History ComicBook / TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen

13th Apr '17 6:12:35 AM 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]]; 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 [[spoiler:God appear and destroy him, him - in her role as 'guardian the form of Mary Poppins, self-proclaimed guardian of the world's children and their imaginations']].imaginations]].
10th Apr '17 6:13:50 PM Kalaong
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*** Perhaps in that vein, the one spy 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 caused by American double agents - one of which killed the modern M's father and witch-hunted Murray.

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*** Perhaps in that vein, the one spy he gives a [[PetTheDog pat]] is [[Series/BurnNotice Westen]]; a "disillusioned CIA operative" named [[Series/BurnNotice Westen]], who reveals that the modern League's problems with the British government were caused by American double agents - one of which killed the modern M's father and witch-hunted Murray.
4th Mar '17 1:41:53 AM Morgenthaler
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* LegacyCharacter: With a bit of GenerationXerox: Macheath from ''Theatre/TheThreepennyOpera'' is apparently descended from the Macheath of ''The Beggar's Opera''. Also, Jack Kerouac's characters Doctor Sax and [[OnTheRoad Dean Moriarty]] are the descendants of Fu Manchu and Prof. James Moriarty respectively. Its also revealed in ''Century'' that [[spoiler:James Bond]] is a title assigned to different agents of British Intelligence, with two specific agents refered to as J3 and J6 looking an awful lot like [[spoiler:Roger Moore and Creator/DanielCraig]].

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* LegacyCharacter: With a bit of GenerationXerox: Macheath from ''Theatre/TheThreepennyOpera'' is apparently descended from the Macheath of ''The Beggar's Opera''. Also, Jack Kerouac's characters Doctor Sax and [[OnTheRoad [[Literature/OnTheRoad Dean Moriarty]] are the descendants of Fu Manchu and Prof. James Moriarty respectively. Its also revealed in ''Century'' that [[spoiler:James Bond]] is a title assigned to different agents of British Intelligence, with two specific agents refered to as J3 and J6 looking an awful lot like [[spoiler:Roger Moore and Creator/DanielCraig]].
23rd Jan '17 3:52:57 AM Kalaong
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* BadassBoast: [[spoiler:Mary Poppins AKA '''{{God}}''']] - gives out a string of these as she's facing off with the Antichrist:

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* BadassBoast: [[spoiler:Mary [[spoiler:Literature/Mary Poppins AKA '''{{God}}''']] '''God''']] - gives out a string of these as she's facing off with the Antichrist:
20th Jan '17 8:32:34 PM Kalaong
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* BadassBoast: [[spoiler:Mary Poppins]] AKA '''{{God}}''' - gives out a string of these as she's facing off with the Antichrist:

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



'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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'I '''[[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.\\



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

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