History Comicbook / OurWorldsAtWar

14th Jun '18 6:51:26 AM Omnicron13
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* AlwaysABiggerFish: Imperiex is seen as this in the setting considering multiple alien races including the heroes and villains of Earth including Darkseid himself, have decided to team up in an attempt defeat Imperiex. Amusingly enough, Imperiex isn't the most malevolent character despite having plans to basically destroy and restart the universe because it is trying to correct a universal flaw it detected and sees itself as a necessary part of the universal life cycle.

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* AlwaysABiggerFish: Imperiex is seen as this in the setting considering multiple alien races including the heroes and villains of Earth including as well as Darkseid himself, have decided to team up in an attempt defeat Imperiex. Amusingly enough, Imperiex isn't the most malevolent character despite having plans to basically destroy and restart the universe because it is trying to correct a universal flaw it detected and sees itself as a necessary part of the universal life cycle.
14th Jun '18 6:48:05 AM Omnicron13
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* AlwaysABiggerFish: Imperiex is seen as this in the setting considering multiple alien races including the heroes and villains of Earth including Darkseid himself, have decided to team up in an attempt defeat Imperiex. Amusingly enough, Imperiex isn't the most malevolent character despite having plans to basically destroy and restart the universe because it is trying to correct a universal flaw it detected and sees itself as a necessary part of the universal life cycle.
12th Jun '18 9:51:46 PM darkemyst
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* AfterlifeExpress: The Black Racer, who goes carting around fallen heroes. This causes ComicBook/YoungJustice to crash-land on Apokolips when Lil Lobo disobeys ComicBook/{{Robin}} and chases after the Racer.

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* AfterlifeExpress: The Black Racer, who goes carting around fallen heroes. This causes ComicBook/YoungJustice to crash-land on Apokolips when Lil Lobo disobeys ComicBook/{{Robin}} ComicBook/{{Robin|Series}} and chases after the Racer.
12th Feb '18 7:11:09 AM Njein
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* BigBad: At first, Imperiex is thought to be the main villain, but it turns out Brainiac was the true mastermind.
29th Sep '17 5:13:21 AM ClatoLawa
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* OneSteveLimit: Subverted in ''ComicBook/Supergirl'' #59, when Buzz is looking for Linda and calling out her name, only to be answered by Linda Petrullo, a young wooman trapped in an overturned car. Buzz is content to leave her there, saying, "I don't care if you're ''Creator/LindaHamilton'', you're not the Linda ''I'm'' looking for."

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* OneSteveLimit: Subverted in ''ComicBook/Supergirl'' ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'' #59, when Buzz is looking for Linda and calling out her name, only to be answered by Linda Petrullo, a young wooman trapped in an overturned car. Buzz is content to leave her there, saying, "I don't care if you're ''Creator/LindaHamilton'', you're not the Linda ''I'm'' looking for."
29th Sep '17 5:08:31 AM ClatoLawa
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* IllNeverTellYouWhatImTellingYou: ''ComicBook/{{Impulse}}'' #77 opens with this from the narrator:
-->"Okay, let's say, just for the sake of argument, that you ''haven't'' already read the first part of this star-spanning saga in the pages of ''ComicBook/YoungJustice'' #36 (still on sale!)...\\
And let's say that you ''don't'' know that the entire Young Justice gang has crash-landed on the volatile and unforgiving surface of Apokolips, home of the dark god Darkseid and about a million other unpleasant people...\\
And let's just assume that you don't know that, following the crash, Superboy and Robin had a fight over priorities and the team split up: Robin's team to stay with the downed ship and effect repairs...\\
... Superboy's team striking out across the harsh terrain in search of the fallen hero Steel, whose seemingly lifeless body was seen being spirited away by the grim herald of death, the Black Racer!\\
Well, if you don't know all that, ''we're'' not gonna tell ya.\\
Man, we'd hate to be you...



* OneSteveLimit: Subverted in ''ComicBook/Supergirl'' #59, when Buzz is looking for Linda and calling out her name, only to be answered by Linda Petrullo, a young wooman trapped in an overturned car. Buzz is content to leave her there, saying, "I don't care if you're ''Creator/LindaHamilton'', you're not the Linda ''I'm'' looking for."



* ScrapbookStory: The narration of each story is actually a speech by a U.S. president either before, during or after a major conflict. It's a very nice effect.

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* ScrapbookStory: The narration of each story is actually Each issue written by Jeph Loeb uses excerpts from a well-known speech by a U.S. president from either before, during or after a major conflict.conflict: the Gettysburg Address, JFK's inauguration speech, FDR's address to Congress following Pearl Harbor, and General Douglas [=MacArthur=]'s retirement speech. It's a very nice effect.
3rd Apr '17 9:09:49 AM Ultraman-Prime
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* AnyoneCanDie: Superman's parents, Wonder Woman's mother, Lois's dad, Aquaman (taking all of Atlantis with him), Guy Gardener, Steel and Impulse (sorta), though they all eventually get better. Oh, and Doomsday.

