Batman: The Brave and The Bold #18, the latest installment of the ongoing DC Comics title based on the animated series airing on Cartoon Network, arrives in comic book and hobby stores today. Official details for this issue of the Batman: The Brave and The Bold comic series are available below.
Written by: Landry Walker
Art by: Eric Jones
Cover by: Eric Jones
Batman learns what “Life on Mars” is all about when he teams up with the mysterious Martian Manhunter in order to prevent an invasion from the red planet!
Further details on both the Batman: The Brave and The Bold animated series and comic title are available at the Batman: The Brave and The Bold subsite here at The World’s Finest. The cover price for Batman: The Brave and The Bold #18 is $2.50US.
Continuing, and made available by the network, Cartoon Network has released schedule details for Batman: The Brave and The Bold episodes slated to air on the network in July 2010. The network is currently scheduled to air repeats for the month despite stating to The World’s Finest that new episodes would be airing in July 2010. Schedule details for Batman: The Brave and The Bold installments slated to air in July 2010, provided by the network, are available below.
Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 7:30pm (ET) – “The Power of Shazam!”
Batman teams with Captain Marvel, the superhero alter ego of the young Billy Batson, to battle Dr. Sivana and Black Adam, who wish to usurp the magic of Shazam that gives Billy his power.
Friday, July 9th, 2010 at 7:30pm (ET) – “The Golden Age of Justice!”
An aging JSA is faced with the return of their worst enemy, Per Degaton, as he returns from suspended animation to enact a plan for world-domination, while Black Canary helps Wildcat face his greatest regrets.
Friday, July 16th, 2010 at 7:30pm (ET) – “Aquaman’s Outrageous Adventure!”
Aquaman attempts to take a family vacation with Mera and Arthur Jr., but can’t resist helping heroes along the way. Just as he finally promises the family ‘no more heroics,’ Batman is trapped by the Pengiuin.
Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 7:30pm (ET) – “Chill of the Night!”
The Spectre and The Phantom Stranger observe Batman as he uncovers the mystery of who killed his parents and travels back in time to team up with his own father.
Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 7:30pm (ET) – “Gorillas In Our Midst!”
Gorilla Grodd and his super secret ape alliance replace Gotham ‘s entire human population with gorillas. Batman teams with Detective Chimp, B’Wana Beast and Vixen to thwart the mad Grodd’s plans.
Please note schedule details are subject to change without notice. Batman: The Brave and The Bold airs every Friday at 7:30pm (ET) on Cartoon Network. Cartoon Network would not clarify the reason for airing repeats of Batman: The Brave and The Bold throughout July 2010 when the network earlier stated it had intentions to air new episodes during the month. The network still claims that new episodes are coming before Fall 2010.
Finally, Warner Bros. Animation has passed along the following panel details for the upcoming Comic-Con International San Diego 2010, including details on a Batman: The Brave and The Bold-focused panel.
Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 10:3011:30am – Batman: The Brave and the Bold Screening and Q&A
The Caped Crusader swings back into San Diego as Batman: The Brave and the Bold returns to Comic-Con for its third consecutive year with an advance screening of an upcoming episode, as well as a lively discussion with voice of Batman Diedrich Bader (Surf’s Up), executive producer Sam Register (Teen Titans), producers James Tucker (Justice League Unlimited) and Michael Jelenic (The Batman), and voice director Andrea Romano (Superman Doomsday). As a special bonus for fans, the panel will also screen the world-premiere trailer for the upcoming and highly anticipated Cartoon Network/Warner Bros. Animation series Young Justice. Dont miss this Comic-Con exclusive. From Warner Bros. Animation, Batman: The Brave and the Bold airs Fridays at 7:30 p.m. ET /PT on Cartoon Network, and Batman: The Brave and the Bold Season 1, Part 1 will be released on DVD August 17. Room 6A
The 41st annual Comic-Con International San Diego will be held July 22-25, 2010, with Preview Night on July 21st, 2010, at the San Diego Convention Center. The convention is held every year, focusing on host of different genres and pop culture events.
Stay tuned for further Batman: The Brave and The Bold updates, including details on upcoming new episodes from the animated series.