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Vowing to avenge the murder of his wealthy parents, Bruce Wayne devotes his life to wiping out lawlessness in Gotham City. The Dark Knight joins Robin and Batgirl, battling his inner demons as well as the evil figures who bedevil him. Volume one features appearances from villains The Joker, Scarecrow and others.]]>
Ironically, Batman: The Animated Series looks better in stills than it does in motion. The artists fail to stylize the movements of the characters to match the dramatic settings, as Genndy Tartakovsky and his crew did in Samurai Jack. Batman uses sophisticated computers to combat the well-known villains--the Joker, the Penguin, Mr. Freeze, Catwoman--as well as some less celebrated baddies: Manbat, Clayface, The Mad Hatter. The bad guys cram a lot of plotting and scheming into each 22-minute episode, but the violence is kept to a broadcast standards minimum.
The Dark Knight's First Knight easily ranks as the most interesting of the extras. Producers Bruce Timm and Eric Radomski recount the genesis of the series, and show their mini-pilot, which is more violent and more fully animated. If the complete episodes had matched the pilot, the series would have been much more exciting. (Unrated, suitable for ages 8 and older: violence, mild grotesque imagery) --Charles Solomon
I bought this for my daughtet because I loved it growing up and she is already obsessed with all things Bat. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Stephen S.
I will start again with the audio commentary! With ON LEATHER WINGS and HEART OF ICE the shows creaters Bruce Timm, Paul Dini, Eric Rodominski and Boyd Kirkland strove to create... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jonhayashi1
Loved this series when I was a kid and it always brings a bight smile to my face to see these episodes now. Great humor combined with in-depth storylines. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Kevin Conroy is Batman. Great storytelling and amazing voice acting.Published 1 month ago by Raul Gonzalez Jr.
I like the cartoon but I still don't understand why they draw the characters with the square chins and huge shouldersPublished 2 months ago by nate
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|Digital Version Having Different Intro||
Well, this is almost a year late, but the intro for the Animated Series on Amazon is the one from the new Batman/Superman Adventures when the show ran on Kids WB.
Jul 1, 2014 by Ryan Palmer | See all 2 posts
|Warner bros customer service?||
If anyone finds out how to reach Warner Bros for customer service issues I'd like to know as well. I recently bought this item, new and still shrink-wrapped, and it was missing the fourth disc altogether. Thanks!
Feb 14, 2010 by Gilby Deviant | See all 7 posts
|Price increase? :(||
i saw it at walmart for 19.99....
should have bought it...
Feb 13, 2012 by coneXionkreativa | See all 4 posts
Aug 15, 2013 by Dork Cameleon | See all 2 posts
The DVDs are a decent deal. With the increasing demand for Blu-ray I'd expect these to start coming to the HD scene within a year. That doesn't necessarily mean we'll be buying it next Christmas.... but one can hope!
Nov 28, 2011 by T. Oare | See all 4 posts