Month: July 2012

Cover Artwork For Upcoming “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” Soundtrack Release

La-La Land Records has provided The World’s Finest with a high-quality look at the cover art for the upcoming Green Lantern: The Animated Series – Original Score from the DC Comics Animated Television Series soundtrack CD release. The 70-minute compilation, collecting assorted score works from the first season of the acclaimed CGI-animated series, will be available through the La-La Land Records websites and specialty outlets beginning August 4th, 2012 before going wide through Amazon.com on August 21st, 2012. This CD soundtrack release will be exclusively available from July 11-15th, 2012 at San Diego Comic-Con courtesy of La-La Land Records at Booth 429, before going wide. This is the first soundtrack release for Green Lantern: The Animated Series. While specific track details are currently unavailable, the record label has provided the following artwork. Click on the image for a closer look.

Description:
Presenting the original score to the acclaimed hit DC animated series Green Lantern – The Animated Series, currently airing on Cartoon Network. Composer Frederik Wiedmann fashions an amazing, pulse-pounding original score that propels the legendary Green Lantern to out-of-this-world heights. Packed with more than 70 minutes of thrilling super hero music from some of the show’s greatest moments!

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Green Lantern: The Animated Series – Original Score from the DC Comics Animated Television Series will be available through the La-La Land Records websites and specialty outlets beginning August 4th, 2012 before going wide through Amazon.com on August 21st, 2012. This CD release will be exclusively available from July 11-15th, 2012 at San Diego Comic-Con courtesy of La-La Land Records at Booth 429, before going wide. Further details on the release, including suggested retail price and track listings, will be available shortly.

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New Package Artwork Released For “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” DVD Title

Warner Home Video has provided a look at the back package artwork for the upcoming Green Lantern: The Animated Series – Season One, Part One: Rise of the Red Lanterns two-disc DVD release. The upcoming DVD collection, featuring the first 13 episodes from the first season of the acclaimed CG-animated series, hits shelves August 28th, 2012 and will retail for the MSRP of $19.97. Click on the image below for a closer look at the package art. Press details provided by the studio are also below.

Synopsis: Green Lantern is back in DC’s radiant, all-new CGI animated series! Sworn to protect, the Green Lantern Corps patrols the galaxy fighting evil. But in the farthest reaches of deep space where few Lanterns patrol, a new evil is rising – the Red Lanterns! Atrocitus and his henchmen, Zilius Zox and Razer, will stop at nothing to gain revenge on The Guardians of the Universe. Upon learning of this news, Hal Jordan and fellow Lantern Kilowog defy the Guardians and board a new experimental spacecraft, the Interceptor, and race to the Guardian Frontier to face the evil Red Lanterns head-on! Tune in to this groundbreaking new series, and see if the Green Lantern Corps can stop this ominous threat – the Rise of the Red Lanterns!

Episodes:
Beware My Power…Green Lantern’s Light (Part One), Beware My Power…Green Lantern’s Light (Part Two), Razer’s Edge, Ghost in the Machine, Heir Apparent, Lost Planet, Reckoning, Nothing to Fear, …In Love and War, Regime Change, Flight Club, Invasion, Homecoming

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The two-disc Green Lantern: The Animated Series – Season One, Part One: Rise of the Red Lanterns DVD release from Warner Home Video will hit shelves August 28th, 2012, and will retail for $19.97 MSRP. More details on Green Lantern: The Animated Series can be found at the The World’s Finest subsite. Stay tuned for further updates here soon at The World’s Finest.

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La-La- Land Records Confirms Further “Batman: The Animated Series” Soundtracks Coming

A representative for La-La Land Records confirms that at least one more multi-disc soundtrack CD release for Batman: The Animated Series is on the way, with soundtrack titles for other cartoons based on DC Comics properties in the works. The record label announced Batman: The Animated Series – Original Soundtrack From The Warner Bros. Television Series, Volume Two over the weekend – the four-disc DC soundtrack follow-up to the 2008 sell-out hit Batman: The Animated Series – Original Soundtrack From The Warner Bros. Television Series, Volume One – which will be available later this month through the San Diego Comic-Con 2012 and the label’s official website.

According to the representative, Batman: The Animated Series – Original Soundtrack From The Warner Bros. Television Series, Volume Three – set for a tentative 2013 release – will include score material from “Robin’s Reckoning, Parts 1 and 2,” “Day of the Samurai,” “The Clock King,” and other select episodes from the first 65 episodes from the acclaimed animated series. Following that release, La-La Land Records plans to produce multi-disc CD soundtrack releases for episodes from the The Adventures of Batman & Robin and The New Batman Adventures eras of the acclaimed 1990s animated series. Soundtracks for the direct-to-video animated features Batman & Mr. Freeze: Sub-Zero and Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman are also tentatively in the works.

