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Hello, DC Fans!!
Friday’s arrived again, and with it, comes a fresh batch of announcements to share! You’ll soon find that the news has been plentiful this week, ranging widely from the surprise existence (and soon release) of the oft-discussed “Snyder Cut,” to a Stargirl series premiere that’s sparkling with “certified fresh” goodness!
Ready to get in on the fun? Read all about it below!
DC Updates & Events
ZACK SNYDER’S ‘JUSTICE LEAGUE’ CUT
The highly sought after “Snyder Cut” of Justice League will be coming 2021!
Read more about it here.
‘DECEASED: HOPE AT WORLD’S END’
DCeased, 2019’s blockbuster series, makes its DC Digital First debut with new original stories set before the fall of Earth. Available now, DCeased: Hope at World’s End, written by Tom Taylor with art by Dustin Nguyen, Renato Guedes and more, will expand the story of the Anti-Life War and feature DC’s iconic Super Heroes. Read the first chapter now on the DC Comics app, ComiXology and other digital comics providers. Read More
FREE SCOOBY-DOO COMICS
DC made Scooby-Doo digital periodicals free to download, and within several days, saw over 240,000 downloads from digital retailers and over 25,000 views on DC UNIVERSE. Scooby-Doo comics are free to read now until September 7!
DC UNIVERSE WINS A WEBBY AWARD
Congratulations to DC UNIVERSE for taking home a Webby Award, which honors “excellence on the Internet,” specifically for the People’s Voice Award for Best Media Streaming Website. Read our article on the honor here, and a BIG thank you to all who voted!
DC’s Stargirl is “Certified Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes and brings a lighter touch to DC’s Super Hero universe. Read More
As bloody, curse-laden and generally bawdy as DC UNIVERSE’s Harley Quinn show is, it’s always displayed a level of emotional intelligence in the way that it handles the complicated interpersonal relationships that shape the lives of its characters. Read More
DC Comics & Other Media
Harley Quinn #75 will be the ongoing title’s final issue. Read More
DC announced the first extension to the upcoming Dark Nights: Death Metal event with two special anthology issues featuring an all-star creative lineup. Read More
Swamp Thing’s new comic, the digital first Swamp Thing: New Roots, is a dark tale of human greed. Read More
DC revealed the final versions of the Green Lantern 80th Anniversary variant covers here.
Matt Fraction and Steve Lieber’s hit series Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen is blazingly smart and brutally funny. Read More
Superman Smashes the Klan is an example of fiction’s power to change the real world for the better. The Beat gives it the strongest possible recommendation. Read More
DC News - Interviews
Batman writer James Tynion IV discusses what to expect in the upcoming “Joker War” arc, and how reflections of the real world are instilled in the series. Read More
DC News - FYI
DC CONTINUES THE ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATION
DC continues the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration with a spotlight on Eisner Award-winning artist Dustin Nguyen. Dustin has worked for DC for two decades and still remembers what it was like to illustrate his first-ever issue of Batman #26 as a young artist in 2004. Dustin’s recent works include Batman Tales: Once Upon a Crime and DC’s Digital First title DCeased: Hope at World’s End . Check out Dustin in action on DC Comics Art Academy and his interviews in the Orange County Register and School Library Journal.
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH
May is Mental Health Awareness Month so take the time to focus on your mental wellness. In these times of uncertainty, taking preventative steps to care for your well-being is more important than ever before. See the list of links below for information on stress management and other ways to work toward keeping a sound mind:
World Health Organization
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Institute on Mental Health
PRIDE MONTH - NEW TITLES ARRIVING
To celebrate Pride Month, June will see a major assortment of GLAAD Award-winning and nominated titles arriving on DC UNIVERSE. Outside of DC UNIVERSE, fans can purchase copies of DC’s YA titles including GLAAD Award-nominated Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass and You Brought Me the Ocean, a new title that showcases a coming out story within DC. Read More