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A DC Comics Restaurant Featuring Superheroes Could Be Coming To London Soon

Marvel may be getting a few sections of Disney theme parks coming soon, but the DC superhero universe could possibly be getting its own immersive restaurant.

Documents filed with the city of Westminster within London reveal a proposal for a multi-experience DC Multiverse restaurant, featuring superheroes like “Batman, Superman, and Wonderwoman.” What currently exists as a larger fine-dining steakhouse will be broken up into multiple parts, with at least four different dining sections present in the new restaurant.

The four areas include a lounge bar, a dining area with live entertainment, a fine dining experience, and an “immersive experience.” There’s also a back area called “Arkham Asylum,” named after the fabled psychiatric hospital in the Batman series. It will have a separate, speakeasy-esque entrance via a corridor, and will reportedly sell street food.

The restaurant itself isn’t going to be heavy on theme park vibes, with a lack of props and costumes heavily featured throughout. Instead, according to the documents, it will “invite guests to experience the DC Universe without breaking the fourth wall.”

Eater London reports that the development is being led by an unknown “high-end restaurateur.” The appropriate paperwork has been filed with the city of Westminster, whose council should reach a decision on the future of this concept by mid-April 2019.


Baker Made Lifesize Batman & Superman Cakes With Impressive Detail

The United Kingdom is notorious for making less-than-stellar food in a wide variety of categories. One baker has made certain that nobody ever questions her gangster ass skills again.

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Rose Macefield, an accomplished author, tutor and artist of all things baked and sugary, recently made two of the most impressive cakes we’ve ever seen in time for the release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. 

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After nearly 200 hours of work, Macefield finally completed her larger-than-life cakes just in time for both the March Cake International Show and the release of the film in theaters.

Macefield has done some astounding work with cakes, including a long list of other amazing creations, namely the giant head of a Tyrannosaurus Rex in honor of the gargantuan reptilian classic, Jurassic Park.



Photo Credit: Macefield’s School of Sugarcraft

Packaged Food

Batman v Superman Cereal Is Here, And It Demands Justice


A few weeks ago, we Geoff Johns posted  photos of Batman and Superman cereal he received. The DC Comics Chief Creative Officer got an early look at the breakfast foods that General Mills was planning to sell early this year.

Now, the consumer foods company has officially announced a release date for the two cereals based on the two iconic heroes. In honor Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, General Mills has created two specific options for comic book fans to choose from.


The two flavor combatants are Batman Chocolate Strawberry and Superman Caramel Crunch. Batman’s cereal will have chocolate strawberry pieces in the shape of the Dark Knight’s bat symbol, while Superman’s cereal will be shaped as his emblem.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is hits theaters March 25. It will be the first time the DC characters Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman will be featured together in live action on the big screen.

You can find the at select grocery retailers starting Jan. 8.

Photos: General Mills

Fast Food

Great Scott! Superman Sandwich Spotted at McDonald’s Hong Kong


A month ago, McDonald’s Hong Kong launched a pretty bad-ass Batman burger served in a Dark Knight-themed box and all. Now it looks like they’re moving on to the next most popular DC Comics superhero: Superman.

The Honey Mustard Chicken is a Superman-inspired sandwich made with a crispy chicken patty, a slice of cheese, two slices of bacon, lettuce and honey mustard sauce. It’s sandwiched between a crushed oat bun. Also available are two Man of Steel-themed sides: a blue Bubblegum McFloat and Potato Cheese Balls.


We’re guessing McDonald’s will eventually go through the entire Justice League roster with a Green Lantern shake and an Aquaman fish sandwich.

The Superman items are available at participating Hong Kong McDonald’s locations. No official word yet on pricing, but they come in awesome Superman boxes.


H/T supersupergirl’s


Photorealist Artist Creates Incredibly Realistic Paintings of Snacks and Comics


I have a tremendous respect for photorealist painters. To capture on a canvas what many people fail to capture through a photo takes incredible talent. When I discovered Doug Bloodworth created a series of paintings combining two of my favorite loves, he immediately jump shot to the top of my list of artists.

Through oil-based paintings, Bloodworth formed a theme of vintage snacks paired with old-school comics and funny books. The Florida painter definitely knows how to hit the nostalgia bone.

Using grids and a blank canvas, each piece can take Bloodworth more than two months to complete. The end product, however, is absolutely worth the time spent. Check out some of his paintings below.

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Picthx Doug Bloodworth


Superman Cereal Boxes Are ‘100% Kryptonite Free’

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Straight-up: These cereal boxes aren’t real, but we really, really wish they were.

This series of cereal box designs created by Phil Postma for the release of Man of Steel incorporate the cape-toting hero and a few of his meanest rivals. Some varieties are “100% Kryptonite free” (phew!), while others are pure evil. All come with a familiar shout-out for a prize inside, or a redeemable offer.

Now, you must choose. Start your day with a breakfast fit for a superhero, or get off on a corrupt foot with a big ol’ bowl of deadly kryptonite .

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See the rest of the awesome cereal designs here.

H/T + PicThx That’s Nerdalicious!


Superman Bread, because Even the Man of Steel Indulges His Inner Narcissist


If we had to guess what Superman ate for breakfast we’d say something like, “Two dozen raw eggs, a belligerent porcupine and this.” Other than that, we’d be completely lost and many can even argue that the caped crusader doesn’t eat at all, that he’s in fact more similar to a plant and absorbs sunlight via photosynthesis. Of course, that theory can also be debunked given that he’s basically immortal (save for that one Kryptonite shortcoming, hey nobody’s perfect) and doesn’t need anything to survive at all.

Before we go too far into the deep end, let’s agree on one fact: If Superman did eat like the rest of us, he’d probably be a fan of this themed bread featuring his signature “S” symbol. Why? Because even Superman indulges his inner-narcissist every now and then. Although, we’re pretty sure he’d pick off the crust. Sorry, that last fact isn’t up for debate.

Head over here for the recipe.

H/T Geekologie + PicThx Kitchen Overlord

Fast Food

The New Super Bacon Burger from Carl’s Jr – Insert Joke About Flying Pigs


I’m willing to bet little Clark didn’t grow up to be so big and strong because Mama Kent fed him bacon burgers back in Smallville. Then again, all Superman has to do is take off his glasses for people not to recognize him, so what do I know.

Much like last year’s “Amazing Grilled Cheese Bacon Burger,” Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s is offering a new Super Bacon Cheeseburger as a promotional tie-in with the upcoming Man of Steel movie. Featuring a weave of six strips of bacon, American cheese, tomato, lettuce, onion and either one or two charbroiled beef patties or a 100% Angus beef patty, it’s the perfect noms for whining on io9 about DC’s ongoing failure to give us a solid Justice League flick.

Brand Eating reports that the Super Bacon Cheeseburger is available individually or in a combo, with prices starting at $3.99. From now until July 7, you can also print out this coupon for a dollar off the combo.

H/T + PicThx Brand Eating