History Comicbook / OneHundredBullets

31st Jan '17 8:38:52 PM MelancholicMonkey
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** [[spoiler: The disappearance of the Roanoke Colony]] was actually a mass murder orchestrated by the Trust.

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** [[spoiler: The disappearance of the Roanoke Colony]] was actually a mass murder orchestrated by the Trust.Trust after the British Crown refused their demands.



* AnyoneCanDie

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* AnyoneCanDieAnyoneCanDie:



** [[spoiler: With a few exceptions, nearly EVERYONE dies.]]



* BadassGay: Shepherd, who served in the Marines during the Vietnam War and was recruited into the Minutemen for successfully covering up killing the man who beat his lover into a coma. He proved to be one of the best Minutemen in his prime and he helped train most (if not all) of the current Minutemen.



* DeathSeeker: Jack Daw, the largest and toughest of the Minutemen, is utterly married to his self-destructive nature and openly admits he wants to die during the Atlantic City job.

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* DeathSeeker: Jack Daw, the largest and toughest of the Minutemen, is utterly married to his self-destructive nature and openly admits he wants to die during the Atlantic City job. Cruelly, when given the attache by Graves, he finds that the picture of the person who evidently ruined his life [[spoiler: is himself]].



* PetTheDog: Many of the villains of the series can come off as irredeemable monsters, but some of them have their moments.
** Lono is a monster who commits savage acts of murder, torture and even rape throughout the series, yet he is clearly distraught when he learns that [[spoiler: he unknowingly killed Milo, his best friend among the Minutemen.]]



* SpicyLatina: To an extent, this is true of Dizzy. She's not sexually promiscuous but she does have something of a temper and is a ''very'' attractive woman.



* VitriolicBestBuds: The Minutemen who are genuinely friends tend to be like this. Wylie and Cole seemed to snark at one another quite a bit.

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* VitriolicBestBuds: The Minutemen who are genuinely friends tend to be like this. Wylie and Cole seemed to snark at one another quite a bit. This was likely true of Milo and Lono as well given their personalities.
18th Jan '17 8:22:12 AM RingSlinger
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The initial volumes of ''100 Bullets'' center around the ShadesOfConflict Graves' offer yields for the person he approaches; the main conflict is over whether they should indeed commit a murder they know they can get away with in order to obtain a sense of closure. Graves does not judge anyone he approaches for their decision, but simply makes the offer and lets the person choose as they wish. Sometimes these characters will come back, while others have a very minor impact on the overall story.

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The initial volumes of ''100 Bullets'' center revolve around the ShadesOfConflict Graves' offer yields for the person he approaches; the main conflict is over whether they should indeed commit a murder they know they can get away with in order to obtain a sense of closure. Graves does not judge anyone he approaches for their decision, but simply makes the offer and lets the person choose as they wish. Sometimes these characters will come back, while others have a very minor impact on the overall story.
14th Jan '17 7:41:41 PM HamburgerTime
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* ICannotSelfTerminate: In the series' very last scene, [[spoiler: Graves allows Dizzy to kill him, both to do her duty as a Minuteman (since Graves just killed Augustus Medici, the last Trust head) and to ensure the ViciousCycle of the Trust ends for good with his death]].



* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler: WordOfGod has indicated that Lono did, in fact, survive his ambiguous NeverFoundTheBody fate at the end of the series. The upcoming "Brother Lono" miniseries will trace his post-Minutemen life.]]

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* KarmaHoudini: KarmaHoudini:
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[[spoiler: WordOfGod has indicated that Lono did, in fact, survive his ambiguous NeverFoundTheBody fate at the end of the series. The upcoming "Brother Lono" miniseries will trace his post-Minutemen life.]]]]
** Leon the drug kingpin who figures in a subplot near the end of the story is never shown being punished either, nor is the [[FourEyesZeroSoul sinister bespectacled gentleman]] seen at the end of volume 10 who is implied to be a SerialKiller.



* ParentalSubstitute: The Minutemen were all like Joseph Shepherd's children and all of them speak of him with reverence. Special points to Wylie Times who was the closest of the group to Shepherd.

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* ParentalSubstitute: The Minutemen were all like Joseph Shepherd's children and all of them speak of him with reverence. Special points to Wylie Times who was the closest of the group to Shepherd. Shepherd also had the distinct honor of being one of exactly two people on the face of the planet [[TheSociopath Lono the Dog]] genuinely likes, though we never learn what his relationship with Remi Rome was like [[spoiler: as Shepherd dies prior to Remi's reactivation]].
18th Nov '16 9:29:54 PM HamburgerTime
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* HateSink: The majority of the characters would be [[EvilVersusEvil villains in any other story]], but of the main cast the one that fits this trope best is Remi Rome. He's the last of the Minutemen introduced and has the least panel-time of any of them apart from Milo, who dies after one arc, but he spends most of it being a [[{{Wangst}} whiny]], [[GreenEyedMonster jealous]], [[HairTriggerTemper short-fused]] [[PsychopathicManchild little sociopath]] [[spoiler: who has no problem killing children and his own allies]]. The nicest things you can say about the guy are that [[EvenEvilHasLovedOnes he loves his family]] and [[EvenEvilHasStandards hates pedophiles]]. Even less likable are Anwar Madrid, the Trust's resident [[DirtyCoward craven coward]], and {{Arc Villain}}s Nino Rego and Leon.



