History YMMV / TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen

21st May '17 1:37:54 AM ACW
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* CompleteMonster: Hawley Griffin, aka Literature/TheInvisibleMan, is a psychopath recruited by England so his powers could be utilized for special missions. Introduced hiding in an all-girls boarding school, Griffin's been taking advantage of his powers to rape the teenagers there. He's already impregnated three girls and is apprehended in the process of raping a fourth. When he joins the league, it's not out of any sense of altruism but because he's been promised a cure for his condition, a pardon for his crimes, and a large sum of money. During his tenure on the team, Griffin displays streaks of cruelty and cowardice in equal measure. At one point he beats an innocent constable to death simply because he wanted the man's clothes, and at the climax of the team's first adventure, [[DirtyCoward Griffin attempts to abandon the league to their deaths when things get too dangerous.]] With the arrival of the invading Martians, [[LesCollaborateurs Griffin eagerly approaches them and sells out his entire planet to the invaders just so he can rule alongside them.]] Griffin gives the Martians information on where the human artillery positions are so they can slaughter their opposition, tries to get his teammates killed by selling out their hideout's location, [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown brutalizes Mina Murray]] while stealing valuable military information, and advises the Martians to use their Red Weed to destroy the Thames and incapacitate the [[CoolBoat Nautilus]]. In a series where [[BlackAndGrayMorality even monsters can be heroes]], Griffin was never anything but a [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish, megalomaniacal snake]] who was willing to let his race be butchered and enslaved just so he could rule over what was left.

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* CompleteMonster: [[InvisibleJerkass Hawley Griffin, Griffin]], aka Literature/TheInvisibleMan, is a psychopath [[AxCrazy psychopath]] recruited by England so that his powers could be utilized for special missions. missions, and is [[AdaptationalVillainy far worse than his literary counterpart]]. Introduced hiding in an all-girls boarding school, Griffin's been taking advantage of his powers to [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape the teenagers there.there]]. He's already impregnated three girls and is apprehended in the process of raping a fourth. When he joins the league, it's not out of any sense of altruism but because he's been promised a cure for his condition, a pardon for his crimes, and a large sum of money. During his tenure on the team, Griffin displays streaks of cruelty and cowardice in equal measure. At one point he beats an innocent constable to death simply because he wanted the man's clothes, and at the climax of the team's first adventure, Griffin [[DirtyCoward Griffin attempts to abandon the league to their deaths when things get too dangerous.]] dangerous]]. With the arrival of the invading Martians, [[LesCollaborateurs Griffin eagerly approaches them and sells out his entire planet to the invaders just so he can rule alongside them.]] them]]. Griffin gives the Martians information on where the human artillery positions are so they can slaughter their opposition, opposition; tries to get his teammates killed by selling out the location of their hideout's location, location; [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown brutalizes Mina Murray]] while stealing valuable military information, information; and advises the Martians to use their Red Weed to destroy the Thames and incapacitate the [[CoolBoat Nautilus]].''[[CoolBoat Nautilus]]''. In a series where [[BlackAndGrayMorality even monsters can be heroes]], Griffin was never anything but a [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish, megalomaniacal snake]] who was willing to let his race be butchered and enslaved just so he could rule over what was left.
20th May '17 4:52:22 PM ACW
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* CompleteMonster: Hawley Griffin, aka Literature/TheInvisibleMan, is a psychopath recruited by England so his powers could be utilized for special missions. Introduced hiding in an all-girls boarding school, Griffin's been taking advantage of his powers to rape the teenagers there. He's already impregnated three girls and is apprehended in the process of raping a fourth. When he joins the league, it's not out of any sense of altruism but because he's been promised a cure for his condition, a pardon for his crimes, and a large sum of money. During his tenure on the team, Griffin displays streaks of cruelty and cowardice in equal measure. At one point he beats an innocent constable to death simply because he wanted the man's clothes, and at the climax of the team's first adventure, Griffin attempts to abandon the league to their deaths when things get too dangerous. With the arrival of the invading Martians, Griffin eagerly approaches them and sells out his entire planet to the invaders just so he can rule alongside them. Griffin gives the Martians information on where the human artillery positions are so they can slaughter their opposition, tries to get his teammates killed by selling out the location of their hideout, brutalizes Mina Murray while stealing valuable military information, and advises the Martians to use their Red Weed to destroy the Thames and incapacitate the ''Nautilus''. In a series where even monsters can be heroes, Griffin was never anything but a selfish, megalomaniacal snake who was willing to let his race be butchered and enslaved just so he could rule over what was left.

