Imprisonment appears in 953 issues.
A collected name for various wars between European governments and indigenous peoples from 1540-1924 (intermittent).
To murder, usually a prominent character, by a sudden or secret attack, often for political reasons.
The Dark Knight's rogues gallery is the baddies that make Batman's crime-fighting life the burden that it is. A group as colorful as it is diabolical.
The eating of another of the same species.
The act of physically or mentally hurting a child.
A deathtrap is a literary and dramatic plot device. An elaborate and usually sadistic method of murdering.
The act of betting in random games.
A form of sport where armed people combatants fight each other and/or animals for the entertainment of others. Best known as a staple of ancient Rome, less formal (and largely illegal) incarnations of Gladiatorial Combat still exist in modern times.
A henchmen is faithful follower or political supporter, especially one prepared to engage in crime or dishonest practices by way of service to their evil bosses.
The act of killing one or more human beings as part of a ritual, usually as an offering to a deity or higher power. Traditional in ancient religious cultures and rites of black magic.
A war on the Korean Peninsula from 1950 to 1953 that ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty, and split the peninsula into the nations of North Korea and South Korea. More than two million died in the war, including 34,000 Americans.
Popular board game created in 1935. It is based on purchasing and developing property on the streets of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The crime of deliberately killing a person.
A group of criminals working together to commit illegal acts.
Illegal and/or unethical conduct committed by police officers such as police corruption, racial profiling, police brutality, falsified evidence, etc.
Comics are not exempt from politics. Explicity or implicity politics permeates the ninth art, whether fictious or with great reality content.
The business or practice of engaging in sexual relations in exchange for payment or some other benefit. Prostitution tends to be referred to as "the world's oldest profession".
The belief that each racial group possesses inherent characteristics, abilities, or qualities, and to thereby distinguish one race as inferior or superior to another race or races.
Comic Books Stories that are set in the real world.
The act of getting even with someone.
Underage children who flee their home and family, whether for real or imagined reasons.
A person who murders more than three people. Often over long lengths of time and in grotesque manners.
Rape is sexual assault where the body of the victim is violated without consent.
A siege is a military blockade of a city with the intent to conquer.
Practicion in which humans are treated as property.
The "galaxy far, far away" in which the Star Wars films and related works take place.
As an industry which has traditionally been focused on a younger audience, certain social statements have occasionally been issued by the comic book companies through stories involving comic book characters. As such drug use is almost universally regarded as a dangerous activity that affects not only the individual but also facilitates a criminal industry.
Torture is defined as inflicting physical or psychological pain on a person, normally to gather information. As in any other medium, it is often used in comics.
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