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Comic Book Easter Eggs – Braille Jay and Silent Bob, Dr. Doom dies in JLA and more!

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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!

Cross-Company Prisoners

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…


Cross-Company Deaths

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com! DON’T make suggestions in the comments section, so as to not spoil the surprise for when I end up actually featuring your suggestion.