Warner Bros. and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution announced at the convention that the company is adding three new motion comics to its roundhouse of titles.  First out of the gate is Superman: Red Son, and starting today, you can download the first episode for free (http://tinyurl.com/SmanRedSonPR).  New full-length episodes are expected to hit the iTunes store on a weekly basis.

Readers/viewers can also check out Batgirl: Year One and the second collection of Batman: Black and White.

Batgirl: Year One
Barbara Gordon comes to the digital age with Batgirl: Year One Motion Comics, based on the popular series. The story begins with our heroine having an internal monologue while batting Killer Moth and his henchmen. Wearing a female version of Batman’s costume, she makes an appearance at The Gotham City Police Department’s “Million Dollar Masquerade Ball.” Soon after arriving she rushes to aide her adoptive father Police Commissioner James Gordon who has been attacked by a villain. While the Chief lies unconscious, she prevents Bruce Wayne from being hit with the same energy weapon that injured her father. Flashbacks within her mind retell the series of events which have lead to her first battle with a super villain.

Created by Perpetual Notions, the complete Batgirl: Year One Motion Comics series is now available on iTunes.
Batman: Black & White Collection 2
The second series of Warner Premiere Motion Comics slate, “Batman: Black & White” is taken from three award-winning collections of short stories starring the Caped Crusader. The Motion Comics reflect the original and diverse visions of various artists and writers as they tell stories in the now-infamous world of Gotham City.

Batman: Black & White Collection 2 Motion Comics series includes the following titles:
I’ll Be Watching
Written by: Ed Brubaker
Illustrated by: Ryan Sook

The Call
Written by: Mark Schultz
Illustrated by: Claudio Castellini

Monsters In The Closet
Written by: Jan Strnad
Illustrated by: Kevin Nowlan

A Game of Bat and Rat
Written by: John Arcudi
Illustrated by: John Buscema

Written by: Scott Peterson
Illustrated by: Danijel Zezelj

Written by: Alex Garland
Illustrated by: Sean Phillips

In Dreams
Written by: Andrew Helfer
Illustrated by: Liberatore

Written by: Archie Goodwin
Illustrated by: Gary Gianni

Written by: Walter Simonson
Illustrated by; Walter Simonson

Written by: Howard Chaykin
Illustrated by: Jordi Bernet

via Warner Bros.

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  1. downbylaw
    July 24, 2009 at 2:06 am — Reply

    I am excited by the “red son superman” however the voice’s i am not to thrilled about.

  2. Cedarr
    July 24, 2009 at 3:39 am — Reply

    In Soviet Russia… Batman is still a dick

  3. July 24, 2009 at 7:31 am — Reply

    I started trying to download the free first episode of Red Son at 10:00 central. It kept telling me that it was no longer avaliable.

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