Batman and Robin. Peanut butter and jelly. Marshmallow and chocolate. When you put two things together, you wonder why in the world anyone could ever live with them apart.
DC Entertainment is scheduled to release some of their most popular comic book titles with DVD/Blu Ray releases from their Animated Universe direct to video line.
The products should hit stores on September 1, and cost $26.99 each.
The current list of releases include:
THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SET
Written by various
Art by various
Cover by DAN JURGENS and BRETT BREEDING
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 • 168 pg, FC, $26.99 US
When a hulking monster begins a mindless rampage, only Superman can stand against the monstrosity called “Doomsday.” Accompanying this collection is the animated movie SUPERMAN: DOOMSDAY on Blu-Ray and DVD discs! Read the book, watch the movie!
BATMAN YEAR ONE HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SET
Written by FRANK MILLER
Art and cover by DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 • 144 pg, FC • $26.99 US
One of the most important and critically acclaimed Batman adventures ever! In addition to telling the entire dramatic story of Batman’s first year fighting crime, this collection includes loads of reproductions of original pencils, script pages, promotional art, unseen Mazzucchelli Batman art and more! Accompanied with the book is the hit BATMAN: YEAR ONE animated movie on Blu-Ray and DVD discs. Read the book, watch the movie!
JUSTICE LEAGUE ORIGIN HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SET
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by JIM LEE, SCOTT WILLIAMS and others
Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 • 192 pg, FC • $26.99 US
In a universe where super heroes are strange and new, Batman has discovered a dark evil that requires him to unite the World’s Greatest Heroes! Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, The Flash and Cyborg unite for the first time to form the JUSTICE LEAGUE in these stories from issues #1-5 of the smash-hit series! Included with this volume is the animated movie JUSTICE LEAGUE: WAR on Blu-Ray and DVD discs, bringing Geoff Johns and Jim Lee’s epic story to the screen. Read the book, watch the movie!
JLA EARTH 2 HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SET
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 • 144 pg, FC, $26.99 US
Nothing has ever threatened the Crime Syndicate of Amerika proudly enforce—until a twisted mirror image of the CSA arrives from the flipside of reality! Accompanying this original graphic novel is JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRISIS ON TWO EARTHS, the animated movie inspired by the book on Blu-Ray and DVD discs. Read the book, watch the movie!
WONDER WOMAN: GODS AND MORTALS HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SET
Written by GEORGE PEREZ, LEN WEIN and GREG POTTER
Art by GEORGE PEREZ and BRUCE PATTERSON
Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 • 192 pg, FC, $26.99 US
Collecting WONDER WOMAN #1-7, this volume tells the young Amazon’s origin and her introduction to “Man’s World.” Wonder Woman must battle the chaos of the Greek god Ares before he starts World War III! This set includes the animated movie WONDER WOMAN on Blu-Ray and DVD discs. Read the book, watch the movie!
DC COMICS BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SLIPCASE SET
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 • $145.99 US
All six book-and-animated movie sets are also available in this amazing slipcase set! Each includes a hardcover book plus the animated movie inspired by the book in both Blu-Ray and DVD formats on two discs! This set includes:
• BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE
• THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN
• BATMAN YEAR ONE
• JUSTICE LEAGUE ORIGIN
• JLA EARTH 2
• WONDER WOMAN: GODS AND MORTALS
If you’re an avid DC Comics and/or DC Animated Universe collector (like yours truly), then you will definitely want to go to your local retailer on September 1 to add these items to your collection.
Sources: Bleeding Cool and Superman Homepage