Superman: The Animated Series

The Hub Network Schedules Special “Superman: The Animated Series” Marathon

The Hub Network has scheduled a special Superman: The Animated Series marathon for Friday, June 14th, 2013 beginning at 4pm (ET/PT). The two-and-a-half hour marathon will air episodes from the classic 1990s Superman: The Animated Series cartoon, which adapted the comic mythos of the famous DC Comics character. Episodes focusing on Superman’s origin and his Kryptonian heritage will be featured during the marathon. The marathon is a promotional tie-in to the theatrical feature Man of Steel, arriving in theatres on June 14th, 2013. Complete episode specific details for the marathon can be found below, as well as a special promo made specifically for the event. The video is available in the MP4 format.

Superman: The Animated Series
Special Marathon – Airing Friday, July 14th, 2013 beginning at 4:00pm (ET/PT)

4:00pm (ET/PT) – “Last Son of Krypton, Part One”
With destruction raining down on the planet Krypton, Kryptonian scientist and Council member Jor-El uses the precious remaining moments to secure superbaby Kal-El in a rocket that will spirit him to an uncertain future on Earth.

4:30pm (ET/PT) – “Last Son of Krypton, Part Two”
Young Clark Kent discovers the truth about who and what he is. Upon reaching adulthood, he assumes his birthright as the Man of Steel, and the legend of Superman is born in the city of Metropolis.

5:00pm (ET/PT) – “Last Son of Krypton, Part Three”
Superman thwarts a plot by Lex Luthor to sell the LEXO-SKEL SUIT 5000 to Kaznian terrorists, via their agent John Corben.

5:30pm (ET/PT) – “Blast from the Past, Part One”
Superman decides to release Mala, a Kryptonian criminal, from the Phantom Zone, but when Mala proves too power-hungry for this world, Superman tries to send her back. Mala escapes with the Phantom Zone Projector and releases Krypton’s most notorious traitor, Jax-Ur.

6:00pm (ET/PT) – “Blast from the Past, Part Two”

Intent on conquering the world, Jax-Ur and Mala send Superman into the Phantom Zone, and then destroy the Projector. As their decimating attacks begin, it’s up to Lois and Professor Hamilton to rescue the Man of Steel in time.

Superman: The Animated Series airs regularly Monday – Friday at 5:00pm (ET/PT) on The Hub, with additional airings throughout the week.

The Hub Network, a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc., features original programming as well as content from Discovery’s library of children’s educational programming; from Hasbro’s portfolio of entertainment and educational properties built during the past 90 years; and from leading third-party producers worldwide. The Hub lineup includes animated and live-action series, specials and game shows, with the network extending its content through a robust and engaging online presence. The Hub launched on Sunday, October 10th, 2010, reaching approximately 60 million U.S. households.

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New “Superman Adventures” Trade Comic Collection Coming October 2013

DC Comics has announced a new trade comic collection for Superman Adventures is slated to hit shelves in October 2013. The trade, titled Superman Adventures: The Man of Steel, will also include hard-to-find material from the Batman & Superman Adventures Magazine series printed in the 1990s. Details for Superman Adventures: The Man of Steel were released as part of DC Comics’ solicitation information for the publisher’s September 2013 library of releases. Continue below for further details.

SUPERMAN ADVENTURES: THE MAN OF STEEL TP

Written by MARK MILLAR, DAN SLOTT, ROGER STERN, LOUISE SIMONSON, DAN JURGENS and others
Art by NEIL VOKES, MIKE PAROBECK, RICK BURCHETT and others
Cover by BRUCE TIMM
On sale OCTOBER 30 • 128 pg, FC, 5” x 7”, $9.99 US

It’s a special all-ages Man of Steel collection, with stories from SUPERMAN ADVENTURES #17, 18, 40 and 41, and SUPERMAN/BATMAN MAGAZINE #1, 3, 5 and 7!

Superman Adventures: The Man of Steel is a fraction of special Superman 75th anniversary content being released by DC Comics throughout the year.

