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* RealityEnsues: In the third issue, still inhebriated by the change in her life, Marnie starred in a movie and then had to fake her death immediately after. In the following issue a potential ally recognizes her and guesses she has something to hide, prompting her to murder him to protect the secret, and in the fifth she wals into a trap Trent set up after seeing her picture on the paper and realizing she has survived the fire he thought she had died into.

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* RealityEnsues: In the third issue, still inhebriated by the change in her life, Marnie starred in a movie and then had to fake her death immediately after. In the following issue a potential ally recognizes her and guesses she has something to hide, prompting her to murder him to protect the secret, and in the fifth she wals walks into a trap Trent set up after seeing her picture on the paper and realizing she has survived the fire he thought she had died into.


* RealityEnsues: In the third issue, still inhebriated by the change in her life, Marnie starred in a movie and then had to fake her death immediately after. As a consequence, people tend to recognize her and guess she has something to hide at the worst possible moment.

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* RealityEnsues: Marnie's goals would be better served if people didn't know who she is... But as she ''starred in a movie'' and then had to fake her death immediately after in the third issue, people do recognize her and know she has something to hide.

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* RealityEnsues: Marnie's goals would be better served if people didn't know who she is... But as she ''starred In the third issue, still inhebriated by the change in her life, Marnie starred in a movie'' movie and then had to fake her death immediately after in the third issue, after. As a consequence, people do tend to recognize her and know guess she has something to hide.hide at the worst possible moment.

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* RealityEnsues: Marnie's goals would be better served if people didn't know who she is... But as she ''starred in a movie'' and then had to fake her death immediately after in the third issue, people do recognize her and know she has something to hide.


''Satanik'' is a 1964 Italian comic belonging to the ''fumetto nero'' (black comic) genre, authored by Max Bunker and Magnus. One of the most successful endeavors of the genre, the comic is distinguished from others of its kind by the massive presence of supernatural and horror elements, which were absent in the grittier, more realistic examples like ''ComicBooks/{{Diabolik}}'' and the several other comics that came after it. Running for 10 years, it ended in 1974 amidst many controversies, which surrounded this production more so than any other black comic of the period, yet it has enjoyed several reprints, and is still considered a classic by the aficionados.

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''Satanik'' is a 1964 Italian comic belonging to the ''fumetto nero'' (black comic) genre, authored by Max Bunker and Magnus. One of the most successful endeavors of the genre, the comic is distinguished from others of its kind by the massive presence of supernatural and horror elements, which were absent in the grittier, more realistic examples like ''ComicBooks/{{Diabolik}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Diabolik}}'' and the several other comics that came after it. Running for 10 years, it ended in 1974 amidst many controversies, which surrounded this production more so than any other black comic of the period, yet it has enjoyed several reprints, and is still considered a classic by the aficionados.


* WholePlotReference: Issue 15, "The Picture of Alex Bey". [[Literature/ThePictureOfDorianGrey As in, they weren't even trying to disguise it.]]

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* WholePlotReference: Issue 15, "The Picture of Alex Bey". [[Literature/ThePictureOfDorianGrey As in, they weren't even trying to disguise it.]]


* WholePlotReference: Issue 15, "The Portrait of Alex Bey". [[ThePortraitOfDorianGrey As in, they weren't even trying to disguise it.]]

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* WholePlotReference: Issue 15, "The Portrait Picture of Alex Bey". [[ThePortraitOfDorianGrey [[Literature/ThePictureOfDorianGrey As in, they weren't even trying to disguise it.]]


* WholePlotReference: Issue 15, "The Picture of Alex Bey". [[ThePictureOfDorianGrey As in, they weren't even trying to disguise it.]]

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* WholePlotReference: Issue 15, "The Picture Portrait of Alex Bey". [[ThePictureOfDorianGrey [[ThePortraitOfDorianGrey As in, they weren't even trying to disguise it.]]

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* BeingEvilSucks: A ''major'' theme of this comic: yes, it might [[EvilFeelsGood feel good]] for a while, but in the long run, no matter how much money, power or dark magic she amasses, Marnie's victories invariably end up feeling hollow and pointless.


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* [[spoiler:[[TheHeroDies The Villain Protagonist Dies]]:In issue 200, Satanik is blasted to ashes when her medallion is broken during a shootout, and the energy overpowers her. She comes back to life in the next issue.]]
** [[spoiler:Happens again in issue 231, and this time, it sticks.]]


