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

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How does Superman get a clean shave? [duplicate]

As we all know, Superman is invulnerable, nothing can harm him except krypton. We always see Superman in clean shave. So how is it possible, and with what blade does he shave?
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What gender is the narrator of The Extinction Parade?

While I was reading the short story The Extinction Parade by Max Brooks, in his anthology Closure, Limited, I imagined the narrator as a man. I don't know why I assumed it was a man, but I did. Last ...
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Are Clark Kent's glasses prescription, or just for show?

In the comic books were the glasses just part of the disguise, or did they actually correct his vision?
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All Halo Books List [on hold]

As a fan of the Halo games and its lore I was thinking about getting all of the books or comics that are a part of the Halo lore. I was wondering if anyone had a full list of all the books related ...
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Did Calvin (from Calvin & Hobbes) ever murder someone? [closed]

I realize that this question is rather dark - but if we go with the overall logic of the comic, the answer should be yes (?) I started reading the first comicstrips from calvin & hobbes, and ...
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Identify comic novel with mice and aliens (Martians?)

The story takes place on Mars (or another planet) where Martians (?) are waiting for people from Earth to land. Both planets have been communicating for some time and they finally manage to meet each ...
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Most recent original Marvel and DC hero? [closed]

I know Marvel and DC have well established characters, so they rarely need to create original ones. I want to know the last original hero for each universe as of August 2015. Can someone help me find ...
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Has Superman ever won a fight by using brains over brawn? (Except for Heat Vision Lobotomy)

I know Superman generally has some pretty tough combat feats and I know he's proven to be massively intelligent with calculations and medicine, but have there been any really notable instances where ...
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What was the name of the graphic novel with perfume-mixing people and a walking egg?

I suddenly got a flashback about this comic, which must've been from around 80s-90s. The only things I can manage to remember from it are that there was the protagonist who tried to blend in a strange ...
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Can post-Crisis Superman destroy the world with his heat vision?

A number of questions were raised in a discussion about Post Crisis Superman... We were wondering if he could destroy the Earth with his Heat Vision and it came to my attention that in one issue He ...
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Was there a one-off Spider-Man public awareness / anti-drug comic given away with chocolate pudding in the early 90s?

I seem to recall a one-off Spider-Man comic book issue or series that came out when I was much younger. This would have been between 1990 and 1992. I believe that it was actually a set of two ...
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Searching for this comic on bots and humans

Ok , a couple of days ago I came across this comic strip. Basically its about an alternate world where a human dresses up like a bot and tries to infiltrate a bot community or something... then he is ...
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Which comic book cover has had the most homages?

Often you'll see covers paying homage or parodying a famous comic cover. For example: or or So, which cover has been...well...covered the most?
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The earliest TV show/movie to have an actor portray a comic book character with dissimilar ethnicity?

With the new Fantastic Four (yet another Hollywood reboot) coming out soon, it's great to see that the actor Michael Jordan (nah...not that one) playing The Human Torch isn't another white actor ...
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When and why did the shape of Captain America's shield change?

In his first appearances, Captain America's shield is an elongated triangle with three peaks at the top: Joe Simon's first sketch of Captain America Cover of Captain America issue #1, 1941 ...
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What was the first use of white eyes?

To clarify think about storm how her eyes turn pure white. Often when you see Batman or Wolverine in costume their eyes are just white (no eyes). When did this first become a thing? First usage of ...
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Are there any classic fantasy type comic series? (with dwarves, magic, etc) [closed]

I'm starting to get into comics and am reading some of the big ones, marvel, dc and I've seen the fantasy world in Grimm Fairy Tales. But I was expecting to be able to find something like a classic ...
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Why do Darkseid and Orion look so different if they're father and son?

Orion has a very human appearance. And Darkseid looks like this. Has this ever been explained? Edit: I remembered that in Kingdom Come we see an older Orion whose appearance more closely ...
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Has Batman Ever Sacrificed himself for Superman?

Has Batman ever sacrificed himself to save Supes? Or come close with intention? I was curious if he had! Any universe, but comic source preferred and encouraged.. Thanks!
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Identify old comic about man who discovers he is an android

I bought this first issue during the late 80's or early 90's. My vague recollection of the first issue's plot is that there's this long haired dude; blonde if I'm not mistaken. I think he was a rock ...
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Why is the Green Lantern Corps “power object” manifested primarily as a ring?

I know that not all Green (or any other color) Lanterns wear physical rings, but most do and that seems to be the case historically as well. I'm curious as to whether or not there's a canon ...
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Looking for a sci-fi horror comic book about a cyborg

Can anyone help me find an old sci-fi horror comic - I read it at least 25-35 years ago - not being able to remember the title has been driving me crazy for months. Here's what I remember of the ...
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How far can Mr. Fantastic/Plastic Man/Elongated Man stretch?

Is it an infinite amount or do they eventually start tearing?
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Trying to remember a sci fi comic from the 90s or 2000s; main character is a girl with white skin and black markings around her eyes

As above, I'm trying to bring to mind this comic I read years ago. I remember the cover very clearly, at least it seems clear even if the image has been corrupted over the years: A girl on a bike, ...
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The name of the comic book about the Hulk and the dinosaurs

After having watched a movie, Jurassic World, I recalled reading a comic book about the Hulk where there also were the dinosaurs. It was about 10 years ago I used to look at the pictures in the comic ...
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is Psylocke's Psi Blade visible to others?

