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What was Superman wrong about when he confronted Bruce the second time, in the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?

When Superman was forced to fight Batman by Luthor, he made his way to Gotham conflicted on whether he wanted to kill the Bat or appeal to him and ask for his help. Superman made the sensible choice ...
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Has either Batman's or Superman's identity been accidentally revealed by someone in the comics?

In the recent animated movie Batman: The Long Halloween Part 1, Selina Kyle accidentally calls Batman Bruce, and thereby revealing his identity to Alberto Falcone (this is obviously different from the ...
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Why was August Heart speaking in Indian Language?

In the season 7 finale (s7e18) of The Flash, it is shown that Godspeed aka August Heart was sometimes speaking in an Indian language (either Hindi or Punjabi). Why did he speak in that language?
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What did Jen do to the Glaze double?

In the final episode of Black Lightning, She lights herself up with radioactive energy and zooms at the doppelganger, and when the energy dissipates, the doppelganger is gone. What did she do to her? ...
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Was the ionosphere plotline motivated by real-world considerations?

In the fourth season, Jen is replaced by an evil double that hijacked her DNA and memories in order to pretend that it was actually her. Rather than having the same person play both characters, as ...
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What were Odell and Maya up to?

In the episode "Painkiller," it is revealed that Odell and his daughter, Maya, have been kidnapping people and using their brainpower to mine cryotocurrency. However, Khalil's crew seems to ...
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Are meta boosters physiologically addictive?

After Lynn creates the meta boosters in the third season, they are used as a metaphor for drug addiction. However, more than that, many characters treat them as an actual drug. Jefferson says that ...
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What is the source of this Batman artwork that my family member copied?

The image below is a semi-exact reproduction of a picture found in a Batman issue. It was drawn by a family member and should be reasonably accurate, including the folds of clothing, musculature and ...
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Has the Green Arrow gone on a different planet?

Green Arrow is a character who doesn't possess any superpower other than his fighting skills and willpower. He generally has fights with Earth based villains. But the other members of Justice League ...
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How did Parallax escape the Central Power Battery on Oa before the Sinestro Corps War?

At the conclusion of the Green Lantern: Rebirth mini-series, the Parallax entity is imprisoned in the Central Power Battery on Oa once again. It is next seen in the Sinestro Corps Special, where it ...
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What is the origin of this Batman comic book panel?

A comic book panel that circulates around social media from time to time features Batman kicking a criminal in the groin, where his loaded gun goes off. It's kind of a hilarious image but I have no ...
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Batman comic where Robin is shot in the chest with Penguin's umbrella and Batman is forced to tie the two of them to a tree during a storm

I read this somewhere in the late 1980s to the early 1990s, in black-and-white, maybe as part of a coloring book/activity book. Batman and Robin confront The Penguin and one of them is shot in the ...
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Does Batman have an AI assistant like JARVIS?

Has Batman ever built an AI assistant, similar to Iron Man's JARVIS? Batman has a very high IQ so he should be able to build this. Are there any comics where he has built an AI assistant?
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How does Victor Stone gain new abilities?

In the 2017 Justice League movie, Victor is talking to his father about how he has turned into something he doesn’t understand, as seen below in this clip: The exact ...
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Who exactly is this stranger here?

Before Aquaman, Bruce Wayne speaks to Iceland chief: Bruce Wayne: There are enemies coming from far away. I need warriors. This stranger, others like him. I'm building an alliance to defend ourselves....
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1970s Wonder Woman/Batman comic where they have to fight an evil Walt Disney

I read this in the late 1970s, but have long since lost the comic. The villain in the story is a Walt Disney expy (short for "exported character"), and the story takes place at a serial-...
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Why did Astra transform the legends into particular objects?

In the new episode of DC's Legends of Tomorrow S06E05, Astra turns the legends into different objects using magic. These objects include a fork, a candlestick, a cheese slice, a flip phone, and a ...
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Which comic issue does Superman fight someone powered by prayer?

I read a comic once, long since given away, where Superman fought someone who was powered by prayer, without using force. I'm hazy on the details, and there wasn't much to the story besides the '...
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Is there any hard evidence as to what year(s) “Superman: The Movie” (1978) occur(s)?

Are there any definitive, objective, in-story determinations as to when "Superman" takes place, like a dateline visible on a copy of The Daily Planet, or a throwaway line like, 'It's 1978, ...
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Who are these New Gods shown in Justice League: Gods and Monsters?

In the movie Justice League: Gods and Monsters who are these New Gods shown? I can identify the ones which are named in movie like Bekka, Darkseid, Highfather, and Orion. I want to identify the ones ...
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Who are the parents of Wonder Woman in Justice League : Gods and Monsters?

In the movie Justice League: Gods and Monsters an alternate reality Justice League is shown in which the league consists of Superman, Batman, and Wonderwoman. It is shown that Wonderwoman is the ...
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Why hasn't Robin substantially appeared in all modern Batman movies?

Robin hasn't substantially appeared in all recent Batman movies, and is not expected to appear in the upcoming films as well. (I'm excluding the satirical The Lego Batman Movie, as well as the very ...
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What is the name of this Superman enemy?

I read the comic in 1980s but not in English so it could be before the 80s in English. This enemy is an evil spirit that kills people and eventually kills the host (yes, it requires a host) and when ...
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How old is Kal-EL/Superman?

I was watching the Flash TV series, and I was wondering how old Superman/Kal El is supposed to be in that series.
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Comic book where Batman said he would save Wonder Woman if he could only rescue one person

I vaguely remember reading in a comic book where Batman said something along the lines of: If I could rescue one person, it would be Wonder Woman. Also, most probably it was followed by a panel ...
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How many people have evaded Darkseid's Omega Beam?

