7. He was a huge comics fan
Some actors claim to be fans of comic books to win over potential audiences when they shoot comic book pics.
Not Carradine. He was a rabid enthusiast, among his many other passions.
"I loved The Dark Knight Strikes Back, where Batman beats the s**t out of Superman and says 'Clark, you're so dumb. You've always been such a dummy.' And he becomes the most powerful guy in the universe, really.”
“I also loved the way that Superman gets regenerated is by Wonder Woman taking him up in the sky, up into the stratosphere and f*****n’ his brains out and that brings him back, right? I mean Frank Miller is pretty wild.
“But the story of Batman is much more human. He has no superpowers and this huge tragedy happened to him as a child, which has happened to a lot of people and they don't respond that way.
“But Batman decided to devote his life to trying to overcome that tragedy. And it was all very dark. He said, 'I've got to get these guys,' and that's all he wants to do. Until inadvertently he gets Robin killed and decided that he's gonna retire and never come back.
“And then he does, of course, but only because Frank wanted him back. Although we never gave up on him. I mean Batman kept goin'. I mean how many times has Bruce Wayne apparently died? Been broken up to where he can't do it any more and somebody else has to replace him in the costume.
But we still get back to it, it's Bruce Wayne again and he's still workin' and he's in his 60s. F****n' a! And me, too!"
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