“Batman: Strange Days” – Bruce Timm’s Batman 75th Anniversary Short
April 10, 2014

Today, as part of Batman’s 75th Anniversary celebration, DC Entertainment released a new animated Bruce Timm short featuring a very Golden Aged caped crusader.    This new 3 minute black and white short takes the viewer back to the golden age of DC animation as well with Batman: The Animated Series.

As an open letter to my friends at DC Collectibles – Yes.   I’d also like a 6″ version of this Batman in your new animated line up!

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A brand new short from producer Bruce Timm featuring a lost tale from Batman’s past, the Dark Knight tracks a strange giant to the mysterious lair of Dr. Hugo Strange.


Don’t miss “Batman: Strange Days” and other unique DC Nation shorts Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. (5:30 CST) on Cartoon Network during Teen Titans Go!

To hear Bruce Timm talk about the development of this Batman 75th Anniversary short, be sure to catch the most recent episode of “DC All Access”:



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Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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  • Monty Props says:

    I would also like to add my name to your open letter to DC Collectibles. I would LOVE to see a 6″ version of THIS Batman.

  • Ron says:

    Exquisite. Bruce Timm is astounding. What he has done for Batman and the rest of the DC Universe in Animation has been history in the making.

  • Anton Phibes says:

    Loving the old Universal Monsters musical cues used for parts of this short.

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