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6th Mar '18 2:18:13 AM jormis29
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For New York Comic Con 2017, DC revealed the cover art for the forthcoming ''The Terrifics'' #1, featuring the titular DCU team with Tom and his family. How the Strongs will interact with the DC multiverse remains to be seen.

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For New York Comic Con 2017, DC revealed the cover art for the forthcoming ''The Terrifics'' ''ComicBook/TheTerrifics'' #1, featuring the titular DCU team with Tom and his family. How the Strongs will interact with the DC multiverse remains to be seen.
2nd Nov '17 9:12:46 PM DuelMark
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* AbhorrentAdmirer: Ingrid Weiss is not unattractive at all, in fact Tom even admits she's beautiful. However, she's fully embraced in Nazism and shows a desire to destroy everything Tom stands for. The fact that Tom is married and she is always saying racist things about his wife further makes her unappealing. [[spoiler:Having stolen his semen via medical methods or possible rape was the nail in the coffin for seducing him]].


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* WeCanRuleTogether: Ingrid Weiss offers to have Tom join her as her lover, hoping they can lead a new world together. He constantly shoots the offer down. [[spoiler:Them having a son doesn't help her, only increasing his disgust with her since she stole his semen]].
1st Nov '17 5:32:07 PM DuelMark
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* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: [[spoiler: Albrecht]] has already been indoctrinated by Ingrid into Nazism, and assaults Tom for daring to talk ill of her.


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* SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: Tom is offended that Saveen thinks there is any romance between him and Ingrid Weiss.
9th Oct '17 4:47:32 AM narm00
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A {{reconstruction}} ScienceHero Adventure Comic Book series created by Creator/AlanMoore, first published in 1999 by the Creator/AmericasBestComics imprint. The series lasted for 36 issues (June, 1999-May, 2006), though Moore left after #22.

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A {{reconstruction}} ScienceHero Adventure Comic Book series created by Creator/AlanMoore, first published in 1999 by the Creator/AmericasBestComics imprint. The series lasted for 36 issues (June, 1999-May, (June 1999-May 2006), though Moore left after #22.#22, returning for the final issue.



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* ''Tom Strong's Terrific Tales'', an anthology series with stories from Moore and other writers, which ran for 12 issues (January 2002-January 2005).
* ''The Many Worlds of Tesla Strong'', a one-shot plotted by Moore and Peter Hogan, with script by Hogan (July 2003).
* ''Terra Obscura'', a 6-issue miniseries co-written by Moore and Hogan (August 2003-February 2004).
* ''Terra Obscura Volume Two'', a 6-issue miniseries co-written by Moore and Hogan (October 2004-May 2005).
* ''Tom Strong and the Robots of Doom'', a 6-issue miniseries written by Hogan (August 2010-January 2011).
* ''Tom Strong and the Planet of Peril'', a 6-issue miniseries written by Hogan (September 2013-February 2014).
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For New York Comic Con 2017, DC revealed the cover art for the forthcoming ''The Terrifics'' #1, featuring the titular DCU team with Tom and his family. How the Strongs will interact with the DC multiverse remains to be seen.



* LosingAShoeInTheStruggle: Actually plays a plot-critical role in one flashback story. Tom is investigating a slum where his current love-interest, IntrepidReporter and perennial DamselInDistress Greta Gabriel has gone missing. He finds her discarded high heels, evidently lost in some off-panel confrontation. This pays off, as Tom has an ultraviolet flashlight which is able to track the heat signatures left by Greta's bare feet as the Mooks dragged her off. Pummeling ensues.

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* LosingAShoeInTheStruggle: Actually plays a plot-critical role in one flashback story. Tom is investigating a slum where his current love-interest, IntrepidReporter and perennial DamselInDistress Greta Gabriel Gabriel, has gone missing. He finds her discarded high heels, evidently lost in some off-panel confrontation. This pays off, as Tom has an ultraviolet flashlight which is able to track the heat signatures left by Greta's bare feet as the Mooks dragged her off. Pummeling ensues.



* TheUnseen: Paul Saveen is introduced as this, until he appears late in the opening storyline. [[spoiler: Except the appearance is itself a clue that it's not him, but a disguise artist. It's not until much later in the series that Saveen's face is shown.]]


