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.



Tom King Drops Double Figure F-Bombs at the DC Nation Panel at #NYCC

Tom King Drops Double Figure F-Bombs at the DC Nation Panel at #NYCC

The DC Nation Panel at New York Comic-Con saw the A-List creators of DC Comics chatting on stage with DC publisher Dan DiDio. All very jovial and entertaining, like hanging with old friends. Jim Lee, Lee Bermejo, Nora Jemisin, Tony Daniel, Tom King and more to chat about the line, As well as the new […]


Watchmen Toilets: WB Finally Finds a Way to Top Those Toasters

Watchmen Toilets? WB Finally Finds a Way to Top Those Toasters

Ah, 2012. It was a simpler time. Donald Trump was the somewhat likeable host of reality TV show Celebrity Apprentice. Avengers vs. X-Men seemed like the lowest Marvel could possibly sink in terms of character assassination of our beloved mutants. And a toaster that burned Rorschach’s mask into a piece of bread seemed like the […]


DC Reveals First Look at Tom King, Mitch Gerads, and Doc Shaner's Strange Adventures

DC Reveals First Look at Tom King, Mitch Gerads, and Doc Shaner’s Strange Adventures

At New York Comic-Con’s World’s Finest panel and then on Twitter, DC Comics revealed a first look at the upcoming Strange Adventures by Tom King, Mitch Gerads, and Doc Shaner. First announced at San Diego Comic-Con, King expressed an interest in finally writing a story that wasn’t about PTSD, instead making it something that reflects […]

Jim Lee, Brad Meltzer, Chris Eliopoulos Create Short Story for DC War 100-Page Special

Jim Lee, Brad Meltzer, Chris Eliopoulos Create Short Story for DC War Special

Revealed at DC’s Meet the Publishers panel at New York Comic Con today, DC Publisher Jim Lee and superstar writer Brad Meltzer will team up to produce a short story for upcoming DC War special. On Twitter, responding to a tweet from DC Editor Katie Kubert, superstar letterer Chris Eliopoulos revealed he will letter the […]

Diamond Cancels Orders For Local Comic Shop Day DCeased Hardcover By Mistake

Diamond Cancels Orders For Local Comic Shop Day DCeased Hardcover By Mistake

DC Comics is providing a limited edition hardcover collection of DCeased series that has been burning up the charts this year, for Local Comic Shop Day in November. However, they have told retailers that due to an error by Diamond Comic Distributors, all orders under the original JUL199163 code, that went to FOC last week, […]

First Look at Those Legion Flight Rings for Legion of Super-Heroes Launch

First Look at Those Legion Flight Rings for Legion of Super-Heroes Launch

It’s the most exciting part of any DC Comics launch promotion — the giving away of plastic rings. It’s happening again with the launch of Legion of Super-Heroes #1 on November 26th, as we previously knew. But we didn’t know what they would look like. Well, we knew what they would look like… Psst! Y’all […]

DCeased Increases In Size For Final Issue #6

DCeased Increases In Size For Final Issue #6

The final issue of DCeased is to be published later in the month. And it turns out readers will get a little more than they were expecting. Solicited as a 32-page title, usually indicating 20 pages of content, it will now be a 48-page title, indicating more like 28 pages of content. And still for […]

LATE: Batman: Creature Of The Night #4 Must Be Out This Year

LATE: Batman: Creature Of The Night #4 Now Scheduled For Two Years After #1

Batman Creature Of The Night is a prestige mini-series that has been a long time coming from Kurt Busiek and John Paul Leon. The first issue came out in late November 2017, intended to be a companion piece to Batman: Secret Identity. Young Bruce Wainwright lost his parents in a violent crime…and in the real world, no superheroes exist to save […]

Batman Annual #4 Changes Story, Artists, Brings in Mike Norton

Batman Annual #4 Changes Story, Artists, Brings in Mike Norton

This is how the solicitation to Batman Annual #4 ran, ahead of going on sale at the end of the month. BATMAN ANNUAL #4 written by TOM KING art by LEE WEEKS and JORGE FORNES cover by LEE WEEKS In this new annual, it’s two unique stories by BATMAN mastermind Tom King! First, King reteams […]



A Fist-Fight Between Plato and Socrates in Batman #80 (Spoilers)

A Fist-Fight Between Plato and Aristotle in Batman #80 (Spoilers)

He does like to eke things out, doesn’t he, that Tom King. After issues of City Of Bane that were set in deserts, on mountaintops, or wandering along beaches clearing up stray continuity caught in the dunes, we actually get an issue of City Of Bane set in a city. And Gotham to boot. Bane […]



Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman Creating New Sanctuaries So Soon? DCeased #5 [Preview]

Superman and Wonder Woman Creating New Sanctuaries So Soon? DCeased #5 [Preview]

DCeased #5 is in stores from DC Comics this week, by Australia’s favorite son Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine, Stefano Guadiano, and more. We’ve got a preview below. And as this event reaches its penultimate issue, we find a world destroyed, its greatest heroes unable to save it. Despite all of their power, Washington, Baltimore, and […]

Lois Lane #4 [Preview]

Discussing the Birds and the Bees with Jon Kent in Lois Lane #4 [Preview]

Lois Lane #4 is in stores this week from DC Comics, by Greg Rucka, Mike Perkins, and more. Can’t wait until tomorrow to get it in your hands? Well, this preview will have to tide you over. In which we find the titular Lois having a late-night meal with her son after an embarrassing shower […]

Green Lantern #12 [Preview]

The Fall of the Green Lantern Corps in Green Lantern #12 [Preview]

Green Lantern #12 is in stores tomorrow from DC Comics, by comics wizard Grant Morrison, Liam Sharp, Steve Oliff, and Tom Orzechowski. We’ve got a preview below.   If you’ve been following the lunatic ravings of Morrison and Sharp, you know where this is headed. Things are not looking good for the Green Lantern Corps. […]