Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is finally here, in all its deafening glory. Before you brave the lines, here’s a crash course in references to the two superheroes in recent TV and cinema. Tom Cruise (in his tighty-whities) in Magnolia, Cory Feldman in Stand by Me, Cory Haim in Lost Boys, Tobey Maguire (getting meta) in Spider-Man, the dorks of Big Bang Theory, Eric Stonestreet in Modern Family…42 movies and shows in all prove that Batman and Superman are never far from our thoughts. Pencils out.
Watch 42 Pop-Culture References to Batman and Superman in 3 Minutes