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* DumbBlonde: Averted big time in the series. Louise Beaulieu is a Tomboy and HotScientist, while Sandy Strummer is a MegaCorp CEO's HyperCompetentSidekick.

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* DumbBlonde: Averted big time in the series. Louise Beaulieu is a Tomboy and HotScientist, while Sandy Strummer is a MegaCorp [[MegaCorp corporation]] CEO's HyperCompetentSidekick.



* WarFonFunAndProfit: Harry Hausen's main motivation for working with Dommy.

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* WarFonFunAndProfit: WarForFunAndProfit: Harry Hausen's main motivation for working with Dommy.


* WriteWhatYouKnow: Stories usually take place in [[CreatorProvincialism Europe or in France]].

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* WriteWhatYouKnow: Stories usually take place in [[CreatorProvincialism Europe or in France]].France]].
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* AtrociousAlias: Vlad uses "Bram Tepes" as an alias at some point.



* BoomHeadshot: How [[spoiler: Harry Hausen]] is finally killed for good at the end of the [=H2O=] Arc. It's even a bit [[CombatPragmatist anticlimatic]].



* CrapsackWorld: Becomes increasingly obvious as the series progresses.



* DeathSeeker: [[spoiler: Miss Thundercat]] after being freed from [[spoiler: the Cyberners' control]]. [[spoiler: She [[WorthLivingFor changes her mind]]]] after helping [[spoiler: save New York]] at the end of the [=H2O=] Arc.



* FriendlyEnemy: At the end of the [=H2O=], [[spoiler: Miss Thundercat]] leaves the heroes on good terms.
* GreaterScopeVillain: Dommy. Her schemes affect the whole franchise.
* GreyAndGrayMorality: Even heroic characters like Travis often take morally ambiguous decisions and side with questionable people.



* HappilyMarried: While not married per se, [[spoiler: Vlad and Ashley]] are living together and seem pretty happy by the beginning of volume 11.



* MeatPuppet: Contrary to Vlad and Pacman who were ForcedIntoEvil through Miss Thundercat is fully controlled by the Cyberners.

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* MeatPuppet: Contrary to Vlad and Pacman who were ForcedIntoEvil through ForcedIntoEvil, Miss Thundercat is fully controlled by the Cyberners.



* OffWithHisHead: How Miss Thundercat disposes of Harry Hausen. [[spoiler: He comes back, see Cyborg]].

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* {{Narm}}: The series has a few narmy moments, especially when characters exchange romantic banter.
* OffWithHisHead: How Miss Thundercat disposes of kills Harry Hausen. Hausen [[spoiler: He comes back, see Cyborg]].the first time]].



* {{Portmanteau}}: Pacman's real name is Paquito Mannoni. Also Miss Thundercat is really Catherine Thunder.

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* {{Portmanteau}}: Pacman's real name is Paquito Mannoni. Also Miss Thundercat is really Catherine Thunder.Thunders.
* PutOnABus: Louise Beaulieu is an astronaut, and midway through the series she leaves Earth for several months, maybe even years, as part of a mission to Jupiter. Travis and her are still a [[OfficialCouple couple]] nonetheless, and he receives news once in a while.



* PsychoForHire: Vlad, at the beginning. Also Harry Hausen, especially after being BackFromTheDead.

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* PsychoForHire: Vlad, at in the beginning. Also Harry Hausen, especially after being BackFromTheDead.BackFromTheDead.
* SadisticChoice: Harry Hausen seemingly puts Vlad through one, by forcing him to choose between [[spoiler: Pacman and Anna]]. Ultimately subverted as [[spoiler: Harry needs Pacman and always intended to kill Anna, the choice was just a way to make Vlad suffer]].


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* WarFonFunAndProfit: Harry Hausen's main motivation for working with Dommy.


* Determinator: All main protagonists.

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* Determinator: {{Determinator}}: All main protagonists.


''Travis'' is a ComicBook series created by writer Creator/FredDuval and artist Creator/ChristopheQuet, set in the same world as ''[[Franchise/CarmenMcCallumAndTravis Carmen Mc Callum]]''.

