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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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Who/What are the characters on this AD 2222 Cyberpunk poster?

There is this new AD 2222 - Giant Cyberpunk Character Poster by Egor Klyuchnyk, the same artist who created the Universe: 113 Character Poster. On this one poster are illustrated over 200 widely ...
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What is this huge bat-winged creature?

While watching a trailer for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, I saw this interesting creature that I do not recognise: What is it?
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Unknown X-Men: Something to do with Motorcycles

I remember reading this comic in the very early days of the New Mutants, likely the first year of their series and somewhere most likely in the 1-10 in the series. This mutant wasn't a X-man, I don't ...
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Was Caesar always called Caesar in Conquest of the Planet of the Apes?

Was there ever a cut of the 1972 movie Conquest of the Planet of the Apes in which Armando addressed Roddy McDowall's character as "Milo" at the beginning? I could swear that the first time I saw ...
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Swanwick's Dragons of Babel. Who is the girl at the end?

In the End of the story chapter, Will is impatiently waiting for a girl. I really have no idea who she's supposed to be, the chapter might make more sense if there was time travel in this book, which ...
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Is this Eshonai or Dalinar on the cover of The Way of Kings?

Michael Whelan’s very nice cover for The Way of Kings depicts two characters in the Shattered Plains. One in the right foreground is wearing Shardplate with alight red cloak with a somewhat crab-like ...
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Who are the 378 mutants in this image?

Recently a new series of covers revealed the picture of "every" mutant. I am attempting to build a comprehensive list of these mutants, who could potentially be a threat to homo-sapiens. A registry, ...
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Who is the other person on the Great Wizard's throne?

When Miss Cackle testifies before the Magic Council in S02E08, there's a witch sitting on this large wooden throne along with the Great Wizard. She also has a fancy pointy hat like the Great Wizard, ...
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Does the Great Wizard have to be a wizard?

The Great Wizard seems to be the ultimate authority among witches and wizards. He sets the Witch's Code, and seemingly serves as the head (one of the heads?) of the Magic Council. He also appears to ...
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Who are these characters/superheroes in the posters from Chris's room in Family Guy?

In Chris's room in Family Guy we see some posters of superheroes. I could identify one of them as Triton from Marvel comics But I'm not able to recognize the three other characters (marked in red ...
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Who is the young pilot of the Jedi’s ship at the beginning of "The Phantom Menace”?

Who was the pilot who flew Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan to negotiate with the Trade Federation?
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Comic book panel with at least three trained assassins in melee trying to kill each other, quips about deadly feet

I know... that sounds terribly generic. I was reading Jab's reposting of Deathlok and it brought back memories of reading a comic book in the 90s where some assassins were trying to price themselves ...
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What Marvel character has this 'W' symbol?

My son got this shirt. It has six comics character's symbols on it; five of which I can identify: Spider-Man Captain America Iron Man Thor (???) Hulk Wolverine seems like he'd fit ...
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Human-sized bipedal silhouette on the side of SpaceX Starhopper; identifiable SFF character?

update: The silhouette now has a page in Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hughmann_for_scale.svg The images below are from a NASA Spaceflight forum post and can be seen in @...
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Who are the two extra teachers from the end of the USJ arc?

At the end of the USJ arc, S1 E13 of the Boku No Hero Academia anime, there is a splash screen of the backup that was arrived to fight the League of Villains. From right to left they are: 1 - Vlad ...
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What is this green alien supposed to be on the American covers of the “Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy”?

I have the 2017 Del Rey Books mass market edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Here is the front cover: It features a circular green alien with two arms sticking its tongue out. Looking ...
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Necron unit from “Hellforged” described as “a titanic metal-shod beetle”

I'm reading Hellforged by Ben Counter and there is a description of a Necron that I don't recognize, can anyone tell me what it is? It was shaped like a titanic metal-shod beetle, pulling itself ...
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Details about the “I Am Dracula” young adult book [closed]

I read this book nearly 2 decades ago, I Am Dracula which blended various supernatural elements to show how Vlad the Impaler actually became the King of Vampires. He apparently was "soul mated" to a ...
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Who are these Discworld wizards from this picture?

I haven't read many of the novels about wizards yet and would like to know who they are. [Image by Paul Kidby]
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Who is this character in “Avengers: Endgame”?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame when all the super heroes are fighting Thanos and this army, there is a brief exchange between Thanos and some woman that (paraphrasing from memory) goes something like:...
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Weird blue and purple humanoid superhero keychain with “Z” chest emblem, X-eyes, and trident head

I have this weird rubber keychain. It’s from America. I obtained it around 2008. It’s kind of bendy, but bounces back to normal when you stop. Who made it, and what is this character called?
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What character did Nolan North play in “The Rickchurian Mortydate”?

In the credits of season 3 episode 10 "The Rickchurian Mortydate" of Rick and Morty Nolan North is credited as starring. However, I didn't recognize his voice in the episode and can't find information ...
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Who is this background character before we re-encounter Thor in Endgame?

Just before we meet Thor in Banner and Rocket meet In the far background, there is a large clothed CGI character, roughly Hulk- or Titan-sized. Who is this CGI character? Incidentally, it's ...
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Who do these wigs belong to?

In issue #7 of the Image Comics series Man-Eaters, we get the following splash page with various hairstyles of iconic female pop-culture heroines: The numbers were added by me for easier ...
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Who is the Umpire in this picture?

The "Go-karting with Bowser" page on TVTropes shows a picture of Superman pitching a baseball with Joker at bat, Batman behind him as catcher, and a third person behind Batman wearing an Uncle Sam ...
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"Hillbilly” Darkwing villain with pet alligator

I only saw this character in a couple of episodes and never learned his name. He was based on the stereotypical Cajun hillbilly, spoke with an equally stereotypical bayou accent and kept an alligator ...
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Who's the Giant Batman in the back of this dark knights metal Batman picture?

I have found websites which describe all the other batmen but not the giant cloaked Batman in the back, who is this Batman and what multiverse are they from?
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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 Spider-Man: 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 ...