Adventure is a type of genre that features a protagonist in a new or exotic location, who is trying to solve a quest. Adventure films can be set in the real world, but often have imaginative elements as part of the narrative. Indiana Jones, a popular film franchise, is an example of the adventure genre. Indiana Jones is an archeologist who embarks on a series of quests in remote locations, often trying to solve clues quicker than the villains. Indiana Jones often has to travel to new and exciting places that no-one has ever been to before, which is very adventurous of him.

What is the adventure genre?

The adventure genre typically features the protagonist going into a journey either personally or geographically. Often protagonists have a mission and are forced to face many obstacles along the way. The adventure genre is generally paired with the action genre since the protagonist’s journeys involve a lot of action. The adventure genre can be combined with almost any other genre like romance or drama.

What are common characteristics of an adventure story?

Common characteristics of an adventure story include fast-paced plot lines, brave protagonists in dangerous situations, and a specific period of time to accomplish a goal or mission. Sometimes adventure stories have dark moods because of what the protagonist has to face and evil enemies that readers or viewers want the protagonist to beat. Adventure stories are also often set in unusual locations.

What is a Choose Your Own Adventure story?

A choose your own adventure story is a series of children’s gamebooks in which each story is written from a second-person point of view. The reader takes on the role of the protagonist and makes choices that determine actions of the main character as well as the outcome of the story. The concept was created by Edward Packard. The Choose Your Own Adventure stories were created for 7 to 14-year old children.

