Month: February 2009

Teletoon Releases March 2009 Schedule For “Batman: The Brave And The Bold” Episodes

Below are official descriptions and airdates for the new episodes of Batman: The Brave and The Bold slated for March 2009 on the Canadian network Teletoon. Please note the information listed below is provided by Teletoon.

Sunday, March 1st, 2009 – “Fall of the Blue Beetle!”
Blue Beetle traces his legacy back to the original Blue Beetle, to learn why the Scarab has chosen him to share in its powers and become a super hero. The journey leads him to the dangerous Science Island where he battles legions of robots alongside Batman and learns the truth behind Ted Kords disappearance.

Sunday, March 8th, 2009 – “Journey to the Center of the Bat!”
Batman is poisoned by Chemo, who is under the Brain’s control, and Atom and Aquaman shrink down to fight the virus in his bloodstream.

Sunday, March 15th, 2009 – “The Eyes of Despero!”
The Green Lantern Corps is MIA after a battle with Despero and Batman must team with G’Nort, Guy Gardner and Sinestro to defeat Despero before he turns a living Green Lantern planet into a weapon.

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009 – “Return of the Fearsome Fangs!”
Batman and a reluctant Bronze Tiger fight to prevent Fox, Vulture and Shark from invading an ancient Chinese temple and stealing the sacred animal totem from within.

Sunday, March 29th, 2009 – “Deep Cover For Batman!”
Batman swaps places with Owlman–his criminal counterpart in an alternate Universe–to stop the Crime Syndicate

Batman: The Brave and The Bold airs every Sunday at 9am (ET) on Teletoon. Further Batman: The Brave and The Bold information is available at our our Batman: The Brave and The Bold subsite.

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Video Clip And New Images From Upcoming “Batman: The Brave And The Bold” Episodes

Cartoon Network has passed along the episode synopsis, a video clip, and over thirty new images for the upcoming Batman: The Brave and The Bold episodes “Deep Cover for Batman!” and “Game Over for Owlman!” Both episodes are part of a special two-part Batman: The Brave and The Bold event. To get a closer look at the images, click on the thumbnails below. Please note that these images below and those linked to contain spoilers for this two-part Batman: The Brave and The Bold special event.


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Cartoon Network has also provided more Batman: The Brave and The Bold content, which is available to view here at our Batman: The Brave and The Bold subsite. The official description for “Deep Cover for Batman!” and “Game Over for Owlman” is found below.

When parallel worlds collide, Batman swaps places with Owlman–his criminal counterpart in an alternate universe–to stop the Crime Syndicate from taking over their world. Crime fighters in one world must battle their evil counterparts in a crime spree melee. Meanwhile back on Earth, Owlman has been perpetrating crimes disguised as Batman and assembled all the villains to join him. When Batman returns, he finds himself on the wrong side of the law and hunted by Green Lantern, Aquaman, Blue Beetle, Red Tornado and Plastic Man. Its a strange twist of fate that leaves Batman with only one option – to team up with Joker and take Owlman and the Crime Syndicate down!

“Deep Cover for Batman!” is scheduled to air Friday, February 27th, 2009 at 8pm (ET) on Cartoon Network, with “Game Over for Owlman” scheduled to air the following week on Friday, March 6th, 2009 at 8pm (ET) on Cartoon Network.

Further information on this two-part special event is available at our our Batman: The Brave and The Bold subsite. Stay tuned for further episode details and exclusive content.

Please note the all-new Batman: The Brave and The Bold episode Return of the Fearsome Fangs! airs tonight, February 20th, 2009, at 8pm (ET) on Cartoon Network.

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Note: Cartoon Network provided revised airing schedules for this two part “Batman: The Brave and The Bold” event. Please look above for more.

Update On Score Soundtrack Release For Upcoming “Wonder Woman” Animated Feature

Warner Bros. Animation has confirmed for The World’s Finest that New Line Records will be releasing the soundtrack to the upcoming direct-to-video Wonder Woman animated feature. The New Line Records release is slated to arrive before the end of the third quarter 2009, though that date is subject to change. The format for the release is currently planned as a New Line Records legal download with La-La Land Records releasing the same content on compact disc. Further details are not yet known, but stay tuned for further updates on the soundtrack release for Wonder Woman.

