326) Omniscience

Omniscience – The ability to know anything and everything.

In Swamp Thing #62, Metron and Swamp Thing encounter an aleph and are temporarily omniscient.  The graphic below was made by joining two pages and kept full size when uploaded.  I think the graphic might make a good poster!

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Destiny (DC) has a book chained to his wrist that presumably has all the knowledge in the universe (The Sandman: Endless Nights).

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Doctor Doom (Marvel) struggles with omniscience in Secret Wars I.

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The Leader (Marvel) discovers that too much knowledge can literally kill you in Tales to Astonish V1 #74.

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Luis Borges wrote a story called The Aleph which deals with omniscience.

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The Phantom Stranger (DC) has near omniscience (Secret Origins V3 #10).

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In Silver Surfer V3 #45, Thanos (Marvel) struggles with omniscience.

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The omniscience of Thanos (Marvel) is illustrated in depth in Thanos Quest #2.

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The Beyonder (Marvel) shares omniscience with his girlfriend Allison and she doesn’t like it in Secret Wars II #4.


Detective Chimp (DC) experiences omniscience in Helmet of Fate-Detective Chimp #1.


Mr. Majestic (Wildstorm) can become omniscient for a second.


Eternity (Marvel) and Infinity (Marvel) are omniscient.

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