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* There were several prisons for benders in ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', built by the Fire Nation. They were built with precautions regarding the element the inmates were capable of bending: for example, a prison designed to hold earthbenders was built from iron over water, with nary a piece of earth in sight.

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* There were several prisons for benders in ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', built by the Fire Nation. They were built with precautions regarding the element the inmates were capable of bending: for example, a prison designed to hold earthbenders was built from iron over water, with nary a piece of earth in sight.sight... [[TooDumbToLive except for the coal that fuels the places smokestacks, that no one ever thought about beforehand.]]

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** ''ComicBook/WonderWoman1987'': The Amazons run a particularly beautiful prison that is specially suited to hold magic users since it is in the same mobile pocket dimension as Themyscira on a little well guarded island floating high above the sea that is absolutely covered in [[PowerNullifier molly]].

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* ''WebComic/GRRLPower'' zigzags this trope. One one hand, Maxima points out that there is no such thing as power negators. On the other, ARCHON gets pretty creative when making up prisons for supers. The girl who can make portals is placed in a pressurized cell, where the depressurization would immediately kill her if she tried to make a portal, and the guy who feeds on violence is kept high as balls and provided with cutesy entertainment.


* In ''FanFic/ChildOfTheStorm'' and its sequels, SHIELD is building the Raft for superhuman criminals, described as being like Azkaban with "all the knobs turned UpToEleven." Except for the soul-sucking demons floating around causing misery and despair, which Fury objects to on ethical grounds. But unfortunately, they come with the prison, so he can't do much about them... the [[BaitAndSwitch Congressional]] [[TakeThat Oversight]] [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Committee]], that is.

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* In ''FanFic/ChildOfTheStorm'' and its sequels, SHIELD is building the Raft for superhuman criminals, described as being like Azkaban with "all the knobs turned UpToEleven." Except for the soul-sucking demons floating around causing misery and despair, which Fury objects to on ethical grounds. But unfortunately, they come with the prison, so he can't do much about them... the [[BaitAndSwitch Congressional]] [[TakeThat Oversight]] [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Congressional Oversight Committee]], that is.


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* In the ''Literature/DiogenesClub'' series, TheMenInBlack maintain a prison in a remote location for dangerous supernatural entities who are too useful or too difficult to just kill. It was originally founded at the order of Elizabeth I to house two sorcerers who weren't noticeably slowed down by being beheaded for treason. The sorcerers are still in residence (with their bodies, heads, and tongues all being kept in separate cells), and the other inmates include {{Omnicidal Maniac}}s, members of TheFairFolk, vampires, and a worm said to be unknown to science.


** Belle Reve Penitentiary in Louisiana is used to hold metahuman criminals. It is also the headquarters of Task Force X (AKA the Suicide Squad), which allows prisoners to [[BoxedCrook perform dangerous missions in return for a reduction in their sentences]].

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** Belle Reve Penitentiary in Louisiana is used to hold metahuman criminals. It is also the headquarters of Task Force X (AKA the Suicide Squad), ComicBook/SuicideSquad), which allows prisoners to [[BoxedCrook perform dangerous missions in return for a reduction in their sentences]].



** The Prison 42. During the ComicBook/CivilWar, a group of heroes led by Iron Man, Mister Fantastic and Yellowjacket created a massive prison in the Negative Zone to house captured non-registering heroes as they waited for tPowerParasite

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** The Prison 42. During the ComicBook/CivilWar, a group of heroes led by Iron Man, Mister Fantastic and Yellowjacket created a massive prison in the Negative Zone to house captured non-registering heroes as they waited for tPowerParasitethem to be tried.



** One Hulk arc introduced the God Complex. Created from salvaged alien technology and built five miles below the surface it was built to hold prisoners no other prison could, which was mostly giant sentient monsters. When the door was blown off at the end of the arc they were all too institutionalized to want to leave.

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** One Hulk ComicBook/IncredibleHulk arc introduced the God Complex. Created from salvaged alien technology and built five miles below the surface it was built to hold prisoners no other prison could, which was mostly giant sentient monsters. When the door was blown off at the end of the arc they were all too institutionalized to want to leave.


