History EarnYourHappyEnding / ComicBooks

4th Jun '17 7:03:28 PM nombretomado
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* MarvelUniverse since 2004 to 2010. First, ComicBook/ScarletWitch goes crazy and kills some people and the Avengers disband. Then ''ComicBook/HouseOfM'' wiped ninety percent of the mutants on Earth, and stopped new ones from being born. Then heroes have to fight [[ComicBook/CivilWar each other]], [[ComicBook/CaptainAmerica one]] of Earth's greatest heroes dies, [[{{Spider-Man}} another]] [[ComicBook/OneMoreDay makes a deal with the devil]], [[ComicBook/IronMan another]] is labelled a fascist, [[Comicbook/IncredibleHulk Hulk]] is shot in space by [[EtTuBrute people he thought were friends]], has to fight for survival on another planet, and when he finally finds a place when he's accepted and loved, it's destroyed, so he [[WorldWarHulk comes back, pissed off]]. Then Bishop betrays the X-Men while Mister Sinister infiltrates the X-Mansion. Then we find out that Skrulls have infiltrated the superhero community, destroying the last bits of trust among heroes. And when they [[ComicBook/SecretInvasion attack]], the heroes taste [[DownerEnding Pyrrhic victory]]. Oh, and then [[Comicbook/DarkReign Norman Osborn becomes the most powerful man in the United States]], creates the ComicBook/DarkAvengers, attacks and destroys Asgard and....Good guys won. At that same point in time, various anti-mutant forces conspired to commit a single act of genocide that would destroy all of mutantkind by killing the last 200 mutants on the face of the Earth, starting with Cable and Nightcralwer and... Good guys won there too. After all of it, the heroes still won, managed to overthrow all those things, and their lives are [[StatusQuoIsGod returning back to normal]], heading towards a Comicbook/HeroicAge.

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* MarvelUniverse since 2004 to 2010. First, ComicBook/ScarletWitch goes crazy and kills some people and the Avengers disband. Then ''ComicBook/HouseOfM'' wiped ninety percent of the mutants on Earth, and stopped new ones from being born. Then heroes have to fight [[ComicBook/CivilWar each other]], [[ComicBook/CaptainAmerica one]] of Earth's greatest heroes dies, [[{{Spider-Man}} another]] [[ComicBook/OneMoreDay makes a deal with the devil]], [[ComicBook/IronMan another]] is labelled a fascist, [[Comicbook/IncredibleHulk Hulk]] is shot in space by [[EtTuBrute people he thought were friends]], has to fight for survival on another planet, and when he finally finds a place when he's accepted and loved, it's destroyed, so he [[WorldWarHulk [[ComicBook/WorldWarHulk comes back, pissed off]]. Then Bishop betrays the X-Men while Mister Sinister infiltrates the X-Mansion. Then we find out that Skrulls have infiltrated the superhero community, destroying the last bits of trust among heroes. And when they [[ComicBook/SecretInvasion attack]], the heroes taste [[DownerEnding Pyrrhic victory]]. Oh, and then [[Comicbook/DarkReign Norman Osborn becomes the most powerful man in the United States]], creates the ComicBook/DarkAvengers, attacks and destroys Asgard and....Good guys won. At that same point in time, various anti-mutant forces conspired to commit a single act of genocide that would destroy all of mutantkind by killing the last 200 mutants on the face of the Earth, starting with Cable and Nightcralwer and... Good guys won there too. After all of it, the heroes still won, managed to overthrow all those things, and their lives are [[StatusQuoIsGod returning back to normal]], heading towards a Comicbook/HeroicAge.
28th Feb '17 10:29:11 AM Leporidae
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* The case for Golden Eyes, Bill, and [[CanineCompanion Uncle Sam]] in the UsefulNotes/WorldWarI serial ComicBook/GoldenEyesAndHerHeroBill - between the three of them, one or more have ended up in an ambulance on the wrong end of a shelling, captured by German soldiers, [[GoGoEnslavement Go-Go-Enslaved]] by said Germans, shot at, threatened with public execution, shot in the leg, missing in no-man's land, and nearly freezing to death (while shot in the leg and missing in no-man's land). But it's all okay, because by the last installment all three are decorated veterans and they've settled down in a beautiful cottage in France (with a healthy dose of BabiesEverAfter to top it off).

