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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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?
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How was A.M.A.Z.O. able to get Green Lantern's powers?

Professor Ivo's nanotechnology-based robot A.M.A.Z.O. was able to get everyone's powers by changing its own underlying material structure. That's fine in most of cases, but Green Lantern's powers aren'...
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Is there an anti-magical material similar to DC Comics “Nth Metal” in the Marvel Universe?

Is there any Marvel Universe material or substance that has similar 'anti-magical' properties similar to those found in the Thanagarian Nth Metal in the DC Animated Universe?
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What is the source of this information about Batman Beyond and DCAU?

Information from the wikis on how far in the future Batman Beyond is supposed to be, as compared to DCAU's set-in-the-'present' Batman properties, goes: Though it is not directly stated, Bruce ...
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What do the visions seen by Flash when he got shot mean?

In the Justice League Animated TV show episode 14 "The Brave and the Bold" - part 1 showed that Flash was shot by Dr. Corwin’s energy gun, which showed him visions starting with him turning into a ...
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In what order should Justice League movies be watched?

I've caught up with the Justice League and Justice League Unlimited TV Show. I intend to start watching the Justice League movies as well. What is the suggest viewing order for the Justice League ...
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In DCAU / Batman Beyond, what happened to “Silver” and why was Batman working alone during that time?

During the DCAU cartoon series Batman Beyond, we hear mention of Dick Grayson, the ex-Nightwing and how he and Bruce have not been on speaking terms for many years. In the 2011 comic book ...
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Who are the villains in this picture?

I'm watching Justice League Season 4 Episode 1: The Cat and the Canary, the bad guy at the front of that group about to attack Black Canary is Atomic Skull. The image isn't the best but can anyone ...
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Is Batman: Mask of the Phantasm the same universe as Batman the Animated Series?

Are the events from the movie Batman: Mask of the Phantasm considered to be taking place in the universe depicted in Batman: the Animated Series or the two things just have the same "look and feel"? (...
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Why did Livewire and Supergirl appear in The New Batman Adventures?

I’m currently watching The New Batman Adventures animated series and the thing that I don't understand is why Livewire (aka Electro Girl) suddenly appeared in the series. She is supposed to be from ...
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Could Green Lantern: The Animated Series be considered part of the DCAU?

I've been on a DCAU kick for a while (recently my local Wal-mart had a large stock of most of the seasons of the different shows), and while I was looking up a few things about the DCAU, I began ...
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Has Wonder Woman previously been described as a demigod?

In Justice League Unlimited, Hades claims to be Wonder Woman’s father. And in New 52, Zeus is her father. Both of these would make her a demigoddess. In any previous DC comic, was she described as a ...
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What is the proper viewing order of the DC Animated Universe?

The DC Animated Universe consists of many shows. Is there a "proper" viewing order? More than one possible recommended order? Chronological order? Or are there enough overlaps to make it worth ...
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Does The Dark Knight Returns fit into the DCAU continuity set up by Bruce Timm?

Bruce Timm seems to be the main connecting factor behind the DCAU Justice League cartoons and Batman Beyond. He's also one of the producer's behind The Dark Knight Returns film. Does this fit into ...
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In Batman Beyond; why didn't Bruce tell Terry the real reason why he quit being Batman?

In Batman Beyond (TV show), please correct me if I'm wrong, but I think I understand why Bruce quit being Batman: he had a heart attack, but more to the point he picked up a gun which is something he ...
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Why did A.M.A.Z.O. need to come to Earth?

Why did A.M.A.Z.O. need to come to Earth for Lex Luthor? Why didn't it just teleport him to its location?
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Is Kobra in Batman Beyond an homage to G.I. Joe?

Several episodes of Batman Beyond feature an organization called Kobra with the obvious snake motif and a desire to extort the city if not conquer the world. Is this organization an homage to Cobra ...
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What was Flash referring to at the end of the last episode of Justice League Unlimited?

I just rewatched the entire series on Netflix, and something is bothering me. Its what Flash says at the end. His last line is "these are the end times", delivered with a complete blank look on his ...
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How does Superman get indestructible costume everytime after he loses existing one?

Superman's costume is made from the blanket which he was wrapped in when he first landed on Earth. The alien properties of the blanket make the costume nearly indestructible. But, I think its stock is ...
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What's the full name of A.M.A.Z.O.?

Professor Ivo's nanotechnology based Android was named A.M.A.Z.O. What's the full form of A.M.A.Z.O.? I tried searching the web but without luck.
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Why did A.M.A.Z.O. transport Oa into another dimension?

