2006 Movie News Archives

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July 22, 2006: New Direct-to-DVD DCU Animated Films

Paul Levitz, president and publisher of DC Comics, announced earlier today at the "One Year Greater" Panel at Comic-Con that DC Comics would be releasing several direct-to-DVD animated films based on classic stories from DC's past. Levitz indicated that the first projects include DC animated universe pioneer Bruce Timm working on "Justice League: New Frontier"; a story based on the "Death of Superman" storyline (Levitz indicated that it would be more of a story based on the death and return storyline from 1992 as opposed to a straight-up adaptation due to the complexity of the source material); and "The Judas Contract" storyline from "Teen Titans" that introduced Dick Grayson's Nightwing identity (done in the original comic book style as opposed to the recent manga influenced animated series).

Thanks to Anthony Lujan for the on-the-scene report.

UPDATE: Newsarama has an interview with Levitz regarding the new DC animation plans here.

2006 Movie News

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