META: Comic Book Tropes You Loathe

Andrew Burton tuglyraisin at
Fri Apr 16 18:19:51 PDT 2010

Andrew Perron wrote:
> What's your least favorite aspect of modern comic book stories, the stuff you
> actively try to avoid in your own work?

I have two:

1. Wangst.  "My spider powers have ruined my life, what good are they?"

2. Stupid disuse of powers.  "If only my eco-friendly, dissolving 
polymer that can hold up tons of material was good for something besides 
playing Tarzan."

Andrew Burton
tuglyraisin at - A Guide to Esoteric Technology in Paragon City - Take a guess. ;)

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