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Were there two Flashes at the same time in the Snyder Cut? [closed]

When Flash went to the past for a split second in the Justice League ending, were there two Flashes at that time? One who is recovering his injuries, the other one who made it to touch the boxes?
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Why does Flash run the way he does in the Snyder cut? [closed]

Physics tells us if you are moving fast, your surroundings would look like they are moving slow, like in the car accident scene. However, in some scenes, like the last scene as the Flash is running in ...
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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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Did Cat Grant basically tell the citizens of National City to go kamikaze during the Daximite invasion (Supergirl 2015)?

In the episode in season 2 entitled "Resist" Cat Grant tells the National City Good evening National City, it's Cat Grant. Yes, I've been away for a while, but I'm back. Now I can imagine ...
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How is Robin in both Young Justice and Teen Titans? [duplicate]

I am curious about Dick Grayson, as he's the Robin in both shows. Robin in Young Justice is also in Teen Titans. This doesn't make sense to me based off a Google search and another, Robin from Teen ...
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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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What was written on the arrow which Wonder Woman receives from Amazons?

In Zack Snyder's Justice League when the Amazonians warn Wonder Woman about the attack of Darkseid they light an Amazonian shrine using an arrow. There was a message engraved on the arrow. I would ...
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What are the specialty of these Superman suits?

In Zack Snyder's Justice League when Superman goes into his ship after his resurrection he sees 4 different suits along with the classic Superman suit. I would like to know what is the specialty of ...
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In which city is Star Labs located?

In the DCEU in which city is the Star labs located. In the TV series The Flash it is located in the Central City but I want to know that in DCEU where is it located.
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What parts of Zack Snyder's Justice League were retained from the original?

Recently, another version of Justice League was released. This version, dubbed Zack Snyder's Justice League, has been characterized as a director's cut of the original, suggesting that most of the ...
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Origin of Mother Boxes in DCEU [closed]

In Zack Snyder's Justice League (ZSJL),
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What are the different coloured forces?

In Season 7 Episode 3 (Mother) of The Flash, we see that In the process of doing so we see that there are four different colors of lightning generated, which I assume are some kind of forces. I would ...
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What's the limit of Zatanna's magic?

Is there a limit to Zatanna's magic? It seems that the sentence spoken by Zatanna in reverse pronounce order will come to true. This implies that Zatanna is extremely powerful, or, nearly omnipotent. ...
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Why does the Flash always return to the exact time he left when travelling in time?

A question has been in my mind since I watched The Flash. Whenever he travels in time, he returns to the exact same moment he left. Why is it so? Could he return to any timeline but chooses to return ...
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Have we ever seen an African-American version of this character in the comics?

In Season 1: Episode 1 of the new CW's show Superman & Lois, we see that an unknown assailant in a mech-suit is trying to kill Superman. The assailant is later revealed to be: Has there been an ...
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Which Green Lantern characters appear in war with Darkseid?

In the movie Justice League Dark: Apokolips War when Darkseid attacks the planet of Oa he has a fight with members of the Green Lantern Corps. There were 4-5 members who are killed by Darkseid in the ...
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Is Purity's fighting style inspired by real world martial arts?

I've just finished watching season 3 of The CW version of Supergirl (not the 1984 version), and I'm very interested as to how the characters, specifically Purity, apply technique to their fights, ...
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How did Flash cause this event to happen in DC animated movie universe?

In the movie Justice League Dark: Apokolips War when John Constantine rescues Flash from Darkseid's control and makes him sleep. He sees a vision and then exclaims that it was due to Flash creating ...
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Who is this character and what are her powers?

In the animated movie Justice League Dark: Apokolips War there is a character purple in colour whom I cannot identify. Who is this character and what are her powers?
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Superman comic book with an alien villain who was frozen and dumped in deep space, rather than being executed

I just remembered a Superman comic book that I read, which seemed apropos to a conversation I was having about alternatives to capital punishment. So now I would like to find that issue again. ...
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How did Reign defeat Kara in the “Supergirl” season 3 episode of the same name (s3ep09)? [closed]

The episode is titled "Reign." The fight happens at the end of the ninth episode of season 3 of Supergirl. Note: please answer in terms of tactics/techniques.
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Who was the first non-Lantern superhero to wield a Green Lantern ring?

