Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam, part of the upcoming DC Showcase Animated Shorts Collection title set for release from Warner Home Video, will officially debut at next weekend’s Long Beach Comic-Con. The Long Beach Comic-Con is a gathering of professionals, fans, artists, and celebrities to enjoy all aspects of comic books and pop culture. The con, held at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, also features screenings, panels, autograph sessions, artists and writers, and more. Long Beach Comic-Con runs from Friday, October 29th to Sunday, October 31st, 2010.
Details on the Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam debut can be found below. The following information is courtesy of the Long Beach Comic-Con.
Saturday, October 30th, 2010
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam (Exclusive Premiere!)
Seaside Ballroom A
Be among the first public audience to see the entire, all-new Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam, the anchoring piece of the DC Showcase Animated Shorts Collection. Starring the voices of George Newbern, Jerry OConnell, James Garner
and Arnold Vosloo, the 24-minute short depicts the first Billy Batson adventure as Captain Marvel with a little help from Superman, and a major obstacle in the form of Black Adam. Warner Home Video releases the DC Showcase Animated Shorts Collection on November 9, 2010. Plus special Surprise feature!
Additionally, the forthcoming documentary Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics is also slated to be featured during the Long Beach Comic-Con. The following details have been provided.
Friday, October 29th, 2010
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics
Seaside Ballroom A
Behind the amazing tales of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman is the equally impressive story of the challenges, creativity and triumphs of the company that brought those characters to life. Join Warner Home Video and DC Entertainment for a pre-release screening of the all-new documentary, Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics, a compelling insiders tale and a 75th anniversary celebration filled with interviews, archival footage and a dazzling parade of riveting, splashy DC covers. Secret Origin is narrated by Ryan Reynolds, and will be distributed by Warner
Home Video on November 9, 2010.
Long Beach Comic-Con runs from Friday, October 29th to Sunday, October 31st, 2010.
The Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam animated short is the main feature on the upcoming DC Showcase Animated Original Shorts home video collection. The release will include the all-new Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam animated short along with three additional extended editions of previously-available animated shorts. Click here to view the hi-res Blu-ray and DVD cover artwork for the upcoming DC Showcase Animated Original Shorts home video collection. To view the accompanying press release made available by Warner Home Video, please click here.
A co-production of Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation, the DC Showcase Animated Original Shorts home video release debuts November 9th, 2010 on DVD and Blu-ray disc from Warner Home Video. Stay tuned for further updates here soon at The Worlds Finest.