- Fox has greenlit a Batman prequel show
- "Gotham" will give an origin story for Commissioner Gordon
- Fox has indicated that iconic villains will also appear
Fox chose an auspicious moment to greenlight a Batman prequel show.
The same day the network announced "Gotham," eternal rival Marvel saw its multi-punctuated "Avengers" spin-off "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." deliver a dominant series-premiere ratings performance.
"S.H.I.E.L.D.'s" success is proof-of-concept for a new Superhero-Adjacent genre: A