DC Universe Animated Original Movie
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The DC Universe Animated Original Movies (DCUAOM; also known as DC Universe Original Movies or DC Universe Movies or DC Animated Movies) are a series of American direct-to-video superhero animated films based on the DC Comics characters and stories. From the 2007 to 2022, films were produced primarily by Warner Bros. Animation, but will fall under DC Studios Animation. Many films are usually stand-alone projects that are either adaptations of popular works or original stories. From 2013 to 2020, the DC Animated Movie Universe was a subset of this series featuring several movies that took place in a shared universe, influenced predominantly by The New 52. They are usually made for an older audience compared to that of the DC animated universe and other projects, and also featuring DCAU alumni such as Bruce Timm, who mainly served as executive producer or as producer until Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, before returning for Justice League: Gods and Monsters.

Since it first began with 2007's Superman: Doomsday, the series has been well received by fans, critics, with consistently good sales.

Premise

Original logo from 2007 to 2012
Original logo from 2007 to 2012

Unlike earlier animated DC films (most of which also involved Bruce Timm and were part of the DC animated universe), the films in the line are aimed at a more adult audience, often containing profane language, stronger violence, sexual scenes and more mature themes. The art styles for the films are also generally more realistically proportionate. The majority of the films are rated PG-13 by the MPAA with the exception of All-Star Superman and Green Lantern: Emerald Knights, which are rated PG, and Batman: The Killing Joke, Justice League Dark, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight, Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, Batman: Soul of the Dragon, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two, and Injustice, which are rated R. Many of the films are adapted from stories originally featured in DC print comics and graphic novels. As of 2022, 47 feature films and fourteen short films have been released, with additional films slated for future releases until 2023.

In terms of continuity, the films are usually stand-alone, with exceptions being Batman: Gotham Knight (which takes place between Batman Begins and The Dark Knight), Superman/Batman: Public Enemies and its sequel Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths and its sequel Justice League: Doom, the DC Animated Movie Universe, the Tomorrowverse, and the DCAU-related films Batman and Harley Quinn and Justice League vs. the Fatal Five, which also feature several role reprises from various actors. The usual runtime is around 75 minutes.

From 2007 to 2015, most of the films were voice directed by Andrea Romano, the last one being Justice League: Gods and Monsters, while the films since 2016 starting with Batman: Bad Blood were voice directed by Wes Gleason.

The films are generally released direct-to-video, but Batman: The Killing Joke, Batman and Harley Quinn, The Death of Superman and Reign of the Supermen were also given limited releases in theaters.[1]

