Nation Jul 31

Batkid returns and he’s stronger than ever

While Batman celebrates his diamond jubilee this year, it was last November that a tinier black-caped crusader stole headlines. It was a wish come true for Batkid, aka Miles Scott, a 5-year-old in remission after a three-year battle with leukemia.

Arts Jul 23

Taking the Batman out of the shadows

When the “Bat-Man” first appeared, he did so from the shadows, clad in a vampiric cowl with slits for eyes, long, sharp ears and a cape with bat-like wings. That was in 1939, in the pages of Detective Comics No.