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* Forgive me for breaking out this old chestnut, but why doesn't anyone just shoot WonderWoman in the legs? I know, speed of Hermes, but when she's ''standing there'' deflecting bullets with her armbands, no one ever thinks to aim lower?

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* Forgive me for breaking out this old chestnut, but why doesn't anyone just shoot WonderWoman Franchise/WonderWoman in the legs? I know, speed of Hermes, but when she's ''standing there'' deflecting bullets with her armbands, no one ever thinks to aim lower?



** What bothers me more is why WonderWoman bothers with the bracelets at all. If her body is durable enough to take punches from Superman, what's a bullet going to do?

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** What bothers me more is why WonderWoman Franchise/WonderWoman bothers with the bracelets at all. If her body is durable enough to take punches from Superman, what's a bullet going to do?

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** From a [[WatsonianVersusDoylist Watsonian]] perspective, if you're going to be going up against groups of armed criminals, anything short of a bulletproof vest isn't really going to make a difference so you might as well stay flexible and comfortable. Having a flashy outfit of some kind makes you more recognizable so cops don't mistake you for a villain and civilians will cooperate. As for why heroes were specifically ''skimpy'' outfits instead of sensible leotards or uniforms, the explanation is purely Doylist: {{Fanservice}}, and MostWritersAreMale.

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** It's a lot easier to be on the run when you know where to hide, know where you can get your gear, know which of the local mooks are reliable in a fight, know where to fence your goods, and have a tab at the local BadGuyBar. Making those kinds of contacts can take years. It would also mean learning how to fight new heroes from scratch, with any mistake potentially costing you multiple consecutive life sentences. And the local villains may not appreciate Charlie Brown from Outta Town showing up and cutting into their scores; a reasonable person like Captain Cold or Calculator might see new talent as a potential asset, but most supervillains aren't reasonable people.

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*** It's the same explanation as always: parallel universes. There's the main DCU (Rebirth) Constantine, the 1990s Hellblazer Constantine, the Arrowverse Constantine, the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueAction'' Constantine, and probably others. Same name, same character concept, some but not all backstory in common, but still different people. Anyway, Vertigo's always been a publishing imprint, not a shared universe, unless comics specifically lay out a connection like the ComicBook/{{Fables}} books do. ''ComicBook/{{Transmetropolitan}}'' doesn't have to be reconciled with ''ComicBook/YTheLastMan''.

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*** Zatanna can also do it with two words. Constantine would probably have to summon something and strike a deal for something that spectacular. And demons would have 1001 tricks ready to go, given how often they must be asked for eternal youth.

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*** In universe, Zatanna seems a lot happier when she's entertaining people on stage than when she's fighting crime and monsters. Maybe she simply doesn't ''want'' to be "one of the big guns"? In real life... well, presumably her character hasn't become enough people's favourite to warrant her being treated as one of the central figures of the DC Universe.

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*** The troper above was referring to the suicide bomber plan. Why would a suicide bomber also be wearing lead bullets?


** Morticians can do some pretty good work even on people who've had half their head blown off.
*** Especially if they've got comic-book superscience behind them.

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** Morticians can do some pretty good work even on people who've had half their head blown off.
*** Especially
off, especially if they've got comic-book superscience behind them.



** Its stated in Infinite Crisis- she fell through the cracks. Out of story? They kept many other Earth-2 only characters; Huntress springs to mind. It is simply that unlike the new Bernetrelli, the New Earth origin for Power Girl didn't stick, so they floundered around for one until they gave up and said she was the original.

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** Its stated in Infinite Crisis- she fell through the cracks. Out of story? They kept many other Earth-2 only characters; Huntress springs to mind. It is simply that unlike the new Bernetrelli, Bertinelli, the New Earth origin for Power Girl didn't stick, so they floundered around for one until they gave up and said she was the original.



** Same reasons why anybody lived in [[PowerRangers Angel Grove between 1992 and 1998]] and why anyone lives in Marvel NYC. Either incredibly low prices on apartments or homes relative to available incomes in the area, or that's where the jobs in their industry are and they have no choice. Anyone working for Wayne Enterprises, for example, pretty much has no choice but to live in Gotham. And you could probably get a decent rental in Bludhaven for less than twenty dollars a month, judging from the city's general portrayal.

