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''Halcyon'', originally announced under the name of ''Utopian'', is a new superhero comic published by Creator/ImageComics, premiering in November of 2010.

The premise seems simple: what would superheroes do without crime? Super-team Halcyon is destined to find out - their world has mysteriously become 'nicer' exponentially over the last nine months. Crime is practically at an end. Armed conflict has diminished to the point on non-existence. The 'would be ruler of the world' and Halcyon's primary enemy just turned himself in on television. What happens to them now? Are they out of a job?

The series is co-written by Marc Guggenheim (Amazing Spider-Man) and Tara Butters (Reaper) with art by Ryan Bodenheim (Red Mass for Mars) and Alisa Tager (Serenity).

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''Halcyon'', originally announced under the name of ''Utopian'', is a new superhero comic published by Creator/ImageComics, premiering in November of 2010.

2010.

The premise seems simple: what would superheroes do without crime? Super-team Halcyon is destined to find out - their world has mysteriously become 'nicer' exponentially over the last nine months. Crime is practically at an end. Armed conflict has diminished to the point on non-existence. The 'would be ruler of the world' and Halcyon's primary enemy just turned himself in on television. television.

What happens to them now? Are they out of a job?

The series is co-written by Marc Guggenheim (Amazing Spider-Man) (''Amazing Franchise/SpiderMan'') and Tara Butters (Reaper) with art by Ryan Bodenheim (Red Mass for Mars) and Alisa Tager (Serenity).



* ChestInsignia: A notable lack of them.

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* ChestInsignia: A notable lack of them.Averted. Nobody wears one.



** Sabre is ComicBook/{{Batman}}, with shades of ComicBook/ThePunisher
** Enos is [[ComicBook/XMen Hank McCoy]]
** Zenith is ComicBook/WonderWoman plus some elements of ComicBook/{{Superman}}

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** Sabre is ComicBook/{{Batman}}, Franchise/{{Batman}}, with shades of ComicBook/ThePunisher
** Enos is [[ComicBook/XMen Hank McCoy]]
Beast]]
** Zenith is ComicBook/WonderWoman plus some elements of ComicBook/{{Superman}}ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}



** Oculus is SelfDemonstrating/DoctorDoom

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** Oculus is SelfDemonstrating/DoctorDoomComicBook/DoctorDoom



* MassSuperEmpoweringEvent: Not one but two versions of Oculus describe attempting to use a "metabomb" in their reality.
-->'''Oculus From Reality 2439-Gamma:''' [It] had the unfortunate and unforeseen effect of increasing the world's population of Super-Powereds by thirteen percent. Halcyon's membership is already up to six-eighty and counting.



* MassSuperEmpoweringEvent: Not one but two versions of Oculus describe attempting to use a "metabomb" in their reality.
-->'''Oculus From Reality 2439-Gamma:''' [It] had the unfortunate and unforeseen effect of increasing the world's population of Super-Powereds by thirteen percent. Halcyon's membership is already up to six-eighty and counting.


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* MrExposition: It's lampshaded that Zenith has a tendency to explain to her teammates stuff they already know for the readers' benefit:
-->'''Agni:''' You have a way of telling people that which they already know, Zenith.\\
'''Zenith:''' I've been told.

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** Psiclops is ComicBook/JeanGrey


** Zenith is ComicBook/WonderWoman crossed with ComicBook/{{Superman}}

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** Zenith is ComicBook/WonderWoman crossed with plus some elements of ComicBook/{{Superman}}

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* {{Expy}}:
** Sabre is ComicBook/{{Batman}}, with shades of ComicBook/ThePunisher
** Enos is [[ComicBook/XMen Hank McCoy]]
** Zenith is ComicBook/WonderWoman crossed with ComicBook/{{Superman}}
** Agni is ComicBook/TheMightyThor
** Oculus is SelfDemonstrating/DoctorDoom


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* SlapSlapKiss: Zenith and Sabre


''ComicBook/{{Halcyon}}'', originally announced under the name of ''Utopian'', is a new superhero comic published by Creator/ImageComics, premiering in November of 2010.

