1940 -
Number of Issues:
41626
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 1420 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 60
Abril; DC 161
Bilal Library; Humanoids; DC Comics 5 2004 2005
Dark Horse Books; DC [swirl] 1 2008 2008
Dark Horse Comics [chess piece]; DC [bullet] 68 1991 2003
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 165 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 23 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] 29 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 8 1993 2001 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 13 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 12 1992 1993
DC [block] 57 1970 1974
DC [bullet - Johnny DC] 69 2004 2005
DC [bullet] 15512 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 205 1991 2005
DC [bullet]; Homage Comics 9 1999 2000
DC [bullet]; Image 2 1999 2002
DC [bullet]; Malibu 2 1994 1995
DC [bullet]; Marvel 2 2003 2004
DC [bullet]; Marvel Comics 7 1995 1999
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] 554 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] 1500 2016 New 2016 DC Rebirth circle design.
DC [circle and serifs]; Boom! Studios 6 2016
DC [circle and serifs]; Dynamite 5
DC [circle and serifs]; IDW Publishing 1 2016 2016
DC [circle and serifs]; King 100 3 2017 2017 In honor of Jack Kirby's one hundredth birthday.
DC [circle] 667 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] 4084 2012 2016
DC [peel]; Dynamite 4 2014 2015
DC [peel]; IDW 6 2016 2016
DC [swirl] 5688 2005 2012 Replaced the DC "bullet". Followed by the DC "peel"
DC [swirl]; Dark Horse 20 Years 3 2007 2007
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; Ediciones Zinco 194 1984 1996 Hasta 1986 ambos emblemas aparecían contiguos uno encima del otro, a partir de 1987 empezaron a salir separados. Usado para las reimpresiones de cómics DC publicadas por Ediciones Zinco.
DC; Tor 1
DC; Vertigo 793 1993 1998 This was a DC logo on top of a Vertigo logo.
DC; Vertigo Voices 4 1995 1995
DC; Vertigo; Vertigo Visions 3 1993 1995
DCFocus; DC [bullet] 32 2004 2005
Dino Comics; DC 167
Dino Verlag; DC 1
Dino; DC 18
Helix; DC Comics 93 1996 1998
Homage; DC Comics 1 1999 1999
Humanoids; DC Comics 31 2004 2005
Marvel Comics; DC [bullet] 20 1994 2000
Panini Comics; DC 75 2005 2011
Superman DC National Comics 7037 1949 1970 Previously "A Superman DC Publication", and followed by "DC" (frequently with the title or feature character afterward).
Tangent Comics; DC [swirl] 12 2008 2009
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 Comics 700 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
Outsiders (2003 series) #39 October 2006 DC Comics
Outsiders (2003 series) #40 November 2006 DC Comics
Outsiders (2003 series) #41 December 2006 DC Comics
Outsiders (2003 series) #42 January 2007 DC Comics
Outsiders (2003 series) #43 February 2007 DC Comics
Outsiders (2003 series) #44 March 2007 DC Comics
Outsiders (2003 series) #45 April 2007 DC Comics
Outsiders (2003 series) #46 May 2007 DC Comics
Outsiders (2003 series) #47 July 2007 DC Comics
Outsiders (2003 series) #48 August 2007 DC Comics
Outsiders (2003 series) #49 September 2007 DC Comics
Outsiders (2003 series) #50 November 2007 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #1 α [alpha] November 1993 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #1 Ω [omega] November 1993 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #2 December 1993 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #3 January 1994 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #4 February 1994 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #5 March 1994 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #6 April 1994 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #7 May 1994 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #8 June 1994 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #9 July 1994 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #10 August 1994 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #11 September 1994 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #0 October 1994 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #12 November 1994 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #13 December 1994 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #14 January 1995 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #15 February 1995 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #16 March 1995 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #17 April 1995 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #18 May 1995 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #19 June 1995 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #20 July 1995 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #21 August 1995 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #22 September 1995 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #23 October 1995 DC Comics
Outsiders (1993 series) #24 November 1995 DC Comics
The Outsiders (2009 series) #15 April 2009 DC Comics
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The Outsiders (2009 series) #24 January 2010 DC Comics
The Outsiders (2009 series) #24 [Second Printing] January 2010 DC Comics
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The Outsiders (2009 series) #30 July 2010 DC Comics
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The Outsiders (2009 series) #39 June 2011 DC Comics
Outsiders / Checkmate: Checkout (2008 series) [January] 2008 DC Comics
The Outsiders Annual (1986 series) #1 [December] 1986 DC Comics, Inc.
Outsiders Annual (2007 series) #1 June 2007 DC Comics
Outsiders Double Feature (2003 series) #1 October 2003 DC Comics
The Outsiders Special (1987 series) #1 1987 DC Comics, Inc.
Outsiders: Crisis Intervention (2006 series) [April] 2006 DC Comics
Outsiders: Five of a Kind (2008 series) [March] 2008 DC Comics
Outsiders: Five of a Kind - Katana / Shazam (2007 series) #1 October 2007 DC Comics
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Outsiders: Sum of All Evil (2004 series) [November] 2004 DC Comics
Outsiders: The Deep (2009 series) [November] 2009 DC Comics
Outsiders: The Good Fight (2007 series) [January] 2007 DC Comics
Outsiders: The Great Divide (2011 series) [August] 2011 DC Comics
Outsiders: The Hunt (2010 series) [May] 2010 DC Comics
Outsiders: The Road to Hell (2010 series) [November] 2010 DC Comics
Outsiders: Wanted (2005 series) [October] 2005 DC Comics
The Oz-Wonderland Wars (1986 series) #1 January 1986 DC Comics, Inc.
The Oz-Wonderland Wars (1986 series) #2 February 1986 DC Comics, Inc.
The Oz-Wonderland Wars (1986 series) #3 March 1986 DC Comics, Inc.
Parallax: Emerald Night (1996 series) #1 November 1996 DC Comics
Pat Boone (1959 series) #1 September-October 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Pat Boone (1959 series) #2 November-December 1959 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Pat Boone (1959 series) #3 January-February 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Pat Boone (1959 series) #4 March-April 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Pat Boone (1959 series) #5 May-June 1960 National Comics Publications, Inc.
Peacemaker (1988 series) #1 January 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
Peacemaker (1988 series) #2 February 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
Peacemaker (1988 series) #3 March 1988 DC Comics, Inc.
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