Released films

No Title Release date Continuity Adapted from
1 Superman: Doomsday September 21, 2007 Standalone "The Death of Superman"
2 Justice League: The New Frontier February 26, 2008 Standalone DC: The New Frontier
3 Batman: Gotham Knight July 8, 2008 Nolanverse (unofficial)[2] Batman: "The Batman Nobody Knows"
4 Wonder Woman March 3, 2009 Standalone Wonder Woman: "Gods and Mortals"
5 Green Lantern: First Flight July 28, 2009 Standalone
6 Superman/Batman: Public Enemies September 29, 2009 Superman/Batman[3] Superman/Batman: "Public Enemies"
7 Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths February 23, 2010 Crisis on Two Earths / Doom "Crisis on Earth-Three!" / JLA: Earth 2
8 Batman: Under the Red Hood July 7, 2010 Standalone Batman: "Under the Hood"
9 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse September 28, 2010 Superman/Batman[3] Superman/Batman: "The Supergirl from Krypton"
10 All-Star Superman February 22, 2011 Standalone All-Star Superman
11 Green Lantern: Emerald Knights July 7, 2011 Standalone "New Blood" / "What Price Honor?" /
"Mogo Doesn't Socialize" / "Tygers"
12 Batman: Year One October 18, 2011 Year One / Dark Knight Returns[4][5] Batman: Year One
13 Justice League: Doom February 28, 2012 Crisis on Two Earths / Doom JLA: "Tower of Babel"
14 Superman vs. The Elite June 12, 2012 Standalone "What's So Funny About Truth,
Justice & the American Way?
"
15 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Part 1 September 25, 2012 Year One / Dark Knight Returns[4][5] The Dark Knight Returns
16 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Part 2 January 29, 2013 Year One / Dark Knight Returns[4][5]
17 Superman: Unbound May 7, 2013 Standalone Superman: "Brainiac"
18 Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox July 30, 2013 DCAMU[6] Flashpoint
19 Justice League: War February 4, 2014 DCAMU Justice League: Origin
20 Son of Batman May 6, 2014 DCAMU Batman: "Batman and Son"
21 Batman: Assault on Arkham July 29, 2014 Arkhamverse[7]
22 Justice League: Throne of Atlantis January 13, 2015 DCAMU "Throne of Atlantis"
23 Batman vs. Robin April 7, 2015 DCAMU Batman: Night of the Owls /
Batman and Robin: Born to Kill /
Detective Comics: Faces of Death
24 Justice League: Gods and Monsters July 28, 2015 Standalone
25 Batman: Bad Blood January 20, 2016 DCAMU Batman and Robin / "Batman, Inc."
26 Justice League vs. Teen Titans March 29, 2016 DCAMU
27 Batman: The Killing Joke July 22, 2016 Standalone Batman: The Killing Joke
28 Justice League Dark January 24, 2017 DCAMU
29 Teen Titans: The Judas Contract March 31, 2017 DCAMU Teen Titans: "The Judas Contract"
30 Batman and Harley Quinn August 15, 2017 DCAU
31 Batman: Gotham by Gaslight January 23, 2018 Standalone Gotham by Gaslight
32 Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay March 27, 2018 DCAMU
33 The Death of Superman July 24, 2018 DCAMU "The Death of Superman"
34 Reign of the Supermen January 15, 2019 DCAMU "Reign of the Supermen!"
35 Justice League vs. the Fatal Five March 30, 2019 DCAU[8][9]
36 Batman: Hush July 20, 2019 DCAMU Batman: "Hush"
37 Wonder Woman: Bloodlines October 5, 2019 DCAMU
38 Superman: Red Son February 25, 2020 Standalone Superman: Red Son
39 Justice League Dark: Apokolips War May 5, 2020 DCAMU Darkseid War / "Final Crisis" / "Futures End"
40 Superman: Man of Tomorrow August 23, 2020 Tomorrowverse Superman: Birthright / Superman: American Alien
41 Batman: Soul of the Dragon January 12, 2021 Standalone
42 Justice Society: World War II April 27, 2021 Tomorrowverse
43 Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One June 22, 2021 Tomorrowverse Batman: The Long Halloween
44 Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two July 27, 2021 Tomorrowverse
45 Injustice October 19, 2021 Standalone Injustice: Gods Among Us (comic / video game)
46 Catwoman: Hunted February 8, 2022 Standalone
47 Green Lantern: Beware My Power July 26, 2022 Tomorrowverse Green Lantern/Green Arrow / "Emerald Twilight" /
Zero Hour: Crisis in Time / Rann–Thanagar War
48 Batman and Superman: Battle of the Super Sons October 18, 2022 Standalone

Upcoming

Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham

Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham was announced at San Diego Comic-Con on July 22, 2022.[10] Adapted from the comics of the same name.

Legion of Super-Heroes

Legion of Super-Heroes was announced at San Diego Comic-Con on July 22, 2022.[10] The voice cast will consist of Meg Donnelly as Supergirl, Harry Shum Jr. as Brainiac 5, Darren Criss as Superman, Matt Bomer as the Flash, Jensen Ackles as Batman, Cynthia Hamidi as Dawnstar, Gideon Adlon as Phantom Girl, Ely Henry as Bouncing Boy, Robbie Daymond as Timber Wolf, Iain Armitage as Robin and Brainiac 4, Yuri Lowenthal as Mon-El, Eric Lopez as Cosmic Boy and Chemical King, Darin De Paul as Brainiac and Solomon Grundy, Ben Diskin as Arms Fall-Off Boy and Brainiac 2, Victoria Grace as Shadow Lass, Jennifer Hale as Alura, Daisy Lightfoot as Triplicate Girl and Zeno Robinson as Invisible Kid and Brainiac 3.[11] It will be part of the Tomorrowverse.

