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

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced a regular edition of the upcoming Batman: The Complete Animated Series – Deluxe Edition Blu-ray box set 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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La-La Land Records Reveals “Superman II + III – Expanded Archival Collection” Track List, Cover Art

La-La Land Records has provided The World’s Finest with a first look at the track list for its forthcoming three-disc Superman II + Superman III – Expanded Archival Collection soundtrack release. The soundtrack – featuring music composed and conducted by Ken Thorne, from original material composed by John Williams – includes over three hours of material. The three-CD set will be released by La-La Land Records at www.lalalandrecords.com on October 23rd at 12noon PST. Superman II + Superman III – Expanded Archival Collection is Limited Edition of 3000 units. Also pictured here is the clamshell jewel case front cover image, as well as the booklet’s front and back cover images. Continue below for the track list breakdown.

Superman II + Superman III – Expanded Archival Collection

DISC 1
Superman II (1980)
Music Composed and Conducted by Ken Thorne
From Original Material Composed by John Williams

1. Preface / Villains in the Zone / Main Title March 8:23
2. Superman to Paris / Lois Climbs Tower 2:49
3. Walkie Talkies / Gelignite Bangs / Superman Saves Lift 2:10
4. Lift Into Space – Releasing the Villains 1:36
5. Orange Juice / Prison Intro / My Little Black Box 1:51
6. Ursa Flies Over Moon / Spacecraft Wrecked / Moon to Earth 4:05
7. Lex Escapes 2:07
8. Sleeping Arrangements / Relaxing at Niagara / Looks Familiar / Superman Saves Boy 3:33
9. Lex and Miss Teschmacher to Fortress / Lex Plans Partnership 2:39
10. Suspecting Lois Takes the Plunge / Clark Fumbles Rescue / Villains Land by Lake 3:37
11. Clark Exposed as Superman 3:13
12. Sheriff and Duane Meet Villains / Lovers Fly North 2:24
13. Daddy’s Rise and Fall / Flight for Flowers / East Houston Battle 3:06
14. Lovers at Dinner Table / Zod Meets General 1:38
15. Mother’s Advice 1:52
16. To Bed – Mt. Rushmore – Sweet Dreams 1:35
17. President Kneels Before Zod 1:55
18. Fight in Diner 1:06
19. TV President Resigns – Clark to Fortress 2:44
20. Return of the Green Crystal / Bored Zod 2:19
21. Non Wrecks Office 1:30
22. Aerial Battle / Zod Throws Slab / Superman Saves Spire 4:52
23. Superman Saves Petrol Tanker / Superman Battles Zod / Superman Flies Off 4:31
Disc 1 Total Time: 63:35

DISC 2

1. Villains Take Lex and Lois to Fortress / School Games 3:14
2. Superman Pulls Big Switch / Superman Triumphs Over Villains 1:59
3. Sad Return 1:41
4. Lois Forgets 1:49
5. Happy Lois Back to Normal / Superman Replaces Stars and Stripes / End Title March 5:38

Total Superman II Score Time: 79:56 

DISC 2 (Continued)

Source Music and Songs from the Superman films
Music by John Williams, Ken Thorne and Giorgio Moroder

Superman: The Movie (1978)
6. Can You Read My Mind (Instrumental No. 1) 3:11
7. Sunday Meeting 1:30
8. Kansas High School 1:47
9. Kansas Kids 1:30
10. Late Night Country Music 0:53
11. Luthor’s Luau 2:50
12. Lois’ Pad 1:17
13. Desert Riff 0:23
14. Lois Car Radio 1:56
15. Kids on the Bus 1:31
16. Can You Read My Mind (Instrumental No. 2) 2:55
Total Time: 19:43

Superman II (1980)
17. Honeymoon Hotel 3:17
18. Country & Western 2:12
19. East Houston Café 2:16
20. Car Radio for Ride Back 1:00
21. Diner Jukebox No. 1 2:19
22. Diner Jukebox No. 2 2:20
Total Time: 13:25

Superman III (1983)
23. Colombian Storm Intro 1:10
24. Olympic Parade 0:28
25. Après Ski 1:06
26. Rock On (Marshall Crenshaw) 3:45
27. No See, No Cry (Chaka Khan) 3:20
28. They Won’t Get Me (Roger Miller) 3:22
29. Love Theme (Helen St. John) 3:18
30. Main Title March (Giorgio Moroder) 4:17
Total Time: 20:46
Total source music and songs time: 53:55
Disc 2 Total Time: 68:16 

DISC 3
Superman III (1983)
Music Composed and Conducted by Ken Thorne
Original Superman Themes by John Williams

