Batman The Animated Newsletter #71

Batman: The Animated Newsletter
Weeks of July 24 – August 6/7, 2000
Volume 3,
Rated: PG for some “low-key coarse language and occasional griping”

THIS ISSUE’S SUBLIMINAL MESSAGE: “SUPPORT THE X-MEN MOVIE! THE BETTER IT DOES, THE MORE IT WILL THREATEN THE WB’s STRANGEHOLD ON SUPERHERO MOVIES! AND THE MORE THREATENED THEY FEEL, THE MORE COMPELLED THEY’LL BE TO MAKE A QUALITY BAT-FILM!”
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EAGERLY ANTICIPATING…
New episodes are on the horizon! Here’s what we can expect in the near future…

THERE ARE NO KNOWN EPISODES ON THE HORIZON. AGH.
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WB ANIMATION SCHEDULES:
(courtesy of Brian Cruz and/or the official BTAS/STAS site)

THE NEW BATMAN/SUPERMAN ADVENTURES air Mondays thru Saturday; BATMAN BEYOND also airs on these days. Check local listings each day for what show is on at what time.

//www.batman-superman.com/batman/cmp/episodes.html
//www.toonzone.net/brian/schedules/
//www.ktla.com/backstage/programming/kids_framed.frm

NOTE:
If our schedule is not updated, then go to the following URL. It will ALWAYS contain the most up-to-date schedule possible.
//www.geocities.com/TelevisionCity/Taping/2928/airdate.htm

THIS WEEK:
Mon 07-03-00: Superman #34 Heavy Metal
Batman #32 Robin’s Reckoning (Pt. 1)

Tue 07-04-00: Batman #80 Second Chance
Batman #37 Robin’s Reckoning (Pt. 2)

Wed 07-05-00: Superman #21 Mxyzpixilated
Batman #87 Sins of the Father

Thu 07-06-00: Batman #103 The Demon Within
Batman #93 Growing Pains

Fri 07-07-00: Superman #52 Little Big Head Man
Batman #102 Old Wounds

Sat 07-08-00: Bats/Supes To Be Announced
B-BEYOND To Be Announced

NEXT WEEK:
Mon 07-10-00: Batman #69 Avatar
Superman #18 Livewire

Tue 07-11-00: Superman #13 Two’s a Crowd
Superman #46 Absolute Power

Wed 07-12-00: Batman #68 Trial
Superman #34 Warrior Queen

Thu 07-13-00: Superman #24 Solar Power
Batman #23 Double Dose

Fri 07-14-00: Batman #109 Judgement Day
Superman #45 Knight Time

Sat 07-15-00: Bats/Supes To Be Announced
B-BEYOND To Be Announced

All episodes #86 and onward of BATMAN are considered THE NEW BATMAN ADVENTURES while the original 85 are considered BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES (BTAS) episodes.
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CANADIAN EPISODE SCHEDULE
(BATMAN, SUPERMAN, and BEYOND on YTV)
(courtesy of our friends at YTV)

-To find the episode guide and airing schedule of BATMAN and BATMAN BEYOND on YTV then please go to //www.ytv.com and click on the YTV GUIDE icon at the bottom of the screen. To check out the schedule then click on BATMAN or BATMAN BEYOND in the time grid and it will have the schedule for the current week.

BTAS will air at Noon on weekdays (in all time zones), and BATMAN BEYOND will air at 2:30pm on Saturday and Sunday. YTV has the rights to show all 109 BTAS episodes. They also have the rights to air the first 26 episodes of BATMAN BEYOND (all of season 1 and the first half of season 2).

*YTV has just got the rights to air episodes #27 – 52 of BATMAN BEYOND. It’s unknwon when these episode to air, but expect fall 2000. YTV may air all the episodes through in ONE run, unlike the first 26 episodes.

NOTE: At the time of printing for this newsletter, the “NEXT WEEK” schedules at YTV were not up to date. These are just educated guesses as to what will be on. Check back at ytv.com for updates!

