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 Flash #80 [Preview]

Paving the Way for 5G in The Flash #80? [Preview]

The Flash #80 is in stores from DC Comics this week, by Joshua Williamson, Scott Kolins, and more, and we’ve got a preview below, liberated from a compliant DC media partner website. The comic also comes with a DCeased variant. The Death of the Speed Force storyline continues in this preview with The Black Flash […]

Will Teen Lantern Take Over The Green Lantern Comic in 2020?

Gossip: Will Teen Lantern Take Over The Green Lantern Comic in 2020?

Okay, so this week has been a little busy, DC Gossip-wise aftr we began running  with the DC Comics Timeline. A new 60-year history of the DC Universe, with some time-twisting shenanigans along the way (thanks to Zero Hour, Crisis and Doomsday Clock), but showing us four distinct generations of DC Comics history. And realising that 5G meant the fifth generation of DC Comics […]

Superman #16 [Preview]

Jon Kent Has a Surprise for Damian Wayne in Superman #16 [Preview]

Superman #16 is in stores from DC Comics this week, from the creative team of “The Great One” Brian Bendis and David Lafuente, and we’ve got a preview below, liberated from a compliant DC media partner website. The book is also available with a DCeased variant cover. The issue starts with a flashback, Jonathan Kent […]

Catwoman #16 [Preview]

Why Catwoman is a Hit at Birthday Parties in Catwoman #16 [Preview]

Catwoman #16 is in stores this week from DC Comics by Joelle Jones, and we’ve got a preview below, liberated from a compliant DC media partner website. In which we find Catwoman, engaged in a debate about feminism with Raina Creel. A debate which Catwoman appears to be losing. Catwoman is left alone to ponder […]


Detective Comics #1013 [Preview]

The Snyder Cut of Batman in Detective Comics #1013 [Preview]

Detective Comics #1013 is in stores this week from DC Comics, by Peter Tomasi, Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, and more. We’ve got a preview below, liberated from a compliant DC media partner. This issue is also available as a DCeased variant. The preview starts with Batman doing what he does best… beating the crap out […]

Gossip: Wonder Woman Will Be the First to be Replaced in DC Comics' 5G

Gossip: Wonder Woman Will Be the First to be Replaced in DC Comics’ 5G?

Oh, it’s a busy day in Bleeding Cool towers. You publish once piece of gossip, that inspires another, which inspires another. A few months ago, Bleeding Cool scooped the world, with news about DC Comics replacing Bruce Wayne with a new character under the cowl, the son of Luke Fox, Lucius Fox. With Bruce Wayne […]

Gossip: Luke Fox, Jonathan Kent - What DC Comics' 5G is All About

Gossip: Luke Fox, Jonathan Kent – What DC Comics’ 5G is All About

It was the way the DC Comics Timeline, as revealed at New York Comic-Con this weekend, as grabbed and then dissected by Bleeding Cool, was set out that got me. With items such as: Bruce is Batman Clark is Superman Hal is Green Lantern Barry is Flash All of that. Across the four generations of […]

The DC Universe Timeline Generation 4 in Full - From Wildstorm to Hell Arisen

Jonathan Kent To Be The New Superman For DC Comics?

Jonathan Samuel Kent, the son of Clark Kent and Lois Lane, was created as a character by Dan Jurgens for the Convergence: Superman series, though playing on previous alternate history versions of who the children of the two stalwarts of DC Comics would be. He was later established by Jurgens as the son of a […]

New Interior Art from Sarah Kuhn and Nicole Goux's Shadow of the Batgirl at NYCC

New Interior Art from Sarah Kuhn and Nicole Goux’s Shadow of the Batgirl at NYCC

The world of Young Adult and Middle-Grade bookstore sales is the current holy grail of comic book publishing, a market offering seemingly limitless sales potential dominated by giants like Raina Telgemeier and Dav Pilkey. DC has been making an impressive effort at breaking into that market, and at New York Comic Con Saturday, the publisher […]


New Art from Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo's Teen Titans: Beast Boy at NYCC

New Art from Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo’s Teen Titans: Beast Boy at NYCC

The world of Young Adult and Middle-Grade bookstore sales is the current holy grail of comic book publishing, a market offering seemingly limitless sales potential dominated by giants like Raina Telgemeier and Dav Pilkey. DC has been making an impressive effort at breaking into that market, and at New York Comic Con Saturday, the publisher […]



G. Willow Wilson Takes Over The Dreaming at Sandman Universe

G. Willow Wilson Takes Over The Dreaming at Sandman Universe

Announced at Saturday’s DC House of Horrors panel at New York Comic Con, G. Willow Wilson will take over as writer of The Dreaming while Si Spurrier concentrates on the new Hellblazer series. On a side note, DC House of Horrors sounds like a nickname for their Burbank headquarters housing the brain trust of Dan […]