Additionally, the label is looking at releasing soundtrack titles for Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League, Justice League Unlimited, and other as-of-yet unnamed animated shows and movies based on DC Comics properties within the next few years.

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Batman: The Animated Series – Original Soundtrack From The Warner Bros. Television Series, Volume Two will be exclusively available from July 11-15th, 2012 at San Diego Comic-Con courtesy of La-La Land Records at Booth 429, before going wide at 1pm (PT) on July 19th, 2012 through the label’s official website and specialty outlets. The collection is priced at $60. The original press details for this release can be found here with initial track details available here.

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Initial Track Details For Second “Batman: The Animated Series” Soundtrack Release

La-La Land Records has revealed initial track listings for the upcoming Batman: The Animated Series – Original Soundtrack From The Warner Bros. Television Series, Volume Two CD soundtrack release. The record label announced yesterday a San Diego Comic-Con debut for Batman: The Animated Series – Original Soundtrack From The Warner Bros. Television Series, Volume Two. The soundtrack CD title will be exclusively available July 11-15th, 2012 at Comic-Con from La-La Land Records at Booth 429, before going wide on July 19th, 2012 through the label’s official website and specialty outlets. Full details available here. This second soundtrack CD release follows the sell-out success of the first Batman: The Animated Series soundtrack, released in 2008. Continue below for initial track details for this all-new release.

BATMAN THE ANIMATED SERIES: VOL 2 (4-CD SET Abbreviated Track Listings)
Disc One

1. Batman: The Animated Series Main Title (Danny Elfman)
2-12. “Beware the Grey Ghost” – Carl Swander Johnson
13-30. “The Cat and the Claw, Parts I and II” – Harvey R. Cohen, Wayne Coster, Shirley Walker
31-39. “Nothing to Fear” – Shirley Walker
40-49. “Heart of Ice” – Todd Hayen, Shirley Walker
50. Batman: The Animated Series End Credits – Extended (Danny Elfman)

Disc Two
1. Batman: The Animated Series Main Title – Piano Version (Danny Elfman and Shirley Walker)
2-10. “Appointment in Crime Alley” – Stuart V. Balcomb
11-19. “Mad as a Hatter” – Harvey R. Cohen
20-25. “The Strange Secret of Bruce Wayne” – Lolita Ritmanis
26-34. “I’ve Got Batman in my Basement” – Shirley Walker, Carlos Rodriguez
35-49. “Feat of Clay, Parts I and II” – Jeff Atmajian, Shirley Walker, Carl Swander Johnson
50. Batman: The Animated Series End Credits – Alternate Beginning (Danny Elfman)

Disc Three
1. Batman: The Animated Series Main Title – MIDI version (Danny Elfman and Shirley Walker)
2-12. “Almost Got ‘Im” – Stuart Balcomb
13-23. “If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich?” – Carlos Rodriguez
24-40. “The Demon’s Quest, Parts I and II” – Michael McCuistion and Harvey R. Cohen
41-49. “The Laughing Fish” – Shirley Walker
50. Batman: The Animated Series End Credits – Alternate Ending (Danny Elfman)

Disc Four
1. Batman: The Animated Series Main Title – With Sound Effects (Danny Elfman)
2-16. “Shadow of the Bat, Parts I and II – Shirley Walker and Harvey R. Cohen
17-21. “Harley & Ivy” – Peter Davison, Michael McCuistion, Lolita Ritmanis, Shirley Walker
22-27. “Read My Lips” – Shirley Walker
28-33. “Fire From Olympus” – Shirley Walker
34. Batman: The Animated Series End Credits – Alternate Beginning and Ending (Danny Elfman)

Total Set Running Time: 291:14

Batman: The Animated Series – Original Soundtrack From The Warner Bros. Television Series, Volume Two will be exclusively available from July 11-15th, 2012 at San Diego Comic-Con courtesy of La-La Land Records at Booth 429, before going wide at 1pm (PT) on July 19th, 2012 through the label’s official website and specialty outlets. The collection is priced at $60. The original press details for this release can be found here.

Comic-Con International returns to the San Diego Convention Center on July 12th – 15th, 2012, with Preview Night on July 11th. The convention is held every year, focusing on host of different genres and pop culture events. Further convention schedule details can be found at the official San Diego Comic-Con website.

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