Hibernation

Hibernation – The ability to slow down and/or cease bodily functions for long periods of time. This allows for the conservation of energy and/or the suspension of aging.

The Cthulhu and the Spawn of Cthulhu have large periods of inactivity during which their dreams effect humans (Field Guide to Cthulhu Monsters).

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The Denobulans need to hibernate five to six days every year. Phlox (Star Trek) is a Denobulan in hibernation below.

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Doctor Strange – The Order #2

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Superboy – Adventure Comics #312

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Hibernation is used as a plot device to allow Captain America to travel from the Golden Age to the Silver Age in Avengers V1 #4-5.

Vance Astro (Marvel) provides a homage to Captain America’s hibernation in Guardians of the Galaxy V2 #2.

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