Category Archives: Villains

The Arkham Sessions Podcast, Episode #121: “Mad Love”

We receive more questions and requests for “Mad Love” than any other episode of Batman Animated. And now, it’s time that we cover it! This is Harley Quinn’s origin story:… Read the Rest »

The Arkham Sessions Podcast, Episode #120: “Girls’ Night Out”

“Girls’ Night Out” is an unapologetic celebration of the feminine superhero. The story features top ladies of the DC Animated Universe: Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Batgirl, Supergirl, and a new… Read the Rest »

The Arkham Sessions Podcast, Episode #111: “Critters”

Much like cult monster movies from the 80’s and 90’s, this self-aware episode about killer mutated creatures is both adventurous and absurd. We get introduced to the villain “Farmer Brown”… Read the Rest »

The Arkham Sessions Podcast, Episode #104: “Love is a Croc”

At first glance, the romantic pairing between Killer Croc and Baby Doll seems a bit strange, surprising, and even off-putting. After all, what would a reptilian, anti-social loner like Croc… Read the Rest »

The Arkham Sessions Podcast, Episode #102: “Joker’s Millions”

Our favorite villain, The Joker, is back in a very memorable episode of Batman: The Animated Series! This time, he’s is in some serious need of cash. So after receiving… Read the Rest »

The Arkham Sessions Podcast, Episode #101: “WonderCon 2017: The Psychology of Animated Series””

Our live panel recording from WonderCon 2017 is here! This special episode includes commentary from creators and writers who worked on Batman: The Animated Series, X-Men Animated Series, Star Wars:… Read the Rest »

The Arkham Sessions Podcast, Episode #99: “Never Fear”

In what appears to be a significant transformation, Scarecrow decides to terrorize the city of Gotham by taking fear away. A full 180 degrees from his typical style of experimental… Read the Rest »

The Arkham Sessions Podcast, Episode #96: “Double Talk”

The Arkham Sessions is back with another exciting look at the Psychology of Batman! Arnold Wesker, AKA the Batman villain known as The Ventriloquist, is released from inpatient care after a… Read the Rest »

The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 91: “Live! The Psychology of Harley Quinn with Jimmy Palmiotti”

Harley Quinn has evolved from The Joker’s sidekick to a kick-butt protag with agency, tenacity and personality that leaps off the pages of comics.  For this special edition of our… Read the Rest »

The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 90: “Batman Day”

As many of you know, I have a special ‘bond’ with Batman, and it all began with Batman: The Animated Series! Now, as a psychologist, I often turn to comic… Read the Rest »