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Basic Trope: Hero helps out in the community when not busy with their day job.

  • Straight: Amazing Man often spends time helping in the local soup kitchen when not busy with villains.
  • Exaggerated: When not busy with villains, Amazing Man spends his time helping in the local soup kitchen, reading to orphans and elderly citizens, beautifying run-down areas, and helping cats out of trees.
  • Downplayed: Sometimes when he's not busy, Amazing Man spends an hour helping at the soup kitchen.
  • Justified:
    • Amazing Man is a Nice Guy and likes to help out whenever and however he can.
    • Amazing Man is The Paragon and wants to set a good example so others will help out.
  • Inverted: ???
  • Subverted: Amazing Man walks into a soup kitchen and stands in line serving the homeless...and he grabs one of the "homeless people", who he had previously recognized as his Arch-Enemy, the Mad Bomber.
  • Double Subverted: After dragging the Mad Bomber to prison, he returns to help at the soup kitchen.
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: ???
  • Enforced: The author wants to show that Amazing Man does his superheroic feats because he wants to help and not because he's a Glory Seeker, so she has him help in less glamorous ways during off-hours.
  • Lampshaded:
    Amazing Man: I'm here to help, whether that's wrangling wrongdoers or serving stew.
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  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

I know you're busy with Names to Run Away from Really Fast and the Monster Clown, but could take this to Hero Does Public Service when you have time? It would help a lot.

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