Superman and Black Adam battling with lightning striking Superman on the front cover of 'Action Comics #831'.
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DC Day: Superman vs Black Adam

DAILY PLANET EXCLUSIVE Today, we talk about a battle of epic proportions! The Man of Steel has faced overwhelming foes over his superhero life. Let’s take a look and examine a battle that is sure to rock the Earth and crack the moon! I am talking about a battle royale between Superman and Black Adam. Can the Last Son of […]

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Krypton: Sunstone Crystals!

Today, is Krypton Friday! We talk about an awesome Kryptonian technology: the sunstone crystals! If you are familiar with the Superman mythos, it is the material used by Superman to create the Fortress of Solitude in ‘Action Comics #840‘ titled ‘Up, Up, and Away!’, Part VIII of VIII: The Adventures of Superman (2006). BIO Sunstone is a mineral indigenous to […]

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Dark Horse Day: The Death Star

Today, we talk about the be-all end-all of science-fiction modes of transportation. Star Wars is replete with advanced modes of transportation, space ships, refined weaponry and methods of warfare. I present to you, the Death Star! BIO A Death Star was a gargantuan space station armed with a planet-destroying superlaser.” -“Death Star“, Dark Horse Database The Death Star is a moon-size space station created by the […]

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Marvel Day: Dr. Strange

Hi guys! After a long hiatus, we pick things back up with one of the most under-celebrated characters in all of comic-dom! He just got a new movie green-lit! He has starred in two ‘Avengers’ movies to date, and has had a solo movie that has performed well with general audiences! Without further ado, I present, Dr. Strange! Dr. Strange’s […]

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DC Day: Super Flare vs Black Hole

Can a Super Flare Defeat a Black Hole? In Superman #38, Superman in his battle with Ulysses unleashes the super flare, that releases all the energy stored in his cells and makes him human for 24 hours. From IGN: In the pages of today’s Superman #38, Superman’s discovered he has a new “super flare” power where he expels all of the energy […]

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Dark Horse Day: Conan the Barbarian

“Know, O Prince, that between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities, and the years of the rise of the sons of Aryas, there was an age undreamed of, when shining kingdoms lay across the world like blue mantles beneath the stars… Hither came Conan the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, […]

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Marvel Day: The Power Cosmic

Today is Marvel Day! Yay! Today, we talk about an important super power in the Marvel universe, an ambient cosmic energy called The Power Cosmic. The origin of The Power Cosmic is told in the Galactus Trilogy (1966). It is associated with a powerful figure, the Devourer of Worlds, Galactus. The Galactus Trilogy (1966) tells of the origin of Galactus. […]

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Super Power: Maxima’s Ferrokinesis

Do you want to move metal, manipulate metal, manipulate iron? Today, we talk about an interesting power. Called ferrokinesis. Ferrokinesis is the ability to manipulate metal. It is different from magnetism which is the super power to manipulate magnetic fields. Dr. Polaris from DC comics has the power of manipulating magnetic fields. User can create, shape and manipulate metal, a solid material (an element, compound, or alloy) that is typically hard, shiny, and features good electrical and thermal conductivity. Metals are generally malleable—they can be hammered or pressed permanently out of shape without breaking or cracking—as well as fusible (able to be fused or melted) and ductile (able to be drawn out into a thin wire). – ‘Metal Manipulation’, Fandom Maxima, is a case of a […]

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Image Day: Supreme

Today we talk about a character that is lesser known. Supreme was created by Rob Liefeld for Image Comics as a violent and angry Superman analogue. He was taken over by Alan Moore who created him as a “tribute to [the] Silver Age Superman”. (Supreme) A bit on his origin. Ethan Crane, the son by adoption of Joe and Joanne […]

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DC Day: Green Lantern Corps

Today, we talk about the Green Lantern Corps! The Green Lantern Corps is an inter-galactic police force set up by the Guardians of the Universe. The origin of the Green Lantern Corps is told in History of the DC Universe. Following the events of Crisis on Infinite Earths, Harbinger gathers data on the Monitor’s files in order to tell the […]

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Super Power: Super-Strength

What super power do you want? Today, we take a look at super strength. In DC comics, there what is called the “superhero brick type”, an assortment of Superman-type characters that have various powers such as super strength, super speed, flight, invulnerability, and energy projection. These characters include Superman, Captain Marvel/Shazam, and Martian Manhunter, as well as members of the Captain Marvel family. In the case of Captain Marvel, his super strength is a gift of the Olympian gods. He is blessed with the powers of the gods by speaking the name SHAZAM which stands for the Wisdom of Solomon, the Strength of Hercules, the Stamina of Atlas, the Power of Zeus, the Courage of Achilles and the Speed of […]