PR: "DC Super Heroes: The Filmation Adventures" on August 12, 2008
LOU SCHEIMER’S LEGACY MAKES A TRIUMPHANT RETURN WHEN WARNER HOME VIDEO RELEASES
DC SUPER HEROES: THE FILMATION ADVENTURES
ON AUGUST 12, 2008!
2-Disc Collector Set with 18 Cartoons of DC’s Legendary Heroes
For the First Time Ever on DVD
BURBANK, CA (May 28, 2008) – Warner Home Video (WHV) and DC Comics revive some of your favorite Filmation Associates-produced adventures with the release of DC Super Heroes: The Filmation Adventures to DVD on August 12, 2008 for $24.98 SRP. This exciting 2-disc compilation features heroes from The Justice League of America and Teen Titans in a total of 18 classic cartoons. Order due date is July 8, 2008.
Lou Scheimer, the legendary founder of the Filmation Animation Studio brought the DC Super Heroes to life with his incredible animated shows. Justice League favorites The Atom, The Flash, Green Lantern and Hawkman made their debut on ABC alongside the Teen Titans squad: Speedy, Kid Flash, Wonder Girl and Aqualad. Thrust into the eternal battle of good versus evil, the heroes are pitted against alien invaders and fantastical creatures from strange worlds, all intent on taking over planet Earth. Will the heroes be able to save mankind when danger calls? Watch as the original defenders of evil fight to defeat the villains and defend humanity.
DC Super Heroes: The Filmation Adventures will include incredible DVD extras including a 45 minute in-depth documentary profile of Filmation Animation Studio and its legendary founder Lou Scheimer.
“Animation Maverick: The Lou Scheimer Story” – A documentary revealing the Filmation legacy, the formation of this iconic company and their unorthodox approach to creating animated shows while under the leadership of founder Lou Scheimer. The documentary will uncover the drive that made Scheimer one of America’s most successful animators and recognized talents in the industry.
“The Filmation Animation Studio produced some of America’s favorite animated television,” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President of Family, Animation & Sports Marketing. “Warner Home Video is thrilled to welcome back its’ legendary team of characters with the release of DC Super Heroes: The Filmation Adventures, the perfect addition to any fan’s collection.”
Warner Home Video will support DC Super Heroes: The Filmation Adventures DVD with a national media campaign that includes an on-line PR.
Street Date: August 12, 2008
Order Due Date: July 8, 2008
Audio: Dolby Surround Stereo
Color / Closed Captioned
DC Super Heroes: The Filmation Adventures
Price: $24.98 SRP / No MAP
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