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26th Sep '16 2:10:50 AM jormis29
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* Every version of Colossal Boy from the ComicBook/{{Legion of Super-Heroes}} is a {{Sizeshifter}} but the "threeboot" version isn't normal sized human with the power to grow but a member of a race of giants who has the power to shrink (thus allowing him to, unlike the rest of his race, interact with humans on a regular basis - which he thinks of as having adventures in a world of {{Lilliputians}}).

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* Every version of Colossal Boy from the ComicBook/{{Legion of Super-Heroes}} ComicBook/LegionOfSuperHeroes is a {{Sizeshifter}} but the "threeboot" version isn't normal sized human with the power to grow but a member of a race of giants who has the power to shrink (thus allowing him to, unlike the rest of his race, interact with humans on a regular basis - which he thinks of as having adventures in a world of {{Lilliputians}}).
25th Sep '16 11:11:54 AM DaibhidC
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* Every version of Colossal Boy from the ComicBook/{{Legion of Super-Heroes}} is a {{Sizeshifter}} but the "threeboot" version isn't normal sized human with the power to grow but a member of a race of giants who has the power to shrink (thus allowing him to, unlike the rest of his race, interact with humans on a regular basis).

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* Every version of Colossal Boy from the ComicBook/{{Legion of Super-Heroes}} is a {{Sizeshifter}} but the "threeboot" version isn't normal sized human with the power to grow but a member of a race of giants who has the power to shrink (thus allowing him to, unlike the rest of his race, interact with humans on a regular basis).basis - which he thinks of as having adventures in a world of {{Lilliputians}}).
17th Sep '16 6:58:07 AM thatother1dude
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** The Punk Hazard also introduced the concept of [[spoiler:artificial giants. Dr. Vegapunk was trying to find ways to make ordinary humans grow to giant size, but failed in doing so. His NumberTwo, Caesar Clown, somewhat succeeded, but only because he stooped to the lows Vegapunk refused to resort to: experimenting on children. Caesar kidnapped a group of children and experimented on them; this made them huge, but drastically shortened their lifespan to the point that had they not been saved, they would have died in ''five'' years.]]

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** The Punk Hazard also introduced the concept of [[spoiler:artificial artificial giants. Dr. Vegapunk was trying to find ways to make ordinary humans grow to giant size, but failed in doing so. His NumberTwo, Caesar Clown, somewhat succeeded, but only because he stooped to the lows Vegapunk refused to resort to: experimenting on children. Caesar kidnapped a group of children and experimented on them; this made them huge, but drastically shortened their lifespan to the point that had they not been saved, they would have died in ''five'' years.]]
10th Sep '16 3:51:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/BlackMoonChronicles'': They grow ''really'' big here, often easily [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever over 50 feet tall]]. They're also pretty much brutish savages who will happily join the Army of the Black Moon in their war against the empire.
26th Aug '16 1:54:06 AM stardragon1
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* Giants in ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' are usually a metaphor used for gods. Some human cultures believe they descend from giants, in contrast to the elves who outright (and arrogantly) state they descend from the gods, though they both actually believe the same thing.
** However, ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall'' and ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'' contain [[http://images.uesp.net/f/ff/DaggerfallGiant.gif more traditional]] [[http://cdn.gamerant.com/wp-content/uploads/Elder-Scrolls-5-Skyrim-Screenshot-Giant.jpg giants]]. And in ''Skyrim'' they can [[MegatonPunch launch people into space with a single hit.]]
*** In addition, Skyrim's depiction of the Giants seem to indicate that they are in fact, another race of elves that have gone feral like the Falmer. We do know they're sapient though as at least one book is implied to be written by a giant and that they had contact with the Dwemer (which might explain their feral state). Although [[WordOfDante one supplementary text]] implies that Giants are actually the ancestors of ''humans'' (or at least of Nords). Given that elves and humans are both descended from the same progenitor race of Ehlnofey, it's possible that both explanations have some level of truth.

