Thursday, January 31, 2013

New Teen Titans Go! Cartoon Images




New Beware the Batman Villains Pic!

Check out this great screenshot of Professor Pyg and Mr. Toad from the upcoming cartoon Beware the Batman.

Toy Fair 2013: 1st Look at Power Attack Bane & Riddler, etc.


Toy Fair 2013: 1966 Batman Product News

Batman Classic TV Series Is Back On The Scene

Fans of the Batman Classic TV Series will be doing the Batusi when WBCP and its licensing partners give them a first glimpse at the all-new licensing program for the fan-favorite live-action series.  Sure to ensnare the eyes of collectors and ignite the nostalgia for the 60's series is the Mattel vintage-styled Batman Ken® and Catwoman Barbie® collection, and a BATMAN™ Classic TV Series 6" Figure Assortment, BATMAN™ Classic TV Series TV Moments 2 Pack, as well as a BATMAN™ Classic TV Series Batmobile.  Rubie's will introduce a line of costumes based on series favorites including Batman, Robin, Catwoman, The Riddler, and The Joker.  Additional licensees supporting the Batman Classic TV Series include Funko with stylized figures and plush; Mezco with colorfully detailed vinyl figures; NECA with an 18-inch action figure; Round 2 with model kits; Cryptozoic Entertainment with trading cards; and a variety of high-end collectibles from Noble Collection, Sideshow Collectibles, TriForce, Kotobukiya, Medicom and Hot Toys.  The Mattel Hot Wheels® brand will rev-up with a high-end Elite Scale Batmobile inspired by the 1966 hot-rod in the series for the true collector; along with many other toy partners who will help bring to life this cultural phenomenon with a Zap! Bam! Pow!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Young Justice: Invasion "Runaways" Episode Pics & Video

“Runaways” 

Airing Saturday, February 2
10:00 a.m. ET/PT 
On Cartoon Network

Synopsis: Nightwing tasks Blue Beetle with chasing down a group of potentially dangerous super-powered teenage runaways. But Blue Beetle is not the only one hunting them…. 

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Save Young Justice

Please take a moment to go to sign the Change.org petition to save the show fans!  Other animated shows have been brought back by fan demand, so you never know!

http://www.change.org/petitions/cartoon-network-warner-bros-bring-back-young-justice-and-green-lantern-the-animated-series

Monday, January 28, 2013

Young Justice & Green Lantern Cancelled!

Earlier today the press got a release about the Cartoon Network upfronts and it didn't include Young Justice or Green Lantern: Animated.  This was rather odd, so Newsarama verified with a source and we now know that they will not be renewing either show for 2013.  This is TERRIBLE news for fans of Young Justice, one of the best shows to come out of WB over the past decade.

Teen Titans Go! Premiere Date Information!

  • Teen Titans Go!: Featuring the return of Robin, Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Cyborg in all-new, comedic adventures, Teen Titans Go! will premiere in April 2013. Character-driven comedy is the order of the day as this new take on the superhero series focuses on the funny business that happens between saving the world and living together as teenagers without adult supervision. The series stars the principal voice cast from the original Teen Titans, and is produced by Warner Bros. Animation.

Update on the Premiere Date of Beware the Batman!

According to the Cartoon Network upfronts the series will debut this summer in the Dc Nation block!

New Batman and Dark Knight Rises LEGO Sets!


These are available in stores now.  The Mr. Freeze set retails around $20 while the Dark Knight Rises set goes for around $35.  You can find more in our LEGO section.

Friday, January 25, 2013

LEGO Batman: The Movie DC Superheroes Unite Coming in May

 LEGO Batman: The Movie DC Superheroes Unite Coming in May
Street Date: 5/21/13

Synopsis: When Bruce Wayne receives the man of the year award, fellow billionaire Lex Luthor becomes jealous and decides to run for President. To create the atmosphere for his type of fear-based politics Lex recruits the Joker to perfect a Black LEGO Destructor Ray which wreaks havoc on Gotham. As Lex destroys Batman's tech, Batman reluctantly turns to Superman for help.
Special Features: Includes UltraViolet™ so you can enjoy the film on many different compatible devices.  MUST ENTER REDEMPTION CODE BY 05/21/2015 TO REDEEM ULTRAVIOLET OFFER. DOES NOT INCLUDE iTUNES FILE

Young Justice: Invasion "The Fix" Episode Pics & Video


Young Justice: Invasion "The Fix” 
Airing Saturday, January 26
10:00 a.m. ET/PT On Cartoon Network

Synopsis: Black Manta seeks vengeance against Miss Martian. 

