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I don't understand
Hi, I'd like you to explain me something that happens in Batman Vol 2 7. Bruce analyzes the Talon, and then he is able to tell Dick his name and the fact that they are relatives. After this, he says that the murdered man was looking for Dick, and explains him he was intended to be one of them. I know that he's the world's greatest detective, but how is it possible that he did get all these informations? Sorry for my bad English ;) Dariovaccaro (talk) 18:22, February 22, 2013 (UTC)
If he lost his powers....
If Martian Manhunter lost his powers (Much like how he lost his in Smallville) how can he get them back?
J. A. R. Head 04:06, December 29, 2009 (UTC)
- I don't think he has ever lost his powers by natural means. Do you mean like the time he lost his powers because of exposure to the sun and his fire vulnerabilities? In the comics, fire weakens him significantly, but he still has his powers. His shape-shifting usually goes out of control, but he regains his abilities as soon as he's no longer being exposed to flame. Unless of course he's dead.
So, he can't realy lose his powers? J. A. R. Head 04:59, December 29, 2009 (UTC)
The NEW Teen Titans in New Earth?
Is the comic series "The NEW Teen Titans", that started in 1980, considered part of Dick's Post-Crisis/New Earth history? I know Teen Titans: Year One goes back to the first days of the first team. What about the second team? With Robin, Kid Flash, Wonder Girl, Cyborg, Starfire, Beast Boy, and Raven? Is that comic series still in continuity?
J. A. R. Head 04:58, December 29, 2009 (UTC)
- The whole thing is completely in continuity, unless something you've read recently directly contradicts something that happened back then. New Teen Titans was recent enough that they didn't have to completely revamp it for modern continuity, unlike the Year One story.
With "Secret Origin" out...
Which is being effected? "Man of Steel" or "Birthright"?
J. A. R. Head 05:16, December 29, 2009 (UTC)
- Both of them. They are both out of continuity. While the end result of him becoming Superman remains the same, the details of how he got there are totally up in the air, the official explanation being that this is his definitive origin in the post-Infinite Crisis continuity. As such, it's retconning a bunch of elements from both.
I'm a little skeptical. Reason being I read the discription of Birthright and it seemed that it took place more in Superman's adult life. And I own the first issue of Man of Steel and I think there could be a explination for both.
IDK... But thanks, anyway! :D J. A. R. Head 05:44, December 29, 2009 (UTC)
- They all do that, though. All of them tell the story of Superman first coming to Metropolis as an adult, in addition to his childhood years. But there are important key differences. For example, The Man of Steel made it so that no other Kryptonians could have survived the exploding planet, but Superman: Birthright retconned that so that they could use characters like Supergirl and the Bottle City of Kandor. There's the issue of his relationship to Lex Luthor, who in one series is a ruthless businessman that Superman met for the first time in Metropolis, and in the other is his childhood friend, and one of the world's top scientists. They changed some of his powers, and even the explanation behind his costume. This is without going into Secret Origin, which changes his childhood from a brief footnote in his career, into an epic recorded history of costumed heroism 1000 years in the future.
I looked through some recent Superman comics (Last year; 2008) and there's one that is based before the events of Man of Steel# 5, I beleive... Would there be a problem with "Secret Origin" if past comics refrence the other two?
Also, is the ORIGINAL Teen Titans comics (From the 60's) canon? I got into a convo about it on the DC Facebook page and I wasn't sure if it was still in continuity. Is it? Or is there something that changed that besides the first Crisis? J. A. R. Head 22:53, December 30, 2009 (UTC)
Is Connor dead? Or is he still in comics right now?
J. A. R. Head 05:25, January 3, 2010 (UTC)
- Well, he DID die (in Infinite Crisis) but he got better (in Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds) and was the star of the relaunched Adventure Comics for a few months and is now active in the Blackest Night Limited Series. --WolfordMnemsis 14:06, January 3, 2010 (UTC)
- All of which, I think, is reflected in his bio.
- Roygbiv666 -- 15:52, January 3, 2010 (UTC)
So, Connor is alive currently? J. A. R. Head 18:03, January 3, 2010 (UTC)
I was wondering...
Are comics from Earth-Two have anything to do with New Earth? Not Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman comics. I'm talking Flash Comics, Green Lantern, All-Star, you know the ones about the JSA members and the team?
Is there any possibility those are canon in any way???
I only ask this question because there seems to be no other comics based in the time other than the "Secret Origins" series that came out in 1986 that touched a lot of origins at the time and also some of the first encounters, like the Barry and Jay meeting and things like that. J. A. R. Head 01:39, January 6, 2010 (UTC)
- Assuming you mean Earth-Two and not Earth-2, I imagine they are mostly considered canon, with the proviso that any appearance of Superman/Batman/Wonder Woman "didn't happen". So, basically, if you can imagine some simple fix in your mind to have one of those adventures happen then they did.
- Roygbiv666 -- 04:59, January 6, 2010 (UTC)
- No, they're no longer canon. However, Hypertime dictates that they all still did actually happen, it's just that the current reality doesn't acknowledge them as exact history. And there are a lot of contemporary stories that explore the events of the Golden Age in current continuity. Particularly, anything this happens a lot with stories about the Justice Society of America. Most of it is actually preserved pretty well, and the stuff happened, but they usually retcon it to streamline a little bit more into present canon.
- Also, Roy, if I'm not mistaken, I think they covered that one. They retconned in replacement characters, so that any stories directly involving any of the Big Three could still have taken place. Superman was replaced with Iron Munro, Batman with Flying Fox and Wonder Woman with Fury.
Actiually, I think the "Big 3" only apply to recent history, less than the 1940's.
I went scavagering through some of the older comics that some people have on this site. It seems to me, that the old 1940's Flash and Green Latner comics are more canon, possibly. I looked around in All-Star and found out Wonder Woman is a member of the team in the 1940's, which blows off a lot of what New Earth has already established. J. A. R. Head 21:37, January 6, 2010 (UTC)
No, I was talking Earth-Two Wonder Woman was part of the JSA in the 1940's. Diana was this Wonder Woman I was speaking of. Her first appearance is in All-Star Comics#8 and she joins the team later in the series. Or, at least that's what I thought. Is the Earth-Two Wonder Woman still the same Diana (As in the name) or is it her mother like in current history?
Also, I ment Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman could not be active since all recent retcons and material suggest they are way younger than 80. And that they've been active since, probably the 1970's (Guesstimation since Batman's early history is still incomplete). So, they couldn't have been original JSA members. So it can't be the other way around if they aren't active at that time... J. A. R. Head 01:03, January 8, 2010 (UTC)
- What I'm about to write is admittedly long-winded and a vast oversimplification but hopefully it will make things clear. After the events in Crisis on Infinite Earths all previous earths (Earth-One, Earth-Two, Earth-X, etc.) were erased and their histories merged into a brand new Earth that I'll call "Earth-Confusing" for now. In this new reality, Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman did not exist in the 1940's or 1950's and every story ABOUT them (i.e. Action Comics, Detective Comics) no longer happened. Every story about everybody else (i.e. Flash #1, Hawkman #1) are still ASSUMED to have happened unless a new story contradicts it, in which case it either didn't happen or didn't happen as written. Some writers took the opportunity to go back and retell classic stories to plaster (if you will) the big gaping holes in continuity (which is where JLA: Year One and JLA: Incarnations come into play). Shortly after the Crisis occurred, several characters (as mentioned above: Iron Munroe, Fury #1, Flying Fox) were introduced to serve as substitutes for Supes, WW and Bats. These characters were apparently not warmly received by fans as they haven't really been elaborated on since then (with a few minor exceptions - Iron Munroe was in the latest Manhunter series, I believe). But the assumption can be made that if a 1940's Superman story needs to be canon then Iron Munroe may have been the hero in Superman's stead. But I stress this is an assumption by us until it gets published in some future issue. Later, still, another writer got the bright idea to have Wonder Woman's mother, Hippolyta, be punished by the gods and forced to take Diana's role as WW after Diana died and during one of her (Hippolyta's) early adventures, she travelled back in time, met the JSA, and stayed for a while thus changing yet again the history to re-establish a Golden Age Wonder Woman, just not Diana. Thus some 1940-1950 stories may still be canon with Hippolyta while others may be canon with Fury #1 and still others never happened at all. (Deep breath).
- Then Zero Hour came and "tweaked" major character's histories in sometimes minor ways (like Batman never learning who killed his parents), sometimes major ways (like every version of Hawkman merging into one new Hawk-god-character-thing-person).
- THEN Infinite Crisis came and changed "Earth-Confusing" into "New Earth" again rebooting the history but serving (intentionally or not) to make the New Earth MUCH more similar to the old Earth-One (such as the original version of the Legion of Super-Heroes being restored to continuity, the Big 3 (Supes, Bats, WW) are "supposedly" back to founding member status in the JLA, etc.). At this point, DC Comics really hasn't definitively listed what older comics are still canon - likely because they don't want future stories to be tied to specific "arbitrary" historical facts. So nowadays it's really anybody's guess how much of the Golden Age stories have survived the repeated makeovers into current continuity.
- All that said, I think our default assumption is that everything is still in continuity unless we can demonstrate via newer, contradictory comic story that it isn't. I realize this doesn't necessarily answer your questions, but hopefully it explains why none of us really CAN answer your questions. --WolfordMnemsis 01:49, January 8, 2010 (UTC)
- Oh. I heard that DC will be publishing a new "Who's Who" series which, hopefully, will clarify a lot of canon questions. But I'm not holding my breath. --WolfordMnemsis 02:05, January 8, 2010 (UTC)
Now, I'm confused on the Wonder Woman thing.....
