Three-time Emmy Award winner "The Batman" offers a thrilling finale to its season – and drops illuminating hints about its future – with the action-packed, two-part episode "The Joining," airing on consecutive Saturdays, April 28 and Saturday, May 5 at 10:30 a.m. ET/PT on Kids' WB! on The CW, the No.1 rated Saturday morning kids broadcast slate.
In "The Joining," Gotham faces its most devastating threat ever – an alien invasion. Simultaneously, new detective John Jones (aka Martian Manhunter) arrives in Gotham and hints to Batman that he may know the Caped Crusader's secrets. Batman must uncover this mysterious figure's true identity and intentions and while combating the aliens. Ultimately, Batman discovers that even the greatest heroes must employ teamwork to save the day.
Guest stars lending their voices in the "The Joining" include Dorian Harewood ("Full Metal Jacket") as detective John Jones/Martian Manhunter and Academy Award winner Louis Gossett, Jr. ("An Officer and a Gentleman") as Lucius Fox.
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, "The Batman" is nominated for a 2006-2007 Daytime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Special Class Animation Program category. Sander Schwartz is executive producer of "The Batman." Alan Burnett and Michael Goguen serve as supervising producers and Kim Smith is producer.