10/16/2013


Superman has seen a lot of changes, but at New York Comic Con 2013, they managed to combine them all into one awesome animated short.

It's Superman's 75th anniversary and to honor that, Man of Steel director Zack Snyder and DC animation king Bruce Timm created this two-minute animated short. It covers everything from from comics, to movies, video games, and pop art.

"The idea was to start with Siegel and Shuster and end with Henry Cavill, stopping at all the high points and iconic moments in between," Timm told EW. "It was Zack Snyder’s idea. We had approached him about maybe doing a short for the DC Nation program on Cartoon Network. He said, ‘I’ll think about it,’ and then he had this idea to do basically the entire history of Superman in, like, a minute. We said, ‘Okay … whoooo.’ We started working and quickly realized there was no way to do it, even in a minute."

So, they doubled the length and combed through the history of Superman till they came up with the final video and it's awesome.

The video doesn't allow embedding, so watch it at Entertainment Weekly!

Via Entertainment Weekly

What do you think of the short? How many Superman references did you get?

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6 comments:

M Pax said...

Husband Unit will be happy to hear of this. Happy Wednesday! :D

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I got a lot of the older ones. Didn't read or watch much past my late childhood. Definitely watched Super Friends though!

Maurice Mitchell said...

Timm will always be a legend for the Animated series.  What's your favorite animation from him?

Maurice Mitchell said...

It was a rite of passage Alex. Classic stuff.

DAVID WALSTON said...

BTAS Using black first, then taking it away for the lighter scenes was inventive, and set the tone for the whole series. I even have some of his Comics like Batman Mad love the graphic novel that has Harley Quinn's origins.

Maurice Mitchell said...

Sweet Man!

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