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Kids' WB! has released a description and four images from "The End of The Batman," Saturday's new episode of The Batman.

Here's how the network describes the episode:

"Batman and Robin meet their criminal twins, Wrath and Scorn, a dynamic duo dedicated to helping villains. Matters get even more complicated when Batman and Wrath uncover each other's secret identity. Guest characters include a cavalcade of villainy: Joker, Penguin, Ventriloquist, Killer Croc and Wrath/Will Mallory & Scorn/Andy Mallory."

"The End of The Batman" is written by Robert Goodman and directed by Vinton Heuck.

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The Rhino will be spotlighted in the seventh episode of Kids' WB!'s upcoming The Spectacular Spider-Man animated series.

The episode is tentatively titled "The Invisible Hand" and is part of the series' second story arc. It is directed by Dave Bullock, director of the Justice League: The New Frontier movie.

In other Spider-Man news:

* Tom Wilson is providing the voice of Stan Carter.

* Supervising director Victor Cook said he wanted to give "some Hong Kong flair" to the series. "For me, Spider-Man is all about speed and movement and we wanted to make sure our designs were animatable," he said.

Producer Greg Weisman said the look of the series is "very iconic but very, very fresh."



For covers and three- to five-page previews of upcoming titles, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Star Wars: Rebellion #11 from Dark Horse Comics; Eve: Vampire Diva #3 from Arcana Studio; North Wind #2 and Warhammer: Forge of War #5 from Boom! Studios; and Crawl Space #3, Scud, The Disposable Assassin #21 and True Story, Swear to God #10 from Image Comics.

For covers and four- to six-page previews of Marvel Comics titles arriving in stores on Feb. 6, CLICK HERE.

For covers and five-page previews of Image Comics titles arriving in stores on Feb. 6, CLICK HERE.

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Archie Comics is promising "mayhem" in May, shaking up several of its characters.

The publisher on Monday released early solicitations for three of its titles, showcasing Jughead, Cheryl Blossom and Salem.

For a look at the issues, CLICK HERE.


Ben 10: Alien Force will launch this spring with a one-hour episode, Cartoon Network has announced.

The series was created by Man of Action (Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau and Steve Seagle), executive produced by Sam Register, produced by Glen Murakami and story edited by Dwayne McDuffie.

Here's how the network describes the series:

"Ben 10: Alien Force begins the next chapter in the continuing Ben 10 saga five years later when 15-year-old Ben Tennyson chooses to once again put on the Omintrix and discovers that it has reconfigured his DNA and can now transform him into 10 brand new aliens. Joined by his super-powered cousin Gwen Tennyson and his equally powerful former enemy Kevin Levin, Ben is on a mission to find his missing Grandpa Max. In order to save his Grandpa, Ben must defeat the evil DNAliens, a powerful alien race intent on destroying the galaxy, starting with planet Earth. Ben will join forces with other young heroes to save the galaxy and his Grandpa Max, while passing along his knowledge to a whole new generation."

The voice cast includes Yuri Lowenthal as Ben, Ashley Johnson as Gwen and Greg Cipes as Kevin. Lowenthal voices Superman in Legion of Super Heroes, and Cipes was Beast Boy in Teen Titans.

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For previously posted April solicitations, click on the publishers' names below:

* Antarctic Press.

* Ape Entertainment.

* Arcana Studio.

* Archie Comics.

* Aspen Comics.

* Avatar Press.

* Big City Comics.

* BlueWater Productions.

* Bongo Comics.

* Boom! Studios.

* Dabel Brothers Productions.

* Dark Horse Comics.

* DC Comics.

* Devil's Due Publishing.

* Desperado Publishing.

* Digital Webbing.

* Dynamite Entertainment.

* IDW Publishing.

* Image Comics.

* Markosia Publishing.

* Marvel Comics.

* Moonstone Books.

* Oni Press.

* Red 5 Comics.

* Top Cow Productions.

* Viper Comics.

