History Main / LegacyLaunch

25th Dec '15 6:07:53 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Quite often, the new identity will have a lot in common with the old one. Similar powers and tools, usually with a different personality. This character can sometimes be a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute, or Expy, and sometimes is a {{Foil}} for the original. YoungerAndHipper and DarkerAndEdgier seem to coincide with this trope too, probably because the original heroes are SilverAge and GoldenAge creations.

to:

Quite often, the new identity will have a lot in common with the old one. Similar powers and tools, usually with a different personality. This character can sometimes be a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute, or Expy, and sometimes is a {{Foil}} for the original. YoungerAndHipper and DarkerAndEdgier seem to coincide with this trope too, probably because the original heroes are SilverAge [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] and GoldenAge [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] creations.
5th Nov '15 8:41:58 AM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* IronMan Tony Stark is replaced by James Rhodes. When Stark returns to the role, Rhodey becomes Comicbook/WarMachine, which is basically IronMan with MoreDakka and a military background.
* [[TheMightyThor Thor]] was bonded to another mortal temporarily. When Thor was separated and banished, the mortal, having been valorous and physically dependent on the joining was given his own powers to become Thunderstrike.
* CaptainAmerica was forced to surrender his identity to the US Government which was then given to John Walker. When Steve got it back, John became US Agent.

to:

* IronMan ComicBook/IronMan Tony Stark is replaced by James Rhodes. When Stark returns to the role, Rhodey becomes Comicbook/WarMachine, which is basically IronMan ComicBook/IronMan with MoreDakka and a military background.
* [[TheMightyThor [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor Thor]] was bonded to another mortal temporarily. When Thor was separated and banished, the mortal, having been valorous and physically dependent on the joining was given his own powers to become Thunderstrike.
* CaptainAmerica ComicBook/CaptainAmerica was forced to surrender his identity to the US Government which was then given to John Walker. When Steve got it back, John became US Agent.
25th Sep '15 5:20:55 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[ComicBook/AntMan Hank Pym]] has inverted this, having created a number of identities for himself, Giant-Man, Goliath, Ant-Man, and Yellowjacket because he was never quite happy with them but has allowed other characters to use these identities (including {{Hawkeye}} who already had his own identity.)

to:

* [[ComicBook/AntMan Hank Pym]] has inverted this, having created a number of identities for himself, Giant-Man, Goliath, Ant-Man, and Yellowjacket because he was never quite happy with them but has allowed other characters to use these identities (including {{Hawkeye}} ComicBook/{{Hawkeye}} who already had his own identity.)
14th Apr '15 5:14:46 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{ComicBook/Daken}} got his first solo series when he briefly stole the {{Wolverine}} identity while part of the DarkAvengers. Once that series ended, Daken received his own solo title without the Wolverine costume.

to:

* {{ComicBook/Daken}} got his first solo series when he briefly stole the {{Wolverine}} identity while part of the DarkAvengers.ComicBook/DarkAvengers. Once that series ended, Daken received his own solo title without the Wolverine costume.
3rd Dec '14 12:32:32 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{Daken}} got his first solo series when he briefly stole the {{Wolverine}} identity while part of the DarkAvengers. Once that series ended, Daken received his own solo title without the Wolverine costume.

to:

* {{Daken}} {{ComicBook/Daken}} got his first solo series when he briefly stole the {{Wolverine}} identity while part of the DarkAvengers. Once that series ended, Daken received his own solo title without the Wolverine costume.
1st Dec '14 9:42:32 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[AntMan Hank Pym]] has inverted this, having created a number of identities for himself, Giant-Man, Goliath, Ant-Man, and Yellowjacket because he was never quite happy with them but has allowed other characters to use these identities (including {{Hawkeye}} who already had his own identity.)

to:

* [[AntMan [[ComicBook/AntMan Hank Pym]] has inverted this, having created a number of identities for himself, Giant-Man, Goliath, Ant-Man, and Yellowjacket because he was never quite happy with them but has allowed other characters to use these identities (including {{Hawkeye}} who already had his own identity.)
7th Oct '14 6:01:31 AM TheOneWhoTropes
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Monica Rambeau became Marvel Comic's [[{{Captain Mar-Vell}} Captain Marvel]] for a while but eventually took on her own name as Photon. She currently uses the name Spectrum as a member of the Mighty Avengers.

to:

* Monica Rambeau became Marvel Comic's [[{{Captain Mar-Vell}} [[ComicBook/CaptainMarVell Captain Marvel]] for a while but eventually took on her own name as Photon. She currently uses the name Spectrum as a member of the Mighty Avengers.
2nd Jul '14 6:22:05 AM SeptimusHeap
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Marvel temporarily retired King T'Challa, the original ComicBook/BlackPanther, and passed the mantle to a more "relatable" character named Kasper Cole. The final arc of [[Creator/ChristopherPriestComics Christopher Priest]]'s ''Black Panther'' run saw T'Challa reclaiming the mantle and Kasper becoming the new WhiteTiger instead.

to:

* Marvel temporarily retired King T'Challa, the original ComicBook/BlackPanther, and passed the mantle to a more "relatable" character named Kasper Cole. The final arc of [[Creator/ChristopherPriestComics Christopher Priest]]'s ''Black Panther'' run saw T'Challa reclaiming the mantle and Kasper becoming the new WhiteTiger ComicBook/WhiteTiger instead.
20th Jun '14 9:54:14 AM Stinkoman87
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** Later, Steve was killed, and his old sidekick Bucky Barnes, formerly the Winter Soldier, became the new Captain America. When Steve came back to life, he let Bucky stay Cap, but later, due to a series of events, took on the mantle again, and Bucky was back to being Winter Soldier again.
23rd Dec '13 8:49:56 PM comicwriter
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Monica Rambeau became Marvel Comic's Captain Marvel for a while but eventually took on her own name as Photon.
* ComicBook/TheCloneSaga was originally planned to be this. Peter Parker was to discover that his long thought dead clone had gone on to live another life as Ben Reilly. Then Ben was to be revealed as the true Peter Parker with our Peter Parker being the clone, with Ben then becoming Spiderman for a while. Then it would be revealed that Peter was the real Peter Parker with the hope that by then Ben would be popular enough to launch his own series as the Scarlett Spider.

to:

* Monica Rambeau became Marvel Comic's [[{{Captain Mar-Vell}} Captain Marvel Marvel]] for a while but eventually took on her own name as Photon.
Photon. She currently uses the name Spectrum as a member of the Mighty Avengers.
* ComicBook/TheCloneSaga was originally planned to be this. Peter Parker was to discover that his long thought dead clone had gone on to live another life as Ben Reilly. Then Ben was to be revealed as the true Peter Parker with our Peter Parker being the clone, with Ben then becoming Spiderman Spider-Man for a while. Then it would be revealed that Peter was the real Peter Parker with the hope that by then Ben would be popular enough to launch his own series as the Scarlett Spider.Comicbook/ScarletSpider.
This list shows the last 10 events of 26. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.LegacyLaunch