The year is 2052, and the world is ruled by [[MegaCorp Megacorporations]]. Steve Travis is a freelance SpaceTrucker, using his shuttle to resupply various [[SpaceStation space stations]]. Unbeknownst to him, however, a bunch of terrorists led by [[{{Nanomachines}} nano-augmented]] [[ProfessionalKiller killer]] Vlad Nyrki have been hiding in his cargo deck in order to infiltrate [[MeaningfulName ''Huracán'']], a [[WeatherControlMachine weather-control]] satellite, where Travis is headed. Vlad has [[ItsPersonal old scores to settle]], but who is he really working for? And is Travis truly the archetype of the RightManInTheWrongPlace, or is there more to him than meets the eye?

While the first volume of ''Travis'' is basically [[RecycledInSpace ''Die Hard'' in space]], the series quickly developed complex stories of corporate intrigue, industrial espionage, cybernetic conspiracies, and adventure.

11 volumes have been published between 1997 and 2017, divided into several story arcs:

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''Travis'' is a French ComicBook series created by writer Creator/FredDuval and artist Creator/ChristopheQuet, set in the same world as ''[[Franchise/CarmenMcCallumAndTravis Carmen Mc Callum]]''.

The year is 2052, and the world is ruled by [[MegaCorp Megacorporations]]. Steve Travis is a freelance SpaceTrucker, using his shuttle to resupply various [[SpaceStation space stations]]. Unbeknownst to him, however, a bunch of terrorists led by [[{{Nanomachines}} nano-augmented]] [[ProfessionalKiller killer]] Vlad Nyrki have been hiding in his cargo deck in order to infiltrate [[MeaningfulName ''Huracán'']], a [[WeatherControlMachine weather-control]] satellite, where Travis is headed. Vlad has [[ItsPersonal old scores to settle]], but who is he really working for? And is Travis truly the archetype of the just a RightManInTheWrongPlace, or is there more to him than meets the eye?

While the first volume of ''Travis'' is basically [[RecycledInSpace ''Die Hard'' in space]], the series quickly developed develops complex stories of corporate intrigue, industrial espionage, cybernetic conspiracies, and adventure.

11 12 volumes have been published between 1997 and 2017, divided into several story arcs:



* '''Cyberner Arc''': volumes 1 to 5, deals with the ''Huracán'' crisis and the following CorporateWarfare.
* '''Vitruvia Arc''': volume 6 to 7, revolves around the schemes of the Vitruvia corporation to expropriate the denizens of the ''Hameau des Chênes'' (the Oak Hamlet).
* '''H2O Arc''': volumes 8 to 10, deals with the attempt of a [[AIIsACrapshoot rogue AI]] with a [[AGodAmI God complex]] to poison the water reserves of Earth. This story actually continues and ends in the sister series, ''Carmen Mc Callum''.
* '''Marcos' Children''': Started in volume 11.

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* '''Cyberner Arc''': volumes Arc''' (volumes 1 to 5, 5): deals with the ''Huracán'' crisis and the following CorporateWarfare.
* '''Vitruvia Arc''': volume 6 to 7, Arc''' (volumes 6.1, 6.2 and 7): revolves around the schemes of the Vitruvia corporation to expropriate the denizens of the ''Hameau des Chênes'' (the ("the Oak Hamlet).Hamlet").
* '''H2O Arc''': volumes '''[=H2O=] Arc''' (volumes 8 to 10, 10): deals with the attempt of a [[AIIsACrapshoot rogue AI]] with a [[AGodAmI God complex]] to poison the water reserves of Earth. This story actually continues and ends in the sister series, ''Carmen Mc Callum''.
* '''Marcos' Children''': Started Children Arc''' (started in volume 11.11): Travis has disappeared and a dangerous drug-trafficking [[TheCartel Cartel]] seems involved.



* BackFromTheDead: Harry Hausen is decapitated in volume 4. He comes back in 6.2 as a {{Cyborg}}.
* BadassNormal: Travis is an ordinary man. Don't let that fool you.



* BigBad: The Cyberner Construct in the first arc. Dommy in the H2O Arc.

