History Comicbook / Nova

16th Jan '16 6:12:54 PM nombretomado
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Nova is a MarvelComics character. He first appeared in ''Nova'' vol. 1 #1 (September, 1976), created by Marv Wolfman and John Buscema, as a {{Homage}} to StanLee and SteveDitko's run on ''Franchise/SpiderMan'', and to classic teenage superheroes in general. Nova's original series lasted for 25 issues (September, 1976-May, 1979), until he had to give up his powers to help Nova Corps rebuild their home planet, Xandar. Richard returned to Earth as a normal human, to lead a simple life again.
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Nova is a MarvelComics character. He first appeared in ''Nova'' vol. 1 #1 (September, 1976), created by Marv Wolfman and John Buscema, as a {{Homage}} to StanLee Creator/StanLee and SteveDitko's Creator/SteveDitko's run on ''Franchise/SpiderMan'', and to classic teenage superheroes in general. Nova's original series lasted for 25 issues (September, 1976-May, 1979), until he had to give up his powers to help Nova Corps rebuild their home planet, Xandar. Richard returned to Earth as a normal human, to lead a simple life again.
25th Nov '15 3:56:56 PM SilverSupernova
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* NotWhatItLooksLike: Richard was banned from ever entering Mexico during New Warriors v3 due to a misunderstanding that occurred when he tried to ask for directions from a prostitute.
25th Nov '15 3:45:18 PM SilverSupernova
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* ''Nova'' (Vol. 6) (2015) * ''ComicBook/AllNewAllDifferentAvengers'' (2015)
14th Nov '15 11:52:46 AM StFan
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* AnOfferYouCantRefuse: In WarOfKings, when surrounded by Blastarr's army, Nova loudly begs him to show them mercy...and then quietly whispers an ultimatum either he will let them go, gaining a reputation as a real ruler, not a dumb barbarian, or Rich will do with him what he did with Annihilus.
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* AnOfferYouCantRefuse: In WarOfKings, ''ComicBook/WarOfKings'', when surrounded by Blastarr's army, Nova loudly begs him to show them mercy...and then quietly whispers an ultimatum either he will let them go, gaining a reputation as a real ruler, not a dumb barbarian, or Rich will do with him what he did with Annihilus.

* DiscardAndDraw: In WarOfKings Richard has been depowered, briefly took the mantle of Quasar and then regained his old powers.
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* DiscardAndDraw: In WarOfKings ''ComicBook/WarOfKings'', Richard has been depowered, briefly took the mantle of Quasar and then regained his old powers.
26th Oct '15 3:45:58 PM t209
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* ShatteredPlanet: Xandar was this after its experience with EarthShatteringKaboom in the beginning of Richard Rider's transformation as Nova. As a result, The Watcher intervened and four surviving chunks became DomedHometown with tubes connected to each other.
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* ShatteredPlanet: ShatteredWorld: Xandar was this after its experience with EarthShatteringKaboom in the beginning of Richard Rider's transformation as Nova. As a result, The Watcher intervened and four surviving chunks became DomedHometown with tubes connected to each other.
10th Oct '15 12:26:07 PM nombretomado
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* ''NewWarriors'' (1990)
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* ''NewWarriors'' ''ComicBook/NewWarriors'' (1990)

* ''NewWarriors'' (2014)
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* ''NewWarriors'' ''ComicBook/NewWarriors'' (2014)
23rd Sep '15 8:35:16 PM nombretomado
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** He refuses to escape a dying planet and sacrifice the populace to save himself, Worldmind, or that planet's elite. His backup plan is to contront the ComicBook/SilverSurfer and his boss, {{Galactus}}.
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** He refuses to escape a dying planet and sacrifice the populace to save himself, Worldmind, or that planet's elite. His backup plan is to contront the ComicBook/SilverSurfer and his boss, {{Galactus}}.ComicBook/{{Galactus}}.
11th Sep '15 9:54:03 PM nombretomado
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* AlternateCompanyEquivalent: Marvel's answer to GreenLantern, combined with a SpiderMan like protagnist and with a {{Superman}} power set. ** Many fans view Sam Alexander as one to the third BlueBeetle.
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* AlternateCompanyEquivalent: Marvel's answer to GreenLantern, ComicBook/GreenLantern, combined with a SpiderMan like protagnist and with a {{Superman}} power set. ** Many fans view Sam Alexander as one to the third BlueBeetle.ComicBook/BlueBeetle.
15th Aug '15 6:53:15 PM UltramanMattia
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* MyNaymeIs: Its Rider not Ryder.
29th Jul '15 10:14:22 PM t209
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Sam's sister tries on his helmet while he's asleep, she's automatically dressed in full uniform with centurion markings, despite the fact that by Nova Corps rules, this shouldn't be happening. However, the ComicBook/OriginalSin tie-in issues reveal [[spoiler:that the Black Nova weren't part of the Corps at all, so they don't follow those rules.]]
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Sam's sister tries on his helmet while he's asleep, she's automatically dressed in full uniform with centurion markings, despite the fact that by Nova Corps rules, this shouldn't be happening. However, the ComicBook/OriginalSin tie-in issues reveal [[spoiler:that the Black Nova weren't part of the Corps at all, so they don't follow those rules.]] At least until they were folded as Black Ops division after Jesse's undercover operation.]] It may also be possible that Black Nova helmet ran on [[LineageComesFromTheFather Jesse's imprint]] that may have been passed down to his children (Sam and Kaelynn).

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Sam's sister tries on his LineageComesFromTheFather: It maybe possible that Sam and Kaelynn's ability to gain power from Nova helmet while he's asleep, she's automatically dressed in full uniform with centurion markings, despite due to being the fact that by Nova Corps rules, this shouldn't be happening. However, the ComicBook/OriginalSin tie-in issues reveal [[spoiler:that the Black Nova weren't part children of the Corps at all, so they don't follow those rules.]]Jesse, Sam's father and previous wearer.
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