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* ''ComicBook/MarvelMysteryComics'': in the third issue's The Angel story, the evil Sacred One tumbles into his own pit trap in his attempt to get away from The Angel.

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* ''ComicBook/AllNewUltimates'': Diamondback has Bombshell under her control, and uses her against the Ultimates. But when she mentions the death of Poey, the anger allows her to break free of their control.

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* In ''ComicBook/{{Superior}}'', demon Omron tricks young Simon into giving up his soul in exchange for becoming the hero Superior. With time running about before the deal expires, Omron celebrates how he's going to avoid being thrown into the depths of Hell. At which point, Simon's friend, Madeline, sets him straight.
-->'''Madeline''': You made him into the most powerful super-hero ever created. A character whose every single molecule is indestructible and impenetrable and undying and never-aging under Earth's yellow sun. Every atom in his body is in essence immortal....And if Superior can never die...
-->'''Omron''': [[OhCrap I just bought something I can never collect.]]


** In the comic strip story "Race To Death Valley", Mickey swipes a map out of Shyster's hand from a window, boasting [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome "It's an old Shyster custom I learned from you!"]].

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** In the comic strip story "Race To Death Valley", Mickey swipes a map out of Shyster's hand from a window, boasting [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome boasting, "It's an old Shyster custom I learned from you!"]].you!".


* In ''ComicBook/{{Runaways}}'', the teens discover that one of their newest companions is a vampire and, to save the others, Karolina offers herself to him. When he goes to drain her, he realizes too late that Karolina is solar powered and he promptly explodes.

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* In ''ComicBook/{{Runaways}}'', the teens discover that one of their newest companions is a vampire and, to save the others, [[VoluntaryVampireVictim Karolina offers herself to him.him]]. When he goes to drain her, he realizes too late that Karolina is solar powered and he promptly explodes.


** In ''Superman'' Volume 1 #338, Comicbook/{{Brainiac}} shoots his shrinking ray at Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}, but she deflects it back at him. Struck by his own ray, Brainiac begins to rapidly shrink, and he pleads with Kara to save him, but [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_pScx8BN4h3s/SQcs5LyKRiI/AAAAAAAABds/PkQTfwvrabE/s1600-h/superman+338+-08.jpg she coolly states that the enlarging ray has not enough energy left to save Superman, Kandor and him, so Brainiac is out of luck]] (note that Brainiac had previously shrunk both Superman and the city of Kandor). Even Superman begs her use the ray to save Brainiac, [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_pScx8BN4h3s/SQcsz6v8owI/AAAAAAAABdk/GD76xYl-w1g/s1600-h/superman+338+-09.jpg and she replies: "Cousin... NO!"]]

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** In ''Superman'' Volume 1 #338, Comicbook/{{Brainiac}} shoots his shrinking ray at Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}, but she deflects it back at him. Struck by his own ray, Brainiac begins to rapidly shrink, and he pleads with Kara to save him, but [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_pScx8BN4h3s/SQcs5LyKRiI/AAAAAAAABds/PkQTfwvrabE/s1600-h/superman+338+-08.jpg she coolly states that the enlarging ray has not enough energy left to save Superman, Kandor and him, so Brainiac is out of luck]] (note that Brainiac had previously shrunk both Superman and the city of Kandor). Even Superman begs her to use the ray to save Brainiac, [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_pScx8BN4h3s/SQcsz6v8owI/AAAAAAAABdk/GD76xYl-w1g/s1600-h/superman+338+-09.jpg and she replies: "Cousin... NO!"]]



** Done again at the climax of the story. His new breed of dreadnought ''The Eclipse'' has a bow that is extra-reinforced and the shields are boosted, allowing the titanic battleship to ram into and through other ships without hesitation or damage. The New Republic takes advantage of this in order to eliminate the Empire's other, even deadlier superweapon, the Galaxy Gun. The Gun can fire planet-killing missiles that [[InterstellarWeapon fly through hyperspace]], allowing it destroy targets anywhere in the galaxy while remaining in a single location. Since a direct attack against the heavily-guarded Galaxy Gun would be doomed, [[spoiler:instead they board and hack the ''Eclipse'' nav computer and program it to ram the Galaxy Gun, destroying both. The destruction of the Galaxy Gun causes a projectile to misfires and hits the current Imperial capital world destroying it ''and'' the massive fleet guarding it. Four birds, one stone.]]

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** Done again at the climax of the story. His new breed of dreadnought ''The Eclipse'' has a bow that is extra-reinforced and the shields are boosted, allowing the titanic battleship to ram into and through other ships without hesitation or damage. The New Republic takes advantage of this in order to eliminate the Empire's other, even deadlier superweapon, the Galaxy Gun. The Gun can fire planet-killing missiles that [[InterstellarWeapon fly through hyperspace]], allowing it destroy targets anywhere in the galaxy while remaining in a single location. Since a direct attack against the heavily-guarded Galaxy Gun would be doomed, [[spoiler:instead they board and hack the ''Eclipse'' nav computer and program it to ram the Galaxy Gun, destroying both. The destruction of the Galaxy Gun causes a projectile to misfires misfire and hits the current Imperial capital world destroying it ''and'' the massive fleet guarding it. Four birds, one stone.]]



* In issue #8 of [[ComicBook/NewGods Mister Miracle]], the eponymous hero is sentenced to a trial by combat with the Lump inside the latter's mind. In the real world, the Lump is pretty much what his name implies -- a vaguely humanoid, immobile lump of pink matter; in his mental world, on the other hand, he's a shape-shifter who, while still pink, can become virtually anything he can think of. A battle royale ensues between him and Mister Miracle until, after surviving a blast of near-nuclear strength, the Super Escape Artist forces the Lump back into something like his outside form, and then shows him his refection in a piece of "glass" created by the explosion. The Lump is horrified and retreats into his Id, allowing Mister Miracle to escape from the mental world.

