Interview: Kevin Sorbo on Heroism and Role Models

| June 15, 2012

Kevin Sorbo starred in the #1 show on the planet – twice. After narrowly missing the chance to play Superman, coming in second place to Dean Cain to play the Man of Steel in Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, he went on play Hercules for six seasons on Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and then […]

Haunted Collector Season 2 Interview: What Scares John Zaffis?

| June 6, 2012

Haunted Collector returns for its second season on Syfy with new team members joining paranormal investigator John Zaffis and his family as they search for objects that have become home to paranormal forces. Zaffis stores these purportedly haunted items in the Museum of the Paranormal which is, in his own words, “a barn on my […]

Who Are Your Heroes?

| June 1, 2012

Batman star Adam West discusses role models. Photo by Alex Langley. Who are your heroes? I’ve asked many people this question. Some name fictional characters. Others pick family members, celebrities, colleagues, historical figures. Lou Ferrigno, the Hulk himself, grew up as a hearing-impaired boy dreaming of Spider-Man and the Incredible Hulk. Hercules star Kevin Sorbo […]

Filmmaker Focuses on the Fans of Batman in New Documentary – Including This Superherologist

| April 16, 2012

Documentary film “Legends of the Knight” captures the impact of Batman and how this modern myth has affected our culture. While Batman fans await the summer blockbuster “The Dark Knight Rises,” filmmaker Brett Culp is turning the camera on them.  His documentary film “Legends of the Knight” will tell the stories of people who have […]

Pre-Order Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight

| April 1, 2012

Comics Bulletin Interview: Getting Inside Batman’s Head

| March 31, 2012

Comics Bulletin writer Laura Akers attended one of my WonderCon presentations this month and later interviewed me about some things I had to say about what goes on beneath Batman’s cowl. My 2012 WonderCon panels: “Psychology of Batman” Robin Rosenberg & Travis Langley. My part: “Batman vs. Hamlet” “Lessons Learned from Batman about Female Superheroes […]

The Bat of the Shadow: Batman’s Role Models

| December 18, 2011

Many people helped Bruce Wayne become a masked man fighting crime with his gadgets and fists while motivated less by the need for revenge than by the inspiration to protect others from becoming victims, values he tries to convey as a role model to others. “Remember when I said our purpose was to protect people […]

Batman and Sons and… How Many Kids Does He Have?

| September 7, 2011

  Talia al Ghul and Catwoman Selina Kyle each become mothers. Bruce may have fathered either, both, or neither of these of these kids. Talia brings a son who looks like young Bruce Wayne, the boy Damian, of about the same age as when Bruce lost his parents. Selina gives birth to a daughter she […]

Does Batman Have PTSD?

| August 13, 2011

Superherologist (on twitter): Does Batman have PTSD? csamact: Undoubtably. chazznix: i think he does drzarron: @ActionChick Does Batman have PTSD? Naw, he’s a carrier, though. InaHollowEye: Does a bear take a dump in the woods? RT @Superherologist Does Batman have PTSD? CatboySuperhero: PTSD is something you come down with post-trauma, for Batman the trauma never […]

DC Comics Relaunch: Disrespecting Its Own Achievements and Most Influential Female Character

| June 7, 2011

DC Comics is relaunching all their titles with new #1 issues in October. I don’t understand doing that to Action Comics, Detective Comics, and Batman, the only superhero comics that have maintained continuous publication and their original numbering since before early in the Golden Age of Comics. I suppose resetting Batman for consistency with Superman […]