Justice League: Warworld

Justice League: Warworld was announced at San Diego Comic-Con on July 22, 2022.[10] It will be part of the Tomorrowverse.

Untitled Milestone Media film

An animated film featuring characters from the Milestone Media imprint was announced at DC Fandome in October 2021. The film will be written by Brandon Thomas and will feature "more than one character" according to Milestone co-founder Denys Cowan. The announcement included promotional concept art of Static, Hardware, Icon, and Rocket.[12]

Short films

DC Showcase

Year Title Notes Included in Collection
2010 The Spectre Featuring the Jim Corrigan version of the Spectre (voiced by Gary Cole). The short has Det. Jim Corrigan investigating the murder of a high-end movie executive, ultimately becoming the Spectre to hunt down his killers. The short features supporting cast members Alyssa Milano, Jeff Bennett, Rob Paulsen and Jon Polito. Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection
Jonah Hex Featuring Jonah Hex (voiced by Thomas Jane). Set in the Old West, the short follows a disfigured bounty hunter who must go up against a ruthless swindler in order to retrieve the body of an outlaw. The short features supporting cast members Linda Hamilton, Jason Marsden, Michael Rooker, and Michelle Trachtenberg.[13] Batman: Under the Red Hood
Green Arrow Featuring Green Arrow (voiced by Neal McDonough). The short follows Oliver Queen, who is waiting for his girlfriend at the airport. Ultimately, he must become Green Arrow in order to foil an assassination plot that sees a young princess become the target of several assailants. The short features supporting cast members Malcolm McDowell as Merlyn, Steve Blum as Count Vertigo, Grey DeLisle reprising her role as Black Canary from Batman: The Brave and the Bold, John DiMaggio and Ariel Winter.[14][15][16] Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam Featuring Superman and Captain Marvel. It features George Newbern and Jerry O'Connell reprising their roles of Superman and Captain Marvel from Justice League Unlimited, as well as featuring Zach Callison as Billy Batson, James Garner as Shazam, Kevin Michael Richardson as Mister Tawky Tawny, Arnold Vosloo as Black Adam, Josh Keaton and Danica McKellar.[17][18] The short film sees a young orphan being targeted by an otherworldly figure. He ultimately discovers an ancient wizard who gives him the ability to transform into a powerful hero, thus allowing him to team-up with Superman in order to properly fight back. The short is 24 minutes. DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection
2011 Catwoman Featuring Catwoman in a continuation of her storyline in Batman: Year One. The short features Eliza Dushku reprising her role as Catwoman, Liliana Mumy as Holly Robinson and John DiMaggio as Rough Cut.[19] The film also stars Kevin Michael Richardson, Cree Summer and Tara Strong. The short was directed and produced by Lauren Montgomery and written by Paul Dini. The short sees Selina Kyle confronting an illegal diamond trafficking operation that has also resulted in the disappearance of several women. A special feature presentation was shown at the New York Comic Con. Batman: Year One
2019 Sgt. Rock Featuring Karl Urban voicing the eponymous character. The short follows the title character, a worn-out veteran, suddenly finding himself leading a platoon of legendary monsters against an army of Nazi zombies. Keith Ferguson, William Salyers, and Audrey Wasilewski also star.[20] Batman: Hush DC Showcase Animated Shorts - Batman: Death in the Family
Death Featuring Jamie Chung as the title character. The short follows Death as she meets a down on his luck artist named Vincent (voiced by Leonardo Nam) to help him to make peace with his inner demons and his death.[20] Wonder Woman: Bloodlines
2020 The Phantom Stranger Starring Peter Serafinowicz as the Phantom Stranger. In the 1970s, a young adult named Marcie, along with her friends, attend a party at an abandoned mansion hosted by the enigmatic Seth. However, when weird things start to happen, the Phantom Stranger must save her. Supporting cast includes Michael Rosenbaum (as Seth), Natalie Lander, Grey Griffin, and Roger Craig Smith.[20] Superman: Red Son
