Fans Can Expect: Panels And Screenings From DC UNIVERSE SERIES YOUNG JUSTICE: OUTSIDERS, Exclusive Announcements From DC, Coverage From DC DAILY, And Limited Edition Merch Celebrating Batman’s 80th
Austin, Texas – May 13, 2019 – Legendary global comic brand, DC, has partnered with fellow Warner Bros. company and pioneering digital entertainment brand, Rooster Teeth, to bring its unmatched Super Hero characters and stories to RTX, Rooster Teeth’s annual fan convention and Texas’s largest animation, gaming and comedy experience. RTX takes place July 5-7 in Austin, Texas at the Austin Convention Center, JW Marriott, Fairmont and Hilton hotels. RTX badge holders will have exclusive access to panels and screenings from DC UNIVERSE Original Animated Series Young Justice: Outsiders as part of the RTX Animation Festival, be the first to hear special announcements from DC about the upcoming RWBY and gen:LOCK comics, and shop limited edition Batman 80th merchandise [*BC]. DC UNIVERSE’s news show, DC Daily, will be on the scene, sharing the excitement in real time with the DC fandom.
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, the first half of Young Justice: Outsiders premiered January exclusively on digital subscription service DC UNIVERSE. Fans reunited with familiar faces, discovered new heroes and were introduced to the growing threat of metahuman teen trafficking and the intergalactic arms race for control of these super-powered youths. During their RTX Animation Festival panel, series producer Brandon Vietti will share insight on what fans can expect from upcoming episodes of Young Justice: Outsiders, premiering in July, and share an exclusive sneak peek of the show.
In celebration of 80 years of Batman, DC will have exclusive merch, on sale at DC’s Pop-Up and Super Hero Experience presented by DC UNIVERSE located on the RTX convention floor.
Last year, Rooster Teeth announced a partnership with DC to bring out RWBY and gen:LOCK comics in 2019. RTX attendees will hear exclusive announcements about the comics and get a sneak peek at both upcoming series.
“With DC at RTX, our fans will be able to experience all the amazing characters they love in one setting, from Batman and the Young Justice squad to RWBY and gen:LOCK,” said Matt Hullum, Rooster Teeth co-founder and CEO. “Our brands are a great fit, and now that we are a part of the WarnerMedia family, we’ve been able to come together to create truly unique experiences for our passionate communities of fans.”
Now in its ninth year, RTX will pack downtown Austin for three days and nights to play the newest unreleased video games, see top internet celebrities in live shows and panels, and experience the best in animation, gaming, and comedy. Special guests this year include content creators Olan Rogers, Philip DeFranco, SungWon Cho (ProZD) and Jessica Nigri, actors Blake Anderson, Nolan North and Troy Baker. Rooster Teeth will host live versions of their most famous podcasts including The Rooster Teeth Podcast, Off Topic and Always Open, and panels for their most popular shows including RWBY, Red vs Blue and gen:LOCK.
Stay tuned for more announcements of screenings, panels and special guests!
Single day and weekend badges for RTX Austin 2019 are still available at https://rtx2019.
DC, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, the Flash), DC Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and WarnerMedia. DC works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world.
RTX is the show where gaming meets the internet. Established in 2011 in Austin, TX, RTX has grown from 600 attendees to more than 65,000 at RTX Austin 2018. Major brands like AT&T, HP and Intel find a home on the RTX show floor, where they activate and engage with influential fans of gaming, anime, and internet culture. Find out more at RTXevent.com.
ABOUT ROOSTER TEETH
Rooster Teeth is a pioneering media and entertainment company responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub and 3 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is a subsidiary of Otter Media, a WarnerMedia company. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.