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* Jason, the protagonist of ''ComicBook/LongAgoAndFarAway'' was once the heroic "[[KidHero Child Knight]]" who saved the land of Elvenwood from the evil Witch-Queen Nexis. In the years that followed, he grew up into a 30-year-old JerkAss.


* Near the end of his carer as [[ComicBook/RobinSeries Robin]] Tim Drake's personality took a dark turn, even using Scarecrow's fear toxin against gangsters. The reason for this was largely due to loosing his mom, dad, girlfriend, best friend, other best friend, step-mother, and adoptive father in separate instances and then having [[ComicBook/{{Nightwing}} Dick]], [[ComicBook/Batgirl2009 Stephanie]] and [[ComicBook/{{Wondergirl}} Cassie]] all betray his trust. Mostly Dick who refused to even listen to Tim's theory about what had really happened to Bruce and instead decided Tim was losing his mind culminating in Dick giving Robin to Damian, who had made repeated attempts on Tim's life.

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* Near the end of his carer as [[ComicBook/RobinSeries Robin]] Robin]], Tim Drake's personality took a dark turn, even using Scarecrow's fear toxin against gangsters. The reason for this was largely due to loosing losing his mom, dad, girlfriend, best friend, other best friend, step-mother, stepmother, and adoptive father in separate instances and then having [[ComicBook/{{Nightwing}} Dick]], [[ComicBook/Batgirl2009 Stephanie]] and [[ComicBook/{{Wondergirl}} Cassie]] all betray his trust. Mostly Dick who refused to even listen to Tim's theory about what had really happened to Bruce and instead decided Tim was losing his mind mind, culminating in Dick giving Robin to Damian, who had made repeated attempts on Tim's life. life.


* Near the end of his carer as [[ComicBook/RobinSeries Robin]] Tim Drake's personality took a dark turn, even using Scarecrow's fear toxin against gangsters. The reason for this was largely due to loosing his mom, dad, girlfriend, best friend, other best friend, having the city he'd evacuated his step-mother to flattened, and adoptive father in separate instances and then having [[ComicBook/{{Nightwing}} Dick]], [[ComicBook/Batgirl2009 Stephanie]] and [[ComicBook/{{Wondergirl}} Cassie]] all betray his trust. Mostly Dick who refused to even listen to Tim's theory about what had really happened to Bruce and instead decided Tim was losing his mind culminating in Dick giving Robin to Damian, who had made repeated attempts on Tim's life.

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* Near the end of his carer as [[ComicBook/RobinSeries Robin]] Tim Drake's personality took a dark turn, even using Scarecrow's fear toxin against gangsters. The reason for this was largely due to loosing his mom, dad, girlfriend, best friend, other best friend, having the city he'd evacuated his step-mother to flattened, step-mother, and adoptive father in separate instances and then having [[ComicBook/{{Nightwing}} Dick]], [[ComicBook/Batgirl2009 Stephanie]] and [[ComicBook/{{Wondergirl}} Cassie]] all betray his trust. Mostly Dick who refused to even listen to Tim's theory about what had really happened to Bruce and instead decided Tim was losing his mind culminating in Dick giving Robin to Damian, who had made repeated attempts on Tim's life.

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* Near the end of his carer as [[ComicBook/RobinSeries Robin]] Tim Drake's personality took a dark turn, even using Scarecrow's fear toxin against gangsters. The reason for this was largely due to loosing his mom, dad, girlfriend, best friend, other best friend, having the city he'd evacuated his step-mother to flattened, and adoptive father in separate instances and then having [[ComicBook/{{Nightwing}} Dick]], [[ComicBook/Batgirl2009 Stephanie]] and [[ComicBook/{{Wondergirl}} Cassie]] all betray his trust. Mostly Dick who refused to even listen to Tim's theory about what had really happened to Bruce and instead decided Tim was losing his mind culminating in Dick giving Robin to Damian, who had made repeated attempts on Tim's life.


