publication date: Sunday, September 22, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)
clue: She's a YouTube-based pop star who released her debut in 2018, not an animated character who debuted in 1990.
explanation: Maia goes online by mxmtoon, a user name derived from her initials MXMT. Even though the Roman numeral value for 1990 is MCMXC, not MXM, Maia's user name has been mistaken for "1990 toon." more…
difficulty: very hard
solved by: Russ Wilhelm