I would like to know of the first instance in the DC Comics when a superhero that was not a designated member of the Lantern Corps wielded a Green Lantern ring. To clarify, by "wielded", I ...
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How long can Wonder Woman's Lasso of Truth grow?

In all appearances (DCEU, DCAU and the comics), the lasso is shown to grown in size (maybe psychically by Diana) according to the need. Even as seen the latest iterations of Wonder Woman (Wonder Woman ...
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Dark (mature) female comics character who burns rapists' penises with her heat-based powers

I remember seeing this video on YouTube, I think it was a Top 10 Nerd video where this female character would find rapists and burn their dicks off with her heat-based power. Does anyone know who that ...
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Did William Marston mandate that Wonder Woman be continuously published for DC to retain rights to the character?

When reading the article here, they mentioned an interesting tidbit. When William Marston passed away in 1947, he left behind a contract that gave DC Comics the right to exclusively publish Wonder ...
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What are the Earths present in the modern Arrowverse?

In the modern Arrowverse, what are the Earths which are present in 2021. I would like to know about the number of known Earths present in the present timeline of Arrowverse.
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In the DC universe, how do Zeta Tubes work?

In the DC universe, there is a means of travel called the Zeta Tubes. How do they work (conceptually)? Do they copy the info of what's in the origin, destroy its contents, and paste it at the other ...
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How is Eobard Thawne still alive?

I am still trying to figure out how Eobard Thawne is still alive. As seen in season one of The Flash, to stop Thawne from going back to his time. But how does Eobard Thawne come back?
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Do Kryptonians breathe?

In the old Superman movies with Christopher Reeve and in Superman Returns, Krypton is portrayed as a planet with not much of an atmosphere on whose surface the Kryptonians obviously live in a very ...
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What was the inspiration for Dr. Manhattan's “time travel” abilities?

In Watchmen and most of its adaptations, Doctor Manhattan has the power to experience all of his life simultaneously. He can be at the formation of the Crimebusters and at his breakup with Silk ...
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What Superman story was it where Lois Lane had to breathe liquids?

Way back in the 1960's I regularly got DC comics and in particular Superman. There was one story where I can only recall a few squares of the comic strip. For some reason something had been done to ...
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Is the Superman/Aliens crossover canon to Post-Crisis DC comics continuity?

In 1995, DC Comics collaborated with Dark Horse Comics to produce the first, three-part Superman/Aliens crossover, scripted and penciled by long-time Superman comics writer, Dan Jurgens. Are the ...
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Spinoff / Alternate Universe of DC Comics involving mother earth rising up?

I'm looking for a spinoff/alternate universe version of DC comics. I don't remember all the details but I do remember that the big Justice League members (Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman) are all dead. ...
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When was the last time Superman's 'electro-chemical aura' was mentioned in comics?

When John Byrne started writing Superman comics after the continuity reboot in 1986, he established that Clark's body was surrounded by an invisible 'electro-chemical aura', which prevented any fabric ...
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Where does Wonder Woman conceal her bracelets when she's dressed as Diana Prince?

A recent question about how Diana quickly transitioned from her civilian attire to her Wonder Woman costume, in a scene from Wonder Woman 1984, got me thinking about this. It appears that she wore the ...
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Why does only one character get electrocuted in this scene in Wonder Woman 1984?

In the movie, towards the end Why doesn't Wonder Woman get electrocuted as well ?
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How does Diana change into her Wonder Woman costume so quickly?

In Wonder Woman 1984, there is a car chase scene where Diana and Steve Trevor are trailing several military vehicles. At the beginning of the chase Diana is in her "street clothes". Things ...
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At the end of Wonder Woman 1984, what is the status of the MacGuffin?

At the end of Wonder Woman 1984 Given that and is it possible that
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What is this paper receipt found in the box for in WW84?

Diana goes to find the dream stone back at the museum, she discovers the following piece of paper receipt which mentions the name of Max Lord and mentions "PAID". What is this paper receipt ...

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