Boomerang Adds ‘Super Hero High’ Special

Boomerang will showcase DC Comics’s super heroines with its new special Super Hero High, the network said Monday.  

The special, which debuts March 19, features characters from "DC Super Hero Girls," the new franchise from Warner Bros. Consumer Products, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and Mattel. Super Hero High centers on the the DC Super Hero Girls during their formative high school years—prior to discovering their full super power potential, said network officials.

The Super Hero High television special stars Anais Fairweather as Supergirl and Mae Margaret Whitman as Barbara Gordon, and features an all-star voice cast of DC Comics universe veterans, including Greg Cipes, Tara Strong, Ashley Eckstein, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny, Helen Slater and Dean Cain

In addition to the special, exclusive shorts inspired by the franchise are also now available to view on the Cartoon Network video app.

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