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Questions tagged [dc-animated-universe]

The DC animated universe (DCAU) is a fan term for a series of popular animated television series and related spin-offs produced by Warner Bros. Animation which share the same continuity. This continuity is also sometimes referred to as the Timmverse (after producer Bruce Timm).

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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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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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90s/early 2000s animated Superman TV show episode in which Superman goes rogue under the influence of a sea star-like creature

Many years ago, I caught an episode of an animated Superman show done in the iconic Bruce Timm style of Batman: The Animated Series. I've tried to figure out if the episode was from a Justice League ...
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In the Justice League episode “A Knight of Shadows”, who was Mordred thinking about?

In the episode A Knight of Shadows from the Justice League (2001) animated series, the Justice League and Etrigan were trying to find Morgaine Le Fay, to prevent her from finding a powerful magical ...
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Is there a depiction of Superman where he is an African American?

Is there a comic book, animation, or any other media where Superman is depicted as being an African American? I know that there are alternate universes where he is, for example, a Soviet, but I'm ...
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Who are the two people Batman is referring to?

In Justice League Unlimited, there's a running plot where the Justice League and a shadowy US federal department called Project Cadmus which is led by Amanda Waller start butting heads with each other....
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Which version of the Teen Titans exist in the DC Animated Universe?

The DC Animated Universe includes a crossover episode between Static Shock and The New Batman Adventures called "Hard as Nails" that includes this dialogue: Static: So where's Robin? Batman: With ...
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Who was Madam in this episode of Batman: The Animated Series?

Re-watching the episode "Baby Doll" of Batman: The Animated Series (technically they changed the name by that point to Adventures of Batman and Robin). I realized that Baby Doll’s henchmen were ...
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Do non-Terran superheroes in the DC Universe need oxygen to breathe?

There are many superheroes (and anti-heroes) in the Justice League who are not from planet Earth, but are residing on Earth - Superman, Supergirl (Krypton), Martian Manhunter (Mars), Hawkgirl, Hawkman ...
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Looking for an episode In the Batman Animated Series where Batman copies himself

Did Batman ever copy himself to fight an enemy, and trick that enemy into doing the same? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batman:_The_Animated_Series
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Batman TAS - Mudslide - Why didn't Batman let Clayface to turn back to normal

In Batman TAS episode Mudslide from the second season, Clayface is stealing money and chemicals so he can be turned back to a normal human being, since he has problems holding himself together at the ...
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What series to watch if I want to get the whole Bat family experience?

I've been trying to find out what series to watch if I want to get the whole Bat family experience like the whole story from Robin/Nightwing's side, the whole thing about Jason Todd, Tim Drake, ...
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Is there a list of the characters that Paul Dini created for the DCAU?

In Batman-TAS several new characters are created. The Most famous obviously is Harley Quinn, but others such as Renee Montoya are also newcomers. Is there a list of new characters that were created ...
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Is there a reason Harvey Bullock in Batman TAS violates the One Steve Limit?

So there is already a very influential Harvey (or two) in the Batman universe. Paul Dini added a few characters in to the DCAU, including Harley Quinn, Renee Montoya, and a few others I'm probably ...
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How did the members of the Justice League think the watch tower cannon would be beneficial?

At the end of season 1 for Justice League Unlimited, a conversation occurs involving the cannon on the watch tower. One of the original 7 members justify the presence of the cannon by pointing out how ...
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How to watch every DC property in perfect order? [closed]

I have never seen any DC films, tv shows, read any comics or anything. I honestly know nothing. I was wondering if there is an order for ALL the films, tv shows, spin-offs and animated media like ...
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What earth are the various DC animated shows set in?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is Earth-199999, making it an actual universe within the Marvel multiverse. However, what earth do the various DC animated shows take place on. The shows I am referring ...
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Which DC Heroine has the Greatest Physical Strength

I realize that Wonder Woman is easily the most represented of DC's super ladies. And yes, she is, according to many sources, one of the best hand-to-hand combatants out there and more than physically ...
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Has an injured Flash ever used super-speed to walk on his hands?

While watching flashpoint-paradox the Flash—in the typical way speedsters are often rendered nigh-useless—suffers a leg injury, therefore preventing him from running. However, a bum leg doesn't mean ...
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In what cartoon was Vandal Savage nearly killed?

I have a vague memory of a cartoon, but I am not sure if it was a film or TV show. The climax involved Vandal Savage getting stuck by lightning or something like that. The other heroes thought he ...
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Did Batman: TAS' Joker origin involve a vat of acid/skin bleaching?

I was watching the ending of Return of the Joker where Terry fights the Joker one-on-one. Towards the end of the fight Terry says something that caught my attention: So you fell in a tank of acid, ...
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What Films and TV make up the Current DC Universe?

Unlike Marvel who has a well defined and established shared universe, DC seems to differ on what material belongs to what universe. I know that Arrow, Flash, Supergirl, and Legends of Tomorrow have ...
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Was this character the only person in Batman: TAS to discover Batman's secret identity?

In the Mask of the Phantasm film, Would this make them the first, possibly only, character in Batman: TAS to divine Batman's identity without Batman confiding in them? Edit: Upon further ...
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Are there any superheroes in DC that break the fourth wall?

Deadpool is the ultimate fourth wall breaker and we all know that. But do DC have some or any superheroes that break the fourth wall? Not some random fourth wall breaks but someone who has a habit ...
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What is the relationship between Martian Manhunter and Wonder Woman in Justice League Unlimited series?

