The third season of Batman: The Adventures Continue continues and a special DC Pride collection are among DC Comics’ scheduled releases for April 2023. Batman: The Adventures Continue – Season Three #4 continues the two-part story which started in issue #3, with Ty Templeton listed as the issue’s artist. Continue below for artwork and further details on Batman: The Adventures Continue – Season Three plus details on a special DC Pride collection featuring a short story by Kevin Conroy, all provided as part of the April 2023 solicitations from DC Comics.
BATMAN: THE ADVENTURES CONTINUE – SEASON THREE #4
Written by ALAN BURNETT and PAUL DINI
Art by TY TEMPLETON
Cover by JORGE CORONA
Variant cover by MIKE PERKINS
Villain variant by BRIAN BOLLAND
1:25 variant cover by HAYDEN SHERMAN
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 7 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
The tragic story of Straightman continues in “Crack-Up,” part two! The Joker’s not-so-funny sidekick is hell-bent on revenge and has arrived at the doorstep of the dastardly doctor who mangled his mind, Hugo Strange. Meanwhile, Batman tangles with a mysterious foe who has a strange and unexpected tie to Straightman. ON SALE 4/11/23
DC PRIDE: THE NEW GENERATION
Written by KEVIN CONROY, ALYSSA WONG, TRAVIS G. MOORE, DEVIN GRAYSON, and others
Art by NICK ROBLES, BRITTNEY WILLIAMS, EVAN CAGLE, ZOE THOROGOOD, and others
Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
$19.99 US | 192 pages | Hardcover
DC celebrates Pride Month with more stories, more characters, and more pride than ever before! This gorgeous hardcover collects for the very first time:
-Thirteen thrilling tales spotlighting LGBTQIA+ fan-favorites new and old including Superman (Jon Kent), Nubia, Kid Quick, Connor Hawke, Aquaman (Jackson Hyde), Green Lantern (Jo Mullein), Alysia Yeoh, the Ray, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, and Batwoman
-“Finding Batman,” an autobiographical comic written by the late Kevin Conroy and drawn by J. Bone that details how Kevin’s personal experiences from childhood to Hollywood ultimately informed his universally beloved performance as the iconic voice of Batman
-All five parts of Tim Drake’s coming-out story across Batman: Urban Legends #4-6, #10, and DC Pride: Tim Drake Special #1
-An introduction by activist, actress, and real-life superhero Nicole Maines
-Gorgeous art from across the complete DC Pride 2022 celebration! ON SALE 5/23/23
The World’s Finest also recently caught up with artist Jordan Gibson to discuss his work on Batman: The Adventures Continue, among other projects. Click here to read the interview. Stay tuned for further coverage on Batman: The Adventures Continue and be check out the The World’s Finest Batman: The Adventures Continue subsite for more content. Click the link below to discuss the news!
Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment has announced Batman: The Doom That Came To Gotham, the upcoming DC Animated Movie title, will be available to purchase Digitally and on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray on March 28, 2023. The feature-length title pits Batman up against Lovecraftian supernatural forces threatening the sheer existence of Gotham as he’s aided and confronted by DC Comics characters including Green Arrow, Ra’s al Ghul, Mr. Freeze, Killer Croc, Two-Face, James Gordon and more. Check out the press release, package art and trailer below.
BATMAN: THE DOOM
THAT CAME TO GOTHAM
MIKE MIGNOLA’S EPIC TALE PITS THE DARK KNIGHT
AGAINST SUPERNATURAL FORCES IN A NEW DC ANIMATED MOVIE.
PURCHASE DIGITALLY AND 4K ULTRA HD & BLU-RAY DISC
ON MARCH 28
Batman’s rational mind and unparalleled fighting skills are put to the ultimate test when an ancient force threatens his world and everyone he holds dear in Batman: The Doom That Came To Gotham, available to purchase Digitally and on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray on March 28, 2023 from Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment. The all-new, feature-length DC Animated Movie puts Batman up against Lovecraftian supernatural forces threatening the sheer existence of Gotham as he’s aided and confronted along the way by reimagined versions of his well-known allies and enemies, including Green Arrow, Ra’s al Ghul, Mr. Freeze, Killer Croc, Two-Face, James Gordon and more.
David Giuntoli (Grimm, A Million Little Things) reprises his Batman: Soul of the Dragon role as the voice of the Dark Knight in this all-new 1920s-based DC Elseworlds tale. Tati Gabrielle (Kaleidoscope, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Uncharted) makes her DC animated debut as Kai Li Cain, Batman’s closest ally.
