History Characters / YoungAvengers

5th Jan '16 12:01:23 AM TheHolotome
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[[folder:William "Billy" Kaplan[=/=]Asgardian[=/=]Wiccan]]
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[[folder:William "Billy" Kaplan[=/=]Asgardian[=/=]Wiccan]]Kaplan[=/=]Asgardian[=/=]Wiccan[=/=]Demiurge]]

* AtrociousAlias: He changed his codename to 'Wiccan' when it was pointed out to him what the media would do with a gay superhero named 'Asgardian.' This is Loki's opinion of 'Wiccan', too.
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* AtrociousAlias: He changed his codename to 'Wiccan' when it was pointed out to him what the media would do with a gay superhero named 'Asgardian.' This is Loki's opinion of 'Wiccan', too. And now, in ComicBook/NewAvengers2015, Power Man once again calls attention to this, saying that Wiccan calling himself thus without actually being one is a misrepresentation of actual Wiccans. Not long after, he decides to change his name to something he knows he will become in the future, name a "Demiurge".

* InnocentlyInsensitive: So wrapped up in his own angst that he forgets that Teddy had to watch the only mother he had ever known incinerated right in front of him. When Teddy finally cracks and lambasts Billy for his ongoing ItsAllAboutMe behavior, during which Teddy had been completely supportive, Billy is so shocked and ashamed that he goes and does something really stupid...
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* InnocentlyInsensitive: So wrapped up in his own angst that he forgets that Teddy had to watch the only mother he had ever known be incinerated right in front of him. When Teddy finally cracks and lambasts Billy for his ongoing ItsAllAboutMe behavior, during which Teddy had been completely supportive, Billy is so shocked and ashamed that he goes and does something really stupid...

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%%TheSmartGuy* TheSmartGuy: How straight he plays this Trope depends on the people/team he's in/around. He's not actually intellectually smart or tech savvy, but usually comes off as the more level-headed and person with the most common-sense, one's again, subject to who he's with. That is, when he isn't busy being stubborn or self indulgent with his worries and problems.

* StrongAsTheyNeedToBe: When Billy manages to temporarily access his Demiurge potential he becomes capable of BreakingTheFourthWall and actually stepping out onto the pages of the comic to change[=/=]rearrange panels (i.e. reality), effectively making himself almost as [[TheOmnipotent all-powerful]] as the artists, writers and editors.
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* StrongAsTheyNeedToBe: When Billy manages to temporarily access his Demiurge potential potential, he becomes capable of BreakingTheFourthWall and actually stepping out onto the pages of the comic to change[=/=]rearrange panels (i.e. reality), effectively making himself almost as [[TheOmnipotent all-powerful]] as the artists, writers and editors.
31st Dec '15 7:45:40 AM Synchronicity
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* BiTheWay: Implied when [[spoiler: Prodigy kisses him in the final issue, and Tommy manages to start to tell him they're moving too fast before being distracted by their surroundings.]] ** He and David can also be seen smooching in a crowd shot in Secret Wars: Secret Love.
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* BiTheWay: Implied He's implied to have quite a few romantic liaisons (including Kate), and when [[spoiler: Prodigy kisses him in the final issue, and Tommy manages to start to tell him they're moving too fast before being distracted by their surroundings.]] ** ]] He and David can also be seen smooching in a crowd shot in Secret Wars: Secret Love.
31st Dec '15 6:44:09 AM Anddrix
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For tropes related to him, [[Characters/TheMightyThor go here]]. For Loki in general, you can also go there or see his [[Selfdemonstrating/{{Loki}} self-demonstrating article]].
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For tropes related to him, [[Characters/TheMightyThor go here]]. For Loki in general, you can also go there or see his [[Selfdemonstrating/{{Loki}} self-demonstrating article]].there.
18th Dec '15 4:54:55 PM pepsimax
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* TenMinuteRetirement: After a few months of "retirement", she was convinced by Clint Barton to help him in some personal jobs not related to The Avengers. Sometime later she came back full time with her old team. * ALessonInDefeat: Her ego knew no bounds until she met Clint and lost her bow to him for thinking a shot was impossible because she couldn't do it. Afterwards, we see Kate showing her new commitment to the lesson Clint taught her by trying the impossible shot Clint performed, without success. Long after that, in Hawkeye vol. 4 #10, Clint made her feel powerless, angry and miserable enough that she channelized all of her anger and finally performed the impossible shot. * ActionDressRip: ** Her improvised costume during the battle against Kang was her bridesmaid's dress with half of the skirt ripped off. ** In Hawkeye #7 she had to get medicines for some people trapped in a hotel so in order to move faster, she ripped her dress while apologising to the designers that made it, later she fought some criminals too. * ActionGirl: She herself admits her training probably isn't enough for a superhero, but still find ways to win her battles whether by brute force or tactical skills. * AffirmativeActionLegacy: The original Hawkeye is male. Both share the name now. * AllAPartOfTheJob: She considers being a super hero a job, and she loves it despite everything. * AllForNothing: The ending of her story in L.A. is this. Somewhat necessary to bring her back for the final act in Clint Barton's story, but it doesn't make her any less annoyed. * AloofDarkHairedGirl: The complete package (except, the tallest of her team) -- she's elegant, controlled, and considered beautiful. * ArtisticAge: She's looked 17-18 years old since the beginning when she was supposed to be 15-16. Strangely, as she got older artists seemed to draw her shorter and more realistically proportioned, making her look younger by comparison. * BadassInDistress: She got captured by Madam Masque's bodyguards while trying to help Clint and couldn't do anything to escape until Clint came and distracted everyone, after that she started kicking everyone's asses. * BadassNormal: She is an Olympic class archer and martial artist as well as an expert with different weapons including swords and staves. She is also a gifted strategist to the point that once, she completely disabled [[UpToEleven Kang The Conqueror]] with a single arrow. * BareYourMidriff: In her first costume (see image). * BelievingTheirOwnLies: She used to believe Clint told her he never killed anyone. Later, Clint revealed that he actually never said that because he would never lie to her, even then she was trying to avoid the truth. * BettyAndVeronica: She used to be the Archie to Eli's Betty and Tommy's Veronica. Subverted in that she never cared about relationships back then and actively tried to avoid them. * BigScrewedUpFamily: ** Before she died, Kate's mother was the person who kept the family, at the very least, in contact with each other. Her father was inattentive at best and her sister was a little ashamed of her mother and more busy spending her father's money. ** Kate's father, Derek Bishop, deserves an special mention here. He's a rich guy who [[spoiler: funds the illegal operations of Madame Masque in L.A. and almost had his own daughter killed by taking away all her money and delivering her to Masque. He, after some reluctance, also agreed to have Kate killed.]]