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Oliver Queen/Green Arrow
- Friendly Rivalry: Adopts one with Clint Barton over which of them is the better archer; culminates in a contest where they essentially draw.
- The Leader: Steve Rogers swiftly identifies Oliver as the leader of the other heroes when preparing to discuss their next move.
- Alternate Self: He's one to Earth-51 John Stewart, otherwise known as Green Lantern. Badassery seems to be a multiversal constant for him.
- Put On The Bus: Diggle is one of the casualties of the Snap.
- Put On The Bus: Felicity is one of the casualties of the Snap.
- Jerk Ass Realization: Being "dusted" made Felicity face up to how she'd been letting her ego get the better of her, undercutting Oliver and "being a rampaging bitch." She's cut back on the behavior, such as letting Oliver know that killing Diaz didn't make him any less of a hero and being more supportive of him.
- Put On The Bus: Roy is one of the casualties of the Snap.
- The Bus Came Back: Despite being officially 'retired' from Speedy at this point, Thea returns to the role and Star City to help stop Thanos.
Dinah Drake/Black Canary
- Put On The Bus: Dinah is one of the casualties of the Snap.
Curtis Holt/Mr. Terrific
- Put On The Bus: Curtis is one of the casualties of the Snap.
Barry Allen/The Flash
- Drama-Preserving Handicap: While on Earth-199999, Barry's access to the Speed Force is slightly weakened to prevent time travel being a viable option, but this is downplayed as Barry's own experience leads him to conclude that using time travel to solve their problems would likely just create new ones.
- Other Me Annoys Me: A minor example in Legacy of Lightning; He and Team Flash disagree with Barry of Earth-51 request to deal with his Reverse-Flash on his own, but respect his right to handle his problems his way.
- All Your Powers Combined: With vibranium provided by Shuri, Cisco can boost his own powers to create portals to other planets in the dimension he is currently in.
- The Nicknamer: He grouses he needs to be in order to avoid people using lamesauce monikers such as "Star-Lord" and "the Immortal Iron Fist".
- Pop-Cultured Badass: Cisco almost geekgasms while comparing Groot to an Ent or calling Vision Data.
Caitlin Snow/Killer Frost
- An Ice Person: Caitlin's powers are restored, but she doesn't regain the Killer Frost persona.
Wally West/Kid Flash
- Put On The Bus: Harry is one of the casualties of the Snap.
- Put On The Bus: Iris is one of the casualties of the Snap.
- But for Me, It Was Tuesday: It's still unusual, but Joe wonders what it says about their lives that Iris is so nonchalant at meeting an alternate version of Barry who doesn't even look like the Barry Allen she married.
- Put On The Bus: Joe is one of the casualties of the Snap.
Ralph Dibny/Elongated Man
- Bar Brawl: Of course they find a way to do this, starting a brawl with the Guardians in the mess hall of The Orville.
- Ragtag Bunch of Misfits: One of the most epic around.
Sara Lance/White Canary
- Action Girl: Naturally.
- Really Gets Around: The opening meeting between the Arrowverse crew and the Avengers has Alex thrown to realize Sara has slept with her, Ava, Oliver, Nyssa and John Constantine.
Ray Palmer/The Atom
- Birds of a Feather: Joins Ant-Man and the Wasp in 'infiltrating' the Soul Stone.
Mick Rory/Heat Wave
- Hidden Depths: Surprises the gang by talking of the logistics of how alternate timelines work, brushing it off as when he was working for the Time Masters.
- Odd Friendship: With Rocket.
- Ship Tease: Mick is notably impressed by Jessica Jones, to the point that they have sex during the victory party.
Len Snart/Captain Cold
- Actor Allusion: Sara snaps that the team are "tired of hearing your Prison Break stories!"
- Back from the Dead: It turns out he survived his seeming death and was thrust into the future of The Orville timeline.
- Other Me Annoys Me: Does a terrific Spit Take when Black Siren says his counterpart on her Earth is the Commissioner of the Central City Police Department.
- Closest Thing We Got: While Constantine states that he won't become the new Sorcerer Supreme, the Ancient One and Loki concede that he's their best option to pass on messages to the other heroes.
- But for Me, It Was Tuesday: Nate sums up to Ray the reaction of the Legends to meeting Loki in his ghost form.Nate: This is when you know you've been at this job for too long. We're talking to the ghost of a Norse god and I'm not even surprised by it anymore.
- Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Ava contacts the Legends to give them additional information on the situation, but she is not shown accompanying them to meet the Avengers (although she may have simply decided that it was more important for her to assist the Time Bureau in their home universe).
- Put On The Bus: More like 'left on the bus'; Zari is forced to remain outside of time on the Waverider while the rest of the Legends return to help their allies due to her originating from the future, as they are concerned that the Snap may have killed at least one of her ancestors and thus erased her from history.
Jefferson Pierce/Black Lightning
- Action Dad: As in canon, he's a father of two daughters and a superhero of his own.
- Angry Black Man: He confesses to Luke Cage he first put the tights because he was pissed off and wanted everyone to know it. He's much more mellow today but he still was in Tranquil Fury while kicking seven shades of crap off the Red Skull.
- Badass Teacher: Not only he's busy with mundane high school at day, he's busy with mentoring his sidekicks at night.
- The Mentor: After realising that Static and Spider are bent on being vigilantes, he decides to teach them how to be good and effective ones.
- Papa Wolf: He's quite touchy regarding his daughters or newfound sidekicks.
- Shut Up, Hannibal!: His answer to Red Skull calling him a "filthy animal" is affirming that black people don't care for world domination, they just want to be left in peace but racist freaks refuse to allow this. Oh and he's also beating the living hell out of the Nazi during it all.
- This Is Reality: Black Lightning tells Miles and Virgil that "this is not a YA novel" where teenagers always come out on top no matter how dangerous things are.
- Action Girl: She helps her dad busting out criminals.
- How Do I Shot Web?: In his own words, "do I look like I know what I'm doing?".
- Magnetism Manipulation: Static can generate electricity from his body and administer it in a range of different attacks and uses. He can charge devices, drain devices and project his electricity in a variety of controlled ways.
- Don't Tell Mama: He outright begs Black Lightning to not inform his dad of his moolighting as a vigilante.
- Nom de Mom: His father is Jefferson Davis.
- Token Minority: Arguably applies to Miles, as he's the only superhero in Freeland whose powers aren't primarily focused on wielding electrical energy.
