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Can a Green Lantern's construct exist independently of the Green Lantern? And for how long? [duplicate]

If a Green Lantern can create a power ring for someone else. Can the Green Lantern then leave the new ring with that person indefinitely? How long will the ring last? Are there any example of this ...
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Can Green Lanterns make copies of their Power ring?

Suppose that a Green Lantern agent wants to assign a friend of his as his/her deputy for certain reason: for example, ensuring the safety of his home world while he/she is fighting crime several light ...
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Can anyone recognise this Batman villain?

Can anyone tell me who this villain is and what storyline this scene comes from? Maybe a strange incarnation of Solomon Grundy? That's definitely The Ventriloquist and Scarface in the background ...
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What are Batman's qualifications?

I think it's safe to say that Bruce Wayne (being the secret identity of Batman) is a master in numerous skills and abilities, just to name a few: Martial Arts Intelligence Stealth & disguise ...
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How fast can you fly with a Legion Flight Ring?

The Legion of Super Heroes, in the 31st century, give their members flight rings. These rings enable all of their members to fly, whether they have that innate power or not. The ring allows them to ...
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What's up with Guy Gardner's Yellow Ring?

So I've been a Green Lantern fan for a while, and I know some of the history of Guy Gardner (everyone's least favorite Green Lantern not named Kyle). I know he was booted from the GLC, found himself ...
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Can a handless character join the Green Lantern Corps?

Fish have no hands or fingers. Can a handless character become a member of the Green Lantern Corps?
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Has anyone ever ambushed Batman at the bat signal?

I don't know if it's location differs from canon to canon, but it's usually located on the roof of a GCPD station I think, so has anyone ever seen the signal, and just lain in wait to ambush Batman?
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Why is superman still bruised at the end of the dark knight returns?

After the battle between Superman and Batman in The Dark Knight Returns, Superman goes to Batman's funeral. However, Superman still has his face all bruised. We have seen that Superman regenerates ...
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How did the Flash retain Thomas Wayne's letter to Bruce?

In the Flashpoint Paradox movie, Thomas Wayne (Batman in this timeline) hands Barry a letter addressed to his son and tells him to go back in time and prevent this from ever happening. Later, Barry ...
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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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Who was this (possibly DC Comics) female character that was a daughter of Satan, or some demon

This female character was in - if I remember correctly, DC Comics - comic book I read in the 80's. She was described as the daughter of "Satan" (or some similar evil being) and had an ability to ...
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Can Kryptonite affect Superman's mind?

I was watching Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, and Lex Luthor framed Superman for killing Metallo by stating that the gigantic asteroid made of kryptonite that was approaching Earth, was affecting ...
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How does one become a Lantern (kind of)

OK, so recently I've been playing Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, and yes I know that Lego games aren't always perfect in maintaining cannon but they are usually pretty good so if this is completely ...
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Can Superman see in the dark?

We hear all about how Superman has "super vision," which apparently includes microscopic vision, long-distance vision, X-ray vision, etc. But can Superman see in the dark? That is to say, could he ...
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Who is (was?) this DC Comics villain?

I first read a DC comics story with this villain back in the 80's. Some things I remember about the character: He is portrayed as the bringer of the end of the world His name had some connection to ...
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What DC comic has the Joker hugging Batman with hearts around his head?

What is the title of this DC comics book?
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How does Flash not end up in space?

When Flash runs at speeds of light and greater, how does he not end up in space and beyond. His horizontal velocity trajectory would be so huge that gravitational force would be meaningless. So when ...
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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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Does Ray Palmer from Arrow become Atom?

I remember from a few episodes ago that Palmer is semi-attached to Atom. Are there plans to branch another superhero from Arrow like they did for Flash?
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How are prisoners in the CW's The Flash fed?

The cells from the particle accelerator in the TV show "The Flash" don't look like they have a bathroom or a way to pass in food. Is there an explanation in the comic books for this?
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Is there an anti-magical material similar to DC Comics “Nth Metal” in the Marvel Universe?

Is there any Marvel Universe material or substance that has similar 'anti-magical' properties similar to those found in the Thanagarian Nth Metal in the DC Animated Universe?
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Is there any plan to expand arrow/flash verse to include the rest of the Justice League?

Marvel is currently making a killing with their expansive network of movie tie-ins, which I assume is what prompted the Arrow/Flash tie-ins (behind the scenes). DC is also coming up with Dawn of ...
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Why don't others help Batman? [duplicate]

After watching some of DC's animated movies (Under the Red Hood and The Dark Knight Returns), I began wondering: Why don't other super heroes such as those in the Justice League help Batman? Or for ...
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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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When do Batman and Bane first fight?

