Comics is a graphic medium in which images convey a sequential narrative. The term could include 'graphic-novels'.

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How do speedsters work in comic books? Why aren't the flaws of the science examined? [on hold]

Here's some of the most basic flaws in speedsters powers in comics: If you look at the science behind speed, if you're going faster than Mach 1, you will create a shockwave. At ground level in the ...
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Who's the character that can “talk to flowers” and who's her daughter in Ruins?

In Ruins (1995), a Marvel Comics limited series, there is a child who says that she has a mother that "talks to flowers". Who's the child and who is her mother? I was able to identify many of the ...
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Looking for the name of a scifi comic/graphic novel

This one is difficult to explain as I never read it, but always intended to. It is either a graphic novel, or a comic. There were at least 2 books/comics. From what I can remember, there was an ...
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Looking for the name of a comic series about two wandering brothers

In my childhood I read a short series of comics about; Two young brothers, forced to wander around wartime Europe(?) because they had no papers/identification. Common themes were difficulties with ...
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mid 1960's deserted Earth valiant comics uk

The Valiant was a UK comic, published by IPC Magazines, which ran from 1962 to 1976. The story I am looking for details of followed the adventures of a group school kids and their teacher in an Earth ...
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How did bane come back from the dead in Vengeance of Bane? [closed]

Bane wants to escape from prison and face the batman because he thinks, the batman is terrorising Gotham City. As a child he was afraid of bats. So Bane escapes by faking his death but how is he ...
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Which issues of “Shanda the Panda” deal with BDSM? [closed]

I recall reading a story in Shanda where a couple who practice BDSM spend time in the Shanda household. However I can't recall which issues it was in?
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What is the reason behind the superhero righteousness of beating people silly?

Most of the superheros from comics (and now their movies) believe very strongly that they mustn't kill. They all believe in it so strongly that they go to any extent to prove that to the antagonist (...
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What's the melody of Joker's song in The Killing Joke?

When Joker is speaking to Gordon over the intercom in Batman: The Killing Joke, the enunciation and rhyming scheme (and the fact that he asks for music) make it pretty obvious that the Joker is ...
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What is the original “origin story” of the Fantastic Four?

I've seen both of the recent Fantastic Four movies, but I seem to remember a different "origin story" in the comics for the Fantastic Four.
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What Batman story mentioned Batman and Bat Boy?

The story was from a comic that must have been from the early to middle 1960's and it looked at the question why Robin was not called Bat Boy. It seems that Batman had a previous side-kick before ...
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In Locke and Key, how does this person survive?

In Locke and Key, and at the end How does this work? From earlier in the comic, I thought that
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Spider-man histories between Civil War and Secret Invasion

Reading New Avengers #27, We can see Peter using that black costume and reading The Amazing Spider man you just see him using that costume after its aunt was shot. I'm confused about it, because the ...
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Why did Charlie Adlard replace Tony Moore?

Robert Kirkman has always written the Walking Dead comics, but the series has had two different artists doing the penciling. For the first six issues, Tony Moore did all the pencil work; from issue ...
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Is the comic book in the Take On Me music video real?

Take On Me may very well have the greatest music video of all time. This music video prominently features a comic book. Was this comic book a real, previously ...
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Please help identify late 1970's Cthulhu Mythos Sci Fi comic

I'm trying to find some info on a story which was part of a comic that I bought in the late 1970's. I cannot remember the title of the comic, the story or anything about the artist. But I vividly ...
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Comics about a quantum labyrinth

I am looking for a comic book I read when I was a child. I read it in my brother's collection of Science et Vie Junior, a French science popularization magazine (or its adult version Science et Vie). ...
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Why is Red Leader flying a Y-Wing?

In this answer, I linked an image from Perfect Evil, Part I which seems to show Red Leader exploding in a Y-Wing. As any fule kno, Red Leader was flying a X-Wing when he crashed. So why was Red ...
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help identify this sci-fi graphic novel from the 90s about immortatlity gained by EATING an alien race :)?

kinda sure it was published by a DC imprint. It was in color and was a 2 part or 3 part series. All I can remember is: -one of the protaganists is a dickish wealthy sports celebrity and is the guy who ...
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Space Opera Comic 80s/90s

This might be a bit more complicated, because the comic I'm looking for is not well known, I think it was 4-5 issues, might have been from the late 80s, mid-90s, not sure about the publisher. Probably ...
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What are all comics about Emma Frost?

I'm interested to know more about Emma, and I would like to know what does come after Bloom's History? Emma Frost: Higher Learning (#1-6) Emma Frost: Mind Games (#1-6) Emma Frost: Bloom (#1-6) ...
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When has Freddy Krueger crossed over into Marvel?

Inspired by a recent question (Who would win? Freddy Krueger vs Sandman/Dream (DC Comics)) I did a quick search to see if I could find instances of Freddy Kruger crossing over DC. This proves ...
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comic ID needed older anthology type

From the 70s, a comic containing several independent stories, two remembered: a character is a future police type in a utopia, who must descend underground tracking a criminal... overwhelmed by rats,...
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Whatever happened to Superman's super powered moa?

