History Webcomic / CassToons

31st Jul '16 8:27:56 AM nombretomado
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In the spring of 2006, after ''[[CrisisCrossover Infinite Crisis]]'', most of DCComics' series jumped forward in time, in an event called "One Year Later." In the ''Robin'' series, Tim Drake suddenly found himself fighting a surprising villain, the former Batgirl, Cassandra Cain. Not that a FaceHeelTurn was out of the question, but the character had undergone other, more inexplicable changes.

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In the spring of 2006, after ''[[CrisisCrossover Infinite Crisis]]'', most of DCComics' Creator/DCComics' series jumped forward in time, in an event called "One Year Later." In the ''Robin'' series, Tim Drake suddenly found himself fighting a surprising villain, the former Batgirl, Cassandra Cain. Not that a FaceHeelTurn was out of the question, but the character had undergone other, more inexplicable changes.



While the original focus was on the supposed mistreatment of Cass, the strip soon widened up to make fun of events not just in TheDCU, but also in the MarvelUniverse (especially the ''Civil War'' event) and comic books in general. From there the strips grew to encompass satires on real-world events and themes, movies, videogames, even creating satire on itself and its creators/illustrators/writors.

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While the original focus was on the supposed mistreatment of Cass, the strip soon widened up to make fun of events not just in TheDCU, Franchise/TheDCU, but also in the MarvelUniverse (especially the ''Civil War'' event) and comic books in general. From there the strips grew to encompass satires on real-world events and themes, movies, videogames, even creating satire on itself and its creators/illustrators/writors.
9th Sep '15 4:37:21 PM nombretomado
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* {{Flanderization}}: Many of the characters have had their personalities exaggerated for comedic purposes. For example, Supergirl's then-obnoxious personality was blown up to HeroicComedicSociopath levels. As her canon personality mellowed, so did her depiction in Casstoons. Then there was {{Batwoman}}...

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* {{Flanderization}}: Many of the characters have had their personalities exaggerated for comedic purposes. For example, Supergirl's then-obnoxious personality was blown up to HeroicComedicSociopath levels. As her canon personality mellowed, so did her depiction in Casstoons. Then there was {{Batwoman}}...ComicBook/{{Batwoman}}...
25th Mar '15 7:29:17 AM Scorntex
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* {{Badass}}: The Shade, Cass' bouncer.

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* {{Badass}}: {{Badass}}:
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The Shade, Cass' bouncer.bouncer.
** The Mighty Alan Moore, who is somehow omniscient. And capable of summoning characters he's written for through time.


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* BadassBeard: Alan Moore's Beard, present even when he was a child.


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* BlackAndWhiteMorality: The Question, and to a greater extent Mister A subscribe to an Objectivist view of this. Mister A therefore regards Squirrel Girl as pure evil.


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* TheLostLenore: Wonder Girl never stops crying about Connor.


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* OnlySaneMan: Black-haired Hal, for the Halians. Consequently, he's miserable.


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* ProperlyParanoid: Thor is utterly convinced trees are evil, and that squirrels are their agents. [[spoiler:He's right about the latter.]]


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* SmugSmiler: Adam Beechen is almost always drawn with a smug grin.


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* StupidityIsTheOnlyOption: When fixing up Titan Tower's security, Jaime hires Lock-Up. Tim objects, but since the only other people present are Wonder Girl, who starts crying when Lock-Up reminds her of Connor, and M'Gann, who takes him at his word that he's good and refuses to read his mind, he's forced to hire the guy. It predictably goes wrong.


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* TokenGoodTeammate: Geoff Johns and Greg Rucka, for all of DC. And even they have their bad moments.
* TookALevelInKindness: Supergirl eventually mellows out, just not towards Cass.
23rd Mar '15 3:28:39 PM Scorntex
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* FanDisservice: The Joker hijacks a morning talk show, and flashes the audience. The entire cast is traumatised, save Deadpool.


