History Comicbook / MonicasGang

24th Feb '18 7:56:27 PM nombretomado
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The series has countless comidc books, strips and almanacs, and is divided in several branches. The main one features four main 7-year-old kids and takes place in SaoPaulo:

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The series has countless comidc books, strips and almanacs, and is divided in several branches. The main one features four main 7-year-old kids and takes place in SaoPaulo:UsefulNotes/SaoPaulo:
21st Feb '18 4:51:15 PM CeaselessPhoenicopterine
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* BareYourMidriff: Xabeu, most of the time.
6th Jan '18 5:49:08 AM erforce
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* UniversalAdaptorCast: With both "characters in other settings" and "WholePlotReference stories". Thanks to this, Jimmy Five's been Franchise/{{Batman}}, Film/IronMan and [[Film/XMen Wolverine]], and Chuck Billy's been Film/{{Superman}} and [[Film/TheAvengers2012 Captain]] [[Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger America]].

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* UniversalAdaptorCast: With both "characters in other settings" and "WholePlotReference stories". Thanks to this, Jimmy Five's been Franchise/{{Batman}}, Film/IronMan and [[Film/XMen [[Film/XMenFilmSeries Wolverine]], and Chuck Billy's been Film/{{Superman}} and [[Film/TheAvengers2012 Captain]] [[Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger America]].
30th Oct '17 8:57:57 AM AndyLA
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** Several stories are modified in some form on more recent republishings, with such modification as removing firearms (even toy guns - one instance had Junior appparently shooting water from his finger, and another infamous one had a mobster's tommy gun replaced with a ''lobster''), changing dialogue to replace objectionable terms and mild cursing with softer synonyms (such as "azar" - bad luck - and "droga" - darn it), physical punishment from the kids' parents, even if implied, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking rewriting Jimmy's thought bubbles so they don't contain the misspellings of when he talks]]. Also, some dialogue in Chuck Billy's stories is also rewritten to keep the accent consistent.

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** Several stories are modified in some form on more recent republishings, with such modification as removing firearms (even toy guns - one instance had Junior appparently shooting water from his finger, and another infamous one had a mobster's tommy gun replaced with a ''lobster''), changing dialogue to replace objectionable terms and mild cursing with softer synonyms (such as "azar" - bad luck - and "droga" - darn it), removing physical punishment from the kids' parents, even if implied, implied (slippers and belts are removed altogether when a parent threatens the child with them), and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking rewriting Jimmy's thought bubbles so they don't contain the misspellings of when he talks]]. Also, some dialogue in Chuck Billy's stories is also rewritten to keep the accent consistent.
30th Oct '17 8:03:31 AM AndyLA
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** Several stories are modified in some form on more recent republishings, with such modification as removing firearms (even toy guns - one instance had Junior appparently shooting water from his finger, and another infamous one had a mobster's tommy gun replaced with a ''lobster''), changing dialogue to replace objectionable terms and mild cursing with softer synonyms (such as "azar" - bad luck - and "droga" - darn it), physical punishment from the kids' parents, even if implied, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking changing Jimmy's thought bubbles in a way he only has ElmuhFuddSyndwome when talking]], that is, they are written properly. Also, some dialogue in Chuck Billy's stories is also rewritten to keep the accent consistent.

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** Several stories are modified in some form on more recent republishings, with such modification as removing firearms (even toy guns - one instance had Junior appparently shooting water from his finger, and another infamous one had a mobster's tommy gun replaced with a ''lobster''), changing dialogue to replace objectionable terms and mild cursing with softer synonyms (such as "azar" - bad luck - and "droga" - darn it), physical punishment from the kids' parents, even if implied, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking changing rewriting Jimmy's thought bubbles in a way he only has ElmuhFuddSyndwome so they don't contain the misspellings of when talking]], that is, they are written properly.he talks]]. Also, some dialogue in Chuck Billy's stories is also rewritten to keep the accent consistent.
30th Oct '17 8:00:04 AM AndyLA
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** A 1990s Smudge story which parodies the Literature/SinbadTheSailor stories, much to his disgust (since he has to, you see, ''sail'' all the time), ends with him cutting off the narrator just as he starts going on about Smudge's next adventure (which would be Sinbad's third travel) and writting "End" at the bottom of the panel (with only one extra panel for denouement).

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** A 1990s Smudge story which parodies the Literature/SinbadTheSailor stories, much to his disgust (since he has to, you see, ''sail'' all [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment sail the time), seas of water]]), ends with him cutting off the narrator just as he starts going on about Smudge's next adventure (which would be Sinbad's third travel) and writting "End" at the bottom of the panel (with only one extra panel for denouement).
30th Oct '17 7:57:40 AM AndyLA
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* MayTheFarceBeWithYou: ''[[Film/ANewHope Coelhada nas Estrelas]]/[[https://web.archive.org/web/20050926043816/http://www.monica.com.br/ingles/comics/coelhada/welcome.htm Star Warp]]'', and the sequels ''[[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack O Feio Contra-Ataca]]'' and ''[[Film/ReturnOfTheJedi O Retorno de Jedito]]''. And then a prequel, ''[[Film/ThePhantomMenace A Trapaça Fantasma]]''.