- Traumatic Superpower Awakening: He first was Dusted by a genocidal galatic tyrant and had to be resurrected, granting him abilities he didn't activated before he almost was victim of a car crash. Yeowch.
Officer Jefferson Davis
- Abuse Mistake: Pierce warns him about Miles showing up with bruises and how it could turn public opinion against Davis, which horrifies the poor man.
- Adult Fear: He quietly confesses he still has nightmares about his son and wife being dusted in front of him.
- One Steve Limit: Averted, since he has the same given name as Black Lightning. They mutually call each other "Other Jeff".
Katherine "Kate" Kane/Batwoman
Eobard Thawne/Reverse Flash
Malcolm Merlyn/Dark Archer
- Dies Differently in Adaptation: The specific details aren't provided, but Oliver killed Diaz after the Snap is undone because his allies expressed a superior understanding of Oliver's motives to accept that his willingness to kill wasn't always a bad thing.
Clifford DeVoe/The Thinker
- The Sociopath: As in canon, DeVoe loses because he cannot comprehend what really drives people on an emotional level.
- Spanner in the Works: DeVoe boasts he has seen every move the Flash has coming at him...except for the possibility of Barry recruiting his counterpart from another Earth to ruin the Thinker's plans.
- That Man Is Dead: Begs his wife to help him only for her to coldly reply that the man she loved died when he became the Thinker.
- Awesome Aussie: He's surprised to learn Earth-51 Deathstroke isn't one, but a U.S. Army veteran instead.
- Other Me Annoys Me: He confronts his Earth-51 counterpart, the two quickly get on each other's nerves, Earth-51 Slade dismissing his counterpart as unable to understand his full potential and Slade angry that his other self is only in the game for the money without any interest in something more despite them both having lost their families.
- The Bus Came Back: Cuts a deal to work for Argus in order to be freed from prison.
- They Fight Crime!: Ends up partnering with Slade on a quest to track the Earth-51 Deathstroke which takes them to other realities.
- Vengeance Feels Empty: After she's Dusted, admits how she realized seeking revenge on her father didn't heal her broken spirit and wants a true purpose in life.
Nyssa al Ghul
- Ship Tease: She and Alex banter about their past with Sara while working out and Sara, Laurel/Siren and Kara later see the two of them having sex.
- Deadpan Snarker: As ever.Amenadiel: You know what's happened.Lucifer: No, brother, I've spent the last seven hours with my fingers stuck in my ears humming Coldplay songs.
- Horrifying the Horror: The Devil himself was utterly freaked by the Snap.
- Talking Down the Suicidal: He had to dissuade officer Chloe Decker to not eat her gun after losing her daughter to the Snap.
Dinah Laurel Lance/Black Siren
- The Atoner: She's driven to make up for her criminal past by helping the Legends.
- Chekhov's Gun: In Tomorrow's Guardians, during the big Bar Brawl, Black Siren is tempted to unleash her sonic cry but thinks better of it for fear it can shatter the windows on the ship. Later, when the Kaylon invade the ship, Siren does exactly that to suck several of them into space.
- Surrounded by Idiots: Pretty much her entire attitude when she joins the Legends. It's hard to blame her.
Jesse Wells/Jesse Quick
Jay Garrick/The Flash
- The Mentor: In Lightning Strikes, Jay offers advice to the Barry Allen of Earth-51 about his potential.
Oliver Queen/Green Arrow
Bart Allen/Impulse/The Flash
- The Bus Came Back: Lightning Strikes sees Bart being rescued from the Black Flash by the Barry Allens of Earths-1 and -51.
J'onn J'onnz/Martian Manhunter
Dinah Lance/Black Canary
Kara Zor-El/Kara Danvers/Supergirl
- The Cutie: Kara is optimistic, cheerful, and bubbly, and easily endears most people to her.
- Ignorance Is Bliss: Kara basically adopts this philosophy regarding her cousin's fate, as Superman was on a mission in deep space when the Gauntlet was activated and so she spent the mission telling herself that he's busy helping out elsewhere rather than assume that he's dead.
- Paper-Thin Disguise: A running theme is people from the Avengers' Earth asking how she gets away with just glasses as a disguise.
- Ship Tease: She and Nyssa end up bonding over their mutual past with Sara and have a one-night stand. Naturally, Kara finds it hilarious.
- Working with the Ex: Played with as she and Sara do their best to stay professional after their one-night stand.
J'onn J'onnz/Hank Henkshaw/Martian Manhunter
- Put On The Bus: J'onn stays on Earth-38 to coordinate the response to the crisis.
- Put On The Bus: Winn is one of the victims of the Snap.
- The Bus Came Back: Following the Snap, Lucy decides to return to National City to assist the DEO as she feels that's the best place for her to make a true difference.
- Magic Versus Science: Brainiac is repeatedly unable to comprehend Merlin's magic, insisting that it must be science he just hasn't understood yet even after Merlin turns him into a rabbit as a demonstration.
- Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: As always, Lex is the poster boy for this.
- He gloats to Lena on Kara being Supergirl...only to find Lena knew. He's also jarred Cat knows but won't expose Kara as she knows Supergirl's identity is more important than Cat breaking a huge scoop.
- He thinks Superman somehow caused the Dusting so he could make himself look better by "fixing" it as that's just what Lex would do.
- He continues to believe Superman and Supergirl's actions are designed to "show their superiority" over humans rather than helping the world.
- He relates how his plans to tun Ben Lockwood into Agent Liberty were ruined when, after he and his wife were returned from being dusted, Lockwood found a Thanagarian saved his son and realized not all aliens were horrible. Lex is disappointed in how Lockwood is allowing that to change his entire viewpoint on aliens.
- The biggest of all: Lex knows Kara is Supergirl, knows Supergirl is Superman's cousin, knows Kara is Clark Kent's cousin...yet doesn't even consider how this means Clark and Superman are the same person. As Lena says, Lex would never accept that someone of Superman's power would pose as a regular human rather than use his powers to rule.
- Evil Counterpart: When Black Widow asks how bad Lex is, Kara compares him to "Tony Stark without the moral compass, far more murderous and with his showboating replaced by xenophobia".
- Impostor Forgot One Detail: He flawlessly pretended to be Maxwell Lord, only for Brainy to point his image inducer couldn't change his shadow.
Siobhan Smythe/Silver Banshee
- Put On The Bus: Was off-planet when the Dusting took place, and Kara tells herself that he's off helping other worlds rather than face the possibility that he was another victim.
