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Comic Book Easter Eggs – Hercules Sound Effects!

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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!

Today we’re examining the wild, wacky world of the sound effects from the pages of Incredible Hercules, written by Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente.

Painful Sound Effect

From Incredible Hercules #124, Namora delivers a…low blow to Atlas…



Everyone’s a (n art) critic!

In #131, the sound effect coincides with the destruction of an abstract piece of art…



Editorial Tribute

In #120, the guys pay homage to the then-assistant editor of Incredible Hercules, Nate Cosby, with the following effect…


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.