The American comic book publisher DC Comics is the flagship unit of DC Entertainment and a subsidiary of Warner Bros. One of the largest and oldest comic book companies, a majority of DC Comics publications take place within the DC Universe and feature iconic superheroes such as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Green Lantern.
It is also known for a slew of notorious villains including The Joker, Lex Luthor, Harley Quinn, General Zod, and Poison Ivy. Some of its most famous teams include the Justice League, Suicide Squad, and Teen Titans. Popular DC Imprints include Sweet Tooth, Lucifer, and iZombie.
Founded in 1934 by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, it is the second-largest comic book publisher after anime and manga publisher Viz Media and followed by Marvel. Together, DC Comics and Marvel make up 70 percent of the American comic book market.
DC Comics superheroes:
- Wonder Woman
- Green Lantern
- Green Arrow
- Black Canary
DC Entertainment films:
- Batman Begins (2005)
- Superman Returns (2006)
- The Dark Knight (2008)
- Watchmen (2009)
- Jonah Hex (2010)
- Green Lantern (2011)
- The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
- Man of Steel (2013)
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
- Suicide Squad (2016)
- Wonder Woman (2017)
- Justice League (2017)
- Aquaman (2018)
- Shazam! (2019)
- Joker (2019)
- Birds of Prey (2020)
- Wonder Woman: 1984 (2020)
- The Suicide Squad (2021)
- The Batman (2022)
- Black Adam (2022)
DC Entertainment television series:
- Arrow (2012-2020)
- Gotham (2014-2019)
- Black Lightning (2018-2021)
- The Flash (2014-present)
- Supergirl (2015-present)
- Legends of Tomorrow (2016-present)
- Titans (2018-present)
- Batwoman (2019-present)
- Stargirl (2020-present)
- Superman & Lois (2021-present)
- Peacemaker (2022)
Net worth: $3 billion
Latest DC Comics News and Updates
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'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' Has a Pair of Post-Credits Scenes Worth Waiting For'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' or 'Shazam 2' features a pair of post-credits scenes that tease about the future of the character. They're worth the wait.
Is [SPOILER] in 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods'? New TV Spots Ruined the SurpriseIs Wonder Woman in 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods'? Here's everything you need to know about the superhero sequel, explained.
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The New 'Gotham Knights' Series Draws From the Premise of an Old DC Comics SeriesIs CW's 'Gotham Knights' series based on a comic book? The show follows a group of teenage vigilantes who try to clear their names of Batman's murder.
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'Batman: Caped Crusader' Has Officially Found a New Home at AmazonAfter getting scrapped at HBO Max, the animated series 'Batman: Caped Crusader' has been picked up for two seasons at Amazon. Details inside.
Jordan Elsass Exited 'Superman & Lois' — Who Is Replacing Him?Why did Jordan Elsass leave 'Superman & Lois'? The actor, who plays Jonathan Kent, revealed he will not be returning for the third season. Who is replacing him?
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Everything You Need to Know About Season 4 of 'Harley Quinn'Fans are already eager for 'Harley Quinn' Season 4 of HBO Max. Here's what we know about the cast, release date, episode count, and more.
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