Interview With “Batman: Assault On Arkham” Character Designer Jon Suzuki

The World’s Finest caught up with Character Designer Jon Suzuki to discuss this work on the recent Batman: Assault on Arkham animated feature, the latest installment in the ongoing DC Universe Animated Original Movie line. The animated movie – which is now available to own on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD – features a story based on the popular Batman: Arkham video game series. Suzuki discusses process of working on an animated project, the surprising difficulties that come with and some of his favorite works, his work on the DC Universe Animated Original Movie and why fans should check out Batman: Assault on Arkham.

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Package Artwork For Recent “Batman: Assault on Arkham” Soundtrack Release

The World’s Finest has a collection of select package images from the recent Batman: Assault on Arkham – Music From The DC Universe Animated Movie Limited Edition soundtrack release from La-La Land Records. The compact disc soundtrack, available for purchase through both www.lalalandrecords.com and other soundtrack boutiques for $19.98US, is a limited edition of 1500 units. Batman: Assault on Arkham – Music From The DC Universe Animated Movie features music by Robert J. Kral, acclaimed composer behind Green Lantern: First Flight, Superman Unbound, among others.

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The Batman: Assault on Arkham – Music From The DC Universe Animated Movie Limited Edition soundtrack release from La-La Land Records is now available starting at $19.98US. The compact disc soundtrack can be through both www.lalalandrecords.com and other soundtrack boutiques. Please note a digital download version of the Batman: Assault on Arkham soundtrack is also currently available from WaterTower Music.

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Package Art For “DC Super-Villains – Justice League: Masterminds of Crime” DVD Release

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has provided updated package artwork for the new two-disc DVD compilation release collecting classic episodes of Justice League, Justice League Unlimited, and Batman Beyond. The new DC Super-Villains – Justice League: Masterminds of Crime collection will hit shelves on October 7th, 2014 and retail for $19.97 as part of the Justice League branded line. The two-disc DVD set will include thirteen episodes in total.

Continue below for the complete package artwork, along with product details and a rundown of episode content.

DC Super-Villains – Justice League: Masterminds of Crime
Studio: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
Release Date: October 7th, 2014 (10/7/14)

Synopsis:A collection of bad guys who are powerful and audacious enough to challenge the Justice League. These villains are not just threats to one super team, but the entire DC Universe! Featuring super villains from Lex Luthor, Sinestro to Darkseid.

Episodes:
Disc 1
1. Tabula Rasa, Part 1
2. Tabula Rasa, Part 2
3. Hearts and Minds, Part 1
4. Hearts and Minds, Part 2
5. Secret Society, Part 1
6. Secret Society, Part 2
7. The Return,

Disc 2
8. Divided We Fall
9. I am Legion
10. Dead Reckoning
11. The Great Brain Robbery
12. The Call, Part 1
13. The Call, Part 2

The two-disc DVD compilation collection DC Super-Villains – Justice League: Masterminds of Crime will hit shelves on October 7th, 2014 and retail for $19.97. Further similar released are expected from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment throughout the remainder of the year.

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New “Batman: Assault On Arkham – Limited Edition” Soundtrack Release Available Today

The new Batman: Assault on Arkham – Music From The DC Universe Animated Movie Limited Edition soundtrack release from La-La Land Records is available starting today for the retail price of $19.98. The compact disc soundtrack, available for purchase through both www.lalalandrecords.com and other soundtrack boutiques, is a limited edition of 1500 units. Batman: Assault on Arkham – Music From The DC Universe Animated Movie features music by Robert J. Kral, acclaimed composer behind Green Lantern: First Flight, Superman Unbound, among others.

The animated movie, the latest installment in the ongoing DC Universe Animated Original Movie line, features a story based on the popular Batman: Arkham video game series. In Batman: Assault on Arkham, a routine mission by the Suicide Squad to stop The Riddler goes awry when The Joker gets involved, drawing the attention of Batman. Batman: Assault on Arkham is currently available on Blu-ray, single-disc DVD, and for Digital Download.

La-La Land Records, the specialty record label with thousands of soundtrack titles available for purchase, provided the following release details.

