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Top 53 New Characters That Are Coming In Young Justice Season 3

[April Fools comedy post, none of this is real except for the fact that these are all characters fans have asked for in season 3 since it was announced. Even if it’s just a joke you can read my slow decent into madness as the list goes on. 😉
I’ve also added some commentary at the end if anyone’s curious about the hows and whys this post was made.
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Since the revival of Young Justice for a third season many fans have speculated what’s going to be happening in this new season, and just what new characters will be appearing. Well wait no longer as I have been given insider info about who is going to be showing up in season 3! It’s going to be a jam packed season with so many fan favourite characters, you just won’t believe who’s going to show up!

Season 3 is being made because of the giant outpouring of fan support for so many years, it wouldn’t be happening without that devotion from the fanbase. So to truly show their appreciation to the fans the creators are putting in all of your fan requested characters, every single one of them. These are all 100% real fan suggestions for characters to appear in season 3, all taken from when Warner Bros. announced the renewal. I’ve even been given some new artwork in advance to show off some of these new characters that are coming in season 3.

Warning: this is an image heavy post! Seriously there’s 53 images here and one gif. You’ve been warned!

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Justice League Action First 7 Episodes Review

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There’s a new Justice League cartoon out and this time it’s all about the action. Eleven minutes of action per episode and each episode is supposed to start right in the middle of the action, and so far these first seven episodes have certainly done that. Eleven minute episodes are the current “in thing” for cartoons nowadays, with popular shows like Adventure Time, Regular Show, Steven Universe, and even another DC show Teen Titans Go (divisive as it is among DC fans it’s still a popular show), and so it makes sense to get another DC show in that mould, one that also fills in the gap of action cartoons that’s been lacking the past few years. The one issue with these eleven minute shows to me is that they do take a while finding their feet and hitting their stride, probably at least twice as long as a twenty minute cartoon, I’m expecting the same will be true here. Though if these episodes are anything to go by when the show does hit its full potential it will be amazing.

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Batman the Killing Joke Animated Movie Review

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I’ve made my thoughts on the Killing Joke known already, at great length in fact, but with this new animated movie there’s some new things to talk about. It’s another Bruce Timm project, something he’s apparently been trying to make for at least 10 years now, with Brian Azzarello writing and Sam Liu directing. The movie had a 30 minute Batgirl sequence at the beginning before the Killing Joke starts, because the comic was too short to make into a 70 minute movie. That sequence has become the centre of much attention as it includes Batgirl and Batman have rooftop sex, but that certainly not the end of rather questionable decisions made for this movie. The rest of the Batgirl additions aren’t particularly good, the Killing Joke parts are lacklustre at best, and all in all it’s a rather lame duck to the usually good quality of the DC Animated Movie scene. But much like the Killing Joke comic I can’t help but talk for far too long about how this movie fails and why this missed the mark so thoroughly.

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Young Justice Re(af)Watch Episode 14 Revelation

Now that Netflix has uploaded season 2 of Young Justice it’s the best time to rewatch the series, especially as doing so might mean Netflix picking the show up for a third season. (Though if you live in the UK like me you have to watch it through Amazon Prime and just share around posts about it). This Re(af)Watch series is not quite a review, more of an opinion piece about each episode as I rewatch them. Covering all 46 episodes of the show, and hopefully any beyond that. Continuing on with episode 14, Revelation.

Episode synopsis: Giant plant creatures are sprouting up all around the world and it’s the work of the Injustice League, who want ten billion dollars or else they’ll continue their attacks. Batman and the Team deduce that they are responsible for the recent interconnected villain activity. They set up a plan to have the Team go in and stop the Injustice League’s arrack at the source, while the Justice League goes to stop the plant creatures and distract the Injustice League. The Team’s plan doesn’t start off well, with everyone except Robin and M’gann getting captured. But in the end the two manage to blow up the plant antenna controlling everything. Facing the wrath and certain death at the hand of the Injustice League Kaldur goes with Plan B, the Helmet of Fate. Wearing it he becomes Dr Fate and turns the tide against them long enough for the Justice League to show up. Kaldur even manages to take off the Helmet without any consequences, so it’s a big win for the good guys. Except it was all a plan by the real Light to throw the League a scapegoat so they could still operate unnoticed.