- The Bus Came Back: Returns to take back control of CatCo, feeling it's better to be a media mogul once more.
- Secret Secret-Keeper: Reveals she's known for years Kara is Supergirl.Cat: I'm an award-winning journalist, your disguise is atrocious and I've known nuns who are better liars than you!
- Unknown Rival: Claims to have a panic room not for alien/villain attacks but because "I'm the sworn enemy of Lois Lane and need a place to hide!" She doesn't seem to hear Kara's assertion Lois barely even thinks of Cat.
- Actor Allusion: Brilliantly played, since Katie McGrath playing Morgana Pendragon and Lena Luthor means both women are one person on the meta-level.
- Decomposite Character: An unusual variation. "Lena Luthor" is modeled on a young Morgana Pendragon, the sweet and compassionate woman Merlin once loved. When she becomes her own person, she still has young-Morgana's idealism and niceness.
- Gone Horribly Right: Morgan only intended for "Lena Luthor" to be a fake life which she would easily discard. Black Kryptonite reveals Lena is a real person with a soul and feelings of her own.
- Literal Split Personality: After Lena is revealed to be a fake identity for Morgana created by a spell, Kara uses black kryptonite to split Lena and Morgana into separate people.
- My Greatest Second Chance: Merlin tells her she's all the goodness Morgan couldn't cut out from her, and now she gets to live her life as she wants.
- The Reveal: It turns out "Lena Luthor" never actually existed as she's really Morgan Le Fey having used a spell to craft an identity so strong that she believed it herself. It took being "Dusted" for her to remember her true identity and power.
- Big Damn Heroes: Applies to most of the League, but Superman deserves special credit; when Iron Man, Captain Marvel and Supergirl (Earth-38) were having trouble against Thanos, Superman showed up and swiftly turned the tide to the point of taking the Gauntlet away from him.
- Clark Kenting: He's the freaking Trope Namer! Okay, slouching and dropping his voice one octave help, but truly the glasses are crucial.
- Crusading Widower: He could hear his beloved Lois being dusted, and he immediately jumps on the opportunity to find the one responsible and force him to bring her back.
- Humble Hero: Deep down, Clark Kent is just a Farm Boy from Kansas who wants to help people.
- "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Delivered one to Thanos about his inability to consider alternative solutions, but it obviously has minimal impact on Thanos.
- Badass Normal: The only purely human member of the Justice League present, but he swiftly joins Team Arrow in beating up Hydra's forces.
- Master Actor: When he impersonates small-time crook Matches Malone to Deathstroke.
- No Social Skills: It takes a lot for proud asshole Tony Stark to accuse you from this.
- Pragmatic Hero: He outright paid Deathstroke to bring him samples from Thea Queen's blood and Lazarus water, because Deathstroke may be a tool but he's also a very good agent.
- Stealth Hi/Bye: Actually gets this pulled on him by Green Arrow. "Huh. So that's what that feels like..."
- Terror Hero: He's called out on this by Spider-Man and Stan Lee's cameo.
- Thou Shall Not Kill: A pillar of his moral character. Even after hiring Deathstroke, he threatened to dock the mercenary's pay if he heard about bloodshed on the job.
Diana Prince/Wonder Woman
- Action Girl: Particularly notable as she joins Sif, Okoye and others in battling the Dark Elves.
- Divine Parentage: Thanos identifies her as an Olympian, indicating her status as the daughter of Zeus.
Barry Allen/The Flash
- Outside-Context Problem: On Earth-1, DeVoe's plans are undermined when this Barry assists Team Flash.
- Battle Couple: He considers asking Mera to fight besides him at the Battle of New York as a date.
- Rated M for Manly: After seeing Arthur effortlessly ravage several of Thanos' forces while flirting with Mera, Drax declares him a true man.
- What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: Parodied and averted - Peter Quill begins to ask Aquaman what kind of power talking to fish is, only for him to summon a tidal wave that includes a humpback whale squashing several of Thanos's forces.
- Ship Tease: Shuri is clearly impressed with Cyborg, although Sam Wilson and T'Challa muse that it's hard to be sure if she has a crush on the man or the tech.
Hal Jordan/Green Lantern
- Put On The Bus: He had to sit down on the rescue intervention due to him being Snapped.
John Stewart Diggle/Green Lantern
- Adaptational Name Change: This John asked to be called Stewart because "Diggle" just sounded too dumb.
- Affirmative Action Legacy: To Hal Jordan.
- Alternate Self: To John Diggle a.k.a. Spartan. Still a badass.
- Take Up My Sword: He's chosen as the new Lantern for Earth when Hal Jordan is dusted.
- Actor Allusion: Sif muses he looks very much like her late friend Fandral in his grown-up form.
- Kid Hero: In Sins, Sirens & Strife the League are all shocked when Shazam is forced to reveal his true identity.
- Mythology Gag: The public is naming him "Captain Thunder", his alias in the Flashpoint timeline.
Legion of Doom
- Even Evil Has Standards: He's completely freaked out by the Snap.
- Not Me This Time: The "Snap Wave" hits Earth-51 right when the League are fighting the Legion of Doom. As various heroes and villains turn to dust, Superman demands to know what Luthor did but Luthor protests he had nothing to do with this before he too turns to dust.
- O.O.C. Is Serious Business: Boomerang is the only member of the Legion of Doom still standing when the "Snappening" hits. Rather than run off as he normally would, Boomerang can only stand stunned amid the piles of dust.
- Sole Survivor: He's the only member of the Legion of Doom not being affected by the "Snappening ".
- Villainous Breakdown: He's stricken mute and stunned when he becomes the Legion's Sole Survivor.
- Dark and Troubled Past: When Earth-1 Slade asks if he ever had a Grant or a Joe, Deathstroke softly admits "it went badly".
- If I Wanted You Dead...: Flatly states the only reason Team Arrow is still alive after a fight is because he's being paid a bonus not to kill anyone.
- Implacable Man: His mission took him on another Earth, with different people and different places, yet he still fulfilled it. Deathstroke is nothing but a professional.
- Not So Stoic: The only crack in his professional veneer appears when he's reminded of what happened to his sons.
- Only in It for the Money: His Alternate Self is a bit miffed about it. He's later seen bluntly telling Matches Malone he doesn't care about his jobs, just about his payement at the end.
- Spot the Imposter: When he attacks Team Arrow, most of them think he's their Earth's Deathstroke. Oliver doesn't as the fighting style is different and he took this Deathstroke down with a move Slade taught Oliver. Felicity then shows video of how this Deathstroke is several inches taller and has a different voice pattern.