There once was a super powered moa, and comic book Superman did battle with it and managed to capture it unharmed just near the end of the issue. What did Superman do with the beast?
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X-Men: reading order for story arcs

I would like to confirm if this reading order for X-Men story arcs is correct. (For example, I've heard that “Messiah Complex” actually comes before “House of M”.) Is the following reading order ...
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Fantastic Four: Franklin controls Galactus

I'd like to know: what's the comic in which this happened?
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Graphic novel that takes place in New York City involving a subway token

I know that area really narrows it down by a lot, since barely anything happens in NYC, but this was a black and white book. It involves the search for some item (I think it was a subway token?) and ...
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Is “Uncharted Tales” related in any way to the main comic book series?

I'm currently reading the Farscape comic book series, and I've read TBOTEOTB, "Strange Detractors", "Gone And Back" and "Tangled Roots" already. I see that there are two side series available. For one,...
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Should I start reading batman from the start or from the new 52?

So I was looking to start reading the batman series. I have read through this question: Where to start reading The Batman? but it only seemed to confuse me as some of those releases are ...
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What comic has an angel who left heaven in a relationship with a single mother?

I am looking for a comic that I skimmed in 2000, but the title and series eludes me. The only details that I remember are that it was about an angel who left heaven, and he was involved in a ...
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Who's driving this floating monowheel, in Marvel's Civil War: Frontline?

I've just seen this in the foreground of one of the panels, with the speaking characters seemingly oblivious. In the following panel it looks like he's being chased by the police: But he looks ...
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Can someone be on multiple Superhero Teams?

In the Marvel Universe can someone be on multiple teams? For example part of two different avenger teams or be a part of The Future Foundation and still be on another team?
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Comic about humans on a starship trying to escape solar system before Sun explodes/goes nova

I'm remembering a comic from probably the early 1980s (USA, English) with it's own characters (so no Superman, Fantastic Four, etc.) set several hundred years in the future where humans have settled ...
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Does the order of the characters in the titles of “Superhero Versus Other Superhero” comics matter?

I've had this discussion before with my friend who likes Western comics and he didn't know an answer, so I thought I'd ask here. I'm more into anime & manga and usually the order of titles like ...
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What happens if Deadpool can no longer access food?

Ok. Deadpool is quick witted, smart, a weapons expert, has mercenary fighting skills, lightning fast reflexes, and he can regenerate from any injury, even death. He has no other known super powers. ...
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Why is Negasonic Teenage Warhead so different in the Deadpool film?

Negasonic Teenage Warhead appears in the films to have the powers of Cannonball from the X-men comics. Why was the character changed so much? Normally Negasonic Teenage Warhead has telepathic/pre-...
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multi part graphic magazine story, sorcerors combatting to choose the next leader, RC priest as one sorceror

I'm remembering a comic book/graphic novel/magazine such as Eerie or Creepy from the mid 70s to mid 80s. The drawings for at least one issue are all black and white, the story is told in several ...
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How does Hellboy put his coat on over the Right Hand of Doom?

I don't know why this just occured to me, but I was looking at a picture of Hellboy in his typical trench coat, and he has the right sleeve rolled up to accommodate the Right Hand of Doom, but how ...
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When does Batman first fight the Suicide Squad in the comics?

It's been hinted that Batman features in the upcoming Suicide Squad movie. These is plausible to me but it seems odd that he would be directly opposed to a squad of anti-heroes. When in the comics ...
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Comic book about a British aesthete in an anachronistically advanced Victorian world

I know I've found this one a half dozen times, but I keep misplacing the title. It involves a man locked in solitary confinement, hooded and chained, for crimes of perversion. He escapes, I believe ...
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Who is this size-shifter that gets smarter as he shrinks

I remember this character from a superhero comic book. It was almost certainly a book by a US publisher, and I'm pretty sure it was not older than late 90s. I'm also pretty sure that the character in ...
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Can you identify these Doctors of the science fiction genre in miniature formats?

Please identify these Doctors, their minions, their comic or science fiction genre of origin and links, if possible.
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The age difference between Bruce Wayne and Alfred?

In general, comics, series and movies. What's the age difference between Bruce Wayne and Alfred?
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Buffy. The First imitates dead people

For those who have read Buffy comics knows that In the last season of Buffy (s07) The First (of all evil) imitates different dead people, because that is the only thing he can do. At one point he ...
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Has Superman ever said, “Ouch!”?

I was playing with my son and when Superman got knocked off a castle I had him say, "Ouch!" Then I realized, he probably never says ouch. But, I thought maybe there's a chance that he had! Has ...
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Which issues, if any, are the Hellboy movies based on?

I was wondering which comic issues cover the story arcs used for the two live-action films. Supposing, of course, that the films were adaptations of existing comics, and not original plots loosely ...
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Post nuclear war comic

There was a comic that told the story of a society based in Iceland. The one story line featured an oil tanker stranded in a desert that a military force was extracting oil from. The militay force was ...
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UK Transformers comic - Machine Man?

In the early 80's, I read the UK Transformers comic. There was a support comic as part of it, which in hindsight may have been Machine Man: the scene I remember was a character, who I think was a ...
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Where does the witch end up at the end of Seconds?

At the end of Seconds, Katie is trapped in a dead, empty world* with the witch. Katie says, "...you aren't alone. I'm here now. I'm in this world with you! ... we can still at least try to make it a ...