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Batman is a fictional character, a comic book superhero created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger. The character first appeared in Detective Comics #27 (May 1939), and since then has appeared primarily in publications by DC Comics. Originally referred to as "The Bat-Man" and still referred to at times as "The Batman", he is additionally known as "The Caped Crusader", "The Dark Knight", and "The World's Greatest Detective," among other titles.
Bob Kane created "the Bat-Man." Collaborator Bill Finger recalled "Kane had an idea for a character called 'Batman', and he'd like me to see the drawings. I went over to Kane's, and he had drawn a character who looked very much like Superman with kind of ... reddish tights, I believe, with boots ... no gloves, no gauntlets ... with a small domino mask, swinging on a rope. He had two stiff wings that were sticking out, looking like bat wings. And under it was a big sign ... BATMAN."
Finger offered such suggestions as giving the character a cowl instead of a simple domino mask, a cape instead of wings, and gloves, and removing the red sections from the original costume. Finger said he devised the name Bruce Wayne for the character's secret identity: "Bruce Wayne's first name came from Robert Bruce, the Scottish patriot. Bruce, being a playboy, was a man of gentry.
Desiree Shaw’s Story of her now deceased father, Frank, an archivist who worked at NASA;s Houston, Texas-based Johnson Space Center in the 1980, is bizarre in the extreme.
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It was late one night in 1986, said Shaw, when her father returned from his daily routine at the Johnson Space Center. . . . On this particular night, however, things were very different. . . . Frank Shaw told a wild and extraordinary story: While walking to his car that night, he had seen, to his complete and utter horror; perched on a nearby building, a large man-like figure that was utterly black in color, and that seemed to have a large cape draped across its shoulders and back, with two huge wing-like appendages sticking out of the cape. Looking more bat-like than bird-like, the wings made a cracking noise as they slowly flapped in the strong howling wind.
The creature . . . had clearly realized it had been seen. Not only that Shaw gained the very distinct impression that the beast was actually relishing that it had been noticed, and was even seemingly deriving pleasure from the fact that it had struck terror into the heart of Shaw.
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He eventually confided in his immediate superior, who, to Shaw’s great surprise and relief, revealed that this was not the first time such a vile entity had been seen late at night roaming around the more shadowy parts of the Johnson Space Center.
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Indeed a secret file on the matter had reportedly been opened some months earlier . . . primarily because the where the winged fiend had been seen, the remains of two dead and horrifically mutilated German Shepherds had been found, their bodies drained of significant amounts of blood.
The Batman character has evolved through the decades. From a child’s comic book, it matured under writers like Frank Miller and Alan Moore. Inspired by these writers, director Tim Burton reinvented Batman along the line of this mature Batman.
Hollywood Insiders: Beneath the surface follows the career of movie writers such as: James Cameron, Roland Emmerich, David Goyer, and Michael Ferris. It also examines symbolism in movies like: Avatar, 10000BC, 2012, The men who stare at Goats, Sherlock Holmes, Surrogates, Jumper, and The Crow 2. Further, it analyzes predictive programming, the mayan calender, global warming, the supernatural, mythological retelling in movies.
This episode is all about skinwalker ranch and the surrounding area. If you've never heard of it, you need to watch this, because it's one of the most fascinating sites for paranormal activity out there.
Ryan and I delve deep into the accounts of the skinwalker phenomenon as well as other strange accounts of UFO's, Chupa's, Inter dimensional tears, and lore and legends passed down by the Navajo Indians, Utes, and others.
Originally posted by crimsongod21
the biggest problem i see here with your theory is that the things you compare to batman for the most part are killers in one way shape or form, where as batman goes through amazing effort to keep from killing those he comes across both in print, television and movies.
Batman uses his knowledge of masonic ritual to track a serial killer to the "Temple of the New Dawn". The source of his knowledge is left unexplained but the conclusion could be drawn, if the reader was so inclined, that he was a freemason.
The three-part story ends with Batman questioning whether or not his role in tracking the killer to the Temple of the New Dawn was not somehow manipulated by some unidentified secret group.
The fictional Temple of the New Dawn is also noted as having been created by a "former pulp fiction writer", an allusion to L. Ronald Hubbard.
