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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 three X-men comics. Why was the character changed so much? Normally she has telepathic/pre-cog powers.
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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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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 ...
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Robin pretends to be evil to get close to a villain

One of the first comic books I came across was a story with Robin and a team (in retrospect, likely early Teen Titans). I read it decades ago, but no earlier than 1972. In the issue, the devil-like ...
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What comic book super hero/villain has appeared with the most “real life” individuals?

While is becoming ever more popular to have real life individuals portray themselves in superhero movies in the context of their actual positions, comic book fans recognize this type of appearance ...
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Are the metal parts of Wonder Woman's costume affected by magnetism?

What are Wonder Woman's weapons made of? By weapons I mean the Bracelets, Sword, Tiara and the parts of her uniform that appear to be metal. I know they're all mystical in origin, so I'm trying to ...
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Are all Kryptonian objects “super” under a yellow sun?

Superman's original cape made from his swaddling blanket is indestructible. Are other Kryptonian artifacts, materials, substances or products of similar super durability? Or, are only certain ...
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Comic book with a boy and animals

I read this comic book as a child, but can't recall it's name & Google couldn't help. It's about a boy and lots of animals. As far as I can remember the boy regularly enters a dream-world, where ...
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What does the small picture indicate on the cover of comic books?

What does the small stamp/picture (usually in the upper left hand corner) on comic book covers indicate? The Hulk below is the best example of what I am referring too. I was wondering if it was ...
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Which German comic does this (translated) image come from?

I recall finding out that this image comes from a German comic, but its name is lost on me. I've tried a reverse image search on Google, but with no luck. Could someone please tell me the name of the ...
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When did the original Batman comic series end?

We know that it started in 1939, and presumably ended somewhere in the 1950s or 1960s, but on which exact date and which exact chapter/issue of the comic series? By "original", I refer to when the ...
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What is this comic featuring a man whose eyes see two different versions of the world?

I would have read it in the mid-90s, but I'm not sure if was new at that time. The main character of the series sees the world normally through one eye, but the other shows a demonic version of ...
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Who said 'Sacre Bleu?'

What comic book series had characters that said 'Sacre Bleu? I am unable to find the title that seems right. I believe that the Aries was published in the early 1950's, possibly earlier.
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Identify a mid to late 80s comic, possibly 2000AD

There's very little to go on. It had a 2000AD sort of art style and vibe (it may even have been a 2000AD storyline). It had a group of mercenary/anti-hero types. They were mixed gender and race (but ...
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Help identify a 1960's comic book about an older space craft saving more modern spaceships

I'm looking for a fondly remembered comic book for my husband. He recalls a comic book from when he was a child - (Late 1950's to mid 1960's) where an older astronaut has a space craft that is ...
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What was considered the Judge's secondary weapon?

So near the beginning of the 2012 movie... Judge Dredd: A rookie Judge on assessment is likely to be involved in armed combat. One in five don't survive the first day. You may be required to carry ...
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When was Superman's backstory and the fate of his parents revealed?

I was pondering the issue of why so many superheroes are orphans, which led me to consider who was first identified as an orphan and when. Although Batman was probably hot on Superman's heels, I ...
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When did “The Batman” become “Batman”?

In Batman's first appearance in Detective Comics No. 27, he is referred to as "The Bat(-)Man" exclusively. In the issue, characters say "It's the Bat-Man" rather than "It's Batman". For example: ...
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Why is Shepherd Book crushing a snake on the cover of Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale?

Have any of the writers or artists stated why Shepherd Book is stepping on a snake on the cover of Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale? There is no snake in the graphic novel. Is it a allusion to Book ...
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Connection between Doktor Sleepless and Captain Swing and the Electrical Pirates of Cindery Island

Doktor Sleepless and Captain Swing and the Electrical Pirates of Cindery Island are both comics written by Warren Ellis, and I noticed that the protagonists of both comics have a very similar name. ...
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Is the Trial of Jean Grey just a complete misunderstanding?

Some time in 2013, a story line ran between Guardians of the Galaxy and All-New X-Men starting in Guardians 11, "The Trial of Jean Grey". Here Jean had been transported from the past, accused for her ...
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Rick's hand in The Walking Dead comic

As fans of the comics know, in the The Walking Dead comic books, I haven't seen any such images myself, despite having looked for them. Do they exist? If so, can you find a few instances of ...
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Comic book about a girl who can see monsters hidden among us

This was a comic book. I think I read it as a bound graphic novel some time after 1998 and before 2006, but I can't swear to the exact time period. The main character is a teenage girl. Her ...
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Astronauts on Europa (moon), time-shift future, gravity, intelligent computer, Aries, 1960s?

I'm looking for the title and artists of a comic about some astronauts (around five I think) doing research/archaeology on (I think) Europa (Jupiter's moon). They're working when one or more of them ...
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Did Einstein ever lead the Kents to Kal-El in the comics?

In the Elliot S. Maggin novel Superman: Last Son of Krypton, an aging Albert Einstein was contacted by a drone that preceded baby Kal-El's ship to Earth. The drone spoke in Jor-El's voice, told ...