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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: When the Question reappears in no. 966, he's in a bathrobe... and so is the Huntress.


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** The Sentry's method of stopping World War Hulk? Quote ''ComicBook/SupermanRedSon''.
** The Saint of Killer's reaction to being threatened by the Goddamns? "[[Film/BlazingSaddles Piss on you, I'm working for Garth Ennis!]]"


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** This is quite common of the series in general, though.


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* WeHaveReserves: Professor X's response to an approaching Hulk is to throw wave after wave of X-Men at him.
23rd Mar '15 3:13:27 PM Scorntex
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* TheCameo: Danny the Street, in no. 953.


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* NoSell: Voldemort tries going on a killing rampage through the cast. Nothing he tries works for a variety of reasons.
23rd Mar '15 2:47:47 PM Scorntex
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* HiddenDepths: The Punisher and Namor are surprisingly effective therapists.


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* PermaStubble: All the Goddamn characters, save the Goddamn Wonder Woman.


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* PutOnABus: Henchie the Henchman.
22nd Mar '15 6:35:58 PM Scorntex
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* AllJustADream: Black Canary's marriage to Green Arrow.



* BadassAdorable: Cass is a ruthless, merciless killing machine... who just happens to be a tiny, adorable young woman who enjoys watching cartoons.
* BerserkButton: Don't suggest the Mad Hatter hasn't actually read Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. It shan't end well.

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* {{Badass}}: The Shade, Cass' bouncer.
* BadassAdorable: Cass is a ruthless, merciless killing machine... who just happens to be a tiny, adorable young woman who enjoys watching cartoons.
cartoons, or singing to ''Music/{{Queen}}'' when the mood takes her.
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Don't suggest the Mad Hatter hasn't actually read Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. It shan't end well.well.
** Never call The Shade "Mister Tophat". Dr. Light found out what happens if you do the hard way.



* BlackComedyRape: Supergirl, with Tim Drake a frequent target.



* DumbBlonde: Jerkass!Supergirl doesn't do thinking.



* {{Jerkass}}: Hal Jordan and Oliver Queen.

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* {{Jerkass}}: InsaneTrollLogic: Jerkass!Supergirl manages to defeat Cass in an argument with this.
* {{Jerkass}}:
** Tim Drake.
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Hal Jordan and Oliver Queen.


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* NotAMorningPerson: Cass, Tim and Steph, so much so it takes them a while to cotton on that A) Vic Sage is alive, and B) In their apartment.


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** The strips leading up to no. 600 are a prolonged shout-out to the witch-burning scene in ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'', with The Shade as Sir Bedevere.


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* WalkingShirtlessScene: Superboy-Prime.
22nd Mar '15 6:07:20 PM Scorntex
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* BigBad: Dan Didio, and to a lesser extent, his henchman Beechen.



* ShoutOut: Casstoon no.174's final panel is a deliberate reference to an issue of ''ComicBook/UltimateXMen'' where Sinister introduced Professor X to his greatest enemy, [[spoiler:"STAIRS!"]]

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Casstoon no.174's final panel is a deliberate reference to an issue of ''ComicBook/UltimateXMen'' where Sinister introduced Professor X to his greatest enemy, [[spoiler:"STAIRS!"]][[spoiler:"STAIRS!"]]
** Dan Didio is usually drawn to resemble Krankor, the villain of Film/PrinceOfSpace. At one point, Cass even calls in the Prince to help fight "Dankor".
22nd Mar '15 12:02:07 PM Scorntex
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* KillItWithFire: Cass' solution to the Japanese ice cream industry. All of it.
22nd Mar '15 11:51:10 AM Scorntex
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* CargoShip: In-universe. The Mad Hatter and his hats have a... ''complicated'' relationship.


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* OhCrap: Deadpool, during the Concorpse and Stephcrow incident, when he realises he's the OnlySaneMan. He tries to commit suicide five times, with no luck.
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