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Young Justice Invasion - Destiny Calling: Season 2 DVD Review

click the title above to read the full review...
Young Justice Invasion - Destiny Calling: Season 2 DVD Review
Synopsis: Join Young Justice and watch them battle villains and fight crime in a 2-disc 10 episode collection! For the Young Justice squad being a teenager means proving yourself over and over - to peers, parents, teachers, mentors and, ultimately, to yourself. But what if you're not just a normal teenager? What if you're a teenage super hero? How much harder will it be to prove yourself in a world of super powers, super villains and super secrets? Are you ready to come of age in such a world? Are you ready for life or death rites of passage? Are you ready to join the ranks of the great heroes and prove you're worthy of the Justice League? That's exactly what the members of Young Justice - Robin, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Superboy, Miss Martian and Artemis - will find out . whether they have what it takes to be a proven hero. The latest season of the critically acclaimed series jumps ahead in time 5 years to re-introduce the original squad as well as all new members Nightwing, Wondergirl, Blue Beetle, Batgirl, and Beast Boy as they fight off a secret alien invasion affecting the entire planet.
Review: I've been loyally tuning into Batman cartoons since I was a toddler and the Superfriends was gracing screens back in the 1980s.  Then, the Timmverse came and the game was re-set...the definitive animated Batman was born and carried in through Batman Beyond and Justice League.  Then, we get little offerings that entertain like Teen Titans and The Batman, but nothing that really stomps its foot and feels lasting.  Enter: Young Justice.   The first thing that strikes you is the design.  Its sleek, modern, but not kitchy, so it will hold up.  The writing and characterizations are well developed and the stories are well thought out serialized tales that are woven like comic book arcs.  I cannot say enough good things about Young Justice...it healed the wounds left gaping when the Timmverse went away.  The second season of Young Justice is subtitled Invasion and this great DVD release features the first ten episodes!  This show is a must see for adult and child fans alike.
The Episodes included are:
Happy New Year
Earthlings
Alienated
Salvage
Beneath
Bloodlines
Depths
Satisfaction
Darkest
Before the Dawn
Special features:  The DVD features the Brave and the Bold episodes "Rise of the Blue Beetle", "Fall of the Blue Beetle" and "Revenge of the Reach".  These episodes are key if you're keeping up with the new episodes of Young Justice Invasion as the Blue Beetle and the Reach have become central focuses.
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Interest Range: Animation, Dc Comics

Monday, January 21, 2013

2013 Warner Bros. Animation/Hanna-Barbera Honorship

2013 Warner Bros. Animation/Hanna-Barbera Honorship

Who:  Any graduating high school senior enrolling in a college, university, or trade school to study animation.

What:  Through the Warner Bros. Reach program, one outstanding student is awarded the Hanna-Barbera/Animation Honorship each year that includes a scholarship and four full-time paid internships at the company during four consecutive summers while enrolled in college.  Successful Reach program graduates will be eligible for full-time positions at Warner Bros. 

How:  Application (w/ instructions) can be downloaded via the following link. 

When:  Application deadline is by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2013

Friday, January 18, 2013

Young Justice: Invasion - “True Colors” Pics & Video!

Young Justice: Invasion - “True Colors” 
Dc Nation: Airing Saturday, January 19
10:00 a.m. ET/PT On Cartoon Network

Synopsis: When the Reach forms a devil’s alliance with Lexcorp, Robin leads a squad undercover to investigate. 

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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Dan DiDio, Jim Lee, DC Artists Star In Syfy's Face Off - Tune In 1/22


DAN DIDIO, JIM LEE AND DC ENTERTAINMENT’S STELLAR TALENT TO GUEST STAR ON SYFY’S HIT COMPETITION SERIES FACE OFF
 
Tune in January 22 to See Contestants Create Original Super Heroes
 
Winning Super Hero will Appear in JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #16, Out January 30
 
Burbank, Calif. – January 16, 2013 – Syfy’s most popular unscripted series, Face Off, will have an infusion of super powers in the form of DC Entertainment’s Co-Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, along with six of DC’s most respected artists.  In the hit competition show’s new episode airing Tuesday, January 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, a group of special effects make-up artists will be challenged to create their own Super Heroes.
 
Filmed in the midst of San Diego Comic-Con 2012, each contestant was paired with a DC Entertainment artist to receive creative input and assistance with their designs.  
An outstanding array of talent participated in the process including Jim Lee, Mark Buckingham (FABLES), Cliff Chiang (WONDER WOMAN), Tony S. Daniel (ACTION COMICS), David Finch (BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT), Nicola Scott (EARTH 2) and J.H. Williams, III (BATWOMAN).
 
In the Super Hero episode of Face Off, not only will the contestants battle to continue on in the competition, but the winning design will also be featured in the January 30th release of
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #16, giving the winner a chance to have their work exposed to a broad DC Entertainment audience.
 
Face Off is an authentic depiction of the high creative standards necessary for a special effects make-up artist to succeed in their craft.  The contestants will be whittled down week by week as they compete to outshine their competition.  The winning artist will receive $100,000, a 2013 Fiat 500, and will also be given the opportunity to become a guest lecturer at the MAKE UP FOR EVER Academies in New York and Paris.
 
About DC Entertainment:  
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner.  DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.  In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroes—a giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice League super heroes—to raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Peter Weller, Michael Emerson, Mark Valley discuss Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2

The three interview clips feature Weller, Emerson and Valley
discussing the virtues of playing superheroes and villains.

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, PART 2, the next entry in the
popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, will
be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on January 29 as a
Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD, On Demand and for Download. The PG-13
film is produced by Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros.
Animation.



 

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