Iconic DC Comics Super-Villain Mastermind Plots to Seize the Most
Insane Coaster in the History of Six Flags Over Texas
ARLINGTON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, and Warner Bros.
Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, announces the opening
of its 13th and most maniacal roller coaster to date, an
all-new free-fly coaster called, The Joker. Now home to the most
roller coasters in the Southwest, Six Flags Over Texas is proud to
welcome this wicked and chaotic thrill ride to reign supreme as the most
dynamic coaster in the GOTHAM CITY section of the park.
“We are excited to continue our partnership with the DC brand because it
resonates well with our guests, plus The Joker is undeniably one of the
greatest Super-Villains of all time,” said Steve Martindale, Six Flags
Over Texas park president. “The unpredictability and gravity-defying
somersaults on this award-winning, spinning vertical coaster is the
perfect addition to our already impressive coaster line-up.”
After being lifted straight up a 12-story, 90-degree hill, the
freestyle-coaster will wreak havoc as riders flip head-over-heels at
least six times along the weightless journey. Thrill seekers will
experience exhilarating leaps and dives along a horizontal plane, along
with unexpected drops as they tumble from one level to the next. The
wing seats amp up the pandemonium since riders will experience all of
this chaos with no track above or below─ just the sky, ground and
plenty of sinister thrills.
The unique design of The Joker features:
Massive, imposing, floating and twisting I-box track frame in a unique
One-of-a-kind onboard magnetic technology featuring smooth
head-over-heels free-fly flips providing guests the feeling of
weightlessness as they soar outside the confines of a traditional
4-D wing vehicles that seat up to 8 per vehicle with a total of 5
Face-off seats that allow riders to face each other as they tumble
A 120-foot-tall, 90-degree hill that is ascended by an elevator-style,
chain link lift; and
Two beyond 90-degree “raven” drops giving the sensation of
The Joker is expected to wreak total mayhem beginning in the
spring of 2017, and reign supreme over the Super-Villainous roller
coasters in the GOTHAM CITY section at Six Flags Over Texas.
Six Flags Over Texas is also announcing the start of 2017 Season Pass
sales with its special Flash Sale through Labor Day weekend featuring
the best deal of the year— savings up to 70% off on a 2017 Passes!
September 1 through 5, guests will receive a free upgrade to a Gold
Combo Season Pass with ever Pass purchased. Gold Combo Season Passes
include admission to Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane
Harbor-Arlington, and any other Six Flags theme park, as well as free
parking and special admission offers for friends. 2017 Season Passes
provide unlimited visits for the rest of the 2016 season (including park
admission to Fright Fest® and Holiday in the Park®) plus all of 2017.
Passholders may also purchase a Premium Season Dining Pass, which
includes a lunch, dinner, and snack during every park visit, plus they
will receive a 2017 All Season Sport Bottle for unlimited drink refills.
Premium Season Dining Passes may be used at any Six Flags theme park.
For more information about the 2017 season, visit https://www.sixflags.com/overtexas/newfor2017.
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About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional
theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the
United States, Mexico and Canada. For 55 years, Six Flags has
entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed
rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more
information, visit www.sixflags.com.
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is
one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman,
Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and
MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its
content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC
Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to
unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not
limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and
interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels
and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest
English-language publishers of comics in the world.
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