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Identify these “Retro Machines”

Who are all of the "Retro Machines" depicted on this shirt design, and what properties are they from?
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What creature has spokes in its eyes, a beak, and strands of hair coming from the very tip of its triangular ears? [on hold]

On the ski trips to France last year and this year, I saw shops selling decorative caps to be worn on a ski helmet. These caps depict the head of a variety of creatures, and are made of some soft ...
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Who is this size-shifter that gets smarter as he shrinks

I remember this character from a superhero comic book. It was almost certainly a book by a US publisher, and I'm pretty sure it was not older than late 90s. I'm also pretty sure that the character in ...
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Can you identify these Doctors of the science fiction genre in miniature formats?

Please identify these Doctors, their minions, their comic or science fiction genre of origin and links, if possible.
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Arthurian tale featuring enemy who is strengthened by the earth

I vaguely remember a tale of one of King Arthur's knights fighting an opponent who is magically strengthened by being in contact with the ground. I think the protagonist defeats him by bodily lifting ...
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Who are the Captains in this image?

I'm trying to figure out who the twelve characters in this picture are. I can figure out a couple of the easy ones, such as Malcolm Reynolds. Who are the characters in this image?
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Who are these Blizzard characters?

I came across this article that has an image with a bunch of Blizzard characters. *Please note this a editted(poorly) version that I made to group the characters together better. Click to enlarge. ...
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Was Constable Zuvio in The Force Awakens?

Constable Zuvio has his own page on StarWars.com and Wookieepedia and even a Black Series toy. Was Constable Zuvio even in The Force Awakens? If so, when did he show up and what did he do?
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Are these two women existing Star Trek characters?

During the trial scene at the end of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, there are three women seated on the front row in the background who appear to be existing characters, but since we never see them up ...
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Whos is the giant hologram in a chair guy? [duplicate]

In force awakens who is the hologram lord guy whom the dark side soldiers and captains consult? He's in a chair like that US president, and is a hologram, and is gigantic as well as old and alien like ...
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Is this the same droid in two scenes from the Force Awakens?

In this scene, we see... But, here, in this next scene we see... So, is it a big mistake in the movie??
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Did this stormtrooper in “The Force Awakens” have a name?

In The Force Awakens when the protagonists reach Maz Kanata’s castle and are abruptly attacked by the Kylo Ren and the First Order, an unnamed Stormtrooper has a scuffle with Finn, showing off his ...
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What happened to each of The Original Forty?

J. K. Rowling had released (Harry Potter and Me and then Pottermore) the original draft for the names of the students in Harry's year. Not counting the ones crossed out, these are the original forty ...
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What are the aliens species in the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”?

We see many alien species in the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", especially in Maz Kanata's castle: photo by Annie Leibovitz What species are they? Do all the species have a name? Is there a list ...
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Who's that big scary guy talking to Kylo Ren and Hux?

In the movie, Kylo Ren and General Hux go talk to someone who is shown as the hologram of a big, weird, and scary guy. They call him “Supreme Leader,” and he seems to be the power behind the ruler. ...
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What species other than humans and E.T.s managed to survive from the galaxy far far away until E.T. the Extraterrestrial was released?

What species other than humans and E.T.s managed to survive from the galaxy far far away and a long time ago until E.T. the Extraterrestrial phoned home?
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Who is the hobo?

In The Polar Express (2004) we see this hobo: He claims to be the 'King of the North Pole', but I'm not entirely sure. Who or what is he? I'm looking for an out-of-universe explanation regarding ...
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What did Profion put into Damodar's head?

In the Dungeons & Dragons movie from 2000, evil wizard Profion magically places some kind of creature into the head of his lieutenant Damodar. The creature serves two purposes, both enhancing ...
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Who was the old man at the beginning of The Force Awakens?

Who was the old man at the beginning of the movie? P.S. I don't believe I spoil anything with this question
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Who is this Star Wars character?

I was searching for Star Wars artwork when I found this. Being minimalist artwork, it's hard to tell who some of the characters are since they lack detail. I've been able to guess most of the ...
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What franchises are these robots from?

I know you guys love identifying things but we don't have any Robots! :D
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Who is this person on the cover of the Star Wars Radio Drama?

I don't remember this person being in the film, do we know who he is?
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Who is this character in the second Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer?

In the most recent Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer (apologies, this link will take you to Facebook), we see this character: . So do we know who he/she is?
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Identify this tribe from LOTR, and their eventual fate

I am trying to find the name of the group of generally neutral men who help guide Aragorn and company through the mountains. Google has been of no help, and my copy of the trilogy rotted in the ...
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D.C. Madman with cat cannon? [closed]

I recently heard Trevor Noah of the Daily Show say: Not to be confused with the D.C. Madman, the eccentric 19th century scientist known for attacking the White House with a cat-cannon Who ...
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Who are these alternate-dimension Batmen?

