Beginning in 1992 as a 6-issue non-canon companion comic to cash in on the popularity of the show, The Batman Adventures quickly earned official status and ran for 36 issues, ending in 1995. There were also a litany of annuals, specials, one-shots and mini-series.
I read almost* all of the above so that you don’t have to and will now present my findings, including a ranking of every issue.
Continue reading The Matt Signal: The Batman Adventures Vol. 1
Plot summary: A mysterious masked figure is killing gangsters, but Batman is distracted by the return of his former fiancé, Andrea Beaumont. Perhaps the two are connected…
Continue reading The Matt Signal: Mask of the Phantasm
At last the insanely long first season of Batman The Animated Series is over, and before we go any further I thought this would be a good point to reflect on where things sit after 65 episodes.
Continue reading The Matt Signal: BTAS Season 1 Findings
Plot summary: Season One concludes with some good old fashioned cultural appropriation, as Mad Hatter manipulates Gotham’s wealthy elite with some Central American figurines.
Continue reading The Matt Signal – Episode 65: The Worry Men
Plot summary: Batman faces one of his greatest challenges to date… a ventriloquist’s dummy!
Continue reading The Matt Signal – Episode 64: Read My Lips
Plot summary: Shipping magnate Maxie Zeus believes himself to be the Greek god of his namesake, planning to reign lighting down on Gotham.
Continue reading The Matt Signal – Episode 63: Fire From Olympus
Plot summary: One of HARDAC’s Duplicants is reactivated… and it thinks it’s Batman!
Continue reading The Matt Signal – Episode 62: His Silicon Soul
Plot summary: Batman and Ra’s al Ghul sword fight shirtless to determine the fate of half the world’s population.
Continue reading The Matt Signal – Episode 61: The Demon’s Quest Part II
Plot summary: Batman is forced to join forces with Ra’s al Ghul and go on a globetrotting adventure to rescue Robin and Talia.
Continue reading The Matt Signal – Episode 60: The Demon’s Question Part I
Plot summary: A stolen state-of-the-art stealth helicopter is the least of Batman’s problems, as he finds himself temporarily blinded!
Continue reading The Matt Signal – Episode 59: Blind as a Bat