Did her mother go by Diana when she went back in time???? I'm sure Wonder Woman in "All-Star Comics" was Diana since none of this had been established in the 1940's. - J.A.R. Head
- I don't know the answer to your Hippolyta question, because I didn't read any of those stories. She may have. The larger picture here, I think, is that I don't think you can read any stories from the 1940's through the 1980's and assume the stories are still 100% true. Ever since the first Crisis, it's been a bear trying to decide what still happened. You really kind of have to read backwards assuming the 2000's stories are true and if they contradict the 1990's then the older issues didn't happen and then read the 1980s', etc. If you make it to the 1940's without finding contradictions, you're golden...or you're sleep-deprived. On a side note, I have Showcase Presents: Superman Vol 1 1, I think, maybe 2, where there's a story where Superman is forced to collect artifacts from around the solar system and it says 1) the Atlanteans are now extinct and were 2 foot tall (despite Aquaman being published simultaneously), and 2) Martians had elephant trunks (despite Martian Manhunter being published simultaneously). I know early Wonder Woman stories had her fighting Venutians and Martians that can't possibly co-exist with other stories too. So even before the Crisis, continuity was on pretty shaky grounds - because it wasn't a concern for writers at that time. All they cared about was cranking out the stories - it was us fans, I believe, that made them start adhering to a single continuity. Oops, I didn't mean to go on a ramble this time. My point is you need to shift your mindset and look at older stories through a very fuzzy filter. If the story kinda, sorta looks like it's generally consistent with what's being published today, there's a chance it's still canon. But ultimately we don't make that call, the writers and editors at DC Comics do. We just make our best educated guesses. Hang in there, it's very tough to keep straight in your mind!!!! --WolfordMnemsis 13:22, January 9, 2010 (UTC)
- Why, thank you, kind sir!!!! --WolfordMnemsis 13:22, January 9, 2010 (UTC)
I've established, to myself, to only read comics from 1985/86/87 and onewards, since they are more probable for canon to today's comics.
I do plan on only reading some other comics, though. Mainly up to 1950's. Only the titles Flash Comics, All-Flash Comics, New/More Fun Comics, All-Star Comics, possibly those being the only ones, depending on who's in them. J. A. R. Head 21:38, January 9, 2010 (UTC)
- Just out of curiosity, why does it matter if something is or isn't "canon"? They are all just made up stories. Is it just to keep everything straight? Also, I think my original answer still applies.
- 03:25, February 8, 2010 (UTC)
What to do when, in a comic/episode/film/whatever, the 100-limit is surpassed? On pages with loads of characters (52 #52, for example), the automated categorization ends halfway through the locations. -- Tupka217 21:57, January 6, 2010 (UTC)
What's the comic about???
I saw it when I looked up "All-Star" and I just noticed it there. I clicked on it and it had 7 issues but only 1 had any history on it.
What's JSA: All-Stars about???
J. A. R. Head 22:09, January 6, 2010 (UTC)
- I haven't read them but my understanding is the JSA's older members and the younger members had a falling out over how to best be heroes. The younger team formed a second team and their adventures are in JSA: All Stars while the original are still in Justice Society of America. --WolfordMnemsis 01:52, January 8, 2010 (UTC)
Adventure Comics/Blackest Night
Did the Adventure Comics blackest Night tie in redeem, or put Superman Prime on the path to redemption?
Clarkprime 22:40, January 8, 2010 (UTC)ClarkPrime Can lanterns belong to two Corps?
- Presumably. He had some character development accepting his crimes and feeling bad about them in a serious way, but we won't really know where they're going with the story until they publish the rest of it. Lanterns can belong to two Corps at the same time. For example, Guy Gardner is currently a member of both the Green Lantern Corps and the Red Lantern Corps as of Green Lantern Corps (Volume 2) #43.
Automatic category updates question
The Secret Files category box states This template will automatically categorize articles that include it into the Secret Files category but for some reason, this is not happening. I've added a few pages and changed a name or two but the box still shows the pre-edited versions. How do I go about updating it so the new changes are reflected in the category box. The best example is the Batman Allies Secret Files and Origins Vol 1 1 which is showing an older, nonexistent name Batman Allies Secret Files and Origins Vol 1 2005. Thanks! WolfordMnemsis 17:00, January 17, 2010 (UTC)
- Check out my latest edit on Template:Secret Files and see if it is what you wanted to change. If it worked, then you just edit Template:Secret Files. Any page that uses it may need to be edited and re-saved for the change to appear on it.
- Thanks, Roygbiv!!! --WolfordMnemsis 22:08, January 17, 2010 (UTC)
Going Bats for Kory
As I was perusing around the internet, I happened upon this photo and I'm very curious about it. I'm wondering where it came from, it doesn't look like fan art and it looks like it might be from recent comics. So, where's it from and what's going on in this picture? Brookerthehooker 05:27, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
- Amusingly, the image you found was taking from one of our uploads... we have all the information for it. It's from Titans Vol 2 16. I'll ask the original uploader what the context was, and if it was a dream sequence. Either way, that's not Bruce Wayne, that's Dick Grayson.
- Yessir, that's Dick. In Titans #16 Kory goes to see a psychologist who asks her about her dreams. Apparently this is a recurring dream where Kory confronts her feelings about Dick but is challenged by the Batman and Nightwing costumes. The entire issue is dedicated to her and this picture is expanded upon so I suggest searching around and grabbing it, it's got much juicer images in it as well. >=D
- --Midoki24 15:06, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
Who is the new Bruce Wayne?
In the aftermath of Final Crisis and Battle for the Cowl, I know that the new Batman is Dick Grayson, but in the recent Batman comics I am reading, 'Bruce Wayne' makes several appearances? Who is the new Bruce Wayne? Is he a double? Hasn't anyone suspected anything about this 'new Bruce Wayne'?
Samitabbara 16:31, January 21, 2010 (UTC)
- That's an easy one. It's Hush. He went under plastic surgery to look exactly like Bruce Wayne during the Heart of Hush storyline, and now he's been impersonating him. The Batman Family is very aware of this, however. To prevent Hush from doing anything crazy, he is constantly followed everywhere by an escort, one of Batman's allies disguised with magic as an executive advisor. I think the story was explained in Batman: Streets of Gotham #3.
GunPowderKegdoes anyone know what ever happened to Ynar and Vandeamon? would that make them surviving lords of chaos and order in the new age of magic?
How did Crisis on Infinite Earths affect Zatanna?
I was wondering if Zatanna was explicitly affected by COIE like say, Superman or Wonder Woman was? Did her power set get drastically reduced and alot of her stories retconned? Also, any specific issue numbers which could answer this question one way or the other would be greatly appreciated.
JaketheBank 23:39, January 28, 2010 (UTC)
- As far as I can tell, Zatanna was NOT directly impacted by the Crisis. There was a John Zatara on Earth-Two (because he was in the pre-crisis All-Star Squadron) so that history I guess was merged but I don't think there was any direct result to Zatanna. Having said that, shortly after the Crisis (meaning 3 years or so), her origin, as well as her father's, were altered in the pages of Secret Origins Vol 2 27 to have been tied to Dr. Mist's creation of a magical race (i.e. Homo Magi) but I think of that as an independent and minor retcon in the grand scheme of things. --WolfordMnemsis 00:20, January 29, 2010 (UTC)
What ever happened to Wyoming Kid? Did he die? Did he live up to the 20th Century? Also, what years in the 19th Century did he live in?
Chapmen84 01:10, February 18, 2010 (UTC)
Both Marvel and DC have an "Orb of Ra" - is there a real-world mythological one? 19:29, February 28, 2010 (UTC)
The Lightning Rod
I would like to ask about the concept of The Flash's lightning rod. What has it to do with being in love or in relation to the Flash's wife? Knightman 06:53, March 4, 2010 (UTC)
- It's symbolic. Lightning is a wild and uncontrollable force, unless you have a suitable conductor, such as a lightning rod. The greatest difficulty that the Flash has, as a man who moves thousands of times faster than the world around him, is remaining tethered to the real world instead of giving into the speed and losing himself to it. This is a very literal danger at their extreme velocities, they could run themselves so hard that they disappear into the Speed Force. So they need a lightning rod. In this case, Barry Allen's love for Iris West keeps him from losing himself in even the most intense situations. Does that make sense?
Ok I get it thanks... Knightman 08:07, March 8, 2010 (UTC)
superman # 1
how much is superman #1 is worth
Joshpool 14:18, March 9, 2010 (UTC)
im just guessing, but id say one hell of a pay check!! lol
How did he lose his hand? Was it well taken from readers? Also wasn't he kind of skinnier from the older comics with him? Now he's all big and buff, any reason behind that other then an update to the character? :)
- Midoki24 02:02, March 10, 2010 (UTC)
- Aquaman lost his hand in a fight against Charybdis. His hand was eaten by piranhas, and then he replaced it with a harpoon. (Aquaman Vol 5 2, 0) It is my understanding that people generally liked seeing him take a level in badass, but they did eventually bring him back to his original costume. As for his increase in muscle, I believe he got a bowflex.
No Flash Archives?
I noticed there were no Flash Archive books in the cover art gallery while Green Lantern has 6 volumes. That just does not seem right to me. Can you give me a complete list of all the Archive books or tell me where I can find such a list and maybe a history of that series please? Thank you. Michaellee 04:37, March 20, 2010 (UTC)
Michaellee 04:37, March 20, 2010 (UTC)
Is the story about Superman killing Kryptonians in a pocket universe still canonical with the advent of Secret origins? Knightman 06:07, March 22, 2010 (UTC)
Is there anywhere on an article where users can flag it for fixing and some such? Like if we notice something wrong and we can't fix it ourselves how can we get the article in touch with an admin? Midoki24 23:40, March 26, 2010 (UTC)
- Yes. Click here for a partial list of template names you can add to an article. It then gets added to the site "To Do List".
- 16:08, March 27, 2010 (UTC)
Wonder Woman/Secret Identity and Flash origin stories...
I notice a lot that Wonder Woman likes to say her name out loud "I'm Princess Diana...". Does she have a secret identity?
