1940 -
Number of Issues:
38133
Web Site:
http://www.dccomics.com/

Used brand emblems:

Brand Emblem Name Issues Year Began Year Ended Notes
A DC Publication 152 1940 1944 The first DC brand. Followed by "A Superman DC Publication". It continued being used for "Picture Stories from the Bible" after the main titles had switched away.
A DC TV Comic [bullet] 57 1977 1981
A DC TV Comic [character] 18 1976 1977
A DC TV Comic; Whitman 0 1979 1980
A Superman DC Publication 1406 1941 1949 Previously "A DC Publication" and followed by "Superman DC National Comics".
A Superman DC Publication; U.S. Navy 6 1944 1945 Both brands on the covers of educational giveaway comics prepared for the U.S. Navy by DC/National done during 1944-1945.
A Tor Book; DC 2
Abril Jovem; DC 18
Abril; DC 172
Bilal Library; Humanoids; DC Comics 5 2004 2005
Dark Horse Comics [chess piece]; DC [bullet] 10 1999 2002
Dark Horse Comics; DC 13 1997
Dark Horse Comics; DC 34
DC All Star 25 2005 2008 Used on two series: All Star Batman & Robin, The Boy Wonder and All Star Superman. All Star Wonder Woman was thought to be in the works.
DC and Marvel Present 3 1981 1982 Used for joint publications with DC.
DC Archive Editions 159 1989 2014
DC Blue Ribbon Digest 102 1979 1985
DC Comics 53 2000 2010 "DC Comics" in type, used primarily with collected editions of material that originated outside of DC, such as Will Eisner's Spirit and Elfquest, but also the DC Comics Classics Library.
DC Comics Millennium Editions 62 2000 2001 Brand logo appears as a gold foil seal on the covers of this series of DC reprint comics.
DC Comics Publications 22 1999 2000 Used in May 1999 issues of Adventure Comics, All-American Comics, All Star Comics, National Comics, Sensation Comics, Smash Comics, Star Spangled Comics and Thrilling Comics. Used in 2000 for DC 2000 #1-2 limited series.
DC Comics Pulp Heroes 20 1997 1997
DC Comics The Joe Kubert Library 8 2001 2010
DC Comics The Will Eisner Library 15 2000 2002
DC Comics; 2000 AD 19 2004 2005
DC Comics; DC [bullet] 14 1998 1998 Both logos are used on #1,000,000 issues of November 1998. DC One Million 80-Page Giant #1,000,000 (August 1999) was the only #1,000,000 tie-in that didn't use this brand. It used just the DC [bullet] logo.
DC Comics; DC [swirl] 1 2008 2008
DC Comics; Vertigo 1 1997 1997 This has the DC Comics logo on top of the Vertigo logo.
DC Digest Comic 1 1972 1972 Vertical rectangle reading downward "D digest C comic". Used on Tarzan Digest # 1, and apparently only there.
DC Entertainment 35 2012 2013 Same as DC [peel], but with words DC Entertainment rather than DC Comics. According to the web site in February 2014, "DC Entertainment is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner.... DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world."
DC Nation 12 2012 2013 Same as DC [peel], but with words DC Nation rather than DC Comics. Accompanies television programming on Cartoon Network. Used both for the cartoons and for companion comic books.
DC National Comics 18 1952 1954 Mutt & Jeff #56-72 and #74 used a DC National Comics logo. The top half of the logo where Superman would be is blank.
DC Silver Edition 11 1992 1993
DC [block] 57 1970 1974
DC [bullet - Johnny DC] 69 2004 2005
DC [bullet] 14059 1977 2011 Commonly called the DC bullet. Designed by Milton Glaser. Replaced by the DC Swirl. It was briefly revived in 2011 for the DC Retroactive 1980s and 1990s titles.
