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  • 1. 

    In what comic book series did Iron Fist make his first appearance?

    • A.

      Marvel Presents

    • B.

      Marvel Super-Heroes

    • C.

      Marvel Premiere

    • D.

      Marvel Spotlight

    Correct Answer
    C. Marvel Premiere
    Explanation
    Iron Fist made his first appearance in the comic book series Marvel Premiere.

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  • 2. 

    In what comic book series did the Kingpin make his first appearance?

    • A.

      Web Of Spider-Man

    • B.

      Amazing Spider-Man

    • C.

      Daredevil

    • D.

      Spectacular Spider-Man

    Correct Answer
    B. Amazing Spider-Man
    Explanation
    The Kingpin made his first appearance in the comic book series "Amazing Spider-Man." This series is known for introducing iconic characters and storylines in the Spider-Man universe. The Kingpin, also known as Wilson Fisk, is a prominent villain in the Marvel Comics and is often depicted as a major adversary of Spider-Man and Daredevil. His first appearance in "Amazing Spider-Man" marked the beginning of his significant role in the Marvel Universe.

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  • 3. 

    What is the name of the human host of the demon Etrigan?

    • A.

      Dan Garrett

    • B.

      Alex Trent

    • C.

      Jason Blood

    • D.

      Robert DuBois

    Correct Answer
    C. Jason Blood
    Explanation
    Jason Blood is the correct answer because he is known as the human host of the demon Etrigan. In the DC Comics universe, Jason Blood is a character who is bonded with the demon Etrigan, and they share a single body. When Jason Blood recites the incantation "Gone, gone, O Etrigan, rise the demon, Etrigan!" he transforms into Etrigan, a powerful and often unpredictable entity with demonic powers. This transformation allows Jason Blood to tap into Etrigan's abilities and use them for various purposes.

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  • 4. 

    In what comic book series did the Inhumans make their first appearance?

    • A.

      Guardians Of The Galaxy

    • B.

      Silver Surfer

    • C.

      Nova

    • D.

      Fantastic Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Fantastic Four
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Fantastic Four. The Inhumans made their first appearance in the Fantastic Four comic book series. In issue #45, published in 1965, the Inhuman royal family consisting of Black Bolt, Medusa, Karnak, Gorgon, Triton, Crystal, and Lockjaw was introduced. This marked the beginning of their presence in the Marvel Universe and their subsequent development as a unique group of superhumans with their own mythology and powers.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following superheroes has never been a member of the X-Men?

    • A.

      Gambit

    • B.

      Colossus

    • C.

      Polaris

    • D.

      Nova

    Correct Answer
    D. Nova
    Explanation
    Nova has never been a member of the X-Men. The X-Men is a team of mutants with superhuman abilities, while Nova is a superhero from the Marvel Comics who gained his powers from the Nova Corps. Although both Nova and X-Men are part of the Marvel Universe, Nova has never been associated with the X-Men team.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following superheroes has never been a member of the Teen Titans?

    • A.

      Wolfsbane

    • B.

      Cyborg

    • C.

      Duela Dent

    • D.

      Kid Flash

    Correct Answer
    A. Wolfsbane
    Explanation
    Wolfsbane has never been a member of the Teen Titans. This is because Wolfsbane is a Marvel Comics character associated with the X-Men, not DC Comics where the Teen Titans belong. The other options, Cyborg, Duela Dent, and Kid Flash, have all been members of the Teen Titans at some point in their comic book history.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following superheroes has never been a member of the X-Men?

    • A.

      Iceman

    • B.

      Psylocke

    • C.

      Jessica Jones

    • D.

      Nightcrawler

    Correct Answer
    C. Jessica Jones
    Explanation
    Jessica Jones has never been a member of the X-Men. While Iceman, Psylocke, and Nightcrawler have all been associated with the X-Men in various comic book storylines, Jessica Jones is not typically associated with the X-Men. She is a Marvel Comics character who has primarily been a member of the Avengers and the Defenders.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following superheroes has never been a member of the Avengers?

    • A.

      Tigra

    • B.

      Wonder Woman

    • C.

      Mockingbird

    • D.

      She-Hulk

    Correct Answer
    B. Wonder Woman
    Explanation
    Wonder Woman has never been a member of the Avengers because she is a DC Comics character, not Marvel. The Avengers is a team of superheroes from the Marvel universe, so Wonder Woman, who belongs to the DC universe, has never been a part of it.

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  • 9. 

    In what comic book series did the Wasp make her first appearance?

    • A.

      Sub-Mariner

    • B.

      Tales To Astonish

    • C.

      New Avengers

    • D.

      Amazing Fantasy

    Correct Answer
    B. Tales To Astonish
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tales To Astonish because this comic book series was where the character of the Wasp, also known as Janet Van Dyne, made her first appearance. Tales To Astonish was a popular comic book series published by Marvel Comics, and it featured various superhero stories, including the debut of the Wasp in issue #44 in 1963. The Wasp went on to become a prominent member of the superhero team, the Avengers.

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  • 10. 

    Who created and wrote all 75 issues of the Sandman comic book series in the 80's and 90's?

    • A.

      Jamie Hewlett

    • B.

      Dean Koontz

    • C.

      Neil Gaiman

    • D.

