August 11, 2009

Adventure Comics #1: The Return of Superboy

It's the return of one of DC Comics' longest running books and one of its greatest modern-day heroes - Conner Kent! In our first heroic issue, Superboy can't wait to jump back into his life - but which life will it be? With a clarity he's never had before, Conner makes a beeline for the greatest place on Earth...Smallville?

Plus, in the wake of FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS, Starman heads off on an all-new mission in the present. And it's one that will not only impact Superboy, but the future of the DC Universe itself. Fortunately, the off-kilter Legionnaire won't be dong it alone!

And in the upcoming months of ADVENTURE COMICS look for Lex Luthor! Brainiac! Lightning Lad! Superboy's pal Simple Simon! Sun Boy and Polar Boy! Ultra, the Multi Alien! Wonder Girl! Black Lantern Alexander Luthor! And many, many more new and familiar faces!

Publishing Date: August 12th
Geoff Johns, Francis Manapul, Clayton Henry

Smallville Season 8 DVD/BluRay Trailer

Smallville Season 8 available on DVD & Blu Ray August 25th. Check out the new trailer with highlights from Seasons 1-8.

Welling Wins A Teen Choice Award

Congradulations to Tom Welling for winning a Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor in the Action/Adventure category. The Teen Choice Awards aired last night on FOX.

Get "Up to Speed" with Smallville (Recap of Season 8)

The CW has released a new promo which recaps the events from Season 8 of Smallville.
Season 9 premeires September 25 at 7:00 Central on the CW.

August 7, 2009

Superman Ruby Spear DVD Coming in NOVEMBER!

At Last All 13 Ruby-Spears Episodes Are Released On DVD Over 20 Years Later

As a 50th anniversary gift to fans, DC Comics' Man of Steel was given a brand-new Saturday morning cartoon in 1988. Now, fans of all ages can finally join the celebration when Warner Home Video (WHV) and DC Comics release Ruby-Spears Superman, a 2-disc collection of cartoons from the Warner Bros. vault, on November 3, 2009 for US$26.99 SRP. Order due date is September 29, 2009.

Debuting in 1988, the Ruby-Spears Superman series brought back some familiar foes and new unfriendly faces for battles against our favorite hero. In addition to the thrills of Superman's weekly adventures, each episode also includes a mini-segment - a continuing series called Superman Family Album. These featurettes tell the real story of what it was like to grow up as the most powerful boy in Smallville. Watch young Clark Kent deal with not only the normal trials and tribulations of youth and adolescence, but learn to balance them with his newfound super powers.

Ruby-Spears Productions was founded in 1977 by veteran writers Joe Ruby and Ken Spears. Ruby and Spears started as sound editors at Hanna-Barbera, branched out into writing, and eventually went on to create "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" In total, Ruby-Spears Productions produced 36 different TV series including the hit, "Alvin and the Chipmunks."

"These celebratory episodes not only take fans through the expected, yet exhilarating, adventures of Superman, but they share the untold story of his youth," said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President of Family, Animation & Sports Marketing. "Warner Home Video is absolutely thrilled to release Ruby-Spears Superman just in time for the holiday season."

Ruby-Spears Superman will include the special feature:

Corruption of the Corrupt: The Rise of LexCorp:
A fascinating glimpse into the Decade of Greed, when Americans were growing more and more distrustful of corporate leadership. From the headlines of the day to the pages of Superman arose a new vision of an old villain, Lex Luthor and his conglomerate, LexCorp.


Disc 1

Destroy The Defendroids/ The Adoption
Fugitive From Space/ The Supermarket
By The Skin of the Dragon's Teeth/At The Babysitter's
Cybron Strikes/ The First Day of School
The Big Scoop/ Overnight with the Scouts
Triple-Play/ The Circus
The Hunter/ Little Runaway
Disc 2

Superman and Wonder Woman vs. The Sorcerer of Time/ The Birthday Party
Bonechill/ The Driver's License
The Beast Beneath These Streets/ First Date
Wildshark/ To Play or Not to Play
Night of the Living Shadows/ Graduation
The Last Time I Saw Earth/ It's Superman
Street Date: November 3, 2009
Order Due Date: September 29, 2009
Languages: English
Runtime Main: 286 Minutes
Runtime EC Features: Approx. 20 Minutes
MPAA Rating: NR

Ruby-Spears Superman
Price: US$26.99SRP / No MAP
UPC: 1000092478