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That’s the news! Aquaman is getting a weird, hopefully funny cartoon. The animation style is a bit new and weird, which I like. This definitely isn’t a spin-off to the awesome Harley Quinn cartoon.
I am more than ready to give this weird thing a try! A lot of cartoons are hitting it out of the park these days, and I have every confidence that HBO Max knows what they’re doing with superhero cartoons. So yeah, let’s all get excited for Aquaman: King of Atlantis on Oct. 14!
Exciting news, Robin fans! DC and Warner Bros are going to make Duke Thomas into a real Robin! He’s not going to be cast to the side as just The Signal. Duke Thomas gets to really be Batman’s sidekick Robin.
And it’s going to happen in a cartoon about sentient Bat-vehicles! Because that’s the world we live in.
So the show is called Batwheels, and it’s going to basically mash-up all the Bat-vehicles with the movie Cars…though not officially, obviously. They’re just getting the Cars treatment. We’ve got the Batmobile, Batgirl’s motorcycle, Robin’s Redbird car, the Batwing, and a Batman monster truck, because monster trucks are cool.
You can read more about the whole thing, and the voice cast, here.
I’m mostly interested in the fact that Robin will be Duke Thomas in this show. Not Redbird, but Robin. Because Batman and Robin are regular in this new cartoon, it’s just that their vehicles are going to…come alive, maybe? Or are secretly alive, like Toy Story? I do not know.
But yeah, check it out, Duke Thomas as a kid Robin, in full costume! And that’s Cassandra Cain as Batgirl, so kudos on that as well. I’m just excited at the new Robin. I’m ready for Damian Wayne to move on and for someone else to assume the mantle. Hopefully this is a sign of changes to come elsewhere. Granted, the comic book Duke Thomas might be too advanced in his superhero career to be Robin? The Signal is working for him, I guess?
I dunno. I just think it’s neat. I want a new Robin!
Oh what a week, what a week. Where does one even begin? How about by just diving into some comic reviews, like Batman and a new Black Manta series? Sounds good to me!
Comic Book of the Week goes to Mighty Morphin #11 because this comic can do no wrong. Holy cow is this good drama and good storytelling!
Meanwhile, I did finally get around to watch Centaurworld on Netflix. That show was a hoot and a half! Not much else going on with me right now. I’m playing some old video games and trying to find some new, interesting shows to watch. Just livin’ that 2021 lifestyle…
Comic Reviews: Batman #112, Black Manta #1, Champions #9 and Mighty Morphin #11.Read the rest of this entry
I was late to the Doom Patrol hype train. It’s a really good show, especially the first season. So I’m pretty excited that the third season is almost out! Huzzah Doom Patrol!
This show only getting weirder and wackier is a great thing. Bring on the weirdest and wackiest stuff you can come up with. Plumb the depths of Grant Morrison’s wildest Doom Patrol stories and just make it happen. Can’t wait to watch. Season three arrives on HBO Max on Sept. 23.
I’m actually a little disappointed that Doom Patrol is such a better show than the one specifically about all the Robins…