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“Justice League Unlimited,” “Supergirl” Collections, “Batman: The Adventures Continue – Season Two” Coming Summer 2021 From DC Comics

The launch of Batman: The Adventures Continue – Season Two, along with collections for Justice League Unlimited and Superman Adventures are slated to hit shelves come Summer 2021, as revealed in DC Comics’ June 2021 comic solicitations. The Superman Adventures collection features a series of stories spotlighting Supergirl, and the Justice League Unlimited focuses on the female members of the League. Continue below for details, artwork and release details.

BATMAN: THE ADVENTURES CONTINUE – SEASON TWO #1

Batman: The Adventures Continue Batman: The Adventures Continue

Written by ALAN BURNETT and PAUL DINI
Art by TY TEMPLETON and others
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

Gotham City is changing. After Mayor Hill is killed by a mysterious assailant, Batman finds himself tracking down an ancient order that’s long been buried under the streets of Gotham: the Court of Owls. But what does this group have to gain from the death of Mayor Hill, and how can Deadman help the Dark Knight?

ON SALE 6/1/2021
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
Card Stock Variant Cover $4.99 US | FC | DC


SUPERGIRL ADVENTURES: GIRL OF STEEL TPB

Written by EVAN DORKIN, SARAH DYER, MARK MILLAR AND ADAM BEECHEN
Art by BRET BLEVINS, TERRY AUSTIN, ALUIR AMANCIO AND ETHEN BEAVERS
Cover by BRUCE TIMM

Supergirl takes the spotlight in this collection of adventures that prove she is much more than a sidekick! Discover the events that prepare Supergirl to face her past fears and embrace her future. Throughout this collection, witness Supergirl team up with Superman and the Justice League to confront treacherous encounters with some of DC’s most notorious villains, like General Zod, Lex Luthor, and Darkseid. Join the adventure as Kara gets accustomed to life on Earth and fulfills her desire to help the world. Collects Superman Adventures #21, #39, #52, and Justice League Unlimited #7.

ON SALE 8/3/2021
$9.99 US | 128 PAGES | FC | DC
5 1/2′ x 8′
ISBN: 9781779510259


JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED: GIRL POWER TPB

Written by VARIOUS
Art by VARIOUS
Cover by TY TEMPLETON

Eight action-packed adventures featuring the incredible women of the DC Universe! When a Justice League mission goes bad, can Supergirl and Mary Marvel step in to save the day? Meanwhile, Wonder Woman battles the Cheetah while Natasha Irons takes on a robot attack. Then, it’s a true “Battle of the Sexes” when Wonder Woman’s Amazon sisters suddenly turn against Man’s World!
Collects Adventures in the DC Universe #3-6, #9; Justice League Adventures #4; Justice League Unlimited #20-22, #35-42.

ON SALE 7/6/2021
$9.99 US | 152 PAGES | FC | DC
5 1/2′ x 8′
ISBN: 9781779510150

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“Batman: The Adventures Continue – Season Two” Hits Digital May 2021, Print June 2021, From DC Comics

DC Comics has announced that Batman: The Adventures Continue – Season Two, the sequel comic series based on Batman: The Animated Series, will be available on digital starting in May 2021, followed by a print edition in June 2021. Co-written by Paul Dini and Alan Burnett, with artwork by Ty Templeton and coloring by Monica Kubina, the series will feature stories taking place following the events of The New Batman Adventures, the latter era of Batman: The Animated Series. Batman: The Adventures Continue – Season Two follows the successful first volume of Batman: The Adventures Continue, which continued to explore the animated world of Batman. Continue below for further press details and artwork from the series.

Batman: The Adventures Continue Season II
Uncovers an Ancient Gotham City Legend:
The Court of Owls

Alan Burnett, Paul Dini, Ty Templeton and Monica Kubina
return for a second incredible season of Batman: The Adventures Continue!


