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5th Apr '16 11:07:49 AM Morgenthaler
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* Wallace and Marv from SinCity took on several armed {{Mooks}} on more than one occasion. In fact, Wallace was flat-out called a one man army by the BigBad.

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* Wallace and Marv from SinCity ''ComicBook/SinCity'' took on several armed {{Mooks}} on more than one occasion. In fact, Wallace was flat-out called a one man army by the BigBad.
17th Jan '16 6:45:54 AM narm00
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* ComicBook/{{OMAC}}, from ''Franchise/TheDCU'', whose name is an acronym for "One Man Army Corps"; also a ShoutOut to a WWII medal of Honor winner who got the nickname "One Man Army Klein". Note that this is out of necessity; in a future where every country is nuclear and international tensions constantly threaten to boil over, where the risk of war is both ever-present and too great to comprehend, ''one man'' must stop conflict before it grows. Troops take too long to assemble and deploy, and a large scale conflict is not an option [[CatchPhrase in the world that's coming.]]

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* ComicBook/{{OMAC}}, The original ComicBook/{{OMAC}} from ''Franchise/TheDCU'', whose name is an acronym for "One Man Army Corps"; also a ShoutOut to a WWII medal of Honor winner who got the nickname "One Man Army Klein". Note that this is out of necessity; in a future where every country is nuclear and international tensions constantly threaten to boil over, where the risk of war is both ever-present and too great to comprehend, ''one man'' must stop conflict before it grows. Troops take too long to assemble and deploy, and a large scale conflict is not an option [[CatchPhrase in the world that's coming.]]



** [[InfiniteCrisis The O.M.A.C. Project]] is an aversion of this, as the word O.M.A.C. was originally thought to be an acronym for One Man Army Corps, but it turned out the creators took FunWithAcronyms UpToEleven by naming the [[KillerRobot individual O.M.A.C. units]] (who were an InternalHomage to the original O.M.A.C. character) "Observational Metahuman Activity Constructs", and the [[BigBrotherIsWatching satellite system that controlled it all]] was named the "Omni Mind And Community"
* ''Comicbook/ThePunisher''. Most Marvel characters already consider him not right in the head. Just look at the arc in the grittier [[Comicbook/ThePunisherMAX MAX series]] where he responded to [[spoiler:his family's grave being defiled [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge by killing 68 organized crime members in one night]]]]. Also, he is shown to end up in a pretty bad shape after many of his self-assigned missions. It's implied he has to recover several weeks at time after the ones in which he's most injured. The new movies have him end in a pretty bad shape after each assailant sent against him, and in the final showdown in ''Warzone'' he responds believably to the shots that, thanks to his BulletproofVest, don't manage to ''penetrate''. For more about the movies, see below.

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** [[InfiniteCrisis [[ComicBook/InfiniteCrisis The O.M.A.C. Project]] is an aversion of this, as the word O.M.A.C. was originally thought to be an acronym for One Man Army Corps, but it turned out the creators took FunWithAcronyms UpToEleven by naming the [[KillerRobot individual O.M.A.C. units]] (who were an InternalHomage to the original O.M.A.C. character) "Observational Metahuman Activity Constructs", and the [[BigBrotherIsWatching satellite system that controlled it all]] was named the "Omni Mind And Community"
* ''Comicbook/ThePunisher''. Most Marvel characters already consider him not right in the head. Just look at the arc in the grittier [[Comicbook/ThePunisherMAX MAX series]] where he responded to [[spoiler:his family's grave being defiled [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge by killing 68 organized crime members in one night]]]]. Also, he is shown to end up in a pretty bad shape after many of his self-assigned missions. It's implied he has to recover for several weeks at time after the ones in which he's most injured. The new movies have him end in a pretty bad shape after each assailant sent against him, and in the final showdown in ''Warzone'' he responds believably to the shots that, thanks to his BulletproofVest, don't manage to ''penetrate''. For more about the movies, see below.the Film sub-page.



** Any FlyingBrick. Franchise/WonderWoman, ComicBook/PowerGirl, ComicBook/SuperGirl, ComicBook/{{Superboy}}, ComicBook/CaptainMarvel (both Billy Batson of DC and Carol Danvers of Marvel).

