The greatest incarnation of the Dark Knight is heading to Blu-Ray this October
Batman: The Animated Series is back!
In fact, there has never been a better time to be a fan of Bruce Timm’s landmark animated series. Ask any Batman fan, and they’ll tell you Batman: The Animated Series is THE quintessential incarnation of the Caped Crusader ever to be put on film, and now, thanks to Warner Bros and the all-new DC Universe streaming service, fans of the series are about to be catapulted into Dark Knight dreamland.
Not only will the first two seasons of the show have top billing on the new DC Universe streaming service when it launches in the United States this September, but the entire collection will finally be making its debut on Blu-Ray on both sides of the Atlantic this October in a newly remastered deluxe edition box set. If that isn’t enough to send you into a delirium, the Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited-Edition will also come with a digital copy so you can watch the show on all your devices on the go.
Check out the Batman: The Animated Series opening titles in 1080p here:
Warner Bros. Press Release:
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, the Emmy Award-winning series captured the imaginations of generations, setting the standard for superhero storytelling for the past quarter-century with its innovative designs, near-perfect voice cast and landmark approach to DC’s iconic characters and stories. Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition box set includes all 109 thrilling episodes, plus two bonus disks containing the recently-remastered, fan favourite animated films Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero, The box set’s premiere bonus feature is, The Heart of Batman, an impressive 90-minute documentary on the making of Batman: The Animated Series that includes interviews with nearly three dozen members of the cast and crew, detailing the intricacies of production behind the landmark animated show.
The Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited-Edition package features approximately 2,700 minutes of entertainment spread over 10 Blu-ray™ discs, plus the two bonus discs – not counting 11 specially-selected episodes with audio commentaries by cast and crew. In addition, impressive US version of the Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition includes an exclusive ensemble of collectables highlighted by three Funko mini-figurines (Batman, Joker, Harley Quinn) and seven beautifully-designed lenticular art cards. The entire box set is housed in a stunning layflat-book with a dazzling slipcase.
In just a few short weeks, we are set to immerse ourselves in the splendour of Mark Hamill’s definitive incarnation of The Joker, the monstrous Man-Bat, the Scarecrow, Penguin, Riddler, Catwoman and Kevin Conroy’s landmark version of the Dark Knight, all remastered in stunning high-definition and glorious sound.
Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Edition will be released on the 29th October in the UK and on the 30th in the United States.
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