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Science fiction is a literary genre typically based in the future and involving extreme, although not impossible, advances in science and technology.
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character invented by Arthur Conan Doyle who wrote many short stories, and a few novels, about Holmes over a period of forty years, from 1886 to 1927. The most famous one is probably "The Hound of the Baskervilles. Michael Montage yes that is properly true
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The Youngest Author As long as children are writing, younger and younger authors will be able to publish their works. So, in this ever-changing answer, there will appear many young authors. If you have found a book written by a certain young person, that is not included within the answer, feel free…
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I think the book you're talking about is Shadows by John Saul. The information reads: "They call it the Academy. A secluded, cliff-top mansion overlooking the rugged Pacific coast. A school for children gifted -- or cursed -- with extraordinary minds. Children soon to come under the influence of an…
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Most authors create characters in which they somehow relate to. John Steinbeck grew up in an area of California that was heavily populated with immigrants and migrant workers. Although, he would eventually become well off himself, his most formative years rooted back into groups of people of humble …
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Although many aliens in science fiction have been characterized as evil, there are many examples of good or benign aliens. These include Vulcans in the Star Trek universe and the character played by Michael Rennie in the movie, The Day the Earth Stood Still. There are many additional good examples i…
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are you talking about Dark they Were and Golden Eyed?There are many many many short storeis with this theme.
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Where to Get Pics of Darth Sidious's Masteras far as i know you cannot get pics of him in the movies but im sure if you tyoe his name in Google it will come up with comic pics of him or somthing. if you need the name watch episode 3 or look up Darth sidious on wikipedia.
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Is this the Alfred Jarry play? If so, it is a parody of King Oedipus, except where King Ubu should be able to see his downfall but doesn't act on it. ______________ It is a parody of Shakespeare's MacBeth.
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Stranger in a Strange Land, written by Robert A. Heinlein, tells of Valentine Michael Smith's journey from earthly innocence to god like stature. As with most of his work, Heinlein used the guise of fiction to offer his own view of the world and his version of how the world should be. Throughout thi…
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In science fiction, hyperspace is a concept that makes access to faster-than-light speed travel possible. There are four different mathematics definitions referring to hyperspace. In physics, it's also referred to as Minkowski space, a concept that refers to the four-dimensional space/time of spec…
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Answer "Mystery Train" was the name of a specific research project that was conducted at Fort Wyvern, not the name of the research center. Mystery Train was just one of many projects that were carried out there before the facility was closed. Also, Mystery Train was a physics-related project, not…
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The Robinson R22 was kicked around as a helicopter that anyone could afford, like a second vehicle. First, cars and aircraft do 2 totally different jobs. Secondly, the general public looks at price as their primary selection criteria. The whole purpose of advertising is to try and defeat that, but…
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Super powers (strength, flying, etc.) are entirely fictional. There is absolutely no way to get these powers in real life.  Wikianswers PowersThe tools that supervisors use here on WikiAnswers are sometimes called "super powers". To see what the qualifications are, see the related link below.
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Dean Koontz is an American author known for his suspense thrillers, but he also frequently incorporates elements of horror, science fiction, mystery, and satire. His famous works are: Watchers Winter Moon Dragon Tears Cold Fire Tick Tock Phantoms
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Answer "Well, a different version of himself was talking with them. An earlier version. There are similar "conflicts" throughout the story, like how did his daughter come back to talk to him after he died, and he never remembered seeing her... or how did he have a child when he voluntarily has a…
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The book is set in Massachusetts in 1968, and is fifteen-year-old Molly MacKenzie Flaherty's diary entries written after her brother, Patrick, leaves to fight in the Vietnam war. She describes how she misses her brother and her volunteer work at the Veterans' Administration Hospital, questions both …
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The theme of Conan Doyle's "The Lost World" may be seen as man vs. environment. This is basically an adventure story. The protagonists travel to an area where Dinosaurs still exist, and come back rich.
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spooks battleThe spooks battle is coming out 5th of July 2007
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Completely depends on the type of alien. There are many, many, many different kinds. Some of them can swim, or even swim naturally as water creature aliens. Others cannot. And then, if they can swim and also live in a different environment, some choose to, and others do not. It is hard to make a bla…
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Partial Answer Mara Jade Skywalker gave birth the Ben Skywalker, Luke's son, in the novel Rebirth, from the New Jedi Order. Neither Luke nor Ben Skywalker (Luke and Mara's son) are dead...
