Questions tagged [character-identification]

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Who is this Green Lantern member?

While reading Final Crisis #5, I noticed that one panel shows a Green Lantern who looks remarkably like the villain Doomsday. He has orange skin instead of grey, but otherwise they look fairly ...
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What characters can be identified in the Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer?

The official teaser trailer for upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series on Disney+ has been released and we are treated to some familiar faces and some new ones. However, I ...
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What character is this on the back of Reese's Puffs?

What character is this on the back of Reese's Puffs cereal? It seems to be some weird mutant Mickey Mouse.
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Can anybody identify these Marvel characters?

I think they are mostly Marvel characters, but I don't know. Could anybody please name them? A: B: C: D: E: F: G: H: I: J: K: L: M: N: O: P: Q: R: S:
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What is this beast in Thor: Love and Thunder trailer?

In the newly released Thor: Love and Thunder trailer we see a large beast. What is this beast?
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Who is this woman wielding Mjölnir?

The new Thor: Love and Thunder trailer dropped. After the title hero they teased a woman catching Mjölnir, Captain America-style (See trailer at around the 1:19 mark). Who is this character?
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Chinese mutant who can absorb a tiny fraction of every Chinese person's lifeforce?

It was Marvel, 99% sure of that. And I'm also 99% certain that, given this, the character in question was a mutant. It was a one-off appearance, although the character might have been reused later, in ...
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What is Flip's ethnicity?

In the Little Nemo comic strip written by Winsor McCay (and the famous animated film written by Jean "Moebius" Giraud, Yutaka Fujioka, Chris Columbus, and Richard Outten, and directed by ...
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Justice Leaguer with a cowboy motif

I saw this guy in the opening of an episode of Justice League: Unlimited. He was a muscular guy who wore a white cowboy hat, a red bandana over his face like a mask, a blue shirt and carried what ...
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Parody names of SF writers in Damon Knight story

The Infinity magazine of February 1956 contains the short story "A Likely Story" by Damon Knight. The setup is a meeting of "The Medusa Club", ". . . loosely speaking, an ...
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Who are the characters depicted in this ERB bookplate?

Followup to this old question Did Edgar Rice Burroughs ever write a fictional work (novel, tale, etc..) depicting Tarzan on Mars? that recently reappeared. (also the source of the image) At the left ...
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Who is this character in Injustice, and how is she able to do this?

In the DC animated movie Injustice a superhero catches the Mirror Master from the mirror world. Who is this character, and how is she able to enter the mirror world i.e. which of her powers helps her ...
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Who are these villains in the Injustice movie?

In the DC animated movie when Wonder woman goes to catch Mirror Master she goes to a bar "The World's End" where so many villains were present. Who are these villains shown in the pictures ...
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Who is the "Mysterious woman" who tries to save The Doctor? [duplicate]

In the two-parter Christmas-Specials "The End of Time", December 2009,- January 2010, the Time-Lords try to make a return in a manner that would destroy the Earth. Wilfred (Bernard Cribbbins)...
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Was there a Fantasy Battle equivalent to Lucius the Eternal?

I love the character Lucius the Eternal from Warhammer 40K but I am finding myself thinking I could remember that there was a fantasy battle equivalent back in 4th or 5th edition. A slaanesh champion ...
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Who is this anime character with animal ears?

A friend got me this keychain thinking it was a different character. I think it's cute but I would like to know who it is.
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Who is this news anchor in the MCU?

Throughout the MCU, there are several times when news broadcasts are shown, and I've noticed that throughout a lot of them, they are anchored by the same man. Do we have a name for him? I've noticed ...
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Can you identify these heroes (wizards)?

This is an image from the Polish games magazine "Top Secret #7" (published on October 1991). I tried services like TinEye and images.google.com but with no luck. Most likely it's a game or ...
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Are any of these characters from the end of Spider-Man: No Way Home identifiable?

Near the end of No Way Home, Are these identifiable characters? The one holding some sort of spear seems like it could be someone specific.
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Marvel comics: pink alien villain (character ID)

A pink-colored villain, female, I believe, of an alien species with a small body but a very large head, and the ability to shoot some sort of electric blast out of the center of her forehead, as well ...
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Batman villain- child or teenage crime boss

I saw this character in a Batman comic in either late 80's/early 90's. The character is a child or teenage crime boss who fancies himself a general/strategist; early in the comic Batman tries to "...
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Martial artist ally of Doctor Strange in a Spider-Man cartoon

This character appeared in an episode of the early-mid '90s Spider-Man cartoon, specifically the episode where Spider-Man teams up with Strange to stop Strange's enemy Mordo and rescue Mary Jane from ...
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What (or who) is the Valeyard? [duplicate]

The Valeyard has been one of the those puzzles in Doctor Who. Part of it is the novelization (from an older script) has the Master say "The Valeyard, Doctor, is your penultimate reincarnation... ...
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Who are these men in purple robes? [duplicate]

In a scene in the special edition of Return of the Jedi, the Emperor is in his throne room on the second Death Star giving instructions to Darth Vader. Also in the throne room at that time are two ...
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What are these creatures in What If? Episode 4

In Season 1 Episode 4 of Marvel's What If...? series there are certain creatures shown which are used by Doctor Strange to gain certain powers. What are these creatures?
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Which Marvel characters are represented on this t-shirt?

