History Main / CoatHatMask

24th Aug '17 11:43:55 AM CosmicFerret
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The LiveActionAdaptation of ''Series/TheFlash'' had Dr. Desmond Powell dress like this to fight crime as the Nightshade.

to:

* The LiveActionAdaptation of ''Series/TheFlash'' ''Series/TheFlash1990'' had Dr. Desmond Powell dress like this to fight crime as the Nightshade.
2nd Aug '17 6:18:36 PM timotaka
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* The title character in ''VideoGame/{{Nightshade}}'' disguises himself with a coat, sunglasses (in the [[AlwaysNight perpetual night]]) and a trilby.
7th Apr '17 6:31:57 AM Willbyr
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Sometimes a form of CivvieSpandex.

This is a common form of costume for the {{Superhero}} archetype known as TheCowl.

A SuperTrope to GasMaskLongcoat.

Compare SuperheroesWearTights; SpandexLatexOrLeather; BadassLongcoat. Contrast MalevolentMaskedMen.

to:

Sometimes a form of CivvieSpandex.

CivvieSpandex. This is a common form of costume for the {{Superhero}} archetype known as TheCowl.

A SuperTrope to GasMaskLongcoat.

GasMaskLongcoat. Compare SuperheroesWearTights; SpandexLatexOrLeather; BadassLongcoat. Contrast MalevolentMaskedMen.






* [[SailorNothing The Magnificent Kamen]] is described as this at one point. Usually, he's without the mask, but it was mentioned in one chapter.

to:

* [[SailorNothing [[Literature/SailorNothing The Magnificent Kamen]] is described as this at one point. Usually, he's without the mask, but it was mentioned in one chapter.
14th Mar '17 9:51:43 PM matt_shade
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The Ur-example of this trope (in comics) is the Clock, the first original costumed hero to appear in comics. He wore a blue suit and a black "curtain mask" that covered his entire face.
* Early Golden Age two-fisted magician hero Mister Midnite combined white tie and tails of unknown color with a tophat, DominoMask and red cape.



* Midnight, a CaptainErsatz of the Spirit, originally published by Creator/QualityComics and now part of Franchise/TheDCU. Ed Gorman created a new version of Midnight as a back-up strip in '' ComicBook/MsTree Quarterly''.

to:

* Midnight, a CaptainErsatz of the Spirit, originally published by Creator/QualityComics and now part of Franchise/TheDCU. Slight variations, though, was that Dave Clark had his civvies made reversible for changing into his alter ego's signature black outfit and had his hat lined with spongey material in case foes would try the old blunt trauma from behind.
**
Ed Gorman created a new version of Midnight as a back-up strip in '' ComicBook/MsTree Quarterly''.



* The Ur-example of this trope (in comics) is the Clock, the first original costumed hero to appear in comics. He wore a blue suit and a black "curtain mask" that covered his entire face.
12th Mar '17 7:31:52 PM secretfan14
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[PhantomThief Phantom Renegade]] of ''VideoGame/{{Medabots}}'' is a parody of the flamboyant cape-wearing GentlemanThief character type, sporting a ridiculous [[ExpressiveMask expressive smiley mask]], [[{{Dojikko}} having a tendency to trip, fall out of trees, and generally be an accident magnet]] (fumbling with a rare medal in the first episode puts the entire series' plot in motion), and frequently gloats to himself about how good he is. This fact is lamp-shaded in ''Medabots'' ''TheAbridgedSeries'', where he denies being "a ripoff of the main character from ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'' or [[Franchise/SailorMoon Tuxedo Mask]]".

to:

* [[PhantomThief Phantom Renegade]] of ''VideoGame/{{Medabots}}'' is a parody of the flamboyant cape-wearing GentlemanThief character type, sporting a ridiculous [[ExpressiveMask expressive smiley mask]], [[{{Dojikko}} [[CuteClumsyGirl having a tendency to trip, fall out of trees, and generally be an accident magnet]] (fumbling with a rare medal in the first episode puts the entire series' plot in motion), and frequently gloats to himself about how good he is. This fact is lamp-shaded in ''Medabots'' ''TheAbridgedSeries'', where he denies being "a ripoff of the main character from ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'' or [[Franchise/SailorMoon Tuxedo Mask]]".
8th Feb '17 4:03:26 PM StFan
Is there an issue? Send a Message


[[folder:Anime and Manga]]

to:

[[folder:Anime and & Manga]]



* While no hat is involved, Hei's "costume" in ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack'' is a creepy-looking mask along with modified black ops style clothing. The pants he wears are typical of a tuxedo, whereas the coat conceals a military style harness which holds his daggers.
** Note that, in episode 2, he is almost identified due to him going out wearing just the overcoat over his civilian style jeans and shirt.

to:

* While no hat is involved, Hei's "costume" in ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack'' is a creepy-looking mask along with modified black ops style clothing. The pants he wears are typical of a tuxedo, whereas the coat conceals a military style harness which holds his daggers.
**
daggers. Note that, in episode 2, he is almost identified due to him going out wearing just the overcoat over his civilian style jeans and shirt.




