‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ release date and special features revealed

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Amazon has revealed that Batman: The Killing Joke will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, August 2nd. It’ll be available on Digital HD a couple of weeks earlier on July 23rd. Warner Bros. confirmed the news to Entertainment Weekly, and revealed what extras fans could expect as well.

Warner Bros. tells EW the deluxe edition and combo pack Blu-ray ofBatman: The Killing Joke will be released on Aug. 2, though digital retailers will begin selling the digital HD version of the film on July 23. In addition to two 22-minute episodes from The New Batman Adventures and Batman: The Animated Series, the deluxe edition and combo pack versions will include two featurettes: Madness Set to Music, a documentary which chronicles the creation of the film’s storyboards and original score, and Many Shades of the Joker: The Tale of the Killing Joke, a making-of short that explores the distinct style of the graphic novel. Fans who purchase the combo pack Blu-ray edition will also receive a limited edition figurine of the Joker.

Head on over to Amazon to pre-order now, and check out the official trailer below.

SOURCE: Amazon, Entertainment Weekly