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20th Dec '16 12:12:34 AM PhantomRider
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** The animated ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' also had the Justice Lords universe - a variation on the regular DCAU in which the death of TheFlash resulted in the League/Lords becoming a totalitarian dictatorship.
** A similar universe appears in ''ComicBook/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'', where Superman became evil and totalitarian after The Joker tricked him into killing Lois Lane.

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** *** The animated ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' also had the Justice Lords universe - a variation on the regular DCAU in which the death of TheFlash resulted in the League/Lords becoming a totalitarian dictatorship.
dictatorship. The arc began life as a movie about the Crime Syndicate, but was retooled to a more iron-fisted Justice League. Without explicit ties to any past work, the original idea finally saw light years later as "Justice League: Crisis On Two Earths."
** A similar universe appears in ''ComicBook/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'', where Superman became evil and totalitarian after The Joker tricked him into killing Lois Lane.


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*While not played perfectly straight in ''Series/TheFlash2014,'' we get a lot of morality inversions in Earth-2. Most of the CCPD are still good guys though their circumstances are different, but when it comes to the superpowered players:
**Our Hunter Zolomon is a normal guy as far as we can tell. Theirs is [[spoiler: the BigBad Zoom.]]
**Our Caitlin is a friendly scientist. Theirs is the gleefully sadistic and murderous Killer Frost.
**Our Cisco is also a friendly scientist. Theirs is TheDragon.
**Our Ronnie Raymond: Half of the heroic Firestorm, until his apparent death. Theirs: ''All'' of the evil Deathstorm after having wrested full control away from Martin Stein who remains [[AndIMustScream trapped inside him, unable to even communicate by now.]] (Which may make Stein a rare person to be good in both worlds.)
**Our Floyd Lawton is the assassin Deadshot, with perfect aim to the point of it being a superpower. Theirs is a police officer, who is called Deadshot by those who make fun of his ''terrible'' aim.
**Our Laurel Lance, or should we say Dinah Laurel Lance, is the second Black Canary. Theirs is the evil Black Siren.
**Our Harrison Wells was shady where the viewer could see but the cast couldn’t, eventually revealed as [[spoiler: Eobard “Reverse-Flash” Thawne.]] You worry when theirs turns out to be a bit shady too, but it turns out that he’s [[spoiler: trying to protect his daughter, held by Zoom, at any cost]], and eventually levels with the team. Of course, this isn’t a perfect example since [[spoiler: Reverse-Flash had taken the identity of the true Wells of our world, who seems to have been a decent guy]].
**Our Linda Park is an innocent reporter. Theirs is the enemy known as Dr. Light. She’s more sympathetic than most of Zoom’s crew, though.
**Our Henry Hewitt: The villain Tokamak, who blasts away at the heroes with nuclear blasts even after the thing he was supposedly mad about no longer mattered. Theirs: Innocent member of Star Labs.
**While the Green Arrow is still good, we get a different sort of flip: his origin story happened much the same except it was Oliver who died and Robert who survived to become the hero.
**Not ''all'' of the CCPD is the same: Our David Singh is the police captain. Theirs is a criminal who was being brought in, though it was a brief enough sequence that we don't know how villainous or redeemable he is.
13th Dec '16 5:10:33 AM DannWoolf
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** Played with in the ''ComicBook/MarvelZombies'' universe; the heroes are all evil, but only because they succumbed to a ZombieApocalypse and proceeded devoured most of the human race, though they are [[OurZombiesAreDifferent sentient zombies]] who take sadistic pleaure in ripping their [[ImAHumanitarian meals]] apart. Magneto and Doctor Doom show up as their enemies and help rescue survivors, but mostly in the context of them being NobleDemon types who object to rampaging malevolent zombies taking over the planet. The cause of mutant supremacy doesn't matter much when most mutants and non-mutants have made peace with each other and decided just to eat everyone else.

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** Played with in the ''ComicBook/MarvelZombies'' universe; the heroes are all evil, but only because they succumbed to a ZombieApocalypse and proceeded devoured to devour most of the human race, though they are [[OurZombiesAreDifferent sentient zombies]] who take sadistic pleaure in ripping their [[ImAHumanitarian meals]] apart. Magneto and Doctor Doom show up as their enemies and help rescue survivors, but mostly in the context of them being NobleDemon types who object to rampaging malevolent zombies taking over the planet. The cause of mutant supremacy doesn't matter much when most mutants and non-mutants have made peace with each other and decided just to eat everyone else.
25th Nov '16 9:33:39 PM nombretomado
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* In the HERO game ''{{Champions}}'', a supplement describing various one-off AlternateUniverse concepts included a mirror universe, complete with ThePsychoRangers versions of the Champion superhero team.
* As a direct homage to DC's Crime Syndicate, the FreedomCity setting for ''MutantsAndMasterminds'' has a Mirror Universe (Anti-Earth) in which the city is called Empire City and the Freedom League is replaced by the Tyranny Syndicate.

