Founded in 1975 by university students
Yoshihiro Yonezawa, Teruo Harada and Jun
Aniwa, it is now held twice a year; the Summer
version in August, and the Winter version in
December. The current location is the Tokyo
Big Sight center, and its popularity ensures
that people have an average wait-time of 5
hours in line to get in, making the official
websites issue a set of guidelines for first-
timers to avoid waiting as much as possible.
Name and the primary focus of this event.
16. komiket (comic market)
It’s a comic faip with a focus on doujinshi,
or fan-made manga.
Movie poster for
drawn by one of
most artists of
the time. Who? ( on
sale currently for
In the JLA Watchtower, Lex Luthor is telling the story
of Brainiac's conquest of earth to Superman, Batman,
and Wonder Woman. Luthor explains that he was able
to steal the stolen energy from Brainiac's mother ship
in the form of "exobytes", that can project the energy
into a living host. Luthor has releaseD the exobytes
into the atmosphere of present-day Earth, so that
thousands of new metahumans will be created from
ordinary humans. He implores the Justice League to
find and train these new metahumans, because Brainiac
is coming, and the Earth must be ready to succeed
where Luthor has failed.
What begins this way?
37. Typhoid Mary, based on Mary Mallon.
The kingpin, based on actor sydney
Elektra, based on the greek mythological
What’s common to these two coveps?
40. Only two covers not drawn by regular
cover artists james jean and joao Ruas.
82 was by interior artist mark buckingham,
11 was by illustrator aron wiesenfeld.
One of the more
this quiz. What
inspired by this
43. The visual
design of the
Plucked Fishing line strung between two
posts, magnetic film being cinched tighter
on a spindle, compressed air, shaving
cream spurts, the swish of old woven fly
fishing line were used to reproduce the
distinctive word that first appeared in
1965. Which word?
Introduced by Marv Wolfman and Gene
Colan as a supporting character in Marvel
Comics' The Tomb of Dracula #10 (July 1973),
basing the character's features on "a
composite of actors" including NFL
football star-turned-actor Jim Brown. He
made his first solo debut 20 years later
in a 10-isssue series. In the meantime, he
had appeared in team books such as
Nightstalkers and Midnight Sons. Who?
The ____ is a male entity of both light and
dark which represents both order and chaos.
It is the offspring of the primal forces of
the universe The Darkness and The Angelus
and therefore acts as a balance between the
two entities. Because of its semi-organic
structure it is able to create a symbiote-like
bond with a host. Among the wielders are
Joan of Arc, Cleopatra, Hua Mulan and
Elizabeth Brontë, the current wielder being a
NY detective of Italian origin.
Both are homages of a cover by Jim
steranko. Which title?
A loosely-grouped team with rotating
members which operates out of Platinum
Flats, CA, the official name of the team is
never used (and not even mentioned until
issue 86). The only male member to join
the team was probably chosen for his
name, rather than his credentials.
Which team? Who is the male member?
we became what we are. we are
surrounded by them. we're among them
and when we finally give up we become
them. we're living on borrowed time here.
every minute of our life is a minute we
steal from them. you think we hide behind
walls to protect ourselves from them?
don't you get it? we are ____!
83. The first time it was acknowledged that an
artist other than bob kane drew batman.
Story by Srividya natarajan ( of no onions nor garlic
fame) and art in the gond tradition by the vyam
brothers. Joe Sacco says, ‘By boldly using the Pardhan
Gond tradition, X conveys why caste and Y matter in
India today.’ What?
From charles Bupns’ latest album X-ed out.
Which two books are being referenced?
The Hijack, The Impostor (sic), The Dacoit
queen, the lost idol, The magic floor,
Connect with the image.
92. Titles of the amitabh bachchan series
supremo. The image is from the filipino
Mohammad Nor Khalid has published more
than 20 volumes of cartoons since he was 13
years old. His finest work, published 1979, is
an autobiographical account telling of his
adventures in the jungles and tin mines,
family, and school life in a village. translated
into multiple languages, IT even has had a
sequel. The name for the work refers to a
Malay hamlet with 10,000 inhabitants or less.
in the second season erisode, “Batman’s Annivepsapy”
of the 60’s batman TV sepies, the cliffhanger of the
two-parter was that Batman and Robin were trapped in
quicksand on top of a giant anniversary cake (a
fiendish plot by the Riddler
in the orening of the next erisode, “A Riddling
Contpovepsy,” the announcep, as he was wont to do,
set up the cliffhanger again and told the audience,
“A ____ ___ ______ end awaits them unless
something awfully good happens awfully fast.”
A phrase that is used to refer to events of the 80s,
ironically. What phrase?
A: anti-hero character who was popular enough to feature in a
film by mario bava.
B. Feminine horror version in the same vein.
C: more crime-oriented version.
They form the K-series of Italian comics. ID all three.
Art by Marie
Where would you
114. A MINI THEME OF SORTS
No points for theme.
4 Questions, which have connected
answers of sorts.
This character, created in 1919,
had a huge readership in 21
countries till its cancellation
in 1947. Part of the reason why
its in this quiz is because of a
1923 song inspired by him,
which in turn inspired a word
much in use today.
Part 2: the character's horse
was such a star during the
1920s that children who
enjoyed the comics were
liable to get ____ for a
nickname. Among people who
got this nickname was Charles
Schultz, creator of Peanuts.
ID character and horse.
Superman: up up and away.
Lone Ranger: __ __, ______, ____!
What’s common to the two?
120. Hi Yo, Silver, AWAY!
Both originated on the radio show as a
means to show that they were about to
In a supvey done in the eaply 00’s, it was
found that the default password most
belgians used was rantanplan, after a
character in one of the most beloved
franco-belgian comics. Which comic?
Y was the property of the Maharajah of
Nimpore. When the Maharajah's daughter,
Lakania, was kidnapped, X takes Y to go and
rescue her. When they encountered a
tiger, X was amazed at Y's bravery and
intelligence, as he kept the tiger at bay,
along with Z, X's companion even though X
and Z had never met before. After the
rescue was accomplished, the Maharajah
let X take Y, in gratitude. ID X,Y and Z.