Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [dc]

For questions about all DC Comics' properties or the company as a whole, including decisions made by the studio regarding those properties. Only use with tag [comics] if limiting answers to comics, not movies or other works. When asking questions about the film universe, Arrowverse, or animated universe use the relevant tags, i.e., [dcau], [dceu] or [arrowverse].

2
votes
2answers
195 views

What happens if The Flash trips?

What happens if The Flash trips? Does perpetual motion cause him to safely not fall, does he die, does his speed when crashing cause environmental damage?
2
votes
1answer
106 views

How does Starfire know she's a diminutive female as opposed to a normal sized female?

An episode of Teen Titans Go! which involves stories about old timey fables has Starfire as some girl going to give a basket of food or something to her gran. She eats a wolf or something and in the ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Did Emiko have a hand in the Queen's Gambit sinking?

A recent episode of Arrow ended with a flashback- Emiko is watching the news as it reports the yacht Queen's Gambit lost in a storm; shortly afterward she is seen burning some paper blueprints of the ...
1
vote
2answers
62 views

What happens to a speedster's diet when a power dampener is used on them?

As it's been mentioned on numerous occasions in The Flash (2014) TV series and also sometimes in the Justice League: Animated series, a speedster needs to consume an insane amount of food just to stay ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

Who's the Giant Batman in the back of this dark knights metal Batman picture?

I have found websites which describe all the other batmen but not the giant cloaked Batman in the back, who is this Batman and what multiverse are they from?
-7
votes
0answers
50 views

In the DC universe, are Green Lanterns necessary? [on hold]

Is the corps necessary for the universe?
1
vote
0answers
193 views

How does Godspeed have white lightning without Philosopher's Stone?

The 18th episode of season 5 of The Flash TV show is entitled "Godspeed" and Godspeed (aka August Heart) is in that episode. He has white lightning, just like Savitar, but he is not invisible for ...
3
votes
0answers
105 views

Does the transformation into Shazam help heal Billy's injuries?

When an injured Billy Batson transforms into Shazam, it is obvious that Shazam no longer has those injuries. However, when he reverts to Billy Batson, are those injuries healed? I welcome all answers ...
9
votes
1answer
167 views

How many languages does Aquaman speak?

According to the closed captioning for the DVD of Aquaman (2018), Aquaman himself (in addition to English), speaks some lines in Russian, Italian, and Maori, implying that he knows at least some of ...
7
votes
1answer
77 views

Batman/Clayface story about a death cult made of teenage horror fans

I'm trying to find the Batman comic that centered around Clayface and a death cult made up of teenage horror fans. Anyone know the story, and/or what the comic was, or the number of the comic, if it ...
1
vote
0answers
86 views

How is this character alive in season 5 of “The Flash”?

In season 5 episode 8 we discover that: So how is he alive? Did I miss something?
4
votes
0answers
135 views

What's the first appearance of DC's Red Tool?

My lady is recently a Harley Quinn fan, and she has been telling me about one of her favourite characters in the Harley rebirth series she is reading, Red Tool. I wanted to get her a copy of his first ...
2
votes
1answer
93 views

Is Tobias Whale vegan?

TV Tropes claims that Tobias Whale is vegan: In Black Lightning, ruthless crime boss Tobias Whale claims to adhere to a vegan diet. But he seems to be having caviar when he meets with Khalil: ...
1
vote
1answer
168 views

Did this actor make an appearance in Shazam?

During one of the end credits scene in Shazam! (2019), we see that, NOTE: The question itself is an apparent spoiler So my question is,
4
votes
2answers
149 views

How large is Markovia?

When the country of Markovia was first introduced on Black Lightning, it seemed like it was going to be another country like Marvel's Sokovia: small, Eastern European, gang ties. It's also described ...
7
votes
1answer
266 views

What happened to Silver Age Superman?

So back in the late eighties DC decided to reboot Superman by making him less powerful and making changes to his back story. Specifically, that he never had been Superboy, didn't meet Lex Luthor ...
24
votes
2answers
6k views

Is the Joker left-handed?

In the recently released trailer for Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix, we see Arthur Fleck from his pre-Joker Times scribbling some “jokes” in his book. During the scene (photo below), he’s writing with ...
3
votes
1answer
116 views

70s (?) Superman adventure in a world where everyone dresses like Superman

Of course, I'm asking about a comic book, I think from about 1970. In this comic Superman has an adventure in a world where everyone dresses like himself. I think I remember that it also involved a ...
0
votes
1answer
146 views

In Smallville, why does Kryptonite weaken people who got Superman's power but aren't Kryptonian?

Kryptonite as seen in movies and comics only affects Kryptonian people at a biological level. However, in the TV series Smallville, people who stole the powers from him or got the powers from a ...
1
vote
0answers
129 views

What was Keefe making/building before vandalizing Superman's statue?

In the Ultimate Edition, before Keefe went to vandalize Superman's statue and then got arrested (around the 34 min mark), he was shown to be making/building something using ropes, cans, duct tape, ...
2
votes
1answer
143 views

Was Lex Luthor intercepting Keefe's payments?

From fandom.com: Lex Luthor interfered all of Keefe's severance payments and returned them to Wayne Enterprises with hate words written in red. Where in the Ultimate Edition is that shown/...
4
votes
2answers
323 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

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?
1
vote
0answers
71 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
191 views

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? ...
8
votes
1answer
351 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
200 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
103 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
71 views

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)?
3
votes
0answers
146 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
45 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
164 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
259 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
68 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
233 views

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 ...
17
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
9
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
24
votes
3answers
4k views

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 ...
10
votes
1answer
4k views

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.
12
votes
3answers
5k views

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 ...
9
votes
3answers
2k views

Can Beast Boy turn into cryptids?

Can Beast Boy turn into a hidden animal, like Bigfoot, Nessie, or Chupacabra?
8
votes
1answer
993 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
319 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
62 views

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?
2
votes
0answers
61 views

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?
20
votes
1answer
626 views

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-...
122
votes
1answer
9k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
167 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
97 views

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 ...