Cartoonito Revs Up First ‘Batwheels’ Teaser

Batwheels shifted into high gear this weekend, treating fans at San Diego Comic-Con to a sneak peek teaser of DC’s first-ever animated Batman preschool series. “Meet the Batwheels” opened DC’s “Comics are Fun for Everyone” panel and introduced fans to the crime-fighting Batwheels team — Bam (the Batmobile), Bibi (the Batgirl Cycle), Redbird(Robin’s Sports Car), Batwing(the Batwing Jet Plane) and Buff (The Bat Truck).

Also announced during the panel, Batwheels will debut a half-hour origin special on Batman Day, Saturday, Sept. 17, exclusively first on Cartoonito on HBO Max and premiering later on Cartoonito on Cartoon Network. “Secret Origin of the Batwheels” will tell the backstory of how the Batwheels team came to be.

Batwheels follows a group of young sentient super-powered vehicles as they defend Gotham City alongside Batman, Robin and Batgirl.  Batwheels officially launches later this fall on Cartoonito on Cartoon Network and Cartoonito on HBO Max.

The all-star voice cast includes Ethan Hawke (as Batman), Jacob Bertand (as Bam the Batmobile), Gina Rodriguez (as Catwoman) and Xolo Maridueña (as Snowy the Snowcrawler)among others.

Sam Register (Looney Tunes Cartoons) serves as executive producer. Michael G. Stern (Doc McStuffins) serves as co-executive producer, Simon J. Smith (Penguins of Madagascar) is supervising producer and Steven Fink of Bang Zoom Ltd. is producer.

Based on characters from DC, Batwheels is produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Animation services provided by Superprod Studio.

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