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Has an injured Flash ever used super-speed to walk on his hands?

In The Flash (v1) #146 (1964), the story "The Mirror Master's Master Stroke" (auth: John Broome, art: Carmine Infantino and Joe Giella) has the titular villain switch legs with the Flash (yes, switch ...
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Has an injured Flash ever used super-speed to walk on his hands?

Yes, in Flash (vol. 1) #190, published Aug. 1969, the Flash suffers a broken leg: Within the story Barry Allen goes to a rather elaborate, Silver Agey ruse to prevent people from learning that he is ...
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Is there a depiction of Superman where he is an African American?

There are at least five. (and an unnamed one) Sunshine Superman First appeared in Animal Man #23 (1990), as an illusion of sorts (generated by Psycho-Pirate's mask), along with other twisted versions ...
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What were the votes for Hawkgirl to remain in the Justice League?

The vote was 3-2 in favor of her staying. From context clues in the episodes "Wake the Dead" and "Star Crossed" we know that Flash was for her. Wonder Woman was against her. GL ...
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Is Batman Beyond the Farthest Future DC Timeline Established?

No. The Legion of Super-Heroes are a team of superheroes who live in the 30th and 31st centuries. They have had a significant run of their own, and date back to comics about a young version of ...
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Why was Bruce Wayne spared by the mugger?

It depends on the continuity According to the Batman wiki: The murderer is consistently identified as Joe Chill, though the mythos alternates between versions where Batman finds out and where Batman ...
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Has an injured Flash ever used super-speed to walk on his hands?

There was also a silver age Justice League story where the villain (Brain Storm, a personal favorite) gave physical handicaps to the heroes - Superman was blinded, Green Arrow lost his arms, and the ...
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Why was Bruce Wayne spared by the mugger?

As you mentioned, Joe Chill is a mugger. Since you tagged nolan-batman-trilogy, I'll quote the Wikipedia entry for his priorities in that series: Chill claims to have been "driven to mug" the ...
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Was this character the only person in Batman: TAS to discover Batman's secret identity?

By no means. Across the DC Animated Universe, there are quite a number of people who have figured it out. Broken down by series: Batman: The Animated Series and The New Batman Adventures Ra's al ...
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Which real world computers are the workstations shown at the Daily Planet in the DCAU show Superman: The Animated Series based on?

I would assume that the 'look' is based on these sorts of adverts from the 1970s showing IBM 327x terminals.
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Are there any superheroes in DC that break the fourth wall?

Yes they do. As per http://dc.wikia.com/ In the Golden and Silver Age era of DC comics, such characters routinely broke the Fourth Wall, usually as a convenience for introducing a story. After the ...
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What time period is "Batman: The Animated Series" set in?

Season 1 Episode 18: Beware The Gray Ghost. Time: 21:37, A backdrop, enlarged "People Weekly" magazine cover is hung behind the Gray Ghost as he signs for Bruce and reads "October 19, 1992"
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Why do the female imps in the DCAU look like human women and not like the male imps? Is this the case in the comics as well?

This appears to be a perfect example of a phenomenon known as Flanderization; ...the process through which a complex fictional character's essential traits are oversimplified to the point where they ...
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90s/early 2000s animated Superman TV show episode in which Superman goes rogue under the influence of a sea star-like creature

This is the two-part episode "The Call" from Batman Beyond (2000). Superman is working with a team of other superheroes to stop... some plot Explosions, burning ...
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Which real world computers are the workstations shown at the Daily Planet in the DCAU show Superman: The Animated Series based on?

I think they are not based on a real-world computer at all, but on the look of a traditional writing desk with a banker's lamp. This is a kind of desk lamp with a long green lampshade. Such lamps are ...
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Why do the female imps in the DCAU look like human women and not like the male imps? Is this the case in the comics as well?

Just to complete Valorum's answer In Superman v1 #335 (1979) we can find Miss Bgbznz Superman v1 #335 (1979) Yes, strange are the ways of love... And stranger still... In a strange land... Priest: ......
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Was this character the only person in Batman: TAS to discover Batman's secret identity?

No- I'll have to do some digging to give you names and episode titles but from TAS I can point out at least three others- Ras Al' Ghul (actually had the balls to confront Bruce in the batcave), a ...
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Which version of the Teen Titans exist in the DC Animated Universe?

The version which never see the light Around the 1990s, production of a TV series featuring the Titans was put in development for being part of the DC Animated Universe. Artist Tommy Tejeda made some ...
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Do these cut marks in the Batman Beyond episode "April Moon" have any meaning?

I don't think so. It's neither a hiragana nor a katakana nor one of the Kanji with three strokes, even when flipped (since saw-wrists baddie cut the door from the outside). Furthermore, considering ...
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Who are the two thieves that appear the opening of Batman: TAS?

The original storyboards describe them as "Hoods". Hood(lum) #1 and Hood(lum) #2 don't appear to have actual names and don't seem to appear in any subsequent episodes.
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Did Batman: TAS' Joker origin involve a vat of acid/skin bleaching?

In the "The New Batman Adventures" episode "Beware the Creeper," news reporter Jack Ryder does a story on the Joker at the Ace Chemicals factory, where we see a recreation (with actors) of Batman ...
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Justice Leaguer with a cowboy motif

I believe you are thinking of Vigilante. He appears exactly as you describe.
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Why does Green Lantern call Supergirl "Shayera"?

From IMDB Trivia: When John is recuperating from injuries, he unconsciously calls out Shayera's name. This suggests he hasn't recovered from their break-up after the events of "Starcrossed",...
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Has Mr. Zero ever been hit with his own ice-gun?

Although it isn't Mr. Freeze himself, in Batman: The Animated Series, in the episode Deep Freeze, Grant Walker asked to be inflicted by the same stuff Dr. Victor Fries himself endured which turned him ...
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Are there any superheroes in DC that break the fourth wall?

Probably the most famous case of 4th wall breaking in DC Comics:
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In the DC universe, which characters assumed the identity of the Red Hood?

At least two other characters were shown to take the mantle of The Red Hood 1. Victoria Beaumont In Batman Adventures (2003) Issue. #8, The Red Hood is shown to be expanding his (her, to be ...
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Why was Bruce Wayne spared by the mugger?

In Batman #673 - Joe Chill in Hell, Chill states that he spared Bruce because he reminded him of his own deceased son.
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Looking for an episode In the Batman Animated Series where Batman copies himself

It happens in the episode "What is reality" . Commissioner Gordon gets captured in the virtual world by Riddler. There's puzzle cube he has to solve. Batman knew he couldn't solve the cube in time, so ...
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What song is Wonder Woman humming in the "Justice League" S2 episode - "Eclipsed"?

Spoilers for part 2 of that episode. It's the song the Ophidians (snake-men) were singing when creating the Heart of Darkness. You can hear them chanting in the video below (2'55), and Mophir talks ...
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