According to various home media retailing outlets and independent research, the recent All-Star Superman direct-to-video animated feature made a respectable debut on the home video market. The latest DC Universe Animated Original Movie title moved an estimated 122,000 DVD copies in its first week, along with an impressive 65,000 units in Blu-ray editions in the same timeframe, resulting in an estimated 187,000 total home video units sold in its first sales week of February 27th, 2011. The animated feature hit the DVD sales chart at #7 in its first week, and hit #3 on respective Blu-ray charts. Keep in mind the sales numbers above do not take into account rental numbers, OnDemand numbers, or legal download numbers.
To compare, the previous “DC Universe Animated Original Movie” title Superman/Batman: Apocalypse debuted with an estimated 250,000 copies sold on DVD and Blu-ray editions sold during its debut week in September 2010. The last similarly themed release, the DC Showcase Animated Original Shorts collection anchored by the exclusive Superman/Shazam!: The Return Of Black Adam animated short, debuted to a combined total of 94,500 combined units sold in its first week in November 2010.
Above is the cover art for all three separate home video releases for the direct-to-video All-Star Superman animated feature. Click on the links below to discuss both the recent All-Star Superman animated feature and its the respective DVD and Blu-ray home video releases.
Please continue to the The World’s Finest All-Star Superman subsite for further details on the newly-available direct-to-video animated feature release. Click here to view the trailer and clips from the All-Star Superman direct-to-video animated feature. A co-production of Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation, the direct-to-video All-Star Superman animated feature is now available from Warner Home Video.