. He also married one of Kate's classmates as a trophy wife and tries to convince Kate to call her "Mother". * BikerBabe: She rides a motor scooter in full biker outfit. * BoldlyComing: She had many sexual encounters with Noh-Varr who is a Kree. * BrokenBird: After the assault in the park she was victim of, she became pretty much this. Of course, she did get better, and seemingly has moved on with her life. * BrokenPedestal: She was disappointed when she saw a videotape where Clint killed other people in a secret operation. Later, it was completely subverted when it was revealed that the tape [[spoiler: was in fact a fake]] and even when Clint suggested that he indeed had killed before, Kate forgave him for everything at the end. * BrutalHonesty: The reason why she sucks at making other people feel better. Ironically, back when her first team was around, everytime she felt any positive emotion towards other people like be love, admiration or attraction, she used to do everything she could to hide those emotions. She is getting better nowadays. * TheChainsOfCommanding: Her failure as a leader being the reason [[spoiler: she quit]] after ''Children's Crusade''. * ChronicHeroSyndrome: Kate always leans towards helping people in distress. Lampshaded in ''Children's Crusade'' when she says they wouldn't be stuck where they were had Eli, who doesn't ascribe to this as much as Kate, been team leader. * ClarkKenting: ** Being the daughter of a famous rich guy, Kate is kind of a celebrity in the Marvel Universe, yet no one recognized her back when she started doing the whole superhero thing, even when the only thing she did to hide her face was putting on glasses she always wears in her normal life. ** A particular in-universe example happened during Dark Reign. A boy codenamed "The Executioner", who assisted to Kate's school, discovered her secret identity. Later the Young Avengers devised a plan to discredit any claim the boy could make (he was trying to blackmail his way into the Young Avengers), the plan consisted in Kate accepting Executioner's invitation for a party in which part of the Young Avengers would suddenly show up (with Wiccan as a bad guy and Vision as Kate). In one particular moment Kate is face to face with Vision-Kate who is wearing only glasses to cover his face (that he copied exactly like Kate's), yet somehow nobody managed to see the resemblance between them and Executioner's plan got ruined. * ComicalOverreacting: ** In Hawkeye #5 there's a panel where Kate, after being taken hostage, is asking to be released with such emphasis that both of her feet are in the air while two henchman grab her by the arms. She also comically fainted in Hawkeye #20 after seeing an alive Harold after she witnessed his dead body a day before. ** She does this quite a lot in the mini series "Hawkeye vs. Deadpool", specially when interacting with Deadpool. The artist of the series helps a lot with his more cartoonish style. * CommonalityConnection: ** She and Jessica Jones understood each other better after finding out that both share a similar tragic event that happened in the past although their reactions to it was different. ** The reason she became friends with Cassie Lang was their mutual desire to be Young Avengers. ** And of course, her and Clint's InterGenerationalFriendship came to be due to a number of similarities in their MO, style, and general personality. * ConflictingLoyalty: She found herself between being loyal to the Avengers or to Clint Barton. She chose the former but instantly regretted it and tried to help the latter. And before that, she had to chose between being loyal to her team and tell them she [[spoiler: was doing super hero job again]] or being loyal to Clint and keep it a secret. She chose the latter but eventually revealed it to the team (and they weren't surprised one bit). * CoolShades: Purple ones she uses in costume '''and''' in regular clothes. * CrimefightingWithCash: ** She has unlimited amounts of money to spend courtesy of her father. ** However, in the Hawkeye Annual #1, [[spoiler: as part of her revenge against Kate for humiliating her in Madripoor, Madame Masque had her credit card destroyed and had her henchmen steal all of her stuff, leaving her broke. Not having much money and refusing to call her father or her team for help, Kate ends up taking a job trailer-sitting and cat sitting for a middle-aged lesbian hippie couple.]] * CruelToBeKind: Kate takes Clint's dog when leaving New York without even asking him if he was okay with it (as seen in his expression). This can be seen as an extreme act of rudeness if not were for the fact that the dog no longer felt safe inside the building because the gang that was trying to kill Clint was getting more dangerous everyday and also they actually found out that the dog was Clint's. It might not have survived another night alone. * TheCynic: She always had shades of this since her first appearance, but she got better about it. During ''Hawkeye'' Vol 4's course, she swings back and fourth between being overly optimistic to being cynical and angsty, brought on by what happens. * CynicismCatalyst: It was heavily implied in "Young Avengers Special" that Kate used to be a happier person before she was attacked. One of her main motivations to become a super hero was to protect anyone from being victim of the same kind of assault she had to suffer. * DeadpanSnarker: A master of this, even worse if someone tries to be a Deadpan Snarker with her. * {{Deuteragonist}}: In volume four of "Hawkeye". * DeathGlare: To Madam Masque after she shot Clint in the chest. * DependingOnTheArtist: In ''Hawkeye'' her costume is drawn with holes on the sides of her hips. In ''YoungAvengers'', the holes are filled in, which kind of implies that she's wearing another suit underneath. * DesperatelyLookingForAPurposeInLife: She was this at the beginning, finally finding one in superheroing. However, as of the Hawkeye annual, she is back at trying to find herself and her real purpose. * DoNotCallMePaul: She hates nicknames and not even Clint Barton can get away with using them anymore. It's either Kate, Kate Bishop or Hawkeye for everyone. * DudeMagnet: Patriot, Speed, and Noh-Varr are all interested in her. While Clint Barton doesn't seek an actual relationship with her, he thinks she is perfect. * EatingTheEyeCandy: She got distracted by a shirtless Hawkeye once and an almost naked Noh-Varr (he was also dancing). * EarlyBirdCameo: ** Her second costume first appeared in ''Hawkeye'' v4, three months before the release of the new Young Avengers volume. The long story is that since volume four of ''Hawkeye'' is mainly focused on Clint and Kate's regular life, super-hero costumes barely make appearances. For Kate specifically, that attire was supposed to be just another casual attire (and an homage to the British series "The Avengers") but the soon to be artist of "Young Avengers" thought that the attire worked fine as a superhero costume so he decided to keep it and make it her official new costume. He had to make some changes to fit it into his style though (specifically, the holes on her hips are covered but still highlighted). ** An in-universe example happened when the first Young Avengers saw Kate standing in the middle of the street a day before they get to meet her in the wedding incident. * EnergyBow: A "Kree composite soul bow" - high-tech for us, "vintage" by Noh-Varr's standards. * ElegantWeaponForAMoreCivilizedAge: Her preference for the bow and the arrows was revealed to be only because of her love for all things "Vintage". * EstablishingCharacterMoment: While her first appearance established her as a badass girl with an attitude. The moment that completely defined her personality was in Young Avengers vol. 1 #2 when she forcefully enters Avengers Mansion by climbing the gate in a bridesmaid dress and then offered to give a boost to her friend with a smug smile. * EverybodyKnewAlready: She tried to pull a shocking twist by revealing Billy and Teddy that she came back to superheroing with Clint some time after they decided to retire. However, Billy, completely aware of Kate's personality and priorities, wasn't surprised one bit and Teddy didn't seem shocked by the revelation either (maybe because [[spoiler: he came back himself in secret too]]). * EvenTheGirlsWantHer: America Chavez tries to go for her after she breaks up with Noh-Varr. * EvilMeScaresMe: While traveling between other dimensions, she details in her diary how horrified she was at discovering how many evil versions of her existed and how all of them will haunt her forever. * FalseFriend: Harold turns out to be one of this for Kate. She was genuinely trying to help him but he [[spoiler: only wanted to take Neffs empire down and set her up to be arrested by SHIELD]]. * FingerlessGloves: Her first costume had one glove with all the fingers cut and the other with just two cut. The pair of gloves with her new costume are similar to her old ones with the difference that the two fingers cut in the new glove are different from the last one. The non cut fingers are on her right hand and are somewhat necessary to use the bow and the arrows. * FirstPersonSmartass: Kate being Kate, the few stories told from her point of view sometimes have this. * ForgottenFirstMeeting: She didn't remember meeting Noh-Varr before their sexual encounter, only after he reminded her of his name she remembered how they met before in opposing sides of a battle. * FormFittingWardrobe: In Young Avengers vol. 2 her second costume is drawn like this specifically to highlight her athletic physique. * FrameUp: She was framed by Masque for killing Harold H. Harold with one of her arrows. However the evidence was circumstantial at best, so she was let go really fast. * FriendsWithBenefits: Her relationship with Noh-Varr seemed to be this and it is implied that a RelationshipUpgrade happened at some point. Nowadays, they are back at being friends after some issues led to them breaking up, no word on the benefits part though. * GirlinessUpgrade: In Young Avengers Vol. 2 Kate started acting more feminine, being more romantic with Noh-Varr, acting less snarky. Somewhat justified by the fact that she was in the 'Honeymoon stage' with Noh-Varr during that story. * GoodIsNotSoft: She doesn't hesitate at shooting arrows directly to both eyes or paralyzing her enemies for life. She also doesn't seem to be too fond of trick arrows and prefers the long and pointy ones. * GracefulLadiesLikePurple: All her outfits seen are purple, and her skill with the bow and arrow borders LadyOfWar. * HairDecorations: Her second costume sometimes includes a purple headband. * HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday: When she realizes that all the members of the team aren't straight, Kate remarks how she is the only straight member of the team. America doesn't buy it. * InformedFlaw: At the beginning of Young Avengers vol. 2. She refers to herself as "not having nearly enough training" to be a super hero, however a few issue later (and in previous volumes too) she is always seen fighting and leading with skills that can probably give Captain America a run for his money. ''Hawkeye'' better demonstrates this, showcasing that she's not as strong a fighter when she's on her own and that she's easily caught by surprise. * InSeriesNickname: Kate is short for Katherine and is the name everyone use when referring to her. Any other nickname will piss her off, especially if it is related to her codename "Hawkeye". Clint was a notable exception; he frequently called her variants of her name (such as "Katie-Kate") but in the new volume it is revealed that she asked him to stop doing it. * InsistentTerminology: Kate is so proud of carrying the legacy of the codename "Hawkeye" that she always insists people to not call her with weird variations of that codename like "Hawk-Kate" or "Lady Hawkeye" among others. * ImprobableAimingSkills: As the team's resident marksman, this is pretty much required. * ItMeantSomethingToMe: She didn't want to resume her relationship with Noh-Varr after their bitter breakup because she felt Noh-Varr didn't really care about the relationship unlike her who really liked him. However, she already forgive him and they are friends again so that could mean she retained those feelings despite the relationship being over. * ItsAllMyFault: She blames herself for the whole ''Children's Crusade'' mess because she was supposed to be the leader. * ItWasAGift: The bow and the codename "Hawkeye" actually were a gift from Captain America after Clint Barton died. Later when Clint came back, he recovered his old bow from Kate, only to give it back again (as an implied gift from the man himself this time) along with a picture of the Avengers on their youth, this last thing as an actual gift. * JumpedAtTheCall: She wasn't a part of the Vision's Failsafe Program, nor does she have any actual connection to Avengers history. She saw the team in action and wanted in. * JuniorCounterpart: To Clint Barton. * KickingAssInAllHerFinery: Due to the environment where she was raised (and her love for vintage), she likes to wear big dresses and high heels, doesn't mean she won't kick your ass while wearing them. * TheKnightsWhoSaySquee: She will never go all fanboy mode about it but, Kate admires Clint Barton with a passion. She went into full panic mode the first time she met him, she takes offense when someone accuses her of disrespecting him and even deluded herself into thinking Clint told her he never killed anyone so she could admire him even for that. The only things she seems to not approve of Clint are his tendency to break the law sometimes and his attitude towards having sex with every woman he meets. * TheLancer: She was this to Patriot's leader status at the beginning. * TheLeader: Was the Lancer, but eventually this role stuck. * LegacyCharacter: Clint tested her during his 'Ronin' phase, and doesn't seem to mind sharing the name now that he's back to being Hawkeye himself. * LivingADoubleLife: Some months after ''Children's Crusade'', she comes out of super hero retirement and starts helping Clint Barton with a personal crusade, all of this while lying to Billy, Teddy and Tommy about it and living a regular life with them (specifically because Billy was rather touchy on the issue of anyone starting up again). * LonelyRichKid: Her own family doesn't pay any attention to her. She used to walk home alone and considered herself lucky for not having to do her superheroing alone. * MotorMouth: Not at Spider-Man levels but, she is constantly talking about everything, sometimes even when no one is paying attention to her. She loves to talk so much that when she is quiet while other people are speaking, you know something is wrong with her. * MyGreatestFailure: ** Losing her bow to its former owner, Clint Barton, because she underestimated him. ** Letting Cassie and the Vision [[spoiler: die (the latter at the hand of former teammate Iron Lad)]] on a mission she was leading was the reason why she retired. * {{Multishot}}: Once she fired five needles all straight to multiple guys' eyes, she hit all of her targets. * NonIdleRich: Because of her father's wealth she could afford extensive martial arts and weapons training to the point of mastery of the bow and arrow, all of which come in handy in superheroing. [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking She can also play the cello.]] * TheNotLoveInterest: Many things that start happening in Hawkeye vol. 4 such as Clint's internal monologue about how perfect Kate is or Kate's "living together" attitude while in Clint's apartment may lead people to think they will get together. However, this possibility is shot down by Clint in issue two and Kate, disgusted by the mere suggestion of the possibility (although a little disappointed it seemed), agrees. ** Lampshaded in "Hawkeye Vs. Deadpool". The very first thing Wade thinks when he meets Kate in Clint's apartment is that she is his girlfriend but Kate breaks a coffeemaker on his head before he could express those thoughts. * NiceJobBreakingItHero: She revealed all the details about her secret partnership with Clint including the location of his new apartment, and his relationship with a girl named Penelope (including, for no apparent reason, the one time they slept together) to his then girlfriend, Jessica Drew, completely ruining the relationship, just because she asked her if she was a real Avenger. Although, in her defense, Jess said she was trying to help Clint (she doesn't, she just gives him a few slaps to the face and then breaks up with him). * OnePhoneCall: The two times she is arrested, she asks for her phone call. The first time she calls detective Caudle, who was a few inches from her in the same police station. The second time she calls her father but not exactly to ask him for help. * PaperThinDisguise: She wears a pair of glasses to hide her identity. Her new costume might as well be just a battle suit, she uses her new pair of glasses more while in civilian clothes than when in costume. By ''Hawkeye'' and ''Vol 2'', her identity is an open one so this doesn't seem to be a problem any more. * ParentalBetrayal: Her father [[spoiler: works with Neffs group to develop illegal L.M.Ds for the rich people. It was implied that a lot of his money comes from this enterprise too,]] something that made Kate sick. * PayEvilUntoEvil: Madame Masque burned down the trailer that Kate was safeguarding for a totally innocent lesbian couple, so Kate later went to burn down Masque's mansion in retribution. She instantly regretted it after seeing all her very human-like L.M.Ds henchmen coming out to get her while burning. * PlatonicLifePartners [=/=] VitriolicBestBuds: With Clint Barton. They're not romantically interested in each other and are very close, but frequently snark at each other. * PregnantBadass: In a BadFuture in which [[spoiler: the team escapes into the timestream to save Cassie, essentially becoming fugitives]], she's pregnant with Tommy's twins but is apparently still active as a superhero. * PrideBeforeAFall: Her story from Hawkeye Annual and beyond. She starts by leaving Clint (despite asking him to not do exactly that) and leaving her father (despite the fact he begged her to go with him on a trip in order to know her better) to go to a super expensive hotel in order to "lie low where the suckers can't touch her" because apparently "Everybody sucks but her". Then as soon as she gets there, [[spoiler: she loses her credit card and all of her stuff leaving her pretty much on the streets. Soon, she finds herself depending on a super villain who's trying to kill her. Eventually, she decides to not call anyone for help and takes a small job (her first) so she can try to survive by herself for once.]] * PurpleIsPowerful: Just like the original Hawkeye, her color is purple (although, a lighter purple now to differentiate them). * QuitYourWhining: Clint was really afraid that the people inside his building would become targets of a mafia group if he didn't leave. When Kate heard this, she proceeded to tell him how much of a coward he would be if he actually leaves his building just because some gangsters threatened him. * RageBreakingPoint: After losing her bow to Clint Barton, the last thing she needed was their friends talking about that and after Patriot actually starts scolding her for that, she explodes and [[SuddenlyShouting starts shouting him to shut up]]. * RapeAsBackstory: Strongly implied by her origin story in ''Young Avengers Annual'' #1. The incident has been pretty much confirmed in outside sources but it was never brought up in a comic again. ** It was also confirmed in outside sources that Kate has come to terms with it and now doesn't care about the issue anymore, although