Idris Elba makes a stand
Action, villains and more
Universal postpone production in wake of Paul Walker's tragic death
The Moment: The Arkham Asylum video game - all of it.
As Seen In: Your PS3 at some point since August 2009, if you own such a thing and you've got any sense at all.
Why So Cool: Because finally we had the proof that a superhero game could be excellent. More than that - that it could be amongst the top titles out there, on any system.
And good grief typing that sentence gives us the nerd-horn.
If It Had Been Superman: Sigh. We've been there. Many times. It just didn't work out.
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Apr 27th 2011, 12:26
One of my all-time comic books scenes ever. The Justice Leage International run of J. M. DeMatteis and Keith Giffen is truly under-rated.
Well done for adding it to your list.
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Apr 28th 2011, 17:50
TF, did you read Batman RIP? Bats was buried by the Black Glove and strategically burst his way out. No Superman, no heart attack.
Apr 28th 2011, 22:15
Arkham Asylum is a great story but not really a great moment for Batman. The Joker has the power and the upper hand throughout and Batman feels helpless and is basically emasculated by the challenge he faces. In that story Batman is The Joker's b***h.
Apr 30th 2011, 12:24
@Jeffbiscuits You've got it all wrong dude. Arkham Asylum is the Bats' finest hour. Not only does Joker have the upper hand, Batman also has to deal with Harley Quinn, Bane, Poison Ivy, Killer Croc AND Scarecrow (Zsasz isn't much more than a distraction really) all in ONE night. And by the end of it he even knocks the Joker onto his skinny pale a*s. You ask me, 6 major villains in one night has got to be a personal best for the Dark Knight.
May 3rd 2011, 18:25
You mean 40 Greatest NOLAN Batman Moments??
Jun 9th 2011, 11:49
Wud luv to see a top 40 Superman moments- being the first ever Superhero. and having more screen time and TV over the years.
Sep 16th 2011, 20:34
I love this moment toooooo much!!!
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