BATMAN: ASSAULT ON ARKHAM: LIMITED EDITION
LLLCD 1316
Music by Robert J. Kral
Limited Edition of 1500 Units

STARTS SHIPPING AUGUST 26
RETAIL PRICE: $19.98

ORDER BATMAN: ASSAULT ON ARKHAM: LIMITED EDITION on 8/26 starting at 12pm (PST) at www.lalalandrecords.com and get your copy autographed by composer Robert J. Kral at no additional charge. Autographs are while supplies last and are NOT guaranteed.

La-La Land Records, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics present the original motion picture score to the DC Universe Animated Movie, Batman: Assault on Arkham, directed by Jay Oliva and Ethan Spaulding. Acclaimed composer Robert J. Kral (Green Lanrtern: First Flight, The Haunting in Connecticut, Duck Dodgers, Angel) returns again to the DC Universe with a dynamite action/thriller score that is the perfect compliment to this action-packed tale, based on the hit video game series, in which Batman infiltrates The Suicide Squad, who have been tasked to kill The Riddler. Scored like a contemporary, urban crime thriller by way of the Batman universe, this is a great listen! Produced by Robert J. Kral and MV Gerhard and mastered by James Nelson, this is a special limited edition of 1500 Units features four exclusive tracks not available on the digital download version and liner notes from co-director Jay Oliva. Bat-riffic art design is courtesy of Dan Goldwasser.

TRACK LISTING:
Music By Robert J. Kral
1. Nygma’s Confrontation/It’s Batman 3:11
2. Criminal Montage 3:06
3. Task Force Indoctrination 2:42
4. Dropping Down 2:00
5. Gearing Up/Beer Room Challenge 1:51
6. Welcome Back Cowboy!* 1:05
7. Harley Arrested to Arkham 3:02
8. Infiltrating Arkham & Joker Assault 5:33
9. Killer Frost’s Kiss & Black Spider’s Microwave 2:00
10. Harley Bait & King Shark’s Work 1:28
11. Suicide Squad in the Big House 3:45
12. Batman’s Gotham & Property Room Access 2:59
13. Batman Fights Suicide Squad 2:12
14. Riddler Proposes a Cure* 1:14
15. Joker’s Out/Suicide Squad vs. SCU 3:35
16. Shocking Solution* 2:25
17. Joker Attacks Batman 1:41
18. Prisoners Released 2:46
19. Chopper Fight/Poison Ivy/The Batplane 2:03
20. Chopper Crash 2:25
21. Harley’s Rage* 0:57
22. Final Confrontations 2:08
23. Batman: Assault on Arkham End Credits 3:05

TOTAL ALBUM TIME: 57:58
*album exclusive track

Plase note a digital download version of the Batman: Assault on Arkham soundtrack is also currently available from WaterTower Music.

Additional soundtrack releases based on animated series inspired by DC Comics characters are expected to be released later this year, including Batman: The Animated Series – Volume Three from La-La Land Records. Details will be available soon.

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Details For “Batman: Assault On Arkham – Two-Disc Special Edition” DVD Release

Details have emerged for the Batman: Assault on Arkham – Two-Disc DVD Special Edition release, which is currently a Wal-Mart exclusive until Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014. The animated movie, the latest installment in the ongoing DC Universe Animated Original Movie line, features a story based on the popular Batman: Arkham video game series. In Batman: Assault on Arkham, a routine mission by the Suicide Squad to stop The Riddler goes awry when The Joker gets involved, drawing the attention of Batman. Batman: Assault on Arkham is currently available on Blu-ray, single-disc DVD, and for Digital Download.

Continue below for details on Batman: Assault on Arkham – Two-Disc DVD Special Edition, which will be available wide starting September 23rd, 2014. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and the Wal-Mart retail chain have an agreement which gives the retail giant exclusive selling rights to Two-Disc DVD Special Edition of the DC Universe Animated Original Movie title for six weeks.