** There are at least two in the sequel ''Literature/{{Ward}}''. Due to the interdimensional portals [[spoiler:left around after [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIT Gold Morning]] ]] they are located on uninhabited alternate earths in order to make escape more difficult.

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** There are at least two in the sequel ''Literature/{{Ward}}''. Due to the interdimensional portals [[spoiler:left around after [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIT [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt Gold Morning]] ]] they are located on uninhabited alternate earths in order to make escape more difficult.



* The protagonists of ''Series/TheFlash2014'' stored captured [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividuals metahumans]] in a failed [[MagicalParticleAccelerator particle accelerator]] [[MacGyvering re-purposed]] to be a prison. In Season 2, once the existence of metahumans becomes common knowledge, the ordinary Iron Heights prison is refitted to be able to handle metahuman prisoners. We're never shown how it works, though. Presumably, though, Cisco is consulted on each prisoner. The cells in the particle accelerator remain, though, and are used occasionally to temporarily hold people thereafter. Additionally, [[BigBad Zoom]] holds his special prisoners in small transparent cells that only he can enter by vibrating his body. [[spoiler:Barry is able to escape it by copying Zoom's trick]].
** In the crossover ''Series/{{Supergirl 2015}}'' episode, Barry helps the National City justice department do the same to their prison, allowing it to contain individuals with superpowers, as well as to be afforded the same rights of due process as everyone else.

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* The protagonists of ''Series/TheFlash2014'' stored captured [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividuals metahumans]] in a failed [[MagicalParticleAccelerator particle accelerator]] [[MacGyvering re-purposed]] to be a prison.prison, [[RealityEnsues which is eventually shown to be very much illegal]] and is therefore only used on a very temporary basis after Season 1. In Season 2, once the existence of metahumans becomes common knowledge, the ordinary Iron Heights prison is refitted to be able to handle metahuman prisoners. We're never shown how it works, though. Presumably, though, Cisco is consulted on each prisoner. The cells in the particle accelerator remain, though, and are used occasionally to temporarily hold people thereafter. Additionally, [[BigBad Zoom]] holds his special prisoners in small transparent cells that only he can enter by vibrating his body. [[spoiler:Barry is able to escape it by copying Zoom's trick]].
** In the crossover ''Series/{{Supergirl 2015}}'' ''Series/{{Supergirl|2015}}'' episode, Barry helps the National City justice department do the same to their prison, allowing it to contain individuals with superpowers, as well as to be afforded the same rights of due process as everyone else.


* In ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', the Birdcage was specifically designed to be proof against escape even by the most powerful [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual parahumans]].
** There are at least two in the sequel ''Literature/{{Ward}}''. Due to the interdimensional portals [[spoiler:left around after [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIT Gold Morning]] ]] they are located on uninhabited alternate earths in order to make escape more difficult.



* In ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', the Birdcage was specifically designed to be proof against escape even by the most powerful [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual parahumans]].


* Azkaban in the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' universe is a prison for evil wizards, guarded by the soul-sucking dementors. Sirius Black is the only person in history to have escaped, though Dumbledore makes a BlaseBoast in the fifth book where he states that he could easily do so as well if he needed to. Given his status as TheArchmage, he's probably not bluffing.

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* Azkaban in the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' universe is a prison for evil dark wizards, guarded by the soul-sucking dementors. {{Eldritch Abomination}}s called Dementors. Sirius Black is and [[spoiler:Barty Crouch Junior]] are the only person in history prisoners known to have escaped, escaped before the Dementors mutiny in the fifth book, though Dumbledore makes a BlaseBoast in the fifth book where he states that he could easily do so break out as well if he needed to. Given his status as TheArchmage, he's probably not bluffing.


** There were two prisons called the Big House and the Ant Hill where super criminals were shrunk by Pym Particles during their sentence. The latter had guards use Ant Man helmets to remotely use ants to control inmates, as the facility was essentially a large ant farm.
** Augustus Roman is a private businessman who owned a facility called The Cellar which was really a front for him to use technology to [[PowerParasite leech superpowers]] from villains before moving on to take out all superheroes.

