DC Showcase: The Spectre is a short animated film, directed by Joaquim Dos Santos and written by Steve Niles, Gary Cole played Detective Jim Corrigan, . DC Showcase: Jonah Hex. Green Arrow. DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection. Catwoman. Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam. Batman: Strange. DC Showcase: The Spectre is the first animated short film in DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection focused on The Spectre. It was first featured on the Justice.