- Outside-Context Problem: In Sins, Sirens and Strife, Mind manages to take down Batman and the Flash because neither of them were expecting a talking caterpillar to be a factor.
- Dumbass Has a Point: While not the smartest of the group of villains assembled, Ibac is the one to point out to the others that they can't forget that Circe will have her own agenda and isn't just helping them gain their own dreams for the sake of it.
Teth Adam/Black Adam
- Evil Counterpart: Serves as this to Shazam.
- Kick the Son of a Bitch: His first public act on the cape scene was throwing the last dictator of Kahndaq to the masses dude starved and oppressed every day. It's hard to not cheer on him for this one.
- Informed Ability: Batman expresses fear of Bane's potential as an enemy, but he is only shown in a brainwashed state where he has little real grasp of tactics.
- O.O.C. Is Serious Business: Batman knows Bane was under some sort of influence in their fight as the man is nowhere near stupid enough to try punching Superman without some Kryptonite.
- Killed Off for Real: Is killed by his counterpart from another universe, who dismisses him as a disappointment.
Ra's al Ghul
Talia al Ghul
- Daddy's Little Villain: Well, duh.
- Battle Couple: She joins Aquaman for the Battle of New York.
- Dating Catwoman: Not in-narrative, but it is mentioned that she and Bruce dated in the past.
- Introverted Cat Lover: She might be very self-centered and cynical, but Diana notes she genuinely cares for and dotes on her neighbourhood's felines.
- Silly Rabbit, Idealism Is for Kids!: Spending her childhood in Gotham didn't lead her to develop a sparkling viewpoint regarding mankind.
Allison R. Hart-Burnett/Lady Jaye
- Pragmatic Villain: Cobra Commander ensures that Megatron won't just blast him as an arrogant organic by retrieving the AllSpark before he makes contact with the Decepticons and putting it in a secure location that only he knows with a randomly-changing password, thus giving him a bargaining tool to convince Megatron to cooperate.
- We Have Become Complacent: Subverted. The key reason Megatron keeps Starscream around is that he figures Starscream's constant scheming is a good way for Megatron to stay on his toes.
- Not So Different: Megatron is forced to admit that he actually understands Starscream's constant plotting and desire to become leader since, if their positions were reversed, Megatron would be doing the exact same thing.
- The Starscream: Well, duh.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
- Animal Mecha: The Ninjazords are shown in full, with the Avengers being particularly bemused at this turn of events.
- Discard and Draw: After the Mandarin and Zedd take the six active Power Coins, the Avengers are able to work with Alpha, Shuri and Doctor Strange to analyse the remaining dregs of power in the original Red, Yellow and Black Coins and the all-but-depleted Green Coin to create new powers and suits for the Rangers.
- Kid Hero: The Avengers are shocked to learn that the Rangers are all teenagers, although this allows Spider-Man to assure them that the Rangers won't think less of them for being teens given the precedent he's set.
Tommy Oliver/Green Ranger/White Ranger
- Foreshadowing: Tommy reading about dinosaurs and having been identified as a possible teacher by a recent career aptitude test are references to his role in Power Rangers Dino Thunder.
Rocky DeSantos/Red Ranger II
- But for Me, It Was Tuesday: The Power Rangers are nonchalant over meeting the Hulk and others. Rocky even lampshade this:Rocky: Dude, we fight a winged golden monkey every other day, this is nothing.
Adam Park/Black Ranger II
Aisha Campbell/Yellow Ranger II
- Back-to-Back Badasses: Does this with Trini during the final confrontation with the villains' allied forces
Billy Cranston/Blue Ranger
- Hollywood Nerd: Billy's 'nerd' status is acknowledged, to the point that the Avengers are shocked to realise that he's never watched Star Trek.
- Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Billy returns to this, with Kimberly noting that he's traditionally grown out of that (and all-but-explicitly states that he's only doing it now because Trini has returned to provide her usual 'translations' for the others).
Kimberly Hart/Pink Ranger
- Actor Allusion: Laughs at how a career placement test indicated she'd make a good police officer.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: Downplayed as the Mandarian uses his rings to take control of her mind but "only" makes her give up her Power Coin, then threaten to slit her throat to force the other Rangers to do the same.
- Valley Girl: When the crisis is over, Kim's response is to go shopping, to the point of trying to offer fashion tips to Captain Marvel and the Black Widow; Natasha muses that helping Kimberly shop is the only time she's felt legitimately exhausted.
Jason Lee Scott/Red Ranger I
- The Bus Came Back: Returns along with Trini and Zack to help the others after the Mandarin and Zedd steal the Power Coins.
Zack Taylor/Black Ranger I
- The Bus Came Back: Returns along with Jason and Trini to help the others after the Mandarin and Zedd steal the Power Coins.
- Never Live It Down: When Spider-Man notes the rather disturbing implications of the original Black and Yellow Rangers being African-American and Asian, Zack admits to Trini he'd been thinking the same thing for years and just didn't want to bring it up.
Trini Kwan/Yellow Ranger I
- Back-to-Back Badasses: Does this with Aisha during the final confrontation with the villains' allied forces
- The Bus Came Back: Returns along with Jason and Zack to help the others after the Mandarin and Zedd steal the Power Coins.
- Translator Buddy: Kimberly notes that Billy's only returning to his old habit of using big words so that Trini can do this for him, and Billy doesn't deny it.
- O.O.C. Is Serious Business: For the Rangers, the news that Zordon doesn't know what caused the Dusting is an example of just how terrifying it is.
- Birds of a Feather: Works with the Vision to create temporary new suits for the Rangers, as well as the aid of Tony Stark and Shuri.
Lord Zedd and his forces
- O.O.C. Is Serious Business: The Dusting is such a shock that Zedd doesn't even think about taking advantage of the fact that half of the active Power Rangers are victims of it as well, too shaken at seeing everyone else in the Palace get dusted in front of him.
- Bond Villain Stupidity: Incredibly, for once, she subverts this. When the Rangers are forced to give up their coins, Zedd is ready to leave but Rita openly says "how many times have we done this? We let them live, what happens? They go on some quest, get new powers, come back and kick our rear ends!" Zedd agrees and they're about to kill the Rangers when Doctor Strange saves them.
- Surrounded by Idiots: Per usual.Rito: Hey, sis, I think those two (Ant-Man and Wasp) were here to cause trouble!Rita: I am blessed with genius.