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* The case for Golden Eyes, Bill, and [[CanineCompanion Uncle Sam]] in the UsefulNotes/WorldWarI serial ComicBook/GoldenEyesAndHerHeroBill ''ComicBook/GoldenEyesAndHerHeroBill'' - between the three of them, one or more have ended up in an ambulance on the wrong end of a shelling, captured by German soldiers, [[GoGoEnslavement Go-Go-Enslaved]] by said Germans, shot at, threatened with public execution, shot in the leg, missing in no-man's land, and nearly freezing to death (while shot in the leg and missing in no-man's land). But it's all okay, because by the last installment all three are decorated veterans and they've settled down in a beautiful cottage in France (with a healthy dose of BabiesEverAfter to top it off).
28th Feb '17 10:23:32 AM Leporidae
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* The case for Golden Eyes, Bill, and [[CanineCompanion Uncle Sam]] in the UsefulNotes/WorldWarI serial ComicBook/GoldenEyesAndHerHeroBill - between the three of them, one or more have ended up in an ambulance on the wrong end of a shelling, captured by German soldiers, [[GoGoEnslavement Go-Go-Enslaved]] by said Germans, shot at, threatened with public execution, shot in the leg, missing in no-man's land, and nearly freezing to death (while shot in the leg and missing in no-man's land). But it's all okay, because by the last installment all three are decorated veterans and they've settled down in a beautiful cottage in France (with a healthy dose of BabiesEverAfter to top it off).
8th Jan '17 12:30:16 PM nombretomado
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* ''TopTen: Beyond The Farthest Precinct.'' The villain becomes a caring a benevolent God despite his seeming death, and everyone is happy. May seem contrived but good damn did they earn that happy ending.

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* ''TopTen: ''ComicBook/TopTen: Beyond The Farthest Precinct.'' The villain becomes a caring a benevolent God despite his seeming death, and everyone is happy. May seem contrived but good damn did they earn that happy ending.
8th Jan '17 11:38:36 AM nombretomado
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* ''{{Marvel 2099}}: Manifest Destiny'' ends the 2099 line in this way. [[spoiler: After several series of escalating catastrophes, culminating in a mass flood wiping out almost all of humanity, a re-frozen Captain America is discovered. He finally fills everyone in on the cycle of events that turned the 2099 universe into such a CrapsackWorld, and [[{{Spider-Man}} Miguel]] is able to steer what's left away from total annihilation. By the year 3099, war has ceased, humanity has accepted mutants and superhumans as their successors, and Earth has become one of the dominant forces in the universe.]]

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* ''{{Marvel 2099}}: ''ComicBook/Marvel2099: Manifest Destiny'' ends the 2099 line in this way. [[spoiler: After several series of escalating catastrophes, culminating in a mass flood wiping out almost all of humanity, a re-frozen Captain America is discovered. He finally fills everyone in on the cycle of events that turned the 2099 universe into such a CrapsackWorld, and [[{{Spider-Man}} [[ComicBook/SpiderMan2099 Miguel]] is able to steer what's left away from total annihilation. By the year 3099, war has ceased, humanity has accepted mutants and superhumans as their successors, and Earth has become one of the dominant forces in the universe.]]
29th Dec '16 12:58:32 PM Gregzilla
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-->''[[spoiler:Jackie stole a '''child''' from her mother. He perverted the universe's designs for his '''own''' needs.]]''

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-->''[[spoiler:Jackie -->'''Tom Judge''': [[spoiler:Jackie stole a '''child''' from her mother. He perverted the universe's designs for his '''own''' needs.]]'']]
22nd Mar '16 4:26:51 PM MarkLungo
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* ''ComicBook/KingdomCome''. After going to hell and back, Franchise/{{Superman}}, Franchise/{{Batman}} and franchise/WonderWoman (despite having major differences) manage to get along, save the day and restore the world population's faith in the heroes by basically acting like heroes, leading to a [[Heartwarming/KingdomCome CMoH]] in the epilogue shared by Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman.

