Definitely. It was so good that much of it was later incorporated back into the comics and games. For example, before this show, Mr. Freeze was just a jerk with a freeze ray. They made him into an entirely new character (and they got Hellboy’s Mike Mignola to do the redesign).
Yeah, great deal. $60 for batman beyond is a bit steep to me.
Mask of the Phantasm can be seen anytime, Sub-Zero after the second Mr. Freeze episode "Deep Freeze"Done disc 1, the first 13 episodes. Kinda disappointed they just have the Penguin show up out of nowhere with no backstory or anything yet. But my favorite episode so far is the transformation of Harvey Dent into two face, that was awesome.
It's crazy this show was made so well in the mind of adults and kids. I haven't found anything too cheesy at all yet. Starting disc 2 as of now. If Batman Beyond goes on sale I'll probably eventually pick it up. I don't know much about the original source material, but the transfer is pretty nice.
Also, when should I watch the movies? Do they need to be watched before certain episodes?
My bet is they will announce Superman: TAS at San Diego Comic Con this year and release it in fall, like they did with the B:TAS and BB sets in the last couple of years.
Not really ahead of it's time, Batman TAS was TV animation with a budget done by people who knew what they wanted and done in a way that could appeal to kids and older people, on the budget side we can thank Disney for finally getting into producing animated shows for TV starting with the Gummi Bears and onwith the money they put into it eventually lead to other major studios to keep up, especially Warner Brothers and get TV animation out of its dark ages by the late 80s or do you mean more the art style?I saw up to when Harvey becomes Two face, almost done disc one. The animation really is so impressive for it's time to ke, it's hard to believe it was made in the early 90's, basically 30 years ago. I can see why people like this series. The pacing is great so far and they don't elaborate way too much on the villians. On the final episode of the disc. Per disc is 13 episodes and it looks like season 1 is huge in that case.