Last Friday, as part of our week-long “Batman: An Animated Celebration,” we offered fans a chance to win the complete Batman: The Animated Series on DVD. All they had to do was snap a photo of themselves recreating the iconic Batman: The Animated Series logo pose.
All week long we’ve been celebrating the ever popular Batman: The Animated Series here on DCComics.com.
For many fans, Kevin Conroy has been the definitive voice of Batman for over two decades, and it’s not hard to see why. From the first episode of Batman: The Animated Series to the recent success of the Arkham games, Conroy has shown us all sides of the Dark Knight, diving deep within the soul of Bruce Wayne and revealing an unprecedented level of depth and emotion within the character.
One of the many great things about Batman: The Animated Series is the influence it’s had on an entire generation of comic book creators, some of whom would later go on to work on Batman themselves. Knowing that so many of our current Batman writers and artists were fans of the show, we thought it would be fun to reach out to a few of them to see if they could recommend a favorite episode. Here are three must-see eps, as recommended by some fine folks who know a few things about the Dark Knight!
DC Collectibles has returned from Toy Fair, where their new line of action figures based on Batman: The Animated Series was a smashing success! While the figures won't be in stores until November, the Collectibles crew provided us with an in-depth look at the figures and what you can expect from them. (In short, plenty of articulation and accessories!)
Ask a Batman fan of a certain age what their favorite Batman movie is and there’s a good chance their answer is Batman: Mask of the Phantasm. However, move down the age spectrum a bit and ask a younger Batman fan about the film and you may find that they haven’t even heard of it. While it’s not unusual for iterations of a long-beloved character like Batman to resonate most strongly with the generation they first appeared, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm seems to be a particularly unique case.
In honor of Batman: An Animated Celebration, our week-long tribute to Batman: The Animated Series, TIffany Smith writes about her childhood spent watching the show after school, and the impact it had on her. Particularly her love for a certain lovestruck former psychiatrist.
If you missed the news last week, Batman: The Animated Series is the inspiration for the newest line of action figures from DC Collectibles. We thought this was worth celebrating, so to give the action figures a proper launch, we’re devoting much of this week to Batman: The Animated Series here on DCComics.com with a five-day event called “Batman: An Animated Celebration.”