Have a Timm and Dini Christmas, it’s the best time of the year! Chris and Cindy celebrate the season by discussing some favorite yuletide themed works by Bruce Timm, Paul Dini, and the fine folks at Warner Brothers Animation!
First off is The Batman Adventures Holiday Special. Follow the heroes and villains of Gotham throughout December, as they spread Christmas cheer…and mayhem! Batman and Batgirl face off against Clayface, Harley and Ivy, Mister Freeze and the Joker! This comic inspired The New Batman Adventures episode, “Holiday Knights” and that episode is discussed as well.
The focus shifts to the Justice League animated series, and the season two episode, “Comfort and Joy”. The Justice Leaguers spend the holidays in their own unique ways: Green Lantern and Hawkgirl party, Flash tries to find the perfect gift for some special kids, and Superman shares his homespun Christmas with his fellow alien friend, the Martian Manhunter. It’s a funny, touching, and surprisingly spiritual day in the life of the World’s Greatest Super Heroes.
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!