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19th Jun '16 8:19:42 PM nombretomado
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** ''ComicBook/SecretInvasion'', 2008: After the ninja assassin Elektra is killed ([[DeathIsCheap again]]), the Avengers discover that it's actually an alien impostor ''pretending'' to be Elektra. Both characters and fans quickly started wondering who ''else'' could be a fake, fueled by WordOfGod explaining that the infiltration went back for years. On top of all the problems from the last few {{Crisis Crossover}}s (Captain America dead, the Avengers fractured and preoccupied with fighting each other rather than actual threats, and the X-Men have had their power drastically reduced), throw in the [[ParanoiaFuel paranoia]] of double agents and it sure would be trouble if the aliens decided to invade now that every force that could be expected to stand up to them has been crippled... Ultimately, while Earth wins, Iron Man is still blamed for [=FUBARing=] the superhuman response, S.H.I.E.L.D. is dissolved, and control of the rest is handed over to the media darling who killed the Skrull queen; the leader of the BoxedCrook team the {{Thunderbolts}}: Norman Osborn. That's right, the [[Comicbook/NormanOsborn Green Goblin]] is head of the government's superheroes. Yikes.

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** ''ComicBook/SecretInvasion'', 2008: After the ninja assassin Elektra is killed ([[DeathIsCheap again]]), the Avengers discover that it's actually an alien impostor ''pretending'' to be Elektra. Both characters and fans quickly started wondering who ''else'' could be a fake, fueled by WordOfGod explaining that the infiltration went back for years. On top of all the problems from the last few {{Crisis Crossover}}s (Captain America dead, the Avengers fractured and preoccupied with fighting each other rather than actual threats, and the X-Men have had their power drastically reduced), throw in the [[ParanoiaFuel paranoia]] of double agents and it sure would be trouble if the aliens decided to invade now that every force that could be expected to stand up to them has been crippled... Ultimately, while Earth wins, Iron Man is still blamed for [=FUBARing=] the superhuman response, S.H.I.E.L.D. is dissolved, and control of the rest is handed over to the media darling who killed the Skrull queen; the leader of the BoxedCrook team the {{Thunderbolts}}: ComicBook/{{Thunderbolts}}: Norman Osborn. That's right, the [[Comicbook/NormanOsborn Green Goblin]] is head of the government's superheroes. Yikes.
24th May '16 10:20:31 PM Doug86
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* [[Myth/NorseMythology The Æsir-Vanir War]], where the two pantheons of Norse gods the Æsir and Vanir ([[MassiveMultiplayerCrossover whom some suggest originated from two different religions that was merged]]) fight and [[CanonWelding ultimately becomes one tribe]], and [[{{Gotterdammerung}} Ragnarök]], where characters from all over Norse mythology meet up to [[KillEmAll kill each-other]].

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* [[Myth/NorseMythology The Æsir-Vanir [=Æ=]sir-Vanir War]], where the two pantheons of Norse gods the Æsir [=Æ=]sir and Vanir ([[MassiveMultiplayerCrossover whom some suggest originated from two different religions that was merged]]) fight and [[CanonWelding ultimately becomes one tribe]], and [[{{Gotterdammerung}} Ragnarök]], where characters from all over Norse mythology meet up to [[KillEmAll kill each-other]].
19th May '16 9:27:03 AM Doug86
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** ''ComicBook/SecretInvasion'', 2008: After the ninja assassin Elektra is killed ([[DeathIsCheap again]]), the Avengers discover that it's actually an alien impostor ''pretending'' to be Elektra. Both characters and fans quickly started wondering who ''else'' could be a fake, fueled by WordOfGod explaining that the infiltration went back for years. On top of all the problems from the last few {{Crisis Crossover}}s (Captain America dead, the Avengers fractured and preoccupied with fighting each other rather than actual threats, and the X-Men have had their power drastically reduced), throw in the [[ParanoiaFuel paranoia]] of double agents and it sure would be trouble if the aliens decided to invade now that every force that could be expected to stand up to them has been crippled... Ultimately, while Earth wins, Iron Man is still blamed for [=FUBARing=] the superhuman response, S.H.I.E.L.D. is dissolved, and control of the rest is handed over to the media darling who killed the Skrull queen; the leader of the BoxedCrook team the {{Thunderbolts}}: Norman Osborn. That's right, the [[Comicbook/{{Spider-Man}} Green Goblin]] is head of the government's superheroes. Yikes.

