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.
“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.
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.
“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.