DC Universe To Get Much Bigger, With Thousands Of Comics Added

DC Universe gets big.

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DC's streaming service DC Universe launched back in September, offering fans a mix of movies, TV shows, and comic books. It has now been announced that the service will be expanding its curated comic collection, more than doubling the number of titles on there over the next few months.

DC has confirmed that the current selection will be joined by thousands of titles, including some classic adventures from Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman. Among the latest additions are much-loved collections such as Batman: Hush, Batman: Year One, Gotham Central, Flashpoint, Infinite Crisis, Static Shock, and Superman: For All Season. There will also thousands of single issues representing the vast scope of DC's comic output, from classic adventures from the '80s to more recent New 52 and DC Rebirth stories.

In a statement, Sam Ades, senior vice president and general manager of DC Digital Services, said: "When launching DC Universe, we knew the comic reader was an area that we wanted to expand and provide more choice. Fans want a place to discover new titles and the opportunity to enjoy full arcs of iconic and notable storylines from start to finish. We are listening to fans and responding with an expanded comic book offering that improves the overall DC Universe experience."

The first batch of titles has been released today, January 29. It includes Batman Incorporated, Justice League: Darkseid War, The Omega Men, Superman: For All Seasons, Wonder Woman, and Alan Moore's classic run of Swamp Thing. They will be joined over the coming weeks by titles such as Forever Evil, Superman: Secret Origin, Midnighter & Apollo, Hawkworld, Batman: Year One, and Grant Morrison's Animal Man arc. DC Universe costs $7.99 per month or $74.99 annually.

In related news, the live-action Doom Patrol show is set to hit DC Universe on February 15. Check out the latest trailer.

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