History Webcomic / TheSpecialists

8th Jun '16 6:52:14 PM Goldfritha
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* OldRetainer: He talks with Jack-Be-Nimble when he calls, since his father doesn't take them.

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* OldRetainer: He The butler talks with Jack-Be-Nimble when he calls, since his father doesn't take them.them. He also expresses approval of him, much to his father's displeasure.
* ParentalSubstitute: The butler expresses some warmth and support toward Henry.



* SoProudOfYou: The butler tells Henry this for himself and his employer, Henry's father. It would help if it were plausible.

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* SoProudOfYou: The butler tells Henry this for himself and his employer, Henry's father. It would help if it were plausible.plausible about his father.
29th May '16 1:07:24 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlondGuysAreEvil: Kapitan Deutschland, mainly because he's supposed to be the ultimate Aryan.
22nd Apr '16 12:17:46 AM eroock
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* AdventurerArchaeologist - Baron Crossbo-, I mean, Johann Von Schadel

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* AdventurerArchaeologist - AdventurerArchaeologist: Baron Crossbo-, I mean, Johann Von Schadel



* AncestralWeapon - Subverted. Balmung, the sword of Siegfried is just a sword.

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* AncestralWeapon - AncestralWeapon: Subverted. Balmung, the sword of Siegfried is just a sword.



* AtomPunk - Combined with a wee bit of DieselPunk.
* BadassBoast - Max gets one after he [[spoiler:paints a star of David onto the Golem]].

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* AtomPunk - AtomPunk: Combined with a wee bit of DieselPunk.
* BadassBoast - BadassBoast: Max gets one after he [[spoiler:paints a star of David onto the Golem]].



* BadassLongcoat - Mark's signature trenchcoat, [[http://thespecialistscomic.com/page-39/ which folds out into an SS uniform when he needs to sneak around in Nazi territory!]]
* BadassNormal - Mark again, unlike the other Specialists he hasn't any superpowers.
* BerserkButton - His name is Baron Johann Von Schadel ''not'' Baron Crossbones

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* BadassLongcoat - BadassLongcoat: Mark's signature trenchcoat, [[http://thespecialistscomic.com/page-39/ which folds out into an SS uniform when he needs to sneak around in Nazi territory!]]
* BadassNormal - BadassNormal: Mark again, unlike the other Specialists he hasn't any superpowers.
* BerserkButton - BerserkButton: His name is Baron Johann Von Schadel ''not'' Baron Crossbones



* BlondGuysAreEvil - Kapitan Deutschland, mainly because he's supposed to be the ultimate Aryan.
* BreakingTheBonds - When Question Mark offers to release Hartman's bonds "As a peace offering" Hartman calmly just snaps them to prove he could do it at any time.
* TheButcher - Doktor Metzger. No points for guessing what his last name means in English.

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* BlondGuysAreEvil - BlondGuysAreEvil: Kapitan Deutschland, mainly because he's supposed to be the ultimate Aryan.
* BreakingTheBonds - BreakingTheBonds: When Question Mark offers to release Hartman's bonds "As a peace offering" Hartman calmly just snaps them to prove he could do it at any time.
* TheButcher - TheButcher: Doktor Metzger. No points for guessing what his last name means in English.



* CasanovaWannabe - Henry brags he has the chances, but not the time, and besides, he wants to have higher standards.
* ChestInsignia - Max wants to put a star of David onto the Golem but Hightower and Goetz consider it "Too controversial". [[spoiler: He finds a way around it.]]
* Myth/ClassicalMythology - The OSRD projects that created the first Specialists were codenamed [[SuperSoldier Ares]], [[PsychicPowers Athena]], [[ShockAndAwe Zeus]], [[JetPack Pegasus]] and [[SuperSpeed Hermes]].

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* CasanovaWannabe - CasanovaWannabe: Henry brags he has the chances, but not the time, and besides, he wants to have higher standards.
* ChestInsignia - ChestInsignia: Max wants to put a star of David onto the Golem but Hightower and Goetz consider it "Too controversial". [[spoiler: He finds a way around it.]]
* Myth/ClassicalMythology - Myth/ClassicalMythology: The OSRD projects that created the first Specialists were codenamed [[SuperSoldier Ares]], [[PsychicPowers Athena]], [[ShockAndAwe Zeus]], [[JetPack Pegasus]] and [[SuperSpeed Hermes]].



