The fan favorite series Batman Beyond ran for three successful seasons, producing 52 television episodes and a full-length animated film (Batman Beyond: The Return of the Joker). The series also was nominated for multiple accolades, winning two Emmys and three Annie Awards.
With fortuitous timing that coincides with Batman’s 80th anniversary this year, Batman Beyond: The Complete Series is now available in a beautiful limited edition Blu-ray set, which includes all episodes from the series, the original uncut version of the feature-length film Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, two brand-new features, four exclusive lenticular collector cards featuring original animation artwork, and an exclusive chrome Batman Beyond Funko Pop figurine.
This set includes 41 of the original 52 original episodes in a fully remastered presentation using either their original 35mm or OCND format, with the remaining 11 “Smart Rezzed” from standard definition Digibeta video. Bonus features on the set include:
- Nostalgic Tomorrow – A Batman Gathering (All-New Featurette) – Many of Batman Beyond’s core production team and actors gather for an enthralling roundtable discussion of the evolution and execution of the animate series. Join producers Bruce Timm and Glenn Murakami, casting/dialogue director Andrea Romano, director James Tucker, writers Bob Goodman & Stan Berkowitz, and stars Kevin Conroy & Will Friedle as they take a wildly entertaining trip down memory lane.
- Knight Immortal (All-New Featurette) – A visual and visceral celebration of the Dark Knight’s 80 years of crime fighting, narrated by storytellers of the past, present, and future.
- “Tomorrow Knight: The Batman Reborn” (Featurette) – Storytellers explore the rise of Terry McGinnis as Batman and Bruce Wayne’s relationship with the young hero as he mentors a new Dark Knight for modern times.
- Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (Feature-Length Film) – The beloved hit animated film from 2000 is included in the box set – fully remastered for your enjoyment.
- Audio Commentaries – Enlightening audio commentaries by filmmakers and voice actors for four key episodes: “Rebirth, Part 1”; “Shriek”; “Splicers”; and “The Eggbaby.”
- Featurettes – A dozen inside looks at the genesis, production and effects of Batman Beyond
Fans can currently grab the set on Amazon for $60.99. Do be aware that the set is limited edition, so when they’re gone, they’re gone!