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Over the past 20 years, the music of Batman: The Animated Series, composed by a team led by the amazing Shirley Walker, has been praised to the high heavens. There's a good reason for that, too, since it's basically amazing, but one of the side effects is that it's overshadowed the music of Warner Bros Animation's other shows based on the DC Comics supheroes. Now, two of them are finally getting their due in the form of a special edition release from La-La Land Records.
Released this week, the four-disc soundtrack album for the classic 1990s Superman: The Animated Series and a two-disc set for contemporary favorite Batman: The Brave and the Bold are now shipping from La-La Land, with selections from the best episodes of each series, comprising hours of audio alongside in-depth liner notes.
Anime: The English version of the new Iron Man: Rise of Technovore trailer is now online, in all its technovoring glory.
Upcoming: Oni Press has revealed a "Death by Cuteness" variant cover for Helheim #2 by Katie Cook and colorist Nick Filardi. It'll be available through Oni on April 24th.
TV: A new banner for the third season of AMC's The Walking Dead TV series assembles a cast of survivors including Michonne.
News: MoCCA (the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art), has reportedly transferred its assets to the Society of Illustrators, which include its art collection and the MoCCA Festival.
Customs: The notion of Optimus Prime transforming
Toys: The protagonists of Adventure Time and Regular Show are getting decked out in SDCC attire for their Comic-Con exclusive action figures from Toys 'R' Us.
Theme Parks: Dubai is set to get its own Marvel Adventure theme park by the end of 2013.
Gaming: HeroClix Online has announced new Captain America f
Upcoming: None other than Ninjak will make his return to comics in Valiant's X-O Manowar on September 12.
TV: The next Power Rangers series, Power Rangers Megaforce, will apparently include 42 episodes, two holiday specials and run for two seasons through 2014.
Opinion: Alyssa Rosenberg discusses how men can con
Last week, I got this question via email from a ComicsAlliance reader:
Beyond Method Man's opus to the Riddler, I had largely disregarded the music surrounding Batman. This last week introduced me not only to the Batman Musical episode of Batman Beyond, but a Justice League episode where he belts out "Am I Blue?" Are there other musical moments of the Caped Crusader's which I should experience?
Originally, I'd planned to answer that as part of my weekly "Ask Chris" column, but as tends to happen when I write about Batman, it got a little bit out of hand, so I'm tackling it now. And the answer is... well, yes and no.
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