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Cartoon Network has released two clips and 19 images from "Journey to the Center of the Bat!," Friday's new episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold.

For the first clip, CLICK HERE.

For the second clip, CLICK HERE.

Here's how the network describes the episode:

"Batman's life hangs in the balance when he is poisoned by Chemo, who is under the control of the evil Brain. The Atom races to the rescue with Aquaman by shrinking down and entering Batman's bloodstream. While Aquaman and the Atom battle the infection deep inside Batman's body, Batman struggles to end Chemo's rampage and defeat the Brain! This week's teaser features Elongated Man and Plastic Man teaming up to derail a bank heist and capture the criminal Baby Face."

The guest voice cast includes Tom Kenny as Plastic Man and Baby Face, John DiMaggio as Aquaman, Sean Donnellan as Elongated Man, Jamies Sie as Dr. Choi/Atom and Dee Bradley Baker as The Brain and Chemo.

The episode was written by Matt Wayne and directed by Brandon Vietti.

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For covers and five-page previews of DC Comics titles arriving in stores on Jan. 28, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Final Crisis #7, Batman #685, Trinity #35, Batman: The Brave and the Bold #1, Superman #684, Teen Titans #67, Final Crisis Revelations #5, Wonder Woman #28, Justice Society of America #23, Wildcats #7 and The Ferryman #5.

For previews of Dynamite Entertainment titles arriving in stores on Jan. 26, CLICK HERE.

For previews of BOOM! Studios titles arriving in stores on Jan. 28, CLICK HERE.

For previews of IDW Publishing titles arriving in stores on Jan. 28, CLICK HERE.

For previews of Image Comics titles arriving in stores on Jan. 28, CLICK HERE.

For previews of Archie Comics titles arriving in stores on Jan. 28, CLICK HERE.

For previews of Top Cow Productions titles arriving in stores on Jan. 28, CLICK HERE.

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NBC has released eight videos from "A Clear and Present Danger," the Monday, Feb. 2 episode of Heroes.

Here's how NBC describes the episode, which kicks off the "Fugitives" volume of the show:

"Months after explosions brought down Pinehurst and Primatech, our Heroes try to put the past behind them and begin new lives. Now powerless, Hiro (Masi Oka) tries to train a reluctant Ando (James Kyson Lee) to be a true superhero. Suresh (Sendhil Ramamurthy) returns to life as a taxi driver, Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) is back to saving lives, and Daphne (guest star Brea Grant) and Matt (Greg Grunberg) try to live as a normal couple. Clairešs (Hayden Panettiere) attempt to live a regular life is cut short when she uncovers a deadly plot orchestrated by Nathan (Adrian Pasdar) to track down and capture those with abilities. Meanwhile, Sylar (Zachary Quinto) begins the search for his real parents.

For a clip of Claire calling Peter to tell him about Nathan's plan, CLICK HERE.

For a clip of Peter getting into Suresh's cab, CLICK HERE.

For a clip of Claire going to Matt to warn him about Nathan, CLICK HERE.

For a clip of Peter swearing to find Nathan to the end, CLICK HERE.

For a look at on-location shooting in Los Angeles, CLICK HERE.

For comments from Glen Grunberg, who plays Matt Parkman, CLICK HERE.

For comments from Hayden Panettiere who plays Clair Bennett, CLICK HERE.

For comments from Sendhil Ramamurthy, who plays Mohinder Suresh, CLICK HERE.

For additional stills from the episode, CLICK HERE.

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Details of some of the merchandise to tie in with the X-Men Origins: Wolverine movie are emerging.

Following is a rundown:

* The 26th Marvel Minimates assortment from Diamond will spotlight the movie. Featured in the set are Blob and Leather Jacket Wolverine; Deadpool and Congo Wolverine; Logan and Sabretooth; and the limited variant Logan and Congo Sabretooth!

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* Rittenhouse Archives will be releasing a trading card set based on the film. The 72-card set will feature action images, storylines and behind-the-scenes moments from the movie.

Special cards will include autographs cards from Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds and Danny Huston, as well as costume and sketch cards. A custom-designed album with nine-pocket pages will also include a bonus promo card.

* Hasbro's toys will reach stores on March 1.

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For covers and seven-page previews of Marvel Comics titles arriving in stores on Jan. 28, CLICK HERE.

Titles include The Stand: Captain Trips #5 and Dark Tower: Treachery #5.

For previously posted previews of Marvel Comics titles arriving in stores on Jan. 28, CLICK HERE.

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Anthony Daniels and his alter ego C-3PO play a pivotal role in "Trespass," a new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars premiering on Friday at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network.

