History YMMV / AtopTheFourthWall

6th Feb '16 4:15:09 PM KingClark
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** Linkara once quipped that "''[[Film/TheForceAwakens Star Wars: Episode VII]]'' makes the bold move of being yet another prequel" long before the movie came out. It turns out that [[Film/RogueOne the movie immediately following SWE7]] would indeed be a prequel.
31st Jan '16 9:42:23 AM hamza678
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Dewicking
* MagnumOpus: Both Lewis and the majority of fans agree that the best story arc on Atop the Fourth Wall was "A Piece of the World is Missing", aka "The Entity Story Arc".
31st Jan '16 12:17:25 AM minikiss
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* MagnumOpus: Both Lewis and the majority of fans agree that the best story arc on Atop the Fourth Wall was "A Piece of the World is Missing", aka "The Entity Story Arc".
27th Jan '16 2:28:50 AM Eagal
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If it's directly discussed by the work itself then it can go on the main page.
* UnfortunateImplications: Acknowledged in-universe by Linkara that BookBurning has some seriously negative connotations, and that he doesn't have anti-intellectual ideals.
27th Jan '16 2:25:47 AM Eagal
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Parody Sue is not YMMV. All other Sue trops are Flame Bait
* ParodySue[=/=][[MarySue Gary Stu]] (Depending on your feelings about the [=AT4W=] storyline): Linkara (the character), especially after the ''Series/PowerRangersZeo'' #1 review. ** Whatever Marty Stu-ness he may have had is subverted during the first fight with Vyce, where everything he throws at him is ineffective and Vyce manages to trash Linkara (while saying that being the Universe's champion really isn't as big a deal as it might sound like), and just when you expect him to get back up and kick Vyce's ass... he just lies there in a HeroicBSOD, obviously shaken by these turn of events. ** Linkara might actually count as a ''[[DeconstructedTrope deconstruction]]'' of a MartyStu. First of all, for all of his victories and wonderful tech, he's never actually ''permanently'' defeated any of his enemies. Dr. Insano has JokerImmunity, Mechakara has come BackFromTheDead more than once, Dr. Linksano will probably never die due to being a HarmlessVillain, and Lord Vyce... [[CurbStompBattle trounced him]]. Secondly, Linkara is supposedly the "[[TheChosenOne Champion]]" of his universe... but [[HeroKiller Lord Vyce]] has already stated he's killed ''sixteen'' Champions. In other words, the title means nothing in the grand scheme of things. The character himself also has quite a few flaws, such as his {{Pride}}. After defeating Mechakara during the Vyce arc, Liz gives him a look that can only really be summed up as a "WhatTheHellHero [[BuffySpeak Face]]", probably because he didn't help her while powered-up; and his [[BloodKnight willingness to fight]] and [[BadassBoast fairly frequent boasting]] tends to get him pummeled, even if he does make a comeback later on. Also, he flat-out ''stole'' ComicBook/{{Neutro}} from his ArchEnemy; not exactly his most heroic of moments (Though Linkara is using it for good rather than leaving it in the hands of a mad scientist). ** There's also the fact that his HeroicWillpower might ''not'' be as strong as he thinks it is. During [[spoiler:the MindRape sequence]] in the ''Franchise/SilentHill'' review, it's made clear that [[spoiler:he ''would'' have pulled the trigger if the spirit within the gun hadn't stopped him (Mechakara says he ''did'' and the gun just refused to fire).]] He depends on his TrueCompanions to keep him alive. ** There's also the end of the ''Catwoman: Guardian of Gotham #2'' review, where the wizard Aplos [[WhatTheHellHero makes Linkara realize just how selfish, greedy, egotistical and just downright mean he's been]] to his TrueCompanions over the years. It sends Linkara into another HeroicBSOD, along with a MyGodWhatHaveIDone moment. ** He's also frequently treated as an [[InsufferableGenius obnoxious know-it-all]] who shoehorns himself into anything superhero, comic-book or Franchise/StarTrek related in some crossovers, such as WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic's reviews of the odd-numbered Franchise/StarTrek movies, where the Critic constantly dreads his inevitable arrival.
27th Jan '16 2:24:31 AM Eagal
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Some Anvils Need To Be Dropped is for when the story is improved by the use of an anvilicious message over a more subtle one, not whether it's somehow important.
*** AscendedMeme: Not only did Snowflame eventually become a character on the show, but a dedicated fan [[http://www.snowflamecomic.com/ made a webcomic about him.]] He even has his own [[http://snowflamefc.deviantart.com/gallery/ dedicated DeviantArt-page]].