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* BigApplesauce: New York figures prominently during the [=H2O=] Arc.
* BigBad: The Cyberner Construct in the first arc. [[DragonAscendant Harry Hausen]] in later stories.
* BiggerBad:
Dommy in the H2O Arc.[=H2O=] Arc.
* BloodKnight: Even after his HeelFaceTurn, Vlad's methods are pretty... brutal.
* BrainyBrunette: Anna Carlsen.
* BroughtDownToBadass: Vlad, after [[spoiler: getting rid of the {{Nanomachines}}]].
* CodeName: "Nowhere Man" for [[spoiler: Travis]].



* CorruptCorporateExecutive: It's CyberPunk, so a whole lot of them. Sir Baxter and Lord Martin, in particular.

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* CorruptCorporateExecutive: It's CyberPunk, {{Cyberpunk}}, so a whole lot of them. Sir Baxter and Lord Martin, in particular.



* DamselInDistress: Anna, and later Ashley.
* DarkActionGirl: Miss Thundercat.



* Determinator: All main protagonists.
* TheDragon: Harry Hausen is originally the Dragon of the Cyberners.



* DumbBlonde: Averted big time in the series. Louise Beaulieu is a Tomboy and HotScientist, while Sandy Strummer is a MegaCorp CEO's HyperCompetentSidekick.



* EvilBrit: Sir Baxter and Lord Martin.
* TheFace: The Cyberner Construct is the mouthpiece of [[spoiler: the Cyberners' [[MentalFusion collective consciousness]]]].
* FaustianRebellion: Vlad and Pacman both turn on the Cyberners.
* FieryRedhead: Mary Kate.



* FrenchJerk: Averted, thanks to being a French ComicBook.
* GoodScarsEvilScars: Played straight at first with Vlad, who has a scarred face and is a villain. Subverted later, when he becomes [[HeelFaceTurn one of the heroes]].



* TheHero: Steve Travis, complete with LanternJawOfJustice.



* TheInfiltration: [[spoiler: Travis]] is actually working for [[spoiler: the European Parliament]] to keep an eye on the [[MegaCorp megacorporations]]' actions, using his work as a [[spoiler: SpaceTrucker]] as a cover.



* LastNameBasis: Travis.



* MeatPuppet: Contrary to Vlad and Pacman who were ForcedIntoEvil through Miss Thundercat is fully controlled by the Cyberners.



* {{Nanomachines}}: They keep Vlad alive and give him superhuman strength. Unfortunately, also used by the Cyberners' to control him. [[spoiler: He's cleansed his system of them by volume 11.]]

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* MultiPartEpisode: Volume 6 is actually split in two separate albums, numbered 6.1 (focusing on Travis) and 6.2 (focusing on Vlad).
* {{Nanomachines}}: They keep Vlad alive and give him [[EmpoweredBadassNormal superhuman strength. strength]]. Unfortunately, also used by the Cyberners' to [[PoisonAndCureGambit control him.him]]. [[spoiler: He's cleansed his system of them by volume 11.]]



* PoisonAndCureGambit: Vlad and Pacman need regular injections of {{Nanomachines}} to survive, which is how the Cyberners kept them under control.



* PrivateDetective: Jerry Dammers, of the PunchClockVillain variety.
* PsychoForHire: Vlad, at the beginning. Also Harry Hausen, especially after being BackFromTheDead.



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Seems to be Vlad's motivation at the beginning of the series. [[spoiler: While it's partly true, he's also forced to do the Cyberners' bidding to get his dose of fresh Nanomachines.]]

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* RescueRomance: Travis and Louise Beaulieu. Later, [[spoiler: Vlad and Ashley Harker]].
* RippedFromTheHeadlines: The story of the Oak Hamlet during the Vitruvia Arc is inspired by real estate scandals such as the "Ghost Village" of Pirou [[http://www.lemonde.fr/francaises-francais/visuel/2016/12/12/le-dernier-soupir-du-village-fantome-de-pirou_5047734_4999913.html]].
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Seems to be Vlad's motivation at the beginning of the series. [[spoiler: While it's partly true, he's also being [[ForcedIntoEvil forced to do the Cyberners' bidding bidding]] to get his dose of fresh Nanomachines.]]{{Nanomachines}}.]]
* SharkPool: How Dommy decides to get rid of Ashley Harker.
* SmugSnake: "Slim City" Hunter.



