NYCC: DC Universe panel guarantees selection, however stays unconvincing
Streaming providers are all the fashion now, with DC offering their very own with DC Universe. With a New York Comedian-Con panel consisting of figureheads like Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, Patty Hirsch, and others, the corporate made a case for his or her service’s unique content material. Whereas their lofty objectives sound good on paper, the service nonetheless has a lot to show to justify its value, particularly along with your CBS All Entry’s and Disney Performs within the combine.
When requested what was new and contemporary about DC Universe, Johns humorously provided: “There’s swearing in it.” However after displaying a few new trailers for the live-action Titans and animated Harley Quinn exhibits, Johns provided a extra critical promise. The streaming service is hoping to have a various slate of unique content material, representing quite a lot of genres. One thing “edgy” with Titans, “comedic” with Harley Quinn, “scary” with Swamp Factor, and so forth. However whereas the Harley Quinn surprisingly spectacular with its self-aware, no-holds-barred humor, the second Titans trailer solely supported the concept the present was “edgy” in the way in which that little children assume cursing, blood, and looking out tremendous emo is cool.