History ComicBook / OneHundredBullets

6th Feb '16 3:46:58 PM HamburgerTime
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* CorruptHick: A pair of [[AddedAllliterativeAppeal human-hunting hillbilly hitmen]] appear in Wylie's spotlight arc. They're his first kills upon reactivation.
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* CorruptHick: A pair of [[AddedAllliterativeAppeal human-hunting hillbilly hitmen]] hitmen appear in Wylie's spotlight arc. They're his first kills upon reactivation.

* FanService and FetishFuel.
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* FanService and FetishFuel.FanDisservice: We get to see [[DirtyOldMan Sigmar Rhone]] having a conversation about the plot mid-coitus with one of his numerous much younger mistresses, as well as the buttcrack of an obese murderess. * FanService: For just one of many examples throughout the series, there's Megan's habit of wearing too-small swimsuits. The artist also [[MaleGaze highlights Dizzy's rear end]] often.

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* FanService and FetishFuel.WickedCultured: Augustus Medici is a very evil man with very expensive tastes, in particular his habit for pre-embargo Cuban cigars.
2nd Feb '16 7:25:16 PM HamburgerTime
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* HiddenDepths: Augustus Medici, [[TheChessmaster Chessmaster]] and DiabolicalMastermind ''par excellence'', also happens to be a very skilled chef, and most of the meals in the Medici house are cooked by him.

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* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: Shepherd assigns Wylie the mission of killing his lover Rose Madrid after she tries to have Augustus killed, knowing that having one of the others do it would only make things even worse.

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* ThePerfectCrime: Shepherd was recruited into the Minutemen because he managed to pull off one of these ([[spoiler: the murder of the homophobe who beat his partner into a coma]]) ''without'' their help. Even they aren't sure how he did it, and they never get an answer.

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* TeensAreMonsters: Lono had at least two murders under his belt before his twentieth birthday. Shepherd picked him up for the Minutemen from Death Row.
29th Jan '16 7:11:24 PM HamburgerTime
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* AlmightyJanitor: Those who meet the Medicis often overlook Crete, their silent, vigilant bodyguard. [[spoiler: He was almost a Minuteman, and in fact turned the position down to serve the Medicis directly. He's actually stronger than Lono, and even with Jack]].

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* VillainousFriendship: Lono had one with Milo Garrett, and at least respected Shepherd enough to want to [[spoiler: avenge his death]]. It's the closest thing to a redeeming trait the guy has.

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* WhamShot: Often in the form of an unexpected death. ** Issue 79 and [[spoiler: Remi Rome's bullet through Wylie Times' heart]]. ** Issue 88 ([[CliffHanger and volume 12]]) end with a shot of [[spoiler: the body of Branch, bleeding out due to a punctured jugular]]. ** Issue 98 and [[spoiler: Javier Vasco's brains splattered over the conference table]]. ** The GrandFinale opens with [[spoiler: the lifeless body of Benito in the Medici pool]].
29th Jan '16 11:08:45 AM Lightysnake
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* AffectionateNickname: Due to his small size and large girth, Cole playfully names Branch 'stump.'

* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Of all people, Lono gets this when he realized he was the one who killed Milo Garret, the only member of the Minutemen he genuinely cared about.

* SlasherSmile: Lono and Remi Rome.
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* SlasherSmile: Lono and Remi Rome.Rome sport utterly chilling grins at the worst of times, but most of the Minutemen can pull this off.

* StraightGay: [[spoiler: Joseph Shepherd's]] sexuality is never discussed whatsoever, until it is subtly revealed in his flashback that was he was likely discharged from the army due to being gay and murdered a man for beating his lover Tim into a coma. Curtis Hughes angrily comments "at least you can hide what scares them," having been passed up for being a Minutemen due to being black by the exceptional racist Trust.
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* StraightGay: [[spoiler: Joseph Shepherd's]] sexuality is never discussed whatsoever, until it is subtly revealed in his flashback that was he was likely discharged from the army due to being gay and murdered a man for beating his lover Tim into a coma. Curtis Hughes angrily comments "at least you can hide what scares them," having been passed up for being a Minutemen due to being black by the exceptional exceptionally racist Trust.
29th Jan '16 11:04:46 AM Lightysnake
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* BoomHeadshot: There are many. Wylie in particular pretty much only does headshots. Not a bullet wasted. Every shot has a point. * BottomlessMagazines: Subverted.
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* BoomHeadshot: There are many. Wylie in particular pretty much only does headshots. Not a bullet wasted. Every shot has a point. point. "My First Shot Is My Last" is his motto. * BottomlessMagazines: Subverted.Oh, no. People have to reload.

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* BoomHeadshot: There are many. Wylie in particular pretty much DidNotGetTheGirl: Cole Burns is arrogant enough to think he can walk back into Sasha's life where they left off after he left her without a word over a year ago with only a ring. Sasha does headshots. Not a bullet wasted. Every shot has a point. * BottomlessMagazines: Subverted.not take him back, remarking while she once longed for his arms around her, "they don't seem strong enough to hold me anymore." Whatever she felt for him is gone, and Cole sadly leaves her in peace.

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* BoomHeadshot: There are many. Wylie in particular pretty much only does headshots. Not a bullet wasted. Every shot has a point. * BottomlessMagazines: Subverted.GroinAttack: Poor Fulvio Carlito is brutally castrated by Lono during Lono's torture session.

