The first post-pandemic Idle Time comic book trivia night turned out to be our most successful yet, with an impressive seven teams and 25 participants. Congratulations to Charles, Henry, and Dan of Team G.O.A.T. for taking home first place. That marked Dan’s third first-place finish, tying him with Ben (whose Mystique & Destiny’s Child finished in second by a mere point) for most gold medals.
Now for a chance to test your knowledge. Here’s the quiz in its entirety. Do it without Google, true believer!
Question #1 – Easy Opener
The subject of this Best Picture-nominated biopic modeled his stage cape on that of one of his comic book heroes, Captain Marvel, Jr.
Question #2 – How Hard Can It Be?
These four followed up successful music careers with forays into comic book writing. Match the writer to his former band.
B. Gerard Way
C. Max Bemis
D. Claudio Sanchez
1. Coheed and Cambria
2. Black Eyed Peas
3. Say Anything
4. My Chemical Romance
Question #3 – Secret Identities
What is the not-so-secret superheroic alter ego of attorney Jennifer Walters?
Question #4 – Geography
Xhosa, the language spoken by Wakandans in the Black Panther films, is one of the official languages of which African nation?
Question #5 – First Appearances
In which comic book series does Wonder Woman make her first appearance? (First appearance or first cover appearance accepted.)
Question #6 – Fashion
Buster Brown, created by comic strip pioneer Richard Outcault in 1902, gave his name to this type of apparel, still manufactured up until the 1970’s.