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* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Spectra is transported to a primitive world in "The Killer's Replacement" -- more specifically, the world of Glorianna, JK Carrier's other major comic character. As Spectra came from modern times, she tends to uphold ThouShaltNotKill by utilizing non-lethal weaponry. [[spoiler: In a more direct example, the storyline ended with the farmers' selecting their blacksmith as their new ruler while ignoring Spectra's suggestion of democratic government]].

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* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Spectra is transported to a primitive world in "The Killer's Replacement" -- more specifically, the world of Glorianna, JK Carrier's other major comic character. As Spectra came from modern times, she tends to uphold ThouShaltNotKill by utilizing non-lethal weaponry.weaponry made from mundane objects available in Glorianna's time. [[spoiler: In a more direct example, the storyline ended with the farmers' selecting their blacksmith as their new ruler while ignoring Spectra's suggestion of democratic government]].


* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Spectra is transported to a primitive world in "The Killer's Replacement" -- more specifically, the world of Glorianna, JK Carrier's other major comic character. As Spectra came from modern times, she tends to uphold ThouShaltNotKillRule by utilizing non-lethal weaponry. [[spoiler: In a more direct example, the storyline ended with the farmers' selecting their blacksmith as their new ruler while ignoring Spectra's suggestion of democratic government]].

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* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Spectra is transported to a primitive world in "The Killer's Replacement" -- more specifically, the world of Glorianna, JK Carrier's other major comic character. As Spectra came from modern times, she tends to uphold ThouShaltNotKillRule ThouShaltNotKill by utilizing non-lethal weaponry. [[spoiler: In a more direct example, the storyline ended with the farmers' selecting their blacksmith as their new ruler while ignoring Spectra's suggestion of democratic government]].


* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Spectra is transported to a primitive world in "The Killer's Replacement" -- more specifically, the world of Glorianna, JK Carrier's other major comic character.

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* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Spectra is transported to a primitive world in "The Killer's Replacement" -- more specifically, the world of Glorianna, JK Carrier's other major comic character. As Spectra came from modern times, she tends to uphold ThouShaltNotKillRule by utilizing non-lethal weaponry. [[spoiler: In a more direct example, the storyline ended with the farmers' selecting their blacksmith as their new ruler while ignoring Spectra's suggestion of democratic government]].


* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Spectra is transported to a primitive world in "The Killer's Replacement".

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* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Spectra is transported to a primitive world in "The Killer's Replacement".Replacement" -- more specifically, the world of Glorianna, JK Carrier's other major comic character.


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* ThoseWackyNazis: Sky Death, the White Knights and various other villains.


* EasilyThwartedAlienInvasion: Sparky fends off an angry UFO pilot by [[spoiler:offering him a bouquet of flowers]].

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* EasilyThwartedAlienInvasion: In the very first story, Sparky fends off an angry alien UFO pilot by [[spoiler:offering him a bouquet of flowers]].


Schoolteacher Paula Carson and her daughter Jill are secretly Lady Spectra & Sparky, the costumed crimefighters of Apollo City. With their laser wristbands and other gadgets, they battle such supervillains as Repo-Beast, Black Sundae, and Skullduggery in [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]]-style adventures.

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Schoolteacher Paula Carson and her daughter Jill are secretly Lady Spectra & Sparky, the costumed crimefighters of Apollo City. With their laser wristbands and other gadgets, they battle such supervillains as Repo-Beast, Black Sundae, and Skullduggery in [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]]-style adventures.


[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/jkcarrier/ladyspectra/series.php Lady Spectra & Sparky]] is a superhero comic created by J. Kevin Carrier. It began as a series of self-published minicomics in 1991, and began appearing as a webcomic in 2008.

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[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/jkcarrier/ladyspectra/series.php [[http://ladyspectra.thecomicseries.com/ Lady Spectra & Sparky]] is a superhero comic created by J. Kevin Carrier. It began as a series of self-published minicomics in 1991, and began appearing as a webcomic in 2008.

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* TeacherStudentRomance: Paula and Prof. Carson.


* ReedRichardsIsUseless: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] by Lady Spectra's promise to her husband not to let the military get hold of their technology.

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* ReedRichardsIsUseless: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] Justified by Lady Spectra's promise to her husband not to let the military get hold of their technology.

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[[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/jkcarrier/ladyspectra/series.php Lady Spectra & Sparky]] is a superhero comic created by J. Kevin Carrier. It began as a series of self-published minicomics in 1991, and began appearing as a webcomic in 2008.

Schoolteacher Paula Carson and her daughter Jill are secretly Lady Spectra & Sparky, the costumed crimefighters of Apollo City. With their laser wristbands and other gadgets, they battle such supervillains as Repo-Beast, Black Sundae, and Skullduggery in [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]]-style adventures.

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!!Lady Spectra & Sparky contains examples of:

* ActionMom: Lady Spectra
* AnAesop: Lady Spectra is prone to lecturing.
-->'''Lady Spectra''': Compassion, Sparky. It's the thing that separates us from the animals. Don't ever forget that.
* AppliedPhlebotinum: White Hole energy, which can be used as anything from a laser to a force beam to an invisibility field.
* CanonWelding: Sparky shared an adventure with Webcomic/{{Glorianna}}, when the latter was briefly transported to the 21st century.
* TheCape: Lady Spectra
* ClothesMakeTheSuperman: Spectra & Sparky's powers come from their wristbands and other gear.
* ComesGreatResponsibility: Lady Spectra was inspired by the exploits of other superheroes to become a crimefighter.
* TheCommissionerGordon: Lt. Bernie Kominsky, head of the Apollo City police department's "Super Villain Unit".
* EasilyThwartedAlienInvasion: Sparky fends off an angry UFO pilot by [[spoiler:offering him a bouquet of flowers]].
* FindTheCure: Spectra seeks a cure for poisoned ice cream in "I Scream, You Scream".
* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Spectra is transported to a primitive world in "The Killer's Replacement".
* GuestStrip: Other writers and artists have frequently pitched in.
* HellInvadesHeaven: In the "Ultra Squad: Demon War" storyline.
* HerosFirstRescue: Before becoming Lady Spectra, Paula Carson gets her first taste of action when she defends her laboratory against an intruder.
* HomeBase: A converted lighthouse.
* InvisibilityCloak
* KidSidekick: Sparky
* MamaBear: Lady Spectra, particularly in "I Scream, You Scream" when [[spoiler:Sparky is poisoned]].
* MassiveMultiplayerCrossover: The "Ultra Squad: Demon War" storyline featured guest-stars from several 1990s mini-comics, including Mister Mid-Nite, Doc Saphire, Cassiopeia the Witch, and Madame Boogala.
* PerilousPowerSource: The White Hole energy that powers Spectra & Sparky's equipment is potentially deadly at higher intensities.
* ReedRichardsIsUseless: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] by Lady Spectra's promise to her husband not to let the military get hold of their technology.
* SecretIdentity: Schoolteacher Paula Carson.
* SuperheroesWearCapes
* SuperheroesWearTights
* {{Thememobile}}: The Prismobile, a car shaped like a giant flashlight.
* TrainingThePeacefulVillagers: Spectra leads a peasant revolt against a cruel landowner in "The Killer's Replacement".
* WhereDoesHeGetAllThoseWonderfulToys: A lighthouse headquarters, a souped-up car, and other hi-tech gear, all on a teacher's salary.

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