Young Justice: Outsiders
Young Justice: Outsiders is the third season of the American animated superhero series Young Justice, developed by Brandon Vietti and Greg Weisman. The series follows the lives of teenage superheroes and sidekicks who are members of a covert operation group, referred to simply as "The Team", that acts as a young counterpart to the famous adult team, the Justice League. The third season focuses on the Team battling metahuman trafficking as, after the events of the second season, Invasion, where the Reach revealed the existence of the meta-gene, various nations and organizations have started participating in such activities; it also features the superhero team Outsiders.
|Young Justice: Outsiders (Young Justice season 3)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||13|
|Original network||DC Universe|
|Original release||Part 1: January 4 –|
January 25, 2019
Young Justice originally aired on Cartoon Network for two seasons from 2010 to 2013, before being cancelled due to low toy sales and Mattel pulling funding. Following a strong fan campaign and high viewership ratings on Netflix, the series was officially renewed for a third season by Warner Bros. in November 2016. Development on Outsiders began the next month. By July 2017, it was split into two separate sections/arcs, each consisting of thirteen episodes, making a total of twenty-six for the whole season.
The first half of the season was released between January 4 and 25, 2019, on DC's new digital platform, DC Universe, for a total of 13 episodes. The second half of the season, consisting of the remaining 13 episodes, will premiere on July 2, 2019.
The first letter of each episode spells out a hidden phrase: "Prepare the Anti-Life Equation".
|Title ||Directed by||Written by||Original release date |
|47||1||"Princes All"||Christopher Berkeley||Greg Weisman||January 4, 2019|
|Two years after the Reach's defeat, metahuman trafficking has reached galactic levels, but the Justice League is unable to intercede due to U.N. Secretary General Lex Luthor hindering their efforts. Recognizing the restrictions, Batman, Green Arrow, their respective proteges on the Team, among others resign in a pre-planned move to operate as vigilantes again. Black Lightning also resigns, but only to recover from an incident on Rann weeks earlier. Days later, the King and Queen of Markovia announce their plans to help end metahuman trafficking, but are assassinated by a metahuman; placing Markovia under martial law with the Queen's brother, Baron DeLamb, serving as Regent until the eldest son, Crown Prince Gregor, turns 18. Gregor's younger brother, Brion, wants to form a team that can continue his parents' mission and learns from royal physician Dr. Jace that he tested positive for the meta-gene. Nightwing and Oracle discover that the traffickers' labs are using a tar-like substance from Markovia and recruit Superboy and Tigress to help infiltrate the country. Dick also asks Black Lightning to join, but Jefferson is hesitant due to his guilt over his actions and fluctuating abilities. Despite these, he ultimately agrees to join.|
|48||2||"Royal We"||Mel Zwyer||Andrew Robinson||January 4, 2019|
|The Justice League announces the resignation of several members in response to the U.N.'s restrictions. Baron DeLamb declares that vigilante heroes are unwelcome in Markovia, just as Dick's team arrives in the country to investigate the metahuman trafficking syndicate, "Bedlam". Nightwing and Tigress go undercover at the king's pre-coronation party while Superboy and Black Lightning go underground to find the labs. Prince Brion is at odds with his brother over their uncle becoming regent and plans to activate his meta-gene to save his country with the help of geneticist Dr. Simon Ecks. Superboy and Black Lightning find the captive meta-children, but are attacked by Count Vertigo and Plasmus. Despite sustaining injuries, Black Lightning manages to escape while Superboy is captured. Ecks shows the metahuman trafficking lab to a horrified Brion before Vertigo knocks him out and has him thrown into a pod. Vertigo leaves to report back to his superior, leaving Dr. Jace to arrive and activate the prince's pod. Meanwhile, Tigress rescues a young Quraci metahuman who was nearly buried by Bedlam thugs before her powers brought her back to life with no memory of what happened to her.|
|49||3||"Eminent Threat"||Christopher Berkeley||Brandon Vietti||January 4, 2019|
