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28th Sep '17 10:59:54 AM lillolillo
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* Makoto/Lita, right before she learns she's Sailor Jupiter on ''Anime/SailorMoon''.
** And also happened to Makoto/Lita by a monster-of-the-week in a flashback in "People Who Need People".
* Deathmask Cancer does this to Dragon Shiryu in ''Manga/SaintSeiya''; for extra points, he's doing it one-handed (palm in the small of Shiryu's back. Then he makes the mistake of telekinetically dumping [[BerserkButton Shiryu's love interest Shunrei off a cliff]], at which point Shiryu finds his [[SuperMode true power]] and proceeds to [[CurbstompBattle kick]] Deathmask's [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome ASS.]]

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* ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' Makoto/Lita, right before she learns she's Sailor Jupiter on ''Anime/SailorMoon''.
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Jupiter. It happened to Makoto/Lita her again by a monster-of-the-week in a flashback in "People Who Need People".
* Deathmask Cancer does this to Dragon Shiryu in ''Manga/SaintSeiya''; for extra points, he's doing it one-handed (palm in the small of Shiryu's back. Then he makes the mistake of telekinetically dumping [[BerserkButton Shiryu's love interest Shunrei off a cliff]], at which point Shiryu finds his [[SuperMode true power]] and proceeds to [[CurbstompBattle kick]] Deathmask's [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome ASS.]]


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* During a gladiatorial match in ''ComicBook/PowerGirl'' story ''Fanfic/AForceOfFour'', Kryptonian outlaw U-Ban lifts Power Girl and slams her down.
-->"Rao is good to us, sometimes," said U-Ban as he grabbed Power Girl by the neck, pulling her up from the arena wall against which Mala had blown her and the other women. She tried to punch him, but he blocked the blow. She tried for a kick, but he grabbed her ankle.\\
Then, holding her by throat and ankle, he lifted her high over his head...\\
"No!" cried Fury, trying to hurl herself at him. But Kizo grabbed her cape and then her arm to hold her back.\\
...and slammed her hard, back-first, across his outstretched knee.\\
White light filled Kara's skull.
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1st Sep '17 5:30:22 PM TitoMosquito
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers'' had [[AxCrazy Galvatron]] do this to [[ArchNemesis Ultra Magnus]] in the Season 3 episode, ''Webworld''

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers'' had [[AxCrazy Galvatron]] do this to [[ArchNemesis Ultra Magnus]] in the Season 3 episode, ''Webworld''"Webworld".


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* In ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'' "Image Problem", the X.A.N.A.-Yumi lifts Jeremie above her head before throwing him into the hatch leading to the Supercomputer Room.
8th Jun '17 2:38:06 PM TitoMosquito
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The hero (or villain) is usually facing the sky or ceiling while being lifted, though occasionally the defeated opponent is facing the ground.



** And again in a flashback in "People Who Need People".

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** And again also happened to Makoto/Lita by a monster-of-the-week in a flashback in "People Who Need People".
8th Apr '17 3:47:38 PM nombretomado
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* Hero/villain reversed: Darth Vader does this to the Emperor in the climax of ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' (shot from a different angle).

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* Hero/villain reversed: Darth Vader does this to the Emperor in the climax of ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' (shot from a different angle).
19th Mar '17 11:50:09 PM Hylarn
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A step above the NeckLift in terms of villainous posturing, and a sister trope to TouchOfTheMonster (though usually with slightly less innuendo. Usually. Compare LoadBearingHero and people lifting other things over their heads as a show of SuperStrength.

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A step above the NeckLift in terms of villainous posturing, and a sister trope to TouchOfTheMonster (though usually with slightly less innuendo. Usually.Usually). Compare LoadBearingHero and people lifting other things over their heads as a show of SuperStrength.
17th Feb '17 5:01:30 PM Kurogane7
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* In ''VideoGame/Halo5Guardians'', Spartans now gain a plethora of Assassination moves to use on each other, which includes:
** Backbreaker: The assassination target is hoisted over the initiator's head, and then takes an over-the-knee backbreaker that would make Bane proud.
** Lawndart: The assassination target is lifted from behind, flipped around, and has their head smashed into the ground breaking their neck.
6th Jan '17 2:07:29 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''OneMustFall2097'', this is Jaguar's "Scrap move" (part one of the FinishingMove), complete with dropping the enemy robot on the ground. The "Destruction move" (part two) is continued from that position, as Jaguar leaps into the air and smashes the opponent into the ground so hard that it explodes into pieces.

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* In ''OneMustFall2097'', ''VideoGame/OneMustFall2097'', this is Jaguar's "Scrap move" (part one of the FinishingMove), complete with dropping the enemy robot on the ground. The "Destruction move" (part two) is continued from that position, as Jaguar leaps into the air and smashes the opponent into the ground so hard that it explodes into pieces.
22nd Dec '16 12:15:41 PM Tron80
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* In ''ComicBook/RedDaughterOfKrypton'', ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'' does this to [[spoiler:a living Kryptonian suit]] before hurling it into the Sun.

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* ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'':
** In ''[[Comicbook/{{Supergirl 1982}} Supergirl Volume 2]]'' #20 Parasite does this to Supergirl followed by slamming her into the ground.
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In ''ComicBook/RedDaughterOfKrypton'', ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'' Supergirl does this to [[spoiler:a living Kryptonian suit]] before hurling it into the Sun.
21st Dec '16 1:47:48 AM Tron80
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* These examples are all from [[http://www.superdickery.com Superdickery]].
** [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/dick/216_4_237.jpg World's Finest #237]] Superman -> Batman.
** [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/dick/3386_4_000008.jpg Superman (John Byrne) #8]] Superman -> Blok, from the Legion of Super Heroes, a ShoutOut to another cover from the same artist which depicted Gladiator hoisting a deafeated Marvel hero over his head.
** [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/dick/216_4_180.jpg World's Finest #180]] Superman -> Batman, again.
** [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/dick/129640932cb.jpg Lois Lane, Superman's Girl Friend #93]] Strictly speaking Wonder Woman (in civies) is ''tossing'' Lois Lane, but still.
** [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/monkeys/1458_4_039.jpg Rawhide Kid #39]]. A giant ape -> Rawhide Kid.

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* These examples are all from [[http://www.superdickery.com Superdickery]].
Franchise/{{Superman}} story ''Comicbook/KryptoniteNevermore'', gives two examples:
** [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/dick/216_4_237.jpg World's Finest #237]] Third-rate villain Nyxly does this to Superman -> Batman.
during their duel.
** [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/dick/3386_4_000008.jpg Another super-villain later holds Superman (John Byrne) #8]] Superman -> Blok, from the Legion of Super Heroes, a ShoutOut to another cover from the same artist which depicted Gladiator hoisting a deafeated Marvel hero over his head.
** [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/dick/216_4_180.jpg World's Finest #180]] Superman -> Batman, again.
** [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/dick/129640932cb.jpg Lois Lane, Superman's Girl Friend #93]] Strictly speaking Wonder Woman (in civies) is ''tossing'' Lois Lane, but still.
** [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/monkeys/1458_4_039.jpg Rawhide Kid #39]]. A giant ape -> Rawhide Kid.
overhead after knocking him out.
5th Dec '16 10:27:28 PM ultimomant
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** Ras al Ghul, temporarily insane after being revived by the Lazarus Pit, lifts his own daughter Talia over his head and attempts to throw her into the Lazarus Pit, which is toxic to healthy people. Batman snares Ras with a Batline and yanks them back before he can throw her.
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