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Comic Book Trivia: Test Your Knowledge Part III

Another thrilling comic book trivia night touched down at San Francisco’s Mission: Comics and Art on May 15. Congratulations to the Anagraminals on their first victory, edging superstars New New Mutants by a mere half-point (Steve Ditko, Ben? Really?)

Now for a chance to test your knowledge. Partly for posterity, and partly to avoid doing a new comics post this week, here’s the quiz in its entirety. With this year’s Eisner Award nominees announced just a few days prior, we went with a theme…

Question #1
Since 1991, where have the comic book industry’s annual Eisner Awards been conferred?

Question #2
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is the first actor to portray characters in both MCU and DCEU films. Name those two movies.

Question #3
For decades, the only creator receiving any credit for Batman was Bob Kane. But after a long crusade, this writer finally got his due, beginning with the opening credits of Batman vs. Superman.

Now, all Batman stories — in any medium — carry the credit: “Batman created by Bob Kane with whom ?

Question #4
Action Comics #869, published in 2008, was recalled and reprinted by DC because of an objectionable cover.

The original cover depicts Clark Kent and his father Jonathan doing what?

Question #5
In which comic series did Black Panther make his first appearance?

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Comic Book Trivia: Test Your Knowledge Part II

Our second trivia night at San Francisco’s Mission: Comics and Art took place on March 13. Congratulations to the Guardians of the Avenues who edged Anagraminals via the tie-breaker to take home the first place title!

Now for a chance to test your knowledge. Partly for posterity, and partly to avoid doing a new comics post this week, here’s the quiz in its entirety. Before you start Googling all the answers, see how many you can nail down on your own.

Question #1
We all know that the Hulk’s alter ego is Bruce Banner. But Bruce is actually his middle name. What is Dr. Banner’s first name?

Question #2
What was Academy Award winner Guillermo del Toro’s first feature film based on a comic book character?

Question #3
In Watchmen, what symbol does Doctor Manhattan inscribe on his forehead?

Question #4
In Chris Claremont’s first three instances featuring the X-Men playing baseball – X-Men #110,
Uncanny X-Men Annual #7, and Uncanny X-Men #201 – which member of the team is at bat?

Question #5
In which comic book series did John Constantine make his first appearance?

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Comic Book Trivia: Test Your Knowledge!

Yesterday we hosted a comic book trivia night at Mission: Comics and Art in San Francisco. Congratulations to the New New Mutants who scored an impressive 29/30 en route to first place, and $100 in store merchandise!

Now for a chance to test your knowledge. Partly for posterity, and partly to avoid doing a new comics post this week, here’s last night’s quiz in its entirety (sans all the cleaver lead-ins, witty banter, and alcohol-influenced hints). Before you start Googling all the answers, see how many you can nail down with your own.

Question #1
Before he took on his iconic green shade in Incredible Hulk (#2), what color was the Hulk?

Question #2
What is the only comic to have won a Pulitzer Prize?

Question #3
What was Black Panther director Ryan Coogler’s first feature film?

Question #4
Before the rights were purchased, which company was the original publisher of DC’s Captain Marvel?

Question #5
In which comic book series did Thanos make his first appearance?

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