Professor Ivo's nanotechnology based Android A.M.A.Z.O. was intellectual who used to do anything due to a reason. He wasn't the one who could screw someone just under the lust of power. Why did he ...
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Why do the policemen in Batman Beyond have a 5 emblem on their uniforms?

Why do the police in Batman Beyond all have a 5 on their uniforms?
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Is there a specific reason why Justice League ended on Batman?

In the end of Justice League Unlimited animated TV series, all of heroes were displayed running towards us (viewers) and disappeared one by one out of view. The last one was Batman. The screen went ...
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What is the origin story of The Phantasm and where did it get its powers from?

(Sorry in advance for the vague phrasing. I'm trying to avoid spoilers :-D ) In the movie Batman: Mask of The Phantasm, we see the Phantasm character exhibit supernatural powers like disappearing ...
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What was at the beginning of Time?

In the end of Justice League Unlimited season 1 (Season 3 of Justice League), a crazy nerd from the future (who invented some kind of Time Machine) tried to steal Batman's belt from Watch Tower. ...
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Is the Teen Titans Robin Tim Drake or Dick Grayson?

In DCAU (DC Animated Universe), Dick Grayson was much taller and older when he left Batman and Tim Drake went crazy when The Joker kidnapped him, so is the Teen Titans Robin the third Robin?
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Why did Justice League choose the Batcave to hide in?

In the second-season finale of the Justice League animated series Starcrossed (last 3 episodes), the Justice League (minus Hawkgirl) was captured by Thanagarians. But they managed to escape the prison ...
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When did Aquaman lose his left hand?

Aquaman is definitely not the same superhero I grew up watching and reading about. He seems to have undergone a change from his mild mannered full bodied self to a somewhat darker and more disturbed ...
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Is Batman's 'relationship' with Wonder Woman comic-book canon?

In the Justice League cartoon, as well as the direct follow-on cartoon Justice League: Unlimited, Batman is subtly portrayed as being either in a relationship with Wonder Woman, or at least they are ...
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What time period is “Batman: The Animated Series” set in?

I've been re-watching "Batman: The Animated Series" (still as awesome as ever!) and I'm confused on what time period it's set in. The cars, buildings, and clothing imply that it's mid-twentieth ...
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In Far From Home, how can the Green Lantern keep using his ring?

In "Far From Home" the Legion of Superheroes from the 30th Century get a mind control disk stuck to their foreheads taking control of them. Some of the Legion travel to the past to bring members of ...
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What prompted the strict continuity of the DC animated universe?

The DC AU is the animated universe for the DC line of comic book character, and as far as I am aware follows a strict continuity. Each cartoon is linked with and compatible with the others. I don't ...
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Shouldn't Terry's younger brother have the same genetic traits as him?

In the final Justice League Unlimited episode Epilogue Waller reveals this about Terry Shouldn't Matt McGinnis (the younger brother) also be like this?
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What did Batman whisper?

In the Justice League cartoon episode The Enemy Below, Deadshot tries to kill Aquaman, and the League stops him. Batman whispers something in Deadshot's ear to make him tell who is paying him. ...
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If Batman has such strong will power, why hasn't he been recruited by the Lantern corps?

Batman has crazy strong willpower, as evidence in Only a dream where he remains awake across two (?) nights keeping Dee (a psychic dream manipulator) from forcing him to sleep and out of his head ...
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How long has Batman been carrying kryptonite?

In the JLA cartoon, it is revealed that Batman carries around a lump of Kryptonite, for 'insurance' Amazo: [upon scanning Batman] You don't have any powers. Batman: I have this. [Pulls out ...
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How does superman forge a sword?

In the JLU episode Hereafter, Superman is stranded in a future where the sun is burnt out (to a red sun?) and he no longer had his powers. He still manages to forge a very nice sword from a pipe and ...
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How does Grundy absorb Amazo's powers?

Stemming from this question, it turns out I misremembered how Grundy is effected by Amazo in "Wake the Dead". This is how it goes: Amazo: Something's wrong! The creature is somehow feeding on my ...
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Is Amazo weak against magic?

In "Wake the Dead" Solomon Grundy is awakened from the dead, and is in part battled by Amazo. Amazo though has to leave as he is unable to effect the magically imbued Grundy. Is this something that ...
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Why is Hawkgirl featured in the Justice League cartoons and not Hawkman?

Until about 30 seconds ago when I received the New 52 Hawkman, I thought that it was only Hawkgirl. Why wasn't Hawkman featured in the cartoon? What made DC use Hawkgirl instead of the other Hawk-...
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What happened in Justice League Unlimited final episode?

In the final episode of Justice League Unlimited (Destroyer), some mysterious guy* appears out of nowhere during the fight between Darkseid and the team of Batman, Superman, and Lex Luthor. Luthor ...