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Questions tagged [character-identification]

Questions asking for help identifying a character in a TV series/episode, comic-book issue/story arc, movie, book, or other story.

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Complete list of references in the lyrics of “Wishmaster” by Nightwish?

The song Wishmaster by the symphonic metal band Nightwish is filled with references to fantasy books. Can someone provide a reliable list of what each line of the lyrics refer to (if any) and from ...
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Who is this Marvel female character from an “Avenge the Fallen” poster?

Who is this woman? She appears on the Marvel "Avenge the Fallen" poster below.
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What is the creature in the Shazam mid-credits scene?

In the mid-sections credit for the Shazam movie, We see this same creature very early on in the movie, What is this creature and its significance in the DC universe?
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Doomed, ultrapowerful character from the Marvel comic book “The Defenders” late 70's era

Plot Details/Summary The character was part of a multiple issue story arc of The Defenders. The character in question was a young male, probably a teenager. I'm a little fuzzy on his exact power(s), ...
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Marvel Comics villain from the 60s/70s who was essentially a walking chemistry set?

Plot Details/Summary The villain in question was notable for having a supply of chemicals on his costume. I seem to recall several large test tubes in several rows on the chest of his costume. I ...
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What is the creature in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald?

It can be seen behind Newt Scamander in the attached image. Only the creature's eye is shown during the movie's run time from 32:37 minutes. Its eye glows, it's in some sort of aquarium. Please help ...
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Can anyone identify this warty skinned, five-fingers, two-toes Marvel Character?

Five-fingered hands, two-toed feet, pointed ears, ridges on top of head looks like leather halter with buttons or studs, matching wristbands; unsure about the colors. Skin might be green, possibly ...
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Who is this Ant Woman character in this image alongside the Wasp?

I came across this image, it looks to be Wasp and a female version of Ant Man in some kind of Fantastic Voyage type adventure? I haven't been able to find anything regarding Ant-Woman/Girl/Lady when ...
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Anime character of a girl with black hair, animal ears, pink clothes and with a pink flower in her hair

What is the below anime character of a girl with black hair, wearing pink clothes and with a pink flower in their hair? She also appears to have animal ears, which would suggest that this is from a ...
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What are all the versions of Gary?

In Final Space season 1 chapter 8 Gary goes to visit the imprisoned Titan, Bolo. When he first "meets" Bolo he sees multiple versions of himself and comments on a few: Construction Hat Gary Eagle ...
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Who is this character from The Neighbourhood of Make-Believe? [closed]

My workplace has a Mr Rogers theme. On one wall are a bunch of puppets which are ostensibly ones used during the show. I can recognize all of them except for this one, which looks kind of like a ...
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Who are the (numerous) patrons of the Warp Core Cafe?

I came across this very awesome, very large illustration by Jeff Carlisle named Another Night at the Warp Core Cafe. It features a vast amount of characters from a vast amount of franchises. I was ...
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Can we identify all of the demons in Jules Feiffer's famous Phantom Tollbooth drawing?

The scene of the Demons of Ignorance chasing Milo is one of the most iconic illustrations in The Phantom Tollbooth: But I can't match most of the demons to Norton Juster's text. (Though to be fair, ...
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Who is this tsum tsum?

I went round to my friends' house earlier and they had just finished a Tsum Tsum Disney jigsaw puzzle. We were able to work out most of the characters, but there was one we couldn't work out. Can ...
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What character is this kid with brown hair, a green and turquoise striped T-shirt and purple pants?

Brown hair, striped t-shirt (green and turquoise), purple pants, black and gray shoes. Looks like a kid.
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What is this Xenomorph-like monster from TMNT?

On YouTube in a video showing off the arcade game Turtles in Time, one of the enemies was a monster similar in appearance to the Xenomorphs from the Alien films. Has such a character ever appeared in ...
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Who is the goddess Nurgle tests his potions on and is she in both universes?

May need to split this into 2 questions. I remember reading several years ago that Nurgle has a female being (think elven goddess) trapped in his garden. She has the power to heal any ill and so he ...
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Who are these characters shown in Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer?

In the recently released Spider-Man: Far from Home trailer there are some new unknown characters. I already know there is: but who are the others? Are these characters mentioned in comics? What are ...
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Who is this half Thor, half Iron Man dude in the Spiderman: Far From Home trailer?

In the new Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer, Jake Gyllenhaal is introduced as a new character. He seems to play a character who appears to be a hero; Who is this ...
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Same actress, different characters in The Expanse 1.3 and 1.9?

I wondered if two non-speaking extras are played by the same actress, and if so if they are supposed to be the same character in-universe. Unfortunately they are not listed in the IMDB cast of ...
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Who are all these superheros in Avengers: Endgame poster?

Recently I got my hands on IGN's Avengers: Endgame poster, which they made themselves: I can identify majority of them but not all. Who are all these 13 superheroes?
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Identify Request : A Girl Falls Down (a Well?) And Wakes Up In Alternate Dimension (maybe dead?)?

So I am usually good about movies but my daughter presented me with this info and it is so familiar but I can't place the movie (or possibly part of a TV show). Can you help? Girl falls down (...
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Which HP Lovecraft story features a private detective?

I'm trying to recall, does any HP Lovecraft story actually feature a private detective/private eye (male or female) as the main protagonist? The answer should be specifically HPL and not any ...
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Who are all of the characters in this paranormal genre poster?

Who are all of the characters identified in the poster by Josan Gonzalez and Laurie Greasley?
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Who is who on this Doctor Who Christmas Card?

