The Matt Signal Beyond – Batman Beyond Comics: Part 4 (The Rebirth Era)

Contrary to my original claim I wouldn’t be covering the Batman Beyond comics because there are so many more of them than their BTAS/TNBA equivalents… let’s take a look at Terry McGinnis’ comic book exploits over the years.

These books can be divided into four distinct eras, and we’ll finish up with the longest and most recent, Dan Jurgens’ Rebirth Era.

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The Matt Signal Beyond – Batman Beyond Comics: Part 2 (The Actually Good Era)

Contrary to my original claim I wouldn’t be covering the Batman Beyond comics because there are so many more of them than their BTAS/TNBA equivalents… let’s take a look at Terry McGinnis’ comic book exploits over the years.

These books can be divided into four distinct eras, and next up is The Actually Good, written by Adam Beechen and Kyle Higgins.

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The Matt Signal Beyond: Batman Beyond Wrap-Up

After 52 episodes, a movie and a finale from a completely different TV show, we have finally reached the end of Batman Beyond, so it’s time to look at everybody’s favourite: DATA-DRIVEN ANALYSIS!

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The Matt Signal Beyond: Return of the Joker

Plot summary: Somehow, someway, The Joker has returned to terrorise Gotham, and to solve the mystery Terry needs to learn some truths kept secret by Bruce for 40 years.

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The Matt Signal: The Batman Adventures Vol. 2

Following the conclusion of Gotham Adventures in 2003, Dan Slott and Ty Templeton resurrected The Batman Adventures for a second volume. It only lasted 17 issues before getting prematurely cancelled due to a new Batman cartoon that of course needed its own tie-in comic.

I read it all so you don’t have to and will now present my findings, including a ranking of every issue.

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The Matt Signal: Batman/Superman Crossovers

Plot summary: Before we completely close the lid on The New Batman Adventures there’s the small matter of a trilogy of crossover episodes with Superman: The Animated Series!

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The Matt Signal: Gotham Adventures (Part 2)

To coincide with the series being retitled to The New Batman Adventures, the comics were once again rebranded to match, leading to the longest run of all: Gotham Adventures. It lasted for a shocking 60 issues, plus a one-shot.

I read it all so you don’t have to and will now present my findings, including a ranking of every issue from 30 to 1.

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The Matt Signal: Gotham Adventures (Part 1)

To coincide with the series being retitled to The New Batman Adventures, the comics were once again rebranded to match, leading to the longest run of all: Gotham Adventures. It lasted a shocking 60 issues, plus a one-shot.

I read it all so you don’t have to and will now present my findings, including a ranking of every issue, starting from 60 to 31.

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The Matt Signal: The New Batman Adventures Findings

With the conclusion of The New Batman Adventures that basically completes the entire original run of Batman: The Animated Series. We have a few more stops to go after this, but it seems a good point to check back in on those all important NUMBERS!

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The Matt Signal – Episode 108: Beware the Creeper

Plot summary: Joker celebrates the seventh anniversary of his transformation by tossing Jack Ryder into a vat of chemicals, inadvertently turning him into The Creeper.

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