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DC Comics, Inc

Overview
Works: 3,299 works in 4,373 publications in 5 languages and 143,534 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Crime films  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Publisher, Contributor, Producer, Creator, Author of dialog, Conceptor, Scenarist, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by DC Comics, Inc
Batman Begins by Tim Burton( Visual )

59 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and French and held by 5,006 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 Christopher Nolan( Visual )

43 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 3,753 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 and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs
Watchmen by Zack Snyder( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,595 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 )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 2,446 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 )

13 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,844 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 )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,607 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 )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 934 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+
Identity crisis by Brad Meltzer( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 910 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 781 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
Crime wave! by Billy Wrecks( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 768 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 )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 757 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
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 746 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
Gotham( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 718 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
Joker by Brian Azzarello( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joker is getting out of the madhouse and, though he's laughing, he's not happy. While away, his fellow rogues have sliced and diced his chunk of the pie and sold it off for scrap-- thinking he was gone for good. But now Joker's back on the street and eager to make Gotham bleed like it's never bled before. During this long night of the soul, he'll cross paths with the likes of The Penguin, Two-Face, Killer Croc, Harley Quinn, The Riddler and, of course, The Batman-- and heaven help them all"--Jacket
Arrow( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 704 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
Suicide squad( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 692 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 world₂s most dangerous super villains, given them a powerful arsenal of weapons, and sent them off on a suicide mission
Green lantern( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 671 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( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest superheroes of all time team up to battle for truth, justice and freedom
Justice League vs Teen Titans( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after Damian joins the Teen Titans as Robin, a rift develops between the Justice League and the Titans over Raven, whom the JL sees as being in league with her father, the demon Trigon, while the Titans see her as his victim. Soon the rift turns into an all-out war, as the Titans take it upon themselves to protect Raven from the League, while thwarting Trigon's plans to create a hell on Earth
 
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The Dark KnightV for VendettaSuperman : the ultimate guide to the Man of SteelIdentity crisisSupermanJokerMythology : the DC Comics art of Alex Ross