Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson DC Comics

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Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson is born

January 4, 1890

Born in Greeneville, Tennessee

Malcolm's Father and Sister Die

1894

Malcolm Wheeler Nicholson Joins the US Cavalry

1917

Malcolm Marries Elsa Sachsenhausen Bjorkböm

1920

Malcolm Publishes his first comic, The Modern Calvalry

1922

Malcolm and his Wife have their first child

1922

Malcolm Founds New Adventure Comics (DC Comics)

1934

First Detective Comics Published

1936

Harry Donenfield Takes Over DC Comics From Malcolm Wheeler Nicholson

1938

DC Comics Introduces Superman

1938

Detective Comics #27 Introduces Batman

1939

The introduction of Batman created many sales.

Justice League of America is Introduced Along with the Flash and Green Lantern

1956

Warner Bros. Communications Purchases DC Comics

1967

Malcolm Wheeler Nicholson Dies

January 1, 1968

DC Gains the Rights to Shazam! Over Copyright

1977

Superman The Movie Releases

1978

Sales Boom as New Extended Stories are Introduced

1990

Batman Begins Releases

2005

DC Comics Merge with Warner Bros. Creating DC Entertainment to make Movies

2009

All Comic Book Stories are Reset in the New 52 Relaunch

2011