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''ComicBook/{{Halcyon}}'', ''Halcyon'', originally announced under the name of ''Utopian'', is a new superhero comic published by Creator/ImageComics, premiering in November of 2010.


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!!This comic book series provides examples of:

* {{Chest Insignia}}: A notable lack of them.
* {{Cool Mask}}: Both versions of Oculus that have appeared are wearing featureless, head encompassing metal masks with eye holes.
* {{The Cowl}}: Sabre.
** Deconstructed. Sabre is shown to be boderline psychopathic, which is why he's the one who has the hardest time adjusting to a perfect world.
* {{Heroic Build}}: Obviously for the gents - but on Triumph?
* [[EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys Everything's Better With Monkeys]]: Enos is a 'cybernetically enhanced space chimp'.
* {{Flying Brick}}: Zenith, the World's Greatest Hero.
* {{Licked By The Dog}}: Sabre is described as a 'homicidal vigilante' (by one of his teammates no less!), but his [[NonHumanSidekick dog]] likes him so he can't be ''all'' bad.
* {{Meaningful Name}}: Superhero naming convention aside, 'Halcyon' means 'peaceful' or 'calm'.

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!!This comic book series provides examples of:

!!Tropes:

* {{Chest Insignia}}: ChestInsignia: A notable lack of them.
* {{Cool Mask}}: CoolMask: Both versions of Oculus that have appeared are wearing featureless, head encompassing metal masks with eye holes.
* {{The Cowl}}: Sabre.
**
TheCowl: Deconstructed. Sabre is shown to be boderline psychopathic, which is why he's the one who has the hardest time adjusting to a perfect world.
* {{Heroic Build}}: HeroicBuild: Obviously for the gents - -- but on Triumph?
* [[EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys Everything's Better With Monkeys]]: EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: Enos is a 'cybernetically "cybernetically enhanced space chimp'.
chimp".
* {{Flying Brick}}: FlyingBrick: Zenith, the World's Greatest Hero.
* {{Licked By The Dog}}: LickedByTheDog: Sabre is described as a 'homicidal vigilante' "homicidal vigilante" (by one of his teammates no less!), but his [[NonHumanSidekick dog]] likes him so he can't be ''all'' bad.
* {{Meaningful Name}}: MeaningfulName:
**
Superhero naming convention aside, 'Halcyon' "Halcyon" means 'peaceful' "peaceful" or 'calm'."calm".



* {{Mass Super Empowering Event}}: Not one but two versions of Oculus describe attempting to use a 'metabomb' in their reality.
--> '''Oculus From Reality 2439-Gamma:''' [It] had the unfortunate and unforeseen effect of increasing the world's population of Super-Powereds by thirteen percent. Halcyon's membership is already up to six-eighty and counting.
* {{Most Common Super Power}}: Both of the ladies, natch.
* {{The Multiverse}}: All versions of Oculus appear to be able to move through this freely. They even have a safe haven in Reality 4587-Beta.

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* {{Mass Super Empowering Event}}: MassSuperEmpoweringEvent: Not one but two versions of Oculus describe attempting to use a 'metabomb' "metabomb" in their reality.
--> '''Oculus
reality.
-->'''Oculus
From Reality 2439-Gamma:''' [It] had the unfortunate and unforeseen effect of increasing the world's population of Super-Powereds by thirteen percent. Halcyon's membership is already up to six-eighty and counting.
* {{Most Common Super Power}}: MostCommonSuperPower: Both of the ladies, natch.
* {{The Multiverse}}: TheMultiverse: All versions of Oculus appear to be able to move through this freely. They even have a safe haven in Reality 4587-Beta.



* {{Playing With Fire}}: Agni, also a case of a [[SuperHeroGods Super God]].
* [[spoiler:StartOfDarkness: The entire story was one for Sabre. It turns out that he's so hell-bent on having someone to fight, he'll even fight a perfect world. Oculus knew this, giving all his resources to Sabre, who has become the new Oculus at the end.]]
* {{Super Soldier}}: Jarhead.
* {{Super Speed}}: Transom.
* {{Sugar Bowl}}: The whole world seems to be becoming one!

