Well, here’s the fate and future of DC UNIVERSE via a press release from DC Comics to BOF. – Bill “Jett” Ramey
DC UNIVERSE TRANSFORMS INTO
DC UNIVERSE INFINITE, THE ULTIMATE COMIC
BOOK SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE
The Fan-First Platform Features More Than 24,000 Comics,
Unlimited Offline Reading, Exclusive Events, Community and More
Launching in the U.S. on January 21; Will be Available Internationally in Summer 2021
HBO Max Will Be The New Home Of Premium DC Video Content Including New
Series, Classics and DC UNIVERSE Originals and Has Ordered a Third Season of
Harley Quinn Starring Kaley Cuoco
BURBANK, CA (Sept. 18, 2020) – Calling all comic book fans to Explore the Multiverse!
DC today announced the evolution of DC UNIVERSE into DC UNIVERSE INFINITE, a
premium digital comic book service set to launch on January 21, 2021. With access to
more than 24,000 comic books at launch, DC UNIVERSE INFINITE subscribers will also
encounter digital-first comics, member access to DC fan events, as well as a steady
stream of recently released comics six months after their physical versions hit store
shelves. Following its initial launch, DC UNIVERSE INFINITE will begin expanding
globally in SUMMER 2021.
“Our fans love the platform’s robust library of comic books and, with the transformation,
we will not disappoint,” said DC Publisher and Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee. “I’m excited
to share that not only will DC UNIVERSE INFINITE members still be able to read all of
the great comics that they’ve enjoyed but new issues are debuting on the platform quicker
than before, digital-first exclusives are being created, and the members-only events will
begin as soon as possible. There has never been a better time to be a DC fan!”
DC’s premium digital comic book platform will provide members with an expanded
collection of comics and Original Graphic Novels, spanning over 80 years of the DC
Multiverse. Fans can also download comics, graphic novels, and originals for unlimited
offline reading on their favorite smartphone or tablet.
Subscribers will also have earlier access to new Digital First comics that include titles
such as Aquaman: Deep Dives, Batman: Gotham Nights, DCeased: Hope at World’s End,
Harley Quinn: Black + White + Red, Injustice: Year Zero, Shazam!: Lightning Strikes,
Superman: Man of Tomorrow, Swamp Thing: New Roots, Wonder Woman 84, and
many more. Also debuting on DC UNIVERSE INFINITE will be DC Universe Infinite
Originals, including new comic content centered around beloved characters…stay tuned
The fan-favorite community area will be free to all registered and premium DC subscribers
with a full calendar of events planned for 2021. Subscribers will not need to create a new
account as their DC UNIVERSE login will transfer to DC UNIVERSE INFINITE.
For DC UNIVERSE subscribers who want ongoing access to premium DC originals, the
special DC UNIVERSE member offer to HBO MAX has been extended. In celebration of
Batman Day and the announcement of DC UNIVERSE INFINITE, a special offer for
eligible subscribers to upgrade their service to include HBO Max for an additional $4.99
per month for a limited time is now available through October 30, 2020.
HBO Max will be the home for premium video content that will include new DC series, key
DC classics and DC UNIVERSE originals like Young Justice Seasons 1-4, Titans
Seasons 1-3, Doom Patrol Seasons 1-3, and DC’s Stargirl Season 1. Additionally, HBO
Max has ordered a third season of Warner Bros. Animation’s critically acclaimed DC
UNIVERSE adult animated comedy series Harley Quinn, starring Kaley Cuoco, who also
served as executive producer during the first two seasons along with Justin Halpern,
Patrick Schumacker, Dean Lorey, and Sam Register. Harley Quinn will be a Max Original
going forward, and all three seasons of the show will be available.
DC UNIVERSE INFINITE will be available online at DCUniverseInfinite.com, iOS and
Android devices for $7.99 a month or $74.99 a year ($6.25 a month). On February 1,
2021, every DC UNIVERSE INFINITE subscriber, existing members, or those joining
during the pre-order offer window will receive a special thank you voucher redeemable at
the DC Shop subject to terms and conditions. Annual subscribers will receive a $25
voucher while monthly subscribers will receive a $10 voucher.