Month: September 2013

Images, Video Clip 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 “The Left leg,” airing Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 7:30pm (ET/PT). The half-hour comedy/adventure series – which features two 11-minute tales – airs Wednesdays 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 “The Left Leg” 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!
“The Left Leg” airs Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 on Cartoon Network

Cyborg creates a huge Titan robot powered by all five Titans, each of whom controls a different body part. Even though Cyborg tells Robin that everybody’s part is as good as the others, Robin gripes about his role as the left leg and makes some improvements to his section of the robot to make sure that the left leg is the most powerful part of all.

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 “The Left Leg” will be paired with the previously-aired short.

Teen Titans Go! airs Wednesdays 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.

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Image And Clip From New DC Nation “Super Pets” Animated Short

Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. Animation have released media for new animated short-form content set to debut this Saturday, September 21st, 2013 during the DC Nation programming block. The animated short “Super Pets – The League of Just Us” will make its debut this weekend. The hour-long DC Nation programming block airs Saturdays and Sundays at 10:00am (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network. The DC Nation animated shorts star a host of different DC Comics characters in varying styles, and are usually paired with live-action interstitials. The block is anchored by Beware The Batman and Teen Titans Go!. Continue below to view the hi-res image and a clip in the Quicktime format.



1080p Quicktime Clip


Hi-Res Image

“Super Pets – The League of Just Us”
New Animated Shorts
Airing Saturday, September 21st, 2013
10:00 a.m. ET/PT On Cartoon Network

The DC Nation airs Saturdays at 10:00am (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network, with an encore Sunday at 10:00am (ET/PT). The block kicks off with an episode of Beware The Batman at 10:00am (ET/PT), followed with an special encore presentation of Teen Titans Go! at 10:30am (ET/PT). DC Nation shorts and behind-the-scenes content air during commercial breaks of the two above-mentioned shows, and rotate and change every week.

Stay tuned for further schedule updates and coverage on the DC Nation programming block – including exclusive content and much more – right here soon at The World’s Finest.

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“Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics” Documentary Gets New York Comic-Con Debut

Representatives for the October 2013 New York Comic-Con have started to release early details for scheduled events at the annual comic convention, including panel details and scheduled showings. A part of the initial wave of comic convention announcements is the New York Comic-Con preview showing of the upcoming Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics documentary. New York Comic-Con 2013 will be held October 10th – 13th, 2013 at the Javits Center in New York. The upcoming documentary, narrated by Christopher Lee, spotlights the pivotal role villains play in the lives of DC Comics’ biggest heroes. Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, which will feature clips from DC Comics-based animated productions past and present, ties in to the publisher’s current villain-themed comic initiatives and storylines. Details for the documentary’s New York Comic-Con showing can be found below.

Title: World Premiere of Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics
Time: 5:00PM – 6:30PM
Location: 1A06

Description: Behind every great super hero is an even greater rogues gallery and that’s where the spotlight lands in the all-new documentary, Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics. From the Joker and Deathstroke to Lex Luthor and Darkseid, the film investigates the inner-workings of the most nefarious collection of baddies in comics history. Join Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment for the World Premiere of this compelling film, which is narrated by everyone’s favorite villain, Christopher Lee (The Lord of the Rings & Star Wars films). Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on October 25, 2013.

The Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics documentary is directed by Scott Devine and J.M. Kenny, narrated by Christopher Lee, written by Scott Devine and Jack Mulligan, and produced by Scott Devine, J.M. Kenny. The documentary features appearances by Zack Snyder, Guillermo Del Toro, Kevin Conroy, Richard Donner, Andrea Romano, Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, and others.

Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics will hit shelves October 25th, 2013 on Blu-ray and DVD, from Warner Home Video and DC Entertainment, for the suggested retail price of $14.96 (DVD) and $24.96 (Blu-ray). No special features for the title have been announced as of yet.

Other DC Comics projects will get the spotlight at the 2013 New York Comic-Con, including a panel providing a first look at the upcoming DC Universe Animated Original Movie Justice League: War, a panel dedicated to the Warner Archive home video label, a panel devoted to the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins video game, among other as-of-yet unannounced events.

New York Comic-Con is the East Coast’s biggest popular culture convention, with show floors that play host to the latest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies and television. Panels and autograph sessions give fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators, and the screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either big or small screens. And with dedicated professional hours, New York Comic Con is a market place, bringing together the major players in the entertainment industry. New York Comic Con is the second largest pop culture convention in America and the only one that takes place in the comic book, publishing, media and licensing capital of the world — Gotham City.

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“Batman: Arkham Origins” coming to all major video game consoles October 25th, 2013!