In either 616 or Ultimate universe, is Psylocke's psionic blade visible to normal people? Since it's psychic energy, I've always just guessed it was only visible to those with physic preys Powers, ...
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What do we know about Cyclops' eye dimension?

So while reading through some old questions and answers I came across this answer: http://scifi.stackexchange.com/a/33326/44765 In it, it is said that Cyclops doesn't feel recoil from his eye beams ...
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Kids(?) British science fiction comic from mid '70s

I know this is really vague, but I'm hoping someone out there knows enough about this genre/time/place to give me some clues... When I was a kid in elementary school (grades 4-7, approx. 9-12 years ...
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Has Magneto ever abducted an enemy and held them hostage for any length of time?

I am currently working on an X-Men fan fiction story which acts as a modern retelling of the original Stan Lee/Jack Kirby stories. After after having the X-Men defeat Magneto the first time, I was ...
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If the Marvel Zombies hadn't turned Wolverine, could his healing factor have been utilized to supply them with meat indefinitely?

Since he can regrow tissue/muscle/etc., seems as if he would be a perfect self-regenerating source of food.
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Why is it that Cyclops and Havok are immune to each other's powers? Does this apply to all mutant siblings?

I know Havok has a limited degree of energy absorption powers, but Cyclops doesn't and he's still immune to Havok's abilities.
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Identify this icon

I came across this list of upcoming comic movies : But I don't recognise this icon, can anyone tell me what / who it represents?
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Looking for a specific Twilight Zone-style comic storyline - Wealthiest man in the world, global ecological disaster, cryogenically frozen

I remember reading a comic book in a flea market, about thirty years ago (meaning I read it in the mid-1980s, though the comic book was likely dated from the early 1970s to the early 1980s), that had ...
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In Jason X, does his son have similar characertistics?

In the horror comic book series Jason X, The iconic slasher is re-imagined as an unstoppable cyborg in the future. My question is does Jason's genetic son, Free Jefferson have his fathers abilities? ...
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Jason Voorhees vs. Jason X

It's known that Jason Voorhees is unkillable. And in the future (canon) he becomes an unstoppable the cyborg Jason X. In the Jason comics there's a featured issue I was curious about: Jason vs. Jason ...
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In Flashpoint Paradox, how did Flash saving his mother cause multiple unrelated changes in the timeline?

In Flashpoint Paradox, we see an alternate timeline where Bruce Wayne is the one that was gunned down in the alleyway, and Thomas Wayne survived to become a darker, gun-toting Batman. Cyborg has ...
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Identify: comic book about an astronaut

10-15 years ago I read a comic book about an astronaut. As far as I remember the action begin on Earth right after some kind of war or conflict with alien race. Main hero is young or middle aged man ...
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Late 90's or early 00's fantasy comic

I recall reading a comic in the early 2000's that I am unable to recall the name of. I do remember bits of the story however: The main character was a girl with magical powers and an evil uncle ...
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explain inconsistencies in The Flashpoint Paradox?

So, I've admittedly only seen the film adaptation, but I've read the synopsis of the comics and I'm still confused. Barry originally went back in time to save his mom, which caused the major shift in ...
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Start reading Star Wars comics in 2015 [duplicate]

I would like to start reading Star Wars comics and made a lot of research on the internet and on this forum. Could you please check whether my understanding of the current situation is correct or not ...
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What did Nick Fury say to Thor in Original Sin?

In Original Sin #7, Nick Fury whispers something to Thor. As you can see in this panel, what Fury said was obscured, but it had a significant effect. Has it been revealed anywhere what Fury said ...
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How does Baron Zemo relate to the Civil War comic arc?

Comicbook.com revealed a while back that Daniel Bruhl will play Baron Zemo in Captain America: Civil War. I wondered why I hadn't noticed him in the Civil War Trade Paperback (currently at my ...
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Who is the First referring to?

In the hellblazer story "Confessional" set in the 1960s, a demon named the First is talking to someone and, while looking at a crucifix mentions: D'you know he's coming back? Oh yes. He'll be ...
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Why did Batman change his mind in the finale of Endgame?

MAJOR spoilers for the just-released finale of the Endgame Batman comic arc: Why would he do this? Unless I'm missing some important story beat, it seems like an odd confession from Batman. Only ...
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Why did the sleeping gas affect Dynamic Man?

Towards the end of Marvel's The Twelve series we learn that Dynamic Man So how is it that the sleeping gas used by the Nazis in the beginning knocked him down as well?
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Looking for the name of a graphic novel about an astronaut who crashes on a planet with limited water

I am looking for the title of a graphic novel/comic book series probably from the 1970s or 1980s where an astronaut's ship is dragged through a wormhole and crashes on a planet that has little water. ...
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Identify a Space Opera comics featuring Uranium Theft from moon

Long ago, I read a western comics in my school library. It wasn't kind of from a comic series. It was thick and had library binding. You can call it graphical novel. The genre was Space Opera and it ...
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In the Walking Dead, do older more decrepit zombies retain their eyesight? [duplicate]

Whenever we see a close up of a zombie's face, their eyes always appear to be a milky white / brown colour, which would lead me to believe they are blind. And, I'm assuming, they don't produce tears, ...
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Name of comic/graphic novel with circus people

Apologies if this isn't the right site to ask this on. Can someone tell me the name of a comic, or series of comics, the first one being about a group of people from a circus, including clowns and a ...
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Finding the Tesseract [duplicate]

At the end of Thor, the tesseract falls into the bifrost, and is lost on earth. My question is, from that point, how does the tesseract wind up in a monastery in Norway?