MAD MEN STAR ELISABETH MOSS GIVES VOICE TO ARISIA
IN GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD KNIGHTS
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Actress gives feisty, smart performance as newest Green Lantern Corps recruit in
All-New DC Universe Animated Original Movie Coming June 7 to Blu-Ray™, DVD
Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss returns to animation as the voice of new recruit Arisia in Green Lantern: Emerald Knights, the all-new DC Universe Animated Original Movie coming to Blu-Ray™, DVD, On Demand and for Download June 7, 2011.
Sequart Research & Literacy Organization’s Keeping the World Strange: A Planetary Guide is now available for order through comic shops (use Diamond order code MAR111401). The book is currently listed in the books section of March’s Previews catalog (page 347) and is set to hit stores in late May.
Edited by Cody Walker, Keeping the World Strange offers essays that examine the highly-acclaimed WildStorm series from varied, thought-provoking viewpoints:
* We Contain Universes: The Delicately Spinning Reality of the Snowflake, by Kevin Thurman
* Surfing through Planetary: The Characters behind the Fiction, by Andy Richardson
* The Secret History of the WildStorm Universe, by Cody Walker
* When Third is Fourth: The Mystery of the Fourth Man, by Chad Nevett
* Bleeding Between the Lines: Planetary and Vertigo, by Timothy Callahan
* “The Hidden Wonders of the World”: Planetary and Reconstructionism, by Julian Darius
* Archaeologists, Architects, and Acolytes: Reading Futures Studies in Planetary, by Caleb Stokes
* The Monster Within: Examining Monstrous Archetypes in Planetary, by Ross Payton
* Planetary and Decompression, by Patrick Meaney
* The Ideal and the Strange: Order Vs. Freedom in Planetary, by Peter Sanderson
* The Man Who Knows the Game, by A. David Lewis (viewing Planetary as a game that begins with Elijah Snow’s white suit)
* Apocrypha or Canon? Fitting the Three Crossover One-Shots into Planetary, by Chad Nevett
* Appendix: Sequencing Planetary, by Julian Darius (a suggested reading order for Planetary’s 31 stories)
SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT TO RELEASE
DC UNIVERSE™ ONLINE WORLDWIDE
ON JANUARY 11, 2011
First Action Combat MMO to Ship Day and Date
for PC and PlayStation®3
SAN DIEGO – Dec. 21, 2010 – Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced that the highly anticipated online action game DC Universe™ Online (DCUO), has reached gold master status and will be available at retail outlets worldwide on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC on January 11, 2011. DCUO, licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on behalf of DC Entertainment, will be the first online game based in the DC Universe, the first MMO on PlayStation 3, and the first time DC Universe Online will be accessible to the millions DC Universe fans.
“Creating DC Universe Online has been a massive undertaking, and we’re excited to be that much closer to launch,” said Christopher Cao, Game Director of DCUO for Sony Online Entertainment. “We’re grateful to our beta players for providing us invaluable feedback in these final stages that has enabled us to put the finishing touches on a fun and exciting experience when the game launches in January.”
DC Universe Online will carry an anticipated retail price of US$59.99 for PlayStation 3 and US$49.99 for PC in North America. The game includes one 30-day game membership, with monthly subscriptions available thereafter for US$14.99. For customers playing the PC version of the game, DCUO will be included in SOE’s all-in-one Station Access subscription. Sony Online Entertainment expects to update the game regularly with new episodes featuring iconic DC Comics characters, new instances and major in-game events.
As a traditional action-based MMO that combines fast-paced, twitch-based combat with an interactive physics system to deliver a new and unique gameplay experience,DC Universe Online brings the DC Universe to life, allowing players to create their own superheroes – or villains – and join forces with their favorite DC Comics characters such as Superman, Batman and The Joker to aid in saving – or destroying – the universe.
DC Universe Online is rated T for Teen by the ESRB with the following content descriptors: Mild Blood, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes and Violence. For more information about DC Universe Online, visit www.DCUniverseOnline.com.
Sequart’s Gotham City 14 Miles: 14 Essays on Why the 1960s TV Series Matters and Minutes to Midnight: Twelve Essays on Watchmen are now available for purchase EXCLUSIVELY on LULU.
Gotham City 14 Miles offers the 1960s Batman TV series the critical reevaluation it deserves. Its essays examine Batmania, camp, the role of women, the show’s participation in ’60s counter-culture, its many celebrated actors, its lasting cultural effects, and other critical subjects. Return to Adam West’s Gotham, to the unapologetic fun of colorful, cackling villains hatching bizarre schemes and deadpan heroes ridiculously climbing walls! (Softcover, 6”x9”, 300 pgs, B&W, $22.95 cover price, ISBN 9780578064611.)
Minutes to Midnight examines Watchmen from a variety of perspectives to uncover surprising answers to many questions. What does it reveal about the history of scientific theory? How is the atom bombing ofHiroshima refracted through its pages? Does Watchmen’s murder mystery measure up to the standards of Raymond Chandler? Is the depiction of Rorschach an unfair caricature of the philosophy of Steve Ditko? Where are the secrets of Captain Metropolis and the Minutemen revealed? Was the Comedian right all along? Who shouldn’t read Watchmen? (Softcover, 6”x9”, 184 pgs, B&W, $19.95 cover price, ISBN 9780578060767.)
Again, Lulu is the only place to get the two newest offerings from Sequart’s growing line of books. Thanks always for your support!
I went to the Playstation Store today for the new releases and saw a cool thing that adds some value to Playstation Plus. You can download the PS3 Beta now if you are a Playstation Plus member. I figured this would be of high interest to PS3 Users who are members of our audience.
SAVING THE WORLD … ONE LAST TIME
MAN OF STEEL FACES THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE IN
ALL-NEW DC UNIVERSE ANIMATED ORIGINAL MOVIE
Coming Feb. 22, 2011 FROM WARNER HOME VIDEO
James Denton, Christina Hendricks, Anthony LaPaglia Lead Stellar Voice Cast;
Available as Blu-rayTM Combo Pack, 2-Disc Special Edition and Single Disc DVD