Also, are there any stories out there based on Barry Allen's origin? Like books like Secret Origin (1980's)? Cuz it seems like Barry's origin hasn't been told in Post-Crisis or New Earth, like Wonder Woman did (WW vol. 2, #1-6), Superman (Man of Steel/Birhtright/For All Seasons/Secret Origin), Batman (Year One), and Green Lantern, too (Emerald Dawn).
J. A. R. Head 22:05, April 24, 2010 (UTC)
- Her identity is public as an Amazon princess, Wonder Woman is actually a political figure... she's an emissary and an ambassador. During One Year Later she adopted the secret identity of Diana Prince, an agent of the Department of Metahuman Affairs, because she wanted to get closer to humanity instead of living above them. But that's only been for the past several years. Barry Allen's origin story was retold in Flash: Rebirth.
So, as far as her identity goes, she's just Princess Diana to the public? J. A. R. Head 01:35, April 26, 2010 (UTC)
- Wonder Woman/Princess Diana is her identity, and everyone knows that and knows her origins... she doesn't bother to keep it a secret because she doesn't have to. Several years into her career though she manufactures a fake civilian identity, the non-existent Diana Prince, a false persona set up by Batman. She uses that to walk amongst humans on their level.
Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne
When will there be a page about this on DC Wikia? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batman:_The_Return_of_Bruce_Wayne
Jekki 05:15, May 8, 2010 (UTC) When kyle rayner became Ion for the second time, as well as when Sodam Yat became Ion were they still able to control time/space, and reality like before? Or were their powers just basically enhanced green lantern powers?
Anybody have any thoughts or, more specifically, objections if I modify the Prehistoric Era page to include the same information and format (roughly) as our various Century pages (such as 18th Century)? Instead of having sections for individual years, I'll use things like Stone Age and Bronze Age and any other divisions we can divine. That way we can start to build a chronology for prehistoric appearances such as Bruce Wayne's recent visit with Anthro and the like. Let me know what you think (or if you care). Thanks!
WolfordMnemsis 23:25, June 23, 2010 (UTC)
- To be honest, although I think we should find a better way to streamline it (maybe time periods should have their own templates?), I prefer the location template right now. (I'm the one who made that page) I think it looks much nicer and organizes things more neatly. Is there any reason we can't have the same function this way without those big blocky boxes? Maybe it could be written out as a paragraph in the history section, or even a bulleted list. and we could use <ref>reference</ref> tags for the citations. I feel like there's a good way to compromise form and function here, but I'm very open to discussion about it if other people think differently.
- It would be nice to have a time period template and I do like the information that's currently in Prehistoric Era - in fact, I've been thinking there should be some similar information in each of the Century pages so readers get a general feel for major events of the century and "key players" so to speak. So I'd propose a merger of the two styles. I have to go to work now but when I get back, I'd like to take a shot at a modified version of the Prehistoric Era page combining them and, if it doesn't look like the right way to go, we can revert it. Does that work???? --WolfordMnemsis 11:14, June 24, 2010 (UTC)
- Okay, Draft #1 is ready for review. Let me know your thoughts/impressions!!! Thanks!!!! --WolfordMnemsis 22:45, June 24, 2010 (UTC)
The Green Hornet
TimBrian 16:03, June 25, 2010 (UTC) Dear Webmaster:
I am curious as to know who owns "The Green Hornet" and "Kato"? Wonder why, DC never considered buying The Green Hornet I think he would have been a cool character to add to their many hero archives. Besides he never really had any villains accept those from the radio show. Who would be his Joker or who would be his Lex Luthor? Write when you can.
- Hey, Tim. Green Hornet is right now owned by Dynamite Entertainment, and they have a very successful line publishing several magazines monthly featuring those characters and their universe by great creators. Green Hornet written by Kevin Smith, Green Hornet: Year One by Matt Wagner, and then Kato and Kato Origins. Most comic shops sell all of these books, at least the ones I've been to (then again I live in New York). I'm not reading all of them, but I've been picking up the Smith book monthly and it's very good reading. I would recommend it. So, DC sure has been buying up a lot of properties lately, but the Hornet is not available, and there are plenty of current adventures about him being published so it's not like he's going to waste either.
EXTREMELY annoying error message
Am I doing something wrong? I log in to make some edits and spend a good 10 to 15 minutes making changes and, when I click the "Preview" button I get an error message saying I am not authorized to make edits because I haven't logged-in. When I click the "Back" button, it indicates that I am logged in but, naturally, all of my edits are now gone and I have to start from scratch. It just happened to me twice in a row and I'm so frustrated now I'm going to take a long break, but if this is human error, I'd really like to avoid repeating it. Anyone have any advice???? Thanks!
WolfordMnemsis 13:49, June 27, 2010 (UTC)
DC had acquired the rights to these characters (which may in fact be in the public domain, it's in some dispute), but I haven't seen anything with them. Is DC still planning on using them?
- I guess they are...
I was wandering if I might include my own super heroes and super villains to your archives? They are my own creations. I thought I would at least ask first. If not, then I am sorry to bother you. Write when you can.
TimBrian 21:19, June 28, 2010 (UTC)
- This wiki's purely for titles published by DC or its imprints. If you write fan fiction, check out the DC Fan Fiction wiki. -- Tupka217 21:31, June 28, 2010 (UTC)
- Just out of curiosity, why does this site accept fan art then???? I don't have any objections, but it does seem rather contradictory. --WolfordMnemsis 13:51, July 2, 2010 (UTC)
Zero and 1 Million Issue Placement
I searched the archives and couldn't find any previous discussion on this so I apologize if this has already been settled, but is there a rationale (other than numeric order) for the placement of zero issues at the start and 1 million pages at the end of the comics lists like Detective Comics Vol 1 or Action Comics Vol 1? I think we're doing a disservice by placing them out of publishing/chronological order. At first glance one would think Detective Comics Vol 1 0 was published in the 1930's. Detective Comics Vol 1 1000000's placement is under the 850-Present header which is misleading in my mind.
WolfordMnemsis 15:50, July 2, 2010 (UTC)
- I agree. This should also be changed in the previous issue/next issue part of the template, as they can be part of an ongoing story line. -- Tupka217 20:54, July 2, 2010 (UTC)
- I personally went through awhile ago and made sure that all of our 0 and 1,000,000 issues existed and were inserted properly into the running comics... meaning the issues published immediately before and afterward specifically in every case have the correct nextissue/previouseissue. I never went through all of the comic volumes though, but it's my personal opinion we should treat these as "specials" in the template.
Helena Sandsmark/Jason Blood
Is Helena Sandsmark and Jason Blood still going out? -- Joe-Kurr 21:04, July 5, 2010 (UTC)
Green Lanterns on Smallville
Yeah, I was just wondering if anyone knew the names of the actors who protrayed Hal Jordan and Alan Scott, on the CW's Smallville series. Hal was portrayed as Gen Lang's (Lois father) personal pilot. --GreenLanternPrime 14:38, July 14, 2010 (UTC) GreenLanternPrime 14:38, July 14, 2010 (UTC)
- Alan Scott was portrayed by Doug Pinton. I'm not sure about Hal Jordan. For everything and more about Smallville, you might want to check out the Smallville Wiki. -- Tupka217 14:45, July 14, 2010 (UTC)
1.) It's General LANE. Lang is Lana. 2.) Alan Scott (Like above) was played by Doug Pinton. As for Hal and the Corps, those rights are 100% hands off, like Batman and Wonder Woman.
Blackest Night: Huntress
Going over my copies of Blackest Night, I can't help but wonder... where was Huntress during all this? All the Birds (except Zinda) are accounted for, but I don't recall Helena battling a dead family member. -- Tupka217 21:44, July 16, 2010 (UTC)
Infinite Crisis:How and What to Read
A-Any Advice from our DC pedians on how to read the infinite crisis? i have the following packages:1-Infinite Crisis/2-The Omac Project/3-Day Of Vengeance/4-Rann-Thanagar War/5-Crisis of Conscience/6-Identity Crisis/7-Villains United/8-Return of Donna Troy Plus i have the following singles:1-Prelude To Inf.Crisis/2-Countdown To Inf.Crisis/3-The Infinite Crisis Specials(Omac project/Day Of Vengeance/Rann-Thanagar/Villains United) B-is it fair to read the infinite crisis directly after finishing the crisis on infinite earths? if not anyone could advice me on the main events that i should go through between the 2 crisises??? Thanks for your support Diabletto 07:45, July 22, 2010 (UTC)
President Camacho 01:23, July 27, 2010 (UTC) Why does Lex Luthor, or any villain, not shoot Superman with Kryptonite bullets or cover his battle suit in Kryptonite?
It has always had to do with the perceived rarity of the meteor rock. and thus the hunt for a piece of it is usually a central part of the the plan against Superman. KeithWTSMorris 18:26, August 7, 2010 (UTC)
Help with a name
There was a villain I remember from either the Superman animated series or the Justice league animated series and I can't remember his name. I believe he had some type of magical powers. He was after a baby that was supposed to have powers. Luthor put up a forcefield around a building harboring the baby, though this character eventually broke through. Thanks for the help,
DragonBallZ 21:08, August 13, 2010 (UTC)
- I think I'm the guy to take this one, since I'm an admin at the DC Animated Universe wiki. I'm well familiar with both series, but your recollection does not ring a bell. Are you sure it involved a baby? That seems odd because the BS&P strictly prohibits any child endangerment. Are you sure it was from Superman or Justice League, and not from an older series like Super Friends or any of the Filmation series? Or else, do you remember anything about the villain's appearance or clothing that might help the search? -- Tupka217 15:49, August 14, 2010 (UTC)
Superookie 12:41, August 15, 2010 (UTC) who know Superman's secret identity in Post-Crisis continuity?
Superookie 13:34, August 15, 2010 (UTC) In the Crisis on Infinite Earths, the timeline was altered from their source. In the infinite crisis, the fusion of the newly created earths rewritten the timeline, and recreate the multiverse. But what is the reason that the resurrection dor Darkside, repeat the event? I do not understand the rationale, even that is a threat to reality, it seems as if they rewrite the story's sake. If someone can give me a detailed explanation. Please.
