During a packed panel earlier today, New York Comic Con attendees received the first in-depth look at DC Super Hero Girls, the new Super Hero universe created for girls featuring iconic DC Comics female characters including Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, and Harley Quinn. NYCC fans even joined in on the fun by putting their own DCSHG capes on and proudly displaying their excitement for the new universe that features animated content, books, toys apparel and more.
The panel was action-packed, with many big reveals including the premiere of the second DC Super Hero Girls animated short from WB Animation along with a lyric video set to the DCSHG theme song Get Your Cape On, the full line-up of Mattel’s new action dolls, and a first look at the Supergirl action figure, also from Mattel. Authors Shea Fontana and Lisa Yee shared new details and artwork from the upcoming DC Comics graphic novel and Random House Children's Books middle-grade novel series.
Moderated by DC All Access host Tiffany Smith, the panel featured the creative women behind-the-scenes of DC Super Hero Girls, including:
· Lisa Yee, Random House Children’s Books DCSHGs Middle-Grade Novel Series Author
· Ashley Eckstein, Voice of DCSHGs’ “Cheetah”
· Tania Missad, Mattel Consumer Insights Director
· Christine Kim, Mattel Toy Design Manager
· Shea Fontana, DCSHG Animation Writer & DC Comics Graphic Novel Author
· Aria Moffly, DCE Creative Director
Fans who weren’t at the Con can watch the new animated short and check out the Mattel’s action dolls at www.DCSuperHeroGirls.com. DC Super Hero Girls is an exciting new initiative from DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Warner Bros. Animation, with key partners Mattel, Random House Children’s Books middle-grade novel series and DC Publishing.
Check out a highlight video from the NYCC above as well.
Get your cape on! DC Super Hero Girls, the girl-powered new line of toys, animation and graphic novels, made a splash at New York Comic-Con with a standing room only panel and booth. In this clip, hear from several of the women responsible for bringing the DC Super Hero Girls to life as they discuss what this new take on the characters means to them and to the next generation of DC fans.