it also has been suggested that her restricted affect appeared as a result of this incident. * RavenHairIvorySkin: When you have so many boys behind you and even a villain recognizes that you look "carved from porcelain", it must be true. * TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: ** She is an expert delivering these. Her favorite victim seems to be Clint Barton. ** Maybe the most remembered is the one she delivered to Captain America for not accepting the Young Avengers passion for super-heroing which led to one of them getting a serious injury in the long run. ** It was subverted in Dark Reign: Young Avengers. Kate wanted to verbally beat down The Executioner for being a vigilante whose role model is the Punisher, but she got too intimidated by him as well as scared that her SecretIdentity could be revealed that she could only tell him to [[LameComeback wait until the team talk]]. However, this trope is played straight the next time they met in costumes. * ReunionKiss: To Speed in Vol. 2's resolution issue. In front of Noh-Varr (who recently dumped her) no less. * TheRevealPromptsRomance: After Noh-Varr reveals that he has mind control saliva, Kate isn't bothered in the slightest and suggest how many parts of her body control Noh-Varr instead. Something he confirms. * RichBoredom: She has never been comfortable with her family's wealth, and used it to take several lessons that helped her out as a superhero. * ScarfOfAsskicking: Her old costume featured a long, white scarf (visible in the image) seemingly for no reason other than it looked cool. * ScreamingAtSquick: After realizing that Deadpool's face isn't a mask and he is truly disfigured, Kate gave him some thumbs up with a smile, turned around, and silently screamed in disgust. She had a similar reaction to tearing a knife out of Deadpool later on, albeit not restrained at all. [[PlayedForLaughs Both instances are made to be very humorous.]] * ShutUpKiss: She gives one to Eli while he was playing a videogame with Teddy. * SixthRanger: At first she was this to the Young Avengers, soon she became TheLancer and eventually TheLeader. * SingleTear: Kate is quite moved after Jessica Jones said she will be lucky if her daughter ends up being like her (she drops one tear per eye). * SlutShaming: Kate mentally discusses it with herself in the beginning of the fist issue of the new series, thinking she should be ashamed of herself for having a one-night-stand with Noh-Varr. She then decides that such thoughts are idiotic. * SoapboxSadie: Was one in her backstory, as she deeply cared about the issues of the world but didn't know how to take action. Still gives off this vibe occasionally, such as when she verbally attacked ComicBook/BuckyBarnes after he accidentally made a homophobic comment in front of her. * SpoiledSweet: She's this, especially when compared to her more spoiled (but still sweet) sister. She grew up with everything money could buy at her fingertips, but [[NonIdleRich did not take it for granted]] and is as sweet as a pie to everyone. * SpyCatsuit: Although she isn't a spy, her second costume is pretty much this (which is no surprise knowing that it was based on Emma Peel's costume from the British Avengers). * StepfordSnarker: An article in Marvel's page suggested she might be actually this. * TheStraightAndArrowPath: Her primary weapon is a bow and arrow in modern times, but she is also skilled with many other weapons as well as in close combat. * StunnedSilence: Wiccan's new costume and his final acceptance of his unavoidable journey as a super hero stunned Kate speechless. * SubmissiveBadass: Despite being team leader and a certified Badass, Kate is sometimes shown to be less confident than she lets on. Particular examples being the original dealing with the Young Masters, where she was nearly bullied and blackmailed by Executioner ([[TheDogBitesBack at least at first]]), and the ''Children's Crusade'' where she follows Billy's plans and can't reign in Eli's temper enough to stop him unintentionally messing things up. * SupportingLeader: She's team leader in ''Young Avengers vol.2'', but Billy and Loki are the main characters of the series. * TakeThatKiss: She gives one to hired assassin "The Clown" because he had the audacity to make a "Joe Cool-guy" exit after a nice conversation with her. * TakingUpTheMantle: Double subverted, while searching weapons in the Avengers mansion during her first adventure with the Young Avengers, Kate picked Hawkeye's weapon but she wasn't particularly fond of the bow and arrow nor was chosen by anyone to be the successor of Hawkeye, she just grabbed as many weapons as she could to help in the fight against Kang (and apparently she was skilled with all of them) and insisted later that she wasn't taking the name of Hawkeye. She kept using a variety of weapons for a time, however after standing up to Captain America like Clint used to do, he decided Kate should continue the Hawkeye legacy and gave her Clint's bow and arrow. She eventually grew attached to the name and the weapons so much that when Clint came back and reclaimed both things (the name and the weapons), she stole them back. Clint's OK with this for the moment. %%[[TeamMom Team]] [[CoolBigSis Big Sis]] * TheTeamBenefactor: She was one of the financial kind when the team started. Because of her father's wealth, she was able to secure an abandoned warehouse the team worked in and used her contacts in the fashion industry to procure new costumes for all of them. However, she's no longer this because she refuses to use her father's money again and also because the New Young Avengers is a lot more informal and unofficial than the original one. * TearsOfRemorse: While explaining her reasons for [[spoiler: her quitting super heroics]]. * ThatDidntHappen: An "almost" example. Kate was putting every excuse she could think of to not start a relationship with Eli while in a "not a date" visit to the park, but at one point she started to get dangerously close to him and just as they were a few inches away, she panicked and started to freak out claiming that the intention of kissing never existed at all and Eli had no choice but to agree. * ThatPoorPlant: In ''ComicBook/{{Hawkeye}} Annual'' #1, Madame Masque attempts to drug Kate. Kate takes a fake sip of the wine then dumps the contents of the glass into a pot plant. The plant promptly shrivels. * ThereAreNoTherapists: Subverted. In her backstory, Kate sought help after being assaulted and then also realized that she needed to get stronger so this would never happen again. * ThoughtCaption: This format is used to show her thoughts. However, an special format was used in Hawkeye Annual. Kate's thoughts were still inside white captions but also a little super deformed picture of Kate dramatically acting the thoughts was drawn inside the caption as well. * ThouShaltNotKill: Anything goes against her enemies (see Good Is Not Soft above) except kill them. * TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Kate is a subversion of sorts of this trope. In the 2013 run, Kate is far girlier than the tough-talking, more prone-to-violence America, and Clint frequently calls her "girly-girl" in his book, but Kate is also rather tomboyish herself. She's only the Girly Girl compared to America because America is, well, [[TheLadette America.]] * TrickArrow: She does use trick arrows sometimes but unlike Clint, she seems more open to use regular arrows with her enemies. * TrueCompanions: With the Young Avengers. * TryingNotToCry: After losing her bow to Clint Barton, she, visibly affected, put on her glasses to hide her eyes and actually quoted this trope not wanting The Avengers to see her cry. We never saw if she succeeded or not. * UnlimitedWardrobe: While in civilian clothes, she never wears the same outfit, ever. This applies to her dresses as well. An special mention goes to Hawkeye vol. 4 where she debuts a new outfit (and sometimes several) every issue. * UnusualEuphemism: She uses the word "Futz" instead of the F-Bomb. * VaporWear: While using her first costume, many panels showed prominently her lack of a bra. In her second costume, she goes even further by having holes in the sides of her hips and waist showing a lack of panties. * TheWatson: She is this in Hawkeye vol. 4. From issue 14 onwards she got her own story but even when she is the protagonist, she still acts as the reader's avatar asking the important questions of the plot. * WhatTheHellHero: ** She is scolded several times by Patriot because she was being a {{Jerkass}} to Bucky the first time they met him. ** In Young Avengers, she is scolded by Noh-Varr for being purposely negative after she finds out that his ship runs on belief. * WiseBeyondTheirYears: She is so comfortable with who she is, what she does, how she does it and what other people think about it that in some ways she’s the oldest of the Young Avengers, even more than Marvel Boy and Ms. America. * YouAreNotAlone: Kate was the only person who supported Clint after a mafia group called the "Tracksuit Draculas" started making his life a living hell. Kate tried everything to stay by Clint's side, [[spoiler: but his destructive behavior finally drove her away and she left.]]