* CoatHatMask - ? (Question Mark) ... Kind of. He has the hat and coat down (They can flip out into an SS uniform to boot!) but instead of a mask he just has a [[http://thespecialistscomic.com/page-41/ creepy shadow over his eyes]].
* CoDragons - Hitler is acquiring a second man who can provide him with ''ubermenschen''.
* DamselInDistress - Lady Liberty, but only in the in-universe comic books, and even then it was a daydream that Max was having so it may not count.
* {{Deconstruction}} - Of WW2 Propaganda comics like ComicBook/CaptainAmerica.

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* CoatHatMask - CoatHatMask: ? (Question Mark) ... Kind of. He has the hat and coat down (They can flip out into an SS uniform to boot!) but instead of a mask he just has a [[http://thespecialistscomic.com/page-41/ creepy shadow over his eyes]].
* CoDragons - CoDragons: Hitler is acquiring a second man who can provide him with ''ubermenschen''.
* DamselInDistress - DamselInDistress: Lady Liberty, but only in the in-universe comic books, and even then it was a daydream that Max was having so it may not count.
* {{Deconstruction}} - {{Deconstruction}}: Of WW2 Propaganda comics like ComicBook/CaptainAmerica.



* DifferentlyPoweredIndividual - The US have "The Specialists" while the Nazi's call their super-soldiers "Ubermensch"
* DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength - A rather gruesome example.

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* DifferentlyPoweredIndividual - DifferentlyPoweredIndividual: The US have "The Specialists" while the Nazi's call their super-soldiers "Ubermensch"
* DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength - DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength: A rather gruesome example.



* DoNotCallMePaul - Inverted with Baron Crossbones who would rather you call him Johann Von Schadel.

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* DoNotCallMePaul - DoNotCallMePaul: Inverted with Baron Crossbones who would rather you call him Johann Von Schadel.



* DrowningMySorrows - Captain Victory
* EvilTwin - Heinrich Lowe/ Kapitian Deutschland is this to Hartman Lowe/ The Brute. Though they look a lot different from each other now ...

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* DrowningMySorrows - DrowningMySorrows: Captain Victory
* EvilTwin - EvilTwin: Heinrich Lowe/ Kapitian Deutschland is this to Hartman Lowe/ The Brute. Though they look a lot different from each other now ...



* FanBoy - Max for Captain Victory
** AscendedFanBoy - [[http://thespecialistscomic.com/page-81/ Deconstructed]]. Turns out being a Specialist isn't all it's cracked up to be.
* FiveBadBand - The Ubermensch
** TheEvilGenius - Baron Johann Von Schadel/Baron Crossbones, also seems to be TheDragon to Hitler.
** TheBrute - Konstantin Hirst/Panzer.
** TheDarkChick - Magda Heller/ Die Hexe (The Witch).
** TheSixthRanger - Heinrich Lowe/Kapitain Deutschland.

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* FanBoy - FanBoy: Max for Captain Victory
** AscendedFanBoy - AscendedFanBoy: [[http://thespecialistscomic.com/page-81/ Deconstructed]]. Turns out being a Specialist isn't all it's cracked up to be.
* FiveBadBand - FiveBadBand: The Ubermensch
** TheEvilGenius - TheEvilGenius: Baron Johann Von Schadel/Baron Crossbones, also seems to be TheDragon to Hitler.
** TheBrute - TheBrute: Konstantin Hirst/Panzer.
** TheDarkChick - TheDarkChick: Magda Heller/ Die Hexe (The Witch).
** TheSixthRanger - TheSixthRanger: Heinrich Lowe/Kapitain Deutschland.



* FiveManBand - The Specialists
** TheHero - Captain Victory
** TheLancer - Henry /Jack-Be-Nimble, Walter /The Bombardier
** TheBigGuy - Golem (Max's giant robot) and Hartman
** TheSmartGuy - Kate /Lightning Lass, Max
** TheChick - Lady Liberty
** TheSixthRanger - ? (Question Mark), since he isn't officially a member of The Specialists.

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* FiveManBand - FiveManBand: The Specialists
** TheHero - TheHero: Captain Victory
** TheLancer - TheLancer: Henry /Jack-Be-Nimble, Walter /The Bombardier
** TheBigGuy - TheBigGuy: Golem (Max's giant robot) and Hartman
** TheSmartGuy - TheSmartGuy: Kate /Lightning Lass, Max
** TheChick - TheChick: Lady Liberty
** TheSixthRanger - TheSixthRanger: ? (Question Mark), since he isn't officially a member of The Specialists.



** TheHeart - Walter/ The Bombardier

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** TheHeart - TheHeart: Walter/ The Bombardier



* {{Ghostapo}} - ''and'' StupidJetpackHitler to boot.

