Wednesday Whittling: Batman: The Animated Series and Lighting

Welcome to Wednesday Whittling! This week I admire a cartoon that shaped me and examine how. Batman: The Animated Series ran 85 episodes from 1992-95 and was brought to us by Bruce Timm and Eric Radomski. From the time it aired it was dark, it was gritty, it was nuanced noir. And it was beautiful. I recently had a conversation over email with one of my brothers about the lighting BTAS used. He told me that, until a Reddit thread that day, he felt it was corny how Batman was always coming out of the dark. As a kid, I…