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* MayTheFarceBeWithYou: ''[[Film/ANewHope Coelhada nas Estrelas]]/[[https://web.archive.org/web/20050926043816/http://www.monica.com.br/ingles/comics/coelhada/welcome.htm Star Warp]]'', and the sequels ''[[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack O Feio Contra-Ataca]]'' and ''[[Film/ReturnOfTheJedi O Retorno de Jedito]]''. And then a prequel, the prequel series, with ''[[Film/ThePhantomMenace A Trapaça Fantasma]]''.Fantasma]]'' and ''[[Film/AttackOfTheClones Sotaque dos Clones]]'' .



** FrankensteinsMonster: Frank, a GentleGiant ManChild whose parts frequently fall.

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** FrankensteinsMonster: Frank, a GentleGiant ManChild whose parts frequently fall. fall off.



* TheMovie: Quite a few. 1980's "As Aventuras da Turma da Mônica" ("The Adventures of Monica's Gang", the first movie ever released[[note]]not counting a [[MadeForTVMovie TV]] live-action adaptation/spoof of ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''[[/note]] and the movie where the aforementioned CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming scene with the mice came from) and 1983's "A Princesa e o Robô" ("The Princess and the Robot"), as well as the more recent Cinegibi (literally "Comic Book Movie", and we mean ''literally''[[note]]The movies are collections of shorts adapted from stories published in the comics, but the literal part is because this is achieved by one of Franklin's inventions: a cross between a movie projector and a blender, where comics pages are fed and turned into the film[[/note]]) series (currently with seven titles, most of them direct-to-DVD), and one about TimeTravel that got released in theaters are noteworthy mentions. Before that, there's been quite a number of direct-to-video releases containing a series of stories, such as 1988's "A Estrelinha Mágica" ("The Magic Little Star").

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* TheMovie: Quite a few. 1980's "As Aventuras da Turma da Mônica" ("The Adventures of Monica's Gang", the first movie ever released[[note]]not counting a [[MadeForTVMovie TV]] live-action adaptation/spoof of ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''[[/note]] and the movie where the aforementioned CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming scene with the mice came from) and 1983's "A Princesa e o Robô" ("The Princess and the Robot"), as well as the more recent Cinegibi (literally "Comic Book Movie", and we mean ''literally''[[note]]The movies are collections of shorts adapted from stories published in the comics, but the literal part is because this is achieved by one of Franklin's inventions: a cross between a movie projector and a blender, where comics pages are fed and turned into the film[[/note]]) series (currently with seven nine titles, most of them direct-to-DVD), and one about TimeTravel that got released in theaters are noteworthy mentions. Before that, there's been quite a number of direct-to-video releases containing a series of stories, such as 1988's "A Estrelinha Mágica" ("The Magic Little Star").



** One amusing 3 letter panel had Jimmy and Smudge running away from Monica only for Jimmy to smile and suddenly stop after seeing the "End" graphic at the corner... of the second panel. The third panel shows a beat up Smudge berating whoever made that mistake.

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** One amusing 3 letter panel had Jimmy and Smudge running away from Monica only for Jimmy to smile and suddenly stop after seeing the "End" graphic at the corner... of the second panel. The third panel shows a beat up Smudge Jimmy berating whoever made that mistake. mistake.



** A 1990s Smudge story which parodies the Literature/SinbadTheSailor stories, much to his disgust (since he has to, you see, ''sail'' all the time), ends with him cutting off the narrator just as he starts going on about Smudge's next adventure (which would be Sinbad's third travel) and writting "End" at the bottom of the panel (with only one extra panel for denouement).



* TheOneWhoWearsShoes: Jimmy Five is the only one among the four main characters.

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* OffToSeeTheWizard: Made in graphic novel format, although it's not so much a parody as it is a retelling with the Monica's Gang flavor, complete with the musical numbers and all other tropes the format entails.
* TheOneWhoWearsShoes: Jimmy Five is the only one among the four main characters. Shoes are much more frequent with background characters, with only Sunny and Hummer consistently appearing barefoot.



** Several stories are modified in some form on more recent republishings.

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** Several stories are modified in some form on more recent republishings.republishings, with such modification as removing firearms (even toy guns - one instance had Junior appparently shooting water from his finger, and another infamous one had a mobster's tommy gun replaced with a ''lobster''), changing dialogue to replace objectionable terms and mild cursing with softer synonyms (such as "azar" - bad luck - and "droga" - darn it), physical punishment from the kids' parents, even if implied, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking changing Jimmy's thought bubbles in a way he only has ElmuhFuddSyndwome when talking]], that is, they are written properly. Also, some dialogue in Chuck Billy's stories is also rewritten to keep the accent consistent.
22nd Aug '17 4:02:03 PM Dedars1
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** Several stories are modified in some form on more recent republishings.
10th Jul '17 2:38:34 PM MagBas
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* OrwellianRetcon: Whenever an older story is republished showing wall scribbles, a pasted-on paper is added around the scribble.
6th Jul '17 10:08:33 AM Dedars1
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* TookALevelInDumbass: Maggy, strangely enough, is portrayed as a total dumbass when she's not eating in some of early 2000s stories written by Flavio. The reason behind this is unknown and a complete OutOfCharacterMoment, since Maggy is commonly portrayed as one of the smartest characters of the gang.
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