History Characters / AmericanVampire

27th Sep '16 11:07:36 AM TheNerevarine
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* ArchEnemy: Sweet has the tendency to become this for a lot of people: Jim Book, Abilena and her daughter Felicia, Travis Kidd, Cash [=McGogan=]

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* ArchEnemy: Sweet has the tendency to become this for a lot of people: Jim Book, Abilena and her daughter Felicia, Travis Kidd, Cash [=McGogan=] [=McGogan=], the entire Carpathian coven, etc...



** In ''Second Cycle'', [[spoiler: he attempts to pull off a HeroicSacrifice to save Calvin's life when Sweet is about to be possessed by the Beast influence]].



* ActionGirl: She was willing to jump into the fray along with the men

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* ActionGirl: She was willing to jump into the fray along with the menmen when Skinner re-emerged.



* NeverMessWithGranny: She served the order way into.

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* NeverMessWithGranny: She served the order way into.past the 60s before resigning.



* BigGood: Following [[spoiler:Linden Hobbes' sacrifice]], she leads the Vassals and takes the order into a new direction: to fight against evil, instead of merely hunting vampires.



* MsFanservice: While Felicia doesn't usually play this role and dresses modestly, she had a completely gratuitous nude scene in ''Survvial of the Fittest'', being the only female character to feature one in the comic so far. Pearl was nude in her introduction, but the circumstances were [[FanDisservice disturbing rather than titillating]].

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* MsFanservice: While Felicia doesn't usually play this role and dresses modestly, she had a completely gratuitous nude scene in ''Survvial ''Survival of the Fittest'', being the only female character to feature one in the comic so far. Pearl was nude in her introduction, but the circumstances were [[FanDisservice disturbing rather than titillating]].



* BigGood: In the series, since leads the Vassals of the Morning Star.

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* BigGood: In the series, since He leads the Vassals of the Morning Star.Star at the time of the series.



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* TheFaceless: His face is always covered in darkness, his eyes are little white dots.

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* TheFaceless: His face is always covered in darkness, his eyes are being little white dots.



* TheParagonAlwaysRebels: Originally, the Vassals of the Morning Star were united under his banner to fight the Beast. They ultimately succeeded in defeating it, but their leader suckled on the monster's teats, gaining its power and becoming his champion.

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* TheParagonAlwaysRebels: Originally, the Vassals of the Morning Star were united under his banner to fight the Beast. They ultimately succeeded in defeating it, but their leader suckled on the monster's teats, gaining its power and becoming his champion. His actual name is supposed to be the Great Traitor, but it has been bastardized to its current form.


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* SharpDressedMan: He wears an old gentleman's costume.
21st Sep '16 6:26:00 AM TheNerevarine
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* FromNobodyToNightmare: While she is [[BewareTheNiceOns a nice and sweet woman]], she certainly qualifies for this trope from the Euro-Vamps' perspective: just another rising actress given as dinner to a vampire coven, her body was dumped in the desert to be forgotten like so many other women before her. Then Skinner Sweet showed up, gave her an EmergencyTransformation and turned her into an American Vampire.

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* FromNobodyToNightmare: While she is [[BewareTheNiceOns [[BewareTheNiceOnes a nice and sweet woman]], she certainly qualifies for this trope from the Euro-Vamps' perspective: just another rising actress like many girls before her, she was given as dinner "prey" for the Hollywood Coven to a vampire coven, feed on, and after they were done they dumped her body was dumped in the desert into a ditch to be forgotten like so many other women before her. Then forgotten. However, she survived long enough to be found by Skinner Sweet showed up, Sweet, who gave her an EmergencyTransformation and turned her into an another American Vampire.Vampire. She proceeded to hunt down those responsible.



* ArchEnemy: Sweet has the tendency to become this for a lot of people: Jim Book, Abilena and her daughter Felicia, Travis Kidd, Cash [=McGogan=]



* {{Badass}}: A WWI veteran who has no problem fighting vampires besides his ActionGirlfriend.

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* {{Badass}}: A WWI veteran who He served in both World Wars and has no problem fighting vampires besides his ActionGirlfriend.ActionGirlfriend.
** BadassGrandpa: Henry is getting into the years by the time of WorldWarII.
** BadassNormal: Otherwise, a normal human next to his wife, who is an American vampire.



* HeroicWillpower: Jim manage to go on without feeding for ''three years''. Sure, he was tormented the whole time, but that is damn impressive.



* StakingTheLovedOnes: Not actually staking, she actually gunned Jim Book down at his own request to end his suffering.

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* StakingTheLovedOnes: StakingTheLovedOne: Not actually staking, she actually gunned Jim Book down during the New Moon at his own request to end his suffering.



* ActionGirl: She is a top member of the Vassals of the Morning and proficient vampire hunter.

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* ActionGirl: She is a top member of the Vassals of the Morning Star and proficient vampire hunter.



