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Founded in 1950, Arena Stage achieved national attention and spurred growth in the city's independent theater movement that now includes organizations such as the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, and the Studio Theatre. [194] Arena Stage opened its newly renovated home in the city's emerging Southwest waterfront area in 2010. [195] The GALA Hispanic Theatre, now housed in the historic Tivoli Theatre in Columbia Heights, was founded in 1976 and is a National Center for the Latino Performing Arts. [196] Inside David Zaslav's Overhaul of the Warner Bros. Movie Division | Analysis". June 1, 2022 . Retrieved June 5, 2022. On February 21, 2020, the Co-Publisher of DC Comics, Dan DiDio stepped down after 10 years at that position. The company did not give a reason for the move, nor did it indicate whether it was his decision or the company's. The leadership change was the latest event in the company restructuring which began the previous month, as several top executives were laid off from the company. [100] [101] However, Bleeding Cool reported that he was fired. [102]

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Coordinates: 38°54′17″N 77°00′59″W / 38.90472°N 77.01639°W / 38.90472; -77.01639 ( District of Columbia) Miller, John. "2017 Comic Book Sales to Comics Shops". Comichron. Archived from the original on January 23, 2018 . Retrieved January 23, 2018. Share of Overall Units—Marvel 38.30%, DC 33.93%; Share of Overall Dollars—Marvel 36.36%, DC 30.07% The Virginia General Assembly voted in February 1846, to accept the return of Alexandria. On July 9, 1846, Congress went further, agreeing to return all territory that Virginia had ceded to the district during its formation. This left the district's area consisting only of the portion originally donated by Maryland. [41] Confirming the fears of pro-slavery Alexandrians, the Compromise of 1850 outlawed the slave trade in the district, although not slavery itself. [43]DC ENTERTAINMENT REVEALS FIRST DETAILS OF "REBIRTH" TO RETAILERS AT COMICS PRO 2016" (Press release). DC Entertainment. February 18, 2016. Archived from the original on April 12, 2018 . Retrieved April 11, 2018. See also: List of Smithsonian museums Smithsonian Castle on the National Mall, headquarters of the Smithsonian Institution The Washington, D.C., economy also benefits from being home to many prominent news and media organizations. Among these are The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Politico, and The Hill. Television and radio media organizations either headquartered in or near the city or with large offices in the region, include CNN, PBS, C-SPAN, CBS, NBC, Discovery, and NPR, and others. The Gannett Company, which owns USA Today, the nation's largest circulation newspaper, and other media outlets, is headquartered in Tysons, Virginia. [180] [181] Tourism St. Regis Hotel on 16th Street

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DC's CONVERGENCE Week One: Donna Troy, Oracle, Married Superman, Montoya Question, More". Newsarama.com. November 11, 2014. Archived from the original on November 12, 2014 . Retrieved November 12, 2014. The Daily Planet (a common setting of Superman) was first named in a Superman newspaper strip around November 1939. [42] The superhero Doll Man was the first superhero by Quality, which DC now owns. [43] Fawcett Comics was formed around 1939 and would become DC's original competitor company in the next decade. [44] Infinite Frontier' Launches Next Era of the DC Universe". Hollywood Reporter. March 26, 2021 . Retrieved December 18, 2020.

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Kooiman, Mike; Amash, Jim (November 2011). Quality Companion, The. Raleigh, NC: TwoMorrows Publishing. p.8. ISBN 978-1-60549-037-3. Among the most famous Washington, D.C.-born foods is the half-smoke, which is a half-beef, half-pork sausage placed in a hotdog-style bun and topped with onion, chilly, and cheese. [208] Additionally, the city is the birthplace of mumbo sauce, a type of condiment often placed on meat and french fries. This sauce is similar to barbecue sauce but sweeter in flavor. [209] [210] Washington, D.C. is also known for popularizing the jumbo slice pizza, which is an enlarged New York-style pizza. [211] [212] [213] The jumbo slice has particular roots in the Adams Morgan neighborhood. [214] Union Market, located in Northeast D.C., is a former farmer's market and wholesale that now houses a large, gourmet food hall. Union Market is now considered to be among the city's major hotspots for good dining. [215] DC Entertainment Introduces New Identity For DC Brand" (Press release). DC Entertainment. May 17, 2016. Archived from the original on May 18, 2016 . Retrieved May 17, 2016. 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. With the story " Flash of Two Worlds", in Flash No. 123 (September 1961), editor Schwartz (with writer Gardner Fox and artists Infantino and Joe Giella) introduced a concept that allowed slotting the 1930s and 1940s Golden Age heroes into this continuity via the explanation that they lived on an other-dimensional "Earth 2", as opposed to the modern heroes' "Earth 1"—in the process creating the foundation for what was later called the DC Multiverse. In August 2020, roughly one-third of DC's editorial ranks were laid off, including the editor-in-chief, senior story editor, executive editor, and several senior VPs. [107]

