History Narm / ComicBooks

22nd Apr '17 2:40:22 AM DoctorNemesis
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*** In Quatermain's defence, [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds the original novel]] used this description for the Martian tripods as well. Not that this exactly helps matters, but still.
8th Apr '17 8:52:35 AM Dere
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* While Johns' run on Franchise/GreenLantern is excellent overall, the Red Lanterns are hard to take seriously, seeing as they vomit up blood as a weapon.

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* While Johns' run on Franchise/GreenLantern is excellent overall, the Red Lanterns are hard to take seriously, seeing as they vomit up blood as a weapon. Made even more hilarious by the fact this is a reference to the saying "blood boiling with rage". ''They're so angry that their blood is literally boiling and coming out of their mouths!''
29th Mar '17 11:19:58 PM NightShade96
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** For context, Ultimate Universe Nick Fury is modeled after Creator/SamuelLJackson, who you'd probably never hear say something like that.

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** *** For context, Ultimate Universe Nick Fury is modeled after Creator/SamuelLJackson, who you'd probably never hear say something like that.
20th Mar '17 3:54:08 AM Maxiboy136
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** In the Ultimate FF tie-in, Dormammu finds a wayward Johnny Storm in his dimension. His reply? "Well, well, look what this constipated city just crapped out."

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** In the Ultimate FF tie-in, Dormammu finds a wayward Johnny Storm in his dimension. His reply? "Well, well, look what this constipated power-constipated city just crapped pooped out."
17th Mar '17 8:44:40 PM IchigoMontoya
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* A comic that drove Linkara nuts: ''Batman: Fortunate Son''. The comic states that all forms of rock'n'roll are evil. This comic wasn't published in TheFifties, when [[TheNewRockAndRoll that was a common belief]], but in 1999. It brings us lines like these:

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* A comic that drove Linkara [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] nuts: ''Batman: Fortunate Son''. The comic states that all forms of rock'n'roll are evil. This comic wasn't published in TheFifties, when [[TheNewRockAndRoll that was a common belief]], but in 1999. It brings us lines like these:



** The scene in which people are critiquing the musician in this comic. One guy says, "He still plays the strongest guitar I've ever heard." Another guy turns around with a narmful angry expression and yells, "Yeah? '''SO WHAT?!'''"

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** The scene in which people are critiquing the musician in this comic. One guy says, "He still plays the strongest guitar I've ever heard." Another guy turns around with a narmful angry expression and yells, "Yeah? '''SO WHAT?!'''"'''[[SuddenlyShouting SO WHAT?!]]'''"
23rd Feb '17 6:40:39 PM Dere
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** And between Magneto and Susan Storm:
---> '''Susan''': Don't bull@&$# me!\\
'''Magneto''': ''[[Franchise/MetalGear (exclamation mark appears above his head)]]''
8th Jan '17 3:40:00 PM nombretomado
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* Two moments from ''{{Ultimatum}}'':

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* Two moments from ''{{Ultimatum}}'':''ComicBook/{{Ultimatum}}'':
8th Jan '17 1:22:37 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheUltimates vol. 3'' gets special accolades for the ''worst'' BondOneLiner imaginable:

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* ''TheUltimates ''ComicBook/TheUltimates vol. 3'' gets special accolades for the ''worst'' BondOneLiner imaginable:
31st Aug '16 6:47:01 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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* ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}'' [[DiscussedTrope discusses one in-story]], in ''Under The Hood''. The original Nite Owl recalls a coworker experiencing a great personal tragedy while wearing a massive pair of fake breasts and listening to "Ride of the Valkyries". It induces the group to fits of laughter, and then the man [[DrivenToSuicide kills himself]]. Hollis later cites it as 'the saddest thing he can think of'.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}'' [[DiscussedTrope discusses one in-story]], in ''Under The Hood''. The original Nite Owl recalls a coworker experiencing a great personal tragedy while wearing a massive pair of fake breasts and listening to "Ride of the Valkyries". It induces the group to fits of laughter, laughter. They quickly realized their mistake and then apologized to the man man, but he ended up [[DrivenToSuicide kills himself]].killing himself later that day]]. Hollis later cites it as 'the saddest thing he can think of'.
19th Jul '16 3:38:39 PM CL
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* Similar to the above, [[http://www.batmanytb.com/bios/villains/t/torque02.jpg Torque]] was a ''Nightwing'' villain who survived having his neck snapped due to weak science, and was left with his head cartoonishly stuck facing backwards.
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