(W) Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad (A/CA) Becky Cloonan In Shops: Nov 06, 2019 SRP: $3.99
Clark is a comic book fan just like you, and his favorite title is Doom Patrol! But Clark’s fandom is put to the test when he literally falls into the reality of the world’s weirdest superheroes, where he must team up with long-lost Doom Patrol heroine Dorothy Spinner in her first appearance in more than a decade!
HBO Max got a massive amount of information dumped today with reveals of what subscribers can expect.
The digital service is showing some love for fans of DC Comics with multiple shows. DC and HBO have the same parent company.
DC films of the last decade will be available within the first year of launch as well as every Superman and Batman movie from the last 40 years. Joker will debut on the service in 2020 as well.
But, it’s not just about movies, it’s television shows as well.
Greg Berlanti is developing a pair of shows for the service.Strange Adventureswill be a DC superhero anthology that features DC characters from across their history. A series that focuses on the world of Green Lantern is also being worked on but details are scarce.
Also announced is a teen comedy, DC Superhero High from Elizabeth Banks. The series concept sounds a bit like the popular young reader comic series DC Super Hero Girls.
Finally, HBO Max will compete a bit with the DC Universe app as Doom Patrol will debut on the platform.
HBO Max will be available for $14.99 launching May 2020. It will be free for those with HBO and AT&T service and those with HBO Now will get HBO Max. Those who subscribe to HBO through a cable provider are currently in the dark.
(W) Gerard Way, Jeremy Lambert (A) Nick Pitarra (CA) Nick Derington In Shops: Oct 02, 2019 SRP: $3.99
Flex Mentallo, Man of Muscle Mystery, is compelled to seek out Destiny Beach, the mythical bodybuilding Valhalla he once called home. What was supposed to be a relaxing day in the sands and waves for the Doom Patrol turns into anything but as Flex finds not only his old crew, but an enigmatic force that’s squeezed nearly every good thing from this once-powerful paradise… the Secret Spandex!
(W) Gerard Way, Jeremy Lambert (A) Evan Shaner (CA) Nick Derington In Shops: Sep 04, 2019 SRP: $3.99
Special 287th-anniversary issue! Someone in the city of Goliath is killing cops-robot cops, that is!-and it’s up to the Doom Patrol Detective Agency to find out who…but their only clues are pages torn from a pulp paperback littering the streets of this neo-noir nightmare of a city. The secret of Goliath will die along with their hope of escape unless the team can band together once again, just like the old days.
At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, DC Universe unveiled a slate of programming updates for the first-of-its-kind digital subscription service at a panel that featured many of the original series produced by Warner Bros. Television and Warner Bros. Animation. The panel unveiled sneak peeks, first looks, exclusive screenings and breaking news for Doom Patrol, Titans, Young Justice: Outsidersand the upcoming adult-animated comedy series Harley Quinn.
Doom Patrol: Executive producer Jeremy Carver and series star Diane Guerrero (Crazy Jane) were on hand to deliver the exciting news that the critically acclaimed series has been renewed for a second season via a deal with HBO Max. The eccentric anti-hero adventures will continue in 2020, with all-new original episodes set to debut simultaneously on DC Universe and HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s forthcoming streaming service, which has championed the series. In addition, upon the launch of HBO Max, all 15 episodes of Doom Patrol season one will be available for streaming.
Titans: It was also announced at the panel that season two of Titans, DC Universe’s first original live-action series, will premiere Friday, September 6.
Harley Quinn: Executive producers Patrick Schumacker and Justin Halpern, and supervising producer Jennifer Coyle premiered the pilot episode of the upcoming adult animated comedy series starring Kaley Cuoco, who voices the title role of Gotham city’s favorite Queenpin and is also an executive producer of the series. Fans were also treated to a new trailer highlighting even more laughs that will be coming their way this season. The series will premiere on DC Universe this fall.
Young Justice: Outsiders: Producers Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti screened an all-new episode of the wildly popular series. And not to be outdone by all the other big announcements of the night, the producers announced the continuation of the fan-favorite animated series during the panel, with a fourth installment already in production.
Danny the Street sprang into existence out of the first brick thrown at Stonewall. Facts. We loved Doom Patrol on DC Universe streaming and comics writer Ben Kahn and comics retailer John Arminio are here to tell you why.
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“My face is beat. My look is flawless. And I am dulcet from head to toe. The only thing I am not is scared of you.”
Ben Kahn is a comic book writer based in New York. Their latest series, Gryffen: galaxy’s Most Wanted, is their third collaboration with artist Bruno Hidalgo after Shaman and Heavenly Blues. Gryffen is a genderqueer, anti-fascist space opera published by SBI Press exclusively on ComiXology.
Heavenly Blues sees a ragtag group of deceased thieves condemned Hell team up to pull the ultimate heist on Heaven. Art also by Bruno Hidalgo.
John Arminio is a long-time comic book devotee and retailer who peddles his wares at Comix Connection in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Along with comics, another of his great passions is film, and you can hear him discuss that artistic medium on recent episodes of the podcasts Hellbent for Horror, Film ’89, and 26 Movies from Hell.
Thank you John for the editing help! And sorry to our listeners for the wait on this.
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(W) Gerard Way, Jeremy Lambert (A) James Harvey (CA) Nick Derington In Shops: Jul 03, 2019 SRP: $3.99
All hail the Supreme Shape! Gerard Way and the World’s Strangest Superheroes return in an all-new series that takes them beyond the borders of time and space! Featuring artwork by acclaimed cartoonist James Harvey, this issue finds the Doom Patrol facing off against the fanatical fitness fiends of planet Orbius and the Marathon Eternal! Meanwhile, Cliff Steele, formerly known as Robotman, must come to terms with his new body of flesh and bone…yet the real test turns out to be something far more frightening: his mom.