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Science fiction is where it is at. When the original Star Trek show came out they had scifi communicater devices and such. Now they are an everyday thing. Sci-fi writers are dreamers and from those dreams are where new gadget idea are born from. Good luck.science fiction WAS A SORT OF SPIN -OFF OF T…
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Let me ask you a question: why do you want to become a superhero? There are lots of ways to do it explained in the comics and on shows like Heroes, but the truth is, we can be super-heroic just as humans, by doing things that a lot of other people don't do... being truly kind, helping others, and sa…
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there are many books that are considered science fiction (sci fi) but alot of them are more considered as other genres like regular fiction and science books. Zach Dom Kiln People by David Brin- great detective story Chasm City by Alistair Reynolds - sinister, dark, and mysterious The Prefect b…
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Now, let's get serious. There are no aliens known to exist, just a bunch of anecdotes, and no matter how high you stack anecdotes, they never become evidence. We hope there is other life out there, and we consider it likely. But someone has to be the first form of intelligent life in the universe, a…
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Characters for House of the Scorpion: 1. Matt- clone of El Patron and one of eight non- brain dead clones 2. Celia- Matts care-taker assined by El Patron because they were from the same village. 3 El Patron- the powerful drug lord that rules Opium
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Ender's teachers used a computer program called 'the mind game' which generated environments and scenarios based on Ender's thoughts which Ender spends his free time interacting with. His teachers also manipulate him in the later stages of his time at Battle School by telling him that he is moving o…
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Stan Lee and Steve Ditko created the fictional super-villain called Mysterio (Quentin Beck). The evil character is an enemy of Sipder-Man in Marvel Comics.
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Here are some ideas: Games, the relationship between adults and children, compassion, ruthlessness, and Humanity.
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The short story The Fun They Had was published in the collection The Best of Isaac Asimov in 1973, so if your library has that book, it might be there. Look in other Isaac Asimov collections as well. He is the author, and that would be where to look. The text is also available online. See the relate…
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The 7 elements are: -plot -setting -tone -style -point of view -character -theme
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Well, that might involve your definition of Science Fiction... but in this case, the answer is fairly straightforward. The story was written by Jules Verne in 1863, and so it was a story of the far future. The inventions and technological wonders described in the story are predictions of the future…
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Answer The Silver Spider Man is Peter Parker. He is in an armed suit that was actually an experiment that he performed at the labs of Empire State University. From time to time Peter has been forced to make certain adjustments to his costume.
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The theme is the value and responsibility of the individual. It is a story set in the far future in a Utopian (or Dystopian depending on how you look at it) society. Despite its setting, it is a simple ethical tale. We ask similar questions in our society? It is okay to kill one innocent person th…
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Fantasy Books by Terry Brooks I have heard are good. I do like Tolkien and Piers Anthony as authors as well. Suspense/science fiction - I like Lois Duncan and Christopher Pike also. My students really enjoy them as well. Anything by Robert Jordan is a treat. The fantasy library would be empty withou…
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Answer According to the press release at: http://www.liv.ac.uk/newsroom/press_releases/2005/04/science_fiction_hub.htm, the term "Science Fiction" was first used in print by William Wilson in 1851. Hugo Gernsback is more commonly credited with creating the term. He used "scientifiction" in his in…
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Answer The novel's title is derived from Revelation 18:10, which is interpreted and quoted in the book as describing the aftermath of a nuclear attack. In the King James Bible, this passage reads: " Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mi…
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Ya she exists but her name is not maximum ride. That's just her character name. But in the first book you could see her on the cover and that's her! Just that idk her real name!
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He is 28 years old. It says so in the middle of the second letter to his sister. He states that for 14 years he read his uncle Thomas' books. And now he is age 28.
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He died when Dr. Frankenstein's lab exploded. In the original book the monster didn't die, merely took himself way to the 'farthest shore.' In the movies he has died several different ways. In the original movie he was burned to death in a wind-mill.The monster dies, in the book, after killing himse…
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it is when Dallas and Florida get a good home by Sairy and tiller in Ruby Holler
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His work , things he did inspiring . In that praticular novel .
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Because it was crying and hyperventilating which raised its blood pH too high for the virus to live in.
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A cyborg is a living organism with artificial devices incorprated. For example, anyone with a hip replacment is a "cyborg".
