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* Superman does this in ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueTheFlashpointParadox'' when he decides to hold his hands over one of the city-destroying bombs set off by Professor Zoom attached to one of his minion's belts.

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* Superman does this in ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueTheFlashpointParadox'' when he decides to hold his hands over one of the city-destroying bombs set off by Professor Zoom attached to one of his minion's belts. Heatwave, who is still ''wearing'' the belt, is not amused.
-->'''Superman:''' Waiting is the worst part.


* ''Literature/TheMalloreon'': After the final confrontation, the [[DeityOfHumanOrigin newly deified]] [[spoiler:Eriond]] contains the world-destroying force of a CosmicKeystone's destruction with his [[CompleteImmortality indestructible body]] and [[RealityWarper divine will]].

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* ''Literature/TheMalloreon'': After the final confrontation, the [[DeityOfHumanOrigin newly deified]] [[spoiler:Eriond]] contains the world-destroying force of a CosmicKeystone's destruction with his [[CompleteImmortality indestructible invulnerable body]] and [[RealityWarper divine will]].

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* ''Literature/TheMalloreon'': After the final confrontation, the [[DeityOfHumanOrigin newly deified]] [[spoiler:Eriond]] contains the world-destroying force of a CosmicKeystone's destruction with his [[CompleteImmortality indestructible body]] and [[RealityWarper divine will]].
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* In the WesternAnimation/WoodyWoodpecker cartoon "Under the Counter Spy", Woody has taken a secret formula that gives him super strenght. The villain throws a CartoonBomb at him and Woody pushes the explosion back with his bare hands, then tosses the bomb back, where it explodes on the villain's face.


* ''WesternAnimation/TheMask:'' Masked Stanley one-ups his live -action self by swallowing an entire ''nuclear missile'' and containing the explosion in him, even taking time to mock the one that launched it afterwards.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheMask:'' Masked Stanley The Mask one-ups his live -action self what he did in the film by swallowing an entire ''nuclear missile'' and containing the explosion in him, even taking time to mock the one that launched it afterwards.





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-->'''Superman:''' ''(narrating)'' Now I was angry.

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-->'''Superman:''' ''(narrating)'' ''[narrating]'' Now I was angry.



-->'''Flash:''' Did you hear what Wonder Woman said? Your supernova stunt is now on record as a "feat", hotshot.
-->'''Green Lantern:''' Great. I made "feat" status. What comes next, miracles?

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-->'''Flash:''' Did you hear what Wonder Woman said? Your supernova stunt is now on record as a "feat", hotshot.
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* In ''FanFic/InnocenceOnceLost'' spinoff ''After the War'' Princess Luna is forced to contain an Antimatter Bomb explosion to foil a terrorist attack. She gets maimed for life and had she not been on the [[PlaceOfPower moons surface]] and recieved medical aid quickly enough she would have likely died from her injuries.

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* In ''FanFic/InnocenceOnceLost'' ''Fanfic/InnocenceOnceLost'' spinoff ''After the War'' Princess Luna is forced to contain an Antimatter Bomb explosion to foil a terrorist attack. She gets maimed for life and had she not been on the [[PlaceOfPower moons surface]] and recieved medical aid quickly enough she would have likely died from her injuries.



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* Daemon in ''WesternAnimation/{{ReBoot}}'' does this to an explosion caused by an incendiary round shot by Matrix to show how little chance any weaponry had against her.

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* Daemon in ''WesternAnimation/{{ReBoot}}'' ''WesternAnimation/ReBoot'' does this to an explosion caused by an incendiary round shot by Matrix to show how little chance any weaponry had against her.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheMask:'' Masked Stanley one-ups his live action self by swallowing an entire ''nuclear missile'' and containing the explosion in him, even taking time to mock the one that launched it afterwards.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheMask:'' Masked Stanley one-ups his live action -action self by swallowing an entire ''nuclear missile'' and containing the explosion in him, even taking time to mock the one that launched it afterwards.




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* In the climax of ''WesternAnimation/TheJimmyTimmyPowerHour'', Jorgen contained Professor Calamitous' DoomsdayDevice explosion in the palm of his hand.


* ''ComicBook/WonderWomanRebirth'': When Diana finds a bomb hidden at Etta's brother's wedding she doesn't have enough time to dispose of it and instead faces away from the other revelers, hugs it to her chest and curls around it as it goes off.

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* ''ComicBook/WonderWomanRebirth'': When Diana finds a bomb hidden at Etta's brother's wedding she doesn't have enough time to dispose of it and instead faces away from the other revelers, hugs it to her chest and curls around it as it goes off. It makes a mess of her dress and does enough structural damage to the building that they need to evacuate in a hurry but the only one harmed is Etta by a small piece of shrapnel Diana didn't manage to contain.

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* ''ComicBook/WonderWomanRebirth'': When Diana finds a bomb hidden at Etta's brother's wedding she doesn't have enough time to dispose of it and instead faces away from the other revelers, hugs it to her chest and curls around it as it goes off.


* In [[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/48294/after-the-war-luna-aeternal Luna Aeternal]] Princess Luna is forced to contain an Antimatter Bomb explosion to foil a terrorist attack. She gets maimed for life and had she not been on the [[PlaceOfPower moons surface]] and recieved medical aid quickly enough she would have likely died from her injuries.

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* In [[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/48294/after-the-war-luna-aeternal Luna Aeternal]] ''FanFic/InnocenceOnceLost'' spinoff ''After the War'' Princess Luna is forced to contain an Antimatter Bomb explosion to foil a terrorist attack. She gets maimed for life and had she not been on the [[PlaceOfPower moons surface]] and recieved medical aid quickly enough she would have likely died from her injuries.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': [[PhysicalGod Sutekh]] has to contain an explosion sparked by a box of blasting gelignite which the Doctor had placed on a missile that was supposed to go to Mars. Despite his near-omnipotence, it puts an immense strain on his powers.


* In the ''WesternAnimation/Futurama'' episode ''War is the H-Word'', Bender does this with an exploding ball, the resulting explosion turning him into a Jiffy-Pop-like puffball.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/Futurama'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode ''War is the H-Word'', Bender does this with an exploding ball, the resulting explosion turning him into a Jiffy-Pop-like puffball.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/Futurama'' episode ''War is the H-Word'', Bender does this with an exploding ball, the resulting explosion turning him into a Jiffy-Pop-like puffball.

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