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‘Birds of Prey’ Gave Us the Harley Quinn We Wanted in ‘Suicide Squad’

Ever since she first appeared in Batman: The Animated Series in 1992, Harley Quinn has become one of the most recognizable characters in DC’s canon. Originally intended as a one and done character, Harley quickly gained traction with fans and eventually became the Joker’s right-hand woman in numerous video games, comics, and animated series. Her […]

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10 Best ‘Batman Beyond’ Episodes, According to IMDb

The year 1999 marked a whole new era for both the Batman character and mythos when Warner Bros. Television Animation produced an animated series known only as Batman Beyond. The series is set in the future of the same universe as Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League and Justice League: Unlimited […]

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Kumail Nanjiani Isn’t Returning To Adventure Time For The Crappiest Reason

There is an intricate balance when it comes to animated performances, with animators and voice actors working together to create memorable characters. Remove one of the two elements, and you get a completely different character. Look at Mark Hamill as Joker in “Batman: The Animated Series,” Dante Basco as Zuko in “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” or Robin […]

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10 Most Iconic Characters Voiced by Jeff Bennett

Jeffrey Bennett was born in Huston, Texas, but moved to California in 1990. His voice acting career began with James Bond Jr. in 1991 before getting roles in more successful cartoons like Animaniacs, Gargoyles, and Batman: The Animated Series. He is now held among the likes of Tara Strong, John Dimaggio, and Rob Paulsen as […]

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This ’90s John Carpenter Horror Gave Us One of Mark Hamill’s Best Roles

While he became a household name thanks to his role as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise and his sensational role as the definitive version of the Joker in Batman: The Animated Series, Mark Hamill might still have held the record as the world’s most valuable geek. Between voicing animated characters for various DC […]

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Batman Beyond’s Confusing Place In The Animated Series Timeline Explained

The superhero comic books of Marvel and DC use a static timeline, where no characters permanently age. That’s what makes “Batman Beyond” so unique; following in the thematic footsteps of “The Dark Knight Returns,” the show depicted a Bruce Wayne who’d aged out of the cowl. In his place, he trained teenage Terry McGinnis as […]

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Mark Hamill Says Michael Keaton’s Subversive ‘Batman’ Casting Inspired Him to Voice the Joker

Mark Hamill is reflecting on how Michael Keaton tore down typecasting for the “Batman” superhero films.Hamill, who voiced The Joker in the critically acclaimed TV show “Batman: The Animated Series,” reflected on Keaton’s casting in Tim Burton’s live-action 1989 “Batman” movie during a Wired video interview (below).“I had a confidence that really helped me, because […]

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Mark Hamill Says Backlash Over Michael Keaton’s Batman Casting Inspired Him to Audition for Joker: ‘There Was a Great Controversy’

While Heath Ledger, Joaquin Phoenix and Jack Nicholson are the faces that pop into one’s head when the name “Joker” is said, no list of the best on-screen Jokers is complete without Mark Hamill. The “Star Wars” icon voiced the Batman villain on “Batman: The Animated Series,” which originally aired for 85 episodes on Fox […]

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‘The New Batman Adventures:’ 10 Best Episodes, Ranked By IMDb

When Batman: The Animated Series finished its run on Fox Kids in 1995, its team moved on to work on Superman: The Animated Series. Two years later, Kids’ WB commissioned one more season of Batman, which the team used as an excuse to do some crossovers with Superman. It was re-branded The New Batman Adventures […]

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