This page is for pop culture that appears in the comic. They appear in the background as throwaway jokes, or as something the characters actually talk about.
List of Real-World Pop CultureEdit
- is likely referring to the X-Men character Magneto.
- is a common expression in dubstep music.
- Texas Walker being is probably a reference to the show Walker, Texas Ranger, featuring Chuck Norris.
- , which Max says is taken.
- a clear reference to Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities, and the novel Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
- , like in West Side Story.
- is a reference to the Golden Snitch from Harry Potter, and its design resembles the Change of Heart card from Yu-Gi-Oh!.
- , referring to the movie because of the dodging.
- Hijack to John Carpenter's The Thing (1982), and Starchman asks if this is a "flashmob". with
- , referencing eBay.
- says E=mc^2, Albert Einstein's famous formula demonstrating the relationship between mass and energy.
- , he's drawn like Fox Mulder from The X-Files. Ed is imagined as an Andalite from Animorphs.
- as his fictional mentors.
Fictional Pop CultureEdit
Zack Morrison has invented several pop culture phenomenons for their comic.
Insolent Children is a popular punk-rock band in the comic's universe.
- his dad where the band Anarchyopteryx played the opening. Max attends the same concert with
- Page 191's alt text: "max's favorite insolent children song, "Parents Are Bad And Maybe So Is The Government, But Not In Any Specific Way We Want To Articulate Because Look At The End Of The Day We're Just Trying To Bring Home The Bacon" "
Shred Eagle ExtremeEdit
A show about the eponymous character whom "fight evil bad guys and stuff". Max used to watch it before it was cancelled due to an accident. It's what inspired Max to learn how to do similar stunts with his friends.
- A poster hangs in Max's bedroom, it can be seen and
Some sort of metal band.