Review: ‘Umbrella Academy’ vs DC Universe’s ‘Doom Patrol’: A battle of misfit shows

Scoot over “Deadly Class” and “Black Lightning,” and make room in the crowded superhero arena for two new avenging TV series: Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy” and “Doom Patrol” from DC Universe, a fledgling streaming service devoted to the comic book franchise. Both superhero dramas premiere Friday,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Comics announced that DC Universe, a video on demand streaming service offering DC films, TV shows, comics, and online community, will be transformed into a digital comics subscription service in January 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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DC's full comics catalog is available through DC Universe

DC Universe is acting on its promise to deliver DC's full comic book library -- more or less. As of now, subscribers to the service have access to 21,000 issues stretching over 80 years, so long as a given issue was released at least one year before... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline Review bags Holsinger novel as Universal snaps up TV rights

Headline Review has scooped Bruce Holsinger's "electrifying" novel, The Gifted School, while rights for a TV version have been secured by Universal Television. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Review: George Takei's 'They Called Us Enemy' shows injustice through a child's eyes

George Takei's graphic memoir "They Called Us Enemy" depicts his childhood years in an internment camp during World War II. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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DC Universe’s Harley Quinn Brings Something New to a Comic Book TV Series: F-Bombs

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What's on TV: 'Far Cry,' 'Crackdown 3' and 'Umbrella Academy'

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DC Universe's expanded comic book catalog includes 'Wonder Woman'

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Netflix's 'Umbrella Academy' trailer showcases an offbeat superhero saga

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