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Methods for escaping from Aliens: The method to use depends which type of alien is pursing you. For the really big ones, without x-ray or infrared vision, you can just find somewhere small that they would not fit in which to hide, For the tiny ones it may be best close yourself into a room an…
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Exposition to Establish Context Exposition is usually used to establish the setting within which the story takes place. In other types of fiction the setting is usually well known. For example, in a Western, the potential threat from "Injuns," the negative feelings of some whites ("the only good …
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Stevie Thomas, Susan Carol Anderson, and Chip Graber
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The term "Aldine edition" is derived from Aldus Manutius, a 16th century Venetian printer who invented a print type that enabled the printing of a book small enough to put into one's pocket. It was designed to appeal to the general reader who could conveniently carry the book around and read it at a…
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You can find a synopsis of Tree online within several sites. Sites include Experts123, Yahoo Answers, Google, and many more. If you type either this question or just the name of the author and book, you should be able to find what you are looking for.
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The narrator in Young Goodman Brown is a limited omniscient third-person. The narrator is only allowed to read the thoughts and feelings of the novel's protagonist Goodman Brown.
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Answer Earth, Terra, Terran, or in some it can be Sol III or not even exist/have an name. It really varies from sci-fi to sci-fi.
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Yes, in Return of the Jedi. He sacrificed himself to save his son from being electrocuted to death by the Emperor.
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Science fiction is a genre of fiction that involves future technology or things that are interesting in theory but we wouldn't want to happen in reality. It usually contains a message to the readers, a theme, warning of the harmful consequences of the excessive use of technology.--- adding --- Hard…
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Only H. P. Lovecraft could really give an answer to that. The creature was his invention. Here are quotes from two letters written by H.P. Lovecraft, courtesy of The H.P. Lovecraft Archive: The actual sound-as nearly as human organs could imitate it or human letters record it-may be taken as som…
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David Wingrove wrote a series of books set in a future where china ruled the world. the series was called 'Chung-Kuo'.
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Sasuke doesn't like anyone. He is too focused on his revenge.
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Tony Weller comes from the Dickens book 'The Pickwick Papers.' He is the father of Sam Weller who was Mr Pickwick's servant. They were cockneys and gave out their cockney wisdom to their seniors. Tony was a coachman and his wife Susan was the Propietor of the Marquis of Granby Inn in Dorking.
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to offer a warning about the future if current human behavior continues unchecked
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my interpretation of it, is that it was their own world in which no one else could enter. i also feel like for hatsue it sybolized love, due to the fact that later on in the novel, her love for Ishmael deteriorates when she is at the camp
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I believe that Teleportation is biggest Assignment so far reached by science. Teleportation as a Quantum ComputationTeleportation is a Science of Fact not a Science Fiction Anymore In literature the word teleportation was mentioned for the first time in 1931 in the nonfiction book named LO! (Wikip…
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Alchemists study and practice Alchemy which is considered a protoscience. While Alchemists are real people with a real purpose, the field they practice has not been proven real, as yet, by scientific protocol. Using a loose definition, you could call chemists modern alchemists. But there were real …
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There are many stories about fantastic animals - one of them is Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl, but you can find many others by searching. If you ask a more specific question, you can get a better answer.
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The most famous series of stories Arthur Conan Doyle wrote were about the detective, Sherlock Holmes. His first published Sherlock Holmes story is "A Study in Scarlet," but he wrote more than 20 novels, 100 short stories, and a dozen plays on other topics.
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countess of morcerf was not a good person he thoi
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it should looklike a list of resouses or websites for example www.google.com http://www.answers.com www.yahoo.com www.processpaper.com
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This question would be up to masahi kishimoto because he is the Naruto creator. Yes Naruto likes Sasuke. Even though he considers him as a rival he is also his best friend. People debate whether Sasuke likes him more than a friend but its not known yet. Their friendship grows stronger as the show p…
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That's an interesting question, because in some stories the only difference is whether you call something "magic" or "science." It ends up being the same story either way. Ideally, though, and in harder Science Fiction, the science is based on things that have been theorized and not disproven. Typ…
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Across Five Aprils - by Irene Hunt
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yup lady gaga has envented them
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The location that Yank most belonged to in 'The Hairy Ape' was on the ship. He feels that he belongs and feels respect there.
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It is a movie. The substance by that name in the movie started out as being plankton, and ended up being made from human remains.
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Literary devices of a short story
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In 1964, Ralph Ellison published Shadow And Act, a collection of essays, and began to teach at Rutgers and Yale, and continued to work on his novel. The call number for the 1964 Shadow and Act in the library of congress is PS153.N5 E4 1964.