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Young Justice Re(af)Watch Episode 8 Downtime

Now that Netflix has uploaded season 2 of Young Justice it’s the best time to rewatch the series, especially as doing so might mean Netflix picking the show up for a third season. (Though if you live in the UK like me you have to watch it through Amazon Prime and just share around posts about it). This Re(af)Watch series is not quite a review, more of an opinion piece about each episode as I rewatch them. Covering all 46 episodes of the show, and hopefully any beyond that. Continuing on with episode 8, Downtime.

Episode synopsis: After Aqualad screws up a mission he has doubts as to whether he should be on the Team rather than back in Atlantis. So he goes back to Atlantis to figure things out, and talk to his crush, Tula. Interspersed are small vignettes about the rest of the Team during their downtime, the best one being Batman as a great parent to Dick. Back on Atlantis Black Manta attacks to steal an ancient frozen sea creature that has been recently discovered. Kaldur and Garth stop him, Kaldur finds out Tula and Garth are dating, and so he goes back to being Aqualad and leader of the Team.

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Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice Review

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This movie… I wanted to like this movie. I love Batman, I love all the animated DC shows and movies, and even though I didn’t think a vs movie was a good idea I had hoped they could make something good out of it. Even though it was Zack Snyder directing again I thought that he at least would bring some fun visual fight scenes through out the movie. I had thought, I had hoped, I had wanted to see the DC universe that I love to be made into live action movies. But I was in denial when all the warning signs came in, the rumours, the trailers, even when the first reviews came in I thought they we too crazy to be true. The movie couldn’t be that bad. No one at Warner Brothers could let sure an appealing movie get made.

I was wrong. Everything you’ve read online is true, every crazy thing about this movie is true.

Spoiler free review: Nothing happens for two thirds of this movie. It’s boring, dull, and incoherent. The things we do see do not matter in the end, the things that do matter are so nonsensical that you’ll be left trying to figure out why they happened because no reasons are given in this movie. The big “V” in the title, that big fight, is about eight minutes long and could’ve been entirely avoided if Superman had told Batman what he said he was going to tell Batman but didn’t bother to until after the fight. It’s not even an interesting fight. The “hints towards the Justice League movie” are also nonsensical, pointless, and will leave you wondering how the hell those people knew about all that.

Do not go see this movie. I don’t like saying that because people are allowed to have different opinions than mine and I don’t care if you like something I hate, enjoy whatever you like. But this movie is just not worth it. It’s a bad movie that’s not entertainingly bad. The only entertainment value after watching it is telling other people about the crazy nonsensical plot of this movie.

Instead of watching this movie here’s some recommendations for Batman/Superman things better than it. The Dark Knight Returns (the movie rips so much off from this story you might as well watch the animated movie, plus it has a better Batman/Superman fight), Batman The Brave and the Bold Season 3 Episode 1 ‘Battle of the Superheroes’, The Batman season 5 Episodes 1&2 ‘The Batman/Superman Story’, Batman/Superman Worlds Finest (compilation movie of the Superman TAS episodes). Batman Mask of the Phantasm (best Batman movie ever made), 60s Batman, All Star Superman, Superman Unbound, Superman vs the Elite, Superman/Batman Public Enemies, Superman/Batman Apocalypse, Batman Under the Red Hood. And that’s just movies and stand alone episodes. Watch anything Batman or Superman related and it’s better than this movie.

Very spoiler filled review down below. I spoil everything.

