Has it been a year already? 2017 has reached its end, but before we dive into 2018, we’d like to take a moment and look back. For DC fans, 2017 was a remarkable year in comics, film and TV. Our characters reached new milestones and audiences, our writers and artists achieved remarkable new heights and our universe continued to grow in surprising new ways. And yet, within it all, several moments stood out for their importance and relevance. Some of them were groundbreaking, others were a welcome return. All of them are worthy of acknowledgement and celebration.
America in the 1950s was a pretty crazy time. It was the height of the Cold War and the nuclear arms race between the United States and the Soviet Union was ramping up. The American counter culture was taking root within the cities, driven by writers, poets, artists and musicians. Television was dramatically transforming the way people were informed and entertained. And fear of communism had gripped Washington so tightly that it ignited one of the single biggest witch hunts in all of history, personified by Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
The thing about animated movies: you get ONE take on your new world. And you make it rich and varied and exciting, but it's two hours long, so all these great ideas you have just don't fit.
Legendary artist, animator and producer Bruce Timm is returning to the world of DC animated movies with Justice League: Gods and Monsters, a new full-length film set in an alternate DC Universe and featuring a drastically different take on the Justice League.