DC Comics

DC Comics is one of the largest and oldest American comic book companies, and a subsidiary of Warner Bros. since 1967. Popular characters published by the company include: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Aquaman, Green Arrow, Hawkman, Cyborg and Supergirl. Popular DC Comics teams include Justice League, Suicide Squad, Birds of Prey, Teen Titans, and Watchmen.

Former US Army Cavalry Officer and pulp writer Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson founded the precursor to the company we now know as DC Comics, National Allied Publications in autumn 1934. His first comic book, the tabloid-sized New Fun: The Big Comic Magazine #1 was cover dated February 1935 .

Detective Comics, a detective-themed anthology series, debuted with a March 1937 cover date, and would introduce Batman to the world with Detective Comics #27, cover-dated May 1939.  The initials “D.C.” in DC Comics come from the title Detective Comics.

The publisher would release its most important issue ever with Action Comics #1, cover-dated June 1938, and the comic book that introduced Superman to the world.

As a subsidiary of Warner Bros, the publisher’s characters and teams have been the subject of numerous tv series, films, and games.

The Brian Azzarello Batman-With-Guns Graphic Novel Killed by Watchmen

Watchmen Killed This Brian Azzarello Batman-With-Guns Graphic Novel

Right now, if I got the chance to interview Brian Azzarello, I would ask him nothing but Andrew Rev-related stories, as Brian worked for Comico as an editor back in the mid-nineties. But it’s time to revisit the noughties. Five years ago, artist Cliff Chiang who collaborated with Brian Azzarello on the New 52 Wonder […]

DC Collects All of George Perez's Wonder Woman in an Omnibus, Then His Superman

DC Comics Collects George Perez’s Adventures Of Superman in Hardcover

We mentioned that DC Comics was upping its ante when collecting Wonder Woman in May 2020, ahead of the June release of the Wonder Woman 84 movie. May will see the previous announced Wonder Woman: War of Gods Omnibus Hardcover collecting his big crossover event. But it’s not the only big George Perez collection in […]

DC to Collect William Messner-Loebs’ Wonder Woman Comics

Comic book writer William Messner-Loebs seems to have had the worst luck when it comes to healthcare and housing. Best known for his work on The Flash, Wonder Woman, Green Arrow, Epicurus The Sage and The Maxx, comics work has dried up just when he needed it most, He has been helped by the charity […]

Doomsday Clock #12 – In Or Out Of Continuity?

Doomsday Clock #12, the final issue of the unauthorised comic book sequel to Watchmen by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, published by DC Comics, will be out on the penultimate Wednesday of 2019. Just in time for Christmas Day. And in the wake of the unauthorised TV sequel on HBO. So, yes, that will continue […]

DC Comics' 5G is Definitely Still a Thing

DC Comics’ 5G is Definitely Still a Thing. But What?

Back in June, Bleeding Cool made the first mention of something at DC Comics called 5G. I’d like to say straight up that I still have no idea whatsoever what 5G is, at a push I may guess it is something like the fifth generation of superheroes at DC Comics – Golden Age, Silver Age, […]

Rob Liefeld Says the Watchmen Movie is Better Than the Comic

Rob Liefeld Says the Watchmen Movie is Better Than the Comic

Yesterday,one of the most entertaining comic book retailers Dennis Barger posted on Facebook, that the Watchmen movie was the best thing that director Zack Snyder ever did. It’s an arguable point, certainly, though some will prefer 300, Batman Vs Superman or even Sucker Punch. Barger added “I loved the changes I’ll tell you why for […]

Tom Taylor Reveals Another Character for Suicide Squad Relaunch

Tom Taylor Reveals Another New Character for Suicide Squad Relaunch

Following Bleeding Cool’s scoop (thanks to DC accidentally publishing their press release the night before they were set to run an EX-X-XCSLUSIVE interview with THR) of Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo’s Suicide Squad relaunch, Australia’s Favorite Son has revealed another of new characters who will be on the team, joining the previously-announced Thylacine and Wink. […]

How Dangerous Are Ducks Anyway?

How Dangerous Are Male Ducks Anyway? (Young Justice #8 Spoilers)

In this week’s Young Justice #8, it looks like Tim Drake is getting a superhero name change. He has been Robin, he has been Red  Robin, he has been Robin again. And now? Drake. Named after the most dangerous bird, according to his Earth-3 counterpart, something Tim Drake thinks is really good, and Bart Allen […]

Ocean Master Gets His Own Year of the Villain One-Shot

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Gets the Dark Multiverse What If? Treatment

Spinning out of the events of Dark Nights: Metal, DC’s Tales from the Dark Multiverse is a series of one-shots that asks the question: what if DC had a way to cash in on the success of their past hits by producing new versions with a twist? The latest nostalgic classic getting a Dark Multiverse […]

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Gets the Dark Multiverse What If? Treatment

Finally, Ocean Master Gets His Own Year of the Villain One-Shot

The wait is finally over! DC Comics has finally announced a Year of the Villain one-shot starring your favorite villain! What? No, not the Joker. No, not Lex Luthor. Not Cheetah. Not Captain Cold. No, not Sinestro. Not Deathstroke. Not Parallax. Not Darkseid. Not… …not Onomatopoeia. Not Gentleman Ghost. Come on! Oh, did someone say […]

First Look at This Weekend’s Walmart DC Giant Comic Magazines

The new DC Giants hit Walmart this weekend. Everything but the Superman Giant #15 is no longer exclusive to Walmart, but will only reach the comic store market in a few weeks. Here’s how they are all looking on the shelves. Superman Giant #15 (with #16 confirmed as on the way next month). Batman Giant #1 […]