1941 -
Number of Issues:
32234
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 1385 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 148 1989
DC Blue Ribbon Digest 102 1979 1985
DC Comics 58 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 4 2010
DC Comics The Will Eisner Library 14 2000 2002
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] 11924 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] 2324 2012
DC [peel]; Dynamite 2 2014
DC [swirl] 4007 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 122 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] 9 1995 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) #144 May 1950 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #145 June 1950 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #146 July 1950 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #147 August 1950 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #148 September 1950 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #149 October 1950 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #150 November 1950 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #151 December 1950 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #152 January 1951 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #153 February 1951 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #154 March 1951 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #155 April 1951 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #156 May 1951 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #157 June 1951 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #158 July 1951 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #159 August 1951 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #160 September 1951 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #161 October 1951 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #162 November 1951 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #163 December 1951 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #164 January 1952 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #165 February 1952 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #166 March 1952 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #167 April 1952 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #168 May 1952 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #169 June 1952 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #170 July 1952 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #171 August 1952 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #172 September 1952 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #173 October 1952 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #174 November 1952 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #175 December 1952 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #176 January 1953 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #177 February 1953 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #178 March 1953 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #179 April 1953 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #180 May 1953 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #181 June 1953 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #182 July 1953 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #183 August 1953 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #184 September 1953 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #185 October 1953 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #186 November 1953 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #187 December 1953 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #188 January 1954 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #189 February 1954 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #190 March 1954 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #191 April 1954 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #192 May 1954 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #193 June 1954 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #194 July 1954 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #195 August 1954 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #196 September 1954 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #197 October 1954 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #198 November 1954 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #199 December 1954 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #200 January 1955 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #201 February 1955 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #202 March 1955 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #203 April 1955 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #204 May 1955 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #205 June 1955 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #206 July 1955 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #207 August 1955 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #208 September 1955 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #209 October 1955 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #210 November 1955 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #211 December 1955 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #212 January 1956 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #213 February 1956 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #214 March 1956 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #215 April 1956 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #216 May 1956 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #217 June 1956 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #218 July 1956 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #219 August 1956 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #220 September 1956 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #221 October 1956 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #222 November 1956 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #223 December 1956 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #224 January 1957 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #225 February 1957 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #226 March 1957 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #227 April 1957 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #228 May 1957 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #229 June 1957 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #230 July 1957 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #231 August 1957 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #232 September 1957 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #233 October 1957 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #234 November 1957 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #235 December 1957 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #236 January 1958 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #237 February 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #238 March 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #239 April 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #240 May 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #241 June 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #242 July 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #243 August 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.