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This General Protection Fault comic has the sci-fi geek character rattling off a list of science fiction villains:

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I will help find the Earth, and nothing can stop me. Not even Martians, Klingons, Cylons, Daleks, Sith, Draconians, Kromaggs, Xenomorphs, Terminators, Vogons, Replicants...

and this message in the References box:

References: No reference links this time, folks. But I do challenge you to name as many of the sci-fi properties as you can whose villains are referenced in Panel Three! (Premium subscribers can get the answers in the Author's Notes!)

I'm not a premium subscriber, so I can't just go look at the answers. But I was able to identify half of them.

  • Martians - War of the Worlds
  • Klingons - Star Trek
  • Cylons
  • Daleks - Doctor Who
  • Sith - Star Wars
  • Draconians
  • Kromaggs
  • Xenomorphs - Alien
  • Terminators - Terminator
  • Vogons
  • Replicants

What series are the other ones from?

  • Draconians are from Doctor Who. – Mithical Dec 23 '15 at 2:28
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    Is there anything on this list that couldn't be answered by a basic Google search? (I'm tempted to downvote on "does not show any research effort" ground from DV arrow, but will refrain if someone shows me a positive answer to that non-rhethorical question) – DVK-on-Ahch-To Dec 23 '15 at 2:33
  • @DVK: I thought about that. My justification would be that Stack Exchange sites are useful for gathering particular information into one place. Perhaps not a particularly strong one... – El'endia Starman Dec 23 '15 at 2:36
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    @DVK You are demonstrably correct (although I only had to look up Kromaggs) – Jason Baker Dec 23 '15 at 2:38
  • Ah, screw it. I am, after all, on strike, and I used to love GPF. No DV :) – DVK-on-Ahch-To Dec 23 '15 at 2:38
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  • Martians are from lots of different things. War of the Worlds is referenced in the question, but A Princess of Mars also springs to mind, among myriad of other examples. Which one the artist was referring to can only be learned from the author notes

  • The Cylons are the principal antagonists of Battlestar Galactica

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  • "Draconians" could refer to one of two fictional creatures:

    • Doctor Who had Draconians, an intergalactic empire of humanoid reptiles appearing in "Frontier in Space", a Third Doctor story:

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    • More likely (since we've already had a Doctor Who alien mentioned) are the Draconians from the Dragonlance universe, a popular Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting that spawned a novel series1:

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  • Kromaggs are from the late 90's TV show Sliders

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  • Vogons are from Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, renowned for producing the third-worst poetry in the universe

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    The above image is from the 2005 live action adaptation starring Martin Freeman

  • Replicants are the androids from Blade Runner. Harrison Ford's character, Deckard, hunts runaway Replicants for a living


1 Not to Adeptus for pointing this out

  • Though probably not relevant, Draconians are also from the Dragonlance D&D setting (games, books, etc) – Adeptus Dec 23 '15 at 4:15
  • @Adeptus Cheers; added that in. Honestly I stopped Googling for "Draconians" when I hit the reptilian conspiracies. Didn't take long – Jason Baker Dec 23 '15 at 4:20

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