THIS WEEK:
Mon 07-03-00: BTAS #108 Beware the Creeper

Tue 07-04-00: BTAS #109 Judgement Day

Wed 07-05-00: BTAS #01 On Leather Wings

Thu 07-06-00: BTAS #14 Heart of Ice

Fri 07-07-00: BTAS #20 Feat of Clay (Pt. 1)

Sat 07-08-00: BEYOND #17 Lost Soul

Sun 07-09-00: BEYOND #18 Bloodsport

NEXT WEEK:
Mon 07-10-00: BTAS #21 Feat of Clay (Pt. 2)

Tue 07-11-00: BTAS #11 It’s Never Too Late

Wed 07-12-00: BTAS #22 Joker’s Favorlers

Thu 07-13-00: BTAS #05 Pretty Poison

Fri 07-14-00: BTAS #03 Nothing to Fear

Sat 07-15-00: BEYOND #19 Hidden Agenda

Sun 07-16-00: BEYOND #20 Once Burned
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THE CARTOON NETWORK

BATMAN IS BACK ON THE CARTOON NETWORK!!!!

Thanx to CNX: Toonami Revolution – Batman: The Animated Series is getting more airtime on Cartoon Network; more accuratly, on Toonami. Toonami has a weekend block called Rising Sun which airs shows in morning hours. airing from 9 AM to Noon EST/PST. Rising Sun will be changed this weekend. Not only will Ronin Warriors be dropped from the lineup, but also, the second airing of Gundam Wing is dropped as well.

So technically, Rising Sun is missing an hour. Surely they’re not going to give that mutt an extra hour, so they’ve but in a American flavor to the block, one a familiar Midnight Run standby while the other is making its debut to Toonami (finally). Batman: The Animated Series airs on Rising Sun at 11 AM EST/PST while Powerpuff Girls ends Toonami at 11:30 AM EST/PST. This is the new Rising Sun. Check it out! Now you’l have something to watch besides Pokemon! The lineup, as of May 13, is:

9am-Thundercats (One Hour)
10am-Dragon Ball Z (The Garlic Jr. Saga)
10:30am-Mobile Suit Gundam Wing
11am-Batman: The Animated Series
11:30am-Powerpuff Girls
(all times in Eastern Time)
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EPISODE REVIEW: (SPOILERS!)
(by Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton)

All of Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton’s reviews of the new-style BTAS episodes and BATMAN BEYOND can be found via these links, which link to “Two-Face’s Tower of Tranquility and Terror”:

MAIN PAGE: //www.angelfire.com/tx/TimTwoFace/index.html
BTAS PAGE: //www.angelfire.com/tx/TimTwoFaceText/bats.html

The creative “team” for this column alternates between Zanna and Justin Chen, two loyal subscribers and great friends of ours here. Any other reviews printed here are written by editor Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton. Enjoy!

(I decided to reprint a review of JUDGEMENT DAY in this issue, as this is the newsletter’s second anniversary, and this is the most recent episode with a character who loves the number two in it. Enjoy!)

“JUDGMENT DAY”
Written by: Rich Fogel & Alan Burnett
Directed by: Curt Geda
Animation by: Dong Yang
Original air date: October 31, 1998
My rating: ****1/2

A new vigilante is in Gotham, and has sent the Riddler back to Arkham, the Penguin to the hospital in critical condition, and, if it weren’t for Batman interfering, would have killed Killer Croc by tossing him off the Gotham Gate Bridge. Now, he’s after Two-Face.

Cool premise huh? Much like in “Lock-Up”, this episode introduces a new character who takes the law into his own hands, but goes too far. The new vigilante is known only as the Judge, a very Phantasm-esque character with a low booming voice, and dark, shadowy clothing; the only difference is that this person wears a judge’s white curled wig and carries a large wooden hammer instead of a scythe.

We learn that a shifty politician at City Hall is using the Judge, much like how Commissioner Gordon uses Batman to rid the city of crime. Two-Face learns of this person’s involvement with the judge, who had already booby-trapped his hideout and turned it into a lethal gas chamber, and demands information, before setting off to kill him.

