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Number of Issues:
35469
Web Site:
http://www.dccomics.com/
Editing

Used brand emblems:

Brand Emblem Name Issues Year Began Year Ended Notes
2000AD; DC Comics 19 2004 2005
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 75 1976 1981
A DC TV Comic; Whitman 0 1979 1980
A Superman DC Publication 1392 1941 1949 Previously "A DC Publication" and followed by "Superman DC National Comics".
A Tor Book; DC 2
Abril Jovem; DC 18
Abril; DC 172
Bilal Library; Humanoids; DC Comics 5 2004 2005
Comico; DC 2 1993 1993
Dark Horse Comics [chess piece]; DC [bullet] 11 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 150 1989
DC Blue Ribbon Digest 102 1979 1985
DC Comics 56 1999
DC Comics Millennium Edition 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 18 1997 1997
DC Comics The Joe Kubert Library 8 2001 2010
DC Comics The Will Eisner Library 14 2000 2002
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 0 2012 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 3 2012 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] 12838 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 [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] 658 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] 3189 2012
DC [peel]; Dynamite 3 2014
DC [swirl] 4894 2005 2012 Replaced the DC "bullet". Followed by the DC "peel"
DC [swirl]; First Wave 14 2010 2011 Short lived brand of pulp influenced comics.
DC [swirl]; Top Cow Publications 1 2007 2007
DC; DC Comics 18 1998 2008 dc comics logo/DC logo. Both logos are used on #1,000,000 issues of November 1998 and Booster Gold #1,000,000 (September 2008). 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 logo).
DC; Homage Comics 10 1999
DC; Teshkeel Comics 6 2010 2011
DC; Tor 1
DC; TSR 125 1988 1991
DCFocus; DC [bullet] 32 2004 2005
Dino Comics; DC 164
Dino Verlag; DC 1
Dino; DC 12
Elseworlds; DC [bullet] 196 1991 2006
Elseworlds; DC [bullet]; Marvel Comics 1 1996 1996
Elseworlds; DC [swirl] 5 2005 2011
Helix; DC Comics 92 1996 1998
Humanoids; DC Comics 31 2004 2005
Johnny DC 244 2004 2008 The brand continued to be used inside the issues later, but these are the years the brand was used on the cover.
Malibu; DC 2 1994 1995
Marvel Comics; DC [bullet] 12 1994 2000
Milestone; DC 260 1993 2009
Panini Comics; DC 75 2005 2011
Superman DC National Comics 7047 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 689 1996 2002 This has the Vertigo logo on top of the DC Comics logo.
WildStorm Signature Series; DC [bullet] 1 2005 2005
WildStorm Universe WS; DC [swirl] 2 2005 2006
Wildstorm; DC 15 2008 2008
WS [Wildstorm] Eye of the Storm; DC [bullet] 2 2002 2004
WS [WildStorm]; DC [bullet]; Elseworlds 1 2002 2002
Issue Publication Date Indicia Publisher
The Superman Family (1974 series) #222 September 1982 ?
Superman Family Adventures (2012 series) #1 July 2012 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2013 series) #1 [June] 2013 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2012 series) #2 August 2012 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2013 series) #2 [February] 2014 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2012 series) #3 September 2012 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2012 series) #4 October 2012 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2012 series) #5 November 2012 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2012 series) #6 December 2012 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2012 series) #7 January 2013 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2012 series) #8 February 2013 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2012 series) #9 March 2013 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2012 series) #10 April 2013 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2012 series) #11 May 2013 DC Comics
Superman Family Adventures (2012 series) #12 June 2013 DC Comics
Superman for All Seasons (1998 series) #1 [September] 1998 DC Comics
Superman for All Seasons (1998 series) #2 [October] 1998 DC Comics
Superman for All Seasons (1998 series) #3 [November] 1998 DC Comics
Superman for All Seasons (1998 series) #4 [December] 1998 DC Comics
Superman for Earth (1991 series) #1 1991 ?
Superman for the Animals (2000 series) #1 2000 DC Comics
Superman for Tomorrow (2006 series) #1 [May] 2006 DC Comics
Superman for Tomorrow (2006 series) #2 [December] 2006 DC Comics
Superman Forever (1998 series) #1 [Standard - Direct-Sales] June 1998 DC Comics
Superman Forever (1998 series) #1 [Standard - Newsstand] June 1998 DC Comics
Superman Forever (1998 series) #1 [Lenticular Cover - Direct-Sales] June 1998 DC Comics
Superman Forever (1998 series) #1 [Lenticular Cover - Newsstand] June 1998 DC Comics
The Superman Gallery (1993 series) #1 [First Printing] 1993 DC Comics
The Superman Gallery (1993 series) #1 [Second Printing] 1993 DC Comics
Superman in "The Computer Masters of Metropolis" (1981 series) #[nn] 1982 DC Comics, Inc.
