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The Dark Knight Descends on the Asbury Park Boardwalk

The Dark Knight Descends on the Asbury Park Boardwalk

While everyone knows Batman comes from Gotham City, did you know that the Batman movies actually came from Asbury Park?

Michael Uslan, executive producer of the Batman film franchise and one of Asbury Park’s favorite sons, will be returning home on August 20, 2011 for a celebration of all things Batman to commemorate the release of his new memoir, The Boy Who Loved Batman.

Michael’s book tells his story of growing up around Asbury Park, feeding his imagination on a steady diet of Batman comic books. From the humble beginnings as the son of a mason – with no connections in Hollywood and no money to buy his way in – Michael eventually fulfilled his lifelong dream of turning his favorite childhood super-hero into a dark and serious movie giant. The Batman films have grossed nearly $2.7 billion in worldwide box office receipts, and

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