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Batman Returns Concept Art Revisited With Concept Artist TIM FLATTERY

We revisit Batman Returns concept art with one of the artists himself, Tim Flattery! Join us as Tim shares behind-the-scenes anecdotes on the evolution of the movie, from catching Sean Young stalking Tim Burton to how he designed the Penguin Army to the other designs for the Batarang and the Batmobile that we didn’t get to see!

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0:00 Tim Flattery Introduction

Check out Tim's work at

0:28 Episode Introduction

You can check out our previous episode on the Batman Returns concept art, which caught Tim's attention here:

2:28 Gotham City Layouts

14:03 Witnessing Sean Young Stalking Tim Burton

26:27 Getting Bob Kane's Autograph

28:49 Catwoman Designs

32:59 Tim's Batarang Brass Knuckles Art

34:12 Michael Anthony Jackson Storyboards

You can check out how Joe Quinones brought these storyboards to the comics in Ben's video essay on Batman 89 Issue 4 here

36:45 The Batmissile

37:46 Break

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45:18 Behind the Penguin Army Designs

59:17 Additional images from the "Batman: The Definitive History of the Dark Knight" book

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1:03:49 Pictures from the DC Exhibition & The Batmobile Parachute?!

1:11:08 The Reason Behind the Blue Batman and Purple Catwoman Concept Art

1:13:57 Closing: Fan Comments & Social Media Promotion

Big thanks to our research assistant Dan Yamat for providing the visuals for this YouTube experience, as well as the usual QC and chapter time codes.

Thumbnail by Dan as well

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