Home Video Package Artwork For Upcoming “Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics” Documentary

Warner Home Video has provided the package artwork for the Blu-ray and DVD home video release of the upcoming Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics documentary. The upcoming documentary, narrated by Christopher Lee, spotlights the pivotal role villains play in the lives of DC Comics’ biggest heroes. Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, which will feature clips from DC Comics-based animated productions past and present, ties in to the publisher’s current villain-themed comic initiatives and storylines. The Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics documentary will hit shelves October 25th, 2013 on Blu-ray and DVD, from Warner Home Video and DC Entertainment, for the suggested retail price of $14.96 (DVD) and $24.96 (Blu-ray). Continue below for the package artwork, official logline, and additional details.

Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics

Synopsis: The Joker, Lex Luthor, Catwoman, Doomsday, Bane. What makes them so thrillingly watchable? So terribly wonderful? So extremely vital to our super heroes and their worlds? This new feature-length documentary explores these questions across seven decades of DC Comics’ hallowed Rogues’ Gallery of infamous evildoers. Narrated by esteemed film villain Christopher Lee,examines the tortured psyches of your favorite animation, comic book, game, TV and feature film baddies – both from the past and into the future – against the backdrop of culture, history and society. Insights from famed creators and storytellers, including Zack Snyder, Guillermo del Toro, Jim Lee, Geoff Johns and Richard Donner, shine a fascinating light on those malevolent, charismatic characters who thrive in the dark. Prepare for diabolical delight!

The Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics documentary is directed by Scott Devine and J.M. Kenny, narrated by Christopher Lee, written by Scott Devine and Jack Mulligan, and produced by Scott Devine, J.M. Kenny. The documentary features appearances by Zack Snyder, Guillermo Del Toro, Kevin Conroy, Richard Donner, Andrea Romano, Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, and others.

Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics will hit shelves October 25th, 2013 on Blu-ray and DVD, from Warner Home Video and DC Entertainment, for the suggested retail price of $14.96 (DVD) and $24.96 (Blu-ray). No special features for the title have been announced as of yet. Stay tuned for additional updates.

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“Arrow – The Complete First Season” Now Available on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital Download!

Arrow – The Complete First Season

Synopsis: Based on DC Comics, Green Arrow superhero comic book series, Arrow has been reinvented for a modern day audience and comes to DVD and BD for the first time. After being marooned for five years on a remote island, billionaire Oliver Queen returns home with a mysterious agenda and a lethal set of new skills that he uses in a war on crime in this hard-hitting action series. After suffering unimaginable ordeals on the island, the Oliver returns to Starling City a new man — determined to right the wrongs of his father and sworn to bring justice to those who’ve corrupted his city. But Oliver finds his crusade complicated by his friends and family who are all affected by his return.

Special Features:
* Arrow Comes Alive! – From the minds of Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg comes Arrow, with its solid nod toward the roots of the famous DC Comics character. These two creative forces, along with their stellar cast, will guide this documentary, as they describe their modern update of the Green Arrow for a television audience.
* Arrow: Fight School/Stunt School (featurette): From expertly choreographed fights, to stunts that give feature films a run for their money; Arrow takes aim to present the best that television can offer. Experience the extraordinary effort that goes into each stunt sequence.
* Deleted Scenes
* Gag Reel
* Arrow at Paley Fest 2013: Highlights from the Paley Fest 2013 Arrow panel including the cast and producers

Click here for a review of the Arrow – The Complete First Season Blu-ray release.

Arrow – The Complete First Season is now available to own on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital Download from Warner Home Video. Also available for purchase is Arrow – Original Television Soundtrack: Season One on Compact Disc and Digital Download from WaterTower Music.

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New Darkseid Image From Upcoming “Justice League: War” Animated Feature Released

Warner Home Video has released a new image from the upcoming direct-to-video Justice League: War animated feature. Darkseid takes the spotlight in the new image. The upcoming DC Universe Animated Original Movie title, scheduled for release come Early 2014 from Warner Home Video, will be an adaptation of the “Justice League: Origin” storyline recently published by DC Comics. “Justice League: Origin,” written by Geoff Johns with artwork by Jim Lee and Scott Williams, kicked off the comic publisher’s current ongoing “The New 52” comic-line initiative. Click on the thumbnail below for a closer look at the image.

Steve Blum will provide the voice for the villainous Darkseid in the animated feature.

Additional cast details for Justice League: War include Jason O’Mara as Batman, Alan Tudyk as Superman, Michelle Monaghan as Wonder Woman, Justin Kirk as Green Lantern, Christopher Gorham as The Flash, Shemar Moore as Cyborg, and Sean Astin as Shazam. Jay Oliva is confirmed as director for Justice League: War, with Heath Corson adapting the original “Justice League: Origin” story.

Justice League: War is set for release come Early 2014 as part of the DC Universe Animated Original Movie line from Warner Home Video. Before that, the next release under the DC Universe Animated Original Movie banner will be a Deluxe Edition release of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, details of which can be found here. Stay tuned for further updates and more here soon at The World’s Finest.

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“Batman: Arkham Origins” coming to all major video game consoles October 25th, 2013!