DC Universe Infinite will launch on Thursday, Jan. 21, in the U.S., and we’re finally getting more details of what to expect.
Formerly known as DC Universe, DC Universe Infinite is relaunching on Thursday as a comic book only service with some significant changes to what will be offered, how fast it will arrive, and how you consume it.
First and foremost, the collection of available titles will be expanding to over 25,000 issues and titles will also be arriving quicker than before. DC is promising there there will be quicker access to many titles and that there will be five new backlist titles added every week. DC shared a lengthy list of titles to expect.
Long standing DC UNIVERSE member requests
- BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM (OGN) written by Grant Morrison and art by Dave McKean
- BATMAN: EARTH ONE V1 (OGN) written by Geoff Johns and art by Gary Frank
- GREEN LANTERN: EARTH ONE (OGN) written by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman
- JOKER (OGN) written by Brian Azzarello with art by Lee Bermejo
- JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE WORLD’S GREATEST SUPERHEROES (OGN) written Paul Dini with art by Alex Ross
- LUTHOR (OGN) written by Brian Azzarello with art by Lee Bermejo
- MISTER MIRACLE written by Tom King with art by Mitch Gerads
- SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER witten by Mariko Tamaki with art by Joëlle Jones
- SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE V1 (OGN) written by J. Michael Straczynski with art by Shane Davis
- Full series from DC’s Vertigo catalogue
- EX MACHINA written by Brian K. Vaughan with art by Tony Harris
- HELLBLAZER Written by Jamie Delano, Garth Ennis, Paul Jenkins, Mike Carey and more
- iZOMBIE written by Chris Roberson with art by Michael Allred
- LUCIFER written by Mike Carey with art by Peter Gross
- PREACHER written by Garth Ennis with art by Steve Dillion
- V FOR VENDETTA written by Alan Moore with art by David Lloyd
- Selections from the DC Black Label catalogue
- BATMAN: DAMNED written by Brian Azzarello with art by Lee Bermejo
- HARLEEN written and illustrated by Stjepan Šejić
- SUPERMAN: YEAR ONE written by Frank Miller with art by John Romita Jr.
- THE LAST GOD written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson with art by Riccardo Federici
- THE QUESTION: DEATHS OF VIC SAGE written by Jeff Lemire with art by Denys Cowan
Joe Hill Presents Hill House Comics titles:
- BASKETFUL OF HEADS written by Joe Hill with art by Leomacs
- PLUNGE written by Joe Hill with art by Stuart Immonen
- THE LOW, LOW WOODS written by Carmen Maria Machado with art by Dani
- DAPHNE BYRNE written by Laura Marks with art by Kelley Jones
- THE DOLLHOUSE FAMILY written by Mike Carey with art by Peter Gross
Titles from DC’s archives, with a big focus on Milestone Media titles after launch like:
- STATIC written by Dwayne McDuffie with art by John Paul Leon
- HARDWARE written by Dwayne McDuffie with art by Denys Cowan
- STATIC SHOCK! REBIRTH OF THE COOL written by Dwayne McDuffie with art by John Paul Leon
- ICON: A HERO’S WELCOME written by Dwayne McDuffie with art by M.D. Bright
- ICON: VOL. 2: THE MOTHERSHIP CONNECTION written by Dwayne McDuffie and M.D. Bright with art by Chris Cross, M.D. Bright, John Paul Leon, and Jeff Moore
DC is also promising it has updated the comic reader to provide less lag time between pages while also enhancing the ability to build your own lists.
Users on iOS 14 will also find a neat new trick that will allow them to customize their home screen icon with their favorite DC characters.
“This is just the beginning of DC UNIVERSE INFINITE’s transformation,” explained Pam Lifford, President of Global Brands and Experiences at Warner Bros. “Our fans will have access to a rich collection of their favorite comic books and publishing while connecting with a community that loves the same DC characters and brands.”
DC Universe Infinite is available online at DCUniverseInfinite.com, iOS and Android devices for $7.99 a month or $74.99 a year ($6.25 a month). A rollout globally will be coming later in the year.