History ComicBook / AchilleTalon

24th Apr '17 11:34:37 AM Golondrina
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* CoolVsAwesome: An early strip mentions a "CharlieChaplin versus {{Tarzan}}" movie from 1928 ("[[TakeThat Ah, more recent than usual]]").

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* CoolVsAwesome: An early strip mentions a "CharlieChaplin "Creator/CharlieChaplin versus {{Tarzan}}" movie from 1928 ("[[TakeThat Ah, more recent than usual]]").
20th Feb '17 5:20:30 AM Chabal2
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* AuthorAvatar: Downplayed, Lefuneste's more prominent traits were an exageration of Greg's, but his personality isn't.



* DepravedDentist: While he doesn't do horrible things to people's teeth, he does knock them out with a special gas that causes recurring nightmares. Then his accomplice shows up with the miracle cure.

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* DepravedDentist: While he doesn't do horrible things to people's teeth, he does knock them out with a special gas that causes recurring nightmares. Then his accomplice shows up with the (very expensive) miracle cure.



* MediumAwareness: Achille knows he's in a comic book.
** Even giving conferences on the art of being a comic-book character.

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* MediumAwareness: Achille knows he's in a comic book.
** Even
book, even giving conferences on the art of being a comic-book character.



* OnlySaneMan: Fo-Pli.
* OurGargoylesRock: Gargouilla-la-gargouille in ''L'âge ingrat''.

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* OnlySaneMan: Fo-Pli.
Fo-Pli. Greg actually called him the only intelligent character in the entire series.
* OurGargoylesRock: Gargouilla-la-gargouille Gargouilla-la-gargouille, a dragonlike creature in ''L'âge ingrat''.



* SoundDefect: A Mafia henchman in ''Le Quadrumane Optimiste'' has a strange illness that causes every sound he makes to be rendered as a completely unrelated onomatopoeia (like whacking someone on the head with a huge "gulp" sound, for instance), and his boss regularly complains about it. The henchman is overjoyed at the end of the story to discover that he's cured when the manacles he's handcuffed with make a correct "click" sound.

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* SoundDefect: A Mafia henchman in ''Le Quadrumane Optimiste'' has a strange illness that causes every sound he makes to be rendered as a completely unrelated onomatopoeia (like whacking someone on the head with a huge "gulp" sound, sound or flipping a car over with a "tadidadituuut", for instance), and his boss regularly complains about it. The henchman is overjoyed at the end of the story to discover that he's cured when the manacles he's handcuffed with make a correct "click" sound.



* UseYourHead
* VisibleBoomMic: In a strip where kids watch a western on the Talons TV, one of them mentions that an overhead branch is actually the mic perch.

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* UseYourHead
UseYourHead:
** One story has Achille attempt to subdue a gorilla by running into a wall headfirst in an effort to get the gorilla to imitate him. The gorilla picks him up and bashes Achille's head in the wall.
** One of the three peasants likes ramming doors with his head, despite Achille's disbelief.
--> See, your issue here is that you see problems where there are none.
* VisibleBoomMic: In a strip where kids watch a western on the Talons Talon's TV, one of them mentions that an overhead branch is actually the mic perch.
14th Jan '17 2:25:13 PM Xtifr
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* ShoutOut: Many, staring with Achille himself being a ShoutOut to Monsieur Poche. Greg was at least as cultured as Achille. There are also references to comics authors such as FloydGottfredson, Al Taliaferro, Hergé, Creator/{{Gotlib}}, Lee Fark...

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* ShoutOut: Many, staring with Achille himself being a ShoutOut to Monsieur Poche. Greg was at least as cultured as Achille. There are also references to comics authors such as FloydGottfredson, Creator/FloydGottfredson, Al Taliaferro, Hergé, Creator/{{Gotlib}}, Lee Fark...
19th Oct '16 9:51:23 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* TheCavalry: Shows up on time to save the day in ''La Main du serpent'', something the GenreSavvy Achille matter-of-factly hangs a lampshade on.

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* TheCavalry: Shows up on time to save the day in ''La Main du serpent'', something the GenreSavvy Achille matter-of-factly hangs a lampshade on.
28th Aug '16 3:22:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* TryToFitThatOnABusinessCard: Papa Talon actually ''can'': "Alambic-Dieudonné-Corydon Talon -°- [[DadTheVeteran Former]] [[BombThrowingAnarchists Living Witness]] of the Merits of the [[ArmyOfThievesAndWhores Disciplinary]] [[GaulsWithGrenades Batallions of Africa]] -°- [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness Patented Gustator in Distillated]] [[TheAlcoholic Hops]] -°- Man of Taste -°- Voter and Husband."

