Month: May 2012

Images, Video, Description For Upcoming Episode Of “Young Justice,” DC Nation Short

Cartoon Network has passed along the episode synopsis, video clips, and a collection of images from the upcoming all-new Young Justice episode “Salvage.” The new Young Justice episode is scheduled to air at 10:30am (ET/PT) on Saturday, May 19th, 2012 as part of the new DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network. Click on the thumbnails below to view the complete library of hi-res images and Quicktime-format video clips. The official episode description is also provided below.

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Young Justice – “Salvage”
Airs Saturday, May 19
10:30 a.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network

Synopsis: While Superboy and Blue Beetle battle Intergang, Nightwing and company try to salvage the soul of a former comrade fallen from grace.

Young Justice Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Young Justice and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and DC Comics.

The above content is also available at The World’s Finest Young Justice sub-site. The content was previously made available last week.

Young Justice airs Saturdays at 10:30am (ET/PT) as part of the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network. Green Lantern: The Animated Series proceeds the show at 10am (ET/PT). Young Justice also re-airs Sundays at 10:00am (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network.

Cartoon Network has also released new media for a new animated short set to air during the May 19th, 2012 DC Nation programming block. Continue on for videos and images from a new Vibe animated short. The DC Nation shorts are animated shorts starring a host of different DC Comics characters in varying styles. Continue below to view the new content, the first two images leading to Quicktime-format clip and the second two to hi-res images.


New DC Nation Animated Shorts:
VIBE Enter Extremo


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 all-new episode of Green Lantern: The Animated Series at 10:00am (ET/PT), followed with an all-new episode of Young Justice at 10:30am (ET/PT). DC Nation shorts air during commercial breaks of the two above-mentioned show, and rotate and change every week.

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Latest Issue Of Monthly “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” Comic Title Now Available

Green Lantern: The Animated Series #2, the latest issue of the new ongoing DC Comics title based on the acclaimed animated series of the same name, arrives in comic book and hobby stores today. A digital copy will also be available through ComiXology and DC Comics. This issue features scripting duties by Art Baltazar and Franco with Dario Brizuela providing the art. Baltazar and Franco recently worked on the monthly Young Justice comic title published by DC Comics. The Green Lantern: The Animated Series monthly title features stories which take place in continuity with the animated series source material. Official details and preview pages for this issue are available below.

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #2

Written by: Art Baltazar and Franco
Art by: Dario Brizuela

Hal Jordan and Kilowog patrol the limits of the galaxy in their borrowed Green Lantern ship! Has Hal learned the lessons Kilowogs been teaching him? Well find out as they run into an old foe: the Invisible Destroyer!

The cover price is $2.99US. Green Lantern: The Animated Series #2 is available through both comic book stores and digital outlets.

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has provided the following behind-the-scenes video for the new Batman: Arkham City – Game of the Year Edition release. The new edition of the video game will be available in North America on May 29th, 2012 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Click on the thumbnails below to view the trailer in the Quicktime format and the behind-the-scenes video in the MP4 format, along with additional press details for the release.


In Batman: Arkham City, players were drawn into the elaborate and engrossing world of the Dark Knight, and the reality of that universe depends on a talented team of foley artists and sound designers to bring it to life. In anticipation of the May 29th release of Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition, this new video released by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment goes behind-the-scenes with professional insights from Game Director Sefton Hill of Rocksteady and foley artist John Roesch (The Dark Knight, The Matrix, Inception, Fight Club). Viewers get a chance to head into the studio where skilled foley artists create the sound of beating up Mister Freeze, and go out to the world famous Warner Bros. Studio to capture the sound of live gunfire in an urban environment reminiscent of the streets of Arkham City. The video will help players prepare for the release of Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition, out on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on May 29 in North America.

Newcomers to last years Dark Knight adventure will be able to pick up Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition on May 29 (North America), which includes all previous downloadable content (Catwoman Pack, Nightwing Bundle Pack, Robin Bundle Pack, Challenge Map Pack and Arkham City Skins Pack) plus Harley Quinns Revenge Pack. Fans who already own the original edition of Batman: Arkham City will be able to download Harley Quinns Revenge Pack beginning May 29 on PlayStationNetwork ($9.99) and the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 (800 Microsoft Points).

Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players flying through the expansive Arkham City five times larger than the game world in Batman: Arkham Asylum the new maximum security home for all of Gotham Citys thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Featuring an incredible Rogues Gallery of Gotham Citys most dangerous criminals including Catwoman, The Joker, The Riddler, Two-Face, Harley Quinn, The Penguin, Mr. Freeze and many others, the game allows players to genuinely experience what it feels like to be The Dark Knight delivering justice on the streets of Gotham City.

Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition is based on DC Comics core Batman license and rated T for Teen by the ESRB. Fans can visit www.batmanarkhamcity.com for more information about the game.

