Static Shock: The Complete Third Season

Now available from Warner Archive is the third season of Static Shock, the cartoon about the electrically powered teen superhero. These 13 episodes, each 21 minutes, originally aired in 2003 and appear on two discs in this set, as follows: Disc One Disc Two Hard As Nails Gear Static in Africa Shebang The Usual Suspect A League of Their Own, Part 1 A League of Their Own, Part 2 Showtime Romeo in the Mix Toys in the Hood The Parent […]

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Teen Titans Comes to Blu-ray in January

Under a press release titled “Warner Archive Collection Continues Commitment to Super Heroes on Blu-ray” comes the news that Teen Titans: The Complete First Season will be available on Blu-ray on January 23. (It was previously released on DVD a decade ago.) The 13-episode season is priced at $21.99, and these episodes predate the later Teen Titans Go! approach with the more exaggerated designs. The characters are voiced by Khary Payton (Cyborg), Tara Strong (Raven), Scott Menville (Robin), Greg Cipes […]

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iZombie Season 3 Announced for Blu-ray and DVD

iZombie is a lot of fun, with some great performances, and I’m glad to hear there are already plans for a fourth season. In the meantime, all 13 episodes of season 3 will be available on DVD and Blu-ray (via the Warner Archive, as with Lucifer) on October 3 as iZombie: The Complete Third Season. Rose McIver plays Liv Moore, a medical examiner who uses her unique state to solve crimes in partnership with police detective Clive Babineaux (Malcolm Goodwin) […]

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Riverdale on DVD, Blu-ray on August 15

After complaining about Riverdale early on, I have to admit that the show grew on me. It helped that I quit thinking about it as an Archie comic adaptation and instead approached it as a CW “angsty teen drama“. It made for fun popcorn viewing, particularly as we settled into the characters and how extreme they could be. It was the CW’s top new show this year, so maybe other people felt the same way. In case you missed it […]

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Lucifer Season 2 Comes to DVD, Blu-ray in Split Release

I know a lot of people giggle at the premise — she’s a cop, he’s the Devil, they solve crimes in LA — but Lucifer, starring Tom Ellis, is one of my favorite guilty pleasures. This past season, season 2, increased the family dynamics by adding in his mother, played by Tricia Helfer, to complicate his relationship with Detective Chloe (Lauren German), his angel brother Amenadiel (DB Woodside), his demon friend Maze (Lesley-Ann Brandt), and his therapist Dr. Linda (Rachael […]

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Static Shock: The Complete First Season

While I liked Icon better (because of the lead female character), the Milestone comic Static, launched in 1993, was more fun. The title character, a teen with electrical powers, was a modern take on Spider-Man. Virgil Hawkins was a kid given amazing abilities, struggling with how to use them well while juggling family and school responsibilities. The first issues were written by Robert L. Washington III and Dwayne McDuffie and penciled by John Paul Leon. I never watched the cartoon […]

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Batman: The Brave and the Bold Season Three on Blu-ray

Completing the trilogy of seasons, Warner Archive has released season three of Batman: The Brave and the Bold on Blu-ray. This final season only had 13 episodes, contained here on one Blu-ray disc, but there are some real gems, with many inspired by famous comic stories or nostalgia for a certain style of storytelling. The season begins with “Joker: The Vile and the Villainous!”, an episode from the villain’s perspective as he teams up with his inspiration, the Golden Age […]

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The Zeta Project Now Fully Available From Warner Archive

Back in 2009, the first season of The Zeta Project was put out on DVD. This animated series isn’t well-known, but it’s loved by its fans. It’s a spin-off of Batman Beyond, focusing on a rogue robot who doesn’t want to be an assassin (voiced by Diedrich Bader) and the young runaway (Julie Nathanson) it teams up with. The show ran 26 episodes. (Click that first link for more information from our previous review of the set.) The first season […]

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