BCI Sets Busy Agenda21 Jul, 2006 By: John Latchem
SAN DIEGO — With its presence felt at the Tower Records and Video booth at Comic-Con, BCI took the opportunity to announce an ambitious DVD slate for the fourth quarter and into next year.
Due Oct. 10 is Defenders of the Earth: The Complete Series Vol. 1, followed Oct. 24 by Filmation's Groovie Goolies and Nov. 7 by She-Ra: Princess of Power — Season 1 Vol. 1.
The 1983 animated series “Dungeons & Dragons” comes to DVD Nov. 7 (prebook Oct. 10) in a complete-series set containing all 22 episodes for $49.98. The cartoon tells the tale of six kids who are sent to a fantasy world while riding a magical rollercoaster.
Also arriving Nov. 7 is Ark II: The Complete Series and Ghost Busters: The Animated Series Vol. 1, followed in Spring 2007 by Vol. 2. This is the Filmation animated series, which is not related to the Bill Murray-starring film from 1984. Instead, this cartoon was based on a 1970s live-action kids show starring “F-Troop's” Larry Stortch, the complete series of which arrives on DVD next summer.
Thirteen half-hour episodes of the popular animated online series “Happy Tree Friends” will be released on DVD in December. The show premieres on the G4 Network in October.
Other 2007 releases include Space Academy: The Complete Series, Jason of Star Command: The Complete Series, The Secrets of Isis: The Complete Series, “The Legend of Bravestarr” and “Zorro & Lone Ranger.”