|Tigress and Black Lightning head to the hospital to rescue Superboy, with some assistance from the girl Tigress saved, nicknamed "Halo". Dick discovers that Dr. Jace activated Brion's meta-gene to oppose Bedlam's leader, Baron DeLamb a.k.a Baron Bedlam. While the Baron is able to kidnap the trafficked children, Dick's team is able to save Dr. Jace and Brion, who starts experiencing his geo-thermokinetic powers. DeLamb, having taken security footage from the lab, tries to frame Brion for his crimes; leading the latter to violently and publicly attack the former, revealing the Baron as a metahuman. Superboy manages to defeat Baron Bedlam as Gregor easily sees through his uncle's lies and has the traitor arrested. However, he's forced to banish Brion from Markovia because of what metahuman affairs have wrought on their family; though he asks Superboy to take care of him in his place. Black Lightning's powers return after witnessing a raging Plasmus kill Halo, but her passive healing factor allows her to survive. Black Lightning manages to free Plasmus from Bedlam's control, but a frightened bystander shoots and kills him. Superboy and Brion regroup with Nightwing and the others to plan their next move.|
|50||4||"Private Security"||Vinton Hueck||Michael Vogel||January 11, 2019|
|While Halo, Brion, and Dr. Jace settle into America, Dick recruits the Harpers for a mission tracking down more metahuman traffickers in exchange for helping Will with a gig at his private security company. The four are assigned to protect a shipment of high tech VR goggles that is soon hijacked by Brick and his thugs. While Dick and the Harpers try to retrieve the shipment, Will gives Dick advice on starting a new team to protect the metahuman kids. Elsewhere, during a yearly reunion between Zatanna and Zatara (who is still the host for Doctor Fate), Artemis tries to connect with Halo; in the process learning from Fate that an "old soul" seems to be inhabiting the young girl's body. Back in Happy Harbor meanwhile, Connor gives Brion pointers on adjusting to non-royal life; essentially becoming his mentor after seeing his old self in the young prince.|
|51||5||"Away Mission"||Mel Zwyer||Nicole Dubuc||January 11, 2019|
|Dick gathers his new team together in Happy Harbor to evaluate Brion and Halo to decide how to best help them. They start training them in using their powers and agree to help Brion find his missing sister, Tara. Meanwhile, M'Gann and the Team are recruited by Bear to investigate an incident on New Genesis, where someone impersonating Orion has been attacking the Bug hives. M'Gann discovers that the Orion impersonator is her brother, M'Comm (now calling himself Ma'alefa'ak), who is trying to get the Bugs to attack the New Gods. M'Gann stops him, but a young Bug named Forager, who requested the Team's help, is banished from the hive. M'Gann offers him asylum on Earth.|
|52||6||"Rescue Op"||Vinton Hueck||Joshua Hale Fialkov||January 11, 2019|
|When an assassination bears signs of potentially involving Tara, Brion recruits Halo and Forager to go to Infinity Island with him to confront the League of Shadows and find her. Upon arriving on the island, they encounter Sensei, who quickly defeats them. Fortunately, Dick and the others soon arrive to rescue them. Sensei and several assassins try to foil their escape, but Ra's al Ghul arrives and allows them to depart. Brion demands the return of his sister, but Ra's reveals that the Shadows are no longer on Infinity Island or under his control since he's no longer part of the Light. As they depart, a young ninja with Ra's seems to recognize Dick, which pleases him. On the way home, Artemis and Dick reveal that Barbara has discovered Halo's real identity: Gabrielle Daou, a Quraci refugee who was working at the Markovian palace. Halo, experiencing a memory of being mistreated by the Markovians, denies this and proclaims her name is "Violet"; a name Brion had given her after seeing her violet healing aura.|
|53||7||"Evolution"||Christopher Berkeley||Brandon Vietti||January 18, 2019|
Vandal Savage's daughter, Cassandra, reads a diary recounting his history. It details how Savage became immortal, his first encounter with Darkseid, and his first time defeating Starro. In the present, an alien armada threatens Earth, forcing Savage to confront them with the Warworld. He soon learns that the armada is being controlled by Starro and goes to face his ancient foe. Meanwhile, in Happy Harbor, Dick, Artemis, and Connor train and bond with Brion, Violet and Forager; giving them their supersuits and codenames. Violet chooses Halo, the name Artemis gave her when they first met. Brion christens himself Geo-Force, after the name Dr. Jace gave his family's power. Forager stays with his own name. Halo also discovers a new power, a green aura that creates holograms, when it duplicates her physical self.Note: This episode was dedicated to the memory of Miguel Ferrer, who passed away on January 19th, 2017 of throat cancer.
