Comic fans around the country were dismayed when the Comic-Con got canceled for the first time ever this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now the Warner Bros has come with exciting news for the DC fans around the world. The studio has set a mega, 24-hour immersive virtual fan experience that will feature anything and everything from the DC Multiverse.
The event which is free will feature talent announcements and reveal new content from WB games, comics, film, and television. The confab is set to kick-off on August 22 at 10 am PT and will reach fans on all seven continents.
“There is no fan like a DC fan. For more than 85 years, the world has turned to DC’s inspiring heroes and stories to lift us up and entertain us, and this massive, immersive digital event will give everyone new ways to personalize their journey through the DC Universe without lines, without tickets, and without boundaries,” said Warner Bros. chair and chief executive officer Ann Sarnoff of the new virtual event.
The event will feature a merging of all of the favorite DC superheroes and super-villains from the past and present and will be available at DCFanDome.com for a 24-hour time frame. Fans will be treated to highly anticipated announcements, exclusive footage, and the latest news from WB Games, film and TV, and comics, as well as an opportunity to hear from the casts and creators from its vast library of DC films and TV series. This includes Aquaman, The Batman, Batwoman, Black Adam, Black Lightning, DC Super Hero Girls, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, DC’s Stargirl, Doom Patrol, The Flash, Harley Quinn, and Lucifer to name a few.
“With DC FanDome, we’re able to give fans from around the world an exciting and unparalleled way to connect with all their favorite DC characters, as well as the incredible talent who bring them to life on the page and screen,” further added Ann Sarnoff.
The epicenter of the DC FanDome is the “Hall of Heroes,” where one can experience special programming, panels and content reveals from a wide variety of films, TV series and games, available in 10 different languages – Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish.
Fans will be able to dive deep into the DC Multiverse via five additional satellite worlds namely DC WatchVesre, DC YouVerse, Dc KidsVerse, DC InsiderVerse, and DC FunVerse. All the details related to the event were shared by Warner Bros. through various social platforms.
Fans will also have the chance to hear more about the much-talked-about Snyder Cut of Justice League, which will drop on HBO Max in 2021 as well as the forthcoming Wonder Woman 1984, which is set to open in theaters October 2.
In addition, DC FanDome has set the second annual celebration of Black nerd culture with the all-new Blerd & Boujee House. DC FanDome has also teamed with Talenthouse, to launch a call for the best DC Fan Art & Fandom displays. They encourage fans to show off their cosplay, makeup, tattoos and any DC-related creative venture. Selected artists on the day of our event will be voted on by the community in each of our two competitions in order to help our judges pick selected artist winners. Selected artist winners will receive part of a cash prize.
The news of DC FanDome comes after San Diego Comic-Con announced their own at-home virtual edition for July. Organizers have planned a virtual Comic-Con@Home event for July 22-26, but the details on panels are yet to be released.