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* AnyoneCanDie: Superman's parents, Wonder Woman's mother, Lois's dad, Aquaman (taking all of Atlantis with him), Guy Gardener, Gardner, Steel and Impulse (sorta), though they all eventually get better. Oh, and Doomsday.
26th Jan '17 7:09:52 AM Black_Diesel
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2nd Jul '16 9:58:13 AM Doug86
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Franchise/{{Superman}}, being the primary character of the event, is forced to set aside his enmity against then-President ComicBook/LexLuthor, General Zod (who ruled an Eastern European nation) and even Doomsday and ''{{ComicBook/Darkseid}}'' in order to combat this cosmic threat. Superman's greatest challenge wasn't simply physical (Each Imperex "Probe" was 8 feet tall, stronger than Superman, invulnerable, and if it ''did'' have its armor pierced, it would detonate with the force of an atomic bomb), but emotional. Superman could only watch as allies and family became wounded (Half the JusticeLeagueOfAmerica), were killed (WonderWoman's mother, {{Steel}}, ComicBook/{{Aquaman}}, many others), went missing (Superman's parents both presumed dead during the arc), and even stood by helplessly as ComicBook/LoisLane went sobbing into ''Luthor's'' arms when her father died in a kamikaze blitz while defending the White House.

The crap ''really'' hits the fan when Imperiex is defeated (wait for it)... and {{ComicBook/Brainiac}} appears, absorbs Imperiex's immortal essence, becoming a PhysicalGod, and sets upon ''absorbing'' the entire universe (instead of destroying it). Turns out Brainiac had orchestrated the ''entire'' scenario (including using Lex Luthor's daughter to guide him into doing everything that had to be done to destroy Imperiex), and with all the universe's defenders dead, defeated or at the very least severely weakened, nothing would be able to stop him...

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Franchise/{{Superman}}, being the primary character of the event, is forced to set aside his enmity against then-President ComicBook/LexLuthor, General Zod (who ruled an Eastern European nation) and even Doomsday and ''{{ComicBook/Darkseid}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}'' in order to combat this cosmic threat. Superman's greatest challenge wasn't simply physical (Each Imperex "Probe" was 8 feet tall, stronger than Superman, invulnerable, and if it ''did'' have its armor pierced, it would detonate with the force of an atomic bomb), but emotional. Superman could only watch as allies and family became wounded (Half the JusticeLeagueOfAmerica), Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica), were killed (WonderWoman's (Franchise/WonderWoman's mother, {{Steel}}, ComicBook/{{Steel}}, ComicBook/{{Aquaman}}, many others), went missing (Superman's parents both presumed dead during the arc), and even stood by helplessly as ComicBook/LoisLane went sobbing into ''Luthor's'' arms when her father died in a kamikaze blitz while defending the White House.

The crap ''really'' hits the fan when Imperiex is defeated (wait for it)... and {{ComicBook/Brainiac}} ComicBook/{{Brainiac}} appears, absorbs Imperiex's immortal essence, becoming a PhysicalGod, and sets upon ''absorbing'' the entire universe (instead of destroying it). Turns out Brainiac had orchestrated the ''entire'' scenario (including using Lex Luthor's daughter to guide him into doing everything that had to be done to destroy Imperiex), and with all the universe's defenders dead, defeated or at the very least severely weakened, nothing would be able to stop him...
18th Sep '15 3:39:06 PM nombretomado
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Franchise/{{Superman}}, being the primary character of the event, is forced to set aside his enmity against then-President ComicBook/LexLuthor, General Zod (who ruled an Eastern European nation) and even Doomsday and ''{{Darkseid}}'' in order to combat this cosmic threat. Superman's greatest challenge wasn't simply physical (Each Imperex "Probe" was 8 feet tall, stronger than Superman, invulnerable, and if it ''did'' have its armor pierced, it would detonate with the force of an atomic bomb), but emotional. Superman could only watch as allies and family became wounded (Half the JusticeLeagueOfAmerica), were killed (WonderWoman's mother, {{Steel}}, ComicBook/{{Aquaman}}, many others), went missing (Superman's parents both presumed dead during the arc), and even stood by helplessly as ComicBook/LoisLane went sobbing into ''Luthor's'' arms when her father died in a kamikaze blitz while defending the White House.

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Franchise/{{Superman}}, being the primary character of the event, is forced to set aside his enmity against then-President ComicBook/LexLuthor, General Zod (who ruled an Eastern European nation) and even Doomsday and ''{{Darkseid}}'' ''{{ComicBook/Darkseid}}'' in order to combat this cosmic threat. Superman's greatest challenge wasn't simply physical (Each Imperex "Probe" was 8 feet tall, stronger than Superman, invulnerable, and if it ''did'' have its armor pierced, it would detonate with the force of an atomic bomb), but emotional. Superman could only watch as allies and family became wounded (Half the JusticeLeagueOfAmerica), were killed (WonderWoman's mother, {{Steel}}, ComicBook/{{Aquaman}}, many others), went missing (Superman's parents both presumed dead during the arc), and even stood by helplessly as ComicBook/LoisLane went sobbing into ''Luthor's'' arms when her father died in a kamikaze blitz while defending the White House.
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