Asia appears in 653 issues.
A common comic book genre where the main character(s) travel the globe seeking a discovery. Tintin is a good example of this genre.
The study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of artifacts and other physical remains.
To murder, usually a prominent character, by a sudden or secret attack, often for political reasons.
Commonly known as football or soccer.
Genre of comics focusing on aircrafts.
A sport, similar to tennis, where you play with a birdie.
The Chinese mythological concept of a life force energy, often called the "breath of life." It encompasses everything and presents in every living being as well as in nature itself. Sometimes portrayed as a mystical creature such as a dragon.
Strategic board game.
The act of physically or mentally hurting a child.
A cold war or cold warfare is conflict between opposing pursued by covert means instead of direct military conflict.
The Earth according to comics.
A crossover is when two universes collide and characters from two distinct universes interact.
Cyberpunk is a science fiction sub-genre that focuses on internet computing, hacking, human cybernetic enhancements, and disrupted societies led by ruthless mega-corporations. "Neuromancer" by William Gibson, is widely credited for popularizing cyberpunk.
The future is a fertile ground for stories, but some of those invariably show where might have gone wrong (or are going wrong) as a civilization and species.
Fantasy is a comic book genre often taking place in fairy tale realms.
Flashback: A view into someone's past.
A literary term often utilized in theater to describe the imaginary barrier between the actors and audience, separating real world and fantasy. Breaking the fourth wall is observed sometimes in literature, where a character directly addresses the reader.
The act of betting in random games.
A theme used in comics in an attempt to showcase diversity in superheroes from various nations. Often these characters have powers and other aspects related to their countries,
Worldwide economic depression that took place during the 1930s.
A war against Iraq led by the United States in 1991.
The practice of killing or trapping any animals.
Beyond the reach of death, outside of time, unable to change; these are the basic aspects of immortality as it is shown throughout the comic book industry.
Groups of people who live outside of civilization and are often stereotypically depicted as savages. In comics they can play the roles as villains' minions or spiritual guides for heroes.
A war that was part of the Persian Gulf Conflicts.
A religious revolution that was part of Constitutionalization attempts in Iran.
A form of martial arts created in Japan.
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