Summary of "Volume 3 - Great show!": Everything I read referred to this set having 28 episodes, just like the previous 2 sets, but there were 29 episodes left to release. Even the back of the package said "28 episodes," so I was very happy when I opened the box and saw 29 episodes listed. A Warner rep told me there were 29 episodes, but being told something, and discovering it for yourself, are two different things. I'm a bit sad this series is over; I really enjoyed it! I've been telling people about it left and right, and I hope that I've been able to introduce more than a few people to the series. Now I need to pick up all the other discs that were released; the ones that didn't air on TV. What's next for the Caped Crusader on DVD? Only time will tell. (read entire review)
Volume 2 - Look out, here comes the Baaaaat-man (3/18/2005)
Favorite episode in this set: Robin's Reckoning. I know of Robin's origin in the comics, but it was great to see it animated. The commentary track was very insightful, explaining how they couldn't show his parents fall to their deaths, so they came up with the sequence in the episode and thought it worked much better than their original idea. (read entire review)
Summary of "Volume 1 - Very cool!": I had requested a copy of this DVD set when it was released last July, but I didn't receive it. When volume 2 showed up I figured I should watch the first volume, so I went looking for it. I figured I would have a tough task finding it since it was more than 6 months old, but it was sitting on a shelf across the street from me, waiting for me to come and buy it. I guess I didn't have to watch volume 1 first, since the episodes are self-contained, but I prefer to see whether any progress is made from one set to the other (and the collector in me wants a complete run of a series).
I know I said this earlier, but I'm extremely impressed with this series. It's very dark for a children's cartoon, and I see why the series has so many fans. The sets are worth the price; and I paid full SRP for this one. If you're a fan of comics, cartoons, or good television, this is a set worth owning. You can already pick up volume 2, and volume 3, which wraps up the series, has just been announced for release in May. (read entire review)
Blu-ray Plans Revealed This Past Weekend at NY Comic Con!
It's being widely reported that this past weekend, a representative of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment who "had the microphone at the time" at New York Comic Con, made the announcement that the studio... (read entire news item)
'Super Villains Double Feature' with 'Superman: The Animated Series'
Lurking in the sewers of Gotham City is Killer Croc, a terrifying half-crocodile man with a craving for crime, and it's up to Batman to save the day. Take the plunge into the depths of Gotham City for... (read entire news item)
'Super Villains' Lineup Focuses on Catwoman, Killer Croc and Joker
In the spirit of this month's upcoming title The Best of Batman, Warner Home Video is once again combining episodes of various animated adventures of the caped crusader into low-cost "best-of" DVDs. ... (read entire news item)
13-Episode 'Best Of' DVDs from 3 Different Cartoon Shows
It's the ultimate in villain-thwarting, Gotham-saving superhero action as the Dark Knight stars in 13 all-time fan favorite Batman animated episodes! Together for the first time on DVD, these are the... (read entire news item)
Rear Package Art Gives New Details for The Complete Animated Series
Last week we showed off Warner's official announcement, including details and artwork, for their November 4th DVD release of Batman: The Animated Series - The Complete Series. Now the studio has sent... (read entire news item)
Complete Series Details and Artwork
A few weeks ago we told you to expect a Batman: The Animated Series complete series release later this year, and now we have the official announcement including details and artwork.
The 17-disc set... (read entire news item)
EMA Report: TAS Getting Complete Series Release Later This Year
Site founder/webmaster Gord Lacey is at the EMA show in Las Vegas this week, and while there he's spotted an upcoming DVD release titled Batman: The Animated Series - The Complete Series. Yup, he spotted... (read entire news item)
Front Art (Revised!) & Rear Art for the Special Edition Packages (Blu-ray & 2-DVD) of Batman: Gotham Knight
About a month ago we showed off an online trailer and a trade ad that brought you the first look at package art for Batman: Gotham Knight, the direct-to-video feature from DC Comics and Warner Home Video... (read entire news item)
A Larger Look at the Single-DVD Package of Batman: Gotham Knight
A few weeks ago we had a first look for you at the package art for all three releases of Batman: Dark Knight, Warner's new direct-to-DVD feature coming out on July 8th. Now the studio has sent out a... (read entire news item)
Online Trailer & Trade Ad Reveals New Info, Package Art for Batman: Gotham Knight
Above you see the trailer for Batman: Gotham Knight, the July 8th release on DVD and Blu-ray Disc which Warner Brothers first announced at the end of February. That trailer gives us new insight into... (read entire news item)
New DC Comics Direct-to-DVD (and Blu-ray) Feature in July: Batman: Gotham Knight
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Producers of Batman Begins and The Dark Knight
Bring You the DC Universe Animated Original Movie
Batman: Gotham Knight
on DVD from Warner Home Video on July 8, 2008!
