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DC LAUNCHES DC KIDS CAMP TO HELP PARENTS ENGAGE KIDS AT HOME

Today DC launched DC Kids Camp, a fun new program to help parents engage kids at home. Parents can follow DC Kids social channels—Twitterand  Instagram—to download kid-friendly, superhero-themed activities and previews of past and upcoming DC middle grade graphic novels to enjoy at home. The DC Kids social channels will also feature entertaining videos from all-star authors and artists for parents and kids to watch together.

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‘Justice League Dark: Apokolips War’ Trailer Has Arrived

The World’s Greatest Super Heroes square off once-and-for-all against the despotic Darkseid – with the fate of all humanity hanging in the balance – in Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, the next entry in the popular series of DC Universe Movies. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the feature-length animated film will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting May 5, 2020, and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack on May 19, 2020. Justice League Dark: Apokolips War will be accompanied by the all-new DC Showcase animated short, Adam Strange. The thrilling tale, which offers insight into the space adventurer’s fascinating backstory, features Charlie Weber (How To Get Away with Murder) as the voice of title character.

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DC UNIVERSE’s Fan Competition Is Back With Meta Madhouse: Tournament of Terror

Sinestro vs Bleez? Dex-Starr vs Catwoman?!

DC UNIVERSE’s popular fan bracket-style competition is back with “Meta Madhouse:  Tournament of Terror,” where 64 of DC’s most popular villains compete for the title of “Meta Madhouse Champion 2020” and “The Ultimate DC Villain.” The tournament is free and open to all DC UNIVERSE members, and the winner of this year’s competition will score a trip to the premiere of Wonder Woman 1984.

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‘GREEN LANTERN 80TH ANNIVERSARY 100-PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR’ Coming MAY 20th!

Since the first Green Lantern was introduced in All-American Comics #16 in May 1940 by artist Martin Nodell and writer Bill Finger, the Green Lanterns have been fan-favorite characters with millions of comic book fans. From that first ring-wielding Lantern to the latest, and every strong-willed Super Hero in-between, many have spoken the Green Lantern oath and pledged to defend their home sector from evils of every nature. Now, in 2020, this corps of extraterrestrial space police built up from all alien races and places are celebrating 80 years of keeping the DC universe safe!

To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the original Green Lantern, Alan Scott, DC will be publishing Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 on May 20, 2020. Join us to see tales of all of the universe’s most legendary Green Lanterns: Alan Scott, Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Guy Gardner, Kyle Rayner, Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz, plus appearances from other cosmic favorites!

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DC PRESENTS ‘GENERATION ONE: AGE OF MYSTERIES’

The path to DC’s future continues to unfold in Generation One: Age of Mysteries! On sale in May, Generation One: Age of Mysteries is the first of five oversized Prestige format one-shots, each detailing a different age in DC’s storied, super heroic legacy!

Generation One: Age of Mysteries follows DC’s Generation Zero: Gods Among Us, in stores on Free Comic Book Day 2020.



“The Generation series of specials are built to bring the new DC timeline to life,” said DC Publisher Dan DiDio. “With Generation One: Age of Mysteries and every subsequent volume we’ll be shining a spotlight on the 80-plus-year publishing history of the DC universe while charting the course for the bright future of DC’s characters. All of our greatest stories and events will create the backdrop and context for the great new adventures we have planned. Everything counts, and we guarantee there’ll be surprises along the way!”

Readers of Generation One: Age of Mysteries will witness firsthand major events from throughout the history of the DC universe as seen through the eyes of characters like Wonder Woman, Lucius Fox, Alfred Pennyworth, Green Lantern (Alan Scott), The Spectre (Jim Corrigan), Mister Terrific (Terry Sloane), and others. The series of one-shots will also expose secrets from DC’s history, such as:

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Snyder & Capullo Return with DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL in May

DC will give readers what they want this summer—bigger, louder, faster, and “metal-er“—as the publisher announced its plans for Dark Nights: Death Metal, the sequel to the smash-hit 2017-18 series Dark Nights: Metal, which brought widespread changes to the DC universe and introduced fans to the Dark Multiverse and a runaway-hit villain, the Batman Who Laughs.

A new Dark Nights: Death Metal series means an encore for the original team of hardcore headbangers: the bestselling team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo, along with inker Jonathan Glapion and colorist FCO Plascencia. Issue #1 of this six-issue miniseries hits comic book stores and online retailers on May 13, 2020. The series will also include several “Metalverse” one-shots throughout the summer months, expanding the vast world created by the Death Metal storyline. 

