August 29, 2012

1930′s Shanghai Batman

In addition to Avatar’s The Legend of Korra exploring the gorgeous, seamy aesthetic of early 20th century China, this animated short completely reimagines Batman, Catwoman, and Bane as semi-magic characters duking it out on the streets of 1930′s Shanghai:

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Gbs67ApxL4&feature=player_embedded]

Very cool stuff. I’d like to see more exploration of this style/period/aesthetic/whatever.