The... (read entire news item)
Bat-iful artwork for Volume 4 (and extras too)
We have some more details, and artwork, for the fourth Batman release we reported on yesterday.
Here's a breakdown of the 4-disc, 24 episode (521 mins), set:
Sins of the... (read entire news item)
Batman joins Supes and the 'Cats
This should be the last of the animated Warner Bros releases coming on December 6; the fourth volume of Batman: The Animated Series, which includes 24 episodes from The New Batman Adventures.
In the... (read entire news item)
More Batman:TAS swings into action just before Batman Begins
Gotham City crime czars Scarface and Rupert Thorne battle evil masterminds like the Joker and the Penguin for money, power and respect. Kidnappings rise as foe-versus-foe attacks become more vindictive.... (read entire news item)
Batman to arrive late to the party
Warner Bros has delayed the release of Batman: The Animated Series Volume 2, pushing it into 2005. Fans hoping to find the set under the Christmas tree will be out of luck; the new date is January 25th.
If... (read entire news item)
Full-Size Cover Art for Volume 2
Following up on yesterday's announcement of Batman: The Animated Series - Volume 2 (for Dec. 7th release), here is the full-size cover art we promised you: (read entire news item)
Volume 2 is coming in Dec
Fight crime day and night alongside the Dark Knight with this deluxe 4-disc set packed with 28 heroic adventures from the acclaimed series! Filled with gripping plots, multidimensional characters and... (read entire news item)
Paul Dini's extras on 2nd B:TAS collection
The great folks at ToonZone.net have let us know about Paul Dini's comments at his BLog, which you can read here. In it, he talks about future mutliple-disc DVD sets of both Batman: The Animated Series... (read entire news item)
New single-disc release
Batman: The Animated Series - Secrets of the Caped Crusader
Defending the streets of Gotham City, Batman stands as a beacon of justice, a crusader for good, a one-man crimefighting force. In these... (read entire news item)
Official episode list
We received the official list of episodes on the upcoming Batman: The Animated Series Volume 1 set from Warner Bros and we wanted to share then with you. For the most part the episodes are released in... (read entire news item)
Menu Shots reveal Extras...and probable Episode Order *UPDATED*
After the bigger box art we posted yesterday for Batman:The Animated Series - Volume 1, we had to find a way to top it. So this morning we have for you 5 screen shots from the menu system: the Main Menu,... (read entire news item)
Bigger art, correct title, and correct episode count
At the beginning of this week, we posted this news item about the first multi-disc DVD release of Batman: The Animated Series. We included a small-ish shot of the cover art, which was all we had at the... (read entire news item)
Release date, extras, specs and artwork!
Just following up on the news we posted the other day, Warner Bros has announced Batman: The Animated Series Volume 1 for release on July 6th. This 4 disc set will contain roughly half the episodes from... (read entire news item)
More news from TZ
Jim Harvey at Toon Zone just emailed us to let us know some informaiton he received from Warner Bros regarding their upcoming releases of their animated properties, Batman: The Animated Series, Superman:... (read entire news item)
Warner chat confirms B:TAS this year!
Last night the Home Theater Forum held an online chat with a group of executives from Warner Home Video. Among the questions asked and answered were this one:
(NickGraham) I know I'm kind of beating... (read entire news item)
Box set news
After the recent announcement of 2 Adventures Of Batman & Robin DVDs containing random episodes, fans of the series were a bit upset that Warner Bros still had not announced the season sets that were... (read entire news item)
Season sets after all?
Back in April we reported that Warner management, in an online chat, stated there were no plans to release Batman: The Animated Series in season set form (and no plans to release Superman: The Animated... (read entire news item)
No season sets
From the Home Theater Forum chat with Warner Bros:
When asked about plans for season sets of the animated Batman series, the response was "No plans for season sets on Animated Batman at this time." A... (read entire news item)
ToonZone has an article about the upcoming Batman DVDs. The first DVD will contain the first 5 episodes and will be released in April, 2002.
More information (read entire news item)
Warner Plans Release
Warner Home Video has said they plan on releasing "Batman: The Animated Series" to DVD sometime in 2002. No word on how the series would be packaged though. (read entire news item)