[[folder:Fan Fiction]]

to:

\n[[folder:Fan Fiction]]Works]]



[[folder:Films -- Animated]]
* Francoeur goes for this look in ''AMonsterInParis'' with his stage costume. At the point he dons it for the first time, the populace of Paris is under the impression he's a dangerous monster, so the whole concealing piece really helps.
* The Toy Taker in ''[[WesternAnimation/RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer Rudolph And The Island Of Misfit Toys]]'' disguises himself this way.

to:

[[folder:Films -- Animated]]
Animation]]
* Francoeur Francœur goes for this look in ''AMonsterInParis'' ''WesternAnimation/AMonsterInParis'' with his stage costume. At the point he dons it for the first time, the populace of Paris is under the impression he's a dangerous monster, so the whole concealing piece really helps.
* The Toy Taker in ''[[WesternAnimation/RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer Rudolph And The and the Island Of of Misfit Toys]]'' disguises himself this way.



[[folder:Pinball]]

to:

[[folder:Pinball]][[folder:Pinballs]]



[[folder:Videogames]]

to:

[[folder:Videogames]][[folder:Video Games]]



* ''ProfessorLaytonAndTheMiracleMask'': Say what you will about the Masked Gentleman, but you have to admit that he is one ''hell'' of a snappy dresser.

to:

* ''ProfessorLaytonAndTheMiracleMask'': ''VideoGame/ProfessorLaytonAndTheMiracleMask'': Say what you will about the Masked Gentleman, but you have to admit that he is one ''hell'' of a snappy dresser.



[[folder:Webcomics]]

to:

[[folder:Webcomics]][[folder:Web Comics]]



[[folder:Web Originals]]

to:

[[folder:Web Originals]]Original]]



* The Hooded Claw from ''ThePerilsOfPenelopePitstop''.

to:

* The Hooded Claw from ''ThePerilsOfPenelopePitstop''.''WesternAnimation/ThePerilsOfPenelopePitstop''.



* The TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles' preferred method of disguise, especially in the animated series. Note that the mask does nothing to ''disguise'' their identity; in fact, it [[ColorCodedForYourConvenience is one way to tell them apart]].

to:

* The TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles' Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles' preferred method of disguise, especially in the animated series. Note that the mask does nothing to ''disguise'' their identity; in fact, it [[ColorCodedForYourConvenience is one way to tell them apart]].
16th Dec '16 7:24:54 AM CurledUpWithDakka
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The Toy Taker in ''RudolphAndTheIslandOfMisfitToys'' disguises himself this way.

to:

* The Toy Taker in ''RudolphAndTheIslandOfMisfitToys'' ''[[WesternAnimation/RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer Rudolph And The Island Of Misfit Toys]]'' disguises himself this way.
2nd Dec '16 12:00:43 AM GhostOfAGeek
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/eddurd/everydayheroes/series.php?view=single&ID=76141 Mysterious Watchful Presence]] from ''Webcomic/EverydayHeroes''. More of a cloak than a coat, but still.

to:

* The [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/eddurd/everydayheroes/series.php?view=single&ID=76141 [[http://eheroes.smackjeeves.com/comics/1888434/dramatic-exit/ Mysterious Watchful Presence]] from ''Webcomic/EverydayHeroes''. More of a cloak than a coat, but still.
8th Jul '16 1:36:32 PM Willbyr
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Compare SuperheroesWearTights; SpandexLatexOrLeather; BadassLongcoat.

Contrast MalevolentMaskedMen.

to:

Compare SuperheroesWearTights; SpandexLatexOrLeather; BadassLongcoat.

BadassLongcoat. Contrast MalevolentMaskedMen.



* [[PhantomThief Phantom Renegade]] of ''{{Medabots}}'' is a parody of the flamboyant cape-wearing GentlemanThief character type, sporting a ridiculous [[ExpressiveMask expressive smiley mask]], [[{{Dojikko}} having a tendency to trip, fall out of trees, and generally be an accident magnet]] (fumbling with a rare medal in the first episode puts the entire series' plot in motion), and frequently gloats to himself about how good he is. This fact is lamp-shaded in ''Medabots'' ''TheAbridgedSeries'', where he denies being "a ripoff of the main character from ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'' or [[Franchise/SailorMoon Tuxedo Mask]]".

to:

* [[PhantomThief Phantom Renegade]] of ''{{Medabots}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Medabots}}'' is a parody of the flamboyant cape-wearing GentlemanThief character type, sporting a ridiculous [[ExpressiveMask expressive smiley mask]], [[{{Dojikko}} having a tendency to trip, fall out of trees, and generally be an accident magnet]] (fumbling with a rare medal in the first episode puts the entire series' plot in motion), and frequently gloats to himself about how good he is. This fact is lamp-shaded in ''Medabots'' ''TheAbridgedSeries'', where he denies being "a ripoff of the main character from ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'' or [[Franchise/SailorMoon Tuxedo Mask]]".



* [[BusouRenkin Captain Bravo]] pulls a version of this. His Arms Alchemy Silver Skin takes the form of a long coat and hat with the hat tilted forward and the collar sticking up to hide his face quite effectively. The entire getup is a self-repairing suit of armor to boot.

to:

* [[BusouRenkin [[Manga/BusouRenkin Captain Bravo]] pulls a version of this. His Arms Alchemy Silver Skin takes the form of a long coat and hat with the hat tilted forward and the collar sticking up to hide his face quite effectively. The entire getup is a self-repairing suit of armor to boot.
11th Jun '16 3:27:23 PM DaibhidC
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In George Mann's ''Ghosts of Manhattan'' and ''Ghosts of War'', the eponymous Ghost wears a black coat and fedora, along with goggles that glow red.

to:

* In George Mann's ''Ghosts of Manhattan'' and ''Ghosts of War'', ''Literature/TheGhost2010'' series, the eponymous Ghost wears a black coat and fedora, along with goggles that glow red.
This list shows the last 10 events of 180. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.CoatHatMask