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Are there any instances in Marvel or DC universe where an important event has occurred in India? [on hold]

Being an Indian I am curious to know if any important events of Marvel or DC Universe to have occurred in India? As we see in Avengers movie where Bruce Banner has gone low profile in Kolkata, India. ...
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How does the Helmet of Fate work?

I have heard two basic theories on how the Helmet of Fate operates: Once Kent Nelson (or one of the other versions of Dr. Fate) puts on the helmet, he is granted the ability to wield magic along ...
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Searching for a Particular Comic

I am looking for a particular comic from the DC universe. The basic premise is that four "super-villains" including Brainiac, a female wearing a superman symbol who can shape-shift (perhaps Matrix ...
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Fullmetal Batman?

I was "browsing" some profiles on Facebook (as you do) and found this image of Batman and another character which I've never seen before. I've watched quite a few superhero cartoons and maybe one or ...
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Do superheroes/villains with super speed get tired due to running?

I mean a average human can run at his full speed for 15 to 20 mins before getting tired. Trained athletes can go on running for much more time without tiring out. Do Superheroes like Quicksilver or ...
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Does Superman have a son?

In the movie Superman Returns, Lois Lane's son is shown to be the result of Superman getting his super on in Lois' Lane at some point in the past. Is there any comics reference to this? Do Superman ...
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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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Does Wonder Woman need to use her bracelets?

Does Wonder Woman need to use her bracelets to deflect attacks or could she simply withstand the attacks she normally deflects, e.g. bullets? Does she use the bracelets just as a polite formality?
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Why doesn't Flash kill OR knock out OR tie up faster (in seconds)? [duplicate]

Really, why Flash doesn't kill OR knock out OR tie up Bad Guys in seconds? He can do it. He has A LOT of time. He can literally do anything with those poor bad guys. This question not about ...
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Why No Traditional Villains in Adventures of Superman?

At the end of each episode of the TV show The Adventures of Superman, credit is given to the comics with the line, "Superman is based on the original character appearing in Superman magazine." By ...
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Can jutsu affect superman?

So this question is partially a two parter. 1. Do chi-powered abilities act like magic in the world of Superman? And if so... 2. Given that superman is known to be weak to magic, is Superman ...
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Has Superman ever escaped a black hole?

Reading a DC wiki (yes, wikipedias are bad...), it mentions in the Super Speed section for Kryptonians that Superman can travel at the speed of light or faster than light when in space. I'm guessing ...
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What is Doomsday and where did he come from?

The infamous Doomsday Vs. Superman battle in the Death of Superman saga from DC is among the most famous of all comic books. I personally own most of the saga and always counted it among the legends. ...
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Why, exactly, does kryptonite hurt Superman?

To my understanding, kryptonite is a rock that is from the planet Krypton. Superman is also from planet Krypton. Yet somehow kryptonite weakens Superman and can even kill him. How does this work? Why ...
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Is Superman's Kryptonite vulnerability common knowledge in the DC Universe?

Lex Luther and Batman (among others) both know and use Kryptonite against Superman. But what about the man on the street? Has the Wikipedia of the DC verse figured it out yet, or has it somehow been ...
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Has there ever been a female character using the Batman name?

This discussion came up at work after a female coworker decided to run a marathon dressed as Batman. Somebody said that she'd be running as Batwoman, to which she replied that, no, she was running as ...
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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 its 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 ...