Batman Mindwiped By the Justice League of America
I was reading about Maxwell Lord here: http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Maxwell_Lord_IV_%28New_Earth%29 and it said under the heading "Infinite Crisis and Death" that Batman has become paranoid after he got mindwiped by the JLA. When did that happen, and why? Thank You, --Samitabbara 12:39, August 20, 2010 (UTC)
Joker Cheating Death
This has been stated in the Joker page but not fully explained. During Bamtan RIP, Joker is seen as being shot in the head. I went to DC Wikia to find out that he was shot by a police officer pretending to be Batman (which I think is related to The Black Glove storyline), but how was it explained that The Joker actually recovered from this? He is not immortal, this doesn't make sense! --Samitabbara 20:05, August 22, 2010 (UTC)
- It's not an actual power, it's just something that he does a lot. You can see from this picture that he wasn't shot through the head, just glanced in the face with a bullet. That's a serious injury, but not impossible to recover from. Nothing vital was hit.
Whos smarter? Lex Luthor or Bruce Wayne?? Knightman 04:17, August 23, 2010 (UTC)
This is a controversial question, but I would go for Bruce Wayne, for where Lex Luthor has constantly failed to kill Superman, Batman is able to,and was actually close to doing so on several occasions of which one was during 'The Dark Knight Returns' by Frank Miller, by which he beat Superman during the final showdown. Bruce Wayne has also managed to maintain his dual identity for decades while Lex Luthor's plans are quickly always uncovered. Luthor has also let himself be deceived several times by Brainiac, while Bruce has not. However, this is all just one opinion, it can be debatable...--Samitabbara 14:16, August 28, 2010 (UTC)
Actors Making DC Comics
Roddy 13:49, August 23, 2010 (UTC) can hollywood actors create there own dc comics
Only if they can draw great comic-book art, create good storylines, and are actually hired by the DC Comics company to write for them, --Samitabbara 14:16, August 28, 2010 (UTC)
I haven't seen many actors do so, but directors, I have. For example, Marvel hired on Jon Faverau, who directed the Iron Man films, to write a Marvel Knight mini called "Iron Man: Viva La Vida", which seems to fit within the Marvel Studios universe due to certain details separating it from mainstream comics and making it identify more with the Iron Man films. J. A. R. Head 17:25, September 19, 2010 (UTC) That's just ONE of several examples...
the spirit 2 Glowman567 06:20, August 28, 2010 (UTC) will they ever make another The Spirit movie cause the first one was the shit.
As the movie has done very poorly in the box office, and critics pretty much gave bad reviews of the film, this is very unlikely. --Samitabbara 14:18, August 28, 2010 (UTC)
Glowman567 01:20, August 29, 2010 (UTC) in 2005 there was a movie called constantine and i loved it do think they will make a sequel
It has been stated on several occasions that a script was being written for the sequel, and Keanu Reeves (the actor who played Constantine) said in interviews (most recently in 2008) that he is willing to reprise his role. The sequel currently has a not-fixed-yet release date for 2012.--Samitabbara 18:27, August 29, 2010 (UTC)
what about dick grayson ?
Im just curious now that Bruce wayne is back what is going to happen to Dick grayson as batman ?. Will he just go back to being nightwing ? because that to me is kind of a demotion not that nightwing ever sucked just seems like a crap deal for him is all. and what will tim drake and damien do now ?.
B-rad86 01:54, September 2, 2010 (UTC)
- Read the article in the sitenotice. There are going to be two Batmans. Dick is going to be the protector of Gotham City, and Bruce is going to start focusing on a more international scale.
- - Billy Arrowsmith (Talk), 02:21, September 2, 2010 (UTC)
- I just want to add, that Dick would continue protecting Gotham in the Batman and Robin storyline, while Bruce's plotline will be taken in a new series called Batman Inc. by Grant Morrison, in case you wanted to follow the story arcs. --Samitabbara 01:12, September 3, 2010 (UTC)
Cool! Isn't this what they did with Flash recently??? J. A. R. Head 02:09, September 13, 2010 (UTC)
Green Arrow's Arrows
How does Green Arrow know which type of arrow he's choosing from the dozens he owns in his bag? He just takes his hand back, and pulls an arrow without looking, and without any second thoughts and knows exactly what he's choosing. How is that possible, unless he's a metahuman (which has been questioned...)?
--Samitabbara 17:32, October 3, 2010 (UTC)
- That would be an oddly specific metahuman power. I think they're all kept in specific compartments of his quiver, or maybe they have different endings so he can figure out. He's pulled out the wrong one before.
Post-Crisis/New Earth Batman
When EXACTLY would this version of Batman have made it to the comics? Which Detective Comics issue? Would it have been AFTER the Batman: Year Two arc? As for the Batman comics, I would guess AFTER Batman: Year One?
J. A. R. Head 23:30, October 13, 2010 (UTC)
Zero Hour, JLA #51 with Zatanna and Batman.
Kalel1986 01:04, October 23, 2010 (UTC)
That doesn't really help... I mean BEFORE Zero Hour. Superman had his change (Man of Steel) then his title rebooted (And the old title went under a new name), and the same with Wonder Woman. With Batman, they did Year One then skipped about ten years to the time Jason came around. Detective Comics, though, continued telling stories while Year One was going on in Batman then did Year Two (Now, considered uncannon). Before Zero Hour, after the 1985 Crisis, when would have Detective Comics start doing Post-Crisis Batman in the books? Were the stories Detective Comics published while Batman did Year One considered canon? Anything before that? I know Legends is canon, still, though.
I was just wondering, is Chris Kent still a child in the phantom zone, or is he back to normal? I'm sorry for my ignorance, but it's hard to get comics in my country, so most of what I know is from the DC Database, and it is a bit incomplete on the subject of my question. Soulpanda 14:57, October 25, 2010 (UTC)
Green Arrow Comics and green arrow smallville
Does Oliver queen reveal he is green arrow in the comics or is that only on smallville?Jameskid00 17:54, November 4, 2010 (UTC)Robby
- He has a public identity but it happened differently. He was unmasked on live television by the corrupt Star City police commissioner.
Plastic Man Canon?
Was Kyle Baker's work on Plastic Man canon? Doesn't it contain cartoony unrealistic elements that don't fit with the laws and physics of the DC universe? Are there other titles in the DC universe that contains cartoony elements?
Pelletboy 09:22, November 7, 2010 (UTC)
Glowman567 01:11, November 27, 2010 (UTC)hey guys i was just wondering if movie the spirit will ever have a sequel cause i loved how frank miller puts his films in black and white and with that old time narrating it just beast
- Just look up a bit. You asked this question not two months ago. -- Tupka217 07:42, November 27, 2010 (UTC)
Who killed Tim Drake on Earth 1?
Did Ra'as Al Ghul kill Tim Drake on Earth 1? If not, who did?
Thanks, Captain Amazing
Number of Flash issues printed?
Hi all, I am an avid Flash collector and am doing some research on my Flash (1959) collection. I have recently noted that there are various "price variants" that aren't listed in any guidebooks or anywhere else as far as I can find. For instance, there was always an issue printed with just the US price on it (105 to 350), but from issue 257 to 301 there was also a "pence" issue printed for the UK (12 pence and 15 pence prices). Similarly, beginning with issue 302 there was a version printed with the US and UK prices on it (in addition to the US only price issue), and then beginning with issue 314 there were at least three versions (US only, US/UK/Canada, and Canada) being printed. And of course there are the Whitman variants (8 of them) and the Mark Jewler variants.
As I haven't found this level of breakdown anywhere else, I was looking to see if there is a database somewhere that lists how many issues of each type of book were printed? Does DC keep a historical record of how many copies of each issue were printed? And if so, does it break it down to this level? Are you aware of anywhere or anyone else with this level of breakdown?
Same question for Mark Jewler variants, there doesn't appear to be a good source of data on how many issues were printed with this insert and in what timeframe. I have seen issues as early as #227 and as late as #342, but am not sure if there are Jewler issues for all of the books in between or if they are more one-offs here and there.
Whitman issue #286 is also somewhat of a mystery. I have seen one issue of it graded by CGC and have seen a scan of the cover, but in over two years of searching have not found a single issue for sale! So it appears to be relatively rare - any data on this one?
I am working on completeness in my collection and would apprecitate any help you can offer.
JTWarner 19:49, December 31, 2010 (UTC)
DCU Online location
I was wondering if there is any mention as to which Earth the MMO DCU Online takes place in. From playing the game the continuity seems a little off to be New-Earth. Also givien the fact that there is no connection to or mention of Blackest Night or Brightest Day, I assume that it is on another one of the Earths Matthew Sadana 02:28, January 25, 2011 (UTC)
- It's "Earth-DC Universe Online", if you wanted to give it a name. Part of it is based on New Earth, obviously, and part of it is new. -- Tupka217 07:52, January 25, 2011 (UTC)
Gonzalogeo 06:26, January 30, 2011 (UTC) I wanna know what happened to Keith, the adopted son of Perry White, and a character introduced by Louise Simonson in The Man of Steel comic book of the 90s.
How do I add new photos on to the Database?
TeenTitan7 14:24, January 30, 2011 (UTC) How do I add new photos on to the Database?
- Hey, first review the naming conventions policy. Then go to the photo upload page, http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Special:Upload. Select your image. Use the Image Template and fill in as much info as possible. Images that don't use the template or have a poor name may be deleted. Once you've done all that, hit the upload file button. That's it. Kyletheobald 06:31, January 31, 2011 (UTC)
Superman's weakness to magic...
