History ComicStrip / NickKnatterton

21st Dec '15 11:32:45 AM Roach
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* BodySled: Whenever he goes to the mountains in winter, it's almost a given that he will get to use captured criminals as a sled.
18th Aug '15 2:46:33 AM Roach
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*ShaggyDogStory: Most cases turn out so be such, often by the culprit and the victim forming an alliance, marrying or similar.
5th May '15 7:00:10 PM ShinyTsukkomi
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* SoundtrackDissonance: The brawl scene in TheMovie is accompanied by [[WolfgangAmadeusMozart Mozart]]'s "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" after Nick sent a baddie against a jukebox. [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] in that the brawl choreography follows the music perfectly.
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* SoundtrackDissonance: The brawl scene in TheMovie is accompanied by [[WolfgangAmadeusMozart [[Creator/WolfgangAmadeusMozart Mozart]]'s "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" after Nick sent a baddie against a jukebox. [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] in that the brawl choreography follows the music perfectly.
14th Feb '15 1:55:00 PM Menshevik
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* SecretIdentity: Outside the stories itself, first in a promotional article in ''Quick'', it was revealed that Nick Knatterton is really Nikolaus Freiherr (baron) [[TheVonTropeFamily von der Knatter]]. His aristocratic family insisted that he used a pseudonym lest the fact that he works in such an unsavoury business like criminal investigation besmirch the family name.
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* SecretIdentity: ShedTheFamilyName: Outside the stories itself, first in a promotional article in ''Quick'', it was revealed that Nick Knatterton is really Nikolaus Freiherr (baron) [[TheVonTropeFamily von der Knatter]]. His aristocratic family insisted that he used a pseudonym lest the fact that he works in such an unsavoury business like criminal investigation besmirch the family name.
11th Feb '15 2:21:51 PM Menshevik
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** A self-referencing example: One of Nick's clients is businessman Egon Knicker (''Knicker'' is an old-fashioned German idiom for "miser"), who named his daughter Rabattina (from ''Rabatt'' "rebate"). She prefers to be called Tina.

* PropheticName: Max Klaut ("Max Steals"). * PunnyName: For instance the male main villain of the first story, Nacky Nutt. In German ''Nutte'' is a slang word for "prostitute", so the name is appropriate for Nacky, who among other things is a pimp. In another story there is Otto Heitz, of the firm Sicher & Heitz, which produces the famous ''Sicher-Heitz-Schlösser'', i. e. "Secure-Itty locks".
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* PropheticName: Max Klaut ("Max Steals"). * PunnyName: For instance the male main villain of the first story, Nacky Nutt. In German ''Nutte'' is a slang word for "prostitute", so the name is appropriate for Nacky, who among other things is a pimp. In another story there is Max Klaut ("Max Steals"). * PunnyName: One story features businessman Otto Heitz, of the firm Sicher & Heitz, which produces the famous ''Sicher-Heitz-Schlösser'', i. e. "Secure-Itty locks".

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* PropheticName: Max Klaut ("Max Steals"). * PunnyName: For instance the male main villain of the first story, Nacky Nutt. In German ''Nutte'' is a slang word for "prostitute", so the UnfortunateName: Actress [[PunnyName Hori Zontal]] changed her given name is appropriate for Nacky, who among other things is a pimp. In another story there is Otto Heitz, of the firm Sicher & Heitz, which produces the famous ''Sicher-Heitz-Schlösser'', i. e. "Secure-Itty locks".to Lori.
11th Feb '15 2:14:00 PM Menshevik
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* KidSidekick: Toni Knatter, in one story. The MeaningfulName is lampdshaded by our hero.
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* KidSidekick: 14-year-old Toni Knatter, in one story. The MeaningfulName is lampdshaded by our hero.

* KidSidekick: Toni Knatter, NamedAfterSomeoneFamous: Sheriff Peter P. Rubens of Killville. Business tycoon Karl Murx (who changed his name from Marx) in one story. The MeaningfulName is lampdshaded by our hero."The Million in the Bucket".

* PunnyName
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* PunnyNamePropheticName: Max Klaut ("Max Steals"). * PunnyName: For instance the male main villain of the first story, Nacky Nutt. In German ''Nutte'' is a slang word for "prostitute", so the name is appropriate for Nacky, who among other things is a pimp. In another story there is Otto Heitz, of the firm Sicher & Heitz, which produces the famous ''Sicher-Heitz-Schlösser'', i. e. "Secure-Itty locks".

* ShoutOut: Nick Knatterton's first name probably references Nick Carter.
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* ShoutOut: Nick Knatterton's first name probably references Nick Carter. In the story where he ends up getting married, a female antagonist is called Rita Heuwurz, which translates into English as "Rita Haywort" (no "h").

