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Can Shazam be transformed by someone else recording him and then playing it back?

Shazam needs to say the magic word "Shazam!" to trigger his transformation. If I recorded his voice, could I transform him against his will and has this ever been tried by anyone (in comics, TV ...
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What is the creature in the Shazam mid-credits scene?

In the mid-sections credit for the Shazam movie, We see this same creature very early on in the movie, What is this creature and its significance in the DC universe?
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Lifers and the Squad

Amanda Waller offers reduced prison time to criminals if, as part of Task Force X, they complete dangerous missions and return alive. But what if Waller wants someone who's been sentenced to life ...
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Why did Aquaman feel that Mera's plan was a little out of order?

In the Ring of Fire, Mera intervenes and gets Arthur out of there before Orm can strike a fatal blow. The two get away in her watercraft and are pursued by Orm's men: Aquaman: So, what's the plan? ...
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Why is Dr Manhattan's method of killing so messy?

In this video we see Dr Manhattan Additionally, when he Yet, according to The Comedian, Dr Manhattan can turn a gun into steam, the bullets into mercury and the bottle into goddamn snowflakes ...
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Cartoon in which Batman shot Zoom in the head

Zoom was weak. Upon being asked, he removed his yellow mask to reveal a big hole on his forehead. He further explained that he had almost destroyed Earth in an alternate reality. Even Flash was ...
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Who was in Lex Luthor's cabinet?

The Wikipedia article on Black Lightning (Jefferson Pierce) mentions that he was appointed to Lex Luthor's cabinet as the Secretary of Education. However, I wasn't able to find out who else held ...
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Does the Question have a code against killing?

I am a new fan to the Question and I have a query. Does the Question have a code (like Batman) against killing, or does he believe it's OK as long as it's justified (like Rorschach)?
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How many (super)villains have managed to get into the Batcave?

Having gone through a few questions asked here, it seems the Joker (Has the Joker ever been inside the Batcave?) has never been in the Batcave, but Catwoman has (Has Catwoman been to the Batcave ...
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What would happen if a human was exposed to the red sun of Krypton? [duplicate]

In most incarnations of Superman, Kryptonians gain their superpowers from exposure to a yellow sun (primarily our own), and do not receive such benefits near their own, red sun-dominated Krypton. Is ...
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Did Krypton have contact with other civilizations? [closed]

In every incarnation of the Superman story I've ever seen (comics, movies, cartoons etc), Krypton is depicted as a technologically and culturally advanced civilization. In some cases it is outright ...
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Do other Earths think of themselves as the “Prime Earth”?

In DC Comics continuity, there is currently a pretty big multiverse. In it, the main earth is Prime Earth. There are a lot of them, like Earth-23 with a black Superman as the president of the United ...
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What was the utility of Shelley Island?

On Supergirl, Shelley Island shows up in the fourth season. Per the Wiki article: It was converted into an interplanetary port of entry by President Marsdin for alien immigrants, but was shut ...
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Does Lena suspect Supergirl's identity?

Whether through the power of expectations or yet-unmentioned "super-hypnosis", people don't recognize Kara as Supergirl. However, clearly people can guess her secret identity, because Cat Grant ...
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Can Superman fly through solid rock?

Can Superman fly through solid rock? (using force and destruction) If so, when was he first portrayed doing this? in a comic in a movie Ideally I'd like a picture of Superman flying through solid ...
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Is what the Joker says about world wars in “The Killing Joke” true?

Is what the Joker says in The Killing Joke true? Do you know how many times we've come close to world war three over a flock of geese on a computer screen? Do you know what triggered the last ...
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What is the max number of passengers Batman could carry in a single Bat-vehicle?

I'm trying to think of one of Batman's bat[vehicle] that could hold multiple people. Most seem to be single-occupant methods of transportation, like the Batcycle and Batmobile. Occasionally, there ...
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What character is this kid with brown hair, a green and turquoise striped T-shirt and purple pants?

Brown hair, striped t-shirt (green and turquoise), purple pants, black and gray shoes. Looks like a kid.
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In “The Dark Knight”, why did the cops want to evacuate Harvey Dent from the hospital in an empty bus?

After the Joker threatened to blow up a hospital, and doctors and cops in Gotham General (the hospital in which Harvey Dent was kept) started to evacuate patients, a cop said to another cop named ...
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Can Beast Boy turn into cryptids?

Can Beast Boy turn into a hidden animal, like Bigfoot, Nessie, or Chupacabra?
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Is the Black Bat, a Pakistani Batman, a real character?

Jenayah mentioned in Chat a question about Asian versions of Batman. This question mentioned a character known as “Black Bat” being described as a Pakistani Batman in the Batmen of All Nations on ...
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How did Zod know Kal-El was on Earth?

In Man of Steel Kal-El triggers the homing beacon on the scout ship, this signal is picked up by Zod who then travels to Earth. Zod explains this is how he is here but not how he knew Kal-El was also ...
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Are there any significant omissions, deletions, or differences between Superman Returns and its novelization?

Is this book a strict novelization? Do it show any significant divergence from the final version of the film? Was it written based on the theatrical releases or earlier scripts?
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Are there any significant omissions, deletions, or differences between the Reeve-era Superman movies and the novelizations?