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* TenMinuteRetirement: After a few months of "retirement", she was convinced by Clint Barton to help him in some personal jobs not related to The Avengers. Sometime later she came back full time with her old team. * ALessonInDefeat: Her ego knew no bounds until she met Clint and lost her bow to him for thinking a shot was impossible because she couldn't do it. Afterwards, we see Kate showing her new commitment to the lesson Clint taught her by trying the impossible shot Clint performed, without success. Long after that, in Hawkeye vol. 4 #10, Clint made her feel powerless, angry and miserable enough that she channelized all of her anger and finally performed the impossible shot. * ActionDressRip: ** Her improvised costume during the battle against Kang was her bridesmaid's dress with half of the skirt ripped off. ** In Hawkeye #7 she had to get medicines for some people trapped in a hotel so in order to move faster, she ripped her dress while apologising to the designers that made it, later she fought some criminals too. * ActionGirl: She herself admits her training probably isn't enough --> See ComicBook/KateBishop for a superhero, but still find ways to win her battles whether by brute force or tactical skills. * AffirmativeActionLegacy: The original Hawkeye is male. Both share the name now. * AllAPartOfTheJob: She considers being a super hero a job, and she loves it despite everything. * AllForNothing: The ending list of her story in L.A. is this. Somewhat necessary to bring her back for the final act in Clint Barton's story, but it doesn't make her any less annoyed. * AloofDarkHairedGirl: The complete package (except, the tallest of her team) -- she's elegant, controlled, and considered beautiful. * ArtisticAge: She's looked 17-18 years old since the beginning when she was supposed to be 15-16. Strangely, as she got older artists seemed to draw her shorter tropes and more realistically proportioned, making her look younger by comparison. * BadassInDistress: She got captured by Madam Masque's bodyguards while trying to help Clint and couldn't do anything to escape until Clint came and distracted everyone, after that she started kicking everyone's asses. * BadassNormal: She is an Olympic class archer and martial artist as well as an expert with different weapons including swords and staves. She is also a gifted strategist to the point that once, she completely disabled [[UpToEleven Kang The Conqueror]] with a single arrow. * BareYourMidriff: In her first costume (see image). * BelievingTheirOwnLies: She used to believe Clint told her he never killed anyone. Later, Clint revealed that he actually never said that because he would never lie to her, even then she was trying to avoid the truth. * BettyAndVeronica: She used to be the Archie to Eli's Betty and Tommy's Veronica. Subverted in that she never cared about relationships back then and actively tried to avoid them. * BigScrewedUpFamily: ** Before she died, Kate's mother was the person who kept the family, at the very least, in contact with each other. Her father was inattentive at best and her sister was a little ashamed of her mother and more busy spending her father's money. ** Kate's father, Derek Bishop, deserves an special mention here. He's a rich guy who [[spoiler: funds the illegal operations of Madame Masque in L.A. and almost had his own daughter killed by taking away all her money and delivering her to Masque. He, after some reluctance, also agreed to have Kate killed.]]. He also married one of Kate's classmates as a trophy wife and tries to convince Kate to call her "Mother". * BikerBabe: She rides a motor scooter in full biker outfit. * BoldlyComing: She had many sexual encounters with Noh-Varr who is a Kree. * BrokenBird: After the assault in the park she was victim of, she became pretty much this. Of course, she did get better, and seemingly has moved on with her life. * BrokenPedestal: She was disappointed when she saw a videotape where Clint killed other people in a secret operation. Later, it was completely subverted when it was revealed that the tape [[spoiler: was in fact a fake]] and even when Clint suggested that he indeed had killed before, Kate forgave him for everything at the end. * BrutalHonesty: The reason why she sucks at making other people feel better. Ironically, back when her first team was around, everytime she felt any positive emotion towards other people like be love, admiration or attraction, she used to do everything she could to hide those emotions. She is getting better nowadays. * TheChainsOfCommanding: Her failure as a leader being the reason [[spoiler: she quit]] after ''Children's Crusade''. * ChronicHeroSyndrome: Kate always leans towards helping people in distress. Lampshaded in ''Children's Crusade'' when she says they wouldn't be stuck where they were had Eli, who doesn't ascribe to this as much as Kate, been team leader. * ClarkKenting: ** Being the daughter of a famous rich guy, Kate is kind of a celebrity in the Marvel Universe, yet no one recognized her back when she started doing the whole superhero thing, even when the only thing she did to hide her face was putting on glasses she always wears in her normal life. ** A particular in-universe example happened during Dark Reign. A boy codenamed "The Executioner", who assisted to Kate's school, discovered her secret identity. Later the Young Avengers devised a plan to discredit any claim the boy could make (he was trying to blackmail his way into the Young Avengers), the plan consisted in Kate accepting Executioner's invitation for a party in which part of the Young Avengers would suddenly show up (with Wiccan as a bad guy and Vision as Kate). In one particular moment Kate is face to face with Vision-Kate who is wearing only glasses to cover his face (that he copied exactly like Kate's), yet somehow nobody managed to see the resemblance between them and Executioner's plan got ruined. * ComicalOverreacting: ** In Hawkeye #5 there's a panel where Kate, after being taken hostage, is asking to be released with such emphasis that both of her feet are in the air while two henchman grab her by the arms. She also comically fainted in Hawkeye #20 after seeing an alive Harold after she witnessed his dead body a day before. ** She does this quite a lot in the mini series "Hawkeye vs. Deadpool", specially when interacting with Deadpool. The artist of the series helps a lot with his more cartoonish style. * CommonalityConnection: ** She and Jessica Jones understood each other better after finding out that both share a similar tragic event that happened in the past although their reactions to it was different. ** The reason she became friends with Cassie Lang was their mutual desire to be Young Avengers. ** And of course, her and Clint's InterGenerationalFriendship came to be due to a number of similarities in their MO, style, and general personality. * ConflictingLoyalty: She found herself between being loyal to the Avengers or to Clint Barton. She chose the former but instantly regretted it and tried to help the latter. And before that, she had to chose between being loyal to her team and tell them she [[spoiler: was doing super hero job again]] or being loyal to Clint and keep it a secret. She chose the latter but eventually revealed it to the team (and they weren't surprised one bit). * CoolShades: Purple ones she uses in costume '''and''' in regular clothes. * CrimefightingWithCash: ** She has unlimited amounts of money to spend courtesy of her father. ** However, in the Hawkeye Annual #1, [[spoiler: as part of her revenge against Kate for humiliating her in Madripoor, Madame Masque had her credit card destroyed and had her henchmen steal all of her stuff, leaving her broke. Not having much money and refusing to call her father or her team for help, Kate ends up taking a job trailer-sitting and cat sitting for a middle-aged lesbian hippie couple.]] * CruelToBeKind: Kate takes Clint's dog when leaving New York without even asking him if he was okay with it (as seen in his expression). This can be seen as an extreme act of rudeness if not were for the fact that the dog no longer felt safe inside the building because the gang that was trying to kill Clint was getting more dangerous everyday and also they actually found out that the dog was Clint's. It might not have survived another night alone. * TheCynic: She always had shades of this since her first appearance, but she got better about it. During ''Hawkeye'' Vol 4's course, she swings back and fourth between being overly optimistic to being cynical and angsty, brought on by what happens. * CynicismCatalyst: It was heavily implied in "Young Avengers Special" that Kate used to be a happier person before she was attacked. One of her main motivations to become a super hero was to protect anyone from being victim of the same kind of assault she had to suffer. * DeadpanSnarker: A master of