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This is going to be a question of some debate. I would like to advance as a candidate E-man a short lived television series who had a hero that could heal really quickly. That was the extent of his powers, healing. The Legion of Super Heroes once had an applicant known as Arm-drop-off Boy. He had th…
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The novel "Truce at Bakura" takes place a day after Return of the Jedi.
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Yes, both contain the Three Laws of Robotics. The Three Laws of Robotics: 1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. 3…
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"The Phantom Menace" and "Star Wars (a New Hope)" **"I, Robot" and "The Bicentennial Man**
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Darth Maul is a Iridonian Zabrak. Go to the related link for more information about him
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I believe, that dragons were always alive, and still are. You can find real factual books about dragon tracking, and more. Dragons are not exactly fictional there is a lot of info to be found some of it factual. Marco Polo reported in china he personally saw dragons pulling large carts and what we …
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Susan expressed her disdain (angst) toward her husband for selling her to the sailor, though not as outwardly as she should have. I guess you could say that her great disfavor smoldered within her, as she did an exemplary job of restraining her emotions.
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tree is a story of a boy growing up in a small Ilokano town, surrounded by friends below his social by relatives and doting servant who have served his family all their lives. it is also a story of oppression and compassion. It depicts man's continuing and often futile search for justice and a moral…
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Answer The concept of anti-matter is scientific fact. The quantity in the universe, and any ability to control such anti-matter has to date been the premise of many science fiction stories. yes its scientific fact. basically, it's the opposite of matter. atoms have positively charged nucleus wi…
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Answer #1: The possibility that aliens from other planet exist is not impossible. Compared to what there is to know, humans practically know nothing. I say that there is a possibility. Did you know, i know this can not be confirmed, that the governments hid from the world that there is really a…
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I have a set, not sure how complete. They are hardcover, but not red- more a diamond pattern of a fancy ZG monogram on tan background with a black binding. Copyright 1956 by ZG; "by arrangement with Harper & Brothers". If you write me directly, I can send you a picture of the cover and inside of…
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Like Superman or the Silver Surfer, I would have to say No, unfortunately. Like Daredevil or Batman, possibly but very unlikely and not as powerful or capable as in the comics or movies. Not yet anyway. Advances in nanotechnology (or perhaps even smaller scale), bionics( for real), meta-materials, c…
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Peter Boyle - The Monster Teri Garr - The lab assistance Madeline Kahn - The fiancee Cloris Leachman - Frau Bluchor (neiiiiigh!) Gene Wilder - Frankenstein Marty Feldman - Igor
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The theme is probably something like "The influence of technology on society." The story is kind of a utopian story, but from the perspective of the children who are the main characters of the story, it is a dystopia, since they thought there was so much more fun back in the days when there wer…
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Othello is a play by William Shakespeare
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A literary or cinematic genre in which fantasy, typically based on speculative scientific discoveries or developments, environmental changes, space travel, or life on other planets, forms part of the plot or background.
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In the novel, Oliver Twist, Bill Sikes dies when he accidentally hags himself. He was actually running from an angry mob, when he jumped and fell.
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THE REAL SUPER HEROS!!!!! ROBERT CHAVEZLEVI LOYNESTHEN THERE'S THESE GUYS david schlettypete rassmusen Chaos! Comics:Lady DeathDark Horse Comics:Abe SapienDC Comics:AmethystAndrew Bennett (I...Vampire) Baron Winters and Merlin Big BardaBlack AdamCaptain Atom (possibly) DeadmanDr. MistDr. Occult/Ros…
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Answer "The Time Machine was first published in 1895 and later directly adapted into at least two theatrical films of the same name as well as at least one television and a large number of comic book adaptations. It also indirectly inspired many more works of fiction in all media. Considered by m…
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HAL9000 is of the 9000 computer series ['the most advanced computer in the world...which has never made a mistake'] in the Space Odyssey series of books and films (Kubrick's 1967 film 2001: A Space Odyssey and Peter Hyam's 1984 followup, 2010: The Year We Make Contact, based on the book by Arthur C.…
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HAL9000 is the on-board computer on the spacecraft USS Discovery, which in the book/film's 2001 is sent to Jupiter to investigate the appearance of an alien monolith (the existence of which the rest of Discovery's crew are uninformed of). HAL's directives are not to lie or conceal information, but a…
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