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** There were two prisons was a prison introduced in She-Hulk called the Big House and House, nicknamed the Ant Hill Farm, where super criminals were shrunk by Pym Particles during their sentence. The latter had guards use used Ant Man helmets to remotely use have ants to control inmates, as the facility was essentially ''was'' a large ant farm.
** Augustus Roman is a private businessman who owned a facility called The Cellar which was really a front for him to use technology to [[PowerParasite leech superpowers]] from villains before moving on to take out all superheroes.the superheroes' powers.
** One Hulk arc introduced the God Complex. Created from salvaged alien technology and built five miles below the surface it was built to hold prisoners no other prison could, which was mostly giant sentient monsters. When the door was blown off at the end of the arc they were all too institutionalized to want to leave.


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** There was also The Cube, which specifically housed gamma mutated criminals.


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** When Yellowjacket appeared he seemingly vaporized criminals before they could be brought in. In reality he was shrinking them into a subatomic facility of his creation, but the shrinking destabilized and everyone had to be evacuated before they were crushed as it shrunk out of existence.


** The Prison 42. During the ComicBook/CivilWar, a group of heroes led by Iron Man, Mister Fantastic and Yellowjacket created a massive prison in the Negative Zone to house captured non-registering heroes as they waited for their trials.

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** The Prison 42. During the ComicBook/CivilWar, a group of heroes led by Iron Man, Mister Fantastic and Yellowjacket created a massive prison in the Negative Zone to house captured non-registering heroes as they waited for tPowerParasite
** There were two prisons called the Big House and the Ant Hill where super criminals were shrunk by Pym Particles during
their trials. sentence. The latter had guards use Ant Man helmets to remotely use ants to control inmates, as the facility was essentially a large ant farm.
** Augustus Roman is a private businessman who owned a facility called The Cellar which was really a front for him to use technology to [[PowerParasite leech superpowers]] from villains before moving on to take out all superheroes.

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* The main setting of ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureStoneOcean'', the Green Dolphin Street Jail, [[ZigZaggedTrope wasn't designed specifically with the intent of containing Stand users]] - and in fact its warden is a [[{{Muggle}} non-User]] and therefore not privy to TheMasquerade - but since, in-universe, fate is explicitly stated to draw Stand users together, once one User wound up inside, coincidental events started drawing in more and more, and some of the prison's staff ended up being Stand users with abilities specially suited to keeping other users contained. The captain of the guards, Miuccia Miuller, had Jail House Lock, which blocked anyone that touched it from acquiring new memories, and the prison chaplain, Enrico Pucci, had Whitesnake, which could remove the stands of others. [[spoiler:Pucci turns out to be corrupt, distributing stolen Stands to non-User prisoners as bribes to make them help him achieve his own goals.]]


* In ''FanFic/ChildOfTheStorm'' and its sequels, SHIELD is building the Raft for superhuman criminals, described as being like Azkaban with "all the knobs turned UpToEleven." Except for the soul-sucking demons floating around causing misery and despair, which Fury objects to on ethical grounds. Unfortunately, he can't do much about them. The [[BaitAndSwitch Congressional]] [[TakeThat Oversight]] [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Committee]], that is.

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* In ''FanFic/ChildOfTheStorm'' and its sequels, SHIELD is building the Raft for superhuman criminals, described as being like Azkaban with "all the knobs turned UpToEleven." Except for the soul-sucking demons floating around causing misery and despair, which Fury objects to on ethical grounds. Unfortunately, But unfortunately, they come with the prison, so he can't do much about them. The them... the [[BaitAndSwitch Congressional]] [[TakeThat Oversight]] [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Committee]], that is.


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** The 'Dark Levels' of RealLife British prison 'Strangeways' (now officially known as HM Prison Manchester), under the prison. They're run by [=MI13=] and are designed to hold superpowered prisoners of all kinds.

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