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21st Oct '15 9:53:21 AM StFan
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''Steelgrip Starkey and the All-Purpose Power Tool'' was a six-issue ComicBook limited series created by Alan Weiss and published by [[MarvelComics Epic Comics]] in 1986. Positioning itself as a modern-day folk tale in the spirit of Myth/PaulBunyan, John Henry, and Rosie the Riveter, it chronicles the adventures of Steelgrip Starkey as he embodies the virtues of honest labor.
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''Steelgrip Starkey and the All-Purpose Power Tool'' was is a six-issue ComicBook limited series created by Alan Weiss and published by [[MarvelComics Epic Comics]] in 1986. Positioning itself as a modern-day folk tale in the spirit of Myth/PaulBunyan, John Henry, and Rosie the Riveter, it chronicles the adventures of Steelgrip Starkey as he embodies the virtues of honest labor.

''Steelgrip Starkey and the All-Purpose Power Tool'' was a six-issue ComicBook limited series created by Alan Weiss and published by [[MarvelComics Epic Comics]] in 1986. Positioning itself as a modern-day folk tale in the spirit of Myth/PaulBunyan, John Henry, and Rosie the Riveter, it chronicles the adventures of Steelgrip Starkey as he embodies the virtues of honest labor.

!!''Steelgrip Starkey and the All-Purpose Power Tool'' provides examples of the following tropes:
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!!''Steelgrip Starkey and the All-Purpose Power Tool'' provides examples of the following tropes: !!Tropes:
3rd Oct '15 3:59:06 PM nombretomado
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''Steelgrip Starkey and the All-Purpose Power Tool'' was a six-issue ComicBook limited series created by Alan Weiss and published by [[MarvelComics Epic Comics]] in 1986. Positioning itself as a modern-day folk tale in the spirit of PaulBunyan, John Henry, and Rosie the Riveter, it chronicles the adventures of Steelgrip Starkey as he embodies the virtues of honest labor.
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''Steelgrip Starkey and the All-Purpose Power Tool'' was a six-issue ComicBook limited series created by Alan Weiss and published by [[MarvelComics Epic Comics]] in 1986. Positioning itself as a modern-day folk tale in the spirit of PaulBunyan, Myth/PaulBunyan, John Henry, and Rosie the Riveter, it chronicles the adventures of Steelgrip Starkey as he embodies the virtues of honest labor.
1st May '15 9:35:48 PM Whitewings
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* GodGuise: Flynn pretends to be an angry Lion God (complete with lion suit) to frighten General Kingu into revealing his scheme to mine the Moon.
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* GodGuise: Flynn pretends to be an angry Lion God (complete with lion suit) to frighten General Kingu into revealing his scheme to mine the Moon. [[spoiler:The kind of mine the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ottawa_Treaty Ottawa Treaty]] forbids.]]
11th Feb '14 12:59:28 PM rjung
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* EvilCounterpart: Ironarm Gantry, recruited by Globelock to operate the Worldbeater in the Super Construction Race. He's brutish, selfish, and prone to bursts of anger and pettiness.
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* EvilCounterpart: EvilCounterpart: ** Ironarm Gantry, recruited by Globelock to operate the Worldbeater in the Super Construction Race. He's brutish, selfish, and prone to bursts of anger and pettiness.

* WorkingClassPeopleAreMorons: Averted; Steelgrip and Flynn are smart, virtuous men with numerous HiddenDepths.
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* WorkingClassPeopleAreMorons: Averted; WorkingClassPeopleAreMorons: ** Averted with Steelgrip and Flynn Flynn, who are smart, virtuous men with numerous HiddenDepths.
11th Feb '14 12:56:18 PM rjung
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* IdenticalLookingAsians: Invoked in the first issue when [[JerkAss foreman Arty Blasko]] tries to identify Sharri's ethnicity using a variety of slurs (she's Filipino).

