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‘Superman: The Animated Series’ immortalized in 25th-anniversary blu-ray box set

The timeless classic will be racing into homes on blu-ray Oct 12, 2021.

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC are celebrating the 25th anniversary of “Superman: The Animated Series” by releasing the fully re-mastered series as a Blu-ray and Digital Box Set for $69.99 (USD). 

The bundle will include all 54 episodes as well as several hours of bonus features, including an all-new documentary titled Superman: Timeless Icon, which details the creation of the Emmy Award-winning cartoon. The six-disc Blu-ray box set will be available for purchase on Oct. 12, 2021. 

Photo courtesy of WB and DC Comics

“Superman: The Complete Animated Series” box set will not only feature six Blu-ray discs with all 54 episodes but also includes six featurettes, a special video commentary of the episode “Mxyzpixilated,” and three episodes with audio commentaries by producers Bruce Timm, Paul Dini, and Alan Burnett, director Curt Geda and art director Glen Murakami. 

  • Those three episodes are “Stolen Memories,” 
  • “The Last Son of Krypton – Part 1” 
  • “The Main Man – Part 2.” 
    • While completely remastered with enhanced audio and color correction, the series will be presented in its original 4:3 aspect ratio. 
Photo courtesy of DC Comics and WB

The box set also comes complete with extensive bonus content, including the featurette Superman: Timeless Icon, which was designed specifically for the Blu-ray release. 

  • Also included is the A Little Piece of Trivia featurette, for those who’d like to test their STAS knowledge 
  • Superman: Learning to Fly; Building the Mythology: Superman’s Supporting Cast which spotlights all the characters surrounding the Man of Steel, from Lois Lane to Ma and Pa Kent 
  • Menaces of Metropolis: Behind the Villains of Superman, a tour of all of Superman’s many foes 
  • The Despot Darkseid: A Villain Worthy of Superman, a featurette that gives an in-depth look at the animated series’ greatest villain.
Photo courtesy of WB: The cover art for Superman: The Animated Series Blu-ray with Superman flying through the sky over a red background

“Superman: The Animated Series” premiered on Sept. 6, 1996, earning 11 Emmy Award nominations and two Emmy wins. The fully remastered series will be available on Blu-ray Oct. 12, 2021.

Brendan Rooney

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