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Superman: Brainiac Attacks -- Embittered by Superman's heroic successes and soaring popularity, Lex Luthor forms a dangerous alliance with the powerful computer/villain Brainiac. Using advanced weaponry and a special strain of Kryptonite harvested from the far reaches of outer space,

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20 June 2006 (USA) See more »
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Two Enemies Unite To Destroy The Man Of Steel
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Embittered by Superman's heroic successes and soaring popularity, Lex Luthor forms a dangerous alliance with the powerful computer/villain Brainiac. Using advanced weaponry and a special strain of Kryptonite harvested from the far reaches of outer space, Luthor specifically redesigns Brainiac to defeat the Man of Steel. | Add synopsis »
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Superman: The Complete Animated Series DVD Review
 (From Collider.com. 19 January 2010, 7:01 AM, PST)

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not the animated Superman I'd come to love See more (38 total) »

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Directed by
Curt Geda 
 
Writing credits
Duane Capizzi (screenplay)

Christopher Simmons (story) and
Duane Capizzi (story)

Produced by
Duane Capizzi .... consulting producer
Margaret M. Dean .... producer
Curt Geda .... supervising producer
Kyle Jolly .... associate producer
Sander Schwartz .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Thomas Chase  (as Thomas Chase Jones)
 
Cinematography by
Dongwoo 
 
Film Editing by
Margaret Hou 
 
Casting by
Susan Blu 
 
Production Management
Brian A. Marshall .... production manager
 
Art Department
Mike Borkowski .... storyboard artist
Juan Jose Meza-Leon .... storyboard artist
Stephen Sandoval .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Paul Menichini .... sound effects editor
 
Visual Effects by
John Dillon .... visual effects supervisor
 
Animation Department
Gary Montalbano .... background artist
Justin Schultz .... animation checker
Jesse Silver .... background artist
Glenn Wai Lim Wong .... character designer
 
Editorial Department
Christopher D. Lozinski .... on-line editor
 
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Christopher Keenan .... development and creative supervisor
 

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76 min
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Canada:PG (TV rating) | UK:PG | USA:Unrated

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While this film features the same character designs, general look and style, and some of the previous cast members of "Superman" (1996), this film is in no way part of the same universe or canon. Duane Capizzi stated that this was indeed a film for children and was not intended for an adult audience that the animated series had been written for (despite being marketed as a Saturday morning show). He said that he and the creative team simply "borrowed" the designs of the former television show.See more »
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Clark Kent:I think Lois will be just fine as long as Superman and Clark Kent are here to look out for.
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21 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
not the animated Superman I'd come to love, 19 June 2006
Author: groonk-1 from United States

Paul Dini and Bruce Timm had nothing to do with this...thing. And it shows. Filled with clichés and trite plot devices that even a one year old would be bored with. This is nothing like the animated series that was clever on so many levels.

They couldn't even grab Clancy Brown or Lisa Edelstein to reprise their roles as Lex Luthor and Mercy Graves. The new voices were more than a little off putting. As was the entire story in general. It should be a crime to mar a project that had such a good run years earlier.

If you want your animated Superman fix, for yourselves or, better yet, for your kids, don't invest any money in this DVD. Reach back a few years and grab the proper animated series.

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