Dark Starry Knight: Batman And Van Gogh Make A Great Tattoo Team July 2, 2011 by Andrew Belonsky Tattoos are hot. They’re even hotter when they involve superheroes. So, when are superhero tattoos hottest? When they merge Batman perched above Gotham City with Vincent Van Gogh’s famous ‘The Starry Night’ painting from 1889, as in the image above. If I met this man, I would melt faster than Clayface on a hot day.