Check out the Wonder Woman subsite here at The World’s Finest for further coverage and information on the upcoming Wonder Woman direct-to-video animated feature. The direct-to-video Wonder Woman animated feature hits DVD, Blu-ray, and OnDemand on March 3rd, 2009.

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Details On Upcoming Issue Of “Batman: The Brave and The Bold” Animated Comic Series

The official details for Batman: The Brave and The Bold #5 have been released, courtesy of DC Comics. Further information on Batman: The Brave and The Bold #5, slated for a May 2009 release, can be found below. Click on the thumbnail for a closer look at the cover art.

BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #5

Written by: J. Torres
Art by: Carlo Barberi & Terry Beatty
Cover by: Scott Jeralds

Children everywhere are missing thanks to the Queen of Fables! Its up to Batman and Captain Marvel to give this mystery a happy ending! On sale May 27th, 2009. Cover price is $2.50 US.

On a related note, Cartoon Network has scheduled the new Batman: The Brave and The Bold episode “Return of the Fearsome Fangs!” to air this Friday, February 20th, 2009, at 8pm (ET). Click here to view images and video clips from this week’s new episode.

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Virginia Madsen, “Green Lantern” Preview Highlight “Wonder Woman” WonderCon Screening

Press Release:

OSCAR NOMINEE VIRGINIA MADSEN, GREEN LANTERN SNEAK PEEK
FEATURED IN FEBRUARY 27 SCREENING AT WONDERCON OF DC UNIVERSE ANIMATED ORIGINAL MOVIE WONDER WOMAN

San Francisco Screening Precedes March 3, 2009 Release of All-New DVD


Wonder Woman, the highly-anticipated fourth entry in the DC Universe animated original movie series, will receive a West Coast big screen premiere at WonderCon on February 27, 2009 in the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

The 6:00 p.m. screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring filmmakers and voice cast, including animation legend Bruce Timm and Academy Award nominee Virginia Madsen. Filmmakers will also screen the world premiere of the first footage of Green Lantern: First Flight, an upcoming DC Universe animated original movie.

Presented by Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics, the all-new Wonder Woman animated original movie will be distributed by Warner Home Video on March 3, 2009. Wonder Woman will be available as a Single Disc DVD, 2-Disc Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray Disc. The animated original movie will also be available OnDemand and Pay-Per-View, as well as available for download day and date, March 3, 2009.

Madsen, making her first-ever Con appearance, provides the regal voice of Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons and mother to Diana/Wonder Woman. The actress, who received an Oscar nod for her performance in the 2003 hit film Sideways, is joined in the stellar voice cast by Keri Russell (Waitress, Felicity), Nathan Fillion (Firefly/Serenity & the upcoming ABC series Castle), Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2), Rosario Dawson (Sin City), Oliver Platt (The West Wing) and David McCallum (NCIS).

Wonder Woman is an origin story produced by multiple Emmy Award winning animation legend Bruce Timm, directed by Lauren Montgomery (Superman Doomsday) and written by Michael Jelenic (Batman: Brave & the Bold). All three will participate in the post-screening panel and Saturdays autograph session. DC Comics Senior Vice President of Creative Affairs Gregory Noveck will moderate the post-screening panel.

An autograph session for all panelists is being scheduled for Saturday, February 28.

Green Lantern: First Flight is directed by Lauren Montgomery and features Christopher Meloni as Hal Jordan/Green Lantern, Victor Garber as Sinestro, Michael Madsen as Kilowog, and Tricia Helfer as Boodikka.

Click here for an image of the creative team of Wonder Woman at the recent New York Comic-Con. Check out the Wonder Woman subsite here at The World’s Finest for further coverage and information on the upcoming Wonder Woman direct-to-video animated feature. The direct-to-video Wonder Woman animated feature hits DVD, Blu-ray, and OnDemand on March 3rd, 2009.

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