Month: June 2013

Trade Ad Released For Upcoming “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Deluxe Edition” Home Video Release

Warner Home Video has released a new trade ad for the upcoming Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Deluxe Edition home video release. The new special collection features both Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part One and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part Two animated titles, which were originally released separately in late 2012/early 2013, together as one package on both Blu-ray and DVD. The two-disc special releases are set to hit shelves on October 8th, 2013, and will feature a mix of exclusive content and previously-released content. Click on the image below to view the entire trade ad.

According to the ad, consumers will be able to view Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part One and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part Two as “one seamless epic film.” The trade ad also states the new home video release will include a Frank Miller-centric documentary “Creating a Masterpiece: The Dark Knight Returns,” making-of featurettes, cast and crew commentaries, a preview of the next DC Universe Animated Original Movie title, bonus cartoons, digital comics, and collector cards. The runtime for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Deluxe Edition is 148 minutes, and is rated PG-13.

Warner Home Video is set to release official announcement details, which will include a more detailed look at the new exclusive bonus content, shortly. Initial details can be found here. Both the Blu-ray and DVD release of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Deluxe Edition will be two-disc releases.

The Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Deluxe Edition two-disc set, featuring both Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part One and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part Two animated titles together as one package, will hit Blu-ray and DVD on October 8th, 2013 from Warner Home Video. While currently unconfirmed, La-La Land Records is expected to release a special soundtrack release for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns to coincide with this release, but details are as of yet finalized. Stay tuned for additional updates here soon at The World’s Finest.

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Package Artwork, Initial Details For New “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Deluxe Edition” Home Video Release

Warner Home Video has released package artwork and initial details for the freshly-revealed Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Deluxe Edition home video title, a new special collection of the recent two-part animated adaptation of the classic The Dark Knight Returns comic series. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Deluxe Edition features both Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part One and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part Two animated titles, which were originally released seperately in late 2012/early 2013, in one package on both Blu-ray and DVD. The two-disc special releases are set to hit shelves on October 8th, 2013, and will feature a mix of exclusive content and previously-released content. Initial details and package artwork can be found below.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Deluxe Edition

Synopsis: It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired, and Gotham City has sunk deeper into decadence and lawlessness. Now, when his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenage female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his two greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face, for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman, in a battle that only one of them will survive.

Special Features:
DVD and Blu-ray Disc:
-Frank Miller – 70 minute piece exclusive to this collection only
-Cast and crew commentary created specifically for this release
-Includes all of EC from Batman The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 and Part 2

Exclusive to Blu-ray:
-4 exclusive collector cards with never before seen artwork

Warner Home Video is set to release official announcement details, which will include a more detailed look at the new exclusive bonus content, shortly. Both the Blu-ray and DVD release of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Deluxe Edition will be two-disc releases.

The Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Deluxe Edition two-disc set, featuring both Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part One and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part Two animated titles in one package, will hit Blu-ray and DVD on October 8th, 2013 from Warner Home Video. While currently unconfirmed, La-La Land Records is expected to release a special soundtrack release for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns to coincice with this release, but details are as of yet finalized. Stay tuned for additional updates here soon at The World’s Finest.

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July 2013 Episode Schedule Details For “Beware The Batman” On Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network has provided The World’s Finest with a first look at the July 2013 schedule for Beware The Batman episodes slated to air on the network. Beware The Batman, which debuts at 10:00am (ET/PT) on Saturday July 13th, 2013 as part of the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network, offers a radical new take on the established Batman mythos. Beware The Batman is the latest animated series based on DC Comics characters to be added to DC Nation, Cartoon Network’s Saturday morning programming block. It will be followed by Teen Titans Go! at 10:30am (ET/PT) and joined by additional all-new animated shorts. Continue below for episode details and a general series synopsis provided by the network.

Beware The Batman
Saturday, July 13th, 2013 at 10:00am (ET/PT)

“Hunted” – Batman stops two vigilantes from taking their revenge over a shady land deal. An aging Alfred hires his replacement: a female bodyguard named Katana.

Beware The Batman
Saturday, July 20th, 2013 at 10:00am (ET/PT)

“Secrets” – A new female villain, Magpie, kidnaps Batman, who must decipher her multiple personality disorder in order to outsmart her.

