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''ComicBook/WelcomeToTranquility'' is an American comic book series created by GailSimone and NeilGooge and published by Creator/{{Wildstorm}}. It is set in the fictional California town of Tranquility where {{superhero}}es and [[{{Supervillain}} supervillains]], also known as "[[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual Maxis]]," have retired and settled down to raise families after their hectic and action-packed youths. Despite the presence of both heroes and villains there is little crime amongst the populace, the heroes have grown old and the villains have either been cleared of their criminal charges or served out their prison time, allowing them to live in (relative) peace. Old rivalries remain, but revolve around traditional aspects of retired life, such as [[SeriousBusiness debating who gets the apples that fall on either side of a property line]].

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''ComicBook/WelcomeToTranquility'' is an American comic book series created by GailSimone Creator/GailSimone and NeilGooge Creator/NeilGooge and published by Creator/{{Wildstorm}}. It is set in the fictional California town of Tranquility where {{superhero}}es and [[{{Supervillain}} supervillains]], also known as "[[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual Maxis]]," have retired and settled down to raise families after their hectic and action-packed youths. Despite the presence of both heroes and villains there is little crime amongst the populace, the heroes have grown old and the villains have either been cleared of their criminal charges or served out their prison time, allowing them to live in (relative) peace. Old rivalries remain, but revolve around traditional aspects of retired life, such as [[SeriousBusiness debating who gets the apples that fall on either side of a property line]].
15th Aug '16 2:20:50 AM Asger
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** Cragg's comic books posit that after being captured by the 'Nazi Giant', he was given an honorable duel against him that led to the loss of his eye. The reality was far different from any comic book. After being captured, the Giant simply tortured Cragg relentlessly (With the implication he was also castrated) and left him for dead.
31st Jul '16 5:29:52 PM nombretomado
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* {{Wildstorm}}: It is part of the Wildstorm shared universe, which is itself part of the larger [[{{DCU}} DC Universe]] since ''ComicBook/FiftyTwo'', but remains primarily independent from other series. Since the ending of the second series, the Wildstorm imprint was discontinued, though several characters and concepts have since been incorporated into the ComicBook/{{New 52}}.

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* {{Wildstorm}}: It is part of the Wildstorm shared universe, which is itself part of the larger [[{{DCU}} DC Universe]] Franchise/DCUniverse since ''ComicBook/FiftyTwo'', but remains primarily independent from other series. Since the ending of the second series, the Wildstorm imprint was discontinued, though several characters and concepts have since been incorporated into the ComicBook/{{New 52}}.
26th Dec '15 9:42:44 PM nombretomado
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* UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfComicBooks: A young child explains to Pink Bunny that his favorite comic is his favorie because, unlike [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks the old comics his mother lets him read]], in this comic people ''die''. It is not real if nobody dies.

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* UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfComicBooks: A young child explains to Pink Bunny that his favorite comic is his favorie because, unlike [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks the old comics his mother lets him read]], in this comic people ''die''. It is not real if nobody dies.
22nd Nov '15 3:03:06 AM VampireBuddha
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''ComicBook/WelcomeToTranquility'' is an American comic book series created by GailSimone and NeilGooge and published by Creator/{{Wildstorm}}. It is set in the fictional California town of Tranquility where {{superhero}}es and [[{{Supervillain}} supervillains]], also known as "[[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual Maxi's]]," have retired and settled down to raise families after their hectic and action-packed youths. Despite the presence of both heroes and villains there is little crime amongst the populace, the heroes have grown old and the villains have either been cleared of their criminal charges or served out their prison time, allowing them to live in (relative) peace. Old rivalries remain, but revolve around traditional aspects of retired life, such as [[SeriousBusiness debating who gets the apples that fall on either side of a property line]].

A [[EnsembleCast large cast]] is composed of both retired Maxi's, the children (and grandchildren) of Maxi's that have grown up in this Superhero Retirement Community, and the normal amount of civilians to be found in any small town. Sheriff [[ActionGirl Thomasina "Tommy" Lindo]], who [[BadassNormal has no powers]], works to deal with the normal conflicts that arise in any town, but which have the added threat of being carried about by people with an inordinate amount of superpowers. [[BadassGrandpa Alex "Judge" Fury]], the Mayor of Tranquility and hero of WorldWarII, is also featured along with his wife, [[MsFanservice Suzy "Pink Bunny" Fury]], and Colonel [[ThoseTwoGuys Isaac Cragg and Bad Dog]]. Together they formed the Liberty Squad along with [[FlyingBrick Maximum Man]], [[IncorruptiblePurePureness Astral Man]] and [[ButtMonkey Arnold "Cosmos" Stipple]] before Astral Man was murdered and they all retired to Tranquility.

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''ComicBook/WelcomeToTranquility'' is an American comic book series created by GailSimone and NeilGooge and published by Creator/{{Wildstorm}}. It is set in the fictional California town of Tranquility where {{superhero}}es and [[{{Supervillain}} supervillains]], also known as "[[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual Maxi's]]," Maxis]]," have retired and settled down to raise families after their hectic and action-packed youths. Despite the presence of both heroes and villains there is little crime amongst the populace, the heroes have grown old and the villains have either been cleared of their criminal charges or served out their prison time, allowing them to live in (relative) peace. Old rivalries remain, but revolve around traditional aspects of retired life, such as [[SeriousBusiness debating who gets the apples that fall on either side of a property line]].

