What was the first DC comic?
All-American Publications’ first comic series called All-American Comics was first published in April 1939.
The series of Detective Comics would make successful history as first featuring Batman by Bob Kane and Bill Finger in issue #27 (March 1939) with the request of more superhero titles.
Which is older DC or Marvel?
Originally Answered: Which came first, Marvel or DC? DC comics was originally National Comics and Detective Comics. both of these two comics book lines were created by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson in was started in 1932, but did not publish their first official comic in tell 1934. so DC is older than marvel.
Who is the oldest super hero?
The earliest superhero I could find reference to was Mandrake the Magician, who debuted in 1934, four years before Superman, who was probably the first popular superhero. Mandrake’s super power was his ability to “make people believe anything, simply by gesturing hypnotically”.
What is DC Comics short for?
The initials “DC” were an abbreviation for the original name of “Detective Comics”, but DC was later adapted to be the company’s official name. DC comics was founded in 1934 by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson.