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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Identify this Transformer with wings and tank treads / caterpillar tracks

Who is this? I originally saw this in a Transformers Colouring Book1 but I cannot identify him. He apparently has caterpillar tracks on his arms, so I'm guessing he changes into a tank. And it looks ...
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Which famous people can be identified in Death Becomes Her?

In Death Becomes Her, there is a party towards the end where a number of famous celebrities can be seen. I spotted Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol, Morrison, James Dean, and there was verbal ...
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Dolphins using IBM translation machine and aliens stealing the ocean

I read a book on kindle unlimited back in 2014, at that point it was a two series set with more to come. In it, was two dolphins that were able to talk using a translation Matrix powered by IBM ...
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What happened to the Telvanni?

What happened to the Telvanni family? They don't seem to appear in games set in later timeframes, and I was wondering if they are still around somewhere. Please note that I'm not referring here to ...
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Who are these fabric superheroes? [closed]

I’ve acquired some some superhero fabric but have trouble identifying some of them. Batman and Hulk seem obvious, but who are the rest of them?
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Name of character in the Riftwar series

In the Riftwar series there was a Tsurani who was trapped on the side of Midkemia, and who had to adapt to life on the Midkemian side. He became close to the pivotal characters, eventually helping to ...
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Who are these characters who have appeared for one episode each?

A few weeks ago I found the following image on reddit and saved it with means to coming back later to identify who all the characters were. I subsequently forgot about it and lost the link to the ...
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Help identifying these comics

Source: http://ohumanstar.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/OHS-fanart-by-kgschmidt.jpg from the left: 1) 2) Luna? (if so from everblue) 3) 4)Vattu from "Vattu" by Evan Dahm 5)charlie ...
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Who was Madam in this episode of Batman: The Animated Series?

Re-watching the episode "Baby Doll" of Batman: The Animated Series (technically they changed the name by that point to Adventures of Batman and Robin). I realized that Baby Doll’s henchmen were ...
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Has Disney really succeeded in keeping this antagonist completely under wraps? [closed]

I get this is to some degree runs afoul of the future works policy, but it's very unusual to be this close to the release of a movie and not have any idea about the plot or even who any of the bad ...
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Movie about two people with springs for legs

It was a computer animated film, probably on DVD, might've been VHS. It's rather old, I think. It's about this carousel thing that broke somehow. There was this little girl and her dog, the latter ...
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What are the names of certain characters' children in the Hunger Games?

I have read the books and watched the movies but I can't find the answer.
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Who are all of these characters/vessels in this next generation era image? [duplicate]

I was recently sent an image by a friend containing many different Star Trek characters and vessels from the next generation era. Several of the main characters are pretty obvious, with the TNG crew ...
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Who is the king in this painting from “Crusader Kings 2: A Game of Thrones” mod?

Playing the Crusader Kings 2: A Game of Thrones mod, I see this loading screen quite a lot: Is this a real king and if so who is it?
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In The Thing, who investigates the crash site?

In the Thing (1982), three characters get in a chopper and examine the crash site. MacReady and Norris talk and are identifiable. Who is the third man? Is it Palmer? And continuity fans, both hoods ...
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What robot did I see at an archery trade show?

A friend of mine spotted this character at an archery trade show. Neither of us can figure out if it's an established pop culture persona or just some company's mascot.
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Who were the characters in Meera Reed's story?

In Bran II from a Storm of Swords, Meera Reed tells a story about the Knight of the Laughing Tree. In this story, no names are mentioned, only descriptions of the characters. While it is already ...
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Who's who in the intro voices for Babylon 5 season 4?

Unlike the intros to previous seasons (narrated by Sinclair, Sheridan, and Ivanova respectively), the intro to the fourth season of Babylon 5 is no longer an opening monologue but a selection of lines ...
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Is this guy a Star Wars character?

I got this guy for 50 cents at my local comic store. He was in the "fodder bin", probably due to missing one hand and all accessories. My guess is that he is a Star Wars character (a Sith), but I'm ...
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Can you please identify these DC characters?

I can identify only these characters from the image above.. Top row (the hero row): ??? (Someone from Thundercats?) Green Arrow (not 100% sure) Flash Wonder Woman Superman Batman Green Lantern ...
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Can you please identify these Marvel characters?

I can identify almost everyone from top row (the hero row) with few confusions. From left: Hulk Hawkeye (not 100% sure) Ironman Black Widow (not 100% sure) Captain America Thor Nick Fury (not 100% ...
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Identifying characters from Wayne Anderson's Cartoon

Here is a piece of famous artwork by Wayne Anderson called 'Out of the Darkness'. This poster looks like a mash up of cartoons drawn from different fairy tales and other kids stories. Can you help me ...
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Who was that woman in Atlantis protecting one of Mother Boxes?

In Justice League (2017) movie, when Steppenwolf arrived in Atlantis to take one of Mother Boxes, a woman fought with him. She was capable of controlling water waves and she even trapped Steppenwolf ...
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Who is this Batman villain that appears in the book “Batman is Brave!”?

In the book Batman is Brave! there is this page: I know The Riddler, Poison Ivy, The Joker, and Catwoman, but who's the big guy?? He is at least as big as Bane, but he's missing the mask. He also ...
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Who is the medium sized Robin?

