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DC Comics Extends “Batman: The Adventures Continues,” Issue #8 Coming January 2021

DC Comics is extending the popular digital first series Batman: The Adventures Continue for one more month at least, with issue #8 hitting shelves at the start of January 2021. The extension was revealed as part of DC Comics’ January 2021 comic solicitations. The (now) eight-issue series, which features new stories from the world of Batman: The Animated Series, debuts new issues digitally before print editions are made available one-two months later. The content in Batman: The Adventures Continue #8, the print version, will be released as digital-first Batman: The Adventures Continue issues #15 – 17 later in 2020. Continue below for artwork and release details.

BATMAN: THE ADVENTURES CONTINUE #8

Batman: The Adventures Continue

Written by ALAN BURNETT and PAUL DINI
Art by TY TEMPLETON
Cover by MIRKA ANDOLFO
Card stock variant cover by RONNIE DEL CARMEN

It’s the holidays in Gotham City, and Harley and Ivy have a wonderful idea: they want to hold a party for all the city’s villains to commemorate the season! But one evildoer wasn’t invited and has sent a devious present to the festivities to make some mischief. Can Batman intercept the package and save the villains, or is it the final night for these fiendish foes?!

ON SALE 1/5/21
$4.99 US | 30 STORY PAGES
32 PAGES | 8 OF 8 | FC | DC

Please note that while DC Comics lists Batman: The Adventures Continue #8 as issue “8 of 8,” implying this is the final issue, the solicitation does not actually state this is the last issue of the series. Batman: The Adventures Continue #7 was previously announced by the publisher as the final issue of the series, the issue itself an extension from the series’ original six-issue plan.

Batman: The Adventures Continue will also contain 30 pages of story content, meaning it will first appear as digital-first Batman: The Adventures Continue issues #15 – 17. Release dates for those digital issues, slated for late 2020, will be announced soon. Batman: The Adventures Continue #8 hits comic shops on January 5, 2021.

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The World’s Finest Reviews “Batman: The Animated Series – The Phantom Creative Collection”

The World’s Finest has published its review of Insight Editions’ Batman: The Animated Series: The Phantom City Creative Collection, available through traditional and digital retailers starting Oct. 6, 2020. In short, Batman: The Animated Series: The Phantom City Creative Collection is one of most arresting books to hit shelves this year. Mondo’s work, on display here, is imaginative, slick and bursting with admiration and respect for Batman: The Animated Series, and Insight Editions pulls out all the stops in making sure the presentation is second-to-none. It’s serves as tangible representation of the enduring legacy of the beloved cartoon classic, and you couldn’t ask for a better example.

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The World's Finest reviews Batman: The Animated Series - The Phantom Creative Collection

Insight Editions describes Batman: The Animated Series: The Phantom City Creative Collection as follows:

Over the years, Mondo has received global recognition for their astonishing artisanal posters, and their creations for Batman: The Animated Series are no exception. The studio has partnered exclusively with the award-winning artist at Phantom City Creative, Inc., Justin Erickson, in order to bring this show to life in a striking and unparalleled way. Paul Dini, longtime writer and co-producer of the Animated Series (and co-creator of Harley Quinn), contributes a wonderful introduction. Filled with Erikson’s slick graphic design as well as beautifully rendered illustrations, Batman: The Animated Series: The Phantom City Creative Collection is a one-of-a-kind tribute to one of the greatest animated shows of all time.

Insight Editions’ Batman: The Animated Series: The Phantom City Creative Collection is available through your favorite traditional and digital retailers starting Oct. 6, 2020.

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“Harley Quinn” Renewed For Season Three, Moves To HBO Max With “Young Justice,” Others

Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics have announced that Harley Quinn has been renewed for a third season, with the entire cast and crew returning. While the first two seasons of the acclaimed animated series debuted on DC Universe, the DC Comics streaming service, the third season will move to HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s tentpole streaming outlet. Harley Quinn will join the rest of DC Universe’s scripted programming – including Young Justice, Doom Patrol, Titans and more – which will also shift over to HBO Max.

Harley Quinn, starring Kaley Cuoco, will now be listed as a Max Original program, and HBO Max will be the home for all current and forthcoming Harley Quinn content going forward. While a premiere date for third season has not yet been revealed, Harley Quinn executive producer Patrick Schumacker shared the following image promoting the series’ renewal and move to HBO Max.

Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics also recently released the logo and confirmed the title of the upcoming fourth season of the acclaimed Young Justice, the announcement made during the DC FanDome: Explore the Multiverse virtual global event on Sept. 12, 2020. As with Harley Quinn‘s third season, Young Justice: Phantoms has no set premiere date on HBO Max, but all currently available episodes will soon be made available though the streaming outlet.

Concerning DC Universe, the streaming service will shift to a comic subscription service titled DC Universe Infinite, and will launch on January 21, 2021. The service will include more than 24,000 comic books, along with digital-first comics, exclusive access to DC fan events, and a stream of recently released comics six months after the physical editions hit store shelves. DC Universe Infinite, which will be roll-out worldwide by summer 2021, will be available online at DCUniverseInfinite.com, iOS and Android devices for $7.99/month or $74.99/year.

The first two seasons of the Harley Quinn are currently available to stream on HBO Max, and DC Universe for the time-being, with a Blu-ray release from Warner Archive slated for later in 2020. Check out The World’s Finest Harley Quinn mini-site for additional content from the animated series. Also, please note the The World’s Finest Young Justice subsite is regularly being updated with new episode images and details as they are available, along with videos, images, reviews and much more content! Stay tuned for further updates right here at The World’s Finest. Discuss this news in the links below.