1. Main Title (The Streets of Metropolis) 5:31
2. Gus On Computer After the Cents 1:08
3. Saving the Factory – The Acid Test 6:15
4. Payday for Gus / School Gym – Earth Angel / Vulcan 1:39
5. Lana and Clark in Cornfield / Clark Rescues Ricky 2:29
6. Gus Shows the Booze / Gus Finds a Way 1:21
7. Montage 3:12
8. Colombian Storm 1:32
9. Kryptonite / Gus Down Building / Searching for Kryptonite 2:18
10. Lana and Clark on Telephone / Kryptonite Sting / Superman Affected by Kryptonite / Superman Too Late 1:50
11. Tower of Pisa / What Will It Do for Me 2:00
12. Superman and Lorelei on Statue / Superman Ruins Tanker 2:22
13. Boxes in Canyon / Drunken Superman 3:24
14. The Two Faces of Superman 2:54
15. The Struggle Within 2:29
16. The Final Victory 2:19
17. Preparing Balloons / Superman Coming / Computer 3:04
18. Rockets / Video Games / Big Missile 3:15
19. Superman Confronts Ross / Computer Takes Over / Gus Fights Ross 2:16
20. The Computer Comes Alive / Superman Leaves Computer Cave 2:35
21. Metal Vera / Computer Blows Up 2:57
22. Gus Flying With Superman 1:22
23. Diamond Sting / Thank You Superman / Superman Gus /
Clark Gives Lana Diamond Ring 1:43
24. End Credits 4:29

Total Superman III Score Time: 64:21

ADDITIONAL MUSIC

25. Pay Day for Gus [Alternate] 0:49
26. Main Title (The Streets of Metropolis) [Alternate] 5:29

Disc 3 Total Time: 70:41
Total Three-Disc Time: 3:24:32

The three-disc Superman II + Superman III – Expanded Archival Collection collection will be released by La-La Land Records on October 23rd, 2018 at 12noon PST. The 3000 unit limited edition title will be available directly from the La-La Land Records website. For additional information on this release, and other La-La Land Records titles, check out the label’s website.

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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.

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First Look Video Clip For Upcoming “Harley Quinn” Animated Series

Warner Bros. Television released a video teaser for the upcoming Harley Quinn animated series, coming to the DC Universe streaming service in 2019. The teaser – which features Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Batman – was released during the 2018 New York Comic-Con. Check out the teaser in the player below.

Voice cast details were also released for the upcoming Warner Bros. Animation project. Harley Quinn herself will be voiced by The Big Bang Theory‘s Kaley Cuoco. Cuoco will be joined by Lake Bell (Childrens Hospital), Alan Tudyk (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Ron Funches (Powerless), J.B. Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), Wanda Sykes (Black-ish), Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), Natalie Morales (Bojack Horseman), Jim Rash (Mike Tyson Mysteries), Diedrich Bader (Veep), Tony Hale (Arrested Development) and Chris Meloni (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit).

Harley Quinn

The animated series follows Harley as she breaks things off with the Joker and attempts to make it on her own as the criminal “queenpin” of Gotham City. Sam Register, president of Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series, will be one of the executive producers. Executive producers on the series also include Cuoco, along with Jennifer Coyle, Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker and Dean Lorey. The first season of Harley Quinn will feature 26 episodes and is expected to debut in October 2019, though a specific premiere date has not yet been announced.

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Warner Bros. Announces “Batman: The Animated Series,” “Reign of the Supermen,” “Constantine: City Of Demons,” More, New York Comic-Con 2018 Plans

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has provided details for select panels at New York Comic-Con, being held from October 4 – 7, 2018. Panels include a first look at Reign of the Supermen; the World Premiere and a separate panel for Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie; a celebration of Batman: The Animated Series and its upcoming remastered release on Blu-ray; and the highly-anticipated Lego DC Super-Villains videogame. Continue below for further details.

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRATES
BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES on BLU-RAY,
REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN
AT NEW YORK COMIC CON 2018

CONSTANTINE: CITY OF DEMONS – THE MOVIE
IN NYCC SPOTLIGHT WITH PANEL AT JAVITS CENTER &
WORLD PREMIERE AT AMC EMPIRE 25;
FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE

WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT
OPENS NYCC 2018 WITH LEGO DC SUPER-VILLAINS

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) bring four action-packed panels to New York Comic Con (October 4 – 7, 2018), including an NYCC-exclusive first look at the latest DC Universe Movie, Reign of the Supermen; the World Premiere and a separate panel for Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie; a star-studded celebration of Batman: The Animated Series and its upcoming remastered release on Blu-ray; and the highly-anticipated LEGO DC Super-Villains videogame.

Presentations will spotlight never-before-seen footage, discussions with film/game talent, and exclusive prizes for inquisitive fans. All four of the WBHE and WBIE panels will be held on NYCC’s Main Stage at the Javits Convention.

In addition, WBHE will host the World Premiere of Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie in a special screening on Thursday, October 4 at 7:00pm at the AMC Empire 25 (234 West 42nd Street, New York). The 90-minute film is rated R – no one under the age of 18 will be admitted without an accompanying parent or guardian.

Fans wishing to receive free tickets to the special screening of Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie must RSVP via email to ConstantineNYCC@gmail.com. Ticket requests will be fulfilled on a “first come, first served” basis, and fans will be notified via email by Monday, October 1.

