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Comic Book Easter Eggs – Zoidberg in Action and Joker in Spider-Man’s Web!

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Comic Book Easter Eggs – Zoidberg in Action and Joker in Spider-Man’s Web!

Every Tuesday, I will be sharing with you three comic book “easter eggs.” An easter egg is a joke/visual gag/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! If you want to suggest an easter egg for a future column, e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com (do not post your suggestion in the comments section!).

Reader Chase G. suggested this one…

In Action Comics #863, Superman is in the future with the Legion of Super-Heroes as aliens are being rounded up on Earth.

One of the aliens might look familiar to viewers of Futurama…


Yep, Gary Frank drew Dr. Zoidberg!

Reader John B. suggested this one…

Web of Spider-Man #50 came out in early 1989.

In 1988, Batman: The Killing Joke came out and here is how it ended…


In Web of Spider-Man #50, this panel appeared…


In the most recent issue of Incredible Hulk, Doctor Banner (who is not exactly in his right mind since his split from the Incredible Hulk) and his gamma creatures attack a military base with a name familiar to longtime Hulk fans…


That’s it for this week!

Again, 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.