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** Any FlyingBrick. Franchise/WonderWoman, ComicBook/PowerGirl, ComicBook/SuperGirl, ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}, ComicBook/{{Superboy}}, ComicBook/CaptainMarvel (both Billy Batson of DC and Carol Danvers of Marvel).Marvel)...



** Professor Xavier. He can shut down hundreds of minds with a thought, and thats not counting [[PowerAmplifier Cerebro]]. He can also turn your army against you.
** TheHulk and [[ComicBook/FantasticFour The Thing]] obviously fare well against against hoards of mooks. Even EliteMooks. Due to NighInvulnerability and SuperStrength.
** IronMan who has been described as wearing a fighter jet though thats an understatement. Even better when he uses his Extremis to control multiple suits simultaneously.
** PhysicalGods ComicBook/TheMightyThor and ComicBook/IncredibleHercules from Marvel. Both can handle hordes of regular humans fine, but when serious can fight large groups of super-villains and powerful mystical creatures. Thor fought off nearly every super-villain in the original ''ComicBook/SecretWars'' and has fought through the armies of Asgard, the underworld, and Hell several times. Hercules has fought off all of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Attuma's armies.

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** Professor Xavier. He can shut down hundreds of minds with a thought, and thats that's not counting [[PowerAmplifier Cerebro]]. He can also turn your army against you.
** TheHulk The ComicBook/IncredibleHulk and [[ComicBook/FantasticFour The the Thing]] obviously fare well against against hoards hordes of mooks. Even EliteMooks. Due to NighInvulnerability and SuperStrength.
** IronMan ComicBook/IronMan, who has been described as wearing a fighter jet though thats jet, although that's an understatement. Even better when he uses his Extremis to control multiple suits simultaneously.
** PhysicalGods ComicBook/TheMightyThor and ComicBook/IncredibleHercules ComicBook/TheIncredibleHercules from Marvel. Both can handle hordes of regular humans fine, but when serious can fight large groups of super-villains and powerful mystical creatures. Thor fought off nearly every super-villain in the original ''ComicBook/SecretWars'' and has fought through the armies of Asgard, the underworld, and Hell several times. Hercules has fought off all of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Attuma's armies.



** Other notable examples from the IDW G1 continuity are Overlord (from ''ComicBook/TheTransformersLastStandoftheWreckers''), who takes on the [[BadassCrew Wreckers]] and came so ''very'' close to beating them, and Thunderwing, who became so powerful thanks to Pretender technology it took the combined efforts of BOTH the Autobots and Decepticons to bring him down [[spoiler:and he didn't even stay dead.]]. And, of course, [[BigBad Megatron]].
** Then there's [[BiggerBad Galvatron]], main antagonist of the Marvel UK storyline and [[ConquerorFromTheFuture Megatron from another time]], who regularly takes on entire squadrons of Decepticons and Autobots, and usually emerges unscathed (his foes less so). He has singlehandedly tore apart elite squads like the Wreckers and the Dinobots and in his last battle, the combined of Autobots and Decepticons from the past and future are unable to truly stop him, and only a rift in space and time ends him.
** On the autobot's side, there is Optimus Prime, obviously. Omega Supreme, Fortress Maximus and Ultra Magnus also follow this trope.
*** Nearly every 'leader' Transformers fits this trope to varying degrees.

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** Other notable examples from the IDW G1 continuity are Overlord (from ''ComicBook/TheTransformersLastStandoftheWreckers''), ''ComicBook/TheTransformersLastStandOfTheWreckers''), who takes on the [[BadassCrew Wreckers]] and came so ''very'' close to beating them, and Thunderwing, who became so powerful thanks to Pretender technology it took the combined efforts of BOTH the Autobots and Decepticons to bring him down [[spoiler:and he didn't even stay dead.]]. And, of course, [[BigBad Megatron]].
** Then there's [[BiggerBad Galvatron]], main antagonist of the Marvel UK storyline and [[ConquerorFromTheFuture Megatron from another time]], who regularly takes on entire squadrons of Decepticons and Autobots, and usually emerges unscathed (his foes less so). He has singlehandedly tore torn apart elite squads like the Wreckers and the Dinobots Dinobots, and in his last battle, the combined forces of Autobots and Decepticons from the past and future are unable to truly stop him, and only a rift in space and time ends him.
** On the autobot's Autobots' side, there is Optimus Prime, obviously. Omega Supreme, Fortress Maximus and Ultra Magnus also follow this trope.
*** Nearly every 'leader' Transformers Transformer fits this trope to varying degrees.
14th Nov '15 8:56:08 AM lolface123
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* ''Comicbook/ThePunisher''. Most Marvel characters already consider him not right in the head. Just look at the arc in the grittier [[Comicbook/ThePunisherMAX MAX series]] where he responded to [[spoiler:his family's grave being defiled by killing 68 organized crime members in one night]]. Also, he is shown to end up in a pretty bad shape after many of his self-assigned missions. It's implied he has to recover several weeks at time after the ones in which he's most injured. The new movies have him end in a pretty bad shape after each assailant sent against him, and in the final showdown in ''Warzone'' he responds believably to the shots that, thanks to his BulletproofVest, don't manage to ''penetrate''. For more about the movies, see below.