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* Giants in ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' are usually a metaphor used for gods. Some human cultures believe they descend from giants, in contrast to the elves who outright (and arrogantly) state they descend from the gods, though they both actually believe the same thing.
** However,
''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall'' and ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'' contain [[http://images.uesp.net/f/ff/DaggerfallGiant.gif more traditional]] [[http://cdn.gamerant.com/wp-content/uploads/Elder-Scrolls-5-Skyrim-Screenshot-Giant.jpg giants]]. And in ''Skyrim'' they can [[MegatonPunch launch people into space with a single hit.]]
*** ** In addition, Skyrim's depiction of the Giants seem to indicate that they are in fact, another race of elves that have gone feral like the Falmer. We do know they're sapient though as at least one book is implied to be written by a giant and that they had contact with the Dwemer (which might explain their feral state). Although [[WordOfDante one supplementary text]] implies that Giants are actually the ancestors of ''humans'' (or at least of Nords).''Nords''. Given that elves and humans are both descended from the same progenitor race of Ehlnofey, it's possible that both explanations have some level of truth.
19th Aug '16 10:24:36 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* ''Literature/SecondApocalypse'': the Nonmen, in their flawless, alien beauty, already tower over most humans. A certain number of them, simply called the Tall, tower over normal Nonmen. It's not clear how or why they came to be Tall, or exactly how tall they are, but they are big enough to make a normal Nonman look like a "statuette" and have skulls as large as a man's torso.
14th Aug '16 5:52:23 PM Orbiting
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* Stars ''Webcomic/{{Nebula}}'', as compared to every other species in the setting. While it's entirely possible that ''all'' of the characters (as mixtures of [[GeniusLoci Genii Locorum]] and {{Anthropomorphic Personification}}s of celestial objects) are giants by human standards, stars are easily on a different level. If planets were human-sized, stars would be close to twenty feet tall, with the other main characters barely coming up to Sun's knees.

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* Stars in ''Webcomic/{{Nebula}}'', as compared to every other species in the setting. While it's entirely possible that ''all'' of the characters (as mixtures of [[GeniusLoci Genii Locorum]] and {{Anthropomorphic Personification}}s of celestial objects) are giants by human standards, stars are easily on a different level. If planets were human-sized, stars would be close to twenty feet tall, with the other main characters barely coming up to Sun's knees. Stars have normal amounts of intelligence, are WreathedInFlames, and almost always take positions of authority over the people around them.
14th Aug '16 5:40:54 PM Orbiting
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* Stars ''Webcomic/{{Nebula}}'', as compared to every other species in the setting. While it's entirely possible that ''all'' of the characters (as mixtures of [[GeniusLoci Genii Locorum]] and {{Anthropomorphic Personification}}s of celestial objects) are giants by human standards, stars are easily on a different level. If planets were human-sized, stars would be close to twenty feet tall, with the other main characters barely coming up to Sun's knees.
6th Aug '16 9:35:35 AM MagnusForce
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* Giants from ''Literature/TheSpiderwickChronicles'' are hill-sized brutes probably best described as resembling a hunched bipedal mix of a trunkless and earless elephant as well as some kind of dinosaur. They can slumber for centuries on end and often eat [[FierySalamander salamanders]] or baby dragons to gain fire-breathing abilities. They play a significant role in the second series as their awakening and search for food drives dragons into a frenzy and disturbs water fey.
5th Aug '16 1:56:33 AM PaulA
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* ''Film/MirrorMask'': The giants look like bizarre statues, and they levitate above the ground, orbiting each other. They also [[PunctuatedForEmphasis SPEAK... VERY... SLOWLY.]] When one of them is pulled to Earth by shadows, it melts into the ground, and the other floats away.
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* ''Literature/MirrorMask'''s giants look like bizarre statues, and they levitate above the ground, orbiting each other. They also [[PunctuatedForEmphasis SPEAK... VERY... SLOWLY.]] When one of them is pulled to Earth by shadows, it melts into the ground, and the other floats away.
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