CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

The Verge reports:

Kevin Conroy, the voice actor who was the Batman for a generation, passed away at the age of 66. DC public relations wrote, “It is with profound sadness that I send this to you today. Kevin Conroy, the quintessential voice of Batman, a dear friend to so many of us, has passed away.”

Conroy enjoyed a prolific acting career across stage and screen, but he is best known for voicing Batman, one of the most popular and captivating superheroes ever, starting with Batman: The Animated Series in 1992.

Earlier this year, he was featured in DC’s Pride Anthology penning a story about how the role of Batman helped him come to terms with his struggles as a gay man. It is a poignant and gut-wrenching story that DC has made available to read for free online in the wake of Conroy’s passing. Check it out.