The image below is from New 52 Batman #15. I am wondering who the medium sized "Robin" (circled in yellow) is. He is probably not called Robin, but you get the point, red and black color theme, young ...
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Who is Mr. Silhouette?

on one story in the Doctor Who collection The Shakespeare Notebooks, an academic researching Julius Caesar is stalked by a menacing figure the writer calls Mr. Silhouette- who is this character? What ...
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Who is this DC comic book character?

He’s in an action splash panel with Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman (on a piece of wall art I received as a gift), but I’ve never seen him before.
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Who is this character and who is the actress?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, there are several scenes of the Resistance in a base and aboard a cruiser. One character we see frequently is Lt. Connix, played by Billie Lourd. A few times during the ...
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In Harry Potter where do Honoria Dumbledore and Araminta Meliflua Black fit on a family tree?

I have written a family tree for Harry Potter but don't know where Honoria Dumbledore and Araminta Meliflua Black go - any suggestions?
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What are the crystal critters?

In The Last Jedi, in both the trailers and the film we see sparkly silver fox-like creatures which seem to be made of some form of crystal. In the film, I only recall Poe referencing them as "Crystal ...
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Who is the Titans' benefactor

So. I'm a new fan of DC Comics and I've read Titans #7 and it said the Titans has a benefactor. I've read some review blog that said the benefactor is Batman, but I just want to make sure of it and ...
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Green monsters, one cyborg, the other eyeless

These are figurines that are part of a Sand Tray set that I'm trying to identify. There is no certainly they are from the same continuity. When I Google Image searched them I got a Ghillie suit, and a ...
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Who was the storyteller in the movie Ink (2009)?

I was watching one of my favorite movies, Ink, the other day, and it occurred to me that even after seeing it several times, there are still some parts that are unclear to me. Unfortunately, because ...
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Female companion to Robin in his independent book, was pursuing vengeance. Drugged Robin for a fight

I am pretty certain this happened in the solo book. Robin teamed up with a female crime fighter (I don't remember her costume except I think she did have a mask and short hair, and it was sort of ...
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Who are all these characters Squirrel Girl has beaten?

This image is taken from Adams Variant cover of The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015) #1. Other than Squirrel Girl, I can identify Galactus, Thanos and Doctor Doom in it. Who are the other characters?
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Who are Cally Bhur and the Brown Man?

In Hellboy Vol. 9: The Wild Hunt, a troll exclaims to Hellboy, Murderous Bastard. How much golden blood on your hands now? Cally Bhur, The Brown Man, The Bog Roosh-- The Bog Roosh had a major role ...
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What shark-species is this shark form “Empire of the Sharks” based on?

In Empire of the Sharks, this marvel of Monster-movie-technology appears: Is it based on any real shark-species whose existance I totally missed, or is this species a movie-invention? Please ...
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Who are the other members of the Slug Club in Slughorn's photos?

The photos below were released on the now defunct www.theroadtohogwarts.com website. It seems likely that these were taken at much the same time as the principal filming for Harry Potter and the ...
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Identify the characters in this Doctor Who webcomic panel

This image is a product of In Print, a Doctor Who webcomic covering matters from throughout the franchise and into its most obscure offshoots. Can you identify these characters?
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Which characters could this person be reasonably dressed as?

At a Harry Potter event last weekend, there was a woman dressed in a way depicted in the image below: Does anyone have any suggestion concerning who she could be dressed as? My first guess was ...
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What are all the objects/characters in this Gremlins poster?

I have identified many of these (but it will take longer to post them in a follow-up answer), but I can't get all of them. I have numbered the objects I can discern as distinct, for ease of tracking. ...
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What species is this alien on the bridge of USS Discovery?

Here is a screencap from Star Trek: Discovery, Episode 4 of the first Season: What species is the big-headed insectoid/arachnoid/reptilian/somethingoid alien to the left of the screen, standing on ...
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Can we identify all the characters in this Universe 113 poster?

I found this Universe: 113 Character Poster, which features a whole bunch of sci-fi characters. Who is everyone?
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60s comic character who resembled Gru

In a UK comic back in the sixties, there was some villain who looked like Gru (from Despicable Me), but he did a big grin sometimes, and then bats flew out his mouth.
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Can you please identify these time travellers?

Marty McFly (red shirt; with hoverboard) and The Doctor (brown overcoat; his TARDIS on the table) are easy. Who are the other three (an elf in green, a guy in blue and a black bunny dinosaur)?
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Who is the “Nameless One” and why is he called that way? [duplicate]

"Nay", they said, "not if the Nameless One himself should come, not even he could enter here while we yet live." But some answered: "While we yet live? How long? He has a weapon that has brought low ...
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Who is this pink-haired, bespectacled anime character?

I was on Twitter when I met a girl with this anime icon and now I want to watch, but I don't know which anime is this character from.
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Trying to find the superhero with this origin story — if he ever existed

To illustrate a particular point about the evolution/stagnation of the superhero genre, I've been trying to find a particular origin story that I thought I read on Kent Orlando's "Unca Cheeks the Toy ...
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Who arrives at what will become Alpha, in what order?

Near the beginning of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (while the opening credits are running), the gradual creation of Alpha is shown when at first, different Terran cultures join the ...
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Looking for the name of an anime character with spiky red hair and a big red robotic glove [closed]

Ok, so a couple years ago (5-6 years), a friend of mine had a toy which resembled a young boy with spicky red hair and a big, red robotic glove. It was from a manga or an anime. Who was he?

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