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PR: "The Batman" and "Teen Titans" Complete Fifth Season DVD Sets on July 8, 2008

by on April 29, 2008

ON JULY 8, 2008!

Burbank, CA (April 28, 2008) – Batman and the Teen Titans find themselves in the fight of their lives as Warner Home Video (WHV) and DC Comics bring the final installments of their heroic animated tales to DVD with the releases of The Batman: The Complete Fifth Season and Teen Titans: The Complete Fifth Season on July 8, 2008. Order due date is June 17, 2008.

The Emmy-winning animated series The Batman is an action-packed animation adventure that currently airs on Saturdays on the Kids WB. In the fifth season, the Caped Crusader works side by side with the likes of Superman, The Flash, Robin, Batgirl and Green Arrow to protect the streets of Gotham City as they are infiltrated by cunning criminal masterminds. The Joker, Lex Luthor, and Firefly are just a few of the evil foes who give the heroes a run for their money with each one bringing their own brand of chaos to the city. The Batman: The Complete Fifth Season 2-disc collection contains 13 action-packed episodes and amazing bonus features including:

JOINING FORCES: The Batman’s Legendary Team-Ups – The producers and
writers from the show have taken a page from classic DC Comics titles to present a series of team-up tales. Throughout the season, the Dark Knight joins forces with individual heroes from the DC Universe to fend off a whole new batch of super villains.
The Batman: Justice League Profiles – This featurette covers the design and level of authentic detail, stemming from the comics to the screen in an installment of The Batman.

WHV will also release Teen Titans: The Complete Fifth Season which currently airs on the Cartoon Network. Robin, Starfire and Raven square off with Brain, and his ultimate team of villains in The Brotherhood of Evil. Some Titans will be lost along the way as the
vendetta escalates into a global war, and the teen phenoms must rely on Beast Boy to bring them to victory as he performs his most amazing transformation yet. This action packed 2-disc collection contains thirteen episodes and with special features highlighting a motley crew of scoundrels and crooks including:

Teen Titans: Friend and Foes – The fifth season of Teen Titans finds our heroes in a worldwide membership drive recruiting new allies to combat the growing Brotherhood of Evil. In order to prepare for the final battle, all new character files for the Titans database have been created. The vignettes include:
Control Freak
Bob & The Source
Billy Numerous
Mother Mae-Eye

“We are so excited about the vast array of characters that appear in The Batman: The Complete Fifth Season and Teen Titans: The Complete Fifth Season DVD sets,” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President, Kids and Sports Marketing. “The battle of good versus evil is more prevalent than ever and the fans will surely be thrilled with the non-stop adventures.”

Marketing Support
Warner Home Video will support these new DC Comics Kids DVD titles with an extensive marketing campaign including online media.

Street Date: July 8, 2008
Order Due Date: June 17, 2008
Languages: English, French & Canadian

Audio: Dolby Surround Stereo
Color / Closed Captioned
Rating: NR

The Batman: The Complete Fifth Season
Price: $19.98 SRP / No MAP
UPC: 085391186069

Teen Titans: The Complete Fifth Season
Price: $19.98 SRP / No MAP
UPC: 085391185604

DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at HYPERLINK “http:https://www.dccomics.com” www.dccomics.com.

BATMAN, TEEN TITANS, and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.

With operations in 90 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
Warner Bros. Animation has been producing award-winning original animation since 1930, when it released its first cartoon, “Sinkin in the Bathtub.” Since then, Warner Bros. Animation’s characters have set the standard for innovative, quality animation. Producing for network and cable television, online, home entertainment and feature films both domestically and internationally, Warner Bros. Animation is highly respected for its creative and technical excellence, as well as maintaining the studio’s rich cartoon heritage. Warner Bros. Animation also oversees the creative use of, and production of animated programming based on classic animated characters from the Hanna-Barbera and DC Comics libraries. Warner Bros. Animation is one of the most honored animation studios in history, garnering a grand total of six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, a Humanitas Award, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

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