Mark Edlitz: Exploring the Lives Behind the Superheroes Discovering dreams from the people who were those superheroes to us

How to Be a Superhero

This week, filmmaker and writer (and sometime “Slice of SciFi” contributor) Mark Edlitz drops by to talk about his new book, “How to Be a Superhero”, an extensive compendium of interviews covering the most popular superhero movies and television shows of the past seventy years.

Mark takes the readers takes the reader behind the scenes, through 35 penetrating interviews with actors and actresses who have played the world’s greatest superheroes, supervillains, antiheroes and sidekicks, as well as 70 photographs.

“Batman vs Robin” Newest Animated Teaser The newest DC Universe Original will be available on Blu-ray April 14

Batman vs Robin DVD Cover

Damian Wayne, now bearing the mantle of Robin, blazes a headstrong and sometimes reckless trail alongside his father, Batman. While investigating a crime scene, Robin encounters a mysterious figure, Talon, who leads him on a life-altering course through the depths of Gotham’s secret society, known as The Court of Owls. It’s a dangerous journey that will force Batman and Robin to face their most dangerous adversary – each other!

Camren Bicondova: Gotham’s Selina Kyle The now and future Catwoman talks about the world of Batman's prequel

Camren Bicondova

This week’s guest is Camren Bicondova, the young actress who plays Selina Kyle on FOX’s Gotham. The show is just going into winter hiatus, but Camren talks about how much fun she’s having playing the girl who will grow up to be Catwoman, and about learning all she can about the Batman universe and all the crazy characters who live there.

5 Episodes In: “Gotham”

Gotham Skyline

A prequel that doesn’t feature the most popular comics character possibly ever created? A show focused on a supporting character in no way as popular as that other, incredibly popular character? Starring that kid from The O.C.? What’s up with that and who the heck thought it would work?

What’s up is called Gotham – and it works like crazy.