Okay, I have always had a bit of a problem with this. Is magic actually a weakness of Superman? And before you answer, really think about the question. If I had magical powers and I used it to make some ordinary form a laser blast from my hands, would it hurt him? You see, to me, it's not about magic itself, but rather the intensity or how powerful it is. Now if you remember the old Filmation cartoon there was an episode with a guy called "Warlock," who had a magic ruby. It had no effect on him. Why? My opinion is, it's not "Magic" that Superman is weakened by, but its' just the fact that most magic comes from spirits of incredible power that rivals and/or is greater than his. So if a laser is created by magic and it's just an ordinary laser...that's all it is...it couldn't hurt Superman, unless it was made powerful enough to. Make sense? To me, it seems that he could only be harmed by magic that's as powerful or more powerful than he is...in other words it's not like Kryptonite. I remember once my brother-in-law was telling me about some comic he was reading where Superman and a few other guys went after some magical villain. And he said why didn't they send someone else in the JLA, since Superman is weakened by magic? But that comment didn't make any sense to me, because if Superman would be worthless against magic, wouldn't Batman or Aquaman be all the more so? Does anybody hear where I'm coming from?
Noah Tall 22:47, February 4, 2011 (UTC)
- It's not so much a weakness as it is he's vulnerable to it. The filmation cartoons were made decades ago, before much of his powers and weaknesses had been established by stories in canon... they gave him the vulnerability to magic so it would be less hard to write stories where there was some degree of threat level to an otherwise mostly unhurtable character. It's not like standing next to magic slowly saps his strength the same way Kryptonite does, it's just that it can hurt him whereas a lot of other things can't.
- Another item (Hi Billy!) is that writers have been a bit inconsistent in this whole "weakness to magic" thing. I always took it to mean, as you say, if magic makes a laser, that doesn't mean he's vulnerable to it. But, if you use magic to turn him into a unicorn, he still turns into a unicorn, even though he's Superman. Or teleport him, or whatever.
- 14:25, February 5, 2011 (UTC)
Where to start with Superman?
Hi I am a big Batman fan and have a big collection of graphic novels and I want to get into Superman. I want to know where to start graphic novel wise with like origins, early years and Lex Luthor stuff. Of course I want the New Earth Canon, no Golden Age material. Thankyou AndyP96 23:13, February 22, 2011 (UTC)
Have you tried the Superman Recommended Reading page? It has a bunch of recommendations, especially early stuff. I can help out more if that's not good enough though, that part of the site is very recent.
What exactly happened to Bruce Wayne?
After his death at the hands of Darkseid in Final Crisis I'm not exactly sure what happened to Bruce Wayne, did he die? or did he become immortal? Thanks for the clarification. Blackest Night 21:07, March 12, 2011 (UTC)
- Was this section not helpful enough? It's a very complicated story when you try to explain it, but it makes sense in context. I'll give you the shorter version. Darkseid didn't kill him, he sent him back in time to the dawn of man. The idea was that Bruce would gradually skip through time towards the present and build up a charge of Omega energy while he was doing so, until he reached the present day and exploded killing the universe, one last ditch attempt at omnicide from Darkseid striking beyond the grave. There's also this big plot structure about Batman interacting with things throughout history and sort of creating his own god-like myth and legacy, making the idea of Batman a matter of historical legend. Batman escaped from the ultimate death trap, and returned with huge revelations about himself to start Batman Incorporated. If you want to read the issues and understand everything, as long as you've read Final Crisis the only other thing you really need is Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne. It ties into a lot of plot threads from Batman R.I.P. that are worth reading, but they're non-essential if you don't want to make a huge time commitment.
The New Wonder Woman
This is a storyline which I really do not understand! I mean Wonder Woman went into this portal thing, and all of a sudden she's a new Wonder Woman who has lost her identity (i think), and trying to find that out and what happened to Themyscira. I'm not how much of what i said is accurate, but I don't get it. What is really confusing me, is that in Superman #708, when WW helps Superman, he doesn't recognize her...which could be due to the "different timeline" she's in or whatever, but how is the possible? Two timelines in one? And how is the disappearance of the old WW explained? Everything that happened to WW and how WW affected the history of the DC Universe is gone now?? Can someone explain this to me please....
Wonder Woman's Occupation?
So, David E. Kelley's up-coming NBC Wonder Woman television series has Diana working as a business woman by day at Themyscira Industries with Etta Candy as her personal assistant. Based on the recent revelations about the newly in-production TV show and it's plot, how much of it sounds like it'll be a true-to-the-comic interpretation of the New Earth comics, suggesting that the reinvention is more close to the likeness of New Earth, opposed to Wonder Woman's World War II history in Earth-Two... J. A. R. Head 22:10, March 14, 2011 (UTC)
- Sounds like they're doing their own thing... if it goes well, god bless 'em. Ah, yes... billionaire by day, crimefighter by night Wonder Woman and her faithful aide Etta Candy.
I want to buy DC digital gold and silver age comics.
I want to read DC gold and silver age comic books, preferably photographs of the original comic books bought digitally or read online.
Is this possible? If not, what reprints of DC gold and silver age comic books are available printed on paper?
Brdlwrd 01:26, April 3, 2011 (UTC)
- Have you tried the Showcase Presents volumes? They're in black and white but they're dirt cheap.
A few questions for a report I am doing.
Hello, My name is Category:Energy|Category:Energy]]? and I'm doing this report for school about the different types of energy that are used in the sci-fi and comic book worlds. I was wondering if you could direct me to any useful articles or topics that might help. So far for the DC Universe I have the Green Lantern Power Battery and Kryptonite. I know that there is more than that but I just can't think of anything off the top of my head. Since you guys are the experts do you think you could help me out?
Thank you very much
Lorjeztutt 11:24, April 5, 2011 (UTC)
- Well, "energy" is a rather vague term. And neither the Ring nor Kryptonite falls under any interpretation of "energy" I can think of. Can you be a bit more specific? -- Tupka217 12:11, April 5, 2011 (UTC)
Oh, well I was thinking about how in Superman issue #650 there was Kryptonite Man who was trying to find a way to use Kryptonite to develop a new energy source and I figured the green lantern power battery because it's what gives the green lanterns their powers. For the paper I'm thinking of far out ways we might be able to use comic book and sci-fi technology to power our own world. Lorjeztutt 23:22, April 6, 2011 (UTC)
- Kryptonite is, as far as I understood, radioactive, and it was the radiation that was collected by some sort of engine. Not sure how it works, but it is used as a fuel, for example by Metallo. The Green element that powers the Lanterns is purely fictional and not applicable to the real world. -- Tupka217 09:29, April 7, 2011 (UTC)
What about Category:Energy? 02:40, April 19, 2011 (UTC)
when will dc's multiversity series finally be released? Golden one 21:32, April 8, 2011 (UTC)
Is this order of graphic novels correct?
Emerald Dawn I Emerald Dawn II Emerald Twilight/New Dawn
JSchaf 22:18, April 25, 2011 (UTC)
!st Phantom Zone and Kandor
I plan on reading post crisis Supermna. Two comics I want to read are the post crisis first apperences of the phantom zone and Kandor. Anyone know what issues they are?
Clairefan815 02:25, April 27, 2011 (UTC)
Green Lantern Chronology
Hey, can anyone tell me the correct chronology (not by publication date, but by storyline-wise) of the Green Lantern books, starting with Secret Origin. I have read Green Lantern: Secret Origin, but there are a lot of loose ends in that book like the story of William Hand and Hector Hammond, as well as Sinestro's fate and others. Can anyone tell me what follows that story? Because all I know is that Rebirth is succeeded by the Sinestro Corps War, and that is succeeded by Blackest Night. Anyone have any additions or alterations that join Secret Origin to Rebirth and so on... Thanks --Samitabbara 07:04, April 28, 2011 (UTC)
- I wouldn't really call them loose ends, Secret Origin was published very recently whereas Black Hand and Hector Hammond each have a huge wealth of history. You have a couple gaps in your collection there... Rebirth, Sinestro Corps War and Blackest Night are considered part of a thematic trilogy, but there are books in between. Rebirth is followed by No Fear, Revenge of the Green Lanterns and Wanted: Hal Jordan... Sinestro Corps comes after that. Considering Secret Origin is half-written as a companion piece to Geoff Johns' work on the character, which has been extremely revisionist, you're much more likely to find closure in those stories than the earlier ones.
Thank you! :) I know that there is a lot of history for Hand and Hammond, I just thought that just like Hal Jordan's origin has been revised in Secret Origin, that the new modern era for the rest of the characters would be continued in that same timeline as well. Hopefully, that will happen in the future...I did however want to know what connects Secret Origin to Rebirth, i.e. the book that deals with Hal's insanity and turning into Parallax, however I was searching Amazon, and found that this is in Emerald Dawn and Emerald Twilight..both which are out of Amazon's stock :/ Too bad. I hope DC republishes them in a new TP edition soon.
- If it makes you feel any better, Emerald Twilight is not exactly great literature... you got pretty much everything you needed to from Rebirth, reading the actual story isn't going to make much of a functional difference. Even if you can't find it in trade, you can still buy the individual comics... the story takes place in Green Lantern (Volume 3) #48-50. Or I'm pretty sure you can legally download them on comixology through the DC website maybe. If you just want to see Hal being all evil and crazy, and you don't mind a headache or two along the way, you could also always pick up Zero Hour... that's the story Emerald Twilight set him up as the main villain for.
- Haha, yeah, so I've heard from just about everyone on the internet who read it! Thank you though, you really helped! :)
Was it ever explained how Sinestro survived having his neck being snapped and 'dying'? Or is that his species don't die in that way? And also, from the time that his neck was snapped, till 'Rebirth', where was he all that time? Thanks :) --Samitabbara 08:40, May 2, 2011 (UTC)
- There's a story called The Resurrection of Sinestro in Spectre (Volume 4) #21-23.
- Thank you! You're awesome dude!
DC reboots 2011
Is it going to be the same thing they did back in 1985 after Crisis on Infinite Earth's? Or are they just rebooting titles? It seems like a complete universe reboot like they did in '85... J. A. R. Head 23:25, June 2, 2011 (UTC)
Actually, DC just released a statement that the relaunch will NOT be a reboot. They said that this will be clarified more soon, but for now, it's not a reboot. Hope that helps. --Samitabbara 20:34, June 3, 2011 (UTC)
Bart Allen's Hair....