Batman: Assault On Arkham (2-Disc Special Edition)
Studio: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
Wide Release Date: September 23rd, 2014

Synopsis: Welcome to Gotham City’s heart of darkness. At the center of the shadows rises Arkham Asylum, a festering depository of the vile, the dangerous and the delirious, with an ever-growing population courtesy of the Dark Knight. But when Batman foils the Riddler’s latest caper and a crucial piece of evidence needs to be secretly recovered from Arkham, the solution comes from an unexpected source: a covert government strike team assembled from Gotham City’s underworld. The assassin Deadshot leads the Suicide Squad: Harley Quinn, Killer Frost, Captain Boomerang, King Shark and Black Spider, a roster of rogues who know Arkham Asylum and its residents all too well. Get ready for an all-out assault as Batman faces a fearless legion of criminals with nothing to lose. Some will live, some will die, and some just want revenge. It’s an unadulterated adventure through the criminal mind in the latest DC Universe animated movie.

Starring:
Troy Baker, Kevin Conroy, Martin Jarvis, Hynden Walch, CCH Pounder, Neal Mcdonough

Bonus Feature:
-Sneak Peek at DC Universe’s Next Animated Movie: Justice League: Throne of Atlantis
-The Joker’s Queen: Harley Quinn
-From the DC Comics Vault: 2 Bonus Cartoons

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Details For Upcoming “Batman: The Brave And The Bold – The Complete Second Season” Blu-ray Release

Warner Archive Collection, the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment specialty label, has released official details for the upcoming Batman: The Brave and The Bold – The Complete Second Season Blu-ray title. The collection, coming Tuesday, September 9th, 2014, will include 26 episodes from the second season of the acclaimed Cartoon Network animated series. The title will be available through the official Warner Archive website for $24.95US, along with select retail outlets, and is now currently available for pre-order. Details for the Batman: The Brave and The Bold – The Complete Second Season Blu-ray are available below, from the studio.

Batman: The Brave and The Bold – The Complete Second Season

Synopsis: Braver. Bolder. Season two of Batman: The Brave and the Bold delivers more of the action you want, as the caped crusader continues to team up with heroes from across the DC Universe in this latest interpretation of the classic Batman franchise from Warner Bros. Animation. Featuring nonstop adventure with a touch of comic relief, Blue Beetle, Green Arrow, Aquaman and countless others uphold justice alongside Batman. Though still based in Gotham, Batman frequently finds himself outside city limits, facing situations that are both unfamiliar and exhilarating. With formidable foes at every turn, Batman must still rely on his stealth, resourcefulness and limitless supply of cool gadgets to bring justice home. With more action-packed antics and characters like Firestorm and Metal Men, season two features the voices of guest stars Julie Newmar (Batman), Adam West (Batman), Mark Hamill (Star Wars, Batman: The Animated Series), Paul Reubens (Pee-wee’s Playhouse) and Tyler James Williams (Everybody Hates Chris).

Running Time: 590 minutes
Aspect Ratio: 16 X 9 LETTERBOX|ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO – 1.78:1
Format: Blu-ray
Audio Format: MONO
Box Type: Amaray Case

Unlike the previous second season DVD releases of Batman: The Brave and The Bold, this collection is set to include the controversial “The Mask of Matches Malone” episode. The episode, which was censored for content, was relegated to bonus content on the Batman: The Brave and the Bold – Complete Season Three DVD title, details of which are available here.

Batman: The Brave And The Bold – The Complete Second Season arrives on Blu-ray from Warner Archive Collection, and will be available starting September 9th, 2014 for $24.95US. The collection is currently up for pre-order through most online retails outlets. Stay tuned for additional details, including press details and additional artwork and imagery. Details on how to order can be found at the official Warner Archive website.

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New Images Released For “Batman: Assault On Arkham,” Animated Feature Now Available

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released a batch of new images from Batman: Assault on Arkham, the latest installment in the ongoing DC Universe Animated Original Movie line. The images highlight Batman and the Suicide Squad. The animated movie – which is now available to own on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD – features a story based on the popular Batman: Arkham video game series. In Batman: Assault on Arkham, a routine mission by the Suicide Squad to stop The Riddler goes awry when The Joker gets involved, drawing the attention of Batman.

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New Video Clip From “Batman: Assault On Arkham,” Animated Feature Now On Sale

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released a new video clip from the Batman: Assault on Arkham animated feature, the latest installment in the ongoing DC Universe Animated Original Movie line. The clip features an attack by the deadly the Suicide Squad. The animated movie – which is now available to own on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD – features a story based on the popular Batman: Arkham video game series. In Batman: Assault on Arkham, a routine mission by the Suicide Squad to stop The Riddler goes awry when The Joker gets involved, drawing the attention of Batman.

