Greg Berlanti To Create DC Docuseries for HBO Max
The comic book industry is a complicated one. There is a decades-long history of creating transformative art with dozens of competing companies sharing the stage. So, we all have a lot to learn. A reader can flip through countless pages without even scratching the surface of the knowledge that’s gone on behind the scenes. Fortunately, people are eager to tell the stories of how big players in the industry came to find the success they have today! A docuseries on DC Comics is in the works at HBO Max.
We’re Getting A Docuseries About DC On HBO Max
The DC docuseries will have three parts designed to tell the various stories of one of the oldest comic book publishers. Themes will discuss their cultural impacts and evolution since its inception in 1934.
Greg Berlanti (who is also behind the upcoming Green Lantern series) is set to produce, with Leslie Iwerks executive producing and co-directing. Iwerks has a long history of working on documentaries. Her work includes 2007’s The Pixar Story, Recycled Life, and The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story. Additionally, Mark Catalena (The Imagineering Story) will be the other co-director for the series.
The upcoming HBO Max docuseries on DC Comics will be produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television, along with Warner Horizon, Berlanti Productions, DC, and Iwerks & Co.
Image via DC Comics.
It Won’t Be The First Comics Docuseries And It Certainly Won’t Be The Last
DC Comics is one of the leading comic book publishers out there. But no hero can be successful without some allies, arch enemies, and great villains. Marvel Comics, has already released a docuseries on their creation and other important themes in their history.
Marvel’s 616 had its debut on Disney+ in November of 2020. This series shared exciting stories about different sides of the company. Episodes included tales about the influence of manga comics, women in comics, and more.
These docuseries are sure to be a hit on their respective streaming services, and we can’t wait to have this opportunity to learn more. There has not been a title or release date announcement for the upcoming DC docuseries for HBO Max, but Comic Years will be here to tell you when there is one.
Readers, are you excited to learn more about DC Comics? Drop your thoughts and expectations in the comments!
Featured image via HBO Max.
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