Questions tagged [comics]

For use when asking questions about comics or comic books when a more appropriate specific work tag doesn't exist. For example, if asking about the comics canon of Marvel use this tag but if asking about the specific The Infinity Gauntlet comic use the work tag [the-infinity-gauntlet] instead.

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Comic book series about dystopian child regime

My memories are somewhat vague on this one. I remember receiving 2 volumes of this series from my aunt when I was a child (somewhere around 10 - now 20). The two books were set in a world that ...
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Which DC comics does this page (featuring the Batcave) come from?

Which comic do these panels come from? It was originally posted here.
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What is the source of this image of the Batcomputer?

What is the source of this image of the Batcomputer, and who is the artist that designed it? Note that it's not from Justice League: Doom as an earlier comment suggested.
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Science fiction comic from the 90s with power-armored religious troops fighting alien snakes

I was wondering if anyone can remember a comic series I read in the 90s. I can’t remember the name and it’s driving me mad. The protagonists were a religious order regiment of power-armored troops. ...
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Scifi comic from the 90s about an organic spaceship and its captain in an incubator

Back in the 90s I read a comic book about a group of bounty hunters (not sure anymore) in space, who killed a gigantic space lifeform (somewhing like a whale in free space) by going into its guts and ...
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What is the earliest comic book that features an antihero superhero? [closed]

What is the first instance of a comic book/graphic novel that features a "hero" that does not fit a truly heroic personality? These are individuals that most of the world (in the comics) ...
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In what book does the story of “He who dwells in darkness” from Doctor Strange 1974 continue?

In what book does the story of "He who dwells in darkness" from Doctor Strange 1974 #30 continue? It appears as though Doctor Strange 1974 #31 is not the continuation.
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Graphic novel: white-haired Lovecraftian occult detective living in 1920s

A bit of a long shot, but I am looking for a comic series about an occult detective taking place sometimes before WW II, written probably around 1990s (it is definitely not Hellblazer) The main ...
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How many comic book continuities are there in the Power Rangers universe, or is it one “Shared” continuity for all?

The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers have had a few comic adaptations, those most notably from Boom Studios. The story essentially takes the original premise nd even characters from the 1993 show, and ...
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90s/2000s French comic about kids accidentally summoning a monster

I remember this comic from a library in the 90s/early 2000s. It was a bunch of kids, possibly classmates, in a small village that would venture out in the woods and pretend to be druids. At one point ...
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Short comic book strip from Alan Class reprints of EC type mystery comics about scientist extracting sound from rocks/artefacts

Viewing a recent question regarding ancient voices from stones, I recall a short comic strip with a story of a scientist who extracts historical voices from rocks/artefacts and maybe even projects ...
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Comic issue where Iron Man is compared to Robert Downey Jr

I remember seeing somewhere, a snapshot from a comic book where a lady (presumably a fan; might have been a reporter as well) addresses Tony Stark and says something like (paraphrased): You are ...
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comic miniseries: Teenagers show superpowers, conscripted into military

About 25 years ago I found issue 1 of this miniseries in a comic shop. It was secondhand then, so probably a few years older. Several teenagers in USA begin to exhibit random super powers. I remember ...
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Scrooge McDuck space adventure where he fights an alien despot from an energy oriented economy

This comic book was published in Spain between 1976 and 1980 and was probably a work of Disney's Italian studio. Might be a work by Romano Scarpa. There is a planet where energy has replaced money. ...
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NSFW comic strip of two demon girlfriends

I am looking for a comic strip of two demon girlfriends. It was only one or two pages at most, and it went basically: the two were making out, and one of them degrades the other one. At this, the ...
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Which superhero first used the power of body shrinkage?

There are many superheroes who have the power to expand or contract their body size. In Marvel, we have Ant-Man and the Wasp, and in DC we have Atom. Who was the first superhero to use the power of ...
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UK comic strip from the 1970's

Looking for UK comic strip from 1970's, family visiting Russia shrunk to toy size hunted by KGB agents who think they are spies, they travelled in toy gypsy caravan pulled by 2 puppies.
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Comic book issue where the Red Skull [sarcastically] calls Captain America gay

I remember reading a Captain America story arc where the Red Skull captures Captain America (I guess). The Skull the offers Captain America anything he wants in exchange for his support. During the ...
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Is there a reality in the DC comics multiverse where the Joker never existed alongside Batman?

Recently, Walter Hamada (President of DC at WB) confirmed that the Robert Pattinson Batman (a.k.a Battinson) is from a different Earth with its own existing Justice League. He also mentioned that ...
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Webcomic with a mermaid and a bird legged android?

Webcomic with a mermaid and a bird legged android? I watched a while back a first part youtube video about a webcomic with a mermaid and a bird legged android. It was maybe 5 years old and maybe was ...
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Star Trek Comic story in which convicts are sent to exile in a cluster of planets but with a cruel twist

Publishing date is probably mid-70s but could be before. The Enterprise encounters a system full of inhabitable asteroids which are used as destination for people condemned for crimes by an alien ...
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Name of comic where protagonist finds his past, dead self

I'm looking for the name of a comic, or at least the name of the character to which it belongs. This comic was probably published in the early 90s. It possibly belongs to 2000 AD, or at least ...
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1970s team-up comic in which Superman nonchalantly kills a sentient brain?

