Substance Abuse appears in 1154 issues.
Wizard Magazine's 100 Best Single Issue Comics between the years 1979-2005.
A frenzied state of mind typically characterized by an uncontrollable rage and desire for blood or battle - typically accompanied with superhuman bouts of strength and stamina.
A place where illegal goods are readily available for purchase. Guns, organs, people, drugs and many other things re all purchasable at these bazaars.
The Bronze Age of comic books was set roughly between 1970 - 1985.
Comics that are happening in a Circus, which are featuring clowns, acrobats, trained animals, trapeze acts, musicians, hoopers, tightrope walkers, jugglers, uni-cyclists and other object manipulation and stunt-oriented artists.
Men in make up that are suppose to bring joy to children. They are also a popular phobia among people.
Created in 1954 amidst controversy subsequent to the publication of Dr. Fredric Wertham's book "Seduction of the Innocent", publishers established the code to curb potential governmental regulation. The fall of the Code is most often attributed to Alan Moore and his work on the Swamp Thing in the 80's.
A Detective is a type of character that solves crimes and mysteries using their mind by examining evidence and clues. They can be a member of law enforcement or freelance.
Five week event consisting of five What If? style one shots.
The legal process for ending a marriage. In the world of comics, superhero marriages have also ended in divorce.
Issue contains a dream sequence, giving us a look into the psyche of the character(s).
With it's powerful visual appeal and global reach, the comic industry is an excellent medium for communication whether the message is for commercial or entertainment purposes. Sometimes the power of the comic industry is used to bring awareness to various issues within the public forum.
The act of betting in random games.
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.
To be held in captivity in, for example, a prison.
Manipulating someone's thoughts and/or actions against their will.
Mutant Growth Hormone (MGH) is a drug created from the genetic material of superhumans. MGH temporarily grants powers to humans, or enhances the power of superhumans or mutants.
Comic books with a mystery to solve.
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.
Comic Books Stories that are set in the real world.
Sometimes characters are forced to end their own life, either due to extreme suffering or despair.
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