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Floating Hands is an amateur animation studio who started on Newgrounds, but later moved to YouTube. They produce cartoon shorts, usually parodies of X-Men story arcs.

Completed arcs include:House Of MMessiah Complex


  • Alliance of Alternates: In "Doomsday", Doctor Doom teams up with his Silver Age, 2099, Ultimate and Movie counterparts.
  • Anti-Climax: Phoenix Season, after a dramatic build-up of Logan approaching Dark Phoenix, ends rather abruptly with Wolverine just tapping her on the head and telling her to cut it out.
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  • Berserk Button: Archangel when Apocalypse is mentioned.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall:
    • Hope Summers is referred to as "[the] crossover baby".
    • Wanda's climactic words in House Of M are instead "No More Crossovers."
  • Deadpan Snarker: Emma.
  • Death Is Cheap: The entire first short was discussing the characters various revivals.
  • Designated Girl Fight: Dark Phoenix burns all her male enemies to a crisp, but merely slaps Emma across the face.
  • Easily Forgiven: Bishop is welcomed back to the X-Men after trying to kill Hope because after all, he was possessed by Cassandra Nova from the future.
  • Entertainingly Wrong: Upon seeing the enmity between Wolverine and Lady Deathstrike, the Purifiers assume that they must be exes.
  • Harmless Villain: Magneto and Apocalypse are largely ignored because everyone else is already engrossed in another conversation.
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  • Most Common Superpower: This version of Psylocke has breasts that overshadow her head.
  • Wangst: Stryfe.
    Stryfe: The only way for you to escape this trap is for you to ABANDON THIS BABY! It should be easy for you! YOU'RE SO GOOD AT ABANDONING BABIES!
    Jean: Are you crying?
    Stryfe: NO!
  • Wolverine Publicity: Played for Laughs; Wolverine is assigned to work on every team during Dark Phoenix Rising, and exhausts himself running between each one.


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