DC [bullet]; C Comico 2 1993 1993
DC [bullet]; Elseworlds 199 1991 2005
DC [bullet]; Homage Comics 9 1999 2000
DC [bullet]; Malibu 2 1994 1995
DC [bullet]; Marvel Comics; Elseworlds 1 1996 1996
DC [bullet]; Milestone 259 1993 2009
DC [bullet]; TSR 126 1988 1991
DC [bullet]; WildStorm WS Signature Series 1 2005 2005
DC [bullet]; WS [Wildstorm] 4 2002 2003
DC [character] 552 1970 1979 For a few years in the early seventies each DC title bore a symbol in which the only constant was the letters DC, usually followed by the title of the book and positioned under or over a picture of the main character. Ended in 1974, used during about 1979 with National Book Store publishers in the Philippines.
DC [circle and serifs] 287 2016 New 2016 DC Rebirth circle design.
DC [circle] 664 1970 1979 The letters DC inside a circle, usually bold. Preceded the similar brand which added the text "The Line of DC Super Stars". Ended in 1977, used during about 1979 with National Book Store publishers in the Philippines.
DC [heart] 85 1970 1977 Used on the DC Romance titles.
DC [peel] 4008 2012
DC [peel]; Dynamite 3 2014 2015
DC [swirl] 5305 2005 2012 Replaced the DC "bullet". Followed by the DC "peel"
DC [swirl]; Elseworlds 5 2005 2010
DC [swirl]; First Wave 32 2010 2011 Short lived brand of pulp influenced comics.
DC [swirl]; Milestone 3 2009 2010
DC [swirl]; Teshkeel Comics 6 2010 2011
DC [swirl]; Top Cow Productions, Inc. 2 2005 2007
DC [swirl]; Wildstorm 6 2008 2008
DC; Tor 1
DC; Vertigo Voices 4 1995 1995
DC; Vertigo; Vertigo Visions 3 1993 1995
DCFocus; DC [bullet] 32 2004 2005
Dino Comics; DC 165
Dino Verlag; DC 1
Dino; DC 13
Helix; DC Comics 92 1996 1998
Homage; DC Comics 1 1999 1999
Humanoids; DC Comics 31 2004 2005
Marvel Comics; DC [bullet] 12 1994 2000
Panini Comics; DC 75 2005 2011
Superman DC National Comics 7033 1949 1970 Previously "A Superman DC Publication", and followed by "DC" (frequently with the title or feature character afterward).
The Line of DC Super-Stars 941 1973 2011 This brand originally ran from from 1973 through 1977. It was briefly revived in 2011 for the DC Retroactive 1970s titles. The previous brand was "DC" (frequently with the title or feature character afterward), and was also followed by "DC", in this case the four star bullet.
V2K; Vertigo; DC Comics 13 2000 2000 'I Die at Midnight' and 'Totems' (squarebound) have 'Vertigo / DC Comics' on spine. Other issues (saddle-stitched) have 'DC Comics' below 'Mature Readers' wording on left edge of cover.
Vertigo; DC 794 1992 1998 This was a DC logo on top of a Vertigo logo.
Vertigo; DC Comics 694 1996 2002 This has the Vertigo logo on top of the DC Comics logo.