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* TryToFitThatOnABusinessCard: Papa Talon actually ''can'': "Alambic-Dieudonné-Corydon Talon -°- [[DadTheVeteran Former]] [[BombThrowingAnarchists Living Witness]] of the Merits of the [[ArmyOfThievesAndWhores Disciplinary]] [[GaulsWithGrenades [[UsefulNotes/GaulsWithGrenades Batallions of Africa]] -°- [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness Patented Gustator in Distillated]] [[TheAlcoholic Hops]] -°- Man of Taste -°- Voter and Husband."
5th Aug '16 1:55:21 AM C105
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* SoundDefect: A Mafia henchman in ''Le Quadrumane Optimiste'' has a strange illness that causes every sound he makes to be rendered as a completely unrelated onomatopoeia (like whacking someone on the head with a huge "gulp" sound, for instance), and his boss regularly complains about it. The henchman is overjoyed at the end of the story to discover that he's cured when the manacles he's handcuffed with make a correct "click" sound.
2nd Jun '16 12:49:42 AM Doug86
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* BreakOutTheMuseumPiece: In order to fly to Polynesia on short notice and on a shoestring in ''Le Grain de la folie'', Lefuneste and Major Lafrime hire a veteran German UsefulNotes/WW1 pilot, who gets them there onboard his vintage triplane which keeps losing bits while in flight. Amazingly, the obsolete aircraft handily wins a dogfight against a modern jet fighter on the way.

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* BreakOutTheMuseumPiece: In order to fly to Polynesia on short notice and on a shoestring in ''Le Grain de la folie'', Lefuneste and Major Lafrime hire a veteran German UsefulNotes/WW1 UsefulNotes/WorldWarI pilot, who gets them there onboard his vintage triplane which keeps losing bits while in flight. Amazingly, the obsolete aircraft handily wins a dogfight against a modern jet fighter on the way.
21st May '16 5:50:35 PM Doug86
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* TakeThat: In ''Docteur Chacal et Mister Bide'' (a pastiche of ''Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDoctorJekyllAndMrHyde'', as the title suggests), Talon spends a whole page mocking a critic who said of every comic (including the first one) that it was not the best of the series.

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* TakeThat: In ''Docteur Chacal et Mister Bide'' (a pastiche of ''Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDoctorJekyllAndMrHyde'', ''Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde'', as the title suggests), Talon spends a whole page mocking a critic who said of every comic (including the first one) that it was not the best of the series.
5th May '16 4:11:40 PM themisterfree
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Received a short-lived AnimatedAdaptation that aired on ABC Family (back when it was FOX Family)[[note]]in some English-speaking channels overseas, this show aired on Disney's Jetix and was available on Jetix Play[[/note]] where Achille Talon (now named Walter Melon) works as a "hero for hire" with his hapless sidekick, Bitterbug. Together, the duo step in for the hero and sidekick in parodies of popular movies, TV shows, works of literature, and, in its second season (which aired in other countries save the United States of America), historical events. The show also had a woman named Amelia, who often played the female roles (often the sidekick, love interest, or FemmeFatale), and a Joker-esque clown named Sneero, who played the villain.

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Received a short-lived AnimatedAdaptation that aired on ABC Family Creator/ABCFamily (back when it was FOX Fox Family)[[note]]in some English-speaking channels areas overseas, this show aired on Disney's Jetix (successor to Fox Kids) and was available on spinoff Jetix Play[[/note]] where Achille Talon (now named Walter Melon) works as a "hero for hire" with his hapless sidekick, Bitterbug. Together, the duo step in for the hero and sidekick in parodies of popular movies, TV shows, works of literature, and, in its second season (which aired in other countries save the United States of America), historical events. The show also had a woman named Amelia, who often played the female roles (often the sidekick, love interest, or FemmeFatale), and a Joker-esque clown named Sneero, who played the villain.
2nd Apr '16 9:15:30 AM Chabal2
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* MediumAwareness: Achille knows it often perfectly.

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* MediumAwareness: Achille knows it often perfectly.he's in a comic book.


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* {{Metaphorgotten}}: A recurring gag in the more verbose strips.
--> The gabbling artist stirring deep inside the more methodical reader looks avidly for the outstretched hand that will get his foot in the door of the drawing table and cannot find it. Which is only logical, since this hand, clutching the breadwinning brush, is close to losing its head.
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