Beware The Batman
Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 10:00am (ET/PT)

“Tests”– Bruce puts Katana through a series of tests to prove her loyalty; meanwhile Batman battles Anarky.

Cartoon Network describes the series as follows, as seen below.

BEWARE THE BATMAN (TV-PG)
Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. (ET, PT)

A cool, new take on the classic Dark Knight franchise, Beware the Batman incorporates Batman’s core characters with a rogue gallery of new villains not previously seen in animated form. Along with backup from ex-secret agent Alfred and lethal swordstress Katana, the Dark Knight faces the twisted machinations of Gotham City’s criminal underworld led by the likes of Anarky, Professor Pyg, Mister Toad and Magpie. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this action-packed detective thriller deftly redefines what we have come to know as a “Batman show.” Featuring cutting-edge CGI visuals to match the intricate twists and turns of the narrative, Batman steps out of the shadows and into the spotlight for an entirely new generation of fans.

Click here to view the newly-released Beware The Batman trailer. Two sets of images from the July 2013 episodes of Beware The Batman can be found here and here. Stay tuned for additional Beware The Batman coverage right here at The World’s Finest, including a subsite and exclusive content.

Beware the Batman is set to debut July 13th, 2013 at 10am (ET/PT) as part of the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network.

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Video Clip, Images From Upcoming New Episode Of “Teen Titans Go!”

Cartoon Network has provided The World’s Finest with new stills and a clip from the upcoming Teen Titans Go! episode “Super Robin,” airing Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 7:30pm (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network. The half-hour comedy/adventure series – which features two 11-minute tales – airs new episodes Tuesdays at 7:30pm (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network, with rebroadcasts airing during the DC Nation programming block Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10:30am (ET/PT). Please note the new story “Super Robin” will be paired with a re-airing of a previously-aired 11-minute tale. Continue below to view a gallery of new images and a clip in the high-definition Quicktime format. The first image leads to the clip, and the remainder to episode stills.


Teen Titans Go!
“Super Robin” airs Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 on Cartoon Network

Envious of the other Titans’ powers, Robin wants some of his own. After a disastrous scientific experiment goes awry, he convinces Raven to use her magic to give him powers.

Teen Titans Go! © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Teen Titans and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics

The new Teen Titans Go! installment “Super Robin” will be paired with the previously-aired short.

Teen Titans Go! airs Tuesdays at 7:30pm (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network, with rebroadcasts airing weekends as part of the DC Nation programming block. Stay tuned for further updates Teen Titans Go! updates here soon at The World’s Finest. Please click the link below for more discussion.

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Cartoon Network Schedule Details For July 2013 Episodes Of “Teen Titans Go!”

Cartoon Network has provided episode details for the new July 2013 installments of the animated series Teen Titans Go!. Teen Titans Go! airs Tuesdays at 7:30pm (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network, with regular re-airings weekend mornings at 10:30am (ET/PT) as part of the network’s DC Nation programming block. Teen Titans Go! follows the comedic adventures of the teenage superhero team as they deal with what happens between the major battles. Continue below for further details and episode descriptions.

Teen Titans Go!
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 7:30pm (ET/PT)

“Super Robin” – Robin’s wish comes true and he finally gets superpowers, but at what cost?

Teen Titans Go!
Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 at 7:30pm (ET/PT)

“Tower Power”- Cyborg plugs into the control panel of the Titans tower and drives the others crazy.

Teen Titans Go!
Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 at 7:30pm (ET/PT)

“Parasite” – Starfire’s new pet is a horribly dangerous parasite, but Robin is the only one who is suspicious of the beast.

Teen Titans Go!
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 at 7:30pm (ET/PT)

“Star Liar”- Beast Boy teaches Starfire how to lie and it backfires as her lies get more and more outrageous.

Teen Titans Go!
Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 7:30pm (ET/PT)

“Meatball Party” – Raven eats a bad meatball that causes tentacles to spring from her teeth and devour the other Titans.

Please note that new 11-minute Teen Titans Go! stories are mixed with previously-run 11-minute stories to make up the regular 22-minute runtime for each weekly episode.

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