"Green Lantern: The Animated Series" Coming to DVD in August

The first release, Season One, Part One, will chronicle "The Rise of the Red Lanterns."

The set will include the first 13 episodes from the Cartoon Network CG series featuring space cop Hal Jordan (Josh Keaton) doling out intergalactic justice, and will be available on August 28th. This first collection will also include a four page preview of the upcoming Green Lantern The Animated Series comic book, coming later this year from DC. The whole shebang has a suggested retail price of $19.97.

The episodes included on the two-disc DVD set are:

1. Beware My Power…Green Lantern's Light (Part One)

2. Beware My Power…Green Lantern's Light (Part Two)

3. Razer's Edge

4. Into the Abyss

5. Heir Apparent

6. Lost Planet

7. Reckoning

8. Fear Itself

9. …In Love and War

10. Regime Change

11. Flight Club

12. Invasion

13. Homecoming

You can find the full press release for the Green Lantern: The Animated Series - Rise of the Red Lanterns below.

Green Lantern: The Animated Series — Rise of the Red Lanterns (Season 1 Part 1) follows Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps on a treacherous journey through deep space. As Earth’s Green Lantern, Hal must face down an invasion from the villainous Red Lantern Corps, who will stop at nothing to destroy and silence the Green Lantern Corps forever. Joined by his former drill sergeant Kilowog, and several all-new heroes, Hal brings the cosmic battle against the forces of evil to the far reaches of the galaxy. Equipped with a new squad and new spacecraft, The Inceptor, Hal and the team set out to protect the universe — and the Green Lantern Corps itself!

“Green Lantern: The Animated Series has really taken us into a realm we hadn’t explored before: our first completely CG-animated series,” enthuses Sam Register, Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs, at Warner Bros. Animation. “Like Teen Titans and Batman: The Animated Series, it’s an incredible, groundbreaking action series, combining the legendary instincts of Emmy®-winning executive producer Bruce Timm and the incredible artistry of WBA’s CG animators. It’s a beautifully rendered, epic space adventure with a scale that’s simply breathtaking.”

“With the release of the live-action movie last summer and the wildly popular Cartoon Network series, Green Lantern mania is at an all-time high,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Vice President of Family and Animation Marketing and Partner Brands. “Warner Bros. Animation is known for creating outstanding animated series, and we are thrilled to be able to bring these new super hero adventures to DVD.”

Executive produced by Sam Register (Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Ben 10), and Bruce Timm, Green Lantern: The Animated Series is produced by Giancarlo Volpe (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and Jim Krieg (Ben 10: Alien Swarm). Based upon the popular DC Comics character, the series features the voice talents of Josh Keaton as Hal Jordan, Jason Spisak as Razer, Kevin Michael Richardson as Kilowog and Grey DeLisle as Aya. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Green Lantern: The Animated Series airs Saturdays at 10 a.m. (ET/PT) as part of Cartoon Network’s DC Nation programming block.

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