DC is home to iconic brands DC, DC Vertigo and MAD, and is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its properties across Warner Bros. and WarnerMedia. DC works in concert with key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, interactive games and themed entertainment.
DC is built on the foundation of the world’s greatest Super Heroes, including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and The Flash. DC Vertigo is home to stand-alone, high-concept stories such as “Sandman,” “Fables” and “American Vampire.” MAD is subversive humor parodying today’s pop culture and current events.
As one of the largest English-language comic publishers in the world, DC’s publishing business remains the cornerstone of the company with thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines published each year.
There are a total of 11 DC television shows airing during the 2018-2019 season in the U.S. Live-action series include “Arrow” (The CW), “Black Lightning” (The CW), “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” (The CW), “The Flash” (The CW), “iZombie” (The CW), “Supergirl” (The CW), “Gotham” (FOX), “Lucifer” (Netflix), “Krypton” (Syfy), as well as upcoming series “Watchmen” (HBO) and “Pennyworth” (Epix). Animated series include “Teen Titans Go!” (Cartoon Network) and premiering this spring is “DC Super Hero Girls” (Cartoon Network).
In 2018, DC launched DC Universe, a first-of-its-kind digital subscription service delivering an immersive experience designed just for DC fans. The service features exclusive original live action series including “Titans,” “Doom Patrol,” “Swamp Thing,” “Stargirl,” and animated shows “Young Justice: Outsiders” and “Harley Quinn.” In addition, the services offers classic films and series, digital comic books, exclusive merchandise and a fan community.
A robust DC film slate in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema, includes “Shazam!” (2019), “Joker” (2019), and “Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” (2020), “Wonder Woman 1984” (2020), “DC Super Pets” (2021), “The Batman” (2021) and “The Suicide Squad” (2021).
In partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, DC is home to “Batman: Arkham,” the most successful superhero game franchise in history. Other DC games include, “Batman: The Telltale Series,” and “Injustice 2,” along with mobile games “Batman: Arkham Underworld” and “DC Legends.”