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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].

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Does Marvel have a equivalent of the Green Lantern?

Does Marvel have a equivalent of the Green Lantern? I know there's "Nova" but I mean is there a superhero or villain in Marvel that has the same powers or "close to" that of the green lantern? Male ...
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How does time work in the Vanishing Point?

I'm watching DC's Legends of Tomorrow, and I'm really confused about how the Time Masters perceive time from the perspective of the Vanishing Point. I've finished the first season, so I know that the ...
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What would happen to superpowered people on Zur-En-Arrh that are human?

What would happen to super powered people on Zur-En-Arrh that are human? E.g. Blue Beetle, Major Force, Shazam, Green Lantern, Planet Master, The Flash, The Spectre, Raven?
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Are there any known DC super metals besides Nth? [duplicate]

Thinking about it, we know the Marvel universe, Comic, animated, TV and movie, has a number of cool super metals... Adamantium has heavy molecular density and bonds, but light weight, is resistant to ...
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Has the DC character The Question ever used a gun or carried a gun with him?

I'm asking about the original Vic Sage version of The Question, and not the new 52 Renee Montoya version. I do know that he has killed in the past, but has he ever used a gun for one of these kills, ...
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Why doesn't the Doom Patrol age?

This question is referring to the 2019 Doom Patrol series on the DC Universe streaming service but supporting material from the comics is certainly welcome. All of the main characters have stopped ...
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Does Batman know he's Superman's boss since he owns the Daily Planet?

Well, after it was mentioned in a quiz TV show, I suddenly discovered that Bruce Wayne owns the Daily Planet, and so I wanted to ask. In any comic has it been shown that Batman knows that Superman's ...
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How old was Bruce Wayne in Batman Beyond?

I can't really find any official/canonical/whatever-it's-called sources, but this random youtube video at 0:49 says he was "in his 50s", and page 64 of the the book Modern Masters Volume 3: Bruce ...
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Is Owlman from Earth-3 related to the Court of Owls of Earth-1 in any way?

I've seen this question on comicvine And on reddit But no one seems to actually know on either of the listed websites as to if they are actually connected more then just their name "Owl". So I'm ...
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Is this character immortal?

The Doom Patrol TV show is about the eponymous team of misfits. The team is lead by the Chief (Niles Caulder), a genius doctor, and is composed of the powered people he repaired after an accident: ...
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Why weren't the Waynes riding a car with security?

In the pilot episode of Gotham, Bruce Wayne told James Gordon that he came out of the movie theater with his parents and then he was going to catch a cab before a guy shot his parents. Given, Wayne ...
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Meaning behind DC Raven's “Rachael Roth” name?

If you swap letters "CH" and "TH" and remove the "a" from "Rachael Roth" you get the words "Rathel Roch" which according to wikitionary "Rathel" has two meanings it's related to "raddle" which is ...
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Batman comic where Dick Grayson is killed?

I read this Batman comic a long time back, I think around 2002. Anyways the story starts out with batman in some kinda dark room. It looks like a Torture room or something. Batman wakes up and to his ...
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Is Logros an actual thing in DC comics?

Spectre #37 ('92 series) mentions Logros as the "real" or "mythic" Britain. It is mentioned again in the next issue although I think the spelling gets changed to Loghros. However, I can't find any ...
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Does Nightwing have a utility belt?

Does Nightwing use a utility belt? In any comic books or does he always just wear his blue uniform without a utility belt?
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Superman comic where he fights a progressively stronger alien creature

In which comic issue does Superman fight an alien creature with greyish-mud coloured skin that progressively grows stronger the longer it remains on Earth? The creature was very strong, making ...
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Which comic series are the Arrowverse TV shows most inspired by?

I'm a big fan of the current DC Arrowverse television shows (Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, and soon Batwoman). Every comic book series is going to have some ...
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Superman watches as the Earth is disassembled by aliens

The Earth is being disassembled by aliens, and even Superman can't stop them. The aliens' ships mark ground with long red lines before cutting, and the pieces are taken away, no one knows where. No ...
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Is the story arc on “Supergirl” season 4 influenced by current political issues?

Given some of the stuff going on, specially regarding immigration, has there been any comments by producers, writers or actors linking the show to the current political issues? Reason I ask is while ...
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Why do some speedsters show this trait?

It is shown that the eyes of Nora West-Allen the daughter of Barry and Iris in The Flash Season 5 Episode 19 & 20 glow red. It is also seen that the Reverse Flash has glowing red eyes. We know ...
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How/When did Lex Luthor find out Supergirl's secret identity?

My question is based on the characters form the CW show Supergirl only. In Season 4: Episode 16 "The House of L", Lex Luthor is revealed to be behind the training and control of The Red Daughter (...
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Does Batman have a contingency plan for Alfred?

It's well established in comics and animation that Batman has contingency plans for immobilizing or neutralizing his various allies, should it become necessary. Has there ever been any mention of ...
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What happened between episodes 15 and 16 in season 5 of Arrow?

I'm catching up on Arrow, and I'm currently in season 5. I think I missed something between episodes 15 and 16. Episode 16 starts out with Oliver in the mountains at some place assuming that ...
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Who is the Umpire in this picture?

The "Go-karting with Bowser" page on TVTropes shows a picture of Superman pitching a baseball with Joker at bat, Batman behind him as catcher, and a third person behind Batman wearing an Uncle Sam ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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,
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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/...
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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 ...