If you've cocked an eyebrow at the preview material that's been floating around the Internet in advance of Beware the Batman's premiere this Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on Cartoon Network, thinking it doesn't match your conception of what a Batman cartoon typically looks like, then Warner Bros. Animation producers Glen Murakami and Mitch Watson have got you right where they want you. The look, the music, the fact that very few villains who have appeared on Batman TV shows before now, it's all intentional.
With that in mind, ComicsAlliance spent some time talking with the two producers over the phone about how they conceived the show, their influences, and what the benefits are to taking some big risks.
It's been a long wait since DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation officially announced the new animated series Beware the Batman back in March 2012, but the show is finally debuting July 13 at 10 a.m., and Cartoon Network has released a slew of promotional material to coincide with the premiere.
Following this week's debut of Teen Titans Go, the new series from Cartoon Network, WB Animation has announced the two stories in next week's episode, featuring Robin taking a driver's ed course while unknowingly becoming a getaway driver for a crook, and Trigon -- Raven's demonic father -- dropping by the tower for a visit.
You can check out video previews for both episodes after the cut!
From 2003 to 2006, Teen Titans was one of the most fun and enjoyable translations of the DC Universe to television, but sadly, all good things must end. I learned that from Star Trek, so it has to be true. Sometimes, however, good things manage
Premiering on Cartoon Network later this month is Teen Titans Go!, the new series that is both aesthetically and tonally inspired by the network's earlier Teen Titans cartoon. As such, in a nice nod to the previous series, today Cartoon Network debuted the theme song to Te
After a two year wait that was much-too-long for fans of the series, The Venture Bros. is back. The irreverent comedy, from creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer, has been one of the premiere features of the Adult Swim lineup for over a decade, and was renewed for two more seasons almost purely on the strength of the demand from its fervent fan base.
Season five kicks off May 19th at midnight, and Adult Swim has released
Cartoon Network's action and anime-focused Toonami programming block returned to Sunday nights last May following a four-year hiatus, with plans to re-air much of its classic content while developing original programming and continuing to acquire freshly-localized anime. This past weekend at the MomoCon anime convention in Atlanta, Toonami staff announced its plans for the block's second year back, including
When DC brought its long-running catch-all Cartoon Network comic to an end last spring, it seemed like the cable station's premiere properties were destined for comics limbo. With Adventure Time and Regular Show at Boom!, assorted Adult Swim shows li
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