"I always thought Batman was best suited in the role of gritty urban crime detective. But now you guys have him up against Santas and Easter Bunnies? I'm sorry, but that's not my Batman!"
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"Psst!" say the animated Batman crew from the stage at the 5th Dimension Animated Cartoon Convention. "Read this!" they say, handing BatMite a slip of paper.
Batman's rich history allows him to be interpreted in a multitude of ways. To be sure this is a lighter incarnation, but it's certainly no less valid and true to the character's roots as the tortured avenger crying out for Mommy and Daddy. And besides, those Easter Bunnies look really scary, right?
The producers of Batman:The Brave and the Bold have let Paul Dini loose to author this Friday's upcoming episode: Legends of the Dark Mite. Cartoon Network, 5/22, 8:30PM. Be there or be square!
[[Apparently will show next week: Friday 5/29, 8:30PM]]
What's left to throw at him? A squadron of scolding mothers?