DC COMICS ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY

DC COMICS,INC IS AN AMERICAN COMIC BOOK PUBLISHER.IT IS THE PUBLISHING UNIT OF DC ENTERTAINMENT,A SUBSIDIARY OF WARNER BROS.ENTERTAINMENT,INC,A DIVISION OF TIME WARNER.DC COMICS IS ONE OF THE LARGEST AND OLDEST AMERICAN COMIC BOOK COMPANIES,AND PRODUCES MATERIAL FEATURING NUMEROUS WELL-KNOWN HEROIC CHARACTERS INCLUDING SUPERMAN,BATMAN,WONDERWOMAN,GREEN LANTERN,THE FLASH,AQUAMAN,BLACK CANARY,HAWKMAN,SUPERGIRL,HAWKGIRL,GREEN ARROW,MARTIAN MANHUNTER,CYBORG,STATIC,ZATANNA,AND SHAZAM.MOST OF THEIR MATERIAL TAKES PLACE IN THE FICTIONAL DC UNIVERSE,WHICH ALSO FEATURES TEAMS SUCH AS THE JUSTICE LEAGUE,THE JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA,THE SUICIDE SQUAD,AND THE TEEN TITANS,AND WELL-KNOWN VILLAINS SUCH AS THE JOKER,LEX LUTHOR,THE CHEETAH,DARKSEID,CAT WOMAN,RA’S AL GHUL,DEATH STROKE,REVERSE-FLASH,SINESTRO,BLACK ADAM AND BRAINIAC.THE COMPANY HAS ALSO PUBLISHED NON-DC UNIVERSE-RELATED MATERIAL,INCLUDING WATCHMEN,V FOR VENDETTA,AND MANY TITLES UNDER THEIR ALTERNATIVE IMPRINT VERTIGO.
THE INITIALS ”DC” CAME FROM THE COMPANY’S POPULAR SERIES DETECTIVE COMICS,WHICH FEATURED BATMAN’S DEBUT AND SUBSEQUENTLY BECAME PART OF THE COMPANY’S NAME.ORIGINALLY IN MANHATTAN AT 432 FOURTH AVENUE,THE DC COMICS OFFICES HAVE BEEN LOCATED AT 480 AND LATER 573 LEXINGTON AVENUE;909 THIRD AVENUE;75 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA;666 FIFTH AVENUE,AND 1325 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS.DC HAD ITS HEADQUARTERS AT 1700 BROADWAY,MIDTOWN MANHATTAN,NEW YORK CITY,BUT IT WAS ANNOUNCED IN OCTOBER 2013 THAT DC ENTERTAINMENT WOULD RELOCATE ITS HEADQUARTERS FROM NEW YORK TO BURBANK,CALIFORNIA IN 2015.
RANDOM HOUSE DISTRIBUTES DC COMICS’ BOOKS TO THE BOOK STORE MARKET,WHILE DIAMOND COMIC DISTRIBUTORS SUPPLIES THE COMICS SHOP SPECIALTY MARKET.DC COMICS AND ITS MAJOR,LONG TIME COMPETITOR MARVEL COMICS [ACQUIRED IN 2009BY THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY,TIME WARNER’S MAIN COMPETITOR] TOGETHER SHARED 70% OF THE AMERICAN COMIC BOOK MARKET IN 2016.

CON COMIC INTERNATIONAL — agricuiture as a solution to unemployment.

Originally posted on agricuiture as a solution to unemployment.: SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL IS A MULTI-GENRE ENTERTAINMENT AND COMIC CONVENTION HELD ANNUALLY IN SAN DIEGO,CALIFORNIA,UNITED STATES.IT WAS FOUNDED AS THE GOLDEN STATE COMIC BOOK CONVENTION IN 1970 BY A GROUP OF SAN DIEGANS THAT INCLUDED SHEL DORF,RICHARD ALF,KEN KRUEGER,AND MIKE TOWRY.LATER,IT WAS CALLED THE ”SAN…

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agricuiture as a solution to unemployment.

SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL IS A MULTI-GENRE ENTERTAINMENT AND COMIC CONVENTION HELD ANNUALLY IN SAN DIEGO,CALIFORNIA,UNITED STATES.IT WAS FOUNDED AS THE GOLDEN STATE COMIC BOOK CONVENTION IN 1970 BY A GROUP OF SAN DIEGANS THAT INCLUDED SHEL DORF,RICHARD ALF,KEN KRUEGER,AND MIKE TOWRY.LATER,IT WAS CALLED THE ”SAN DIEGO COMIC BOOK CONVENTION”.THE NAME,AS GIVEN ON ITS WEBSITE,IS COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL.SAN DIEGO;BUT IT IS COMMONLY KNOWN SIMPLY AS COMIC-CON OR THE SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON OR ”SDCC”.IT IS A FOUR-DAY EVENT [THURSDAY-SUNDAY] HELD DURING THE SUMMER AT THE SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER IN SAN DIEGO.ON THE WEDNESDAY EVENING PRIOR TO THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE EVENT,THERE IS A PREVIEW FOR PROFESSIONALS,EXHIBITORS,AND SELECT GUESTS PRE-REGISTERED FOR ALL FOUR DAYS.THIS PRE-EVENT IS CALLED PREVIEW NIGHT AND IS ONLY OPEN FOR THREE HOURS,FROM 6PM TO 9PM,TO GIVE COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL ALSO PRODUCESTWO OTHER CONVENTIONS,WONDERCON,HELD IN ANAHEIM,AND THE ALTERNATIVE PRESS EXPO [APE],HELD IN SAN FRANCISCO SINCE 1974,COMIC-CON HAS BESTOWED ITS…

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CON COMIC INTERNATIONAL

CON COMIC INTERNATIONAL

SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL IS A MULTI-GENRE ENTERTAINMENT AND COMIC CONVENTION HELD ANNUALLY IN SAN DIEGO,CALIFORNIA,UNITED STATES.IT WAS FOUNDED AS THE GOLDEN STATE COMIC BOOK CONVENTION IN 1970 BY A GROUP OF SAN DIEGANS THAT INCLUDED SHEL DORF,RICHARD ALF,KEN KRUEGER,AND MIKE TOWRY.LATER,IT WAS CALLED THE ”SAN DIEGO COMIC BOOK CONVENTION”.THE NAME,AS GIVEN ON ITS WEBSITE,IS COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL.SAN DIEGO;BUT IT IS COMMONLY KNOWN SIMPLY AS COMIC-CON OR THE SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON OR ”SDCC”.IT IS A FOUR-DAY EVENT [THURSDAY-SUNDAY] HELD DURING THE SUMMER AT THE SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER IN SAN DIEGO.ON THE WEDNESDAY EVENING PRIOR TO THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE EVENT,THERE IS A PREVIEW FOR PROFESSIONALS,EXHIBITORS,AND SELECT GUESTS PRE-REGISTERED FOR ALL FOUR DAYS.THIS PRE-EVENT IS CALLED PREVIEW NIGHT AND IS ONLY OPEN FOR THREE HOURS,FROM 6PM TO 9PM,TO GIVE COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL ALSO PRODUCESTWO OTHER CONVENTIONS,WONDERCON,HELD IN ANAHEIM,AND THE ALTERNATIVE PRESS EXPO [APE],HELD IN SAN FRANCISCO SINCE 1974,COMIC-CON HAS BESTOWED ITS ANNUAL INKPOT AWARD ON GUESTS AND PERSONS OF INTEREST IN THE POPULAR ARTS INDUSTRIES,AS WELL AS ON MEMBERS OF COMIC-CON’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND THE CONVENTION COMMITTEE.IT IS ALSO THE HOME OF WILL ELSNER AWARDS.
ORIGINALLY SHOWCASING PRIMARILY COMIC BOOKS AND SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY RELATED FILM,TELEVISION,AND SIMILAR POPULAR ARTSS,THE CONVENTION HAS SINCE INCLUDED A LARGER RANGE OF POP CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT ELEMENTS ACROSS VIRTUALLY ALL GENRES,INCLUDING HORROR,ANIMATION,ANIME,MANGA,TOYS,COLLECTIBLE CARD GAMES,VIDEOGAMES,WEB COMICS,AND FANTASY NOVELS.ACCORDING TO FORBES,THE CONVENTION IS THE ”LARGEST CONVENTION OF ITS KIND IN THE WORLD”;PUBLISHERS WEEKLY WROTE ”COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL:SAN DIEGO IS THE LARGEST SHOW IN NORTH AMERICA”,IT IS ALSO THE LARGEST CONVENTION HELD IN SAN DIEGO.IN 2010,IT FILLED THE SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER TO CAPACITY WITH MORE THAN 130,000 ATTENDEES.IN ADDITION TO DRAWING HUGE CROWDS,THE EVENT HOLDS SEVERAL GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS INCLUDING THE LARGEST ANNUAL COMIC AND POP CULTURE FESTIVAL IN THE WORLD.