It's famous that Batman has evaded Darkseid's Omega Beam. In fact, Darkseid had said in the same Justice League episode that Batman was the only person to do so. But, I just discovered that Flash has ...
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Which of DC's mortals can survive Darkseid's Omega Beam?

I always thought that Darkseid's Omega Beam can disintegrate anything. But, I just discovered that it didn't disintegrate Superman. Other than Superman, how many DC's ...
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Is there any reference about the roles of Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck in the upcoming 2022 film, The Flash?

I've read that both actors would be part of The Flash (2022). Is there any reference which tells about whether both of them have a cameo in this movie or if they have an important extended role?
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Who is the boy who gives Superman of other Earth his suit?

In the animated movie Justice Society: World War II, there is a boy who gives Superman of other Earth his suit, and said that someone said to give it to him. Who is the boy, and who gave the suit to ...
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Trying to find the comic this page featuring Wonder Woman, the Atom, and Batman was taken from

The artwork looks distinct. Thanks in advance.
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Trying to find the source of this image of Wonder Woman, ensnared amid flames, with a face hovering over her

Trying to find which comic this scan came from. Tried looking into retroactive series and DC Comics Presents: Wonder Woman Adventures, but couldn't find it.
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What does “If you can’t kill your enemy, weaken him. If you can’t cut off his head, take his heart” mean?

This quote is from Legends of Tomorrow Season 1, episode 3 "Blood Ties": If you can’t kill your enemy, weaken him. If you can’t cut off his head, take his heart. What does this mean? I ...
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Has there ever been an instance of Kara using excessive force in Supergirl (2015)? [closed]

Excessive force is when more force is used than reasonably necessary. Kara Zor-el (Supergirl) has a whole slew of powers, so has she ever abused them?
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What is super-karate in DC comics?

On the Wikipedia page for Karate Kid it says that Karate Kid (Val Armorr) used something called "super-karate" to briefly hold his own against Superboy. The pages for the comic scene are in ...
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Is Wonder Woman canonically bisexual?

I haven't caught up on the DC movies, but I'm fairly certain that Diana isn't established to be bisexual in them (although I could be wrong). But I've heard people talking about how she's canonically ...
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Is it a coincidence that Supergirl's original name in the comics was Linda Lee and Red Daughter posed as “Linda lee?”

If you look on the Arrowverse Fandom page Red Daughter, Linda Lee is one of the "codenames" for Red Daughter. You see Red Daughter using the alias "Linda Lee" in episode 4x16 of ...
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Has Superman ever turned against humanity and been stopped?

Superman is one of the most powerful DC characters. If he ever tried to harm humanity (with full strength), he would be very hard to stop. Are there any records of Superman turning against humanity ...
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When was Martian Manhunter first depicted as a black man?

When Martian Manhunter was first introduced in the 1950s, his human disguise was that of John Jones, a white detective. However, in several excellent depictions since then, he has been portrayed by ...
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Is Batman Beyond the Farthest Future DC Timeline Established?

In Batman Beyond, as many know, we are introduced to Terry McGinnis, who dons the cowl and takes over as the Dark Knight many decades into the future. Is the Batman Beyond series the furthest ...
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Which Green Lantern is seen in the nightmare scene from Zack Snyder's Justice League?

In Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021), when the Justice League are at the Kryptonian ship trying to resurrect Kal-El, Cyborg has some sort of vision/dream of the future: ...
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How does John Constantine earn a living?

As far as I can tell, we don’t see John Constantine earn any money for his work as a “master of the dark arts”, but he somehow supports a lifestyle with a large home, an extensive collection of rare ...
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Is Bruce referring to Superman?

Steppenwolf took the Mother Box from the Amazons, and hid it near the toxic chimneys. Then Bruce Wayne is shown shaving his beard, while Alfred is sitting in a chair and watching CCTV footage from a ...
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What does “draft” refer to?

Batman failed to recruit Aquaman: Batman: I found him. He said no. Alfred: So the draft stands at naught for two? Maybe a man who broods in a cave for a living isn't cut out to be a recruiter. Hmm? ...
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Why did they include the air pocket in Justice League films only?

In Aquaman (2018), underwater characters didn't create the air pocket to have conversations but in Justice League (2017) and its director's cut underwater characters create the air pocket to have ...
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Why did this character's yells trigger the Mother Boxes?

In the opening scene, Superman yells out in pain after being stabbed. The yells then oscillate over very far distances, and reach the Mother Boxes at three locations: Cyborg's house Mera's ...
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What does the “It” in “It's right” refer to?

At about the 29 minute mark in Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021) -- during the scene where Steppenwolf comes for the Mother Box guarded by the Amazons -- Hippolyta snags the Box with a lasso just as ...
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Why doesn't The DEO (Supergirl-2015) actually instruct recruits?

In the 17th episode of season 1, Alex asks J'onn Jonzz When will I be ready? to which he responds When you can beat me. This is also shown in the first episode of the 4th season when Alex is ...
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Is Artemis Batman's niece?

In the time stamp of 04:42 and 05:13, Artemis' mom says something that shocks me, she said as she was in jail for her time as Huntress, she lost one daughter... but when she said Huntress, Researched ...
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Is there a reason why Zoom didn't just kill Barry outright?

In "The Flash" Season 2 Episode 6, Zoom hits Barry 700 times and then parades him around Central City. When Zoom killed everyone at Jitters, he simply broke their necks. Why would Zoom waste ...
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Is the Flash always fast?

I was wondering, when we see the Flash do everyday things, like ordering coffee or having a conversation, he seems to do it at "regular" speed. Is this because he can turn his speed "on ...

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