DC Comics, Inc., also known as Detective Comics, Inc., publishes comic books. It offers its products through online retailers. DC Comics, Inc. was formerly known as National Periodical Publications, Inc. and changed its name to DC Comics, Inc. in 1977. The company was founded in 1934 and is based in New York, New York. DC Comics, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Warner Communications Inc.
New York, NY 10019
Founded in 1934
DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel Join Forces to Launch DC Super Hero Girls
Apr 22 15
Beginning in Fall 2015, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel joined forces to launch DC Super Hero Girls, a new universe of Super Heroic storytelling that helps build character and confidence, and empowers girls to discover their true potential. Featuring DC Comics' most powerful and diverse line-up of female characters as relatable teens, DC Super Hero Girls will play out across multiple entertainment content platforms and product categories to create an immersive world. Developed for girls aged 6-12, DC Super Hero Girls centers on the female Super Heroes and Super-Villains of the DC Comics universe during their formative years—prior to discovering their full super power potential. The initial launch of DC Super Hero Girls in Fall 2015 will include an immersive digital experience, original digital content and digital publishing, providing opportunities for girls to interact with characters, learn about the storylines, and engage in customizable play. TV specials, made-for-videos, toys, apparel, books and other product categories will begin to rollout in 2016. As master toy licensee, Mattel is collaborating with DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Bros. Consumer Products on DC Super Hero Girls' narrative creation, interactive digital activations and ultimately a toy line launching in 2016.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment Announce Relationship with Mattel, Inc
Jun 12 14
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) with DC Entertainment announced that it has once again extended its successful relationship with Mattel, Inc. The new multi-year agreement grants Mattel rights to continue as master toy licensee for the entire universe of DC Comics characters. Under the terms of this strategic alliance, Mattel is granted unprecedented access to the complete breadth and scope of the DC Comics vault of characters, which includes more than a thousand world-famous DC Comics Super Heroes and DC Comics Super-Villains, such as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and The Joker.