DC Universe live-action shows won’t all be part of the same universe

The shows being produced exclusively for Warner Bros.’ upcoming digital service, DC Universe, won’t be tied to their movie universe. In fact, they aren’t trying to build a universe at all with their DC Universe shows.

CNET got a hands-on demo of DC Universe today at San Diego Comic-Con and broke the news. Shows like Titans and Doom Patrol will be connected, but Swamp Thing is completely separate and will not be tied to anything at all.

“We have no mandate to tie everything together,” DC Chief Creative Officer and Publisher Jim Lee said.

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And speaking of DC Universe shows, Geoff Johns announced today at a SDCC panel that he will write and produce a Stargirl series for DC Universe.

DC Universe will be available this fall for $8/month (or $75 a year). Batman News comic reviewer Andrew Asberry is at San Diego Comic-Con and got his own look at the upcoming service. Check out the video below for a preview of what reading comics on your TV will be like using DC Universe. The app will be available on iOS and Android, as well as Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Google Chromecast.

Are you glad that the DC Universe shows won’t all be part of the same universe, or do you wish they’d be more connected? Let me know in the comments below.