History ComicBook / TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen

18th Jan '17 4:25:45 PM Kalaong
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18th Jan '17 4:24:08 PM Kalaong
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* BigBad: The only book that doesn't have a specific antagonistic ringleader is ''Volume II'', which features the Martian hordes. In ''Volume I'', the main antagonist is Fu Manchu ([[spoiler:only not really, it's Moriarty]]), in ''Black Dossier'', it's Harry Lime, and in ''Volume III: Century'', it's Oliver Haddo ([[spoiler:up until the last book, where he becomes the BiggerBad to the Antichrist]]).

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* BigBad: The only book that doesn't have a specific antagonistic ringleader is ''Volume II'', which features the Martian hordes. In ''Volume I'', the main antagonist is Fu Manchu ([[spoiler:only not really, it's Moriarty]]), in ''Black Dossier'', it's Harry Lime, and in ''Volume III: Century'', it's Oliver Haddo ([[spoiler:up until the last book, where he becomes the BiggerBad to the Antichrist]]).Antichrist - ''Harry Potter'']]).
18th Jan '17 4:22:21 PM Kalaong
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** In ''Century: 2009'', his portrayal of Literature/HarryPotter is generally quite mean-spirited and satirical, making fun of its WorldBuilding and cast of characters with the single exception of [[spoiler:Severus Snape, who gets]] a FacingTheBulletsOneLiner, and whose in-universe dismissal of Harry as [[spoiler:the Antichrist]] an EntitledBastard celebrity coasting off better wizards is Moore's own view of the character and its series and influence, an opinion made particularly [[{{Anvilicious}} transparent]] when he has [[spoiler:Mary Poppins appear and destroy him, in her role as 'guardian of the world's children and their imaginations']].

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** In ''Century: 2009'', his portrayal of Literature/HarryPotter is generally quite mean-spirited and satirical, making fun of its WorldBuilding and cast of characters with the single exception of [[spoiler:Severus Snape, who gets]] a FacingTheBulletsOneLiner, and whose in-universe dismissal of Harry as [[spoiler:the Antichrist]] Antichrist]]; an EntitledBastard celebrity coasting off better wizards is Moore's own view of the character and its series and influence, an opinion made particularly [[{{Anvilicious}} transparent]] when he has [[spoiler:Mary Poppins appear and destroy him, in her role as 'guardian of the world's children and their imaginations']].
18th Jan '17 4:22:06 PM Kalaong
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** In ''Century: 2009'', his portrayal of Literature/HarryPotter is generally quite mean-spirited and satirical, making fun of its WorldBuilding and cast of characters with the single exception of [[spoiler:Severus Snape, who gets]] a FacingTheBulletsOneLiner, and whose in-universe dismissal of Harry as an EntitledBastard celebrity coasting off better wizards is Moore's own view of the character and its series and influence, an opinion made particularly [[{{Anvilicious}} transparent]] when he has [[spoiler:Mary Poppins appear and destroy him, in her role as 'guardian of the world's children and their imaginations']].

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** In ''Century: 2009'', his portrayal of Literature/HarryPotter is generally quite mean-spirited and satirical, making fun of its WorldBuilding and cast of characters with the single exception of [[spoiler:Severus Snape, who gets]] a FacingTheBulletsOneLiner, and whose in-universe dismissal of Harry as [[spoiler:the Antichrist]] an EntitledBastard celebrity coasting off better wizards is Moore's own view of the character and its series and influence, an opinion made particularly [[{{Anvilicious}} transparent]] when he has [[spoiler:Mary Poppins appear and destroy him, in her role as 'guardian of the world's children and their imaginations']].



'''[[spoiler:Mary Poppins]]:'''I have a great many responsibilities. Foremost among these, however, is my concern for the children. I am concerned regarding their wellbeing, and the healthy development of their imaginations. I am concerned regarding their behaviour... And I'm afraid, young man, that I don't care for you at all.\\

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'''[[spoiler:Mary Poppins]]:'''I 'I have a great many responsibilities. Foremost among these, however, is my concern for the children. I am concerned regarding their wellbeing, and the healthy development of their imaginations. I am concerned regarding their behaviour... And I'm afraid, young man, that I don't care for you at all.\\



'''The Antichirst:''' Tsk. Just one book? I'm on every page. [[{{God}} Who]] did you think you were talking to?\\

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'''The Antichirst:''' Tsk.'''[[spoiler:Mary Poppins]]:''Tsk. Just one book? I'm on every page. [[{{God}} Who]] did you think you were talking to?\\
17th Jan '17 2:50:56 PM Kalaong
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* BadassBoast: [[spoiler:Mary Poppins]] gives out two when she's facing off with the Antichrist:

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* BadassBoast: [[spoiler:Mary Poppins]] AKA '''{{God}}''' - gives out two when a string of these as she's facing off with the Antichrist:



-->'''The Antichirst:''' I'm '''well''' famous, actually. I'm in a book of the '''[[Literature/TheBible Bible]]'''!
-->'''[[spoiler:Mary Poppins]]:''' Tsk. Just one book? I'm on every page. [[{{God}} Who]] did you think you were talking to?
** She then gives an another one as he fails to kill her with his fire breath:
-->'''[[spoiler:Mary Poppins]]:''' I rocked the fretful baby gods to sleep before time started... and I am companion to the women who paste up the stars. The quarters of the world bound unto my compass. I have taken tea with earthquakes. I know what the bee knows... and you really are a dreadful little boy.

