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: Afterlife With Archie meets Archie .
The Walking Dead The Furry comic is Albedo Erma Felna EDF (which it predates), Neon Genesis Evangelion and Legend of Galactic Heroes meets Appleseed (which it also predates) and The Lion King .
Watership Down Being in Arkham Asylum is likened to meets The Rocky Horror Picture Show .
Silence of the Lambs With some of Todd Browning's thrown in, too.
Freaks : Atomic Robo Indiana Jones meets Iron Man.
is The Authority meets Justice League .
Akumetsu is Avengers Arena , Battle Royale , and The Hunger Games meets Lord of the Flies and Runaways .
Avengers Academy : Black Cherry meets Sin City meets ET The Extra Terrestrial meets Reservoir Dogs .
The Exorcist draws its fame for being Bone meets Pogo . And people love it.
The Lord of the Rings is The Boys Vs. the Inglourious Basterds DC Universe.
In Brian Michael Bendis' semi-autobiographical Fortune and Glory, co-writer Marc Andreyko realizes the only way Hollywood studio executives will consider adapting it is if it sounds like what they've seen before. Enter " Torso meets Silence of the Lambs ".
The Untouchables : Chew meets Heroes .
Iron Chef Despite drawing from a lot of different sources, the main storyline of ultimately ended up being Cerebus meets Citizen Kane .
King Lear is Code Monkey Save World meets Office Space .
Axe Cop is Danger Girl meets Charlie's Angels .
James Bond is Demon Knights DC Universe mees Heroic Fantasy.
is Desolation Jones meets The Big Sleep , Jones himself being something in the range of Burn Notice David Callan meets Drizzt.
The comic series is best summed up as Exiles meets X-Men .
Sliders is Ex Machina meets The West Wing meets The X-Files .
Iron Man is Fables Shrek meets Who Framed Roger Rabbit?''
: Fatale Raymond Chandler meets H.P. Lovecraft, although the in-series Chandler and Lovecraft expies never actually meet.
is what happens when Gold Digger meets a whole slew of anime, manga, video games, 1970s, '80s, and '90s American cartoons and hits a blender to puree.
Indiana Jones is Gotham Central Police Procedural meets , while Batman mixes it with Top 10 super-heroes in general, and turns the dial Up to Eleven
: Green Lantern meets Lensman meets Lord of the Rings (with emotions instead of the elements).
Avatar: The Last Airbender is Guardians of the Galaxy meets The Avengers .
Farscape Warren Ellis' is Ignition City meets Firefly Ministry of Space written by the writers of .
Deadwood is Jon Sable, Freelance Ian Fleming's novels combined with James Bond .
The Punisher has The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Victorian Literature on a Crisis Crossover.
Lost Squad Is , or The Dirty Dozen , meets Band of Brothers .
The X-Files is Lucifer meets Serial Experiments Lain The Bible and All Myths Are True with Villain Protagonist
Andrekyo's Manhunter is meets Daredevil Huntress meets with a generous helping of Law & Order Silence of the Lambs.
Marvel Divas was pitched as " Marvel meets ".
Sex and the City is...well... Marvel Zombies Marvel Universe + Zombie Apocalypse
Alejandro Jodorowsky's is The Metabarons meets Dune Greek myth meets , on Gurren Lagann several kinds of acid.
is Morning Glories meets Gossip Girl .
The Prisoner Another way to put it (once used by writer Nick Spencer himself) would be meets Runaways .
LOST is New Gods meets Superman , with a dash of Star Wars and Flash Gordon Greek Mythology.
Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost's run on was both a sequel to Nunzio DeFilippis and Christina Weir's run on the series and their own prior work on New X-Men as well as what thematically came from brutally smashing very different themes of the two.
X-23 is Warren Ellis meeting superhero comics and challenging them to a duel with custard pies.
Nextwave The first few years of was Ninja High School meets Urusei Yatsura .
Archie Comics is 100 Bullets meets The Wire meets The Da Vinci Code . Depending on the story arc, it may have a bit of Reservoir Dogs , Boyz n the Hood or The Sopranos thrown in as well.
The Maltese Falcon Paul Cornell's Deathwatch in is 2000 AD meets Judge Dredd (possibly meets Blackadder II ).
Guards! Guards! is " Rat Queens meets Buffy in a Tank Girl world on crack!"
Lord of the Rings is Scalped meets The Sopranos Donnie Brasco on a Native American reservation.
is like Scott Pilgrim meets No More Heroes .
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Or like a Nintendo version of Roger Rabbit. All that's missing is wildly out of place video game character cameos.
The game is and... Stop right there.
River City Ransom Naw, it's meets FLCL : With its fast pace, mile-a-minute pop culture references, and how Ramona Flowers resembles Haruko in her appearance, fighting skills, and nasty disposition.
Final Fight Warren Ellis' run on is Secret Avengers meets Planetary
G.I. Joe Joe Casey's Sex is meets Batman .
