You want a really weird ride? A science fiction or fantasy epic that stretches your brain like taffy and ties it into strange irregular shapes? Forget television or movies: books are where the really off-kilter stories are told in speculative fiction.
Sometimes when you're exploring other planets or strange realms, your best friend really is a warm gun. Sometimes, your wits and your fists aren't enough, and you need to defend yourself... with a pistol.
You think you know Batman? The Caped Crusader's mysteries are much deeper than you've ever fathomed. Over 60-odd years, in an assortment of media, Batman has gone in some incredibly weird directions. Here are 10 Bat-facts you didn't know. [ io9]