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* ''ComicBook/KingdomCome''. After going to hell and back, Franchise/{{Superman}}, Franchise/{{Batman}} and franchise/WonderWoman Franchise/WonderWoman (despite having major differences) manage to get along, save the day and restore the world population's faith in the heroes by basically acting like heroes, leading to a [[Heartwarming/KingdomCome CMoH]] in the epilogue shared by Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman.
22nd Mar '16 4:24:11 PM DVB
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* ComicBook/ScottPilgrim and Ramona Flowers: Both are forced to face their pasts and learn from their mistakes in order to have a working relationship.

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* ComicBook/ScottPilgrim and Ramona Flowers: Both are forced to face their pasts and learn ''ComicBook/ScottPilgrim'' has the titular character start out as a slacker recovering from their the calamity of his previous relationship and haing a pretty okay life. The books have him confront the various mistakes in order his life with his new girlfriend, Ramona Flowers. She herself also conquers her demons so she could move forward with Scott.
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to Scott's friends as Scott moving forward helps them do the same: Stephen Stills is revealed to be StraightGay (or bisexual) with a new relationship after the on-off mess with Julie (granted, he is dating someone who is a male and possibly more mercurial version of Julie, but progress is progress), Kim and Scott have a working relationship.delved with the fallout of their relationship, Knives is going to university while keeping in touch with Scott, Young Neil is now Neil and so on. While it's implied that all of them still have work to do, they're heading in the right direction.



*** Both Stephanie Brown and Barbara Gordon ''finally'' get their TheyDo with Tim and Dick. We see Babs and Dick's WeddingDay and Tim and Steph almost have TheirFirstTime before injuries force them to decide to [[LetsWaitAWhile wait a while]].

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*** Both Stephanie Brown and Barbara Gordon ''finally'' get their TheyDo with Tim and Dick. We see Babs and Dick's WeddingDay and Tim and Steph almost have TheirFirstTime before injuries force them to decide to [[LetsWaitAWhile wait a while]]. In an alternate unvierse, Dick ends up patching things up with Starfire instead, being a different happy ending.
3rd Feb '16 11:32:54 PM Gideoncrawle
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** [[spoiler:Averted by the ComicBook/SpiderVerse story, where a relative of Morlun's murders Peter [[SarcasmMode Thank you Dan Slott!]] Fortunately, Spider-Girl's creators threw in an AuthorsSavingThrow and it was implied the "real" Mayday and her family are still intact somewhere, with the one in Spider-Verse being an alternate double]] .
24th Jan '16 11:55:30 AM MarkLungo
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* ''ComicBook/KingdomCome''. After going to hell and back, Franchise/{{Superman}}, Batman and WonderWoman (despite having major differences) manage to get along, save the day and restore the world population's faith in the heroes by basically acting like heroes, leading to a [[Heartwarming/KingdomCome CMoH]] in the epilogue shared by Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman.
* This is the biggest problem with the Utopia Initiative in ''ComicBook/SquadronSupreme''. They do come up with solutions to crime, poverty, war and even a stop gap measure for death, but the solutions are generated, implemented and maintained by a small team of superheroes and relies on them to maintain it. Humanity didn't earn it's happy ending the way Zarda's Utopians must have.

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* ''ComicBook/KingdomCome''. After going to hell and back, Franchise/{{Superman}}, Batman Franchise/{{Batman}} and WonderWoman franchise/WonderWoman (despite having major differences) manage to get along, save the day and restore the world population's faith in the heroes by basically acting like heroes, leading to a [[Heartwarming/KingdomCome CMoH]] in the epilogue shared by Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman.
* This is the biggest problem with the Utopia Initiative in ''ComicBook/SquadronSupreme''. They do come up with solutions to crime, poverty, war and even a stop gap measure for death, but the solutions are generated, implemented and maintained by a small team of superheroes and relies rely on them to maintain it. Humanity didn't earn it's its happy ending the way Zarda's Utopians must have.



* Wallace from the ComicBook/SinCity story ''Hell And Back'', went through an entire army of assassins and even saw an old friend die in order to be reunited with his girlfriend Esther. Not only did he earn his happy ending, but considering the typical ending to Sin City stories, someone had to earn a happy one sometime.

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* Wallace from the ComicBook/SinCity ''ComicBook/SinCity'' story ''Hell "Hell And Back'', Back" went through an entire army of assassins and even saw an old friend die in order to be reunited with his girlfriend Esther. Not only did he earn his happy ending, but considering the typical ending to Sin City stories, someone had to earn a happy one sometime.
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