* TheDragon: Harry Hausen is originally the Dragon of the Cyberners.
* TheFace: The Cyberner Construct is the mouthpiece of [[spoiler: the Cyberners' [[MentalFusion collective consciousness]]]].
* TheInfiltration: [[spoiler: Travis]] is actually working for [[spoiler: the European Parliament]] to keep an eye on the [[MegaCorp megacorporations]]' actions, using his work as a [[spoiler: SpaceTrucker]] as a cover.



* WhamEpisode: Volume 7, ''La Tarentule'' (The Tarentula): [[spoiler: both Anna and Mary Kate]] are killed, [[spoiler:Pacman]] is being held by the bad guys, and Travis [[spoiler:has blown his cover.]]

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* WhamEpisode: Volume 7, ''La Tarentule'' (The Tarentula): [[spoiler: both Anna and Mary Kate]] are killed, [[spoiler:Pacman]] is being held by the bad guys, and Travis [[spoiler:has blown his cover.]]]]
* WriteWhatYouKnow: Stories usually take place in [[CreatorProvincialism Europe or in France]].


''"For everybody else, Steve Travis is just the victim of an unfortunate turn of events. [[BigBad I]], [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy however]], see him as an unexpected and, by definition, unpredictable [[SpannerInTheWorks agent of chaos]]."''

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''"For everybody else, Steve Travis is just the victim of an unfortunate turn of events. [[BigBad I]], [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy however]], however, see him as an unexpected and, by definition, unpredictable [[SpannerInTheWorks agent of chaos]]."''

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''"For everybody else, Steve Travis is just the victim of an unfortunate turn of events. [[BigBad I]], [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy however]], see him as an unexpected and, by definition, unpredictable [[SpannerInTheWorks agent of chaos]]."''
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''Travis'' is a ComicBook series created by writer Creator/FredDuval and artist Creator/ChristopheQuet, set in the same world as ''[[Franchise/CarmenMcCallumAndTravis Carmen Mc Callum]]''.

The year is 2052, and the world is ruled by [[MegaCorp Megacorporations]]. Steve Travis is a freelance SpaceTrucker, using his shuttle to resupply various [[SpaceStation space stations]]. Unbeknownst to him, however, a bunch of terrorists led by [[{{Nanomachines}} nano-augmented]] [[ProfessionalKiller killer]] Vlad Nyrki have been hiding in his cargo deck in order to infiltrate [[MeaningfulName ''Huracán'']], a [[WeatherControlMachine weather-control]] satellite, where Travis is headed. Vlad has [[ItsPersonal old scores to settle]], but who is he really working for? And is Travis truly the archetype of the RightManInTheWrongPlace, or is there more to him than meets the eye?

While the first volume of ''Travis'' is basically [[RecycledInSpace ''Die Hard'' in space]], the series quickly developed complex stories of corporate intrigue, industrial espionage, cybernetic conspiracies, and adventure.

11 volumes have been published between 1997 and 2017, divided into several story arcs:

