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** Akemi Homura is a MagicalGirl Packing Heat. No, that [[MoreDakka arsenal]] she carries doesn't come from her Magical Girl powers: she ''stole it from the {{Yakuza}} and the military'' (and she did this using her own TimeMaster powers).
** Mami uses Flintlock rifles, but these are magical, and crafted from her conjured ribbons.

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** Akemi Homura is a MagicalGirl Packing Heat. No, that [[MoreDakka arsenal]] she carries doesn't come from her Magical Girl powers: she ''stole it from the {{Yakuza}} and the military'' (and she did this using (using her own TimeMaster powers).
** Mami uses Flintlock rifles, but these are magical, and crafted from [[HeartIsAnAwesomePower her conjured ribbons.ribbons]].


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* In ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia,'' the villain Mustard has the power to create and control poisonous gas. When Kendo and Tetsutetsu put on gas masks to attack him, he surprises them by pulling out a gun and still proving to be a vicious adversary. [[TeensAreMonsters Note that Mustard is a high-schooler himself]].


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* ''Literature/TheCloakSociety:'' Everyone in the eponymous group is trained to use weapons, but [[EvilMatriarch Shade]] is the only one who frequently carries a firearm (specifically a laser gun) into battle. Her powerful {{Telepathy}} is good for many things, but in a fight can be stymied by stronger minds or too must distance from her opponent.


* In the ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse is well known that Donald Duck has a superhero identity, Paperinik the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Devilish Avenger]]-and in pretty much any incarnation, he carries some, and a bit less known that he's actually an UnscrupulousHero that started hunting criminals because they pissed him off before softening up. Almost forgotten is that in his first stories he carried a [[CoolGuns Colt 1911]]. He eventually stopped carrying it-and exchanged it for ray guns made by Gyro (most famously the paralizer, the DisintegratorRay and the multi-purpose gun combining both).

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* In the ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse is ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse, it's well known that Donald Duck has a superhero identity, Paperinik the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Devilish Avenger]]-and in pretty much any incarnation, he carries some, and a bit less known that he's actually an UnscrupulousHero that started hunting criminals because they pissed him off before softening up. Almost forgotten is that in his first stories he carried a [[CoolGuns Colt 1911]]. He eventually stopped carrying it-and exchanged it for ray guns made by Gyro (most famously the paralizer, the DisintegratorRay and the multi-purpose gun combining both).



* Cliff's weapon of choice as ComicBook/TheRocketeer is a Mauser C96 Broomhandle Pistol.

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* Cliff's weapon of choice WeaponOfChoice as ComicBook/TheRocketeer ''ComicBook/TheRocketeer'' is a Mauser C96 Broomhandle Pistol.



-->''[commenting on The Disco Boys' arsenal]''
-->'''Mr. Furious:''' What? Guns? That's your power, you shoot guns?
-->'''The Blue Raja:''' [[GangOfHats There's no theme at all here.]]
-->'''Mr. Furious:''' Weak.
-->'''The Blue Raja:''' At best.

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-->''[commenting on The Disco Boys' arsenal]''
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* [[Manga/{{Hellsing}} Alucard]]. Besides being an immortal vampire he packs two handguns that fire magic ammunition. It's only against the truly nasty foes that he starts releasing his {{Power Limiter}}s and letting his true power as a vampire come out to play.
* Akemi Homura from ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' is a MagicalGirl Packing Heat. No, that [[MoreDakka arsenal]] she carries doesn't come from her Magical Girl powers: she ''stole it from the {{Yakuza}} and the military'' (and she did this using her own TimeMaster powers).

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* [[Manga/{{Hellsing}} Alucard]].''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'': Alucard. Besides being an immortal vampire he packs two handguns that fire magic ammunition. It's only against the truly nasty foes that he starts releasing his {{Power Limiter}}s and letting his true power as a vampire come out to play.
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Akemi Homura from ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' is a MagicalGirl Packing Heat. No, that [[MoreDakka arsenal]] she carries doesn't come from her Magical Girl powers: she ''stole it from the {{Yakuza}} and the military'' (and she did this using her own TimeMaster powers).



** Homura's approach is given extended ShoutOut in ''Anime/VividredOperation''.

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** * Homura's approach is given extended ShoutOut in ''Anime/VividredOperation''.



