DC’s streaming comics, film and TV present streaming service is evolving in January. The app at present referred to as DC Universe will probably be altering to DC Universe Infinite, a comic book book-focused streaming service.
The plan is for the up to date streaming service to have 24,000 comics out there at launch, a roughly 10% improve on the present library. Comics and unique graphic novels will probably be out there via DCU Infinite inside six months of publication, a lot sooner than the present one 12 months lag time. And DC’s profitable digital-first collection like Injustice: 12 months Zero and Batman: Gotham Knights will probably be out there sooner. There’s additionally a plan for unique content material created only for DCU Infinite.
“Our followers love the platform’s strong library of comedian books and, with the transformation, we won’t disappoint,” mentioned DC Writer and Chief Artistic Officer Jim Lee. “I’m excited to share that not solely will DC Universe Infinite members nonetheless be capable of learn all the nice comics that they’ve loved however new points are debuting on the platform faster than earlier than, digital first exclusives are being created, and the members-only occasions will start as quickly as attainable. There has by no means been a greater time to be a DC fan!”
The one potential draw back is that video content material will probably be leaving. DC Universe originals like Titans, Harley Quinn (which simply picked up a season three renewal), Doom Patrol, and Younger Justice are headed solely to HBO Max, whereas Stargirl is now a CW unique as of its second season. Their library of basic video content material can also be leaving the streamer for HBO Max, though as of this writing it’s unclear whether or not will probably be as complete as what has been out there (DC Universe has been dwelling to obscure gems just like the 1970s Shazam! TV collection, the 1980s Superboy present, and the 1990s model of The Flash in addition to numerous animated collection).