Justice League obtained by Midway
Midway announced today that it has obtained the rights to the DC Comics and Warner Bros. comic book series, Justice League. Midway will receive exclusive publishing rights to the series, which is based on the animated series debuting on the Cartoon Network. Justice League features some of the greatest characters in comics, including Superman, Batman, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, Hawkgirl and Aquaman. Enemies include The Joker, Lex Luthor, Mongul, Cheetah, Solomon Grundy, The Shade, Star Sapphire, Copperhead, Gorilla Grodd, Felix Faust and The Manhunter Robots.
"DC Comics' compelling characters and storylines create unique properties that are ideal for the videogame experience," said Helene Sheeler, Vice President of Marketing, Midway. "We look forward to bringing these iconic characters to gamers everywhere."
"The videogame platforms are a perfect fit for the ever-popular Justice League super heroes as their interactive adventures will reach new and existing fans," said Philippe Erwin, Vice President of Interactive Entertainment for Warner Bros. Consumer Products. "We look forward to working with Midway's experienced developers to create engaging and entertaining games."
4/29/2002 Matt Stensrud