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** Arsenal from ''Comicbook/TeenTitans'' used a pair of handguns and other weapons. He stopped using guns for a little while (but kept using things like crossbows) but returned to using them in ''[[ComicBook/BatmanAndTheOutsiders The Outsiders]]''. Then [[SidekickGraduationsStick he became Red Arrow]], and ditched every weapon he had other than his trusty bow and [[TrickArrow arrow]].
** When Franchise/{{Superman}} found himself in a depowered state after his resurrection, he proceeded to arm himself with an armory of alien energy rifles.
*** The Elseworld story ''ComicBook/SupermanAtEarthsEnd'' has Superman use a [[{{BFG}} ludicrously large gun]] [[ItMakesSenseInContext to take down Twin Clones of Hitler]]. [[BrokenAesop And yet it still has an anti-gun message.]]
** All versions of Creator/DCComics' The Vigilante.

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** Arsenal from ''Comicbook/TeenTitans'' ''ComicBook/TeenTitans'' used a pair of handguns and other weapons. He stopped using guns for a little while (but kept using things like crossbows) but returned to using them in ''[[ComicBook/BatmanAndTheOutsiders The Outsiders]]''. Then [[SidekickGraduationsStick he became Red Arrow]], and ditched every weapon he had other than his trusty bow and [[TrickArrow arrow]].
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*** ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman'':
When Franchise/{{Superman}} the Man of Steel found himself in a depowered state after his resurrection, he proceeded to arm himself with an armory of alien energy rifles.
*** In [[ComicBook/SupergirlRebirth "The Killers of Krypton"]], ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} finds herself depowered as fighting the alien horde known as The Citadel, so she arms herself with a big energy gun.
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The Elseworld story ''ComicBook/SupermanAtEarthsEnd'' has Superman use a [[{{BFG}} ludicrously large gun]] gun [[ItMakesSenseInContext to take down Twin Clones of Hitler]]. [[BrokenAesop And yet it still has an anti-gun message.]]
Hitler]].
** All versions of Creator/DCComics' The Vigilante.



** ''Comicbook/{{Hitman}}''. His powers are telepathy, X-ray vision, and lots of guns not necessarily in that order.
** The Crimson Avenger in Franchise/TheDCU. Both the original in his CoatHatMask phase and the NinetiesAntiHero successor. The legacy character takes this further, claiming that the original CA's chest emblem during his superhero days wasn't a sun - it was a bullet hole.

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** ''Comicbook/{{Hitman}}''.''ComicBook/{{Hitman}}''. His powers are telepathy, X-ray vision, and lots of guns not necessarily in that order.
** The Crimson Avenger in Franchise/TheDCU.Avenger. Both the original in his CoatHatMask phase and the NinetiesAntiHero successor. The legacy character takes this further, claiming that the original CA's chest emblem during his superhero days wasn't a sun - it was a bullet hole.



** The latest ComicBook/GreenLantern, Simon Baz, wields a handgun in addition to his [[GreenLanternRing power ring]].

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** The latest ComicBook/GreenLantern, ''Franchise/GreenLantern'':
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Simon Baz, Baz wields a handgun in addition to his [[GreenLanternRing power ring]].



*** This trope ends up getting deconstructed in ''ComicBook/GreenLanterns'' #17. He's hit with the Scarecrow's Fear Gas and he's faced with his greatest fear - being unable to protect his parents from such a hateful world and that his ring will keep giving out on him. He ultimately realizes that the ring keeps giving out on him ''because'' he uses the gun and he decides to give up the gun.

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*** This trope It ends up getting deconstructed in ''ComicBook/GreenLanterns'' #17. He's hit with the Scarecrow's Fear Gas and he's faced with his greatest fear - being unable to protect his parents from such a hateful world and that his ring will keep giving out on him. He ultimately realizes that the ring keeps giving out on him ''because'' he uses the gun and he decides to give up the gun.



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*** In ''ComicBook/TheChildrensCrusade'', the new Captain America and Bucky seen in the future timeline use handguns.


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** Monster hunter ComicBook/ElsaBloodstone is happy to bring all sorts of firearms to a fight if they'll raise her chances of success and survival.


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* Cliff's weapon of choice as ComicBook/TheRocketeer is a Mauser C96 Broomhandle Pistol.