* EvilIsCool/ LoveToHate: Lord Vyce and Mechakara (see above). * EvilIsSexy: Judas Liz. * FanNickname: ** Fans have appropriately dubbed his SuperMode "Pimpkara". ** The Treehousians have dubbed [[spoiler: the spirit inside the magic gun Meg (based on the initials MG for "Magic Gun").]] This appears to be AscendedFanon now, as in the ''Catwoman: Guardian of Gotham #1'' review, [[spoiler: Wizard Steven refers to her as "Margaret."]]
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* EvilIsCool/ LoveToHate: %%* EvilIsCool: Lord Vyce and Mechakara (see above). * Mechakara %%* EvilIsSexy: Judas Liz. * FanNickname: ** Fans have appropriately dubbed his SuperMode "Pimpkara". ** The Treehousians have dubbed [[spoiler: the spirit inside the magic gun Meg (based on the initials MG for "Magic Gun").]] This appears to be AscendedFanon now, as in the ''Catwoman: Guardian of Gotham #1'' review, [[spoiler: Wizard Steven refers to her as "Margaret."]] Liz.

* SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: In his ''Athena #1'' review, he takes quite a lot of time making it clear that exploitation of women is wrong, and that he criticizes it because it's an on-going problem. --> '''Linkara''': Which is why, today, we're digging into ''Athena #1'', a comic that released ''last year'', that seems to think T&A are more important than good storytelling! That's why I'm criticizing it, people! ''It's still going on!'' ** His TakeThat on viewers who use adblockers to avoid ads while watching the contributors' videos. *** He goes more in-depth exactly why the ads are necessary in [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/linkara/specials/39265-please-let-the-ads-play this video]], along with ways to support other shows on Blip as well as his own. ** Really any time he addresses the different kinds of bigotry that the comics industry often struggles with (homophobia, racism, sexism, etc.), that's particularly common in bad comics and with less skilled creators.
27th Jan '16 2:20:37 AM Eagal
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Critical Research Failure is for stuff anyone would know, not comic book trivia
* CriticalResearchFailure: In the Daredevil vs. Vapora review, Linkara mocks many of Daredevil's powers as the writer coming under this trope, despite the fact that being a human lie detector and surviving long falls have always been a part of the mythos. ** In his ComicBook/JusticeLeagueCryForJustice 3 and 4 review, he has mistaken the Composite Superman for Bizzaro. ** In his review of Relic #1 he rants about DC Comics turning the Joker into an immortal spirit in Batman: Endgame. Someone in the comments stated that this was 100% wrong and Linkara admitted he had never read the series in question... and got his information from that Other Wiki. Worse, it wasn't even the storyline's page but the Joker's page... which was outdated. * CrowningMusicOfAwesome: Not including the ultra-catchy "Gunslinger" OP theme, he's lately quite fond of borrowing music from the Matt Smith era of Series/DoctorWho (in particular, the Doctor's "I Am the Doctor" theme) as well as themes from ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan'' and ''Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock''. ** The old-school midi version of "Gunslinger" used in his ''GameBoy #1'' review. ** If anything could outdo the theme song, it's the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdXtMPkHnqI&noredirect=1 Ballad of Linkara]] that closed out his 200th episode. ** [[http://jamiesoar.bandcamp.com/track/a-new-identity This track]] has been composed specifically for the moment where [[spoiler: Linkara changes his outfit]], its name is "[[MeaningfulName A New Identity]]" ** Fans have also enjoyed the Christmas-themed version of the theme song, even though it's only appeared in 2 reviews.

* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome: Lord Vyce's ship. ** For the most part, Lewis playing so many characters is accomplished by only showing one at a time, or using fairly obvious splitscreens. Then comes the redone version of the Entity finale, which includes a shot of Linkara walking around '90s Kid, completely seamlessly. ** The kicker was during the first battle with Mechakara. Not only was Lewis fighting ''himself'' in that battle (first as the Ninja Style Dancer, then as himself), but he also utilized Triple-Vision to allow himself, 90s Kid, and Harvey Finevoice to stand together and fight Mechakara as a team.
27th Jan '16 2:18:45 AM Eagal
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Just For Fun, not a real trope.
* ComeForTheXStayForTheY: Come for the comic book reviews, stay for the awesome storylines. ** Or, for some people, the other way around.
23rd Jan '16 11:25:36 PM Thunderforge
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Adding Drunk Tony Stark to the Broken Base section
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** Drunk Tony Stark. Some find him slurring Iron Man's speech to be funny. Some find it offensive. And some just find it plain annoying. It doesn't help that every time Linkara uses it, he needs to take time out of the review to address the controversy and explain why he's decided to keep doing it.
18th Jan '16 3:31:49 PM SpaceHunterDrakeRedcrest
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** Fans have also enjoyed the Christmas-themed version of the theme song, even though it's only appeared in 2 reviews.

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** In his review of ''Captain Electron #1'' from 2012, he comments that if he ever changes his outfit, he's going to find a way to include a top hat. In 2014, he did change his outfit...though it doesn't have a top hat; he still wears his [[NiceHat trademark fedora]].
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