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DC Comics, Inc

Overview
Works: 2,880 works in 3,753 publications in 5 languages and 131,569 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Superhero television programs  Fantasy films 
Roles: Publisher, Creator, Producer, Conceptor, Editor, Illustrator, Scenarist, 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 )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 3,876 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 armored 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 Christian Bale( Visual )

39 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 3,709 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 )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,229 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 )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,811 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
Batman v Superman : dawn of justice( Visual )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fearing the actions of Superman are being left unchecked, Batman takes him on, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. With Batman and Superman fighting each other, a new threat, Doomsday, is created by Lex Luthor. It's up to Superman and Batman to set aside their differences, along with Wonder Woman, to stop Lex Luthor and Doomsday from destroying Metropolis
Red 2 by Dean Parisot( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,605 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 Tim Burton( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a young boy witnesses the murder of his parents on the streets of Gotham City, he grows up to become a mysterious figure in the eyes of Gotham City's citizens, known as Batman. He takes crime-fighting within the city into his own hands. Jack Napier becomes horribly disfigured after a firefight in a chemical factory, and becomes known as the Joker. Now, the Joker is out for revenge on his former employer
Superman : the ultimate guide to the Man of Steel by Scott Beatty( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the nature and history of the hero Superman, discussing his birth, career, secrets, equipment, and enemies
Balance of power by Scott McCloud( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phantom Zone villains Jax-Ur and Mala are at large again, ready to wreak havoc on Superman, Metropolis and the world
Crime wave! by Billy Wrecks( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 766 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
Smallville( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 730 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
The Flash( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 704 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
Arrow( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 685 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
Green lantern( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of six tales that show Hal Jordan and the Green Lanterns policing the galaxy a la 'Gotham Knights.'
Gotham( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 680 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
Smallville( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 22 episodes of season three that includes Clark's embracing 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
Justice League by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 642 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 by Yoshiaki Kawajiri( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six spellbinding chapters chronicling Batman's transformation from the novice crimefighter to the Dark Knight. These globe-spanning adventures pit Batman against many criminal elements, including, the fearsome Scarecrow, the freakish Killer Croc, and the unerring marksman Deadshot. Using an arsenal of high-tech gadgetry developed by Wayne Industries, Batman's ethical boundaries exist only where he chooses to place them, causing some to fear his power
I am Wonder Woman by Nina Jaffe( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonder woman reveals her powers and her message of justic and peace
Smallville( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During this exciting pivotal season: the Fortress of Solitude rises, Clark faces rogue Kryptonians, and Lex Luthor launches a vicious political campaign
 
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