History ComicBook / AmbushBug

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.
19th Mar '16 8:50:56 AM Hossmeister
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12th Feb '16 2:42:16 PM MegaRock35
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* SuperHeroOrigin: Parodies Franchise/{{Superman}}'s. The greatest [[TheDandy dandy]] in an alien world, Brum-El, discovers his planet is going to be hit by a swarm of meteorites which will kill all life against [[IgnoredExpert the belief of all experts]], and creates a rocket... to save his wardrobe. And then it turns out the meteorites ''really'' were harmless, leaving the man naked and humiliated. And then a [[SpiderMan giant radiactive space spider]] loots the rocket before accidentally nudging it to Earth, where it crashes, leaving one of the rocket's two remaining contents - a lime green suit - stuck in the antenna of a random Metropolis loser. The another item? ''A sentient sock''. Who immediately becomes a Doctor Doom parody, angry at being left behind.

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* SuperHeroOrigin: Parodies Franchise/{{Superman}}'s. The greatest [[TheDandy dandy]] in an alien world, Brum-El, discovers his planet is going to be hit by a swarm of meteorites which will kill all life against (against [[IgnoredExpert the belief of all experts]], experts]]), and creates a rocket... to save his wardrobe. And then it turns out the meteorites ''really'' were harmless, leaving the man naked and humiliated. And then a [[SpiderMan giant radiactive radioactive space spider]] loots the rocket before accidentally nudging it to Earth, where it crashes, leaving one of the rocket's two remaining contents - a lime green suit - stuck in the antenna of a random Metropolis loser. The another other item? ''A sentient sock''. Who immediately becomes a Doctor Doom parody, angry at being left behind.
12th Jan '16 10:59:29 PM Doug86
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A character from 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]].

Ambush Bug first appeared in ''ComicBook/DCComicsPresents'' #52 (December, 1982). Originally he appeared as a minor foe of {{Superman}}, before deciding to become a superhero himself, though Ambush Bug proves himself utterly incompetent at the job. As time went on, his appearances became increasingly in-jokey, FourthWall breaking, satirical and surreal. As a generally FunPersonified character, he wasn't seen much during the pits of UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfComicBooks, and though he is rarely used by other writers, he still exists in the DC Universe. He became a supporting character in Keith Giffen's Comicbook/DoomPatrol.

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A character from TheDCU, 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]].

Ambush Bug first appeared in ''ComicBook/DCComicsPresents'' #52 (December, 1982). Originally he appeared as a minor foe of {{Superman}}, Franchise/{{Superman}}, before deciding to become a superhero himself, though Ambush Bug proves himself utterly incompetent at the job. As time went on, his appearances became increasingly in-jokey, FourthWall breaking, satirical and surreal. As a generally FunPersonified character, he wasn't seen much during the pits of UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfComicBooks, and though he is rarely used by other writers, he still exists in the DC Universe. He became a supporting character in Keith Giffen's Comicbook/DoomPatrol.



* FunPersonified: So much {{ComicBook/Darkseid}} is willing to go karaoking with 'im.

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* FunPersonified: So much {{ComicBook/Darkseid}} ComicBook/{{Darkseid}} is willing to go karaoking with 'im.



* GenderBender: When he appeared in an issue of Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'s comic, he mistook her for a Gender Bent {{Superman}}.

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* GenderBender: When he appeared in an issue of Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'s comic, he mistook her for a Gender Bent {{Superman}}.Franchise/{{Superman}}.



* SuperHeroOrigin: Parodies {{Superman}}'s. The greatest [[TheDandy dandy]] in an alien world, Brum-El, discovers his planet is going to be hit by a swarm of meteorites which will kill all life against [[IgnoredExpert the belief of all experts]], and creates a rocket... to save his wardrobe. And then it turns out the meteorites ''really'' were harmless, leaving the man naked and humiliated. And then a [[SpiderMan giant radiactive space spider]] loots the rocket before accidentally nudging it to Earth, where it crashes, leaving one of the rocket's two remaining contents - a lime green suit - stuck in the antenna of a random Metropolis loser. The another item? ''A sentient sock''. Who immediately becomes a Doctor Doom parody, angry at being left behind.

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* SuperHeroOrigin: Parodies {{Superman}}'s.Franchise/{{Superman}}'s. The greatest [[TheDandy dandy]] in an alien world, Brum-El, discovers his planet is going to be hit by a swarm of meteorites which will kill all life against [[IgnoredExpert the belief of all experts]], and creates a rocket... to save his wardrobe. And then it turns out the meteorites ''really'' were harmless, leaving the man naked and humiliated. And then a [[SpiderMan giant radiactive space spider]] loots the rocket before accidentally nudging it to Earth, where it crashes, leaving one of the rocket's two remaining contents - a lime green suit - stuck in the antenna of a random Metropolis loser. The another item? ''A sentient sock''. Who immediately becomes a Doctor Doom parody, angry at being left behind.
28th Dec '15 4:34:30 PM Anddrix
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* SuperHeroOrigin: Parodies {{Superman}}'s. The greatest [[TheDandy dandy]] in an alien world, Brum-El, discovers his planet is going to be hit by a swarm of meteorites which will kill all life against [[IgnoredExpert the belief of all experts]], and creates a rocket... to save his wardrobe. And then it turns out the meteorites ''really'' were harmless, leaving the man naked and humiliated. And then a [[SpiderMan giant radiactive space spider]] loots the rocket before accidentally nudging it to Earth, where it crashes, leaving one of the rocket's two remaining contents - a lime green suit - stuck in the antenna of a random Metropolis loser. The another item? ''A sentient sock''. Who immediately becomes a DoctorDoom parody, angry at being left behind.

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* SuperHeroOrigin: Parodies {{Superman}}'s. The greatest [[TheDandy dandy]] in an alien world, Brum-El, discovers his planet is going to be hit by a swarm of meteorites which will kill all life against [[IgnoredExpert the belief of all experts]], and creates a rocket... to save his wardrobe. And then it turns out the meteorites ''really'' were harmless, leaving the man naked and humiliated. And then a [[SpiderMan giant radiactive space spider]] loots the rocket before accidentally nudging it to Earth, where it crashes, leaving one of the rocket's two remaining contents - a lime green suit - stuck in the antenna of a random Metropolis loser. The another item? ''A sentient sock''. Who immediately becomes a DoctorDoom Doctor Doom parody, angry at being left behind.
20th Dec '15 5:33:25 PM nombretomado
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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 the SilverAge. 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' Giant Monster comics from the SilverAge.UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age|of Comic Books}}. It goes "niknak". It's very cute.
5th Nov '15 3:57:24 PM StFan
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* ShoutOut: Expect to see several in pretty much every comic about him. (As well as the occasional TakeThat.)
** Appeared in TinyTitans dressed as the mysterious Pandora that showed up in DC the first issues of the Comicbook/{{New 52}}.

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* ShoutOut: Expect to see several in pretty much every comic about him. (As well as the occasional TakeThat.)
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) Appeared in TinyTitans ''ComicBook/TinyTitans'' dressed as the mysterious Pandora that showed up in DC the first issues of the Comicbook/{{New 52}}.
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