The all-new Superman Adventures: The Man of Steel trade comic collection will hit shelves October 30th, 2013 for the MSRP of $9.99. Additional details and content for the Superman Adventures comic series can be found at The World’s Finest Superman: The Animated Series subsite.

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Initial Details For “The Best of Warner Bros. – DC Comics Collection” DVD Release

Warner Home Video has announced the release date and initial details for the two-disc The Best of Warner Bros. – DC Comics Collection DVD release, a collection of 25 animated episodes starring assorted DC Comics characters. The two-disc set will hit shelves August 27th, 2013 for the MSRP of $26.99, and is part of the studio’s ongoing celebration of acknowledging its best properties. The two-disc set includes episodes from Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League, Young Justice, and more. Cover artwork and a breakdown of included episodes can be found below, directly from the studio.

Best of Warner Bros. 25 Cartoon Collection – DC Comics

Episodes:
Superman (A.K.A. The Mad Scientist)
The Bride of Darkseid, Part 1
The Bride of Darkseid, Part 2
The Death of Superman
The Seeds of Doom
Mad Love
Legends of the Dark Knight
Heavy Metal
Little Big Head
Out of the Past
For the Man Who Has Everything
The Doomsday Sanction
Chaos at the Earth’s Core
Destroyer
Epilogue (Batman Beyond tie-in)
Go!
Terra
The Streaky Story
Man of Tomorrow
The Golden Age of Justice!
Revenge of the Reach!
Clash of the Metal Men!
Independence Day
Misplaced
Reboot

Further details, including product description and more, are expected to be released soon.

The The Best of Warner Bros. – DC Comics Collection two-disc DVD release, a collection of 25 animated episodes starring assorted DC Comics characters, will hit shelves August 27th, 2013 for the MSRP of $26.99. The collection highlights an assortment of series from DC Comics lengthy animation history. Stay tuned for further updates here soon at The World’s Finest.

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Menu Screens, Package Artwork For Upcoming “The Best Of Superman” DVD Release

The World’s Finest has a closer look at the menu system and package artwork for the upcoming The Best of Superman DVD compilation release. The two-disc DVD set, hitting shelves tomorrow – Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 from Warner Home Video – collects an assortment of Superman-based adventures from different cartoon stretching out over seventy years, including episodes from Superman: The Animated Series and Justice League Unlimited. The two-disc The Best of Superman compilation DVD release retails for $19.97 MSRP. Click on the images below for a closer look at the new package artwork shots, along with official product details.




The super-human crime-fighting champion who started it all battles the forces of evil in 14 breathtaking fan-favorite, animated episodes drawn from multiple Superman series. Together for the first time ever on two collectible DVDs, it’s the Man of Steel starring in over four hours of the most astonishing animated adventures. “The Last Son of Krypton” chronicles the young Kal-El’s journey from infancy to invincible superhero. Then, witness more gravity-defying exploits in the Academy Award (R)- nominated classic ”Superman” and an Earth-shattering fight against the Legion of Doom in “Wanted: Super Friends”. Next, Kryptonian rogues run amok in “Terror from the Phantom Zone” and Superman takes on his most formidable arch-nemesis in “The Doomsday Sanction.” And that’s just a sampling of the action-packed super heroes awaiting you in The Best of Superman.

The Best of Superman hits shelves Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 courtesy of Warner Home Video with a $19.97 MSRP. The two-disc set includes 14 animated adventures starring the Man of Steel. Stay tuned for further updates, including a Man of Steel contest, coming soon to The World’s Finest.

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New Package Artwork For “The Best Of Superman” Compilation DVD Home Video Release

Warner Home Video has released new package artwork for the upcoming two-disc DVD compilation The Best Of Superman. The special DVD release covers an assortment of animated Superman appearances, including episodes from Superman: The Animated Series and Justice League Unlimited. The two-disc The Best of Superman compilation DVD release hits shelves June 4th, 2013 from Warner Home Video for $19.97 MSRP. Click on the images below for a closer look at the new package artwork shots.

Additional details on The Best of Superman, among other bargain-priced slated for release in time for the theatrical Man of Steel feature film, can be found here at The World’s Finest. Stay tuned for further updates, including further home video news and much more.

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