SDCC is in full swing and the announcements are coming from all over the convention, especially in regards to the new streaming service DC Comics has coming DC Universe.
Geoff Johns took the opportunity at his panel to announce a new superhero series coming to the streaming service. Stargirl will be another live action series coming to the streaming service form Warner Brothers Television and Berlanti Productions.
“The show’s about Courtney Whitmore, whose mom gets remarried to Pat Dugan, and they move to Blue Valley Nebraska.” Johns said. “She learns that Pat Dugan used to be a member of the Justice Society of America, and so she steals her stepfather’s stuff and goes for a joyride.”
Courtney was originally created by Johns and Lee Moder, and made her DC Comics debut in 1999’s Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. #1.
According to an article in comicbook.com;
Stargirl will follow high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore, who inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop villains from the past. The series will feature appearances and references to multiple members of the Justice Society of America, the group that Courtney is most often associated with in the comics. The series is described as “fun, exciting, and unpredictable”, and inspired by Superman: The Movie and Wonder Woman.
This is the latest original series for the upcoming service that includes Titans, Swamp Thing, Doom Patrol, Harley Quinn and Young Justice: Outsiders.
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