HBO Max has announced that it is set to celebrate the history and legacy of DC Comics with a three-part documentary series from Emmy nominated director, producer and showrunner Leslie Iwerks.
“The DC Universe is vast, rich and incredibly cool, and we’re looking forward to bringing the untold stories of the characters, artists and storytellers to life in a fresh new way,” said Iwerks, whose credits include the Emmy-nominated The Pixar Story.
“DC has a rich legacy of over 80 years of iconic storytelling: from the introduction of the genre defining Super Hero Superman in 1938 to the amazing movies, TV shows, cartoons, games and comics which have been synonymous with superheroism for generations thereafter,” added DC Publisher and CCO Jim Lee. We are so excited to dive into this history and bring fans along this amazing journey.”
As per the official HBO Max press release, the as-yet-untitled the documentary series will “take an unprecedented look at the enduring and influential legacy of DC, allowing fans to rediscover the universe of characters, as well as the iconic comic book company’s origins, its evolution and its nearly nine-decade cultural impact across every artistic medium.”