Tomorrow is seemingly Batman Day. That principally means promotions from the parents at DC Leisure and the long-awaited launch of the corporate’s DC Universe streaming service. If nothing else, the positioning is an fascinating mixture of multimedia content material in a world of video-only websites, together with unique sequence, older content material and digital comics.
Customers who signed up prematurely will get early entry to the positioning at this time, whereas everybody else goes to have to attend till tomorrow to pattern the service for $eight a month or $75 for a full 12 months. DC Universe might be accessible on a slew of platforms within the U.S., together with iOS, Android, Apple TV, Android TV and Roku — or you possibly can simply watch it from a desktop or cellular browser à la Netflix.
If Netflix and Hulu have taught us something, it’s that unique content material takes some time to get proper, so keep in mind that as you rewatch the trailer for the dwell motion Titans sequence. That’s not slated to really launch till October 12 — hopefully it can profit from a bit of retooling after a preview that made even the toughest core of fanboys/ladies audibly groan. On the very least, it means no Batman Day launch for a present through which Robin actually says “f*** Batman.”
There are a variety of different sequence on the docket, together with a number of the most beloved off-the-radar DC properties, like Younger Justice: Outsiders, Doom Patrol, Swamp Factor, Harley Quinn and Stargirl. DC Universe could have stiff competitors, nonetheless — together with the standard suspects, Marvel-owner Disney is ready to launch a service of its personal, possible subsequent 12 months.
As for Batman Day, there’s a variety of Darkish Knight content material, together with the 80s/90s movie sequence and two of the three Christopher Nolan movies. Among the caped crusader’s most interesting comics work is up there too, together with The Darkish Knight Returns, Batman 12 months One and Batman 12 months 100.
That’s a variety of f***ing Batman.