Why is Bart now Auburn haired when he originally had brown hair. According to Brett Booth in a response on his blog, a lot of colorists go off what DC Database classifies him as, and he's currently classified as having auburn hair. Is there a specific comic that explain why he now all of a sudden is a redhead or something that explains the sudden change in hair color? Or is the change a response made to the colorists changes in the comics, because I've seen a few color his hair the correct shade of brown.
ComixFan1280 17:46, June 9, 2011 (UTC)
DC vs Marvel questions
In re-reading the 90s crossover DC VS. MARVEL, I got to wondering about things. The story has two vast cosmic entities, the Brothers, who are stated to be the personifications of the DC and Marvel multiverses. Even the Spectre and Marvel's Living Tribunal are in awe of them. What could the Brothers' relationship be to God/the Presense/the Source, the so-called supreme power of the DC 'verse? Are they above the Presense, or below the Presense? As I said, even the Spectre seemed wary of their power. The same could be asked of Marvel's One-Above-All - what is the Brothers' relationship to Him? And another thing: Why exactly is the Spectre involved in the whole DCvM thing? His major purpose in existence is to seek out and punish evildoers; I never thought cosmic security was something he was particularly linked to. Any explanation? EJA 10:07, June 13, 2011 (UTC)
- As far as I know, no explanation on the Brother's place in the hierarchy was ever given. The Presence is ignored in most of stories, and is supremest by editorial edict. -- Tupka217 11:29, June 13, 2011 (UTC)
- A timeline I read states that the Source and the Presense (who may or may not be one and the same, and/or God) predate the physical universe, as do the Endless, and the Godworld. Being the only things in existence at the time (in their corner of the larger omniverse, that is), were these all that constituted the DC Brother prior to the Big Bang? EJA 10:08, June 14, 2011 (UTC)
- The Brothers only showed up in that story and were never really seen or used again... they were just sort of an idea used as a plot device that got thrown out when they were done it. The later crossover JLA/Avengers by Kurt Busiek uses Kismet and Eternity to represent the Marvel and DC Universe respectively, suggesting that DC/Marvel has been sort of ignored by continuity. I recommend reading it. Does that help?
- DC/MARVEL wasn't completely ignored though, because Access showed up in one issue of the regular Green Lantern comic book series. As for Kismet and her relationship to the Brothers, I honestly don't know. Does the existence of one necessarily negate the existence of the other? Maybe Kismet is just one component of the DC Brother?EJA 19:17, June 15, 2011 (UTC)
- Access showed up once or twice in the nineties and then never showed up again. Kismet being the living embodiment of the DC Universe would preclude one of the Brothers being the living embodiment of the DC Universe.
Who will be Batman after Dick Grayson stops
Grant do have anyone who could Batman after including: Terry McGinns, Damien Wayne, Tim Drake or other? Max Rosenberg 16:12, July 5, 2011 (UTC)
- I'm not sure if I understand your question correctly, but I guess you mean in the future who would put on the Batman mantle, who could be Batman AFTER Dick Grayson? Well it has been established (pre-relaunch, mind you) that Terry McGinnis would wear the mantle, and I guess Damian would wear it in a later time because, if memory serves correctly, Bruce wasn't around during the time period Damian was Batman. However during the time frame after Dick Grayson and before Terry, that isn't established yet, and it could be no one. However, it was never indicated that Tim became Batman, but he could be. However with the relaunch at hand, I don't think any of this would be clarified or established any time soon. --Samitabbara 18:44, July 5, 2011 (UTC)
Two-Face and Scarecrow Blackest Night.
My girlfriend and I are huge DC fans. She loves the Scarecrow and I love Two-Face. Our year long anniversary is coming up and I'd like to get us both Blackest Night Lantern action figures. For example, perhaps a Sinestro Corps Scarecrow would be perfect, and I'd like to get myself a Two-Face figure, though I haven't the slightest clue if either the Scarecrow or Two-Face are involved in Blackest Night,so I don't know if these figures exist. I could use some help.
TwoFacedVigilante 06:54, July 14, 2011 (UTC)
- Only Scarecrow was involved. Here is the figure for Scarecrow as a Sinestro Corps member, as during the events of Blackest Night, he received the ring for a little while. | Scarecrow Action Figure --Samitabbara 21:06, July 14, 2011 (UTC)
Batman Comics: What next?
Ok, I grew up with Batman. I've watched the shows, all the movies, the cartoons... so I pretty much know everything I need to know about Batman. But, know, I want to get to the real stuff: the comics and graphic novels. I've just read Batman: Year One, the Killing Joke, and the Long Halloween and I'm gonna consider this the beginning. I can't/won't try to find any of the original Detective Comics, so what should I read next, and in what order, to kind of "go through" the Batman Series?
Black Artist 03:44, July 18, 2011 (UTC)
- You can find a lot of good recommendations on the Batman Recommended Reading page. If you're looking for a good order of the chronology... check out the history section of the Batman (Bruce Wayne) page.
Action Comics #1
Is Action Comics # 1 by Morales and Morrison would be part of the mainstream Superman continuity or would it be just like All Star Superman? Thanks... Knightman 07:36, July 19, 2011 (UTC)
Superman's new logo
Ollraider Ollraider 14:29, September 6, 2011 (UTC) In the Golden-Age, why didn't people in the comics even notice Superman's new logo?
- Do you mean the shield on his chest? In Action Comics #1, it was just a triangle with some stripes resembling an S (or at least, that's what it looks like in my Millennium Edition). It changed over the years, of course, slowly towards the familiar shield. Did people notice? I don't know. They general populace didn't often see him, or only from afar, and newspaper photography wasn't as good that they could notice it in the papers. But Lois and Perry probably noticed. Why would it matter? --Tupka217 14:59, September 6, 2011 (UTC)
Superman vs. GL
who is more powerful - Superman or Green Latern? Vthomas123 03:02, September 14, 2011 (UTC)
well.... that depends, in my oppenion. if ur talkking about killing, than definatly Superman. however, if Superman was holding back enouf, i honestly think Hal Jorden could give him a good run for his money. he has shown he can be very powerful if he wants to be. remember: in Post-Flashpoint, he killed the intire GL Corps
The Big Three
I know that Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman are considered to be the "big three" in the DC Universe; but how did this actually come about and what is it based on? I know Supes and Batman are by far the most popular characters with comic sales, movies, video games, etc, but why Wonder Woman? And this also seems to be an in universe thing as well. So how did it come about and why? What's it based on? Livingston 13:04, October 24, 2011 (UTC)
- They're the consistently longest-running titles.
- That would explain the out of universe explanation, but what about in universe? Martian Manhunter, Hal Jordan, Barry Alan, and Aquaman, I would think, should carry as much weight. Livingston 07:13, October 25, 2011 (UTC)
- Detective Comics. It was their flagship title back in the day. --Tupka217 09:43, November 6, 2011 (UTC)
- Ahhhh. That's odd considering More Fun Comics came before Detective Comics. Nightwing75 : Leave a message or die 10:29, November 6, 2011 (UTC)
Post-Flashpoint: Flash and Aquaman
/* Stephanie Brown (Spoiler) Relationships */
Has Stephanie Brown (Spoiler/Robin IV/ Batgirl III or IV?) had any relationships between anyone besides her crappy ex-boyfriend, (Dean?) whom impregnated her, or Tim Drake (Robin II/Red Robin)?
Neurotoxiny 09:36, December 12, 2011 (UTC)
- I think there was some guy in her most recent series.
deleting dc characters
DarkWarrior 17:52, December 28, 2011 (UTC) Why are you deleting some DC characters from this site? I just got an email saying that Betty Clawman has been remove.
- I'm not deleting characters. I'm deleting images. The image of Betty Clawman was of horrible quality (like 95px wide), and no source info was provided. --Tupka217 18:02, December 28, 2011 (UTC)
When characters deserve an entry?
There seem to be a lot of characters that hardly seem worthy of their own entry pages, such as supporting cast members of Silent Knight (Brian Kent), but I was wondering if there's an official policy and/or preference for such characters. Is the ultimate goal individual pages for EVERYBODY or only characters that meet some criteria as "worthy"? As an alternative, I was thinking of creating a page using the "Team Template" where I could summarize what little is known about numerous related supporting members all on the same page. Then I could link each name to the same entry. If that's okay, could I get someone to give me a suggestion for nomenclature? Is "Silent Knight Characters" acceptable, for example? As always, thanks!
Wolford Mnemsis 21:48, January 7, 2012 (UTC)
- Well, not everybody, of course. We'll have a hell of a job listing everyone named just "Billy". But supporting cast members, with multiple appearances (even only in the main character's comic) should have a page (even if they're called "Billy").
- We kinda gave up on lists of characters, as they're not really useful for listing appearances. --Tupka217 22:06, January 7, 2012 (UTC)
Chris Moreno 12:21, February 6, 2012 (UTC) If Mr. Terrific is the third smartest man on earth who are the two smarter then him?
I KNEW IT!!! lol. i was gonna post it, but i was worried itd be wrong, concidering my limited knolege of DC.
When (what issue, story arc,etc) did Bruce become a "Self Proclaimed atheist"? If this is an new development, could this change be atributed to Flashpoint and/or the reboot? Tony Yinsen 01:47, February 10, 2012 (UTC)
- For the record, I'm pretty sure Batman has always been an atheist, on account of he couldn't believe in a god who would allow his parents to be murdered right in front of him, etc. - Hatebunny 02:16, February 10, 2012 (UTC)
- There's an explicit mention in JLA #66, but he's always been portrayed very strongly as an empirical skeptic at the very least. There are solid arguments for Bruce Wayne having a religious background or family history, and he appears to have even been raised religious, but being raised religious does not make you a religious person.
