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* ArtistsAreAttractive: In Hotel Oblivion, the image of Vanya in Diego's heart is of her playing the violin in a rundown apartment, eyes closed- completely oblivious to the grime and poverty surrounding her. It is one of the few panels in which she is truly content. (They used to be in a band together before things went to hell.)


* DeusExMachina: [[spoiler: Klaus is able to negate White Violin's powers by playing ''Rite of Spring'' at the right tempo. This weaknesses was never alluded to prior.]]
* DoesNotLikeShoes: The Seance, but in an odd forgettable comment in the ''Dallas'' arc, it's because ''he can't use his powers when wearing them.'' Granted, this does come from a psychotic assassin in a dog head, but in that time, Seance doesn't really try to fight back, so his powers are probably at least inhibited.



* DoesNotLikeShoes: The Seance, but in an odd forgettable comment in the ''Dallas'' arc, it's because ''he can't use his powers when wearing them.'' Granted, this does come from a psychotic assassin in a dog head, but in that time, Seance doesn't really try to fight back, so his powers are probably at least inhibited.


* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: One of Reginald Hargreeves' inventions was a way to give chimpanzees sentience. They show up everywhere as detectives, soldiers, hobos and even one hooker. One of these intellegient chimps is Hargreeves' assistant, Pogo. [[note]]No, really, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnt__lyGIQ4 EVERYTHING'S]] Better With Monkeys in Gerard Way's mind[[/note]]

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* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: One of Reginald Hargreeves' inventions was a way to give chimpanzees sentience. They show up everywhere as detectives, soldiers, hobos and even one hooker. One of these intellegient intelligent chimps is Hargreeves' assistant, Pogo. [[note]]No, really, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnt__lyGIQ4 EVERYTHING'S]] Better With Monkeys in Gerard Way's mind[[/note]]


* EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods:
** Opens up the first issue with a man wrestling a giant space squid. For no real reason.
** And then there's the character Horror, who's actually pretty squidish himself, [[TentacleRope for obvious reasons]].


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* BadassFamilyBadassFamily: The Hargreeves siblings, all adopted but a family nonetheless. Reginald Hargreeves shaped them into a SuperTeam, however unstable each of them become. They have saved the day many times against multiple supervillains and keep saving the world.


* YouAreNumberSix: The seven adopted children who form The Umbrella Academy respond to their respective numbers up until they receive real names and proper superhero codes name, respectively. Number Six himself dies very, very early on in the series.

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* YouAreNumberSix: The seven adopted children who form The Umbrella Academy respond to their respective numbers up until they receive real names and proper superhero codes name, respectively. Number Six himself dies very, very early on in the series. What more, Hargreeves numbered the children from the most useful to the least useful, 00.01 being useful simply because he was zealously obedient.

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* ExtranormalPrison: The Oblivion Hotel. Thanks to a contract with higher powers, Hargreeves has had a luxurious "hotel" built in an almost unreachable location in spacetime to imprison the supervillains the Umbrella Academy has defeated. It functions as a quasi-inescapable GildedCage of a sort where each prisoner has his own relatively comfortably room, but little to no service. Some of the occupants have committed suicide out of despair. Moreover, a powerful "scientific man" acts as its warden.

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* AcquiredSituationalNarcissism: Played straight with Luther during the start of ''Dallas'', but subverted with Klaus.


* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: One of Reginald Hargreeves' inventions was a way to give chimpanzees sentience. They show up everywhere as detectives, soliders, hobos and even one hooker. One of these intellegient chimps is Hargreeves' assistant, Pogo. [[note]]No, really, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnt__lyGIQ4 EVERYTHING'S]] Better With Monkeys in Gerard Way's mind[[/note]]

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* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: One of Reginald Hargreeves' inventions was a way to give chimpanzees sentience. They show up everywhere as detectives, soliders, soldiers, hobos and even one hooker. One of these intellegient chimps is Hargreeves' assistant, Pogo. [[note]]No, really, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnt__lyGIQ4 EVERYTHING'S]] Better With Monkeys in Gerard Way's mind[[/note]]


''The Umbrella Academy'' is a ComicBook written by Gerard Way of Music/MyChemicalRomance and drawn by Gabriel Bá it's published bym Creator/DarkHorseComics.

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''The Umbrella Academy'' is a ComicBook written by Gerard Way of Music/MyChemicalRomance and drawn by Gabriel Bá it's Bá, published bym by Creator/DarkHorseComics.



[[Series/TheUmbrellaAcademy2019 A live-action series]] is being developed by Creator/{{Netflix}}, with Creator/EllenPage cast as Vanya.

