History ComicBook / ElongatedMan

25th Aug '16 2:42:05 PM Exxolon
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18th Aug '16 6:22:28 PM SirSapphire
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* {{Adorkable}}: Ralph's general schtick compared to other heroes like Flash and Batman, or even the wackier Plastic Man. It's a big part of why Sue fell for him.
13th Aug '16 8:35:24 PM AnotherGuy
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* StuffedIntoTheFridge: [[spoiler:Sue, in ''ComicBook/IdentityCrisis'']].
13th Aug '16 8:34:16 PM AnotherGuy
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* UglyGuyHotWife: According to Sue, he's a 7. Note that she was a DeadpanSnarker.

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* UglyGuyHotWife: According to Sue, he's a 7. Note that she was a DeadpanSnarker. However, according to Ralph in ''ComicBook/IdentityCrisis'', Sue was only attracted to ''him'' and not the more conventionally attractive superheroes like Barry Allen at a party.
13th Aug '16 8:31:36 PM AnotherGuy
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* BadassBoast: "[[ComicBook/PlasticMan]]'s the clown. I'm the ''detective''."

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* BadassBoast: "[[ComicBook/PlasticMan]]'s "ComicBook/PlasticMan's the clown. I'm the ''detective''."
13th Aug '16 8:31:17 PM AnotherGuy
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* BadassBoast: "[[ComicBook/PlasticMan]]'s the clown. I'm the ''detective''."
4th Aug '16 2:12:35 PM rafi
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* AddictionPowered: He drinks a lot of Gingold soda and gets super-stretch powers.
** The drink can apparently increase flexibility in most people who drink it, but you have to go to serious overdose levels to get actual stretching abilities, which can then be maintained by regular drinking of the normal product. A significant section of the human population is allergic to gingold extract, and thus unable to take advantage of the herb's special properties.

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* AddictionPowered: He drinks a lot of Gingold soda and gets super-stretch powers. \n** The drink can apparently increase flexibility in most people who drink it, but you have to go to serious overdose levels to get actual stretching abilities, which can then be maintained by regular drinking of the normal product. A significant section of the human population is allergic to gingold extract, and thus unable to take advantage of the herb's special properties.


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* DeadpanSnarker: Naturally, he and Beetle get along well during crossovers between the JL ''International'' and ''Europe'' team.


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* HappilyMarried: To Sue. They have shared a log relathionship and many readers considered their loving relationship a breath of fresh air in an era when comics were becoming darker.
* NiceGuy


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* SelectiveObliviousness: His trademark thing is to move the nose when he notices a mystery. He says that his wife find it adorable. Everybody tells him that it is so grossly disgusting... including his wife.
23rd Jul '16 12:46:57 PM DaibhidC
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* PutOnABus: [[spoiler: The last appearance Ralph and Sue had were as [[ComicBook/BlackestNight Black Lanterns]], and were killed off fairly early in the series.]] Following ''ComicBook/{{Flashpoint}}'' neither of them have appeared or been mentioned anywhere.
23rd Jul '16 12:45:51 PM DaibhidC
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* BirthdayEpisode: A number of ''Elongated Man'' stories were set on his birthday. As her regular birthday gift for Ralph, Sue would customarily craft an elaborate mystery for him to solve.

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* BirthdayEpisode: A number of ''Elongated Man'' stories were set on his birthday. As her regular birthday gift for Ralph, Sue would customarily craft an elaborate mystery for him to solve. An issue of ''Justice League Quarterly'' continued this tradition.
18th Feb '16 10:05:29 PM Kirayoshi
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* BirthdayEpisode: A number of ''Elongated Man'' stories were set on his birthday. As her regular birthday gift for Ralph, Sue would customarily craft an elaborate mystery for him to solve.
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