Only in the final scenes do we see who the Judge really is.

This episode was nothing short of incredible. No one knew this was coming, and it is easily head and shoulders above the other best episodes of the season, “Old Wounds” and “Legends of the Dark Knight”. In fact, the only new-style episode which tops it is last year’s controversial “Over the Edge”.

There are many good things in this episode. We get to see Batman work solo again, seeing someone finally come down hard on the Penguin was nice, and seeing how Penguin treats his “customers” was rather interesting – he respects Two-Face’s intelligence and considers Killer Croc to be rather…well…a dim bulb. The sleazy politician which uses the judge to give
himself a better public image was nice, and the Judge’s brutality was welcomed with open arms. Dong Yang’s animation was suprisingly excellent here, and they even added some CGI work in the final battle. Seeing Alan Burnett return to writing was a wonderful suprise, too. The best thing, in my opinion, was that we finally get to see Two-Face as the centre of attention. Not since “Second Chance” has there been an episode that delves into his psyche like this. The scenes of where Batman and Two-Face actually work together to save themselves in the gas chamber were great – even though, once safe, Two-Face beat the crap outa Batman and took off. Even just visually speaking, Two-Face looks a lot better here than he did in “Sins of the Father”.

In the final scene, we learn that Two-Face is the Judge. In fact, his good side has split into two personalities, and the extreme-good side, completely separate from the other two, has taken a vow to clean up crime in Gotham by whatever means necessary. (Remember, prior to his transformation, Harvey Dent was part of the judicial system, as District Attorney – so it was his crime-fightin’ blood in the works here.) It’s shocking to see what this suggests…if Two-Face can kill Killer Croc with his bare hands, does he qualify as the third-toughest man in
Gotham (behind only Batman and Bane, of course)?

The only bad point was the Riddler’s tiny one-line cameo. Sure, he was only a back-up character, but all these cameos are taunting me – because I really wanted to get an entire Riddler episode.

I’m suprised this episode wrapped up so well in just 19.5 minutes! But it did!

This is all just a tip of the ice burg. The episode is great, and you’ll love it, guaranteed. It’s a mix of action, drama, and mystery, and wraps up perfectly with a really cool shot of Two-Face going crazy in his cell at Arkham.
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EDITORIAL
(by Anne Onymous)

Unfortunately, no editorial has been submitted for this newsletter. Ack…now this issue is just THAT much less brilliant.
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BATMAN: THE ANIMATED TRIVIA
(by Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton)

This is one of my favourite sections, where I get to boggle the minds of all our readers!
*EVIL LAUGH* This trivia is all animated-related in some form, and can deal with ANY aspect of the show or comics based on the show. Remember, answer the questions WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF THE ANIMATED CONTINUITY. Now have fun – let’s see how well you do! Answers are provided below.

“NAME THAT EPISODE!”
(I leave a clue, you figure out what episode it’s from. Simple enough? Great! Enjoy!)

351. The first time (in order of debt date) that Harvey Dent is seen.

Answer: _____________

352. The episode in the Mr. Freeze saga that follows SUB-ZERO.

Answer: _____________

353. Batman in Malaysia.

Answer: _____________

354. The Joker borrows the Mad Hatter’s technology.

Answer: _____________

355. Heather Locklear provides a voice.

Answer: _____________

356. The last new episode from BTAS to debut.

Answer: _____________

357. Rupert Thorne appears in PART ONE, but not PART TWO. Name the episode.

Answer: _____________

358. Somehow, 101 cents brought Batman to think of Police Headquarters.

Answer: _____________

359. Salvatore’s only appearance, aside from MASK OF THE PHANTASM.

Answer: _____________

360. Wormwood is a character in this episode.

Answer: _____________
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AND THESE ARE OUR FINAL ANSWERS (to the trivia)

