(August 7, 2007 - Burbank, CA) — For generations, fans have enjoyed DC Super Hero cartoons and have reveled in the action packed plots and characters. Now, Warner Home Video (WHV) and DC Comics are bringing the classics back to life when they release "The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians" and "The Adventures of Aquaman" on October 23rd. Order due date is September 18, 2007. As the final installment to Hanna-Barbera’s "Super Friends" series, "The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians" features the voice of Adam West as Batman, and brings an electrifying and memorable end to Hanna-Barbera’s 12 year run of the "Super Friends" on the ABC network. Based on the "Justice League," the series is most celebrated for its accurate television adaptation of the original DC comic book characters. Darkseid of Apokolips and his minions Kalibak and DeSaad are the primary rivals in this particular series, challenging the team of heroes, which includes the newly introduced Firestorm and Cyborg. The remarkable 2-Disk edition of "The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians" features a total of eight action-packed 22-minute episodes. WHV will also release "Aquaman" cartoon shorts in "The Adventures of Aquaman," the original cartoons which premiered on CBS. Aquaman, the King of the Seven Seas, courageously battles his evil foes, including Black Manta and The Fisherman, using his special powers that allow him to breathe underwater, use aqua-telepathy to communicate with the ocean’s inhabitants and swim at staggering speeds! Aquaman is joined in his adventures by his loyal teen-aged sidekick Aqualad, Mera, the Atlantean girl, Aqualad’s pet walrus Tusky, and Aquaman and Aqualad’s sea horses Storm and Imp. This timeless 2-Disc edition of the classic series includes 36 unforgettable "Aquaman" Cartoon Shorts. “We are truly delighted to be releasing 'The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians' and 'The Adventures of Aquaman,'” said Dorinda Marticorena, WHV Vice President of Family, Animation & Sports Marketing. “These two nostalgic series helped shape Super Hero animation and will provide inspiration for future generations.” 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 www.dccomics.com. DC SUPER HEROES 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 Home 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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