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DC's World's Funnest News

  • October 4, 2011: Sam Register reveals the shorts being made: Aardman Animation making new claymation Batman shorts, Plastic Man animated shorts, Lauren Faust is making Super Best Friends Forever featuring Wonder Girl, Batgirl, and Supergirl, and Doom Patrol. WF Article
  • March 8, 2012: Shorts are directed by Rich Webber, the backgrounds and environments were inspired by original DC artwork, using a complimentary colour palette found in designs of the 50s and 60s, use real children to voice the superhero characters, and there will a short where Superman talks about what he collects and what he's afraid of, like celery. Aardman Article
  • March 22, 2012: Clips for Plastic Man and DC's World's Funnest. WF Article
  • March 23, 2012: Rich Webber talks about casting for DC's World's Funnest and says there will be 10 shorts total. Skwigly Interview
  • April 13, 2012: New clip for DC's World's Funnest. WF Article
  • June 4, 2012: DC's World's Funnest short #5 posted. Dug Calder at Vimeo
  • May 20, 2013: A DC's World's Funnest Superman figure will be on sale as part of the DC Collectibles at San Diego Comic Con July 18-21. The Superman will sell for $24.95. USA Today Article