The Dark Knight Returns animated movies news

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  1. Captaindemotion

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    I heard he got the boot.
     
  2. God Magnus

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    One of my favorite pieces of Batman animation to this day. Ironside was perfect for the voice (and frankly still would be).
     
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    I'd bet cash money that the cover to part 2 will feature Batman and Superman fighting.
     
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    It's not bad, but it doesn't evoke the film's distinctive animation style.
     
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    Yeah, without knowledge of the title that art tells you nothing about the story. It could be used for any Batman movie or comic. Its very generic.
     
  7. Admiral_Young

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    I agree. It's lovely art work, but too generic looking. Batman looks nothing like "The Dark Knight Returns" Batman. He looks like present day Batman.
     
  8. JD

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    I'm with you guys. I would think they would have tried to go with something that makes the setting a little more obvious for people like me who haven't read the comic. It looks like a fairly standard Batman image.
     
  9. Admiral_Young

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    I do hope AJK is right...I'd love to see Supes and Bats on the image for part two. That'd be an awesome cover.
     
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  11. Christopher

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    Judging from that clip, I find it to be too slick, both in appearance and performances, to really capture the flavor of the original.
     
  12. Crom!

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    What's an ultraviolet™?
     
  13. Christopher

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    I would guess it's this:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UltraViolet_(system)
    So... y'know, it's... that. Thingy.
     
  14. Crom!

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    Okaaaay. Thanks!
     
  15. Captaindemotion

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    http://nukethefridge.com/2012/09/04...s-from-batman-the-dark-knight-returns-part-2/

    Michael Emerson from Lost is to voice The Joker. Funnily enough, his is a name which keeps coming up on wishlists to play a live-action Riddler. Here's what he has to say about playing the clown prince of crime:

    There's also a pic of what the Joker from TDKR will look like at the above link.
     
  16. Christopher

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    Ohh, Michael Emerson is a fantastic vocal performer. He should do really interesting things with the Joker. This is the best news I've heard about this whole project.
     
  17. Admiral_Young

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    Very cool news. Emmerson is a delightful choice.
     
  18. JD

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    That is awesome!
    I have a bit of an off topic subject here for a moment:
    I was just looking at the Wikipedia page for DCUA movies, and Wonder Woman is actually the fourth highest grossing movie in the entire 15 movie series. I find it very hard to believe that could possibly be proof that people aren't interested in WW or female Superheroes. I find ironic that I read that Supergirl wasn't included in the title for Apocalypse because of disappointing sales for WW, when WW made $126,5071 more than Apocalypse.
     
  19. Admiral_Young

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    The "Wonder Woman" DTV is also one of the better ones IMO. It's in my top five. I don't understand their line of thinking.
     
  20. JD

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    Yeah, I was annoyed by that line of thinking, but knowing that it was more popular than I originally thought makes it even more aggravating.