Superman in "The Computers That Saved Metropolis" (1980 series) July 1980 DC Comics, Inc.
Superman in "Victory by Computer" (1981 series) #[nn] 1981 DC Comics, Inc.
Superman in the Eighties (2006 series) [April] 2006 DC Comics
Superman in the Sixties (1999 series) [September] 1999 DC Comics
Superman IV Movie Special (1987 series) #1 1987 DC Comics, Inc.
Superman Metropolis Secret Files (2000 series) #1 June 2000 DC Comics
The Superman Monster (1999 series) [October] 1999 DC Comics
The Superman Movie Special (1983 series) #1 September 1983 DC Comics, Inc.
Superman Plus (1997 series) #1 February 1997 DC Comics
Superman Red / Superman Blue (1998 series) #1 [3D Cover variant] ?
Superman Returns (2006 series) [august] 2006 Egmont Serieforlaget AS (NO Egmont Serieforlaget)
Superman Returns Prequel (2006 series) #1 August 2006 DC Comics
Superman Returns Prequel (2006 series) #2 August 2006 DC Comics
Superman Returns Prequel (2006 series) #3 August 2006 DC Comics
Superman Returns Prequel (2006 series) #4 August 2006 DC Comics
Superman Returns: The Movie and Other Tales of the Man of Steel (2006 series) [July] 2006 DC Comics
Superman Returns: The Official Movie Adaptation (2006 series) [July] 2006 DC Comics
Superman Returns: The Prequels (2006 series) [October] 2006 ?
Superman Secret Files (1998 series) #1 January 1998 DC Comics
Superman Secret Files (1998 series) #2 May 1999 DC Comics
Superman Secret Files and Origins 2005 (2006 series) January 2006 DC Comics
Superman Sonderband (1997 series) #1 1997 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1983 series) #1 [Newsstand] 1983 DC Comics, Inc.
Superman Special (1983 series) #1 [Direct-Sales] 1983 DC Comics, Inc.
Superman Special (1983 series) #2 [Direct] 1984 DC Comics, Inc.
Superman Special (1983 series) #2 [Newsstand Edition] 1984 DC Comics, Inc.
Superman Special (1983 series) #3 1985 ?
Superman Special (1992 series) #1 1992 DC Comics, Inc.
Superman Special (1996 series) #1 November 1996 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #2 Februar 1997 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #3 Mai 1997 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #4 August 1997 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #5 November 1997 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #6 Februar 1998 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #7 Mai 1998 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #8 August 1998 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #8 [Variant-Cover-Edition] August 1998 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #9 November 1998 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #10 Februar 1999 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #11 März 1999 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #12 Mai 1999 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #13 August 1999 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special (1996 series) #14 November 1999 Dino Verlag GmbH (DE Dino Verlag)
Superman Special Edition [Kellogg's Mini-Comic] (1954 series) #[nn] 1954 [none printed]
Superman Spectacular (1982 series) 1982 DC Comics, Inc.
The Superman Story (1983 series) 1983 Tom Doherty Associates, Inc. (US Tor Books)
The Superman Story (1983 series) [2nd printing] June 1983 Tom Doherty Associates, Inc. (US Tor Books)
Superman through the Ages (2007 series) [June] 2007 DC Comics
Superman Transformed! (1998 series) 1998 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #1 August 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #1 [Jim Lee Black & White Cover] August 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #1 [Combo Pack] August 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #1 [Bruce Timm 1930s Variant Cover] August 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #1 [Dave Johnson Golden Age Variant Cover] August 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #1 [José Luis Garcia-López Silver Age Variant Cover] August 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #1 [Neal Adams Bronze Age Variant Cover] August 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #1 [Jerry Ordway Modern Age Variant Cover] August 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #1 [Dan Jurgens Superman Reborn Variant Cover] August 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #1 [Lee Bermejo Lex Luthor Variant Cover] August 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #1 [Brett Booth New 52 Variant Cover] August 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #1 [SDCC Exclusive Variant by Jim Lee] August 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #2 September 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #2 [Jim Lee Black & White Cover] September 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #2 [Combo Pack] September 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #2 [John Paul Leon 1930s Variant Cover] September 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #2 [Gary Frank Golden Age Variant Cover] September 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #2 [Yanick Paquette Silver Age Variant Cover] September 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #2 [Victor Ibáñez Bronze Age Variant Cover] September 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #2 [Terry Dodson Modern Age Variant Cover] September 2013 DC Comics
Superman Unchained (2013 series) #2 [Jon Bogdanove Superman Reborn Variant Cover] September 2013 DC Comics