- Self-Serving Memory: When Goldar states that hes missed his chances to destroy Jason, Jason observes that Goldar is into rewriting history as their one-on-ones were always fairly evenly matched once Jason had his morpher.
- Comically Missing the Point: When the Mandarin talks about breaking the seals, Rito apparently assumes this is a reference to the animal.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: Basically applies; Finster attempts to stop Scott and Hope's infiltration of the palace with his latest creation, but since the monster is a mix of a lobster and an ant, Scott is able to control it and turn it against everyone else in the palace while he and Hope escape.
Anthony "Tony" Stark/Iron Man
- Foil: The Mandarin believes they're perfect opposites, the decadent Western capitalist and the enlightened Eastern mystic.
- Not So Different: Just like Bruce Wayne, he's a rich asshole who needs a more sensible teammate to ground him or he will alienate everyone around him.
- Take Up My Sword: Tony lifts Stormbreaker after Thor is disarmed, only for his enthusiasm to be quashed when Thor clarifies that there is no worthiness enchantment on his new hammer.
Steve Rogers/Captain America
- Berserk Button: He's quietly infuriated by Red Skull's utter misinterpretation of the American Dream.
- Humble Hero: Steve Rogers still considers himself that little guy from Brooklyn who was too stubborn to not stop fighting.
- It Has Been an Honour: Tells this to Superman for the Justice League helping the Avengers to fight Thanos and restore the Multiverse. Supes returns the compliment.
- The Leader: Even the heroes of Earth-1 soon have no problem deferring to Rogers as the leader of their united group.
- Patrick Stewart Speech: He tells Skull America's strength is not military but people sharing a dream the Nazi will never be able to understand.
- Amazon Chaser: He had a past with Sif and is visibly impressed by and appreciative of Jane becoming worthy of Mjolnir.
- I Thought Everyone Could Do That: Tony and Jane both note how Thor (and Sif) have a problem in assuming things like the Morphing Grid or other cosmic events are common knowledge for Earth and thus never feel the need to mention them.
- Birds of a Feather: Apparently, the Hulk likes Groot. Well, they're both green, very badass when push comes to shove and kinda limited in vocabulary...
- O.O.C. Is Serious Business: Hawkeye and Widow are jarred when the Hulk appears and actually talks to them in a semi-intelligent manner before "smashing."Hawkeye: Since when does he actually carry on a conversation?!
Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
- Action Girl: She may not have any powers, but she's one of the biggest badasses of the six founding members.
- Spared by the Adaptation: The story was written before Avengers: Endgame, so Natasha does not sacrifices herself to get the Soul Stone instead.
- Friendly Rivalry: Has one with Oliver as they argue on who's the better archer and finally try to settle it in a contest (which ends in a tie).
- Spared by the Adaptation: He mentions he can cope with the Snap because he still has his boys with him. Avengers: Endgame didn't even let him have this.
James "Rhodey" Rhodes/War Machine
Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch
- Robosexual: Wanda is in love with the Vision; 'nuff said.
- Back from the Dead: Barry and Wally are able to bring Pietro Maximoff back to life after finding him in the Speed Force.
- Didn't See That Coming:
- Naturally, his first words when he returns to life before a stunned Hawkeye and Black Widow.
- Subverted in the battle with Alpha Flight when the equally fast Northstar actually does see Quicksilver coming.
- If You Ever Do Anything to Hurt Her...: Pietro acknowledges that the Vision makes Wanda happy, but warns him that he will leave the android back in a toolbox if he hurts her.
- Back from the Dead: With the Mind Stone retrieved, Shuri works with Cyborg to reactivate the Vision.
James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes
- Birds of a Feather: Joins Hope and Ray Palmer in essentially 'infiltrating' the Soul Stone.
- Ignorance Is Bliss: Scott all-but-explicitly states that he's telling himself that his family haven't contacted him yet because of the current chaos rather than explicitly acknowledge that they've probably been killed in the Snap.
- Dark and Troubled Past: Peter discusses his indirect role in the death of his uncle Ben to make a point to Johnny Storm about the potential costs of being selfish with his powers.
- Kid Hero: Very much so.
- Motor Mouth: Even busy fighting a alien horde, Peter still finds time to worry about his Aunt May and criticize Batman's whole stick as freaky.
- Birds of a Feather: Joins Scott and Ray Palmer in essentially 'infiltrating' the Soul Stone.
- Spared by the Adaptation: The story was written before Ant-Man and the Wasp so instead of being dusted with her parents, Hope survives with Scott.
Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel
- Breaking the Fourth Wall: A less direct example in Powers and Marvels, when Carol comments that the Power Rangers' weapons and vehicles look like "rejects from a 1990s Japanese TV show".
- Ignorance Is Bliss: Played for laughs when she and Peter Quill talk about seeing Michael Jackson, Prince and David Bowie live while they're on Earth and neither Scott nor Hope have the heart to break it to them that all three stars have passed away.
- Hates Being Nicknamed: Hits the roof when she discovers that Cat Grant's name for her when she arrives in National City is...Power Girl.
- Mythology Gag: When Natasha mentions a date of Carol's named "Marcus," Carol snaps to never mention the name again. This references the infamously hated storyline where Carol was basically raped by the Scarlet Centurion.
- Take That!: In Powers and Marvels, Carol Danvers complains about people on the internet photoshopping smiles on her.
- Token Minority: After Cap invites Beast to join the Avengers, he concedes that part of this is to give the Avengers a 'token mutant'.
- Action Girl: Promoted to this, and in such a style!
- Passing the Torch: Despite his history with the hammer, when Mjolnir accepts Jane as its wielder after its restoration, Thor assures her that she can keep it.
- Take Up My Sword: Jane Foster proves worthy to hold Mjolnir and becomes a Goddess of Thunder.
- Took a Level in Badass: Jane goes from dying hostage to the new Goddess of Thunder as soon as she touches Mjolnir.
- Violently Protective Girlfriend: She would have words with this bitch Hela for hurting her man Thor.
- Ye Olde Butchered English: Apparently, anyone carrying Mjolnir will speak this way. She's left a mite befuddled over it.
- A Rare Sentence: Gets this gem in Powers and Marvels:She-Hulk: And in this week's entry in "sentences I never thought I'd hear myself say"...Please step out of the giant robot frog with your hands up.
- Tragic Monster: Subverted. When Bruce breaks it to Jennifer Walters that she'll never be able to return to her human form, Jen just relates that she loves now being a green-skinned powerhouse.
