Monthly Archives: April 2014
Batman Strange Days (A New Bruce Timm cartoon)
Last week, I posted a short cartoon Bruce Timm and Zack Snyder made last year to celebrate Superman’s 75th anniversary. I mentioned also that a Timm-directed Batman short — commemorating the Dark Knight’s 75th — was due to be released shortly.
Click on the image below to watch Batman Strange Days, with Timm-style Batman animation applied, I believe, to a story from way back in 1939…
Out of the Wreckage (Song of the Week, 4/5/14)
Last year, when the world was going “Oh noes, nakedness and tongue,” I watched Miley Cyrus’s video for “Wrecking Ball” and said, “That’s a hell of a good song.” Apparently I wasn’t the only one, as you can see in our song of the week.
Oh, and I’m so glad to see the Dixie Chicks still rockin’ even after the apocalyptic storm of hatred dumped on them by conservatives when they had the gall to criticize the worst president this country has ever had.
“Wrecking Ball” by the Dixie Chicks
Super Animation From Bruce Timm
How did I miss this? To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Superman, Bruce Timm and Zack Snyder collaborated on a short full of classic Superman action. It’s wonderful (if only some of that wonder had appeared in Snyder’s Man of Steel…):
Additionally, Timm has directed a Batman short — the first appearance of his version of the character (from Batman: The Animated Series and related shows) in a decade. Titled Batman Strange Days, it will appear on Cartoon Network on April 9th. I’ll post the link when it becomes available.
Now, if only the brain trust at Cartoon Network would bring back Beware the Batman…