A [[EnsembleCast large cast]] is composed of both retired Maxi's, Maxis, the children (and grandchildren) of Maxi's Maxis that have grown up in this Superhero Retirement Community, and the normal amount of civilians to be found in any small town. Sheriff [[ActionGirl Thomasina "Tommy" Lindo]], who [[BadassNormal has no powers]], works to deal with the normal conflicts that arise in any town, but which have the added threat of being carried about by people with an inordinate amount of superpowers. [[BadassGrandpa Alex "Judge" Fury]], the Mayor of Tranquility and hero of WorldWarII, is also featured along with his wife, [[MsFanservice Suzy "Pink Bunny" Fury]], and Colonel [[ThoseTwoGuys Isaac Cragg and Bad Dog]]. Together they formed the Liberty Squad along with [[FlyingBrick Maximum Man]], [[IncorruptiblePurePureness Astral Man]] and [[ButtMonkey Arnold "Cosmos" Stipple]] before Astral Man was murdered and they all retired to Tranquility.
14th Nov '15 12:19:32 PM StFan
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10th Oct '15 10:22:37 AM nombretomado
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* {{Wildstorm}}: It is part of the Wildstorm shared universe, which is itself part of the larger [[{{DCU}} DC Universe]] since ''ComicBook/FiftyTwo'', but remains primarily independent from other series. Since the ending of the second series, the Wildstorm imprint was discontinued, though several characters and concepts have since been incorporated into the {{New 52}}.

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* {{Wildstorm}}: It is part of the Wildstorm shared universe, which is itself part of the larger [[{{DCU}} DC Universe]] since ''ComicBook/FiftyTwo'', but remains primarily independent from other series. Since the ending of the second series, the Wildstorm imprint was discontinued, though several characters and concepts have since been incorporated into the {{New ComicBook/{{New 52}}.
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* {{Crossover}}: In the second arc of the first volume, {{Gen13}} guest starred as they were passing through Tranquility.

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* {{Crossover}}: In the second arc of the first volume, {{Gen13}} ComicBook/{{Gen 13}} guest starred as they were passing through Tranquility.
12th May '15 4:01:06 PM nombretomado
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* AffectionateParody: Throughout the series there are "reprints" of the adventures of the various characters from their youth, portrayed as [[TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks classic comics from the 1940's and 1950's]]. These include Minxy Millions, KidHero and child millionaire, and the Liberty Squad, who fought the Nazis in World War II. [[{{Deconstruction}} They portray a lot of the problems with these stories]], such as what happens to a KidHero when dementia sets in and what fighting Germans on the Eastern Front will do to a man, but they remain pleasantly nostalgic and fond of the classic style.

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* AffectionateParody: Throughout the series there are "reprints" of the adventures of the various characters from their youth, portrayed as [[TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks classic comics from the 1940's and 1950's]]. These include Minxy Millions, KidHero and child millionaire, and the Liberty Squad, who fought the Nazis in World War II. [[{{Deconstruction}} They portray a lot of the problems with these stories]], such as what happens to a KidHero when dementia sets in and what fighting Germans on the Eastern Front will do to a man, but they remain pleasantly nostalgic and fond of the classic style.



* {{Deconstruction}}: Of TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks; the people who fought the Nazis are horribly scarred because of what they experienced, supervillains who fought ''with'' the Nazis have been shunned and hassled all their lives since then, and most characters are struggling to deal with growing old in a world where younger heroes have taken their places.

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* {{Deconstruction}}: Of TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks; UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks; the people who fought the Nazis are horribly scarred because of what they experienced, supervillains who fought ''with'' the Nazis have been shunned and hassled all their lives since then, and most characters are struggling to deal with growing old in a world where younger heroes have taken their places.



* TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks: The primary active era of the town's residents, and portrayed [[AffectionateParody rather warmly]] by "reprints" of their adventures during World War II.

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* TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks: UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks: The primary active era of the town's residents, and portrayed [[AffectionateParody rather warmly]] by "reprints" of their adventures during World War II.



* TheModernAgeOfComicBooks: The setting of the series, with most of the characters having retired from the [[TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]].

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* TheModernAgeOfComicBooks: UsefulNotes/TheModernAgeOfComicBooks: The setting of the series, with most of the characters having retired from the [[TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]].
14th Apr '15 6:43:21 PM nombretomado
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* TheDarkAgeOfComicBooks: A young child explains to Pink Bunny that his favorite comic is his favorie because, unlike [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks the old comics his mother lets him read]], in this comic people ''die''. It is not real if nobody dies.

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* TheDarkAgeOfComicBooks: UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfComicBooks: A young child explains to Pink Bunny that his favorite comic is his favorie because, unlike [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks the old comics his mother lets him read]], in this comic people ''die''. It is not real if nobody dies.
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