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19th Dec '16 3:36:59 PM Aurelian
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* {{Expy}}: Delron seems to be an even nastier version of the mob enforcer played by Joe Don Baker character in the 1970s FilmNoir ''Film/Charley Varrick''.

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* {{Expy}}: Delron seems to be an even nastier version of the mob enforcer played by Joe Don Baker character in the 1970s FilmNoir ''Film/Charley Varrick''.''Film/CharleyVarrick''.
19th Dec '16 3:36:16 PM Aurelian
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* {{Expy}}: Delron seems to be an even nastier version of the mob enforcer played by Joe Don Baker character in the 1970s FilmNoir ''Charley Varrick''.

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* {{Expy}}: Delron seems to be an even nastier version of the mob enforcer played by Joe Don Baker character in the 1970s FilmNoir ''Charley ''Film/Charley Varrick''.
18th Sep '16 1:27:18 PM nombretomado
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* ''The Last of the Innocent'': A {{Deconstruction}} of ''ArchieComics'' that follows former all-American teenager Riley Richards as he returns to his old hometown Brookview upon a family emergency and finds his memories of his carefree youth impacting on life with murderous consequences.

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* ''The Last of the Innocent'': A {{Deconstruction}} of ''ArchieComics'' ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' that follows former all-American teenager Riley Richards as he returns to his old hometown Brookview upon a family emergency and finds his memories of his carefree youth impacting on life with murderous consequences.



* BettyAndVeronica: Deconstructed in "The Last of the Innocent", and in particular deconstructing the TropeNamer; Riley Richards, a clear analogue of [[ArchieComics Archie]], after years of unhappy marriage to the shallow, manipulative and adulterous "Veronica", realises he really should have stayed with the "Betty" instead. His solution to the problem... gets ugly.

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* BettyAndVeronica: Deconstructed in "The Last of the Innocent", and in particular deconstructing the TropeNamer; Riley Richards, a clear analogue of [[ArchieComics [[Franchise/ArchieComics Archie]], after years of unhappy marriage to the shallow, manipulative and adulterous "Veronica", realises he really should have stayed with the "Betty" instead. His solution to the problem... gets ugly.



** Most of the characters in "The Last of the Innocent" are grown-up versions of characters from ArchieComics transplanted into a noir setting and subjected to a process of {{deconstruction}}. A private detective also appears who is a grown-up version of Encyclopedia Brown. There's also a businessman who appears to be a grown-up version of Richie Rich.

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** Most of the characters in "The Last of the Innocent" are grown-up versions of characters from ArchieComics Franchise/ArchieComics transplanted into a noir setting and subjected to a process of {{deconstruction}}. A private detective also appears who is a grown-up version of Encyclopedia Brown. There's also a businessman who appears to be a grown-up version of Richie Rich.
19th Aug '16 9:14:14 AM TheMountainKing
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** Most of the characters in "The Last of the Innocent" are grown-up versions of characters from ArchieComics transplanted into a noir setting and subjected to a process of {{deconstruction}}. A private detective also appears who is a grown-up version of Encyclopedia Brown. There's also a buisness man who appears to be a grown-up version of Richie Rich.

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** Most of the characters in "The Last of the Innocent" are grown-up versions of characters from ArchieComics transplanted into a noir setting and subjected to a process of {{deconstruction}}. A private detective also appears who is a grown-up version of Encyclopedia Brown. There's also a buisness man businessman who appears to be a grown-up version of Richie Rich.
19th Aug '16 9:13:11 AM TheMountainKing
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** Most of the characters in "The Last of the Innocent" are grown-up versions of characters from ArchieComics transplanted into a noir setting and subjected to a process of {{deconstruction}}. A private detective also appears who is a grown-up version of Encyclopedia Brown.

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** Most of the characters in "The Last of the Innocent" are grown-up versions of characters from ArchieComics transplanted into a noir setting and subjected to a process of {{deconstruction}}. A private detective also appears who is a grown-up version of Encyclopedia Brown. There's also a buisness man who appears to be a grown-up version of Richie Rich.
29th Apr '16 5:11:36 AM moloch
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'''Tropes used:'''

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!!'''Tropes found in ''Criminal'':'''
13th Nov '15 3:07:08 PM DavidCowie
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* AbusiveParents
* AnachronicOrder
* AnyoneCanDie
* ASimplePlan

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* BlackAndGreyMorality

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* TheCaper

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* TheCon

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* ImpersonatingAnOfficer

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8th Mar '15 5:39:14 AM Morgenthaler
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From writer Creator/EdBrubaker and artist Sean Phillips (who also did ''{{ComicBook/Sleeper}}'' and ''{{Incognito}}''), ''Criminal'' is a deconstruction of the crime genre, through the lens of thieves and [[ConMan con-men]]. Each trade paperback is a separate story arc, which can be read on its own, but each is a part of the same universe and take place in the same city. The same background characters show up, with characters going to the same bar.

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From writer Creator/EdBrubaker and artist Sean Phillips (who also did ''{{ComicBook/Sleeper}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Sleeper}}'' and ''{{Incognito}}''), ''ComicBook/{{Incognito}}''), ''Criminal'' is a deconstruction of the crime genre, through the lens of thieves and [[ConMan con-men]]. Each trade paperback is a separate story arc, which can be read on its own, but each is a part of the same universe and take place in the same city. The same background characters show up, with characters going to the same bar.
20th Oct '14 8:52:52 PM Quietomega
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From writer Ed Brubaker and artist Sean Phillips (who also did ''{{ComicBook/Sleeper}}'' and ''{{Incognito}}''), ''Criminal'' is a deconstruction of the crime genre, through the lens of thieves and [[ConMan con-men]]. Each trade paperback is a separate story arc, which can be read on its own, but each is a part of the same universe and take place in the same city. The same background characters show up, with characters going to the same bar.

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From writer Ed Brubaker Creator/EdBrubaker and artist Sean Phillips (who also did ''{{ComicBook/Sleeper}}'' and ''{{Incognito}}''), ''Criminal'' is a deconstruction of the crime genre, through the lens of thieves and [[ConMan con-men]]. Each trade paperback is a separate story arc, which can be read on its own, but each is a part of the same universe and take place in the same city. The same background characters show up, with characters going to the same bar.
5th Sep '13 10:47:10 PM R.G.
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* SpiritualSuccessor: To [[Creator/FrankMiller Frank Miller's]] [[Comicbook/SinCity]].

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To [[Creator/FrankMiller Frank Miller's]] [[Comicbook/SinCity]].Comicbook/SinCity.
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