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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Question with sound clips and images.
Franchise: DC Universe

Created by Pokejedservo on Jul 9 2010
Justice League Unlimited (2004)
QuestionJeffrey Combs
Jeffrey Combs
Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008)
QuestionNicholas Guest
Nicholas Guest


Ah yes at last we have a VC for this fairly known Super Hero with a fairly strange origin (both in the comics, and his history in the Comic Book Industry) he is none other than the Question.

The Question's Voice acted debut was in the rather renowned animated series Justice League Unlimited in which he was voiced by Jeffrey Combs. (Whose earlier VA experience in the DCAU was that he was one of the few men whom have voiced Scarecrow but that's a different story.)

While more devoted Comic Book readers have most likely heard of the guy before but he was fairly obscure until JLU came along and got him to be a bit more known. And fortunately Jeffrey Combs definitely helped give him a good first impression with plenty of CN's viewers back then as Jeffrey's performance definitely captured Question's "Eccentric Conspiracy Theorist" persona quite well.

Whether it was the more dramatic scenes of the Question trying to get closer to the truth or the Question's comedic moments of how... "eccentric" he can be (and sometimes a little bit of both) Jeffrey's performance was definitely quite suitable lets just say. Granted while the Question was only in a handful of episodes he had a good presence in them certainly helped but still Jeffrey's work as the Question is one of the better performances in that show.

The Question didn't get a voice acted role again until a few years later in which he made a special guest star in one of the episodes of the fairly well known Batman Brave and the Bold in which he is voiced by actor Nicholas Guest (whom has a decent VA history but is more known as the brother of known director Chirstopher Guest). And while I like Batman Brave and the Bold as it is a pretty good show but the Question didn't exactly get all that much here. Granted its not the first time a Super Hero in that show was only in a prologue but still.

Though to be fair while Question had a lot less lines in this show Nicholas' performance wasn't bad though. After all Nicholas' voice did sound a bit similar to Jeffrey's voice and his performance wasn't bad. (And hey as of when this VC was written the show is not over yet so that might change.)

But still while I am clearly going for Jeffrey Combs here, Nicholas Guest did have a decent amount of potential here.



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said at 3:03 PM on Tue Dec 19 2017
 2 Shout Outs!
Jeffrey Combs was perfect in this role.
said at 6:19 PM on Mon Jun 26 2017
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Jeffrey Combs nuff said.
said at 1:59 AM on Sat Apr 29 2017
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Jeffrey Combs, nuff said.
said at 6:16 PM on Thu Apr 13 2017
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I LOVED Combs performance as the Question he helped give the character life and a badass persona i just wished the Question would show up more in DC animated TV shows I would love to see that
said at 5:03 PM on Thu Jun 16 2016
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Jeffery Combs, no question about it...

...too cheesy?
said at 3:33 PM on Thu Jun 16 2016
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Jeffrey Combs IS the Question.
said at 8:26 PM on Thu Dec 22 2016
I've been rewatching JL/JLU recently, and I have to say that Jeffrey Combs' madcap delivery and dry wit makes the character so fun and interesting. He had such great chemistry with Amy Acker and everyone else. My one complaint is that the voice is the exact one he used for Scarecrow, but it honestly doesn't bug me because he portrays them so differently.

Nicholas Guest isn't bad, but he needs more material.
said at 5:31 PM on Sat Feb 13 2016
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Jeffrey Combs is pretty awesome as The Question. He brings this eccentric dubiousness to the character. He sometimes sounds like he's bored and disinterested but instead I think it gives him a nice bit of dry wit and overall just makes him a rather subtle sounding character, plus it's an excellent change of pace for Jeffrey being one of his few heroic character he's played in his career (along with his very awesome Ratchet too).

Nicholas Guest was decent but he's kind of bland and indistinct sounding compared to Jeffrey.

In the end I have to give this to Jeffrey Combs, I hope he has another chance to reprise in the future.

BONUS: I can so see Michael Kopsa or Chuck Huber being excellent as The Question.
said at 10:37 AM on Tue Feb 17 2015
1) Nicholas Guest
2) Jeffrey Combs
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said at 9:55 PM on Sat May 31 2014
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Jeffrey Combs makes him sound like the eccentric weirdo that he's supposed to be so I gotta go with him. Nicholas Guest seems like he was OK. That clip isn't much to go on and I didn't watch that show, or very much of it anyway.
said at 7:58 AM on Wed May 14 2014
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I wonder if Ron Perlman would make a good Question?
said at 10:24 AM on Wed Feb 26 2014
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Jeffrey Combs. Question doesn't have the unique character and personality without Jeffrey's voice.
said at 3:16 PM on Wed Jul 17 2013
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Jeffrey Combs: Combs is perfect for the Question, as he makes him sound eccentric and odd, while at the same time sounding calm and intellectual, which fits with his philosiphy. 10/10

Nicholas Guest: Guest has potential, but he does not sound eccentric enough. I do think he does give a decent performance. 7/10

Overall, I am clearly favoriting Jeffrey Combs.
said at 10:01 PM on Fri May 24 2013
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Jeffrey Combs made Question's eccentric obsession with conspiracy theories very funny. I actually chuckled multiple times watching him. Great performance.
said at 12:44 PM on Sun Dec 2 2012
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Nicholas Guest is alright but Jeffrey Combs is better.
said at 6:16 PM on Fri Sep 14 2012
combs my hair for sure lol
said at 4:54 PM on Tue Sep 11 2012
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combs owns this voice so far. unless someone else does it better(doubtful)
said at 12:52 AM on Thu Apr 26 2012
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Gonna go with Jeffrey Combs for Question.
said at 4:37 PM on Wed Dec 7 2011
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Combs all the way!
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