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* {{Ghostapo}} - {{Ghostapo}}: ''and'' StupidJetpackHitler to boot.



* HumongousMecha - Max's robot, The Golem, was intended as this but turned out as PoweredArmour.
* InsistentTerminology - Henry Whitney ''The Third''
* JetPack - Walter/ The Bombardier's got one, along with a lot of miniature explosives.

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* HumongousMecha - HumongousMecha: Max's robot, The Golem, was intended as this but turned out as PoweredArmour.
* InsistentTerminology - InsistentTerminology: Henry Whitney ''The Third''
* JetPack - JetPack: Walter/ The Bombardier's got one, along with a lot of miniature explosives.



* LaResistance - The French resistance show up briefly.

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* LaResistance - LaResistance: The French resistance show up briefly.



* MadScientist - Dr. Metzger, and too a lesser degree Dr. Smallwood and Max
* MagicVersusScience - See Ghostapo and StupidJetpackHitler
* MeaningfulName - Max's robot is called "The Golem" he's Jewish and built it to fight Nazis.

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* MadScientist - MadScientist: Dr. Metzger, and too a lesser degree Dr. Smallwood and Max
* MagicVersusScience - MagicVersusScience: See Ghostapo and StupidJetpackHitler
* MeaningfulName - MeaningfulName: Max's robot is called "The Golem" he's Jewish and built it to fight Nazis.



* NaiveNewcomer - The ''ubermenschen'' are properly introduced through the arrival of the Baron's new secretary.

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* NaiveNewcomer - NaiveNewcomer: The ''ubermenschen'' are properly introduced through the arrival of the Baron's new secretary.



* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast - Apart from Baron Crossbones, Panzer (as in Tank), Hexe (Witch) and Geist (Ghost). "Mad Doktor Metzger"'s testing facility is called ''"The Asylum"''.
* NaziNobleman - Crossbones
* NobleBigot - Jack-Be-Nimble ... probably, he's not been that "Noble" yet but he ''is'' one of the good guys.
* NotSoDifferent - The Ubermenschen and The Specialists do have a lot in common. Aside from the obvious ... y'know, superpowers. The original projects (bio-engineering for the USA and magic for the Nazis) were ineffective and created very few soldiers, so they moved on to different methods of creating them.

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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast - NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Apart from Baron Crossbones, Panzer (as in Tank), Hexe (Witch) and Geist (Ghost). "Mad Doktor Metzger"'s testing facility is called ''"The Asylum"''.
* NaziNobleman - NaziNobleman: Crossbones
* NobleBigot - NobleBigot: Jack-Be-Nimble ... probably, he's not been that "Noble" yet but he ''is'' one of the good guys.
* NotSoDifferent - NotSoDifferent: The Ubermenschen and The Specialists do have a lot in common. Aside from the obvious ... y'know, superpowers. The original projects (bio-engineering for the USA and magic for the Nazis) were ineffective and created very few soldiers, so they moved on to different methods of creating them.



* OldRetainer - He talks with Jack-Be-Nimble when he calls, since his father doesn't take them.
* PlayAlongPrisoner - Hartmann. Then, LaResistance doesn't kill him out of hand.
* PoweredArmor - The Golem is probably the straightest example though Jack-Be-Nimble's running suit is technically one as well.
* PublicDomainArtifact - Balmung

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* OldRetainer - OldRetainer: He talks with Jack-Be-Nimble when he calls, since his father doesn't take them.
* PlayAlongPrisoner - PlayAlongPrisoner: Hartmann. Then, LaResistance doesn't kill him out of hand.
* PoweredArmor - PoweredArmor: The Golem is probably the straightest example though Jack-Be-Nimble's running suit is technically one as well.
* PublicDomainArtifact - PublicDomainArtifact: Balmung



* SandInMyEyes - "It's just allergies,"
* SelfRestraint - Hartmann
* SherlockScan - Mark deduces that Hartmann was a Nazi from his posture, the fact he refuses a cigarette and because only a loyal Nazi would be allowed to become a Superhuman.

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* SandInMyEyes - SandInMyEyes: "It's just allergies,"
* SelfRestraint - SelfRestraint: Hartmann
* SherlockScan - SherlockScan: Mark deduces that Hartmann was a Nazi from his posture, the fact he refuses a cigarette and because only a loyal Nazi would be allowed to become a Superhuman.



* SoProudOfYou - The butler tells Henry this for himself and his employer, Henry's father. It would help if it were plausible.

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* SoProudOfYou - SoProudOfYou: The butler tells Henry this for himself and his employer, Henry's father. It would help if it were plausible.



