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17th Jan '18 10:52:17 PM StrixObscuro
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* ''ComicBook/TwilightGuardian'' just ''adores'' using this trope in the comics-within-the-comic. Highlights include an Ancient Egyptian villain named Brutankhamen, a German-themed bruiser named Oktoberfist, a freeze-ray-wielding monkey named Bananas Froster, and a Norse-themed villain called Slaughterdammerung.
16th Jan '18 11:14:40 PM DrFraud
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* In Lawrence Block's ''The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams'' Carolyn grooms a terrier named [[Literature/AliceInWonderland Allison Wanda Land]] who has a litter mate named Trudy Logan Glass[[note]]''Through the Looking-Glass''.[[/note]].

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* In Lawrence Block's ''The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams'' Carolyn grooms a terrier named [[Literature/AliceInWonderland Allison Wanda Land]] who has a litter mate named Trudy Logan Glass[[note]]''Through the Looking-Glass''.Looking-glass''.[[/note]].


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* Robert [=McCloskey=]'s ''Centerburg Tales'' has a traveling salesman who calls himself Professor Atmos P. H. Ear.
14th Jan '18 10:42:01 PM jormis29
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* In the ''ComicBook/TwoThousandAD'' comic ''Kingdom'', pretty much all the characters are genetically engineered dog-human warrior hybrids. And every single one of them has a punny name based on A) Hollywood and B) the fact that they're canine killing machines. The main character is Gene Hack-Man, while other characters include Val Kill-More, Will Feral, Dingo Starr, Clara Bow (she's an archer, natch), Holly the Hunter... {{Justified|Trope}} in that one of the humans who created them explained that he and his fellows thought this naming convention was really funny.

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* In the ''ComicBook/TwoThousandAD'' comic ''Kingdom'', ''ComicBook/{{Kingdom}}'', pretty much all the characters are genetically engineered dog-human warrior hybrids. And every single one of them has a punny name based on A) Hollywood and B) the fact that they're canine killing machines. The main character is Gene Hack-Man, while other characters include Val Kill-More, Will Feral, Dingo Starr, Clara Bow (she's an archer, natch), Holly the Hunter... {{Justified|Trope}} in that one of the humans who created them explained that he and his fellows thought this naming convention was really funny.
11th Jan '18 8:53:29 AM SparkPlugTheTroper
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* ''Series/RomperRoom'' had a puppet character named Do Bee, whose name sounds like "do be". The character's purpose was to teach children proper etiquette.
5th Jan '18 6:54:43 AM lucastwo
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* In ''{{Manga/Pokemon Adventures}} Black 2 and White 2'', the name of protagonist Lack-two (Rakutsu) is from Black 2 (in VIZ named Blake), and Whi-two (Faitsu) is also from White 2 (in VIZ named Whitley).
** The other protagonists' names in this series are also from the game versions.
31st Dec '17 5:11:36 PM JMQwilleran
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* In ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsX'', eggs that summon raid bosses within Union Cross and Raid events are called "Eggcognito," while those in Union Cross quests that drop extra rewards are called "Shenaneggan."
25th Dec '17 7:31:30 AM morenohijazo
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* ''ComicBook/{{Superlopez}}'': Tontecarlo golf champion Bast Honazo (playing with "bastonazo", Spanish word that describes hitting something with a cane or a stick).

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Tontecarlo golf champion Bast Honazo (playing with "bastonazo", Spanish word that describes hitting something with a cane or a stick).stick).
** And a quite effortless one, a RichBitch called Brujha, from "bruja" (Spanish for "witch").
23rd Dec '17 5:43:19 AM ZarbiNerada
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* ''Passport to Life City'', a 1970 retelling of ''Literature/ThePilgrimsProgress'', has a lot of these. For example:
** Worldly Wiseman is renamed Guy Wise.
** Legality is a fraudulent self-styled psychologist named Liegel.
** Timorous is called Tim O'Rowse.
** Talkative is called L. O. Quacious.
** Faithful is renamed T. ("Rusty") Ness.
** The lands around the courthouse and jail Doubting Castle has recast as are called the Township of [=DeSpare=].
20th Dec '17 3:16:22 PM Fireblood
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* ''Literature/VillainsByNecessity'': Blackmail, named after his black armor, and Sir Pryse. [[spoiler:Who are the same person. [[TheReveal Surprise!]]]]
11th Dec '17 11:28:59 PM DrFraud
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* ''Literature/{{Victoria}} at one point features a crooked politician named Snidely Hokem.

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* ''Literature/{{Victoria}} ''Literature/{{Victoria}}'' at one point features a crooked politician named Snidely Hokem.
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