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* BoomHeadshot: There are many. HurricaneOfPuns: At the Atlantic City Job, Cole and Wylie keep working in particular pretty much only does headshots. Not a bullet wasted. Every shot has a point. * BottomlessMagazines: Subverted.bad jokes about fire to their conversation, prompting them to decide to "just cut the fire metaphors and relax."

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* BoomHeadshot: There are many. TranquilFury: Upon regaining his memories, a stone-faced Wylie in particular pretty much only does headshots. Not Times marches to Anwar Madrid's mansion and guns his way through his bodyguards. It is not until he sees Shepherd that the mask falls and we see the fury Wylie is truly in. * UndyingLoyalty: ** Victor Ray, for most of the series, is the single most loyal Minuteman to Graves. When Wylie comments he'd also leap off a bullet wasted. Every shot has cliff if Graves asked, Shepherd informs him unlike Victor, Wylie'd need a point. * BottomlessMagazines: Subverted.reason first. ** Crete, the mysterious, hulking beast of a man, is loyal to the death to the House of Medici, especially Benito.

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* BoomHeadshot: There VitriolicBestBuds: The Minutemen who are many. genuinely friends tend to be like this. Wylie in particular pretty much only does headshots. Not and Cole seemed to snark at one another quite a bullet wasted. Every shot has a point. * BottomlessMagazines: Subverted.bit.
26th Jan '16 8:39:18 PM HamburgerTime
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* CorruptHick: A pair of [[AddedAllliterativeAppeal human-hunting hillbilly hitmen]] appear in Wylie's spotlight arc. They're his first kills upon reactivation.
26th Jan '16 8:35:50 PM HamburgerTime
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* DefectorFromDecadence: Cole's faith in the Minutemen is shaken after [[spoiler: they kill Wylie and torture Branch, and he ultimately quits the group entirely after Branch dies too]].

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* TheManBehindTheCurtain: Toward the end of the series it's revealed that the mastermind behind Graves' briefcase scheme is Abe Rothstein. And Abe Rothstein is [[spoiler: a short, fat arms dealer living in a dingy basement who dies in less than an issue. That said, he's apparently [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections a very well-connected guy]]]].
26th Jan '16 5:54:41 PM HamburgerTime
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* EvenEvilHasStandards: ** Both Rome brothers are horrified when they see a friend of theirs has child porn in his car. ** Megan is also disgusted by child porn, though her method of disposing of it left at least one innocent person framed, which she doesn't care much about. ** Victor Ray, in his spare time, goes out and kills worse criminals to make up for the lives he takes as a Minuteman. ** In the finale [[spoiler: Graves is horrified that Augustus would murder his own son.]]
25th Jan '16 1:36:01 PM trixus
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* {{Jerkass}}: Remi is an immature little prick who utterly delights in antagonizing others.
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* {{Jerkass}}: Remi is an immature little prick who utterly delights in antagonizing others. Milo is nicknamed the Bastard for that reason.
24th Jan '16 10:26:28 PM HamburgerTime
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* AbsoluteCleavage: Megan Dietrich is the very proud owner of the largest chest in the series, and many of her outfits are designed to show them off.

** The title of the eleventh volume, "Once Upon a Crime", appears to skip the series tradition of [[IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming having number-themed titles for each trade paperback]]. Unless you happen to know that "once" (prounounced "ohn-say") is the Spanish word for "eleven".
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** The title of the eleventh volume, "Once Upon a Crime", appears to skip the series tradition of [[IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming having number-themed titles for each trade paperback]]. Unless you happen to know that "once" (prounounced "ohn-say") (pronounced "ohm-say") is the Spanish word for "eleven"."eleven". * BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Almost the entire cast dies, but in doing so finally free the United States from the yoke of the Trust. What that actually means is deliberately left ambiguous]].

* TheChessmaster: Graves never leaves anything unaccounted for, same for Augustus Medici.
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* TheChessmaster: Graves never leaves anything unaccounted for, same for Augustus Medici. By the final issue, both have made key mistakes: [[spoiler: Graves underestimated the depths Augustus was willing to plumb for power, and Augustus underestimated Graves' [[EvenEvilHasStandards morals]]. Fatal consequences for both ensue]].

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* TheChessmaster: Graves never leaves anything unaccounted for, same for Augustus Medici.EatenAlive: [[spoiler: Jack and Crete in the finale, at the hands (or rather, jaws) of Augustus's alligator pool. It speaks to both men's SuperToughness that this is what it took to put them down]].

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* TheChessmaster: Graves never leaves anything unaccounted for, same for Augustus Medici.FanserviceExtra: Numerous characters throughout the story, such as the Minutemen's girlfriends in their civilian lives, assorted patrons and employees of the various [[BadGuyBar strip clubs and seedy bars]] the characters meet in, and Dizzy's [[OneSceneWonder lascivious mother Bonita]].

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* TheChessmaster: Graves never leaves anything unaccounted for, same for Augustus Medici.OnlySaneMan: Daniel Peres is one of the saner Trust heads and uses his influence to keep the other members from devouring each other. So naturally, he's the first one the Minutemen kill.
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