Press Release for Upcoming “Batman: The Brave And The Bold – Volume 2” DVD Release

Press Release:


Second Installment of Four Animated Episodes on One Crime-Fighting DVD

The anticipation has been building and the day has finally come as Warner Home Video (WHV) helps protect Gotham with the release of Batman: The Brave and the Bold – Volume 2 on DVD. Batman is back for a second time teaming up with Green Arrow, Wildcat, Blue Beetle, Speedy and others to protect the world in this thrilling series put together by the unstoppable tag team of Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics. This second release from this hit action-packed adventure series airing on Cartoon Network is being released by WHV on DVD November 10, 2009, at the suggested retail price of $14.98.

Everyone knows that by himself the Caped Crusader is more than any villain can handle, but when he has other heroes from across the DC Universe by his side, there is no chance of taking him down. Though still based in Gotham, Batman frequently finds himself outside city limits, facing situations that are both unfamiliar and exhilarating. With formidable foes around every corner, Batman relies on his stealth, resourcefulness, strength and limitless supply of gadgets to bring justice home.

“Warner Home Video could not be any happier with the continued success of the Batman series and are ecstatic to be bringing the next installment to DVD,” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President of Family, Animation and Partner Brands Marketing. “Batman: The Brave and the Bold Volume – 2 proves that when superheroes band together, there is no way that they can be taken down, which provides fans with an experience like no other.”

“One of the real pleasures of producing this incarnation of Batman has been teaming him with a wide variety of characters from across the DC Universe, some more well-known than others, but each with a passionate fanbase,” said Sam Register, Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs, Warner Bros. Animation. “Seeing Batman on adventures with Green Arrow, Blue Beetle, Wildcat, Deadman and more has proven to be rewarding for our audience, and we look forward to telling more of these stories.”

Batman: The Brave and the Bold has been extremely popular on Cartoon Network with its combination of drama and comic relief. The show is one of the top-rated programs among boys 6-11 and men 18-49. The series, which has a full line of toys being released this year, is executive produced by Sam Register, and the producers are James Tucker and Linda M. Steiner. The voice cast includes Diedrich Bader as Batman, John DiMaggio as Aquaman, James Arnold Taylor as Green Arrow, Will Friedle as Blue Beetle, Corey Burton as Red Tornado and Tom Kenny as Plastic Man.

Batman: The Brave and the Bold – Volume 2 Episodes:
-Day of the Dark Knight!
-Enter the Outsiders!
-Dawn of the Dead Man!
-Fall of the Blue Beetle!

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 BATMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and DC Comics.

About Warner Bros. Animation:
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) has been producing award-winning original animation since 1930, when it released its first cartoon, “Sinkin’ in the Bathtub.” Since then, WBA’s 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, WBA is highly respected for its creative and technical excellence, as well as for maintaining the studio’s rich cartoon heritage. WBA also oversees the creative use and production of animated programming based on classic cartoon characters from the Hanna-Barbera and DC Comics libraries. WBA 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, the HUMANITAS prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards.

Batman: The Brave and the Bold – Volume Two, the second DVD release for the new animated series, is slated to hit shelves November 10, 2009. Stay tuned for further updates.

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