- Yeah, that's true, but Bruce has, on several occasions, said "God" in his speech, so I don't think he's truly an athiest. I'm not sure where I read this from (it might be my imagination), but I think he was once talking about how his parents were taken away from him so he can fulfill his purpose to protect Gotham and become the man he is today, fighting for justice, etc. So, he might understand why God took his parents away from him. He definitely does not see things in black and white and has a higher intellectual level than most people so I think he would have a better reason for being an atheist (if he is) than the fact that his parents were taken away from him. He must have thought hard about how his life might have turned differently if that incident didn't happen and how his war on crime might have never been initiated. --Tabbara93 21:18, March 25, 2012 (UTC)
I know a lot of atheists who say "God" regularly, it's part of the cultural lexicon. There are a lot of conjectural arguments that you can make, but the only explicit mention of his philosophical worldview is that he's an atheist.
Superman VS Captain Marvel/ Captain Marvel: Possible movie future?
Who is stronger/ more powerful? Superman or Captain Marvel (Batson)? Also, speaking of Captain Marvel, I've heard rumors that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has interest in playing Black Adam in a movie; Is there any news, or confirmation that a Captain marvel movie may come in the near future? Tony Yinsen 03:06, February 10, 2012 (UTC)
- Superman is stronger overall, but Captain Marvel can still beat him in a fight because of Superman's vulnerability to magic. There were rumors of a Shazam movie project in the works for awhile with The Rock involved, but that's no longer likely. ::- Billy Arrowsmith (Talk), 04:25, February 10, 2012 (UTC)
Thanks! Tony Yinsen 21:49, February 10, 2012 (UTC)
Spectre in DCvM & JLA/Avengers
EJA 19:46, February 24, 2012 (UTC)Remember the DC versus Marvel miniseries back in the 90s? One intriguing aspect of the storyline was that the Spectre was depicted working alongside the Marvel Multiverse's Living Tribunal to try and safe both realities from destruction. Later on, in JLA/Avengers, the Spectre appears briefly when the Marvel being Terminus appears on New Earth, and teleports him back to his place of origin. Why would the Spectre have been so involved with either incidents though? He's only the wielder of God's vengeance; why should he be concerned with conflicts between universes? EJA 19:46, February 24, 2012 (UTC)
- Because he's also a super-hero... on his own he tends to go a little axe-crazy, but bonded to a human soul like Corrigan or Hal Jordan he's been a member of the Justice Society. He always takes an interest in threats to humanity when they become big enough.
Was he bonded to Hal for the events of DCvM? EJA 21:02, February 24, 2012 (UTC)
Oddly, DCvM describes the Spectre as being the "guardian" of the DC Brother, which in itself is more of a concept than a person, representing the entire DC universe. It's probably been a while since anyone's really looked at this series, but I believe it was considered canonical to DC back in the 90s, as the character of Access (who originated in the crossover) actually appeared briefly in an issue of Green Lantern. EJA 10:00, February 25, 2012 (UTC)
So with the new 52 which batman events have been retconned ? and if there is a full list of retcons in all the dc comics and thanks Ahmadii Sahrab 07:00, March 10, 2012 (UTC) Ahmad
- I think Batman was one of the characters that got off easy, and not much of his history has been retconned. Almost ell of the events happened, but I guess the timeline with which things happened is messed up. Like the whole 'Robin' program, with all four Robins having appeared in the last five years. I'm not sure if Infinite Crisis is still intact though (where *spoiler* Batman gets his mind wiped). I'm sure there are a lot of events yet to be revealed, but for now, just treat Batman as if he just came out of the old DC except his costume has just changed...--Tabbara93 17:22, March 11, 2012 (UTC)
are you sure ? cuz i think year one has been retconned cuz in batman 3 or 4 ? where he gets trapped in a warehouse as a kid we see jim gordon and was he in gotham before year one ?
- Not every story for every character is still in. Its debatable how much remains for any character. The Batman family, so far, has had less changed than other other characters but even they have had some changes. As for a full list, no, there isn't one. I'm not entirely sure DC has decided what all has been retconned and what hasn't. We here at the site don't have a much better grasp on it than anyone else. After all, most books are only 6 issues in. There hasn't been time to go into every little detail of the past 25 (or 75) years. Kyletheobald 14:39, March 13, 2012 (UTC)
Who is the strongest person/entity in all the known universes, except for the Presence? RedrobinFTW 14:27, March 23, 2012 (UTC)
how is Jason todd alive in the DCnU
I remember hearing that infinite crisis didn't happen, so how did he come back
Kango234 23:54, April 22, 2012 (UTC)
- I don't think that's been revealed (even after 9 issues), but I think it might have been established that he was placed into a Lazarus Pit by Talia al Ghul, and then delivered to the All-Caste for training. I've just forgotten. - Hatebunny 18:56, May 15, 2012 (UTC)
A disarming question...
How did Aquaman loose his hand? Tony Yinsen 19:33, May 3, 2012 (UTC)
Does Aquaman's telepathy extend to fresh-water aquatic life or just salt-water aquatic life?
Tony Yinsen 21:29, May 4, 2012 (UTC)
- He doesn't have marine telepathy anymore, he now just telekinetically pushes the fish in the direction he requires. I didn't make that up. --Tupka217 21:36, May 4, 2012 (UTC)
Will All Star Batman & Robin be finished (if it hasn't already); and is it considered to be the same time line as the Dark Knight Returns & DK2? The preceding unsigned comment was added by Tony Yinsen (talk • contribs).
- Yes, it's all Earth-31. There's no news if we're getting more of DKR or All-Star Bats, though it's unlikely (unless DC wants to cash in on the upcoming animated movies) --Tupka217 20:36, May 7, 2012 (UTC)
Green lantern law
What are the green lantern laws against war between different races when i watched Emerald knights they seemed to get involved in almost every war . Shivman 20:51, May 7, 2012 (UTC)
In a flashpoint title i cant remember which the amazons take over England while lois lane is there she escapes and joins a resistance consisting of grifter , britannica , the manchester cricket and Mr Hyde however when i loo for these heroes with the exception of grifter they don't show up i was wondering are these actual characters who are just under the radar or were they just created for the flashpoint series
Shivman 21:17, May 7, 2012 (UTC)
- That's because you're misspelling all of them. Brittania. Canterbury Cricket. Miss Hyde.
is powergirl apart of the dcnu because when i look her up i get earth 2
Shivman 17:42, May 13, 2012 (UTC)
- Power Girl is not completely part of the DCnU; her adventures are set on Earth-2, not New Earth. Before the reboot, Power Girl was a native of Earth-Two and then New Earth. Which of the two the Karen Starr seen in Mister Terrific is, I don't know. --Tupka217 17:51, May 13, 2012 (UTC)
- The Karen Starr shown in Mister Terrific is Kara Zor-L (Earth-2), who appears in both Earth 2 Vol 1 and Worlds' Finest Vol 1. The Earth-2 of the DCnU is sort of like an amalgam of both Earth-Two and the pre-Flashpoint Earth-2, which means that this is not the same Power Girl who appeared throughout the Modern Age as we know it. - Hatebunny 18:43, May 15, 2012 (UTC)
Who is DC's version of the black widow?
WHo would be considered as the Black Widow counterpart in the DC universe?
Vstanfield 21:10, May 15, 2012 (UTC)
- It doesn't really work that way. I don't think there's anyone who fits. --Tupka217 21:26, May 15, 2012 (UTC)
Ya i know but what i mean is whos is most like her in the dc universe, ex. Sentry marvel - Superman DC, Aquaman DC - Namor Marvel The preceding unsigned comment was added by Vstanfield (talk • contribs).
- What aspect? Spy? Thomas Tresser/Rick Flag. Secret agent? Cameron Chase/King Faraday. Martial artist? Black Canary/Lady Shiva/Richard Dragon/a lot of others. Shady past? Plastique. Russian fighting for the "good" guys? Fireball/Firebird/Hell, maybe even Rocket Red. Only girl in a boyband? Black Canary. Sometimes, it just isn't clear cut, and what fun would it be if all the characters were just counterparts of each other? The only one who comes close in a majority of these categories is Echo, and she's really obscure. --Tupka217 15:50, May 17, 2012 (UTC)
Ya i know. i was just wondering if there was a woman in the dc universe who resembled black widow ex. a spy, martial artist, and SOOOOO HOT :D The preceding unsigned comment was added by Vstanfield (talk • contribs).
Will he cheat death again?
Is Joker really dead this time, or is Batman right in his skepticism?
Tony Yinsen 22:29, May 19, 2012 (UTC)
Friends in strange... er.. other places!
Besides Spiderman, Judge Dredd, & Spawn, what other out of company comic characters has Batman met and/or teamed up with? Tony Yinsen 22:37, May 19, 2012 (UTC)
Oliver83570 20:05, May 28, 2012 (UTC) About how many Kryptonians survived the War Of The Supermen and were the remaining ones all sent to the Phantom zone ?
Superman vs Superboy
As i was reading the Superman page, i saw where it said Superman is stronger when he obsorbs Red Sun radiation than when he obsorbs Yellow Sun radiation. theoredically, if Superboy never whent to Krypton, ( idk if he has or not), could he never be as strong as Superman? - Spidermanfan1945 23:14, May 29, 2012 (UTC)
- Well, that's not true at all, so far as I know. Kryptonians are actually powerless under a red sun (which is why on Krypton, everyone is basically human). However, under a yellow sun like Sol (our sun), he charges up with power like a battery. Superboy's never having been on Krypton wouldn't make any difference. His physiology as a clone of Superman's would be identical to superman's, and therefore, he would have the same power. - Hatebunny 00:04, May 30, 2012 (UTC)
you may be right, but i could swear it says that under the powers and abilities section of the superman page.
