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.


Did We Nearly Have A Batpenis Slippage In 1989?

Did We Nearly Have A Batpenis Slippage In 1989?

In 1989, Christopher Priest – then known as Jim Owsley – wrote a story for Batman Annual #13 called Faces, with art by Michael Bair and Gray Morrow. Which featured this scene, Bruce Wayne rising from bed in the nip, and heading out to change into his Batman clobber. A functional, non ezplicit nude scene. […]

Can London’s DC World Restaurant Tell One Amazon From Another?

Bleeding Cool has been receiving reports that the new fine dining resaurant in London’s Soho, officially licensed from Warner Bris as DC World, with different sections reflecting different DC Comics characters, specifically Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman may have run into a slight snag. You see, while everyone was merrily working away on the Arkham […]






So... Who Killed Lagoon Boy In Heroes In Crisis?

So… Did Wally West Deliberately Kill Lagoon Boy In Heroes In Crisis?

As revealed in Heroes In Crisis #8 by Tom King, Travis Moore and Mitch Gerads, we saw just how Wally West killed everyone. Accidentally of course. Triggering an alarm when he somehow managed to piece all of the Sanctuary information together in order to release it to the world… As the rest of the clients […]


How Leviathan Rising Turns Lois Lane Into a Bad Role Model for Children (Spoilers)

How Leviathan Rising Turns Lois Lane Into a Bad Role Model (Spoilers)

Leviathan Rising, the DC Comics one-shot that kicks off not only “The Great One” Brian Bendis’s Event Leviathan event comic, but also the Lois Lane series by Greg Rucka and Mike Perkins and the new Jimmy Olsen comic by Matt Fraction and Steve Lieber, makes some big, shocking changes, and no, we’re not just talking […]

LATE: Batman Damned #3 Slips Another Month, Joined by Goddess Mode and Shazam!

LATE: Batman Damned #3 Slips Another Month, Joined by Goddess Mode and Shazam!

The final issue of Batman Damned #3 by Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo was originally solicited for March, on a bi-monthly schedule. But that was before Batman’s penis appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert and newly appointed publisher Pamela Lifford had to tip the entirety of DC Comics’ schedule in the bin and […]




A New Wally West Comic From DC to Follow Heroes In Crisis?

So… What Now for Wally West After Heroes In Crisis #9 (Spoilers)

Bleeding Cool previously reported, after the conclusion of Heroes In Crisis by Tom King and Clay Mann, the last issue of which was published today, that the plan was for Brian Azzarello to write a new Suicide Squad series starring Wally West. Pulled out of prison by Amanda Waller and set to work for the […]

How The Robins See Themselve in Heroes In Crisis #9

How The Robins See Themselves in Heroes In Crisis #9 – Spoiler

Heroes In Crisis #9 by Tom King and Clay Mann is published today. We published a review of the issue – and the series as a whole – here. We looked at what this may mean for Poison Ivy here. How the Wally West solution felt a little familiar, here. And how the Doctor Magnus […]


Catwoman: Murderer? Catwoman Annual #1 Preview

Catwoman: Murderer? Catwoman Annual #1 Preview

Catwoman is known for blurring the lines between hero and villain, but could she be responsible for the deaths of ten girls? A preview of Catwoman Annual #1, in stores on Wednesday, makes a case, as an interview with a witness reveals… And also that… Though it is, admittedly, possible that some exaggeration might be […]

How Dark Knight Returns Changes Superman Year One

How Dark Knight Returns Changes Superman Year One (Spoilers)

Bleeding Cool reported over the weekend that Superman: Year One is meant to be in the same continuity as Dark Knight Returns and Batman Year One. But how will that affect the story, given that it is set at the beginning of Superman’s life? Well. It does a bit. Spoilers on, though only a little […]