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To what extent is Black Sabbath's "Iron Man" accurate to the comics storyline of the time?

According to this article, bassist Geezer Butler wrote the lyrics, he said he had never heard of the comic book character at the time: Although Marvel had established that superhero in 1963, Sabbath ...
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Was Mister Kitson and/or the planet of Kitson based on/named after George Kitson?

Almost certainly. Agent of SHIELD writer George Kitson repeatedly makes reference to the planet on his Twitter account. I'm still waiting on those Planet Kitson royalties... Per Twitter and I’m not ...
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Golden-haired comic book villain who could perform mass-hypnosis with his voice

Perhaps you're thinking of the New God, Glorious Godfrey...? A subpar athlete and hand-to-hand combatant, Glorious Godfrey's greatest gifts are his overwhelming speaking voice and his extraordinary ...
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What comic books exist in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Groot rips the cover off of an Alf #4 in the 'I Am Groot' short film Magnum Opus So Alf Comics definitely exist there.
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How long was Kal-El learning in the Fortress of Solitude?

The 1978 movie deviated substantially from the original comics in this regard. In the original comics, Clark became Superman before he built the Fortress of Solitude. In fact, in the Silver Age ...
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Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends comic from the early 80s

This is Spider-Man, Firestar and Iceman: Danger in Denver Vol.1 #1. This was a special for the Denver Post in 1983 in which our heroes fight the Abomination at the NORAD complex in Colorado.
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What is Blackheart’s participation in Infinity War in comics?

Blackheart does not appear in the six-issue Infinity War miniseries (1992), nor in any of the tie-in issues in other titles, as far as I can tell. Note that his entry in the Official Handbook of the ...
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Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends comic from the early 80s

The comic you're referring to is listed on the Marvel Database website as Spider-Man Firestar Iceman Danger in Denver #1 (1983). The site also has a page for the other comic you mentioned, Spider-Man ...
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Was Mister Kitson and/or the planet of Kitson based on/named after George Kitson?

Yes, it indeed is. Atleast according to the trivia page of that epsiode's Imdb "The planet Kitson is named after George Kitson, writer and story editor of several episodes. "
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80s British comic story where flying jellyfish suck people's faces off

Yep, it was definitely Dan Dare. I remember the cover here. Issues 167 to 169 of New Eagle Comic:
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