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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.

Guidelines

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

Rules

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

Royalties differ from your standard rates
View your DC Comics royalty rates »
You will earn royalties from sales on the following channels:

DesignByHumans.com, FifthSun.com, Amazon.com Marketplaces, Amazon.com Merch on Demand, Walmart.com, Ebay.com, Jet.com, Google Express, Wish.com, Rakuten.com

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