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Comic Book Questions Answered – How Many People Has Superman Killed?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at brianc@cbr.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

After reading my Movie Legends Revealed column about whether Batman actually killed anyone in the comic ic book that Zack Snyder used as the basis for Batman killing people in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, reader David R. wrote to me to ask a similar question about Superman, namely that he heard people talk about Superman’s history of killing people and wanted to know what was the comic book basis for that. Interesting question, David! Read on for what i could come up with! (NOTE: I won’t be counting alternate universes like Injustice: Gods Among Us or Imaginary Stories like Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow…although, to be fair, all comic book stories are imaginary, wocka wocka).

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Comic Book Questions Answered – Could the Hulk Have Torn Wolverine’s Adamantium Skeleton Apart?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at brianc@cbr.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

Now that the Hulk has joined his old sparring partner, Wolverine, in death, reader Roger B. asked whether the regular Marvel Universe Hulk could have torn the regular Marvel Universe Wolverine’s adamantium skeleton apart (we know the Ultimate versions of the characters could).

Read on for the answer!
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Comic Book Questions Answered – Which DC and Marvel Characters Have Gone the Longest Without “Dying”?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at brianc@cbr.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

Reader David L. wanted to know, “Which character(s) at Marvel and DC have been “alive” the longest without dying? Are there *any* who have been alive since their inception? If so, who? If not, who went the longest without dying?”

Read on for my best guess at the answer!

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Comic Book Questions Answered – When Did Deadpool’s Face Mask Start Having a Point On It?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at brianc@cbr.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

Reader Chad W. asked when did Deadpool’s face mask first start having the point on the back of it, which you don’t see on other heroes with full face masks like Spider-Man.

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Read on for the answer!

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Comic Book Questions Answered – Who Has Stopped the Unstoppable Juggernaut?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at brianc@cbr.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

Readers Jody D. and Tim B. separately asked me this question in the last couple of weeks, so I guess it is something that is on the mind of the people. So let’s find out who has actually stopped the “unstoppable” Juggernaut over the years!
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Comic Book Questions Answered – Where Did Batman Take Ra’s Al Ghul After He First Defeated Him?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at brianc@cbr.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

Reader Dan S. wrote in to ask:

After their famous sword duel in the desert, Batman slings Ra’s al Ghul over his shoulder and carries him away. Where does he take Ra’s?? (Not to Arkham Asylum or Gotham City jail, I presume.) In Ra’s al Ghul’s next appearance, whenever that was, is there any mention of where he’s been since their fight in the desert?

Interesting question, Dan, let’s take a look!
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Comic Book Questions Answered: Does Deadpool Actually Even LIKE Chimichangas?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

Reader Damon B. wrote in with a question inspired by a recent meme. He saw a meme whose humor was based, in part, on the fact that Deadpool really likes chimichangas, which are basically fried burritos. So Damon wanted to know if that was actually a thing from Deadpool comic books or was it something that they came up with in the Deadpool movie.

So read on, folks, to see if Deadpool actually liked chimichangas in the comic books!
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Comic Book Questions Answered: Is Cyclops a Sociopath?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

Recently, I joked in a column about Cyclops being a sociopath. A few readers then wrote in to me to ask if I thought he was ACTUALLY a sociopath, all joking aside. Off the top of my head, I would say no, but then I thought, hey, why not run Cyclops through the Sociopath checklist and see what we find? So let’s do that!

Edited to Add: I addressed some people’s concerns about whether we SHOULD have done this in the first place here.
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Comic Book Questions Answered: Why Was Steve Ditko’s Name Excised From the Amazing Spider-Man Letters Page When He Left the Book?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

Reader Cass S. did a notable thing – he wrote in with a question and then he answered it himself before I could even answer it! I like the moxie, Cass!

Cass’ question was why, exactly, Steve Ditko’s name was excised from the letters column of Amazing Spider-Man when he left Marvel. Read on for the ostensible answer!
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Comic Book Questions Answered: What, Exactly, Did Mephisto’s Spell in One More Day Do?

A few months back, I answered a question about who still knows Spider-Man’s secret identity in the Marvel Universe. During the discussion, it was evident that not a lot of folks knew what, exactly, happened as a result of Mephisto’s spell (or whatever you want to call it) in One More Day that took away Spider-Man’s marriage. Did it bring Harry Osborn back, as well? Did it hide Spider-Man’s secret identity? Did it bring back Aunt May’s house in Queens? I’ll answer it all here…
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Comic Book Questions Answered: Have Daredevil and She-Hulk Ever Faced Each Other in Court?

Reader Lee D. wrote in to ask:

I’ve got a question for your “Comic Book Questions Answered” column: Has Matt
Murdock ever faced She-Hulk in court?

Read on for the answer, Lee!
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Comic Book Questions Answered: How Did Typhoid Mary Violate Deadpool?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

A few different readers wrote in to me this week to ask for clarification regarding a scene in this week’s awesome “4-part crossover in a single comic book!” Deadpool/Daredevil/Power Man and Iron Fist event, so I’ll detail the sad history between Deadpool and Typhoid Mary…
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Comic Book Questions Answered: Has Iron Man Ever Lifted Thor’s Hammer? Who Else Has Lifted It?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

After the piece I did a couple of weeks ago about whether the Hulk has ever lifted Thor’s hammer, reader Darryl M. wrote in to ask:

Okay, so how about Iron Man? Who else HAS lifted it?

The first one is easy. The second one is a lot tougher! But read on for the answers, Darryl!
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Comic Book Questions Answered: When Did Captain America’s Shield Become Indestructible?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

Reader Chris U. wrote in to ask:

With Captain America: Civil War coming out I got to thinking, “When was
Captain America’s shield first described as indestructible?”

Read on for the answer, Chris!
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Comic Book Questions Answered: Has the Hulk Ever Lifted Thor’s Hammer?

Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com). Here is a link to an archive of all the past questions that have been answered so far.

Reader Juan asked a pretty straightforward question – has the Hulk ever lifted Thor’s hammer?

Read on to see!
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