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* The Iron Man commercial was among the least five popular Super Bowl spots, according to USA Today's Super Bowl Ad Meter. The spot for Wanted didn't fare much better, placing 32nd.

* The CW is pre-empting Smallville on Thursday, Feb. 21 for an additional episode of Supernatural.

* Sean McKeever has announced that Birds of Prey #117 will be his final issue as writer of the DC Comics title.


In case you missed The Continuum's coverage over the past month, here are some links. Click on the date to get the day's full report.

* Wednesday, January 30: The Spectacular Spider-Man, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Bluewater Productions teams with Legend Films, First Looks and Markosia Publishing for April.

* Tuesday, January 29: The Spectacular Spider-Man's Tricia Helfer, The Batman, DC Comics roundup, The Simpsons, Antarctic Press for April, Arcana Studio for April, Marvel Comics First Looks and Dynamic Entertainment First Looks.

* Monday, January 28: Smallville, Boom! Studios for April, Ape Entertainment for April, Red 5 First Looks, Dark Horse First Looks, Marvel First Looks and DC First Looks.

* Sunday, January 27: Dynamite Entertainment for April, Avatar Press for April, Aspen Comics for April, Dabel Brothers Productions for April, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Archie Comics First Looks.

* Saturday, January 26: Family Guy, Desperado Publishing for April and Big City Comics for April.

* Friday, January 25: Marvel First Looks, The Simpsons, Image First Looks, Marvel/WGA deal, Digital Webbing for April, New Exiles, Dabel Brothers' Mercedes Thompson and Marvel/Soleil deal.

* Thursday, January 24: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, X-Force, Devil's Due Publishing for April, Bongo Comics for April, Oni Press for April and Meet the Spartans.

* Wednesday, January 23: X-Men: Divided We Stand solicitations, Red 5 Comics for April, Smallville, Bluewater Productions' 2008 titles, The Stranded, First Looks and Marvel Comics roundup.

* Tuesday, January 22: The Dark Knight's Heath Ledger dies, DC Comics for April, Marvel Comics for April, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Archie Comics for April, Marvel Comics First Looks, Image Comics First Looks and Boom Studios' Cthulhu Tales.

* Monday, January 21: IDW Publishing for April, Turok: Son of Stone, The Spectacular Spider-Man, First Looks and Cinemax's Month of 300.

* Sunday, January 20: Justice League of America and First Looks.

* Saturday, January 19: Smallville's Black Canary and First Looks.

* Friday, January 18: Flash Gordon, Fantastic Four, Marvel First Looks, Transformers Animated, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Image First Looks and Archie First Looks.

* Thursday, January 17: Image Comics for April, Top Cow Productions for April, Viper Comics for April, Smallville, Dabel Brothers' Wild Cards and Marvel First Looks.

* Wednesday, January 16: Justice League movie on hold, Jeph Loeb press conference, Dark Horse First Looks, Marvel First Looks, Flash Gordon and The Spirit.

* Tuesday, January 15: The Simpsons, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Blade: The Series, Archiblad Saves Easter and First Looks.

* Monday, January 14: The Spectacular Spider-Man, Iron Man movie, Smallville, Perhapanauts and First Looks.

* Sunday, January 13: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Image Comics First Looks.

* Saturday, January 12: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and First Looks.

* Friday, January 11: Marvel First Looks and Image First Looks.

* Thursday, January 10: Bluewater Productions for May, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, IDW Publishing's children's division and Boomerang for February.

* Wednesday, January 9: Dark Horse Comics for April and First Looks.

* Tuesday, January 8: Incredible Hercules, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, World of Warcraft and The Blackbeard Legacy.

* Monday, January 7: X-Men: Legacy, Smallville, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Boom! Studios First Looks, Dynamite Entertainment First Looks and Image First Looks.

* Sunday, January 6: Dark Horse First Looks.

* Saturday, January 5: First Looks and Zenescope's new Sinbad title.

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