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IDW Publishing also known as Idea + Design Works, LLC and IDW is an American comics publisher that specializes in licensed properties.


The company was founded in 1999 and has been awarded the title "Publisher of the Year Under 5% Market Share" for the years 2004, 2005 and 2006 by Diamond Comic Distributors. IDW is the fifth largest publisher of American comic books. In addition to their printed comics and graphic novels, IDW has more than 650 books in digital distribution across multiple partners and platforms.

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Library of American Comics

  • Superman: The Golden Age Newspaper Dailies
  • Superman: The Golden Age Sundays
  • Superman: The Silver Age Newspaper Dailies
  • Superman: The Silver Age Sundays
  • Superman: The Atomic Age Sundays
  • Batman: The Silver Age Newspaper Comics
  • Wonder Woman: The Complete Newspaper Comics

DC/IDW Crossovers

Other titles

  • Fallen Angel was published by IDW after its first volume finished its run at DC Comics.
  • IDW published Cartoon Network comics based on DC properties at one point.

See also: Category:Comics Published by IDW Publishing
See also: Category:Comics Co-Published by IDW Publishing

See Also


  • The credit to Back to the Future #4's story "Emmett Brown Visits the Future" includes as an acknowledgement, "Action Comics #1 appears courtesy of DC Comics" as Doc Brown purchases several copies of the original comic to sell in the future as a means to fund his modification to the DeLorean Time Machine.

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