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DC Comics, Inc

Overview
Works: 3,455 works in 4,576 publications in 5 languages and 146,194 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Crime films  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Publisher, Contributor, Producer, Creator, Editor, Scenarist, Illustrator, Conceptor, isb, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by DC Comics, Inc
Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

41 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 3,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a boy, Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
The Dark Knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

48 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 3,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin, laughter, and inhuman morality makes him dangerous. Batman seeks to stop the mysterious Joker at all costs. He has no method at all and seeks to see the world plunge into the fire he has yet to light. But, Batman has come to represents the symbol of hope
V for Vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 2,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V for vendetta: Set in a future where Germany has won World War II and Britain has become a fascist state, this is the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society. Watchmen: In the United States, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. But, when one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up, but no less determined, masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover the plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion, a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future
Watchmen by Zack Snyder( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the United States, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. But when one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up, but no less determined, masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover the plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion, a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future
Batman v Superman : dawn of justice by Chris Terrio( Visual )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two titans of justice, Batman/Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) and Superman/Clark Kent (Henry Cavill), meet in the most anticipated showdown of our time. Fearing the actions of a godlike super hero left unchecked, Gotham City's formidable vigilante takes on Metropolis' revered savior while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. But as Batman and Superman go to war, a separate danger arises, one that may threaten all of humanity."--Container
Red 2 by Dean Parisot( Visual )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses ... reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device"--Container
Superman : the ultimate guide to the Man of Steel by Scott Beatty( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the nature and history of the hero Superman, discussing his birth, career, secrets, equipment, and enemies
Batman by Tim Burton( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman faces the Joker for the first time
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others
Identity crisis by Brad Meltzer( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the wife of superhero Elongated Man is murdered in her own home, superheroes join forces to scour the country for clues and suspects, while five champions stay behind to protect a secret that could change the world forever
Smallville( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes all 23 episodes of season two in this spectacular series that provides a fascinating spin on Superman lore. Also includes deleted scenes and audio commentaries
Suicide squad( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined that only a secret group of despicable individuals with nothing to lose can avert a potential apocalypse. So, she has assembled the world's most dangerous super villains, given them a powerful arsenal of weapons, and sent them off on a suicide mission
Crime wave! by Billy Wrecks( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superman, Batman and the rest of their CD Super Friends team up to stop the nefarious Black Manta, who has stolen the world's largest pearl and unleashed a deadly giant octopus
The Flash( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Central City forensic investigator Barry Allen is smart, charming and, as the result of a scientific experiment gone awry, now the fastest man alive. He's The Flash, zigzagging through the action-packed new series based on the supersonic DC Comics character. With his life shadowed by his mother's murder and his father wrongly convicted of the crime, Barry finds that his newfound power of super-speed grants him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guardian angel
Gotham( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The good. The evil. The beginning. When rookie Gotham City detective James Gordon, dedicated to restoring his crime-ridden metropolis back to its decent and illustrious past, catches the case of a murdered socialite couple, he promises their shattered, surviving son Bruce Wayne he'll find their killer. It is an obligation and an obsession that will cost him dearly, and set the stage for the gritty and exciting world of Gotham
Arrow( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starling City has been torn apart by the Undertaking, so the need for the hooded vigilante, now known as The Arrow, is more urgent than ever in the explosive second season of the hit action series based on DC Comics' Green Arrow. After retreating to the island on which he was once stranded Oliver Queen returns to protect his mother, sister and besieged company, but comes to realize that allies and enemies have switched sides, and the stranglehold of evil on family, friends
Smallville( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 22 episodes of season three that includes Clark's embracing of his dark side ... and the devil's bargain Jonathan makes with Jor-El to rescue his son. Other highlights: Perry White and villainous Morgan Edge debut in the series. Clark hones a sensational new power. Chloe lets slip an intriguing reference to someone named Lois Lane. And the secret of Clark's true identity burdens Pete, obsesses Lex and drives a wedge between Lana and Clark
Green Lantern by Ryan Reynolds( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of six tales that show Hal Jordan and the Green Lanterns policing the galaxy a la 'Gotham Knights
Justice League vs Teen Titans( Visual )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin leaves the Justice League of America for the Teen Titans, just as Raven's father Trigon pits the Justice League against the Teen Titans on the streets of Metropolis
Justice League by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Enemy Below: The Justice League uses their super human strength to save Aquaman and his family ; In Blackest Night: Green Lantern is put on trial for destroying a planet but the Justice League proves it wasn't him
 
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