Answer to #351: ON LEATHER WINGS
Answer to #352: COLD COMFORT
Answer to #353: THE DEMON’S QUEST (Pt. 1)
Answer to #354: MAKE ‘EM LAUGH
Answer to #355: PROPHECY OF DOOM
Answer to #356: MAD LOVE
Answer to #357: SHADOW OF THE BAT (Pt. 2)
Answer to #358: WHAT IS REALITY?
Answer to #359: BEWARE THE CREEPER
Answer to #360: THE CAPE AND COWL CONSPIRACY
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LITTLE FACTS AND BLOOPERS
(by Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton)

Here is a section that just points out various little facts and bloopers that we have noticed while watching BTAS and STAS countless times. If you have anything to contribute, feel free to do so! Enjoy!

CONTRIBUTED BY STAFF:
1) Look carefully at the scenes of THE CAT AND THE CLAW (Pt. 1) where Catwoman is crawling through the air ducts. Just how big ARE these ducts? At one point they look like they’re about three feet high, and at another time it’s just an inch above Catwoman’s head as she’s crawling through; which is it?

CONTRIBUTED BY OTHERS:
Rien.
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MERCHANDISING: WHERE THE REAL BAT-CASH IS MADE
(by anyone who wishes to contribute)

Come on…contribute…come ONNNN….
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COMIC REVIEWS
(BATMAN: GOTHAM ADVENTURES by Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton)
(BATMAN BEYOND by Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton)
(SUPERMAN ADVENTURES by Dick Grayson)

BATMAN: GOTHAM ADVENTURES
ISSUES: “Notes” (#28)
WRITTEN BY: Scott Peterson
PENCILLED BY: Tim Levins
INKED BY: Terry Beatty
ISSUED: July 5, 2000 (Cover date, Sept 2000)
RATING (out of 5): ****

The Riddler returns! Boo-yah! That’s twice in 18 months in this series; it makes me wonder how Templeton and Peterson can write intricate, inventive Riddler stories so easily while the animated series writers haven’t been able to since 1994. That said, I was doubly pleased that this issue involved him.

The art, as usual, was superb. It was a lot more colourful than usual, in this issue – but the Riddler is a colourful guy. The fact that he is squatting in one of the Joker’s hideouts just added to the colourful theme. My favourite panel has got to be the top of page 4, with Batman and Robin on the waterfront. A close second is where Batman manages to escape the Riddler’s trap on Page 7 – soaked to the bone with a gruff look on his face. Levins and Beatty ROCK.

I loved the story, too. The musical theme was an interesting touch – especially the fact that the musician was sending other riddles of his own. Was it just me, or was Batman’s mind a little bit off in this issue? I mean, we know he’s a really smart guy and all, but I find it ironic that the Riddler believes he is “the only man that can come close to matching [his] intellect”; Batman did virtually nothing in this issue. As always, it’s Robin or Nightwing that figure out most of the riddles; it’s been the case in nearly every Riddler story in animated history that I can remember. Maybe it’s a kid thing. I dunno. It’s just cute to see those “lesser than Batman” one-up him at nearly every turn in this issue.

I loved this issue. It was fabulous! If the animated series ever starts up production again, I’d love to see both GOTHAM ADVENTURES Riddler stories – both Ty’s and Scott’s – adapted onto the screen. They’re that good!
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COMIC SCHEDULES & COVERING THE BASICS

This section gives a little bit more in-depth look into each monthly issue of BATMAN: GOTHAM ADVENTURES, BATMAN BEYOND, and SUPERMAN ADVENTURES. Below each comic listing is a link to the cover of that comic. TALK ABOUT SERVICE!
The price for any of these issues, unless otherwise posted, is $1.99 in the US and…grrrrr…a whopping $3.25 in Canada. (Both our editors and many subscribers are Canadian, hence the “grrr”.)
If we are unsure of the exact date of when an issue is being released, just check out “DIRECT CURRENTS” at //www.dccomics.com for details.

