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** Issue #2 featured The Overkiller, an obvious take on ThePunisher. HilarityEnsues.

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** Issue #2 featured The Overkiller, an obvious take on ThePunisher.ComicBook/ThePunisher. HilarityEnsues.


* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Steve was apparently always a prankster. When he's turned into Slapstick, he upgrades into a superpowered ScrewySquirrel.

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Steve was apparently always a prankster. When he's turned into Slapstick, he upgrades into a superpowered ScrewySquirrel.''superpowered'' prankster.


* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Scientist Supreme looks suspiciously like [[Film/TheMarxBrothers Groucho.]]

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Scientist Supreme looks suspiciously like [[Film/TheMarxBrothers [[Creator/MarxBrothers Groucho.]]


* EyePop / JawDrop: Done in issue #2 when Slapstick sees [[{{Spider-Man}} Mary Jane Watson-Parker]].

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* EyePop / JawDrop: Done in issue #2 when Slapstick sees [[{{Spider-Man}} [[Franchise/SpiderMan Mary Jane Watson-Parker]].

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* BigBad: In the 2016 series, the main villain is [[spoiler:the Princess of Dimension Ecch, who has been manipulating the inhabitants of her home dimension by removing their genitalia and using Slapstick as a scapegoat]].


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* EvilAllAlong: [[spoiler:The Princess of Ecch at first appears to be an ally in the 2016 series, but she turns out to be the real reason the inhabitants of Dimension Ecch lost their genitals and tries to get Slapstick and Mike to kill each other.]]


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* LosingYourHead: In the 2016 series, the Scientist Supreme of Dimension Ecch, his proper name revealed to be Julius T. Flakfyser, is shown to have been reduced to a disembodied head ever since the Overlord's lair was blown up in the first issue of the original series.


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* StrawMisogynist: The Taurs have a blatantly sexist attitude toward Taurette, one of them even remarking that they need to be condescending toward her. Their leader is even named Patriarchy Taur.


%%* AmusementParkOfDoom / CircusOfFear

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%%* AmusementParkOfDoom / CircusOfFear* AmusementParkOfDoom: The original series started with Steve Harmon sneaking into a carnival actually being a front for kidnappings by the clowns from Dimension X.



* AnotherDimension: Dimension X

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* AnotherDimension: Dimension XX/Ecch is an alternate dimension where everything is cartoony.



* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever
* BerserkButton: During Civil War, insulting his friends who were members of the New Warriors after their deaths. From 2015 on, reminding him that he has no genitalia also has this effect.

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* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever
* BerserkButton:
BerserkButton:
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During Civil War, insulting his Slapstick's friends who were members of the New Warriors after their deaths.deaths is a good way to set him off. From 2015 on, reminding him that he has no genitalia also has this effect.



* BreakingTheFourthWall: Occasionally in covers, and the final page of issue #4.

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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Occasionally Slapstick will occasionally address the reader in covers, and the final page of issue #4.



* CantHaveSexEver: Mentioned by Mike when Steve is thrilled that the school beauty, Barb Halsey, is in love with Slapstick... who lacks the requisite equipment.
** The 2016 series reveals that when Slapstick defeated the Overlord of Dimension X/Ecch in his very first appearance, he ended up triggering a device which caused this same effect on the entire population of the Dimension. They were less than pleased with their "savior" when he returned.
* CaptainErsatz: Issue #2 featured The Overkiller, an obvious take on ThePunisher. HilarityEnsues.
** Also mentioned in passing was "[[Franchise/{{Batman}} Skulker-Arounder]], dark, gritty, realistic avenger of evil."

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* CantHaveSexEver: Mentioned by Mike when Steve is thrilled that the school beauty, Barb Halsey, is in love with Slapstick... who lacks the requisite equipment.
CaptainErsatz:
** The 2016 series reveals that when Slapstick defeated the Overlord of Dimension X/Ecch in his very first appearance, he ended up triggering a device which caused this same effect on the entire population of the Dimension. They were less than pleased with their "savior" when he returned.
* CaptainErsatz:
Issue #2 featured The Overkiller, an obvious take on ThePunisher. HilarityEnsues.
** *** Also mentioned in passing was "[[Franchise/{{Batman}} Skulker-Arounder]], dark, gritty, realistic avenger of evil."



* CloudCuckoolander: Steve was apparently always a prankster. When he's turned into Slapstick, he upgrades into a superpowered ScrewySquirrel.
%%* CoolLoser

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* CloudCuckoolander: {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Steve was apparently always a prankster. When he's turned into Slapstick, he upgrades into a superpowered ScrewySquirrel.
%%* CoolLoser* CoolLoser: Slapstick gets no respect, but is still a powerful superhuman capable of besting many a foe.