- The Bus Came Back: Returns to help Jane and joins the Avengers support staff.
The Guardians of the Galaxy
- Ragtag Bunch of Misfits: Oh, are they ever...
- Ignorance Is Bliss: Played for laughs when he and Carol Danvers talk about seeing Michael Jackson, Prince and David Bowie live while they're on Earth and neither Scott nor Hope have the heart to break it to them that all three stars have passed away.
- Pop-Cultural Osmosis Failure: When Sara makes a crack about Blade Runner before fighting robots, Quill (who left Earth in 1985) is confused why she's referencing "a flop Harrison Ford movie."
- Back from the Dead: Constantine is able to restore Gamora to life by performing a complex ritual with the aid of Nebula to draw her soul back to her body.
- BFG: Rocket expresses his appreciation for the cold gun when Mick Rory lets him use it.
- Odd Friendship: With Mick Rory.
Charles Xavier/Professor X
Robert "Bobby" Drake/Iceman
- Noodle Incident: Wolverine mentions how Gambit helped him out in New Orleans some time earlier.
- Ship Tease: Is attracted to Rogue right away while she seems unsure.
- Third-Person Person: Does this which Rogue finds annoying.
Warren Worthington III/Angel
- Friendly Enemy: He spends his fight with Beast respectfully talking about a research paper he recently published and promise to keep in contact once their fight is over to continue their discussions.
- Canada, Eh?: Invoked when she appears to vanish in the fight.Iceman: Did she just blow them up?Angel: Nah. They're Canadian. They're too normal to be crazy.
Reed Richards/Mister Fantastic
- Rubber Man: He possesses the ability to convert the mass of his entire body into a highly malleable state at will.
Sue Storm/Invisible Woman
Johnny Storm/Human Torch
- Hot-Blooded: Like his powers, he's a very temperamental person and it doesn't take much for him to go berserk on things with his powers.
- Jerkass Realization: Johnny has one when, after talking about his own plans to use his powers to improve his celebrity status, Peter Parker talks about his old plans to do the same thing before his actions indirectly led to the death of his uncle.
Ben Grimm/The Thing
- Catchphrase: As always, "It's CLOBBERIN' TIME!".
- Refuge in Audacity: Matt bluntly tells Foggy that he and the other Defenders are off to stop a war between two ninja clans with the aid of a group of mutated turtles trained by a mutated rat, and Foggy assumes he's just joking.
- I Need a Freaking Drink: Befitting an alcoholic, her knee-jerk reaction to the Snap was to find the nearest bar. Then again after witnessing Groot return to life.
- Screw This, I'm Out of Here!: Jessica tries to invoke this after seeing Groot return to life, but decides to keep fighting after Hydra destroys the bar she was about to visit.
- Stop Being Stereotypical: He's all for Black Panther and Black Lightning fighting the good fight, but is the "Black" part of the moniker really necessary? And he also ponders about African superheroes being perceived as Angry Black Man.
Danny Rand/Iron Fist
Doreen Allene Green/Squirrel Girl
- Unexpected Character: Did you really expect her to show up?
Blackagar Boltagon/Black Bolt
Masters of Evil
- Big Bad: Of Infinity Crisis.
- Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: As part of his "The Reason You Suck" Speech, Superman notes that Thanos can't contemplate the idea that anyone would try and solve the problems he acknowledged in the universe without resorting to more extreme measures.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Thanos styles himself as one, though as the heroes point out, he could've gone about his "save the universe" goal without the whole killing off half of the population.
Johann Schmidt/Red Skull
- Badass Decay: Invoked by him on how HYDRA has gone from an army ready to conquer the world to the equivalent of an American corporation holding board meetings.Red Skull: I want...for you fools...to stop destroying my dream!
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: The Red Skull is impaled on an American flagpole after receiving a major beating from Captain America, Phil Coulson and Black Lightning.
- Karmic Death: A Nazi fanatic is finally brought low by a genuine American patriot, helped by a black man.
- Politically Incorrect Villain: Calling Black Lightning a "filthy animal" isn't going to give him points on the tolerance front.
- Sanity Slippage: Characters observe that Schmidt has gone insane after being trapped on Voromir for seventy years, but Steve and Stark note that it would have been a very short trip.
- Alliterative Name: Sinthea Schmidt, or SS. Fitting, no?
- Enfant Terrible: Sinthea Schmidt, granddaughter of the Red Skull, made her first kill when she was seven years old.
- Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Played with; Sin admires her grandfather, but neither of them express actual affection for each other.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: Hela is disintegrated by Thor and Jane using Stormbreaker and Mjolnir to hit her with lightning simultaneously.
- Ignorant of Their Own Ignorance: Hela has Thanos recreate Mjolnir for her, only to realize after she summons it that she can't actually use it due to the "only the worthy may wield" enchantment.
- Off with His Head!: Is decapitated by Wonder Woman and simultaneously cut in half by Sif.
- The Chessmaster: He helps Thanos set up The Masters just so he can see them fall.
- Eviler Than Thou: Lucifer observes that Mephisto is the entity responsible for all the really negative things he's meant to have done.
- O.O.C. Is Serious Business: As Lucifer tells Chloe "the one honest thing about Mephisto is that he's always lying." Thus, the fact Lucifer believes Mephisto is telling the truth about things like the Blackest Night "should scare my domain out of you."
- Pragmatic Villain: He pushed the Masters towards failure because he really wanted his chance to corrupt more souls, but he couldn't do that with the ones trapped within the Soul Stone.
Brotherhood of Mutants
- Magnetism Manipulation: He wrote the freaking book about it.
- Parents Know Their Children: In Gamma Relations, Magneto feels there's something about the Maximoff twins but is unable to define what.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Erik's defense of mutants is a laudable enterprise. His means to do this, less so.
Mysterious organization: Oscorp
Nathaniel Essex/Mister Sinister
- Red Herring: Sinister's presence suggest that the organization is Essex Laboratories. It's actually Oscorp
- Rogues-Gallery Transplant: He's usually an X-Men villain, but here he's fighting the Avengers.
Samuel Sterns/The Leader
- Sanity Slippage: Bruce explicitly states that Sterns has gone insane after his transformation into his new state.
Otto Octavius/Doctor Octopus
- Arch-Enemy: Otto is soon to become one to, who else, Spider-Man
- Greater-Scope Villain: Is the actual mastermind behind Gamma Relations.