In Justice League Unlimited animated series wonder woman seems to be very caring and understanding for Martian Manhunter. She even hugs him 2 times in series, she appears to be the member who is most ...
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Was Barry Allen ever mentioned in the Justice League Cartoon

In both Justice League and Justice League Unlimited, was Barry Allen ever mentioned? After re-watching most of Justice League Unlimited again recently, Hal Jordan appeared in "The Once and Future ...
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Why was Bruce Wayne spared by the mugger?

One of the fundamental aspects of Batman's origins is that one night, a mugger, usually Joe Chill, shot his parents in an alley. Barring the occasional "What If?" story, Bruce is always spared by the ...
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Which city in the DC Universe has the highest crime rate?

While writing my comment on @Thunderforge's question, I began to wonder about the other cities in the DC Universe. ComicVine did a Poll, but only 27 people participated and Gotham City "won" followed ...
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Are the Batman Beyond 2.0 comics part of the DCAU?

So, I picked these up from Barnes & Noble last week, and read through them. They really seem like a continuation of a lot of stories told in the DC Animated Universe (DCAU), pulling from both the ...
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Did Hawkgirl in the DCAU ever have a musical theme?

Besides Hawkgirl, all the other founding members of the Justice League in the DCAU had a musical theme. Plenty of other DCAU characters had them too (Aquaman, Green Arrow, Supergirl, Batgirl, almost ...
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Why did Captain Atom obey these orders?

In the Justice League Unlimited Season 2 Episode 9, Question Authority, we see that General Eiling tells Captain Atom is reactivated as part of the Air Force. Next we see we see him, he protects ...
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Does Batman really love French onion soup?

In "Vendetta", episode 23 of Batman the Animated Series, Alfred says to Batman: "I've made your favorite, French onion soup". While this may just be a throw-away line, helping to lead into the "crock/...
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When does Batman: Mask of the Phantasm take place?

According to this question, B:MotP takes place in the same universe as B:TAS. B:TAS must take place in the 90's as Batman Beyond takes place in 2039. My question is, does Mask of the Phantasm also ...
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How many heroes has Batman created?

I know of Nightwing, Batgirl and Red Robin. Dick Grayson become's Nightwing and also Red Robin in an alternate reality I think. Barbara Gordon is Batgirl. Do anymore of Batman's friends/allies ...
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Have we ever seen Bruce Wayne getting facial re-constructive surgery?

As Batman, Bruce takes a serious whoopin' regularly enough. In some canons his cowl probably offers some protection but as any UFC fighter's face will tell you, a career in fist fights will inevitably ...
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Is The Joker trained in any martial arts?

In any canon, do we ever see or find out if The Joker is or has trained in any sort of martial art or fighting style? I've seen him go toe-to-toe with Batman before, I can't remember which animated ...
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Has the death sentence ever been introduced in Gotham?

With the amount of super villains roaming the streets of Gotham and the massive body count that inevitably follows in their wake, has the death sentence ever been introduced to try and handle the ...
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What does Superman see while using his heat vision?

I've always wanted to know if he can see while he's using his heat vision, and if he can, what does it look like, is everything red, does his vision spectrum change? Have we ever seen through his ...
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Has anyone ever been subjected to Joker Venom and Fear Gas simultaneously?

Individually, each chemical seems to have a pretty devastating effect on it's victim. Fear Gas seems to always wear off but Joker Venom can sometimes be lethal, at least in Batman The Animated Series, ...
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When does Batman get called the “Dark Knight”?

I've started watching Batman: The Animated Series and I'm into the second season, I believe. There is an episode where Robin says that people call Batman "The Dark Knight", but I don't recall a time ...
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Did Bruce Wayne ever fight crime as a masked vigilante, before becoming the Batman?

Are there any stories covering a period of time when Bruce Wayne fought crime as a masked vigilante, before dressing as the Batman? Looking for a comic or something in the DCAU preferably.
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Has Batman Ever Sacrificed himself for Superman?

Has Batman ever sacrificed himself to save Supes? Or come close with intention? I was curious if he had! Any universe, but comic source preferred and encouraged.. Thanks!
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Can Beast Boy turn into other humans?

This question could apply to any superhero who can turn into animals, although the only ones who come to mind are Beast Boy and the woman from the Wonder Twins. To avoid making the question too broad, ...
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What were the votes for Hawkgirl to remain in the Justice League?

This question concerns the Justice League and the Justice League Unlimited television series within the DC Animated Universe. In Justice League episodes 50-52 (Starcrossed), it is revealed that ...
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Darkseid's Omega Beam vs Superman's heat-vision

They've battled a few times as far as I know, but have their beams ever directly collided? And if so, who came out on top?
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How long do Superman's powers last without access to the Sun's radiation? [duplicate]

Superman gets his powers from the radiation generated by our sun, but once he no longer has access to this radiation, how long do his powers last? I'd be looking for examples from comics or the ...
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Does Deadshot ever remove his mask in canon?

In the new Suicide Squad pictures, Deadshot (Will Smith) is not wearing his mask. Whether in comics or animated TV shows, I've never seen Deadshot without his mask. Does Deadshot remove his mask ...
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Can a Green Lantern's construct exist independently of the Green Lantern? And for how long? [duplicate]

If a Green Lantern can create a power ring for someone else. Can the Green Lantern then leave the new ring with that person indefinitely? How long will the ring last? Are there any example of this ...
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Has anyone ever ambushed Batman at the bat signal?

I don't know if its location differs from canon to canon, but it's usually located on the roof of a GCPD station I think, so has anyone ever seen the signal, and just lain in wait to ambush Batman?