History AlliterativeName / ComicBooks

10th May '17 8:53:18 PM DemonDuckofDoom
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* ''ComicBook/PatPatriotAmericasJoanOfArc'': Pat Patriot's real name is Pat Patrios.
13th Apr '17 7:49:29 PM PhantomRider
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**And Firestorm's supporting cast and rogues' gallery has a few. Jefferson Jackson, Henry Hewitt (Tokamak), Mai Miyazaki (Naiad), Quentin Quayle, Cliff Carmichael, Doreen Day...
30th Jan '17 4:53:07 PM nighttrainfm
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** Clark Kent/Superman. For that matter, Superman's entourage of people with the initials "LL"; Comicbook/LoisLane, ComicBook/LexLuthor, Lucy Lane, ComicBook/LanaLang, Lara Lor-Van, Lori Lemaris, Linda "Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}" Lee, Lyla Lerrol, Letitia Lerner, etc. The first two were coincidence; after that, the writers picked up the theme and ran with it. Also note that Kal-El read backwards also has two L's.

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** Clark Kent/Superman. For that matter, Superman's entourage of people with the initials "LL"; Comicbook/LoisLane, ComicBook/LexLuthor, Lucy Lane, ComicBook/LanaLang, Lara Lor-Van, Lori Lemaris, Linda "Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}" Lee, Lyla Lerrol, Letitia Lerner, Lee Lambert, etc. The first two were coincidence; after that, the writers picked up the theme and ran with it. Also note that Kal-El read backwards also has two L's.
7th Jan '17 1:56:56 PM rafi
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** Lampshaded by Superman himself in ''Comicbook/TheSupergirlFromKrypton'':

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** Lampshaded by Superman himself in ''Comicbook/TheSupergirlFromKrypton'':''Action Comics #252'':
7th Jan '17 10:08:18 AM Lloigor
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** The novelization of ''Film/SpiderMan1'' [[LampshadeHanging hung a lampshade]] on this, by having Jameson name the Green Goblin in a headline. This resulted in a brief discussion on alliteration between J. Jonah Jameson, Peter Parker, the Bugle's editor Robbie Robertson, and Jameson's secretary Betty Brant... none of whom seemed to notice they were examples. The same point is made out in ''Spider-Man 3''.

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** The novelization of ''Film/SpiderMan1'' [[LampshadeHanging hung a lampshade]] on this, by having Jameson name the Green Goblin in a headline. This resulted in a brief discussion on alliteration between J. Jonah Jameson, Peter Parker, the Bugle's editor Robbie Robertson, and Jameson's secretary Betty Brant... none of whom seemed to notice they were examples. The same point is made out in ''Spider-Man 3''.
4th Jan '17 5:02:35 AM Koveras
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* Similarly, ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' once had a series of alliterative romantic interests, including Vicki Vale (played by Kim Basinger in ''Film/{{Batman}}'') and Silver St. Cloud.

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* Similarly, ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' once had a series of alliterative romantic interests, including Vicki Vale (played by Kim Basinger in ''Film/{{Batman}}'') and Silver St. Cloud. While Batman's own name doesn't directly count, one of his common monikers, "the Caped Crusader", is also alliterative.
11th Dec '16 12:32:56 AM Tron80
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** Lampshaded by Superman himself in ''Action Comics #252'':

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** Lampshaded by Superman himself in ''Action Comics #252'':''Comicbook/TheSupergirlFromKrypton'':
11th Nov '16 1:16:46 PM SeanMurrayI
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14th Oct '16 4:10:22 AM Tron80
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* Clark Kent/''Franchise/{{Superman}}''. For that matter, Superman's entourage of people with the initials "LL"; Comicbook/LoisLane, ComicBook/LexLuthor, Lucy Lane, ComicBook/LanaLang, Lara Lor-Van, Lori Lemaris, Linda "Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}" Lee, Lyla Lerrol, Letitia Lerner, etc. The first two were coincidence; after that, the writers picked up the theme and ran with it. Also note that Kal-El read backwards also has two L's.

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Clark Kent/''Franchise/{{Superman}}''.Kent/Superman. For that matter, Superman's entourage of people with the initials "LL"; Comicbook/LoisLane, ComicBook/LexLuthor, Lucy Lane, ComicBook/LanaLang, Lara Lor-Van, Lori Lemaris, Linda "Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}" Lee, Lyla Lerrol, Letitia Lerner, etc. The first two were coincidence; after that, the writers picked up the theme and ran with it. Also note that Kal-El read backwards also has two L's.



** Lampshaded by Superman himself in ''Action Comics #252'':
--->'''Supergirl:''' While you were gone, I used my super-hearing and heard many Earth-girls' names! I thought of a good one for myself... Linda Lee! How's that?\\
'''Superman:''' Er... As good as any! (thinking) Lana Lang was my girlfriend when I was Superboy, and Lois Lane replaced her when I became Superman! By sheer coincidence, she picked the same initials... L. L.!
** In ''Comicbook/KryptonNoMore'', Superman arrested a mob boss called Samuel Simeon.
** Talking about Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}, one of her best friends back in the Silver Age was Lena Luthor.



*** Lex's mother name was Lillian and in a dream universe his daughter with Lana Lang was named Lily, and his hallucination on a desert island that was obviously himself was called Louis Leery.
*** Subverted by Lex's actual given name: Alexander Joseph Luthor.

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*** ** Lex's mother name was Lillian and in a dream universe his daughter with Lana Lang was named Lily, and his hallucination on a desert island that was obviously himself was called Louis Leery.
*** ** Subverted by Lex's actual given name: Alexander Joseph Luthor.
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