. Founded in late 1934 by allied publications.
. Key founder was Malcolm wheeler-Nicholson.
. Currently owned by time warner.
. However They don't just make comic books, they produce tv shows and will start next year producing movies on a yearly basis to compete with marvels big movie slate.
Future of the company
What has created hardcore fans
Arguably there two best characters, batman and superman, have been around since the 1930's so there's not a lot of people who don't know who there are.