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* '''Cyberner Arc''': volumes 1 to 5, deals with the ''Huracán'' crisis and the following CorporateWarfare.
* '''Vitruvia Arc''': volume 6 to 7, revolves around the schemes of the Vitruvia corporation to expropriate the denizens of the ''Hameau des Chênes'' (the Oak Hamlet).
* '''H2O Arc''': volumes 8 to 10, deals with the attempt of a [[AIIsACrapshoot rogue AI]] with a [[AGodAmI God complex]] to poison the water reserves of Earth. This story actually continues and ends in the sister series, ''Carmen Mc Callum''.
* '''Marcos' Children''': Started in volume 11.
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!! This ComicBook series provides examples of:
* AGodAmI: Dommy.
* AIIsACrapshoot: Averted with Peggy. Played straight with Dommy.
* AntiHero: Vlad, after his HeelFaceTurn.
* ArmorPiercingQuestion: Pacman delivers an epic one to the Cyberner Construct.
---> '''Pacman''': Tell me sir, do you even know ''who'' you are?
* BerserkButton: God helps you if you hurt someone Vlad cares about.
* BigBad: The Cyberner Construct in the first arc. Dommy in the H2O Arc.
* CorporateWarfare: What the Cyberners are trying to achieve.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: It's CyberPunk, so a whole lot of them. Sir Baxter and Lord Martin, in particular.
* CoolOldGuy: "Uncle" Terry Flint.
* CoolShip: Travis' shuttle.
* {{Cyberpunk}}
* CyberpunkWithAChanceOfRain: Averted. All kinds of weather are seen in the series.
* {{Cyborg}}: Harry Hausen gets [[OffWithHisHead decapitated]], but his severed head is later mounted on a cybernetic body.
* DeadpanSnarker: Vlad and Pacman.
* DragonAscendant: Harry Hausen takes over the Cyberners' operation after volume 5.
* EarlyBirdCameo: Harry Hausen appears on the first page of the first volume.
* EmbarrassingNickname: Travis really doesn't like to be called "Stevie".
* EverybodyCallsHimBarkeep: Everybody calls Terry "Uncle".
* FireForgedFriends: Travis and Vlad, against all odds.
* HeelFaceTurn: Both Vlad Nyrki and Pacman start as villains and become Travis' allies later on. Vlad is even the main protagonist of several albums.
* HeroicBSOD: After the WhamEpisode described below, Travis [[spoiler: becomes depressed and alcoholic]].
* HonestCorporateExecutive: Pierre Levallois.
* KarmaHoudini: Vlad might become a good guy as the story advances, he still brutally kills a lot of innocent people in the early albums and never really faces justice for it.
* LanternJawOfJustice: Travis definitely qualifies.
* MeaningfulName: When he first meets Ashley, Vlad is amused that her family name is [[{{Literature/Dracula}} Harker]]. Travis [[LateToThePunchline doesn't get the joke]]. [[spoiler: Vlad and Ashley later begin a relationship]].
* MegaCorp: Baxter & Martin, Transgenic, Vitruvia...
* MentalFusion: The true nature of [[spoiler: the Cyberners]].
* {{Nanomachines}}: They keep Vlad alive and give him superhuman strength. Unfortunately, also used by the Cyberners' to control him. [[spoiler: He's cleansed his system of them by volume 11.]]
* OffWithHisHead: How Miss Thundercat disposes of Harry Hausen. [[spoiler: He comes back, see Cyborg]].
* PlayfulHacker: Pacman's persona is this at times, although he can also be dead serious if the situation calls for it.
* {{Portmanteau}}: Pacman's real name is Paquito Mannoni. Also Miss Thundercat is really Catherine Thunder.
* RedHeadedHero: Travis.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Seems to be Vlad's motivation at the beginning of the series. [[spoiler: While it's partly true, he's also forced to do the Cyberners' bidding to get his dose of fresh Nanomachines.]]
* SpaceStation: A few of them.
* SpaceTrucker: Travis' job.
* StuffedIntoTheFridge: Two major female characters, [[spoiler: Anna Carlsen and Mary Kate]], are KilledOffForReal in the same album.
* TheDragon: Harry Hausen is originally the Dragon of the Cyberners.
* TheFace: The Cyberner Construct is the mouthpiece of [[spoiler: the Cyberners' [[MentalFusion collective consciousness]]]].
* TheInfiltration: [[spoiler: Travis]] is actually working for [[spoiler: the European Parliament]] to keep an eye on the [[MegaCorp megacorporations]]' actions, using his work as a [[spoiler: SpaceTrucker]] as a cover.
* TrueCompanions: Vlad and Pacman.
* WeatherControlMachine: The ''Huracán'' satellite.
* WhamEpisode: Volume 7, ''La Tarentule'' (The Tarentula): [[spoiler: both Anna and Mary Kate]] are killed, [[spoiler:Pacman]] is being held by the bad guys, and Travis [[spoiler:has blown his cover.]]

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