We've been aware of "Titans" the new live-action Teen Titans adaptation made for the upcoming DC Universe streaming service for a little bit now and so far the fan-reaction has been lukewarm at best. But now at the first day of San Diego Comic-Con they've dropped their first official trailer that highlights some of the tonal changes that will set this series apart from previous incarnations of the team:

It has to be said that the Teen Titans has been almost been DEFINED by weird stylistic choices, from their melodramatic and controversial stories in their 70s-80s comics, to their animated series' bold embracing of the "AmericAnime" aesthetic, to even the mixed reactions to their current basic-cable hit spinoff "Teen Titans GO!". Maybe this prestige webseries is answering the prayers of fans who lament the kiddie-cartoony aesthetic of current cartoons, or maybe they're dropping the ball harder than Joss Whedon when he was given the poorly-tested initial cut of Justice League...



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 MM themmtarantino Follow Follow themmtarantino More Fuck Batman Titans SDCC2018 Batman Response:
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