BATMAN: GOTHAM ADVENTURES #29
August 2nd
Synopsis: Batman has been poisoned mysteriously and has only six hours to live, and it’s up to Robin to figure out exactly how and why this has happened. The search for an antidote leads the Boy Wonder to Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn, but will these baddest of bad girls come to his aid?
Cover: //www.dccomics.com/directcurrents/comics/
Aug2/covers/down/dBMGACv29.jpg

FOLLOWING MONTH:
Synopsis: Batman Vs. Clayface.
Cover: //www.comicscontinuum.com/
stories/0006/20/BatGothAdv30.JPG

BATMAN BEYOND #11
July 26th
Synopsis: Beauty becomes more than skin deep when Gotham’s teens start using nanotechnology to improve their bodies. Unfortunately, they become enslaved to the technology’s hive-mind intelligence. Can Batman defeat the enemy without hurting the children of the city?
Cover: //www.dccomics.com/directcurrents/
comics/july26/covers/down/dbmb11.jpg

FOLLOWING MONTH: .
Synopsis: The villain formerly known as Terminal has been cured of his evil persona, but his
former gang of Jokerz will stop at nothing to turn him back to his criminal self. Can Batman
keep him on the straight and narrow?
Cover: Unavailable

SUPERMAN ADVENTURES #48
???
Synopsis: Unavailable
Cover: Unavailable

FOLLWOING MONTH:
Synopsis: Unavailable
Cover: Unavailable
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NEWS AND RUMORS

ALL-ENCOMPASSING/OTHER
-The following artists are selling artwork on eBay. The following are their names and Seller
ID’s:
Terry Beatty: beatty@machlink.com
Craig Rousseau: cerousseau@aol.com
Tim Levins: tlevins

ANIMATED SERIES (BTAS, STAS, BEYOND)
-YTV has just got the rights to air episodes #27 – 52 of BATMAN BEYOND. It’s unknwon when these episode to air, but expect fall 2000. YTV may air all the episodes through in ONE run, unlike the first 26 episodes.

ANIMATED COMICS
-Barbara Gordon deals with the after effects of being abused by the Scarecrow (in OVER THE
EDGE) in BATMAN BEYOND #13.
-The Demon guest stars in BATMAN BEYOND #14. Here’s the cover:
//www.comicscontinuum.com/stories/0007/20/BB14.jpg
-Ty Templeton’s long-awaited “left-over” Joker story will be featured in GOTHAM ADVENTURES #31. He’s also drawing the cover.
-Craig Rousseau will be penciling and Rob Leigh will be inking the comic adaption of RETURN OF THE JOKER, most likely due out Oct. 18 or 25.
-Check out the following link for a cover of the RETURN OF THE JOKER comic book adaption:
//www.craigrousseau.com/gallery/bb/
images/return_of_the_joker_pencils.jpg

OTHER COMICS
-Poison Ivy is the focus of DETECTIVE COMICS #751. Also, Bruce Wayne acquires a bodyguard.
-The Penguin may be evicted from his WAYNE ENTERPRISES-owned headquarters in BATMAN #584.
-DARK VICTORY #12: “REVENGE”. That’s all we know about it, aside from the fact that Two-Face is on the cover of this one.
-DARK VICTORY #13: Has Batman finally found the identity of the Hang Man killer (if, in fact, there’s only one)? What connection does the Hang Man have to Harvey Dent, and can the murders be stopped before the most horrifying killing of them all takes place? This time Batman is no longer alone in his quest for justice as a young, inexperienced Robin joins him. But will the addition of an untested partner prove to be more deadly than it’s worth? Witness the last stand of the crumbling criminal empire, as the Falcone Family faces off against Two-Face and a mob of freakish allies that includes the Joker, Mr. Freeze, Poison Ivy and Solomon Grundy. Will all of Gotham City be left in ruins before the last gang war is over? Which, if any, of the Falcones, the Marionis and the Vitis will survive? And how will the change the lives of James Gordon, Harvey Dent and Janice Porter?
The cover can be found here: //www.comicscontinuum.com/stories/0007/20/BDarkVict13.jpg
-The first issue of HARLEY QUINN, due out on Oct 11, is described as the following: Harley Quinn is not the story of an honorable woman and her quest for justice. Instead, it’s a love story gone horribly, horribly wrong, especially in the first issue, as the Joker’s girlfriend must do with out Mister J’s “calming” influence. Harley is driven to astounding lengths to free her loony lover. And that’s just in the first seven pages. What follows is too strange for words, though it does involve a cameo by Batman.
-The cover can be found here: //www.comicscontinuum.com/stories/0007/20/HarleyQuinn1.jpg
-A preview of the first six pages can be found here: //www.searth.net/wfnews/
-Volume 3 of the collected NO MAN’S LAND editions will be out on September 27. It features “ASSEMBLY”, “FRUIT OF THE EARTH”, plus some stories by Larry Hama, and the various one-issue tales from April 1999.

