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* KickTheSonOfABitch: Considering that [[spoiler:Stewart willingly helped Nemesis with his atrocities and actively gloated about it, its not hard to feel sorry when Nemesis blows his brains out]].

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* KickTheSonOfABitch: Considering that [[spoiler:Stewart willingly helped Nemesis with his atrocities and actively gloated about it, its not it's hard to feel sorry when Nemesis blows his brains out]].


* AssholeVictim: Not one person felt bad when Inspector Morrow blasted this sick fucker in the head, splattering his brains all over the sidewalk.

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* AssholeVictim: Not one person felt bad when Inspector Morrow blasted [[spoiler:blasted this sick fucker in the head, splattering his brains all over the sidewalk.sidewalk]].
* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: Invoked by Nemesis during his prison break. He elects to [[OneManArmy take on nearly a hundred riot cops by himself]] in front of the locked-up convicts just to show what he is capable of. After freeing them all, he becomes their leader.



* ForTheEvulz: Nemesis tells Blake that he is the son of two complete psychos Blake busted and sent to their deaths [[spoiler:but it's all lies. The son in question died before the story even began. Nemesis is just some rich, bored, bloodthirsty asshole looking for kicks as a supervillain.]]

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* CopKiller: Nemesis' main recreational activity. His main target isn't politicians or landmarks, but well known police commissioners.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Averted. While most PracticallyJoker characters put up a polite façade, Nemesis does nothing to hide his spiteful nature.
* ForTheEvulz: Nemesis' motivation for everything he does. He kills, destroys and torments people on a whim all for his sick pleasure. Nemesis tells Blake that he is the son of two complete psychos Blake busted and sent to their deaths deaths, and that he wants revenge, [[spoiler:but it's all lies. The son in question died before the story even began. Nemesis is just some rich, bored, bloodthirsty asshole looking for kicks as a supervillain.]]supervillain]]. The heroes exploit this when they managed to arrest him by tricking him into stealing a little girl's heart transplant (its actually a pig's heart with a tracker) because they knew he couldn't resist doing something so cruel, [[spoiler:though it turns out getting arrested was part of his plan]].



* TheHeavy: Nemesis is directly tied to everything that goes wrong in the comic but [[spoiler:the ending reveals he's merely a buyer from a mastermind who allows wealthy clients to become supervillains.]]

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* TheHeavy: Nemesis is directly tied to everything that goes wrong in the comic comic, but [[spoiler:the ending reveals he's merely a buyer from a mastermind who allows wealthy clients to become supervillains.]]



* MedicalRapeAndImpregnate: Nemesis [[spoiler:artificially inseminates Blake's daughter using her own brother's sperm. Nemesis then made sure that, if they made her have an abortion, Blake's daughter would never be able to bear more children. She is later seen with triplets]].



* PracticallyJoker: See CompositeCharacter-he answers the question of what the Joker would do with Batman's resources.

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* PracticallyJoker: See CompositeCharacter-he answers the question of what the Joker would do with Batman's resources. Like the Joker, [[spoiler:his true identity is a mystery, as he lies about his backstory, merely stating that he's "rich and bored"]].



* VillainousBreakdown: Nemesis gets flustered when [[spoiler:the President is willing to die in order to stop him, and is openly enraged after Blake beats the crap out of him]].
* VillainProtagonist: Though Blake is the hero of the story, Nemesis receives just as much focus.



* AwesomenessByAnalysis: Blake's almost as prescient about what criminals will do as Nemesis is about what Law enforcement will do.



* [[spoiler:BigBadFriend: And that he works for Nemesis]]

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* [[spoiler:BigBadFriend: And BigBadFriend: [[spoiler:And that he works for Nemesis]]



* KickTheSonOfABitch: Considering that [[spoiler:Stewart willingly helped Nemesis with his atrocities and actively gloated about it, its not hard to feel sorry when Nemesis blows his brains out]].



* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: [[spoiler: Stuart get his brains blown out by Nemesis after having delivered Blake right where he wanted.]]

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* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: [[spoiler: Stuart [[spoiler:Stuart get his brains blown out by Nemesis after having delivered Blake right where he wanted.]]


* BlackBestFriend: He is pretty much this to Blake Morrow [[spoiler:later its revealed to be subverted]]
** [[spoiler:BigBadFriend: And that he works for Nemesis]]

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* BlackBestFriend: He is pretty much this to Blake Morrow [[spoiler:later its revealed to be subverted]]
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[[spoiler:BigBadFriend: And that he works for Nemesis]]

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* {{Jerkass}}: In addition to being a murderous sociopath, he is always arrogant, condescending, and smug to everyone he speaks to.


* LightIsNotGood: He is a psychopath with a light white costume.
* ManInWhite: As mention above.

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* LightIsNotGood: He is a psychopath with a light white costume.
* ManInWhite: As mention above.
costume. In addition, everything he owns or uses, (his vehicles, his headquarters) are white.


* BadassGrandpa: The USA President is an old man and isn't afraid to confront Nemesis, even when at gunpoint.


* AxCrazy: If all the things he did because he was simply "rich and bored" dictates, he is a complete and utter lunatic.

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* AssholeVictim: Not one person felt bad when Inspector Morrow blasted this sick fucker in the head, splattering his brains all over the sidewalk.
* AxCrazy: If all the things he did because he was simply "rich and bored" dictates, he is a complete and utter lunatic.utterly monstrous maniac.



* ForTheEvulz: Nemesis tells Blake that he is the son of two complete psychos Blake busted and sent to their deaths [[spoiler:but it's all lies. The son in question died before the story even began. Nemesis is just some rich, bored guy looking for kicks as a supervillain.]]