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* In the HERO game ''{{Champions}}'', ''TabletopGame/{{Champions}}'', a supplement describing various one-off AlternateUniverse concepts included a mirror universe, complete with ThePsychoRangers versions of the Champion superhero team.
* As a direct homage to DC's Crime Syndicate, the FreedomCity setting for ''MutantsAndMasterminds'' ''TabletopGame/MutantsAndMasterminds'' has a Mirror Universe (Anti-Earth) in which the city is called Empire City and the Freedom League is replaced by the Tyranny Syndicate.
15th Nov '16 5:23:00 PM WillBGood
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* ''The World's Greatest WesternAnimation/{{Superfriends}}'' had such an episode, "Universe of Evil". Each of the Superfriends received an EvilMakeover (Aquaman with an eyepatch! Robin with a [[GoodHairEvilHair pencil mustache!]] Wonder Woman letting herself go!) See them [[http://superfriends.wikia.com/wiki/Robin_%28Evil%29 here]].

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* ''The World's Greatest WesternAnimation/{{Superfriends}}'' had such an episode, "Universe of Evil". Each of the Superfriends received an EvilMakeover (Aquaman with an eyepatch! Robin with a [[GoodHairEvilHair pencil mustache!]] Wonder Woman letting herself go!) See them [[http://superfriends.wikia.com/wiki/Robin_%28Evil%29 com/wiki/Super_Enemies here]].
26th Oct '16 10:38:45 AM FGHIK
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** Certain other aspects of characters are flipped in the mirror universe as well. In ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', Bashir is a [[DumbMuscle stupid and brutish thug]], Odo is a [[TheBully sadistic slave overseer]], Jadzia is a psychotic KnifeNut who is mirror Sisko's lover, mirror Sisko (while a good guy) has very little in the way of restrained self-control, and mirror Ezri and Leeta (while also not villains, though also not squeaky-clean) are both lesbians. Even more shockingly for such a dog-eat-dog universe, ''[[CorruptCorporateExecutive Brunt]]'' of all people becomes a NiceGuy. Things get ridiculous when an [[SerialEscalation entirely fictional holodeck character appears as a real person]], whereupon everyone gives up trying to make sense of things.

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** Certain other aspects of characters are flipped in the mirror universe as well. In ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', Bashir is a [[DumbMuscle stupid and brutish thug]], Odo is a [[TheBully sadistic slave overseer]], Jadzia is a psychotic KnifeNut who is mirror Sisko's lover, mirror Sisko (while a good guy) has very little in the way of restrained self-control, and mirror Ezri and Leeta (while also not villains, though also not squeaky-clean) are both lesbians. Even more shockingly for such a dog-eat-dog universe, ''[[CorruptCorporateExecutive Brunt]]'' of all people becomes a NiceGuy. Things get ridiculous when an [[SerialEscalation entirely fictional holodeck character appears as a real person]], (presumably his mirror creator chose androids over holodecks) whereupon everyone gives up trying to make sense of things.
11th Sep '16 5:02:14 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Fanfic/TheBridge'', several good and bad {{Kaiju}} get transported to Equestria. In the spin-off ''Sound of Thunder'', Raiga finds herself in Equestria and thinks she will soon be reunited with Godzilla and her other friends, except it turns out she arrived in the mirror Equestria from ''ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW''. To make matters worse, the Kaiju transported to this world are from a mirror universe as well. Godzilla is a sadistic murderer instead of a hero, ''Battra'' Lea is an OmnicidalManiac instead of a guardian, etc. On the flipside, Xenilla and Destroyah are heroes instead of villains. Raiga's own counterpart is shy and meek instead of fight-happy.

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* In ''Fanfic/TheBridge'', several good and bad {{Kaiju}} get transported to Equestria. In the spin-off ''Sound ''The Bridge: Sound of Thunder'', Raiga finds herself in Equestria and thinks she will soon be reunited with Godzilla and her other friends, except it turns out she arrived in the mirror Equestria from ''ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW''. To make matters worse, the Kaiju transported to this world are from a mirror universe as well. Godzilla is a sadistic murderer instead of a hero, ''Battra'' Lea is an OmnicidalManiac instead of a guardian, etc. On the flipside, Xenilla and Destroyah are heroes instead of villains. Raiga's own counterpart is shy and meek instead of fight-happy.
7th Sep '16 8:55:28 AM LordInsane
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** The video game ''VideoGame/StarTrekOnline'' revisited the Mirror Universe. Unlike other Expanded Universe entries, this Terran Empire went right back to being tyrants after liberating themselves from the Klingon Alliance. Prior to the Season 11 update, the emperor was James O'Brien, son of "Smiley" O'Brien, who attempted to alter the Bajoran Wormhole to initiate a full-scale invasion of the Prime universe. Season 11 changed this so that the empire was now ruled by the mirror universe Leeta, who fought and won their own Iconian War via weaponry from the future and now seeks to invade our world.

