History YMMV / MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW

25th Aug '16 6:10:55 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** Luna's characterization under writer Katie Cook was a BaseBreaker over being at odds with canon, but was entertaining and funny enough to be enjoyed. Her take on Celestia in "Reflections" received greater criticism for this, at least it [[LoveMakesYouDumb was given an explanation]], and she clearly regretted it and sought to fix the damage it caused. Such was ''not'' present with Twilight Sparkle in the "Cattle Rustlers" arc, at which point criticism of her writing began to outweigh praise.

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** Luna's characterization under writer Katie Cook was a BaseBreaker divisive over being at odds with canon, but was entertaining and funny enough to be enjoyed. Her take on Celestia in "Reflections" received greater criticism for this, at least it [[LoveMakesYouDumb was given an explanation]], and she clearly regretted it and sought to fix the damage it caused. Such was ''not'' present with Twilight Sparkle in the "Cattle Rustlers" arc, at which point criticism of her writing began to outweigh praise.
9th Aug '16 7:32:12 PM Scrounge
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** The 2014 holiday special would have been wrapped up with vastly less heartbreak had someone realized that Sunset had nothing to gain from what she was accused of doing, and would basically be shooting herself in the foot out of spite. Unfortunately, even Sunset herself seems blind to this.
28th Jul '16 1:20:31 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** "The Ponies of Dark Water" is a three issue arc about the Mane Six turning evil, possibly as a response to complaints about how little the Mirror Mane Six appeared in their arc. It also resorts to ContinuitySnarl to clean up previous things fans took issue with: Nightmare Moon is again just Luna's dark side rather than a separate being possessing her, and the deer are on the level of any other non-pony animal.

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** "The Ponies of Dark Water" is a three issue arc about the Mane Six turning evil, possibly as a response to complaints about how little the Mirror Mane Six appeared in their arc. It also resorts to ContinuitySnarl to clean up ([[ContinuitySnarl unclear if intentionally]]) undoes previous things fans took issue with: Nightmare Moon is again just Luna's dark side rather than a separate being possessing her, and the deer are on the level of any other non-pony animal.
28th Jul '16 6:45:41 AM Pren
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** "The Ponies of Dark Water" is a three issue arc about the Mane Six turning evil, possibly as a response to complaints about how little the Mirror Mane Six appeared in their arc.

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** "The Ponies of Dark Water" is a three issue arc about the Mane Six turning evil, possibly as a response to complaints about how little the Mirror Mane Six appeared in their arc. It also resorts to ContinuitySnarl to clean up previous things fans took issue with: Nightmare Moon is again just Luna's dark side rather than a separate being possessing her, and the deer are on the level of any other non-pony animal.
24th Jul '16 4:58:10 AM Anddrix
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** Radiant Hope is a rare example where an EnsembleDarkhorse becomes this. In Sombra's Fiendship, she was regarded as a fan favorite and had some decent amount of fan art. Then the story picks up in the Crystal Empire invasion storyline, where starts recruiting villains of various shades of evil (including someone who ''isn't even a villain'') to go invade the Crystal Empire and revive Sombra, [[WhatAnIdiot all under the assumption that he's still the good, kind-hearted pony he once was]]. However, #36 upgraded her to BaseBreaker, [[spoiler:revealing she had expected to "deal with" Chrysalis, implying she wasn't really intending to sell her people out, gets a harsh wake-up call regarding the Umbrum's manipulation of her, and even used her status as Sombra's MoralityPet to successfully convince him to redeem himself and save the day]]. This ''can't'' be said for Flim, Flam, Iron Will and Lightning Dust, who vanish from the story before doing anything the changelings couldn't have, so [[AbortedArc there was no point]] to [[RonTheDeathEater all the controversy their actions caused]].

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** Radiant Hope is a rare example where an EnsembleDarkhorse becomes this. In Sombra's Fiendship, she was regarded as a fan favorite and had some decent amount of fan art. Then the story picks up in the Crystal Empire invasion storyline, where starts recruiting villains of various shades of evil (including someone who ''isn't even a villain'') to go invade the Crystal Empire and revive Sombra, [[WhatAnIdiot all under the assumption that he's still the good, kind-hearted pony he once was]]. However, #36 upgraded her to BaseBreaker, BaseBreakingCharacter, [[spoiler:revealing she had expected to "deal with" Chrysalis, implying she wasn't really intending to sell her people out, gets a harsh wake-up call regarding the Umbrum's manipulation of her, and even used her status as Sombra's MoralityPet to successfully convince him to redeem himself and save the day]]. This ''can't'' be said for Flim, Flam, Iron Will and Lightning Dust, who vanish from the story before doing anything the changelings couldn't have, so [[AbortedArc there was no point]] to [[RonTheDeathEater all the controversy their actions caused]].
17th Jul '16 4:47:40 AM CaptainTedium
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* BaseBreaker:
** Princess Celestia in the reflections arc (issues #17-20). For some, her actions have driven away any amount of sympathy she might have had while others are fond of her relationship with Mirror Sombra regardless. What prevents her from reaching full-on [[TheScrappy Scrappy]] status was her MyGodWhatHaveIDone moments throughout the comic... [[spoiler:That is until it's revealed that her travels to the other world is causing the destruction of ''both'' worlds. For most, this just brought her to the scrappy heap. Wether her willingness to [[HeroicSacrifice sacrifice herself to fix this]] and losing Mirror Sombra (who took her place) as consequence redeemed her is hotly debated]].