- Death Is Cheap: It is rumoured that he has been dead before, to the extent that his permanent demise is doubted even when he's been turned to stone and is lying in pieces on the floor.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: [[spoiler:Is killed when Squirrel Girl accidentally-on-purpose uses Shredder's helmet to reflect his own vision back on himself.
- Noble Demon: May be the reason why he bothers engaging in hand-to-hand combat when he could end any fight in a moment just by taking his glasses off.
- Taken for Granite: Has the ability to turn people to stone with a glare; uses glasses or a blindfold to avoid simply turning everyone he looks at into statues.
- Action Girl: The quintessential one.
- Boxing Lessons for Superman: Trains Jane in how to fight without just relying on her hammer.
- I Thought Everyone Could Do That: Like Thor,she has a bad habit of assuming things like the existence of Atlantis are "common knowledge" for Earth and never brings them up.
- Shipping Torpedo: Assures Jane that any feelings she had for Thor are long gone and that he loves Jane in a way he never felt for Sif so has no problem with the two being together.
Frank Castle/The Punisher
Dr Stephen Strange
- The Anticipator: When Ant-Man, the Wasp and the Atom make their way into the Soul Stone, Strange notes that he expected someone there a day ago.
- Big Damn Heroes: Particularly relevant in Powers and Marvels, when he summons a portal to rescue the Rangers just after they have had their Power Coins stolen.
- Curb-Stomp Battle: Once Strange has had an hour to study his books, he is able to cast a spell that permanently banishes any attempt from Zedd and Rita to return to this world.
- An Arm and a Leg: The Mandarin loses his hands when Iron Man seals his rings in a coolant he created to contain laboratory experiments that go wrong, resulting in him burning his own hands off when he tries to burn the coolant off and the substance traps the energy on his hands.
- Noble Demon: Played with. He uses his Mento-Intensifer to control Kim's mind and threatens to have her kill herself unless the Rangers hand over their coins. Once they do, he lives up to his word and lets Kim go. Zedd openly notes how he "could never understand honorable evil." However, he seems to have little issue with Zedd and Rita prepared to destroy the helpless Rangers.
- Nostalgia Filter: Shows this in his battle as he claims to be out to "return" Earth to a "pure" time before technology rose and "ruined" things.Mandarian: The paradise before your kind came around!Iron Man: Oh, yeah. Folks dying from easily treatable diseases. Mass starvation and droughts. Inability to communicate with other nations. Far too easy for a local warlord to crown himself a king and tyrant, it was the pips!
- Underestimating Badassery: The Power Rangers figure one lone man will be no trouble compared to the monsters they've faced. Between his rings and martial arts skills, the Mandarian is easily able to manhandle the team.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: How he presents himself as he's bound and determined to "restore" China to greatness, no matter that it means undoing all of the modern world in the process.
Herbert Edgar Wyndham/High Evolutionary
Victor Von Doom/Doctor Doom
- At Least I Admit It: His main different with Magneto is Doom shamelessly and openly confessing he wants power because he thinks he was born to rule the world.
- Not So Different: He says he and Magneto are much alike in being persecuted in their youth and each feeling the world is best served when they're in charge.
- Sore Loser: He doesn't enjoy being ribbed about the Fantastic Four managing to foil his terrorist attack.
- Third-Person Person: He wouldn't be Doctor Doom without this.
Benjamin "Dex" Pointdexter/Bullseye
- Mythology Gag: Introduces himself much like in Kevin Smith's "Guardian Devil" arc by flipping a paper clip to smash through a wine glass, bounce off a chair cushion and land right between the pages of A Catcher In the Rye.
- That Man Is Dead: Tells Fisk that "Benjamin Poindexter died on the operating table" and to only call him Bullseye.
Morgan Le Fey
- Love Is a Weakness: She firmly believes power is the only thing worth living for.
- Moral Event Horizon: Merlin already knew she was a hopeless case, but seeing her about to kill a helpless Lena just because she wanted to destroy the last remnants of her goodness truly exhausted his reserves of patience.
- Motive Decay: Where her original motive was to protect other magic uses, she now just wants revenge on Merlin.
- Used to Be a Sweet Kid: Merlin mourns the genuinely good and compassionate woman she once was, before her hunger for power and bitterness warped her into a monster.
Amora the Enchantress
- Evil Is Petty: Thor and Sif explicitly muse that Amora is not so much evil as really annoying.
- Ignorant of Their Own Ignorance: Has no idea of Asgard's fall until Thor tells her there's nothing for her to rule.
- Absence of Evidence: After the Snap is undone, Tony and Steve muse that the fact that they haven't heard anything about Fury yet is essentially proof that he's out there.
- Open Secret: Coulson learns that the Avengers have known that he was alive ever since the fall of S.H.I.E.L.D. when all their old secrets went 'public', and have just been waiting for him to tell them himself.
- Even Evil Has Standards:
- Loki claims he was planning to double-cross Thanos and take away the Tesseract/Space Stone once he'd conquered Earth as, whatever else, he felt wiping out half the universe was sheer insanity.
- In Sins, Sirens and Strife, the fact that even Loki couldn't stand Amora makes it clear how annoying she really was.
- Faking the Dead: After appearing to have been a ghost or spirit, it turns out Loki is very much alive, having faked his death at Thanos' hands and seeking a new purpose in life.
- Surrounded by Idiots: Loki doesn't hold back on how he considers the Legends a pack of idiotic bumblers, and his opinion of the rest isn't much higher.
- Ship Tease: Shuri is shown basically hovering over Cyborg, but Sam Wilson and T'Challa express uncertainty if she's interested in the man or the tech.
- Spared by the Adaptation: Unlike canon, she's not taken in the Snap.
- Breaking the Fourth Wall: Typical of Deadpool.
- Take That!: Makes a jab at Secret EmpireDeadpool: How ya doing, Deadpool, used to have about five books a month but still managed to avoid becoming a Nazi.
- Did Not Get the Girl: Admits to Kara that he was in love with Morgana back in Camelot and wonders that if he'd ever told her, it would have prevented her fall to darkness.
- The Gadfly: His answer to Brainy's claims about magic not being real was to turn the cyborg into a fluffy bunny.
- He Who Fights Monsters: Indicated as he keeps an imprisoned Kilgharrah chained up to use his knowledge with the dragon openly noting Merlin knows it's wrong but still does it.
- It's All My Fault: Merlin blames himself for Morgana's fall into villainy and Jason Blood being bonded with Etrigan, but while nobody disagrees with him about Etrigan, Kara particularly assures him that he can't blame himself for Morgana as there's no way to know how much influence his lies had on her actions.