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* ''ComicStrip/ThePhantom'': The titular hero has two guns in his gunbelt. Rarely misses with either hand.
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* In ''Fanfic/{{Atonement}}'', Vista starts using Director Simms' explosive-rounds pistol after he's put out of action during Shatterbird's attack on the PRT building in Arc 25, which comes in handy later on against Hatchet Face.
* Momo Yaoyorozu from ''Fanfic/NeitherABirdNorAPlaneItsDeku'' creates a capture tape bazooka during the Heroes vs. Villain exercise, taking Ojiro out of the fight.
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** Bishop of the ComicBook/XMen, as a cop from a future not unlike that of ComicBook/JudgeDredd, used guns when he first arrived in the main timeline, and an ongoing CharacterDevelopment plotline for him was learning to tone it down and not use lethal force. He also had the power to shoot energy rays but used guns frequently as his power depended on external sources of energy to redirect. One version of his guns actually channeled his own powers.

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** Bishop ComicBook/{{Bishop}} of the ComicBook/XMen, as a cop from a future not unlike that of ComicBook/JudgeDredd, used guns when he first arrived in the main timeline, and an ongoing CharacterDevelopment plotline for him was learning to tone it down and not use lethal force. He also had the power to shoot energy rays but used guns frequently as his power depended on external sources of energy to redirect. One version of his guns actually channeled his own powers.


** Grifter of the ComicBook/WildCATs and ComicBook/{{Wildstorm}} Universe, although sometimes possessing psychic powers, usually favored GunsAkimbo, switching between his [[RayGun VADs]] and a variety of mundane pistols.

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** Grifter of the ComicBook/WildCATs ComicBook/WildCATS and ComicBook/{{Wildstorm}} Creator/{{Wildstorm}} Universe, although sometimes possessing psychic powers, usually favored GunsAkimbo, switching between his [[RayGun VADs]] and a variety of mundane pistols.



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** Tim Drake, the third Robin usually isn't this, but his BadFuture counterpart uses Joe Chill's gun in his identity as Batman, and {{Dual Wield}}s handguns as the Savior.

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** *** Tim Drake, the third Robin usually isn't this, but his BadFuture counterpart uses Joe Chill's gun in his identity as Batman, and {{Dual Wield}}s handguns as the Savior.


** Tim Drake, the third Robin usually isn't this, but his BadFuture counterpart uses Joe Chill's gun in his identity as Batman, and {{DualWield}}s handguns as the Savior.

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** Tim Drake, the third Robin usually isn't this, but his BadFuture counterpart uses Joe Chill's gun in his identity as Batman, and {{DualWield}}s {{Dual Wield}}s handguns as the Savior.


** Tim Drake, the third Robin usually isn't this, but his BadFuture counterpart uses Joe Chill's gun in his identity as Batman, and DualWields handguns as the Savior.

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** Tim Drake, the third Robin usually isn't this, but his BadFuture counterpart uses Joe Chill's gun in his identity as Batman, and DualWields {{DualWield}}s handguns as the Savior.

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** Tim Drake, the third Robin usually isn't this, but his BadFuture counterpart uses Joe Chill's gun in his identity as Batman, and DualWields handguns as the Savior.


Being a BadassNormal can count, or if the character has superpowers (as long as they are either gun-related or don't make the gun use secondary).If they have superpowers, but either their powers aren't useful for combat or they simply prefer not to use their powers that often, they're said to FightLikeANormal.

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Being a BadassNormal can count, or if the character has superpowers (as long as they are either gun-related or don't make the gun use secondary).If they have superpowers, but either [[AwesomeButImpractical their powers aren't useful for combat combat]] or they simply prefer not to use their powers that often, they're said to FightLikeANormal.


* In ''VideoGame/BatmanSunsoft'' for the GameBoy, Batman's gun is prominent on his sprite.

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* In ''VideoGame/BatmanSunsoft'' for the GameBoy, UsefulNotes/GameBoy, Batman's gun is prominent on his sprite.


* Ricochet from ''{{Literature/Outliers}}'', who uses a heavy-calibre sniper rifle and stun rounds due to her power involving ricochets.
* Eldritch of the Literature/WhateleyUniverse. The fact that she is NighInvulnerable and has magical abilities doesn't stop her from packing heat. In the Team Tactics course at SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy, she shows up carrying an M16 with an M203 grenade launcher slung underneath. The course is taught by a Gunnery Sergeant and a retired admiral with Spec Ops experience: neither of them are surprised.
** In fact, Bladedancer asks Eldritch for gun training. No one expects the Chinese martial arts nut with the magic sword to also be packing an automatic.
** Many many more examples, even in the school itself. The Grunts are Whateley's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junior_Reserve_Officers%27_Training_Corps JROTC]] group, students with [[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway weaker powers]] pack heat, and [[MadScientist devisors]]/[[GadgeteerGenius gadgeteers]] design their own guns. Tinkertrain and Flashbang build guns that look like they were designed by Creator/RobLiefeld.
* From ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', Miss Militia's power is explicitly the ability to create any weapon she wants, fully loaded, unable to jam, with whatever ammunition and attachments she wants. She almost always uses this to create guns of various types. One added advantage of her power is that she can use nonlethal ammunition without any drawbacks; if the gun does jam, she just reforms the weapon instantly.
** There's also Tattletale and Skitter (who both carry handguns), Trickster (who carries a variety of weapons based on the situation, but prefers an assault rifle), and Vista (starts using an energy-based BFG after the TimeSkip).



