Batman’s iconic animated series has influenced The Dark Knight’s legacy and vocal talent for decades, but did you know that Tim Curry almost voiced The Joker before Mark Hamill? Or that the animated adaptation created Harley Quinn altogether? You are vengeance, and you are the night, you will enjoy our 18th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which flies through Gotham City on leather wings for Batman: The Animated Series!
Officially, Batman: Assault on Arkham is an animated sequel to the video game Batman: Arkham Origins, building directly on the events of the game's ending, in which Amanda Waller starts up an Arkham universe version of the Suicide Squad.
Unofficially, it's a Batman: The Animated Series/Justice League reunion between voice director Andrea Romano and actor Kevin Conroy, who has been playing Batman off and on since 1992. The last time they worked together on a Batman project was 2009's Superman/Batman: Public Enemies. The movie also brings back CCH Pounder, who has been playing Amanda Waller since Justice League.
So hey, have you heard about these Arkham games starring Batman? It seems they are pretty popular, friends -- so popular, in fact, that in addition to there being four of them in the video game series, we are now getting a full-length animated movie based on the Arkham Games in which Kevin Conroy reprises his role as Batman. It's called Batman: Assault on Arkham and will see Batman take on the Joker and his plot to detonate a dirty bomb in Gotham City.
Unlike the games, though, Batman won't be a solo act in this mission, as he's joined by Task Force X, better known to comic book fans as the Suicide Squad.
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Fan-favorites Kevin Conroy, Dana Delany and Nathan Fillion will reprise their roles as Batman, Lois Lane and Green Lantern, respectively, in DC's new animated feature Justice League: The Flashpoint
Perhaps taking a cue from the Internet's instinct to remix and mash-up things with other things, The Hub cable network has released a new advertisement in support of an upcoming programming block of Batman: The Animated Series -- the classic cartoon to which many ComicsAlliance contributors owe their livelihoods -- that recuts clips from the show to match up with the The Dark Knight Rises trailer. But what sets this clip apart from other montages edited to
Fans waiting on Rocksteady's followup to Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City may want to brace for a timewarp. According to Variety, Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment will once again team with Rocksteady for a Batman game, only this title will rewind to the Silver Age and could includ
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The Internet is telling me that today, May 25, is Geek Pride Day, which Wikipedia describes as "a non-denominational holiday to be celebrated by nerds and geeks who do not feel ashamed of showing their unconventional interests in public." I'm incredulous. Geek Pride Day on the Internet is like Empire Pride Day on the Death St