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I saw this at a con recently and was wondering what the eye/hand/eye symbol appeared in. It looks familiar but I can't remember where from.

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up vote 12 down vote accepted

That's from 20th Century boys, a manga series by Naoki Urasawa (who also created "Monster"). And the man in the picture is referred to as "Friend".

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Though the symbol originated from:

comic books that the children read when they were kids that indicated a page turn.

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