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Was the Batman statue in "Shazam!" a real piece of merch, or just a movie prop?

This appears to be a Big-Figs Colossal DC Universe Batman 48.5″ Gotham Guardian Action Figure with Bat Signal Light
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Do we know the story behind this suit in the Batcave?

This is Robin's costume The suit has an "R" on it, for Robin. This is probably a sign that the Joker previously killed Robin. The raised area (circled) is a script "R." For the ...
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Where is Themyscira located?

Like every other place in the comics world, it's "nowhere in particular"; in fact, what we saw in the movie was likely impossible to put anywhere in the real world. My best guess, though, is somewhere ...
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Can Shazam undress himself?

In Whiz Comics #50 (1944), Shazam (Captain Marvel at that time) undresses to go for a swim:
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Why aren't Martian Manhunter and Green Lantern in Justice League (2017) movie?

Green Lantern GL's non-presence was discussed with the studio's bigwigs (Greg Silverman, president of creative development Warner Bros and DC producer Charles Roven) in an interview with Entertainment ...
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Is Wonder Woman also a speedster just like the Flash and Superman?

Wonder Woman's ability to bounce bullets off her bracelets requires her to have some superhuman reaction ability; she has to be able to recognize where the bullets are going and move her limbs to ...
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Why couldn't Henry Cavill simply shave his mustache for his Superman role and use a fake mustache for his other role?

According to user LDN_Films on Reddit (posting anonymously, but "checked out" and vouched for as genuine by Reddit's own AMA team), the issue was that Cavill was already in pre-production ...
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Which Green Lantern appears in Justice League?

Yalan Gur (or a member of the same species) The alien Green Lantern in the flashback resembles Yalan Gur, who first appeared in Green Lantern #19 (December, 1991), and who operated on Earth (and ...
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What is meant by, "But I suppose a mother does"?

The implication is that, of course a mother would think the problem stems from the disappearance of her child or is in some way related. You could read this same quote like this: Well, I can hardly ...
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What was written on the arrow which Wonder Woman receives from Amazons?

During a 3/18/21 live watch-along via scener, Director Zack Snyder explained in the chat that the text on the arrow provides a means back to Themyscira: zacksnyder: Yes, she's going back to ...
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What exactly are these chips?

As noted by LogicDictates, those look like photo slides, a technique involving turning photographs into positive image transparencies that can be viewed either using a projector to shine light through ...
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"The Old Gods died" - how did Steppenwolf know that?

@Shreedhar pointed out in the comments that Steppenwolf seems to be generally up-to-speed with events on Earth, up to and including Superman's arrival and death. I wondered how this could be, and that'...
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How did Luthor's wheelchair bomb get past security?

The wheelchair was lead-lined. The wheelchair was lead-lined to hide the bomb. I'm not sure that this was clarified in the theatrical cut but I'm pretty sure it was explicit in the DVD/Blu-Ray ...
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Which book was Harley Quinn reading at the end?

Looks like it's Between the Sheets by Molly O'Keefe Going off this photo: Enhance! Here is an article from bustle.com (Thanks Valorum) that explains the Molly O'Keefe had no clue her book was in the ...
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What happened to the German warship?

You have to pay close attention to the scenes where the Germans are first crossing the barrier, but the fate of the ship is shown on-screen — it sank. Each time the ship appears in the background, ...
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Why does Batfleck have a widow's peak?

It was at the insistence of the actor. He wanted to look more like the iconic images of Bruce Wayne that he'd seen in earlier comic serials. The wig also served to age him up. Ben Affleck had been ...
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Are Batman and Superman brothers?

Actually same site you linked says that those were fake bios: [...] other April Fool’s Day prank? In addition to the fake projects, we posted a link to “newly updated” profile pages for ...
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Why does Batman kiss Harley in Suicide Squad?

As per Rogue Jedi's explanation, he was performing mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. I believe that he first checked that she wasn't breathing and/or had an absent pulse. She then turned it into a kiss as ...
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Where was Diana during the events of Man of Steel?

The only reference that she has made is a vague statement she makes in Dawn of Justice: A hundred years ago I walked away from mankind. From a century of horrors. Man made a world where standing ...
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How could a photo prove that Diana wasn't a normal human?

Well, one assumes perhaps some of the following: Bruce already had suspicions Bruce has other sources of information There was other information on Luthor's drive In particular, it was shown that ...
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What are the specialty of these Superman suits?

From left to right the suits are: The Superman Suit - The traditional skin suit and cape developed by the Jor-El AI in ambassadorial colors to bridge Krypton and Earth. Female Kryptonian Armor - ...
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What was Superman wrong about when he confronted Bruce the second time, in the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?

Superman's apology is a callback to their last meeting, where Superman rips open the Batmobile and levels an ultimatum at Batman, "Next time they shine your light in the sky, don't go to it. The ...
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What are Harley Quinn's superpowers?

Harley Quinn does not have any superpowers. She's just a human being, like the Joker himself (albeit with some problems). See Wikia and Wikipedia for more information. Regarding the "scene in which ...
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How do the Amazons like Wonder Woman avoid extinction if they live in an island with no men?

According to the DC wiki, the Amazons are immortal beings that were created to teach men the virtues of peace and love. So, at least in terms of the main comic continuity, the Amazons are indeed ...
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If he has the Wisdom of Solomon, why does Shazam make so many foolish mistakes in the 2019 film?

I fear you may be confusing knowledge with wisdom. Knowledge is raw data. Wisdom is deep understanding of that raw data. Billy ultimately defeated his foe because he sussed out 1) how to create the ...
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Why was the last scene of "Wonder Woman 1984" shown in a different aspect ratio than the rest of the film?

According to various articles I've checked, the director, Patty Jenkins, and the cinematographer, Matthew Jensen, wanted to shoot the entire film in IMAX format with a 1.90:1 aspect ratio. However, ...
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Do we know the story behind this suit in the Batcave?

Affleck confirmed that it was indeed Robin's costume, but that beyond that the backstory isn't terribly well fleshed out. It was simply to show that his past troubles him. He had a Robin at one ...
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Who is the seventh person in the "Unite the Seven?"

We've already seen six of the seven classic comicbook members of the Justice League; Superman (Henry Cavill), Batman (Ben Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), The Flash (Ezra Miller), Cyborg (Ray ...
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Is Superman an American citizen?

Don't know about "movieverse" but original continuity has Supes granted citizenship by an act of Congress, later extended by the UN to all member nations. Clark Kent, as a distinct legal entity, has ...
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