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See also: 1968 Washington, D.C., riots and District of Columbia home rule The March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool on August 28, 1963 Hyde, David (May 31, 2011). "DC Comics Announces Historic Renumber of All Superhero Titles and Landmark Day-and-Date Digital Distribution". DC Entertainment. Archived from the original on June 28, 2012 . Retrieved May 31, 2011. As of July 2022, 25% of people employed in Washington, D.C., were employed by the federal government. [166] The vast majority of these government employees serve in various executive branch departments, agencies, and institutions, and only a small percentage serve as temporary staff for presidents, Congress members, or in the federal judiciary. [ citation needed] The National Gallery of Art is on the National Mall near the Capitol and features American and European artworks. The U.S. government owns the gallery and its collections. However, they are not a part of the Smithsonian Institution. [228] The National Building Museum, which occupies the former Pension Building near Judiciary Square, was chartered by Congress and hosts exhibits on architecture, urban planning, and design. [229] The Botanic Garden is a botanical garden and museum operated by the U.S. Congress that is open to the public. [230]

In January 2023, DC is set to relaunch their line under the banner of Dawn of DC following the conclusion of Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths and Lazarus Planet. [109] Later that year, Jim Lee was promoted to President of DC in May. [110] Logo [ edit ]

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One of the other imprints was Impact Comics from 1991 to 1992 in which the Archie Comics superheroes were licensed and revamped. [79] [80] The stories in the line were part of its own shared universe. [81] In June 2020, Warner Bros. announced a separate DC-themed online-only convention. Known as DC FanDome, the free "immersive virtual fan experience" was a 24-hour-long event held on August 22, 2020. [103] The main presentation, entitled "DC FanDome: Hall of Heroes", was held as scheduled on August 22. [104] The remaining programming was provided through a one-day video on demand experience, "DC FanDome: Explore the Multiverse", on September 12. Johnston, Rich (February 21, 2020). "So Why Did Dan DiDio Leave DC Comics Anyway?". Bleeding Cool. Archived from the original on February 23, 2020 . Retrieved February 21, 2020.

The Twenty-third Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified in 1961, granting the district three votes in the Electoral College for the election of president and vice president, but still not affording the city's residents representation in Congress. [56] Scarecrow, Sebastian Hady, Secret Society, Shazam, Signalman, Spoiler, Spyral, Squid, Squire, Strix, Suicide Squad, Sumo, Supergirl, Superman / Clark Kent Prior to the establishment of the city as the nation's capital in 1800, the nation's capital was Philadelphia, which served as the capital on five separate occasions during the American Revolution and its aftermath from May 1775 to July 1776, December 1776 to February 1777, March 1777 to September 1777, July 1778, July 1778 to March 1781, and March 1781 to June 1783. The Continental Congress was briefly based in five additional locations: York, Pennsylvania in September 1777, Princeton, New Jersey in 1783, Annapolis, Maryland from November 1783 to August 1784, Trenton, New Jersey from November to December 1784, and New York City from January 1785 to March 1789. In March 2003 DC acquired publishing and merchandising rights to the long-running fantasy series Elfquest, previously self-published by creators Wendy and Richard Pini under their WaRP Graphics publication banner. This series then followed another non-DC title, Tower Comics' series T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents, in collection into DC Archive Editions. In 2004 DC temporarily acquired the North American publishing rights to graphic novels from European publishers 2000 AD and Humanoids. It also rebranded its younger-audience titles with the mascot Johnny DC and established the CMX imprint to reprint translated manga. In 2006, CMX took over from Dark Horse Comics publication of the webcomic Megatokyo in print form. DC also took advantage of the demise of Kitchen Sink Press and acquired the rights to much of the work of Will Eisner, such as his The Spirit series and his graphic novels.

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