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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.
Read a preview of DC Comics' Green Lantern #9, in which the fate of the Green Lantern Corps... and the universe... is on the line!
Exorcism continues to be a skill you probably ought to learn before trying in this preview of DC Horror Presents Soul Plumber #3, in stores Tuesday.
Read a preview of Dark Knights of Steel #2, in stores Tuesday from DC, in which Jor-El fails to survive an arrow right in the eyeball.
Did Lobo turn over a new leaf? Read this preview of Crush & Lobo #7, in stores on Tuesday from DC Comics, and find out!
All hell breaks loose between protestors and cops at a march for Harvey Dent in this preview of Batman '89 #4, in stores Tuesday.
Read a preview of Batman #118, in stores from DC Comics on Tuesday, kicking off a new story with a new creative team.
Read a preview of Arkham City: The Order of the World #3, in stores on Tuesday from DC Comics.
Roy Harper is one of DC Comics' most longstanding characters, created as Speedy by Mort Weisinger and George Papp as Speedy, the teen archer sidekick of
As Bleeding Cool pointed out a few weeks ago - and today - DC Comics has some Poison Ivy plans afoot, and that may include a Poison Ivy series by Ms
Today, Action Comics #1037 from DC Comics sees the death of Superman. Possibly two of them. Maybe. It has certainly been repeatedly teased, and Bleeding
In some previous Gotham Gossip, Bleeding Cool listed some secrets regarding some recently created Gotham-related characters. And with the release today of
A few months ago, Bleeding Cool ran the Gotham Gossip that the Suicide Squad's Amanda Waller would be grabbing all of Simon Saint's Saint Industries and
Earlier in the month, Bleeding Cool teases some Gotham Gossip regarding the future - or lack of it - of Arkham Asylum in mainstream DC Comics continuity.
Well, earlier in the month, Bleeding Cool revealed that Ra's Al Ghul would be back in in a big way to kick off The Shadow War event, with Talia Al Ghul.
A few weeks ago, Bleeding Cool scooped the Gotham Gossip about where Poison Ivy was going. And now it has been confirmed. Spoilers ahead... We have been