Do you ever get the feeling you’re being watched? Are there mysterious claw marks on brick buildings in your neighborhood? Who would you call to investigate? The GCPD…or Batman?

From the visionary team behind Batman: The Animated Series and 2020’s hit comic book series Batman: The Adventures Continue comes an all-new season set in this seminal animated world! Alan Burnett, Paul Dini, Ty Templeton and Monica Kubina return to comics for Batman: The Adventures Continue Season II, launching in print on June 1!

Gotham City is changing. After Mayor Hill is killed by a mysterious assailant, Batman finds himself tracking down an ancient order that’s long been buried under the streets of Gotham: The Court of Owls. But what does this group have to gain from the death of Mayor Hill…and how can Deadman help the Dark Knight? Will the clues lead Batman to an ancient Gotham City legend?

Who else besides Boston Brand will materialize in this new season of Batman: The Adventures Continue?

Batman: The Adventures Continue Season II arrives in comic shops on June 1 with a cover by Riley Rossmo and a card stock variant cover by Andrew MacLean. Batman: The Adventures Continue Season II will have digital chapters publishing biweekly beginning May 6 on participating platforms.

Batman: The Adventures Continue Season II #1
Written by: Alan Burnett and Paul Dini
Art by: Ty Templeton and Monica Kubina
Cover by: Riley Rossmo
Card stock variant cover by: Andrew MacLean
ON SALE 6/1/2021 (digital chapters begin on 5/6)
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC

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“Batman: Soul of the Dragon” Video Clips, Images, Released By Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released two short video clips from Batman: Soul of the Dragon, the first DC Universe Movie title of 2021. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the 1970s-inspired animated feature hits Digital on January 12, 2021 and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray on January 26, 2021. Continue below for the videos, as well as a wealthy selection of recently released imagery.








Warner Bros. Home Entertainment describes Batman: Soul of the Dragon as follows:

Set in the midst of the swinging 1970s, this Elseworlds adventure finds Bruce Wayne training under a master sensei. It is here that Bruce, along with other elite students, is forged in the fire of the martial arts discipline. The lifelong bonds they form will be put to the test when a deadly menace arises from their past. It will take the combined efforts of Batman, world-renowned martial artists Richard Dragon, Ben Turner and Lady Shiva, and their mentor O-Sensei to battle the monsters of this world and beyond!

Click here for the complete Batman: Soul of the Dragon press release.

Batman: Soul of the Dragon arrives on Digital on January 12, 2021 and comes to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray on January 26, 2021. For further details, check out the special Batman: Soul of the Dragon subsite at The World’s Finest! Stay tuned for for further coverage, including a full review and more, here soon at The World’s Finest.

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DC Comics Releasing “Batman Adventures: Riddle Me This!” Trade Collection In April 2021

DC Comics is releasing a new Batman Adventures trade paperback collection come April 2021, as shown in DC Comics’ March 2021 comic solicitations. The collection, titled Batman Adventures: Riddle Me This!, includes an assortment of issues from both Batman: Gotham Adventures and Batman Adventures, focused on the classic Batman foe. The title is part of the digest-sized DC Comics graphic novels line aimed at all ages readers. Continue below for artwork and release details.

BATMAN ADVENTURES: RIDDLE ME THIS! TP

Batman Adventures

Written by TY TEMPLETON, DAN SLOTT, and SCOTT PETERSON
Art by RICK BURCHETT and TIM LEVINS
Cover by BOB SMITH and TERRY BEATTY

This all-ages collection of stories set in the world of Batman: The Animated Series stars one of Batman’s most vexing villains…the Riddler! His schemes are never easy to solve, and in these adventures, it’s no different! Riddler flips the script by leaving Batman clues…to other villains’ crimes, and faces the music when he holds a rock star hostage! And when a copycat tries to steal the Riddler’s style, who will find them first—Batman or the Riddler? Collects Batman: Gotham Adventures #11, #28, #56-57, and Batman Adventures #11.

