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What is Mr Incredible's real name?

Bob Parr (probably). In the wedding scene (prior to his family being taken into witness protection) we see him using the name Robert Parr. Minister: Robert Parr, will you have this woman to be your ...
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Weird blue and purple humanoid superhero keychain with "Z" chest emblem, X-eyes, and trident head

After scouring the internet and coming up with nothing, I finally found the answer in the most unlikeliest of places: my aunt’s house. There, by complete coincidence, I saw this keychain: My aunt ...
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What is the first instance of a person gaining powers from radiation?

The Invisible Man - H. G. Wells, 1897 In discussing the process used to turn the protagonist invisible, Wells writes: ...the essential phase was to place the transparent object whose refractive ...
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What is the first instance of a person gaining powers from radiation?

1915: The Mystery of Lucien Delorme, a novel by Guy de Téramond (pseudonym of François-Edmond Gautier de Téramond), translated into English by Mary J. Safford from the 1914 French L'Homme qui voit à ...
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Is there a superhero who is an actor when not on superhero duty?

Wonder Man From the X-Men continuity, Wonder Man is a talented TV actor. His invulnerability allows him to portray his own stunts. Here we see him in 'House of M' #02 being interviewed on daytime ...
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Who are these very unusual superheroes on this 2nd hand T-shirt?

I believe the source of this is this animation posted on Reddit, which was created by Mike Mitchell. Specifically, for this T-shirt, from left to right: Spock Wonder Woman Ralphie (from A Christmas ...
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Has there been a Superhero Musical Movie released in cinema theaters?

Yes. But it's so, so bad. The Return of Captain Invincible: The Return of Captain Invincible is a 1983 Australian musical comedy superhero film starring Alan Arkin and Christopher Lee. It ...
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Who is this superhero/villain in the picture?

This is Doctor Mid-Nite. Has the owl, crescent moon, and red tunic.
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Who is this superhero/villain in the picture?

This appears to be Doctor Mid-Nite As noted by RDFozz in the comments the foreground image above appears to the the Pieter Cross version of Doctor Mid-Nite which resembles your figure, while the ...
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Who are these 'Incredibles' superheroes?

A few of the 'supers' in the pictures are identifiable; Frozone by his distinctive ice trail, Dynaguy by his helmet crest and Meta-Man by his trademark pose. The others depicted don't appear in the ...
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What is Mr Incredible's real name?

I believe that the answer is as simple as that his name really is Bob Parr and there is no evidence that it has changed. The witness relocation issue really isn't that much of a problem because ...
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Who are these characters/superheroes in the posters from Chris's room in Family Guy?

The creators of Family Guy probably didn't invest too much money and effort into small pieces of background props like these. Therefore, I'd assume that they didn't use any actual characters, for ...
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What was the first superhero team in comics?

In conventional comic books, this is most likely the: Justice Society of America (wikipedia) According to DC comics, the JSA is considered the first "official" super hero team to be formed: ...
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Has there been a Superhero Musical Movie released in cinema theaters?

There is in fact a Bollywood movie musical about a superhero! Mr. India A poor but big-hearted man takes orphans into his home. After discovering his scientist father's invisibility device, he ...
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Sci-fi movie featuring a fat man running sideways on a wall

The movie is R.I.P.D. (2013). The scene in the screenshot:
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What is the first instance of a person gaining powers from radiation?

I submit that it was Atomic-Man, at least in comic books Atomic-Man was created in 1945. Yes, the same year as the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and indeed the first year that any comic ...
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Has there been a Superhero Musical Movie released in cinema theaters?

Depending on where you draw the lines for "superhero movie" and "musical", various of the Lego Movies might count. For instance, here's a musical number from Lego Batman.
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Has there been a Superhero Musical Movie released in cinema theaters?

Not a movie, but a play and then a TV special. From Wikipedia: It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman is a musical composed by Charles Strouse, with lyrics by Lee Adams and book by David ...
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Comic-book: Kids find a dead female superhero in the woods

This is likely Plutona, a 5 issue miniseries by Image. A brand new heartfelt super-hero series by JEFF LEMIRE (DESCENDER, Hawkeye) and amazing newcomer EMI LENOX! PLUTONA follows the story of five ...
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A comic about a superman copycat who turns evil and starts terrorizing the world

Is this The Rise and Fall of Axiom, a 2016 graphic novel published by Legendary Comics...? From a review: The titular Axiom, seemingly an Aryan dream in spandex and a cape, arrives on Earth with his ...
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Has there been a Superhero Musical Movie released in cinema theaters?

You could say Dr. Horrible's Singalong Blog might be considered a superhero and musical. Though it is a parody (with some good songs), it may not be what you have in mind.
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Is there a superhero who is an actor when not on superhero duty?

Johnny Cage Mortal Kombat was an actor before defending earth realm from invasion by Outworld forces. Depends on whether or not you'd call him a superhero. And technically he wasn't an actor anymore ...
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Which super hero costume is this red and black t-shirt based on?

Probably Nightwing (New 52) Here are some t-shirt concepts that show a rather similar logo: We can see that the New 52 version of the Nightwing logo is almost a perfect match. Here’s an image of ...
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Has any superhero attempted suicide because they've "had enough"?

Element Girl (Urania Blackwell) was written into an issue of The Sandman titled Façade1, during which she ended her own life. Most of the story involves a retired Element Girl trying to get by and ...
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Which character is this (red suit, white hood and cape, villainy-looking)?

Looks like that is supposed to be Captain Marvel/Shazam from DC: Click image to enlarge. More specifically this is Shazam from the Injustice: Gods Among Us game and the "Injustice: Earth One" ...
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Movie or TV show with super heroes, dinosaurs and portals

This sounds like a preview for the Season 3 premiere episode of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. The episode is called "Aruba-con", and deals with the fall out from some timey-wimey mess made by ...
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What is the first instance of a person gaining powers from radiation?

If you consider sleeping for five hundred years without dying to be a superpower, then the earliest such character would be Anthony "Buck" Rogers. He was introduced in the 1928 novel Armageddon 2419 ...
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What was the first superhero team in comics?

Justice Society of America in 1940 Taken from Wikipedia The Justice Society of America was conceived by editor Sheldon Mayer and writer Gardner Fox. The JSA first appeared in All Star Comics #3 ...
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Who was the first comic book superhero to fly without technological means?

According to Comic Book Legends Revealed #270, Namor the Submariner was the first in mid-1939. In his very first appearance in mid-1939 in Marvel Comics #1 (which was actually his SECOND appearance,...
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When or how precisely did Venom (Eddie Brock) turn from villain to hero?

Eddie always cared about protecting those he viewed as innocent. For example, in Amazing Spider-Man #332, he saved a small child from drowning. And in Amazing Spider-Man #346, he webbed up a lion to ...
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