DC announces a partnership with PFLAG to distribute copies of DC Pride 2022

With a new Pride Month underway, DC has announced a bunch of initiatives of how they’re celebrating the month and supporting the LGBTQ+ community. DC has announced that it’s partnering with PFLAG National, the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people, their parents and families, and allies, to distribute 10,000 copies of DC Pride 2022, an anthology comic featuring stories from LGBTQIA+ creators and focusing on queer characters from the DC universe, to libraries across the U.S. The partnership will give readers even more opportunities to see their stories and experiences reflected in DC’s incredible Super Heroes and Super-Villains.

Beginning on June 7, fans can pick up DC Pride 2022 comes to comic shops on June 7. Subscribers will be able to read it as part of their premium subscription to DC Universe Infinite, DC’s digital comic subscription platform. Also releasing in June are multiple new comic books featuring DC’s characters such as Poison Ivy, Jess Chambers aka Kid Quick, Nubia, DC’s new Queen of the Amazons, and Tim Drake, the third RobinYoung Adult Graphic Novel Galaxy The Prettiest Star, published on May 17, features a brand-new character to DC’s roster of queer characters, and rounds out the set of brand-new publishing titles from DC.

Free to read with registration on DC Universe Infinite beginning June 1 is a selection of DC’s award-winning and fan-favorite titles. The first issue of DC’s GLAAD Media Award-winning Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepus Chronicles along with the first three issues of 2022’s GLAAD Award-winning Crush & Lobo miniseries, DC’s 2021 Pride Anthology, Midnighter & Apollo #1, Far Sector #1 and Aquaman: The Becoming #1.

DC Shop will be offering exclusive and first-to-market tees for Pride 2022. Launching with four designs, including Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn sharing a kiss in artwork by Jen Bartel, the DC Pride hub on DC Shop will continue to roll out fun, celebratory designs all month long!

Funko, the fan-favorite collectibles company, is also celebrating Pride bringing back their Pops! With Purpose initiative releasing three rainbow Pop! editions of Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, and Robin. In celebration of Pride, a donation has been made to the It Gets Better Project, an organization that uplifts, empowers, and connects LGBTQ+ youth around the globe, as a part of the Pops! With Purpose program. Show your support and pride with the special edition rainbow collectible of DC’s Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn and Robin, available at collectibles stores and Walmart.

Retailer Hot Topic has dozens of DC Pride-themed graphic tees to choose from, featuring numerous DC characters including Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Midnighter, Apollo, Batwoman Kate Kane, Dreamer, Renee Montoya, Green Lantern Alan Scott and Kid Quick. The collection is currently 30% off.

And as part of its Pride Month curations, HBO Max will partner with DC to host a Super Hero Pride tray, consisting of titles from the DC Multiverse that feature characters in the LGBTQ+ community such as Naomi (premieres on 6/1), Batwoman, Harley Quinn The Animated Series, Young Justice, Constantine: City of Demons, Doom Patrol, and Peacemaker.

DC is also working in partnership with LGBTQIA+ organizations such as The Trevor ProjectFamily EqualityHuman Rights CampaignAthlete AllyMermaids (UK), Inside Out (Canada), and more, to celebrate Pride in 2022.

In June, DC Community will be hosting DC Pride Book Club discussions on stories featuring LGBTQIA+ characters. Whether you’re LGBTQIA+, an ally, or just interested in the stories and characters, everyone is welcome! DC Pride Book Club aims to be an inclusive place for all DC fans and you’ll get a cool flair when you join!