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* ''Comicbook/ThePunisher''. Most Marvel characters already consider him not right in the head. Just look at the arc in the grittier [[Comicbook/ThePunisherMAX MAX series]] where he responded to [[spoiler:his family's grave being defiled [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge by killing 68 organized crime members in one night]].night]]]]. Also, he is shown to end up in a pretty bad shape after many of his self-assigned missions. It's implied he has to recover several weeks at time after the ones in which he's most injured. The new movies have him end in a pretty bad shape after each assailant sent against him, and in the final showdown in ''Warzone'' he responds believably to the shots that, thanks to his BulletproofVest, don't manage to ''penetrate''. For more about the movies, see below.
9th Nov '15 10:20:35 AM StFan
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* ''ComicBook/TheTransformersIDW'' has Sixshot in the earlier comics for the Decepticons. Sixshot is ''such'' a One Bot Army, his specialty is wiping out ENTIRE PLANETS. Other notable examples from the IDW G1 continuity are [[ComicBook/TransformersLastStandoftheWreckers Overlord]], who takes on the [[BadassCrew Wreckers]] and came so ''very'' close to beating them, and Thunderwing, who became so powerful thanks to Pretender technology it took the combined efforts of BOTH the Autobots and Decepticons to bring him down [[spoiler:and he didn't even stay dead.]]. And, of course, [[BigBad Megatron]].

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* ''ComicBook/TheTransformersIDW'' has ''ComicBook/TheTransformersIDW'':
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Sixshot in the earlier comics for the Decepticons. Sixshot is ''such'' a One Bot Army, his specialty is wiping out ENTIRE PLANETS. PLANETS.
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Other notable examples from the IDW G1 continuity are [[ComicBook/TransformersLastStandoftheWreckers Overlord]], Overlord (from ''ComicBook/TheTransformersLastStandoftheWreckers''), who takes on the [[BadassCrew Wreckers]] and came so ''very'' close to beating them, and Thunderwing, who became so powerful thanks to Pretender technology it took the combined efforts of BOTH the Autobots and Decepticons to bring him down [[spoiler:and he didn't even stay dead.]]. And, of course, [[BigBad Megatron]].
18th Oct '15 5:20:55 PM nombretomado
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* [[{{Preacher}} The Saint of Killers]]. He ''is'' Heaven's army. Heaven's ''entire'' army.

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* [[{{Preacher}} [[ComicBook/{{Preacher}} The Saint of Killers]]. He ''is'' Heaven's army. Heaven's ''entire'' army.
18th Oct '15 4:30:34 PM StFan
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** PhysicalGods TheMightyThor and IncredibleHercules from Marvel. Both can handle hordes of regular humans fine, but when serious can fight large groups of super-villains and powerful mystical creatures. Thor fought off nearly every super-villain in the original SecretWars and has fought through the armies of Asgard, the underworld, and Hell several times. Hercules has fought off all of SHIELD and Attuma's armies.
* Both Rogue and Friday in ''RogueTrooper''. To make it more impressive, each comes from an army of [[SuperSoldier similarly enhanced soldiers]].

