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    Quote Originally Posted by gregpersons View Post
    What aspects of Bat lore that aren't in BTAS would you want to see the comics take on?
    I'd love to see the BTAS version of No Man's Land - https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Batman:_No_Man%27s_Land
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    Quote Originally Posted by K7P5V View Post
    I'd love to see the BTAS version of No Man's Land - https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Batman:_No_Man%27s_Land
    At this rate they'll make one more mini to debut the rest of the 90's Batfamily .

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    I find this series, as has been said, a pretty disappointing promotional tool for figures that now, apparently, aren't even being made anymore. The creative team is hugely talented but this is far from their best work. Tons of inconsistencies - both deliberate (Nora, Jason) and seemingly accidental (Lex, costume details, layouts, timeframes) - with the source materials. And nothing has felt inspired or involving. It's a shame.

    I'd rather DC just let Templeton continue making BTAS comics with the freedom he once had. Guy told great stories...

    Hopefully the Harley and Ivy Xmas issue is a fun standalone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DisneyBoy View Post
    I find this series, as has been said, a pretty disappointing promotional tool for figures that now, apparently, aren't even being made anymore. The creative team is hugely talented but this is far from their best work. Tons of inconsistencies - both deliberate (Nora, Jason) and seemingly accidental (Lex, costume details, layouts, timeframes) - with the source materials. And nothing has felt inspired or involving. It's a shame.

    I'd rather DC just let Templeton continue making BTAS comics with the freedom he once had. Guy told great stories...

    Hopefully the Harley and Ivy Xmas issue is a fun standalone.
    Agreed (especially on the Harley and Ivy thing).

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    Quote Originally Posted by DisneyBoy View Post
    I find this series, as has been said, a pretty disappointing promotional tool for figures that now, apparently, aren't even being made anymore. The creative team is hugely talented but this is far from their best work. Tons of inconsistencies - both deliberate (Nora, Jason) and seemingly accidental (Lex, costume details, layouts, timeframes) - with the source materials. And nothing has felt inspired or involving. It's a shame.
    I kinda got the impression that the writers have just written their stuff with only the original TV show in mind and ignored all the other tie-ins (saw a video from the Watchtower Database fan site noting that stuff, like Nora, directly contradicts pre-established tie-ins -- apparently that one was because the show-runners didn't like the direction the other comics went, so are now taking the opportunity to "retcon" things to suit their tastes).

    Quote Originally Posted by DisneyBoy View Post
    I'd rather DC just let Templeton continue making BTAS comics with the freedom he once had. Guy told great stories...

    Hopefully the Harley and Ivy Xmas issue is a fun standalone.
    Is that stuff out of print now?
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    Quote Originally Posted by WebLurker View Post
    I kinda got the impression that the writers have just written their stuff with only the original TV show in mind and ignored all the other tie-ins (saw a video from the Watchtower Database fan site noting that stuff, like Nora, directly contradicts pre-established tie-ins -- apparently that one was because the show-runners didn't like the direction the other comics went, so are now taking the opportunity to "retcon" things to suit their tastes).
    It definitely contradicted what the Adventures comics did with Nora (and frankly, I preferred what they did there compared to this comic).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frontier View Post
    It definitely contradicted what the Adventures comics did with Nora (and frankly, I preferred what they did there compared to this comic).
    That is usually how tie-ins in a franchise work. Course, both stories continue to exist, even if some no longer really fit that well into the larger continuity. (Have to say I don't really get why the showrunners were so obsessed with fridging Nora, esp. since the source material had her live.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by WebLurker View Post
    That is usually how tie-ins in a franchise work. Course, both stories continue to exist, even if some no longer really fit that well into the larger continuity. (Have to say I don't really get why the showrunners were so obsessed with fridging Nora, esp. since the source material had her live.)
    Yeah, I can't think of anyone who would prefer seeing Batman knock around her corpse compared to that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frontier View Post
    Yeah, I can't think of anyone who would prefer seeing Batman knock around her corpse compared to that.
    Maybe they think Mr. Freeze is more interesting as a widower or something. Dunno, some of the more interesting stuff I've seen is where she lives somehow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WebLurker View Post
    Maybe they think Mr. Freeze is more interesting as a widower or something. Dunno, some of the more interesting stuff I've seen is where she lives somehow.
    I definitely think they focused too much on the tragedy aspect of the character in this instance.

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