Are these books strict novelizations? Do they show any significant divergence from the final version of the films? Were they written based on the theatrical releases?
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Has Bruce Wayne ever dated a woman who did NOT find out he was Batman?

A common joke I've seen online is that Bruce Wayne can't seem to date a woman without her either A) dying or B) eventually finding out he's Batman. I know of several cases where he entered a semi-...
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Is Lex Luthor's 40-cake theft canonical?

In The Super Dictionary, Lex Luthor took 40 cakes (as many as four tens). I couldn't find any information specifying if that dictionary has a designated universe, or if it was considered canon at ...
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Was there a story where Superman defeated Brainiac by forcing him to fly into his own shrinking ray?

When Supergirl meets the Legion of Superheroes for the second time (Action Comics #276, "Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends") she is introduced for the first time to Brainiac 5, Brainiac's 30th ...
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What song is this in the “Justice League” Season 2 episode “Only a Dream”?

There’s a song I want to identify in Justice League season 2 part 2 “Only a Dream”. You can listen to the song at 0'33 and 2'34: I checked their OST and couldn't ...
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Was there a midnight launch for the death of Superman in 1993?

I happen to remember where I was when Superman "died." As a teenager, I was at a planning meeting for an organization I was involved in, and as it broke up, somebody noticed that it was past midnight,...
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What are Karate Kid's abilities and are they similar to Deadpool's?

Does anyone know any more details about Karate kid from DC? I posted this pic of him fighting Marvel's Deadpool and noticed there are similarities in that both heroes have some hidden abilities. I ...
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Why does the multiverse rely on Earth in Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths

In the animated movie Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the villain Owlman travels to Earth Prime. They explain the multiverse as being the result of infinte branches, every time a decision can be ...
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What are the Seven Kingdoms in Aquaman?

What are the Seven Kingdoms in the Aquaman film? These are the ones I caught in the film, but I think I missed the others. Atlantis: ruled by Orm (at beginning of the film) Xebel: ruled by King ...
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What is the Dutch Ministry of Defence thanked for in the end credits of Aquaman?

I spotted a "Dutch Ministry of Defence" line in the "thanks" section of Aquaman's end credits This surprised me, because I don't see in what way the Dutch Ministry of Defence could have participated ...
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Why doesn't Miss Martian turn into a white martian when the inhibitor collar is put on her?

In Young Justice, the inhibitor collar inhibits all superpowers. Considering Miss Martian is actually a white martian and using her powers to disguise herself as a green martian, shouldn't she turn ...
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What rights do prisoners of the DEO have?

The DEO is a major protagonist faction on Supergirl. Over the course of the show, the DEO has detained many people from various groups, seemingly with little indication of what rights, if any, their ...
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What dead superheroes were on Earth-90?

The Arrowverse's "Elseworlds" crossover begins on Earth-90, the Earth that features the Flash from the '90s television show The Flash as a hero. A multitude of heroes appear to be dead, killed by the ...
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Do these cut marks in the Batman Beyond episode “April Moon” have any meaning?

I was watching Batman Beyond episode "April Moon" and I saw this symbol when one of the characters cuts through the door. Is it supposed to be a Japanese symbol or character meaning something? Or is ...
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Does Batman's escape from The Pit indicate an excess of fear or a complete lack of fear?

I've watched The Dark Knight Rises numerous times, and I always figured the pit ascension scene was fairly straightforward. Bruce doesn't fear anything, so in order he needs to make the final jump he ...
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Has anyone ever tried to physically attack any of the Endless?

There is one thing that always bothered me a bit in the "Sandman"/"Vertigo" universe: whenever one of the Endless shows up and introduces itself, people immediately assume that they are indeed what ...
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What is inside Batman's ears?

This picture shows Batman missing an ear from his costume. Which made me think, what does he keep inside his ears? Radio receiver to listen to police broadcasts? Radio connection back to Batmobile ...
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In Man Of Steel, why did the scout ship have genesis chamber but no codex?

What would be the purpose of sending a ship far far away for purposes of colonization and even put genesis chamber inside it but then do not include a codex so it would be useless? Is it a plot hole ...
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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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How does Victor Stone (Cyborg) replace lost body parts/material

There not much I could do for research on this, but it is a rather simple question with possibly a complicated answer. In Justice league Victor Stone (Cyborg) shoots a missile out of his arm that is ...
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Is Superman more powerful than the Greek gods?

In DC's Justice League, Wonder Woman (Diana Prince) explains to Bruce Wayne the origins of the Mother Boxes and Steppenwolf. So Steppenwolf has come before and has ...
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Does the Flash have super strength?

Very simple question, does the Flash (Barry Allen) have superhuman strength? The reason I ask and just as one example of him appearing to be very strong is when he pushes the truck to save the ...
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What is a Class-B crime and its punishment in Superman?

In Man of Steel, Jor-El goes to the Genesis chamber and steals the codex. Before he goes in, Kelex states, Jor-EL: Can you see the codex? Kelex: Its just beneath the central hub sir. But I am ...
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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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When did Batman get Kryptonite in Batman v Superman?

Unless I missed something, in Batman v Superman, Batman was chasing the truck with the Kryptonite in, when he then runs into Superman which leads to the “do you bleed?”. However later on, it shows ...