Vintage DC Comic Books
The roots of DC Comics go back to 1935, when Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson founded National Allied Publications. One 1937 imprint of Wheeler-Nicholson’s was “Detective Comics,” whose initials eventually gave DC its name. In retrospect, an argument might have been made for naming the brand AC because in 1938, “Action Comics” debuted with a cover story about a guy in a red cape named Superman. The Man of Steel was joined in the DC universe...