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Title For “Young Justice” Season Four Officially Announced As “Young Justice: Phantoms”

Warner Bros. Animation released the logo and confirmed the title of the upcoming fourth season of the acclaimed Young Justice fan-favorite animated series is Young Justice: Phantoms. The announcement was made during the DC FanDome: Explore the Multiverse virtual global event on Sept. 12, 2020. A virtual table read for a special FanDome-only story was also held, the story performed offering a preview of the upcoming Young Justice: Phantoms season. Continue below for the press release and series logo.

SEASON FOUR OF YOUNG JUSTICE GETS A TITLE…
AND IT’S PHANTASTIC!

Exclusive News from the Series Panel Session at
DC Fandome: Explore the Multiverse

Young Justice: Phantoms

Young Justice fans who couldn’t wait for season four were more than just “whelmed” at DC FanDome: Explore the Multiverse on Saturday, September 12, by not only the show’s panel with the cast and producers, but also a special table read of a brand-new Young Justice episode performed by the series voice cast—and the reveal of the title to the new season.

During the Young Justice panel, executive producers Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti exclusively confirmed the official title for the highly anticipated fourth season as Young Justice: Phantoms. Prior to this announcement, select members of the voice cast—including Jason Spisak, Khary Payton, Stephanie Lemelin, Nolan North, Denise Boutte, Danica McKellar and Crispin Freeman—teamed up for a virtual table read of a special original episode titled Young Justice: FanDome, Season 3.9, Episode 1 “The Prize.” Written by Weisman, the script provided an early glimpse into the new season by setting up events that eventually play out further in Young Justice: Phantoms.

Based on characters from DC, Young Justice: Phantoms is executive produced by Weisman and Vietti along with Sam Register (Teen Titans Go!). Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, the first three seasons of Young Justice are available on DC Universe.

Young Justice: FanDome, Season 3.9, Episode 1 “The Prize” found Connor Kent and Megan Morse bidding farewell as they step away from the Team, while Artemis invites Arsenal to join.

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“Batman: The Adventures Continue” Finale Details, More, From DC Comics For December 2020

DC Comics has provided details for its December 2020-shipping titles, which include the final issue of the digital-first mini-series Batman: The Adventures Continue. The seven-issue mini-series, which features new stories from the world of Batman: The Animated Series, debuts new issues digitally before print editions are made available one-two months later. DC Comics is also releasing the final issue of its special $2 The Batman Adventures series, along with Batman Adventures and Justice League Unlimited digest-sized collections. Continue below for artwork and release details.


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BATMAN: THE ADVENTURES CONTINUE #7 (of 7)
Written by ALAN BURNETT and PAUL DINI
Art by TY TEMPLETON
Cover by BECKY CLOONAN
Variant cover by JUSTIN ERICKSON
ON SALE 12/1/20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | 7 OF 7 | FC | DC

The stage is set for Jason Todd’s master plan. Batman must kill The Joker – or Red Hood will kill Robin! Can Batman turn the tables on his Boy Wonder turned bad and save Tim Drake, or will Batman finally put an end to the Clown Prince of Crime’s shenanigans?

Batman: The Animated Series

DC CLASSICS: THE BATMAN ADVENTURES #7
written by KELLEY PUCKETT
art and cover by MIKE PAROBECK and RICK BURCHETT
ON SALE 12/1/20
$1.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
FINAL ISSUE

In this final issue of the all-ages reprint series, the Dark Knight tracks a fugitive from Chicago to an underground wrestling ring in the heart of Gotham City, where Killer Croc wrestles under the name the Masked Marauder!

Batman Adventures

BATMAN ADVENTURES: ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER TP
Written by TY TEMPLETON, CHUCK DIXON, SCOTT PETERSON, and GABE SORIA
Art by RICK BURCHETT, TIM LEVINS, CRAIG ROUSSEAU, and DEAN HASPIEL
Cover by DEAN HASPIEL
ON SALE 1/5/21
$9.99 US | 160 PAGES | 5.5″ x 8″ | FC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-723-5

Robin takes the lead in this series of stories set in the beloved world of Batman: The Animated Series! A criminal uncovers Robin’s secret identity – and attempts to profit from his discovery! Plus, when Batman’s poisoned, Robin only has six hours to find the cure – and Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn are standing in his way. Collects Batman: Gotham Adventures #7, #19, #29, #42, #54, and Batman Adventures #9.

Justice League Unlimited

JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED: HOCUS POCUS TP
Written by ADAM BEECHEN, JASON HALL, MATT WAYNE, and BEN McCOOL
Art by CARLO BARBERI, RICK BURCHETT, MIN S. KU, and DARIO BRIZUELA
Cover by ZACH HOWARD
ON SALE 2/2/21
$9.99 US | 144 PAGES | 5.5″ x 8″ | FC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-754-9

DC’s greatest superheroes team up to defend Earth against unpredictably dark, ancient, and mystical forces! Facing off against Dr. Destiny, ancient evils, demons, and other supernatural threats isn’t easy. This collection features the iconic core members of the Justice League as they enlist the help of an expanded roster featuring Stargirl, Deadman, Blue Devil, Doctor Fate, Zatanna, and more to take action against the dark, magical forces of the DC Universe, including the Shadow Thief and an out-of-control Spectre! Collects Justice League Unlimited #11, #14, #25, #33, #37, and #40.



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