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The World’s Finest Review Round-Up: Static, Vixen, Wonder Woman, Injustice And More

The World’s Finest recently published a host of reviews covering an assortment of different DC Comics-based releases, including a long-awaited DVD title, a highly-anticipated video game and a wonderful live-action theatrical feature. Whether it’s getting a closer look at Static Shock: The Complete Second Season, or catching up with DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games, or taking in Wonder Woman on the big screen, that is just a portion of the great readily-available DC Comics content out there right now. Click on either the buttons or links located below to check out these reviews.

Static Shock Vixen DC Super Hero Girls
Injustice 2 Wonder Woman 'Wonder Woman' TV Series

Static Shock: The Complete Second Season DVD Review
Vixen: The Movie Blu-ray Review
DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games Feature Review
Injustice 2 Video Game Review
Wonder Woman (2017) Movie Review
Wonder Woman: The Complete Collection DVD Review

Stay tuned for further updates – including new reviews, coverage and exclusive content – right here at The World’s Finest. To discuss the latest releases listed above, click on the forum links below to share your thoughts.

Static Shock: The Complete Second Season DVD Talkback
Vixen: The Movie Digital HD/DVD/Blu-ray Talkback
DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games Animated Release Talkback
Injustice 2 Video Game Talkback
Wonder Woman (2017) Feature Talkback
Wonder Woman Classic Live-Action TV Series Talkback

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The World’s Finest Interviews “Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures” Artist Jon Sommariva

The World’s Finest caught up with artist Jon Sommariva to discuss his work on the Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures mini-series, which wraps up with issue #6 on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The series, co-published by IDW and DC Comics, features the Dark Knight from Batman: The Animated Series and the Heroes in a Half-Shell from the Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series, thrust into an world-colliding adventure. In the interview, Sommariva talks about his work on the book, his career, adapting his personal style to meet the needs of the mini-series, and much more. Preview images for Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #6 can also be found in the Q & A. Click on the image below to read the interview.

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Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #6 is available Wednesday, May 10, 2017 through comic shops and via digital outlets. Stay tuned for further updates and more right here at The World’s Finest!

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“Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures” Comic Collection Coming July 2017

IDW Publishing and DC Comics announced a collection of the monthly Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures comic mini-series will hit shelves in July 2017. The mini-series, written by Matthew K. Manning with art by Jon Sommariva, has been a successful venture for the co-publishers, earning both critical and fan acclaim. In Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures, villains start to mysteriously escape Arkham and Batman seeks to track them down, but he discovers that they have left Gotham completely… and gone to the New York City of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures is currently available at your local retail and digital outlet. Details for collection can be found below.

BATMAN TMNT ADVENTURES TPB

Written by: Matthew K. Manning
Art by: Jon Sommariva

The Story: The animated worlds of the current Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Nickelodeon cartoon and Batman: The Animated Series collide in this outstanding mini-series featuring fan-favorite characters from both universes! Villains start to mysteriously escape Arkham and Batman seeks to track them down, but he discovers that they have left Gotham completely… and gone to the New York City of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Collects issues #1-6!

Bullet Points:
-The first Batman: The Animated Series new material since 2004 when The Batman Adventures concluded.
-Advance solicited for July release!

Release Date: July 2017
Cover Price: $19.99

Single issues of the Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures mini-series are currently available at retail and digital outlets everywhere. The Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures trade paperback collection will be available everywhere July 2017 for $19.99US.

The World’s Finest recently interviewed Matthew K. Manning on how this awesome mini-series came together, which can be found here. For more details on this series, including issue previews and more, check out the Batman: The Animated Series subsite right here at The World’s Finest.

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The World’s Finest Interviews “Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures” Writer Matthew Manning

The World’s Finest caught up with writer Matthew Manning to discuss his work on the new Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures mini-series. The series, co-published by IDW and DC Comics, features the Dark Knight from Batman: The Animated Series and the Heroes in a Half-Shell from the Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series, thrust into an world-colliding adventure. On the eve of the six-issue mini-series’ launch, Manning was able to answer a few questions about what fans can expect from the Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures mini-series, along with his influences, his other works and why this is going to be a mini-series fans will not want to miss.

Preview images from Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #1 can be found at the end of the Q & A.

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Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #1 will be available November 9th, 2016 through comic shops and via digital. The series is a co-production between IDW Publishing and DC Comics.

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DC Comics Announces “DC Super Hero Girls: Summer Olympus” Graphic Novel , “DC Super Hero Girls” Digital Comic Series

DC Comics has officially announced the third DC Super Hero Girls graphic novel, titled DC Super Hero Girls: Summer Olympus, and the start of a new ongoing DC Super Hero Girls digital first comic series. The DC Super Hero Girls: Summer Olympus graphic novel, the latest in an ongoing series of graphic novel titles based on the expansive DC Super Hero Girls initiative, will hit shelves come July 11 2017. DC Comics also announced the first chapter of the new ongoing DC Super Hero Girls digital first comic series will be available starting Thursday, October 6, 2016. New chapters will debut every week on Wednesday starting October 12, 2016. The official press release is below.

