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DC Comics

Company nameDC Entertainment, Inc.
Company typeSubsidiary of Warner Bros.
Founded1934, by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (as National Allied Publications)
Headquarters1700 Broadway
Midtown Manhattan
New York, New York
Key peopleDiane Nelson (President)
Dan DiDio (Co-Publisher of DC Comics)
Jim Lee
(Co-Publisher of DC Comics)
Bob Harras (Editor In chief)
Geoff Johns (Chief Creative Officer)
John Rood (Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Business Development)
ProductsSee list of DC Comics publications
Owner(s)Time Warner
ParentWarner Bros.

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DC Comics (founded in 1934 as National Allied Publications) is one of the largest and most successful companies operating in the market for American comic books and related media. It is the publishing division of DC Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary company of Warner Bros. Entertainment, which itself is owned by Time Warner. DC Comics produces material featuring a large number of well-known characters, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Green Lantern, Captain Marvel, Hawkman, the Teen Titans, Green Arrow, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Robin, Supergirl, Batgirl, Plastic Man, and the Justice League; villains such as Lex Luthor, the Joker, the Riddler,and Catwoman; and the rest of the DC Universe.

The initials "DC" came from the company's popular series Detective Comics, which subsequently became part of the company's official name. DC Comics has its official headquarters at 1700 Broadway, Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York.

Random House distributes DC Comics' books to the bookstore market, while Diamond Comic Distributors supplies the comics shop specialty market.

DC Comics and its major, longtime competitor Marvel Comics together share over 80% of the American comic-book market .

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Kane & Lynch Comic Book Now Available From DC Comics - First Pages Free Online - playSwitch.com (blog) Tweet this news
playSwitch.com (blog)--But did you know that -DC Comics- (by way of their imprint WildStorm) has just released a comic book to go along with all this madness? ... - Date : Thu, 05 Aug 2010 04:55:47 GMT+00:00
DC Comics Documentary in the works! - Comic Book Movie Tweet this news
Comic Book Movie--During the San Diego Comic-Con, a -DC Comics- documentary movie was announced! Titled "Secret Origin: The Story of -DC Comics-!" Follow the jump to find out ... - Date : Thu, 05 Aug 2010 00:28:07 GMT+00:00
Simon Bisley's 'Centurion' poster (pic) - Hollywood Reporter Tweet this news
Hollywood Reporter--Simon Bisley, the British artist who may be best known for his work with the -DC Comics- character "Lobo," created a poster for Neil Marshall's bloody Roman ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 19:48:47 GMT+00:00
Superhero game beta sucks boobs into honeypot - Register Tweet this news
Register---...- online game for Playstation 3 and PCs, will allow gamers to take out bad guys alongside the likes of Batman, Superman and other -DC Comics- superheroes. ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 15:07:41 GMT+00:00
The Digital Comics Pull List - Mania Tweet this news
Mania--Each week the company adds new books across three days, with Marvel then -DC Comics- and then its own books and we'll take a look at what the publishers are ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 18:05:54 GMT+00:00
Watch: Very Early Comic-Con Teaser for Marvel's The Avengers - First Showing (blog) Tweet this news
First Showing (blog)--This was created by graphics studio Imaginary Forces, responsible for both the -DC Comics- and Marvel logos you see at the start of their movies. ... - Date : Thu, 05 Aug 2010 00:37:46 GMT+00:00
Smallville Spin-Offs: The DC Comics Superheroes We'd Like to See - Television Without Pity Tweet this news
Television Without Pity--While part of me can see how -DC- might not want to build a franchise around a superhero who takes a drug that gives him super-powers for an hour, ... - Date : Tue, 03 Aug 2010 21:30:15 GMT+00:00
New Look For Wonder Woman - TheCelebrityCafe.com Tweet this news
TheCelebrityCafe.com--The new change for Wonder Woman came this week when -DC Comics- put out its 600th issue celebrating the 69-year-old Wonder Woman saga. “She's been ruined! ... - Date : Mon, 05 Jul 2010 10:13:12 GMT+00:00
Bring Superman to your town by entering this DC Comics essay contest - A.V. Club Chicago Tweet this news
A.V. Club Chicago--Straczynski and -DC Comics- are currently searching for actual cities and towns, slums and suburbs to depict in those upcoming pages, and recently launched an ... - Date : Wed, 23 Jun 2010 18:58:40 GMT+00:00
DC Comics Comes to iPad, iPhone - Frisky Mongoose (press release) Tweet this news
Frisky Mongoose (press release)--You can now browse, download, and read -DC comics- on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch with the -DC Comics- app. The -DC Comics- app offers weekly offerings for ... - Date : Sun, 27 Jun 2010 14:41:09 GMT+00:00

DC Comics films

SerialsAdventures of Captain Marvel (1941) * Spy Smasher (1942) * Batman (1943) * Hop Harrigan (1946) * The Vigilante (1947) * Superman (1948) * Congo Bill (1948) * Batman and Robin (1949) * Atom Man vs. Superman (1950) * Blackhawk (1952)
Single filmsSuperman and the Mole Men (1951) * Batman (1966) * Steel (1997) * Road to Perdition (2002) * The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) * Catwoman (2004) * Constantine (2005) * A History of Violence (2005) * V for Vendetta (2005) * Stardust (2007) * The Spirit (2008) * Watchmen (2009) * The Losers (2010) * Jonah Hex (2010) * Red (2010) * Green Lantern (2011)
Film seriesBatman: Batman (1989) * Batman Returns (1992) * Batman Forever (1995) * Batman & Robin (1997) * Batman Begins (2005) * The Dark Knight (2008) Superman: Superman (1978) * Superman II (1980) * Superman III (1983) * Supergirl (1984) * Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) * Superman Returns (2006) * Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (2006) Swamp Thing: Swamp Thing (1982) * The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

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