MOVIES
-The GOTHAM GIRLS official site is now open! Here is the address:
//www.gothamgirls.com
-Alan J. Porter and the GOTHAM WEEKLY NEWS newsletter have reported that another site has reported that the WB is finally moving ahead with Batman 5; they are going to use YEAR ONE as the script. Apparently Cage’s dismissal from SUPERMAN LIVES prompted the fast-tracking of this film.
-If the X-Men movie does well, expect more superhero movies (read: Batman 5 and Superman 5) to finally be brought out of development hell.
-Alicia Silverstone has actually said she’d consider playing Batgirl again if given the chance. Gag me, now.
-There is a “theatrical trailer” for DARK VICTORY at the DC COMICS site. Here is the exact address:
//www.dccomics.com/features/bat_dv/dv.htm
-A teaser poster for RETURN OF THE JOKER can be found at this address:
//www.darkhorizons.com/news6/p-bb.jpg

LIVE ACTION TELEVISION
-For more info about the ONSTAR commercials, go to:
//www.geocities.com/bbeyond/news.html
Or the ONSTAR site:
//www.onstar.com
-Two online, interactive comic books can also be found at the OnStar site.
-Check out //www.fandom.com/batman for downloadable versions of the ONSTAR commercials if the official ONSTAR site is not being cooperative with your PC. Two of the commercials can also be found at //www.adcritic.com – just search for “Batman”.

TOYS, BOOKS, AND OTHER MERCHANDISE
-PLAY BY PLAY has released a second series of Batman plush dolls. They originally came out with 14″ and 22″ Batman, Robin, Joker, and Riddler dolls (old style); now available are Two-Face, the Penguin, Catwoman, and Mr. Freeze (new style) in 13″ and 18″. Just search eBay for these; there are a lot in auctions there at the moment.
-On September 1, it will be possible to order a copy of Paul Dini’s RETURN OF THE JOKER script through Amazon.com.
-For a preview on BATMAN VEHICLE ADVENTURE (a forthcoming Playstation game), check out this address:
//www.gameinformer.com/previews/preview_detail.cfm?ITEM_ID=4831
-You can also find a preview of the N64 version here:
//ign64.ign.com/previews/14845.html
-The BATMAN VEHICLE ADVENTURE game for PSX and PC has now been renamed “BATMAN OVERDRIVE”. The villains that will definately be in the game are the Joker, Two-Face, Penguin, Riddler, Scarecrow, Bane, and Harley Quinn – though it’s a good bet that many many more will be there as well. Due out October 2000.
-The fourth and fifth BATMAN BEYOND videos, SPELLBOUND and CRUSH, are now available.

SPECIAL NOTE
For more BATMAN, SUPERMAN, AND BEYOND news throughout the week, check out the WORLD’S FINEST NEWS PAGE at:
//www.geocities.com/bbeyond/news.html
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FEATURED BAT-SITE FOR THIS ISSUE
(feel free to submit your own for our consideration)

BATMAN DATABASE

//www.angelfire.com/tv/batmancomplete/index.html

Here you’ll find a lot of interesting and little-known material about a number of the major characters in the Bat-universe. There are also nice graphics from various places not found anywhere else on the web. And don’t forget the strange facts about the Batman Universe that were not too easy to get ahold of! Very informative. Come see and leave a comment on the messageboard!

