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.




Warning: This Is All You Get of Punchline in Batman #89 (Spoilers)

Warning: This Is All You Get of Punchline in Batman #89 (Spoilers)

Tomorrow's Batman #89 has been hyped p as the first appearance of Punchline, the Joker's new girlfriend. Designed by Jorge Jimenez, she is to play a major role in the upcoming Joker War storyline written by James Tynion IV, the new Batman ongoing comic book writer. As a result of such hype, advance copies of […]

New Wonder Woman Board Game Releases March 2020

New "Wonder Woman" Board Game Releases March 2020

Not long ahead of the upcoming D.C. Comics film Wonder Woman 1984, Ravensburger's new board game, entitled Wonder Woman: Challenge of the Amazons, is set to be released in March of 2020! Wonder Woman: Challenge of the Amazons is a strategy board game by Ravensburger, a company quite well-known for their jigsaw puzzles. The board game […]

Generation Five &#8211 The New Name For DC Comics 5G

Generation Five – The New Name For DC Comics' 5G

Bleeding Cool has been reporting on this publishing plan led by publisher Dan DiDio at DC Comics since the summer. A new generation of DC Comics characters to follow the laid- out Four Generations of DC Comics superheroes. The Fifth Generation would have new individuals take the traditional roles held in the big superhero books. And we started to get […]


A Bad Case of Robot Con Crud in Metal Men #5 [Preview]

A Bad Case of Robot Con Crud in Metal Men #5 [Preview]

Metal Men #5 is in stores from DC Comics this week, by Dan Didio, Shane Davis, and Michelle Delecki. We've got a preview below, in which the Metal Men attend Robocon.   And like any convention, a bad case of the crud is going around. But a virus for robots is a little bit different […]

The Tyranny of the Justice League in Wonder Twins #12 [Preview]

The Tyranny of the Justice League in Wonder Twins #12 [Preview]

Wonder Twins #12 concludes this week at DC Comics (for now at least), by Mark Russell and Stephen Byrne. We've got a preview below. In which the titular twins have effectively saved the day by assisting the Math family. Though they may not have time to savor their victory… As the Justice League may not […]

Robbing the Justice League in Titans: Burning Rage #7 [Preview]

Robbing the Justice League in Titans: Burning Rage #7 [Preview]

Titans: Burning Rage concludes at DC Comics this week, by Dan Jurgens, Scot Eaton, and Wayne Faucher. We've got a preview below. I which we find Titans Tower under attack. And the Titans defeated… Well, most of them anyway. Starfire is still standing. But she has one weakness: not wanting to see her friends die. […]





Wally Wests Reluctant Butt in Flash Forward #6 [Preview]

Wally West's Reluctant Butt in Flash Forward #6 [Preview]

Bleeding Cool has been closely following the progress of Wally West's butt in its journey toward a certain Mobius chair fastened out of Brainiac. Flash Forward by Scott Lobdell and Brett Booth wraps up this week, and we've got a preview. With a variant cover that gives the fans what they want. But in the […]

The Secret Origin of the Legion in Legion of Super-Heroes #4 [Preview]

The Secret Origin of the Legion in Legion of Super-Heroes #4 [Preview]

Legion of Super-Heroes #4 is in stores from DC Comics this week, by "The Great One" Brian Bendis, Ryan Sook, and Mikel Janin. Why two artists, you ask?   Because this issue will tell us the origin of Bendis's reboot of the Legion. An origin that will be experienced through the eyes… or mind… of […]

The Teen Titans Get a New Catchphrase in Teen Titans #39 [Preview]

The Teen Titans Get a New Catchphrase in Teen Titans #39 [Preview]

Teen Titans #39 is in stores from DC Comics this week, by Adam Glass, Robbie Thompson, and Eduardo Pansica. But before then, a preview…   In which the Titans are working out an important detail live on a mission. Because what is a superhero team without a great catchphrase? Of course, the phrase is technically […]

Four Jimmies One Comic in Supermans Pal Jimmy Olsen #8 [Preview]

Four Jimmies, One Comic in Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #8 [Preview]

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #8 is in stores from DC Comics this week, by Matt Fraction and Steve Lieber, and we've got a preview below.   In which Julian Olsen is having a difficult time enjoying his morning coffee. That's because Jimmy Olsen is parodying the Reign of the Supermen story arc. With four different […]


DC Cancels Supergirl in May

DC Cancels Supergirl in May

In December, Supergirl #37 got a new creative team of Jody Houser and Rachael Stott, replacing Marc Andreyko, Eduardo Pansica and Julio Ferreira but went right into the Infected storyline, with Kara turned into a Dark Dimension version of herself, with a Kryptonian twist, as part of the DC Year Of The Villain storyline. And it […]

The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular Will Feature Punchline

The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular Will Feature Punchline

We all know what happened to Batman #89 and Hell Arisen #3. Not yet published, they are already going for stupid money on eBay in advance. Well at least retailers will know about this one well in advance. Because even though Punchline debuts in next week's Batman #89, selling for up to $40 in advance […]