Adam Strange Starring Charlie Weber as the titular hero. The short sees Strange living in an asteroid mining colony with its population seeing him as an interplanetary derelict. He reveals his true nature by saving them from alien insects, while his origin story is revealed in flashbacks. Roger R. Cross, Kimberly Brooks, Ray Chase, and Fred Tatasciore also star. Butch Lukic confirmed in 2022 that the short is part of Tomorrowverse, it shows the backstory of Adam Strange featured in Green Lantern: Beware My Power.[21] Justice League Dark: Apokolips War
Batman: Death in the Family An interactive, long-form animated short that is based on the comic storyline of the same name by Jim Starlin and Jim Aparo, and is a sequel to Batman: Under the Red Hood. Reprising their roles are Bruce Greenwood (as Batman), Vincent Martella (young Jason Todd), John DiMaggio (Joker) and Gary Cole (Commissioner James Gordon), respectively. Cole also provides the voice for Two-Face. Additionally, Zehra Fazal joins the cast as Talia al Ghul.[20][22] DC Showcase Animated Shorts - Batman: Death in the Family
2021 Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth! Starring Cameron Monaghan as the titular hero. The short that is based on Kamandi #29 follows Kamandi and his friends Prince Tuftan (voiced by Steve Blum) of the Tiger Kingdom and nuclear man Ben Boxer (voiced by Armen Taylor) as they are kidnapped by a gorilla cult led by Golgan (also voiced by Blum) dedicated to finding the reincarnation of their god The Mighty One. From there, they're forced into a series of harrowing challenges alongside their representative Zuma (voiced by Adam Gifford) that serve to prove their belief.[23][24] Jeremy Adams confirmed in 2022 that the short is part of Tomorrowverse, and connects with Justice Society: World War II.[25] Justice Society: World War II DC Showcase Animated Shorts - Constantine: The House of Mystery
The Losers The short tells the story of titular team consisting of World War II outcasts like Captain Storm (voiced by Dean Winters), Johnny Cloud (voiced by Martin Sensmeier), Henry "Mile a Minute" Jones (voiced by Eugene Byrd), Gunner (voiced by Dave B. Mitchell), and Sarge (also voiced by Mitchell) as they find themselves marooned on Dinosaur Island where they work with Fan Long (voiced by Ming-Na Wen) to rescue the scientists that were studying the space-time anomaly there. Batman: The Long Halloween - Part One
Blue Beetle Starring Matt Lanter as the titular hero. The short (Produced as a tongue-in-cheek homage to the 1967 Spider-Man animated series featuring Steve Ditko's Charlton Comics characters.) tells the story of how Blue Beetle collaborated with Captain Atom (voiced by Jeff Bennett), Nightshade (voiced by Ashly Burch), and Question (voiced by David Kaye) to fight Doctor Spectro (voiced by Tom Kenny).[26] Batman: The Long Halloween - Part Two
2022 Constantine: The House of Mystery[27] Immediately following the ending of Justice League Dark: Apokolips War,[28] where Constantine (voiced by Matt Ryan) sent the Flash back in time to create a new Flashpoint, Constantine wakes up in the House of Mystery with no recollection of how he got there. Each room he enters, he is set upon and murdered by his friends who become demons. When Constantine escapes from the House of Mystery, the Spectre (voiced by Lou Diamond Phillips) appears before him and explains that he put Constantine in the House of Mystery as a merciful imprisonment, a dream realm where could be very happy among his friends. It was Constantine's deep self-hatred and guilt that transformed his friends into demons as a subconscious form of self-punishment. The Spectre imprisoned Constantine in the House of Mystery to spare him from the punishment the Universe had prepared for him for his time-travel violations. The Universe is a living force and was harmed by Constantine's abuses and now the Universe will exact its own punishment. Constantine is dragged screaming into the light. DC Showcase Animated Shorts - Constantine: The House of Mystery

Other short films

Year Title Notes
2015 Nightwing and Robin A 45-second short film set during the events of the DC Animated Movie Universe film Justice League: Throne of Atlantis. The two main characters are called upon by Batman to find and capture the Scarecrow (voiced by Michael Rosenbaum) since he had to help the Justice League. While Jason O'Mara reprises Batman in this short, only his voice is heard while Nightwing and Robin have no dialogue. Talon (who would be featured in Batman vs. Robin) makes a silent cameo in the film.[29]

Other projects

Unannounced and possible projects

Beyond the list of announced projects, creators involved in various levels at DC Comics have brought up names of possible future projects.