* ''ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse'' has Huey, Dewey and Louie. One story had them complaining to each other about Donald's many flaws only to suddenly realize that no matter if Donald is a big success or not, he still takes care of them, cooks for them, makes sure they're clothed and happy, and on the whole uses a lot more money on them than he does on himself. Cue guilt and a resolve to start appreciating their uncle a little more in the future. Later stories have them be openly ashamed on him and even come off as [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish]] {{Jerkass}}es [[note]]In "Where There's Smoke", one of the three said he wasn't annoyed by Donald dropping foam on them (because Donald thinks that [[TitleDrop where there's smoke]], there's fire), but because [[{{Jerkass}} he would get the badge instead of them]], and the comic portrays them in the right for their ItsAllAboutMe attitude, and they even get ''[[KarmaHoudini rewarded]]'' for it instead (they get their badge at the end), and in "Paperino e i Gamberi in Salmì", Scrooge's brother Gedeon gives Huey, Dewey and Louie a stand-in of the "Pulitzer" prize, but gives it to Donald to keep it for them until they grow up. Afterwards the three are shown [[DisproportionateRetribution running Donald out of town and saying]] "[[YoureNotMyFather You're not our uncle]]... you're a medal snatcher!" [[FelonyMisdemeanor just for getting the medal]], which he didn't steal it from them.[[/note]], and it doesn't help that they ''still'' [[ProtagonistCenteredMorality take the moral high ground against Donald and win]]:
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* ''ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse'' has Huey, Dewey and Louie. One story had them complaining to each other about Donald's many flaws only to suddenly realize that no matter if Donald is a big success or not, he still takes care of them, cooks for them, makes sure they're clothed and happy, and on the whole uses a lot more money on them than he does on himself. Cue guilt and a resolve to start appreciating their uncle a little more in the future. Later stories have them be openly ashamed on him and even come off as [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish]] {{Jerkass}}es [[note]]In "Where There's Smoke", one of the three said he wasn't annoyed by Donald dropping foam on them (because Donald thinks that [[TitleDrop where there's smoke]], there's fire), but because [[{{Jerkass}} he would get the badge instead of them]], and the comic portrays them in the right for their ItsAllAboutMe attitude, and they even get ''[[KarmaHoudini rewarded]]'' for it instead (they get their badge at the end), and in "Paperino e i Gamberi in Salmì", Scrooge's brother Gedeon gives Huey, Dewey and Louie a stand-in of the "Pulitzer" prize, but gives it to Donald to keep it for them until they grow up. Afterwards the three are shown [[DisproportionateRetribution running Donald out of town and saying]] "[[YoureNotMyFather You're not our uncle]]... you're a medal snatcher!" [[FelonyMisdemeanor just for getting the medal]], which he didn't steal it from them.[[/note]], and it doesn't help that they ''still'' [[ProtagonistCenteredMorality take the moral high ground against Donald and win]]:
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* ''ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse'' has Huey, Dewey and Louie. One story had them complaining to each other about Donald's many flaws only to suddenly realize that no matter if Donald is a big success or not, he still takes care of them, cooks for them, makes sure they're clothed and happy, and on the whole uses a lot more money on them than he does on himself. Cue guilt and a resolve to start appreciating their uncle a little more in the future. Later stories have them be openly ashamed on him and even come off as [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish]] {{Jerkass}}es [[note]]In "Where There's Smoke", one of the three said he wasn't annoyed by Donald dropping foam on them (because Donald thinks that [[TitleDrop where there's smoke]], there's fire), but because [[{{Jerkass}} he would get the badge instead of them]], and the comic portrays them in the right for their ItsAllAboutMe attitude, and they even get ''[[KarmaHoudini rewarded]]'' for it instead (they get their badge at the end), and in "Paperino e i Gamberi in Salmì", Scrooge's brother Gedeon gives Huey, Dewey and Louie a stand-in of the "Pulitzer" prize, but gives it to Donald to keep it for them until they grow up. Afterwards the three are shown [[DisproportionateRetribution running Donald out of town and saying]] "[[YoureNotMyFather You're not our uncle]]... you're a medal snatcher!" [[FelonyMisdemeanor just for getting the medal]], which he didn't steal it from them.[[/note]], and it doesn't help that they ''still'' [[ProtagonistCenteredMorality take the moral high ground against Donald and win]]:
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* Hot Rod after becoming Rodimus in IDW's run of The Transformers. In ''ComicBook/TheTransformersAutocracy'', his main concern was protecting the poor Cybertronians who lived in the slums of Nyon. By ''ComicBook/TheTransformersMoreThanMeetsTheEye'', he's become an egotistical jerk who in love with the sound of his own voice and loves being in charge even though he's a lazy slacker who pretends to be asleep whenever someone approaches him with something that bores him.