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** ''ComicBook/SecretInvasion'', 2008: After the ninja assassin Elektra is killed ([[DeathIsCheap again]]), the Avengers discover that it's actually an alien impostor ''pretending'' to be Elektra. Both characters and fans quickly started wondering who ''else'' could be a fake, fueled by WordOfGod explaining that the infiltration went back for years. On top of all the problems from the last few {{Crisis Crossover}}s (Captain America dead, the Avengers fractured and preoccupied with fighting each other rather than actual threats, and the X-Men have had their power drastically reduced), throw in the [[ParanoiaFuel paranoia]] of double agents and it sure would be trouble if the aliens decided to invade now that every force that could be expected to stand up to them has been crippled... Ultimately, while Earth wins, Iron Man is still blamed for [=FUBARing=] the superhuman response, S.H.I.E.L.D. is dissolved, and control of the rest is handed over to the media darling who killed the Skrull queen; the leader of the BoxedCrook team the {{Thunderbolts}}: Norman Osborn. That's right, the [[Comicbook/{{Spider-Man}} [[Comicbook/NormanOsborn Green Goblin]] is head of the government's superheroes. Yikes.
16th May '16 4:26:35 PM AnotherGuy
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* A more straight example for Milestone was ''Shadow War'', which included all of the titles in the line, using it to introduce titles like ''ComicBook/{{Xombi}}'' and ''Kobalt''.
9th May '16 5:53:40 AM KamenRiderKrypton
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* ''ComicBook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths'' (1985):The trope namer. Before [=CoIE=], there were [[AlternateUniverse two major and nearly a dozen minor separate DCU "Earths" (read: realities)]], each with its own continuity. They didn't cross over, except when they did (or when a DC writer forgot who was supposed to be on which Earth and a DC editor didn't catch the goof). Afterwards: one Earth, one reality, and the biggest {{retcon}}ning of past events ''ever''. Let one example serve for all: Pre-Crisis, there was Kara Zor-El, better known as {{Supergirl}}. During Crisis, she died. Post-Crisis, she had [[RetGone never existed]] due to the edict that, following the ''Man of Steel'' [[ContinuityReboot reboot]], Superman was to the only surviving Kryptonian (although she did appear in the final arc of Pater David's ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'', "Many Happy Returns"). To this day, nobody (save for a few people, namely Donna Troy and The Spectre) remembers her as she was then, though a new version of the character returned in ''Batman/Superman: Supergirl'' in 2005. The first act of the "Multiverse Saga" dealing with the "Death of the Multiverse".

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* ''ComicBook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths'' (1985):The (1985): The trope namer. Before [=CoIE=], there were [[AlternateUniverse two major and nearly a dozen minor separate DCU "Earths" (read: realities)]], each with its own continuity. They didn't cross over, except when they did (or when a DC writer forgot who was supposed to be on which Earth and a DC editor didn't catch the goof). Afterwards: one Earth, one reality, and the biggest {{retcon}}ning of past events ''ever''. Let one example serve for all: Pre-Crisis, there was Kara Zor-El, better known as {{Supergirl}}. During Crisis, she died. Post-Crisis, she had [[RetGone never existed]] due to the edict that, following the ''Man of Steel'' [[ContinuityReboot reboot]], Superman was to the only surviving Kryptonian (although she did appear in the final arc of Pater David's ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'', "Many Happy Returns"). To this day, nobody (save for a few people, namely Donna Troy and The Spectre) remembers her as she was then, though a new version of the character returned in ''Batman/Superman: Supergirl'' in 2005. The first act of the "Multiverse Saga" dealing with the "Death of the Multiverse".
7th May '16 2:15:34 PM nombretomado
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* A rather famous "Hurricane Saturday" event that happened on ''TheGoldenGirls'' and its spinoffs ''Series/EmptyNest'' and ''Nurses'' (''Nurses'' was technically a spinoff of ''Series/EmptyNest,'' but go with it.) A hurricane hit during ''TheGoldenGirls'' and ''Series/EmptyNest'' and the hospital of ''Nurses'' dealt with the aftermath. A similar even happened with a full moon, but that better fit as a CrossThrough.