Cancelled projects

Plans for sequels to the 2009 films Wonder Woman and Green Lantern: First Flight were shelved, as well as a planned film based on the 2003 miniseries Batgirl: Year One. Slower sales of the Wonder Woman film were cited,[43][44] although sales figures indicate that it was at least the #8 best-selling of the 25 DC Universe films released as of August 2015 (4 of the films that ranked higher than it include Blu-ray sales which have not been released for Wonder Woman).

In 2010, Timm stated that the production team originally planned to make an Aquaman film,[45] but at the end, the executives of Warner Bros. cancelled the project because their expectations about marketing were very low.[46]

During an interview in October 2016, Jay Oliva revealed that he had an idea for a sequel to Batman: Assault on Arkham,[47] but following Oliva's departure from Warner Bros. Animation in 2017,[48] the project may have been pulled.

Reception

Sales performance

Sales figures below represent, when available, DVD and Blu-ray sales in the United States. Theatrical ticket, digital, and rental sales are not included.

Title Release date Gross Ref.
Superman: Doomsday September 18, 2007 $10,102,202 [49]
Justice League: The New Frontier February 26, 2008 $5,735,377 [50]
Batman: Gotham Knight July 8, 2008 $8,539,068 [51]
Wonder Woman March 3, 2009 $9,904,313 [52]
Green Lantern: First Flight July 28, 2009 $8,484,729 [53]
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies September 29, 2009 $11,014,346 [54]
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths February 23, 2010 $8,636,868 [55]
Batman: Under the Red Hood July 27, 2010 $12,411,958 [56]
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse September 28, 2010 $8,839,887 [57]
Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam November 9, 2010 $5,983,521 [58]
All-Star Superman February 22, 2011 $7,539,076 [59]
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights June 8, 2011 $5,749,225 [60]
Batman: Year One October 18, 2011 $6,137,182 [61]
Justice League: Doom February 28, 2012 $7,539,282 [62]
Superman vs. The Elite June 12, 2012 $3,184,408 [63]
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Part 1 September 25, 2012 $6,006,141 [64]
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Part 2 January 29, 2013 $4,315,736 [65]
Superman: Unbound May 7, 2013 $3,523,760 [66]
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox July 30, 2013 $5,260,646 [67]
Justice League: War February 4, 2014 $5,802,728 [68]
Son of Batman May 6, 2014 $7,023,969 [69]
Batman: Assault on Arkham August 12, 2014 $5,946,258 [70]
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis January 27, 2015 $4,657,085 [71]
Batman vs. Robin April 14, 2015 $4,657,085 [72]
Justice League: Gods and Monsters July 21, 2015 $2,972,092 [73]
Batman: Bad Blood February 2, 2016 $4,865,442 [74]
Justice League vs. Teen Titans March 26, 2016 $4,865,442 [75]
Batman: The Killing Joke October 10, 2016 $8,994,247 [76]
Justice League Dark January 24, 2017 $3,318,438 [77]
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract March 31, 2017 $3,272,927 [78]
Batman and Harley Quinn August 15, 2017 $2,247,876 [79]
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight January 23, 2018 $4,697,126 [80]
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay March 27, 2018 $2,865,568 [81]
The Death of Superman July 24, 2018 $6,546,576 [82]
Reign of the Supermen January 13, 2019 $3,773,664 [83]
Justice League vs. the Fatal Five April 16, 2019 $2,185,458 [84]
Batman: Hush July 20, 2019 $3,597,264 [85]
Wonder Woman: Bloodlines October 5, 2019 $1,718,374 [86]
Superman: Red Son February 25, 2020 $2,032,174 [87]
Justice League Dark: Apokolips War May 5, 2020 $5,513,095 [88]
Superman: Man of Tomorrow October 5, 2020 $3,400,133 [89]
Batman: Death in the Family October 13, 2020 $3,675,151 [90]
Batman: Soul of the Dragon January 12, 2021 $2,421,468 [91]
Justice Society: World War II May 10, 2021 $3,617,118 [92]
Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One June 22, 2021 $3,607,779 [93]
Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two July 27, 2021 $2,551,203 [94]
Injustice October 29, 2021 $2,668,958 [95]
Catwoman: Hunted February 8, 2022 $397,129 [96]
Constantine: The House of Mystery May 3, 2022 $232,393 [97]
Total $253,031,945
Average $5,163,917

