New Batman Villain Intended As Presidential Election Critique?

(Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Belstaff)

(Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Belstaff)

John Shumway John Shumway
John Shumway joined KDKA-TV in October 1988 as a General Assignment...
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PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Political pundits claim that the villain in “The Dark Knight Rises” is intended to be a knock on Mitt Romney.

They claim that Bane was named that because Gov. Romney’s much-lauded company is called “Bain Capital.” Is there any truth to this claim?

KDKA-AM’s John Shumway talks to comic book expert Todd McDevitt, owner of New Dimension Comics, to find out the history behind the character Bane, and political analyst Gerry Schuester about how politics can come up in all kinds of conversations.

Listen to the full interview here:

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