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What exactly happens at this moment and how does it impact the New 52 universe?

In Red Hood and the Outlaws #27, we see something happening to Essence, Ducra's daughter (her death ?). In this particular panel, we see her "death" or whatever is happening to her being felt by ...
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Why is The Flash not deaf, given the sonic booms created by his speed should have hurt his hearing?

When an object travels in fast speed, it creates a sonic boom. Frequent exposure will cause deafness. Why isn't The Flash deaf as a result?
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When, exactly, does Justice League (2017) take place?

While answering this old question, I ran into a slight problem: it's unclear exactly how much time passes between Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League. I've found multiple sources ...
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Where does The Toilet lead in New 52 Suicide Squad?

In New 52 Suicide Squad #29, Amanda Waller makes use of a portal nicknamed "The Toilet" as a plan B to bring a Thinker-controlled O.M.A.C down. There is a hint that it may lead to "some other ...
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Why does Darkseid seem to specifically want Earth 2 Kal-El to be at his side?

With this answer, we learn New 52 Darkseid (and the Apokolips Pantheon) are considered unique across the universes (or at lease they themselves consider being so). In World's Finest #27, we learn from ...
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Supergirl (CW): Searching episode with POV view of Kryptons destruction

I've watched a Supergirl episode on TV some time ago and there was a scene where Supergirl remembers flying away from her home planet Krypton (destruction). It was shot from her point of view (POV), ...
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What happened to Arrowverse Chas Chandler (Constantine's friend)?

We've seen Constantine coming back as an active Arrowverse character in recent episodes of Legends of Tomorrow (starting from S3E10). Do we know what happened to Chas, his resuscitating friend from ...
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Why doesn't New 52 Earth 2 Batman have a no gun policy?

I'm basing my question on this specific extract from World's Finest #20 (New 52) : In this page, Huntress (Earth 2 Batman and Catwoman daughter), at this moment with Prime Earth Batman (the main one),...
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Is the Black Canary immune to sonic screams?

DC's Black Canary is known to have mastered several forms of hand-to-hand combat skills. However, her sonic scream (or Canary cry) is what she is famously known for. Her sonic screams allow her to ...
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Has Deadshot ever unwillingly missed?

Deadshot (a.k.a Floyd Lawton) is the best marksman and hired assassin in the DC universe. He is often known to boast on his skills of never missing a target. His ability to anticipate the opponent's ...
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How can The Flash carry multiple people at once?

In season 3 in the episode with the gorilla city I'm pretty sure The Flash carries a whole bunch of people at once. We see one bundle of red flashes flowing though the forest and at the end suddenly ...
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What and how do people (and The Flash himself) experience while in his speed aura?

The problem when The Flash carries other people with super-speed or handles some items without breaking, crushing, disintegrating them (because of his super speed) and the problem that he should cause ...
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What happened to reverse flash after undoing flashpoint?

In the original timeline, after reverse flash did his killing business he was stuck in the past. He develops his 20 year master plan to return to his future, impersonating some one and manipulating ...
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How can changes to the timeline affect just one universe?

In season 3, a short dialog between Harry and Barry (Harry notices the changes to the timeline because he just came from another universe, that was not affected) establishes that changes to a timeline ...
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Which reality/universe is shown in “Justice League: Gods and Monsters”?

The 2015 animated movie Justice League: Gods and Monsters presents an alternate look at the Justice League. In this universe, General Zod is Kal-El's biological father, Batman is a vampire and Wonder ...
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What were Felicity and Ray saying about Supergirl?

In the crossover of Legends, Flash, Arrow and Supergirl, near the end there is a conversation that bewildered me between Felicity and Ray. Felicity looks at Supergirl and says something like "It's ...
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Which Green Lantern appears in Justice League?

In the 2017 film Justice League, the audience sees a flashback detailing how the races of the world banded together to defeat Steppenwolf of Apokolips. Amazons, Atlanteans, Gods, and even a Green ...
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Have any Superman stories dealt with his weakness to red solar energy through redshifting?

We know that aside from Kryptonite, red solar energy is also a weakness to Kryptonians, as it replaces the "more energetic" yellow solar energy in their cells, robbing them of their powers. We've seen ...
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What, exactly, is a “poozer?”

Kilowog, the drill sergeant for the Green Lanterns, often refers to others (friends and enemies alike) as “poozers.” Is this a reference to anything either in-universe or out-of-universe, or is this ...
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Superman comic with Green genie/Ming-like villain

I remember a silver age, more or less comic book where a villian named Urko or something tried to take over the fortress of solitude. He may have been a sort of a supernatural beings. the lower part ...
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Would Batman's code of honour preclude him from permanently crippling his enemies?

Batman started off as a somewhat ruthless vigilante who had no compunction about murdering criminals, often with firearms. Later, his backstory was retconned to make him be staunchly opposed to guns ...
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Has anyone ever connected Batman's no guns rule with trauma?

Batman despises guns and does therefore not use them (vulcan cannons or machine gun implacements on his vehicles [especially in the movies] non-withstanding), he uses batarangs and all kinds of high-...
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The Squadron Supreme's origin

The Squadron Supreme in the animated series Avengers Assemble is a group of evil antagonists; it's members being: Nighthawk: Tactician and combatant who always has a contingency for everything. ...
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Did Black Lightning choose his superhero name based on his race?

In the original DC Comics, did Black Lightning choose his name because he's, well, black? Or is there some other reason that he takes the name, such as based off of the source of his powers? Was he ...
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“The Old Gods died” - how did Steppenwolf know that?

