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Put On Your Cape!

It's Time to Design Artwork for DC Comics

Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's officially licensed artwork for the Design By Humans' DC Comics FanShop! Join forces with your favorite classic comic book heroes and villains like Superman, Harley Quinn, and Batman by designing officially licensed artwork for the DC Universe with a DBH FanShop today.

You might just find yourself feeling faster than a speeding bullet in your excitement to create licensed designs for your favorite comic book characters. Jump into the nearest phone booth and get ready to fly with awesome Superman art or lasso yourself up some classic Wonder Woman designs; no one will want to miss this exclusive opportunity to make officially licensed graphics for DC Comics.

We're not joking (we'll leave that to the Joker…) and we're definitely not lying (we'll leave that to Two-Face); now is the chance to reimagine your favorite comic book personalities and design fan-inspired artwork for the DC Comics franchise!

Getting Started

  1. Submit Art

    Create a t-shirt design for iconic DC Comics characters like Batman™, Superman™, Wonder Woman™, or the DC Universe character of your choice!

  2. Get approved

    All designs that follow the rules and guidelines found in the design brief will be sent to DC Comics for approval.

  3. Earn Royalties

    Approved designs will be sold in the Officially Licensed DC Comics store and the artist will receive a royalty for every product sold.


Don't change any of the legally protected taglines (i.e. It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman)

Art should be in the comic look, do not use any live action talent from TV or films

Don't add word bubbles or copy

Don't use TV show or Movie logos

Don't use comic title logo fonts as type

Don't create mash-ups between DC characters and other properties

Don't create designs that have already been done

Don't use character images from the internet


Participants must have a DBH store account to submit their artwork

Participants may submit as many designs as they want, no limit

This design must be 100% your own work, please do not submit art that is produced by someone else. Proof of original source material may be required.

No sexual content, overly graphic violence, drug use, alcohol abuse, profanity or characters/property depicted in a negative light

All submissions will be approved/rejected at DBH's discretion. If your design is rejected you will be given a reason why


Royalties differ from your standard rates
View your DC Comics royalty rates »
You will earn royalties from sales on the following channels:,, Marketplaces, Merch on Demand,,,, Google Express,,

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