this, even worse if someone tries to be a Deadpan Snarker with her. * {{Deuteragonist}}: In volume four of "Hawkeye". * DeathGlare: To Madam Masque after she shot Clint in the chest. * DependingOnTheArtist: In ''Hawkeye'' her costume is drawn with holes on the sides of her hips. In ''YoungAvengers'', the holes are filled in, which kind of implies that she's wearing another suit underneath. * DesperatelyLookingForAPurposeInLife: She was this at the beginning, finally finding one in superheroing. However, as of the Hawkeye annual, she is back at trying to find herself and her real purpose. * DoNotCallMePaul: She hates nicknames and not even Clint Barton can get away with using them anymore. It's either Kate, Kate Bishop or Hawkeye for everyone. * DudeMagnet: Patriot, Speed, and Noh-Varr are all interested in her. While Clint Barton doesn't seek an actual relationship with her, he thinks she is perfect. * EatingTheEyeCandy: She got distracted by a shirtless Hawkeye once and an almost naked Noh-Varr (he was also dancing). * EarlyBirdCameo: ** Her second costume first appeared in ''Hawkeye'' v4, three months before the release of the new Young Avengers volume. The long story is that since volume four of ''Hawkeye'' is mainly focused on Clint and Kate's regular life, super-hero costumes barely make appearances. For Kate specifically, that attire was supposed to be just another casual attire (and an homage to the British series "The Avengers") but the soon to be artist of "Young Avengers" thought that the attire worked fine as a superhero costume so he decided to keep it and make it her official new costume. He had to make some changes to fit it into his style though (specifically, the holes on her hips are covered but still highlighted). ** An in-universe example happened when the first Young Avengers saw Kate standing in the middle of the street a day before they get to meet her in the wedding incident. * EnergyBow: A "Kree composite soul bow" - high-tech for us, "vintage" by Noh-Varr's standards. * ElegantWeaponForAMoreCivilizedAge: Her preference for the bow and the arrows was revealed to be only because of her love for all things "Vintage". * EstablishingCharacterMoment: While her first appearance established her as a badass girl with an attitude. The moment that completely defined her personality was in Young Avengers vol. 1 #2 when she forcefully enters Avengers Mansion by climbing the gate in a bridesmaid dress and then offered to give a boost to her friend with a smug smile. * EverybodyKnewAlready: She tried to pull a shocking twist by revealing Billy and Teddy that she came back to superheroing with Clint some time after they decided to retire. However, Billy, completely aware of Kate's personality and priorities, wasn't surprised one bit and Teddy didn't seem shocked by the revelation either (maybe because [[spoiler: he came back himself in secret too]]). * EvenTheGirlsWantHer: America Chavez tries to go for her after she breaks up with Noh-Varr. * EvilMeScaresMe: While traveling between other dimensions, she details in her diary how horrified she was at discovering how many evil versions of her existed and how all of them will haunt her forever. * FalseFriend: Harold turns out to be one of this for Kate. She was genuinely trying to help him but he [[spoiler: only wanted to take Neffs empire down and set her up to be arrested by SHIELD]]. * FingerlessGloves: Her first costume had one glove with all the fingers cut and the other with just two cut. The pair of gloves with her new costume are similar to her old ones with the difference that the two fingers cut in the new glove are different from the last one. The non cut fingers are on her right hand and are somewhat necessary to use the bow and the arrows. * FirstPersonSmartass: Kate being Kate, the few stories told from her point of view sometimes have this. * ForgottenFirstMeeting: She didn't remember meeting Noh-Varr before their sexual encounter, only after he reminded her of his name she remembered how they met before in opposing sides of a battle. * FormFittingWardrobe: In Young Avengers vol. 2 her second costume is drawn like this specifically to highlight her athletic physique. * FrameUp: She was framed by Masque for killing Harold H. Harold with one of her arrows. However the evidence was circumstantial at best, so she was let go really fast. * FriendsWithBenefits: Her relationship with Noh-Varr seemed to be this and it is implied that a RelationshipUpgrade happened at some point. Nowadays, they are back at being friends after some issues led to them breaking up, no word on the benefits part though. * GirlinessUpgrade: In Young Avengers Vol. 2 Kate started acting more feminine, being more romantic with Noh-Varr, acting less snarky. Somewhat justified by the fact that she was in the 'Honeymoon stage' with Noh-Varr during that story. * GoodIsNotSoft: She doesn't hesitate at shooting arrows directly to both eyes or paralyzing her enemies for life. She also doesn't seem to be too fond of trick arrows and prefers the long and pointy ones. * GracefulLadiesLikePurple: All her outfits seen are purple, and her skill with the bow and arrow borders LadyOfWar. * HairDecorations: Her second costume sometimes includes a purple headband. * HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday: When she realizes that all the members of the team aren't straight, Kate remarks how she is the only straight member of the team. America doesn't buy it. * InformedFlaw: At the beginning of Young Avengers vol. 2. She refers to herself as "not having nearly enough training" to be a super hero, however a few issue later (and in previous volumes too) she is always seen fighting and leading with skills that can probably give Captain America a run for his money. ''Hawkeye'' better demonstrates this, showcasing that she's not as strong a fighter when she's on her own and that she's easily caught by surprise. * InSeriesNickname: Kate is short for Katherine and is the name everyone use when referring to her. Any other nickname will piss her off, especially if it is related to her codename "Hawkeye". Clint was a notable exception; he frequently called her variants of her name (such as "Katie-Kate") but in the new volume it is revealed that she asked him to stop doing it. * InsistentTerminology: Kate is so proud of carrying the legacy of the codename "Hawkeye" that she always insists people to not call her with weird variations of that codename like "Hawk-Kate" or "Lady Hawkeye" among others. * ImprobableAimingSkills: As the team's resident marksman, this is pretty much required. * ItMeantSomethingToMe: She didn't want to resume her relationship with Noh-Varr after their bitter breakup because she felt Noh-Varr didn't really care about the relationship unlike her who really liked him. However, she already forgive him and they are friends again so that could mean she retained those feelings despite the relationship being over. * ItsAllMyFault: She blames herself for the whole ''Children's Crusade'' mess because she was supposed to be the leader. * ItWasAGift: The bow and the codename "Hawkeye" actually were a gift from Captain America after Clint Barton died. Later when Clint came back, he recovered his old bow from Kate, only to give it back again (as an implied gift from the man himself this time) along with a picture of the Avengers on their youth, this last thing as an actual gift. * JumpedAtTheCall: She wasn't a part of the Vision's Failsafe Program, nor does she have any actual connection to Avengers history. She saw the team in action and wanted in. * JuniorCounterpart: To Clint Barton. * KickingAssInAllHerFinery: Due to the environment where she was raised (and her love for vintage), she likes to wear big dresses and high heels, doesn't mean she won't kick your ass while wearing them. * TheKnightsWhoSaySquee: She will never go all fanboy mode about it but, Kate admires Clint Barton with a passion. She went into full panic mode the first time she met him, she takes offense when someone accuses her of disrespecting him and even deluded herself into thinking Clint told her he never killed anyone so she could admire him even for that. The only things she seems to not approve of Clint are his tendency to break the law sometimes and his attitude towards having sex with every woman he meets. * TheLancer: She was this to Patriot's leader status at the beginning. * TheLeader: Was the Lancer, but eventually this role stuck. * LegacyCharacter: Clint tested her during his 'Ronin' phase, and doesn't seem to mind sharing the name now that he's back to being Hawkeye himself. * LivingADoubleLife: Some months after ''Children's Crusade'', she comes out of super hero retirement and starts helping Clint Barton with a personal crusade, all of this while lying to Billy, Teddy and Tommy about it and living a regular life with them (specifically because Billy was rather touchy on the issue of anyone starting up