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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.
7th Jun '16 1:53:28 PM merotoker
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*** Doctor David Dibble, the human alter-ego of [[ComicBook/TheIncredibleHulk The Behemoth]].

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*** Doctor David Dibble, the human alter-ego of [[ComicBook/TheIncredibleHulk [[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk The Behemoth]].




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* Hamilton Hill and Charles Chesterfield, former mayors of Gotham City.
* Woozy Winks, sidekick of ComicBook/PlasticMan



** Peter Parker/''Franchise/SpiderMan''. Among others, he had to deal with J. Jonah Jameson and Otto "[[Comicbook/DoctorOctopus Dr. Octopus]]" Octavius. Jonah himself has a son named John Jameson by his first wife, Joan, he later married Marla Madison, his editor-in-chief is Joe "Robbie" Robertson (who has a son named Randy), and secretaries have included Betty Brant (whose brother was called Bennett) and Glory Grant. The Bugle staff absolutely adores alliteration. In fact, JJJ is actually J. Jonah Jameson, ''Junior''. We have also Curt Connors, the Lizard, and Cletus Kasady, a.k.a. Carnage. This reached the height of absurdity with a splash page showing the characters attending a Bugle funeral. Of the ten characters named, ''nine'' had alliterative names, with only Aunt May not fitting in.

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** Peter Parker/''Franchise/SpiderMan''. Among others, he had to deal with J. Jonah Jameson and Otto "[[Comicbook/DoctorOctopus Dr. Octopus]]" Octavius. Jonah himself has a son named John Jameson by his first wife, Joan, he later married Marla Madison, his editor-in-chief is Joe "Robbie" Robertson (who has a son named Randy), and secretaries have included Betty Brant (whose brother was called Bennett) and Glory Grant. The Bugle staff absolutely adores alliteration. In fact, JJJ is actually J. Jonah Jameson, ''Junior''. We have also Curt Connors, the Lizard, and Cletus Kasady, a.k.a. Carnage.ComicBook/{{Carnage}}. This reached the height of absurdity with a splash page showing the characters attending a Bugle funeral. Of the ten characters named, ''nine'' had alliterative names, with only Aunt May not fitting in.



* [[Characters/XMenVillains Shinobi Shaw]], son of Sebastian.

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* [[Characters/XMenVillains [[Characters/XMenRoguesGalleryMToZ Shinobi Shaw]], son of Sebastian.




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* Christian and Christine Cord (Radian and Tattoo)
* Samuel Smithers/Plantman
* Pamela Pierce



* Slight variation in the British comic strip ''George And Lynne'' (featured in [[BritishNewspapers The Sun]]) -- the title characters seem to know a ''lot'' of couples who have first names beginning with the same letter (such as Dave and Donna, or Jack and Jenny).

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* Slight variation in the British comic strip ''George And Lynne'' (featured in [[BritishNewspapers [[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers The Sun]]) -- the title characters seem to know a ''lot'' of couples who have first names beginning with the same letter (such as Dave and Donna, or Jack and Jenny).
22nd Apr '16 11:15:09 AM kyojikasshu
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* Buddy Blank and Kevin Kho, the original and ComicBook/New52 versions of ComicBook/{{OMAC}}, respectively.
31st Dec '15 6:04:32 PM Anddrix
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* By [[Myth/NorseMythology sheer coincidence]], SelfDemonstrating/{{Loki}} Laufeyson.

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* By [[Myth/NorseMythology sheer coincidence]], SelfDemonstrating/{{Loki}} Loki Laufeyson.
30th Dec '15 2:09:44 PM Anddrix
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* Clark Kent/''Franchise/{{Superman}}''. For that matter, Superman's entourage of people with the initials "LL"; Comicbook/LoisLane, SelfDemonstrating/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}}''. For that matter, Superman's entourage of people with the initials "LL"; Comicbook/LoisLane, SelfDemonstrating/LexLuthor, 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.
26th Dec '15 6:48:37 AM EndBringer99
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* Ava Ayala, the new White Tiger after her brother, Hector.
20th Dec '15 7:43:03 PM Pichu-kun
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* When ''ComicBook/JosieAndThePussycats'' was named "She's Josie!", Josie's name was "Josie Jones". Nowadays she is named "Josie [=McCoy=]".
21st Oct '15 7:01:49 AM satcher87
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* In ''ComicBook/DruidCity'', the leader character and one the central villains are named Hunter Hastings and Scott Silo, respectively.
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