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* ForTheEvulz: Nemesis tells Blake that he is the son of two complete psychos Blake busted and sent to their deaths [[spoiler:but it's all lies. The son in question died before the story even began. Nemesis is just some rich, bored guy bored, bloodthirsty asshole looking for kicks as a supervillain.]]



* TheHeavy: Nemesis is directly tied to everything that goes wrong in the comic but [[spoiler:the ending reveals he's merely a buyer from a mastermind who allows wealthy clients to become super villains.]]

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* TheHeavy: Nemesis is directly tied to everything that goes wrong in the comic but [[spoiler:the ending reveals he's merely a buyer from a mastermind who allows wealthy clients to become super villains.supervillains.]]

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* PracticallyJoker: See CompositeCharacter-he answers the question of what the Joker would do with Batman's resources.


* CompositeCharacter: Of Batman and SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker.

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* CompositeCharacter: Of Batman and SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker.ComicBook/TheJoker.


* {{Expy}}: To Commissioner James Gordon. [[spoiler:He actually resembles physically at the end of the comic when he retires and is wearing a pair of glasses as well as a mustache]].



* [[spoiler:DirtyCop]]
* [[spoiler:TheMole: He has been working for Nemesis for the past eight years]]

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* [[spoiler:DirtyCop]]
DirtyCop: [[spoiler:Revealed in the final issue to have been TheMole to Nemesis]].
* [[spoiler:TheMole: He TheMole: [[spoiler:He has been working for Nemesis for the past eight years]]

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* BigBad: Nemesis creates conflict by killing innocents and police officers. When he sets his sights on Blake Morrow, the story begins and ends with the duo trying to outmaneuver each other.


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* TheHeavy: Nemesis is directly tied to everything that goes wrong in the comic but [[spoiler:the ending reveals he's merely a buyer from a mastermind who allows wealthy clients to become super villains.]]


* HeroAntagonist: Blake is the police officer charged with bringing down the Nemesis.
* HumiliationConga: Nemesis is driven to utterly break Morrow. [[spoiler: He witnesses Nemesis killing thousands of innocents being unable to prevent it, his kids are kidnapped by him with his daughter being impregnated by her gay brother and having her uterus rigged to collapse if an abortion is attempted.]]

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Performs a daring rescue during a hostage situation where he slips inside a store and swiftly guns down the criminals.
* HeroAntagonist: Blake is the The newest police officer charged with bringing down the targeted by Nemesis.
* HumiliationConga: Nemesis is driven to utterly break Morrow. Morrow by [[spoiler: He witnesses Nemesis killing thousands of innocents with him being unable to prevent do anything about it, having his kids are kidnapped by him kid with his daughter being impregnated by her gay brother and having her uterus rigged to collapse if an abortion is attempted.]]
* ItsPersonal: Morrow is seemingly on the receiving end of this trope by Nemesis, as he had previously arrested Anderson's parents for kidnapping and murdering innocents. [[spoiler: Turns out this is a lie and Nemesis is just a random rich guy who gets his kicks by playing as a supervillain.]] After what happens to Morrow as listed in his HumiliationConga entry, it could be said he flipped the tables towards Nemesis too.



* BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler: Courtesy of Nemesis.]]



* YouOutlivedYourUsefulness: [[spoiler: Stuart get his brains blown out by Nemesis after having delivered Blake right where he wanted.]]

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* YouOutlivedYourUsefulness: YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: [[spoiler: Stuart get his brains blown out by Nemesis after having delivered Blake right where he wanted.]]



* OurPresidentsAreDifferent: [[spoiler:When Blake is faced with a Sadistic Choice, the President or his wife, both of whom are rigged with explosives, the President enforced a third option. He gets in Nemesis' face and orders Blake to blow him up.]]

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* BadassGrandpa: The USA President is an old man and isn't afraid to confront Nemesis, even when at gunpoint.
* DistressedDude: He is kidnapped in the first issue by Nemesis. Also doubles as BadassInDistress.
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Willingly surrenders his life for Peggy's.]]
* OurPresidentsAreDifferent: [[spoiler:When Blake is faced with a Sadistic Choice, the President or his wife, both of whom are rigged with explosives, the President enforced a third option. He gets in Nemesis' face and orders Blake to blow him up.]]]]
* RetiredBadass: He is a Vietnam War veteran.


* TheChessmaster: The man is always planning in advance and when it appears he has been outsmarted, he has a back up plan.



* OneManArmy: Shortly after breaking out of prison, he takes on 97 riot cops and kills them all with his bare hands.



* TheSpook: [[spoiler: His supposed identity as Matthew Anderson is all made up - the real one died in an India whorehouse after squandering his fortune following his parents' deaths. All Nemesis ever tells about himself is that he is rich and bored.]]






* HeroAntagonist

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* HeroAntagonist
HeroAntagonist: Blake is the police officer charged with bringing down the Nemesis.
* HumiliationConga: Nemesis is driven to utterly break Morrow. [[spoiler: He witnesses Nemesis killing thousands of innocents being unable to prevent it, his kids are kidnapped by him with his daughter being impregnated by her gay brother and having her uterus rigged to collapse if an abortion is attempted.]]




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* YouOutlivedYourUsefulness: [[spoiler: Stuart get his brains blown out by Nemesis after having delivered Blake right where he wanted.]]


* GambitRoulette: When [[CrazyPrepared Batman]] mixes with [[AxCrazy The Joker]] this happens
* LightIsNotGood
** ManInWhite

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* GambitRoulette: When [[CrazyPrepared Batman]] mixes with [[AxCrazy The Joker]] this happens
happens.
* LightIsNotGood
** ManInWhite
LightIsNotGood: He is a psychopath with a light white costume.
* ManInWhite: As mention above.

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*AxCrazy: If all the things he did because he was simply "rich and bored" dictates, he is a complete and utter lunatic.

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