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.




Ch-Ch-Changes to House Of Whispers #14 and Wonder Woman #80 From DC Comics

Ch-Ch-Changes to House Of Whispers #14 and Wonder Woman #80 From DC Comics

The dancing around of the art credits on Wonder Woman continues. Previously, Bleeding Cool had reported that Jesus Merino was to draw Wonder Woman #77, which he did. But also that he was solicited to draw #76, #78 and #79, and those credits changed.  So we had Wonder Woman #76 by Lee Barnett,  and# 78, […]

Apex Lex vs The Batman Who Laughs For DC’s Year Of The Villain: Hell Arisen

DC Comics PR has given their media partner ScreenRant the word that DC Comics don’t have quite enough money right now. Hence why we are getting an Apex Lex vs The Batman Who Laughs thing. And having writer James Tynion IV talk about what his plans with Scott Snyder and Josh Williamson have been. One […]

Riddler

Year Of The Villain Gives The Riddler His Mid-Life Crisis – Spoilers

Today’s Year Of The Villain special by Mark Russell, Scott Godlewski, Marissa Louise and Travis Lanham looks like it was one of the final titles edited by Molly Mahan before she left to be Senior Narrative Editor at Riot Games in Los Angeles. But she seems to have left quite the change behind her. The […]

Batman Therapy

Batarang Therapy – Spoilers For Batman #77 and Event Leviathan #4

Today sees the publication of Batman #78, part of the City Of Bane storyline that has the cheek not to actually be set in a city at all, but on a Hawaiian beachfront. The cover promises REUNITED REKINDLED READY FOR REVENGE with Batman and Catwoman posting in a cityscape that does not appear in the […]


The Look Of Doc Shaner’s Strange Adventures is Both Wicked and Divine

Is it me or do I see the influence of Jamie McKelvie on the following images from Evan “Doc” Shaner promoting his upcoming Strange Adventures comic book with Tom King and Mitch Gerads, coming from DC Comics in 2020? McKelvie’s work, especially with Kieron Gillen on Phonogram, Young Avengers and The Wicked + The Divine, […]

Is There An Earlier First Appearance Of Luke Fox?

Is There An Earlier First Appearance Of Luke Fox Than Batwing #19?

Last week, Bleeding Cool broke the story that DC Comics is planning for a new Batman to take the place of Bruce Wayne in the summer of 2020 going on into 2021. That DC Comics editorial had decided it be a black gentleman. And that while candidates included Mr Terrific, a depowered Black Lightning or […]

OfTom Taylor and Bruno Redondo Relaunch Suicide Squad in December

Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo Relaunch Suicide Squad in December (Confirmed)

Last week, we posted tweets from writer Tom Taylor and artist Bruno Redondo which seemed to be hinting at a relaunch of Suicide Squad. Today, we have official confirmation via DC’s website, of a new series to launch in December, with a new team and even a new leader replacing Amanda Waller. It looks like […]


Rob Liefeld Says Goodbye to the X-Men With Love Letter to Claremont/Byrne/Austin

Fanboy Rampage: Rob Liefeld vs Sean Gordon Murphy Over Whether or Not DC Sucks

Superstar artist Rob Liefeld has been unapologetically vocal about his feelings on the current state of DC Comics. Most recently, back in June, Liefeld predicted the collapse of DC Comics and, in the ensuing Twitter hullaballoo, leaked plans for a DC/Image crossover. It’s not that Liefeld has a problem with DC in general. He often […]


New Youngblood Publisher Trolls Rob Liefeld on Twitter, Wants to Make Him Famous

Terrific Production LLC Wants Chris Claremont for New Youngblood, Jim Lee for DC Crossover

Bleeding Cool has been dutifully following and reporting on the ongoing Twitter exploits of Terrific Production LLC, the publisher owned by Andrew Rev which recently acquired the rights to Youngblood against the wishes of creator Rob Liefeld. Terrific has been looking to recruit comic book creators on Twitter, even offering to take young up-and-comers like Ryan Stegman and turn […]


Batman Vs. the Bullies of Tampa, Florida

A Tampa, Florida mother posted on social media about how her three-year-old daughter was being bullied at school, coming home with bruises and swollen eyes. With a school not willing to act, she did the next best thing and turned to Batman. Or rather a Batman cosplayer. Jack, known as the Batman Of Spring Hill, […]




LATE: Shazam! #8 Now Nineteen Weeks Late, Slips to the End of November

LATE: Shazam! #8 Now Nineteen Weeks Late, Slips to the End of November

Two weeks ago, Bleeding Cool reported that Shazam! #7 by Geoff Johns and Dale Eaglesham was to be to be published on the 25th of September, making it 14 weeks late.  And it still is. Last week, we reported that retailers had been told that all orders for Shazam! #9, #10 and #11 had been cancelled. That they will be resolicited at […]