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Is the Golden Superman canon, and what were his exact powers?

In Superman one million, Superman spends 15,000 years, I think, inside the sun. I'm just wondering how powerful he is compared to other characters in the DC universe, and if it's canon.
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Who out of Hawkeye and Green Arrow is more accurate? [closed]

Accuracy is calculated in arrows shot and targets hit; who is more accurate between Green Arrow and Hawkeye?
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Lock Superman Underground, how long till he loses his powers?

If we were to take superman, and hide him from a yellow sun by any means (underground, too far, block the sun, perpetually staying in night regions), how long would it take for his powers to be lost? ...
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Enemy worthy of Lady Shiva

Following the events of Nightfall, Batman had somehow recovered from the back breaker (HOW!?) and asked Lady Shiva to retrain him since he's been out of action to long. She does this by killing an ...
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What comics feature Batman's alternate universe where Bruce Wayne dies?

I read about the existence of another universe for Batman where Bruce Wayne dies. To avenge his death, his father turns into Batman, and his mom turns into the Joker. Which comics feature these ...
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Time loop paradox in The Flash

In season 1, episode 15 (Out of Time), we see a time loop in the end. Assuming the timeline when the episode started to be x, in the end, we get to timeline x+1. So, does Barry retain his ...
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How does Bruce Wayne mask Batman's injuries between beatings?

OK. We can agree that comic book Batman always gets the bad guy, but sometimes he gets nicked and dinged during the encounter. It's a common thing to see Alfred tending (or trying to tend) his ...
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What is relation between Bane and Ra's al-Ghul?

Was Bane trained by Ra's al-Ghul in the same way Batman was? Which comics will provide me with better details about this question?
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Can anyone, including Wonder Woman, resist the Lasso of Truth?

This question popped into my head when I was watching The Flashpoint Paradox, in which Colonel Steve Trevor (Wonder Woman's romantic interest outside of the Paradox) gets caught by the Amazons. Wonder ...
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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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has DC ever, or will they ever, publish the original ending to Armageddon 2001?

Armageddon 2001 was a storyline in DC comics in which a hero would go bad, and the identity was a mystery. When a nine hundred number leaked the information, dc changed the ending, and it upset a lot ...
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Identify comic book story about alien who lived several lives

I read the story in the '50s. The story was probably in a DC comic. A college professor uses hypnosis to discover people's past lives (like Bridie Murphy). He discovers that one of his subjects is ...
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What are the nicknames that the Joker has called Batman? [closed]

I'm writing a short story about the Joker based on a mix of Jack Nicholson's and Heath Ledger's rendition of the character. I would like as many nicknames the Joker has for Batman as possible. Can ...
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Has anyone ever tried to execute the Joker?

Everyone knows the eternal question, "Why doesn't Batman just kill the Joker?" Writers and fans have debated it for decades, and plenty of answers (believable and not) have been established that now ...
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Symbology in the Lantern Corps emblems?

I'm curious about the symbology and meaning behind the various emblems of the Lantern Corps. As I understand it, the Green is by far the oldest (both in- and out-of-universe), while the others are ...
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Which comics were involved (including tie-ins) in the DC “Blackest Night” crossover?

I'm trying to find out which comics were involved (including tie-ins) in the DC "Blackest Night" crossover? I've searched the net but the best I've seen are incomplete. Can someone please help?
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Are there any instances in Marvel or DC universe where an important event has occurred in India? [closed]

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?