‘Batman v Superman’: Dawn of the Dimwits

The gang is all here: 'Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.'
The gang is all here: ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.’

In Warner Bros.’ “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” DC Comics’ two greatest titans go mano-a-mano.

The loser: Audiences.

Warning: There be spoilers. If you haven’t seen the film – and I encourage you to wait until it’s on TNT some Sunday morning next year – tread at your risk.

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Spend Thanksgiving with the Justice Society! (Justice League welcome as Plus-Ones)

Thanksgiving with the Justice Society
Thanksgiving with the JSA!

Not every Justice Society-Justice League team-up was a crisis.

OK, let me amend that: Not every Justice Society-Justice League team-up started as a crisis.

One, in fact, was even sort of about the mashed potatoes. Mmm. Delicious mashed potatoes.

And it ended with a pizza delivery and the teams turning down an order of free breadsticks.

I mean, who does that? Barbarians.

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The Shocking, Strange, Somewhat Skeevy Secret Origin of Black Canary!

When Thunderbolt attacks
When Thunderbolt attacks

She’s my daughter!

She’s my sister!

She’s my sister and my daughter!

– “Chinatown” (1974)

In 1983, it took three esteemed DC Comics writers to answer a question nobody was asking – and in doing so create perhaps the creepiest JLA/JSA team-up in history.

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