ON SALE 4/6/21
$9.99 US | $13.50 CAN | 136 PAGES | FC | DC
5.5″ x 8″ | TRADE PAPERBACK
ISBN: 978-1-77950-936-9

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“Batman: Soul of the Dragon” Schedules January 12, 2021 Digital Release, January 26, 2021 Physical Release

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has officially announced the upcoming physical and digital release of Batman: Soul of the Dragon, the first DC Universe Movie title of 2021. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the 1970s-inspired animated feature hits Digital on January 12, 2021 and comes to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray on January 26, 2021. The film is rated R for some violence. Continue below for press details, package artwork and the trailer.

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT & DC
SEND THE DARK KNIGHT BACK TO THE ‘70s
FOR A MARTIAL ARTS THRILLER

BATMAN: SOUL OF THE DRAGON

COMING JANUARY 12, 2021 TO DIGITAL;
ARRIVING JANUARY 26, 2021 ON 4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY COMBO PACK,
& BLU-RAY

DAVID GIUNTOLI, MARK DACASCOS, MICHAEL JAI WHITE, KELLY HU & JAMES HONG STAR
IN AN ALL-NEW DC UNIVERSE MOVIE FROM FILMMAKER BRUCE TIMM

Renowned animation producer Bruce Timm takes the Dark Knight back to the 1970s for a supernatural-laden martial arts extravaganza in Batman: Soul of the Dragon, the next entry in the popular series of the DC Universe Movies. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the feature-length animated film will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting January 12, 2021, and on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray on January 26, 2021. The film is rated R for some violence.

Batman: Soul of the Dragon will be available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack (USA $39.99 SRP; Canada $44.98 SRP) and Blu-ray (USA $29.98 SRP; Canada $39.99 SRP) as well as on Digital. The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc featuring the film in hi-definition, and a digital version of the movie. The Blu-ray features a Blu-ray disc with the film in hi-definition and a digital version of the movie.

Set in the midst of the swinging 1970s, this Elseworlds adventure finds Bruce Wayne training under a master sensei. It is here that Bruce, along with other elite students, is forged in the fire of the martial arts discipline. The lifelong bonds they form will be put to the test when a deadly menace arises from their past. It will take the combined efforts of Batman, world-renowned martial artists Richard Dragon, Ben Turner and Lady Shiva, and their mentor O-Sensei to battle the monsters of this world and beyond!

The ensemble cast features a core group of actors playing martial arts students-turned-heroes in David Giuntoli (Grimm, A Million Little Things) as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Mark Dacascos (John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Iron Chef America, Hawaii Five-0) as Richard Dragon, Kelly Hu (Arrow, X2: X-Men United) as Lady Shiva and Michael Jai White (Spawn, reprising his role from Arrow) as Ben Turner/Bronze Tiger. Their mentor O-Sensei is voiced by James Hong (Big Trouble in Little China, Blade Runner). Josh Keaton (Voltron: Legendary Defender; Green Lantern: The Animated Series) is featured as Jeffrey Burr, and additional voices are provided by veteran voiceover actors Grey Griffin, Chris Cox, Erica Luttrell, Robin Atkin Downes, Patrick Seitz, Jamie Chung and Eric Bauza.

Sam Liu (Reign of the Supermen, Batman: The Killing Joke) is Producer and Director of Batman: Soul of the Dragon, utilizing a script by Jeremy Adams (Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge). Producers are Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) and Kimberly S. Moreau (Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles). Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: Red Son) and Sam Register are Executive Producers. Michael Uslan is Executive Producer.

The film is dedicated to legendary DC writer Dennis O’Neil, who co-created the characters Richard Dragon, O-Sensei, Bronze Tiger and Lady Shiva. O’Neil passed away on June 11, 2020.