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“Batman: Assault on Arkham” Animated Feature, “Young Justice: Season One” Blu-ray Collection Now Available

The all-new direct-to-video Batman: Assault on Arkham animated feature from DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation is now available to own on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. The animated movie features a new story based on the popular Batman: Arkham video game series. In Batman: Assault on Arkham, a routine mission by the Suicide Squad to stop The Riddler goes awry when The Joker gets involved, drawing the attention of Batman. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment distributes the latest installment of the DC Universe Animated Original Movie line.


Further information on this latest DC Universe Animated Original Movie title, the 21st in the acclaimed and popular long-running line, can be found by clicking the images above. Click on the links below to discuss both the new Batman: Assault on Arkham animated feature, its respective home video releases, and other related discussions.

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Click here to view the trailer and additional media for Batman: Assault on Arkham. Additional details for the film can be found at the The World’s Finest Batman: Assault on Arkham subsite. Stay tuned for a review and exclusive content!

Additionally, the Batman: Assault on Arkham home video release also includes a look at the next all-new DC Universe Animated Original title, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis. Click on the thumbnails below to view a selection of images from the “A Sneak Peek at Justice League: Throne of Atlantis” featurette available on all Son of Batman home video releases. The following images are exclusive to The World’s Finest and are not to be removed without permission or credit given.






Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, the next all-new direct-to-video DC Universe Animated Original Movie release, is slated for a late Fall 2014/early Winter 2015 release. The World’s Finest was the first to break news on the forthcoming Justice League: Throne of Atlantis animated feature. Click here for the early details and stay tuned for official details coming soon. Keep an eye on The World’s Finest for further Justice League: Throne of Atlantis updates.

Continuing, the Young Justice: Season One Blu-ray release will be available starting today from Warner Bros’ Home Entertainment’s specialty label Warner Archive. The two-disc set includes all 26 episodes from the first season of the popular fan-beloved animated series. Young Justice: Season One, which features Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti’s critically acclaimed and fan-approved tale of titanic teen heroes, is available at wbshop.com and assorted online retailers starting at $24.95. Continue below for a description of the release.

Young Justice: Season One
Label:
Warner Archive
Release Date: August 12th, 2014

Synopsis: In this first season, a ‘junior’ Justice League bands together for purposes both light and dark – to honor the legacies they will one day inherit, and to be the Justice League’s secret weapon. From within their HQ The Cave, they embark on covert missions that would be impossible for the high profile Justice League. Batman (naturally) is their mission handler, Red Tornado supervises and Black Canary trains them. But the lads and ladies of Young Justice push their mission envelope and discover the dark secrets hidden behind the scenes of this alternate DC universe. Strap in and get ready for this dashing and daring new take on
Robin, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Superboy, Miss Martian and Artemis as they splash across the 16×9 widescreen.

Further details on the series can be found at the The World’s Finest Young Justice subsite. Click on the link below to discuss this new Blu-ray title.

-Young Justice: Season One Blu-ray Talkback (Spoilers)

Lastly, on an unrelated note, today also sees the DVD and Digital HD release of the Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles documentary. Click here for more details on this new documentary which explores the origins of the beloved Heroes in a Half-Shell.

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New Video Clip From Upcoming “Batman: Assault On Arkham” Animated Feature

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released a new video clip from the upcoming feature Batman: Assault on Arkham, the next installment in the ongoing DC Universe Animated Original Movie line. The clip features features a games of darts between two members of the Suicide Squad. The animated movie – which will be available tomorrow, August 12th, 2014 on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD – features a new story based on the popular Batman: Arkham video game series. In Batman: Assault on Arkham, a routine mission by the Suicide Squad to stop The Riddler goes awry when The Joker gets involved, drawing the attention of Batman.

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Batman: Assault on Arkham hits Blu-ray and single-disc DVD on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 as part of the DC Universe Original Movie line from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, in co-production with Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment. The film is now available to own via Digital HD. Stay tuned for further updates and more here soon at The World’s Finest.

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