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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Increases “Batman: The Complete Animated Series – Deluxe Limited Edition” Blu-ray Run To 70K

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced it will increase the run of the Batman: The Complete Animated Series – Deluxe Limited Edition Blu-ray release to 70,000 to meet demand. Remastered for the first time since its broadcast airing, the massive 12-disc Batman: The Complete Animated Series box set for $112.99 SRP will be available on October 30, 2018. Complete press details, along with four new images of the release, are available below.

DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND,
WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
INCREASES LIMITED EDITION SIZE FOR

BATMAN:
THE COMPLETE ANIMATED SERIES
DELUXE LIMITED EDITION

GRAND TOTAL OF 70,000 BLU-RAY™ BOX SETS
NOW AVAILABLE TO OWN ON OCTOBER 30, 2018

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has increased its run of Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition to 70,000 to accommodate overwhelming demand for the most anticipated Blu-ray box set release of 2018. Remastered for the first time since its broadcast airing from 1992-1995, the stunning box set for $112.99 SRP will be available on October 30, 2018.

“As many fans and media have noticed, Amazon and other notable retailers were forced to suspend sales of Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition due to unprecedented demand for this beloved series,” explained Jeff Brown, General Manager and Executive Vice President, Television, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. “Sales surpassed our initial run of 30,000 limited edition box sets about four weeks ago and, rather than leave so many fans wanting, we implemented new production orders to accommodate the requests for this prized collection. A significant portion of those increased numbers have already sold, and all sites are accepting orders again.”

The impressive Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition package features approximately 2,700 minutes of entertainment spread over 10 Blu-ray discs, plus the two bonus discs – not counting 11 specially-selected episodes with audio commentaries by cast and crew. In addition, Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition includes an exclusive ensemble of collectibles highlighted by three Funko mini-figurines (Batman, Joker, Harley Quinn) and seven beautifully-designed lenticular art cards. The entire box set is housed in a stunning layflat-book with a dazzling slipcase. And a digital copy of all 109 episodes is included in the box set.

Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, the Emmy Award-winning series captured the imaginations of generations, setting the standard for super hero storytelling for the past quarter-century with its innovative designs, near-perfect voice cast and landmark approach to DC’s iconic characters and stories. Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition box set includes all 109 thrilling episodes, plus two bonus disks containing the recently-remastered, fan favorite animated films Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero, The box set’s premiere bonus feature is, The Heart of Batman, an impressive 90-minute documentary on the making of Batman: The Animated Series that includes interviews with nearly three dozen members of the cast and crew, detailing the intricacies of production behind the landmark animated show.

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.:
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), DC Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and WarnerMedia. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world.

BATMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics. © 2018 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

About Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. Theatrically, WBA’s full-length film, Teen Titans GO! to the Movies, released on July 27, 2018. WBA’s TV series include Teen Titans Go!, Unikitty! and the upcoming DC Super Hero Girls and ThunderCats Roar for Cartoon Network; Be Cool Scooby-Doo!, Bunnicula, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, The Tom and Jerry Show, New Looney Tunes, Wacky Races and the upcoming Scooby-Doo! and Guess Who? and Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs for Boomerang; Mike Tyson Mysteries for Adult Swim; Green Eggs and Ham for Netflix; Harley Quinn and Young Justice: Outsiders for DC Universe; Animaniacs for Hulu; and the upcoming Looney Tunes Cartoons content initiative. As home to the iconic animated characters from the DC, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Animated Original Movies — for DVD, Blu-ray® and digital media. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

Further details for Batman: The Complete Animated Series are available on The World’s Finest.

Stay tuned for further updates on this title – including a review – in the coming days and weeks. For a closer look at the recent Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and Batman & Mr. Freeze: Sub-Zero remasters, click here and click here. Also, check out the Batman: The Animated Series subsite right here at The World’s Finest for a wealth of content, including extensive interviews, reviews, images, videos, special easter eggs, exclusive content and so much more.

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“Teen Titans: The Complete Series” DVD Package Art, Menu System

The World’s Finest has a look at the package art and menu system for the recent Teen Titans: The Complete Series seven-disc DVD release from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The title is billed as repackage content by the studio, meaning no new content is added and includes the same video and audio transfer quality as previous home video releases. Teen Titans: The Complete Series, which hit shelves on October 9, 2018, collects all the episodes and bonus content from the individual season releases and spreads it all out over seven DVD discs. Click on the thumbnails below for a closer look at the set, which also includes screengrabs from the select episodes.

Package Art

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Disc Three

Disc Four

Disc Five

Disc Six

Disc Seven

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment describes the set as follows:

Fighting for truth, justice and the last slice of pizza, these five superheroes are living proof that you’re never too young to save the planet. Using martial arts and cutting-edge gadgetry, the teens battle villains, giant monsters and alien invaders. As the hip teens try to find their place in the world, they must also cope with the tribulations of adolescence

Teen Titans: The Complete Series, which collects all the episodes and bonus content from previous DVD releases – including audio and video transfer quality – in one seven-disc DVD set, is now available through traditional and digital retail outlets. Stay tuned for further updates on Teen Titans, and much more, right here at The World’s Finest.