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* MadeOfIron: Trent. Marnie has made countless attempts to kill him, and she even came close quite a few times. [[spoiler: He is still alive at the end of the series. She isn't.]]


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* WholePlotReference: Issue 15, "The Picture of Alex Bey". [[ThePictureOfDorianGrey As in, they weren't even trying to disguise it.]]
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: If one is feeling charitable, Marnie's behavior can be interpreted as that of a young, intelligent and resourceful woman who's fed up with all the abuse she's received and is lashing out at the world that mistreated her, under the delusion that this will make her feel better somehow.


->"Cruelty. Sadism. Greed. Violence. This is Satanik."

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->"Cruelty. Sadism. Greed. Violence. This is Satanik."


* AllTheOtherReindeer: Because of the extendive angioma on her face, Marnie was faced with ridicule and contempt for all her life.

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* AllTheOtherReindeer: Because of the extendive extensive angioma on her face, Marnie was faced with ridicule and contempt for all her life.



* EnemyMine: Satanik and her arch-nemesis Lt. Trent have to team up more often than either would feel comfortable with.



* FemmeFatale: Satanik is a man-eater has no problem using seduction and even sex to manipulate her prey.

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* FemmeFatale: Satanik is a man-eater who has no problem using seduction and even sex to manipulate her prey.



* OurVampiresAreDifferent: Baron Wurdalak, one of Satanik's recurring enemies.

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* ManipulativeBitch: Satanik.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: Baron Wurdalak, one of Satanik's recurring enemies. Though he´s actually pretty standard fare, as far as vampires go.


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* SympatheticInspectorAntagonist: Trent


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* VillainousCrush: Satanik gets several of them throughout the series. [[CartwrightCurse It]] [[{{Yandere}} never]] [[TheMasochismTango ends]] [[TogetherInDeath well]].

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* BlondesAreEvil / EvilRedhead: DependingOnTheAuthor, Satanik is usually drawn as either blonde or a redhead. Definitely evil, though.


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!!Satanik contains examples of:of:
* AllTheOtherReindeer: Because of the extendive angioma on her face, Marnie was faced with ridicule and contempt for all her life.
* AntagonistTitle
* BackFromTheDead: Baron Wurdalak, several times. Justified because he's a vampire.
** [[spoiler:Satanik herself in issue 201.]]
* [[BigBrotherBully Big Sister Bully]]: Marnie had two of them. [[TheDogBitesBack Emphasis on]] ''[[TheDogBitesBack had]]''.
* BigGood: Lt. Trent comes the closest to qualifying.
* BlondesAreEvil / EvilRedhead: DependingOnTheAuthor, Satanik is usually drawn as either blonde or a redhead. Definitely evil, though.
* CrapsackWorld: The world as depicted in this comic is a pretty shitty place, where neither good nor evil people truly prosper.
* DarkActionGirl: Satanik prefers to use stealth and seduction to get what she wants, but she's a capable brawler and a pretty good shot.
* EvilVersusEvil: Happens quite often, as Satanik is faced with other disreputable people who are after the same thing she's trying to obtain.
* FemmeFatale: Satanik is a man-eater has no problem using seduction and even sex to manipulate her prey.
* HeroAntagonist: Lt. Trent
* HotWitch: Satanik is pretty easy on the eyes and makes use of black magic and dangerous alchemy.
* KickTheSonOfABitch: This is the trope that keeps Satanik from losing all audience sympathy. A sizeable chunk of her victims were corrupt businessmen, sleazy perverts and, in general, terrible excuses for human beings, which admittedly softens the blow of Satanik's terrible deeds.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: Baron Wurdalak, one of Satanik's recurring enemies.
* ScienceVersusMagic: Averted. Marnie is a skilled chemist as well as a powerful witch, and has no problem combining the two.
* SlasherSmile: Marnie's is somewhat more restrained than others, but it still coveys the trope.
* TheDogBitesBack: Marnie's sister and parents hated and abused her. Guess who are the first ones to suffer Satanik's wrath?
* TheVamp: Satanik is one of the best examples of this trope.
* VillainProtagonist: Satanik practices black magic, kills the innocent and the guilty alike to get what she wants, and entertains plans of ruling the world from time to time - though she tends to lose interest in such plans quickly enough.
* YoungerThanTheyLook: The angioma that disfigured Marnie's face also made her look far older than her 25 years of age. It is only when she becomes Satanik that she actually looks her age.

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