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Mayor of Batman, Turkey, files suit

Posted by Ty Burr  November 12, 2008 02:12 PM

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You can't make this stuff up: According to Variety, CNN, and other outlets, Warner Brothers and director Christopher Nolan are being sued by the mayor of Batman, a city in southeastern Turkey, for using the town's name without permission.

Presumably the citizens of Hellboy, Lithuania, are calling their lawyers.

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5 comments so far...
  1. Ok lets get real here folks.................the name goes back a long time ago when Bob Kane first put pen to paper. Where was the law suit then. Did this country just get cable?....Come on.

    Posted by Dan Hanlon November 13, 08 02:22 PM
  1. Yeah this is crazy. Batman was around since my great grand mother days.

    They probably need money
    The judge will throw this out

    Posted by A November 13, 08 04:59 PM
  1. Is there going to be another lawsuit if we eat TURKEY on Thanksgiving?

    Would we all be considered cannibals?
    I think greed is the main factor here. Perhaps they should get some breadcrumbs and stuff them where we stuff our TURKEYS..~~~~~

    Posted by StevO November 13, 08 06:39 PM
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