* ActionDad: He embarks on a quest to find a cure for his son.

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* ActionDad: He embarks on a quest to find a cure for joins the Vassals of the Morning Star after his son.son's birth.



* FindTheCure: His goal in ''Survival of the Fittest''.

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* FindTheCure: His goal in ''Survival of the Fittest''.Fittest'' is to find the cure of vampirism to his son.



* TraumaCongaLine: Cash's investigation leads him to lose his adoptive father and his wife, both of them victims to Skinner Sweet.

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* TraumaCongaLine: Cash's investigation leads him to lose his adoptive father and his wife, both of them victims to Skinner Sweet.
Sweet, and his unborn son being turned into a vampire by Skinner's blood injection.
19th Sep '16 4:45:32 PM TheNerevarine
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* MsFanservice: While Felicia doesn't usually play this role and dresses modestly, she is the only female with a completely gratuitous nude scene in the comic, namely in ''Survival of the Fittest''.

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* MsFanservice: While Felicia doesn't usually play this role and dresses modestly, she is the only female with had a completely gratuitous nude scene in the comic, namely in ''Survival ''Survvial of the Fittest''.Fittest'', being the only female character to feature one in the comic so far. Pearl was nude in her introduction, but the circumstances were [[FanDisservice disturbing rather than titillating]].



* BlackDudeDiesFirst: Inverted; he is the only African-American member of the team and survives the ''Ghost War'' ordeal, but as an American Vampire.

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* BlackDudeDiesFirst: Inverted; he is the only African-American member of the team and survives the ''Ghost War'' ordeal, but emerged as an American Vampire.
* NiceGuy: Very mild-mannered and comforting to his friends.



* TheChosenOne: [[spoiler: By {{Dracula}} to become his vessel]].



* GenerationXerox: His story tragically mirrors his father's. [[spoiler:as both of them were orphaned at early age and adopted by someone else]]. He is also a vampire like his grandfather and namesake, although Gus the Elder was a Gaelic-Prime, while little Gus is an American Vampire.

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* GenerationXerox: His story tragically mirrors his father's. [[spoiler:as father's as both of them were orphaned [[spoiler:orphaned at early age and adopted by someone else]]. He is also a vampire like his grandfather and namesake, although Gus the Elder was a Gaelic-Prime, while little Gus is an American Vampire.
19th Sep '16 8:56:21 AM TheNerevarine
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* FromNobodyToNightmare: While she is [[BewareTheNiceOns a nice and sweet woman]], she certainly qualifies for this trope from the Euro-Vamps' perspective: just another rising actress given as dinner to a vampire coven, her body was dumped in the desert to be forgotten like so many other women before her. Then Skinner Sweet showed up, gave her an EmergencyTransformation and turned her into an American Vampire.


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!Calvin Poole
An African-American VMS agent, he is part of Henry Preston's team in ''Ghost War''. He becomes an American Vampire at the end of that arc.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: He is harassed by a couple of racists and he even gives them one last chance to apologize. Had they known they were MuggingTheMonster.
* BlackDudeDiesFirst: Inverted; he is the only African-American member of the team and survives the ''Ghost War'' ordeal, but as an American Vampire.
18th Sep '16 4:19:17 PM TheNerevarine
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* FriendToAllChildren: In ''Second Cycle'', she turned her family household into a safe haven for vampire children.


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* MamaBear: To the vampire children in her care.
18th Sep '16 8:29:09 AM TheNerevarine
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* TheHeroine: She is the closest thing the comic has to one, being the most heroic main character, in stark contrast to [[VillainProtagonist Skinner Sweet]].

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* TheHeroine: She is the closest thing the comic has to one, being the most heroic main character, one, in stark contrast to [[VillainProtagonist Skinner Sweet]].



* StakingTheLovedOnes: Not actually staking, she actually gunned Jim Book down at his own request to end his suffering.



* ActionMom: [[spoiler:Ends up raising Gus [=McGogan=] as her own son]].



* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: In ''Survival of the Fittest'' a group of female VMS agents squee as she passes by.

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* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: In ''Survival of the Fittest'' a group of female VMS agents squee {{Squee}} as she passes by.



* MsFanservice: While Felicia doesn't usually play this role, she had one gratuitous nude scene in ''Survival of the Fittest'' and so far, the only female character to do so.

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* MsFanservice: While Felicia doesn't usually play this role, role and dresses modestly, she had one is the only female with a completely gratuitous nude scene in the comic, namely in ''Survival of the Fittest'' and so far, the only female character to do so.Fittest''.



* SomeoneToRememberHimBy: Felicia was conceived by her parents as part of an agreement.

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* SomeoneToRememberHimBy: Felicia was conceived by her parents as part of an agreement.
agreement that her mother would end her father's suffering if he gave her a child.