|54||8||"Triptych"||Mel Zwyer||Peter David||January 18, 2019|
|This episode presents three stories told by Nightwing, Robin, and Aquaman. First, Dick recounts to Barbara how his team confronted Cheshire, Shade, Mist, and Livewire for information regarding the League of Shadows. Cheshire claims they're currently operating out of Santa Prisca before escaping with Shade. Second, Robin reports to Batman that he, Spoiler, Arrowette, and Orphan were tracking Clayface disguised as Jervis Tetch in order to find the real Tetch. Though they catch up to him, the Mad Hatter escapes with a young man he was experimenting on. Third, Kaldur reports to Wonder Woman about a prison transport, wherein Sportsmaster escaped with a metahuman prisoner. All three stories are revealed to be related, as all of the heroes were working together with Batman. They inform Diana that Sportsmaster released Shade, so Tetch could implant him with his mind control tech before turning him over to Cheshire. All of this was part of a metahuman trafficking ring run by Simon Stagg, who is arrested for his crimes. While in his cell, he's visited by Shade. Wonder Woman criticizes the others for their covert actions, fearing that they may be starting to cross the line.|
|55||9||"Home Fires"||Vinton Heuck||Greg Weisman||January 18, 2019|
|Nightwing's team comes under attack when Lobo arrives on Earth under a contract to kill Forager. The team rush to his defense, but despite their best efforts, the bounty hunter appears to succeed and kill Forager. However, after he departs, Forager reveals he had shed his exoskeleton to fool Lobo. Meanwhile, in Central City, Iris hosts a play date for all the children of the heroes with families, accompanied by their parents. Unbeknownst to her, Ocean Master has leased the house across the street to observe them; planning on killing everyone in the West family home to eliminate the next generation of heroes out of revenge. However, he is stopped and killed by Lady Shiva, as the Light isn't prepared to go forward with such a plan. In the end, the Light (now consisting of Vandal Savage, Lex Luthor, Queen Bee, Klarion, and new members Deathstroke, Ultra-Humanite, and Granny Goodness) is revealed to have been behind the attack on Forager to confirm that Nightwing has assembled a new covert team of heroes; which the villains see as a potential threat to their operations. However, Granny informs them that Apokolips has a plan in place to deal with them.|
|56||10||"Exceptional Human Beings"||Christopher Berkeley||Francisco Paredes||January 25, 2019|
|Batman, Katana, and Metamorpho go on a covert mission to Santa Prisca to investigate the Shadows and Tara's whereabouts. There, they learn that the Shadows are currently being led by Deathstroke and trained by Lady Shiva. It is also revealed that Cassandra Savage has joined their ranks and Tara has been sent to Granny Goodness. Batman and the others are discovered and engage Bane, Deathstroke, and Shiva, but manage to escape. In Star City, Artemis enrolls Violet in high school and Will has a conversation with a lurking Jade, who states she only came to say goodbye and that Will should move on. Elsewhere, Victor Stone tries to convince his father, Silas, to come to his football game, where he is scouted by several major universities, but his father fails to show.|
|57||11||"Another Freak"||Mel Zwyer||Mae Catt||January 25, 2019|
|At S.T.A.R. Labs Detroit, Victor gets into an argument with his father and accidentally causes an explosion. Silas uses a Father Box to try and save him, but it encases Victor in a technological cocoon; integrating cybernetic components into his biological form. Elsewhere, Violet and Forager, wearing a glamour charm and going by the name "Fred Bugg", start at Happy Harbor High and make friends with Harper Row. Violet begins experiencing uncomfortable sensations and soon discovers a new indigo aura, which allows her to open boom tubes. She transports herself to Detroit and discovers Victor in the midst of a destructive rampage due to the Father Box, the source of her sensations. She and Victor fight before she uses her violet aura to cleanse him of the alien tech's influence and transport them both back to Happy Harbor. Meanwhile, Dick meets with Brion to update him on Tara, as he grows more impatient and demands immediate action. After letting him blow off steam, Dick has a heart to heart with him, telling him to let go of his past and move on.|
