Teen Titans

Press Release For Upcoming “The Batman,” “Teen Titans” DVD Titles

Press Release:

ON JULY 8, 2008!

Batman and the Teen Titans find themselves in the fight of their lives as Warner Home Video (WHV) and DC Comics bring the final installments of their heroic animated tales to DVD with the releases of The Batman: The Complete Fifth Season and Teen Titans: The Complete Fifth Season on July 8, 2008.

The Emmy-winning animated series The Batman is an action-packed animation adventure that currently airs on Saturdays on the Kids WB. In the fifth season, the Caped Crusader works side by side with the likes of Superman, The Flash, Robin, Batgirl and Green Arrow to protect the streets of Gotham City as they are infiltrated by cunning criminal masterminds. The Joker, Lex Luthor, and Firefly are just a few of the evil foes who give the heroes a run for their money with each one bringing their own brand of chaos to the city. The Batman: The Complete Fifth Season 2-disc collection contains 13 action-packed episodes and amazing bonus features including:

Joining Forces: The Batman’s legendary Team-Ups – The producers and writers from the show have taken a page from classic DC Comics titles to present a series of team-up tales. Throughout the season, the Dark Knight joins forces with individual heroes from the DC Universe to fend off a whole new batch of super villains.

The Batman: Justice League Profiles This featurette covers the design and level of authentic detail, stemming from the comics to the screen in an installment of The Batman.

WHV will also release Teen Titans: The Complete Fifth Season, which currently airs on the Cartoon Network. Robin, Starfire and Raven square off with Brain, and his ultimate team of villains in The Brotherhood of Evil. Some Titans will be lost along the way as the vendetta escalates into a global war, and the teen phenoms must rely on Beast Boy to bring them to victory as he performs his most amazing transformation yet. This action packed 2-disc collection contains thirteen episodes and with special features highlighting a motley crew of scoundrels and crooks including:

Teen Titans: Friend and Foes The fifth season of Teen Titans finds our heroes in a worldwide membership drive recruiting new allies to combat the growing Brotherhood of Evil. In order to prepare for the final battle, all new character files for the Titans database have been created. The vignettes include:

1.)Control Freak
2.)Bob & The Source
3.)Billy Numerous
4.)Mother Mae-Eye

We are so excited about the vast array of characters that appear in The Batman: The Complete Fifth Season and Teen Titans: The Complete Fifth Season DVD sets, said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President, Kids and Sports Marketing. The battle of good versus evil is more prevalent than ever and the fans will surely be thrilled with the non-stop adventures.

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New Artwork for Upcoming “The Batman,” “Teen Titans” DVD Releases

The Batman: The Complete Fifth Season DVD release will contain a featurette, called “Joining Forces: The Batman’s Legendary Team-Up,” containing a close look at the heroes who stopped by this season. Character profiles will also be included on the release. Teen Titans: The Complete Fifth Season will contain hero and villain profiles as the sole bonus features on that release.

Both titles will hit shelves July 22nd, 2008.

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Sales Numbers For February Shipping Animated Comics

Below are the total estimated sales numbers for the animated comics that shipped in February.

Justice League Unlimited #42 – 8,144

Teen Titans Go! #52 – 7,496

The Batman Strikes! #42 – 6,623

Legion of Super Heroes In The 31st Century #11 – 6,568

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“Teen Titans Go!” Comic Cancelled Come May 2008

Teen Titans Go! #55 will be the final issue for the title. Fans were both surprised and upset when this news leaked out.

If you want to support this title and let DC Comics know your thoughts about the cancellation, then check out either of the two options below:

Write letters to:
Dan DiDio (and/or Tom Palmer Jr.)
1700 Broadway NYC, NY 10019

E-mail: askdcdirect@dccomics.com

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