(October 17, 2007 - Burbank, CA) –Warner Home Video (WHV) and DC Comics bring Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman and Aquaman back together for 32 action-packed adventures with the release of the “All-New Super Friends Hour Season 1, Volume 1” DVD on January 8, 2008 for $26.99 SRP. The 2-Disc Collector set features renowned DC Comics characters as they fight evil and protect the good people of planet earth. Order due date is December 4, 2007. Originally airing on ABC, the “All-New Super Friends Hour” was a huge ratings success for the network and an instant fan favorite. Featuring the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, the show also introduced a slew of new characters including Zan and Jayna (aka The Wonder Twins), and their space monkey Gleek. With their iconic exclamation “Wonder Twin Powers Activate!,” the twins would touch fists in a burst of light transforming Jayna into the shape of any animal and Zan into any form of water imaginable. The cartoon series also featured guest stars Black Vulcan, Apache Chief, Hawkman and Hawkgirl. The 32 cartoon episodes follow the Super Friends as they confront their old foes and new villains such as the Hydronoids and Dr. Cranum in their quest to protect mankind. DVD special features include: “One Dimensional Goodness: The Super Friends and the Good Old Days”- In the 1970s one of the last bastions for conservative programming was the Saturday morning cartoon. This documentary examines how this trend made its way into the world of the Super Friends, and includes a comparison of the characters’ treatment in future television incarnations of the Justice League as well as their appearance in comic books. “Origins of the Guest Stars” Hawkman, Hawkgirl, the Atom, and Green Lantern made their first animated appearances on Super Friends during this season. Show writers and producers discuss the introduction of these beloved characters to the line-up and their DC Comics origins. Also featured will be the classic rogues gallery associated with each of these iconic heroes. The “’All-New Super Friends Hour Season1, Volume 1’ is a classic DC Comics animated series that features some of the most iconic and legendary heroes in animation history,” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President of Family, Animation & Sports Marketing. “Warner Home Video is proud to bring a timeless series back to life for a new generation of fans and adults who grew up watching the show.” 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. SUPER FRIENDS 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.
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