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    As s source, you have to list the episode (full pagename).

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  • I was told to eliminate the apn links on characters as majority of them are wrong anyways. :) At least with the Golden age sections.

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    • That's what I'm talking about, Kyle. The reason I joined the project was to fix some of these mistakes or sometimes even loop holes (like when an issue leads us to the next one, then next one and at some point it returns to the first one).

      My point is elimination of the feature is not a necessary option. Instead we can let it evolve to a better condition with efforts of other users. I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one who's interested in it. And I know it sounds like impossible thing to do this with the high rate of characters appearance, but some years ago idea of making a database like this seemed damn hard too.

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    • If you'd like to fix stuff for golden age, or minor characters with long periods between appearances, I encourage that. However, we will probably not do anything to help you.

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  • Hi, welcome to DC Database! Thanks for your edit to the Justice League of America Vol 1 252 page.

    Please leave me a message if I can help with anything!

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    • Hi Nikita. The apn is used to show a character's next appearance when they jump from one comic series to another, like from Lobo Vol 2 to Lobo Unbound. You don't need to use it for multiple sequential issues in the same title such as Lobo Vol 2 like you've been doing.

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