Who says the boys can have all the fun? In hopes of broadening their fan base, DC Entertainment has been trying to show off their female superheroes through the DC Superhero Girls series. This has showcased such famous superheroes as Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Bumble Bee, Poison Ivy and Katana as they go to Super Hero High. The mainly deals with the famous superheroes as they deal with l the awkwardness of growing up, in addition to having super powers. They have already produced two graphic novels surrounding the characters together. There also has been a web series that is currently in its second season. DC Super Hero Girls also has books by Random House, Lego toys, and action figures by Mattel. Already a 1 hour TV special was released on Bloomberg television titled Super Hero High.
Now it looks like DC Entertainment is producing a direct to DVD film for the DC Super Hero Girls titled DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year. This film will have the young heroes dealing with supervillain Eclipso.
The official synopsis:
“Where can you find the most powerful and prominent Super Teens in the galaxy? Super Hero High of course! Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Bumblebee, Poison Ivy and Katana band together to navigate the twists and turns of high school in DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) this summer.
These young Super Heroes discover unique abilities, develop powers, and combat an abundance of overwhelming, exciting and awkward moments to master the fundamentals of being a hero – one day at a time! Together, these seven fearless Super Heroes prove that we all have the power to make the world a better place – even while school is in session!
DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year features some of the top voice actors in the industry. Grey Griffin (Wonder Woman), Anais Fairweather (Supergirl), Mae Whitman (Batgirl/Barbara Gordon), Tara Strong (Harley Quinn/Poison Ivy) Teala Dunn (Bumblebee), and Stephanie Sheh (Katana) join forces to portray some of the newest students to attend Super Hero High.”
DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year will be released on DVD August 23, 2016
Source: Comic Book Resources