- Other Me Annoys Me: He's not impressed to learn his counterpart on Earth-1 was actually an alias for the time-travelling 1940s superheroine Stargirl.
- Pet the Dog: Merlin is quite aloof and abrasive towards his allies. Yet he's nothing but gentle towards Lena, who's the embodiment of Morgan's goodness, encouraging her to live a life she can be proud of.
- Jerkass Has a Point: His hatred towards Merlin for bonding him to Etrigan is acknowledged as justified by everyone, even Merlin himself.
- Loners Are Freaks: An inversion, he isolates himself because he's far from the garden-variety of humans and asks to be left alone.
- Rhymes on a Dime: Etrigan, alas for everyone. It quickly grows annoying, see.
Balder the Brave
- Brainwashed and Crazy: Amora has had Balder under a spell for centuries ever since his apparent death in battle.
Virginia "Pepper" Potts
Joseph "Joey" TallaricoOne of the Inhumans' human allies.
- All Writers Are Writers: Joey is a science fiction author.
- Shout-Out: His surname is a nod to video game composer Tommy Tallarico.
- Ascended Extra: He's the counterpart of a young boy named Joey who traveled with Black Bolt in the 1970s during the Kree-Skrull War storyline in the comics.
Louise FisherA scientist who dreams of going to the Moon.
Dave DawsonA surfer, and friend of Crystal.
- Put on a Bus: He was taken by the Snap.
Tana MoonA talk show host in Hawaii.
- Canon Immigrant: She originally was from DC's 1990s Superboy comic book. The author of Infinity Crisis: The Inhumans brought her in as a nod to Miles Morales appearing in Freeland at the end of Infinity Crisis, and the story in which she appears in was set in Hawaii, just like the Superboy comics she debuted in.
Billy RobertsA prominent preacher.
- Fantastic Racism: He exhibits a strong disdain for the Inhumans, as he sees them as monsters.
Individuals from unspecified Earths
TMNT and Allies
- Joke and Receive: A good description of Michaelangelo's description of the Turtles' origins as he attempts to jokingly refute the idea that they have anything in common with Daredevil, only for his description to exactly describe Matt's own history.
- Action Girl: She is noticeably not as well-trained as the Turtles, but she can still use a sword with above-average skill.
The Foot Clan
- Surrounded by Idiots: His only aides are Bebop and Rocksteady. That says it all.
The Mistress "Missy"
- Spared by the Adaptation: Somehow survived the events of "The Doctor Falls". Of course this being the Master it comes as no surprise. The Doctor doesn't even bother asking as she gave up figuring the Master/Missy's survival out long ago.
- Villain Decay: Invoked as he believes he and his forces were turned into jokes and now ready to become serious warriors again.
- You Have Failed Me: Sends a clear message he's no longer screwing around by frying Kobra Khan to ash after he botches kidnapping Queen Marlena.
- Villain Team-Up: He and Skeletor agree to bury the hatchet and work together to use the power of Third Earth to conquer their respective worlds before finally having it out.
- Enemy Mine: After being driven off by Skeletor and Hordak, Mumm-Ra realizes the two are so powerful (and his own forces so inept) that (as much as he hates it), his only chance is to ask the Thundercats for aid.
The Orville crew
Captain Ed Mercer
Commander Kelly Grayson
Lieutenant Commander Bortus
Lieutenant Talla Keyali
- Defends Against Their Own Kind: As soon as Ultron exposes his new control of the Kaylon, Isaac wastes little time in speaking in defence of humanity and actually attacking other Kaylon forces to protect the Orville crew.
- Not So Different: Ultron is easily able to take command of the Kaylon as their existing agenda was fairly similar to his own.
- Enemy Mine: As in canon, they call a truce with the Union as the Kaylon will want to wipe out the Krill as well.Teleya: We Krill have a variation of one of your human sayings. "The enemy of my enemy may not be my friend...but it is better than having two enemies."
- Alternate Universe Reed Richards Is Awesome: Evie specifically states that she wishes her mother was half as cool as Regina.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's obviously annoyed by Evie, yet she still encourages the girl to find the confidence and courage to be her own person.
- Humans Are Morons: Sums up how any version of Oz is made up of idiots due to how "a fourth-rate huckster with a hot air balloon" was able to convince the populace he was a powerful wizard with simple magic tricks.
- Other Me Annoys Me: Doesn't get along well with Elphaba.
- An Ice Person: Elsa could generate ice and snow as a young kid, but had a hard time controlling her powers.
- Scaled Up: When she's fed up with people arguing, she shapeshifts into a dragon to bring order back. Now that's a nifty trick.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Purple, since that's her colour motif.
- Not So Different: When Regina looks at Evie, she finds similarities with her younger self, Stage Mom and self-confidence issues comprised.
- Why Are You Not My Son?: Inverted, since she wistfully notes she would rather have Regina for a mother.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Literally.
- Alternate Universe Reed Richards Is Awesome: Mal specifically states that she wishes her mother was half as cool as Maleficent.
- Does Not Like Men: She only invited females to her reunion because she believes males would ruin everything with their egos.
- Love Redeems: Doesn't she know it.
- Mama Bear: She shoots down Morgana's claim that Love Is a Weakness, affirming nothing is more dangerous than a woman trying to protect her child.
- Eviler Than Thou: Thanos actually finds himself frightened by the sheer evil of him.
Ra's al Ghul
- Other Me Annoys Me: Utterly disgusted by the Earth-51 version of himself who he dismisses as nothing but a souped-up mob boss lacking his style and panache.Joker: I am the Daniel Day-Lewis of crime, my friend, whereas you are Adam Sandler.
Mar Novu/The Monitor
- Deus ex Machina: Like in the comics, the Phantom Stranger is practically omnipotent. To prevent him from being a story-breaker, the Stranger is often shown as a guide to others to take the necessary action to solve a crisis. This is shown in Infinity Crisis: The Inhumans, when he takes a Green Lantern ring from a dusted Corpsman and sends it into a rift that takes it to Earth-19999, hinting that Earth-19999 will need a Green Lantern.
- Multiple-Choice Past: According to John Constantine, various stories have said the Stranger is either an angel who was exiled for refusing to take sides during Lucifer's rebellion; The Wandering Jew; the Roman Centurion who stabbed Christ on the cross and was condemned to walk the Earth until his return; a souped-up magician; a nobleman caught between Heaven and Hell; or Judas Iscariot himself paying penance.