* InterchangeableAsianCultures: Invoked in the first issue when [[JerkAss foreman Arty Blasko]] tries to identify Sharri's ethnicity using a variety of slurs (she's Filipino).
19th Nov '13 2:13:46 PM FreeJaffa
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* MrFanservice: Steelgrip, perhaps inevitably as his outfit shows off his musculature very well. Justified in that one reason he was selected was because he matched the archetype of a hard-working American hero.

* HoYay: [[http://prismcomics.org/display.php?id=1704 Some people]] think the series is soaked in it...

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* HoYay: [[http://prismcomics.org/display.php?id=1704 Some people]] think MrFanservice: Steelgrip, perhaps inevitably as his outfit shows off his musculature very well. Justified in that one reason he was selected was because he matched the series is soaked in it...archetype of a hard-working American hero.
11th Sep '13 10:51:08 AM Larkmarn
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* AllAsiansAreAlike: Invoked in the first issue when [[JerkAss foreman Arty Blasko]] tries to identify Sharri's ethnicity using a variety of slurs (she's Filipino).

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* AllAsiansAreAlike: InterchangeableAsianCultures: Invoked in the first issue when [[JerkAss foreman Arty Blasko]] tries to identify Sharri's ethnicity using a variety of slurs (she's Filipino).
2nd May '13 11:14:23 PM rjung
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* InstantExpert: Even though Steelgrip has no idea what new form or instruments the tool will create for a job, he can control it immediately with the skill of an expert. Justified by the tool's empathic nature and its familiar, construction-oriented controls.
13th Mar '13 8:07:46 AM rjung
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'''''Steelgrip Starkey and the All-Purpose Power Tool''''' was a six-issue ComicBook limited series created by Alan Weiss and published by [[MarvelComics Epic Comics]] in 1986. Positioning itself as a modern-day folk tale in the spirit of PaulBunyan, John Henry, and Rosie the Riveter, it chronicles the adventures of Steelgrip Starkey as he embodies the virtues of honest labor.
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'''''Steelgrip ''Steelgrip Starkey and the All-Purpose Power Tool''''' Tool'' was a six-issue ComicBook limited series created by Alan Weiss and published by [[MarvelComics Epic Comics]] in 1986. Positioning itself as a modern-day folk tale in the spirit of PaulBunyan, John Henry, and Rosie the Riveter, it chronicles the adventures of Steelgrip Starkey as he embodies the virtues of honest labor.
26th Oct '12 1:55:02 PM StFan
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''Steelgrip Starkey And The All-Purpose Power Tool'' was a six-issue ComicBook limited series created by Alan Weiss and published by [[MarvelComics Epic Comics]] in 1986. Positioning itself as a modern-day folk tale in the spirit of PaulBunyan, John Henry, and Rosie the Riveter, it chronicles the adventures of Steelgrip Starkey as he embodies the virtues of honest labor.
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''Steelgrip '''''Steelgrip Starkey And The and the All-Purpose Power Tool'' Tool''''' was a six-issue ComicBook limited series created by Alan Weiss and published by [[MarvelComics Epic Comics]] in 1986. Positioning itself as a modern-day folk tale in the spirit of PaulBunyan, John Henry, and Rosie the Riveter, it chronicles the adventures of Steelgrip Starkey as he embodies the virtues of honest labor.


!! This work contains examples of the following tropes:
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!! This work contains !!''Steelgrip Starkey and the All-Purpose Power Tool'' provides examples of the following tropes:

-->'''Starkey:''' "Hey, Flyin' -- how do you think it does this?" -->'''Flynn:''' "How should I know? It's magic to me!" * [[spoiler:{{Magic-Powered Pseudoscience}}]]
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-->'''Starkey:''' "Hey, Hey, Flyin' -- how do you think it does this?" -->'''Flynn:''' "How this?\\ '''Flynn:''' How should I know? It's magic to me!" me! * [[spoiler:{{Magic-Powered Pseudoscience}}]][[spoiler:MagicPoweredPseudoscience]]
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