Critical response

Each film is linked to the "Critical response" section of its article.

Film Rotten Tomatoes
Superman: Doomsday 50% (6 reviews)[98]
Justice League: The New Frontier N/A
Batman: Gotham Knight 75% (8 reviews)[99]
Wonder Woman 83% (12 reviews)[100]
Green Lantern: First Flight 50% (6 reviews)[101]
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies N/A
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths N/A
Batman: Under the Red Hood 100% (7 reviews)[102]
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse N/A
Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam N/A
All-Star Superman N/A
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights N/A
Batman: Year One 88% (8 reviews)[103]
Justice League: Doom N/A
Superman vs. The Elite 80% (5 reviews)[104]
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Part 1 100% (5 reviews)[105]
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Part 2 N/A
Superman: Unbound 100% (5 reviews)[106]
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox 100% (5 reviews)[107]
Justice League: War 50% (6 reviews)[108]
Son of Batman 64% (11 reviews)[109]
Batman: Assault on Arkham 75% (8 reviews)[110]
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis 57% (7 reviews)[111]
Batman vs. Robin 100% (5 reviews)[112]
Justice League: Gods and Monsters 88% (8 reviews)[113]
Batman: Bad Blood 100% (5 reviews)[114]
Justice League vs. Teen Titans 80% (5 reviews)[115]
Batman: The Killing Joke 39% (41 reviews)[116]
Justice League Dark 78% (9 reviews)[117]
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract 83% (6 reviews)[118]
Batman and Harley Quinn 45% (11 reviews)[119]
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight 75% (12 reviews)[120]
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay 88% (8 reviews)[121]
The Death of Superman 92% (13 reviews)[122]
Reign of the Supermen N/A
Justice League vs. the Fatal Five 100% (8 reviews)[123]
Batman: Hush 88% (17 reviews)[124]
Wonder Woman: Bloodlines 88% (8 reviews)[125]
Superman: Red Son 88% (16 reviews)[126]
Justice League Dark: Apokolips War 100% (18 reviews)[127]
Superman: Man of Tomorrow 100% (13 reviews)[128]
Batman: Soul of the Dragon 93% (14 reviews)[129]
Justice Society: World War II 81% (16 reviews)[130]
Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One 100% (19 reviews)[131]
Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two 100% (13 reviews)[132]
Injustice 60% (5 reviews)[133]

Continuities

Stand-alone films

The following films are stand-alone, and do not share continuity with each other or other films (note exceptions)

Superman/Batman

This continuity is based on the Superman/Batman storyline.

Justice League (JLA)

This continuity is based on JLA storylines published in 2000.[134][135]

Dark Knight Returns

This continuity is based on Frank Miller's Batman: Year One arc[4] and The Dark Knight Returns.[5]

DC Animated Movie Universe

Main article: DC Animated Movie Universe

A shared universe, with influences from The New 52 continuity and various DC eras and productions.

Tomorrowverse

Main article: Tomorrowverse

A shared universe, with influences from various DC eras and productions.

DC Animated Universe

Main article: DC Animated Universe § Films

This continuity is set in the DC Animated Universe (although the canonicity is open-ended)[8][9]

Other universes

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