(April 10, 2007 - Burbank, CA) — Two Hanna-Barbera animated classics are flying onto shelves this summer as Warner Home Video presents "Space Ghost and Dino Boy: The Complete Series" and "Birdman and The Galaxy Trio: The Complete Series," each on 2-disc collectors sets featuring the episodes in the three-segment form as they originally aired along with plenty of great new extras. These original series’ of the popular Cartoon Network Adult Swim spin-offs, "Space Ghost: Coast to Coast" and "Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law," are each available for $26.99 SRP. The retro hit "Space Ghost and Dino Boy: The Complete Series" soars through space and time to deliver justice! First, intergalactic policeman Space Ghost navigates the cosmos in his tricked-out spaceship, The Phantom Cruiser, battling villains like Brak and Zorak with his legendary suit and powerful wristbands. Then, Dino Boy teams with caveman Ugh and dinosaur Bronty to go primeval on the ancient menaces of their primitive home. And finally, Space Ghost flies again with more extraterrestrial adventures and thrilling takedowns. This dynamite compilation also features the dynamic six-part Space Ghost episode, "The Council of Doom." It’s cosmic entertainment for all! "Space Ghost and Dino Boy: The Complete Series" features 24 Space Ghost episodes including "The Heat King," "Zorak," "The Sandman," "The Cyclopeds," "Space Sargasso," "The Gargoyloids," and more! The DVD set also features 18 "Dino Boy" episodes including "The Worm People," "The Sacrifice," "The Terrible Chase," "The Mighty Snow Creature," and many more! The feature-length, exclusive enhanced content “Simplicity: The Life and Art of Alex Toth” takes you on a journey of a master cartoonist, who as an illustrator is remembered for his prolific work in comics and animation, and who as a person is remembered as the brash, often brutal, yet funny intellectual who transformed the cartoon world with his distinct touch as auteur. This documentary looks at the legacy of his genius, and pins down for us a solidarity of what life was like for this most revered of artists. "Birdman and The Galaxy Trio: The Complete Series" takes the action around the world and into outer space! First, winged hero Birdman harnesses the power of the sun to fight criminal masterminds like Number One, Vulturo and Dr. Millenium. Then, cosmic crusaders Gravity Girl, Vapor Man and Meteor Man – better known as the Galaxy Trio – serve up justice in space as they travel the universe eradicating evil and procuring peace across the cosmos. And finally, it’s more Birdman with his trusty eagle Avenger and his namesake battle cry that strikes fear into the hearts of his enemies. Fly away with these favorite retro heroes as they deliver old-school justice in this 2-disc collector’s dream compilation. The "Birdman and The Galaxy Trio: The Complete Series" collection includes twenty 23 minute episodes on 2 two-sided discs, including "X The Eliminator," "The Ruthless Ringmaster," "Galaxy Trio and the Sleeping Planet," "Birdman Meets Reducto," "Birdman and the Monster of the Mountains," "Galaxy Trio Versus Growliath," "The Return of Vulturo," and more! The enhanced content “Birdman: The Forgotten Hero” covers the inspiration from the early days of Birdman, as a superhero fighting injustice, up to his new assignment as a legal counsel. Featured will be a historical retrospective on what legendary cartoonist Alex Toth brought to the original series. “We are extremely excited to bring two animated classics to DVD for the first time,” says Dorinda Marticorena, WHV Vice President of Family, Animation & Sports Marketing. “It is sure to bring back memories for fans of the original series and create new fans among the younger generation.” 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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