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Fictional shared universe where most stories in American comic book titles published by DC Comics take place. Wikipedia

  • DC Extended Universe

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  • Marvel Universe

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  • Marvel Cinematic Universe

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  • Fictional universe created by writer/director Kevin Smith, featured in several films, comics and a television series; it is named for Smith's production company, View Askew Productions. The characters Jay and Silent Bob appear in almost all the View Askewniverse media, and characters from one story often reappear or are referred to in others. Wikipedia

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    Media franchise created by Mattel. The main premise revolves around the conflict between He-Man (the most powerful man in the universe and alter ego of Prince Adam), against the sorcerer Skeletor on the planet Eternia, with a vast lineup of supporting characters in a hybrid setting of medieval sword and sorcery and sci-fi technology. Wikipedia

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  • The Addams Family

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  • Indiana Jones (franchise)

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  • Blade Runner (franchise)

    American neo-noir science fiction media franchise originating from the 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick, about the character of Rick Deckard. The book has been adapted into several media, including films, comics, a stage play, and a radio serial. Wikipedia

  • Alien (franchise)

    Science-fiction horror/action media franchise centered on the film series depicting warrant officer Ellen Ripley and her battles with an extraterrestrial lifeform, commonly referred to as "the Alien". Followed by three sequels, Aliens (1986), Alien 3 (1992), and Alien Resurrection (1997), directed by James Cameron, David Fincher, and Jean-Pierre Jeunet, respectively. Wikipedia

  • American science fiction–thriller media franchise created by Chris Carter. The franchise generally focused on paranormal or unexplained happenings. Wikipedia

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  • Kingsman (franchise)

    British-American film franchise, consisting of action-comedy films, that follow the missions of the Kingsman, a fictional secret service organization. Based on the comic book series of the same name created by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, a 2012 Marvel Comics release, the film franchise debuted has garnered success both financially and critically. Wikipedia

  • James Bond

    The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections. Since Fleming's death in 1964, eight other authors have written authorised Bond novels or novelizations: Kingsley Amis, Christopher Wood, John Gardner, Raymond Benson, Sebastian Faulks, Jeffery Deaver, William Boyd and Anthony Horowitz. Wikipedia

  • Star Trek

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  • Outline of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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  • In the 1970s and 1980s, Brave and the Bold became a Batman title, in which Batman teams up with a different DC Universe superhero each month.Batman-Wikipedia
  • This successful revitalization of the Silver Age Teen Titans led DC's editors to seek the same for the wider DC Universe.DC Comics-Wikipedia
  • His retirement coincided with DC Comics' decision to streamline the shared continuity called the DC Universe with the companywide-crossover storyline "Crisis on Infinite Earths".Superman-Wikipedia
  • In 1935, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the future creators of Superman, created Doctor Occult, who is the earliest DC Comics character to still be in the DC Universe.DC Comics-Wikipedia
  • While Captain Marvel did not recapture his old popularity, he later appeared in a Saturday morning live action TV adaptation and gained a prominent place in the mainstream continuity DC calls the DC Universe.DC Comics-Wikipedia
  • Carlin was promoted to Executive Editor for the DC Universe books in 1996, a position he held until 2002.Superman-Wikipedia
  • Various changes were also made to DC's fictional universe to entice new readers, including changes to DC's internal continuity to make characters more modern and accessible.The New 52-Wikipedia
  • The network announced it planned to debut a new programming block called DC Nation which would focus on the DC superheroes, the first being the series Green Lantern.Cartoon Network-Wikipedia
  • However, for virtually his entire publication history, he has been depicted as the most intelligent human in the DC Universe, and one of the most intelligent beings of any planet.Lex Luthor-Wikipedia
  • Since the 1940s, when Superman, Batman, and many of the company's other heroes began appearing in stories together, DC's characters inhabited a shared continuity that, decades later, was dubbed the "DC Universe" by fans.DC Comics-Wikipedia
  • While these series proved commercially unsuccessful and were canceled, the Fourth World's New Gods have continued as a significant part of the DC Universe.Jack Kirby-Wikipedia
  • Superman is part of the DC Universe, and as such often appears in stories alongside other DC Universe heroes such as Batman and Wonder Woman.Superman-Wikipedia
  • Additional titles arrived in March 2017 crossing over with the DC Universe.Hanna-Barbera-Wikipedia
  • In 1996, Morrison was given the Justice League of America to revamp as JLA, a comic book that gathered the "Big Seven" superheroes of the DC universe into one team.Grant Morrison-Wikipedia
  • The majority of its publications take place within the fictional DC Universe and feature numerous culturally iconic heroic characters, most notably Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman, among many others.DC Comics-Wikipedia
  • During the evolution of the DC Universe, interpretations and versions of the Joker have taken two forms.Joker (character)-Wikipedia
  • Each episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold features the main character (Batman) teaming up with other, minor characters from the DC Universe to thwart minor villains or to solve crimes.Batman: The Brave and the Bold-Wikipedia
  • The events of Crisis on Infinite Earths greatly changed and altered the history of the DC Universe.Wonder Woman-Wikipedia
  • However, several of the early series which had begun as part of the main DC Universe has a "crossover" in 1993-1994: The Children's Crusade.Vertigo Comics-Wikipedia
  • Superman is part of the DC Universe, which is a shared universe of superhero characters owned by DC Comics, and consequently he frequently appears in stories alongside the likes of Batman, Wonder Woman, and others.Superman-Wikipedia
  • The Marvel Universe was also notable for setting its central titles in New York City; by contrast, many DC heroes live in fictional cities.Marvel Universe-Wikipedia
  • Its sequel, Batman_v_Superman%3A_Dawn_of_Justice">Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), featured Superman alongside Batman and Wonder Woman, making it the first theatrical movie in which Superman appeared alongside other superheroes from the DC Universe.Superman-Wikipedia
  • Given his high status as a supervillain, however, he has often come into conflict with Batman and other superheroes in the DC Universe.Lex Luthor-Wikipedia
  • Illustrated by Curt Swan, it was designed as the last Superman story in the pre-Crisis on Infinite Earths DC Universe.Alan Moore-Wikipedia
  • This New Earth is part of a larger DC Universe and DC Multiverse.DC Universe-Wikipedia
  • This story introduced the original character, Christopher Kent and adapts the classic Superman film villains, General Zod, Ursa and Non into the regular DC Universe continuity.Action Comics-Wikipedia
  • In 1990, Gaiman wrote The Books of Magic, a four-part mini-series that provided a tour of the mythological and magical parts of the DC Universe through a frame story about an English teenager who discovers that he is destined to be the world's greatest wizard.Neil Gaiman-Wikipedia
  • (A universe incorporating all these types of fantastic elements is fairly rare; another example is the DC Universe.) Monsters also play a more prominent role with east Asian origins of magical incantation, outlandish sorcery and manifesting principle in the Marvel Universe.Marvel Universe-Wikipedia
  • On June 1, 2011, it was announced that all series taking place within the shared DC Universe would be either canceled or relaunched with new #1 issues, after a new continuity was created in the wake of the Flashpoint event.Action Comics-Wikipedia
  • Each of these segments, written by Josh Olson, David S. Goyer, Brian Azzarello, Greg Rucka, Jordan Goldberg, and Alan Burnett, presents its own distinctive artistic style, paralleling numerous artists collaborating in the same DC Universe.The Dark Knight (film)-Wikipedia

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