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Above: This Lady Deathstrike cosplay by No_Onions make me feel all…nostalgic. What? Whatcha think I was gonna say? (TDW: Geek)
When it comes to DC and their cartoons most people will always sing the praise of those properties considered part of the DC Animated Universe, or Timmverse after the style of Bruce Timm. This is the world which began with Batman the Animated Series and continued through, and ended, with Justice League Unlimited. It’s also where voice actors Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Tim Daly, etc. got their start voicing their iconic, comic book alter egos.
But what of those toons not part of the illustrious DCAU? There have been a few duds, The Batman comes to mind, but there have been hits, too. Recently Batman: The Brave and The Bold brought a fresh and campy spin to the Dark Knight, and of course there was the anime-inspired Teen Titans which introduced a bunch of new character to fans, young and old.
Robin, Starfire, Cyborg, Beast Boy and Raven are back in an all new series of shorts that will air on Cartoon Network‘s networks new Saturday morning block, DC Nation. Watch a clip below,
I love it! The original voice actors are back and these new, chibi designs are adorable.
DC Nation premieres March 3rd at 10am on Cartoon Network.
Smallville is wrapping up and the CW is looking for something to replace it in the lineup. Out of no where comes Raven.
According to Variety, the network is possibly going to adapt Raven as a new series. A script has already been ordered from Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment, with former V co-executive producer Diego Gutierrez onboard to write and executive-produce it.
You mean Raven, from the Teen Titans? Really, the cartoon show? That Raven?”
“Yeah, that Raven, but live action. Go figure.”
Time to take a closer look, there must be some reason to choose Raven. What’s hot right now? Vampires, magic, teen romance, maybe throw in a little super hero action.