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** PhysicalGods TheMightyThor ComicBook/TheMightyThor and IncredibleHercules ComicBook/IncredibleHercules from Marvel. Both can handle hordes of regular humans fine, but when serious can fight large groups of super-villains and powerful mystical creatures. Thor fought off nearly every super-villain in the original SecretWars ''ComicBook/SecretWars'' and has fought through the armies of Asgard, the underworld, and Hell several times. Hercules has fought off all of SHIELD S.H.I.E.L.D. and Attuma's armies.
* Both Rogue and Friday in ''RogueTrooper''.''ComicBook/RogueTrooper''. To make it more impressive, each comes from an army of [[SuperSoldier similarly enhanced soldiers]].
11th Oct '15 1:54:26 PM StFan
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* {{OMAC}}, from ''Franchise/TheDCU'', whose name is an acronym for "One Man Army Corps"; also a ShoutOut to a WWII medal of Honor winner who got the nickname "One Man Army Klein". Note that this is out of necessity; in a future where every country is nuclear and international tensions constantly threaten to boil over, where the risk of war is both ever-present and too great to comprehend, ''one man'' must stop conflict before it grows. Troops take too long to assemble and deploy, and a large scale conflict is not an option [[CatchPhrase in the world that's coming.]]
** In OMAC's first appearance, practically his first line is "Evacuate this section [of the building]! I'm going to destroy it!"
** [[InfiniteCrisis The OMAC Project]] is an aversion of this, as the word OMAC was originally thought to be an acronym for One Man Army Corps, but it turned out the creators took FunWithAcronyms UpToEleven by naming the [[KillerRobot individual OMAC units]] (who were an InternalHomage to the original OMAC character) "Observational Metahuman Activity Constructs", and the [[BigBrotherIsWatching satellite system that controlled it all]] was named the "Omni Mind And Community"

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* {{OMAC}}, ComicBook/{{OMAC}}, from ''Franchise/TheDCU'', whose name is an acronym for "One Man Army Corps"; also a ShoutOut to a WWII medal of Honor winner who got the nickname "One Man Army Klein". Note that this is out of necessity; in a future where every country is nuclear and international tensions constantly threaten to boil over, where the risk of war is both ever-present and too great to comprehend, ''one man'' must stop conflict before it grows. Troops take too long to assemble and deploy, and a large scale conflict is not an option [[CatchPhrase in the world that's coming.]]
** In OMAC's O.M.A.C.'s first appearance, practically his first line is "Evacuate this section [of the building]! I'm going to destroy it!"
** [[InfiniteCrisis The OMAC O.M.A.C. Project]] is an aversion of this, as the word OMAC O.M.A.C. was originally thought to be an acronym for One Man Army Corps, but it turned out the creators took FunWithAcronyms UpToEleven by naming the [[KillerRobot individual OMAC O.M.A.C. units]] (who were an InternalHomage to the original OMAC O.M.A.C. character) "Observational Metahuman Activity Constructs", and the [[BigBrotherIsWatching satellite system that controlled it all]] was named the "Omni Mind And Community"
9th Oct '15 5:46:55 PM StFan
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* John Doe, of ''NthManTheUltimateNinja'', who is ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.

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* John Doe, of ''NthManTheUltimateNinja'', ''ComicBook/NthManTheUltimateNinja'', who is ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.
25th Sep '15 4:45:12 PM nombretomado
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* GrooTheWanderer would be one of these, if it weren't for his stupidity. He has an unfortunate tendency to forget which side he's on in the middle of a battle--to the point where he has found himself the only living person left on the field, having single-handedly most of both armies involved.

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* GrooTheWanderer ComicBook/GrooTheWanderer would be one of these, if it weren't for his stupidity. He has an unfortunate tendency to forget which side he's on in the middle of a battle--to the point where he has found himself the only living person left on the field, having single-handedly most of both armies involved.
28th Jul '15 12:02:28 AM rafi
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* DonaldDuck and no, it's not a joke. Donald's physical strength and battle prowess are pretty impressive in the cartoons, but if you give him a sword in the comics, he's practically unstoppable! He's defeated ''entire armies single-handedly!'' Some examples of his extraordinary ability can be seen in [[https://www.scribd.com/doc/251816397/1-Paperino-Il-Paladino-Topolino-0247-0248 "Paperino Il Paladino,"]] [[http://www.comicartcity.com/immagini/griglia/2011/12/16/bottaro-paperac-jpg-1.jpg "Paperin de Paperac,"]] and [[https://www.scribd.com/doc/251816396/2-Paperin-Furioso-Topolino-0544 "Paperin Furioso."]] In the last one, Donald is so furious that he goes mad and not only defeats a knight and uproots a tree, but he also '''lifts an entire catapult and hurls it at the Beagle Boy army!'''
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