History ComicBook / LegionOfSuper-heroes

24th Apr '17 5:34:18 AM rafi
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* HopelessAuditionees: Always a highlight of any Legion audition are the people with [[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway lame powers]] trying their best to impress the Legion.



** In the first Post-Crisis continuity, this was {{Retcon}}ned so that all of the Human Aliens were actually humans who were sent to colonize other planets after gaining superpowers during ''{{ComicBook/Invasion}}''... and Projectra, still an actual alien, was a snake.

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** In the first Post-Crisis continuity, this was {{Retcon}}ned so that all of the Human Aliens were actually humans who were sent to colonize other planets after gaining superpowers during ''{{ComicBook/Invasion}}''...''ComicBook/{{Invasion}}''... and Projectra, still an actual alien, was a snake.



* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: Brainiac 5 and Matter-Eater Lad [[spoiler:after he eats the Miracle Machine]]. The Time Trapper is similarly revealed to be a victim of this at the end of v4.

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* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity:
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Brainiac 5 and Matter-Eater Lad [[spoiler:after he eats the Miracle Machine]]. The Time Trapper is similarly revealed to be a victim of this at the end of v4.
24th Apr '17 12:31:08 AM rafi
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* SinglePowerSuperheroes: The pre-reboot Legion had the "No Duplicate Powers". They accept only one member with a prticular power..with some exceptions like Superboy and Supergirl.

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* SinglePowerSuperheroes: The pre-reboot Legion had the "No Duplicate Powers". Powers" rule. They accept only one member with a prticular particular power..with some exceptions like Superboy and Supergirl.
24th Apr '17 12:30:37 AM rafi
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* SinglePowerSuperheroes: The pre-reboot Legion had the "No Duplicate Powers". They accept only one member with a prticular power..with some exceptions like Superboy and Supergirl.
21st Apr '17 9:35:02 AM rafi
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* SeashellBra: Issues drawn by Adam Hughes (and some other artists about the same time) have had seashell bras (and bottoms) indicating nudity (simply assume they aren't there, then the characters' reactions make sense).
21st Apr '17 9:00:33 AM rafi
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* CaptainErsatz: Mon-El (a CaptainErsatz of Superboy) and Andromeda (a CaptainErsatz of Supergirl), after both Superboy and Supergirl were {{RetCon}}ned out of existence by ''The Man of Steel'' [[ContinuityReboot reboot]] by John Byrne. Byrne has since admitted that removing Superboy was a mistake. Note that Mon-El was a separate character before the RetCon. They had to bend over backwards in order to re-position him as a Superboy stand-in (whereas Andromeda was a straight SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute).


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* {{Expy}}: Mon-El (a CaptainErsatz of Superboy) and Andromeda (a CaptainErsatz of Supergirl), after both Superboy and Supergirl were {{RetCon}}ned out of existence by ''The Man of Steel'' [[ContinuityReboot reboot]] by John Byrne. Byrne has since admitted that removing Superboy was a mistake. Note that Mon-El was a separate character before the RetCon. They had to bend over backwards in order to re-position him as a Superboy stand-in (whereas Andromeda was a straight SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute).
20th Apr '17 12:53:08 AM rafi
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* GuineaPigFamily
* HalfIdenticalTwins

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%%* GuineaPigFamily: Timberwolf.
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* InsufferableGenius: Brainiac 5, in most versions. Invisible Kid is usually his friendlier foil.
* [[IntangibleMan Intangible Woman]]: Phantom Girl/Apparition.

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* InsufferableGenius: InsufferableGenius:
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Brainiac 5, in most versions. versions.
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Invisible Kid is usually his friendlier foil.
* [[IntangibleMan Intangible Woman]]: Phantom Girl/Apparition. Like all natives of the planet Bgztl, she possesses the ability to shift to another dimension, allowing her to phase through solid matter. As a veritable phantom, she cannot be harmed by conventional means of attack.



* {{Invisibility}}: Invisible Kid.

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* {{Invisibility}}: Invisible Kid. He can turn himself and his clothing invisible at will. His invisibility cloaks himself from many types of detection: ocular, auditory and telepathic.



* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale



* StarCrossedLovers: Wildfire and Dawnstar.

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* StarCrossedLovers: Wildfire Dawnstar and Dawnstar.Wildstar as he is sentient energy trapped inside a containment suit. .



* SurvivalistStash

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* SurvivalistStashSurvivalistStash: During the second Universo story arc, the Legion has been outlawed and everyone on Earth turned against them by the mind-controlling villain. All their resources have been stripped away. Good thing they just happen to stumble across one of Lex Luthor's old hideaways, still fully stocked and functional after a thousand years.



* TeenSuperspy: Post-Zero Hour Invisible Kid.

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* TeenSuperspy: TeenSuperspy:
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Post-Zero Hour Invisible Kid.Kid thanks to his power.



* VoluntaryShapeshifting: Reep Daggle/Chameleon Boy and Yera/Chameleon Girl, who are Durlans, a species of shapeshifters.

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* VoluntaryShapeshifting: VoluntaryShapeshifting:
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Reep Daggle/Chameleon Boy and Yera/Chameleon Girl, who are Durlans, a species of shapeshifters.



* WingedHumanoid: Dawnstar

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* WingedHumanoid: DawnstarDawnstar possesses natural wings. This is a common physical trait of her people however, and is not considered unusual by the standards of Starhaven culture.
19th Apr '17 3:23:35 PM rafi
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* InterspeciesRomance: Take your pick.

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* InterspeciesRomance: Take your pick.Just about all major cast relationships are Cross-species; the Legion is compromised of tons of different species hanging out together 24/7, almost all raised with no species boundaries whatsoever.
19th Apr '17 6:17:21 AM rafi
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* PoweredArmor: Wildfire's suit. Brainiac 5 briefly wore something like this after being aged by Glorith.

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* PoweredArmor: Wildfire's suit. Brainiac 5 briefly wore something like this after being aged by Glorith.
30th Mar '17 6:08:49 PM Temmere
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* IAmTheNoun: When Element Lad finds Roxxas, the man who destroyed his homeworld, he gets ready to kill him. When some teammates catch up, they tell him to turn Roxxas over to the law, to which E-Lad replies, "I ''am'' the law! As the last surviving Trommite, it is ''my'' right to ''execute'' him!"
30th Dec '16 11:50:45 AM nombretomado
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From 2006 to 2008, an AnimatedAdaptation came along, [[PragmaticAdaptation taking the most iconic versions]] of all involved (but taking even more inspiration from the {{DCAU}}, despite, judging by Brainiac 5's [[RobotBuddy being an android]], not being in continuity with it.) [[WesternAnimation/LegionOfSuperHeroes See Here for that series.]]

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From 2006 to 2008, an AnimatedAdaptation came along, [[PragmaticAdaptation taking the most iconic versions]] of all involved (but taking even more inspiration from the {{DCAU}}, Franchise/DCAnimatedUniverse, despite, judging by Brainiac 5's [[RobotBuddy being an android]], not being in continuity with it.) [[WesternAnimation/LegionOfSuperHeroes See Here for that series.]]
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