Let’s start the week off with something a bit unconventional and do something fun with one of our recent stories!
For those who haven’t kept up with the latest sizzling entries of our fabulous INTERN-Net news team, fellow OOU contributor Thomas Mariani reported on the rumored titles that Warner Bros. is toying around with for the Man of Steel sequel, which is still tenatively titled Batman vs. Superman. As Tom put so eloquently, one would think that this placeholder is enough to get butts in seats, but apparently WB wants to keep “Man of Steel” in the title, with various subtitles pertaining to BatAffleck’s presence in the film. And, as Tom also stated quite well, they all suck. I’m sure most people with a decent eye for catchy titles would agree with Tom and I, but as someone who really liked Man of Steel, I’d imagine that I’m even more peeved at the unoriginality and forced nature of these titles than most people.
So where should we vent this disappointment? Well, dear readers, looks like we’re both in luck. With this editorial platform, I will throw out my own suggestions for the official title of the next Man of Steel film, with snarkiness turned up to 11. By the way, if you’ve been keeping up with all the news surrounding the film’s production, chances are you’ll enjoy this even more. Here goes:
Batman vs. Superman: DC’s Only Hope
Batman vs. Superman: For the Last Time, No Christian Bale
Batman vs. Superman: Trust Us, Ben Affleck’s Gonna Be Good
Batman vs. Superman: Forget Daredevil
Batman vs. Superman: Geek Tested, Kevin Smith-Approved
Batman vs. Superman… and maybe Wonder Woman
Batman vs. Superman vs. Wonder Woman… and maybe the Flash
Batman vs. Superman vs. Wonder Woman vs. The Flash… and maybe that guy from Girls
Batman vs. Superman: Never Mind About that guy from Girls
Batman vs. Superman: A Desperate Shortcut to Justice League
Batman vs. Superman: We’ll Worry About Green Lantern Later
Batman vs. Superman: We Have No Villains Yet
Man of Steel and the Cramming-In of the DC Universe
Man of Steel and the Hefty Collateral Damage Bill
Man of Steel: DC’s Back-up Plan Rises
Man of Steel: Battle the (Dark) Knight
Man of Steel: Black of (Dark) Knight
Man of Steel: (Dark) Knight Falls
Man of Steel: The Dark(Knight)ness Within
Man of Steel: Dark Knight 2.0
Man of Steel: Curb Your Mxyzptlk
Man of Steel 2: The Search for More Money
Man of Steel: Remember that time Superman killed Michael Shannon?
Phew, that was fun. Hope it was as much fun reading as it was for me playing around with it.
So what say you, OOU followers? Do any of these titles strike your fancy? Think you can come up with a better one? Sound off in the comments below!