(June 26, 2019 – Burbank, CA) – DC Universe will be at RTX in a big way this July - bringing panels, screenings, exclusive giveaways and limited edition merchandise from Hot Topic via the DC Pop-up and Super Hero Experience. Held in Austin, TX on July 5-7, RTX is Rooster Teeth’s annual fan convention and Texas’s largest animation, gaming and comedy experience.
Fans of DC Universe’s hit original series “Young Justice: Outsiders” will be treated to a special screening and panel on Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 4:30-6:00pm featuring producer Brandon Vietti and “Young Justice” voice talent (“Courtney Whitmore”) and “DC Daily” host, Whitney Moore. The panel is part of RTX’s Animation Festival. Everyone who attends will receive a “Young Justice: Outsiders” limited edition RTX poster, created by Warner Bros. Animation from the series model sheets and featuring fan favorite character, “Forager.”
DC fans won’t want to miss the immersive, interactive DC Pop-up Shop Experience, packed with instagrammable photo opps and exclusive Batman 80 merchandise from Hot Topic. Plus, RTX attendees who sign up for an annual DC Universe membership will receive an exclusive Batman poster. Drawn in the style of Rooster Teeth’s “RWBY,” by artist Tobin Lee it celebrates 80 years of the legendary Super Hero. Barbara Dunkelman, voice of “RWBY” character Yang Xiao Long, will visit the DC Pop-Up Experience at 3:30 PM on Friday, July 5, to unveil the Batman 80 poster. The DC Pop-up Shop Experience will be located at the Austin Convention Center and will be open during show hours.
Praised by critics and fans alike, the second half of “Young Justice: Outsiders” will debut exclusively on DC Universe on July 2, 2019. “Young Justice: Outsiders” continues the story with our favorite teen superheroes facing the threat of metahuman trafficking. Three episodes of “Young Justice: Outsiders” will premiere on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. DCU members have access to enhanced episodes from the first two seasons, original prequel comic book chapters, and a behind-the-scenes documentary featuring Whitney Moore.
“Young Justice: Outsiders” is produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Brandon Vietti (“Batman: Under the Red Hood,” “Superman Doomsday”) and Greg Weisman (“Star Wars Rebels,” “Gargoyles”) serve as producers. Sam Register (“Teen Titans Go!”) is executive producer.
All “Young Justice” episodes are available on DC Universe and are among the most viewed series for current members since the digital subscription service launched on September 15, 2018.
DC Universe is a first-of-its-kind digital subscription service that includes original scripted programming, a catalogue of DC films and television programs, an expanding library of more than 22,000 digital comics, exclusive membership rewards and an interactive fan community. DC Universe is available for $7.99 per month or $74.99 annually (plus taxes, where applicable) and can be accessed on the following platforms in the U.S.: iOS, Amazon Fire TV, Android, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, XBox One, as well as the web and mobile web. To learn more and purchase today, visit dcUniverse.com and follow DC Universe on social networks including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. DC Universe is not intended for children.
Home to iconic and globally recognized Super Heroes Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, DC is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world and a creative unit of WarnerMedia, publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year. Founded in 1934 with the launch of Detective Comics, DC is charged with strategically integrating its stories and characters across Warner Bros. and WarnerMedia properties.
About Rooster Teeth
Rooster Teeth is a pioneering media and entertainment company responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series “RWBY,” the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub and 3 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is a subsidiary of Otter Media, a WarnerMedia company. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.
RTX is the show where gaming meets the internet. Established in 2011 in Austin, TX, RTX has grown from 600 attendees to more than 65,000 at RTX Austin 2018, and international events in Sydney and London. Major brands like AT&T, HP and Intel find a home on the RTX show floor, where they activate and engage with influential fans of gaming, anime, and internet culture. Find out more at RTXEvent.com.
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