* DeathByOriginStory: Parodied by the Scientist Supreme of Dimension X, who conveniently falls dead after telling Steve about his new powers and the Overlord's schemes. After Steve leaves, he springs back up with a grin.

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* DeathByOriginStory: Parodied by the Scientist Supreme of Dimension X, who conveniently falls dead after telling Steve about his new powers and the Overlord's schemes. After Steve leaves, he springs back up with a grin.grin and remarks how pretending to be dead gets them every time.



%%* EvilLaugh

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%%* EvilLaugh* EvilLaugh: In the original series, Slapstick would sometimes laugh evilly before messing with someone.



%%* FunPersonified

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%%* FunPersonified* FunPersonified: Slapstick is a goofy and fun-loving hero.



* HyperspaceMallet: Slapstick's primary method of attack.
* IncrediblyLamePun: Lots, such as the villain of issue #4, the [[EarthShatteringKaboom Neutron Bum]].

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* HyperspaceMallet: Slapstick's primary method of attack.
* IncrediblyLamePun: Lots, such as the villain of issue #4, the [[EarthShatteringKaboom Neutron Bum]].
attack is to hit people with his mallet being pulled from nowhere.



* MadScientist / OverlordJr: Dr. Denton, Destroyer Of Worlds!
** It's never shown whether Denton's parents are evil scientists themselves, though they did chastise him for building giant robot monsters indoors ''again''...
** Quazimodo from the 2016 series. Slapstick himself tries to replicate his dimensional portal technology after he is caught and pardoned by ARMOR.

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* MadScientist / OverlordJr: Dr. Denton, Destroyer Of Worlds!
MadScientist:
** It's never shown whether Denton's parents are evil scientists themselves, though they did chastise him for building Oliver Denton is a little boy with a genius intellect who creates a giant robot monsters indoors ''again''...
minion named Teddy.
** Quazimodo Quasimodo from the 2016 series. Slapstick himself tries to replicate his dimensional portal technology after he is caught and pardoned by ARMOR.



%%* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent
* RuleOfFunny: The [[strike:main]] only driving point of the series.

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%%* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent
* NonHumansLackAttributes:
** Mentioned by Mike when Steve is thrilled that the school beauty, Barb Halsey, is in love with Slapstick... who lacks the requisite equipment.
** The 2016 series reveals that when Slapstick defeated the Overlord of Dimension X/Ecch in his very first appearance, he ended up triggering a device which caused this same effect on the entire population of the Dimension. They were less than pleased with their "savior" when he returned. [[spoiler:The princess of Dimension Ecch was actually behind everyone losing their genitals, but after she is defeated, the inhabitants become anatomically correct again. Unfortunately for Slapstick, he's still smooth.]]
* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent: Steve Harmon was just another teenager before he became Slapstick.
* {{Pun}}: Lots, such as the villain of issue #4, the [[EarthShatteringKaboom Neutron Bum]].
* RuleOfFunny: The [[strike:main]] only driving point of the series.series is having weird and impossible things happen because of how funny they are.



* SelfDeprecation: The 2016 series features a dig toward the original 1992 miniseries where Slapstick chides his friend Mike for retelling his origins in his planned graphic novel on the grounds that gaining his powers to fight clowns from another dimension is too goofy for anyone to believe. Quite tellingly, the art style of Mike's graphic novel matches that of said miniseries.

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* SelfDeprecation: SelfDeprecation:
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The 2016 series features a dig toward the original 1992 miniseries where Slapstick chides his friend Mike for retelling his origins in his planned graphic novel on the grounds that gaining his powers to fight clowns from another dimension is too goofy for anyone to believe. Quite tellingly, the art style of Mike's graphic novel matches that of said miniseries.miniseries.
** The third issue has Mike being told that his graphic novel probably won't last six issues. The 2016 series ended up ending at the sixth issue.



%%* {{Slapstick}}

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%%* {{Slapstick}}* {{Slapstick}}: True to the hero's name, Slapstick often fights criminals by inflicting humiliating injuries upon them.
* SolidGoldPoop: The Taurs apparently defecate gold. Their golden excretions are coveted by their enemy Gorgonzola.
* SomethingWeForgot: The 2016 series ends with Slapstick remarking that all the lose ends have been tied and that everyone got what they wanted. We then see Quasimodo held prisoner by A.R.M.O.R., who vows to get even with Slapstick for failing to prevent him from falling into A.R.M.O.R. custody like he promised.



%%* ThatsAllFolks

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%%* ThatsAllFolks* ThatsAllFolks: The sixth issue of the 2016 series has Slapstick remark "That's all, Folks" after [[spoiler:the Princess of Ecch is killed by an anvil]] and ends with a box reading "That's All, Folks" on the last page.


