Inverse Superman Identity


(permanent link) added: 2009-08-23 03:26:42 sponsor: Roxor (last reply: 2009-08-24 05:47:08)

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Superman is well known for being one person with multiple identities. Sometimes, however, this is flipped around and there are multiple people with one identity.


Examples:

  • Used in one episode of Jonathan Creek where the mention of a character being "not Superman" leads Creek to realise that there are two men with one identity, the logical inverse of Superman's identity tactic.
  • The Shadow first takes on the identity of Lamont Cranston when he is out of the country, but when the real Lamont turns up, he and the Shadow both use his identity, allowing the Shadow to be seen in one place and Lamont in another.
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