Eyes Wide Shut is a teen superhero genre, mostly leaning towards The Strange Talent Of Luther Strode meets Kick-Ass Slasher Movie. The sequel adds a lot of Summer Blockbuster to the mix.
is Suicide Squad meets The Dirty Dozen with Supervillains.
Mission: Impossible The for-all-ages comic Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade, is meets Supergirl .
Invader Zim - The Thanos Imperative Space Opera meets Cosmic Horror Story in Marvel Universe.
is Tom Strong meets Superman .
Doc Savage is Transformers: More than Meets the Eye Transformers meets , particularly Star Trek and Star Trek: The Original Series , with a touch of Star Trek: The Next Generation .
Red Dwarf is Transformers: Robots In Disguise Transformers meets .
Babylon 5 is The Ultimates meets The Avengers .
The Authority is Ultimate Spiderman meets the 21st century, with a Spiderman vibe.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Joshua Dysart's "Violent Messiahs" was originally pitched as " Batman meets ."
Se7en is The Walking Dead meets Night of the Living Dead .
LOST : War of Kings meets Star Wars .
I, Claudius is the Watchmen meets Justice League of America as told by Citizen Kane James Joyce.
Whistles: The Starlight Calliope, by Andrew Hussie of fame, was described by one reviewer as " MS Paint Adventures meets Pinocchio meets Candide Kubrick doing funny".
, similiarly to the Young Avengers vol. 2 New X-Men example above, is both sequel to Young Avengers vol. 1 and , but also, on a different level, what came from mixing their very different themes.
Journey into Mystery Alternatively you could say it's meets Runaways with Young Avengers characters.
X-Statix is Teen Titans meets Michael Bay movies.
Adam Strange is John Carter of Mars meets Flash Gordon.
: Annihilus Davros meets Firebrand.
Every single Amalgam Comics character is literally a "X meets Y" character. Example: Super-Soldier is Superman meets Captain America.
Apocalypse is Davros meets Vandal Savage in a Lex Luthor style mech-suit, played by Tony Todd.
Marvel Comics' Ares has been called "Thor meets Wolverine" in-story.
Imagine a character who takes all the coolest aspects of Superman, Zorro, The Shadow and Dracula. Yeah, that would be awesome.
Black Adam is Captain Marvel/Shazam meets Namor.
Blue Beetle: Both Ted Kord and Jaime Reyes are Spider-Man meets Iron Man, but in completely different ways.
Arnold Schwarzenegger + + Doomguy = Future Trunks
Cable The Crossed infected are all the worst parts of 28 Days Later, The Screwfly Solution, The Reavers and Deliverance.
Damian Wayne is Robin meets Killua.
Dark Hawk: Spider-Man meets Tekkaman Blade.
Deadpool: Murdock meets The Joker and a million other psychopaths...
Reb Brown + Denis Leary + Duke Nukem with a Green Lantern ring = Guy Gardner.
is Norman Osborn meets Lex Luthor .
The Joker Hazmat of Avengers Academy: Captain Atom meets Rogue.
Hit Girl: "She was like John Rambo meets Polly Pocket."
Huntress : note Batman meets Michael Corleone.
John "Grimjack" Gaunt is the Doctor meets The Man with No Name as a mercenary.
Lono from 100 Bullets can be described as either Mr. Blonde meets a Viking or Brock Samson meets Kahl Drogo
Melanie "Magic Boots Mel" Kapoor in #15AU is Avengers Assemble Jess Bharma meets Billy Dane.
Michael O'Sullivan Sr.: Superman meets Marv.
Midnighter is what happens when you try to get Batman by putting Dexter Morgan through the Weapon X program
616 Colonel Nick Fury is James Bond meets Colonel John "Hannibal" Smith
Nova (especially the original): Green Lantern meets Spider-Man.
Robbie Reyes is Johnny Blaze meets Speed Racer.
Skaar, The Son of Hulk is his dad + Conan the Barbarian.
Grant Morrison's Shilo Norman is Harry Houdini meets Kanye West.
Shazam is Superman meets Harry Potter
Sodam Yat is often said to be Superman as a Green Lantern, but it's probably more accurate to describe him as Mon-El as a Green Lantern .
note Spider-Man is a spider-themed Superman meets the 10th or 11th Doctor meets Marty McFly.
Spawn is Batman meets Akira Fudo/Devilman
is Static meets Black Lightning .
Spider-Man Supergirl is Pat Savage meets Mary Marvel.
Superman: Doc Savage meets Hugo Danner.
Thaal Sinestro is The Master with a green, then later yellow, power ring.
is Darkseid meets Thanos meets the 7th Doctor .
Sephiroth Ultimate Red Skull: Alex meets A Clockwork Orange's Joker (with a buttload of daddy issues).
The Dark Knight's is Ultron meets AM .
Mecha Sonic Val-Zod is Superman with the pacifism of Vash the Stampede
Khamala Khan is meets Ms. Marvel meets Usagi .