Month: July 2012

New “Young Justice: Dangerous Secrets” Two-Disc DVD Release Now Available

Fourteen more episodes of the acclaimed Young Justice animated series, currently airing Saturdays at 10:30am (ET/PT) as part of the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network, are now available on home video in a new two-disc DVD release. Young Justice: Dangerous Secrets collects fourteen episodes spread over two discs, bringing the remainder of the first season to home video for the first time. This release breaks the trend of single-disc Young Justice volume releases. The new release is now available on shelves for the suggested retail price of $19.97, and can be found in most retail and online vendors. Click on the thumbnails below for a closer look at the package artwork, with the official product description following.

Synopsis:
Back for another round, Robin, Superboy, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Miss Martian and Artemis join forces to take down some of the universe’s most dangerous foes. From India to Cadmus Labs, these super-powered sidekicks must think fast and use teamwork in their never-ending fight against The Light. Join the team as they battle the likes of the ruthless assassin Cheshire, the Lord of Chaos Klarion, the brutally powerful Sportsmaster and the deceptive Parasite. In battles that test their loyalties and reveal hidden secrets, Young Justice must user their incredible crime-fighting powers to come together and defeat their toughest enemies yet!

This two-disc release includes the episodes “Alpha Male,” “Revelation,” “Humanity,” “Failsafe,” “Disordered,” “Secrets,” “Misplaced,” “Coldhearted,” “Image,” “Agendas,” “Insecurity,” “Performance,” “Usual Suspects,” and “Auld Acquaintance.”

Young Justice: Dangerous Secrets is now available to own at most online and retail outlets for the suggested retail price of $19.97.

In additional news, the new Green Lantern: The Animated Series soundtrack CD release will also be available to own starting today. The new release from La-La Land Records will be available for sale beginning today – Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 – through the official label website and special online destinations starting at 1pm (PT). Additional details on this new release can be found here.

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Closer Look At “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” CD Soundtrack Release

La-La Land Records has provided The World’s Finest with a closer look at the package and disc artwork for the upcoming Green Lantern: The Animated Series – Original Score from the DC Comics Animated Television Series soundtrack CD title, available through the label’s official website and online specialty sites beginning at 1pm (PT) tomorrow – Tuesday, July 31st, 2012. The soundtrack title will then be available wide through outlets such as Amazon.com beginning Tuesday, August 21st, 2012. The Green Lantern: The Animated Series soundtrack covers the first thirteen episodes of the acclaimed CGI Cartoon Network series. Click on the thumbnail images below for a closer look at the packaging for this title, the below images exclusive to The World’s Finest. Product description is also available below.

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES (LLLCD 1222)
Music by Frederik Widemann
STARTS SHIPPING JULY 31
RETAIL PRICE $15.98

Order Green Lantern: The Animated Series starting July 31 at 1pm PST at www.lalalandrecords.com and get your CD autographed by composer Frederik Wiedmann. Autographs are while supplies last and are NOT guaranteed.

La-La Land Records and WB Animation presents the original soundtrack to the hit DC Animated Television Series, Green Lantern: The Animated Series, currently airing on Cartoon Network. Composer Frederick Wiedmann fashions an action-packed score that propels the Green Lantern to new heights and perfectly enhances all the acclaimed show’s superheroic thrills! Packed with more than 70 minutes of original music from some of the show’s greatest first season moments, this is a must have for animation fans everywhere! Produced by Frederik Widemann and MV Gerhard and mastered by James Nelson, this thrilling compilation CD includes liner notes featuring comments from the composer and the show’s producer, Giancarlo Volpe.

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The Green Lantern: The Animated Series – Original Score from the DC Comics Animated Television Series soundtrack CD release retails for $15.98 US, and will be available to order through the official La-La Land Records website and other online specialty vendors starting tomorrow, July 31st, 2012 at 1:00pm (PT). A representative for La-La Land Records recently confirmed plans to release further soundtrack releases for assorted animated series and features based on DC Comics properties, which includes the possibility of further Green Lantern: The Animated Series soundtrack titles. Further details are expected to be announced by the label later this year.

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Package Artwork For Second “Batman: The Animated Series” CD Soundtrack Release

The World’s Finest has a look at the package artwork and discs for the recent Batman: The Animated Series – Original Soundtrack From The Warner Bros. Television Series, Volume Two soundtrack CD title, released by La-La Land Records. The four-disc collection was made available wide last week, and can currently be ordered through the official La-La Land Records website and online specialty vendors. With a limited run of 3500 copies, the latest Batman: The Animated Series soundtrack CD title is expected to sell out. Click on the thumbnail images below for a closer look at the packaging for this title, the below images exclusive to The World’s Finest.