The body of all fan RSVP emails MUST include the name of the entrant, number of tickets being requested (limit four per entry), and valid email address (written in the body of the email). Please enter only once, and do not enter if you can not attend. This is an example of exactly how the body of the RSVP email should appear:

John Constantine
2 tickets
Hellblazer@gmail.com

Here’s a breakdown of the panels – and confirmed talent to date – appearing at New York Comic Con:

Thursday, October 4
12:45-1:45pm – LEGO DC Super-Villains: An Inside Look at the Villain-Centric Adventure Game – Join the team behind the LEGO DC Super-Villains videogame, including Arthur Parsons (Head of Design, TT Games), Ames Kirshen (Vice President, Interactive Animation, DC Entertainment), Nyambi Nyambi (voice of Green Lantern), Grey Griffin (voice of Catwoman & Lashina) and Dee Bradley Baker (voice of Clock King & Desaad) for an inside look at the first LEGO game to put players at the center of a villain-centric adventure packed with favorite locations and characters from across the DC Universe. Moderated by Victor Lucas (founder and host of EPN.tv), this celebration of villainy will provide fans with a look at the story, customization options and character reveals. Players have the ability to create and play as a Super-Villain throughout LEGO DC Super-Villains, unleashing mischievous antics and wreaking havoc in an action-packed, hilarious story written in collaboration with DC Comics. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and The LEGO Group will release LEGO DC Super-Villains on October 16, 2018. Javits Main Stage

Thursday, October 4
2:30-3:30pm – Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie – The Hellblazer is back in an all-new twisted tale of mystery, intrigue and the occult with Constantine: City of Demons, a full-length, R-rated feature film based on the acclaimed DC animated series from CW Seed. A decade after a tragic mistake, family man Chas and occult detective John Constantine set out to cure Chas’s daughter Trish from a mysterious supernatural coma. With the help of the mysterious Nightmare Nurse, the influential Queen of Angels, and brutal Aztec God Mictlantecuhtli, the pair just might have a chance at outsmarting the demon Beroul to save Trish’s soul. In a world of shadows and dark magic, not everything is what it seems, and there’s always a price to pay. The path to redemption is never easy, and if Constantine is to succeed, he must navigate through the dark urban underbelly of Los Angeles, outwit the most cunning spawns of hell, and come face to face with arch-nemesis Nergal – all while battling his own inner demons! Join producer Butch Lukic, screenwriter J.M. DeMatteis, lead character designer Phil Bourassa, actors Damian O’Hare (voice of Chas Chandler) and Rachel Kimsey (voice of Angela) and moderator Peter Girardi (Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, Warner Bros. Animation & Blue Ribbon Content) for an entertaining advance look at the riveting 90-minute film, complete with never-before-seen footage and some inside tales on the making of the latest Hellblazer film. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Blue Ribbon Content and DC Entertainment, the action-packed Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment starting October 9, 2018 on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and Digital. Javits Main Stage

Friday, October 5
11:00am-12:00pm Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set – As the most acclaimed super hero animated television series in history, Batman: The Animated Series has captured the imaginations of generations with its innovative designs, perfect voices and landmark approach to characters and stories. In late 2018, fans will finally be able to enjoy a remastered Blu-ray release from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Join many of the key forces behind Batman: The Animated Series for a celebration of the series, an extended look at the newly-remastered footage, and additional details about this monumental Blu-ray box set. Join many of the key individuals behind the creation of this beloved series – including Kevin Conroy, the fan-favorite voice of Batman; Tara Strong, voice of Barbara Gordon/Batgirl; Loren Lester, voice of Robin; Diane Pershing, voice of Poison Ivy; and producers Bruce Timm and Eric Radomski – for a revealing panel discussion … and maybe a few unique prizes. Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on October 30, 2018. Javits Main Stage

Saturday, October 6
6:00-7:00pm – Exclusive NYCC First Look: Reign of the Supermen – Warner Bros. Home Entertainment extends its annual tradition of offering New York Comic Con fans the exclusive “first look” at the next DC Universe Movie. The critically acclaimed The Death of Superman took summer by storm, and the second half of the treasured DC Comics tale – Reign of the Supermen – completes the heroic package with its examination of a world first without Superman … and then with several vying for the ultimate title. Come enjoy an hour-long mix of never-before-seen animated clips and lively discussion amongst executive producer James Tucker, producer/director Sam Liu, screenwriters Jim Krieg & Tim Sheridan, character designer Phil Bourassa, and actors Patrick Fabian (Better Call Saul), voice of Hank Henshaw, Toks Olagundoye (Castle), voice of Cat Grant, Nyambi Nyambi (The Good Fight, Mike & Molly), voice of Martian Manhunter, and some potential surprise guests. Reign of the Supermen arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment in Early 2019. Javits Main Stage

WBHE panels will be live-streamed for fans unable to make the trek to New York. Please check the NYCC website (www.newyorkcomiccon.com) for streaming details.

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