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.

Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo Working Together Again – But Not at DC Comics?

Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo have been one of the more perfect creative pairings. With perennial sellers for DC Comics such the Luthor and Joker collections, the Rorschach chapter of Before Watchmen getting a new boost from the TV show, and the recent release of the collected Batman Damned topping the charts, they should be […]

Wonder Woman Dead Earth Preview

DC Reveals First Look at Daniel Warren Johnson’s Wonder Woman: Dead Earth #1

DC Comics has released a first look at Wonder Woman: Dead Earth #1, the upcoming DC Black Label series by Daniel Warren Johnson that asks the question: “what if DC published a Black Label comic that wasn’t about The Joker?” The preview was revealed in an EX-X-XCLUSIVE on sexy Dora the Explorer advocacy website The […]

Why is Tom King Researching Watchmen?

Why is Tom King Researching Watchmen?

Could another unauthorized sequel to Watchmen be on the way? Superstar writer Tom King posted an interesting photo to Twitter on Thursday, showing all twelve issues of Watchmen (#7 looks like it’s hidden behind #6) and noting that he’s reading them as “research for a thing.” Research for a thing. pic.twitter.com/JQOS7qbx7s — Tom King (@TomKingTK) […]

Batwoman Beyond Means Batman Beyond #37 Gets a Second Printing

Batwoman Beyond Means Batman Beyond #37 Gets a Second Printing

The debut of a “Beyond” version of Batwoman in the pages of Batman Beyond #37 was a big hit with comic book readers when it went on sale October 23rd from DC Comics. Copies have been selling on eBay for up to twenty bucks as a result. So clearly DC Comics wants a bit of […]

DC Comics Cancels Wonder Woman #84

The ongoing Wonder Woman series didn’t get a listing in the DC Comics December solicitations. Instead Wonder Woman #83 scheduled for November has been delayed, now scheduled for DC’s Massive Week of the 18th of December, and in January, a renumbering as Wonder Woman #750. But it seems there was a rogue solicitation for a […]

Ben Peebles Replaces Ben Oliver on Donna Troy Comic, The Infected: Deathbringer

Brent Peeples Replaces Ben Oliver on Donna Troy Comic, The Infected: Deathbringer

The Infected: Deathbringer, is the one-shot spinoff from Batman/Superman that featured Donna Troy as the latest DC character infected by The Batman Who Laughs, transformed into a Dark Multiverse version of themselves. The Infected: King Shazam was published today, to much praise. But it appears that although the comic written by Zoe Quinn was solicited […]

Stjepan Sejic’s Harleen to Get a Hardcover Acetate Double Cover Too

Today saw the first of DC Comics’ acetate covers hit comic book stores. with Justice League, Deathstroke and Harley Quinn titles having a peel-back cover to reveal a hidden truth regarding the comic that the initial cover may conceal. Which is a good opportunity for DC Comics to tell retailers that the upcoming collection of […]

Tim Drake is Officially Going By 'Drake' in Young Justice #8

Tim Drake is Officially Going By ‘Drake’ in Young Justice #10

A couple of months ago, in Young Justice #8, it looked 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, […]

Will (SPOILER)'s Death Have Consequences? Teen Titans #30 Preview

Now Lois Protects a White House Whistleblower in Lois Lane #5 [Spoilers]

While Marvel Comics strives to remain as apolitical as possible, rival DC Comics has made no efforts to hide parallels with Donald Trump’s White House in the pages of Lois Lane. Those comparisons have been there from the start of the series, in the storyline titled Enemy of the People, a phrase used by Trump […]

Vandal Savage Complains About Millennials in Batman Universe #5 [Preview]

Original Boomer Vandal Savage Hates Millennials in Batman Universe #5 [Preview]

Generational warfare is heating up in our society. Boomers complain constantly about Millennials. In retaliation, Millennials ruin the things Boomers love, like mayonnaise and chain restaurants. So Boomers destroy the environment and the economy and elect Donald Trump president. Then Millennials say “OK Boomer” on Twitter and hurt their feelings. It’s a vicious cycle, but […]