Glen WeldonGlen Weldon is a regular panelist on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast. He also reviews books and movies for NPR.org and is a contributor to NPR's pop culture blog Monkey See, where he posts weekly about comics and comics culture.
Ben Affleck at the European premiere of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
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Old-school villains like Dynasty's Alexis Carrington Colby Dexter Rowan (Joan Collins) could always be counted upon to bring some melo- with the drama.
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Who are these people? It's impossible to tell, they're wearing masks. (Ok yeah it's Burgess Meredith, Frank Gorshin, Lee Meriweather, and Cesar Romero in 1966's Batman.)
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