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New American Gladiator — or Comic Book Hero?

The next generation of Geminis and Ices has been found! The new American Gladiators are ready to take to the ring in January, when the remake of the '80s game show premieres on NBC.

The stage names of the superstar athletes are fairly ridiculous, of course, but that's half the fun. I compared their names with a list of major Marvel and DC comic heroes (and villians) — can you tell them apart?


New American Gladiator — or Comic Book Hero?


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terryt18 terryt18 9 years
I've been watching old reruns of this on ESPN. I love and loved this show. Ha! Also, Militia did gay porn.
Nyrina-Windu Nyrina-Windu 9 years
Yeah, but then some of the writers aren't that great either.
Soapboxer Soapboxer 9 years
Good grief can the writers get back to work already?
DeaconP DeaconP 9 years
aww what happened to quality gladiator names like Ice and Nitro
lala788 lala788 9 years
6/8 - not too bad
Fab_Kitty Fab_Kitty 9 years
Awww, man, I got Rage and Crush wrong. I currently don't have a boyfriend, dorky or otherwise, to blame, so I'm going to say it's my computer's fault. Thanks a lot, computer.
brookrene brookrene 9 years
I still cant believe they are doing a remake of this show. Although it reminds back to my childhood days, i dont think i could bring myself to watch something so cheesy. :ROTFL:
karisaamy karisaamy 9 years
6/8 not bad for guessing
binkyob binkyob 9 years
This was a great quiz! I loved AG from the early 90s and I can't wait for the new one!
sugarbecky sugarbecky 9 years
8/8-- what what!! I'm not gonna watch, but still...
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
I have to say, the only reason I knew that is because of my nerdy boyfriend. :rotfl:
pebby01 pebby01 9 years
wow 7/8 and i guessed on all of them! lol sarah - she does look like jada!
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 9 years
5/8...To me Stealth looks like Jada Pinkett Smith if she was to start taking Steroids! (not saying that that person does)
ayanaphil ayanaphil 9 years
Mayhem scares me. I find Militia to be a bit sexy.
Entertainment Entertainment 9 years
Awwwww man, Whip! I even got my boyfriend to help with this one, and neither one of us found Mayhem.
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
I'd like to challenge question #8. Mayhem was a character in Marvel Comics' "Cloak and Dagger" in the 80's. Read the Wiki article here. This is the absolute nerdiest comment I've ever made. :nerdgirl: :rotfl: Fun quiz, Buzz. :)
Gabriela14815884 Gabriela14815884 9 years
Not bad 7/8. I loved the original American gladiators, I might check this out...
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 9 years
I watched the original show...and I'm strangely excited for the new one!
pinkflats pinkflats 9 years
3/8, i'm so bad at this, and i thought i knew my comic book heroes. i'm a bit ashamed right now. lol. stealth scares me a bit. she's like as short as i am yet is built like a machine. i bet she can break me in half with her pinky alone. lol.
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