After years of sub-standard releases, the original Max Fleisher Superman cartoons are coming to DVD.Â Warner Brothers announced all 17 original shorts featuring the first on-screen appearance of the Man of Steel will come to DVD on April 7, 2009.
The shorts have been in the public domain for years now and released to DVD in the past with little to no restoration or any extras.Â Now the shorts are coming to DVD, fully restored and looking better than ever on a two-disc set.
The shorts were included on the Superman movies box-set released several years ago by Warner Brothers.
In addition to 17 original theatrical shorts, fans can also check out two exclusive featurettes, â€œThe Man, The Myth, Superman,â€ and â€œFirst Flight: The Fleischer Superman Series.â€
The retail price for the set will be $26.99