Batman's butler, Spider-Man's mentor, Superman's boyfriend

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In The Dark Knight, Michael Caine plays Alfred, Bruce Wayne's faithful butler. But Batman isn't the only superhero Caine has crossed paths with. In The Cider House Rules, he was a surrogate father to none other than Tobey Maguire, the future Spider-Man. And way back in 1980, Caine was in the movie Death Trap with the late Christopher Reeve. They played gay lovers, and shared a passionate onscreen kiss.

So to summarize: he's Batman's butler, Spider-Man's mentor, and Superman's boyfriend. Caine himself has never played a character with super powers. But through the magic of editing, here's what that might look like (mashup by my good pal Matt Belinkie "“ thanks Matt!):

July 3, 2008 - 1:19am
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