Click here for more content from the Batman: Arkham City video game. Batman: Arkham City – Game of the Year Edition, the expanded version of the award-winning blockbuster videogame developed by Rocksteady Studios, is scheduled for release in North America starting May 29th,2012 and in Europe, Australia and other global territories in September 2012, for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation3 computer entertainment system. To discuss the new video game below, please click on the links below.

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Press Release For “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” Two-Disc DVD Home Video Title

Continue below for the complete press release and cover art for the upcoming Green Lantern: The Animated Series Rise of the Red Lanterns (Season 1 Part 1) DVD title from Warner Home Video. The release, collecting the first thirteen episodes of the acclaimed CG series, is scheduled to hit shelves August 28th, 2012. Continue below for more.

WARNER HOME VIDEO POWERS UP
GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES
RISE OF THE RED LANTERNS (SEASON 1 PART 1)

WITH DVD RELEASE ON AUGUST 28, 2012

Hal Jordan Faces His Ultimate Threat in New Two-Disc DVD Set
Green Lantern: The Animated Series Rise of the Red Lanterns (Season 1 Part 1) Includes First 13 Episodes of the Popular
Cartoon Network CG-Animated Action Series


Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps embark on their latest intergalactic missions as Warner Home Video (WHV) releases Green Lantern: The Animated Series Rise of the Red Lanterns (Season 1 Part 1) on DVD. Based on the adventures of the popular DC Comics super hero, Green Lantern: The Animated Series, currently part of Cartoon Networks DC Nation programming block (Saturdays at 10 a.m. ET/PT), is produced by Warner Bros. Animation and animation legend Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series; DC Universe Animated Original Movies). The two-disc DVD set featuring the first 13 episodes of the CG-animated action series will be available on August 28, 2012 for $19.97 SRP.

Green Lantern: The Animated Series Rise of the Red Lanterns (Season 1 Part 1) follows Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps on a treacherous journey through deep space. As Earths Green Lantern, Hal must face down an invasion from the villainous Red Lantern Corps, who will stop at nothing to destroy and silence the Green Lantern Corps forever. Joined by his former drill sergeant Kilowog, and several all-new heroes, Hal brings the cosmic battle against the forces of evil to the far reaches of the galaxy. Equipped with a new squad and new spacecraft, The Inceptor, Hal and the team set out to protect the universe and the Green Lantern Corps itself!

Green Lantern: The Animated Series has really taken us into a realm we hadnt explored before: our first completely CG-animated series, enthuses Sam Register, Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs, at Warner Bros. Animation. Like Teen Titans and Batman: The Animated Series, its an incredible, groundbreaking action series, combining the legendary instincts of Emmy-winning executive producer Bruce Timm and the incredible artistry of WBAs CG animators. Its a beautifully rendered, epic space adventure with a scale thats simply breathtaking.

With the release of the live-action movie last summer and the wildly popular Cartoon Network series, Green Lantern mania is at an all-time high, said Mary Ellen Thomas, Vice President of Family and Animation Marketing and Partner Brands. Warner Bros. Animation is known for creating outstanding animated series, and we are thrilled to be able to bring these new super hero adventures to DVD.

Executive produced by Sam Register (Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Ben 10), and Bruce Timm, Green Lantern: The Animated Series is produced by Giancarlo Volpe (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and Jim Krieg (Ben 10: Alien Swarm). Based upon the popular DC Comics character, the series features the voice talents of Josh Keaton as Hal Jordan, Jason Spisak as Razer, Kevin Michael Richardson as Kilowog and Grey DeLisle as Aya. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Green Lantern: The Animated Series airs Saturdays at 10 a.m. (ET/PT) as part of Cartoon Networks DC Nation programming block.

Green Lantern: The Animated Series Rise of the Red Lanterns (Season 1 Part 1) includes the following episodes:
1. Beware My PowerGreen Lantern’s Light (Part One)
2. Beware My PowerGreen Lantern’s Light (Part Two)
3. Razer’s Edge
4. Into the Abyss
5. Heir Apparent
6. Lost Planet
7. Reckoning
8. Fear Itself
9. In Love and War
10. Regime Change
11. Flight Club
12. Invasion
13. Homecoming

The DVD also includes a four-page preview of the Green Lantern: The Animated Series comic book.

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group:
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution, interactive entertainment/videogames, direct-to-DVD production, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. WBHEG is responsible for the global distribution of content through DVD, electronic sell-through and VOD, and delivery of theatrical content to wireless and online channels, and is also a significant worldwide publisher for both internal and third party videogame titles.

About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world. In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroesa giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice League super heroesto raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.

