History ComicBook / DeCapeEtDeCrocs

25th Jul '16 3:55:58 PM nombretomado
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** The Maître d'Armes, even though he's obviously (for the audience) [[spoiler:CyranoDeBergerac.]]

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** The Maître d'Armes, even though he's obviously (for the audience) [[spoiler:CyranoDeBergerac.[[spoiler:Theatre/CyranoDeBergerac.]]
25th Jul '16 3:46:33 AM Morgenthaler
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** One of the earliest examples is the living roots (?) escaping from the vats of the Kabbalist that Kader visits at the beginning in Venezia [[{{Lemmings}} and falling to their deaths]].

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** One of the earliest examples is the living roots (?) escaping from the vats of the Kabbalist that Kader visits at the beginning in Venezia [[{{Lemmings}} [[GullibleLemmings and falling to their deaths]].
23rd Jul '16 3:50:01 AM Chabal2
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* BilingualBonus: Downplayed. Other than a few foreign words here and there (some of the Rais Kader's exclamations, Captain Boone's attempted mannerisms), the work is entirely in French.



* BullyingADragon: Invoked. Colin insults the first people he sees carrying swords, because he really does want to fight them.



* NonIndicativeName: Colvert and Souchet's respective right-hand-men are named Lesecq and Legros, the first is obese and the other skinny.

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* NonIndicativeName: Colvert and Souchet's respective right-hand-men are named Lesecq (the dried-up one) and Legros, Legros (the fat one), the first is obese and the other skinny.


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* TheStoic: Lunar duels are fought by each duellist grabbing the other's chin and reciting a sing-song, the loser being the first to crack up. [[spoiler:When Don Lope and Kader agree to resolve their duel this way, they're at it all day without flinching, leading to Armand, Eusebe and Hermine making ridiculous faces, ending in a mutual loss.]]
23rd Jul '16 2:51:28 AM Chabal2
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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Bombastus claims that the white-skinned savages are obviously more open to discussion than their copper or ebony-skinned brethren.



** Mendoza is ready to execute a bench of rowers for talking back to him.



* EnemyMime: The Mimes are assumed to be ferocious savages.

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* EnemyMime: The Mimes are assumed to be ferocious savages. The "wild" ones are a FantasyCounterpartCulture of Amazonian natives.



* ForScience: Bombastus' primary motivation.

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* ForScience: Bombastus' primary motivation. Which leads to problems since he'll work for Prince Jean as easily as the heroes.



* HalfDressedCartoonAnimal: Zigzagged. Eusebe goes completely naked without attracting comment, while Armand and Don Lope go fully dressed.

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* HalfDressedCartoonAnimal: Zigzagged. Eusebe goes completely naked without attracting comment, while Armand and Don Lope go fully dressed.half dressed, not wearing pants.



** Bombastus is introduced as overjoyed that finally has listeners who can critique his theories (the island only has parrots otherwise). However, when someone contradicts his theory he ignores it completely.



* MyInstinctsAreShowing:

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* MyInstinctsAreShowing: MultinationalTeam: On the heroes' side, we have the French Armand, Eusebe, the Spanish Don Lope, the German Bombastus, the Turkish Rais Kader, the Venitians Andreo and Plaisant, and the gypsy Hermine. The villains are Venitian (Cénile), Spanish (Mendoza), and English ([[strike:Mister]] Captain Boone).
* MyInstinctsAreShowing:



* NiceGuy: Eusebe, bordering on ThePollyanna in the prequel. The most scathing criticism he can find about an ennemy is to say that he is "not nice" or "mean". He actually feels sorry for [[spoiler:[[BigBad Mendoza]] after his death]].

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* NiceGuy: Eusebe, bordering on ThePollyanna in the prequel. The most scathing criticism he can find about an ennemy enemy is to say that he is "not nice" or "mean". He actually feels sorry for [[spoiler:[[BigBad Mendoza]] after his death]].



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: [[http://www.kicswila.com/article-3706986.html Capitan Mendoza is the French actor Guy Delorme,]] who wrote the foreword to book 6 confirming it.



* OverprotectiveDad: Rais Kader, once he gets his daughter back.

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* OverprotectiveDad: Rais Kader, once he Kader to Hermine, making sure she's safe for when Lope gets back and telling Colin to stop flirting with her. [[spoiler:Appropriately enough, Hermine is his long-lost daughter back.Yasmina.]]



* PlanetOfHats: Every region of the Moon has a different manner of speaking based on a figure of speech (Palindromians dress symmetrically and say the same thing backwards and forwards, Litotians understate everything, Redondians rephrase what was just said or state what they're doing out loud, etc.).



* ReferenceOverdosed: From literature, theater, tv shows, cinema, science, history...

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* ReferenceOverdosed: From literature, theater, tv shows, cinema, comics, science, history...



