1940 -
Number of Issues:
32807
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 153 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 1391 1941 1949 Previously "A DC Publication" and followed by "Superman DC National Comics".
Bilal Library; Humanoids; DC Comics 5 2004 2005
Comico; DC 2 1993 1993
Dark Horse Comics [chess piece]; DC [bullet] 11 1999 2002
DC All Star 24 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 149 1989
DC Blue Ribbon Digest 102 1979 1985
DC Comics 59 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 15 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 2 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 19 1952 1954 Mutt & Jeff #56-74 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] 12057 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] 622 1970 1974 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.
DC [circle] 662 1970 1977 The letters DC inside a circle, usually bold. Preceded the similar brand which added the text "The Line of DC Super Stars".
DC [peel] 2649 2012
DC [peel]; Dynamite 3 2014
DC [swirl] 4102 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; DC Comics 16 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 2 1999
DC; Teshkeel Comics 6 2010 2011
DC; TSR 125 1988 1991
DCFocus; DC [bullet] 32 2004 2005
Elseworlds; DC [bullet] 196 1991 2006
Elseworlds; DC [bullet]; Marvel Comics 1 1996 2011
Elseworlds; DC [swirl] 5 2005 2011
Helix; DC Comics 92 1996 1998
Humanoids; DC Comics 31 2004 2005
Johnny DC 152 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 259 1993 2009
Panini Comics; DC 75 2005 2011
Superman DC National Comics 7048 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 670 1998 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
Action Comics (1938 series) #31 December 1940 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #8 [1:200 Incentive Cover Edition] June 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #32 January 1941 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #8 [Incentive Cover Edition] June 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #33 February 1941 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #8 [Combo-Pack Variant by Rags Morales] June 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #34 March 1941 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #9 July 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #35 April 1941 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #9 [Rags Morales Variant Cover] July 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #36 May 1941 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #9 [Gene Ha Variant Sketch Cover] July 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #37 June 1941 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #9 [Combo Pack] July 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #38 July 1941 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #10 August 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #39 August 1941 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #10 [Bryan Hitch Variant Cover] August 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #40 September 1941 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #10 [Rags Morales Variant Sketch Cover] August 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #41 October 1941 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #10 [Combo Pack] August 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #42 November 1941 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #11 [Rags Morales Cover] September 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #43 December 1941 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #11 [Cully Hamner Cover] September 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #44 January 1942 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #11 [Rags Morales Sketch Cover] September 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #45 February 1942 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #11 [Combo Pack] September 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #46 March 1942 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #12 [Rags Morales Cover] October 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #47 April 1942 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #12 [Cliff Chiang Cover] October 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #48 May 1942 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #12 [Rags Morales Sketch Cover] October 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #49 June 1942 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #12 [Combo Pack] October 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #50 July 1942 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #0 [Ben Oliver Cover] November 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #51 August 1942 Detective Comics, Inc.
Action Comics (2011 series) #0 [Rags Morales Cover] November 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #52 September 1942 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #0 [Ben Oliver Sketch Cover] November 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #53 October 1942 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #0 [Combo Pack] November 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #54 November 1942 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #13 [Bryan Hitch Cover] December 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #55 December 1942 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #13 [Rags Morales Cover] December 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #56 January 1943 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #13 [Bryan Hitch Sketch Cover] December 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #57 February 1943 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #13 [Combo Pack] December 2012 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #58 March 1943 Detective Comics, Inc.
Action Comics (2011 series) #14 [Rags Morales Cover] January 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #59 April 1943 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #14 [Steve Skroce Variant Cover] January 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #60 May 1943 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #14 [Rags Morales Sketch Cover] January 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #61 June 1943 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #14 [Combo Pack] January 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #62 July 1943 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #15 [Rags Morales Cover] February 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #63 August 1943 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #15 [Fiona Staples Variant Cover] February 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #64 September 1943 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #15 [Rags Morales Black and White Variant Cover] February 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #65 October 1943 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #15 [Combo Pack] February 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #66 November 1943 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #16 March 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #67 December 1943 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #16 [Pasqual Ferry Variant Cover] March 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #68 January 1944 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #16 [Rags Morales Black and White Variant Cover] March 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #69 February 1944 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #16 [Combo Pack] March 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #70 March 1944 Detective Comics, Inc.
Action Comics (2011 series) #17 April 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #71 April 1944 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #17 [Terry Dodson Variant Cover] April 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #72 May 1944 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #17 [Rags Morales Black and White Variant Cover] April 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #73 June 1944 Detective Comics, Inc.
Action Comics (2011 series) #17 [Combo Pack] April 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #74 July 1944 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #18 May 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #75 August 1944 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #18 [Paolo Rivera Variant Cover] May 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #76 September 1944 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #18 [Rags Morales Black and White Variant Cover] May 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #77 October 1944 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #18 [Combo Pack] May 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #78 November 1944 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #18 [We Can Be Heroes Blank Cover] May 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #79 December 1944 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #19 June 2013 DC Comics
Action Comics (1938 series) #80 January 1945 ?
Action Comics (2011 series) #19 [Tony S. Daniel Variant Cover] June 2013 DC Comics