Adventure Guides
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6’1” | 1.85 m
December 25, 2005
10th Doctor
185.000
2005.00
17000
3D
10th Doctor
6’0” | 1.83 m
April 3, 2010
11th Doctor
183.000
2010.00
13300
3D
11th Doctor
6’0” | 1.83 m
August 23, 2014
12th Doctor
183.000
2014.00
11300
3D
12th Doctor
5’6” | 1.68 m
October 7, 2018
13th Doctor
168.000
2018.00
17800
3D
13th Doctor
5’8” | 1.73 m
November 23, 1963
1st Doctor
173.000
1963.00
5600
3D
1st Doctor
6’3” | 1.91 m
December 28, 1974
4th Doctor
191.000
1974.00
8000
3D
4th Doctor
6’0” | 1.83 m
March 26, 2005
9th Doctor
183.000
2005.00
10700
3D
9th Doctor
5′7″ | 1.70 m
August 13, 1899
Alfred Hitchcock
170.000
1899.00
111000
3D
Alfred Hitchcock
5’8” | 1.73 m
Amelia Earhart
173.000
188000
3D
Amelia Earhart
5’11” | 1.80 m
2010
Amy Pond
180.000
2010.00
15000
3D
Amy Pond
Ant Man
137000
5’10” | 1.78 m (Variable)
Tales to Astonish #35 (September 1962)
Ant Man
178.000
1962.00
137000
3D
Ant Man
5’9” | 1.75 m
August 10, 1960
Antonio Banderas
175.000
1960.00
152000
3D
Antonio Banderas
Aquaman
778000
6’4” | 1.93 m
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Aquaman
193.000
2016.00
778000
3D
Aquaman
6’1” | 1.85 m
Goldfinger (1964)
Auric Goldfinger
185.000
1964.00
1600
3D
Auric Goldfinger
10.25” | .26 m
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Baby Groot
26.000
2017.00
130000
3D
Baby Groot
6’0” | 1.83 m
Bear Grylls
183.000
126000
3D
Bear Grylls
5’7” | 1.70 m
October 1, 1989
Brie Larson
170.000
1989.00
1390000
3D
Brie Larson
Bulbasaur
148000
2’4” | 71.1 cm
15.2 lb | 6.9 kg
#001
Bulbasaur
71.100
6.900
1.00
148000
3D
Bulbasaur
5’10” | 1.78 m
Buzz Aldrin
178.000
211000
3D
Buzz Aldrin
C-3PO
60000
5’9” | 1.75 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
C-3PO
175.000
1977.00
60000
3D
C-3PO
5’11” | 1.80 m
November 29, 1898
C. S. Lewis
180.000
1898.00
68800
3D
C. S. Lewis
Charizard
184000
5’7” | 170.2 cm
199.5 lb | 90.5 kg
#006
Charizard
170.200
90.500
6.00
184000
3D
Charizard
6’0” | 1.83 m (Estimated)
February 12, 1809
Charles Darwin
183.000
1809.00
104000
3D
Charles Darwin
2’0” | 61 cm
18.7 lb | 8.5 kg
#004
Charmander
61.000
8.500
4.00
109000
3D
Charmander
Chewbacca
109000
7’6” | 2.29 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
Chewbacca
229.000
1977.00
109000
3D
Chewbacca
5′11″ | 1.80 m
July 30, 1970
Christopher Nolan
180.000
1970.00
154000
3D
Christopher Nolan
5’2" | 1.57 m
2012
Clara Oswald
157.000
2012.00
9700
3D
Clara Oswald
6’2” | 1.88 m
Infinity: Free Comic Book Day (May 2013)
Corvus Glaive
1.880
2013.00
13000
3D
Corvus Glaive
6’5” | 1.96 m
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
Creature from the Black Lagoon
196.000
1954.00
56000
3D
Creature from the Black Lagoon
5’6”-7’ | 1.68-2.13 m
1966
Cybermen
213.000
1966.00
8800
3D
Cybermen
Daleks
33000
5’-6’6” | 1.52-1.98 m
1963
Daleks
198.000
1963.00
33000
3D
Daleks
6’8” | 2.03 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
Darth Vader
203.000
1977.00
215000
3D
Darth Vader
Data
23000
5’11” | 1.80 m
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Data
180.000
1987.00
23000
3D
Data
5’3” | 1.60 m
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Deanna Troi
160.000
1987.00
39000
3D
Deanna Troi
Ditto
134000
1’0” | 30.5 cm
8.8 lb | 4 kg
#132
Ditto
30.500
4.000
132.00
134000
3D
Ditto
6’1” | 1.85 m
Back to the Future (1985)
Doc Brown
185.000
1985.00
25700
3D
Doc Brown
6’0" | 1.83 m
Strange Tales #110 (July 1963)
Doctor Strange
183.000
1963.00
154000
3D
Doctor Strange
7’3” | 221 cm
463 lb | 210 kg
#149
Dragonite
221.000
210.000
149.00
97000
3D
Dragonite
Drax
17000
6’3” | 1.91 m
The Invincible Iron Man #55 (February 1973)
Drax
1.910
1973.00
17000
3D
Drax
5’9” | 1.75 m
New Avengers #8 (September 2013)
Ebony Maw
1.750
2013.00
27000
3D
Ebony Maw
Eevee
239000
1’0” | 30.5 cm
14.3 lb | 6.5 kg
#133
Eevee
30.500
6.500
133.00
239000
3D
Eevee
5’7” | 1.70 m
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Elizabeth Swann
170.000
2003.00
8800
3D
Elizabeth Swann
5’5” | 1.65 m
April 15, 1990
Emma Watson
165.000
1990.00
623000
3D
Emma Watson
5’7” | 1.70 m
You Only Live Twice (1967)
Ernst Stavro Blofeld
170.000
1967.00
10600
3D
Ernst Stavro Blofeld
5’7” | 1.70 m
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Ethan Hunt
170.000
1996.00
11000
3D
Ethan Hunt
Falcon
84000
5’10” | 1.78 m
Captain America #117 (September 1969)
Falcon
178.000
1969.00
84000
3D
Falcon
Gamora
91000
5'7" | 1.70 m
Strange Tales #180 (June 1975)
Gamora
170.000
1975.00
91000
3D
Gamora
Gengar
142000
4’11” | 149.9 cm
89.3 lb | 40.5 kg
#094
Gengar
149.900
40.500
94.00
142000
3D
Gengar
5’7” | 1.70 m
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Geordi La Forge
170.000
1987.00
13000
3D
Geordi La Forge
5′6″ | 1.68 m
May 14, 1944
George Lucas
168.000
1944.00
158000
3D
George Lucas
5’6” | 1.68 m
September 20, 1948
George R. R. Martin
168.000
1948.00
93000
3D
George R. R. Martin
Groot
97000
7’10” | 2.39 m (Variable)
Tales to Astonish #13 (November 1960)
Groot