* Played with concerning [[Comicbook/AntMan Hank Pym]] in the Franchise/MarvelUniverse. Initially presented as a NiceGuy scientist, he had a number of Jerkass moments when he became Ant-Man, particularly his tendency to dismiss and verbally put down his love interest ComicBook/TheWasp. However, he ''really'' took a level when he had a mental breakdown and became the anti-heroic Yellow Jacket, eventually getting to the point he tried to cause a robot attack he could foil and look heroic. After hitting rock bottom though, he built up and became a NiceGuy again after some development.

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* Played with concerning [[Comicbook/AntMan Hank Pym]] in the Franchise/MarvelUniverse. Initially presented as a NiceGuy scientist, he had a number of Jerkass moments when he became Ant-Man, particularly his tendency to dismiss and verbally put down his love interest ComicBook/TheWasp. However, he ''really'' took a level when he had a mental breakdown and became the anti-heroic Yellow Jacket, eventually getting to the point he tried to cause a robot attack he could foil and to look heroic. After hitting rock bottom though, bottom, he built up and became a NiceGuy again after some development.



** And is getting worse again now that he's the "Superior Iron Man", though this is due to being inverted during ''ComicBook/{{Axis}}''.

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** And is getting He got worse again now that he's during the "Superior Iron Man", Man" phase, though this is was due to his alignment being inverted during ''ComicBook/{{Axis}}''.



* Nearly every incarnation of [[Comicbook/IncredibleHulk The Hulk]] goes through periods where he goes from [[TheWoobie Woobie]] to JerkassWoobie to just plain {{Jerkass}}.
** Then again, it's The Hulk. His superpower is taking a level in both badass and jerkass.

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* Nearly every incarnation of [[Comicbook/IncredibleHulk The Hulk]] goes through periods where he goes from [[TheWoobie Woobie]] to JerkassWoobie to just plain {{Jerkass}}.
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{{Jerkass}}. Then again, it's The Hulk. His superpower is taking different personalities have different levels of jerkass. The most notable one was his Grey Hulk phase, or Mr. Fixit as he called himself. This Hulk enjoyed beating people [[BloodKnight a level in both badass bit too much]] and jerkass.even accepted to work as an enforcer in Vegas so he could earn money for punching people all day. His newfound intelligence allowed him to be much crueler with his foes than the classic Green Hulk ever was. For example, when attacked by the Rock and Redeemer, he took advantage of the Rock's spinning spikes attack, smashing Redeemer against said spikes and effectively killing him.



** A ''ComicBook/NewXMen'' example with Hellion. While already a tremendous ass to begin with, he somehow ''still'' managed to take another level after his hands got blow'ed up by Bastion.

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** A ''ComicBook/NewXMen'' example with Hellion. While already a tremendous ass to begin with, he somehow ''still'' managed to take another level after his hands got blow'ed blowed up by Bastion.



** Due to her TraumaCongaLine, Teen ComicBook/JeanGrey brainwashes Warren into submission ''twice''! And now in Battle of the Atom she manipulates Teen Scott by flattering him (after kissing Hank) to help her stay in the present, which she knows will cause an Apocalyptic Future.

