For an entire generation, actor Kevin Conroy was Batman. For 30 years, Conroy played the iconic character in Batman: The Animated Series, its spinoffs, the Arkham games, and multiple films. When he passed away in 2022, we knew we’d at least one more appearance by Conroy as Batman. Conroy recorded for . This was ultimately revealed as part of the Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League game. According to IGN though, Conroy reportedly had recorded at least two other Batman roles before his death. Apparently, they are not for games, but for his original home for Batman, in animation.
According to the original report, one of these appearances will be in the upcoming Batman: Caped Crusader animated series. Bruce Timm and Ed Brubaker developed this show, originally meant for Max, but now headed to Prime Video. It’s unlikely Conroy is voicing Batman in that show and more likely that it’s a guest appearance. In 2008’s Batman: The Brave and the Bold, he once played Thomas Wayne. It could be something like that. That said, DC hasn’t announced the voice actor for Batman in the new series.
The other reported appearance would be as the original version of the character he played in Batman: The Animated Series (and later, Batman Beyond and Justice League Unlimited). It’s said that Conroy would voice that version of Batman in the animated film Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths Part 3. The first part of this animated trilogy just came out, and it’s putting an end to the so-called “Tomorrowverse” of animated DC films. But fans have speculated the finale might include heroes from various DC animated series from across the decades, thus, making it truly seem “infinite.” If DC included the DCAU Dark Knight too, it would be an incredible swan song to Conroy’s Batman legacy. Here’s hoping that’s the case.