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26th May '16 10:20:56 AM Willbyr
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* Dr. Minami in {{Heroman}} has an M on his shirt. Wonder why.

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* Dr. Minami in {{Heroman}} ''Manga/{{Heroman}}'' has an M on his shirt. Wonder why.
27th Mar '16 8:25:09 AM narm00
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[[quoteright:350:[[Film/{{Superman}} http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/superman_character_logo_7359.jpeg]]]]

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[[quoteright:350:[[Film/{{Superman}} [[quoteright:350:[[Film/SupermanTheMovie http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/superman_character_logo_7359.jpeg]]]]



** Zoro, next in command wears '02'

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** Zoro, next in command command, wears '02'



** "M" is for 'Mazing Man; it was going to by "W" for Wonderful Man but the letter broke and flipped over on the helmet he found.

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** "M" is for 'Mazing Man; it was going to by be "W" for Wonderful Man but the letter broke and flipped over on the helmet he found.



*** In the 1978 film they make it clear that the reason for the S symbol is that traditional Kryptonian garb always included a chest insignia with a family seal on it, and the seal of Jor-El's clan (a serpent coiled inside a shield) just happened to look kind of like what we think of as the letter S. This is why Superman's outfit has that symbol on it already when it was made out of the rags he was swaddled in when he arrived in the crashed spaceship from Krypton even though it wasn't until later when the media gave him the moniker "Superman".

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*** In [[Film/SupermanTheMovie the 1978 film film]] they make it clear that the reason for the S symbol is that traditional Kryptonian garb always included a chest insignia with a family seal on it, and the seal of Jor-El's clan (a serpent coiled inside a shield) just happened to look kind of like what we think of as the letter S. This is why Superman's outfit has that symbol on it already when it was made out of the rags he was swaddled in when he arrived in the crashed spaceship from Krypton even though it wasn't until later when the media gave him the moniker "Superman".



** "T" is for Tasmanian Devil (of the ComicBook/GlobalGuardians and Justice League Europe) and Red Tornado. The current Mr Terrific has a T-shaped mask. Well, unless that's just facepaint.

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** "T" is for Tasmanian Devil (of the ComicBook/GlobalGuardians and Justice League Europe) and Red Tornado. The current Michael Holt's Mr Terrific has a T-shaped mask. Well, unless that's just facepaint.



** "F over A" is for The First American from Creator/AlanMoore's ''ComicBook/TomorrowStories'', published by America's Best Comics, an imprint of WildstormComics.
** "Ω" (Omega) is for Omega Effect, so ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}'s most recent costume has a Greek letter Ω as a ChestInsignia.
** The Chinese character for the number "7" is for the Great Ten's Seven Deadly Brothers.

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** "F over A" is for The First American from Creator/AlanMoore's ''ComicBook/TomorrowStories'', published by America's Best Comics, an imprint of WildstormComics.
** "Ω" (Omega) is for Omega Effect, so ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}'s most recent costume has
a Greek letter Ω as a ChestInsignia.
** The Chinese character for the number "7" is for the Great Ten's Seven Deadly Brothers.
Creator/WildStorm imprint.



** "Ω" (Omega) is for Omega Effect, so ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}'s modern costumes have a Greek letter Ω as a ChestInsignia.
** The Chinese character for the number "7" is for the ComicBook/GreatTen's Seven Deadly Brothers.



** "W" is for WonderMan (when he's not using CivvieSpandex).

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** "W" is for WonderMan ComicBook/WonderMan (when he's not using CivvieSpandex).



* In [[http://johnnysaturn.com Johnny Saturn]] the Utopian, as an example, wears a stylized "U" on his chest. A variation of this would be Titanium Tom, who wears a patch on each shoulder with ''Ti''-- the symbol for titanium.

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* In [[http://johnnysaturn.com Johnny Saturn]] Saturn]], the Utopian, as an example, wears a stylized "U" on his chest. A variation of this would be Titanium Tom, who wears a patch on each shoulder with ''Ti''-- the symbol for titanium.