* Eldritch of the Literature/WhateleyUniverse. The fact that she is NighInvulnerable and has magical abilities doesn't stop her from packing heat. In the Team Tactics course at SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy, she shows up carrying an M16 with an M203 grenade launcher slung underneath. The course is taught by a Gunnery Sergeant and a retired admiral with Spec Ops experience: neither of them are surprised.
** In fact, Bladedancer asks Eldritch for gun training. No one expects the Chinese martial arts nut with the magic sword to also be packing an automatic.
** Many many more examples, even in the school itself. The Grunts are Whateley's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junior_Reserve_Officers%27_Training_Corps JROTC]] group, students with [[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway weaker powers]] pack heat, and [[MadScientist devisors]]/[[GadgeteerGenius gadgeteers]] design their own guns. Tinkertrain and Flashbang build guns that look like they were designed by Creator/RobLiefeld.
* From ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', Miss Militia's power is explicitly the ability to create any weapon she wants, fully loaded, unable to jam, with whatever ammunition and attachments she wants. She almost always uses this to create guns of various types. One added advantage of her power is that she can use nonlethal ammunition without any drawbacks; if the gun does jam, she just reforms the weapon instantly.
** There's also Tattletale and Skitter (who both carry handguns), Trickster (who carries a variety of weapons based on the situation, but prefers an assault rifle), and Vista (starts using an energy-based BFG after the TimeSkip).
* Ricochet from ''{{Literature/Outliers}}'', who uses a heavy-calibre sniper rifle and stun rounds due to her power involving ricochets.


** The earliest comics featuring Franchise/{{Batman}} had him using guns. This got retconned moderately quickly once writers realized that having Batman kill all of his adversaries in one issue meant that he'd have no one to fight later and they'd have to rack their brains thinking up new ones too often. Once he started hanging around with Robin and it was revealed his parents had been killed by a gunman, [[DoesntLikeGuns it went away entirely.]] In modern continuities, this gets a CallBack every so often, usually under the guise of a "Year One" story or an alternate universe. The main timeline Batman [[BatmanGrabsAGun has used a gun against another sentient being]] with aggressive intent only ''once'': in ''ComicBook/FinalCrisis'', after Darkseid has become such a threat that [[GodzillaThreshold everything is on the table.]]

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** The earliest comics featuring Franchise/{{Batman}} had him using guns. This got retconned {{retcon}}ned moderately quickly once writers realized that having Batman kill all of his adversaries in one issue meant that he'd have no one to fight later and they'd have to rack their brains thinking up new ones too often. Once he started hanging around with Robin and it was revealed his parents had been killed by a gunman, [[DoesntLikeGuns it went away entirely.]] In modern continuities, this gets a CallBack every so often, usually under the guise of a "Year One" story or an alternate universe. The main timeline Batman [[BatmanGrabsAGun has used a gun against another sentient being]] with aggressive intent only ''once'': in ''ComicBook/FinalCrisis'', after Darkseid has become such a threat that [[GodzillaThreshold everything is on the table.]]


Being a BadassNormal can count, or if the character has superpowers (as long as they are either gun-related or don't make the gun use secondary).

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Being a BadassNormal can count, or if the character has superpowers (as long as they are either gun-related or don't make the gun use secondary).
secondary).If they have superpowers, but either their powers aren't useful for combat or they simply prefer not to use their powers that often, they're said to FightLikeANormal.


* Ricochet from ''{{Literature/Outliers}}'', who uses a heavy-calibre sniper rifle and stun rounds due to her power involving [[CaptainObvious ricochets]].

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* Ricochet from ''{{Literature/Outliers}}'', who uses a heavy-calibre sniper rifle and stun rounds due to her power involving [[CaptainObvious ricochets]].ricochets.

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