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.


DC Comics Tells Stores They Can Sell Their Comics at Midnight September 18th As Well

September 19th sees the publication of The Return Of Wolverine #1 from Marvel Comics. And a number of stores are participating in September 18th midnight openings to launch the series, with special permission granted by Marvel comics to retailers who participate in their promotion. Well, DC Comics have now informed retailers that those participating in […]

House of Whispers #1 cover by Sean Andrew Murray

House of Whispers #1 Review: Sandman Universe Struggling to Create Engagement

We join House of Whispers as Uncle Monday of the Brotherhood of Teeth joins a fandango in honor of Mistress Erzulie Freda Dahomey. Deities and dreamers join this party, many of which petition Mistress Erzulie for favors. Meanwhile, the four women we met in Sandman Universe #1, Latoya, Maggie, Lumi, and Habibi, look at a […]

Nightwing #48 cover by Mike Perkins and Dave McCaig

Nightwing #48 Review: The Motor Cycle Race of the Cosmos

Nightwing has gone to the Isle of Harm in Ireland. Once a year, an intergalactic motorcycle race takes place on the Isle of Harm, and the winner can go to the Pathway Altar. Here, someone can peer into all of time, space, and people. Nightwing aims to win this race to seek out where the […]

Deathstroke #35 cover by Robson Rocha, Daniel Henriques, and Brad Anderson

Deathstroke #35 Review: Doubling Back on Some of the Boldness

Deathstroke and Batman have gravely wounded one another during their battle in the Batcave. They almost killed each other, and Alfred and Wintergreen want the rivalry to end. As such, they have set up a trap to incapacitate Slade and Bruce if they can’t cooperate to find their own way out of the cave. Meanwhile, […]

Green Arrow #44 cover by Alex Maleev

Green Arrow #44 Review: The Past Crimes of Oliver Queen

Oliver Queen is on the run from the Citizen’s stirred-up hate mob. He narrowly escapes being killed. Green Arrow and Black Canary think they have a line on capturing the Citizen, but it turns out to be a dead end. Instead, the Citizen releases their next lineup of guilty parties for a social media pogrom, […]

Green Lanterns #54 cover by Mike Perkins and Hi-Fi

Green Lanterns #54 Review: The Wrath of Cyborg Superman

Green Lanterns Hal Jordan, Guy Gardner, Jessica Cruz, Kyle Rayner, and Kilowog deliver the people of Penelo to a new world suited for the people. Guy believes that Simon is a traitor, and Hal is unsure. Of course, Jessica is unwilling to accept this. On Earth, Simon Baz believes he is freeing Superman from a […]

Border Town #1 cover by Ramon Villalobos and Tamra Bonvillain

Border Town #1 Review: It’s Frigging Awesome

A teenager named Frank moves to the border town of Devil’s Fork, Arizona. He’s reluctant but has no choice in the matter. On his first day at his new high school, he meets Quinteh, Aimi, Julietta, and Blake. Frank his Irish and Mexican, and that turns into a problem when he figures out one of […]

Batman #54 cover by Matt and Brennan Wagner

Batman #54 Review: Treating a Vulnerable Batman

Nightwing teams up with Batman to take down Crazy Quilt in a Gotham museum. Batman insists that he needs no help, but Nightwing sticks around anyway. Dick is staying at Wayne Manor to help Bruce to get over being left by Catwoman. They later team up again to stop the Condiment King. All the while, […]

Cover #1 cover by David Mack

Cover #1 Advance Review: Great Dialogue, Better Art, Lukewarm Story

Comic artist Max Fields is approached by a strange woman named Julia at a comic convention who is a big fan of his work. She buys thousands of dollars’ worth of his work. At another convention, Max runs into Julia again, and she buys more of his art and takes him out to dinner. There, […]


Justice League #7 cover by Jim Cheung, Walden Wong, and Mark Morales

Justice League #7 Advance Review: An Absolute Blast

Hawkgirl has ambushed Lex Luthor before he could reach the Totality. Meanwhile, John Stewart stands alone between Sinestro and the Earth. Sinestro’s Ultraviolet Corps and Umbrax are on the brink of consuming the planet…or destroying it. Superman hopes to hold Umbrax back, but he’s not at full power. The Flash attempts to tap into the […]

Dreaming #1 cover by Jae Lee and June Chung

The Dreaming #1 Advance Review: Ambitious, but It Doesn’t Draw You In

The Dreaming is fractured and broken, and the Sandman is still missing. Lucien and Matthew are doing what they can to handle the crisis, but faceless figures are spilling into the realm. A demon lord watches just from beyond the barrier to the Dreaming, ready to strike. Dora the Monstress is playing at the border […]


Top and Bottom 5 Comics of August 29th, 2018: X-Men Soars, Nightwing Trips

We’ve come to the end of another week. The Hunt for Wolverine reached its Dead Ends, Rick and Morty fought D&D, and Nightwing, Daredevil, Batgirl, and Red Hood and the Outlaws all had annuals. What were the best and worst of the week? I dunno, I haven’t decided yet. Read it below to find out. Wins 1. X-Men: Blue #34 The House always […]

Scarlet #1 cover by Alex Maleev

Scarlet #1 Review: The Revolution Begins Anew

Ice and a pair of men experience trouble while retrieving a supply drop. Later, we see Scarlet giving a speech to her people. Many of them want to take the rest of Portland, but Scarlet is reticent to start going for the whole city yet. They are suddenly attacked by a drone, and their fearless […]

Red Hood and the Outlaws Annual #2 Review: Jason and Roy Ride Again

Red Hood is back on the island where he and the Outlaws once resided. Arsenal is sticking around while Jason heals up. After Jason heals up, the two look into a drug trade that recently killed as many as 300 people in the U.S. They track the trade back to Suzie Su, and her sisters […]

Nightwing Annual #1 cover by Otto Schmidt

Nightwing Annual #1 Review: A Spectacular Misfire

Batgirl removes the Dark Web implant in Nightwing, and he subsequently goes to speak with Vicki Vale at Gotham Four News. Every news outlet in Gotham has been jammed, hacked, and stifled. He finds a Terminal in the Gotham Four headquarters, but it gets away. Soon, a personality calling herself Karna Shifton begins broadcasting all […]

Batgirl Annual #2 cover by Emanuela Lupacchino and Dave Stewart

Batgirl Annual #2 Review: Murderous Sibling Rivalry

A string of peculiar murders has been committed across Gotham, and Batgirl believes she has a lead on the perpetrator. The killings resemble a slasher movie Barbara and James Gordon Jr. watched as kids. Barbara interrogates her incarcerated brother about the killings, and he points Batgirl in the direction of a bevy of unhinged fans […]

Comics for Your Pull Box August 29th, 2018: We Reach the Dead Ends

Wednesday approaches once again, and that means its time to figure out what comics are worthy of your pull box. Check out Bleeding Cool’s suggestions below. Plus, here is a link to ComicList’s full catalog of comic releases. Beyonders #1 Another new AfterShock title, Beyonders comes from Paul Jenkins and Wesley St. Claire. It tells the story of a boy obsessed […]

Top and Bottom 5 Comics of August 22nd, 2018: This Week Wasn’t That Bad

We’re back again folks! We’re counting down the Top and Bottom 5 Comics of last week. Bear in mind that not all of these have gotten reviews from me yet. Today is also Josh’s Unofficial Big, Fat Catch-Up Day. Anyway, check out the best and worst of the week below. Best 1. West Coast Avengers […]