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Why does the black girl in this “Immortal Hulk” issue mention white privilege? [on hold]

This is a reading of Immortal Hulk #11 (2019): As the video maker points out, the characters are in Hell and then she asks what's it like for the Hulk to feel such ...
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Children's Italian steampunk comic from 1970 with a trip to Mars HG Wells style. Earthlings taught the Martians to play football

This comic was almost certainly Italian and its author had a very Italian name, similar to "Ivo Milazzo", an excellent author of a western comic called Ken Parker. But I'm sure it's not Ivo Milazzo. ...
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Conan-ish fantasy comic from late 80s to early 90s with scantily dressed main characters fighting skeletons in a cave/dungeon

Read a comic from the library back in 1993-1994, probably from the late 80s/early 90s. Short story, colorized, likely anthology format. Story line along the veins of Conan with heroic male ...
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Comic story arc/issue where Deadpool is eaten by zombies and the zombies all turn into Deadpool clones

I vaguely recall the details of a Deadpool comic book issue I read around 4-5 years ago. Here are a few details I remember: Deadpool eats a load of chimichangas during a zombie apocalypse and ...
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Are there any significant original novel series concerning major comicbook superheroes? [closed]

I ask this question because if we think about, for example, the case of Star Trek and Star Wars, there are very significant extended universes including original novels. However, as far as I'm aware,...
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How does the *in-universe* Marvel Comics handle sensitive information like secret identities?

I know that Marvel Comics, the company, exists within the Marvel universe, and that they publish authorized biographical comics about the "real" superheroes that live in that universe. But the comics ...
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Late 50s comic: Lonely or Lost Planet; Earth is under occupation by green aliens wearing menacing helmets

I came here because I again thought of a comic book that I remember from the late 50s. It was about the planet Earth under occupation by alien powers (they were green, as I recall, and they had neat ...
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Are Spiderman's Web Shooters Biological or Artificial? [duplicate]

I am confused. I thought Spiderman's ability to shoot web was through biologically built-in nodules in his wrists due to the mutations that happened when he was bitten by the spider. But then in MCU ...
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Does Peter Parker have a Chemical Engineering degree?

In Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse during Peter reveals that he has a degree in Chemical Engineering. In the Marvel comics, does Peter Parker indeed have a degree in Chemical Engineering?
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What Marvel paperbacks should I read to fully appreciate Toad's Brotherhood of Mutants?

As far as I know, Toad's Brotherhood of Mutants was first introduced in X-Force and included the characters of Blob, Phantazia, Pyro, and Sauron. I was therefore wondering which paperbacks I should ...
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What “Wolverine and the X-Men” collections concern Toad & Husk's relationship?

Trying to find Wolverine and the X-Men paperbacks that deal with the relationship Toad built with Husk, up to the point where he joined the Hellfire Academy with her and Quentin Quire, and where the ...
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Comic where Scrooge McDuck or Donald Duck is facing a chess player that never loses

I'm looking for an old comic with Scrooge McDuck I think, or maybe Donald Duck. I read it in French was I was young (late 80s or beginning of the 90s). He is facing a chess player, some kind of ...
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Graphic novel with pink and white cover, printed in black and white, about a female lead living in a space station, joining a military group/the army

I read a graphic novel whilst working in a library that featured a female lead character, that lives on a space station of some kind that, after humans no longer live on Earth. There was an older ...
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Any significance of “Endgame” in Avengers 4 title according to comics?

Avengers 4 title Avengers: Endgame was a long kept secret and it was said it can spoil the Infinity Wars: But how? How come this title was so big deal? Is this title ...
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In what issue of X-Force did Toad slime Siryn?

I was looking on Quora a few days ago and saw that apparently during the first few issues of X-Force, the writers decided to give Toad the ability to secrete slime from his hands and he used this on ...
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Looking for possible anthology book where one story featured a bird in a diaper and bonnet

It was a book I remember seeing a few pages of when I was young but of which I can't remember more than a few details. There was one story about a little monster girl, whose mom told her that old "if ...
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Are there recent depictions of Al Qaeda and/or ISIS as villains in Marvel Comics (non-movies)?