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* TheUnseen: Paul Saveen is introduced as this, until he appears late in the opening storyline. [[spoiler: Except the appearance is itself a clue that it's not him, but a disguise artist. It's not until much later in the series that Saveen's face is shown.]]
13th Apr '17 9:07:14 PM TitoMosquito
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* RaceLift: In "The Many Worlds of Tesla Strong", Tesla meets a version of his parents who not only live in a world where everyone is nude, but they're off opposite race.

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* RaceLift: In "The Many Worlds of Tesla Strong", Tesla meets a version of his her parents who not only live in a world where everyone is nude, but they're off of opposite race.



* WhereDaWhiteWomenAt: In "The Many Worlds of Tesla Strong", Tesla meets a version of his parents where Tom is black and Dhalua is a blue-eyed blonde Caucasian.

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* WhereDaWhiteWomenAt: In "The Many Worlds of Tesla Strong", Tesla meets a version of his her parents where Tom is black and Dhalua is a blue-eyed blonde Caucasian.
26th Feb '17 8:50:56 AM DaibhidC
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* In "The Many Worlds of Tesla Strong", Tesla's counterparts in the FunnyAnimal world are Topsy, Turvy and Fluffytail/Delila, a reference to Literature/PeterRabbit's sisters Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail.

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* ** In "The Many Worlds of Tesla Strong", Tesla's counterparts in the FunnyAnimal world are Topsy, Turvy and Fluffytail/Delila, a reference to Literature/PeterRabbit's sisters Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail.
26th Feb '17 8:49:46 AM DaibhidC
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* HelicopterPack: Tom's favoured mode of transport is the Heli-Pack.
26th Feb '17 8:47:09 AM DaibhidC
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* In "The Many Worlds of Tesla Strong", Tesla's counterparts in the FunnyAnimal world are Topsy, Turvy and Fluffytail/Delila, a reference to Literature/PeterRabbit's sisters Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail.
26th Feb '17 8:08:19 AM DaibhidC
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** The "Tom Strong Family" in #13 comprise Tom, his younger self, Tesla, Warren Strong from the FunnyAnimal universe, and a mysterious white-beareded Time-Keeper [[spoiler: implied to be his future self]], counterparts to Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr, Mary Marvel, Hoppy the Marvel Bunny and the wizard Comicbook/{{Shazam}}. [[http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/marvel_dc/images/6/63/Tom_Strong_Vol_1_13.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/328?cb=20101231133601 The cover]] is even based on ''[[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/cf/Marvel_Family_1_1945.jpg Marvel Family]]'' #1.

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** The "Tom Strong Family" in #13 comprise Tom, his younger self, Tesla, Warren Strong from the FunnyAnimal universe, and a mysterious white-beareded white-bearded Time-Keeper [[spoiler: implied to be his future self]], counterparts to Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr, Mary Marvel, Hoppy the Marvel Bunny and the wizard Comicbook/{{Shazam}}. [[http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/marvel_dc/images/6/63/Tom_Strong_Vol_1_13.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/328?cb=20101231133601 The cover]] is even based on ''[[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/cf/Marvel_Family_1_1945.jpg Marvel Family]]'' #1.
26th Feb '17 8:07:54 AM DaibhidC
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* ShoutOut: The broad outlines of the AllJustADream storyline from issues 29-30 are reminiscent of Moore's work on Miracleman. Tom's version is less [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism dark]], though.

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The broad outlines of the AllJustADream storyline from issues 29-30 are reminiscent of Moore's work on Miracleman. ''Comcibook/{{Miracleman}}''. Tom's version is less [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism dark]], though.though.
** The "Tom Strong Family" in #13 comprise Tom, his younger self, Tesla, Warren Strong from the FunnyAnimal universe, and a mysterious white-beareded Time-Keeper [[spoiler: implied to be his future self]], counterparts to Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr, Mary Marvel, Hoppy the Marvel Bunny and the wizard Comicbook/{{Shazam}}. [[http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/marvel_dc/images/6/63/Tom_Strong_Vol_1_13.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/328?cb=20101231133601 The cover]] is even based on ''[[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/cf/Marvel_Family_1_1945.jpg Marvel Family]]'' #1.
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