Wednesday, September 15, 2010

A New Clip from Superman/Batman: Apocalypse

The next planet splitting DC Comics animated feature film is about to slam into your local DVD retailer's shelves, so Warner Brothers thought they'd dish out one last clip to get you reaaaaaaally excited to see it. This is a little shot we'd like to call "Kara lands on Earth and proceeds to go batshit crazy." Enjoy!

Based on the DC Comics series/graphic novel “Superman/Batman: Supergirl” by Jeph Loeb, Michael Turner & Peter Steigerwald, Superman/Batman: Apocalypse is produced by animation legend Bruce Timm and directed by Lauren Montgomery (Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths) from a script by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Tab Murphy (Gorillas in the Mist).

In Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, a spaceship splashes down in Gotham City Harbor -- leading Batman and Superman to encounter a mysterious Kryptonian with powers as great as those of the Man of Steel. The Kryptonian is soon revealed to be Kara, cousin of Superman, who takes
her under his wing to educate her about the ways of Earth. However, the villainous Darkseid has other plans. Seeing an opportunity to finally defeat Superman, Darkseid abducts and gains control of Kara, utilizing the powerful Kryptonian to do his bidding. It’s up to Batman and Superman to save Kara, but they’ll have to take the fight to Darkseid within his hostile world – where unknown, deadly threats lurk around every corner, including a brainwashed Kryptonian able to match Superman blow-for-blow.

If you haven't done so already...

On Thursday, September 23, Superman/Batman: Apocalypse will screen at the Paley Center in New York City (25 West 52nd Street) with screening commencing at 6:30 p.m. Following the screening, Kevin Conroy, the fan-favorite voice of Batman, and casting/dialogue director Andrea Romano will lead a panel discussion moderated by UGO movie editors. Additional participants,
including voice cast members, will be announced as confirmed.

A limited number of free tickets are available for the general public. Fans wishing to receive free tickets to the Los Angeles event on Sept. 21 must RSVP via email to Fans in New York City wishing to receive free tickets to the NY event on Sept. 23 must RSVP via email to

Tickets to both events will be distributed on a “first come, first served” basis.

Superman/Batman: Apocalypse comes to DVD and Blu-ray September 28th, 2010. Click here for disk details and the trailer!!

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