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DC You Unscripted Idea #2

DC Art Analysis is an idea created for the DC Universe platform’s DC You Unscripted contest. The contest called for DC Universe subscribers to pitch ideas for unscripted content for the streaming service. This is my second concept in the name of the contest.

Objective: Dive deep into the visual decisions that went into creating DC’s most iconic and upcoming comic book runs by analyzing the eight elements of composition in art* and their connection to comic book storytelling.

*8 Elements of Composition:  Unity, Balance, Movement, Rhythm, Focus, Contrast, Pattern, Proportion

Prospective Formats:

  • Video Essays
    • Image, graphics and video with voiceover
  • Docu-Series
    • Image, graphics and video with voiceover
    • Interviews and demonstrations conducted on location

Episode Breakdown:

  • Host introduces book, run or character(s)
  • Overview of story and storyworld elements
  • Discussion/Demo with guest(s)*
    • Color selection and theory
    • Textures and environmental references
    • Storyboard and panel choices
  • Considerations and conclusions
  • Call-to-action for fan commentary and social media engagement

*Artists, writers and editors.


  • Frequency: Weekly
    • Continuous
    • Seasonal:  character or comic book era per season
  • Primary Platform: DC Universe Streaming Service
  • Social Channels: YouTube, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, TikTok(promos and clips)

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