Here's how the network describes the episode:

"While investigating the disappearance of a clone security force on a fiercly inhospitable ice world, Anakin and Obi-Wan are caught in the middle of a conflict between the planetšs natives and the greedy representatives of a nearby moon. In an effort to broker a tentative peace, Anakin turns to C-3PO for help -- and finds his fluency in more than 6 million forms of communication to be most useful."

Daniels has played C-3PO on screen in all six Star Wars movies, and has continued in the role since the inception of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. With the animated series, Daniels becomes the only actor to play the same role in every on-screen incarnation of the Star Wars saga. He has also become a spokesman and host for the popular Art and Science of Star Wars exhibition around the world, and has written extensively about his experiences as a part of the Star Wars phenomenon.

"I've never left the character or, rather, he's never left me," Daniels said. "I put him in the cupboard for a while, but people call and I take him out again. There was a time many years ago when I thought I should move on to other things, but then I thought that was stupid. I'm very fond of Threepio."

Daniels said the voiceover performance of Threepio is a welcome respite from the rigors of bringing Threepio to the screen in live-action productions.

"When you're reading lines by yourself, it's not always as easy to ad-lib," Daniels said. "But what Dave (Filoni) and I do is to go over my lines before we start because, sadly, I am the world's greatest expert. And I say that with a kind of wry fun, because Threepio is kind of like my best friend, and you know your best friend better than anyone."

Filoni said, "It was important to have Anthony as Threepio because I wanted to learn as much from him as I could. Anthony has incredible insight into every word and phrase that he says. Therešs rarely a line that he wonšt adapt to Threepiošs cadence, so wešve developed a good vocabulary. Wešre both excited to do new things with Threepio, and hopefully in the future, viewers will see us expand our view of the character. After all, Threepio is as much an icon of Star Wars as Darth Vader."

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Fox has released six images from "The Good Wound," the Friday, Feb. 13 episode of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

The episode marks the show's debut in its new Friday at 8 p.m. time period.

Here's how Fox describes the episode:

"An injured Sarah is guided by the image of John's father, Kyle Reese, while Weaver's move to protect John Henry results in deadly consequences."

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Tiki Barber and Maria Menounos will guest-star in February episodes of NBC's Knight Rider.

Barber, a former running back for the New York Giants of the NFL, now works for NBC's news division. He will play a "tough-as-nails" drill sergeant who is killed.

Menounos, a correspodent and host for Access Hollywood, appeared as a nurse and love interest for Johnny Storm in the first Fantastic Four movie. On Knight Rider, she will play DEA Agent Jessie Renning.

For titles and descriptions of the three Knight Rider episodes announced by NBC, CLICK HERE.


Death Ray Films and Maya Entertainment are teaming up to bring the Dark Horse comic book El Zombo Fantasma to the big screen.

El Zombo Fantasma, published by Dark Horse Comics in 2005 and created by David Wilkins and Kevin Munroe, will be produced under the Death Ray Films banner recently formed by Chris Patton, Munroe and Robert Sanchez, who are currently in production on War Monkeys.

The story follows the mysterious murder of the world's most notorious Mexican wrestler who bargains his way out of an eternity of fiery damnation by returning to Los Angeles to play guardian angel to a troublesome teen, Belisa Montoya. He soon discovers that the teen is not what she seems and that their fates have been intertwined for centuries.

Death Ray Films and Maya Entertainment will bring tales of the undead masked wrestler to multiple mediums starting with the live-action feature followed by a new animated series.

Munroe will write and direct.

"Zombo started years ago as just a geeky idea between two friends who worked at the same video game company," Munroe said. "But Dave and I always knew that the property had a broader appeal than just its publishing roots, and now we'll see it finally reach an entirely new audience. I'm thrilled to be a part of creating this new breed of superhero for the big screen."


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

* Antarctic Press.

* Ape Entertainment.

* Archie Comics.

* Aspen Comics.

* Avatar Press.

* Bluewater Productions.

* BOOM! Studios.

* Dabel Brothers Publishing.

* Dark Horse Comics.

* DC Comics.

* Dynamite Entertainment.

* IDW Publishing.

* Image Comics.

* Marvel Comics.

* Moonstone Books.

* Radical Publishing.

* Studio 407.

* Top Cow Productions.

* Zenescope Entertainment.


* Archie Comics has announced a May 6 release for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Volume One: Heroes in a Half Shell.

The 104-page trade paperback collects the three-issue mini-series that adapted the first five episodes of the 1987 television series by Michael Dooney.

The story features the origins of the Turtles, Splinter, Bebop and Rocksteady; the first Archie appearances of April O'Neil, Shredder and Krang; plus Krang's robot army, the Neutrinos from Dimension X, and the Technodrome.

* BOOM! Studios has unveiled a limited holofoil edition of the sold-out Farscape #1 that will available exclusively during New York Comic Con.