again). * LonelyRichKid: Her own family doesn't pay any attention to her. She used to walk home alone and considered herself lucky for not having to do her superheroing alone. * MotorMouth: Not at Spider-Man levels but, she is constantly talking about everything, sometimes even when no one is paying attention to her. She loves to talk so much that when she is quiet while other people are speaking, you know something is wrong with her. * MyGreatestFailure: ** Losing her bow to its former owner, Clint Barton, because she underestimated him. ** Letting Cassie and the Vision [[spoiler: die (the latter at the hand of former teammate Iron Lad)]] on a mission she was leading was the reason why she retired. * {{Multishot}}: Once she fired five needles all straight to multiple guys' eyes, she hit all of her targets. * NonIdleRich: Because of her father's wealth she could afford extensive martial arts and weapons training to the point of mastery of the bow and arrow, all of which come in handy in superheroing. [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking She can also play the cello.]] * TheNotLoveInterest: Many things that start happening in Hawkeye vol. 4 such as Clint's internal monologue about how perfect Kate is or Kate's "living together" attitude while in Clint's apartment may lead people to think they will get together. However, this possibility is shot down by Clint in issue two and Kate, disgusted by the mere suggestion of the possibility (although a little disappointed it seemed), agrees. ** Lampshaded in "Hawkeye Vs. Deadpool". The very first thing Wade thinks when he meets Kate in Clint's apartment is that she is his girlfriend but Kate breaks a coffeemaker on his head before he could express those thoughts. * NiceJobBreakingItHero: She revealed all the details about her secret partnership with Clint including the location of his new apartment, and his relationship with a girl named Penelope (including, for no apparent reason, the one time they slept together) to his then girlfriend, Jessica Drew, completely ruining the relationship, just because she asked her if she was a real Avenger. Although, in her defense, Jess said she was trying to help Clint (she doesn't, she just gives him a few slaps to the face and then breaks up with him). * OnePhoneCall: The two times she is arrested, she asks for her phone call. The first time she calls detective Caudle, who was a few inches from her in the same police station. The second time she calls her father but not exactly to ask him for help. * PaperThinDisguise: She wears a pair of glasses to hide her identity. Her new costume might as well be just a battle suit, she uses her new pair of glasses more while in civilian clothes than when in costume. By ''Hawkeye'' and ''Vol 2'', her identity is an open one so this doesn't seem to be a problem any more. * ParentalBetrayal: Her father [[spoiler: works with Neffs group to develop illegal L.M.Ds for the rich people. It was implied that a lot of his money comes from this enterprise too,]] something that made Kate sick. * PayEvilUntoEvil: Madame Masque burned down the trailer that Kate was safeguarding for a totally innocent lesbian couple, so Kate later went to burn down Masque's mansion in retribution. She instantly regretted it after seeing all her very human-like L.M.Ds henchmen coming out to get her while burning. * PlatonicLifePartners [=/=] VitriolicBestBuds: With Clint Barton. They're not romantically interested in each other and are very close, but frequently snark at each other. * PregnantBadass: In a BadFuture in which [[spoiler: the team escapes into the timestream to save Cassie, essentially becoming fugitives]], she's pregnant with Tommy's twins but is apparently still active as a superhero. * PrideBeforeAFall: Her story from Hawkeye Annual and beyond. She starts by leaving Clint (despite asking him to not do exactly that) and leaving her father (despite the fact he begged her to go with him on a trip in order to know her better) to go to a super expensive hotel in order to "lie low where the suckers can't touch her" because apparently "Everybody sucks but her". Then as soon as she gets there, [[spoiler: she loses her credit card and all of her stuff leaving her pretty much on the streets. Soon, she finds herself depending on a super villain who's trying to kill her. Eventually, she decides to not call anyone for help and takes a small job (her first) so she can try to survive by herself for once.]] * PurpleIsPowerful: Just like the original Hawkeye, her color is purple (although, a lighter purple now to differentiate them). * QuitYourWhining: Clint was really afraid that the people inside his building would become targets of a mafia group if he didn't leave. When Kate heard this, she proceeded to tell him how much of a coward he would be if he actually leaves his building just because some gangsters threatened him. * RageBreakingPoint: After losing her bow to Clint Barton, the last thing she needed was their friends talking about that and after Patriot actually starts scolding her for that, she explodes and [[SuddenlyShouting starts shouting him to shut up]]. * RapeAsBackstory: Strongly implied by her origin story in ''Young Avengers Annual'' #1. The incident has been pretty much confirmed in outside sources but it was never brought up in a comic again. ** It was also confirmed in outside sources that Kate has come to terms with it and now doesn't care about the issue anymore, although it also has been suggested that her restricted affect appeared as a result of this incident. * RavenHairIvorySkin: When you have so many boys behind you and even a villain recognizes that you look "carved from porcelain", it must be true. * TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: ** She is an expert delivering these. Her favorite victim seems to be Clint Barton. ** Maybe the most remembered is the one she delivered to Captain America for not accepting the Young Avengers passion for super-heroing which led to one of them getting a serious injury in the long run. ** It was subverted in Dark Reign: Young Avengers. Kate wanted to verbally beat down The Executioner for being a vigilante whose role model is the Punisher, but she got too intimidated by him as well as scared that her SecretIdentity could be revealed that she could only tell him to [[LameComeback wait until the team talk]]. However, this trope is played straight the next time they met in costumes. * ReunionKiss: To Speed in Vol. 2's resolution issue. In front of Noh-Varr (who recently dumped her) no less. * TheRevealPromptsRomance: After Noh-Varr reveals that he has mind control saliva, Kate isn't bothered in the slightest and suggest how many parts of her body control Noh-Varr instead. Something he confirms. * RichBoredom: She has never been comfortable with her family's wealth, and used it to take several lessons that helped her out as a superhero. * ScarfOfAsskicking: Her old costume featured a long, white scarf (visible in the image) seemingly for no reason other than it looked cool. * ScreamingAtSquick: After realizing that Deadpool's face isn't a mask and he is truly disfigured, Kate gave him some thumbs up with a smile, turned around, and silently screamed in disgust. She had a similar reaction to tearing a knife out of Deadpool later on, albeit not restrained at all. [[PlayedForLaughs Both instances are made to be very humorous.]] * ShutUpKiss: She gives one to Eli while he was playing a videogame with Teddy. * SixthRanger: At first she was this to the Young Avengers, soon she became TheLancer and eventually TheLeader. * SingleTear: Kate is quite moved after Jessica Jones said she will be lucky if her daughter ends up being like her (she drops one tear per eye). * SlutShaming: Kate mentally discusses it with herself in the beginning of the fist issue of the new series, thinking she should be ashamed of herself for having a one-night-stand with Noh-Varr. She then decides that such thoughts are idiotic. * SoapboxSadie: Was one in her backstory, as she deeply cared about the issues of the world but didn't know how to take action. Still gives off this vibe occasionally, such as when she verbally attacked ComicBook/BuckyBarnes after he accidentally made a homophobic comment in front of her. * SpoiledSweet: She's this, especially when compared to her more spoiled (but still sweet) sister. She grew up with everything money could buy at her fingertips, but [[NonIdleRich did not take it for granted]] and is as sweet as a pie to everyone. * SpyCatsuit: Although she isn't a spy, her second costume is pretty much this (which is no surprise knowing that it was based on Emma Peel's costume from the British Avengers). * StepfordSnarker: An article in Marvel's page suggested she might be actually this. * TheStraightAndArrowPath: Her primary weapon is a bow and arrow in modern times, but she is also skilled with many other weapons as well as in close combat. * StunnedSilence: Wiccan's