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Alan Burnett has Retired

Discussion in 'The DC Comics Animation Forum' started by Yojimbo, Jun 9, 2017.

  1. Yojimbo

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    After 33 years working in the industry, Alan Burnett has retired. Godspeed, Mr. Burnett. After everything you've contributed and accomplished, enjoy retirement and the next phase of life.
     
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  2. SweetShop209

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    I guess that's why he didn't get a producer credit for the Jetsons/WWE movie despite being a producer for more recent Hanna Barbera DVD projects. Regardless, he's had a long and successful career. I wish him the best of luck.
     
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  3. RoyalRubble

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    I have enjoyed pretty much all the stuff he has worked on, not just the DCAU (his work on Batman: TAS is probably the one that most people will remember him for), but also what he did before and afterwards. It's always cool when I see his name appear on an older episode of Super Friends (like "The Fear", for example, which I'm pretty sure was the first time Batman's origin was shown in a cartoon). He always produced quality stuff.

    Wishing him the best of everything in the future. I think he's earned it.
     
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  4. TheGreatOne2

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    Hopelly he will make 1 last apperence at SDCC doing the Batman and Harley Quinn premiere
     
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    That's too bad to hear, but he had a good run. More power to him!!!
     
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  6. TheVileOne

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    Thanks for everything Alan Burnett.
     
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    I caught the CBR article late yesterday, just before I saw it cited here. Burnett has had a strong and positive impact on DC Comics in animation. I hope he enjoys his well-earned retirement.
     
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  8. Pfeiffer-Pfan

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    Happy retirement, Mr Burnett. Thanks for all the great shows and movies over the years.

    It will be sad to see some of the names disappearing from WB Animation. Romano is gone and only has a a few years left before she retires as well.

    Let's hope Timm plans on hanging around for a while.
     
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  9. James Harvey

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    His contributions are immeasurable. A retirement well-earned. Thanks for everything, Alan.
     
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    Thank you Alan!!!!
     
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  11. Bestmand902

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    Rest easy, buddy. You've earned that retirement!
     
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  12. Revelator

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    Alan Burnett is the unsung hero of Batman: the Animated Series--without his involvement as Story Editor, we would have had far more episodes like "I've Got Batman in My Basement" and far fewer episodes like "Two Face." That episode also testifies to his excellence as a writer, which I will miss just as much.
     
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    Amen. Two-Face part 1 is my favorite episode of the entire series. The most convincing Harvey into Two-Face transformation ever. Better than any comics or movies out there.
     
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    It's always kind of sad when someone of such stature and influence retires, but at the same time it's good to know that they, particularly in Alan Burnett's case, were able to have such a positive and monumental contribution to the medium they were involved in :).

    Alan Burnett's involvement in animation, from cartoons to animated films, as well as Superhero cartoons, can not be underscored. He's delivered some strong and defining stories and helped foster several incredible, iconic, and entertaining shows and movies, quite a few of which were a big influence on my childhood :anime:.

    So, thank you Mr. Burnett, and enjoy your well-earned retirement :proud:.
     
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    #14 Frontier, Jun 15, 2017
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