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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?
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Are there novels in the Marvel comic universe?

Growing up I liked the idea of comic books and graphic novels, but I never could read them. I think it was just a matter of patience - they didn't seem to move fast enough for me. Plus I would read a ...
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What early Teen Titans comic had a witchcraft story on an isolated island?

I had this comic in the 70's, which featured the Teen Titans. It was a really spooky one as it was set on a cut-off island. I think there was a mansion belonging to one of the female superhero's ...
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Were the -man/-woman/-boy/-girl suffixes of superheroes once considered…erm…goofy?

This is a question which bugged me in my childhood. Being German, I recognized that most of the superheroes names were not translated at all (Superman, Batman) or were translated incompletely. Well, ...
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A comic book about searching for girl who teleports in time inside the sphere

Please help me identify a comic book about searching for girl who teleports through time in a bubble (she is naked as I remember). The girl is lost in time and all the adventures that happen are about ...
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How much of Harsh Realm was planned before it was cancelled?

Harsh Realm was the third of Chris Carter's sci-fi / horror television series (after The X-Files and Millennium). It takes place largely in a war-stricken virtual reality. It both premiered and ...
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A solar-themed monster or creature [closed]

This is my first question on this stackexchange, so feel free to reprimand me if it does not adhere to local rules or informal standards. I am working on a project which involves researching and ...
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Lightsaber claws in Expanded Universe?

This may be a bit of a weird question, but here goes; have any notable Sith or Jedi used 'lightsaber claws' in the expanded Star Wars universe? The reason why I asked this is because I remember an ...
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Why do characters from Marvel and DC Universe have muscular physique most of the time?

From all comics I have read, characters from the Marvel and DC universes are shown to have a generic muscular build. Usually male characters have similar muscular structures, only to vary in size. By ...
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How did Goldrush get her powers?

I recently ran into a picture of this panel from Justice League #18 where the character Goldrush says she won her powers in her second divorce. Was she being serious or is that a joke? If she was ...
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Recommended reading order for Marvel comics

I'm a big fan of comic books but I would say my overall knowledge of the Marvel universe is below average for a comic book fan. I know a lot of origin stories but would like to be able to get into ...
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Is there a recommended order for reading Flash Gordon?

I'm having some trouble to decide where to start to read the Flash Gordon comic strips. Initially I'm interested to know how Flash Gordon helped the people of Mongo, but I don't know which issues ...
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How did Bruce Wayne receive the necessary training to become Batman without being recognized?

One consistent thread throughout Batman canon is that Bruce Wayne, in order to become the legendary crime fighter and world's greatest detective, spent many years of his life training in escape ...
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What did Adventures of Superman use from the comics and what was later added from the series?

This question asks about the villians from the Superman comics (or "magazine," as it is called on air), but beyond that, there are a number of other elements in the comics and a limited number of ...
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What collected editions does Dust (Sooraya Qadir) make a significant appearence in, prior to/including Utopia?

My wife has taken a shine to Dust (Sooraya Qadir a member of the x-men), and has said she'd like to get into comics by reading about her. I'm trying to find all the collected editions she appears in, ...
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Has Captain America ever been completely in the wrong?

While watching people pick loyalties in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, some (a tiny bit) of the tension gets lost because of an easy litmus test: if Captain America objects to it, it's wrong. ...
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How many comic-based movies won an Oscar? [closed]

I'm curious to know how many movies based on any comic source have won an Oscar(s). This can range from the massive Marvel or DC universe comics to individual comics such as Men in Black (originally ...
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What is the first occurrence of a pre-teen female superhero in comics?

I am looking for the first appearance of a female heroine that would generally be considered a super-human and who is under the age of 13. Wonder Tot comes to mind, but is this the first?
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Why does Teen Titan theme song have accent?

The theme in question is here ...
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What's the difference between “Deathstroke Volume 1: Legacy” and “Deathstroke the Terminator Volume 1: Assassins”

I know that Volume 1: Legacy has been discontinued and Volume 1: Assassins is still on-going, but what is so different about each comic book series?
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Looking for a comic hardback book about an alien ship crashed on earth and a giant humanoid pilot [duplicate]

When I was about 10 I read a great comic hardback. the story based around the discovery on earth of a crashed alien ship, with a giant human pilot. I clearly remember a scene where the giant ...
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80s -90s sci-fi/fantasy graphic novel about teen girl and brother rescued, travel to non-Earth place

I'm looking for a graphic novel I read as a teen which I do not remember the name. It includes: Teen girl and brother running from bad guys. I believe the parents may have died. Rescue by ...
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Looking for a short comic story about a robot trying to save a human pilot but bound by the 3 laws

I remember reading this short comic about 2 years ago. The look of the book seemed pretty new. I remember that it was a hard-cover comic. The picture on the cover was the robot with some kind of a ...
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Looking for a comic with a jester, the Grim Reaper and a rose

I'm looking for a comic story I read in the late 90s / early 2000s. It featured: a jester-type character (face painted white) Death / the Grim Reaper Something about a rose and an hour-glass The ...
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Which Batman comic had the Joker trick a man into thinking he was ugly?

