Description
Description

DC Comics is a major American comic book publisher, renowned for its vast universe of superheroes and villains. Iconic characters like Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and The Flash are central to its roster, each embodying unique powers and moral codes. These characters often grapple with themes of justice, identity, and humanity, set against both realistic urban backdrops and fantastical realms.

DC Comics has played a significant role in shaping the superhero genre, influencing not just comic books but also movies, TV shows, and popular culture at large. Its importance lies in its ability to use fantastical narratives to explore real-world issues and human experiences. These stories often inspire hope, resilience, and a sense of justice, offering escapism while also reflecting societal values and challenges. DC Comics' characters have become cultural icons, representing ideals and aspirations that resonate across generations.

History
History

DC Comics began in the 1930s as National Allied Publications, soon making its mark with the introduction of iconic characters like Superman in 1938 and Batman in 1939. These characters were groundbreaking, giving birth to the superhero genre in comic books. During the 1940s and 1950s, DC expanded its roster with characters like Wonder Woman and The Flash, cementing its place in the comic book industry. The 1960s saw the introduction of the Justice League, bringing together its most popular heroes.

Over the decades, DC Comics continued to evolve, exploring complex themes and introducing more diverse characters. Its influence extended into movies and TV shows, with characters like Superman and Batman becoming ingrained in popular culture. The brand has consistently reinvented its characters and stories to resonate with each new generation, maintaining its status as a titan in the world of comics and entertainment.

Cultural Impact
Cultural Impact

Today, DC Comics remains a cultural powerhouse, with its characters and stories deeply embedded in global pop culture. Its impact is evident through successful movie adaptations, TV series, and merchandise. Characters like Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman serve as symbols of courage, justice, and resilience.

DC's recent efforts to diversify its characters and stories reflect and address contemporary societal issues, resonating with a broader audience. Going forward, DC is likely to continue exploring complex themes and diverse narratives, both in its comics and adaptations. This evolution will ensure its relevance to new generations, inspiring and entertaining audiences with stories that blend fantastic elements with human experiences and values.

Common Questions
Common Questions
What was the first DC Comic?

The first DC comic was Superman and it was published in 1938. DC Comics had immense commercial success through Superman and it has become a highly loved character within the comic book industry ever since. The first comic book was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

What does DC Comics stand for?

DC Comics stands for Detective Comics, Inc. It was founded in 1934 in the United States by Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson. DC Comics is one of the largest as well as oldest American comic book companies and has created comics that take place within a fictional universe and involve heroic characters.

Who are the most popular characters in DC Comics?

The most popular characters in DC Comics include Superman, Batman, and the Joker. Other popular characters in DC Comics are The Flash, Wonder Woman, and Harley Quinn. Aquaman, Lois Lane, Shazam are other loved characters. These characters have a large fan following and are liked by audiences of all ages.