|58||12||"Nightmare Monkeys"||Vinton Heuck||Greg Weisman||January 25, 2019|
|Garfield prepares for a date with Queen Perdita, only to find himself trapped within his own mind after trying on a pair of Goode Goggles that rendered him unconscious. He experiences traumatizing visions about his mother's death, his adoption by the Doom Patrol before their subsequent deaths, and members of the Team who had died (such as Wally West) before his godmother's husband took custody of him and he became a TV star. During each of his visions, he sees his childhood pet monkey, who eventually reveals that he is a monkey god who chose Gar to be his avatar. When M'Gann finally revives him, Gar reveals that his boss (Granny Goodness) is using the Goode Goggles for sinister purposes and he decides to rejoin the Team. Back in Happy Harbor, Victor meets the Outsiders and reveals to them that the tech in his body came from a Father Box. Upon hearing this, Sphere attacks him and the Father Box programming reasserts itself until Violet cleanses him again. It is also revealed that Violet has the soul of a Mother Box, which is the source of her powers.|
|59||13||"True Heroes"||Christopher Berkeley||Kevin Hopps||January 25, 2019|
|The Outsiders go on a covert mission to Greater Bialya to raid a metahuman trafficking depot, now known to be run by Granny Goodness and where Tara is being held. Upon arriving, they discover the depot to be a metahuman fight club and auction. They manage to sneak the fifteen-year-old Princess Tara out (now going by "Terra"), but go back to rescue the other metahuman kids. Meanwhile, back in Happy Harbor, Violet struggles to adjust to her new emotions. When the Father Box once again takes control of Victor, she is unable to defend herself due to her heightened emotional state because of her affections for Brion. She soon decides however, that her human emotions make her stronger and she cleanses Victor of the Father Box once and for all. Brion introduces Tara to the others as Dick tells Artemis that Brion, Violet, Forager, and Tara might be ready to join the Team. The next morning, Tara secretly sends a text to Deathstroke, telling him she is in.|
|60||14||"Influence"||TBA||TBA||July 2, 2019|
|61||15||"Leverage"||TBA||TBA||July 9 2019|
|62||16||"Illusion of Control"||TBA||TBA||July 16,2019|
|70||24||"Into the Breach"||TBA||TBA||2019|
Cast and charactersEdit
- Jesse McCartney as Dick Grayson / Nightwing
- Nolan North as Conner Kent / Superboy
- Stephanie Lemelin as Artemis Crock / Tigress
- Khary Payton as Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning
- Jason Spisak as Fred Bugg / Forager
- Zehra Fazal as Violet Harper / Halo
- Troy Baker as Prince Brion Markov / Geo-Force
- Alyson Stoner as Barbara Gordon / Oracle
- Zeno Robinson as Victor Stone / Cyborg
- Tara Strong as Princess Tara Markov / Terra
- Danica McKellar as M'gann M'orzz / Miss Martian
- Greg Cipes as Garfield Logan / Beast Boy
- Mae Whitman as Cassie Sandsmark / Wonder Girl
- Eric Lopez as Jaime Reyes / Blue Beetle
- Jason Marsden as Bart Allen / Kid Flash
- Bryton James as Virgil Hawkins / Static
- Lauren Tom as Traci Thurston / Thirteen
- Khary Payton as Kaldur'ahm / Aquaman
- Jason Marsden as Dr. Ray Palmer / Atom
- Vanessa Marshall as Dinah Laurel Lance / Black Canary
- Nathaniel Adam / Captain Atom
- Kevin Michael Richardson as Doctor Fate, John Stewart / Green Lantern and J'onn J'onzz / Martian Manhunter
- James Arnold Taylor as Barry Allen / The Flash
- Guy Gardner / Green Lantern
- Hal Jordan / Green Lantern
- Katar Hol / Hawkman
- Shayera Hol / Hawkwoman
- Tora Olafsdotter / Ice
- Beatriz da Costa / Fire
- Augustus Freeman / Icon
- Jeff Bennett as John Smith / Red Tornado
- Denise Boutte as Raquel Ervin / Rocket
- Chad Lowe as Billy Batson / Shazam