Ant-Man Vision ???? Black Panther ???? Thor Hulk Captain America ???? ???? Spider-Man Black Widow??
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Who exactly is this Rebel Trooper? [duplicate]

In the Return of the Jedi, there is a rebel trooper who has a small amount of screen time and has a fine white beard. Now I have heard speculation this is trooper is supposed to be Captain Rex from ...
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Who was able to teleport an item into the chest of his loan shark?

I recall recently watching a show while half awake that was live action and one of the characters had the power to teleport to a location while holding a certain specific object, he could even ...
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What was the creature at the end of "What If...?" episode 1?

In the Marvel series What If...? what is the character at the end of episode 1? What is it known as? Does it have any comic book origin or it is created for the show specifically?
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Can we identify all the characters in this video game legends poster?

I found this "video game legends" poster by Patrick Brown, which features a whole bunch of characters which appeared in video games: I recognize some of the characters, but many are obscure ...
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What were those octopus creatures?

While going through Jotunheim, King Shark encounters some alien-looking octopus-esque creatures. They mimic his body shape as he moves around and later What's their deal? Are they from the comics? ...
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Old lady who had the (a) Green Lantern ring

No I am not making this up, at a point in the 80's I had a DC comic (rather thick for a comic book), one of the stories in it featured an old, grey-haired woman who had a Green Lantern ring and the ...
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Who is this fifth turtle?

In an advertisement for a TMNT comic titled From the Ashes, there is a picture of the four turtles I'm familiar with, plus a fifth one wearing a yellow mask and armed with a gauntlet from which four ...
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Who is this character helping Iron Man in Marvel's "What If...?" series?

Marvel just released a trailer for its upcoming What If...? Disney+ series: At 0:15, a guy throws away a Stark Industry bomb which had injured Tony Stark back in 2008. ...
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Who is stuck inside the jar in Episode 5 of Loki?

In Episode 5 of Loki,
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Who are these pruned variants in Episode 5 of Loki?

In Episode 5 of Loki TV Show, We see the following characters when Loki opens the bunker hatch. Who are they?
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What is this creature seen at the TVA in episode 1 of Loki?

In season 1 episode 1 of Loki we see a cat in the TVA. Is it a normal cat or a Flerken as shown in Captain Marvel?
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Who are these characters shown in post credit scene of Episode 4 of Loki?

In Loki, Season 1 Episode 4 - During the post-credit scene, Loki is greeted by a couple of characters after he wakes up. Who are they?
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Who is this character in Loki?

In Season 1, Episode 2 of Loki, we are finally shown the Variant that has been creating trouble for the TVA in the Sacred Timeline. Who is this character supposed to be?
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What is Mafalda’s surname?

There exists a character that was cut from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (the book). Her name was Mafalda and she was a cousin to the Weasleys on Mrs Weasley’s side (the Prewetts). Due to being ...
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Why are there 2 Rumpelstiltskins in Shrek?

In Shrek the Third, Rumpelstiltskin appeared in the Poison Apple and had dusk Red hair, a trimmed hat, black facial hair and dull clothing. But in Shrek Forever After, he appears as the main ...
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Who are these New Gods shown in Justice League: Gods and Monsters?

In the movie Justice League: Gods and Monsters who are these New Gods shown? I can identify the ones which are named in movie like Bekka, Darkseid, Highfather, and Orion. I want to identify the ones ...
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What is Prince Pondicherry’s wife called in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?

In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Grandpa Joe tells Charlie the story of Prince Pondicherry and the palace he got that was made of chocolate. His Princess went unnamed and the 2005 film adaptation ...
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Who are the characters on this book cover for Return of the King (French edition)?

Who are the two characters depicted on this illustration for the RotK ? I guess one is Sauron (presumably the one on the right), but the other ? He might be an Orc, but I find it strange that he's not ...
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Who are all the characters from the UK book covers of The Witcher series?

I recently acquired these paperback books from The Witcher series, and they are decorated with characters on the facing cover page, and I really enjoy them and wish to know who all these characters ...
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Looking for a Spider-Man comic from the 1970s where a telepathic man-child controls a town, is defeated when Spidey "deafens" him?

Plot Details/Summary The villain in this one was a man who had been born something of mutant (in a more traditional, non X-Men sense of the word). He looked rather freakish/monstrous, and possessed ...
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What is the name of this Superman enemy?

I read the comic in 1980s but not in English so it could be before the 80s in English. This enemy is an evil spirit that kills people and eventually kills the host (yes, it requires a host) and when ...
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Did this character's name change in various printings of Heinlein's "—We Also Walk Dogs"?

In Robert A. Heinlein's "—We Also Walk Dogs" (1941), the opening scene has an operator at a company which does various tasks for people, businesses, and governments take a call. The woman ...
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Iron Man villain - a being made of "living gold"

In this story, smugglers are stealing gold needed for circuitry made by Stark's company and as Iron Man, Stark sets out to track them down. It turns out the smugglers aren't stealing the gold for ...
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Identifying two Marvel characters

There were two Marvel characters mentioned in a Harry Potter/Marvel crossover fic, who I am unable to identify. Any idea? The broad shouldered man smiled down at Dumbledore. "I am Merlyn's ...
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