1941 -
Number of Issues:
32528
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 149 1989
DC Blue Ribbon Digest 102 1979 1985
DC Comics 57 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] 11988 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] 2482 2012
DC [peel]; Dynamite 2 2014
DC [swirl] 4076 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] 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
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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.
Action Comics (1938 series) #244 September 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #245 October 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #246 November 1958 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #247 December 1958 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #248 January 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #249 February 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #250 March 1959 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #251 April 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #252 May 1959 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #253 June 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #254 July 1959 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #255 August 1959 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #256 September 1959 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #257 October 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #258 November 1959 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #259 December 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #260 January 1960 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #261 February 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #262 March 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #263 April 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #264 May 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #265 June 1960 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #266 July 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #267 August 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #268 September 1960 ?
Action Comics (1938 series) #269 October 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #270 November 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #271 December 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #272 January 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #273 February 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #274 March 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #275 April 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #276 May 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #277 June 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #278 July 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #279 August 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #280 September 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #281 October 1961 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #282 November 1961 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #283 December 1961 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #284 January 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #285 February 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #286 March 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #287 April 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #288 May 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #289 June 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #290 July 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #291 August 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #292 September 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #293 October 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #294 November 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #295 December 1962 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #296 January 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #297 February 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #298 March 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #299 April 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #300 May 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #301 June 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #302 July 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #303 August 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #304 September 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #305 October 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #306 November 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #307 December 1963 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #308 January 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #309 February 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #310 March 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #311 April 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #312 May 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #313 June 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #314 July 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #315 August 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #316 September 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #317 October 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #318 November 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #319 December 1964 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #320 January 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #321 February 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #322 March 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #323 April 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #324 May 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #325 June 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #326 July 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #327 August 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #328 September 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #329 October 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #330 November 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #331 December 1965 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #332 January 1966 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #333 February 1966 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #334 March 1966 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #335 March 1966 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #336 April 1966 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #337 May 1966 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #338 June 1966 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #339 July 1966 National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics (1938 series) #340 August 1966 National Periodical Publications, Inc.