Wednesday Whittling: Let’s Play a Name Game!

Names in comics always have the potential to fascinate. It could be a character’s real name or their alter ego. Either way it defines them, just as our names define you and me. We get gifted ones like Signal Man and Crazy Quilt, or more debonair ones like Oliver Queen and Matt Murdock and Natasha Romanov. And as I thought about this week’s Whittling, I wanted to play a game. I’m going to list real and fake superhero/villain names, each with a short description. You have to guess if it’s true or false, and then you’ll get to see answers…