I was among a handful of artists who were commissioned to design an animated Batman character for The Learning Company.
The notes were to do it using as few lines as possible and keep as far away from Bruce Timm's Batman the Animated Series style as possible, while still making it kid friendly.
The artist who won the job was of course the one that made his Batman most like Bruce Timm's. Meaning not me.
So take it from me (and Batman): he who follows the rules is bound to lose!
Client: Lightsource Studios
Art Director: Frank Cirocco