10 most difficult comic books riddlesCulture quiz
Among which historic people, given names were mostly ending with "ix" sufix? (like Asterix and Obelix)
There were no such people
The "ix" ending alludes to the "rix" suffix present in the names of Gaulish chieftains such as Vercingetorix or Ambiorix. However, the meaning of "rix" was "king", so no such suffix was ever present among the names of common folk.
What is the name of the black-haired girl from The Peanuts?
Lucy van Pelt
Christopher Caldwell, American journalist, called Lucy the most terrifying character in the history of comics, a combination of zero brains, infinite appetites and infinite self-esteem, who is (for that reason) able to run roughshod over all her playmates.
What is the name of this character?
Scott Adams, author of the Dilbert comic strip, explained that Wally was inspired by his coworker at Pacific Bell, who was offered a generous severance for the lowest ten-percent of workers - so had incentive to become a low performing worker.
Who created "The Peanuts"?
Charles M. Schulz
The strip is the most popular and influential in the history of comic strips, with 17,897 strips published in total between 1950 and 2000. Together with its merchandise, it earned Schulz more than $1 billion.
In which country was Garfield created?
Garfield was created by Jim Davis in 1978. As of 2013, it was syndicated in roughly 2,580 newspapers and journals, and held the Guinness World Record for being the world's most widely syndicated comic strip.
In which country was Mafalda created?
Mafalda has occasionally been pointed out as being influenced by Charles Schulz's Peanuts, most notably by Umberto Eco in 1968, who thought of Mafalda and Charlie Brown as the voices unheard of children in the northern and southern hemispheres.
Which comic-book superhero was the first?
Superman first appeared in Action Comics book (published by Detective Comics) in 1938. The success of Superman prompted editors to request more superheroes. Batman made its debut in 1939. Captain America was created by Marvel Comics in 1941, and Spider-Man in 1962.
In Marvel Comics, what is the name of a character who changes into the Hulk?
Givanildo Vieira de Souza
Following his accidental exposure to gamma rays during the detonation of an experimental bomb, Bruce Banner physically transforms into the Hulk when subjected to emotional stress, at or against his will, often leading to destructive rampages and conflicts that complicate Banner's civilian life.