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Newly Discovered “Joker” Spider Named for Joaquin Phoenix

Joker Spider

A newfound spider species wears a striking red-and-white pattern on its back that resembles the grin worn by Batman’s long-standing nemesis, the Joker. The resemblance is so uncanny that the researchers who described the arachnid named the species after actor Joaquin Phoenix, who portrayed the tormented, smiling villain in the 2019 film, “Joker.” Ironically, the colorful spider belongs to a genus that was named for the late punk rock icon Lou Reed, who famously wore black and rarely smiled. Scientists discovered Loureedia phoenixi in Iran; it’s the first Loureedia spider to be identified outside the Mediterranean region, they reported in … Read more

COMICS: Batman a Trans Ally


January is a big month for trans fans of DC Comics, as one of the iconic brand’s writers has come out as transgender, and the latest issue of Detective Comics pulls back the cape on Batman’s support for a mysterious new character, who just happens to be trans. She is Dr. Victoria October, an unorthodox scientist in charge of a quarantined zone of Gotham City that she calls, “Monster-Town.” Of course, October isn’t the first transgender character in mainstream comic books. That honor fell to Batgirl’s roommate, Alysia Yeoh, who came out as trans to Barbara Gordon, in a tearful exchange in April 2013. But as Screen Rant told its readers, the … Read more

Batman + Superman = Great Porn Parody

Batman Superman Porn

A gay porn parody is in the works for new superhero flick Batman V Superman. The film, which was released this week, sees Ben Affleck take on the role of an ageing Batman, going toe-to-toe with Henry Cavill as the Man of Steel… Adult film factory Men has unveiled the lawsuit-baiting ‘Batman V Superman: A Gay XXX Parody’ – which will come out on Friday to tie in with the film’s release. Full story at Pink News

20 Times Batman And Robin Were Definitely In A Secret Gay Relationship

Batman is probably the gayest superhero, that’s not actually out kissing dudes, in existence. The ‘gay’ interpretation goes all the way back to 1954, when a psychiatrist claimed that the comic books were ‘homosexual fantasies’… Hit the link for the gayest, and slightly awkward, moments in Batman history (Some may be NSFW).

Superman and Batman Kiss in New Video

Superman Batman Kiss

Superheroes Batman and Superman share a kiss in the video for Coheed and Cambria’s new single Island from the group’s latest album The Color Before the Sun. The video follows a bearded man who works for tips in Times Square dressed as Batman. A man offers Superman $5 to battle Batman. A victorious Superman walks away from the fight without looking back as Batman returns to his home, where he eats dinner in the dark by himself. Full Story at On Top Magazine