2011 revamp and reboot of the entire DC Comics Universe

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Is there an official reason why Batman Volume 4 (New 52) omits issues 18-20?

While I would agree with anyone suggesting that Batman 18, 19, and 20 are simply not at the same level of greatness as the big plot arcs that surround them, I am curious about why they do not appear ...
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Has DC published any non-New 52 comics since the reboot?

In September 2011, DC Comics rebooted (almost) their entire line of main continuity comics. They called this event The New 52, as there were 52 ongoing titles rolled out as part of the event. I'll ...
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Do the New 52 comics make any references to pre-new-52 works?

So far (through the end of May 2013), did any of the DCnU (New 52) DC comics make references to events/characters/details/etc... that happened in works outside of DCnU line? In other words, are there ...
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Why did Nightwing's costume change from black and blue to black and red in the DC New 52?

With the recent revamp of the DC comics, I noticed that Nightwing has changed his costume from black and blue to black and red. The only reason I can think of for this would be to sell toys. Does ...
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What is Blüdhaven's status post New 52?

In the New 52 era of DC Comics has the status of Blüdhaven been mentioned, either in conjunction with Nightwing or any other characters? Before Flashpoint and the change over it was basically a toxic ...
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In DC the New 52 are Adam One and Merlin the same person?

In issue number 2 of Stormwatch we learn that at the creation of the universe a powerful being named Adam One with the form of a very old white human male who is apparently British was created and ...
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Does Superman's costume in the New 52 have a special function or purpose? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the secret of Superman's suit? We've all seen what Superman's New 52 costume looks like, but does it have a special function? Does it absorb yellow ...
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Who told Clark about the bullet train problem?

In the rebooted Action Comics issue #1 (The New 52), the police's bullets were failed at shooting the strange new creature which was also known as Superman, so Sam Lane consulted Lex Luthor. Lex ...
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Is the creature in Superman #11 a known figure?

Is the creature from another dimension that is encountered in Superman #11 known to us. Should we recognize him / it from previous works?
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What is the secret of Superman's suit?

In Superman #11 the cover reads: Now I know covers have a tendency to be a little... misrepresentative of what is actually contained in the issue, but I've read the issue twice. There doesn't seem ...
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Where is Victor Fries's family from?

In Batman Annual #1 (in the New 52 reboot), we see a few flashbacks to Victor Fries's (Aka Mr. Freeze) youth. In one of them he is discussing building snowmen with his mother, and she responds by ...
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Batman New 52 titles continuity

I am a Marvel fan, but since I learned about the new 52 reboot of DC I thought of starting a DC title. I like Batman the most, but I saw there are 4 titles about him (Batman, Batman the Dark Knight, ...
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Is Red Robin a Meta-Human?

In Teen Titans #7 we see Red Robin saying this: We're fighting for all of them, all of us. He is including himself in a group of meta-humans which the Teen Titans are trying to protect.
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Why isn't The Flash unstoppable?

I've recently gotten into The Flash and so been reading about his powers. What I don't understand is why his typical rogues pose a threat. It seems like there should be very little limit to his ...
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Why would Supergirl be stronger than Superman?

For this question Why is Supergirl so weak? I answered that it wasn't definitive that Supergirl was possibly stronger than Superman. However in Supergirl #6 a Worldkiller says this about her: And ...
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Why is the New 52 Superboy so different from Superman?

I refer to Superboy in the New 52. It is my understanding that Superboy was a clone, half human and half kryptonian. In the reboot, they make reference to other alien races being spliced in. Still, ...
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Who were the 6 people who originally trained Batman in the New 52?

In Batman and Robin #4 (of the New 52) Batman makes this remark to his son: Who are the six people (including Ducard) that trained Batman?
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What actually happened when the flash got shot?

Warning: Spoilers ahead. I didn't actually get what happened in issue #3 of the flash in the new 52's in the part where he's over analyzing the situation and he just froze, letting the bullet hit him ...
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How old is Bruce Wayne at the start of the New 52?

You might otherwise say "What is the youngest possible age Bruce Wayne could be considering all he had to accomplish up until the start of the New 52?"
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What are the other Batmobiles from the first edition of the New 52 Batman?

Looking at this question Why is there a dinosaur in the Batcave? I noticed there are four Batmobiles in the Batcave. The one on the top right looks like the Batmobile as seen in the 1989 Batman ...
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Why is there a dinosaur in the Batcave?

