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15th Jul '16 5:41:01 PM TheNewBig
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* AffablyEvil: Libby. She'll help you pick out comics, invite you over to a cozy housewarming party, bandage you up when you've been shot in the leg, kill someone for (probably) keying a friend's car, save your life, go out shopping with you, [[spoiler: and rape you]]. Really, she's less "affably evil," more "affably sociopathic".

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* AffablyEvil: Libby. She'll help you pick out comics, invite you over to a cozy housewarming party, bandage you up when you've been shot in the leg, kill someone for (probably) keying a friend's car, save your life, go out shopping with you, [[spoiler: and rape you]]. Really, she's less "affably evil," more "affably sociopathic".
11th Apr '16 11:44:53 AM dsneybuf
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->"''Shut up, crime!''"
--> -- '''Frank/The Crimson Bolt'''

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\n->"''Shut [[caption-width-right:280:"Shut up, crime!''"
--> -- '''Frank/The Crimson Bolt'''
crime!"]]
17th Oct '15 9:59:38 AM ArmyOfShadows
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* DeathBySecretIdentity: Almost everyone who knows Frank is The Crimson Avenger gets killed. That includes the police detective who puts two-and-two together, and gets shot by Jacques' men at Frank's house thinking that it was him. [[spoiler:To those same drug dealers near the climax, and even his KidSidekick gets killed. The only reason who lives is Sarah. And after he saves her, he gives up for good]].

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* DeathBySecretIdentity: Almost everyone who knows Frank is The Crimson Avenger gets killed. That includes the police detective who puts two-and-two together, and gets shot by Jacques' men at Frank's house thinking that it was him. [[spoiler:To those same drug dealers near the climax, and even his KidSidekick gets killed. The only reason person who lives is Sarah. And after he saves her, he gives up crime fighting for good]].
19th May '15 7:15:09 PM nitpickeryandsuch
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: After [[spoiler: the police officer gets murdered in Frank's house]], it's never brought up or referenced to again in any way after that. I guess no one thought it was worth investigating.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: After [[spoiler: the police officer gets murdered in Frank's house]], it's never brought up or referenced to again in any way after that. I guess no one thought it was worth investigating.
1st May '15 4:47:07 AM unclejack
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* AdvertisedExtra: Linda Cardellini gets her own spot in the animated opening credits despite only being in one scene.

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* AdvertisedExtra: Linda Cardellini Creator/LindaCardellini gets her own spot in the animated opening credits despite only being in one scene.
7th Apr '15 9:34:53 PM rushguy1
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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Jacques gives Frank an absolutely ''vicious'' one after the ranch shootout. And truth be told, [[JerkassHasAPoint he's not wrong]]:
-->'''Jacques:''' I mean, what are you thinking?! You think you're some kind of fucking hero?! Who the fuck do you think you're kidding? You fucking stupid son of a bitch; this is not about good and evil! This is about ''I'' had her, and ''you'' didn't! This is about, she loved me more because [[PunctuatedForEmphasis I! AM! FUCKING! INTERESTING!]]
17th Mar '15 1:07:57 AM FierceArtist
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* ButtMonkey: Frank, for most of the film. Even during his crusade as The Crimson Bolt.



* {{Determinator}}: Most people when their wife is taken away from them by a charismatic drug dealer would either let the police deal with it, or failing that, try to cope an live their lives. Most people after their first attempt at heroism goes horribly wrong, would decide to quit. However, most people aren't Frank D'arbo.

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* {{Determinator}}: Most people when their wife is taken away from them by a charismatic drug dealer would either let the police deal with it, or failing that, try to cope an and live their lives. Most people after their first attempt at heroism goes horribly wrong, would decide to quit. However, most people aren't Frank D'arbo.


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* ProperlyParanoid: Frank realizes that his wife Sarah had left him, shortly after she relapsed, and finds a man named Jacques asking for her. He quickly concludes based on these events, that Jacques had actually taken his wife and got her back on drugs. Despite this seemingly being quite a leap, and as the police had noted, not much evidence to back it up (even the photo of Jacques with her was taken ''after'' he had already came to that conclusion), that is exactly what happened.
16th Mar '15 1:29:51 PM FierceArtist
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* DeathBySecretIdentity: Almost everyone who knows Frank is The Crimson Avenger gets killed. That includes the police detective who puts two-and-two together, and gets shot by Jacques' men at Frank's house thinking that it was him. [[spoiler:To those same drug dealers near the climax, and even his KidSidekick gets killed. The only reason who lives is Sarah. And after he saves her, he gives up for good]].



* SurroundedByIdiots: Creator/MichaelRooker's character must feel like this with the two other mooks that follow him.

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* SurroundedByIdiots: Creator/MichaelRooker's character Abe, Jacques' lead henchman, must feel like this with the two other mooks that follow him.



** That said, the guys he was fine with killing (by himself or Boltie) were part of Jacques' drug ring. So, either it was because those guys were more dangerous, or it may be a case of ItsPersonal.



* VillainBall: If Jacques had just [[spoiler:shot Frank/The Crimson Bolt in the head, or another vital organ, or anywhere but repeatedly through the arm he wouldn't have gotten shot by him]].

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* VillainBall: If Jacques had just [[spoiler:shot Frank/The Crimson Bolt in the head, or another vital organ, or anywhere but repeatedly through the arm arm, he wouldn't have gotten shot stabbed by him]].
16th Mar '15 1:03:57 PM FierceArtist
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* {{Determinator}}: Most people when their wife is taken away from them by a charismatic drug dealer would either let the police deal with it, or failing that, try to cope an live their lives. Most people after their first attempt at heroism goes horribly wrong, would decide to quit. However, most people aren't Frank D'arbo.



* JerkassHasAPoint: Jacques, the drug dealer who steals Frank's wife, gets her addicted to heroin, and pimps her out to his client; accuses Frank of being motivated in his vigilantism by getting his wife back, than any calling to fight evil. He's not ''entirely'' wrong. [[spoiler:Notably, when Frank kills Jacques and rescues Sarah, he apparently gives up the superhero life]].



* KnightTemplar: The Crimson Bolt and Boltie.

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* KnightTemplar: The Crimson Bolt and Boltie. Although Boltie seems more to be in it for the thrills of "stopping crime", than any sense of justice.



** If he ''is'' actually having visions, then it would mean that the Holy Avenger is more than some TV actor playing a role, that he's real, and some sort of actual emissary from God.



** Also, saving the DamselInDistress [[spoiler:doesn't mean you get your HappilyEverAfter with her]].

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** Also, saving the DamselInDistress DamselInDistress[=/=]LoveInterest [[spoiler:doesn't mean you get your HappilyEverAfter with her]].


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* SurroundedByIdiots: Creator/MichaelRooker's character must feel like this with the two other mooks that follow him.
16th Mar '15 6:44:39 AM FierceArtist
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* StupidGood: For certain variations of "good". Boltie repeatedly refers to The Crimson Bolt by his SecretIdentity, Frank, after they beat up the guy that allegedly keyed her friend's car in his house (That The Crimson Avenger is wanted by the police didn't help matters). He promptly starts to leave the premises with her. Perhaps justified by her getting overly excited and panicked during her first superhero outing.
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