IIRC there was a Batman comic which featured a storyline in which the Joker manipulated a young man into thinking he was hideously ugly despite his evident good looks with blonde hair and blue eyes. ...
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70s/80s children's comic about a green ghost/alien and his young human friend?

Can't remember much else. The creature or ghost is green and cute, and the human is (I'm pretty sure) a boy. It's not My Pet Monster, Slimer from Ghostbusters, Casper in the wrong color, or Doop ...
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Why do Marvel Comics' Celestials appear to have humanoid forms?

According to this and their depictions in the comics, Celestials can remain levitated in the air and maneuver in any directions. If they could just fly anywhere they want and constantly remain ...
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Looking for short comics about boy sent for a quest for leaf

I am looking for a short comics that I've seen long time ago somewhere in the web. The comics is about a boy who falls in love with a girl, but the girl is a bitch. She orders the boy to get ...
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What's the perfect place to start reading DC comics for a newbie? [closed]

I am a newbie in comics. Although I'm well aware with all the DC characters and have seen all the movies, I think it's time for me start diving into comics as they're the real deal and I've always ...
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Are Kryptonians affected by Kryptonite if Earth's sun turns red?

Kryptonians get their power from Earth's yellow sun, however when they are on a planet that has a red sun, they are essentially human. Kryptonite was irradiated by Krypton's explosion, it's not ...
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Can Flash think faster?

The Flash is a superhero whose power is superspeed. In the TV shows (the current one and the one from the 90s portrayed by John Wesley Shipp), the superspeed effect by often shown by slowing ...
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Did Batman ever let the Joker out of Arkham?

Much like the plot of The Mystery Men, does Batman at any point in the comics let the Joker "escape" from Arkham Asylum?
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Where to start reading The Batman?

I've recently gotten into comic books and I'm interested in reading the Batman comics. I have no idea where to start. I've seen all of the live action Batman movies so I pretty much know origin ...
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What's a good place to start reading DC comic books? [closed]

I'm starting to read DC comic books but I don't know where to start. It's pretty easy with Marvel thanks to Marvel Platinum series but I can't seem to find something like that but for DC. Is there ...
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Graphic novel where protagonist is an architect that doesn't need sleep

I am trying to identify a graphic novel I read around 10-15 years ago (although it may be older than that). The plot centers around a city designer who has used special techniques in his design that ...
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Can you help identify this sci-fi graphic novel/comic book?

Some 20 odd years ago I read a graphic novel and can't remember the title. Here's what I can remember: It as a sci fi story, set in a future where humans had made contact with several alien races. I ...
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Is there a reading order for Grimm Fairy Tales - Age of Darkness?

I've searched the net but I can't find the order for this one. It seems like a crossover but maybe it isn't. Can someone tell me the right order to read these? Any help is appreciated.
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Superman time-travels to red Sun age

I have a rather vague recollection of this comic book. I believe I read this in early 70's. Superman time-travels back to the time when the Sun is a red star. The Earth is (rather strangely) inhabited ...
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I can't remember the name of this super villain

I'm trying to figure out the name of this super villian, here is what I remember: Super Strength (yawn) Looks like he could be somebody's dad (he had a really nice looking sweatshirt, and I think a ...
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Which order to read the Humble Bundle IDW Star Trek comics?

I recently purchased the Humble Star Trek Bundle (presented by IDW). They've included 18 volumes of comic books (84 comic issues in total). I'm fairly sure that the stories are 'more or less' self ...
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Is there a known predecessor for Jenny Sparks?

Jenny Sparks is a character created by Warren Ellis that first appeared in the Stormwatch comics and then lead The Authority. She is a century child, an embodiment of the 20th century. Her successor ...
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What does Dr. Strange summon from the Blood Bible?

In New Avengers, Dr. Strange summons some tentacle thing from a portal using a spell from the Blood Bible. It's so hardcore even Sun-God is severely weakened permanently. New Avengers #21 What ...
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Help ID a trapped in time comic

I'm trying to find an old comic I once read. Details:The story involves a group of scientists that are tossed back in time to the 1800's. They have no way of getting back. I think they tried to make ...
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Comic/tabletop RPG about mice with swords and shields going on adventures

I know I am not crazy, and it's within the last 5 years that I've seen the stories and the Tabletop RPG with the same characters. But for the life of me I cannot remember the Title. What is worse; I ...
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Comic book about a city of superheroes

Here's all I remember from the comic: The comic was about a city filled with people with superpowers, the plot focused a lot on a group of teenage superheroes, who where mainly goth, the whole city ...
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Are there list of canon LGBT characters in comics with citations to source material? [closed]

Looking around there are a lot of lists of disparate lists of LGBT comic characters but they tend not to include references or citations to comics that support their identity. Some characters are ...