239.000
1960.00
97000
3D
Groot
Gyarados
114000
21’4” | 650.2 cm
41’ | 12.5 m
518 lb | 235 kg
#130
Gyarados
650.200
1250.000
235.000
130.00
114000
3D
Gyarados
Han Solo
149000
6’1” | 1.85 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
Han Solo
185.000
1977.00
149000
3D
Han Solo
6’1” | 1.85 m
July 13, 1942
Harrison Ford
185.000
1942.00
346000
3D
Harrison Ford
Hela
32000
5’9” | 1.75 m
Journey into Mystery #102 (March 1964)
Hela
1.750
1964.00
32000
3D
Hela
5’5” | 1.65 m
Dr. No (1962)
Honey Ryder
165.000
1962.00
4100
3D
Honey Ryder
6’2” | 1.88 m
September 6, 1972
Idris Elba
188.000
1972.00
343000
3D
Idris Elba
6’1” | 1.85 m
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Indiana Jones
185.000
1981.00
266000
3D
Indiana Jones
5’4” | 1.63 m
July 31, 1965
J. K. Rowling
163.000
1965.00
360000
3D
J. K. Rowling
5’9” | 1.75 m
January 3, 1892
J. R. R. Tolkien
175.000
1892.00
221000
3D
J. R. R. Tolkien
5'10" | 1.78 m
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Jack Sparrow
178.000
2003.00
56000
3D
Jack Sparrow
6’1” | 1.85 m
GoldenEye (1995)
James Bond (Brosnan)
185.000
1995.00
7100
3D
James Bond (Brosnan)
6’2” | 1.88 m
Dr. No (1962)
James Bond (Connery)
188.000
1962.00
10400
3D
James Bond (Connery)
5’10” | 1.78 m
Casino Royale (2006)
James Bond (Craig)
178.000
2006.00
15500
3D
James Bond (Craig)
6’2” | 1.88 m
The Living Daylights (1987)
James Bond (Dalton)
188.000
1987.00
2950
3D
James Bond (Dalton)
6’1” | 1.85 m
Live and Let Die (1973)
James Bond (Moore)
185.000
1973.00
3550
3D
James Bond (Moore)
5’10” | 1.78 m
Star Trek: The Original Series (1966)
James T. Kirk
178.000
1966.00
55300
3D
James T. Kirk
Jaws
5500
7’2” | 2.18 m
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Jaws
218.000
1977.00
5500
3D
Jaws
5’10” | 1.78 m
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Jean-Luc Picard
178.000
1987.00
26300
3D
Jean-Luc Picard
6’4” | 1.93 m
October 22, 1952
Jeff Goldblum
193.000
1952.00
258000
3D
Jeff Goldblum
5’9” | 1.75 m
August 15, 1990
Jennifer Lawrence
175.000
1990.00
952000
3D
Jennifer Lawrence
1’8” | 50.8 cm
12.1 lb | 5.5 kg
#039
Jigglypuff
50.800
5.500
39.00
96000
3D
Jigglypuff
6’0” | 1.83 m
Star Trek: The Original Series (1967)
Khan Noonien Singh
183.000
1967.00
10000
3D
Khan Noonien Singh
5’6” | 1.68 m
Tomb Raider (2018)
Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)
168.000
2018.00
101950
3D
Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)
5’7” | 1.70 m
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie)
170.000
2001.00
105100
3D
Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie)
6’4” | 1.93 m
June 7, 1952
Liam Neeson
193.000
1952.00
422000
3D
Liam Neeson
Loki
141000
6’2” | 1.88 m
Journey into Mystery #85 (October 1962)
Loki
188.000
1962.00
141000
3D
Loki
5’9” | 1.75 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
Luke Skywalker
175.000
1977.00
133000
3D
Luke Skywalker
5’10” | 1.78 m
June 5, 1971
Mark Wahlberg
178.000
1971.00
397000
3D
Mark Wahlberg
5’4” | 1.63 m
Back to the Future (1985)
Marty McFly
163.000
1985.00
48000
3D
Marty McFly
Mew
100000
1’4” | 40.6 cm
8.8 lb | 4 kg
#151
Mew
40.600
4.000
151.00
100000
3D
Mew
Mewtwo
152000
6’7” | 200.7 cm
269 lb | 122 kg
#150
Mewtwo
200.700
122.000
150.00
152000
3D
Mewtwo
6’0” | 1.83 m
February 9, 1987
Michael B. Jordan
183.000
1987.00
217000
3D
Michael B. Jordan
5’9” | 1.75 m
Star Trek: The Original Series (1966)
Montgomery Scott
175.000
1966.00
10600
3D
Montgomery Scott
Nebula
144000
5’11” | 1.80 m
The Avengers #257 (July 1985)
Nebula
180.000
1985.00
144000
3D
Nebula
5’11” | 1.80 m
Neil Armstrong
180.000
373000
3D
Neil Armstrong
5’10” | 1.78 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
Obi-Wan Kenobi
178.000
1977.00
21000
3D
Obi-Wan Kenobi
Oddjob
8600
5’10” | 1.78 m
Goldfinger (1964)
Oddjob
178.000
1964.00
8600
3D
Oddjob
Odin
106000
5’8” | 1.73 m
Journey into Mystery #86 (November 1962)
Odin
1.730
1962.00
106000
3D
Odin
Odo
19000
6’0” | 1.83 m
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)
Odo
183.000
1993.00
19000
3D
Odo
Ood
18000
6’-6’6” | 1.83-1.98 m
2006
Ood
198.000
2006.00
18000
3D
Ood
5’10” | 1.78 m
November 18, 1968
Owen Wilson
178.000
1968.00
160000
3D
Owen Wilson
5'7" | 1.70 m
Tales of Suspense #75 (March 1966)
Peggy Carter
170.000
1966.00
49000
3D
Peggy Carter
Pikachu
524000
1’4” | 40.6 cm
13.2 lb | 6 kg
#025
Pikachu
40.600
6.000
25.00
524000
3D
Pikachu
5’1” | 1.55 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
Princess Leia
155.000
1977.00
132000
3D
Princess Leia
5’5” | 1.64 m
New Avengers #8 (September 2013)
Proxima Midnight
1.640
2013.00
25000
3D
Proxima Midnight
Psyduck
66000
2’7” | 78.7 cm
43.2 lb | 19.6 kg
#054
Psyduck
78.700
19.600
54.00
66000
3D
Psyduck
Q
14000
6’4” | 1.93 m
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Q
193.000
1987.00
14000
3D
Q
6′1″ | 1.85 m
March 27, 1963
Quentin Tarantino
185.000
1963.00
470000
3D
Quentin Tarantino
Wasp | Hope Pym
Set of drawings comparing the height of Wasp to other MCU characters

