Although I know many people aren't a fan of the new "the Batman" cartoon and/or toyline, but I've been watching and although it isn't "Batman: The Animated Series", it isn't too bad. Maybe its the fact that I'm just enjoying seeing Bats in a solo cartoon again. I've always been a big Batman fan, so I decided to check out the toy line, since I've always managed to get in kind of late on the other ones. So far, I've picked up the "zipline" Bats (which is a good figure, aside from the "action feature"), and the new look Joker. So far...it looks like Mattel is doing a better job with the line this time. The Bat-variants make a little more sense in some cases (actually used/going to be used in the cartoon I guess), and the "basic" figures like Bruce Wayne, Batman, and Joker are the more heavily packed figures. Also, in the next two waves, there are two villains each (Penguin, Man Bat, Bane, and Firefly). Anyways, not too bad of line so far at least...if you like the animated look of the characters. Definitely a different take on them. Does make me miss the days of B:TAS being on tv though, I think I might go pick up that DVD set that is out sometime this week.
Edit: Oh, by the way, here's what the next couple waves look like (they are re-releasing the "normal" Bats, without the action feature, and with a removable blue vest instead, so that's good news. Upcoming The Batman Figures