History DroppedABridgeOnHim / Toys

22nd Nov '13 12:27:51 PM EarlOfSandvich
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* When the ''[[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse Masters of the Universe]]'' Classics "Snake Man-At-Arms" figure was released, his bio told that he was killed by Clamp Champ. This felt as the trope as it was just being alluded in a bio. When the scene was finally shown in a minicomic, the comic space was so misused with an excess of double-page spreads that the relevant scene was limited to three panels of the few pages left, which leaves the scene so truncated that it still fits the trope.

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* When the ''[[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse Masters of the Universe]]'' ''Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse'' Classics "Snake Man-At-Arms" figure was released, his bio told that he was killed by Clamp Champ. This felt as the trope as it was just being alluded in a bio. When the scene was finally shown in a minicomic, the comic space was so misused with an excess of double-page spreads that the relevant scene was limited to three panels of the few pages left, which leaves the scene so truncated that it still fits the trope.
15th Sep '13 4:07:14 AM StFan
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* When the [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse Masters of the Universe]] Classics "Snake Man-At-Arms" figure was released, his bio told that he was killed by Clamp Champ. This felt as the trope as it was just being alluded in a bio. When the scene was finally shown in a minicomic, the comic space was so misused with an excess of double-page spreads that the relevant scene was limited to three panels of the few pages left, which leaves the scene so truncated that it still fits the trope.

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* When the [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse ''[[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse Masters of the Universe]] Universe]]'' Classics "Snake Man-At-Arms" figure was released, his bio told that he was killed by Clamp Champ. This felt as the trope as it was just being alluded in a bio. When the scene was finally shown in a minicomic, the comic space was so misused with an excess of double-page spreads that the relevant scene was limited to three panels of the few pages left, which leaves the scene so truncated that it still fits the trope.
15th Sep '13 4:05:37 AM StFan
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* When the MastersOfTheUniverse Classics "Snake Man-At-Arms" figure was released, his bio told that he was killed by Clamp Champ. This felt as the trope as it was just being alluded in a bio. When the scene was finally shown in a minicomic, the comic space was so misused with an excess of double-page spreads that the relevant scene was limited to three panels of the few pages left, which leaves the scene so truncated that it still fits the trope.

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* When the MastersOfTheUniverse [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse Masters of the Universe]] Classics "Snake Man-At-Arms" figure was released, his bio told that he was killed by Clamp Champ. This felt as the trope as it was just being alluded in a bio. When the scene was finally shown in a minicomic, the comic space was so misused with an excess of double-page spreads that the relevant scene was limited to three panels of the few pages left, which leaves the scene so truncated that it still fits the trope.
22nd Apr '13 5:52:13 PM TiggersAreGreat
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* The standard way for a ''{{Bionicle}}'' character to go, if they happen not to play a very ''very'' crucial role, probably to show off how DarkerAndEdgier the story has become. Reached the status of a RunningGag for the fandom.
** The first notable example is Botar, a mysterious and thoroughly loyal servant of justice, also a jailer with the power to teleport, who already appeared in a scene or two -- got his organs crushed just so that the main characters could escape, only to be replaced by [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute another member of his species]] shortly thereafter.
** Carapar, one of the main antagonists for a whole year-long arc, former warlord, who went on to become part of a rag-tag misfit group sent on a mission by the good guys -- zapped to dust to show off the otherworldliness of an EldritchAbomination they chanced upon, never to impact the plot.
** Ancient's fate could well be the worst example of this in the franchise's run. Just read his entry [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter over here]].
** Guardian, a NarrativeFiligree kinda guy who for the first time got a spotlight, grouping together with the mainest of all characters -- within seconds, the baddie crushed him purely ForTheEvulz.
** Telluris had the largest, most expensive set of the year, and seemed like a totally likable, if totally insane, [[MoralityKitchenSink gray-morality]] DesignatedVillain, who for his second major appearance became the secondary hero of a story -- only to idiotically get himself toasted by attacking an EldritchAbomination [[IdiotBall he had just spent half a chapter running away from]], when the story was almost over anyway. It never impacted the plot, and the only acknowledgment he received was from his former friend, [[LampshadeHanging who sarcastically remarked how pointless this scene was]], then promptly forgot about him.
** Nocturn's death happened off-screen, and we only learned about it from a casual comment made by the BigBad in his book, which didn't even specify the details beyond that he was killed while trying to escape [[TheAlcatraz the Pit]]. He also noted that Gadunka had been gulped up by a shark.
* When the MastersOfTheUniverse Classics "Snake Man-At-Arms" figure was released, his bio told that he was killed by Clamp Champ. This felt as the trope as it was just being alluded in a bio. When the scene was finally shown in a minicomic, the comic space was so misused with an excess of double-page spreads that the relevant scene was limited to three panels of the few pages left, which leaves the scene so truncated that it still fits the trope.
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