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In 2004, DC spun off its youth titles into Johnny DC. It also gained the license to publish 2000 AD and Humanoids. Dan DiDio is promoted to vice president–executive editor.

Kara Zor-El is reintroduced as Supergirl in Superman/Batman #9 (Volume ). After several non-Kryptonian versions - Matrix, Linda Danvers, Cir-El - DC finally hands the moniker back to Superman's cousin. It also introduces three new legacy characters: Lorena Marquez as Aquagirl, Jason Rusch as Firestorm and Owen Mercer as Captain Boomerang. Hal Jordan returns in Green Lantern: Rebirth (Volume 1).


The following creative talent passed away in the year 2004:


The following comic titles debuted with a 2004 cover date:

The following Comic titles were last published with a 2004 cover date:

The following One Shots were published with a 2004 cover date:


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