The battle to defend Earth from the dark New God Darkseid and other forces of evil continues in this most intelligent version of this series. Now the team is further strengthened with the addition of Cyborg, a former athlete named Victor Stone who after a horrific accident, had to be almost completely rebuilt with advanced prototype prosthetics which give him the strength of a bulldozer and can outfitted with a variety of weapons, but at the price of truly being half-man and half-metal.Written by
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The episode titled The Fear marked the first time Batman's origin was adapted outside the comics. In addition, the episode was originally written as a pilot for a new Batman cartoon series, which after several changes resulted the animated Batman series launched in 1992. See more »
This was an even better season, with improved art and animation. With the introduction of Cyborg to the TV, the stories seemed to improve both in characterization and plot. For Batman, it became less about the utility belts and more about the man. For Wonder Woman, she finally got to flex her muscles (I think she did last season, too.).
And some of the stories were risque for the time, most notably in "The Fear," which retold Batman's origin and the murder of his parents (The writer of this and the Fox/WB Batman series says he can't believe TPTB let him do it), and "The Death of Superman."
Why they let this series end after one season is beyond me. I truly loved this show and I'm glad Cartoon Network has been rerunning them, even if they *are* on the thin line between Saturday night and Sunday morning.
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