The Closest Thing to a Graphic Novel – Celebrating 25 Years of “Batman: The Animated Series”

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In the autumn of 1992, the storytelling adaptations of Batman were at a crossroads.

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Week in Review (March 25, 2016)

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It’s been a Batman week for me.

For my birthday, my wife (and kid) decorated the dining room in a Batman theme and gave me a Batman cake like I was turning 12 and not 36.

I also wrote a long piece on how Tim Burton’s Batman films are better in memory than in reality.

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Tim Burton’s Batman Films Are Far Worse Than You Remember

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From Deadpool to Captain America: Civil War to X-Men: Apocalypse to Suicide Squad, we are truly living in the age of the comic book film. Studios pour hundreds of millions of dollars into films that try valiantly to remain true to the source material and translate the artwork of a splash page onto a movie screen.

It wasn’t always this way.

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