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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can Beast Boy turn into other humans?

It doesn't appear that there is any reason he can't shape shift into other humans, albeit green ones. Beast Boy has the ability to morph and transform into any animal that he has seen himself or ...
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Did Bruce Wayne ever fight crime as a masked vigilante, before becoming the Batman?

In Mask of the Phantasm he originally goes out just wearing a ski mask. He comes back and tells Alfred he failed because they didn't fear him. Then he starts to look for a way to inspire fear in ...
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Is The Joker trained in any martial arts?

The general consensus is that given his ability to fight Batman in various situations across universes, he must have at least basic hand-to-hand combat skills. His quick reflexes and agility also ...
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Does Batman really love French onion soup?

There are no other canon sources for Batman and his love of French onion soup. However, according to Batman Vol 1 #701 (2010) we find out that Batman's favorite food is mulligatawny soup, not French ...
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Has anyone ever ambushed Batman at the bat signal?

It's surprisingly hard to find examples of villains using the Bat-signal at all, considering how obvious of a target it is; even then, most examples are just baddies manipulating the signal to send ...
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Has anyone ever been subjected to Joker Venom and Fear Gas simultaneously?

The most likely way for someone to be exposed to Joker Venom and Fear Gas at the same time would be for Joker and Scarecrow to team up. It has been a while since I read a Batman comic, but the way I ...
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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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Does Deadshot ever remove his mask in canon?

As far as I know Floyd Lawton AKA Deadshot has never had a problem taking off his mask in the comics. Or in the cartoons.(Justice League Unlimited: Task Force X)
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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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What does Superman see while using his heat vision?

It Depends According to the Superman Wiki page, and more generally, the heat vision page on the Superpower Wiki, heat vision doesn't actually affect one's vision per-se - it is more that it is heat ...
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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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Darkseid's Omega Beam vs Superman's heat-vision

In Adventures Of Superman 595, Superman and Darkseid fight on Apokolips. Their beams meet briefly at point-blank range during this fight and appear evenly matched. (The fight itself is interrupted by ...
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How many heroes has Batman created?

Off the top of my head (and I'll expand this list as I find them): Batman Robin Nightwing Red Hood Red Robin Batgirl Bat-Girl Batwoman Batwing Black Bat Oracle Cat Girl Spoiler Bat-Mite Ace the Bat-...
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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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Has Batman Ever Sacrificed himself for Superman?

Yes ...not in comic books (as far as I know), but in the animated film Superman/Batman: Public Enemies. From the plot summary at the Batman Wiki: Toyman has built a rocket to stop the meteor, the ...
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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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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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Justice Leaguer with a cowboy motif

I believe you are thinking of Vigilante. He appears exactly as you describe.
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