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.

DC's Crisis on Infinite Earths 100-Page Giant to Tie-In with CW Crossover

DC’s Crisis on Infinite Earths 100-Page Giant to Tie-In with CW Arrowverse Crossover

Extreme corporate synergy coming your way, courtesy of Walmart! Much has been said about the shipping schedule of DC’s 100-Page Giants, originally EX-X-XCLUSIVE to Walmart, then made available to comic shops (albeit shortly after their Walmart release), but setting aside all that drama for a moment, what about the content? DC Comics has revealed exactly […]

DC Comics to Publish James Jean Poster Portfolio in August 2020

James Jean is a Taiwanese-American artist, known for both commercial work and fine art gallery work.  In 2001, Jean became a cover artist for DC Comcis and later Dark Horse, won seven Eisner awards, three Harvey awards, Best Artist from the World Fantasy Awards, two gold medals and a silver from the Society of Illustrators […]

Jim Lee's Wonder Woman #750 Pencils Make For a 1:100 Cover

Jim Lee’s Wonder Woman #750 Pencils Make For a 1:100 Cover

Yesterday, we looked at all the decade covers from a variety of decade cover artists for Wonder Woman #750 Including this 2010 decade cover from Jim Lee and Scott Williams, for which DC Comics released just the pencils. Deadline issues don’t you know. Well here’s a version with Scott Williams inks – though no colours […]

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Gail Simone Makes a Giant Return to Birds Of Prey

DC Comics have let retailers know the details on the Birds Of Prey 100-Page Giant #1 in comic stores for January 22nd and should be in mass-market stores like Walmart and Target this month. And it involves the return of Gail Simone to one of the comic books she is most associated with, Birds Of […]

Did Tom King Just Kill Off Kite-Man in Batman #84? Hell Yeah…. (Spoilers)

Today sees Tom King’s penultimate issue of Batman, with Mikel Janin. Batman #84. And it’s not about Bruce Wayne – not directly. Instead, it’s the story of Thomas Wayne, the Flashpoint Batman, a man who lost his son at the hands of Joe Chill, a gunman on the streets of Gotham, and became a Bat. […]

Black Adam Literally Wages War on Christmas in DC's New Years Evil [Preview]

Black Adam Literally Wages War on Christmas in DC’s New Years Evil [Preview]

Okay, we like to take the opportunity around the holidays to twist any grinchy sentiment in a comic book preview into a reference to the infamous “War on Christmas.” But this time, a comic book character really is waging war on Christmas… literally. So no clickbait here, folks! DC Comics has released a preview of […]

Is This The Biggest Change Doomsday Clock Made to the DC Universe?

Doomsday Clock Clarifies Just Which State Metropolis Can Be Found In…

Where is Gotham? And where is Metropolis? Described as New York at night and New York by day, respectively, their location has been up in the air. Originally modelled on Toronto, New York City certainly became Metropolis’ greatest influence. However, it has been clarified – and contradicted – a few times. In Superman #2 in […]

A Look Back at Doomsday Clock, Ahead Of Its #12 Finale

The unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, Doomsday Clock by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank will have its final chapter, #12 is out in a couple of weeks, December 18th. Alongside everything else it seems. A double-sized final issue, it will join Tom King‘s final Batman, the end of Scott Snyder‘s Doom War, the launch of James […]

James Tynion IV's Plans For Batman, Lucius Fox and Luke Fox in 2020

James Tynion IV’s Plans For Batman, Lucius Fox and Luke Fox in 2020

Batman always plans, But then, so does his new writer, James Tynion IV, writing the ongoing Batman series in 2020 from DC Comics, starting with Batman #86. And in his newsletter, which everyone should be signed up to, he laid out plans from his pitch document. And it involves the characters of Lucius Fox and […]

Are Tom King and Mikel Janin Going to... Fiz Ric?

Are Tom King and Mikel Janin Going Back to Grayson to Fix Ric’s Dick?

Tom King‘s final issue of Batman, #85, will be out a week on Wednesday along with everything else from DC Comics, it seems. His Batwoman/Catwoman series with Clay Mann that is meant to follow where his story left off, has been delayed due to King and Mann deciding that Mann should be the lead artist […]