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* In issue #8 of the 1973 [[ComicBook/NewGods Mister Miracle]], Miracle]] series, the eponymous hero is sentenced to a trial by combat with the Lump inside the latter's mind. In the real world, the Lump is pretty much what his name implies -- a vaguely humanoid, immobile lump of pink matter; in his mental world, on the other hand, he's a shape-shifter who, while still pink, can become virtually anything he can think of. A battle royale ensues between him and Mister Miracle until, after surviving a blast of near-nuclear strength, the Super Escape Artist forces the Lump back into something like his outside form, and then shows him his refection in a piece of "glass" created by the explosion. The Lump is horrified and retreats into his Id, allowing Mister Miracle to escape from the mental world.



* In ''ComicBook/JusticeLeagueOfAmericaRebirth'', Vixen ends up defeating Lord Havok by exploiting a major flaw of his - his steel-like body. As he constantly boasts, it's not armor, it's his skin. So, Vixen ends up just channeling a poison dart frog and slugs him until the poison takes effect as its absorbed by his skin.

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* In ''ComicBook/JusticeLeagueOfAmericaRebirth'', Vixen ends up defeating Lord Havok by exploiting a major flaw of his - his steel-like body. As he constantly boasts, it's not armor, it's his skin. So, Vixen ends up just channeling a poison dart frog and slugs him until the poison takes effect as its it's absorbed by his skin.

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* ''ComicBook/ScoobyDooTeamUp'':
** In "Perils Before Swine", Sylvester Sneekly tries to use the Scooby Gang as unwitting pawns in a plan to get rid of the Ant Hill Mob. Fred ends up being the one who exposes him as the Hooded Claw.
** Yankee Doodle Pigeon tricks the Vulture Squadron into thinking he became a real ghost by using leftover luminous paint from one of the squadron's past attempts to capture him.

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** In "Los guardaespaldas", the agents are protecting a rich old woman who has a slew of killers after her. One of them appears at her door and attempts to gift her an alarm clock, which is loaded with explosives inside. Mortadelo notices the clock has a half-hour delay and corrects the time. Then the killer takes the clock out of the bedroom's window:
-->Thank goodness I calculated the explosion for half an hour from now! ''[his expression changes as [[OhCrap the realization hits him]]]'' Ha-- half an hour! He advanced half an hour all of a sud-- ''*BOOM*''

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** In ''ComicBook/SupermanDoomsdayHunterPrey'', we learn that Doomsday's creator, Bertron, never stopped to consider what would happen if Doomsday broke loose and, even worse, remembered all of the deaths brought upon him. He learns too late that the end result is having the monster turn his attention to you after he's killed everything else and murder him, too.

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* In one issue of ''ComicBook/MarvelAdventures: The Avengers'', Giant Girl (Janet Van Dyne) ends up under the control of the insect humanoid Psyclops. Seeking answers, Storm, Wolverine and Spider-Man head for Van Dyne Labs for answers, where they meet Hank Pym. Pym reveals that her costume's equipment were meant for shrinking and communication with insects. When Janet discovers she can grow, she ignores all of that until Psyclops' powerful insect control took ''her'' over. Thankfully, her new costume averts that problem from then on.


-->'''Batman:''' We never lefted a finger. Hoist by your own petard, Lord Marmaduke!

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-->'''Batman:''' We never lefted lifted a finger. Hoist by your own petard, Lord Marmaduke!

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* ''ComicBook/Batman66'': Lord Marmaduke Ffogg's plan to take over Gotham City is foiled when his own fog prevents his minions from realizing they were beating up each other.
-->'''Batman:''' We never lefted a finger. Hoist by your own petard, Lord Marmaduke!
-->'''Robin:''' Defeated... by fog!

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* This happens as a result of racism in Sergio Aragones' [[Magazine/{{Mad}} "A Mad look at: Racism."]] In one strip, thinking that home values would drop, a realtor refuses to sell a house to an African American family, and inadvertently allows a family of [[ThoseWackyNazis Neo-Nazis]] to move in and drive down house values. In another, a racist restauranteur and his staff give an African American terrible service, and laugh him off when he angrily storms off, and then it turns out he was a food critic that gave said restaurant terrible reviews.

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** In ''ComicBook/SupergirlCosmicAdventuresInThe8thGrade'', Mr. Mxyzptlk manipulates events to bring Kara to Earth, collects her emotions during a year and builds a machine based on Kara's Kryptonian biology to process them and make him all-powerful. However, because his machine is based on Kara's biology and powered with her emotions, she can go after him and claim the power he wanted to seize.
--->'''Supergirl:''' Your machine utilized and magnified my emotions... my energies... it never occurred to you that I could follow you? That I could claim this power?

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** Done again at the climax of the story. His new breed of dreadnought ''The Eclipse'' has a bow that is extra-reinforced and the shields are boosted, allowing the titanic battleship to ram into and through other ships without hesitation or damage. The New Republic takes advantage of this in order to eliminate the Empire's other, even deadlier superweapon, the Galaxy Gun. The Gun can fire planet-killing missiles that [[InterstellarWeapon fly through hyperspace]], allowing it destroy targets anywhere in the galaxy while remaining in a single location. Since a direct attack against the heavily-guarded Galaxy Gun would be doomed, [[spoiler:instead they board and hack the ''Eclipse'' nav computer and program it to ram the Galaxy Gun, destroying both. The destruction of the Galaxy Gun causes a projectile to misfires and hits the current Imperial capital world destroying it ''and'' the massive fleet guarding it. Four birds, one stone.]]

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