The holofoil cover, featuring Farscape's main character John Crichton, will be limited to 500 copies, and will only be available at the BOOM! Studios booth.

* Image Comics has announced a fourth printing for Savage Dragon #137, featuring President Barack Obama on the cover.

"While we sold out some time ago, we've been receiving an awful lot of letters from fans and retailers alike demanding another printing," Savage Dragon creator Erik Larsen said. "This fourth - and definitely final, I might add - printing commemorates the very first time a superhero has openly nominated a real-life candidate for Presidential office."

The fourth printing will be in stores on Feb. 25 to coincide with Savage Dragon #145, which also features Obama.

* Marvel Comics has announced a second printing for the sold-out Dark Avengers #1. The new printing will feature a revised version of the cover by Mike Deodato and will be in stores on Feb. 25.

* Guests on the syndicated The Bonnie Hunt Show on Thursday will include Seth Green from Robot Chicken and Top Cow's Freshman and Tricia Helfer from Battlestar Galactica and The Spectacular Spider-Man.


If you missed The Continuum's coverage over the past month, following are links. Click on the date to get the day's full report.

* Thursday, January 22: Image Comics for April, Bluewater Productions' Warlock, Heroes, Ape Entertainment for April, Smallville, The Dark Knight's Academy Award nominations, Archie Comics First Looks and Top Cow Productions First Looks. Enter to win a trip to Hong Kong

* Wednesday, January 21: Smallville, Dynamite Entertainment for April, Dark Horse Comics First Looks and The Simpsons.

* Tuesday, January 20: Marvel Comics for April, DC Comics for April, Smallville, DC Comics First Looks and DC Comics' Origins and Omens.

* Monday, January 19: Watchmen, IDW Publishing for April, Archie Comics for April, Dynamite Entertainment First Looks and Mirage Studios First Looks.

* Sunday, January 18: Hulk vs. and Boom! Studios First Looks.

* Saturday, January 17: Top Cow Productions for April, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Battlestar Galactica and Dollhouse.

* Friday, January 16: Marvel Comics First Looks, Watchmen, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Smallville and Hulk vs. Thor.

* Thursday, January 15: Wonder Woman, IDW Publishing First Looks, Image Comics First Looks, Final Crisis, December sales, Emily Blunt in Iron Man 2? and Image Comics roundup.

* Wednesday, January 14: Aspen Comics for April, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Devil's Due Publishing First Looks, Archie Comics First Looks and Hulk vs. Thor.

* Tuesday, January 13: Batman: The Brave and the Bold, DC Comics First Looks, Hulk vs. Wolverine and Top Cow Productions First Looks.

* Monday, January 12: Wolverine and the X-Men, Heath Ledger wins Golden Globe, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Dynamite Entertainment First Looks, 2008's top sellers, Bluewater's Caroline Kennedy comic and Archie's Freshman Year collection.

* Sunday, January 11: Eva Longoria Parker talks Avengers movie and Batman: The Brave and the Bold.

* Saturday, January 10: Smallville, The Simpsons and Top Cow Productions First Looks.

* Friday, January 9: IDW Publishing First Looks, Marvel Comics First Looks, Boom! Studios First Looks, The Dark Knight wins at Critics' Choice Awards and Marvel Comics roundup.

* Thursday, January 8: The Dark Knight dominates People's Choice Awards, Watchmen movie and Spider-Man/Barack Obama.

* Wednesday, January 7: Dark Horse Comics for April, Mickey Rourke and Sam Rockwell in Iron Man 2 talks, Wonder Woman's Virginia Madsen, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Disney XD launch, Watchmen, Archie Comics First Looks and Shrugged.

* Tuesday, January 6: DC Comics First Looks, Final Crisis, Marvel Comics First Looks, Super Hero Squad and Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

* Monday, January 5: Wolverine and the X-Men, Radical Publishing for April, Marvel Comics First Looks, Dynamite Entertainment First Looks, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Farscape, Devil's Due Publishing's schedule and Archie Comics for Free Comic Book Day.

* Sunday, January 4: Batman: The Brave and the Bold.

* Saturday, January 3: Dark Horse Comics First Looks, Boom! Studios First Looks.

* Friday, January 2: Hulk vs.' Fred Tatasciore, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Bluewater Productions for April, Night Projectionist movie and Knight Rider.

* Thursday, January 1: DC Comics roundup and Dark Horse Comics First Looks.

* Wednesday, December 31: Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Archie Comics First Looks.

* Tuesday, December 30: Wonder Woman's Michael Jelenic, DC Comics First Looks, Dark Horse Comics First Looks and Knight Rider.

* Monday, December 29: Marvel Comics First Looks and IDW Publishing First Looks.

* Sunday, December 28: Moonstone Books for April and The Spirit.

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