Twitter Reacts to Ben Affleck as Batman

As expected, the internet had PLENTY to say about the casting of Ben Affleck as the Dark Knight in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel. We're just gonna keep a running tally of our favorites...

It shouldn’t come as any surprise that the announcement that Ben Affleck will play Batman in the Man of Steel sequel, Batman vs. Superman movie (for cryin’ out loud…we have a cast and a release date, can you PLEASE give us a real title now, Warner Bros?) sent Twitter into a frenzy. We’re rounding up our favorite reactions from the geek community, from comic book writers and artists to movie stars to politicians…to The Batman himself! So, if Twitter is too much for you right now, just keep checking back with us and we’ll sift through it and try to find you the best bits. No promises, though. As Mr. Affleck and the casting department are about to learn, there’s just no pleasing some folks!— Dan Slott (@DanSlott) August 23, 2013— BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (@BRIANMBENDIS) August 23, 2013— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) August 23, 2013— GailSimone (@GailSimone) August 23, 2013— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) August 23, 2013— Richard Dreyfuss (@RichardDreyfuss) August 23, 2013— Ron Marz (@ronmarz) August 23, 2013— The Batman (@TheBatman) August 23, 2013— Jim Steranko (@iamsteranko) August 23, 2013— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) August 23, 2013— NYP Parallel Worlds (@NYPost_PW) August 23, 2013— Scott Snyder (@Ssnyder1835) August 23, 2013— Jon Favreau (@Jon_Favreau) August 23, 2013— Normal Human. (@WolfOutside) August 23, 2013— Normal Human. (@WolfOutside) August 23, 2013— Kyle Baker (@KyleJBaker) August 23, 2013— Clark Kent (@CK1Blogs) August 23, 2013— Tim Seeley (@HackinTimSeeley) August 23, 2013— Damon Lindelof (@DamonLindelof) August 23, 2013— Adam West (@therealadamwest) August 23, 2013— Josh Weinstein (@JElvisWeinstein) August 23, 2013— Joss Whedon (@josswhedon) August 24, 2013— Mark Waid (@MarkWaid) August 24, 2013