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DC Comics is a publisher whose two most popular characters are Batman and Superman. The Justice League of America and the Legion of Super-Heroes are DC Comics teams of super-heroes.
Eugene Ipavec, 7 June 2009, 22 & 25 January 2010


image by Eugene Ipavec and Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 26 February 2010

Kahndaq is a fictional country in the DC comics, located on the Sinai Peninsula and bordering Egypt and Israel.

Its flag consists of three horizontal stripes, black/white/black, with a large centered emblem made up of three golden interlaced triangles. These represent the pyramid tombs of the wife and sons of Teth-Adam, the founder and first ruler of the country (and also a super-powered antihero, who is still alive and kicking in the comics despite being five thousand years old).

This is one of the more consistently used flags in DC comics, probably due to its symbolism having an emotional connection to one of its major characters. See this scan from JSA: Black Reign, which takes place in Kahndaq, and also cover artwork of the series 52.
Eugene Ipavec, 17 June 2010