Spidermanfan1945 20:05, May 31, 2012 (UTC) i know he trained himself, but since Batman is " at the peak of physical and intelecual perfection", dousent that technecly make him peak-human?
i wasent sure, couse ive never seen enything spacificaly saying he is, so i thought maybe the term "Peak-Human" was just a Marvel term, and DC called it something else. ill probobly be asking lots of these stupid questions couse im just now getting into DC and have no prior knolage, sssooo... yeah
Green lanterns of Earth
can someone give me an abridged version as to why earth has 4 green lanterns excluding alan scott
Shivman 03:26, June 4, 2012 (UTC)
- Hal Jordan was chosen by Abin Sur's ring, but Guy Gardner was also considered. Right around the beginning of Green Lantern Vol 2, Hal decided to give it up and wander the country, so the Guardians gave a ring to Guy. Then Guy got injured, so the Guardians gave one to John Stewart. Once Hal and Guy came back, they both got their rings back. Hal ended up on earth, John ended up looking after Oa (which had been turned into a planet full of cities from other planets), and Guy led the Corps.
- At Zero Hour/Emerald Twilight, Hal went nuts, killed a lot of Green Lanterns and stole their rings. John ended up in a wheel chair for some reason, Guy was the Warrior, and there were no Green Lanterns left on earth. So, the Guardians chose Kyle Rayner. Then Kyle and Jade were Green Lanterns for a while, until Jade got dead, and then Hal came back to life and the Corps were brought back, and all four Green Lanterns of Earth were given rings again, and nobody said boo. - Hatebunny 13:01, June 4, 2012 (UTC)
What are the age ranges for the individual Robins and former Robins?
:P 23:32, June 10, 2012 (UTC)
- Following the reboot, Batman's career is supposed to have been compressed into 5 years. We're not totally sure how that affects the ages of the Robins yet. We do know Damian is 10. The others don't have a specified age. Tim is in his teens and I'd think anywhere from 16-19. Jason and Dick are in their 20's. Kyletheobald 17:42, June 17, 2012 (UTC)
Captain Marvel Comics
- Possibly. Right now he's getting a backup feature in the Justice League book. Kyletheobald 17:42, June 17, 2012 (UTC)
- His name is not Captain Marvel in the New 52 though. It's Shazam now! DC figured that 'Captain Marvel' was already a troublesome name if they wanted to make a movie or anything due to copyright laws by Marvel, plus, many people seem to think he's called Shazam anyway...--Samitabbara (talk) 00:04, July 16, 2012 (UTC)
Resurrection of Green Lantern Corps
Guys,please i need to know what are the comics that shows the resurrection of the GL corps after the Crisis in time story line. I searched the database for Green lantern Corps and there's no footnotes showing the comics when the resurrection paragraph came up. Regards, Diabletto 07:30, June 14, 2012 (UTC)
- UHHHHHHHH guys? anyone> Billy ? Tupka ? -- Diabletto 08:08, June 17, 2012 (UTC)
DC Only Artist?
I believe Marvel artist Herb Trimpe only worked for Marvel, never DC. Can anyone think of a Bronze Age artist who worked for DC but never for Marvel? "Artist" could be penciller or inker, let's say 1970-1985 ish - who is still living.
Roygbiv666 11:08, June 26, 2012 (UTC)
Spidermanfan1945 20:29, July 7, 2012 (UTC) ok, i honestly dont know shit about DC besides the heroes and villens, and i can only name a hanful of iether side. i was just reading yalls Superboy page, and read where a villen gave him a viruse that was distroying his DNA. Superman was looking for the guy who gave him the human half of his DNA so he could give a transplant. so, heres my question, why couldnt Superman have just given blood? not only are they both Kryptonian, but Superboy is a direct clone of Superman, so...
- Superboy is a hybrid clone made from Kryptonian DNA provided by Superman and human DNA provided by Lex Luthor. So basically, Superboy's DNA is made of both Superman's and Lex's. Superman can't just give his own DNA because Lex's half would still be missing...--Samitabbara (talk) 00:01, July 16, 2012 (UTC)
douse Superboy HAVE to eat?
Spidermanfan1945 23:02, July 7, 2012 (UTC) i know Superman dousent, but i was reading a paragraph about Superboys abilities, and under the part about his super stamina, it sais its strongly tied to "a Physiological and psycological need to eat, sleep, and drink." so, douse that mean he Physically has to eat, drink and sleep, or he only thinks he has to?
who is that guy, again?
Spidermanfan1945 (talk) 16:25, July 24, 2012 (UTC) who was the African Amarican Green Lantern that took the place of Hal Jorden in the Justice Luege animated sereies? ( on cartoon network several years ago)
where all are there metahumans
[User:Spidermanfan1945|Spidermanfan1945]] (talk) 22:21, July 29, 2012 (UTC) i dont remember what page it was, but i remember reading somewhere on this wiki that Wonderwoman is, ( or was. i didnt completly understand) the director of the US Department of Metahuman Affaires, or something similier. so, heres my question: are Metahumans not just in Coast City? and if so, where did those Metahumans come from?
- Wonder Woman wasn't involved with the Department of Metahuman Affairs. Her alter ego, Diana Prince, was. She was an agent of the agency, not the director. Metahumans are everywhere. They're basically everyone born with superpowers. Why would they only exist in Coast City? Or are you confused with Dakota City? --Tupka217 22:39, July 29, 2012 (UTC)
is bruce wayn still batman?
Spidermanfan1945 (talk) 20:09, August 10, 2012 (UTC) is Bruce Wayne in eny way, shape, or form, still Batman? after reading about Batman Incorperated and how theirs a Batman for every country and all that, im confused. it sais on the Batman Inc page it sais hese the leader as Batman, but it allso sais Tim Drake is Gothom's Batman. if u understand my question, please answer!!
- There are Batmen in other countries, but Bruce Wayne is still the main Batman.
How strong is Aquaman
In the Aquaman page he is said to be able to lift over 60 tons , yet in Flashpoint he went toe to toe with wonder woman who is supposed to be almost as strong as superman , Also in a the recent Aquaman comic it says Mera may be as powerful as Wonder woman.
- Aquaman's strength tends to vary depending on the writer... however, he's a dude with monster-fighting super-strength at the bottom of the ocean and that's under thousands of atmospheres of pressure. That makes him pretty frigging strong on land, if that helps. - Billy Arrowsmith (Talk), 03:04, August 12, 2012 (UTC)
The justice society no longer exist ?
Earth 2 seems to based around the JSA does this mean the Justice society no longer exist on New earth ?
eny White Martian characters??
Spidermanfan1945 (talk) 22:35, October 11, 2012 (UTC) hi, yall!! have there ever been eny caracters that were White Martians?? couse when i read about them on the Martian Manhunter's page, that was the 1st i'd ever heard of them
well.... now i feel stupid!!! lol
is the law tuffer un metahumans?
We all know that Green Arrow is (sort of) based off Robin Hood, so has anyone ever derisively called Red Arrow "Will Scarlet"? And how long has it been since this feature was used!
- I don't think that's ever happened. It's an obscure reference for most street-thugs.
Question of Chronology
What did exactly happen right after Action Comics 8? Was it Action Comics 10? or Justice League 1? I happen to have a problem with the chronology of events. Thanks.
who owns the superhero name Green Lantern?
An nagging question.......
- I would wager that it is not considered canon. Though it was published in 2012, current canon has it that Joe Chill did kill Thomas and Martha Wayne, and anything that makes changes to the Batman origin is usually not considered canon for very long. Elseworlds are usually labelled as such. It is more like a licensed product or merchandise, in that respect. - Hatebunny (talk) 21:37, November 15, 2012 (UTC)
Origin of Qurac
- I don't have a completely accurate answer for this question, but I do know that it appeared as early as Tales of the Teen Titans #51 in 1985, which lists it as the first appearance. - Hatebunny (talk) 21:32, November 15, 2012 (UTC)
Now that theres this New 52 world in DC Universe, is there a timeline somewhere that would say what major events happened (or didnt happen) in comparison to pre-52 era? For example Batgirl is not cripple anymore in this new world - Soikka80 (talk) 15:59, December 3, 2012 (UTC)
- DC has not released any timeline like that. Some of the changes are listed here on this page: DCnU. Basically, if you are reading the New 52, anything that's mentioned happened, and anything that isn't didn't until it is mentioned. Often, things that did happen didn't happen in the way that they did in the previous continuity. This is essentially a clean slate, so there is no need to know previous continuity in order to understand what's happening. - Hatebunny (talk) 16:04, December 3, 2012 (UTC)
were the characters who didnt make it into New 52, and the ones that did at first but then got kicked out, jut streight up canceled? as in DC isnt making eny morre? ever? - Spidermanfan1945 (talk) 17:53, December 17, 2012 (UTC)
- They're just waiting around for their opportunity to be used again. Some, like Wally West are not allowed to be used, but will probably come back in some form or another in the future. It's comics. People always come back, somehow. - Hatebunny (talk) 17:59, December 17, 2012 (UTC)
ok, thanks, Hatebunny!!!
Batman:A Death In The Family: age?
how old is the story "Batman: A Death In The Family"? i just found out its at a book store in a city kinda near us, where we may go before Christmas vacation is over, and i thought it was realy old, and, like, a colectors item??? - Spidermanfan1945 (talk) 23:04, December 20, 2012 (UTC)
- It's from 1988. It's a decent find. I'd grab it, if I were you. - Hatebunny (talk) 23:07, December 20, 2012 (UTC)
Lex Luthor: all hype?
Are the Earth-1 graphic novels in continuity?
- They are in their own continuity. It is called Earth-1.
Is the character of Azrael (Jean-Paul &/or Michael Lane) really erased thanks to the reboot, or might he appear again later?
- They haven't appeared yet. No telling if or when either of them does. --Tupka217 14:00, July 16, 2013 (UTC)
A One Time Thing?
Did the event of the Superman: The Animated Series episodes Legacy (Pt. 1&2) happen in the comics (especially the final Darkseid/Superman fight)?
Flash and the Green Lantern
JSA in Prime Earth