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When was the first time Batman disappeared at the end of a conversation?

Batman has a habit of talking to someone like Commissioner Gordon, then disappearing when their back is turned. When was the very first time that Batman did this, either in the comics or some other ...
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Is Lex Luthor a Terrorist? [on hold]

In Justice League Unlimited is Lex Luthor a terrorist if he used the Justice League's mega laser to destroy a whole city?
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What Is The Fastest That We Have Seen Bart Allen Travel?

What is the fastest that we have seen Bart Allen travel in any continuity? It doesn't matter if it is when he was Impulse, Kid Flash or The Flash. I'm interested in the issue number and page (image ...
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Which Issue Did Barry Allen Travel At His Top Speed?

I am trying to find the top speed of each Flash in any continuity. What is the fastest that we have seen Barry Allen travel? I'm interested in the issue number and page (image if possible) that he ...
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What Is The Fastest We Have Seen Jay Garrick Travel?

What is the fastest that we have seen Jay Garrick travel in any continuity? I'm interested in the issue number and page (image if possible) that he actually travels at his top speed rather than a ...
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Is New 52 Superman's “Super Flare” portrayed as powerful enough? [closed]

I'm thinking in terms of energy release. Comparatively, it's been likened to a massive nuclear explosion....however, if the New 52 Superman is anywhere near as strong as our version, than "all the ...
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What Is The Fastest We Have Seen Wally West Travel?

What is the fastest that we have Wally West travel in any continuity? I'm not interested in characters talking about potentially how fast they could travel. I'm only interested in them actually ...
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Does the Spectre have powers to create things?

Sort of Related to this question Why doesn't the Spectre beat everything? Does the Spectre have powers to create things like change his surroundings around him like for example change a volcano ...
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Does Batman use makeup or UV sunblock?

Prompted by this meme: I don't think it would work. I'm pretty sure Batman uses makeup and/or protection for his exposed skin that would block UV/radiation, the likes. However, I can't pinpoint a ...
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How can Jor-El represent entire Kryptonian culture?

In few episodes back in Krypton TV series, Brainiac How does Jor-El represent Kryptonian culture? Superman is also an El, for example. But, he fully represents Earth culturally and you can't find any ...
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Constantine and “suicide == no Catholic burial”

As one might recall from Constantine, a plot point was that Isabel Dodson was a suicide and thus barred from a Catholic burial, condemned to Hell, et cetera. After some cursory research I found this ...
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Why did Supergirl kiss Nightwing in this panel?

This is likely a scan from after 2005 (given Supergirl's outfit), but I don't know if it was from an Outsiders comic, Teen Titans or some other story. If anyone has any idea, I would be curious as to ...
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What storyline do the characters in “The Death and Return of Superman” game follow?

This was a SNES game from the late 90s, where you get to play as several different Supermen. Superman Superboy Man of Steel The Eradicator Cyborg Superman Superman in Black Was this game following ...
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What language is Raven using for her attack in the new 52?

In the New 52 (Teen Titans #6, 2015) when Raven cast a spell, she uses some strange language, but I can't find out what this language means.
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Do all of the Shazams have all of the powers?

When Billy's siblings get powers, each focuses on a different power. Do they each only get one, do they get some, or do they get all of the powers?
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What is the significance of different color suits in “Shazam!”?

When Billy Batson makes all his foster friends Shazam (gives them the power of Shazam) they have different color suits: L-R: Pedro Peña (green), Darla Dudley (violet), Eugene Choi (grey), Billy ...
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What happens when adult Billy Batson says “Shazam”?

Billy Batson is a kid who transforms into a superpowered adult when he says "Shazam". But when he grows up, does saying "Shazam" just give him the suit and powers or does it make him look any ...
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Superman comic which had a drawing style of the Animated Series

I've seen some comics where the style of drawing was like in the cartoon TV series (The Superman Animated Series). What was the name of those comics (for example, Action Comics or The Adventures of ...
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What would Shazam’s wand have done with Sivana?

In Shazam (2019) if Sivana’s plan had succeeded and he had gotten What would have happened? Or ?
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Why did Shazam break this object?

In Shazam (2019) we see Shazam break Why did he do so? Doesn’t this have dire consequences for future generations in terms of replacements?
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Is this an inconsistency between Aquaman and Justice League?

In the Aquaman movie, Mera told Aquaman that he helped save the world from Steppenwolf. It means that main events of Aquaman happened after the events of Justice League. In Aquaman, we also learned ...
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Why does the Batman “crack his knuckles” in “Batman: Arkham Origins”?

Wouldn't cracking his knuckles be futile through his thick glove armor and in what way, if at all, would it help Batman in delivering a beatdown? I believe it would hinder his grappling efficiency and ...
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Does Marvel have an equivalent of the Green Lantern?

Does Marvel have an 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 as — or "close to" that of — the Green ...
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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 the planet 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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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 have glowing red eyes?

It is shown that the eyes of Nora West-Allen the daughter of Barry and Iris in The Flash, season 5 episodes 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?