Wasp, also known as Hope Pym, is a fictional superhero in Ant-Man and the Wasp and the extended Marvel franchise. The daughter of the original creator of the Ant-Man suit, Hope’s mother was the original Wasp but was lost in the quantum realm after shrinking too small when she was a child. After Scott Lang realizes she might be alive, Hope dons the Wasp suit in order to save her mother, Janet van Dyne, from the quantum realm. Similar to Ant-Man, the Wasp suit gives Hope the ability to shrink herself and other objects, with the added ability of being able to fly.

Wasp is portrayed by Evangeline Lilly in the MCU with a human height of 5’6” (1.68 m). The comic book height of Wasp is 5’4” (1.63 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Wasp in assorted poses
Wasp, also known as Hope Pym, is a fictional superhero in Ant-Man and the Wasp and the extended Marvel franchise. The daughter of the original creator of the Ant-Man suit, the Wasp suit gives Hope the ability to shrink herself and other objects, with the added ability of being able to fly.

Wasp is portrayed by Evangeline Lilly in the MCU with a human height of 5’6” (1.68 m). The comic book height of Wasp is 5’4” (1.63 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Wasp in assorted poses
Wasp | Hope Pym
Height:
5’6” | 1.68 m (Variable)
Width:
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Depth:
Height (Comics)
5’4” | 1.63 m (Variable)
Weight:
Area:

Portrayed by (MCU): Evangeline Lilly

Powers
Size-shifting (giant to microscopic); energy blasts; insect control; flight
Real Name
Hope van Dyne
First Appearance
Tales to Astonish #44 (June 1963)

Drawings include:
Wasp front elevation (assorted), side, fighting, flying

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Clara Oswald
Height comparison diagram of Clara Oswald compared to other Doctor Who characters

Clara Oswald is a character in the BBC science-fiction show, Doctor Who. She is played by English actress Jenna-Louise Coleman. She first appeared in the seventh series alongside the eleventh Doctor played by Matt Smith, and continued as companion for the twelfth Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi. There are many different versions of Clara throughout space and time; the Doctor first encounters a ‘past’ Clara in Victorian England. He eventually tracks down the ‘real’ Clara to modern day England, where she works as a Nanny. Clara is known for her intelligence, optimism and quick wit.

Clara Oswald is portrayed by Jenna Coleman with a height of 5’2" (1.57 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Clara Oswald with overall height
Clara Oswald is a character in the BBC science-fiction show, Doctor Who. She is played by English actress Jenna-Louise Coleman. She first appeared in the seventh series alongside the eleventh Doctor played by Matt Smith, and continued as companion for the twelfth Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi.

