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An imprint of Creator/DCComics which used to be an independent company. Wildstorm Productions was originally a company founded by Creator/JimLee that was one of the original founders of Creator/ImageComics, and Wildstorm's comics were part of the Image shared universe. It was named from a blend of the titles of its two flagship team books, ''ComicBook/{{WildCATs}}'' and ''ComicBook/{{Stormwatch}}''. However, when Jim Lee parted ways with Image, the ''Shattered Image'' CrisisCrossover was used as a CosmicRetcon to separate Wildstorm's Image titles into a shared universe all their own. Later, in 1999, DC Comics formally bought Wildstorm during the aftershocks of UsefulNotes/TheGreatComicsCrashOf1996.

This led to a golden age for Wildstorm, as several of its most iconic titles were launched during this period. A sub-imprint of Wildstorm was Creator/AmericasBestComics, created as a one-man imprint for Creator/AlanMoore's return to superhero comics.

Upon crossing over with the Franchise/{{DCU}} in ''ComicBook/FiftyTwo'', the Wildstorm universe was [[CanonImmigrant integrated]] into the DC multiverse as Earth-50, but due to lack of market interest and declining sales, the Wildstorm imprint was discontinued in 2010. With ComicBook/TheNew52, many of its characters and concepts (like ''ComicBook/{{Stormwatch}}'', ''Grifter'', and ''ComicBook/{{Midnighter}}'') were imported directly into the DC Universe.

Six years after its discontinuation, it was announced that DC Comics would be {{reboot}}ing the Wildstorm imprint in 2017, with Creator/WarrenEllis overseeing the line and co-writing a flagship title called "The Wild Storm." Inspired by the critical success of [[Music/MyChemicalRomance Gerard Way]]'s Creator/YoungAnimal imprint, it'll bring back re-imagined favorites like Grifter, Jenny Sparks, and the [[ComicBook/WildCATs Wild CATS]].

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!!Notable comics published by Wildstorm include:
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!!!Wildstorm Universe:
* ''ComicBook/TheAuthority''
* ''ComicBook/TheEstablishment''
* ''ComicBook/{{Gen 13}}'' and spinoffs (''Team 7'' and ''[=DV8=]'')
* ''ComicBook/TheIntimates''
* ''ComicBook/{{Midnighter}}''
* ''ComicBook/TheMonarchy''
* ''ComicBook/{{Planetary}}''
* ''ComicBook/{{Sleeper}}''
* ''ComicBook/{{Stormwatch}}''
* ''ComicBook/StormwatchPHD''
* ''ComicBook/WelcomeToTranquility''
* ''ComicBook/{{Wild CATs}}''

!!!Creator-Owned Titles:
* ''ComicBook/{{Arrowsmith}}''
* ''ComicBook/AstroCity''
* ''ComicBook/{{Crimson}}''
* ''ComicBook/ExMachina''
* ''ComicBook/AGodSomewhere''
* ''ComicBook/{{Red}}''
* ''ComicBook/{{Steampunk}}''
* ''ComicBook/{{Wildsiderz}}''

!!!Licensed Comics:
* ''Series/{{Farscape}}: War Torn''
* ''Comicbook/FreddyVsJasonVsAsh''
* ''Comicbook/NewLineCinemasTalesOfHorror''
* ''ComicBook/RatchetAndClankComic''
* ''[[Franchise/StarTrekExpandedUniverse Star Trek]]'' one-shots and mini-series
** ''Star Trek: Divided We Fall'' ([[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration TNG]]/[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine DS9]] crossover)
** ''Series/StarTrekVoyager: [[VideoGame/StarTrekEliteForce Elite Force]]''
* ''ComicBook/WorldOfWarcraft''

!!!Comics in the DCU featuring Wildstorm characters:
* ''Grifter''
* ''ComicBook/{{Stormwatch}}''
* ''Voodoo''
* ''ComicBook/TeamSeven''
* ''ComicBook/TheNew52FuturesEnd''
* ''ComicBook/{{Midnighter}}''
* ''Midnighter and Apollo''
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