New York City appears in 19771 issues.
The spies and assassins of feudal Japan.
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.
This concept relates to comics with a Post-Apocalyptic setting which is usually depicted as a large desert wasteland with very few standing buildings or landmarks. It represents what the world would look like in the author's mind many years after the fall of modern society.
An annual American award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition. The graphic novel, Maus (1980-1991), won the Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards. There is also the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.
Escapist fiction popularized in the first half of the 20th century.
Comic Books Stories that are set in the real world.
A reboot is a retelling or new envisioning of a story. It is similar to a remake (the term used for movies).
Fable holiday where they remember leaving the Homelands to the mundy world.
The act of getting even with someone.
A mechanical construct capable of performing tasks by itself.
A hero is not a hero without a real sacrifice.
Futuristic genre of fiction.
A series of graphic novels that retell origin stories of classic Marvel heroes or teams in a modern setting.
The most intimate act of any animals (including humans) is often present in Comic Books. According to Freud, along with aggression, sex is what drives every action. Humanity, like every other being on the planet has an ever present urge to reproduce.
Comic books stories based on the life in show business. The word applies to all aspects of the entertainment industry from the business side (including managers, agents, producers and distributors) to the creative element (including artists, performers, writers, musicians and technicians).
The Silver Age is often credited as starting with the first appearance of the new Flash, Barry Allen, in Showcase #4. Includes all comic books published during the period of 1956 to 1970.
Sometimes comic book characters will sing a song.
How much weight a being can lift determines that beings strength level. The following is a list cataloging and categorizing many characters of the Marvel Universe among others of similar strength based on their demonstrated strength. The class number label of each category denotes the range of weight (in tons) a character can lift/press, unassisted, using only physical/muscular strength.
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.
Technique coined by Gerry Anderson. He used marionettes for his television shows instead of cartoons or people. In the comics, they draw his characters similar to the puppets.
The power to transport from one place to another.
Terrorism is the act of causing violence to scare a populace. A real world example would be what happened to the United States on September 11, 2001. It is also a topic constantly covered in comics with several Mutant groups that use terrorism as a way of acting against a Government that doesn't wish to make them equals.
Time travel in comics involves jumping or returning in time to change an event and therefore, altering history (alternately sometimes time travel is used simply as a means of exploration). Heroes generally protect the time stream, villains seek to profit from its manipulation.
To steal a kiss from someone means kissing someone instantly when they least expected it to happen. It is the act of kissing another suddenly or secretly.
A settling of a dispute or claim in a court of law.
Beings who hunt and kill Vampires. Mostly Human though some are supernatural beings.
When one or more evil creatures of any kind become the sovereign rulers of a place or some part of the omniverse.
War (Military Conflict) is a genre of comics that emphasizes historical fiction during a wartime setting (particularly during and after World War II). Many of the stories focus on the extreme experiences of soldiers and their combat units under the harshest of conditions.
While the third World War has not happen, it has been depicted many times in the world of fiction.
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