DC SUPER HERO GIRLS GO BACK TO THE FUTURE
WITH NEW DIGITAL FIRST SERIES ‘PAST TIMES AT SUPER HERO HIGH’

FIRST CHAPTER AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD TODAY!
Third DC Super Hero Girls Original Graphic Novel ‘Wonder Woman: Summer Olympus’ set to Debut July 2017

Continuing the great momentum of the empowering DC Super Hero Girls universe, DC announced today at New York Comic Con (NYCC) a new Digital First comic book series DC Super Hero Girls: Past Times at Super Hero High. The company will also publish a third original graphic novel DC Super Hero Girls: Wonder Woman: Summer Olympus in 2017.

DC Super Hero GirlsThe new Digital First series launches today everywhere digital comics are sold and is written by fan-favorite writer Shea Fontana with art by Agnes Garbowska, Yancey Labat, and many more. Fontana is well versed in the DC Super Hero Girls universe, having written DC’s first original graphic novel and The New York Times bestseller DC Super Hero Girls: Finals Crisis. The highly anticipated second novel DC Super Hero Girls: Hits and Myths hits stores November 1.

“I’m thrilled to work on this Digital First series because it focuses on two of my favorite DC Super Hero Girls characters, Harley and Batgirl,” said Fontana. “They’re an odd couple, but they make a fun dynamic duo as they team up to try and save Super Hero High. Through the story, we’ll explore what makes the Super Heroes tick and test the boundaries of their friendship. I’m also really excited to explore a new side of Bumblebee that hasn’t been seen before and can’t wait for fans to see so much of her heroic heart.”

DC Super Hero Girls: Past Times at Super Hero High will follow iconic DC characters Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Harley, Katana, Bumblebee and Ivy as they embark on a time traveling mission that goes haywire, leading the teen superheroes on a wild goose chase through time in hopes to restore order at present-day Super Hero High. The series will debut new digital chapters every other Wednesday and fans can download the first chapter for free by visiting readcentertainment.com/redeem and using the special promotion code: PASTTIMES. Following the digital run, the comic will be collected into a print graphic novel in 2017.

Also announced at NYCC today, DC will continue its bestselling DC Super Hero Girls original graphic novel series with a third installment, DC Super Hero Girls: Wonder Woman: Summer Olympus. Fontana and artist Yancey Labat will unite for the third volume, slated to be released summer 2017.

Here are the official descriptions for DC Super Hero Girls: Past Times at Super Hero High and DC Super Hero Girls: Wonder Woman: Summer Olympus:

DC SUPER HERO GIRLS: PAST TIMES AT SUPER HERO HIGH

Writer: Shea Fontana
Artists: Agnes Garbowska, Yancey Labat, and more to be announced

For Liberty Belle’s “History of Heroes” class, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Harley, Katana, Bumblebee and Ivy take a time machine to learn about the past, up close and personal. But when the girls can’t help themselves from intervening in a past battle, they alter the course of history. When they return to the present, they find that Super Hero High is now run by Vandal Savage! The girls will have to ping-pong through time, trying to find the right way to restore order—and Amanda Waller—to Super Hero High.

On Sale: The first chapter is available for download now via the DC App, Readdcentertainment.com, iBooks, comiXology.com, Google Play, Kindle Store, and Nook Store.

DC Super Hero Girls: Summer OlympusDC SUPER HERO GIRLS: WONDER WOMAN: SUMMER OLYMPUS

Writer: Shea Fontana
Artist: Yancey Labat

School’s out for summer, which means WONDER WOMAN has to take her annual trip to visit her dad, ZEUS. Wonder Woman usually feels like an outsider among the gods and goddess of her paternal family (and she hates the constant barrage of “You’ve gotten so big! How tall are you now?”), so she’s thrilled when Zeus says she can bring a few friends along. When the girls arrive at Olympus, it’s not long before the family reunion devolves into a family competition. When jealous ARES enters the scene and stokes the fires of distrust, the family feud turns into a battle for Wonder Woman’s soul! The gods offer Wonder Woman the ability to become “full goddess” and increase her powers – but at the cost of renouncing her life at Super Hero High. Will Wonder Woman refuse the offer, and if she does, might this mean war on Super Hero High? When Ares and STRIFE work their battle-magic on Wonder Woman’s friends, it’s super hero girl against super hero girl in the battle for Metropolis!

On Sale: July 11, 2017
US $9.99

About DC Super Hero Girls
DC Super Hero Girls centers on the female Super Heroes and Super-Villains of the DC universe during their formative high school years—prior to discovering their full super power potential. Featuring DC’s icons such as Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Bumblebee, Poison Ivy, Katana and many more, each character has her own storyline that explores what teen life is like as a Super Hero.

DC Super Hero Girls is a fun, immersive world that encourages girls to discover their own super-heroic potential with new animated shorts, TV specials, and made-for-video movies; as well as a merchandise program across all categories, and more. Random House Children’s Books continue to expand on its portfolio of middle-grade novels, with author Lisa Yee; and DC continues to create original graphic novels, with writer Shea Fontana. Fans can discover more at DCSuperHeroGirls.com and through dedicated social media platforms, including YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.

The first arc of the DC Super Hero Girls digital comic, will be collected as a DC Super Hero Girls: Past Times at Super Hero High graphic novel collection, slated for a September 20, 2017 release. Stay tuned to The World’s Finest for additional select coverage and updates on the DC Super Hero Girls franchise.

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