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** The video game ''VideoGame/StarTrekOnline'' revisited the Mirror Universe. Unlike other Expanded Universe entries, this Terran Empire went right back to being tyrants after liberating themselves from the Klingon Alliance. Prior to the Season 11 update, the emperor was James O'Brien, son of "Smiley" O'Brien, who attempted to alter the Bajoran Wormhole to initiate a full-scale invasion of the Prime universe. Season 11 changed this so that the empire was now ruled by an unidentified emperor with strange powers, with the main threat on the Prime side being the mirror universe Leeta, who as an admiral fought and won their own Iconian War via weaponry from the future and now seeks to invade our world.world as a staging ground for a bid to the throne.
5th Sep '16 2:38:10 PM rafi
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* The [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse Disney Comics]] also dabbled in this; [[http://coa.inducks.org/story.php?c=I+TL+2355-5 in this comic,]] Paperinik ends up going into an alternate universe where Uncle Scrooge is poor, Gladstone Gander is unlucky, policemen are criminals, criminals are good, and Paperinik himself is evil.

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* The [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse Disney Comics]] ''ComicBook/DisneyMouseAndDuckComics''
** ''ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse''
also dabbled in this; [[http://coa.inducks.org/story.php?c=I+TL+2355-5 in this comic,]] Paperinik ends up going into an alternate universe where Uncle Scrooge is poor, Gladstone Gander is unlucky, policemen are criminals, criminals are good, and Paperinik himself is evil.evil.
** ''ComicBook/MickeyMouseComicUniverse'':
*** In one series of comics, it's especially disconcerting in that the Phantom Blot, a ManipulativeBastard and trademark villain, is a superhero.
*** In the Italy series ''X-Mickey'' we find Mickey traveling through portals to another dimension and meeting new characters that are special for this series. Most notable is the Goofy-lookalike werewolf named Pipwolf, but we also have Manny that looks like an albino Minnie and several other characters that are recurring throughout the series.
13th Aug '16 12:49:50 PM WWRU
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* Given that the ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' fandom is a breeding ground for [[AlternateUniverse Alternate Universes]], it's not surprising that one of these exists - Underfell, where the monsters were forced to [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold bury their kinder natures]] and "kill or be killed" is the law of the land. Typically, [[BigBad Flowey]] becomes the player's partner and guide, while [[AllLovingHero Papyrus]] becomes a vicious sadist, [[Adorkable Alphys]] becomes a MadScientist, Undyne and Mettaton both become significantly more vicious, Toriel becomes MyBelovedSmother and Asgore is a dictator and unrepentant child-murderer. And everything looks DarkerAndEdgier (though no-one has a goatee).

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* Given that the ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' fandom is a breeding ground for [[AlternateUniverse Alternate Universes]], it's not surprising that one of these exists - Underfell, where the monsters were forced to [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold bury their kinder natures]] and "kill or be killed" is the law of the land. Typically, [[BigBad Flowey]] becomes the player's partner and guide, while [[AllLovingHero Papyrus]] becomes a vicious sadist, [[Adorkable [[{{Adorkable}} Alphys]] becomes a MadScientist, Undyne and Mettaton both become significantly more vicious, Toriel becomes MyBelovedSmother and Asgore is a dictator and unrepentant child-murderer. And everything generally looks DarkerAndEdgier (though no-one has a goatee).DarkerAndEdgier.
13th Aug '16 12:48:50 PM WWRU
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* Given that the ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}} fandom is a breeding ground for [[AlternateUniverse Alternate Universes]], it's not surprising that one of these exists - Underfell, where the monsters were forced to [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold bury their kinder natures]] and "kill or be killed" is the law of the land. Typically, [[BigBad Flowey]] becomes the player's partner and guide, while [[AllLovingHero Papyrus]] becomes a vicious sadist, [[Adorkable Alphys]] becomes a MadScientist, Undyne and Mettaton both become significantly more vicious, Toriel becomes MyBelovedSmother and Asgore is a dictator and unrepentant child-murderer. And everything looks DarkerAndEdgier (though no-one has a goatee).

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* Given that the ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}} ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' fandom is a breeding ground for [[AlternateUniverse Alternate Universes]], it's not surprising that one of these exists - Underfell, where the monsters were forced to [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold bury their kinder natures]] and "kill or be killed" is the law of the land. Typically, [[BigBad Flowey]] becomes the player's partner and guide, while [[AllLovingHero Papyrus]] becomes a vicious sadist, [[Adorkable Alphys]] becomes a MadScientist, Undyne and Mettaton both become significantly more vicious, Toriel becomes MyBelovedSmother and Asgore is a dictator and unrepentant child-murderer. And everything looks DarkerAndEdgier (though no-one has a goatee).
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