Today's "Postal Apocalypse" will satisfy you like nothing ever has. And while you read it, your cat will be giving you a judging look. Make sure to email your questions to postman io9.
Each week, Big Issues focuses on a newly released comic-book issue of significance. This review reveals major plot points. Why are superhero comics so afraid of sex?
That means cursing, tongue-in-cheek allusions to Batman and Robin's own relationship, darker comedy than ever seen in the show - and as mentioned before, a romantic encounter between Harley and a now fully-grown Dick Grayson. While a departure from the source material in that case, it's a different story this time around. For starters, Harley and Dick aren't locked into a child-adult relationship in many viewers' minds.
Get ready Batman fans for the kind of Alfred Pennyworth you have never seen before. A new look at the upcoming series Pennyworth — a prequel to the Batman prequel Gotham — sees Jack Bannon as the year-old Alfred on the brink of his life-changing introduction to Thomas Wayne. Fresh from the army and with his own security business, this man takes no prisoners, and in just a short clip we see him partying with go-go dancers, having sex, and in more than one brawl.
Fans, understandably, were confused. Honest to god, I don't give a shit about a dusty 30 year old Batman story with serious issues with women. They were common as dirt.
To take this rich iconography and vulgarize it into a guy wearing black body armor fighting a guy in wet Juggalo makeup on a Chicago location shoot really wastes all that storytelling potential. We see a hapless nuclear family, tourists in the big scary city, whom Batman fans might assume are the Wayne family right up until their mugging does not end fatally. They just wanted to have fun seeing Batman being cool.
In particular, screenwriter Brian Azzarello and director Sam Liu spoke about the decision to introduce sex to the relationship between Batman and Batgirl. She controls the men in her life in this story. There's a problem here, and I need to step away from this,'" Liu explained.
Hollywood lost a great this past weekend as legendary actor and mayor Adam West passed away at years-old. On Monday, we told you about the Hollywood orgy that West and former Riddler actor Frank Gorshin got expelled from because of their failure to take it seriously. According to this bonkers anecdote, West slept with up to eight women daily.
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Adaptation is the name of the game in Hollywood these days, and superheroes are at the focus of this trend. With the continued success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Christopher Nolan-produced Batman and Superman flicks, other studios are looking to follow suit. But as Marvel actors such as Robert Downey Jr.