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* CompleteMonster: Hawley Griffin, aka Literature/TheInvisibleMan, is a psychopath recruited by England so his powers could be utilized for special missions. Introduced hiding in an all-girls boarding school, Griffin's been taking advantage of his powers to rape the teenagers there. He's already impregnated three girls and is apprehended in the process of raping a fourth. When he joins the league, it's not out of any sense of altruism but because he's been promised a cure for his condition, a pardon for his crimes, and a large sum of money. During his tenure on the team, Griffin displays streaks of cruelty and cowardice in equal measure. At one point he beats an innocent constable to death simply because he wanted the man's clothes, and at the climax of the team's first adventure, [[DirtyCoward Griffin attempts to abandon the league to their deaths when things get too dangerous. dangerous.]] With the arrival of the invading Martians, [[LesCollaborateurs Griffin eagerly approaches them and sells out his entire planet to the invaders just so he can rule alongside them. them.]] Griffin gives the Martians information on where the human artillery positions are so they can slaughter their opposition, tries to get his teammates killed by selling out the location of their hideout, hideout's location, [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown brutalizes Mina Murray Murray]] while stealing valuable military information, and advises the Martians to use their Red Weed to destroy the Thames and incapacitate the ''Nautilus''. [[CoolBoat Nautilus]]. In a series where [[BlackAndGrayMorality even monsters can be heroes, heroes]], Griffin was never anything but a [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish, megalomaniacal snake snake]] who was willing to let his race be butchered and enslaved just so he could rule over what was left.
10th May '17 11:39:46 PM Emperor_Oshron
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* NightmareFuel: The dead bodies fused to the remains of the train in ''Century 2009''.

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* NightmareFuel: The dead bodies fused to the remains of the train in ''Century 2009''.2009'', to say nothing of the flashback panels to the events of the massacre that caused that.
10th May '17 12:19:48 AM CaptainTedium
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* ValuesDissonance: The comic deliberately fakes this trope to create aesops such as "ORIENTALS, while BRILLIANT, are EVIL". Which we would like to stress is a verbatim quote.

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* ValuesDissonance: The comic deliberately fakes this trope to create aesops such as "ORIENTALS, while BRILLIANT, "The Chinese are EVIL".brilliant, but evil". Which we would like to stress is a verbatim quote.
27th Apr '17 8:23:57 AM SorPepita
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* TearJerker: [[TearJerker/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen Now has a page in need of]] WikiMagic.
27th Apr '17 8:20:57 AM SorPepita
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26th Apr '17 10:38:32 AM SorPepita
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* GeniusBonus: If you got every single reference in this series without help.....you need to make a lot more pages here at TVTropes.

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* GeniusBonus: If you got every single reference in this series without help.....help... you need to make a lot ''a lot'' more pages here at TVTropes.



** Similarly, though the movie's "Fantom" (a villain loosely based on Erik from ''Theatre/ThePhantomOfTheOpera'' and Fantomas) the comics ''did'' finally incorporate ''Phantom of the Opera'' into the plot of ''The Black Dossier''. According to one of the supplementary stories, the League had their final face-off with France's "Les Hommes Mystérieux" at the Paris Opera, where they tried to stop their plot to plant explosives in the Phantom's old lair. The other half, Fantomas, being one of the French team members.

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** Similarly, though the movie's movie had "Fantom" (a villain loosely based on Erik from ''Theatre/ThePhantomOfTheOpera'' and Fantomas) the comics ''did'' finally incorporate ''Phantom of the Opera'' into the plot of ''The Black Dossier''. According to one of the supplementary stories, the League had their final face-off with France's "Les Hommes Mystérieux" at the Paris Opera, where they tried to stop their plot to plant explosives in the Phantom's old lair. The other half, Fantomas, being one of the French team members.



* TearJerker: [[TearJerker/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen Now has a page in need of]] WikiMagic

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* TearJerker: [[TearJerker/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen Now has a page in need of]] WikiMagicWikiMagic.



25th Feb '17 12:24:08 AM Delphi
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** YOU ARE THE SHIT OF THE WORLD! I KILL YOU NOW!
29th Jan '17 10:44:48 AM StarSword
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* RetroactiveRecognition: Shane West (Sawyer) currently plays Michael in ''Series/{{Nikita}}''. It's a little bit funny, because Peta Wilson (Mina) got her start as the lead on ''Film/LaFemmeNikita'', of which ''Nikita'' is a remake.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Shane West (Sawyer) currently plays later played Michael in ''Series/{{Nikita}}''. It's a little bit funny, because Peta Wilson (Mina) got her start as the lead on ''Film/LaFemmeNikita'', of which ''Nikita'' is a remake.
16th Jan '17 5:03:38 PM Homemaderat
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* BrokenBase: In a connection to the example for the comic the film gets this a lot too. The film made a lot of changes to the point of being InNameOnly, this clearly irritated fans who like the comic. But given there is an entry of this trope there too, there were a lot of people who found the comic disappointing (or became disappointing). For this side some of the movie's decisions are called improvements to the comic. Debates about this still spring up to this day on most sites talking about the LoEG.

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* BrokenBase: In a connection to the example for the comic the film gets this a lot too. The film made a lot of changes to the point of being InNameOnly, this clearly irritated fans who like the comic. But given there is an entry of this trope there too, there were a lot of people who found the comic disappointing (or became disappointing). For this side some of the movie's decisions are called improvements to the comic. Debates about this still spring up to this day on most sites talking about the LoEG.movie or comics.
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