Article by Carl Bryan
April showers means more time for DC UNIVERSE members to binge their favorite comics, movies and more only on DC UNIVERSE, the digital subscription service for DC fans!
We’re back, Puddin’! The Clown Princess herself, Harley Quinn returns for season 2 on April 3. Following Harley and her crew’s adventures in season 1, the DC UNIVERSE original series returns with more antics. Not caught up? All 13 episodes of Harley Quinn season 1 can be found only on DC UNIVERSE. Plus, do you have a question for Dr. Quinzel? Ask Dr. Harley Quinn, the doctor’s advice column is now live only on DC UNIVERSE. The creative team behind some of Harley Quinn’s most famed work, Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti, will assist Dr. Quinzel in tackling community questions weekly sourced from the DC UNIVERSE community.
This April, Tim Burton’s Batman and Batman Returns will arrive on DC UNIVERSE! Starring Michael Keaton in his celebrated turn as The Dark Knight, these two iconic big screen Batman films also star Jack Nicholson (The Joker), Kim Basinger (Vicki Vale), Michelle Pfeiffer (Catwoman), Danny DeVito (Penguin).
Enter The Game Master! Sam Witwer leads Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Clare Grant, and Xavier Woods on a nostalgic role playing quest for the ages. Binge all 5 episodes of DC UNIVERSE All Star Games: The Breakfast League to see how their adventure concludes.
DC UNIVERSE welcomes over 75 digital comics to the platform in April, exploring stories about the Caped Crusader to The Man of Steel. To celebrate Joker’s 80th anniversary Sean Murphy’s full eight-issue series, Batman: White Knight will make its DC Universe debut. Other additions include new issues of The Batman who Laughs, Adventures of Supersons and the pulse-pounding Justice League (2018) #21 from Scott Snyder, DC UNIVERSE members will have more than enough to choose from this month. Members can enhance their reading experience with DC UNIVERSE’s Couch Mode that brings DC Comics to the television screen for uniquely enhanced viewing.
Showcasing spectacular collectibles of all time, straight from the DC Archives, don’t forget to tune-in to DC Daily with new episodes posting Monday through Friday! Plus, on April 6th a brand new, bigger, cooler and glossier set will be revealed!
The complete list can be found here here.
What Do I Watch?
New to WATCH This April:
- Wednesday, April 1: Green Lantern: Emerald Knights
- Wednesday, April 1: Green Lantern: First Flight
- Wednesday, April 1: Justice League: Gods and Monsters
- Wednesday, April 1: Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox
- Wednesday, April 1: Justice League: War
- Wednesday, April 1: Justice League: Doom
- Wednesday, April 1: Justice League: The New Frontier
- Wednesday, April 1: Justice League: Throne of Atlantis
- Wednesday, April 1: Justice League vs. Teen Titans
- Friday, April 3: Harley Quinn “New Gotham“
- Friday, April 10: Harley Quinn “Riddle U”
- Friday, April 17: Harley Quinn “Trapped”
- Friday, April 24: Harley Quinn “Thawing Hearts”
What Do I Read?
This slate of comics for April provides some visits to days gone by as well as all the new titles you have been following!
Tuesday, April 7
- Adventures of the Super Sons #9
- Deathstroke (2016) #42
- Female Furies #3
- Green Lantern (2018) #6
- Harley Quinn (2016) #60
- Justice League (2018) #21
- Suicide Squad Black Files #6
- Young Justice (2018) #4
- DC First Issue Special (1975-1976) #8
- Detective Comics (1937-2011) #356
- Doorway to Nightmare (1978) #5
- Eclipso (1992-1994) #3
- Super Friends (1976-1981) #4
- The Spectre (1987-1989) #4
- Wanted (1972-1973) #9
- Weird Mystery Tales (1972-1975) #1
Tuesday, April 14
- Batman (2016) #68
- Catwoman (2018) #10
- Detective Comics (2016) #1001
- Hawkman (2018) #11
- Justice League Odyssey #8
- Red Hood: Outlaw #33
- Supergirl (2016) #29
- Superman (2018) #10
- The Batman Who Laughs #4
- The Flash (2016) #68
- Titans (2016) #36
- Wonder Twins (2019) #3
- Wonder Woman (2016) #68
- Black Magic (1973) #5
- DC First Issue Special (1975-1976) #9
- Detective Comics (1937-2011) #357
- Eclipso (1992-1994) #4
- House of Mystery (1951-1983) #205
- Sun Devils (1984-1985) #10
- Super Friends (1976-1981) #5
- The Spectre (1987-1989) #5
- The Witching Hour (1969-1978) #1
Tuesday, April 21
- Aquaman (2016) #47
- Batman (2016) #69
- Damage (2017) #16
- Electric Warriors (2018) #6
- Justice League (2018) #22
- Naomi (2019) #4
- Nightwing (2016) #59
- Teen Titans (2016) #29
- Batman: White Knight #1 – #8
- DC First Issue Special (1975-1976) #10
- Detective Comics (1937-2011) #358
- Eclipso (1992-1994) #5
- House of Mystery (1951-1983) #206
- Super Friends (1976-1981) #6
- The Spectre (1987-1989) #6
- Weird Mystery Tales (1972-1975) #2
- Action Comics (2016) #1010
- Batgirl (2016) #34
- Batman Beyond (2016) #31
- Detective Comics (2016) #1002
- Dial H for Hero #2
- Freedom Fighters #5
- Heroes in Crisis #8
- Justice League Dark (2018) #10
- Black Magic (1973) #6
- DC First Issue Special (1975-1976) #11
- Detective Comics (1937-2011) #375
- Eclipso (1992-1994) #6
- Sun Devils (1984-1985) #11
- Super Friends (1976-1981) #7
April “showers” are bringing episodes and comics in a bucketload. This is the kind of monsoon type weather we want as DC is keeping us entertained by taking some of its past issues and movies and giving us some nostalgia. But they also are showing us how far we’ve come in developing these characters!
What comic are you most excited about for April? Leave a comment or two!
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