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I think during the 2013 Psylocke series it wasn't made explicit but it was shown in panels that her psionic weapons do cast light and shadow. I can't find the panel but I think in Astonishing X-Men 12 or 13 Wolverine says something about the color of her blades, or he says something like "this looks like one of Psylocke's blades", indicating that he has ...


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Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, I think you refer to the episode 21 or 22, the main plot seems similar, but its revealed later in the anime https://myanimelist.net/anime/2001/Tengen_Toppa_Gurren_Lagann


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No. The MCU's plot's are inspired by the comics, but are not direct adaptations. The closest to Infinity War/Endgame is the 1991 six-issue The Infinity Gauntlet. As Wikipedia summarises: When Thanos uses his powers to kill half of the living beings in the universe, Adam Warlock leads Earth's remaining heroes against him. After the Infinity Gauntlet is ...


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Just to add onto the excellent answer by Omegacron the Marvel Comics company apparently does not exist within the MCU. "No...I don't think Marvel Comics exist in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.That is a very Community-esque question. Very meta." Movieweb, Do Marvel Comics Exist Within the Marvel Cinematic Universe? On top of that the Captain America ...


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The name is Warlands: Age of Ice (2003). From Goodreads: Warlands is set in a sword-and-sorcery world inhabited by humans and a variety of mythical races, caught up in an endless series of wars against evil forces. In this volume, a woman from the past returns to tell the heroes they must continue the fight to save the world. Although the great ice ...


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In the comic Thanos Quest #2, we learn that the Collector has subjected his gem (the Reality Stone) to considerable scientific study. Although he was unable to detect the underlying power that the stone represents, he was able to ascertain what material it's comprised of. Nothing more than "a worthless hunk of polished glass".


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Excalibur #58 (1992) fits the bill, your villain being Alchemy. From ComicVine: Trouble on both sides! With both the Crazy Gang and the trolls that kidnapped Alchemy on the loose, can even the combined strength of Excalibur and the X-Men come out on top? As revealed in the previous issue, Alchemy was in with the trolls who used his mother as leverage ...


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This is the comic you're referring to; Excalibur Vol 1 #58. Wolverine has his claws turned (temporarily) into rubber by Alchemy at the urging of a troll.


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I found it thanks to a reddit user by the username superschaap81 ! The creature in question was Subjekt-17 and the issue is Superman 654-658.


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DC published a story that is similar to this, but it is not a Superman story. In nr 38 of Tales of the Unexpected (1956) the second story was called Dissection of planet Earth. It was about an inventor called Rod, living in the far future of 2026. Rod and his friend Clay had just tested his latest invention, a spray that makes everything super magnetic, ...


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Before Infinity War came out, there was no indication that this would be a two-part story. As far as anyone knew, Avengers 4 was just going to be another Avengers movie. Viewers going into the first movie didn't know that the heroes wouldn't be victorious in the end. But the title "Endgame" suggests that it would be the ending of the story from Infinity War,...


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While the Groot character was first introduced only five years after Lord of the Rings was first published, there does not seem to be any nod to fantasy. Rather, the character seems to originally have been more of a sci-fi monster "from outer space". (check out this sweet cover) Great Atlas monsters were also retconned to be major players in Earth-616’...


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Starting this as a community wiki, feel free to edit in more. Princess Leia Organa, Star Wars Hillary Clinton (?) ? ? Daenerys Targaryen, A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones Frida Kahlo (?) Rey (?), Star Wars Some variation of Medusa? Usagi Tsukino, Sailor Moon Marge Simpson, The Simpsons Ariel (?), The Little Mermaid Catwoman (Eartha Kitt), Batman '66 ...


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In the Avengers Assemble episode "Savages" (Season 1, episode 17) Tony Stark has "Stone armour" which he used to fight dinosaurs. This armour didn't have rocket thrusting boots and was literally a martial arts suit. It came from Captain America challenging Tony to go without his tech for a full day.


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In the 616 (comics) universe, his first two armours (the MK I & MK II) had air-pressure boot jets. The MK II was considered to have limited flight, but the MK I was considered to power extended jumps as opposed to flight. All subsequent 'main' armours, had flight capabilities. There are many specialist armour to consider though and it's not always ...


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Alliteration has been common in literature for a long time. It was used by Chaucer and so on, and apparently back to the Greeks. I'm aware of it at least since Shakespeare led me up the "primrose path". http://www.shakespeare-online.com/literaryterms/alliteration.html Alliterative character names were used, for instance by Dickens Nicholas Nickleby Clara ...


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The closest we have are some quotes from Infinity War: Vision describes the Mind Stone to some extent: Vision: No, we have to destroy it. I've been giving a good deal of thought to this entity in my head, about its nature. But also, its composition. I think if it were exposed to a sufficiently powerful energy source, something, very similar to its ...


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Logic would dictate that without the extra energy tax using their power causes on their body, their metabolic rate and thus consumption would drop way down. A similar effect occurs on the human body in real life; as we age and hit puberty, the rapid development on a cellular level calls for more energy...hence why teenagers eat so much. As we grow older and ...


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You are thinking of Superman #400. (Cover-dated October 1984, so you were right about the mid-1980s. I bought a copy at the time, and perhaps you did too). It was written as several chapters, each of which was basically a self-contained little story that depicted different characters living in various eras in the future, and somehow being affected by the ...


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The Last Rocket! (1963) This is actually from a Marvel comic and is quite early for your time period and I can't seem to find it online to double check but the synopsis I've read seems to match in broad strokes. It was first published in Tales of Suspense Vol 1 #39 and has been republished in a few places since, mainly because this was the first appearance ...


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I can visualize assorted moments from Pre-Crisis Superman that address this question, but cannot lay hands on actual references and sources. Except for the following. It doesn't speak to Superman having exceptional intelligence, per se, but it certainly illustrates how his mind is fully as fast as his superspeed reflexes. "Superman" #188 (1966)


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I can't think of any examples, but since the high metabolism is framed as a consequence of their powers, it would stand to reason that the removal of that power would reduce the need for huge amounts of food and therefore reduce their diet.


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Superman has been documented as doing computations as fast as a having the mental computation speed of a Radio Shack TRS-80 (later known as Tandy) computer. In this weird product placement crossover, DC had Superman team up with Radio Shack's Tandy Computer Whiz Kids to save Metropolis. After Superman lost his super-speed calculation ability (due to ...


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Big comic fan and student, with a working knowledge of most things Superman. Believe it or not, this is something I've given some significant thought to... and, brazen as it may be, I think both the Post-and Pre-Crisis reasonings are actually... not wrong, but lacking in correctness, a bit. I just never bought that he gets "all" his powers from the yellow ...


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