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The DC Universe (DCU) is the fictional shared universe where most stories in American comic book titles published by DC Comics take place. DC superheroes such as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Martian Manhunter, The Flash, Green Lantern and Aquaman are from this universe, as well as teams such as the Justice League and the Teen Titans.
- DC Comics Series
- All Star DC Comics
- The New 52
- Relocating from Manhattan to Burbank
- DC Imprints and Sub-Imprints
- Other Media
What is known today as DC Comics was founded in 1934 by publishing entrepreneur Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson under the name of "National Allied Publications". DC was formed by the merging of "National Allied Publications" and "Detective Comics Inc", as well as the affiliated "All-American Publications". Despite being officially known as "National Comics", the comic covers carried a "DC" logo and were referred to as a result of its nickname: "DC Comics". People had nicknamed it "DC" because of one its most popular comic series; Detective Comics and thus was born one of the world's most recognizable comic book brandings along with rivals Marvelpublishing. The company did not officially change its name to DC Comics however, until 1977 during the presidency of Jenette Kahn. DC Comics has its current official headquarters at 1700 Broadway, 7th, New York, New York. Random House distributes DC Comics' books to the bookstore market, while Diamond Comics Distributors supplies the comics shop sp...
The three most original highest-grossing and longest-running series includes Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.
In 2000 Marvel Comics started an imprint called ultimate marvel in which the characters' origin is changed and modernized. This eventually led DC to starting an imprint of their own in 2005, thus All Star was born. Both All-Star series are in their own continuity, except All-Star Batman and Robinwhich was part of Earth-31.
In 2011, after a period of declining comic sales, DC announced they were cancelling all the main titles and starting over with all New 52's as part of a relaunch. In charge of the relaunch is Geoff Johns and Jim Lee. The relaunch started with the release of Justice League #1 on August 31st. this was done partially to revitalize the company and to de-age the characters and thus make them more dynamic. On January 12, 2012, it was announced that there would be a second wave of the new 52 where six titles would be getting canceled with another six to replace them, though the plan to stay at 52 ongoing monthlies seems to be consistent. DC also released a Third wave in September 2012, one year after the relaunch in September 2011. One book in the Third Wave, Talon, starring Calvin Rose was the first solo book for a character who was introduced in the New 52. The Fourth wave started in January 2013 and ended in March 2013, meaning that it was the first wave not to come out in a single mont...
In 2015, DC Entertainment moved their entire operations from their Manhattan headquarters in New York City to their new home in Burbank, California. DC's digital and administrative departments had already been relocated to Burbank beginning in 2010. The new office is only a few blocks from their corporate parent company, Warner Bros. Studios.
1. Vertigo(1993-) 2. MAD/ MAD Magazine(Acquired by Warner in the 60's, integrated with DC Comics around 2001.)
1. WildStorm (1999-2010)* 1.1. CMX(2004-2010) 1.2. Homage Comics 1.3. Cliffhanger 1.4. America's Best Comics(1999-2010) 1. Helix(1996-1998) 2. Tangent Comics(1997-2008) 3. Paradox Press(1993-2001) 4. Piranha Press(1989-1994) 5. Humanoids(2004) 6. 2000AD (Reprints from Rebellion's 2000 ADline) 7. Milestone(Owned by Milestone Media) 8. Impact! 9. Focus 10. Minx(2007-2008) 11. Zuda(2007-2010) *the imprint was founded in 1992 but as part of the Image conglomerate and only moved to DC in 1999.
Over the years, DC Comics' parent company Warner Bros.(with a few exceptions) has produced a variety of feature films based on DC Comics properties for cinematic release, including TV shows, action figures, and video games which have made them even more popular.
List of DC Comics imprints ( publications) Current. Black Label. The Sandman Universe. DC Graphic Novels for Kids. DC Graphic Novels for Young Adults. DC Horror. Earth One. Mad.
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DC Comics (aiemmin National Comics) on yksi suurimpia yhdysvaltalaisia sarjakuvayhtiöitä. Sen tunnetuimpia hahmoja ovat Batman, Teräsmies, Ihmenainen ja muut Oikeuden Puolustajat. DC oli ensimmäinen supersankarisarjakuvia julkaissut yhtiö. Nykyisin DC Comics kuuluu WarnerMedia -konsernille.
Fury is the codename shared by three DC Comics superheroes, two of whom are mother and daughter, both of whom are directly connected with the Furies of mythology, and the third who is an altogether different character.