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Aquaman
778000
6’4” | 1.93 m
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Aquaman
193.000
2016.00
778000
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Aquaman
Bane
113000
5’9” | 1.75 m
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Bane
175.000
2012.00
113000
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3D
Bane
6’2” | 1.88 m
Batman (1966)
Batman (Adam West)
188.000
1966.00
640000
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Batman (Adam West)
6’0” | 1.83 m
Batman Begins (2005)
Batman (Christian Bale)
183.000
2005.00
638000
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Batman (Christian Bale)
5’9” | 1.75 m
Batman (1989)
Batman (Michael Keaton)
175.000
1989.00
25000
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Batman (Michael Keaton)
5’7” | 1.70 m
Batman Returns (1992)
Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer)
170.000
1992.00
110000
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3D
Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer)
5’9” | 1.75 m
Watchmen (2009)
Doctor Manhattan
175.000
2009.00
18000
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Doctor Manhattan
5’6” | 1.68 m
Suicide Squad (2016)
Harley Quinn
168.000
2016.00
549000
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Harley Quinn
5’11” | 1.80 m
Watchmen (2019)
Hooded Justice
180.000
2019.00
17000
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Hooded Justice
6’1” | 1.85 m
The Dark Knight (2008)
Joker (Heath Ledger)
185.000
2008.00
37000
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Joker (Heath Ledger)
5’10” | 1.78 m
Batman (1989)
Joker (Jack Nicholson)
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1989.00
51000
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Joker (Jack Nicholson)
5’8” | 1.73 m
Joker (2019)
Joker (Joaquin Phoenix)
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2019.00
21000
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Joker (Joaquin Phoenix)
5’5” | 1.65 m
Watchmen (2019)
Looking Glass
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2019.00
33000
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Looking Glass
6’1" | 1.85 m
Watchmen (2009)
Nite Owl
185.000
2009.00
9100
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Nite Owl
6’2” | 1.88 m
Watchmen (2009)
Ozymandias
188.000
2009.00
122000
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Ozymandias
Rorschach
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5’5” | 1.65 m
Watchmen (2009)
Rorschach
165.000
2009.00
104000
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Rorschach
Shazam
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6’4” | 1.93 m
Shazam! (2019)
Shazam
193.000
2019.00
21500
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Shazam
5’8” | 1.73 m
Watchmen (2009)
Silk Spectre
173.000
2009.00
21000
GUIDE
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Silk Spectre
5’3” | 1.60 m
Watchmen (2019)
Sister Night
160.000
2019.00
3600
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Sister Night
6’4” | 1.93 m
Superman (1978)
Superman (Christopher Reeve)
193.000
1978.00
338600
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Superman (Christopher Reeve)
6’1" | 1.85 m
Man of Steel (2013)
Superman (Henry Cavill)
185.000
2013.00
357000
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Superman (Henry Cavill)
6’1" | 1.85 m
Watchmen (2009)
The Comedian
185.000
2009.00
11000
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The Comedian
4’10” | 1.47 m
Batman Returns (1992)
The Penguin
147.000
1992.00
17000
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The Penguin
5’10" | 1.78 m
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot)
178.000
2016.00
531000
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Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot)
5’11” | 1.80 m
Wonder Woman (1975)
Wonder Woman (Lynda Carter)
180.000
1975.00
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Wonder Woman (Lynda Carter)
Looking Glass
Height comparison diagram of Looking Glass compared to related DC Comics characters

Looking Glass, also known as Wade Tillman, is a fictional vigilante in Watchmen and the extended DC Comics universe. After surviving an attack by a psychic alien squid, Wade became terrified of both squids and psychic blasts, and wore reflective shields around his head to ward off any blasts.

After Tulsa began requiring the police force to wear masks, he joined for an excuse to wear his reflective covering at all times, and became Looking Glass. Like the others, he has no superpowers, but is trained as a police officer and is also a pilot.

Looking Glass, portrayed by Tim Blake Nelson in Watchmen (2019), has a height of 5’5” (1.65 m).

Series of elevation drawings of Looking Glass in multiple poses and measured with overall height
Looking Glass, also known as Wade Tillman, is a fictional vigilante in Watchmen and the extended DC Comics universe. After surviving an attack by a psychic alien squid, Wade became terrified of both squids and psychic blasts, and wore reflective shields around his head to ward off any blasts.

Looking Glass, portrayed by Tim Blake Nelson in Watchmen (2019), has a height of 5’5” (1.65 m).

Series of elevation drawings of Looking Glass in multiple poses and measured with overall height
Looking Glass
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Tim Blake Nelson
First Appearance
Watchmen (2019)

Drawings include:
Looking Glass front, side, side (casual)

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Aquaman (Jason Momoa)
Height comparison diagram of Aquaman compared to related DC Comics characters

Aquaman, also known as Arthur Curry, is a fictional half-atlantean and heir to the throne of Atlantis in Aquaman and the extended DC Comics universe. After learning his mother was shunned for falling in love with his father, a human, Arthur rejects Atlantis and everything to do with it. When Arthur’s half-brother attempts to unite the ocean against humans and their pollution, he is forced to accept his destiny.

His powers include super strength, control of the tides, the ability to talk to sea animals, and super speed when swimming. He falls in love with Mera, the princess of another sea kingdom, and eventually ascends the throne with her at his side.

Aquaman, portrayed by Jason Momoa in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), has a height of 6’4” (1.93 m).

Series of elevation drawings of Aquaman in multiple poses and measured with overall height
Aquaman, also known as Arthur Curry, is a fictional half-atlantean and heir to the throne of Atlantis in Aquaman and the extended DC Comics universe. His powers include super strength, control of the tides, the ability to talk to sea animals, and super speed when swimming.

Aquaman, portrayed by Jason Momoa in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), has a height of 6’4” (1.93 m).

