Graphic Rampage 2011 - The Prelims


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The prelims to the comics quiz I conducted for the Karnataka Quiz Association on 30th Jan, 2011.

File uses fonts from Blambot (

The background images are from Becky Cloonan and Brian Wood's Demo v2, one of the best comics published in 2010, well worth your time. Images are copyright Wood, Cloonan and DC/Vertigo.

The Artist's hand is taken from a Brian Bolland Animal Man cover. Image copyright Bolland and DC/Vertigo.

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Graphic Rampage 2011 - The Prelims

  1. 1. The karnataka quiz association presentsGRAPHIC RAMPAGEThe prelims to the 2011 editionQM: Satyajit chetri
  2. 2.  28 questions Including a mini-theme. Most questions are visuals. But do not require you to run towards the ppojectop. If thepe’s any wpitten information that cannot be understood, the qm will read it out.
  3. 3. 1 Archie comics is stopping it with comics shipping from February. DC from April. Bongo stopped a year ago, and not many people noticed. Marvel had stopped a decade ago. What?
  4. 4. 2 Whose self-portrait?
  5. 5. 3 His first name is Remington, and his steady girlfriend is a fashion model named Judith Lynne, known better by her nickname, Both of which wepe taken fpom the cpeatop’s three daughters. ID Him and the giplfpiend’s nickname.
  6. 6. 4 Which literary wopk’s Amap Chitra katha version? The english version of the literary work was titled ‘the abbey of bliss’.
  7. 7. 5 What happened 3 days after this comic came out, in 1997?
  8. 8. 6 ‘A stpip I would peally like to dpaw’ by a famous name in a stint in Mad Magazine. Identify.
  9. 9. 7 X was founded in 1588 as a secret society of nationalists (hence named after the five islands that form the country) but were soon co-opted by an ancient clan called Snakeroot, which serves a primordial demon called The Beast. Currently heavily involved in international organized crime and mercenary activities such as assassination plots. Y is a group founded in 1583 founded by two men, who later had a fall-out with each other. The name came from the fact that "every journey begins with a single step". Currently based out the original country and America, mostly for assassination and security contracts.
  10. 10. 8 ID characters in the middle and on the right.
  11. 11. 9 Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu was conceived in late 1972 when Marvel Comics acquired the comic book rights to X while they also held the rights to the Kung Fu television program. Instead of producing a straight adaptation of either source, Marvel combined the two. Shang-Chi was considered to be the son of X, and some supporting characters, such as Denis Nayland Smith were creations from X. Which series?
  12. 12. 10 ID character.
  13. 13. 11 The only EC cover done by a famous artist yielded the highest price paid for a published piece of American comic art - $380,000. Who’s the artist, more known for his paintings than his work in comics?
  14. 14. 12 Based on a concept by?
  15. 15. 13 Which work by Vishwajyoti Ghosh?
  16. 16. 14 This appeared in every example. What is it?
  17. 17. 15 What has been blanked out?
  18. 18. 16 A panel from a NY times bestseller, released in 2009. which book?
  19. 19. 17 Album cover by?
  20. 20. 18 Two others came before the three you see here. One is fairly obvious. Name the other.
  21. 21. MINI THEME 5 questions All involve identifying the titles Theme at the end. 3 bonus points if you crack the theme. No need to come running to the screen to view small print, everything of note has been removed.
  22. 22. 19
  23. 23. 20
  24. 24. 21
  25. 25. 22
  26. 26. 23
  27. 27. 24 Theme?
  28. 28. 25 Whose symbol is this?
  29. 29. 26 What was the local name of the weekly youth supplement to the newspaper "The Twentieth Centupy“, which was published from 1928 to 1940?
  30. 30. 27 Who drew this book cover?
  31. 31. 28
  32. 32. THE END 30 seconds to wrap up .