Comic-Con News: During Warner Bros. Television’s Night of DC Entertainment special event, the company debuted a first look trailer of its new animated series Vixen.
The six-episode series follows the adventures of Vixen, DC Comics first African-American female superhero. Mari Jiwe McCabe, voiced by Megalyn Echikunwoke (The 4400), is an orphan who inherits her family’s Tantu Totem after her parents are killed. Through the Totem, Mari can access the powers of various animals. In the preview, Mari is dodging The Flash (Grant Gustin)and Arrow (Stephen Amell), who along with fellow CW cast members, will be lending their voices to animated versions of their characters (see “ The CW Doubling Down with DC”).
The animated series will debut on the CW’s digital-only studio CW Seed.