When the world is in peril the Heroes UniteHeroes Unite
is a Super Hero
webcomic hosted on Drunk Duck
. It is possibly the first webcomic done in a similiar style to JLA
. Most of its members are superheroes from other webcomics hosted at Drunk Duck, Original Generation
created for it or earlier, that didn't previously appear anywhere else. It won the Drunk Duck Award for the best cooperative work in 2009 and spawned two spin-offs: Heroes Alliance
and Heroes Unite Adventures
The following webcomics take place in HU Universe:
Heroes Unite provides examples of:
- The Adjectival Superhero: The Impractical Mr Imp, named in Parody. The author is a fan of Marvel Comics, whose titles are infamous for these.
- Art Shift: Each page is drawn by a different artist, each with their own unique style
- Bad Future: Where Titan comes from
- The future shown in Vanguard isn't particularly rosy either
- Badass Normal: Many of them.
- Big Bad: Each storyline had it's own main villain
- Heroes Unite: Deuce
- Calvary: Ty
- EGO: The title character
- Fury: Fury
- Darkness Within: The Darkness
- Chonicles: Bombshell: Kingmaker and Ransom
- Heroes Alliance 1-2: The Ancient, Change and Anarch
- Heroes Alliance 3: Thrawn
- Heroes Alliance 4: Ms. Ari
- Heroes Alliance 5: Crime Warp
- Heroes Alliance 6: Nemesis (by proxy, as a companion to the Energize: Hunted finale
- Bigger Bad: The Stormfront, the being that caused the Bad Future that Titan comes from
- Big Good: The HU Commander. However, she is starting to give into her dark side since her encounter with a demon called The Darkness
- Boss Subtitles: Often seen in Heroes Alliance whenever a new character is introduced, hero or villain
- Brainy Brunette: Bombshell
- Dark Is Not Evil: Relik, who, despite his dark and sinister appearance, is one of the more heroic characters
- Also Peligroso and Bleeder, who are heroic despite their powers being demonic in nature.
- Electrical Powers: Tazer and Vora.
- Flying Brick: A lot of them
- Fun Personified: Mr. Imp
- Gadgeteer Genius: Vora
- Humongous Mecha: U.N.C.A. S.A.M.
- Kill Sat: EGO.
- Loads and Loads of Characters: At least by the third issue, which expanded the cast greatly.
- Man Behind the Man: In the third issue, it was believed that the villain Motherboard was controlling EGO, when in fact it was the other way round!
- Most Common Superpower: Bombshell, Blonde Marvel, Bleeder.
- Ms. Fanservice: Bombshell and, occasionally, the HU Commander.
- Multinational Team: So far, the team includes two Australians (Azumorph, Quantum), a Japanese man (SHELL) and a Canadian (Wireless) along with all the Americans.
- The team of writers and artists involved in the project could also count, consisting of American, British, German, Australian, Swedish and South American users.
- Original Generation: Many, especially the HU Commander and Titan, are worth mentioning.
- Powered Armour: Relik, SHELL
- Playing with Fire: Hellfire
- Rubber Man: Azumorph, Mr. Imp
- Second Episode Introduction: The HU Commander didn't appear until the second issue.
- Set Right What Once Went Wrong: Titan's mission
- Shared Universe: Duh.
- Sonic Scream: Blue Jay.
- Sizeshifter: The Flea.
- Superhero Prevalence Stages: Late-stage
- Voluntary Shapeshifting: Blue Jay - only into a Blue Jay (the bird).
- Wrench Wench: Vora