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Ben Wheeler from First Kill

Ben Wheeler (Jonas Dylan Allen) is a character in Netflix’s First Kill. Based on the short story by V.E. Schwab, the plot centers on two enemies: Calliope and Juliette. As the title suggests, each must carry out their first kill — Calliope must kill her first monster and Juliette must feed from her first victim — but they fall for each other instead. Ben is Juliette’s childhood best friend. He’s human, so he has a hard time handling the news that his best friend is a vampire. But he’ll still help her hide a dead body — which actually happens in the show. He is openly gay and in a secret fling with Noah. Though when Noah refuses to go public, Ben stands up for himself and breaks things off.

Joseph Seed from Far Cry 5

Joseph Seed is an antagonist in the video game, Far Cry 5. Also known as “The Father,” Joseph is a merciless psychopath at the helm of the extremist cult. He leads this cult with his brothers, John and Jacob, and his sister, Faith. Through coercion and violence, Joseph recruits residents of Hope County into his organization. He sincerely believes he was chosen by a higher power to lead people during the apocalypse, and his goal is to protect his “children” and lead them to “Eden’s Gate.”

Ashnikko

Ashnikko, or Ashton Nicole Casey, is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. Her debut mixtape Demidevil is a mix of electronic pop, hip-hop, and alternative with a feminist edge to her lyrics. Several of their songs have gone viral on Tiktok, such as “Daisy” and “Stupid” with Baby Tate. Her flirtatious song “Slumber Party” featuring Princess Nokia was featured in the first episode of Netflix’s First Kill. Ashnikko uses she/they pronouns and is known for their Tokyo-street inspired fashion.

Calliope Burns from First Kill

Calliope “Cal” Burns (Imani Lewis) is a main character in Netflix’s First Kill. Based on the short story by V.E. Schwab, the plot centers on two enemies: Calliope and Juliette. As the title suggests, each must carry out their first kill — Calliope must kill her first monster and Juliette must feed from her first victim — but they fall for each other instead. Cal comes from a family of hunters, whose mission is to eradicate monsters. Cal senses Juliette is a vampire and uses her keen investigation skills to test the theory with a silver bracelet. But growing closer to Juliette makes her realize not all monsters are evil, like she was raised to believe. She shows tenacity by defending and seeing her despite her family’s warnings. Her style is more trendy, often featuring athletic wear to reflect her hunter training.

David from Camp Camp

David is a character in the comedy web series, Camp Camp. He is a counselor at Camp Campbell. Optimistic and kind-hearted, he is eager to show people the bright side of camping. His enthusiasm clashes with other characters, but that doesn’t deter his goal to make kids what joy camping can bring.

Elinor Fairmont from First Kill

Elinor Fairmont (Gracie Dzienny) is an antagonistic character in Netflix’s First Kill. Based on the short story by V.E. Schwab, the plot centers on two enemies: Calliope and Juliette. As the title suggests, each must carry out their first kill — Calliope must kill her first monster and Juliette must feed from her first victim — but they fall for each other instead. Elinor is Juliette’s older sister, a Legacy vampire with the power to control minds. Unlike her younger sister, Elinor sees nothing wrong with killing humans. She tries to encourage Juliette to give into her true nature and make her first kill. But it’s revealed her intentions have been sinister and self-centered. Her style is similarly girlish, but oppositely provocative to contrast her sister’s purity.

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Comet from Astroblast!

Comet (voiced by Vinnie Penna) is the protagonist of Astroblast! Known for his loud, exciting personality, he is the leader of the space crew. Although he can be a bit conceited at times. Comet reads lots of comic books and loves to play with his action figures.

Zeus from Thor: Love and Thunder

Zeus (Russell Crowe) is a minor character in Thor: Love and Thunder. He is the Greek god of the skies, king of Olympus, and leader of the gods. When Thor confronts him about the god butcher, Zeus disregards the threat. The group ends up impaling him with his Thunderbolt, which Valkyrie steals before making their escape. Later on, they use the power of the Thunderbolt to help defeat Gorr. An iconic scene from the trailer involves Zeus magically removing Thor’s disguise that leaves him nude in front of everyone and makes the Grecian girls swoon. The post credit scene features Zeus recuperating from his injuries and calling upon a familial hero to take down the Norse god of thunder.

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Ned Bigby from Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide

Ned Bigby (Devon Werkheiser) is the protagonist of Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, a live-action Nickelodeon series from the mid 2000s. He writes tips on how to navigate the many aspects of school, such as bullies, sports, picture day, and more. At the start of each episode, Ned breaks the fourth wall by discussing its theme and delivers the corresponding tips to the audience. His solid advice shows his creativity, but also can highlight his anxiety. Ultimately, his goal is to make it through middle school with his two best friends, Cookie and Moze. His usual style is short sleeved flannel over a crew neck t-shirt, paired with jeans and his trusty guide.

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Plum Pudding

Plum Pudding is a character from Strawberry Shortcake, namely in Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry Bitty Adventures. She is good friends with Strawberry Shortcake. Plum loves to dance and move around. While she can be fiercely competitive, she cares more about that her friends have a good time.