Series of elevation drawings of Aquaman in multiple poses and measured with overall height
Aquaman (Jason Momoa)
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Jason Momoa
First Appearance
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

Drawings include:
Aquaman front, side, front (fighting), front (floating), side (fighting)

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Batman (Adam West)
Height comparison diagram of Batman (Adam West) compared to related DC Comics characters

Batman, also known as Bruce Wayne, is a fictional vigilante and superhero in the DC Comics universe. He is played by Adam West in the 1960s television series and the 1966 film Batman. Lacking any innate superpowers, but with near-endless funds at his fingertips, Bruce Wayne uses technology to fight crime that has taken over his hometown of Gotham.

Every device has the prefix ‘bat’, from the Batcopter to the Batcave to the Batsuit to the Batmobile. This version primarily focuses on Batman and Robin, with little time spent on their businessmen alter-egos aside from an occasional plot device.

Batman, portrayed by Adam West in Batman (1966), has a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Series of elevation drawings of Batman (Adam West) in multiple poses and measured with overall height
Batman, also known as Bruce Wayne, is a fictional vigilante and superhero in the DC Comics universe. He is played by Adam West in the 1960s television series and the 1966 film Batman. Lacking any innate superpowers, but with near-endless funds at his fingertips, Bruce Wayne uses technology to fight.

Batman, portrayed by Adam West in Batman (1966), has a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Series of elevation drawings of Batman (Adam West) in multiple poses and measured with overall height
Batman (Adam West)
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Adam West
First Appearance
Batman (1966)

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Batman (Adam West) front, side, fighting (blocking), fighting (punching), climbing (rope)

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Batman (Christian Bale)
Series of scaled illustrations comparing the height of Batman (Christian Bale) with other related DC Comics characters

Batman, also known as Bruce Wayne, is a fictional brooding vigilante in the DC Comics universe. He is played by Christian Bale in the 2008 The Dark Knight trilogy. Darker than any of its preceding adaptations, Christian Bale’s Batman is widely regarded as one of the best portrayals of the character in film.

As with its predecessors, billionaire Bruce Wayne uses technology such as the Batsuit to fight crime. In this version, however, Bruce Wayne has spent much of his life traveling the world to learn to fight crime, so he can prevent others from suffering the loss he has suffered.

Batman, portrayed by Christian Bale in Batman Begins (2005), has a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Collection of drawings of Batman (Christian Bale) measured with overall height
Batman, also known as Bruce Wayne, is a fictional brooding vigilante in the DC Comics universe. He is played by Christian Bale in the 2008 The Dark Knight trilogy. Darker than any of its preceding adaptations, Christian Bale’s Batman is widely regarded as one of the best portrayals of the character.

Batman, portrayed by Christian Bale in Batman Begins (2005), has a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Collection of drawings of Batman (Christian Bale) measured with overall height
Batman (Christian Bale)
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6’0” | 1.83 m
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Christian Bale
First Appearance
Batman Begins (2005)

Drawings include:
Batman (Christian Bale) front, side, fighting (side), fighting (front), flying (front), crouching

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Nite Owl
Series of scaled illustrations comparing the height of Nite Owl with other related DC Comics characters

Nite Owl II, also known as Daniel Dreiberg is a fictional vigilante in Watchmen and the extended DC Comics universe. Having looked up to the first Nite Owl since early childhood, and having served as something of a sidekick to Nite Owl in his teenage years, Daniel became Nite Owl II after the original Nite Owl’s retirement.

Lacking superpowers, he uses a variety of owl-themed gadgets in his fights. Though he prefers not to begin with hand-to-hand combat, in a pinch he can hold his own. Much like batman, all of his gadgets are named after his signature animal.

Nite Owl, portrayed by Patrick Wilson in Watchmen (2009), has a height of 6’1" (1.85 m).

Collection of drawings of Nite Owl measured with overall height
Nite Owl II, also known as Daniel Dreiberg is a fictional vigilante in Watchmen and the extended DC Comics universe. Having looked up to the first Nite Owl since early childhood, and having served as something of a sidekick to Nite Owl in his teenage years, Daniel became Nite Owl II after.

Nite Owl, portrayed by Patrick Wilson in Watchmen (2009), has a height of 6’1" (1.85 m).

Collection of drawings of Nite Owl measured with overall height
Nite Owl
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6’1" | 1.85 m
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Patrick Wilson
First Appearance
Watchmen (2009)

Drawings include:
Nite Owl front, side, fighting

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