Clara Oswald is portrayed by Jenna Coleman with a height of 5’2" (1.57 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Clara Oswald with overall height
Clara Oswald
Height:
5’2" | 1.57 m
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Last Appearance: 2017

Actor
Jenna Coleman
First Appearance
2012

Drawings include:
Clara Oswald elevations (assorted)

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Stan Lee
Series of scaled illustrations of Stan Lee compared to various related Marvel characters

Stan Lee, full name Stanley Martin Lieber, propelled Marvel Comics into the powerhouse it is today. He worked his way up from an assistant at a comic book publishing company (then called Timely Comics), to a writer and then Editor-in-Chief. He is generally thought of as the creator of the Marvel we know and love, as well as the creator of hundreds of beloved characters. A fan favorite Easter egg, he made a cameo in every Marvel Cinematic Universe film until Avengers: Endgame, which was released after his death in 2018.

Stan Lee had a height of 5’11” (1.80 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Stan Lee with labeled height
Stan Lee, full name Stanley Martin Lieber, propelled Marvel Comics into the powerhouse it is today. He worked his way up from an assistant at a comic book publishing company (then called Timely Comics), to a writer and then Editor-in-Chief. He is generally thought of as the creator of Marvel Comics.

Stan Lee had a height of 5’11” (1.80 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Stan Lee with labeled height
Stan Lee
Height:
5’11” | 1.80 m
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Weight:
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Death: November 12, 2018

Powers
Real Name
Stanley Martin Lieber
First Appearance
December 28, 1922 (Birthday)

Drawings include:
Stan Lee front elevation (assorted), posing, side

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11th Doctor
Size comparison drawings of the 11th Doctor comparing the heights of other related Doctor Who characters

The 11th Doctor was played by British actor Matt Smith for three seasons. The Doctor is an alien Time Lord who travels through time and space. His time machine is called the TARDIS (short for Time And Relative Dimension In Space) and takes the appearance of an old British-style police box. The 11th Doctor is a sharp dresser; he is usually found in a tweed jacket and bow tie. He is known for his old-fashioned, exuberant and eccentric nature. His companions included Amy Pond (played by Karen Gillan), her husband Rory Williams (Arthur Darvill) and Clara Oswald (Jenna-Louise Coleman). He is one of the oldest doctors; he begins to die of old age before regenerating in ‘The Time of the Doctor’.

The 11th Doctor is portrayed by Matt Smith with a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of the 11th Doctor with height measurements
The 11th Doctor was played by British actor Matt Smith for three seasons. The Doctor is an alien Time Lord who travels through time and space. His time machine is called the TARDIS (short for Time And Relative Dimension In Space) and takes the appearance of an old British-style police box.

The 11th Doctor is portrayed by Matt Smith with a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of the 11th Doctor with height measurements
11th Doctor
Height:
6’0” | 1.83 m
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Last Appearance: December 25, 2013

Seasons: 3

Actor
Matt Smith
First Appearance
April 3, 2010

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11th Doctor elevations (assorted)

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Pikachu
Scaled elevation drawing comparing the height of Pikachu to people

Pikachu, known by the same name in Japan, is an electric type Pokémon introduced in the first generation of games. Pikachu is a rodent-like, yellow creature with brown stripes and a long tail capable of absorbing lightning strikes. Pikachu evolves from Pichu and can evolve into Raichu when exposed to a thunder stone. Pikachu is one of the most well-known Pokémon and serves as the unofficial mascot of the Pokémon franchise. Pikachu typically can be found living in groups in the forest. Pikachu releases electricity and charges its stored electricity (which is stored in its red facial glands) while it sleeps, however, lack of sleep and stress can affect its ability to release electricity.

Pikachu has an average height of 1’4” (40.6 cm) and weight of 13.2 lb (6 kg). Pikachu is an Electric type Pokémon and is listed as #025 in the National Pokédex.

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Pikachu in assorted poses
Pikachu, known by the same name in Japan, is an electric type Pokémon introduced in the first generation of games. Pikachu is a rodent-like, yellow creature with brown stripes and a long tail capable of absorbing lightning strikes. Pikachu evolves from Pichu and can evolve into Raichu.

Pikachu has an average height of 1’4” (40.6 cm) and weight of 13.2 lb (6 kg). Pikachu is an Electric type Pokémon and is listed as #025 in the National Pokédex.

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Pikachu in assorted poses
Pikachu
Height:
1’4” | 40.6 cm
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
13.2 lb | 6 kg
Area:

Generation: 1

Type
Electric
Pokédex
#025

Drawings include:
Pikachu front elevation, side, back, fighting

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