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DC ANNOUNCES GREEN LANTERN ALAN SCOTT WITH “GENERATION ZERO” PLANS FOR FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2020

Saturday, May 2, 2020 is Free Comic Book Day, and DC has huge surprises in store for fans of all ages with two free comic books! DC’s Generation Zero provides a closer look into what’s next for the DC Universe, and the DC Middle Grade Graphic Novels flipbook previews great graphic novels for middle grade readers, featuring Batman and all-new characters.  

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DC Universe Expands Original Programming Slate with Launch of ‘The DC Daily Podcast’

DC UNIVERSE has launched an extension to its ongoing free-to-view web series, The DC Daily Podcast. Debuting new episodes twice a week and featuring celebrity guests and creators geeking out about all things DC, fans will get behind-the-scenes access to DC’s most talked-about comics, TV series, films, collectibles, games and more.

Every Tuesday morning, the “DC Daily Interviews” edition of The DC Daily Podcast includes expansive, long-form interviews, straight from the set of DC Daily. Including in-depth discussions with legacy creators, classic voice actors, on-screen stars, and more, “DC Daily Interviews” will be a must-listen for inside stories and never-before-revealed details that fans will love to hear. Upcoming guests include JOKER Academy Award®-Nominated Cinematographer Lawrence Sher, ARROW’S Katie Cassidy and Juliana Harkavy, and comic book legend Brian Michael Bendis.

On Fridays, The DC Daily Podcast releases “DC Daily Weekly” episode, featuring DC Daily regulars Amy Dallen, Samm Levine, Clarke Wolfe, Hector Navarro, Whitney Moore, Sam Humphries, and more, giving their hot takes on the biggest headlines from DC, plus diving deep on favorite stories and characters from throughout the DC Universe.

Fans do not need to be members of the DC UNIVERSE digital subscription service to have access to DC Daily or The DC Daily Podcast.

The latest episodes of The DC Daily Podcast are currently live wherever podcasts are available.

For more information on DC UNIVERSE and The DC Daily Podcast, visit https://www.dcuniverse.com/podcast.

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Latest Release From DC Comics Green Lantern is a Vietnamese-American Boy That Fights Racism

The latest middle-grade graphic novel from the author Minh Le is infused with his own spirit into the classic DC Comics story about the Green Lantern. He drew inspiration from the jade ring that his grandmother always wore. The Vietnamese touch to the story is translated from his past, when his grandmother, Ton Nu Tuy-Nhan, and the rest of the family fled to Vietnam as refugees during the Vietnam War.

This novel is called “Green Lantern: Legacy,” and it is about a Vietnamese-American boy as the main character that obtained supernatural powers through a jade ring that he inherits from an elder. As you can see the story implicates his past with his grandmother, and that is how the whole story fell into place, as he said in a recent interview.

This is the first Green Lantern character that is described as an Asian American. It is a great way to add a twist to the story and fight racism all over the world.  In the latest “Green Lantern: Legacy” (not to be confused with “Green Lantern: Legacy – The Last Will & Testament of Hal Jordan” of yore) we can see the exploration of the story of Tai Pham, who lives in an apartment above a store that his grandmother runs.

The action took off when Tai suddenly puts his grandmother ring and he realizes that he is the Green Lantern. Tai Pham is a very quiet person by nature, but once he realizes the power that he manages, he decides that his job is to protect his neighborhood from racist bullies and continue the legacy that his grandmother started in Vietnam.

Minh Le is a father of two children, and this novel made him realize how important the middle school years in the education and character of youngsters are. He grew up in a family of immigrants and refugees, and he said that he is delighted that he is given a chance to remake one of the most iconic American characters infused with an Asian flavor. He also added that this put hit through a lot of pressure and anxiety, just because he was trying to represent a culture that is kind of personal, but at the same time tell all the details that go with this superhero.

Minh Le also faced a problem when writing this novel just because of the difficulty of combining both stories. Since he is from a refugee family, he often wants to talk about the war and the struggles they faced during their early years in the United States. He also said that he didn’t want to get into details about their past during the Vietnam War. He added, “I wanted to talk about that, just because we have such a rich history, but there is so much pain there.”

This novel sends a particular message to people and includes different races in the world. It is a way to global peace among people. The truth is that everyone has the potential to become a superhero, no matter what type of person they are.

This is the first time that we’ve seen a cultural twist in superheroes, enrichen with real history. Paying tribute to his grandmother through one of the most iconic characters from DC Universe is an excellent way to say “Thank you” for all the troubles she went through.

“Green Lantern: Legacy” is a fascinating story that everyone should read. It will grow on you as fast as a horse running on Kentucky Derby. Its release is scheduled for February 4th and you should probably get it if you love graphic novels and appreciate a good story. Just like the precious NFL Super Bowl rings that hold respect, history, and hard work, Green Lantern has his grandmother’s ring that holds incredible power. The best thing is that he uses that power for a good cause, which sends the perfect message to the world.