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** Same reasons why anybody lived in [[PowerRangers [[Franchise/PowerRangers Angel Grove between 1992 and 1998]] and why anyone lives in Marvel NYC. Either incredibly low prices on apartments or homes relative to available incomes in the area, or that's where the jobs in their industry are and they have no choice. Anyone working for Wayne Enterprises, for example, pretty much has no choice but to live in Gotham. And you could probably get a decent rental in Bludhaven for less than twenty dollars a month, judging from the city's general portrayal.



* If they're meant to be a MirrorUniverse to the Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica, why does the Crime Syndacite seem to not have any evil Aquaman and Martian Manhunter? For that matter, why did the original Earth-3 have Lex Luthor as its ''only'' hero? I'm pretty sure the Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica has more bad guys to mirror than ''[[WolverinePublicity Lex flipping Luthor.]]''

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* If they're meant to be a MirrorUniverse to the Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica, why does the Crime Syndacite Syndicate seem to not have any evil Aquaman and Martian Manhunter? For that matter, why did the original Earth-3 have Lex Luthor as its ''only'' hero? I'm pretty sure the Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica has more bad guys to mirror than ''[[WolverinePublicity Lex flipping Luthor.]]''



*** Except the original Crime Syndicate ''don't'' gleefully murder people(see Convergence for example). It's their Post-Crisis versions that are murderous pricks.

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*** Except the original Crime Syndicate ''don't'' gleefully murder people(see Convergence people (see ComicBook/{{Convergence}} for example). It's their Post-Crisis versions that are murderous pricks.


* Super heroes and villains have a right to wear skin-exposing outfits, but how exactly do they help them in battle? I get wearing a bikini and cape is a part of who you are, but it's not going to be useful when fighting a knife wielding enemy if you are a BadassNormal.

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* Super heroes and villains have a right to wear skin-exposing outfits, but how exactly do they help them in battle? I get wearing a bikini and cape is a part of who you are, but it's not going to be useful when fighting a knife wielding enemy enemy, especially if you are a BadassNormal.don't have indestructible skin.


* Super heroes and villains have a right to wear skin-exposing outfits and bikinis, but how exactly do those outfits help them in battle? I get wearing a bikini and cape is a part of who you are, but it's not going to be useful when fighting a knife wielding enemy if you are a BadassNormal.

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* Super heroes and villains have a right to wear skin-exposing outfits and bikinis, outfits, but how exactly do those outfits they help them in battle? I get wearing a bikini and cape is a part of who you are, but it's not going to be useful when fighting a knife wielding enemy if you are a BadassNormal.


* Super heroes and villains have a right to wear skin-exposing outfits and bikinis, but how exactly do those outfits help them in battle? I get wearing a bikini and cape is a part of who you are, but it's not going to be useful when fighting a knife wielding maniac.

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* Super heroes and villains have a right to wear skin-exposing outfits and bikinis, but how exactly do those outfits help them in battle? I get wearing a bikini and cape is a part of who you are, but it's not going to be useful when fighting a knife wielding maniac.enemy if you are a BadassNormal.

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* Super heroes and villains have a right to wear skin-exposing outfits and bikinis, but how exactly do those outfits help them in battle? I get wearing a bikini and cape is a part of who you are, but it's not going to be useful when fighting a knife wielding maniac.


*** He's Superboy Prime! He's the [[YouSuck Fanbase Strawman]]! [[TakeThat When the writers take the fanbase seriously, then Superboy Prime will be taken seriously.]]

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*** He's Superboy Prime! He's the [[YouSuck Fanbase Strawman]]! Strawman! [[TakeThat When the writers take the fanbase seriously, then Superboy Prime will be taken seriously.]]

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* Why do so many superheroes and villains constantly wear the same costume? I understand brand recognition but if they're not wearing them for recognizability and they don't want to get identified then why not wear something different if you do care about people suspecting your known "secret" identity or not?


*** If the shipping is to be believed, Indigo-1 and Larfleeze will [[CrackPairing fall in love]] which is a JustBugsMe in and of itself.

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*** If the shipping is to be believed, Indigo-1 and Larfleeze will [[CrackPairing fall in love]] which is a JustBugsMe Headscratcher in and of itself.

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