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Making a title for a sequel by sticking the word "new" or "neo" in front of it. Of course, after a few years
, it won't be new anymore. Incidentally, this is why you shouldn't write "new" "recent" or "now" in pages
Do not confuse with The Full Name Adventures
, which focuses on when titles include the "Adventures" part rather than the "New".
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- Marvel Comics got downright silly with this trope in the 2000s.
- New Avengers! New X-Men! New Excalibur! New Exiles! When New Warriors got relaunched in the middle of this, the joke was that it was going to be called New New Warriors.
- New Excalibur was the most ridiculous example, because it came directly after the "Professor X and Magneto in Genosha" Excalibur title, and was about a mutant team based in the UK, led by Captain Britain. It was, in fact, Old Excalibur.
- Same thing for All-New X-Men in the 2012 Marvel NOW! relaunch, which is in fact the original team timeshifted to the present day.
- And recently New Thunderbolts. Not to mention 1975's "All New, All Different" X-Men, which was at least not the official title (and continued 3 of the 6 protagonists from the previous issues, so it was Blatant Lies).
- They are still doing it with All New Captain America - Falcon has taken over the role for a while for a while.
- Averted with Thor as a woman, which is simply called Thor.
- Marvel Comics' New Mutants are pretty damn old by now.
- The New Teen Titans. As this comic became DC Comics' #1 hit for a while, the title lasted long after it could hardly be said to be new. They actually lost the "Teen" before they lost the "New".
- Paperinik New Adventures
- The very first comic book put out by what would become DC Comics, ushering in The Golden Age of Comic Books, was called New Fun Comics.
- DC's New 52 continuity.
Live Action TV
- Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
- GSN's Whammy!, the 2002 remake of Press Your Luck, was first called Whammy! The All-New Press Your Luck.
- The New Adventures Of Beans Baxter: Interesting in that there weren't any "old" adventures for these to be the "new" adventures of. It's implied that his father (Beans Sr.) had the original adventures.
- Similar to the Beans Baxter example, The New Adventures of Old Christine doesn't really succeed any "old" adventures.
- Bob Barker hosted The New Price is Right. In the 1970s.
- Similarly, Doug Davidson hosted another New Price Is Right (a syndicated show separate from the CBS daytime version) in the early 1990s.
- Match Game '73 was widely billed in TV listings as The New Match Game.
- The New Red Green Show. (The only thing that was new was the network it aired on.)
- The syndicated edition of Family Feud was renamed New Family Feud during Ray Combs' run in 1992, to accomodate the changes made to the gameplay (read: the Bullseye round). The title only lasted two years.
- Lets Make A Deal was retitled The All-New Let's Make a Deal for its 1984-1986 run.
- Played with in The Vicarof Dibley when the parish council discuss a name for the new road.
- MAD parodied this in "If Truth in Advertising Laws Applied to Comic Books," where one fictional title was "The Old Adventures of Superman Made to Look Like the New Adventures of Superman."
- The New Dream Team, Greg Valentine and Dino Bravo.
- The New Rock N Roll Express, either Ricky Morton and Davey Morton (Kid Kash) or Ricky Morton and Ricky Fuji.
- The New Midnight Express, Bob Holly and Bart Gunn.
- There is a town with a street called "New Street".
- Many places have roads with a name that starts with 'New'.
- There is a river in the southeastern United States called the New River. Ironically, it is geologically the oldest river in the region.
- In England there's the New Forest which is not only approaching a thousand years of age but since the dawn of the 21st century another forest was commissioned and is called the National Forest.