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* DyingMomentOfAwesome: [[spoiler:Cash goes out in a true blaze as he makes his last stand against the Nazi vampires, singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" and then detonating several grenades]].
* FindTheCure: His goal in ''Survival of the Fittest''.


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* GenerationXerox: His story tragically mirrors his father's. [[spoiler:as both of them were orphaned at early age and adopted by someone else]]. He is also a vampire like his grandfather and namesake, although Gus the Elder was a Gaelic-Prime, while little Gus is an American Vampire.
18th Sep '16 6:45:56 AM TheNerevarine
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!Abilena Carmino
The daughter of Jim Book's partner Felix Carmino.
* ActionGirl: She was willing to jump into the fray along with the men
* ActionMom: Abilena joined the Vassals of the Morning Star following Felicia's birth and became a top agent.
* MayDecemberRomance: Abilena always loved Jim who is old enough to be her father.
* NeverMessWithGranny: She served the order way into.
* TeethClenchedTeamwork: [[spoiler:She was forced to fight alongside Skinner Sweet, the man who ruined the love of her life.]]


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* MsFanservice: While Felicia doesn't usually play this role, she had one gratuitous nude scene in ''Survival of the Fittest'' and so far, the only female character to do so.
18th Sep '16 3:12:49 AM TheNerevarine
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* JokerImmunity:

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* JokerImmunity:JokerImmunity: Has a knack for evading death several times.



* OutsideContextProblem: While the Vassals were founded specifically to fight it and its minions, this thing is a whole new can of worms seemingly unrelated to vampires and belongs to a CosmicHorrorStory. The heroes also are poorly equipped to take care of it.

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* OutsideContextProblem: While the Vassals were founded specifically to fight it and its minions, this thing is a whole new can of worms seemingly unrelated to vampires and belongs belonging to a CosmicHorrorStory.CosmicHorrorStory instead of this one. The heroes also are poorly equipped to take care of it.
17th Sep '16 6:55:31 PM TheNerevarine
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* BroughtDownToNormal: [[spoiler: Skinner is cured of his vampirism at the end of ''Second Cycle'' and to his distress he learns that he can't be infected again.]]



* JokerImmunity:



An ancient entity that plagued the Mesopotamic world.
* AncientEvil: It was released on Earth in 13.000 BC and for a thousand years, it tormented.

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An ancient entity that plagued the Mesopotamic world.
world with its demonic offspring, the Vassals of the Morning Star were created to defeat her. They succeeded in doing so, but it was not destroyed, since it managed to successfully corrupt the order's founder Hurin into becoming its protector and champion.
* AncientEvil: It was released on Earth in 13.000 BC and for a thousand years, it tormented.years reigned supreme until the Vassals challenged it.



* EldritchAbomination: This thing

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* EldritchAbomination: This thingthing used to walk the Earth when mankind was still young, terrorizing mortals with its demonic spawn. Its a force of nature beyond human and vampire comprehension.



* OutsideContextProblem: While the Vassals were founded specifically to fight it and its minions, this thing is a whole new can of worms seemingly unrelated to vampires and belongs to a CosmicHorrorStory. The heroes are also largely outgunned in fighting it as well.

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* OutsideContextProblem: While the Vassals were founded specifically to fight it and its minions, this thing is a whole new can of worms seemingly unrelated to vampires and belongs to a CosmicHorrorStory. The heroes are also largely outgunned in fighting it as well.are poorly equipped to take care of it.
17th Sep '16 5:51:01 PM TheNerevarine
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* ColdBloodedTorture: He is shown interrogating a native by ''dismembering very slowly''.



* TheFaceless: His face is always covered in darkness, his eyes are little white dots.



* WasOnceAMan: A normal human at first, but then he became the Beast's champion, he was elevated into... [[HumanoidAbomination something else entirely]].

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* WasOnceAMan: A normal human at first, but then he became the Beast's champion, he was elevated into... [[HumanoidAbomination something else entirely]].entirely]].

!The Beast
An ancient entity that plagued the Mesopotamic world.
* AncientEvil: It was released on Earth in 13.000 BC and for a thousand years, it tormented.
* BigBad: Quite possibly the greatest example in the series, bigger than [[VillainProtagonist Skinner]] and [[VampireMonarch Dracula]].
* TheCorrupter: Its "[[TheCorruption milk]]" turned [[TheParagon Hurin]] into [[TheParagonAlwaysRebels the Great Traitor]]. Its also capable of turning other beings - and yes, including vampires - into its servants.
* EldritchAbomination: This thing
* IHaveManyNames: Tiamat, the Mother of Beasts, the Dragon, the Worm.
* MotherOfAThousandYoung: It had spawned countless demons upon the world and can turn her human minions into monsters.
* OutsideContextProblem: While the Vassals were founded specifically to fight it and its minions, this thing is a whole new can of worms seemingly unrelated to vampires and belongs to a CosmicHorrorStory. The heroes are also largely outgunned in fighting it as well.
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