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Also of note, Warner Archive released the first season of Teen Titans to Blu-ray in January 2018. To check out The World’s Finest review of Teen Titans: The Complete First Season, click here.

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The World’s Finest Reviews “Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie”

The World’s Finest has published its review of the Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie animated feature, now available to own on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray. In short, While sometimes hampered by the limitations of its budget, Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie exudes confidence in both its feature character and the story it wants to tell, and even that is bolstered by having actor Matt Ryan back in the trench-coat as DC Comics’ top occultist. It’s a great showcase for the character and builds nicely on his ever-growing cult following. To read the complete review, click on the image below.

The World's Finest reviews Constantine: City of Demons - The Movie

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has also provided a video clip from Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie, which features Constantine (voiced by Ryan) and Chas (voiced by Damian O’Hare) discussing the possibility of recruiting the Aztec God Mictlantecuhtli to assist in their quest to save Chas’s daughter. View the video in the player below.

Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie is now available to own on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray. Stay tuned for further updates right here at The World’s Finest and on Twitter.

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“Batman: The Complete Animated Series” Regular Edition Blu-ray Package Art, Release Date

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has provided details on a regular edition release of the upcoming Batman: The Complete Animated Series – Deluxe Edition Blu-ray box set, which will be available on November 27, 2018. The regular edition release will include slimmed down packaging and all of the same on-disc content as the Deluxe Edition, but will not feature any of the physical extras. The Batman: The Complete Animated Series regular edition will retail for $89.95 MSRP. Click on the image below for a closer look at the cover.

The Batman: The Complete Animated Series regular edition collection is described as follows:

Batman: The Complete Animated SeriesAll 109 episodes (Batman: The Animated Series and The New Batman Adventures) of the critically acclaimed, Emmy-winning series that redefined the Dark Knight with its thematic sophistication, aesthetics, voice acting, and orchestral score, have been remastered for the first time since their broadcast airing and are now all here in this 12-disc Blu-ray set, which also includes a Digital version. This 12-disc set includes a brand new, in depth featurette on the legendary storytellers behind the series, loads of in-depth featurettes, and commentaries on 12 episodes with animation creators.

To compare, the Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition exclusive content includes three Funko mini-figurines (Batman, Joker, Harley Quinn) and seven lenticular art cards, all of which is housed in a layflat-book with a slipcase. That content will not be included on the regular edition. However, all on-disc content – including bonus features and bonus movie discs – will be identical across both releases. Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition hits shelves on October 30, 2018, four weeks before the release of the regular edition. Both editions of the Batman: The Complete Animated Series are available for pre-order.

Further details for Batman: The Complete Animated Series are available on The World’s Finest, including additional package shots for both editions. Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition arrives on October 30, 2018, followed by the Batman: The Complete Animated Series regular edition on November 27, 2018.

Stay tuned for further updates on these titles. For a closer look at the recent Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and Batman & Mr. Freeze: Sub-Zero remasters, click here and click here. Also, check out the Batman: The Animated Series subsite right here at The World’s Finest for a wealth of content, including extensive interviews, reviews, images, videos, special easter eggs, exclusive content and so much more.

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“Young Justice: Outsiders” Prequel Comic Coming To DC Universe

During the 2018 New York Comic-Con, DC Comics announced it will publish a Young Justice: Outsiders prequel comic through its DC Universe streaming app. The comic, currently slated to be a single issue, will be written by Greg Weisman with art by Christopher Jones, both of whom worked on the original Young Justice animated spin-off comic series. Weisman also serves as a producer and writer for the Young Justice animated series.

The Young Justice: Outsiders prequel comic series will debut in 2019. DC Comics has yet to confirm if the comic will also be available in print or through other digital comics outlets. More details are expected to be announced in the near future.

Young Justice: Outsiders is described by Warner Bros. Animation as follows:

Young JusticeYoung Justice: Outsiders features the return of the fan favorite animated series with a huge cast of DC’s most iconic young superheroes – plus brand-new characters, many of whom are just discovering their unique meta-powers and special abilities. Set against the backdrop of a rich, deep world that touches all corners of the DC Universe, the season focuses on meta–trafficking, and an intergalactic arms race for control of these super–powered youths.

Young Justice: Outsiders premieres in January 2019 on the DC Universe streaming service, with new episodes spread out in two separate chunks during the year. Three episodes will debut each week. The first batch of episodes will debut in January 2019, with the second batch airing in June 2019. Additional details on the platform, including content and pricing, can be found here.

Stay tuned for further details on Young Justice: Outsiders, including a premiere date and further details on the new season, right here at The World’s Finest. For more Young Justice videos, images, reviews and content, check out The World’s Finest Young Justice subsite!

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