* MrsRobinson: Dizzy's gorgeous mother Bonita, who regularly embarrasses her daughter by picking up younger men. Dizzy claims they're close in age, implying she was the result of a TeenPregnancy.



* NewMeat: Dizzy and Loop.

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* NewMeat: Dizzy and Loop.Loop to the Minutemen.
27th Jul '16 4:09:07 PM HamburgerTime
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* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: Volume 11 has what is pretty clearly [[spoiler: a dead Wylie Times]] on the cover.
13th Jul '16 8:37:15 PM Discar
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* OutsideContextVillain: Will Slaughter. Him coming out of retirement heralds the beginning of the end, as this was the one thing neither Augustus nor Graves saw coming.

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* OutsideContextVillain: OutsideContextProblem: Will Slaughter. Him coming out of retirement heralds the beginning of the end, as this was the one thing neither Augustus nor Graves saw coming.
13th Jul '16 1:14:27 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler:BolivianArmyEnding]]: [[spoiler:The final page of the series shows Graves and Dizzy in the burning Medici manor. Dizzy lies in Graves' lap, possibly because of a spinal injury, and points a gun at his head.]]

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* [[spoiler:BolivianArmyEnding]]: BolivianArmyEnding: [[spoiler:The final page of the series shows Graves and Dizzy in the burning Medici manor. Dizzy lies in Graves' lap, possibly because of a spinal injury, and points a gun at his head.]]



* [[spoiler:KillEmAll: Only Loop, Victor, Will Slaughter, survive the series. Dizzy, Graves, and Lono may have a chance by the time of the BolivianArmyEnding. Many of the other characters are killed off in the final issue, which may have been what Graves wanted all along.]]

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* [[spoiler:KillEmAll: Only KillEmAll: [[spoiler:Only Loop, Victor, Will Slaughter, survive the series. Dizzy, Graves, and Lono may have a chance by the time of the BolivianArmyEnding. Many of the other characters are killed off in the final issue, which may have been what Graves wanted all along.]]
13th Jul '16 1:13:20 AM Morgenthaler
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Soon enough, the focus of ''100 Bullets'' expands to include Agent Graves himself, as it is revealed that he does benefit from these acts of revenge. Sometimes it's because he wants a particular person killed for his own ends, and sometimes he just wants to see his unique brand of justice carried out. It just so happens that Graves is the leader of an elite group of {{badass}}es known as The Minutemen, who acted as the police force for The Trust, [[ConspiracyTheory a group of thirteen powerful families that control the United States]]. Graves and The Minutemen left The Trust after being told that [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness they are no longer necessary]] by order of The Trust's leader, Augustus Medici. The Trust plotted to kill them all, but thanks to Graves' inside man Mr. Shepherd, The Minutemen were spared and given new lives - along with a healthy dose of FakeMemories and LaserGuidedAmnesia.

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Soon enough, the focus of ''100 Bullets'' expands to include Agent Graves himself, as it is revealed that he does benefit from these acts of revenge. Sometimes it's because he wants a particular person killed for his own ends, and sometimes he just wants to see his unique brand of justice carried out. It just so happens that Graves is the leader of an elite group of {{badass}}es badasses known as The Minutemen, who acted as the police force for The Trust, [[ConspiracyTheory a group of thirteen powerful families that control the United States]]. Graves and The Minutemen left The Trust after being told that [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness they are no longer necessary]] by order of The Trust's leader, Augustus Medici. The Trust plotted to kill them all, but thanks to Graves' inside man Mr. Shepherd, The Minutemen were spared and given new lives - along with a healthy dose of FakeMemories and LaserGuidedAmnesia.



* {{Badass}}: The Minutemen, Crete, Mr. Hughes...the vast majority of characters ar enigh-superhuman monsters.
13th Jul '16 1:12:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* RedHeadedHero: While he's certainly not a ''hero'', the red-haired Wylie Times is probably the most sympathetic and likable of the Minutemen, and he's stated in-universe to be the most proficient in battle.
6th Jul '16 7:00:24 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* HandWave: There's very little explanation given for the actual mechanics behind Graves' "game", leaving a few lingering questions as to how he manages to pull off everything that he does with the attachés. In particular: How does he always manage to find the culprits behind so many different crimes, even when there were no witnesses? How does he still have enough influence to let recipients get away with murder when he's no longer a member of the Trust? And if ''he'' can always find evidence to prove targets guilty of their crimes, then why do they so often [[KarmaHoudini go unpunished by the police]]? The official explanation, given near the end of the series, is that [[spoiler: he knows a well-connected arms dealer who can pull strings with various government agencies]]. It's not a flawless explanation--but considering there wouldn't be a story without the attaché plot device, it's forgivable.
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