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* ShoutOut: Nick Knatterton's first name probably references Nick Carter.ThisIsMyNameOnForeign: In an adventure set in Italy, Our Hero uses the alter ego Nico Knattertonio.
11th Feb '15 1:52:47 PM Menshevik
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** Nick's eventual bride is photographer Linda Knips; ''Knips'' is German for "click", and ''knipsen'' a slang word for "to take a photograph". Before that his secretary Trudchen Taste (''Taste'' is the German word for "key" (as in "(piano or typewriter) keyboard") was infatuated with him.
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** Nick's eventual bride is photographer Linda Knips; ''Knips'' is German for "click", and ''knipsen'' a slang word for "to take a photograph". Before that his secretary Trudchen Taste (''Taste'' is the German word for "key" (as - as in "(piano or typewriter) keyboard") was infatuated with him.

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** Nick's eventual bride is photographer Linda Knips; ''Knips'' is German for "click", * ThemeNaming: Occurs in a few stories. For instance in "The Secret of the Super-Bee", three characters are Waltraud Will ("Waltraud Wants"), Kasimir ("Casimir Can"), and ''knipsen'' a slang word for "to take a photograph". Before that his secretary Trudchen Taste (''Taste'' is the German word for "key" (as in "(piano or typewriter) keyboard") was infatuated with him.Sieglinde Soll ("Sieglinde Shall").
11th Feb '15 1:48:12 PM Menshevik
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* AlliterativeName: Barbara Beerbottle, Felix Finster...
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* AlliterativeName: Trudchen Taste, Bruno Bluff, Barbara Beerbottle, Felix Finster...

* ButNotTooForeign: Mi-Tse, recurring half-Chinese female villain.
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* ButNotTooForeign: Mi-Tse, Mi-Tse Meyer, recurring half-Chinese half-Chinese, half-German female villain.

* GratuitousEnglish: The first story drops "Damned" into the dialogs every now and then. In a comic in otherwise German that takes place in Germany. Not to mention that almost every named character in that story has an English name.
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* GratuitousEnglish: The first story drops "Damned" into the dialogs every now and then. In a comic in otherwise German that takes place in Germany. Not to mention that almost every named character most characters in that story has an have English name.names.

* MeaningfulName: For instance Professor Bartap, which is pronounced practically the same name as ''Bart ab'' "beard off". In an Italian adventure, Nick encounters gangster Macco Maffiano, movie starlet Silvana Busonia (a play on ''Busen'' "bosom") and fisher and amateur singer Camillo Tenorani. ** Nick's eventual bride is photographer Linda Knips; ''Knips'' is German for "click", and ''knipsen'' a slang word for "to take a photograph".
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* MeaningfulName: For instance Starting with Nick's surname Knatterton ("rattling sound"). Other examples include Professor Bartap, which is pronounced practically the same name as exactly like ''Bart ab'' "beard off". In an Italian adventure, Nick encounters gangster Macco Maffiano, movie starlet Silvana Busonia (a play on ''Busen'' "bosom") and fisher and amateur singer Camillo Tenorani. ** Nick's eventual bride is photographer Linda Knips; ''Knips'' is German for "click", and ''knipsen'' a slang word for "to take a photograph". Before that his secretary Trudchen Taste (''Taste'' is the German word for "key" (as in "(piano or typewriter) keyboard") was infatuated with him.

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* MeaningfulName: For instance Professor Bartap, which is pronounced practically SecretIdentity: Outside the same name as ''Bart ab'' "beard off". In an Italian adventure, stories itself, first in a promotional article in ''Quick'', it was revealed that Nick encounters gangster Macco Maffiano, movie starlet Silvana Busonia (a play on ''Busen'' "bosom") and fisher and amateur singer Camillo Tenorani. ** Nick's eventual bride Knatterton is photographer Linda Knips; ''Knips'' is German for "click", and ''knipsen'' really Nikolaus Freiherr (baron) [[TheVonTropeFamily von der Knatter]]. His aristocratic family insisted that he used a slang word for "to take a photograph".pseudonym lest the fact that he works in such an unsavoury business like criminal investigation besmirch the family name.

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* MeaningfulName: For instance Professor Bartap, which is pronounced practically the same ShoutOut: Nick Knatterton's first name as ''Bart ab'' "beard off". In an Italian adventure, probably references Nick encounters gangster Macco Maffiano, movie starlet Silvana Busonia (a play on ''Busen'' "bosom") and fisher and amateur singer Camillo Tenorani. ** Nick's eventual bride is photographer Linda Knips; ''Knips'' is German for "click", and ''knipsen'' a slang word for "to take a photograph".Carter.
11th Feb '15 1:32:50 PM Menshevik
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* HeyItsThatGuy: In the live action movie, Nick was played by Karl Lieffen, who played the chauffeur in ''Film/OneTwoThree''.
11th Feb '15 1:32:12 PM Menshevik
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* HeyItsThatGuy: In the live action movie, Nick was played by Karl Lieffen, who played the chauffeur in ''Film/OneTwoThree''.
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