So many of us grew up with Batman: The Animated Series, and one of my favorite episodes features Bruce Wayne’s love of an old superhero TV series called “The Gray Ghost.” The episode was full of homages to both Batman’s history (with The Gray Ghost being voiced by 60s Batman actor Adam West) and the pulp superheroes of old.
Personally I always wanted more of The Gray Ghost, and now – a couple decades later – I finally have some. Written by Matt Landsman and directed by J.L. Topkis, “The Gray Ghost: The Lost Reel” is a brief yet fun look at the character.
And if you think about the opening scene, a little poignant too.