- Zeno Robinson as John Henry Irons / Steel
- Nolan North as Clark Kent / Superman
- Maggie Q as Princess Diana / Wonder Woman
- Lacey Chabert as Zatanna Zatara
- David Kaye as Vandal Savage
- Jennifer Lewis as Olympia Savage
- Marina Sirtis as Queen Bee
- Mark Rolston as Lex Luthor
- Khary Payton as Daniel "Danny" Brickwell / Brick
- Benjamin Diskin as M'Comm M'orzz / Ma'alefa'ak
- Deborah Strang as Gretchen Goode / Granny Goodness
- Fred Tatasciore as Slade Wilson / Deathstroke
- Oded Fehr as Ra's al Ghul
- Danny Trejo as Bane
- Zehra Fazal as Cassandra Savage
- Gwendoline Yeo as Sandra Wu-San / Lady Shiva
- Daniela Bobadilla as Nash / Mist
- Dwight Schultz as Jervis Tetch / Mad Hatter
- Britt Baron as Leslie Willis / Livewire
- Joel Swetow as Richard Swift / Shade
- Greg Weisman as Ultra-Humanite
- Michael-Leon Wooley as Darkseid
- Dee Bradley Baker as Desaad and Kalibak
- Steve Blum as Count Vertigo
- Jeff Bennett as Abra Kadabra and Casey Klebba
- Troy Baker as Dr. Simon Ecks
- Keone Young as Sensei
- Josh Keaton as Eric Needham / Black Spider
- Vic Chao as Doctor Moon
- Nick Chinlund as Lawrence "Crusher" Crock / Sportsmaster
- Roger Craig Smith as Orm / Ocean-Master
- Diane Delano as Devastation
- Yuri Lowenthal as Icicle Jr. and Tommy Terror
- Bruce Greenwood as Bruce Wayne / Batman
- Cameron Bowen as Tim Drake / Robin
- Mae Whitman as Stephanie Brown / Spoiler
- Kelly Stables as Cissie King-Jones / Arrowette
- Alan Tudyk as Oliver Queen / Green Arrow
- Fred Tatasciore as Rex Mason / Metamorpho
- Cassandra Cain / Orphan
- Tatsu Yamashiro / Katana
- Kate Kane / Batwoman
- Patrick O'Brien / Plastic Man
- Curtis Metcalf / Hardware
- Scott Menville as Dr. Niles Caulder / The Chief and Steve Dayton / Mento
- Hynden Walch as Rita Farr / Elasti-Woman
- Tara Strong as Valentina Vostok / Negative Woman
- Khary Payton as Clifford "Cliff" Steele / Robotman
- Crispin Freeman as Roy Harper / Arsenal, Will Harper / Red Arrow, Jim Harper / Guardian and King Gregor Markov
- Greg Weisman as Lucas "Snapper" Carr
- Grey Griffin as Dr. Helga Jace, Lois Lane and Donna Troy / Troia
- Kelly Hu as Jade Nguyen / Cheshire and Lian Nguyen Harper
- Nolan North as Zatara
- Yuri Lowenthal as Garth / Tempest
- David Sobolov as Lobo
- Bill Fagerbakke as Bear / The Forever People
- Jacqueline Obradors as Alanna
- James Arnold Taylor as G. Gordon Godfrey
- Masasa Moyo as Cat Grant and Anissa Pierce
- Whitney Moore as Courtney Whitmore
- Hynden Walch as Queen Perdita of Vlatava
- Khary Payton as Dr. Silas Stone
- Jacob Vargas as Cisco Ramon
- Andrew Kishino as Mantis
- Denise Boutte as Lynn Stewart-Pierce
- Nicole Dubuc as Iris West-Allen
- Beth Payne as Sarah Charles
- Kath Soucie as Mera
- Kevin Michael Richardson as Thomas Kalmaku and Paul Sloane
- Bruce Greenwood as Eduardo Dorado, Sr.
- Talia al Ghul ("Rescue Op"; cameo)
- Damian Wayne ("Rescue Op" as a baby)
Cancellation and revivalEdit
In January 2013, Cartoon Network had meetings with potential clients and promotional partners in which they announced their 2013–14 programming lineup with Young Justice being absent. A Warner Bros. Animation representative confirmed in an interview with Newsarama the cancellation of both Young Justice and Green Lantern: The Animated Series, with the DC Nation block replacing the series with Teen Titans Go! and Beware the Batman. While a fan-campaign was created in the hopes of financing continuations for both shows, Warner Bros. halted the campaign in May as they did not believe the goal could be reached.
In December 2013, Kevin Smith and Paul Dini claimed in an episode of Smith's podcast Fatman on Batman, that Young Justice was cancelled due to the program's high female viewership, as network executives did not believe girls would buy toys based on the show. Greg Weisman however denied this rumor and in a January 2016 episode of "The Hip-Hop Nerd" podcast, revealed the real reason why it was canceled. The show's funding was based on a toy deal with the toy company Mattel and due to low toy-sales, Mattel pulled the funding. With no other source of income to replace the money Mattel provided, the series was effectively canceled.
