Comic Book Easter Eggs – Braille Jay and Silent Bob, Dr. Doom dies in JLA and more!
All throughout July, I will be sharing with you three comic book “easter eggs” a day. An easter egg is an in-joke that a comic book creator (typically the artist) has hidden in the pages of the comic for readers to find (just like an easter egg). They range from the not-so-obscure to the really obscure. So come check ‘em all out and enjoy! Also, click here for an archive of all the easter eggs featured so far!
Reader David C. suggested I feature the famous prison sequence from Spawn #10. Fair enough, although it might be considered too clear to be termed an easter egg. In any event, here is the scene from #10, a metaphor about how work for hire victimizes creators…
In JLA #1, the Hyperclan show up and start executing super-villains. You might recognize a couple of familiar faces…
Sneaky Jay and Silent Bob Reference
In Daredevil #1, Kevin Smith hid a Jay and Silent Bob reference via their appearance on Matt Murdock’s Braille telephone…
Thanks to readers Sean and Henry for this suggestion.
If you can think of an easter egg/in-joke that you would like to see me feature, drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org! DON’T make suggestions in the comments section, so as to not spoil the surprise for when I end up actually featuring your suggestion.