History ComicBook / Promethea

13th Feb '17 7:08:11 AM Malady
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* SexMagic: One issue of consisted entirely of a sex magic ritual between the hero Sophie Bangs and her TricksterMentor Jack Faust.
8th Jan '17 12:37:14 PM nombretomado
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* TheVerse: Shares a verse with other America's Best Comics works by Creator/AlanMoore like Tom Strong, TopTen Splash Brannigan, Jack B. Quick, Cobweb and Greyshirt.

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* TheVerse: Shares a verse with other America's Best Comics works by Creator/AlanMoore like Tom Strong, TopTen ComicBook/TopTen Splash Brannigan, Jack B. Quick, Cobweb and Greyshirt.
7th Dec '16 11:18:40 PM Xtifr
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'''''Promethea''''' (1999-2005) was an award-winning comic book series by Creator/AlanMoore, published by Creator/AmericasBestComics. Sorry, we're probably going to have to be more specific, huh?

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'''''Promethea''''' ''Promethea'' (1999-2005) was an award-winning comic book series by Creator/AlanMoore, published by Creator/AmericasBestComics. Sorry, we're probably going to have to be more specific, huh?
4th Dec '16 1:29:51 PM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut: Every cover pays a homage to a certain artistic style, from Andy Warhol to Van Gogh's, including a simile of mid-20th century monster movies.
** Also references to everything from ConanTheBarbarian (Stacia) to Literature/TheBible (Solomon).

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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Every cover pays a homage to a certain artistic style, from Andy Warhol to Van Gogh's, including a simile of mid-20th century monster movies.
** Also There are references to everything from ConanTheBarbarian Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian (Stacia) to Literature/TheBible (Solomon).
1st Jan '16 12:26:27 PM Exxolon
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Promethea (1999-2005) was an award-winning comic book series by Creator/AlanMoore, published by Creator/AmericasBestComics. Sorry, we're probably going to have to be more specific, huh?

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Promethea '''''Promethea''''' (1999-2005) was an award-winning comic book series by Creator/AlanMoore, published by Creator/AmericasBestComics. Sorry, we're probably going to have to be more specific, huh?
8th Nov '15 5:24:48 PM FF32
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* Odd-Shaped Panel: Frequently used in the mystic realms.

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* Odd-Shaped Panel: OddShapedPanel: Frequently used in the mystic realms.
14th Aug '15 11:05:41 PM AliceMacher
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* MonsterClown: Dollface of course.

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* MonsterClown: Dollface The Painted Doll, of course.
1st Jan '15 3:14:41 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* VillainWithGoodPublicity: The Painted Doll is surprisingly popular, as some people even wear t-shorts depicting him. He's actually referred in the media as a "celebrity omnipath".
** His publicity is ''too'' good. [[spoiler: One of his incarnations gets mobbed to death by fans wanting to be killed by him.]]

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* VillainWithGoodPublicity: VillainWithGoodPublicity:
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The Painted Doll is surprisingly popular, as some people even wear t-shorts depicting him. He's actually referred in the media as a "celebrity omnipath".
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omnipath". In fact, his publicity is ''too'' good. [[spoiler: One of his incarnations gets mobbed to death by fans wanting to be killed by him.]]
27th Aug '14 7:39:12 PM Quietomega
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* EthnicScrappy: The ''Little Margie'' strips spoof this with Chinky, a ridiculously racist Chinese caricature. The Little Margie comic started in ''1901''; realistically, it probably could have been much worse.[[invoked]]
** Although within ''Promethea'' itself Chinky only appears in Moore's prose prologue to the series, Steve Moore (no relation to Alan), in ''Tomorrow Stories'', included him in two SpinOff ''Little Margie'' tales in the form of ''ComicStrip/LittleNemo''-style NewspaperComics. The first tale plays the trope straight; the second [[SubvertedTrope subverts]] it by having Chinky [[spoiler: reveal himself in his true form as a non-stereotypical Chinese prince, Ching-Ki]].


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* TheScrappy: Little Margie is an in-universe example. As the fictional creation of Margaret, she's stuck [[TagalongKid hanging around]] for eternity in the Immateria with her and the other deceased Promethea hosts, and her ''ComicStrip/LittleNemo''-like exclamations get on their nerves.[[invoked]]
27th Aug '14 3:47:47 AM Quietomega
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* EthnicScrappy: The ''Little Margie'' strips spoof this with Chinky, a ridiculously racist Chinese caricature. The Little Margie comic started in ''1901''; realistically, it probably could have been much worse.[[invoked]]
** Although within ''Promethea'' itself Chinky only appears in Moore's prose prologue to the series, Steve Moore (no relation to Alan), in ''Tomorrow Stories'', included him in two SpinOff ''Little Margie'' tales in the form of ''ComicStrip/LittleNemo''-style NewspaperComics. The first tale plays the trope straight; the second [[SubvertedTrope subverts]] it by having Chinky [[spoiler: reveal himself in his true form as a non-stereotypical Chinese prince, Ching-Ki]].



* TheScrappy: Little Margie is an in-universe example. As the fictional creation of Margaret, she's stuck [[TagalongKid hanging around]] for eternity in the Immateria with her and the other deceased Promethea hosts, and her ''ComicStrip/LittleNemo''-like exclamations get on their nerves.[[invoked]]
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