** Appropriate for a [[ShowWithinAShow fictional hero]], the Crimson Cougar has a prominent double-[=CC=] logo.

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** Appropriate Appropriately for a [[ShowWithinAShow fictional hero]], the Crimson Cougar has a prominent double-[=CC=] logo.



** Winged Victory's emblem[=/=] TransformationTrinket is a capital "V" with a pair of outswept wings.

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** Winged Victory's emblem[=/=] TransformationTrinket emblem[=/=]TransformationTrinket is a capital "V" with a pair of outswept wings.
15th Mar '16 5:22:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* "V" is for Major Victory, a season 1 contestant on ''WhoWantsToBeASuperhero?''.

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* "V" is for Major Victory, a season 1 contestant on ''WhoWantsToBeASuperhero?''.''Series/WhoWantsToBeASuperhero?''.
15th Feb '16 6:45:18 AM Indori
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** Rosey's real-life brother, Wrestling/RomanReigns, later took to wearing a mirrored "R" emblem on his vest, evoking his "superman" status on the roster. Reigns' former partners in Wrestling/TheShield also adopted emblems of their initials: Wrestling/SethRollins on his belt buckle, and Wrestling/DeanAmbrose on his entrance gear.



* Sassy Stephie wears an s and a backwards s to make a valentine symbol on her chest.

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* Sassy Stephie wears an s "S" and a backwards s "S" to make a valentine symbol on her chest.chest.
*Wrestling/AJStyles (The Phenomenal One) has a wide assortment of gear with emblems of either "AJ" or "P1."
* Wrestling/KevinOwens, to capitalize on the abbreviation for "knockout."
18th Jan '16 12:06:33 PM therubberanimals
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* Sue's henchman Anderson in ''Series/OobiAtWork'' wears a shirt with an "A" on it.
2nd Jan '16 7:25:23 AM Doug86
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* I.R. Baboon from ''IAmWeasel'' has an upside-down "IR" scribbled on his shirt.

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* I.R. Baboon from ''IAmWeasel'' ''WesternAnimation/IAmWeasel'' has an upside-down "IR" scribbled on his shirt.
31st Dec '15 11:54:20 PM RocketPuncher
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* ''Anime/ScienceNinjaTeamGatchaman'': Gatchaman team members wear a large, red "G" on their belts.
28th Dec '15 6:33:19 AM Anddrix
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** "S" is for Franchise/{{Superman}} (and "family"). He may possibly have been the TropeCodifier, since he is such a prominent example. SelfDemonstrating/{{Bizarro}} uses a reversed (twisted in the DCAU) "S".

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** "S" is for Franchise/{{Superman}} (and "family"). He may possibly have been the TropeCodifier, since he is such a prominent example. SelfDemonstrating/{{Bizarro}} Bizarro uses a reversed (twisted in the DCAU) "S".
4th Dec '15 8:34:20 PM nombretomado
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** "S" is for [[TheSentry Sentry]] (on his oversized belt).
** "T" is for [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor Thor]] (sometimes it's on his belt buckle in the SilverAge) and, by extension, Thunderstrike.

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** "S" is for [[TheSentry [[ComicBook/TheSentry Sentry]] (on his oversized belt).
** "T" is for [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor Thor]] (sometimes it's on his belt buckle in the SilverAge) UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age|of Comic Books}}) and, by extension, Thunderstrike.
27th Nov '15 5:40:01 PM nombretomado
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* The eponymous letter in ''TheScarletLetter''. It's a red 'A', which is supposed to stand for "adulteress", but since Hester, the woman sentenced to wear it, is so helpful to the people in her community, they start to believe it stands for nicer things, such as "admirable".

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* The eponymous letter in ''TheScarletLetter''.''Literature/TheScarletLetter''. It's a red 'A', which is supposed to stand for "adulteress", but since Hester, the woman sentenced to wear it, is so helpful to the people in her community, they start to believe it stands for nicer things, such as "admirable".
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