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New Images From ‘Superman vs. The Elite’ Reveal Animated Manchester Black

Just in time for this weekend’s premiere of Superman vs. The Elite at WonderCon, Warner Bros. Animation has let loose new stills from the animated feature adaptation of Joe Kelly, Doug Mahnke and Lee Bermejo’s Action Comics #775 story “What’s So Funny About the Truth, Justice and the American Way.” Joining shots of Superman and Lois Lane is the first look at animated Manchester Black, the leader of a team of The Authority analogues willing to kill bad guys and dominate those who oppose them with their god-like powers.

Considering Kelly was hired to script the feature, its story stands to mirror the source material pretty closely. Or maybe Kelly’s Shyamalan’ed things and Superman and Manchester Black hug it out by the second act and spend the rest of the movie going trench coat shopping and talking about how good the first Matrix movie was? Something tells me director Michael Chang (Batman: Brave and the Bold), executive producer Bruce Timm (Batman: Year One, dozens of other cool things) and producer Alan Burnett (Green Lantern: Emerald Knights) have better plans in store, though.

Superman vs. The Elite doesn’t have a release date just yet, but should be out before too long on Blu-ray, DVD and the usual digital formats. Check out the latest stills from the feature below.

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