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[[Series/TheUmbrellaAcademy2019 A live-action series]] is being developed has been released by Creator/{{Netflix}}, with Creator/EllenPage cast as Vanya.


* CivilzedAnimal: Genetically enhanced chimp Dr. Phinneus Pogo.

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* CivilzedAnimal: CivilizedAnimal: Genetically enhanced chimp Dr. Phinneus Pogo.



%% * TheDogBitesBack: In ''Dallas'', [[spoiler:No. 5 bites Carmichael back rather more literally than ususal]].

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%% * TheDogBitesBack: In ''Dallas'', [[spoiler:No. 5 bites Carmichael back rather more literally than ususal]].usual]].


''The Umbrella Academy'' is a ComicBook written by Gerard Way of Music/MyChemicalRomance and drawn by Gabriel Bá from Creator/DarkHorseComics.

One day, 43 extraordinary children were [[BizarreBabyBoom all spontaneously born on the same day]]. Of these children, seven are adopted by the inventor (and space alien) Reginald Hargreeves and groomed into superheroes. However, Hargreeves does not prove to be a good father figure and his inability to give emotional warmth to the children, along with his unwavering ambition to push them to their limits, inevitably scars them all as adults. In many ways ''The Umbrella Academy'' is both a {{deconstruction}} and AffectionateParody of Gold and Silver Age comics, joyfully embracing absurd and wonderful classics like talking monkeys and space squids while exploring the real psychological effects of being groomed from birth to be a hero in the care of a wealthy man of intrigue.

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''The Umbrella Academy'' is a ComicBook written by Gerard Way of Music/MyChemicalRomance and drawn by Gabriel Bá from it's published bym Creator/DarkHorseComics.

One day, 43 extraordinary children were [[BizarreBabyBoom all spontaneously born on the same day]].day]] to women who had shown no signs of pregnancy. Of these children, seven are adopted by the inventor (and space alien) Reginald Hargreeves and groomed into superheroes. However, Hargreeves does not prove to be a good father figure and his inability to give emotional warmth to the children, along with his unwavering ambition to push them to their limits, inevitably scars them all as adults. In many ways ''The Umbrella Academy'' is both a {{deconstruction}} and AffectionateParody of Gold and Silver Age comics, joyfully embracing absurd and wonderful classics like talking monkeys and space squids while exploring the real psychological effects of being groomed from birth to be a hero in the care of a wealthy man of intrigue.



* BarefootCartoonAnimal: Pogo appears in a full suit, necktie and eyeglasses, but no shoes.



** Officer Lupo is basically [[ComicBook/{{Batman}} Commissioner Gordon]].

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** Officer Lupo is basically [[ComicBook/{{Batman}} [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Commissioner Gordon]].Gordon]].
* CivilzedAnimal: Genetically enhanced chimp Dr. Phinneus Pogo.

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* DespairEventHorizon: Klaus hits it pretty hard at the end of ''Dallas'' after all of his earnest plans to [[spoiler:save President Kennedy not only fail, but result in him watching Number 5 eat his boss alive]]. By the time we see him in ''Hotel Oblivion'', he's back on hard drugs and has hooked up with a biker gang that uses his powers to scam people.


One day, 43 extraordinary children were [[BizarreBabyBoom all spontaneously born on the same day]]. Of these children, seven are adopted by the inventor (and space alien) Reginald Hargreeves and groomed into superheroes. However, Hargreeves does not prove to be a good father figure and his inability to give emotional warmth to the children, along his unwavering ambition to push them to their limits, inevitably scars them all as adults. In many ways ''The Umbrella Academy'' is both a {{deconstruction}} and AffectionateParody of Gold and Silver Age comics, joyfully embracing absurd and wonderful classics like talking monkeys and space squids while exploring the real psychological effects of being groomed from birth to be a hero in the care of a wealthy man of intrigue.

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One day, 43 extraordinary children were [[BizarreBabyBoom all spontaneously born on the same day]]. Of these children, seven are adopted by the inventor (and space alien) Reginald Hargreeves and groomed into superheroes. However, Hargreeves does not prove to be a good father figure and his inability to give emotional warmth to the children, along with his unwavering ambition to push them to their limits, inevitably scars them all as adults. In many ways ''The Umbrella Academy'' is both a {{deconstruction}} and AffectionateParody of Gold and Silver Age comics, joyfully embracing absurd and wonderful classics like talking monkeys and space squids while exploring the real psychological effects of being groomed from birth to be a hero in the care of a wealthy man of intrigue.

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Perseus' huge scheme that he's been working on since the events of ''Dallas''? [[spoiler:Saving his father from Hotel Oblivion.]] He's noticeably devastated when he finally gets there only to find that [[spoiler:said father was DrivenToSuicide by the horrors of the prison.]]

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