When clearing out my desk I found this old Doctor Who Christmas card from my girlfriend. I recognise some of the newer Doctor Who characters but others have completely baffled me. Can anyone help me ...
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Burger King toy of Bald Guy with blue markings on his forehead

My niece was given this toy at Burger King, but we don't know him. A Google Image search just gave "figurine" as a result. Can you help us give Bald Guy™ a name?
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Who are these very unusual superheroes on this 2nd hand T-shirt?

I saw this T-shirt in a small shop of 2nd hand stuff in Taipei. There are all kinds of T-shirts cycling around Asia with creative/weird pictures and misspelled words, but this one looks really ...
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Who is this sexual fantasy of Wolverine?

I stumbled upon a YouTube video about weird marvel sexual encounters: Where he shows a panel where Emma Frost discovers Wolverine sexual fantasies: Correct me if I ...
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Is there any other footage (or pictures) of Henry Victor as the Saxon Warrior in 'The Mummy'?

In the classic horror-fantasy film The Mummy (1932), it is well known that there were several filmed scenes of the different eras where the princess Ankh-es-en-amon reincarnated but for reasons of ...
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Which universe is Commander Landry from?

In three early episodes of Star Trek Discovery's first season (Context is for Kings, The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry, and What's Past is Prologue), viewers are briefly introduced to ...
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Are these figurines from any recognisable franchise?

As a kid in the eighties, I used to play with these plastic space soldiers, lovingly painted by my grandfather. I just rediscovered them and immediately wondered if they're from an actual franchise, ...
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Name of the green character on this marvel t shirt

I cannot remember the name of the green character on this Marvel t shirt. I can't find her anywhere.
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Which Native American character threw a speeding bison onto its back in an old X-Men comic?

I saw this a long time ago, and just remembered it recently. The character in question was a native American; he runs up to a speeding bison, grabs it by the horns (literally) and throws it to the ...
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What are these cat like fantastic beasts from The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer?

In the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Official Comic-Con Trailer we see these creatures: Does anyone know what these are?
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Unidentified lake creature in the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire DVD game

The Lake Challenge game in Disc 2 of the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire DVD features an unidentified lake creature- a blue humanoid with huge jaws that attacks the player. It is distinct from the ...
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What was the name of the magical robot from Dr. Strange?

When my father was a teenager in the 60’s, he and his friends loved Dr. Strange more than any other comics. Then one day, Dr. Strange was attacked by some kind of magically powered robot. Issue after ...
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What animals are all these Sonic characters?

Sonic is a Hedgehog. His full name confirms it and he also looks like real hedgehog; only his spikes/quills are blue. Shadow and Silver also look like hedgehog because of their nose and spikes/quills....
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Can we identify all the characters in this “Ultimate Space Battle” poster?

Disclosure: I am the creator of this poster. Click for higher resolution image Can we identify which properties they come from and who they are?
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Did George Orwell know Ronald Syme (and/or was his character Syme in 1984 in some way based on him)?

This is a question I have for those trained in the classics and have read the novel, 1984. One of the minor characters in the novel is a man called Syme, who works on Newspeak. He waxes eloquently ...
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In the Justice League episode “A Knight of Shadows”, who was Mordred thinking about?

In the episode A Knight of Shadows from the Justice League (2001) animated series, the Justice League and Etrigan were trying to find Morgaine Le Fay, to prevent her from finding a powerful magical ...
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Who are these Multiverse Flashes?

The Flash #52 (2018) opens with the panel below (minor spoilers for the Flash War arc). This "council of Flashes" seems to feature the Flashes of different universes. And a different angle right ...
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Who is this character in the video for “The Saga Begins” by Weird Al Yankovic?

In the video for the Weird Al Yankovic song "The Saga Begins" (1999), Weird Al is playing at a Mos Eisley-type cantina, where several aliens can be seen dancing alongside the regular Star Wars ...
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What type of stormtrooper is this one wearing a cape?

In this image taken from the Databank page for Tuanul we can see a stormtrooper with a cape in the background. Do we know what type of stormtrooper this is? It would not appear to be a snowtrooper ...
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What is the name of this Dragon Ball character?

I bought this toy for my son. Came along with a character named Cell. Who would this character be?
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Cartoon/puppet stuffed rabbit & umbrella crow

I've a vague memory of a cartoon, possibly shown on ITV (UK) or RTE (Ireland) circa 1985. The animation/puppetry was quite basic, but it was kind of creepy, even though it was a kids program. It ...
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From what Star Trek script was Sasheer Zamata's name taken from, and what was the original spelling?

In the The Late Show with Stephen Colbert video Sasheer Zamata Is A Tough Name For Certain People after about 02:00 the comedienne says: …my name doesn’t come from any African or island culture. It’...
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Which hero has this costume (yellow lightning with blue and purple circle)?

I need to know which hero has a costume like this: yellow top with a logo of a lightning above a blue and purple circle on the chest; red pants (or underwear, I don't know exactly, I saw it from a ...
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What is this creature from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban?

In the movie, Hagrid feeds a strange, moaning creature in his hut while discussing with the trio about Buckbeak's tragic fate. When Fudge, Macnair and Dumbledore come to kill the Hippogriff, he hides ...
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Who is the mystery Star Wars character on my wall?

Here is a picture of some Star Wars characters. It looks like it's this wallpaper. Who is the woman on the right? If she is anyone at all, is she meant to be anyone, who is it most likely?
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What character is this drawing of in Pop's Barbershop?

In season 2 of Luke Cage, you can see a children's drawing on the wall of Pop's Barbershop. Given that the Defenders series is chock full of easter eggs, I figured this random drawing must be ...