A webcomic about a hero who was {{sidekick}} to the world-famous Blackhawk, but has to learn how to be a hero after his mentor is murdered. Updates regularly [[http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Acrobat/ here.]]
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* ActionGirl: Cassie
* ArchEnemy: PlotHole for Plot Twist.
* ArtEvolution: The series starts off with [[http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Acrobat/index.php?p=82531 rough lines]] and slowly changes to [[http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Acrobat/index.php?p=610036 smoother ones]].
* BSideComics: See FillerStrips
* BadassNormal: Acrobat, Blackhawk, Cassie (normally uses PoweredArmor, but can [[http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Acrobat/index.php?p=283672 fight without it]]), Midnight
* BankRobbery: This is how Wade meets a few of his enemies [[spoiler: and [[ShesNotMyGirlFriend Cassie.]]]]
* BatmanColdOpen: Played straight and made into a hot closing with Magnum and a villain in Issue 4.
* BatSignal: How Blackhawk used to be summoned by the NYPD.
* BlowYouAway: The Windmaster.
* BreakingSpeech: Strife gives one to Will(Magnum) about how the loss of life was his fault because he ran instead of just letting Strife kill him. [[ShutupHannibal Magnum responds by cussing him out.]]
* BroughtDownToNormal: Kid Laser and he really hates it.
* [[BroughtToYouByTheLetterS Brought To You By The Letter A]]: Acrobat's ChestInsignia.
* CListFodder: [[spoiler: Red Laser]]
* CasualDangerDialog: It?s a {{Super Hero}} comic so no surprise there. Acrobat even does this once [[spoiler: when Magnum was being [[PeoplePuppets remote controlled by their common enemy, Strife.]]]]
* ChestInsignia: Acrobat has a large A on his chest.
* CivvieSpandex: Burn and The Windmaster
* ClearMyName: Acrobat by Kid Laser for Blackhawk's murder.
* CloningBlues: [[spoiler: Wade, of the first Hawk]]
* TheCommissionerGordon: Blackhawk with the NYPD.
* CrazyPrepared: Blackhawk had plans in place to keep his identity safe and to give Wade a normal life.
* CuteBruiser: Cassie
* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Kid Laser
* DatingCatwoman: Wade even [[LampshadeHanging asks himself]] why are all the pretty girls criminals.
* DeadlyDodging: Acrobat
* DeadpanSnarker: Wade and Cassie.
* DeadPersonImpersonation: Wade has to do this with Blackhawk.
* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs: The [[BSideComics B Side Comic]] with Plot Twist and Tech has to face one in their filler comic.
* {{Expy}}: Besides [[Franchise/{{Batman}} the two obvious examples]], Plot Twist is a clear one of {{Deadpool}}.
* FaceHeelTurn: Kid Laser.
* FanService: The creator even [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] [[http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Acrobat/index.php?p=328176 it.]]
* FillerStrips: Not in the normal sense, but the creator does post pinups, origins of characters, or short stories in between issues.
* {{Flashback}}: Issue 8 starts off with Red Laser and Kid Laser facing Mr. Mental.
** The filler between Issues 8 & 9 has a look at Wade's life as Canary.
* ForScience: Gabriel Strife's reason for putting Magnum in the PoweredArmor.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: Acrobat shaking off The Reverend's MindRape ability.
** Later he completely heals, in about two hours with no scars, after being beaten bloody and possibly getting his arm broken by Burn, Drown, and The Windmaster.
** Burn, Drown, and The Windmaster talking about their Boss.
* GenerationXerox: Blackhawk to his father The Hawk and Wade is kind of like this to Blackhawk. Peter even [[LampshadeHanging realizes this]] and wonders if Wade's life would be better without him.
* GenreSavvy: Most of heroes and the villains.
* TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks: Subverted in the first issue.
* GoodThingYouCanHeal: [[spoiler: Wade]]
* GrapplingHookPistol: How Acrobat gets around town.
** Wade as Blackhawk gives a heroic one to Lopez
* HeelFaceTurn: Cassie, just a little bit, [[spoiler: after finding out that Burn, Drown, and The Windmaster were hired to kill Acrobat]]
* HeroInsurance
* IDidntMeanToKillHim: Kid Laser about Blackhawk.
* IdiotHero: Ghost.
* IJustWantToBeNormal: Wade at the beginning.
* IJustWantToBeSpecial: Kid Laser.
* LampshadeHanging: The comic does this a lot, but its never [[BetterThanABareBulb a bare bulb]].
* LegacyCharacter: Blackhawk and Canary.
** Wade also thinks about becoming the third Hawk when Kid Laser frames him for murder. He even [[LampShadeHanging points out]] that its expected of him.
* LittleMissSnarker: Cassie.
* MakingASplash: Drown's power.
* MindRape: The Reverend's Power.
* MultipleChoicePast: PlotHole's "origin" were in fact all ripped off from varoius comics and movies with him as an hero and Plot Twist as an villain.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Impersonating Blackhawk may have helped him take down Lopez and stopped the police from arresting him, but it also brings back his RoguesGallery and [[spoiler: first sidekick.]]
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Burn, Drown, and The Windmaster give this to Red Laser then Acrobat.
* PlayingWithFire: Burn's power
* PoweredArmor: Cassie/Coil, Magnum, Jil/Strongarm, and Gabriel Strife.
* PrisonBreak: Kid Laser breaking out The Reverend and The Windmaster.
* RealityWarper: Plot Twist
* RefusalOfTheCall: Wade in the beginning.
* RelationshipUpgrade: Wade and Cassie after she kisses him.
* RescueRomance: Blackhawk's parents met this way.
* [[RichIdiotWithNoDayJob Rich Heir With No After School Job]]: Wade's in highschool but he fits the trope.
* SamusIsAGirl: Strongarm
* SecretIdentity: Wade and Cassie
* SecretKeeper: Forced at first between Cassie and Wade. If he tells anyone she's Coil, she'll tell everyone that his Acrobat and visa versa. Best summed up by Wade. ''"I won't tell anyone it you don't."''
* ShesNotMyGirlfriend: Cassie and Wade
* ShoutOut:
-->Acrobat is: [[{{Deadpool}} Wade]] [[Creator/AdamWest West]]
-->Blackhawk was: [[ComicBook/{{Spider-Man}} Peter]] [[Creator/AdamWest West]]
** Cassie now has an ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' shirt.
* ShutupHannibal: Magnum's response to Strife trying to guilt trip him.
* {{Sidekick}}: Wade before Blackhawk's death, Kid Laser, and [[spoiler: Midnight]]
* StealthHiBye: Wade does this twice when he's dressed like Blackhawk. First with Lopez, then again with the new Commissioner.
* SuperSpeed: Blur
* SuperTeam: Society of Heroes and Aegis
* TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive: Wade keeps trying to stop being a hero, but the world's not having it.
* ThouShaltNotKill: Quickly {{subverted}} with Red Laser when some of Kid Laser's {{mooks}} try to off him.
* VillainousBreakdown: Lopez (formally Kid Laser) when Wade [[StealthHiBye shows up]] as Blackhawk
* UnexplainedRecovery: Seems to be PlotHole's power - Plot Twist keeps killing him but he still comes back.
* WaifFu: Cassie when she was younger.
* WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld
* YouFightLikeACow
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