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Young Justice Re(af)Watch Episode 5 Schooled

Now that Netflix has uploaded season 2 of Young Justice it’s the best time to rewatch the series, especially as doing so might mean Netflix picking the show up for a third season. (Though if you live in the UK like me you have to watch it through Amazon Prime and just share around posts about it). This Re(af)Watch series is not quite a review, more of an opinion piece about each episode as I rewatch them. Covering all 46 episodes of the show, and hopefully any beyond that. Continuing on with episode 5 Schooled

Episode synopsis: Superboy helps save some people on a bridge and has an awkward talk with Superman. He’s pretty angry over being brushed off by Superman, again, and it doesn’t help that he gets tossed on his ass by Black Canary during their training session; just to prove that his powers don’t mean squat in a fight if he doesn’t how to fight. Batman then gives them their latest mission, to be security for trucks transporting the Amazo robot to Star Labs. The Amazo robot just got through kicking the asses of the Justice League and copied their powers, so the League is indisposed and can’t help. The trucks get attacked, Professor Ivo gets to reassemble his Amazo robot, and Superboy gets to destroy it using his brains rather than his anger. And the episode ends with him getting more training from Black Canary. Somewhere in the middle Batman and Superman get pie while Bruce has the parenting talk with him about Superboy.

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Young Justice Re(af)Watch Episode 4 Drop-Zone

Now that Netflix has uploaded season 2 of Young Justice it’s the best time to rewatch the series, especially as doing so might mean Netflix picking the show up for a third season. (Though if you live in the UK like me you have to watch it through Amazon Prime and just share around posts about it). This Re(af)Watch series is not quite a review, more of an opinion piece about each episode as I rewatch them. Covering all 46 episodes of the show, and hopefully any beyond that. Continuing on with episode 4, Drop-Zone

Episode synopsis: The Team get their first official mission, re-con a drug factory in Santa Prisca that has suddenly stopped distributing Venom, the super steroid Bane uses. The factory has been taken over by DC snake cult Cobra, not the G.I.Joe villains, and is making even stronger stuff. Bane has been forced out and wants back in. The Team’s first outing went a little terribly, still rushing in with no proper team work skills developed yet. They team up with Bane, Bane betrays them, and they actually have a talk about who should lead the Team. Aqualad gets elected as leader, because it’s the sane and logical choice, and they stop Cobra from taking the Cobra-Venom drug. Also revamped D-lister villain Sportsmaster shows up and is a total badass, surprising everyone.

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Young Justice Re(af)Watch Episode 2 Fireworks

Now that Netflix has uploaded season 2 of Young Justice it’s the best time to rewatch the series, especially as doing so might mean Netflix picking the show up for a third season. (Though if you live in the UK like me you have to watch it through Amazon Prime and just share around posts about it). This Re(af)Watch series is not quite a review, more of an opinion piece about each episode as I rewatch them. Covering all 46 episodes of the show, and hopefully any beyond that. Continuing on with episode 2, Fireworks.

Episode synopsis: To keep Cadmus a secret the head of Cadmus is going to clone Aqualad, Kid Flash, and Robin, then send the clones back in their place. Before that happens they convince Superboy to let them go free so they can help him escape and he can meet Superman. They get out, the leader of Cadmus tries to stop it by turning himself into a giant monster, they drop a building on him, and the Justice League shows up after the fighting’s over. While asserting their independence the League lets the sidekicks become a covert arm of the Justice League, with their own secret HQ, and Superboy joins too. The end.

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Young Justice Re(af)Watch Episode 1 Independence Day

Now that Netflix has uploaded season 2 of Young Justice it’s the best time to rewatch the series, especially as doing so might mean Netflix picking the show up for a third season. (Though if you live in the UK like me you have to watch it through Amazon Prime and just share around posts about it). This Re(af)Watch series is not quite a review, more of an opinion piece about each episode as I rewatch them. Covering all 46 episodes of the show, and hopefully any beyond that. Starting off with episode 1, Independence Day.

Episode synopsis: The Sidekicks of the Justice League, Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad, and Speedy, are finally invited to the Hall of Justice, the League’s headquarters. Except they’re not being invited to join the League like Speedy thought, and he storms off in a huff after revealing the Hall is just a front and the real HQ is a secret space station called The Watchtower. The League get called away on a mission and the other three sidekicks get told to remain behind. Instead they go off on a mission of their own to investigate Cadmus, a scientific research company. They find it’s a secret genetics lab, making their own genetic creations, and they find the biggest one. A teenage clone of Superman called Superboy. Then they get captured. End of part one. Oh, and the guy who played Odo in Star Trek Deep Space 9 is voicing the head evil scientist.

Now to rewatch the episode.

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