Elevating the action and drama are DC animation veterans Christopher Gorham (The Lincoln Lawyer, Insatiable) as Oliver Queen, Patrick Fabian (Better Call Saul) as Harvey Dent, John DiMaggio (Futurama, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire) as James Gordon, and David Dastmalchian (Dune, The Suicide Squad, Ant-Man) as Grendon.
Rounding out the cast is Gideon Adlon (Legion of Super-Heroes) as Oracle, Karan Brar (Jessie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise) as Sanjay “Jay” Tawde, Jeffrey Combs (Re-Animator, The Frighteners) as Kirk Langstrom, Darin De Paul (Mortal Kombat Legends & Overwatch franchises) as Thomas Wayne, Brian George (Seinfeld) as Alfred, Jason Marsden (Young Justice, A Goofy Movie) as Dick Grayson & Young Bruce Wayne, Navid Negahban (Homeland, The Cleaning Lady) as Ra’s al Ghul, Emily O’Brien (Days of Our Lives) as Talia al Ghul & Martha Wayne, Tim Russ (Star Trek: Voyager) as Lucius Fox, William Salyers (The Regular Show) as Cobbelpot & Professor Manfurd, and Matthew Waterson (The Croods: Family Tree) as Jason Blood/Etrigan.
Sam Liu (The Death and Return of Superman) fills the dual role of producer and co-director of Batman: The Doom That Came To Gotham, working closely with co-director Christopher Berkeley (Young Justice) to bring to animated life the script from screenwriter Jase Ricci (Teen Titans Go! and DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse). Producers are Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) and Kimberly S. Moreau (Legion of Super-Heroes). Executive Producer is Michael Uslan. Sam Register is Executive Producer.
Batman: The Doom That Came To Gotham will be available on March 28 to purchase Digitally from Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu and more. 4K Ultra HD and Blu-Ray Discs will be available to purchase online and in-store at major retailers. Pre-order your copy now.
SYNOPSIS: Inspired by the comic book series by Mike Mignola, Richard Pace and Troy Nixey, Batman: The Doom That Came To Gotham is a 1920s-based tale that finds explorer Bruce Wayne accidentally unleashing an ancient evil, expediting his return to Gotham City after a two-decade hiatus. The logic/science-driven Batman must battle Lovecraftian supernatural forces threatening the sheer existence of Gotham, along the way being aided and confronted by reimagined versions of his well-known allies and enemies, including Green Arrow, Ra’s al Ghul, Mr. Freeze, Killer Croc, Two-Face, James Gordon and Bruce’s beloved wards. Prepare for a mystical, often terrifying Batman adventure unlike any other.
SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:
–Batman: Shadows of Gotham (New Featurette) – An examination of themes of existential dread in a world drenched in gothic overtones that combine to create one of Batman’s most unique adventures.
-Audio Commentary – Filmmakers and storytellers, including producer/co-director Sam Liu and screenwriter Jase Ricci, take in all the gothic horror and intrigue of Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham.
Pricing and film information:
Digital purchase $19.99
4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack + Digital Version* $39.99 USA
4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack $44.98 Canada
Blu-ray + Digital Version* $29.98 USA
Blu-ray $39.99 Canada
4K/Blu-ray Languages: English, Spanish, French
Blu-ray Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
Running Time: 90 minutes
Rated PG-13 for some strong violence, disturbing images, language and brief partial nudity
*Digital version not available in Canada
About Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment
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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. WBA’s current series include Animaniacs for Hulu, Batwheels, Bugs Bunny Builders, Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai, Harley Quinn, Jellystone!, Looney Tunes Cartoons, My Adventures with Superman, Noonan’s, Tiny Toons Looniversity, Tom and Jerry Time, Tom and Jerry in New York, and Velma for HBO Max, Teen Titans Go! for Cartoon Network. The studio is currently in production with New Line Cinema on the upcoming original anime feature film, The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim. WBA’s full-length theatrical film, Teen Titans GO! to the Movies, was released in summer 2018. 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 Movies — for DVD, Blu-ray and digital media. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 40 Emmy Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, a BAFTA Children’s Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 21 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).
Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham, the first DC Animated Movie title for 2023, arrives March 28 on Blu-ray and Digital from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Check out The World’s Finest DC Animated Movie subsite for more on the acclaimed movie series, and stay tuned for further updates right here at The World’s Finest. Click the link below to discuss this news.
The World’s Finest caught up with artist Jordan Gibson to discuss his work on the acclaimed DC Comics title Batman: The Adventures Continue. The comic series, currently in its third and final season, continues the adventures of Batman following the events of Batman: The Animated Series and The New Batman Adventures. Here, Gibson discusses his work, his influences, how Batman: The Animated Series played a crucial role in his life, and what’s right around the corner for Batman: The Adventures Continue! Click on the image below to read the interview.
