Questions tagged [dc]

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].

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
0answers
95 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
63 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
115 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
544 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
318 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
144 views

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 ...
49
votes
2answers
8k views

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.
5
votes
1answer
225 views

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?
8
votes
1answer
1k views

What is the significance of different color suits in “Shazam!”?

When Billy Batson makes all his foster friends(brothers and sisters) Shazam (gives them the power of Shazam), each of them gets different color suits: L-R: Pedro Peña (green), Darla Dudley (violet), ...
16
votes
2answers
18k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
90 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
117 views

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 ?
3
votes
1answer
180 views

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?
5
votes
1answer
310 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
19
votes
3answers
11k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
249 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
42 views

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 ...
5
votes
0answers
204 views

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, ...
6
votes
0answers
2k views

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 ...
12
votes
1answer
789 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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: ...
5
votes
1answer
274 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
930 views

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: ...
-4
votes
1answer
150 views

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 ...
8
votes
0answers
234 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
95 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
265 views

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?
4
votes
1answer
191 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
88 views

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 ...
14
votes
1answer
272 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
144 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
495 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
931 views

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 (...
9
votes
0answers
264 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
796 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
429 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
238 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
185 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
149 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

Who's the Giant Batman in the back of this “Dark Nights: 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?
2
votes
0answers
947 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
451 views

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 ...
12
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
115 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
123 views

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?
3
votes
1answer
518 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
184 views

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: ...

1 2 3
4
5
46