Slugfest – DC vs Marvel 10-Part Docu-Series


Slugfest, the Marvel/DC docuseries from “Avengers: Endgame” directors, the Russo brothers, will be released on December 24, 2021.

Set to premiere on The Roku Channel, “Slugfest” is a ten-part docu-series, narrated by Kevin Smith, that explores the decades-long relationship and rivalry between Marvel and DC Comics.

The docuseries is inspired by Reed Tucker’s book “Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-year Battle Between Marvel and DC” and will include a history of the rivalry via interviews and re-enactments. Each episode dives into the unique story from the companies’ rich and intermingled history that’s created a world-wide superhero phenomenon.

“Audiences will leave Slugfest with a whole new understanding of how the rivalry between two creative powerhouses shaped the iconic storylines and characters that fans around the world have come to know and love,” said Anthony and Joe Russo. “We’re thrilled to partner with The Roku Channel to unpack the fascinating, but untold, history behind the most well-known competition in comics.”

Roku Originals is available exclusively on The Roku Channel. From award-winning scripted entertainment and engaging documentaries to breakout new unscripted series, Roku Originals is bold, fresh entertainment from the biggest names in Hollywood, and best of all, it’s free. This is relevant, diverse entertainment that is accessible to everyone, everywhere The Roku Channel is available – no subscription, no signup and no strings attached.

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December 15, 2021 6:07 pm

Funny how Michael Keaton is playing both the Vulture and Batman within these recent years.

December 16, 2021 8:00 am

I’ve always liked DC and Marvel both and never once felt compelled to choose between them despite Superman being my favorite character. The heroes in both are great when done well.

December 20, 2021 6:12 pm
Reply to  MattComics

Well said MattComics. 🙂