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Children of the Atom: The 'Uncanny X-Men' Quiz

Children of the Atom: The 'Uncanny X-Men' Quiz

How well do you know Marvel's mutant heroes, the X-Men? Test your knowledge of the comic books with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Multiverse Mergers: The Crisis on Infinite Earths Quiz

Multiverse Mergers: The Crisis on Infinite Earths Quiz

1985 comic book series 'Crisis on Infinite Earths' was a landmark event that changed the DC universe forever. Take our quiz and prove your knowledge. See more »

Dragon Con 2014 Parade Pictures

Dragon Con 2014 Parade Pictures

The Dragon Con 2014 parade had everything from Stormtroopers to Time Lords. See pictures from the Dragon Con 2014 parade in Atlanta in this gallery. See more »

Dragon Con 2013 Parade Pictures

Dragon Con 2013 Parade Pictures

The Dragon Con 2013 parade had everything from Stormtroopers to Time Lords. See pictures from the Dragon Con 2013 parade in Atlanta in this gallery. See more »

Dragon*Con 2012 Parade Pictures

Dragon*Con 2012 Parade Pictures

The Dragon*Con 2012 parade took place in Atlanta, Ga., on Labor Day weekend. See Dragon*Con 2012 parade pictures. See more »

The Super-Backstory Quiz: How well do you know your irradiated orphans from outer space?

The Super-Backstory Quiz: How well do you know your irradiated orphans from outer space?

How well do you know superhero backstories? Test your super-knowledge with this quiz about the origins of some of these larger-than-life characters. See more »

Dragon*Con 2004 Pictures

Dragon*Con 2004 Pictures

Dragon*Con 2004 brought together hoards of science fiction and fantasy enthusiasts. See pictures from Dragon*Con 2004. See more »

Dragon*Con 2011 Parade Pictures

Dragon*Con 2011 Parade Pictures

The DragonCon parade is a highlight of the pop culture convention every year. See pictures of the DragonCon parade. See more »

Behind the Mask: The Superhero Alter-Ego Quiz

Behind the Mask: The Superhero Alter-Ego Quiz

Can you match the superhero with his or her alter-ego? Test your comic book knowledge with this superhero alter-ego quiz. See more »

How Comic Books Work

How Comic Books Work

Comic books represent a game-changing, generation-spanning art form that is more than just superheroes in tights. Learn about how comic books work. See more »