DC is launching one other universe to inform its superhero tales — however this time, it’s not on HBO Max or Cartoon Community: it’s on Spotify.
The writer is engaged on 9 reveals for Spotify, together with reveals about Catwoman, Marvel Girl, the Riddler, Batgirl, Superman and Lois Lane, and extra — though DC inventive director Jim Lee didn’t give an excessive amount of extra details about what these reveals entail proper now.
Spotify and DC Comics signed a podcasting deal final June. The multiseries, multiyear deal was a part of a much bigger partnership between Spotify and DC Comics’ guardian firm, WarnerMedia. The primary mission out of the partnership is Batman Unburied, which can discover the “darker facets of Bruce Wayne’s psychology.”
Competitors throughout the podcasting area has heated up over the previous few years. DC Comics’ largest competitor, Marvel, has its personal podcasting cope with Pandora. The corporate additionally has a cope with podcasting platform Stitcher for a number of sequence. Each Pandora and Stitcher are owned by SiriusXM.
It’s a very good time for all three corporations, as there’s extra superhero content material than ever earlier than and curiosity from hundreds of thousands of individuals to seek out and devour new content material. With reveals like GCPD and Pacemaker coming to HBO Max (spinoffs of The Batman and James Gunn’s Suicide Squad), it’s an ideal alternative to have content material, effectively, in every single place. (To not point out Zack Snyder’s Justice League is simply across the nook.) For instance, Jeffrey Wright will tackle a task in a DC Comics podcast present for Spotify, however he’s additionally Detective Jim Gordon in The Batman.