Press Release:THEY MAYBE UNDERAGE, BUT THEY CAN OVERCOME ANY SUPER VILLAIN WHEN
WARNER HOME VIDEO RELEASES LEGION OF SUPER HEROES – VOLUME THREE ON DVD SEPTEMBER 9, 2008!
Includes 5 New Episodes from the Legion of Super Heroes for the First Time on DVD!
Superman and the rest of the teenage gang of heroes are back in action when Warner Home Video (WHV) and the Kids WB! release Legion of Super Heroes – Volume Three
on DVD September 9, 2008. The DVD will include 5 exciting episodes from the first season of the smash hit, Legion of Super Heroes
, which currently airs on Saturday mornings at 10:00 am and ranks among the top five shows on the Kids WB! this season. The third volume will be available for $14.97 SRP.
The Legion of Super Heroes, a three-time Emmy Awards nominee features the teen Heroes Superman, Lightning Lad, Saturn Girl, Timber Wolf, Brainiac 5, Bouncing Boy and Phantom Girl as they fight crime and protect mankind from a swarm of devious villains. In Legion of Super Heroes – Volume Three, Supermans time in the 31st century draws to a close, prompting the Legion to hold its annual tryouts for a fresh crop of heroes to replace him. The audition stars off with “The Substitutes,” a wacky band of rejects, and a mischievous wizard from planet Xerok who wreaks havoc in New Metropolis leaving only Phantom Girl to save the day. The adventure continues as a new member, Ferro Lad, is inducted into the Legion to help Lightning Lad defend his home from an onslaught of cosmic storms. The action-packed episodes conclude with the Legions biggest threat yet: The Sun-Eater, a galaxy destroying weapon of mass destruction. Watch to see which Legionnaire makes the ultimate sacrifice in a grueling battle to defend the Universe and save mankind.
“Legion of Super Heroes – Volume Three features a group of crime-fighting heroes that are both inspiring and exciting to watch,” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President of Family, Animation & Sports Marketing. “We are thrilled to release the next five enthralling episodes in the Legion of Super Heroes series that will surely be a hit with kids everywhere.”
Legion of Super Heroes – Volume Three will be available on DVD with approx. 110 minutes of five 22-minute episodes:
-“Chain of Command”
-“Sundown, Part 1”
-“Sundown, Part 2”
Street Date: September 9, 2008
Run Time: 110 minutes
Language: English; Canadian; French
Legion of Super Heroes – Volume Three
Price: $14.97 SRP
About Warner Home Video:
With operations in 90 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
About DC Comics:
DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics Web site is located at www.dccomics.com.
Legion of Super Heroes and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and DC Comics.
About Warner Bros. Animation:
Warner Bros. Animation has been producing award-winning original animation since 1930, when it released its first cartoon, “Sinkin in the Bathtub.” Since then, Warner Bros. Animations characters have set the standard for innovative, quality animation. Producing for network and cable television, online, home entertainment and feature films both domestically and internationally, Warner Bros. Animation is highly respected for its creative and technical excellence, as well as maintaining the studios rich cartoon heritage. Warner Bros. Animation also oversees the creative use of, and production of animated programming based on classic animated characters from the Hanna-Barbera and DC Comics libraries. Warner Bros. Animation is one of the most honored animation studios in history, garnering a grand total of six Academy Awards, 35 Emmy Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents Choice Award, a Humanitas Award, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).
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