Originally posted by Xcalibur254
reply to post by FriedBabelBroccoli
That article clearly doesn't know Batman if they think the reason he's familiar with Masonic rituals is because he was a Mason. In the DC universe Batman has the highest unaided intelligence. He has a photographic memory and he studies everything. If Batman knows about Masonic rituals it's because he has researched them among countless other topics.
Detectives Dick Tracy and Sam Catchem visit the home of Flattop’s sister where Sam sees a picture of a family ancestor who was president of Grand Lodge. The uniform is that of a naval officer, and not masonic regalia. What Grand Lodge Gould was referring to is unclear and no further mention is made to the portrait.
A cartoon convention since the 1930s, the pentagram, or more often the star outline, is often incorporated with other symbols to represent violence, pain, or a sudden blow.
With the making of the final part of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, we have seen the rise of the Joker, a sinister villain who was called the "agent of chaos". Now, Bane, the next villain brings in a new kind of chaos. The messages in this trailer are quite astonishing.
A look at the New Batman Movie The Dark Knight Rises.
And the Illuminati symbolism showing the rapture. And the Beggining of WW3.
There is some doubt as to whether or not the Mothman belongs in the field of UFOology, but there is some evidence that it does, and we will go into that in this article. The very first sighting of the Mothman was supposedly on the night of November 15, 1966, near the town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Two married couples, Roger and Linda Scarberry and Steve and Mary Mallette were driving past a closed down World War II ammunitions plant that was commonly called the "TNT AREA" by locals.
They were only about six miles north of the city proper, in an area set aside by the city as a wildlife preserve for birds, called the McClintic Wildlife Preserve. The area had many underground tunnels and caves; an easy hiding or nesting place.
The first thing that caught their attention was the glow of two large red eyes peering through the darkness. They could soon make out the shape of a creature six to seven foot tall, with the basic shape of a human with what appeared to be wings folded around his sides and back.
The glowing red eyes were consistent with the description of another mysterious creature, oddly enough, in Flatwoods, West Virginia. The being is commonly referred to as the Flatwoods monster. The Flatwoods event occurred in September of 1952.
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The witnesses noticed a dead dog near the city limits as they finally put distance between themselves and the monster. Later, when returning with policemen to the scene, they noticed that the body of the dog was gone.
"It was shaped like a man, but bigger. Maybe six and a half or seven feet tall. And it had big wings folded against its back, " Roger Scarberry told reporters.
"But it was those eyes that got us. It had two big eyes like automobile reflectors," added Linda Scarberry.
"They were hypnotic. For a minute, we could only stare at it. I couldn’t take my eyes off it."
The frightened four never stopped their car until they reached the Mason County Sheriff's Office. Deputy Millard Halstead was the first person the four frightened witnesses saw. They immediately began to tell their unusual story.
He could now hear the familiar sounds of his dog Bandit howling on the porch. Bandit was a big muscular German Shephard who was always on guard, alerting Partridge of any unusual happenings around the house.
He was a country dog, and used to defending himself and his family. Partridge quickly made his way to the porch to see what his loyal Bandit was making such a fuss about. The dog was heading to the family's barn, located about one hundred and fifty yards away.
Partridge aimed his flashlight in the direction of the barn, and was shocked to see "two circle-like eyes" glowing red through the night.
Partridge's own words were: "I shined the [flash]light in that direction, and it picked up two red circles, or eyes, which looked like bicycle reflectors. I certainly know what animal eyes look like… these were much larger. It’s a good length of a football field to that hay barn, still those eyes showed up huge for that distance."
Something wasn't right, and Partridge ran inside to get his trusty gun, ready to defend himself from whatever or whoever was trespassing on his property. He spent the night with one eye open, and the gun at his side. When morning broke, he went to find Bandit, worried that he was hurt, or worse, dead.
There was no sign of Bandit, but Partridge did find a worrisome clue to his whereabouts. He found tracks in a circular pattern, telling him that Bandit had gone round and round probably barking at something in the air! Bandit was never seen again.
Could the body of the dog seen on the outskirts of town been that of Bandit?
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It should be mentioned that animal and cattle mutilation reports skyrocketed during the Mothman period, though no direct evidence connected the Mothman to the reports.
Some of the theories put forth for the devilish bird were:
He was the result of some type of demonic or cult ritual.
Originally posted by FriedBabelBroccoli
reply to post by Imtor
Anton LaVay did say that the T.V. was the new satanic altar.