Month: May 2008

Sales Numbers For March Shipping Animated Comics

Below are the total estimated sales numbers for the animated comics that shipped in March 2008.

Justice League Unlimited #43 – 8,659

Teen Titans Go! #53 – 7,325

The Batman Strikes! #43 – 6,544

Legion of Super Heroes In The 31st Century #12 – 6,331

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New “Batman: Gotham Knight” Images, Artwork, And Interview

The cover art for the upcoming Batman: Gotham Knight novelization has been revised. The cover design now resembles the DVD artwork of the highly anticipated release. The new cover art for the Batman: Gotham Knight novelization can be seen below.

Warner Bros. Animation has provided The World’s Finest with news images and a studio-conducted interview with Alan Burnett concerning his work for the upcoming direct-to-video Batman: Gotham Knight animated feature. Click here to read the interview, and the new images can be found in the Batman: Gotham Knight subsite here at The World’s Finest.

On a related note, the MPAA has rated The Dark Knight PG-13 for “intense sequences of violence and menace.”

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Further Details On “Justice League: Season One” Blu-Ray Release

The ad above states the following as extras on the August 2008 Blu-Ray release, as listed below.

-Creator’s Commentary on 3 Key Episodes
Inside Justice League: Creators’ Panel Discussion
Storyboards: The Blueprint of Justice
The Look of the League: Character Design
Justice League: The First Mission Never-Before-Seen Promo
The Blackhawks Theme Music Video

Warner Home Video is expected to release a full press release, with the official rundown of bonus material, shortly.

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“The Batman,” “Legion of Super Heroes” Nominated For Daytime Emmys

The Batman managed four nominations, including a nomination for Special Class Animated Program, Achievement in Sound Editing and Achievement in Sound Mixing. Kevin Michael Richardson, the voice for The Batman‘s Joker, also nabbed a high-profile nomination in Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program.

Legion of Super Heroes nabbed three nominations, one for Achievement in Sound Editing, one for Achievement in Sound Mixing, and another for Music Direction and Composition.

Both The Batman and Legion of Super Heroes have been nominated during their previous respective seasons. Winners for the 35th Daytime Emmy Awards will be announced at 8pm (ET), June 20th, 2008 during the ABC telecast.

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