The possibility of Young Justice revived first occurred in early February 2016 when the series' second season was released on Netflix, with Weisman urging fans to watch all episodes "over and over" or buy the Blu-rays if they wished for a third season. Weisman later clarified that while neither Warner Bros. or Netflix had expressed interest in picking up the show for a third season, high viewership on Netflix could motivate Warner Bros. into renewing the show. During June, Weisman revealed that the possibility of Young Justice being renewed was "very real" but noted that fans needed to keep the show trending in order to convince Warner and Netflix of its potential.
On November 7, 2016, it was officially confirmed by Sam Register, president of Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series, that Young Justice was renewed for a third season, stating that the dedicated fanbase and "[its] rallying cry for more episodes" resonated with them. It was also confirmed that Weisman and Brandon Vietti would be returning as showrunners.
Development and writingEdit
Weisman revealed in December 2016, that he and Vietti had already started working on the show's third season, and that the series would pick up story elements from the first two seasons, as well as the tie-in comic series. On February 27, 2017, Phil Bourassa—lead character designer of Young Justice—revealed that he had begun working on the third season. A week later, he revealed that some scripts had already been completed. On April 25, it was announced that the show's third season would be titled Young Justice: Outsiders and would debut on DC's new digital service. In late May, it was revealed that Chris Copeland joined the crew as a storyboard artist.
Outsiders had its own panel at San Diego Comic-Con International 2017 on July 21. During the panel, which was presented by Weisman, Vietti and Bourassa, they revealed that the first 12 scripts had already been finalized, ten were still being written and four more had not been started yet; this brought the total number of episodes for Outsiders to 26. The team's current roster was also revealed, consisting of: Static, Kid Flash, Robin, Wonder Girl, Spoiler, Blue Beetle, Beast Boy, and Arsenal as well as new characters Arrowette and Thirteen. It was also revealed that Dick Grayson / Nightwing, Artemis Crock, and Superboy would all be returning. Vandal Savage and the Light were confirmed to return. Regarding the all-black stealth suits worn by Nightwing, Artemis, Superboy, and Black Lightning, Bourassa stated that they are connected to Nightwing's story arc from the second season. The show jumps forward a few years.
Due to Young Justice: Outsiders airing on a streaming service rather than a television channel, it would "skew more adult to keep up with the characters as they age". When discussing the third season additions to "The Team" and its line-up, Weisman said that while the show would continue to focus on the characters introduced in the first season, they also wanted to introduce new characters as Young Justice is "a show about generations". According to Vietti, Outsiders would revisit ideas that he and Weisman had originally planned while making the first two seasons of the show.
In May, Alyson Stoner was later confirmed to return. In June, Nolan North revealed that he had recorded five episodes. In July, Marina Sirtis confirmed she would return to voice Queen Bee.
As with the previous seasons, Weisman confirmed that studios in South Korea are working on the animations. Digital eMation, another Korean studio which haven't worked on the series before, was also confirmed to be animating certain episodes. Post-release credits have shown that DR Movie and Digital eMation (credited as eMation) have worked on alternating episodes, and none of the studios from the first two seasons were involved in the production. Episode 12 Nightmare Monkeys was an exception, entirely animated by Studio Mir.
Young Justice: Outsiders premiered on January 4, 2019, on DC Universe, DC Comics' new digital media service. The first 13 episodes were released throughout January, with three episodes being released every Friday except January 25, where four episodes were released. The second half of 13 episodes will premiere on July 2, 2019. In November 2017, it was announced that Outsiders would premiere "sometime after September", during the fourth quarter of 2018, but was pushed back to 2019 in June 2018. The season will be distributed internationally on Netflix.
A panel to promote Outsiders was held at San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC) on July 21, 2017, and was attended by Greg Weisman, Brandon Vietti and Phil Bourassa. At the panel, two pieces of artwork were released, showcasing the main members of the Team, which included three new characters. Additionally, new designs for Nightwing, Artemis, Superboy, and Black Lightning were also shown. Another panel was held at SDCC on July 20, 2018. The panel was once again attended by Weisman, Vietti, and Bourassa, alongside voice actors Troy Baker, and Stephanie Lemelin. During the panel, the first trailer was released, introducing numerous new characters.
On August 31, 2018, it was announced that a DLC level pack based on the series will be integrated for Lego DC Super-Villains. The level pack was released on May 14, 2019, where it served as an abridged version of the season two episode, "Summit".
On May 13, 2019, Rooster Teeth announced a partnership with DC Entertainment where the second half of Outsiders will be promoted at RTX during the weekend of July 5th, 2019 in Austin, Texas at the Austin Convention Center.
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