DC Comics, Inc. is an American comic book publisher and the flagship unit of DC Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences division of Warner Bros., which itself is a subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia through its Studios & Networks division.
DC Comics is one of the largest and oldest American comic book companies. The majority of its publications take place within the fictional DC Universe and feature numerous culturally iconic heroic characters, such as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Flash, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Cyborg, Green Arrow, Starfire, Shazam, Supergirl, Batwoman, Batgirl, Robin, Nightwing, Black Canary, Hawkman, Hawkgirl, Huntress, Static, Zatanna and Bumblebee.
It is widely known for some of the most famous and recognizable teams including the Justice League, the Justice Society of America, the Green Lantern Corps, the Young Justice, the Suicide Squad, the Birds of Prey, the Gotham City Sirens, the Teen Titans, and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
The universe also features a large number of well-known supervillains who oppose the superheroes such as Lex Luthor, Joker, Darkseid, Harley Quinn, General Zod, Catwoman, Brainiac, Scarecrow, Veronica Cale, Poison Ivy, Metallo, Black Manta, Black Mask, Doomsday, Ares, Bizarro, Bane, Cheetah, Mr. Freeze, Doctor Poison, Penguin, Circe, Sinestro, Riddler, Star Sapphire, Two-Face, Reverse-Flash, King Shark, Ra's al Ghul, Giganta, Gorilla Grodd, and Black Adam. The company has published non-DC Universe-related material, including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, Fables and many titles under their alternative imprint Vertigo.