WildStorm Universe WS; DC [swirl] 2 2005 2006
Wildstorm WS; DC [bullet] 4 2000 2004
WS [Wildstorm] Eye of the Storm; DC [bullet] 1 2002 2004
WS [WildStorm]; DC [bullet]; Elseworlds 1 2002 2002
Issue Publication Date Indicia Publisher
Star Trek (1989 series) #57 February 1994 DC Comics
Star Trek (1989 series) #57 [Collector's Pack] February 1994 DC Comics
Star Trek (1989 series) #57 [Newsstand] February 1994 DC Comics
Star Trek (1989 series) #73 July 1995 DC Comics
Star Trek (1989 series) #74 August 1995 DC Comics
Star Trek (1989 series) #75 September 1995 DC Comics
Star Trek (1989 series) #76 October 1995 DC Comics
Star Trek (1989 series) #77 November 1995 DC Comics
Star Trek (1989 series) #78 December 1995 DC Comics
Star Trek (1989 series) #79 January 1996 DC Comics
Star Trek (1989 series) #80 February 1996 DC Comics
Star Trek - The Modala Imperative (1991 series) #1 [Direct] Late July 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek - The Modala Imperative (1991 series) #1 [Newsstand] Late July 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek - The Modala Imperative (1991 series) #2 [Direct] Early August 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek - The Modala Imperative (1991 series) #2 [Newsstand] Early August 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek - The Modala Imperative (1991 series) #3 [Direct] Late August 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek - The Modala Imperative (1991 series) #3 [Newsstand] Late August 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek - The Modala Imperative (1991 series) #4 [Direct] Early September 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek - The Modala Imperative (1991 series) #4 [Newsstand] Early September 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Annual (1985 series) #1 1985 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Annual (1985 series) #1 [Canadian Newsstand] 1985 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Annual (1985 series) #2 [Direct Sales] [June] 1986 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Annual (1985 series) #3 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Annual (1990 series) #1 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Annual (1990 series) #2 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Annual (1990 series) #3 [Direct Sales] 1992 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Annual (1990 series) #3 [Newsstand] 1992 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Annual (1990 series) #4 [Direct Sales] 1993 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Annual (1990 series) #4 [Newsstand] 1993 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Annual (1990 series) #5 1994 DC Comics
Star Trek Annual (1990 series) #6 1995 DC Comics
Star Trek Generations (1994 series) #[nn] 1994 DC Comics
Star Trek Movie Special (1984 series) #[nn] [Newsstand] October 1984 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Movie Special (1984 series) #[nn] [Direct] October 1984 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Movie Special (1984 series) #2 1987 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Movie Special (1984 series) #2 [Newsstand] 1987 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Movie Special (1989 series) #1 [Direct] 1989 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek Special (1994 series) #1 Spring 1994 ?
Star Trek Special (1994 series) #2 Winter 1994 ?
Star Trek Special (1994 series) #3 Winter 1995 ?
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1992 series) #[nn] 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1992 series) #1 1992 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek [So Much Fun] (1987 series) #6 1987 ?
Star Trek: Debt of Honor (1992 series) [July] 1992 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: Revisitations (1995 series) [October] 1995 DC Comics
Star Trek: The Ashes of Eden (1995 series) [May] 1995 DC Comics
Star Trek: The Modala Imperative (1992 series) 1992 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988 series) #1 [Direct] February 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988 series) #1 [Newsstand] February 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988 series) #2 [Direct] March 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988 series) #2 [Newsstand] March 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988 series) #3 April 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988 series) #4 [Direct] May 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988 series) #4 [Newsstand] May 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988 series) #5 June 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988 series) #6 July 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #1 October 1989 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #2 [Direct Sales Variant] November 1989 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #2 [Newsstand Variant] November 1989 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #3 December 1989 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #4 January 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #5 February 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #6 March 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #7 [Direct Sales Variant] April 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #7 [Newsstand Variant] April 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #8 May 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #9 June 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #10 July 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #11 August 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #12 September 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #13 October 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #14 December 1990 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #16 [Direct] February 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #16 [Newsstand] February 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #19 [Direct] May 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #19 [Newsstand] May 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #20 [Direct] June 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #20 [Newsstand] June 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #22 [Direct] August 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #22 [Newsstand] August 1991 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #29 [Direct] March 1992 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #29 [Newsstand] March 1992 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #31 [Direct] May 1992 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #31 [Newsstand] May 1992 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #32 [Direct] June 1992 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #32 [Newsstand] June 1992 DC Comics, Inc.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #35 Early August 1992 ?
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #36 Late August 1992 ?
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #38 Late September 1992 ?
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #48 July 1993 DC Comics
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #51 Early October 1993 ?
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #52 Late October 1993 ?
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #53 Early November 1993 ?
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #54 Late November 1993 ?
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #56 January 1994 DC Comics
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #57 March 1994 DC Comics
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989 series) #62 August 1994 DC Comics
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Modala Imperative (1991 series) #1 Early September 1991 ?
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Modala Imperative (1991 series) #2 Late September 1991 ?
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Modala Imperative (1991 series) #3 Early October 1991 ?