Pre-Crisis, late 70s. (Or maybe early 70s since, in Brazil, translated comics from the USA tended to be released with a big delay.) The main antagonist of the story was Sinestro. He was more powerful ...
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Information/Device For Gaining Superpowers In Gotham City Public Library

From reading comics, I know that Gotham City has a public library in many continuities. Batman also fights villains there a decent number of times since the library first appeared in Detective Comics #...
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Publicly Available Ways To Learn Magic In The DC Universe

I have read in a DC comic about John Constantine where the superhero says that ultimate secret of magic is that anybody can do it. However, I don't believe I have ever read a DC comic that reveals any ...
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Has Superman ever revealed his weakness to magic to the public?

My question is has there ever been a comic where Superman tells the public about his weakness/vulnerability to magic, and if he has, what comic issue is it? I have looked through some old Silver Age ...
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60's comic book about shooting invading aliens inside their force fields

I'm trying to find a comic book I read in the 60's, which probably contained more than one story, but one was about invading humanoid-type aliens, each of which was surrounded by an impenetrable force ...
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What is the difference between Beyonder and pre-retcon Beyonder?

What is the difference between the Beyonder and pre-retcon Beyonder?
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What abilities not part of his regular powerset did the Incredible Hulk possess over the years?

The Incredible Hulk over the years has had a fixed powerset. Which are Super strength High durability Healing factor A degree of superhuman speed and reflexes Some unnatural abilities like viewing ...
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You know this Ben Grimm/Thing quote?

I watched a Marvel AMV video on YouTube. In one of the Marvel comics, the Thing teams up with a few superheroes to take down a villain. They were maybe the Hulk, Gladiator, and the Silver Surfer. The ...
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How did Adam Warlock become The Living Tribunal?

I had seen in the comics that Adam Warlock is now the Living Tribunal. How and when did this happen?
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Has Iron Man visited the 'quantum city'?

From Avengers: Endgame we have seen that the superheroes used the quantum realm to travel back in time. Also, we have seen in Ant-Man and the Wasp that there is a quantum city present in the quantum ...
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Did the Infinity Gauntlet always have a cost?

Did the Infinity Gauntlet in Marvel comics have the same draining cost as in the movies? Or that is something that is also another thing the Cinematic Universe nerfed?
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Comic book short story about man trying to escape Hades

It is a story from a comic book that had to be published before 1967. I remember a splash page which shows, in a bird's eye view, a bespectacled man climbing a sheer, rocky cliff face with a trail of ...
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Do we know anything about DareDevil's (Matt Murdock's) Mother from the comics continuity?

In most continuities, Matt Murdock, prior to becoming the super hero DareDevil, was raised by a well-meaning, boxer single father, "Battling" Jack" aka "The Fighting Devil" ...
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Elseworlds comic where Superman was the richest athlete in the world

I vaguely recall a 1990s comic where something happened differently, and Clark Kent ended up not becoming a hero who rescues people and inspires Hope, but a sports hero and one of the richest, most ...
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How exactly are Molecular Manipulation and Reality Manipulation different? [closed]

On the surface, Molecular control and Reality manipulation do essentially the same thing: alter physical elements and environments on a fundamental level, essentially doing with them whatsoever the ...
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Does anybody recognize this superhero t-shirt description?

I was in Dollar Tree the other day and passed a woman in a (formerly-) Marvel Comics tee which actually impressed me. Unfortunately, I neglected to immediately ask its origins and when I did come back ...
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How powerful are Celestials? [closed]

I finally got around to watching Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and it's the first I've heard of the Celestials. How powerful are the Celestials as a race in the Marvel Universe, compared to other God-...
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Why didn't Norman Osborn's twins seek out Harry?

Was revisiting the Spider-Man Sin's Past story line, and something doesn't seem to make sense... well, to be fair, that whole damn comic doesn't exactly make sense, but on a less meta note: Gwen and ...
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Did the five Robins ever meet each other in the comics?

I saw on Google that Batman has had five different Robins in the comics, who had all left for their own reasons. Have they ever meet each other in the comics? And I don't mean just manage to catch a ...
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How many wars has Atlantis fought in Marvel Comics?

How many times has Atlantis been at war in Marvel Comics? Instances from other than the mainstream 616 universe are also welcome.
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Comic or Webcomic with a robot enthusiastically proclaiming “Krill the humans!”

I was reading an article recently that mentioned the use of krill as a food source, and I found myself remembering a panel where a robot is enthusiastically chanting "Krill the humans!" with the joke ...
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What physical forces have stopped Juggernaut?

Cain Marko, the Juggernaut, is essentially an unstoppable force if he gets going. He wears a helmet to protect himself from psychic attacks, so many of his stories involve the X-Men attempting to get ...
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Why is Red Hulk's hair that of a young person's when Ross's hair is that of an old person's?

Why is Red Hulk's hair that of a young person's when Ross's hair is that of an old person's?
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Manga about a girl who lives her life as if she was in a manga

This girl with short brown hair and brown eyes wakes up. It’s her first day of school (high school, I forgot what grade she was in. Also I believe that her old middle school was called Jon Jin Middle ...
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Looking to identify sci-fi magazines/comics from the 60s and 70s

Maybe someone can help me identify the mags/comics I came across written in the 1960s or 1970s. There were a couple stories in comic book format: 1) One was about a kid receiving a radio signal from ...
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Looking for comic about female superhero who loses her powers

A while back, I read a comic (DC, I think) in a compilation that I'd like to find again. I think it was one issue. Even though this character could have more comics, I'm just looking for the one ...
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Are There Any Star Wars Stories That Exclude The Force?

Are there any Star Wars novelizations, comics series/issues that exclude the Force (both Jedi and Sith, Dark Side and Light Side), and instead focuses purely on the Imperial vs Republic/Rebel Alliance ...

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