The Boys: All the Comic Book Easter Eggs
The Boys is a hilarious satire of superhero pop culture. And no satire of superhero pop culture would be complete without many references to classic Marvel and DC comics. If you know comics, you know that The Boys is constantly poking fun at vintage stories and characters — so why not list them all?
The new video below from ScreenCrush’s Ryan Arey takes stock of all those little comic book Easter eggs in Amazon’s adaptation of The Boys. It not only collects the shoutouts to the original The Boys series, it compiles all the references to other movies and TV shows based on comics — like the race between Superman and the Flash to subtle (and not-so-subtle) jabs at the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Check it out for yourself:
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