The Batman is here and that means Mike & Matt are back with a new episode of The Tape Crusaders.
They discuss the tone, the run time, casting choices and an unfortunate divide in their favourite source material. Long time listeners will be rewarded… and newbies will get it summarised for them anyway. Smile for the camera!
Continue reading The Tape Crusaders – Episode #19: The Batman
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.
Continue reading The Matt Signal: The Batman Adventures Vol. 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.
Continue reading The Matt Signal: Gotham Adventures (Part 2)
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!
Continue reading The Matt Signal: The New Batman Adventures Findings
Plot summary: There’s a new bat-themed vigilante in Gotham, and Batman wants to know who’s behind the mask.
Continue reading The Matt Signal: Mystery of the Batwoman
Plot summary: The New Batman Adventures comes to a close as The Judge, a mysterious new vigilante, begins attacking Gotham’s criminals.
Continue reading The Matt Signal – Episode 109: Judgment Day
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
Plot summary: The Penguin tinkers with the Batmobile after uncovering the secret of Batman’s personal mechanic.
Continue reading The Matt Signal – Episode 55: The Mechanic
Plot summary: Two rich socialites are so starved for drama they hatch a plot to gaslight The Penguin.
Continue reading The Matt Signal – Episode 47: Birds of a Feather
Plot summary: When the nefarious Hugo Strange learns of Batman’s secret identity he puts in a call to Gotham’s most wanted to try and sell the information.
Continue reading The Matt Signal – Episode 37: The Strange Secret of Bruce Wayne