new costume and his final acceptance of his unavoidable journey as a super hero stunned Kate speechless. * SubmissiveBadass: Despite being team leader and a certified Badass, Kate is sometimes shown to be less confident than she lets on. Particular examples being the original dealing with the Young Masters, where she was nearly bullied and blackmailed by Executioner ([[TheDogBitesBack at least at first]]), and the ''Children's Crusade'' where she follows Billy's plans and can't reign in Eli's temper enough to stop him unintentionally messing things up. * SupportingLeader: She's team leader in ''Young Avengers vol.2'', but Billy and Loki are the main characters of the series. * TakeThatKiss: She gives one to hired assassin "The Clown" because he had the audacity to make a "Joe Cool-guy" exit after a nice conversation with her. * TakingUpTheMantle: Double subverted, while searching weapons in the Avengers mansion during her first adventure with the Young Avengers, Kate picked Hawkeye's weapon but she wasn't particularly fond of the bow and arrow nor was chosen by anyone to be the successor of Hawkeye, she just grabbed as many weapons as she could to help in the fight against Kang (and apparently she was skilled with all of them) and insisted later that she wasn't taking the name of Hawkeye. She kept using a variety of weapons for a time, however after standing up to Captain America like Clint used to do, he decided Kate should continue the Hawkeye legacy and gave her Clint's bow and arrow. She eventually grew attached to the name and the weapons so much that when Clint came back and reclaimed both things (the name and the weapons), she stole them back. Clint's OK with this for the moment. %%[[TeamMom Team]] [[CoolBigSis Big Sis]] * TheTeamBenefactor: She was one of the financial kind when the team started. Because of her father's wealth, she was able to secure an abandoned warehouse the team worked in and used her contacts in the fashion industry to procure new costumes for all of them. However, she's no longer this because she refuses to use her father's money again and also because the New Young Avengers is a lot more informal and unofficial than the original one. * TearsOfRemorse: While explaining her reasons for [[spoiler: her quitting super heroics]]. * ThatDidntHappen: An "almost" example. Kate was putting every excuse she could think of to not start a relationship with Eli while in a "not a date" visit to the park, but at one point she started to get dangerously close to him and just as they were a few inches away, she panicked and started to freak out claiming that the intention of kissing never existed at all and Eli had no choice but to agree. * ThatPoorPlant: In ''ComicBook/{{Hawkeye}} Annual'' #1, Madame Masque attempts to drug Kate. Kate takes a fake sip of the wine then dumps the contents of the glass into a pot plant. The plant promptly shrivels. * ThereAreNoTherapists: Subverted. In her backstory, Kate sought help after being assaulted and then also realized that she needed to get stronger so this would never happen again. * ThoughtCaption: This format is used to show her thoughts. However, an special format was used in Hawkeye Annual. Kate's thoughts were still inside white captions but also a little super deformed picture of Kate dramatically acting the thoughts was drawn inside the caption as well. * ThouShaltNotKill: Anything goes against her enemies (see Good Is Not Soft above) except kill them. * TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Kate is a subversion of sorts of this trope. In the 2013 run, Kate is far girlier than the tough-talking, more prone-to-violence America, and Clint frequently calls her "girly-girl" in his book, but Kate is also rather tomboyish herself. She's only the Girly Girl compared to America because America is, well, [[TheLadette America.]] * TrickArrow: She does use trick arrows sometimes but unlike Clint, she seems more open to use regular arrows with her enemies. * TrueCompanions: With the Young Avengers. * TryingNotToCry: After losing her bow to Clint Barton, she, visibly affected, put on her glasses to hide her eyes and actually quoted this trope not wanting The Avengers to see her cry. We never saw if she succeeded or not. * UnlimitedWardrobe: While in civilian clothes, she never wears the same outfit, ever. This applies to her dresses as well. An special mention goes to Hawkeye vol. 4 where she debuts a new outfit (and sometimes several) every issue. * UnusualEuphemism: She uses the word "Futz" instead of the F-Bomb. * VaporWear: While using her first costume, many panels showed prominently her lack of a bra. In her second costume, she goes even further by having holes in the sides of her hips and waist showing a lack of panties. * TheWatson: She is this in Hawkeye vol. 4. From issue 14 onwards she got her own story but even when she is the protagonist, she still acts as the reader's avatar asking the important questions of the plot. * WhatTheHellHero: ** She is scolded several times by Patriot because she was being a {{Jerkass}} to Bucky the first time they met him. ** In Young Avengers, she is scolded by Noh-Varr for being purposely negative after she finds out that his ship runs on belief. * WiseBeyondTheirYears: She is so comfortable with who she is, what she does, how she does it and what other people think about it that in some ways she’s the oldest of the Young Avengers, even more than Marvel Boy and Ms. America. * YouAreNotAlone: Kate was the only person who supported Clint after a mafia group called the "Tracksuit Draculas" started making his life a living hell. Kate tried everything to stay by Clint's side, [[spoiler: but his destructive behavior finally drove her away and she left.]]info
13th Dec '15 5:41:38 PM moloch
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* LegacyCharacter: To the earlier Marvel Boys originally (though he personally had never met [[Comicbook/Quasar either]] [[Comicbook/AgentsOfAtlas one]].), as well as briefly taking the Captain Marvel title in the ComicBook/DarkAvengers. By ''Young Avengers'' Vol 2 he's dropped the codenames entirely.
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* LegacyCharacter: To the earlier Marvel Boys originally (though he personally had never met [[Comicbook/Quasar [[Comicbook/{{Quasar}} either]] [[Comicbook/AgentsOfAtlas one]].), as well as briefly taking the Captain Marvel title in the ComicBook/DarkAvengers. By ''Young Avengers'' Vol 2 he's dropped the codenames entirely.
13th Dec '15 5:37:52 PM moloch
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* LegacyCharacter: To the earlier Marvel Boys originally (though he personally had never met any of them) To Captain Marvel in the ComicBook/DarkAvengers. He leaves the mantle eventually.
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* LegacyCharacter: To the earlier Marvel Boys originally (though he personally had never met any of them) To [[Comicbook/Quasar either]] [[Comicbook/AgentsOfAtlas one]].), as well as briefly taking the Captain Marvel title in the ComicBook/DarkAvengers. He leaves By ''Young Avengers'' Vol 2 he's dropped the mantle eventually.codenames entirely.
11th Dec '15 5:36:55 AM RedRoverRedRover
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Uhm no, the getting stronger was part of the therapy and the counseling was definitely something she also needed.
* ThereAreNoTherapists: Double subverted. In her backstory, Kate sought help after being assaulted, but then she realized that the only therapy she needed was getting stronger to make sure this incident will never happen to her or to anyone else ever again.
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* ThereAreNoTherapists: Double subverted. Subverted. In her backstory, Kate sought help after being assaulted, but assaulted and then she also realized that the only therapy she needed was getting to get stronger to make sure so this incident will would never happen to her or to anyone else ever again.
27th Nov '15 6:38:53 PM nombretomado
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For tropes related to her [[ScarletWitch go here]]
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For tropes related to her [[ScarletWitch [[ComicBook/ScarletWitch go here]]
2nd Nov '15 2:25:38 PM FF32
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** TheBigBad: Leah of Hel
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** TheBigBad: BigBad: Leah of Hel
10th Oct '15 5:03:09 PM nombretomado
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** Was one of the main antagonists in the The Runaways/Young Avengers crossover mini series and briefly ran with NormanOsborn's Dark Avengers.
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** Was one of the main antagonists in the The Runaways/Young Avengers crossover mini series and briefly ran with NormanOsborn's ComicBook/NormanOsborn's Dark Avengers.
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