All that, and they plugged our newsletter without us even asking! Or begging! Or pleading! Or whatever…just go check it out!
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ANIMATED BATMAN/SUPERMAN SITES:

* – indicates a shameless plug for a site a certain double-faced editor created with his bare hands – in other words, a cheap advertising technique.

OFFICIAL SITES
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THE NEW BATMAN/SUPERMAN ADVENTURES
//www.batman-superman.com
BATMAN:THE ANIMATED SERIES
//www.batmantas.com
BATMAN BEYOND
//www.batmanbeyond.com
BATMAN BEYOND VIDEO SITE
//www.batmanbeyondvideo.com
YTV’S BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES PAGE
//www.ytv.com/shows/batman_animated/
YTV’s BATMAN BEYOND Page
//www.ytv.com/shows/batman_beyond/
GOTHAM GIRLS
//www.gothamgirls.com
SUB-ZERO: THE DEFINTIVE GUIDE
//www.batman-subzero.com
KID’S WB
//www.kidswb.com
DC COMICS
//www.dccomics.com
KTLA KIDS WB SCHEDULES
//www.ktla.com/backstage/programming/KIDSWB.htm
TOON ZONE
//www.toonzone.net
PSYCOMICS
//www.psycomics.com
RAVING TOY MANIAC
//www.toymania.com
VOICE CHASERS
//www.voicechasers.org

UNOFFICIAL SITES
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*TWO-FACE’S TOWER OF TRANQUILITY AND TERROR
//www.angelfire.com/tx/TimTwoFace/index.html
BATMAN, SUPERMAN, & BEYOND: THE WORLD’S FINEST DISCUSSION CENTER
//welcome.to/worldsfinest
THE DISCUSSION CENTER (same as above)
//www.geocities.com/TelevisionCity/Taping/2928/boards.htm
BRIAN CRUZ’ WB CARTOON PAGE
//www.toonzone.net/brian/index.html
BATMAN UK (BRIAN’S BATMAN PAGE)
//www.batmanuk.freeserve.co.uk
RA’S AL GHUL’S THE LAZARUS PIT
//zap.to/lazaruspit
THE DARK KNIGHT
//www.darkknight.ca
BATMAN BEYOND: WELCOME TO THE FUTURE
//www.batmanbeyond.net
TIM WAN’S BATMAN BEYOND
//come.to/batmanbeyond
DCU ANIMATED
//www.DCUAnimated.zzn.com
BRUCE TIMM ARCHIVE SITE
//members.xoom.com/brucetimm
BATMAN ANIMATED: THE UNOFFICIAL FAN CLUB & FANZINE
//www.batmanuk.freeserve.co.uk/club/
HARLEY’S HAVEN OF HEDONISM
//www.harley-quinn.com
GOTHAM CITY LIMITS
//www.batman.gexner.net
BATMAN: DEFENDER OF GOTHAM
//www.fandom.com/batman
THE RIDDLER – EDWARD NYGMA’S PUZZLE WEBSITE
//perso.wanadoo.fr/prospero.milan/nygma
THE BATMAN ACTION FIGURE PAGE
//www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Boulevard/7659/
CHARACTERS ON THE ADVENTURES OF BATMAN & ROBIN
//www.xse.com/leres/batman.html
ARKHAM ASYLUM
//animation.acmecity.com/saturday/352
JOKERZ TERRITORY
//members.xoom.com/Jokerz84/index.htm
THE BATZONE
//www.batzone.cjb.net/
JLA: THE ANIMATED SERIES
//animation.acmecity.com/character/375
ANIMATED TALES
//www.geocities.com/Area51/Dunes/2294/at
A TRIBUTE TO BATMAN
//www.angelfire.com/ny2/russkafin/batman.html
ANIMATED STYLE ARTWORK ARCHIVE
//hjem.get2net.dk/twt/asaa/home.html
BATMAN CEL SITE
//animation.acmecity.com/carbon/111
DARK JUSTICE
//www.mania.com.au/~grahark/darkjustice/
ROGUE AVENUE, GOTHAM
//www.ultros.com/rogue_avenue
THE BATMAN BEYOND INFO PAGE
//www.rogue-spear.com/BB
THE VAULT
//dmoz.org/Arts/Animation/Voice_Actors

