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Why the Universe Owes 'The Dark Knight' a Frickin' Oscar

Comic book fans, like most species of geek, treasure our outsider status. The fact that said status is largely self-imposed and self-perpetuated isn't so much important — we're all about the treasuring, over here. And the brooding.