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DVD Review - Defenders of the Earth - The Complete Series (1986)

Defenders of the Earth - The Complete Series, 1986.

Created by Gerry Conway, Ross Andru and John Romita, Sr.

Featuring the voice talents of Lou Richards, Peter Mark Richman, Peter Renaday, Buster Jones, Loren Lester, Diane Pershing, William Callaway and Ron Feinberg.


When the planet comes under threat from the evil Emperor Ming the Merciless, Flash Gordon teams up with fellow heroes The Phantom, Mandrake the Magician and Lothar to form the Defenders of the Earth (Defenders!).

Following the blockbuster success of Marvel's The Avengers last summer, it seems that superhero teams are all the rage. Warner Bros. is not-so-secretly working on a Justice League adaptation, Fox has the forthcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past and Fantastic Four, and Marvel Studios' upcoming slate includes Guardians of the Galaxy and The Avengers 2. So, in an effort to satisfy our cravings for superhero teams, FremantleMedia Enterprises has dug deep into
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Q&A: Mark Hamill, 'Sushi' Skywalker

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Depending on which end of the pop culture spectrum you call home, world-class character actor Mark Hamill will always bring to mind one of his two most iconic roles: Luke Skywalker from the original "Star Wars" trilogy, or the zenith of Hamill's extensive voice acting career, the part of The Joker in "Batman: The Animated Series."

Hamill appears next in live-action thriller "Sushi Girl," co-starring James Duval, Danny Trejo and, obviously, a naked woman covered in sashimi. His character, Crow, is one of four jewel thieves reunited with the one guy who spent six years in jail for their collective crime.

When we met Hamill at Comic-Con this summer -- after the nerdgasm subsided -- we asked what made Crow so appealing, how he tackled The Joker in a post-Nicholson world and what advice he has for the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" casts as their franchises wind down.

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25 Days of Geek Christmas TV: Day 6 – Batman: The Animated Series

The most wonderful time of the year is once again upon us. The Christmas season is here and with that comes Christmas TV episodes!

For the 25 days leading up til Christmas Day this month, we’ll be spotlighting some of the best Christmas-themed episodes from some of Geek culture’s greatest shows. Each day we’ll cover different shows and episodes and encourage you to watch along with us. So come one, come all, to the 25 Days of Geek TV Christmas!

Monday, December 6th, 2010 - Day 6: Batman: The Animated Series

Season 4, Episode 1: "Holiday Knights"

Directed by: Dan Riba

Written by: Paul Dini

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Mark Hamill, Ron Pearlman, Arleen Sorkin, Diane Pershing, Bob Hastings, Marilu Henner, Robert Costanzo, Liane Schrimer

Original Air Date: September 13, 1997

You can also purchase a copy of the episode at Amazon or iTunes [...]
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Defenders of the Earth: Win The Complete 65 Episode Series on DVD!

Comic strip legends Flash Gordon, Mandrake the Magician, and the Phantom team up in Defenders of the Earth, a 1986 animated television series. The heroes battle super villains, marauding aliens, destructive demons and sultry enchantresses in order to protect mankind in the year 2015.

In the TV show, the exciting battle between good and evil begins when Flash Gordon returns to help Earth battle against the evil Emperor Ming. Flash quickly finds that his talents alone will not be enough to battle the mastermind's plotting and he teams up with his son, fellow heroes and their proteges to battle evildoers from the past, present and future.

Principal voices Defenders of the Earth include Lou Richards, Peter Mark Richman, Peter Renaday, Buster Jones, Loren Lester, Sarah Partridge, Adam Carl, Diane Pershing, William Callaway, Ron Feinberg, and Hal Rayle.

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