Celebrate and explore the history of DC Comics, the creator of Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Green Lantern, Captain Marvel, Teen Titans, Green Arrow, Aquaman, the Justice League and many other superheroes. Founded in 1934 as National Allied Publications, the company that would one day become DC Comics virtually created the comic book, publishing the first comic of all-original material. In the spring of 1938, the first superhero story appeared in Action Comics #1, introducing Superman. Other soon-to-be icons would follow. Today, DC Comics publishes more than 80 titles a month and close to 1000 issues a year and is the largest and most diverse English-language publisher of comic books in the world.