DC Comics

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DC Comics is an American comic book publisher, part of DC Entertainment; a company of Warner Bros. Entertainment. DC Comics is one of the largest and most successful companies operating in American comic books along with rival Marvel Comics (a Walt Disney Company) producing print and digital stories featuring characters such as: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and many more.

The comics created throughout DC's history have been grouped into categories of age with the Platinum Age (1897 - 1937), the Golden Age (1938 - 1955), the Silver Age (1956 - 1969), the Bronze Age (1970 - 1979), the Modern Age (1980 - present) and most recently the New 52 (2011 - present).

Origin

Originally named under the company of ‘National Allied Publications’ debuting in February 1935, founded by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson; long after his departure, ‘National Allied Publications’ was renamed to DC Comics incorporating part of Wheeler-Nicholson’s history through the initials "DC", an abbreviation to the company's popular series; Detective Comics.

Publications

A

  • Action Comics (1938 – present)
  • Adventure Comics (1938 – 2009)
  • All-American Comics (1939 – 1948)
  • All-Star Comics (1940 – 1978)

B

  • Batman (1940 – present)

C

  • Captain Atom (1960 – present)

D

  • DC Comics Presents (1978 – 1986)
  • Detective Comics (1937 – present)

E

  • Eclipso (1963 – present)

F

  • Flash Comics (1940 – 1949)

G

  • Green Arrow (1941 – present)

H

  • Hawkman (1964 – 2007)

I

  • Invasion! (1989 – 1989)

J

  • Justice League (1960 – present)

K

  • Kid Flash (1996 – 1999)

L

  • Lobo (1983 – 2014)

M

  • More Fun Comics (1936 – 1947)

N

  • New Gods (1971 – present)

O

  • Omega Men (1981 – present)

P

  • Preacher (1995 – 2000)

Q

  • Harley Quinn (1993 – present)

R

  • Red Hood and the Outlaws (2011 – present)

S

  • Secret Origins (1961 – 1989)
  • Showcase (1956 – 1978)
  • Superman (1939 – present)

T

  • Teen Titans (1965 – present)

U

  • Uncharted (2011 – 2011)

V

  • Vigilante (1941 – 2005)

W

  • World’s Finest Comics (1941 – 1986)

X

  • Xero (1997 – 1998)

Y

  • Young Justice (1998 – 2003)

Z

  • Zatanna (1964 – 2004)

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