GREEN LANTERN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and DC Comics. (s11)

About Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, with an innovative and talent-rich roster boasting some of the most accomplished writers, producers and artists working today. The studio is on the cutting edge of animation technology and has both CG and traditionally animated projects in current production and development. For TV, WBA produces series such as Green Lantern: The Animated Series, The Looney Tunes Show, MAD, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, ThunderCats, Young Justice and the forthcoming Beware The Batman for Cartoon Network. WBA also produces series and additional original content for Cartoon Networks multiplatform branded DC Nation programming block. In addition to TV programming, WBA produces theatrically released CG cartoon shorts featuring iconic Looney Tunes characters, rendered in stereoscopic 3D. WBA also creates the highly successful series of DC Universe Original Animated Movies for DVD. Producing for multiple platforms including TV, digital and home entertainment both domestically and internationally, WBA is highly respected for its creative and technical excellence, as well as for maintaining the Studios rich cartoon heritage. It is also the home of the iconic animated characters from the DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has been honored with six Academy Awards, 35 Emmy Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

Further details are also available at The World’s Finest Green Lantern: The Animated Series subsite.

Green Lantern: The Animated Series Rise of the Red Lanterns (Season 1 Part 1), the new two-disc DVD collection from Warner Home Video, will hit shelves on August 28th, 2012 for the suggested retail price of $19.97. Stay tuned for further updates, including additional details and more, here soon at The World’s Finest.

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New Screenshots Revealed For Upcoming “Young Justice: Legacy” Video Game Release

Video game publisher Little Orbit has released two new images from the upcoming Young Justice: Legacy video game. The title, released in conjuncture with Warner Bros. Interactive, is based on the popular Young Justice animated series. The new video game will launch February 2013 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo DS and Wii. Click on the images below for a closer look.

The above images show heroes Nightwing and Artemis facing off against foes on the island of Santa Prisca.

Nightwing and Artemis – along with Superboy, Miss Martian, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Zatanna, Tempest, Beast Boy, Robin, Rocket, and Batgirl – make up the roster of playable heroes in Young Justice: Legacy. Facing off against these twelve heroes include Lex Luthor, Sportsmaster, Cheshire, Icicle Jr., Killer Frost, Black Manta, Psimon, Riddler, Blockbuster, Bane, Klarion, and a mysterious twelfth villain. According to publisher Little Orbit, the twelfth villain will be one created specifically for the Young Justice: Legacy video game, with input from the creative team of the Young Justice animated series to ensure everything falls properly within the show’s continuity.

Little Orbit plans to release new material on a steady basis – including more screenshots, artwork, and much more – leading up to the debut of the game’s trailer come June 2012.

Young Justice: Legacy is an Action RPG where players control multiple characters in a squad created from twelve possible team members to explore, fight, gather experience, and level up. It will feature both solo and multiplayer missions that follow an epic plotline spanning many locations all across the DC Comics world of Earth-16.

Young Justice: Legacy will feature an original storyline set in between Seasons One and Two of the television series, written in collaboration with show writers Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti. How the game will fit in between the two seasons has yet to be revealed. According to publisher Little Orbit, the game will feature fan-favorite playable characters, cameo appearances by popular Justice League heroes and villains, and includes online multiplayer as well as local multiplayer modes. Little Orbit states the game will fit seamlessly into the overall storyline of the Young Justice world.

Click here for the original press release announcing Young Justice: Legacy.

Young Justice: Legacy, will launch February 2013 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo DS and Wii. Young Justice: Legacy will be released by Little Orbit through Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Stay tuned for further updates here soon at The World’s Finest.

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“Young Justice,” “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” August 2012 Comic Solicitations

DC Comics has released comic solicitation information for the publisher’s August 2012 library of releases, including details for the latest issues of the ongoing Green Lantern: The Animated Series and Young Justice comics titles along with other relevant releases.

A rundown for Green Lantern: The Animated Series #5, the August 2012 issue for the ongoing comic title based on the animated series of the same name, can be found below. This title spins tales based on the continuity of the animated series.

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #5

Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA

On sale AUGUST 15 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED E
HAL JORDAN and company fight in the MONSTER ARENA!
Can Malvir become a RED LANTERN by capturing Hal Jordan?
Aya and Hal cook up a plan to end Malvirs tyranny!

More details on the new ongoing series, including interviews and production art, can be found here at The World’s Finest Green Lantern: The Animated Series subsite.

Details for the August 2012 issue of Young Justice, the DC Comics title based on the acclaimed Cartoon Network animated series of the same name, can be found below. The Young Justice comic series expands on the continuity of the hit animated series, telling stories taking place between episodes of the top-rated cartoon. Stories from both the animated series and comic title will directly tie into each other. Cover art is also available by clicking the thumbnail.

YOUNG JUSTICE #19

Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES

On sale AUGUST 29 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED E
THE BRAIN, MONSIEUR MALLAH and THE ULTRA-HUMANITE have captured the team.
What does GORILLA GRODD want with MISS MARTIAN?

Further Young Justice comic details can be found at the The World’s Finest Young Justice subsite, including previews for current and upcoming issues along with creator interviews.

Stay tuned for further news right here at The World’s Finest – including new updates on Young Justice, Green Lantern: The Animated Series, and Batman: The Brave and The Bold.

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