Warner Bros. Television Group joins in the celebration of San Diego Comic-Con as it turns 50 this year, rolling out the red carpet in grand style for this historic milestone.
Stars and producers from 16 of the Studio’s fan-favorite series are scheduled to participate in Comic-Con International: San Diego from July 17–21. The 2019 edition of the world’s largest comic and pop culture festival will feature the final SDCC appearances of long-running hit WBTV series Arrow and Supernatural, as well as the world premiere screenings of highly anticipated DCTV series Batwoman and Pennyworth, plus the revival of Veronica Mars.
Warner Bros. Television highlights include:
Farewell to Arrow and Supernatural: Fans attending Comic-Con will have their last chance to celebrate long-running hit series Arrow and Supernatural as they make their final appearances at SDCC: Arrow on Saturday in Ballroom 20 and Supernatural in its traditional Sunday slot in Hall H
Preview Night/World Premieres of Batwoman, Pennyworth and More: SDCC will be the place for world premiere screenings of the Arrow-verse’s newest DC Super Hero drama Batwoman (in advance of its Sunday, October 6, premiere at 8/7c on The CW) and DC origin story Pennyworth (prior to its Sunday, July 28, debut at 10/9c on EPIX) on preview night, Wednesday, July 17. WBTVG will also feature an advance sneak peek of the pilot episode for the highly anticipated FOX dramatic thriller Prodigal Son, starring Tom Payne and Michael Sheen. And for those of you who like your Super Heroes a little more animated, we have something for you as well, with the world premiere of the upcoming DC UNIVERSE animated comedy series Harley Quinn, as well as a never-before-seen episode of the hit Cartoon Network series Teen Titans GO!, and more.
World Premiere of Veronica Mars: The cult favorite returns after 10 years with Veronica (series star Kristen Bell) drawn into an epic eight-episode mystery as a series of bombs terrorize spring breakers in Neptune. Fans attending the show’s Friday panel will get to see the show’s first episode a week prior to its July 26 debut on Hulu.
DC UNIVERSE Saturday Night: DC UNIVERSE fans can enjoy an evening of sneak peeks, first looks and breaking news for Titans, Doom Patrol, the second half of Young Justice: Outsiders and the upcoming animated comedy series Harley Quinn during a special two-hour event on Saturday night.
Panels: Returning Comic-Con essentials Arrow, Black Lightning, DC Super Hero Girls, The Flash, Legacies, Riverdale, Supergirl, Supernatural,Teen Titans GO!, Veronica Mars and Young Justice: Outsiders are all back in San Diego, along with Batwoman, Doom Patrol, Harley Quinn, Pennyworth andTitans making their SDCC debuts.
Warner Bros./DC Booth: The Studio’s massive multi-level booth #4545 will now more than ever become a must-visit destination on the convention floor, when Warner Bros. teams up with DC for an awesome mega-booth.
Signings: Autograph signings will take place in the WB/DC booth #4545. WBTVG follows Comic-Con’s ticket drawing/wristband distribution procedure for all signings. Visit https://www.comic-con.org/cci/autographs for more info.
SPECIAL PREVIEW NIGHT SCREENINGS
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
6:00–10:00 p.m. Batwoman and Pennyworth World Premieres and Special Sneak Peek Screenings — Comic-Con and Warner Bros. Television Group proudly continue the annual Preview Night tradition with exclusive world premiere pilot screenings of the new series Batwoman and Pennyworth, exclusively for the Comic-Con audience. Additionally, WBTVG will screen the pilot of the highly anticipated FOX dramatic thriller Prodigal Son, starring Tom Payne and Michael Sheen; the world premiere of DC UNIVERSE’s animated comedy series Harley Quinn; a never-before-seen episode of the hit Cartoon Network series Teen Titans GO!; and more. Ballroom 20
WBTVG/WBA SERIES SCHEDULE
PLEASE NOTE: Series stars and creative teams scheduled to attend are subject to change. Additional information on panel sessions, signings and other events will be provided as news breaks.
THURSDAY, JULY 18
3:15–4:15 p.m. Teen Titans GO! Brand-New Episode Screening and Q&A —Room 6DE
FRIDAY, JULY 19
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Veronica Mars World Premiere Screening and Q&A — Ballroom 20
12:30–1:30 p.m. DC Super Hero Girls Brand-New Episode Screening and Q&A –– Room 6DE
3:15–4:15 p.m. Legacies Special Video Presentation and Q&A –– Room 6BCF
4:30–5:30 p.m. PennyworthSpecial Video Presentation and Q&A –– Room 6BCF
8:00–9:00 p.m. Rooster TeethSpecial Video Presentation and Q&A — Room 6DE
SATURDAY, JULY 20
10:30–11:45 a.m. Batwoman Pilot Screening and Q&A — Ballroom 20
3:30–4:15 p.m. Arrow Special Video Presentation and Q&A — Ballroom 20
4:15–5:00 p.m. Supergirl Special Video Presentation and Q&A — Ballroom 20
5:00–5:45 p.m. Black Lightning Special Video Presentation and Q&A — Ballroom 20
5:45–6:30 p.m. The Flash Special Video Presentation and Q&A — Ballroom 20
7:00–9:00 p.m. DC UNIVERSE Series Sneak Previews and Q&A — Indigo Ballroom
SUNDAY, JULY 21
10:30–11:30 a.m. SupernaturalSpecial Video Presentation and Q&A — Hall H
11:45 a.m.–12:45p.m. Riverdale Special Video Presentation and Q&A –– Hall H