History YMMV / TheSentry

1st Apr '17 3:28:48 AM rafi
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* TakeThatScrappy: His appearance in ''ComicBook/TheIncredibleHercules'', in which Hercules happily exploits the fact that [[UnskilledButStrong Sentry doesn't have any real fighting skills.]]
* ValuesDissonance: Downplayed but in the ''Age of Sentry'' series, in which he is a silver age hero, he meets his golden age counterpart from another universe willing to pull a gun on villains and is hostile towards beatniks for wearing dark clothes and goatees.



** His origin itself was a pretty bare bones. He broke into a lab and stone a random vial, which upon drinking gain the power to shatter the axe of Terrax. Terrax, who was created from the alien science of Galactus, whose technology was advanced enough to survive the end of the prior universe before the restart of the next big bang, after which he "incubated" for eons in an "egg" after discovering and learning to manipulate "the power cosmic" and create things like an axe that could carry heralds across space to search out planets for him to eat. A random vial from a civilization still dependent on fossil fuels. At least Hulk had the 'gamma ray bursts are the strongest explosions so Hulk is strongest one there is' mantra.

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** His origin itself was a pretty bare bones. He broke into a lab and stone a random vial, which upon drinking gain the power to shatter the axe of Terrax. Terrax, who was created from the alien science of Galactus, whose technology was advanced enough to survive the end of the prior universe before the restart of the next big bang, after which he "incubated" for eons in an "egg" after discovering and learning to manipulate "the power cosmic" and create things like an axe that could carry heralds across space to search out planets for him to eat. A random vial from a civilization still dependent on fossil fuels. At least Hulk had the 'gamma ray bursts are the strongest explosions so Hulk is strongest one there is' mantra.mantra.
* TakeThatScrappy: His appearance in ''ComicBook/TheIncredibleHercules'', in which Hercules happily exploits the fact that [[UnskilledButStrong Sentry doesn't have any real fighting skills.]]
* ValuesDissonance: Downplayed but in the ''Age of Sentry'' series, in which he is a silver age hero, he meets his golden age counterpart from another universe willing to pull a gun on villains and is hostile towards beatniks for wearing dark clothes and goatees.
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23rd Mar '17 2:03:35 PM Dvandemon
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* ValuesDissonance: Downplayed but in the ''Age of Sentry'' series, in which he is a silver age hero, he meets his golden age counterpart from another universe willing to pull a gun on villains and is hostile towards beatniks for wearing dark clothes and goatees.
4th Jan '17 8:32:06 PM AdamC
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* HilariousInHindsight: The entire point of the character is that he's so ridiculously overpowered nothing can stand against him; he can't be killed, has no weaknesses, manipulates matter, and effortlessly stomps everything that comes across him. [[Anime/OnePunchMan Saitama]] would probably like to meet this guy.
1st Dec '16 10:37:30 AM DarkPhoenix94
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* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: His reappearance in the Apocalypse Twins arc of ''Uncanny Avengers'' as the Twins' Horseman of Death was well-received on the grounds that a) it made him look pretty cool, b) the Void was nowhere to be seen, having supposedly got bored with the constant resurrection-destruction he underwent in the sun, c) his insanity was now less 'destroy all the things!' more 'I am the heir to Apocalypse and I will protect Earth' and it stayed intact at the end of the arc.
21st Jun '16 12:11:08 AM Eagal
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** He's also an example of a GodModeSue. He's ''better at molecular manipulation than Molecule Man'', for instance (it is debatable as to whether this was the Sentry or the Void, an issue even further complicated by the fact that no one really knows what the hell either of them are). All this may come with the territory, given that he's heavily implied to be [[spoiler:''[[TheGrimReaper Death]]'']] and all that...

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** He's also an example of a GodModeSue. He's better at everything than everyone else, ''better at molecular manipulation than Molecule Man'', for instance (it is debatable as to whether this was the Sentry or the Void, an issue even further complicated by the fact that no one really knows what the hell either of them are). All this may come with the territory, given that he's heavily implied to be [[spoiler:''[[TheGrimReaper Death]]'']] and all that...
11th Jun '16 10:12:16 AM Aquillion
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* NeverLiveItDown: He threw ''one'' bad guy into the sun. But that doesn't stop fans (and even some characters) from sarcastically suggesting it as a solution for every fight. He even lampshades this himself when Ms. Marvel asks him not to throw a villain into the sun until they've had a chance to interrogate him:

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* NeverLiveItDown: He threw ''one'' bad guy into the sun. But that doesn't stop fans (and even some characters) from sarcastically suggesting it as a solution for every fight. He even lampshades this himself when Ms. Marvel asks him not to throw a villain into the sun until they've had (because they're actually a chance to interrogate him:transformed [[ComicBook/IronMan Tony Stark]]):
11th Jun '16 10:11:18 AM Aquillion
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* NeverLiveItDown: He threw ''one'' bad guy into the sun. But that doesn't stop fans (and even some characters) from sarcastically suggesting it as a solution for every fight.

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* NeverLiveItDown: He threw ''one'' bad guy into the sun. But that doesn't stop fans (and even some characters) from sarcastically suggesting it as a solution for every fight. He even lampshades this himself when Ms. Marvel asks him not to throw a villain into the sun until they've had a chance to interrogate him:
-->"I don't throw ''everything'' into the sun."
31st Dec '15 6:22:45 AM MagBas
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* [[CanonSue Canon]] GodModeSue: One of the reasons the fans hated him. He could defeat almost everybody in the Marvel Universe, from IronMan to ComicBook/{{Galactus}}, going by Carnage. And he couldn't die, to the point even complete disintegration barely slowed him down.



* MarySue: A violent {{Deconstruction}}; the Sentry actually is Bob's self-imagined idealized version of himself. The result is... well... not as great as you might expect.
3rd Nov '15 8:54:02 PM nombretomado
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* TakeThatScrappy: His appearance in ''IncredibleHercules'', in which Hercules happily exploits the fact that [[UnskilledButStrong Sentry doesn't have any real fighting skills.]]

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* TakeThatScrappy: His appearance in ''IncredibleHercules'', ''ComicBook/TheIncredibleHercules'', in which Hercules happily exploits the fact that [[UnskilledButStrong Sentry doesn't have any real fighting skills.]]
23rd Sep '15 8:45:28 PM nombretomado
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* [[CanonSue Canon]] GodModeSue: One of the reasons the fans hated him. He could defeat almost everybody in the Marvel Universe, from IronMan to {{Galactus}}, going by Carnage. And he couldn't die, to the point even complete disintegration barely slowed him down.

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* [[CanonSue Canon]] GodModeSue: One of the reasons the fans hated him. He could defeat almost everybody in the Marvel Universe, from IronMan to {{Galactus}}, ComicBook/{{Galactus}}, going by Carnage. And he couldn't die, to the point even complete disintegration barely slowed him down.
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