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** Due to her TraumaCongaLine, Teen ComicBook/JeanGrey brainwashes Warren into submission ''twice''! And now in Battle of the Atom she manipulates Teen Scott by flattering him (after kissing Hank) to help her stay in the present, which she knows will cause an Apocalyptic Future.


* In the comic book continuation of ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Mai has fallen into this, as evident in ''[[ComicBook/AvatarTheLastAirbenderSmokeAndShadow Smoke and Shadow]]'', especially how much she treats Zuko in the graphic novel in addition to being written as [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic someone that fans are supposed to sympathise when her actions aren't sympathetic at all]].

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* In the comic book continuation of ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Mai has fallen into this, as evident in ''[[ComicBook/AvatarTheLastAirbenderSmokeAndShadow Smoke and Shadow]]'', especially how much she treats Zuko in the graphic novel in addition to being written as [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic someone that fans are supposed to sympathise when her actions aren't sympathetic at all]]. This has come to the point that some fans have stopped shipping her and Zuko and started shipping Zuko with Suki than the obvious choice being [[FanPreferredCouple Zutara]].

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* In the comic book continuation of ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Mai has fallen into this, as evident in ''[[ComicBook/AvatarTheLastAirbenderSmokeAndShadow Smoke and Shadow]]'', especially how much she treats Zuko in the graphic novel in addition to being written as [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic someone that fans are supposed to sympathise when her actions aren't sympathetic at all]].


** And is getting worse again now that he's the "Superior Iron Man", though this is due to being inverted during ''ComicBook/Axis''.

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** And is getting worse again now that he's the "Superior Iron Man", though this is due to being inverted during ''ComicBook/Axis''.''ComicBook/{{Axis}}''.


** Due to her TraumaCongaLine, Teen ComicBook/JeanGrey brainwashes Warren into submission ''twice''! And now in Battle of the Atom she manipulates Teen Scott by flattering him (after kissing Hank) to help her stay in the present, which will cause an Apocalyptic Future.

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** Due to her TraumaCongaLine, Teen ComicBook/JeanGrey brainwashes Warren into submission ''twice''! And now in Battle of the Atom she manipulates Teen Scott by flattering him (after kissing Hank) to help her stay in the present, which she knows will cause an Apocalyptic Future.


* [[ComicBook/SubMariner Namor]] with his oxygen-processing problem.

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* [[ComicBook/SubMariner Namor]] Namor]], with his oxygen-processing problem.problem, is either an arrogant but noble superhero or TheFriendNobodyLikes.

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* ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'' became difficult to put up with after becoming a [[Franchise/GreenLantern Red Lantern]] in the ''Comicbook/RedDaughterOfKrypton'' story arc. She became more rude, more impatient and developed [[HairTriggerTemper a brittle temper]]. Fortunately she ultimately got over her anger issues.


* [[Comicbook/AntMan Hank Pym]] in the Franchise/MarvelUniverse, though this fluctuates DependingOnTheWriter.

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* Played with concerning [[Comicbook/AntMan Hank Pym]] in the Franchise/MarvelUniverse, though this fluctuates DependingOnTheWriter.Franchise/MarvelUniverse. Initially presented as a NiceGuy scientist, he had a number of Jerkass moments when he became Ant-Man, particularly his tendency to dismiss and verbally put down his love interest ComicBook/TheWasp. However, he ''really'' took a level when he had a mental breakdown and became the anti-heroic Yellow Jacket, eventually getting to the point he tried to cause a robot attack he could foil and look heroic. After hitting rock bottom though, he built up and became a NiceGuy again after some development.



** And is getting worse again now that he's the "Superior Iron Man".

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** And is getting worse again now that he's the "Superior Iron Man".Man", though this is due to being inverted during ''ComicBook/Axis''.

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