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* BaseBreaker:
BaseBreakingCharacter:
** Princess Celestia in the reflections arc (issues #17-20). For some, her actions have driven away any amount of sympathy she might have had while others are fond of her relationship with Mirror Sombra regardless. What prevents her from reaching full-on [[TheScrappy Scrappy]] status was her MyGodWhatHaveIDone moments throughout the comic... [[spoiler:That is until it's revealed that her travels to the other world is causing the destruction of ''both'' worlds. For most, this just brought her to the scrappy heap. Wether Whether her willingness to [[HeroicSacrifice sacrifice herself to fix this]] and losing Mirror Sombra (who took her place) as consequence redeemed her is hotly debated]].
16th Jul '16 1:54:05 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** While the {{Retcon}} to [[DemonicPossession Nightmare Moons nature]] has been mixed, her latest incarnation, [[spoiler:Nightmare Rarity]], is easily the most popular thing to come out of the comics, impressive given she only appears halfway through her story and is a [[WalkingSpoiler huge spoiler]]. Helping is that she has a [[EvilIsCool cool]], [[EvilIsSexy attractive]] character design, [[LampshadeHanging is savvy enough to know it]] and [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy pose a serious threat]] despite lacking her [[PhysicalGod previous incarnations power]], and some of the comics most epic and emotional moments came out of her confrontation.

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** While the {{Retcon}} to [[DemonicPossession Nightmare Moons nature]] has been mixed, her latest incarnation, [[spoiler:Nightmare Rarity]], is easily the most popular thing to come out of the comics, impressive given she only appears halfway through her story and is a [[WalkingSpoiler huge spoiler]]. Helping is that she has a [[EvilIsCool cool]], [[EvilIsSexy attractive]] character design, [[LampshadeHanging is savvy enough to know it]] and [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy pose [[WeakButSkilled remain a serious threat]] despite lacking her [[PhysicalGod previous incarnations power]], and some of the comics most epic and emotional moments came out of her confrontation.
3rd Jul '16 7:18:40 AM Peteman
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** While things in the show could always be a bit quirky with the pony population's [[HilarityEnsues antics]] and [[EasilyForgiven the general lack of consequences]], they come to a head in ''The Good, the Bad and the Ponies'', as Equestria can be seen here as a CrapsaccharineWorld whose cute exterior belies a horribly dysfunctional legal system that excuses things like assault, vandalism, extortion, arson, kidnapping, impersonation, hostage-taking, fraud and entrapment, but vandalizing a historical site, even one declared so about under dubious circumstances, could get those just ''associated'' with you thrown in jail. Essentially valuing the letter of the law over innocent lives, and having no provisions to deal with dangerously violent criminals.

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** While things in the show could always be a bit quirky with the pony population's [[HilarityEnsues antics]] and [[EasilyForgiven the general lack of consequences]], they come to a head in ''The Good, the Bad and the Ponies'', as Equestria can be seen here as a CrapsaccharineWorld whose cute exterior belies a horribly dysfunctional legal system that excuses things like assault, vandalism, extortion, arson, kidnapping, impersonation, hostage-taking, false imprisonment, fraud and entrapment, but vandalizing a historical site, even one declared so about under dubious circumstances, could get those just ''associated'' with you thrown in jail. Essentially valuing the letter of the law over innocent lives, and having no provisions to deal with dangerously violent criminals.
17th Jun '16 9:27:58 AM Pren
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** "The Ponies of Dark Water" is a three issue arc about the Mane Six turning evil, possibly as a response to complaints about how little the Mirror Mane Six appeared in their arc.
29th May '16 5:26:02 PM DrakeClawfang
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* BadassDecay: Played with. While Chrysalis is still a powerful enemy and a dangerous threat to Equestria, the comics portray her as ''much'' more comical than in the show, to the point she can be downright silly at times. This has the side-effect of making her seem ''less'' menacing, in contrast to the events of "A Canterlot Wedding."

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* BadassDecay: Played with. While Chrysalis is still a powerful enemy and a dangerous threat to Equestria, the comics portray her as ''much'' more comical than in the show, to the point she can be downright silly at times. times (such as pouting and sticking her tongue out at Twilight in "Siege of the Crystal Empire). This has the side-effect of making her seem ''less'' menacing, in contrast to the events of "A Canterlot Wedding."Wedding" where she was more serious.
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