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DC Comics, Inc

Works: 2,143 works in 3,191 publications in 5 languages and 121,346 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Superhero television programs  Animated films  Fantasy films  Comic books, strips, etc  Science fiction films 
Roles: Publisher, Creator, Producer, Conceptor, Editor, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by DC Comics, Inc
Smallville( Visual )

95 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 5,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are two Clark Kents. One is the young man whose life in a tiny Kansas town sets him on destiny's path. The other is Bizarro who shares Clark's DNA but not his values. Only one of them can survive. This season includes the arrival of Clark's cousin Kara/Supergirl. Plus, Lana Lang might prefer Bizarro to the real deal and Lois Lane makes a career leap. Chloe Sullivan finds that balancing a meteor power with a personal life isn't eady and Lex Luthor's power--lust has a new fixation--Kara
Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a boy a young 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 )

38 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The follow-up to 'Batman Begins' ... With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batham sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind knows as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante ..."--Container notes
Watchmen by Zack Snyder( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,494 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
V for vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 2,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Ex machina by Brian K Vaughan( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Retired super-hero and current New York City mayor Mitchell Hundred makes the most controversial decision of his political career. As the mayor's administration deals with the fallout, a supernatural terror stalks the subways beneath manhattan. What connection does this mysterious new threat have to Hundred's past as the heroic Great Machine?"--Page 4 of cover
Red 2 by Dean Parisot( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,601 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
Batman by Paul Dini( )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Game features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline occurring several years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. Taking place before the rise of Gotham City's most dangerous villains and assassins, the game showcases a young, raw, unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career as a crime fighter that sets his path to becoming the Dark Knight
Batman by Tim Burton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces a warped and deformed individual known as Penguin, who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society. Crooked businessman Max Schreck is coerced into helping Peguin become Mayor of Gotham and they both attempt to expose Batman in a different light. However, earlier, Selina Kyle, Max's secretary, is thrown from the top of a building and is transformed into Catwoman. Batman must attempt to clear his name, while deciding just what must be done with the Catwoman
Balance of power by Scott McCloud( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kryptonian villain Jax-Ur has shrunk down Superman to two inches tall, and it is up to Professor Hamilton to reverse the process with his size-changing device
Batman, the brave and the bold by Diedrich Bader( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each time Batman joins forces with another superhero, he assumes more than just his superhero persona. While working with a partner helps bag the criminals, it tends the make Batman even edgier. Batman battles with a crazed scientist intent on ruling the world; a crazed sorceress intent on ruling medieval England; and crazed teenagers
Superman : the ultimate guide to the Man of Steel by Scott Beatty( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and French and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spectacular, specially commissioned artworks reveal key locations, such as the Planet Krypton, as they have never been shown before. The secret workings of installations such as Superman's Fortress of Solitude are also displayed, often for the first time. Crucial events and characters are exclusively illustrated with drawings from the original comic books. 10 yrs+
Superman, Batman public enemies( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A desperate solution for a troubled country: Lex Luthor for president, with the Justice League in the service of the government. Only Batman and Superman stand against the new regime and their disloyalty proves to be exactly what Luthor intended. Using their outcast status to instigate a scandal against Superman, Luthor finally tastes a victory in his vendetta against the Man of Steel
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your spirits will soar with this 2-disc, 18-episode set from the popular TV series. Beginning with his arrival on Earth, Superman finds his place in his adopted home and accepts his role as its champion-facing mortal enemy Lex Luther and other criminals
Superman by Dave Fleischer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 778 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
Crime wave! by Billy Wrecks( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 756 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
Green Lantern by Martin Campbell( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 750 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 by Warner Bros( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 684 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
Batman adventures by Kelley Puckett( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new gang is threatening Gotham City. Batman decides to take it down from the inside and goes undercover
Batman, the brave and the bold( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman teams up with Blue Beetle, Aquaman, Plastic Man, and other allies in battling formidable villains and upholding justice
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