“Batman: Strange Days” – Batman 75th Anniversary Animated Short | Video

By - April 11th, 2014

“Batman: Strange Days”   Batman 75th Anniversary Animated Short | Video
Illustrated by Bob Kane with a storyline by Bill Finger, http://dccomics.com/characters/batman” target=”_blank”>Batman made his debut in Detective Comics #27 with a publication date of March 30, 1939. 75 years later, Gotham City’s best known vigilante is also an iconoclast considering the franchise’s popularity then and now. To commemorate http://batman75.com” target=”_blank”>Batman’s 75th anniversary, DC Comics and its parent company http://warnerbros.com” target=”_blank”>Warner Bros. planned out an year-long celebration throughout its various outfits. Along with special edition merchandises, new Batman comic books, video games and more, http://dccomics.com” target=”_blank”>DC Comics’ entertainment division will also release several new Batman animation, with the first produced by animator Bruce Timm.

Titled “Strange Days”, the 3-minute animated short focuses on Batman’s earlier years. Very much in the 1930’s Art Deco style (a theme Timm is famous for when he worked on Batman: The Animated Series), the short doubles as a “lost tale” of Batman’s battle with Dr. Hugo Strange, one of his earliest archenemies. In addition, there will be other animated shorts to follow throughout the year.

“Batman: Strange Days”   Batman 75th Anniversary Animated Short | Video
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