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* Subverted in ''Manga/MyHero2008'': Jack, being a VigilanteMan,just nicks a few tools from his job as a weapons salesman.

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* Subverted in ''Manga/MyHero2008'': Jack, being a VigilanteMan,just VigilanteMan, just nicks a few tools from his job as a weapons salesman.

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* Subverted in ''Manga/MyHero2008'': Jack, being a VigilanteMan,just nicks a few tools from his job as a weapons salesman.


* In ''The Further Adventures of Batman'', an anthology of short Batman fiction published in 1989, the story "Neutral Ground" by Mike Resnick describes for the first time Kittlemeier's Shop, run by a little old Jewish tailor who provides the costumes and gadgetry for all of Gotham's heroes and villains. Since then, Kittlemeier's has been spotted in both {{fan fic}}tion (see above) and {{canon}} stories.

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* In ''The Further Adventures of Batman'', ''Literature/TheFurtherAdventuresOfBatman'', an anthology of short Batman fiction published in 1989, the story "Neutral Ground" "Literature/NeutralGround" by Mike Resnick Creator/MikeResnick describes for the first time Kittlemeier's Shop, run by a little old Jewish tailor who provides the costumes and gadgetry for all of Gotham's heroes and villains. Since then, Kittlemeier's has been spotted in both {{fan fic}}tion (see above) and {{canon}} stories.villains.


--->'''Music Meister''': His utility belt holds everything, can't find that at the mall!

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--->'''Music -->'''Music Meister''': His utility belt holds everything, can't find that at the mall!


* WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}} has a fully equipped Freakalair after getting his powers, apparently without any construction work or expenses. [[NoFourthWall It's a cartoon]]. He can ''do'' that. This is {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in the first two appearances of the Freakalair. In the first instance Freakazoid points out that he has it "in this episode" and that they're "testing it out" then, upon its second appearance he explains how they tested out in an early show and it's going to stay.
** Of course, several episodes demonstrate that the shows executives exist ''in universe'', and ask him to show off new merchandise, so presumably he gets a cut from toy tie ins. And in other episodes he's authorized to transport criminals and investigate crimes across national boundaries, so for all we know he actually works for the government. Just try not to think about it too hard.

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* WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}} has a fully equipped Freakalair after getting his powers, apparently without any construction work or expenses. [[NoFourthWall It's a cartoon]]. He can ''do'' that. This
** The lair's existence
is {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in the first two appearances of the Freakalair.appearances. In the first instance Freakazoid points out that he has it "in this episode" and that they're "testing it out" then, upon its second appearance he explains how they tested out in an early show and it's going to stay.
** Of course, several episodes demonstrate that the shows show's executives exist ''in universe'', and even ask him to show off new merchandise, so presumably he gets a cut from toy tie ins. tie-ins. And in other episodes he's he is apparently authorized to transport criminals and investigate crimes across national boundaries, so for all we know he actually works for the government. Just try not to government... Look, [[BellisariosMaxim just don't think about it too hard.hard]].

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** Of course, several episodes demonstrate that the shows executives exist ''in universe'', and ask him to show off new merchandise, so presumably he gets a cut from toy tie ins. And in other episodes he's authorized to transport criminals and investigate crimes across national boundaries, so for all we know he actually works for the government. Just try not to think about it too hard.


* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' - Where does [[ColonelBadass Roy Mustang]] get an armored truck full of wonderful toys in the middle of a locked-down city? [[spoiler: Why, from [[HandicappedBadass Jean Havoc]]]]

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* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' - Where does [[ColonelBadass Roy Mustang]] get an armored truck full of wonderful toys in the middle of a locked-down city? [[spoiler: Why, from [[HandicappedBadass Jean Havoc]]]]Havoc]].]]


* TheGreenHornet: The protagonist owns the controlling stock in a multi-billion dollar news corporation, and even has the same personality as his alter ego The Hornet. What would throw people off is ''how freaking advanced his stuff is'', as he doesn't own an R&D facility, is too big of a socialite to purchase his gadgets from the black market without everyone watching him, and has no background in mechanics or engineering. Or anything unrelated to screwing interns into screwing him. While yelling his intentions. Instead, Kato builds all of his gadgets ''by himself''.

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* TheGreenHornet: ''Film/TheGreenHornet'': The protagonist owns the controlling stock in a multi-billion dollar news corporation, and even has the same personality as his alter ego The Hornet. What would throw people off is ''how freaking advanced his stuff is'', as he doesn't own an R&D facility, is too big of a socialite to purchase his gadgets from the black market without everyone watching him, and has no background in mechanics or engineering. Or anything unrelated to screwing interns into screwing him. While yelling his intentions. Instead, Kato builds all of his gadgets ''by himself''.


[[TropeCo We also sell some of our own.]]

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[[TropeCo [[TropeCo/TropeCo We also sell some of our own.]]


** From ''PowerRangersJungleFury'':

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** From ''PowerRangersJungleFury'':''Series/PowerRangersJungleFury'':


* [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits Space Angels]] in ''Manga/{{Gunnm}}: Last Order'' should've realistically survived only because they're {{Cyborg}}s they often don't have money for ''food'', but they still maintain a competitive [[TournamentArc Z.O.T.T. team]], and most of their fighters have state-of-the-art bodies (or, in case of [[BadassNormal Zazie]], equipment). It's somewhat justified by the fact that [[MadScientist Desty Nova]] and [[GadgeteerGenius Yani]], who are quite well-off, use them as testbeds for their theories and prototypes, and they receive donations from [[FanOfTheUnderdog their fans]]. They have also gotten the support of the [[TheKingdom Martian Kingdom]], which, however poor, still amounts for something.

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* [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits Space Angels]] in ''Manga/{{Gunnm}}: Last Order'' should've realistically survived only because they're {{Cyborg}}s they often don't have money for ''food'', but they still maintain a competitive [[TournamentArc Z.O.T.T. team]], and most of their fighters have state-of-the-art bodies (or, in case of [[BadassNormal Zazie]], equipment). It's somewhat justified by the fact that [[MadScientist Desty Nova]] and [[GadgeteerGenius Yani]], who are quite well-off, use them as testbeds for their theories and prototypes, and they receive donations from [[FanOfTheUnderdog their fans]]. They have also gotten the support of the [[TheKingdom [[TheGoodKingdom Martian Kingdom]], which, however poor, still amounts for something.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLegoBatmanMovie''
** The movie, in all its [[MythologyGag/TheLegoBatmanMovie incarnation-referencing glory]], has a version of this trope. [[spoiler:The Joker, [[AllYourBaseAreBelongToUs after taking over Wayne Manor with his new army]], discovers every single one of his vehicles and uses them against him and his team.]]
---> [[spoiler:'''The Joker''': And guess what else I found? [[IronicEcho All your wonderful toys!]]]]


* ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'': Where exactly did Dexter (and no, not that Series/{{Dexter}}) get all the stuff for his lab? For that matter, where did Mandark, whose lab is above ground? Well according to FusionFall, they both sell inventions (or at least the patents to their inventions). Then again, Fusion Fall is set about five years after the series.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'': Where exactly did Dexter (and no, not that Series/{{Dexter}}) ''Series/{{Dexter}}'') get all the stuff for his lab? For that matter, where did Mandark, whose lab is above ground? Well according to FusionFall, ''VideoGame/FusionFall'', they both sell inventions (or at least the patents to their inventions). Then again, Fusion Fall is set about five years after the series.

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