In addition to Batman: The Adventures Continue, Gibson’s other notable works include Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers, Dial H For Hero!, and Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man, among many others. Batman: The Adventures Continue – Season Three #1 is now available from DC Comics in both print and digital.
Gibson also created a title card in the style of Batman: The Animated Series for Batman: The Adventures Continue – Season Three #1. Watch the special video below.
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DC Comics has provided The World’s Finest with a preview of the upcoming Batman: The Adventures Continue – Season Three #1. A sequel comic series based on Batman: The Animated Series, Batman: The Adventures Continue – Season Three #1 will be available in both digital and print starting January 10, 2023. Batman: The Adventures Continue – Season Three, which DC Comics states will be the title’s final volume, is co-written by Paul Dini and Alan Burnett, with artwork by Jordan Gibson, Kevin Altieri and Ty Templeton, and coloring by Monica Kubina. Continue below to view the preview.
BATMAN: THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES – SEASON THREE #1
Written by ALAN BURNETT and PAUL DINI
Art by JORDAN GIBSON
Cover by KEVIN NOWLAN
Variant cover by KELLEY JONES
Villain variant cover by STEVE BEACH
1:25 variant cover by HAYDEN SHERMAN
1:50 foil variant cover by KEVIN NOWLAN
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 7 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
Alan Burnett and Paul Dini return once more to the world of Batman: The Animated Series! Someone is targeting the Muscle now that he’s locked up in Blackgate Penitentiary. With his deep ties to the criminal underbelly of Gotham, the worst villains are calling for his head before he turns them over to the police! Batman will need to protect him, but can even the Dark Knight figure out where the next attack will come from? ON SALE 1/10/23
HBO Max has announced the films, series, and specials that are coming and leaving the U.S.-based streaming service during January 2023, with a collection of acclaimed DC Comics-based animated series as part of the programs leaving. Justice League, Justice League Unlimited and Batman: The Brave and the Bold will all be removed from HBO Max on January 31, 2023 after nearly two years on the service. All three series were added to HBO Max in February 2021. No explicit reason was given for the removal of all three programs.
HBO Max and Warner Media have provided the following program descriptions for Justice League, Justice League Unlimited and Batman: The Brave and The Bold, all of which are available below:
Batman: The Brave and The Bold
Batman isn’t going at it alone this time! The Caped Crusader teams up with heroes from across the DC Universe, delivering nonstop action and adventure with a touch of comic relief. Blue Beetle, Green Arrow, Aquaman and others fight crime alongside Batman, although their differing powers and personalities are often at odds with the Dark Knight’s style. While still based in Gotham, Batman often travels beyond the Gotham City limits, facing situations both unfamiliar and exhilarating. With formidable foes around every corner, Batman still relies on his stealth, resourcefulness, and limitless supply of cool gadgets to uphold justice.
In this action-packed adventure series, the world’s greatest superheroes, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Hawkgirl and Martian Manhunter, join forces as the Justice League to battle powerful villains, supernatural creatures and evil entities determined to take over the world and destroy the League. Based on the DC Comics characters.
Justice League Unlimited
In a world of extraterrestrial invasions, powerful sorcerers, vast shadowy conspiracies and ancient gods, the galaxy’s most powerful superheroes return to battle the allied villains and criminal plots that endanger the universe. Two years ago, the world’s greatest heroes banded together as the Justice League and dedicated themselves to battling threats too great for any single hero to handle. Since then, they’ve saved the world countless times from unimaginable dangers. But the price has been high. With their ranks diminished after fighting off an alien invasion and with new dangers arising at an ever-increasing pace, the remaining Justice League crime fighters realize that protecting the entire world is going to take more technology and manpower than they have at hand. A lot more. These heroes come home to roost in their high-tech Watchtower, sporting space-based energy weapons and a powered-up fleet of Javelin spaceships. The team members tap innovative matter-transporters that zip them from one location to another in a flash. Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern continue to lead the universe’s most powerful superheroes, including such well-known defenders as Supergirl, Green Arrow and the Atom as well as Booster Gold, Hawk & Dove, Elongated Man, Mister Miracle, Big Barda and Zatanna. These fearless fighters and many others are the Justice League Unlimited.
For more content and material from the above three series, check out the The World’s Finest Justice League / Unlimited and Batman: The Brave and The Bold subsites. Stay tuned for additional details on where these three programs, among other DC Comics-based animated series, may end up in terms of other streaming services.
Update: As of February 1, 2023, all three series remain on HBO Max. Stay tuned for additional developments.
In further related news, the recent DC Animated Movie title Batman and Superman: Battle of the Super Sons will be joining the streaming service January 17, 2023. Further details on that animated feature can be found here. Stick around The World’s Finest for further updates and more. Discuss this news by clicking the link below.