In Justice League (2017), Steppenwolf figures out that Wonder Woman has "the power of the Old Gods". He then derisively remarks: The Old Gods died. But I don't see how he can know that. We see the ...
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How do Atlanteans communicate underwater?

We have seen Atlanteans in both Marvel comics and DC. Beings who can live and breathe under water as well as on land, their physiology has been shown to be very different from humans. Sticking my ...
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Can Beast Boy change sex?

There are several animal species that have the ability to change sex under certain conditions, for example, the clown fish. If Beast Boy were to change into a clown fish (or another sex changing ...
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Can we establish how fast the Flash is moving in “Enter Flashtime”?

In the Season 4 Episode 15 Barry very likely "runs" the fastest so far in the TV series. Basically half the episode plays while a While Barry doesn't move as far as calculated here, he moves half the ...
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Why is Superman portrayed as so muscular for someone who probably never went to the gym? [duplicate]

So, here was a guy who landed on our planet a small baby, went to school a normal kid, with normal looks, no difference from his peers externally. Now, here he is, can lift the whole Empire State ...
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Is Wonder Woman also a speedster just like the Flash and Superman?

In this video from Justice League (2017), you can see that Wonder Woman saw bullets in slow motion before dodging them. I have seen her stopping bullets, lasers, etc. on her bracelets before (e.g. ...
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Does Wonder Woman have a no kill rule? [duplicate]

Like her teammates Batman and Superman, does Wonder Woman also have a no-kill rule? As she certainly did kill a lot of German soldiers in the WW 2017 movie, my question is primarily towards her ...
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Can Parademons retain the original being's abilities?

In the DC universe (and multi-verse), Parademons are Darkseid's personal troops for conquest. Although various descriptions have been provided about them across the Internet, one thing is common: ...
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Who are these fabric superheroes? [closed]

I’ve acquired some some superhero fabric but have trouble identifying some of them. Batman and Hulk seem obvious, but who are the rest of them?
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Can these characters be mind-controlled by Poison Ivy?

Poison Ivy has been known to seduce and control her victims by some sort of pheromones. Can she do the same to some of the superpowered, nearly invulnerable members of the Justice League like ...
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Why do plants look different at the end of Justice League (2017) movie?

At the end of the Justice League (2017) movie, the growing plants look very unusual. I know Cyborg and Superman have stopped the Mother Boxes forming Unity but still the plants look different. Why ...
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How many Batgirls are there?

I have seen many references to Batgirl III Stephanie Brown and then a Batgirl IV, but I don't really know much, I know Barbara Gordon was I, however I don't have much information on the rest.
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What is meant by, “But I suppose a mother does”?

In the movie Justice League (2017), Martha Kent, who has lost her son Superman, says to journalist Lois Lane: Well, I can hardly read the news, anyway. So much bitterness. Of course I think it's ...
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Why did dirt on Superman's coffin start to float?

In the end of Batman v Superman movie, it was shown that dirt on Superman's real coffin (in Smallville) started to float. (look at the frames just before the credit ...
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Which Batman story is this scene from?

This artwork is from artist and comic book illustrator Lee Bermejo. I have read some stories by him, like Batman: Noël, the crossover Batman/Deathblow: After the Fire and a story about Lex Luthor in ...
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What was the episode where Superman ate an entire jar of m&ms?

In the New Adventures of Superman, there was an episode where Superman, in his Clark persona, ate a lot of m&ms very quickly. I think he and others were infected or under the influence of ...
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What are the different countries whose magical heritage is shown in “Constantine”?

In the TV series Constantine, the titular character uses the magic of different religions and regions. Many different types of magic are used as given here. Many ancient artifacts are used like sinew ...
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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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Is there a single canon explanation for Superman's strengths and weakness?

Across all of Superman canon (comics, movies, TV series), explanations for both Superman's superhuman abilities and his vulnerability to kryptonite have been made multiple times. Are they always in ...
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Who is the strongest human in the DC Universe? [closed]

I'm curious to know who the strongest Human is in the DC universe, I'm not interested in including any aliens or other species.
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Is marvel and dc in the same endo/multiverse, or at least “travel-able”?

I know the story about Buried Alien (aka Barry Allen (probably)) but that was not like this. I found on on another post that deadstroke - from dc - slade wilson has the same surname as deadpool(...
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How did Green Arrow manage to make that arrow in the Crisis on Earth-X crossover?

When Oliver, Barry of Earth-1 and Supergirl of Earth-38 (the heroes of their respective shows) face off against their evil counterparts from Earth-X Overgirl scoffs at the ridiculousness of Oliver ...
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What would Superman see if he was exposed to Scarecrow's 'fear toxin'?

We are familiar with Johnathan Crane a.k.a The Scarecrow's fear toxin. It induces in the victim hallucinations and according to here, When inhaled, the victim hallucinates their own worst fears ...
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What are Dark Claw's weaknesses?

With the creation of Amalgam Comics came the creation of the most '90s character to ever exist in the form of Dark Claw. He is a combination of Batman and Wolverine, and really, a poor combination at ...
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Where is Barry Allen of Earth-X?

In the mega crossover of the CW-verse, on Earth-X, we see the evil counterparts of the Arrow (as Dark Arrow), Supergirl (as Overgirl), and counterparts of almost everyone except Barry Allen. Well, ...
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Is Black Lightning part of the Arrowverse?

Is the 2018 Black Lightning TV show considered part of the Arrowverse franchise (consisting of Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Constantine, and several web series)? It airs on the CW ...