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* A rather famous "Hurricane Saturday" event that happened on ''TheGoldenGirls'' ''Series/TheGoldenGirls'' and its spinoffs ''Series/EmptyNest'' and ''Nurses'' (''Nurses'' was technically a spinoff of ''Series/EmptyNest,'' but go with it.) A hurricane hit during ''TheGoldenGirls'' ''The Golden Girls'' and ''Series/EmptyNest'' and the hospital of ''Nurses'' dealt with the aftermath. A similar even happened with a full moon, but that better fit as a CrossThrough.
28th Apr '16 10:34:54 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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** This led to a pseudo-example called ''ComicBook/DarkReign'', which details Osborns tenure as the leader of the DarkerAndEdgier [=SHIELD=] called [=HAMMER=], during which time he sets up and leads his own EvilCounterpart to ''ComicBook/TheAvengers'' (as well as the ComicBook/XMen and a couple of others), dressing up psychotic supervillains to disguise themselves as the heroes, whilst pursuing an agressive domestic and foreign policy and consolidating his power by allying with major players like Loki Namor, Emma Frost and Doctor Doom ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and the Hood]]), whilst once again starting to descend back into Goblin-related madness. WordOfGod is this was not an "event" like the previous examples but it did lead to many mini-crossovers as pretty much every Earth-bound hero found themselves in conflict with the maniac plus it ticks most of the boxes anyway (save that its longer), and its worth mentioning because the conclusion to it was...

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** This led to a pseudo-example called ''ComicBook/DarkReign'', which details Osborns tenure as the leader of the DarkerAndEdgier [=SHIELD=] called [=HAMMER=], during which time he sets up and leads his own EvilCounterpart to ''ComicBook/TheAvengers'' (as well as the ComicBook/XMen and a couple of others), dressing up psychotic supervillains to disguise themselves as the heroes, whilst pursuing an agressive domestic and foreign policy and consolidating his power by allying with major players like Loki Loki, Namor, Emma Frost and Doctor Doom ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and the Hood]]), whilst once again starting to descend back into Goblin-related madness. WordOfGod is this was not an "event" like the previous examples but it did lead to many mini-crossovers as pretty much every Earth-bound hero found themselves in conflict with the maniac plus it ticks most of the boxes anyway (save that its longer), and its worth mentioning because the conclusion to it was...
17th Apr '16 11:53:55 AM StarformDCX
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* And as long as we're being complete, there was the ComicBook/AmalgamUniverse story, in which both the Marvel and the DC multiverses face annihilation -- and so the two multiverses were forcibly merged for a short time to keep their worlds alive. (Amalgam Dark Claw = DC Franchise/{{Batman}} + Marvel ComicBook/{{Wolverine}}; Amalgam Super Soldier = DC Franchise/{{Superman}} + Marvel ComicBook/CaptainAmerica; Amalgam Amazon = DC WonderWoman + Marvel ComicBook/{{Storm}}; Amalgam Lobo The Duck = DC Lobo + Marvel Comicbook/HowardTheDuck; Amalgam Captain Marvel = DC [[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]] + Marvel ComicBook/CaptainMarVell; et multiple cetera.)

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* And as long as we're being complete, there was the ComicBook/MarvelVsDCComics / ComicBook/AmalgamUniverse story, in which both the Marvel and the DC multiverses face annihilation -- and so the two multiverses were forcibly merged for a short time to keep their worlds alive. (Amalgam Dark Claw = DC Franchise/{{Batman}} + Marvel ComicBook/{{Wolverine}}; Amalgam Super Soldier = DC Franchise/{{Superman}} + Marvel ComicBook/CaptainAmerica; Amalgam Amazon = DC WonderWoman + Marvel ComicBook/{{Storm}}; Amalgam Lobo The Duck = DC Lobo + Marvel Comicbook/HowardTheDuck; Amalgam Captain Marvel = DC [[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]] + Marvel ComicBook/CaptainMarVell; et multiple cetera.)
17th Apr '16 11:46:50 AM StarformDCX
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** The first is ''ComicBook/OriginalSin'' by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato Jr. It is a murder mystery about the killing of Uatu the Watcher and the heroes' buried secrets which he has personally witnessed but kept to himself being leaked out to the superhero community. (It's highly reminiscent of DC's ''ComicBook/IdentityCrisis.''

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** The first is ''ComicBook/OriginalSin'' by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato Jr. It is a murder mystery about the killing of Uatu the Watcher and the heroes' buried secrets which he has personally witnessed but kept to himself being leaked out to the superhero community. (It's highly reminiscent of DC's ''ComicBook/IdentityCrisis.'''')
17th Apr '16 11:46:21 AM StarformDCX
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** The first is ''ComicBook/OriginalSin'' by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato Jr. It is a murder mystery about the killing of Uatu the Watcher and the heroes' buried secrets which he has personally witnessed but kept to himself being leaked out to the superhero community.

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** The first is ''ComicBook/OriginalSin'' by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato Jr. It is a murder mystery about the killing of Uatu the Watcher and the heroes' buried secrets which he has personally witnessed but kept to himself being leaked out to the superhero community. (It's highly reminiscent of DC's ''ComicBook/IdentityCrisis.''
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