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For questions about the 2019 superhero TV series "The Boys". For the 2006-2012 comics, use the [the-boys] tag instead. Use both tags when asking about both works.

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What's the deal with Tek Knight's adaptation from "The Boys" comic book series into "Gen V"?

In the original comics of The Boys, Tek Knight is clearly a parody of Iron Man. Like Iron Man, Tek Knight wears a high-tech armor suit that gives him enhanced abilities and weapons. Tek Knight is also ...
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Is there an energy balance of Supe's activities?

In Season 3, Episode 2 of The Boys, A-Train says to Homelander that: But given the energy output he would need to have to be the world's fastest man, that seems rather low. For example, Michael ...
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How is Ryan responsible?

In season 2, episode 8 of The Boys Becca is killed at the end of a fight between Stormfront and Ryan. All the characters treat this as an accident, but an accident ...
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What determines the powers a Super gets?

We learn that in the universe of The Boys that superheros gain their powers by a chemical compound created by Frederick Vought known as Compound V. We see all different types of powers super strength, ...
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How did Maeve get there?

In The Boys' finale, There are two issues with that. How did she know where to go? Nobody told her where they were going to be. How did she get there? She doesn’t have flight or super speed, and ...
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Why was it inevitable that they would find Translucent's skin?

After Translucent's death, they say that it's inevitable that the Seven will find his skin. Why is that? Why can't they just go on a drive, bury it in a desolate location, and that's that?
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Was Homelander the first Supe?

As we learn late in Season 1 of The Boys... We also learn that Homelander was... From the conversation with Dr. Vogelbaum... So considering the "lesson learned' on Supes growing up it struck ...
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What is the timeline for the episodes of the The Boys season 1?

I ask this because it seems like relatively little time passes, and yet How much time as passed between the start of the series and each of the eight episodes of the first season?
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Do fictional superheroes exist in The Boys?

It appears that in the TV series The Boys, the superheroes started in the 70s. And I have heard that the backstory goes back to WWII in the case of the comic books (although I haven't read them). ...
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Why Didn't Hughie Kill A-Train When He Had the Chance?

In the Amazon Prime show, The Boys, the whole point of Hughie joining the team is to get revenge on A-Train for: and really just to kill Supes in general. However, in the 7th episode, when Kimiko ...
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What happens if a non-Supe uses this substance?

In The Boys, we learn of Vaught's which: What happens if a non-superhero uses this substance? I will accept answers as relate to either/both the comics and the Amazon Prime series.
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How do Homelander's powers differ from Superman?

I've only watched the first three episodes of The Boys on Amazon Prime, but we have Homelander who is an obvious analog to Superman. As far as I recall, so far we've seen him employ: (presumably) ...
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Are there any super villains in "The Boys"?

(I am only 3 episodes into The Boys, nor have I read the comics, so I don't know if this is answered later on). In The Boys (2019 TV series) it seems that the world has an immense number of ...
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