History ComicBook / AmbushBug

30th Dec '16 5:07:23 PM nombretomado
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** In DCUniverseOnline, Ambush Bug can be found in the Watchtower (for heroes) or the Hall of Doom (for villains). His first line is "Hey, look who's in your video game!"

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** In DCUniverseOnline, ''VideoGame/DCUniverseOnline'', Ambush Bug can be found in the Watchtower (for heroes) or the Hall of Doom (for villains). His first line is "Hey, look who's in your video game!"
5th Oct '16 12:51:50 PM rafi
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* FourthWallMailSlot: Ambush Bug answered his own letters, and in his first issue was puzzled that he had to wait months for feedback from the reader who had just finished the book.



* FunPersonified: So much ComicBook/{{Darkseid}} is willing to go karaoking with 'im.
* GagSeries
* GenderBender: When he appeared in an issue of Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'s comic, he mistook her for a Gender Bent Franchise/{{Superman}}.

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* FunPersonified: He first appeared as a fairly standard supervillain, but within just a couple appearances had jumped into outright comedy, making fun of the fan obsessions of the day. So much ComicBook/{{Darkseid}} is willing to go karaoking with 'im.
'im.
* GagSeries
GagSeries: Every issue skips from place to place in The DCU making fun of everything from Superman to The Sandman.
* GenderBender: GenderBender:
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When he appeared in an issue of Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'s comic, he mistook her for a Gender Bent Franchise/{{Superman}}.



* IgnoredExpert: Parodied with Brum-El (a parody of Superman father, Jor-El). Brum-El was not a scientist, just The Dandy in a very advanced civilization, and instead of saving his family, he chose to save his wardrobe. Again, when his planet failed to be destroyed, he was just mocked and left naked.
* InteractiveNarrator: In one of Keith Giffen and Robert Loren Fleming's stories, the story's villain plans, after attacking the heroes, to go after the narrator for an egregious pun.



* LivingClothes: The archnemesis of Ambush Bug is Argh!Yle!, a sentient sock with a Doctor Doom mask. He hates the Bug because when Argh fell to earth, Irwin Schwab (the man who would become the Bug) left him to die while rescuing what became the Bug's costume suit.



* PostModernism

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* PostModernismPostModernism: The meta-knowledge is the driving gag behind Ambush Bug. Who happens to be insane, so all that stuff could just be in his head.
5th Oct '16 12:41:54 PM rafi
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* ExiledFromContinuity: Some of his more blatantly fourth-wall-breaking exploits are specifically not canon.
** At the end of the ''Son of Ambush Bug'' miniseries AB himself is put on trial for high crimes against comics and Exiled From Continuity.
*** ComicBook/TwoFace was prosecuting. And defending.



* MediumAwareness
** He has an uncanny ability to see through Clark Kent's disguise, and even remarks how no one should be fooled by it. Superman was not pleased. Supergirl took it with more grace when 'Bush revealed he knew who she was, [[AwesomenessByAnalysis merely by observing her in both her identities]].

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* MediumAwareness
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MediumAwareness: He has an uncanny ability to see through Clark Kent's disguise, and even remarks how no one should be fooled by it. Superman was not pleased. Supergirl took it with more grace when 'Bush revealed he knew who she was, [[AwesomenessByAnalysis merely by observing her in both her identities]].



* ScheduleSlip: There was an 11-month gap between issue #5 of the Year None series and the issue that came after it. That issue was #7. The title? [[LampshadeHanging Whatever Happened to Ambush Bug: Year None #6?]]
30th Aug '16 5:13:46 PM Psychadelico
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* ScheduleSlip: There was an 11-month gap between issue #5 of the Year None series and the issue that came after it. That issue was #7. The title? [LampshadeHanging Whatever Happened to Ambush Bug: Year None #6?]

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* ScheduleSlip: There was an 11-month gap between issue #5 of the Year None series and the issue that came after it. That issue was #7. The title? [LampshadeHanging [[LampshadeHanging Whatever Happened to Ambush Bug: Year None #6?]#6?]]
30th Aug '16 5:11:16 PM Psychadelico
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* ScheduleSlip: There was an 11-month gap between issue #5 of the Year None series and the issue that came after it. That issue was #7. The title? [LampshadeHanging Whatever Happened to Ambush Bug: Year None #6?]
11th Jun '16 10:24:09 PM Doug86
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* AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever: One of his nemeses is The Koala Who Walks Like A Man, a parody of MarvelComics' Giant Monster comics from UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age|of Comic Books}}. It goes "niknak". It's very cute.

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* AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever: One of his nemeses is The Koala Who Walks Like A Man, a parody of MarvelComics' Creator/MarvelComics' Giant Monster comics from UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age|of Comic Books}}. It goes "niknak". It's very cute.



* RageAgainstTheAuthor: Giffen/Bug isn't above lampshading DCComics' faults (or his own). [[TakeThat Or those of]] MarvelComics.

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* RageAgainstTheAuthor: Giffen/Bug isn't above lampshading DCComics' Creator/DCComics' faults (or his own). [[TakeThat Or those of]] MarvelComics.Creator/MarvelComics.
30th May '16 7:03:25 PM AmbushBugbear
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* {{Teleportation}}: Ambush Bug's original actual superpower. Early appearances required there to be one of his cybernetic bugs at the destination, but this limitation was eventually ignored.
7th May '16 8:16:08 PM nombretomado
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** Ambush Bug stars in the GrandFinale of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', where he helps Batman try to save the show from [[RealityWarper Bat-Mite]]'s attempts to make it JumpTheShark and get cancelled. For extra credit, Bug is voiced by Henry Winkler, [[HappyDays the original shark-jumper]].

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** Ambush Bug stars in the GrandFinale of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', where he helps Batman try to save the show from [[RealityWarper Bat-Mite]]'s attempts to make it JumpTheShark and get cancelled. For extra credit, Bug is voiced by Henry Winkler, [[HappyDays [[Series/HappyDays the original shark-jumper]].
20th Apr '16 2:59:39 AM Doug86
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A character from Franchise/TheDCU, created by comic book writer/artist Keith Giffen, Ambush Bug is the {{Cloudcuckoolander}} secret identity of Irwin Schwab, a man raised solely on TV who one day discovered a green teleportation suit that was sent within a capsule from a doomed planet ([[UnreliableNarrator or so he claims]].) He has starred in several critically acclaimed mini-series, though he is pretty much [[CanonDiscontinuity on the fringe of the comic universe he inhabits]].

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A character from Franchise/TheDCU, created by comic book writer/artist Keith Giffen, Ambush Bug is the {{Cloudcuckoolander}} secret identity of Irwin Schwab, a man raised solely on TV who one day discovered a green teleportation {{teleportation}} suit that was sent within a capsule from a doomed planet ([[UnreliableNarrator or so he claims]].) He has starred in several critically acclaimed mini-series, though he is pretty much [[CanonDiscontinuity on the fringe of the comic universe he inhabits]].
28th Mar '16 12:16:08 PM AnotherGuy
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The closest Creator/MarvelComics equivalent would likely be {{Deadpool}}, with a dash of Comicbook/SquirrelGirl thrown in, though Ambush appeared before either of them.

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The closest Creator/MarvelComics equivalent would likely be {{Deadpool}}, {{Deadpool}}[[note]]Mixed with ComicBook/{{Lobo}}[[/note]], with a dash of Comicbook/SquirrelGirl thrown in, though Ambush appeared before either of them.
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