* RunningGag: Don Lope de Villalobos y Sangrin never gets a chance to fully introduce himself. The closest he ever gets is "De Villalobos y". Also, variations on [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Fourberies_de_Scapin "What the devil was he doing in that galley?"]]

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* RunningGag: Don Lope de Villalobos y Sangrin never gets a chance to fully introduce himself. The himself, the closest he ever gets is "De Villalobos y". Also, variations on [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Fourberies_de_Scapin "What the devil was he doing in that galley?"]]galley?"]]
** Turned on its head when Sabado introduces himself as "Sabado. That's all.", Lope calls him "Señor Thatsall".



* ScarsAreForever: Andrea keeps the one he got from his [[spoiler:very nearly]] suicidal attack on Mendoza.

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* ScarsAreForever: Andrea keeps the one he got from his [[spoiler:very nearly]] suicidal attack on Mendoza. Mendoza himself gets one courtesy of Armand in their first battle.



--> And the reason it doesn't speak is because it has a sore throat!

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--> And This is a parrot! I bought it for three pieces of eight in Saint-Domingue, and the reason it doesn't speak is because it has a sore throat!throat!!!



* TakenForGranite: [[spoiler:Cenile's fate]], refusing to take cover in a gold forest results in him being coated in it.

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** The musketeers proudly claiming responsibility for the duel infront of the authorities.
* TakenForGranite: [[spoiler:Cenile's fate]], refusing to take cover in a gold forest results in him being coated in it.it during a storm.



--> Degrading! This is degrading!

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--> '''Armand:''' Degrading! This is degrading!



** When everyone else is delivering {{Pre Ass Kicking One Liner}}s / {{Badass Boast}}s, he claims he's going to "[[CurseOfTheAncients scold these rascals]]" [[SlasherSmile with a great big smile]] and [[AnAxeToGrind an even huger haldberd.]]

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** When everyone else is delivering {{Pre Ass Kicking One Liner}}s / {{Badass Boast}}s, he claims he's going to "[[CurseOfTheAncients scold these rascals]]" [[SlasherSmile with a great big smile]] and [[AnAxeToGrind an even huger bigger haldberd.]]]]
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Eusebe repeatedly does this, often without realizing it later, such as bringing a lit candle in a powder room, or a discussing the fearsome rats in a ship's hold while next to Don Lope (who has a crippling fear of rats) and surrounded by mist that turns into a person's worst fears, resulting in a bus-sized rat made of normal rats.
12th Jul '16 5:47:59 PM nombretomado
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** Bombastus Johannes Theophrastus Almagestus Wernher von Ulm calls out to Paracelsus (full name: Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim), the Greek astronomer Ptolemy (whose main work is the ''Almagest''), Wernher von Braun, and MontyPython. Also probably either to [[{{Faust}} Johann(es)]] [[Theatre/DoctorFaustus Faust]] or UsefulNotes/JohannesGutenberg. Oh, and Ulm is home to the unlucky early flying/gliding pioneer [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albrecht_Berblinger Albrecht Ludwig Berblinger ("the Tailor of Ulm", 1770-1829)]] and the birthplace of AlbertEinstein.

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** Bombastus Johannes Theophrastus Almagestus Wernher von Ulm calls out to Paracelsus (full name: Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim), the Greek astronomer Ptolemy (whose main work is the ''Almagest''), Wernher von Braun, and MontyPython. Also probably either to [[{{Faust}} Johann(es)]] [[Theatre/DoctorFaustus Faust]] or UsefulNotes/JohannesGutenberg. Oh, and Ulm is home to the unlucky early flying/gliding pioneer [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albrecht_Berblinger Albrecht Ludwig Berblinger ("the Tailor of Ulm", 1770-1829)]] and the birthplace of AlbertEinstein.UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein.
7th Jun '16 9:51:43 AM Eagal
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* AnachronismStew: Hoooo boy, where to start... Let's just mention the HeavyMetal concert onboard a pirate ship (with period instruments to boot) and leave it at that.
* AndTheAdventureContinues

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* AnachronismStew: Hoooo boy, where to start... Let's just mention Among many other things, the HeavyMetal concert onboard a pirate ship (with period instruments to boot) and leave it at that.
*
boot).
%%*
AndTheAdventureContinues



** Prince Jean and [[TheVamp his sister]].

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** %%** Prince Jean and [[TheVamp his sister]].



* AwesomenessByAnalysis / CombatClairvoyance: How Armand wins against [[spoiler:Mendoza]] (though shutting up probably helped).

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* AwesomenessByAnalysis / CombatClairvoyance: AwesomenessByAnalysis: How Armand wins against [[spoiler:Mendoza]] (though shutting up probably helped).



* BigDamnHeroes: Several times, one with ''pegasi'' even.
* BilingualBonus: Don Lope often slips back to Spanish when excited or angry.

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* %%* BigDamnHeroes: Several times, one with ''pegasi'' even.
* BilingualBonus: Don Lope often slips back to Spanish when excited or angry.
even.