After the tragedy of 9/11, Marvel had a few very iconic panels such as And Are there recent Marvel depictions (depiction prior to December 1st, 2018), that actually drew and not just mentioned in ...
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What's this serialised comic strip about a girl who discovers everyone around her is a robot?

As a kid in the '80s, I found myself often in doctor's waiting rooms. I devoured most of the comic magazines there. In one of those, I read fragments of a story that I would like to find. The story ...
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Spider-Woman (616) sticks to walls with an adhesive fluid excreted from her pores. Is there a comic-source for this?

According to Comic Vine/Wikipedia, Spider-Woman (616) sticks to walls with a fluid excreted from her pores. Is there a comic-source for this? Other wikis indicate her ability is actually based in ...
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Who is Bruce Wayne's/Batman's heir in the comics?

Bruce Wayne has had many years as Batman and had many side-kicks and different children, but, officially, if both Batman and Bruce Wayne retire to take the sun in Miami... Who could be considered the ...
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Is the similarity between Bane and Venom a coincidence?

It always appeared to me that the DC Comics character Bane and Marvel's Venom show many similarities: both are arch-nemeses for main costumed heroes in their respective comic books, both gain their ...
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2000s (?) black and white comic about a training academy for teens with psychic powers, ranked by “psych level”

The story was set in some sort of sci-fi school or training academy. The characters were somewhere in their teens, and I think the main character was a blonde girl. The characters had some sort of ...
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Kraven the Hunter and his potion

I have been trying to find out more about the potion Kraven uses/used to get his enhanced senses, strength and to suppress his aging, but I've come across conflicting information. 1. Marvel Wiki ...
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Racy and lewd Sci-Fi comic from late 1990's/early 2000's with two girls, fighting?

I remember this comic book from around 2000's. I was too young to actually read it but stared at the cover very often. I don't think this was a series but perhaps a pilot of some sort. The cover had ...
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How many times has Kirkman outright lied in the “Letter Hacks” section of “The Walking Dead” comics?

At the end of each The Walking Dead comic issue is a "Letter Hacks" section, in which the writers (especially Kirkman) reply to fan letters about how they develop the comic, some worldbuilding, what ...
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Who is this sexual fantasy of Wolverine?

I stumbled upon a YouTube video about weird marvel sexual encounters: Where he shows a panel where Emma Frost discovers Wolverine sexual fantasies: Correct me if I ...
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What's the name of that comic team with genetically engineered government agents?

The story starts with a family living in a cabin in the woods. There's a mom, a dad, and a boy, but the boy is about twenty years old or something. They're talking, I think the boy is bringing up an ...
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When did Superman first use his super breath and freeze breath?

I mean there is this general idea of it being introduced in the time period of 1950s to 1970s, but exactly in which issue did he use it for the first time?
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Continuity of characters and timeline in comics during crossovers

When crossovers happen within titles we see that characters from titles which are not necessarily crossed over with appear in them. For example, the Avengers and their members appearing in Infinity ...
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From where do the original Symbiotes from Klyntar get their names?

There are several Symbiotes in the Marvel universe (or multi-verse if you'd prefer) including Venom, Carnage, Toxin, Anti-Venom, Scream, Riot and many many others. The Symbiotes that were ...
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African superheroes created by African writers?

Are there any African superheroes created by writers native to Africa? It just stands to reason that there has to be at least 1 superhero that’s native to the African continent. I just want to be sure ...
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Does Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters teach normal school subjects?

The main purpose of Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters (and later the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning) seems to be to teach mutants to use their powers. Does the school also teach "normal" ...
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Which comics from Vertigo and WildStorm comics got merged with DC universe in the end of Flashpoint?

While fixing the timeline in the end of Flashpoint comics Flash merges the three universes DC, Vertigo, and WildStorm but as per my knowledge not every comic form Vertigo got merged and a few old ones ...
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Is there any canon information about the conductivity of Captain America's shield?