      Clive Barker

    Correct Answer
    C. Neil Gaiman
    Explanation
    Neil Gaiman is the correct answer because he is the creator and writer of all 75 issues of the Sandman comic book series in the 80's and 90's. His unique storytelling style and intricate world-building made the Sandman series a beloved and critically acclaimed work in the comic book industry. Gaiman's imaginative and darkly fantastical narrative, combined with the stunning artwork of various talented artists, captivated readers and solidified Sandman as a seminal work in the genre.

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  • 11. 

    In what comic book series did Mystique make her first appearance?

    • A.

      Ms. Marvel

    • B.

      She-Hulk

    • C.

      Dazzler

    • D.

      Heroes For Hire

    Correct Answer
    A. Ms. Marvel
    Explanation
    Mystique made her first appearance in the comic book series Ms. Marvel.

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  • 12. 

    In what comic book series did Silver Sable make her first appearance?

    • A.

      X-Factor

    • B.

      Punisher

    • C.

      Amazing Spider-Man

    • D.

      Daredevil

    Correct Answer
    C. Amazing Spider-Man
    Explanation
    Silver Sable made her first appearance in the comic book series "Amazing Spider-Man."

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following superheroes has never been a member of the X-Men?

    • A.

      Banshee

    • B.

      Archangel

    • C.

      Captain America

    • D.

      Longshot

    Correct Answer
    C. Captain America
    Explanation
    Captain America has never been a member of the X-Men. While Banshee, Archangel, and Longshot have all been associated with the X-Men at some point, Captain America is primarily a member of the Avengers and has not been a part of the X-Men team.

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  • 14. 

    In what comic book series did Galactus make his first appearance?

    • A.

      Fantastic Four

    • B.

      Ghost Rider

    • C.

      Secret Wars

    • D.

      Avengers

    Correct Answer
    A. Fantastic Four
    Explanation
    Galactus made his first appearance in the comic book series "Fantastic Four." This series, created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, introduced Galactus as a powerful cosmic entity who consumes planets to sustain his existence. The Fantastic Four encounter Galactus in issue #48, where they attempt to prevent him from devouring Earth. This iconic storyline established Galactus as a major villain in the Marvel Universe and has since become a significant part of his character's history.

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  • 15. 

    Which of Superman's foes is a green-skinned alien from the planet Colu?

    • A.

      J'onn J'Jonzz

    • B.

      Ganthet

    • C.

      Brainiac

    • D.

      Sinestro

    Correct Answer
    C. Brainiac
    Explanation
    Brainiac is the correct answer because he is a green-skinned alien from the planet Colu. Brainiac is one of Superman's most iconic villains, known for his advanced technology and his thirst for knowledge. He is often depicted with green skin and is a highly intelligent and powerful adversary for Superman.

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  • 16. 

    What is the name of the backwards-talking magician who was the daughter of John Zatara?

    • A.

      Circe

    • B.

      Madame Xanadu

    • C.

      Zatanna

    • D.

      Morgan Le Fay

    Correct Answer
    C. Zatanna
    Explanation
    Zatanna is the correct answer because she is the backwards-talking magician who is the daughter of John Zatara. Zatanna is a popular character in DC Comics and has appeared in various storylines and adaptations. She is known for her magical abilities and her unique way of speaking, where she casts spells by speaking words and phrases backwards. Her father, John Zatara, is also a magician in the DC universe.

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  • 17. 

    In what comic book series did Green Lantern Alan Scott make his first appearance?

    • A.

      All-Star Comics

    • B.

      All-American Comics

    • C.

      DC Comics Presents

    • D.

      All-Star Squadron

    Correct Answer
    B. All-American Comics
    Explanation
    Alan Scott, the Green Lantern, made his first appearance in the comic book series "All-American Comics." This series was published by All-American Publications, which eventually merged with National Comics (later known as DC Comics). "All-American Comics" was the home of many popular characters, including Alan Scott, who became the first Green Lantern in the DC Universe.

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  • 18. 

    What is the superhero name of the former trapeze artist called Boston Brand?

    • A.

      Deadman

    • B.

      Amazo

    • C.

      Nightwing

    • D.

      Robin

    Correct Answer
    A. Deadman
    Explanation
    Boston Brand, the former trapeze artist, is known by the superhero name Deadman. This name is fitting for him as he possesses the ability to possess the bodies of the living, allowing him to interact with the physical world despite being deceased. Deadman's unique powers and backstory make him a memorable and intriguing superhero in the DC Comics universe.

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  • 19. 

    Who was the artist on Amazing Fantasy #15 that featured the first appearance of Spider-Man?

    • A.

      John Byrne

    • B.

      John Romita

    • C.

      Steve Ditko

    • D.

      Alex Ross

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Ditko
    Explanation
    Steve Ditko is the correct answer because he was the artist on Amazing Fantasy #15, which featured the first appearance of Spider-Man. Ditko co-created Spider-Man with writer Stan Lee and was responsible for designing the iconic red and blue costume. His unique art style and storytelling abilities helped establish Spider-Man as one of the most popular and enduring superheroes in comic book history.

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  • 20. 

    Which comic book villain has been played on TV and in movies by Cesar Romero, Jack Nicholson and Heath Ledger?

    • A.

      Magneto

    • B.

      Green Goblin

    • C.

      Riddler

    • D.

      Joker

    Correct Answer
    D. Joker
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Joker. This comic book villain has been portrayed by Cesar Romero, Jack Nicholson, and Heath Ledger in various TV shows and movies.

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