- Broken Base: John Ostrander's elemental/environmental-themed run. Some see it as a Dork Age for the comic, while others consider Ostrander's run as both a case of My Real Daddy and Growing the Beard.
- Evil is Sexy: Killer Frost.
- Growing the Beard: After its initial writer was replaced, the Jason Rusch series started being a bit more light-hearted while also working at making Jason a more likable character
- Lawful Good: Lui. It doesn't last very long.