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-->'''The Antichirst:''' Who the fuck are you?\\
'''[[spoiler:Mary Poppins]]:'''I have a great many responsibilities. Foremost among these, however, is my concern for the children. I am concerned regarding their wellbeing, and the healthy development of their imaginations. I am concerned regarding their behaviour... And I'm afraid, young man, that I don't care for you at all.\\
'''The
Antichirst:''' I'm '''well''' famous, actually. I'm in a book of the '''[[Literature/TheBible Bible]]'''!
-->'''[[spoiler:Mary Poppins]]:'''
Bible]]'''!\\
'''The Antichirst:'''
Tsk. Just one book? I'm on every page. [[{{God}} Who]] did you think you were talking to?
** She then gives an another one as he fails to kill her with his fire breath:
-->'''[[spoiler:Mary Poppins]]:'''
to?\\
I rocked the fretful baby gods to sleep before time started... and I am companion to the women who paste up the stars. The quarters of the world bound unto my compass. I have taken tea with earthquakes. I know what the bee knows... and you really are a dreadful little boy.
17th Jan '17 2:45:06 PM Kalaong
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** Allan Quatermain makes one think that Moore views Britain much as Creator/GarthEnnis does America; a skilled, principled GentlemanAdventurer who keeps degenerating into a babbling drug addict when he lacks a clear enemy to fight, only to drag himself to his feet and fight once more whenever his country needs him. [[spoiler:Though he claims to be unwilling to fight the Antichrist, he [[ChangedMyMindKid shows up anyway]], dies heroically, and is honorably buried in Africa by the women who had loved him over his long life. The final panel of Volume 3 is a respectful shot of his grave as the sun sets.]]

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** Allan Quatermain makes one think that Moore views Britain much as Creator/GarthEnnis does America; a skilled, principled GentlemanAdventurer who keeps degenerating into a babbling drug addict when he lacks a clear enemy to fight, only to drag himself to his feet and fight once more whenever his country needs him. [[spoiler:Though he claims to be unwilling to fight the Antichrist, he [[ChangedMyMindKid shows up anyway]], [[HeroicSacrifice dies heroically, heroically]], and is honorably buried [[DiedInYourArmsTonight dies in Africa by the women Mina Harker's arms]] while she calls him her hero. Every woman who had has loved him over his long life.life then bear him back to Africa, where he is honorably buried. The final panel of Volume 3 is a respectful shot of his grave as the sun sets.]]
17th Jan '17 2:40:44 PM Kalaong
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* {{God}}: Revealed to be [[spoiler:Mary Poppins]].

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* {{God}}: Revealed to be [[spoiler:Mary Poppins]].[[spoiler:Literature/MaryPoppins]].
12th Jan '17 3:55:19 PM Kalaong
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** His depiction of Literature/JamesBond (at least, the literary version) isn't exactly flattering either, although it is more faithful to Fleming's original depiction in comparison to his film counterpart. Book Bond isn't exactly the nicest guy around, but Moore's dislike of spy characters amp these qualities up far more than they were in Fleming.

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** His Moore '''hates''' spy characters.
***His
depiction of Literature/JamesBond (at least, the literary version) isn't exactly flattering either, although it is more faithful to Fleming's original depiction in comparison to his film counterpart. Book Bond isn't exactly the nicest guy around, but Moore's dislike of Moore took it UpToEleven.
***President Palmer casts all blame for millennial economic and environmental crises on the "[[Series/TheWestWing Bartlet administration]]", claiming its Counter Terrorism Unit will end the recession in just Series/TwentyFour hours.
*** Perhaps in that vein, the one
spy characters amp these qualities up far more than they he gives a [[PetTheDog pat]] is [[Series/BurnNotice Westen]]; a "disillusioned CIA operative" who reveals that the modern League's problems with the British government were in Fleming.caused by American double agents - one of which killed the modern M's father and witch-hunted Murray.
12th Jan '17 3:42:02 PM Kalaong
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** Allan Quatermain makes one think that Moore views Britain much as Creator/GarthEnnis does America; a skilled, principled GentlemanAdventurer who keeps degenerating into a babbling drug addict when he lacks a clear enemy to fight, only to drag himself to his feet and fight once more whenever his country needs him. [[spoiler:Though he claims to be unwilling to fight the Antichrist, he [[ChangedMyMindKid shows up anyway]], dies heroically, and is honorably buried in Africa by the women who had loved him over his long life. The final pane of Volume 3 is a respectful shot of his grave.]]

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** Allan Quatermain makes one think that Moore views Britain much as Creator/GarthEnnis does America; a skilled, principled GentlemanAdventurer who keeps degenerating into a babbling drug addict when he lacks a clear enemy to fight, only to drag himself to his feet and fight once more whenever his country needs him. [[spoiler:Though he claims to be unwilling to fight the Antichrist, he [[ChangedMyMindKid shows up anyway]], dies heroically, and is honorably buried in Africa by the women who had loved him over his long life. The final pane panel of Volume 3 is a respectful shot of his grave.grave as the sun sets.]]
10th Jan '17 9:54:02 AM Homemaderat
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** His depiction of Literature/JamesBond (at least, the literary version) isn't exactly flattering either, although it is more faithful to Fleming's original depiction.

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** His depiction of Literature/JamesBond (at least, the literary version) isn't exactly flattering either, although it is more faithful to Fleming's original depiction. depiction in comparison to his film counterpart. Book Bond isn't exactly the nicest guy around, but Moore's dislike of spy characters amp these qualities up far more than they were in Fleming.
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