New Frontier | Movie
Released: February 26th, 2008
Heroes: Aqualad, Aquaman, Atom (I), Batman, Black Canary, Blackhawks, Slam Bradley, Captain Marvel, Challengers of the Unknown, Colonel Richard Flagg, Colonel Ace Morgan, Dr. Fate, Dr. Will Magnus, Dr. Midnite, Doom Patrol, King Faraday, Flash (I), Flash (II), Green Arrow, Green Lantern Abin Sur, Green Lantern (I), Green Lantern (II), Guardians of the Universe, Hawkgirl, Hawkman, Hourman, John Henry, Justice League of America, Justice Society of America, Kid Flash, Losers, Mademoiselle Marie, Martian Manhunter, Metal Men, Metamorpho, Ray Palmer, Plastic Man, Robin, Speedy, Adam Strange, Supergirl, Superman, Teen Titans, Vigilante, Wildcat, Wonder Girl, and Wonder Woman
Supporting: Amazons, Argent, Pancho Barnes, Commissioner Gordon, Dr. Erdel, Carol Ferris, Rick Flagg Jr., John Henry Irons, Tom Kalmaku, Walter Kronkite, Selina Kyle, Lois Lane, Harry Lieter, Jimmy Olsen, Jimmy Palmiotti, Rosa Parks, Jack Ryder, Ted Smiesel, Alanna Strange, and Iris West
Villains: Black Manta, Brainiac, Captain Cold, Centre Cult, Centre, Cheetah, Darkseid, Dr. Light, Dr. Sivana, Gentleman Ghost, Gorilla Grodd, Harley Quinn, Joker, Kalibak, Key, Lex Luthor, Mr. Mxyzptlk, Monocle, Ra's al Ghul, Riddler, Starro, Star Sapphire, Two-Face, and Ultra Humanite
Objects: Arrow Plane, B47, Bat Cave, Corvette, Green Lantern, H-5 Series Helicopter, Invisible Plane, MiG, and Plymouth Squad Car
Places: Cape Canaveral, Florida, Central City, Illinois, Coast City, California, Ferris Aircraft, Gotham City, New Jersey, Indochina, Las Vegas, Nevada, Metropolis, New York, Nellis Air Force Base, Paradise Island, Washington D.C., and Yalu River, Korea
Original Story By: Darwyn Cooke
Screenplay By: Stan Berkowitz and Darwyn Cooke
Directed By: Dave Bullock
New Frontier | Details
Actors: Kyle MacLachlan, Jeremy Sisto, Lucy Lawless, Neil Patrick Harris, David Boreanaz, Phil Morris, Miguel Ferrer, Brooke Shields, Kyra Sedgwick
Format: Animated, Close-captioned, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen
Language: English, Spanish
Region: Region 1
Aspect Ration: 1.78:1
Number of Discs: 1/2
Studio: Warner Home Video
Release Date: February 26, 2008
Run Time: 75 minutes
New Frontier | Special Features Disc One
Documentary: "Super Heroes United!: The Complete Justice League History" - The documentary is a comprehensive forty seven year Justice League chronology from the inception in the comics to vivid animated renditions. The story is told with a myriad of interviews tracing back the early days of DC Super Hero team ups during the Golden Age, to the Silver Age rendition where the established heroes emerged and beyond. Interviews include Paul Levitz (President of DC Comics), Dan Didio (SVP Executive Editor at DC Comics), Michael Uslan (Historian), Gregory Noveck (SVP Creative Affairs DC Comics), Mark Waid (DC Comics Historian and Writer), Mike Friedrich (Writer JLU), Denny O'Neil (Writer and Editor at DC Comics), Mike Carlin (DC Comics Executive Editor), Stan Lee (Marvel Comics Co-Creator) and Marv Wolfman (Writer of Fantastic Four).
Sneak Peak: Batman: Gotham Knight - One part anime, one part Caped Crusader, the result is a glimpse at the world of Eastern anime sensibilities combined with a Western tradition of Batman. A detailed look at the world of Warner Bros Animation, and how they joined forces with the renowned Japanese animators to create the highly anticipated anime film of 2008.
Audio Commentary I: Featuring the talented filmmakers of New Frontier.
Audio Commentary II: Featuring Comic Book Writer and Artist Darwyn Cooke.
New Frontier | Special Features Disc Two
Documentary: "The Legion of Doom: The Pathology of the Super Villain"- This documentary will examine the early mythological archetypes of nemesis characters from a historical perspective, and see how the tenants of this rich history were adapted and woven into the Justice League stories. The bonus feature includes many of the talent included in Super Heroes United! As well as Jim Kreuger (Writer of "Justice").
Documentary: "Comic Book Commentary: Homage to the New Frontier" - This documentary is a nod to the fans of the New Frontier comic book. This featurette further expands the themes contained in the source material, and how these elements were truncated or evolved for the inclusion in the film. Featuring vivid imagery culled from the pages of the New Frontier comic, mixed with the commentary of Writer and Artist Darwyn Cooke, this featurette is a treat for both fans and scholars of the medium.
Bonus: "Justice League Unlimited Bonus Episodes" Bruce Timm selects three of his favorite episodes from the Justice League Unlimited animated series:
1. Dark Heart - Alien invaders attempt to thwart the Justice League. The fate of the world rests on the shoulders of Ray Palmer, AKA The Atom.
2. To Another Shore - Wonder Woman learns of a plot to steal the powers of the 3,000 year-old corpse of The Viking Prince. It is up to the Justice League to make things right.
3. Task Force X - Four incarcerated villains are released from prison by Cadmus to undertake an impossible mission: steal a powerful mystic artifact from the JLU Watchtower under the noses of the League.