History Literature / InterviewingLeather

22nd Dec '13 10:32:59 PM Aegeus
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* StealthHiBye: Jack O'Knaves pulls this after talking with Todd. As a stage magician, he naturally has a good disappearing act.
1st Sep '13 5:06:09 AM RobinZimm
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* RoguesGallery: Discussed as a concept. Leather is very much a roving professional, very much a lifestyle for the hell of it. (Neatly matching up with her name, as it happens.) But there are also villains who fixate on one hero. Worse yet, they're regarded as a good deal less sane, and a LOT more dangerous.
** ''Interviewing Trey'' establishes that such villains are also sometimes seen as more pathetic, especially in the lower tiers.

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* RoguesGallery: Discussed as a concept. Leather is very much a roving professional, very much a lifestyle for the hell of it. (Neatly matching up with her name, as it happens.) But there are also villains who fixate on one hero. Worse yet, they're regarded as a good deal less sane, and a LOT more dangerous. \n** ''Interviewing Trey'' establishes that such villains are also sometimes seen as more pathetic, especially in the lower tiers.tiers.
* RunningGag: In ''Interviewing Trey'', Jack O'Knaves has two:
** Cracking jokes about Chapman's environmental consciousness.
** Misstating Leather's name.
19th Aug '13 10:57:37 AM RobinZimm
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''InterviewingLeather'' is a WebOriginal short story by Eric Burns-White of {{Websnark}} (and formerly of {{Superguy}}) about a music journalist named Todd Chapman sent to interview the supervillainess Leather for a rock and roll magazine. {{Deconstruction}} of ComicBookTropes ensues.

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''InterviewingLeather'' is a WebOriginal short story by Eric Burns-White of {{Websnark}} (and formerly of {{Superguy}}) Creator/EricBurnsWhite about a music journalist named Todd Chapman sent to interview the supervillainess Leather for a rock and roll magazine. {{Deconstruction}} of ComicBookTropes ensues.
12th Aug '13 7:46:07 AM acroyear
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The fourteen-part story is finished and can be found [[http://banter-latte.annotations.com/frequently-asked-questions/interviewing-leather/ here]]. The sequel, ''Interviewing Trey'', began updating weekly on May 31st and can be found [[http://banter-latte.annotations.com/tag/interviewing-trey/ here]].

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The fourteen-part story is finished and can be found [[http://banter-latte.annotations.com/frequently-asked-questions/interviewing-leather/ here]]. The sequel, ''Interviewing Trey'', began updating weekly on May 31st and can be found [[http://banter-latte.annotations.com/tag/interviewing-trey/ com/series/interviewing-trey/ here]].
11th Jul '13 8:33:15 PM TVRulezAgain
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* BadassNormal: The superhero Darkhood is pretty much an amalgamation of {{Batman}} and Green Arrow.

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* BadassNormal: The superhero Darkhood is pretty much an amalgamation of {{Batman}} Franchise/{{Batman}} and Green Arrow.
9th Jul '13 7:04:24 AM FuzzyBoots
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* DarkActionGirl: The titular Leather.

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* DarkActionGirl: The titular eponymous Leather.



-->'''[[spoiler:Darkhood]]''': ''[[spoiler:We don?t need villains to be heroes... but some villains ? like her? They need us '''to''' need them.]]''
** Some of the parts [[spoiler:that don't relate to those motivations still make for a good deconstruction of the rest of the genre.]]
* DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength: Leather reveal that SuperStrength is a BlessedWithSuck superpower since you constantly has to be careful not to break stuff.

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-->'''[[spoiler:Darkhood]]''': ''[[spoiler:We don?t don't need villains to be heroes... but some villains ? villains? like her? They need us '''to''' need them.]]''
** Some of the parts [[spoiler:that don't relate to those motivations still make for a good deconstruction of the rest of the genre.]]
genre]].
* DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength: Leather reveal reveals that SuperStrength is a BlessedWithSuck superpower since you constantly has have to be careful not to break stuff.



* RoguesGallery: Discussed as a concept. Leather is very much a roving professional, very much a lifestyle for the hell of it. (Neatly matching up with her name, as it happens.) But there are also villains who fixate on one hero. Worse yet, they're regarded as a good deal less sane, and a LOT more dangerous. Also has a habit of being A-list publicity machines...

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* RoguesGallery: Discussed as a concept. Leather is very much a roving professional, very much a lifestyle for the hell of it. (Neatly matching up with her name, as it happens.) But there are also villains who fixate on one hero. Worse yet, they're regarded as a good deal less sane, and a LOT more dangerous. Also has a habit of being A-list publicity machines...
** ''Interviewing Trey'' establishes that such villains are also sometimes seen as more pathetic, especially in the lower tiers.
5th Jul '13 6:19:49 AM RobinZimm
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** In ''Trey'', Mr. River mentions that Jack O'Knaves uses these to prevent those he brings into his bases unwillingly (including Mr. River himself) from escaping. [[spoiler:Shortly thereafter, Todd discovers that he himself has been given one]].

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** In ''Trey'', Mr. River mentions that Jack O'Knaves uses these will implant explosives in people like himself who would otherwise want to prevent those he brings into his bases unwillingly (including Mr. River himself) from escaping.escape Jack's service. [[spoiler:Shortly thereafter, Todd discovers that he himself has been given one]].
5th Jul '13 6:18:46 AM RobinZimm
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* ExplosiveLeash:
** Leather attaches one of these to Todd's neck on a couple occasions to keep him from running to the police. [[spoiler:It is later revealed that it's actually a fake, with Silly Putty instead of explosives]].
** In ''Trey'', Mr. River mentions that Jack O'Knaves uses these to prevent those he brings into his bases unwillingly (including Mr. River himself) from escaping. [[spoiler:Shortly thereafter, Todd discovers that he himself has been given one]].
14th Jun '13 4:20:40 PM RobinZimm
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* YouFightLikeACow: Both Leather and Dynamo Girl crack wise while out on the job.
14th Jun '13 9:56:50 AM RobinZimm
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* PostClimaxConfrontation: See "CrowningMomentOfAwesome".

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* NervesOfSteel: Todd pretty much never stops asking interview questions, even in situations so frightening [[BringMyBrownPants as to demand a change of underpants afterwards]].
* PostClimaxConfrontation: See "CrowningMomentOfAwesome".Todd's conversation with Kyle in [[http://banter-latte.annotations.com/2007/10/02/interviewing-leather-part-fourteen/ Part 14.]]
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