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2010-11-30 11:52:00

YORK, England, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Superbreak, the UK based short breaks specialist, has announced the addition of the Batman Live World Arena Tour to its events break programme as it secures the 'preferred short break partner' title for the tour. The Yorkshire based tour operator is offering a range of morning, afternoon and evening timed entry tickets to all eight UK venues to ensure avid fans, families and couples alike the chance to experience the tour regardless of their...

2010-11-23 08:23:00

MELROSE PARK, Ill., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's only maker of arcade quality pinball machines, announced today the Avatar Limited Edition Pinball machine. After the success of the arcade version of the Avatar pinball game, Stern is releasing a limited edition run of handcrafted machines featuring enhanced game play and superior mechanical features. The Avatar special edition pinball machine brings players to the paradise planet of Pandora where they...

2010-10-26 08:37:00

MELROSE PARK, Ill., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., maker of real pinball games, announced today the Iron Man(TM) Classic pinball game. Made exclusively for the home, the Iron Man Classic pinball machine features visuals, speech, music and sound effects from the Marvel blockbuster films Iron Man and Iron Man 2. The Iron Man Classic machine brings the battle between billionaire industrialist Tony Stark, or Iron Man, and his enemies to the fingertips of pinball enthusiasts....

2010-10-22 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) announced today that four new actors have been added to an already impressive cast of voice talent for DC Universe(TM) Online (DCUO). The new cast additions include Arleen Sorkin (Batman: The Animated Series), Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Corey Burton (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Batman: The Brave and the Bold) and Dwight Schultz (The A-Team, Star Trek: The Next Generation). "The addition of these...

2010-07-21 11:42:00

SAN DIEGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) announced today that two of animation's most well-known talents lead a triple-A cast of voice actors in providing their skills for the upcoming online action game, DC Universe(TM) Online. Mark Hamill (Batman: Arkham Asylum, Batman: The Animated Series) will once again voice The Joker, while Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series, Justice League Unlimited, Batman: Arkham Asylum) will bring to life everyone's...

2010-03-24 08:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Washington Shoe Company are unleashing the ultimate Bat-gadget this rainy season with a rain collection inspired by the favorite DC Comics Super Hero, Batman. What better way for young boys to bring their Batman powers to the streets than with a hooded rain slicker with removable cape, Batman boots and a matching Batman umbrella to help them take flight in their adventures. To view the multimedia assets...

2010-03-17 07:15:00

DAVENPORT, Iowa, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- French Water Cure Diet recently introduced an eclectic alchemic method to convert plain water into cured water for increasing the energetic aura of the body and life extension. The materials in the $100 kit include a mix of over 80 electrolytic crystal minerals, a permeable transformer curing rod, a vortex bottle connecter and a patented hydromotivator hydration monitor. Users making cured water and drinking it for daily hydration have reported a...

2010-02-15 11:35:00

DALLAS, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Batman beats Superman. The Caped Crusader is pounding the Man of Steel - and the recession - in an auction. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100215/DA54915) A rare copy of the first Batman comic book has far surpassed the previous comic books record price, $317,000, paid for a first Superman comic in 2009, and the bidding is still underway with Batman already at $418,250. Super heroes and pop culture fans will learn the final, new record...

2010-02-11 08:15:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy toy shelf, Batman! Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced today that it has awarded a license to Sakar International to produce a diverse range of youth electronics merchandise under the Batman brand, based on the DC Comics character. Products incorporating the bat-imagery associated with the Caped Crusader will range from digital cameras to walkie talkies and gaming accessories. The first items developed under the license are expected to...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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