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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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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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.

-Batman: Assault on Arkham Feature Talkback (Spoilers)
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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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Main Cast And Crew Details For “Batman: Assault On Arkham” Animated Feature

The World’s Finest has the main creative team details for the upcoming Batman: Assault on Arkham direct-to-video animated feature, the next installment in the ongoing DC Universe Animated Original Movie line. The animated movie – which will be available tomorrow, August 12th, 2014 on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and for Digital Download – 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.

The complete main cast and crew rundown for the Batman: Assault on Arkham animated feature, are as follows below.

Batman: Assault on Arkham
from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Kevin Conroy as Batman
Neal McDonough as Deadshot
Hynden Walch as Harley Quinn
Matthew Gray Gubler as Riddler
Troy Baker as Joker
Eric Bauza as Security Guy
Chris Cox as Gordon
John DiMaggio as King Shark
Greg Ellis as Captain Boomerang
Giancarlo Esposito as Black Spider
Jennifer Hale as Killer Frost
Martin Jarvis as Alfred
Peter Jessop as Watch Commander
Christian Lanz as Scarecrow
Nolan North as Cobblepot
CCH Pounder as Amanda Waller
Andrea Romano as Woman
Travis Willingham as Morgue Guy
Mick Wingert as Joker Security Guy

Voice Direction – Andrea Romano
Editor – Christopher D. Lozinski
Music By – Robert J. Kral
Based on the DC Comics Characters
Executive Producer – Sam Register
Executive Producers – Benjamin Melniker, Michael Uslan
Supervising Producer – James Tucker
Co-Producer – Alan Burnett
Based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Entertainment
Written by Heath Corson
Directed By – Jay Oliva, Ethan Spaulding

Animation Services – Moi Animation Studios
Lead Character Design – Jon Suzuki
Character Design – Steve Jones
Storyboard – Jennifer Bennett, Christopher Berkeley, Jake Castorena, Brendan Clogher, Sam Liu, Christina “Kiki” Manrique, Kathryn Marusik, Rick Morales, Matt Peters, Christina Sotta, Adam Van Wyk

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Batman: Assault on Arkham hits Blu-ray, single-disc DVD, and Digital Download 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. Details on the film’s soundtrack release can be found here.

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

A representative for Warner Bros. Home Entertainment recently released two images from the upcoming feature Batman: Assault on Arkham, the next installment in the ongoing DC Universe Animated Original Movie line. The animated movie – which will be available August 12th, 2014 on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and for Digital Download – 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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Click here to view the trailer for Batman: Assault on Arkham. Additional details for the film can be found at the The World’s Finest Batman: Assault on Arkham subsite. Stick around for a review of Batman: Assault on Arkham – coming soon!

Batman: Assault on Arkham hits Blu-ray, single-disc DVD, and Digital Download 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. Details on the film’s soundtrack release can be found here.

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