* [[strike:The Cat]] [[TheCatCameBack The Squid Came Back]]
* TheCavalierYears: Set in the 17th century Mediterranean, Italy and Malta specifically.
** And France for the Eusebe-centered books.
* ChaseScene
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: [[spoiler: The pirates.]]

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* [[strike:The Cat]] [[TheCatCameBack The Squid Came Back]]
%%* TheCatCameBack
* TheCavalierYears: Set in the 17th century Mediterranean, Italy and Malta specifically.
** And
Malta, and France for the Eusebe-centered books.
* %%* ChaseScene
* %%* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: [[spoiler: The pirates.]]



* CombatPragmatist: Mendoza

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* %%* CombatPragmatist: Mendoza



* DeadpanSnarker: Armand.
* DeathByMaterialism: See TakenForGranite below.

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker: Armand.
* DeathByMaterialism: See TakenForGranite below.%%* DeathByMaterialism



* TheDitz: Séléné

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* %%* TheDitz: Séléné



* DragonInChief: Mendoza

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* %%* DragonInChief: Mendoza



* EvilTwin: [[strike:Two]] Three sets, we have yet to see [[spoiler:Eusèbe's.]]

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* EvilTwin: [[strike:Two]] Three sets, we have yet to see [[spoiler:Eusèbe's.]]



* FoodPorn

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* %%* FoodPorn



* FurryConfusion: Lampshaded several times.

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* %%* FurryConfusion: Lampshaded several times.



* GoldFever: Cénile.
* [[GoodCopBadCop Good Cop]] RabidCop: The pair get a spy to talk by having Armand pretend to hold Don Lope back so he doesn't stab him.

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* %%* GoldFever: Cénile.
* [[GoodCopBadCop Good Cop]] RabidCop: GoodCopBadCop: The pair get a spy to talk by having Armand pretend to hold Don Lope Lope, who is playing RabidCop, back so he doesn't stab him.



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Eusebe's rock.]]

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* %%* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Eusebe's rock.]]



* HotGypsyWoman: Hermine

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* %%* HotGypsyWoman: Hermine



* ItsAllAboutMe: Prince Jean

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* %%* ItsAllAboutMe: Prince Jean



* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: [[spoiler:Armand]].

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* %%* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: [[spoiler:Armand]].



* LaserGuidedKarma / KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:Cenile]]

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* LaserGuidedKarma / KarmicDeath: %%* LaserGuidedKarma: [[spoiler:Cenile]]



* MeaningfulName: Everybody.
** Sometimes with a BilingualBonus: Spilorcio for instance, means ''miser''.

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* MeaningfulName: Everybody.
**
Everybody. Sometimes with a BilingualBonus: Spilorcio for instance, means ''miser''.



* QuirkyMinibossSquad: The pirates.
* RascallyRabbit: Eusèbe.
* RedOniBlueOni: See BrainsAndBrawn, above.

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* %%* QuirkyMinibossSquad: The pirates.
* %%* RascallyRabbit: Eusèbe.
* RedOniBlueOni: See BrainsAndBrawn, above.%%* RedOniBlueOni



* TheScrooge: Cenile

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* %%* TheScrooge: Cenile



* TakingTheBullet: [[spoiler: Eusèbe's pet pebble.]] It is sadder than it sounds.

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* %%* TakingTheBullet: [[spoiler: Eusèbe's pet pebble.]] It is sadder than it sounds.



* TheShowMustGoWrong

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* %%* TheShowMustGoWrong



* TheVamp: Mademoiselle

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* %%* TheVamp: Mademoiselle



* VillainSong: The pirates and the Prince.

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* VillainSong: The pirates and the Prince.Prince get one.
7th Jun '16 9:44:58 AM Eagal
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* CannibalTribe: Subverted. [[TalkingAnimal Sort of...]]

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* %%* CannibalTribe: Subverted. [[TalkingAnimal Sort of...]]
4th Jun '16 8:50:17 PM gewunomox
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** A musical one: when [[spoiler: Séléné]] tells the Weapon Master that she would like to be called [[Theatre/CyranodeBergerac Roxane]], she stands under the glow from the Earth which is [[ThePolice red]] because of an eclipse.

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** A musical one: when [[spoiler: Séléné]] tells the Weapon Master that she would like to be called [[Theatre/CyranodeBergerac Roxane]], she stands under the glow from the Earth which is [[ThePolice [[Music/ThePolice red]] because of an eclipse.
11th Mar '16 12:29:41 PM porphyre77
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** It is the backstory for Armand's and Lope's friendship.
17th Feb '16 1:33:18 PM Syrika
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* CampfireCharacterExploration: While Armand and the rais Kader are held prisoner, Armand starts lamenting that he'll never see his beloved again. Kader tells Armand that once they break out and they get the treasure, Armand will get part of it, as Armand had previously stated that he'll help Kader find the treasure and rescue his daughter. This helps Armand wake up and start plotting escape.
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