Batman: The Brave & The Bold Comes to NYCC!

Did you watch Batman: The Brave and The Bold? We sure did. Do you miss Batman: The Brave and The Bold? We sure do.

Ready your Hammers of Justice! To celebrate the Season 1 Blu-ray release of the animated series that left behind the dark tone established for the Caped Crusader in the 90s and brought back the camp of both the 60s television series and comics of the Silver Age, The Paley Center for Media will be hosting a screening and panel during New York Comic Con on October 11th.

Open the Fridge will be in attendance and we could not be more excited. As much as we loved the style of Bruce Timm and Paul Dini during the run of Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, and Justice League, Batman: The Brave and The Bold gave fans a strong dose of over-the-top humor, featured some of the most obscure heroes and villains in the DC Universe (brought to life by the best voice over talent in the business), and also acknowledged decades of Batman history, both from the screen and the page.

Want to join us? Fans attending NYCC have the opportunity to join as tickets are available free of charge and on a first come, first serve basis to enjoy an episodic screening and discussion with Batman himself, Diedrich Bader.

To snag your own ticket, all you have to do is send an email to [email protected] with:

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • A statement that you heard about the tickets from us at Open the Fridge!

Be sure to make your move soon, though. Only a few tickets remain!

We also have it on good authority that another panelist will be joining Mr. Bader, and if our suspicious are correct, the panel has the potential to be quite OUTRAGEOUS!

Check out the press release below for full details!

Warner Archive Collection Presents


at The Paley Center for Media in New York


Special Friday, October 11event, in conjunction with New York Comic Con, spotlights popular animated series slated for early November release on Blu-ray


Batman voice Diedrich Bader headlines panel discussion;

Limited free tickets available to fans on first come, first served basis


Warner Archive Collection and The PaleyCenter for Media, in conjunction with New York Comic Con, proudly present a special event celebrating Warner Archive’s upcoming Blu-ray™ release of Batman: The Brave And The Bold on Friday, October 11 at 7:00 pm. The popular animated television series will be celebrated with an episodic screening and a lively panel discussion featuring Diedrich Bader, the voice of Batman, at The Paley Center for Media in New York City (25 West 52nd Street).

Extremely popular on Cartoon Network, Batman: The Brave And The Bold teams the Dark Knight with some of DC Comics’ favorite and more eclectic heroes, including the Blue Beetle, Plastic Man, Green Lantern, Kamandi, Doctor Fate, Jonah Hex, Black Canary, Green Arrow, Mister Miracle and The Atom. The combinations create a perfect mesh of fast-paced action and humor for the first season, which spans 26 episodes.

Batman: The Brave And The Bold is Warner Archive Collection’s first-ever animated release on Blu-ray™ disc. Anticipated street date is early November 2013.

Fans attending the October 11 event will have the opportunity to watch an episode and select clips of Batman: The Brave And The Bold, and hear from a distinguished panel that will include Bader, producer James Tucker, 8-time Emmy Award-winning dialogue director Andrea Romano, and Warner Archive podcasters Matt Patterson and DW Ferranti. Moderator Gary Miereanu might even have some unique prizes waiting for a few lucky audience members.

A limited number of free tickets are available for the general public. Fans wishing to receive free tickets to the New York event on must RSVP via email to [email protected]

The body of all fan RSVP emails MUST include the following:

  • Name of the entrant
  • A valid email address
  • The name of the media outlet/website by which the entrant learned of the screening

Tickets will be distributed on a “first come, first served” basis, and fans will be notified via email.

Written by: Rob "T3K" Piontek

Rob is excited to be contributing to The Fridge. With one finger on the pulse of Marvel/DC and another on that of Hollywood's superhero franchises, no multi-issue arc or casting rumor is too small to report. When Rob opens The Fridge, the light inside shines green!

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