Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is easily my favorite Batman film of all time. The only Batman: The Animated Series theatrical release was an incredible achievement in animation for the era, and stands above most other full-length Batman features. The movie marks its 20th anniversary on Christmas, and the famed Alamo Drafthouse is planning a 35mm screening on Jan. 7 to celebrate, with some very special Mondo posters to be sold during the event.
Revealed on Mondo’s blog, the posters by Phantom City Creative will go on sale during the screening and, as a result, are unlikely to be offered online. (Remember the Bryan Lee O’Malley Battle Royale poster for the special screenings of that film? Definitely not available afterward.) Mondo is known for its unique posters, and those that do go on sale online tend to sell out in minutes, despite the somewhat high price tags.
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm was directed by Bruce Timm, written by Paul Dini, and starred the most iconic Batman voice cast assembled, including Kevin Conroy as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Mark Hamill as The Joker and Dana Delany as Andrea Beaumont (Delany went on to voice Lois Lane on Superman: The Animated Series and related DC Animated Universe shows).
Tickets for the special screening go on sale Dec. 24 on the Alamo Drafthouse website.