Maxwell Lord IV is a fictional character appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. The character first appeared in Justice League #1 and was created by Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis, and Kevin Maguire.
The Cheetah is a supervillainess appearing in DC Comics publications and related media, commonly as the archenemy of the superhero Wonder Woman. She was created by William Moulton Marston as an allegory of the folly of abnormal emotions such as jealousy, as well as to be another embodiment of what he called "less actively developed women" who needed emotional reform by a love leader. Cheetah originally appeared in Wonder Woman #6.
Santa Claus, also known as Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, or simply Santa, is an imaginary figure originating in Western Christian culture who is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved children on the night of Christmas Eve or during the early morning hours of Christmas Day. The modern Santa Claus grew out of traditions surrounding the historical Saint Nicholas, the British figure of Father Christmas, and the Dutch figure of Sinterklaas. Some maintain Santa Claus also absorbed elements of the Germanic god Wodan, who was associated with the pagan midwinter event of Yule and led the Wild Hunt, a ghostly procession through the sky.
Yoda is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe, first appearing in the 1980 film The Empire Strikes Back. In the original trilogy, he trains Luke Skywalker to fight against the Galactic Empire. In the prequel trilogy, he is amongst the most powerful members of the Jedi Order and a general of clone troopers during the Clone Wars. Before his death in Return of the Jedi at the age of 900, Yoda was the oldest living character in the Star Wars franchise in canon, until the introduction of Maz Kanata in The Force Awakens.
Darth Vader is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is a major antagonist in the original trilogy, but, as Skywalker, is one of the main protagonists of the prequel trilogy. In the third film of the prequel trilogy, he becomes an antagonist alongside Palpatine. Star Wars creator George Lucas has collectively referred to the first six episodic films of the franchise as "the tragedy of Darth Vader".
The Spectre is the name given to several fictional anti-hero characters who have appeared in numerous comic books published by DC Comics. The character first appeared in More Fun Comics #52. He was created by Jerry Siegel and Bernard Baily, although several sources attribute creator credit solely to Siegel, limiting Baily to being merely the artist assigned to the feature.
Sheev Palpatine is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the Star Wars franchise, mainly portrayed by Ian McDiarmid. In the original trilogy, he is depicted as emperor of the Galactic Empire and the master of villain Darth Vader. In the prequel trilogy, he is portrayed as a charismatic politician who uses Machiavellian manipulation to transform the Galactic Republic into the Empire and turn Anakin Skywalker to the dark side. In the The Rise of Skywalker (2019), the final film of the sequel trilogy, Palpatine is depicted as the puppet master behind the First Order and Snoke, and the grandfather of the film's protagonist, Rey.
Kylo Ren is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. Introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, he is portrayed by Adam Driver. "Kylo Ren" is the chosen name of Ben Solo, the only son of original Star Wars trilogy characters Han Solo and Leia Organa. Though trained by his uncle Luke Skywalker as a Jedi, he was seduced to the dark side of the Force by Supreme Leader Snoke and aspired to be as powerful as his grandfather, the Sith lord Darth Vader.
Olaf the Snowman is a fictional character from the 2013 animated film Frozen, produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. Olaf is first presented in the storyline as an inanimate snowman created by Elsa and Anna in their childhood. He then reappears as an animate character in the film as Ana searchers for her runaway sister in hopes of restoring summer. Olaf had reappeared when Elsa accidentally turned the entire kingdom into a wintery abyss. Olaf helps Anna and Kristoff find Elsa and journeys with them all the way back to the kingdom where he remains part of the sisters' lives.
Rey is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the sequel film trilogy of the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas. Portrayed by Daisy Ridley, Rey first appeared in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and returned in The Last Jedi (2017) and The Rise of Skywalker (2019).
Tony King is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by Chris Coghill. He was the partner of established character Bianca Jackson, and a father-figure to her four children. Tony sexually abused Bianca's stepdaughter, Whitney Dean, and began grooming her school-friend Lauren Branning, before his predatory nature was uncovered and he was arrested for his crimes. Tony appeared between 12 September and 12 December 2008 and returned in December 2009 to stand trial.
Supreme Leader Snoke is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is a CGI character voiced and performed by Andy Serkis. Snoke was introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens as the Supreme Leader of the First Order, a military dictatorship resurrected from the fallen Galactic Empire, which seeks to reclaim control of the galaxy. Powerful with the Force, he seduces Ben Solo to the dark side; Solo serves him as the commander Kylo Ren. In the 2019 film Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Snoke is revealed to have been one of several clones created by Palpatine.
The Joker is a supervillain created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman, published by DC Comics. Credit for the Joker's creation is disputed; Kane and Robinson claimed responsibility for the Joker's design while acknowledging Finger's writing contribution. Although the Joker was planned to be killed off during his initial appearance, he was spared by editorial intervention, allowing the character to endure as the archenemy of the superhero Batman.