** ShockAndAwe - Dr. Kate Smallwood's lightning manipulation backpack ... thingy.
** SuperSpeed - Both teams have one, The Specialists have got former Olympian Henry Whitney III/ Jack-Be-Nimble while The Ubermensch have got Max Schnell.
** IntangibleMan - Geist
** MindOverMatter - Lady Liberty and her telekinetic powers.
** {{Necromancy}} - Baron Crossbones
** SuperStrength - Captain Victory, Kaptain Deutschland, Panzer and Hartmann.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS - The official way to spell Question Mark's name is with a "?" symbol.
* {{Superhero}} - Deconstructed so very much ...
* SurvivorGuilt - Captain Victory over "PROJECT: ARES" and Lightning Lass over "PROJECT: ZEUS"

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** ShockAndAwe - ShockAndAwe: Dr. Kate Smallwood's lightning manipulation backpack ... thingy.
** SuperSpeed - SuperSpeed: Both teams have one, The Specialists have got former Olympian Henry Whitney III/ Jack-Be-Nimble while The Ubermensch have got Max Schnell.
** IntangibleMan - IntangibleMan: Geist
** MindOverMatter - MindOverMatter: Lady Liberty and her telekinetic powers.
** {{Necromancy}} - {{Necromancy}}: Baron Crossbones
** SuperStrength - SuperStrength: Captain Victory, Kaptain Deutschland, Panzer and Hartmann.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS - SpellMyNameWithAnS: The official way to spell Question Mark's name is with a "?" symbol.
* {{Superhero}} - {{Superhero}}: Deconstructed so very much ...
* SurvivorGuilt - SurvivorGuilt: Captain Victory over "PROJECT: ARES" and Lightning Lass over "PROJECT: ZEUS"



* TheyHaveTheScent - The unlucky guard dogs sent after Hartman ...

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* TheyHaveTheScent - TheyHaveTheScent: The unlucky guard dogs sent after Hartman ...



* WellDoneSonGuy - Henry. Even though his father doesn't take his calls himself.

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* WellDoneSonGuy - WellDoneSonGuy: Henry. Even though his father doesn't take his calls himself.



* WreckedWeapon - When Hartmann is shot at, he breaks the gun in half.
* WolfMan - The result of Doctor Metger's first experiment.

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* WreckedWeapon - WreckedWeapon: When Hartmann is shot at, he breaks the gun in half.
* WolfMan - WolfMan: The result of Doctor Metger's first experiment.
6th Mar '16 10:00:58 AM nombretomado
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* {{Deconstruction}} - Of WW2 Propaganda comics like CaptainAmerica.

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* {{Deconstruction}} - Of WW2 Propaganda comics like CaptainAmerica.ComicBook/CaptainAmerica.
14th Sep '15 7:03:23 PM R1ck
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** Hartmann has a rather more literal and defensible one: he loses control when he's in danger, and is disgusted with the violence he meets out in self-defense.

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** Hartmann has a rather more literal and defensible one: he loses control when he's in danger, and is disgusted with the violence he meets metes out in self-defense.
4th May '15 1:36:41 PM AWERFUYRTEDGYY
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4th May '15 12:03:35 PM nombretomado
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* ClassicalMythology - The OSRD projects that created the first Specialists were codenamed [[SuperSoldier Ares]], [[PsychicPowers Athena]], [[ShockAndAwe Zeus]], [[JetPack Pegasus]] and [[SuperSpeed Hermes]].

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* ClassicalMythology Myth/ClassicalMythology - The OSRD projects that created the first Specialists were codenamed [[SuperSoldier Ares]], [[PsychicPowers Athena]], [[ShockAndAwe Zeus]], [[JetPack Pegasus]] and [[SuperSpeed Hermes]].
14th Apr '15 3:18:27 AM FuzzyBoots
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* TreasureChestCavity: Seems to be where the Baron is now keeping his ioun stone.
9th Nov '13 7:03:59 AM StFan
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** Walter, or the Bombardier, is TheRocketeer,
** Luke, Captain Victory, is CaptainAmerica,
** Henry, Jack-Be-Nimble, is TheFlash.

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** Walter, or the Bombardier, is TheRocketeer,
ComicBook/TheRocketeer,
** Luke, Captain Victory, is CaptainAmerica,
ComicBook/CaptainAmerica,
** Henry, Jack-Be-Nimble, is TheFlash.Franchise/TheFlash.
2nd Sep '13 12:58:00 PM Goldfritha
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* TroubledSympatheticBigot: Despite his racism and his snobbery, Henry does inspire some sympathy owing to his status as the WellDoneSonGuy.
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