In Batman #1 in the New 52, when we visit the Batcave for the first time, we see a dinosaur: What... is up with that? It is a completely awesome cave decoration - but what else is it? Is it a non ...
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The New 52: What Titles Don't Mix Continuity For New Reader?

I grew up in a house were comic books were essentially banned (other than three my Father bought me once and a stack of Little Lulu comics my aunt gave me), so, other than when a college roommate got ...
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In the new 52 how is it possible Bruce Wayne has a 10 year old son with Talia?

Talia's attraction to Bruce Wayne traditionally has been his impressive resume as Batman. However in the new 52 Batman is only supposed to have been operating for five years. So how is it that Bruce ...
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At the start of the New 52, how many people know the identity of Batman?

In the old continuity, quite a number of people ultimately knew Batman was Bruce Wayne. How has that changed with the re-launch of the New 52?
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Why is it that the Yellow Rings are the only ones that are inherently evil?

While reading the latest Red Lanterns (#3, Nov 2011) the leader of the Red Lantern Corps says that he wants to bring vengance to those who have caused people hatred and rage. He seems to want, when ...
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Can Superman kill people with his X-Ray vision?

It's a known fact that x-rays can cause radiation poisoning and very bad adverse effects with prolonged exposure. Can Superman's X-Ray vision (since his eyes emit the rays rather than absorb them) ...
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Who is Professor Stein?

In Batgirl #2 (Oct 2011), there is some graffiti written on the back of a train. It said,"PROFESSOR STEIN IS ALIVE" Who is Professor Stein?
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Can the Flash see the future now?

In Issue #2 of the Flash (Oct 2011) it shows Barry tapping into the Speed Force with just his brain and not his body. Through this he's able to see what will happen in the near future to all the ...
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When did all the people become vampires?

In the new I, Vampire, it shows a city amassed with the Vampires swarming the streets to the main character. When did this occur and how did no other superheroes notice a swarm of supernatural ...
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When did Sinestro make his own green Ring?

In issue #2 of Green Lantern (Oct 2011), Sinestro gave Hal Jordan a ring that he said he made himself. How can he make such a ring? When? Is it merely a construct?
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How does Batman have time for the amount of research he does?

Batman (or Bruce Wayne) runs Wayne Industries and is a very active CEO going to meetings and press events. Assuming his day is as busy as any normal CEO, it's at least a full time job (<= 40-50 ...
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Is Brother Eye sinister?

Reading O.M.A.C #1 (Sept 2011) and it seems that the satellite known as Brother Eye is controlling O.M.A.C. to gain access to some computer system. He's not concerned with the safety of any innocents ...
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Can the Flash run faster than light?

While trying to find out who was faster, Superman or the Flash (The answer is the Flash), I found out that the Flash can travel back and forth through time on ocassion. Does that mean that the Flash ...
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How does the Flash perceive time?

Under the assumption that Barry Allen can think as fast as he can run, how does he percieve things around him? Is everything else just moving at a miniscule rate to him? How does that not drive him ...
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Why is Hawkgirl featured in the Justice League cartoons and not Hawkman?

Until about 30 seconds ago when I received the New 52 Hawkman, I thought that it was only Hawkgirl. Why wasn't Hawkman featured in the cartoon? What made DC use Hawkgirl instead of the other ...
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Why do some Green Lanterns talk to their rings when giving a command?

Reading Green Lantern Corps #1 (Sept 2011) and the second panel of the comic has a GL talking to his ring saying: GL: Ring, defuse all ammunition and log in weapons RING: Ammunition defused. ...
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How does Mr Teriffic hold 14 PhD's and dozens of graduate and undergraduate degrees?

I was reading Mr Teriffic #1 (Sept 2011) and he says he claims to hold more degrees than most of the Harvard Professors combined. How does he have these degrees? I would gage that his age is around ...
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In the New 52, did Barbara Gordon become Oracle?

In Batgirl #1, part of DC's New 52, Barbara Gordon was still shot by the Joker, just as she was in the former continuity. She lost use of her legs for 3 years, then miraculously regained use of them. ...
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New 52 Justice League #1: Are all the super humans considered evil?

Just read the first new Justice League and from what it looked liked, everyone thought all the Super Humans were evil. Even Batman. Is this the assumption going into the new reboot?