Batman: The Brave and The Bold

“Batman: The Brave and The Bold” Set To Premiere November 2008

The World’s Finest has learned that Cartoon Network has set a new premiere date for Batman: The Brave and The Bold. The new Batman animated series is now set to premiere Friday, November 14th, 2008. After being originally announced for a Fall 2008 premiere, the network pushed the series back to March 2009. Now, the series is moving forward to November 2008. The series will feature Batman teaming up with Blue Beetle, Black Canary, The Flash, Metamorpho, Green Arrow, Plastic Man, and many others.

Stay tuned for further updates.

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Panel Discussion for “Batman: The Brave & The Bold” At Upcoming Comic-Con

Below is the listing for the panel.

Friday, July 25, 10 – 11a.m. (PT)
Location: TBD

From Warner Bros. Animation comes the latest interpretation of the classic Batman franchise. Our caped crusader is teamed up with heroes from across the DC Universe, delivering nonstop action and adventure with a touch of comic relief. Blue Beetle, Green Arrow, Aquaman and countless others will get a chance to uphold justice alongside Batman. Though still based in Gotham, Batman will frequently find himself outside city limits, facing situations that are both unfamiliar and exhilarating. The panelists include:

* Sam Register, executive producer
* James Tucker, producer
* Michael Jelenic, story editor
* Brandon Vietti , director
* Ben Jones, director
* Michael Chang, director
* Andrea Romano, voice director
* Diedrich Bader, voice of Batman

Comic-Con International will be held in San Diego, Calif., Friday, July 26 – Sunday, July 28, 2008. All times, dates and locations subject to change.

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“Batman: The Brave and The Bold” Aimed At Younger Viewers

Bruce Timm confirmed over the weekend during WizardWorld that Batman: The Brave and The Bold will be skewering for a much younger demographic when the series premieres in early 2009. The show is slated to skew young and will also be appropriate for the preschoolers market. Characters scheduled to appear alongside Batman include Green Arrow, Green Lantern, The Blue Beetle, Plastic Man, Red Tornado, Aquaman, and more.

An entire toy line for the series will debut from Mattel in spring 2009, around the same time as the show’s premiere. The show has been approved for 26 episodes, with the option for another pick-up.

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