* SelfDeprecation: The 2016 series features a dig toward the original 1992 miniseries where Slapstick chides his friend Mike for retelling his origins in his planned graphic novel on the grounds that gaining his powers to fight clowns from another dimension is too goofy for anyone to believe.

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* SelfDeprecation: The 2016 series features a dig toward the original 1992 miniseries where Slapstick chides his friend Mike for retelling his origins in his planned graphic novel on the grounds that gaining his powers to fight clowns from another dimension is too goofy for anyone to believe. Quite tellingly, the art style of Mike's graphic novel matches that of said miniseries.

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* SelfDeprecation: The 2016 series features a dig toward the original 1992 miniseries where Slapstick chides his friend Mike for retelling his origins in his planned graphic novel on the grounds that gaining his powers to fight clowns from another dimension is too goofy for anyone to believe.


* ShapeshifterModeLock: Happens to Slapstick as of ''Avengers: The Initiative''.

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* ShapeshifterModeLock: Happens to Slapstick as As of ''Avengers: The Initiative''.Initiative'', Slapstick is unable to return to his human form.

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* ICallItVera: Slapstick calls his mallet Gertie.


* EnfantTerrible: Oliver Denton from the third issue is a ChildProgidy who intends to use his intellect for evil.

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* EnfantTerrible: Oliver Denton from the third issue is a ChildProgidy ChildProdigy who intends to use his intellect for evil.


* BlackAndNerdy: Mike.

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* BlackAndNerdy: Mike.Mike is black and a nerd.



* EnfantTerrible: Oliver Denton from the third issue is a ChildProgidy who intends to use his intellect for evil.



* SirSwearsALot: A great portion of the Neutron Bum's dialogue is SymbolSwearing.



* TriggerHappy: The Overkiller.
* WeNeedADistraction: Done in issue #4 with a cup of coffee.

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* TriggerHappy: The Overkiller.
Overkiller likes to shoot.
* WeNeedADistraction: Done in issue #4 with a cup of coffee.coffee, which Slapstick uses to lower the Neutron Bomb's guard before knocking him out.



* YouNeedToGetLaid: Heavily implied to be the reason for his more violent personality in Deadpool's 2015 series.

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* YouNeedToGetLaid: Heavily Frustration at getting no sexual release is heavily implied to be the reason for his Slapstick's more violent personality in Deadpool's 2015 series.


Slapstick is a SuperHero character created by Len Kaminski and James Fry III, who first appeared in a four-issue limited series (November, 1992-February, 1993) by MarvelComics. Despite being voted by Marvel readers as the best new character of 1992, Slapstick was left in obscurity until his appearance in ''ComicBook/AvengersTheInitiative''. His first ongoing series was announced as part of [[ComicBook/MarvelNow2016 2016's Marvel NOW! relaunch]], starting in December 2016.

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Slapstick is a SuperHero character created by Len Kaminski and James Fry III, who first appeared in a four-issue limited series (November, 1992-February, 1993) by MarvelComics.Creator/MarvelComics. Despite being voted by Marvel readers as the best new character of 1992, Slapstick was left in obscurity until his appearance in ''ComicBook/AvengersTheInitiative''. His first ongoing series was announced as part of [[ComicBook/MarvelNow2016 2016's Marvel NOW! relaunch]], starting in December 2016.


** The 2016 series reveals that when Slapstick defeated the Overlord of Dimension X/Ecch in his very first appearance, he ended up triggering a device which caused this same effect on the entire population of the Dimension. They were less than pleased with their "savior" when he returned.



** The 2016 series includes a series of antagonists from Dimension X who are all blatantly based on cartoon characters from the 1970s through the 1990s, including Bro-Man (He-Man), the Taurs (Smurf/My Little Pony centaur hybrids), and the War D.O.G.s (cross between G.I. Joe and Road Rovers)

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** The 2016 series includes a series of antagonists from Dimension X who are all blatantly based on cartoon characters from the 1970s through the 1990s, including Bro-Man (He-Man), the Taurs (Smurf/My Little Pony centaur hybrids), and the War D.O.G.s (cross between G.I. Joe and Road Rovers)Rovers). The Sorcerer Supreme of Dimension X/Ecch is an copy of [[WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs Gargamel]] dressed in Mickey Mouse's hat and robes from ''The Sorcerer's Apprentice''.

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** The 2016 series includes a series of antagonists from Dimension X who are all blatantly based on cartoon characters from the 1970s through the 1990s, including Bro-Man (He-Man), the Taurs (Smurf/My Little Pony centaur hybrids), and the War D.O.G.s (cross between G.I. Joe and Road Rovers)


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** Quazimodo from the 2016 series. Slapstick himself tries to replicate his dimensional portal technology after he is caught and pardoned by ARMOR.

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