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The Champions is a Super HeroWeb Serial Novel written by Tiamatty. It was started in September 2011. It currently updates every Saturday. It also has two spin-offs: Aegis, also updating every Saturday, and Runaways, updating Sundays.It follows the adventures of the eponymous team, both fighting villains and their day-to-day lives and interactions. There are initially 9 main characters, with 7 of them actually donning costumes to fight villains. Eventually, the Champions disbanded, with several members forming a new team, the West Coast Knights, in LA. After that team disbanded, one member of the original team formed a yet another new team, which was then called the Champions, much like the first team was.
Let's You and Him Fight: Their first encounter with other heroes averts this. A couple later encounters play it straight.
Like Reality Unless Noted: It is noted that superhumans routinely break the laws of physics, as well as affecting laws of probabilities and large numbers. Other than this, the world as a whole seems to be the same as our world.
Reed Richards Is Useless: Addressed. The resident supergenius on the team states that she believes superheroes should avoid having any impact on the lives of humans, negative or positive. She could solve global warming, for example, but she intentionally won't.
Replacement Scrappy: In-universe, Alvin and Melissa both feel this way towards Geoff, replacing Martin. Melissa warms up to him. Alvin does not.
Secret Identity: Though they're willing to risk their identity to save people, they generally try to preserve them. They're effectively wrecked by chapter 77. Subverted by Gunther, who just seems not to care. The most recent team doesn't care at all about secret identities, and will openly admit to being superheroes.
Secret Keeper: Most of their parents know. Victor's girlfriend Karah also knows his secret.
Super Hero School: Sorta. They all have at least a high school education, and only Melissa and Victor are actively studying anything. Played straight later, when a bunch of teenagers are brought in as actual students.