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Batman's Possible Backstory in 'Batman V Superman'

Written by Jeremy Shane on Tuesday, August 05 2014 and posted in News with Benefits

Batman's Possible Backstory in 'Batman V Superman'

Is the backstory of a character who has been relaunched several times on the big screen and in comics needed? Yes.



This news from Badass Digest still falls in the rumor category. Despite what the movie title might lead you to believe it seems Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent have not become lawyers.  As an expert on Superman/Batman news with my prediction of what Bruce Wayne would look like before leaked pictures made their way out, I'm not ready to put my full backing behind this yet, but it sounds good:


My sources indicate that when BvS opens Batman has existed for close to thirty years, which would place Wayne in his 50s (which is why I expected more grey in Affleck’s hair). In this version Batman is still an urban legend, a creature of the night, and no one has ever taken his picture. But he’s had plenty of adventures, and the Batcave includes a memorial centered around a tattered Robin costume.


"Old Batman" certainly fits with the feel of the Frank Miller Dark Knight elements we've seen so far, and dead Robin (the best kind of Robin) also fits with the sad Batman we see above.

The also touch on Wonder Woman:
 

Her activities have been just as secretive as Batman’s. Her activities were badass as well… but in a very different, and unexpected, way.

 
This all does sound pretty "badass" (Nice move Badass Digest, I guess we should have picked a cooler name than Outhouse).  We will eventually confirm this news for you, check back the day after the movie releases.

 






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About the Author - Jeremy Shane


Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea.  Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California.  When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead.  Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim.  If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: www.jeremyshane.info for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.

 


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