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25th Nov '17 3:48:12 AM Digifiend
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** When Steve was incapacitated again by being depowered, he handed his shield over to ComicBook/TheFalcon, Sam Wilson, his long standing sidekick. After he [[ComicBook/AvengersStandoff got his youth back]], the two [[ComicBook/CaptainAmericaSteveRogers operated]] [[ComicBook/NickSpencersCaptainAmerica simultaneously]] as Captain America with Steve using a new shield. When it turned out the young Steve was [[ComicBook/SecretEmpire actually a cosmic cube created imposter]], the real Steve was restored by that same sentient cosmic cube and Sam gave up what he considered to be a tainted mantle. So Sam got his first ever ongoing as The Falcon, after two series as Captain America.
29th Oct '16 9:57:03 AM nighttrainfm
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* John Henry Irons was introduced as a potential LegacyCharacter for Superman, but the plan all along was for Superman to return and Irons continued on as "ComicBook{{Steel}}" with only the S-Shield missing (though he was already very different from Superman.)

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* John Henry Irons was introduced as a potential LegacyCharacter for Superman, but the plan all along was for Superman to return and Irons continued on as "ComicBook{{Steel}}" "ComicBook/{{Steel}}" with only the S-Shield missing (though he was already very different from Superman.)
29th Oct '16 9:56:50 AM nighttrainfm
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* 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.

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* ComicBook/CaptainAmerica ''ComicBook/CaptainAmerica'':
** At one point, Steve
was forced to surrender his identity to the US Government which Government, and it was then given to John Walker. When Steve got it back, John became US Agent.



* John Henry Irons was introduced as a potential LegacyCharacter for Superman but the plan all along was for Superman to return and Irons continued on as "{{Steel}}" with only the S-Shield missing (though he was already very different from Superman.)

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* John Henry Irons was introduced as a potential LegacyCharacter for Superman Superman, but the plan all along was for Superman to return and Irons continued on as "{{Steel}}" "ComicBook{{Steel}}" with only the S-Shield missing (though he was already very different from Superman.)



* Monica Rambeau became Marvel Comic's [[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.

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* Monica Rambeau ComicBook/MonicaRambeau became Marvel Comic's [[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.
25th Dec '15 6:07:53 PM nombretomado
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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.

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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
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* 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.

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* 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
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* [[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.)

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* [[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
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* {{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.

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* {{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
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* {{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.

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* {{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
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* [[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.)

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* [[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
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* 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.

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* 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.
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