As most of you know, Captain America uses his shield to protect himself from a lot of stuffs, be it physical attacks, projectiles, explosions, electrical shock, fire, cold, ... Thanks to the ...
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Has Venom ever used the phrase “I am Venom” in the comics?

Venom’s phrase “We are Venom” is something unforgettable, especially after the new Venom movie. In the Venom (2018) movie, when Eddie has his first conversation with the symbiote, Eddie: Who are ...
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Comic that ends with two sisters fighting sea monsters on a ship in a stormy sea

For the past few weeks, I have been trying to search for a comic book that I read ages ago (maybe around 2012) but I can't seem to remember the title. I been searching the internet, going through ...
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What’s this Spider-Man comic, and did it inspire a scene in Avengers: Infinity War?

I recently came across this image of Spider-Man which is very similar I'm looking for the exact source of this snap-shot (intended pun here); the comic-book issue etc. Also, is this the original ...
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Comic/graphic novel about a girl who lives in the moon

I think it was aimed at children, and I read it some time in the 90's. It involved a man who travelled to the moon, and found a tunnel. At the bottom was a girl whose tongue was replaced by a small ...
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Which Native American character threw a speeding bison onto its back in an old X-Men comic?

I saw this a long time ago, and just remembered it recently. The character in question was a native American; he runs up to a speeding bison, grabs it by the horns (literally) and throws it to the ...
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Why does the Symbiote need a host?

I'm not aware of a time limit to how long the Symbiote can live without bonding with a human, what does it gain from doing so?
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Comics in which a dying Silver Surfer temporarily granted Power Cosmic to humans

I remember reading a comic in which the Silver Surfer temporarily granted Power Cosmic to humans. Here are the details I can recall: Silver Surfer was possibly dying. Power Cosmic looked like it was ...
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Fantasy graphic novel of a medieval world with no adults

It's a fantasy graphic novel I read about five years ago, about a medieval fantasy world that, for some reason, has no more adults, so just kids have to deal with everything. Does anyone have a clue ...
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What was the name of the magical robot from Dr. Strange?

When my father was a teenager in the 60’s, he and his friends loved Dr. Strange more than any other comics. Then one day, Dr. Strange was attacked by some kind of magically powered robot. Issue after ...
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Space traveler infected by spider bite is destroyed by Earths' defenses upon his return

I read this story in an old comic book about a space traveler who lands on a planet of spiders. They invade his spaceship and one of them bites him. He returns to Earth but realizes he is infected. He ...
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Who are these Multiverse Flashes?

The Flash #52 (2018) opens with the panel below (minor spoilers for the Flash War arc). This "council of Flashes" seems to feature the Flashes of different universes. And a different angle right ...
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Does Spider-Man's webbing have a distinctive odour?

As mentioned by numerous contributors on Quora (not to forget his character in the MCU, the animated series etc. etc.), Spider-Man made his own webbing using a bunch of chemicals. Although I was not ...
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70s-80s DC comic in which a demon devours a man in a Superman costume

Could you help me identify a DC comic I read in the early 1980's? I only read a few pages then but as far as I can remember this happen. Superman and another guy are facing a huge demonic creature ...
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Is P.O.E.M. India's first superhero team?

Brahmand Rakshak (ब्रह्माण्ड रक्षक) possibly first appeared in 2002 with the comics of same name. And then, there's Protectors of Earth & Mankind (P.O.E.M). It has appeared in dozens of different ...
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Comic book issue, one story is about an alien spaceship landing in medieval Europe, another about a commando stealing a suitcase-portable laser weapon

I remember reading this sometimes back in the 90s I think, there's a slim chance that it could have been early 2000s. There's at least two stories that I recall details of. The first is about an ...
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Is there a depiction of Superman as an Asian?

Along the lines of Is there a depiction of Superman where he is an African American? Was there ANY depiction of Superman as an Asian in the comics or even elsewhere?