History ComicBook / Nextwave

3rd May '17 3:34:24 PM Tork
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** There are also some elements of SelfDeprecation: there's a lot of spoofing of ''ComicBook/{{Planetary}}'', ''ComicBook/GlobalFrequency'', ''ComicBook/TheAuthority'' and other Ellis team books.

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** There are also some elements of SelfDeprecation: there's a lot of spoofing of ''ComicBook/{{Planetary}}'', ''ComicBook/GlobalFrequency'', ''ComicBook/TheAuthority'' and other Ellis team books.books such as how every hero has a trenchcoat for no reason.
3rd May '17 3:32:56 PM Tork
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** The six consecutive splash pages (along with the box saying people need to buy six issues to line them all together) is a nod to Jim Steranko's ComicBook/NickFury story where he did a similiar thing with two splash pages and telling the reader to buy two copies to put the full image together.
3rd Apr '17 10:25:49 AM crazysamaritan
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* WithholdingTheirName: Due to "The Captain"'s abusive childhood, depression, and alcoholism, he refuses to divulge his real name; his teammates theorize that [[NameAmnesia he may not even remember it]].
24th Mar '17 5:41:50 PM WillBGood
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* Retirony: Subverted. Officer Mangel is introduced just a few days from retirement... and then proves to be such a colossal asshole and CorruptCop that the harm he experiences is [[AssholeVictim clearly deserved]], rather than a fate designed to gain audience sympathy.

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* Retirony: {{Retirony}}: Subverted. Officer Mangel is introduced just a few days from retirement... and then proves to be such a colossal asshole and CorruptCop that the harm he experiences is [[AssholeVictim clearly deserved]], rather than a fate designed to gain audience sympathy.
20th Mar '17 2:39:22 AM Racso
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* Retirony: Subverted. Officer Mangel is introduced just a few days from retirement... and then proves to be such a colossal asshole and CorruptCop that the harm he experiences is [[AssholeVictim clearly deserved]], rather than a fate designed to gain audience sympathy.
12th Jan '17 5:51:27 AM LentilSandEater
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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: The members of ''Nextwave'' maybe appear to be neurotic, incompetent jerks, and well they are. But they're good fighters when pointed in the right direction.
* CurbStompBattle: Of the fifteen or so costumed and named characters Number None gathered up, all of them save Forbrush Man were very easily disposed of. Even when it was five against one odds.
* DeathIsCheap: DicussedTrope

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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: The members of ''Nextwave'' maybe may be appear to be neurotic, incompetent jerks, and well they are. But they're good fighters when pointed in the right direction.
* CurbStompBattle: Of the fifteen or so costumed and named characters Number None gathered up, all of them save Forbrush Man were very easily disposed of. Even when it was five against one odds.
odds. [[spoiler: shortly afterwards it's revealed they're broccoli people in disguise.]]
* DeathIsCheap: DicussedTropeDiscussedTrope
12th Jan '17 5:49:57 AM LentilSandEater
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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Tabby.

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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Tabby.The members of ''Nextwave'' maybe appear to be neurotic, incompetent jerks, and well they are. But they're good fighters when pointed in the right direction.



** In fairness, they turn out to be [[spoiler: Broccoli People dressed up as superheroes]], so it makes sense that they give the Nextwave crew little trouble.
* DeathIsCheap: Lampshaded.

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** In fairness, they turn out to be [[spoiler: Broccoli People dressed up as superheroes]], so it makes sense that they give the Nextwave crew little trouble.
* DeathIsCheap: Lampshaded.DicussedTrope



** HilariousInHindsight now that Magik ''is'' BackFromTheDead.

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** HilariousInHindsight now You may be interested to know that Magik ''is'' BackFromTheDead.''did'' come BackFromTheDead after ''Nextwave'' turned out.
12th Jan '17 5:40:18 AM LentilSandEater
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* RuleOfCool: When the aforementioned samurai robots appear, Elsa Bloodstone realizes that her handguns aren't ''nearly'' cool enough to defeat them, so she drops them and fights with only a shovel.[[GunsAreWorthless Samurai robots beat guns, no question]].

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* RuleOfCool: When the aforementioned samurai robots appear, Elsa Bloodstone realizes that her handguns aren't ''nearly'' cool enough to defeat them, so she drops them and fights with only a shovel. [[GunsAreWorthless Samurai robots beat guns, no question]].
12th Jan '17 5:39:53 AM LentilSandEater
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* RuleOfCool: When the aforementioned samurai robots appear, Elsa Bloodstone realizes that her handguns aren't ''nearly'' cool enough to defeat them, so she drops them and fights with only a shovel.
** It is of note that Elsa decided upon this because [[GunsAreWorthless samurai robots beat guns. No question]].

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* RuleOfCool: When the aforementioned samurai robots appear, Elsa Bloodstone realizes that her handguns aren't ''nearly'' cool enough to defeat them, so she drops them and fights with only a shovel.
** It is of note that Elsa decided upon this because
shovel.[[GunsAreWorthless samurai Samurai robots beat guns. No guns, no question]].
12th Jan '17 5:36:59 AM LentilSandEater
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** The Captain's origin is a Bizarro version of the origin of Franchise/GreenLantern Kyle Rayner.

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** The Captain's origin is a Bizarro hilariously drunk and stupid version of the origin of Franchise/GreenLantern Kyle Rayner.
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