NEWSGROUPS
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news:alt.comics.batman
news:alt.animation.batman
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QUESTIONS, SUBMISSIONS, AND FAN-MAIL

If you have any questions, problems, links do not work, or anything else, then please e-mail this address with your problems and we’ll try to fix them as soon as possible. Also if you’d like to send any fan-mail then please send it to this address:

juno@dccnet.com

As for submissions, feel free to submit an article or opinion on anything pertaining to BTAS. Keep in mind that as the editors, we have the right to edit your submissions if we deem it necessary. Such instances would include problems with length, grammar, and language. If we do feel we must edit something, however, we will do our utmost to ensure that the opinion and the basic message of the submission does not change, as that is the most important part of any article, and everyone is entitled to it. And if you do submit something, please don’t just submit a basic review of an episode or a comic or something (because we have people writing for those purposes already) – write about an issue you’d like to discuss.
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BATMAN: THE ANIMATED ARCHIVES

The very kind people at TOONZONE were nice enough to give us our own little section of their huge and diverse website. The archive contains past newsletters and is semi-regularly updated with the latest one. To check it out go here:

TOONZONE’s BATMAN: THE ANIMATED NEWSLETTER ARCHIVES
//www.toonzone.net/wbc/newsletters/btan
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LIKE WHAT YA SEE? WANNA SUBSCRIBE? HERE’S HOW!!!

For those of you who are seeing this at the WBC HOMEPAGE BTAN ARCHIVES section and want to subscribe, just follow these simple instructions:

To subscribe email juno@direct.ca, put SUBSCRIBE in the subject line, and put the e-mail address you’d like the newsletter to be sent to in the body of the message.

For more information about the newsletter just email juno@dccnet.com Thank you for your time, and thanks for reading! Tell your friends!

-Tim TWO-FACE Leighton and Dick Grayson, editors
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TO ALL GOOD THINGS…
…there must be an end. We would like to thank the endless amount of contributors for contributing their editorials, columns, news, jokes, reviews and other articles. We hope you’ve all enjoyed it as much as we’ve enjoyed making it! Thank you for reading! See ya next time!

CREDITS FOR BATMAN: THE ANIMATED NEWSLETTER

EDITOR AT COLLEGE, NOT IN A DORM: Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton
EDITOR AT COLLEGE, BUT IN A DORM: “Dick Grayson”
AIR DATE SCHEDULES: Brian Cruz, RiddlerWB (at the official BTAS/STAS site), and YTV.com
EPISODE REVIEWS: Zanna/Justin Chen, and occasionally Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton
EDITORIAL: Help Wanted
COMIC REVIEWS: Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton, Dick Grayson
UNDER THE KNIFE: Brian Davis
MERCHANDISE REVIEW: Various
“BTAN ARCHIVES” MODERATOR: Eileen Delgadillo
TRIVIA: Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton
PROMOTIONS AND JUST GETTIN’ THE WORD AROUND: Dick Grayson, Eileen Delgadillo, Brian Cruz, Brian Davis
THOSE WHO FILL IN FOR OTHERS WHEN THEY FOUL UP:-Y Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton
DELIVERY: Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton
E-MAIL RECEPTION HANDLING: Tim “TWO-FACE” Leighton
THE CREATION OF THIS NEWSLETTER INSPIRED BY: Alan J. Porter
BATMAN CREATED BY: Bob Kane & Bill Finger (who else?)

Batman and all related indicia are trademarks of DC Comics, Copyright c 2000.
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