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DC Comics

Award Category 
Drupal Version 
Brief Overview 

Bringing some of the most recognized entertainment brands (Batman, Supeman) to Drupal is a big win for both sides. DC is looking to push the envelope in terms of the cataloging of their data and enabling community ownership and collaboration. Drupal will help DC with it's flexible extensible system and robust permissions allowing fans to participate and interact with some of their favorite characters.

Launch or Publication Date 
Friday, March 15, 2013
A list of DC comic book characters
Key Modules, Theme, and Distribution Used 
Theme: Boilerplate Modules: Panopoly
Why these Modules, Theme, and Distribution were Chosen 

Boilerplate (based on the HTML5 template of the same name by Paul Irish) was chosen due to it's support of Panoply, SASS and Compass, Modernizr.js and well as the Zen wireframing and breadcrumbs.

Owner's Name 
DC Comics
Development Company 
Metal Toad Media
Metal Toad delivers Drupal websites for the entertainment industry.
Why Drupal Was Chosen 
Drupal was chosen for DC Comics due to its strong ability to manage taxonomies and allowing a diverse group of content creators to contribute content to the site.
Describe the Project (Goals, Requirements, and Outcome) 

The goal of this version of the DC Comics website was to create a more easily managed website that can be extended to be responsive as well as serve as a larger repo for all DC Comic data.  These future phases are in the works and shouldbe coming later in 2013.

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