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* {{Playing With Fire}}: PlayingWithFire: Agni, also a case of a [[SuperHeroGods Super God]].
* [[spoiler:StartOfDarkness: The StartOfDarkness: [[spoiler:The entire story was one for Sabre. It turns out that he's so hell-bent on having someone to fight, he'll even fight a perfect world. Oculus knew this, giving all his resources to Sabre, who has become the new Oculus at the end.]]
* {{Super Soldier}}: SuperSoldier: Jarhead.
* {{Super Speed}}: SuperSpeed: Transom.
* {{Sugar Bowl}}: SugarBowl: The whole world seems to be becoming one!



* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Pink Hair]]: Triumph sports magenta hair down to her mid-back.

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* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Pink Hair]]: YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Triumph sports magenta hair down to her mid-back.

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* WhamLine: [[spoiler: [[DrivenToSuicide I can't fly.]] ]]

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->''"Every villain is the hero of their own story."''

''ComicBook/{{Halcyon}}'', originally announced under the name of ''Utopian'', is a new superhero comic published by Creator/ImageComics, premiering in November of 2010.

The premise seems simple: what would superheroes do without crime? Super-team Halcyon is destined to find out - their world has mysteriously become 'nicer' exponentially over the last nine months. Crime is practically at an end. Armed conflict has diminished to the point on non-existence. The 'would be ruler of the world' and Halcyon's primary enemy just turned himself in on television. What happens to them now? Are they out of a job?

The series is co-written by Marc Guggenheim (Amazing Spider-Man) and Tara Butters (Reaper) with art by Ryan Bodenheim (Red Mass for Mars) and Alisa Tager (Serenity).

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!!This comic book series provides examples of:

* {{Chest Insignia}}: A notable lack of them.
* {{Cool Mask}}: Both versions of Oculus that have appeared are wearing featureless, head encompassing metal masks with eye holes.
* {{The Cowl}}: Sabre.
** Deconstructed. Sabre is shown to be boderline psychopathic, which is why he's the one who has the hardest time adjusting to a perfect world.
* {{Heroic Build}}: Obviously for the gents - but on Triumph?
* [[EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys Everything's Better With Monkeys]]: Enos is a 'cybernetically enhanced space chimp'.
* {{Flying Brick}}: Zenith, the World's Greatest Hero.
* {{Licked By The Dog}}: Sabre is described as a 'homicidal vigilante' (by one of his teammates no less!), but his [[NonHumanSidekick dog]] likes him so he can't be ''all'' bad.
* {{Meaningful Name}}: Superhero naming convention aside, 'Halcyon' means 'peaceful' or 'calm'.
** The original name of the comic was ''Utopian'', which became the name of a city in the book.
* {{Mass Super Empowering Event}}: Not one but two versions of Oculus describe attempting to use a 'metabomb' in their reality.
--> '''Oculus From Reality 2439-Gamma:''' [It] had the unfortunate and unforeseen effect of increasing the world's population of Super-Powereds by thirteen percent. Halcyon's membership is already up to six-eighty and counting.
* {{Most Common Super Power}}: Both of the ladies, natch.
* {{The Multiverse}}: All versions of Oculus appear to be able to move through this freely. They even have a safe haven in Reality 4587-Beta.
* PaintingTheMedium: Null 'speaks' through what appear to be black narration boxes.
* {{Playing With Fire}}: Agni, also a case of a [[SuperHeroGods Super God]].
* [[spoiler:StartOfDarkness: The entire story was one for Sabre. It turns out that he's so hell-bent on having someone to fight, he'll even fight a perfect world. Oculus knew this, giving all his resources to Sabre, who has become the new Oculus at the end.]]
* {{Super Soldier}}: Jarhead.
* {{Super Speed}}: Transom.
* {{Sugar Bowl}}: The whole world seems to be becoming one!
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Pink Hair]]: Triumph sports magenta hair down to her mid-back.
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