1940 -
Number of Issues:
37826
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 1404 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 31
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] 13974 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] 122 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] 3996 2012
DC [peel]; Dynamite 3 2014 2015
DC [swirl] 5265 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
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #86 November 1957 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #87 December 1957 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #88 January 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #89 February 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #90 March 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #91 April 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #92 May 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #93 June 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #94 July 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #95 August 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #96 September 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #97 October 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #98 November 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #99 December 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #100 January 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #101 February 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #102 March 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #103 April 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #104 May 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #105 June 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #106 July 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #107 August 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #108 September 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #109 October 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #110 November 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #111 December 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #112 January 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #113 February 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #114 March 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #115 April 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #116 May 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #117 June 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #118 July 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #119 August 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #120 September 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #121 October 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #122 November 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #123 December 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #124 January 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #125 February 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #126 March 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #127 April 1961 ?
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #128 May 1961 ?
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #129 June 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #130 July 1961 ?
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #131 August 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #132 September 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #133 October 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #134 November 1961 ?
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #135 December 1961 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #136 January 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #137 February 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #138 March 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #139 April 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #140 May 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #141 June 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #142 July 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #143 August 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #144 September 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #145 October 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #146 November 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #147 December 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #148 January 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #149 February 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #150 March 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #151 April 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #152 May 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #153 June 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #154 July 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #155 August 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #156 September 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #157 October 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #158 November 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #159 December 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #160 January 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #161 February 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #162 March 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #163 April 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #164 May 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #165 June 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #166 July 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #167 August 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #168 September 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #169 October 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #170 November 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #171 December 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #172 January 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #173 February 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #174 March 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #175 April 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #176 May 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #177 June 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #178 July 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #179 August 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #180 September 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #181 October 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #182 November 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #183 December 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #184 January 1966 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Strange Adventures (1950 series) #185 February 1966 National Periodical Publications, Inc.