Why ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ Is the Best Batman Adaptation

Published on Feb 14, 2020

Why ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ Is the Best Batman Adaptation

I am a Batman fan, and to a greater extent, a superhero geek, largely because of Batman: The Animated Series. Bruce Timm and Eric Radomski’s show hit right at the time when I was still watching cartoons, but was willing to accept ones with slightly more complex themes and characters, and I was already familiar with Batman thanks to the silly but wholly different 1960s TV series and Tim Burton’s movies. The show brilliantly illustrated how Batman was surprisingly dark and twisted, but never off-putting or grotesque. Timm’s art and the outstanding writing crew drew into …

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Author: Matt Goldberg