From Batman: The Brave and the Bold: These are various Batmen from different dimensions. Regular Batman is in the middle. I recognize Vampire Batman and Pirate Batman. I need help with the others. ...
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Identify this DC character

Can anyone tell me who the guy with the yellow and black mask is? He's in the top right corner. Directly above Batgirl and to the right of Superman. Image source - Harley's Joker
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What is this rebel pilot's backstory?

Regarding the deleted scene in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope: We see Luke reunited with Biggs Darklighter in the Rebel Hangar. A third pilot joins the ...
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Can someone identify all the characters in this Marvel Not Brand Echh panel?

Marvel's Not Brand Echh was a satirical magazine poking fun at the "Distinguished Competition", published in the 1960s. Since I wasn't around then, some of the jokes and references require a quick ...
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Who's the Irish female J.A.R.V.I.S in Age of Ultron?

I thought I knew a decent amount about Iron Man and The Avengers in general, but I've no idea who that Irish woman was in Iron Man's suit in Age of Ultron. It really sticks in my mind because she had ...
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Who said 'Sacre Bleu?'

What comic book series had characters that said 'Sacre Bleu? I am unable to find the title that seems right. I believe that the Aries was published in the early 1950's, possibly earlier.
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Who are the Macbeth Singers? (Double Double Toil and Trouble)?

Who are the students in Flitwick's choir in Prisoner of Azkaban who are singing the Macbeth song ("Double Double Toil and Trouble")?
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Identify these Warhammer creatures

In a recent trailer for Total War: Warhammer, we see these creatures of Chaos for a brief moment. I don't recognize them. Can anyone tell me who or what they are?
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Who is this goblin with a teapot on a stick?

I'm trying to identify this action figure. It is only labeled "Electronic Arts", leading me to assume it is related to a video game.
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Is this pale sloppy guy from a movie?

I am looking for this guy. Is this a character of some movie, or a model of some gfx studio? Would like to have some better quality pictures of him. Thanks folks
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Is this Marina Sirtis?

(+1s should be given for least wordy question on site)
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Who are these Lego superheroes?

Recently my wife bought me this amazing gift: it's a frame with a set of Lego superheroes/villains from the Marvel and DC universes. Image below. Now, I know most of them, but I'm not able to place ...
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What is the name of a comic character with a yellow suit that looks like a moth or mosquito?

Below is a picture. It doesn't look like Mosquito Man, Yellowjacket, or the Moth. My son received it in a pile of giveaway toys (including both DC and Marvel characters) so no packaging was available. ...
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Who are these characters with black-and-gold Iron Man?

I only really recognize Iron Man in the centre, even though his armour looks to be black and yellow and not red and yellow.
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Can anyone identify these tyranids from this description?

In the audio book Helion Rain, some tyranid creatures are described but never actually identified. I don't recognise them from their decsription, Two enormous tyranid creatures were hovering ...
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Fables character identification

Who is the space-looking character in this Fables panel from the last volume? Has he been shown or mentioned in earlier chapters?
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Cartoon where the main character had a cannon built into his arm?

When I was a kid, about 23 years ago I remember I was watching a cartoon where the main character had a cannon built in to his arm. So when everything got hairy, he just screwed his arm off, and this ...
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Who is this character on the variant cover of New Avengers #1

I was reading some of my old comics and noticed this variant cover of New Avengers #1. Who is the guy in black between Ironman and Captain America? I just re-read this issue and the few after so I ...
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Character in Buffy (possibly Angel) who could not lie

I can't remember if this character was in Buffy or Angel, but I'm pretty sure I remember he was talking to Angel. Angel had enlisted his help to accomplish some task. His schtick was he absolutely ...
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Picture Of A Decapitated Robot's Head

Sometime ago I met a girl who had the most stunning tattoo of a decapitated robot's head on her arm. It may of been an Egyptian robot's head, but it was simply stunning. I recall there were wires ...
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Anyone remember a sic-fi character named Saa?

HELP!! Anyone remember a sci-fi character named 'Saa'? It's from a book back in the 1960, I believe, maybe 70s. Any help is truly appreciated.
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Is Organa in “Dark Resurrection” fan movie the original princess Leia?

I have recently watched "Dark Resurrection - volume 1", an independent fan movie set in the Star Wars universe. In the movie, there is a old Jedi master named Organa and - according to IMDB - she ...
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Who are these DC superheroes?

Besides Batman, Superman , Wonder Woman and Green Lantern, who are these superheroes?
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Where is the image of the man in this fan-made Captain Planet poster from?

Ok, so I stumbled across this image recently - And after some close inspection, it turns out this was fan made (Some clues indicate the Typography - the "C" looks terrible, the symmetry of the ...