It is that time of the year, Wonder Con! And this year we’re starting our coverage off with News from DC’s Streaming service DC Universe, so let’s see what our pals at DC are bringing for us this year!
Hate to steal a line from Hank McCoy but “Oh My Stars and Garters!” We finally get a look at our favorite JSA heroine Stargirl! Actress Brec Bassinger dawns the Patriotic colored Super Suit and prepares to fight crime on her new show on DC Universe called Stargirl, which will premiere sometime in 2020.
Flash Fact: The Designer who made Brec’s Stargirl costume also designed costumes for other DC shows such as Black Lightning, Doom Patrol, and Titans. The Designer’s name? Laura Jean Shannon.
Krypton, Season One
With news about Season Two on the way, With foes such as Doomsday and of course, The Main Man Lobo; fans will have a chance to catch up before the new Season premieres this summer. On April 5th, Krypton is coming to DC Universe!
Fans will get a chance to either buy the film on Blu Ray, 4k, or DVD or have a chance to watch it on DC Universe, the movie is slated to be released on both venues on April 16th, with it the fans can enjoy a Justice League Unlimited reunion when fan favorites Kevin Conroy, Susan Eisenberg, and George Newburn reprise their iconic roles as Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman!
Young Justice: Outsiders
Fans have been eagerly awaiting for the other half of the Young Justice season since January 25th, and finally, they will get their wish! On July 2nd, 2019 the other half of the new season will premiere and we’ll see what else Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti will have in store for us. For now gang we’ll have to binge watch and reread the Young Justice comics (Drawn by Christopher Jones, great artist, and a fun guy to know! But of course, you can also check out the Wonder Comics imprint too!)
Titans, Season Two
With announcements such as Deathstroke, Ravager, Jericho, and Superboy joining the cast of the new season there are also other things to look forward to when season two premieres in Fall 2019, questions that were left unanswered from Season One will hopefully be answered in Season Two.
Harley Quinn: The Series
Following Titans Season Two’s suit, the new show is set to premiere in Fall 2019.
Big Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco serves as both the series’s executive producer and star, playing the titular lead. Diedrich Bader, who provided the voice of Batman in The Brave and the Bold, will once again portray the Dark Knight. Joining the two are Lake Bell as Poison Ivy, Alan Tudyk as the Joker, Ron Funches, JB Smoove, Jason Alexander, Wanda Sykes, Giancarlo Esposito, Natalie Morales, Jim Rash, Tony Hale and Chris Meloni as Commissioner Gordon.
The series will offer fans 26 episodes of graphic violence and lewd content.
If you’re like me, grew up in the 90s you would probably remember the corny tune of the Swamp-Thing Cartoon intro “Swamp-Thing!… You are Amazing!” Good times… Anyway, onto the newer Swamp-Thing series news, the series will debut on DC Universe May 31. The series is based on the DC Comics character of the same name created by writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson.
Updated Comic Book Library
The addition of what’s called “many thousands [of] single issue comics published over 80 years” will be an ongoing process, with all future DC single issues being added to the service 12 months after print publication, starting in April. The significant upgrade to the digital comics portfolio on the service — which launched last year with a curated selection of single issues — will be added with no price increase, according to DC.
“From the time DC Universe launched last year, our fans have loved the comic experience and have asked us for just one thing – more! The expansion to thousands of titles in January 2019 was a first step in our goal to deliver on that request, to provide DC Universe members full access to the pantheon of DC’s epic Super Hero stories,” DC Universe senior vice president and general manager, Sam Ades, said in a statement. “We’re thrilled to respond to our fans yet again with the incredible value of the ultimate DC digital comics library.”
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