I'm working on a project on Bane and I am having trouble following the main storyline in the comics that involve Bane. In particular I am looking for the comic that contains Bane and Batman's first ...
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Can The Flash breathe in outer space

I'm playing the new Lego Batman 3, and while everyone is outside of the Justice League Space Station, everyone is either wearing protective suits (Batman and Robin), or is already known to be able to ...
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In Justice League #1, why does Barry Allen act surprised when he learns of Batman's existence?

I've been absolutely confused since the beginning of the New 52 and I have recently had it explained to me that Barry Allen actually does remember everything that occurred in his life before ...
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Does Barry Allen remember his life in the prime DC Universe?

Since Flashpoint occurred, I've always wondered about this question. Since Barry basically created the Flashpoint universe and then reset everything by stopping himself at the end of the event. Does ...
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What Superbaby adventures are there?

When I was a child (around 30+ years back) I read a comic or two about Superbaby. I never found more stories/adventures of Superbaby. Is there a significant number of comics about Superbaby? If there ...
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Where does the new 52 start?

I haven't read any DC comics before, but started reading The new 52 series. I've tried various families such as Batman, Green Lantern, Green Lantern Corps, Red Lanterns, Green Lantern - New Guardians, ...
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What is the source of magical energies in the DC Universe?

In the Marvel Universe, magicians like Doctor Strange draw their magic from three main sources: Internal physical/psychic/spiritual energy giving them abilities such as astral projection, telepathy, ...
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How does Superman avoid deafening everyone with his sonic booms?

I recently read that military jets don't normally go supersonic over land because their sonic booms would cause disruption, which I didn't know. It got me thinking about how fast Superman goes. He'd ...
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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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Are there any comics where Superman is influenced by several types of Kryptonite in the same time?

I've seen and know some types of Kryptonite and know what its effects are, but is there something canon (or even non-canon) that shows what effects can happen when various different types of ...
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Where do we get the idea that Superman changes in phone booths?

I have heard many references to the fact that Clark Kent will enter a phone booth and change into Superman. But, in all my experience with the Superman comics, I have yet to see this take place even ...
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Questions about Phantom Zone

In the DC Multiverse map the Phantom Zone appears to be part of a single Underworld. Do all of Zod's soldiers go into the same Phantom Zone from each of the various multiverses? and if they do, do ...
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What are the DC comics “species” being referenced in Sandman Overture?

Spoiler for Sandman Overture issue #1
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Which 52 universes from the DC Multiverse survived Crisis on Infinite Earths?

In the comic Crisis on Infinite Earths, the DC multiverse is destroyed. But, in Infinite Crisis and subsequent comics, it was revealed that the multiverse had been restored/recreated/preserved into ...
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Did Solomon Grundy get his name from the nursery rhyme?

Does the DC villain Solomon Grundy have anything in common with the nursery rhyme of the same name? In-universe, was he named after the rhyme for a specific reason, or is that happenstance?
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What is the difference between DC Comics' Supergirl and Power Girl?

I don't understand the difference between Supergirl and Powergirl. Are they the same person but one is older? Are they from different universes? Is one a clone of the other? Or are they two ...
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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 world did Odin offer Sandman?

In Neil Gaiman's Sandman, in chapter 5 of "Season of Mists" Odin offers Sandman a world he created in order to learn about Ragnarok. We can see some warriors from this world, whose Odin, to his ...
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Why doesn't The Flash's speed kill the people he saves?

This question is prompted by the new television show, but I'm open to any sources for explanation. With reference to this particular scene from the season's trailer, The Flash saves a person from ...
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In DCAU / Batman Beyond, what happened to “Silver” and why was Batman working alone during that time?

During the DCAU cartoon series Batman Beyond, we hear mention of Dick Grayson, the ex-Nightwing and how he and Bruce have not been on speaking terms for many years. In the 2011 comic book ...
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Is there a complete list of published dates for all the New 52 titles?

I didn't think I needed to ask this question, but DC forced me into this. I am not used to of DC's way of telling a story by putting it in several different comics and even in several different ...
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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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In comic version of Batman, why are the Waynes walking through the alley?

The Waynes are extremely rich, why they don't drive their car out of the theatre instead of walking through a dark alley which is a common sense that a millionaire like them should not. Note that I ...
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What did Comedian mean by this in the watchmen movie

In The Watchmen movie, during the scene where The Comedian and Nite Owl are clearing a group of protesters the Nite Owl says: "What the hell happened to us, what happened to the American dream?" ...