Batman: Soul Of The Dragon Special Features
4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray and Digital

-Batman – Raw Groove (New Featurette) – From the explosion of gritty cinema and kung fu to the cultural changes spreading across the U.S., we explore the early ’70s and how they inspired Batman: Soul of the Dragon.
-Producer Jim Krieg’s Far Out Highlights (New Featurette) – It’s an off-the-hook and out-of-sight supercut of one of Producer Jim Krieg’s funniest in-character appearances.
-A Sneak Peek at the next DC Universe Movie – An advance look at the next animated film in the popular DC Universe Movies collection, Justice Society: World War II.
-Look Back: Superman: Red Son (Featurette) – Kal-El’s rocket fleeing Krypton never reaches Smallville, but instead lands in the Soviet Union, single-handedly shifting the new world order. This is the epic re-imagining of Superman’s origin story.
-Look Back: Batman: Gotham By Gaslight (Featurette) – Set against the backdrop of turn of the century Gotham, Batman is involved in a hunt for a criminal who has committed the most heinous acts of murder. This is Batman versus Jack the Ripper!
-From the DC Vault: Batman: The Animated Series, “Day of the Samurai”
-From the DC Vault: Batman: The Animated Series, “Night of the Ninja”

Batman: Soul Of The Dragon will also be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.

DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS
On January 12, 2021, Batman: Soul Of The Dragon will be available to own in high definition and standard definition from select digital retailers including Amazon, the Apple TV app, FandangoNOW, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. On January 26, 2021, Batman: Soul Of The Dragon will be made available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.

ABOUT MOVIES ANYWHERE

Movies Anywhere is a digital movie platform that enables movie fans to discover, access, and watch their favorite digital movies in one place. Movies Anywhere brings together a library of nearly 7,500 digital movies from Sony Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox Film, The Walt Disney Studios (including Disney, Pixar, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm), Universal Pictures (including DreamWorks and Illumination Entertainment) and Warner Bros., and will continue to expand the consumer experience as more content providers, digital retailers and platforms are added. By connecting participating digital retailers that include Amazon Prime Video, the Apple TV app, FandangoNOW, Google Play, and Vudu, movie fans can now bring together their digital movie collections (whether purchased or redeemed) in one place and enjoy them from the comfort of their living rooms, and across multiple devices and platforms, including Amazon Fire devices; Android devices and Android TV; Apple TV, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch; Chromecast; Roku® devices and popular browsers. Movie fans can also redeem digital codes found in eligible Blu-ray and DVD disc packages from participating studios and enjoy them through Movies Anywhere. Movies Anywhere – your movies, together at last.

ABOUT DIGITAL
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BASICS
PRODUCT SRP
4K UHD Blu-ray Combo Pack $39.99 USA, $44.98 Canada
Blu-ray $29.98 USA, $39.99 Canada

Blu-ray Languages: English, Spanish, French
Blu-ray Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
4K Blu-ray Languages: English, Spanish, French
4K Blu-ray Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
Running Time: 83 minutes
Rated R for some violence

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.:
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

ABOUT DC
DC is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics and graphic novels in the world and home to some of the most iconic and recognizable characters ever created. As a creative unit of WarnerMedia, DC is charged with strategically integrating its stories and characters across film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, interactive games and the DC Universe subscription streaming service. For more information visit dccomics.com.

BATMAN and all related characters and elements are TM and © DC. © 2021 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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, Green Eggs and Ham for Netflix, Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai, Jellystone, Little Ellen and Looney Tunes Cartoons for HBO Max, Harley Quinn and Young Justice: Outsiders for DC UNIVERSE, DC Super Hero Girls, Teen Titans Go!, ThunderCats Roar and Unikitty! for Cartoon Network, Bunnicula, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, New Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo! and Guess Who?, The Tom and Jerry Show, Wacky Races and Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs! for Boomerang. 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®, 35 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 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

Batman: Soul of the Dragon, the first DC Universe Movie title of 2021, hits Digital on January 12, 2021 and arrives to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray on January 26, 2021. Stay tuned for further updates and Batman: Soul of the Dragony coverage right here at The World’s Finest!

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