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The four-disc Batman: The Animated Series – Original Soundtrack From The Warner Bros. Television Series, Volume Two CD soundtrack release retails for $59.98 US, and is currently available to order through the official La-La Land Records website and other online specialty vendors. A representative for La-La Land Records recently confirmed plans to release further soundtrack releases for Batman: The Animated Series and other animated series and features based on DC Comics properties. Further details are expected to be announced by the label later this year.

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Animated Batman Shows Part Of The Hub “Summer Nights” Special Programming

Batman: The Animated Series and Batman Beyond will be part of The Hub Network’s special programming “Summer Nights” event, which starts Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 8:00pm (ET/PT). “Summer Nights” highlights the top-rated shows currently airing on the network. The two-week event will feature a two-hour block of select back-to-back episodes from an assortment of top shows currently airing on The Hub. The initiative kicks off with a two-hour block of back-to-back Batman: The Animated Series and Batman Beyond episodes. Continue below for a description of the programming event and episode details for Batman: The Animated Series and Batman Beyond.

Monday, July 30th, 2012
8:00pm (ET/PT) – Batman: The Animated Series “Robin’s Reckoning, Part One”
When Batman and Robin bust up an extortion, Batman learns the name of the gang leader. To Robin’s surprise, he refuses to let Robin continue the investigating with him, preferring to work alone instead. When Robin discovers the truth, he finds that the case is connected with Tony Zucco, a gangster who was responsible for the death of Robin’s parents.

Monday, July 30th, 2012
8:30pm (ET/PT) Batman: The Animated Series “Robin’s Reckoning, Part Two”
Robin heads off in hot pursuit of Tony Zucco, despite Batman’s forbidding him to do it. Some tricky detective work takes him to the crook’s hideout at the old amusement pier where Zucco has accidentally trapped Batman.

Monday, July 30th, 2012
9:00pm (ET/PT) Batman Beyond “Hidden Agenda”
Fellow high school student Max Gibson finds out that Terry is Batman when he saves her from the threat of a vengeful Jokerz member.

Monday, July 30th, 2012
9:30pm (ET/PT) Batman Beyond “Once Burned …”
Terry’s emotion resolve is put to the test when Ten from the Royal Flush Gang, reverts back to a life of crime. The situation is further complicated when she has to steal to save her family from kidnappers.

Starting Monday, July 30, 8 pm ET – “Summer Nights”
“Summer Nights” have arrived on The Hub! For two weeks only, the hottest Hub shows that both kids and their parents love to watch will be presented in a two-hour block on weeknights starting Monday, July 30 at 8pm ET / 5 pm PT leading off with Batman: The Animated Series.

For more information about The Hub and to find the channel in your area, visit www.hubworld.com and check the channel locator at the top of the page.

The Hub, a television destination for kids and their families, is a joint venture of Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc. You can visit The Hub on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/hubtvnetwork. For artwork, visit www.press.discovery.com

The two-hour block of episodes airs following a 90-minute block of Batman Beyond and Batman: The Animated Series episodes, with the Batman Beyond episode “Heroes” airing at 6:30pm (ET/PT), followed by the Batman: The Animated Series episode “Dreams in Darkness” at 7:00pm (ET/PT) and the Batman: The Animated Series episode “Beware the Gray Ghost” at 7:30pm (ET/PT).

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“Teen Titans: Trouble In Tokyo” Feature Returning To Cartoon Network For August 2012

The 2006 direct-to-video Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo animated feature is slated to air next month on Cartoon Network. The animated feature returns for a special presentation on Saturday, August 4th, 2012 at 11:00am (ET/PT), following the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network. Official details on the Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo animated feature are available below.


Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo
Cartoon Network, Saturday, August 4th, 2012 at 11:00am (ET/PT)

When a high-tech ninja attacks Titans Tower, Robin, Starfire, Cyborg, Raven and Beast Boy spring into action. Robin finds out that the ninja was sent by a mysterious and menacing Japanese criminal known as Brushogun, and the Teen Titans travel to Tokyo to track the villain down.

Further details on the direct-to-video Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo animated feature can be found at the Teen Titans subsite here at The World’s Finest. The direct-to-video animated featured originally premiered on Cartoon Network in 2006 before arriving on DVD in 2007.

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