the movie much?
We just can’t tell. Pictures from the first Irish screenings…
# Aurora
'He wasn't giving anyone a chance to get out' - witnesses recall Colorado cinema shooting
One witness has said he saw a little girl who had been shot.