Comics/Graphic Novels

Quiz: Who Said These Famous Comic Book Quotes?

Chris M. Arnone

Senior Contributor

The son of a librarian, Chris M. Arnone's love of books was as inevitable as gravity. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. His novel, The Hermes Protocol, was published by Castle Bridge Media in 2023 and the next book in that series is due out in winter 2024. His work can also be found in Adelaide Literary Magazine and FEED Lit Mag. You can find him writing more books, poetry, and acting in Kansas City. You can also follow him on social media (Facebook, Goodreads, Instagram, Twitter, website).

Roughly a century of comic book publication means that there are SO MANY great quotes out there. The somewhat recent rise of comic book movies and shows means that some of those quotes are hitting larger and larger audiences. So let’s put you to the test: who said these famous comic book quotes? Don’t worry, I won’t quiz you on who wrote them, but there’s at least one trick question in there.

Some are more famous than others, no doubt. In this list of 12 great quotes, there are some easy ones that even non-comic-readers will know. There are also some deep cuts. Most of these are from classic, Marvel and DC Comics superhero stories. But there are some surprises in there, too.

From the foundational heroes of Marvel and DC to the new kids on the capes-and-tights block, these quotes run the gamut of words with pictures. Do you have the knowledge to ace the quiz without a search engine? Do you have these very comics in your collection? How well do you know your favorite heroes, enigmatic characters, and forest-spelunking campers (hint!)? Well, click that link and get to quizzing!

How did you do? Feel the need to read more comics and get your score up? Check out some of the best and most influential comics of all time. Or you can catch up on what to read before the new Secret Invasion Disney+ show.