Superman and Batman in Apocalypse Eventually


?The next DC direct-to-DVD movie has been revealed (well, the one after Batman: Under the Red Hood), and based on DC’s new policy of choosing to make money, they’re making another Batman/Superman joint. It’ll be based on Jeph Loeb’s “Last Girl from Krypton” arc, which is more or less the sequel to “Public Enemies,” but will be subtitled Apocalypse for its DVD release. I’d summarize the story for you, but I’ve read it on Wikipedia about nine times and it still doesn’t make any sense to me, so here’s the synopsis from the press release:

After a spaceship splashes down in Gotham City Harbor, Batman and Superman encounter a mysterious Kryptonian with powers as great as those of the Man of Steel. The Kryptonian is soon revealed to be Kara, cousin of Superman, who takes her under his wing to educate her about the ways of Earth. However, the villainous Darkseid has other plans. Seeing an opportunity to finally defeat Superman, Darkseid abducts and gains control of Kara, utilizing the powerful Kryptonian to do his bidding. It’s up to Batman and Superman to save Kara, but they’ll have to take the fight to Darkseid within his hostile world – where unknown, deadly threats lurk around every corner, including a brainwashed Kryptonian able to match Superman blow-for-blow.

Tim Daly and Kevin Conroy will be voicing Supes and Bats again, so that’s good news. Summer Glau will be voicing Supergirl which… well, seeing as Glau has normally played robots and ccrazy quiet people, I never thought of her voice as her strength. Oh well. At least there will be another short DC short; this time featuring Green Arrow. It’s due on September 28th.