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Old October 7 2012, 05:43 AM   #31
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Re: Does this superhero team exist?

Marvel did have the Thor Corps but they were all the same person. And I thought the various Flashs teamed up at one point.
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Old October 7 2012, 06:19 AM   #32
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Although not exactly superheroes, Michael Moorcock's Eternal Champions (Elric, Corum, Dorian Hawkmoon, et al) sometimes came together as a team. They were all the same hero, exisiting in different versions across the multiverse.
It was interesting reading those from each side, you sometimes only saw the parts that mattered to the hero of the book you were reading...
Yeah, I think technically they only met one time, but you got to keep reading about it ... over and over...

In AD&D, one of my players had a character named Slag, and I had him meet his dimensional counterpart that I called Grimlock as a joke. Later Slag was inadvertently cloned, and I called the clone Snarl. (I'm sure a few people will get the reference.) They did team up on one occasion.

And I'd say "All Good Things..." deserves a nod here.
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Old October 7 2012, 06:54 AM   #33
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"Badass normal" should be an oxymoron.
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Old October 7 2012, 03:10 PM   #34
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Re: Does this superhero team exist?

On the flip side of the basic idea, in his novel "The Incredible Hulk: What Savage Beast" Peter David had the Hulkbusters: sixty alternate universe versions of the Hulk, brought together by the Maestro (an evil future version of the Hulk) to conquer the multiverse.
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Old October 7 2012, 03:38 PM   #35
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"Badass normal" should be an oxymoron.
It's "normal" in the sense of not having superpowers, but being able to hold one's own anyway. Like Batman vis-a-vis the Justice League, Nick Fury vis-a-vis the Avengers, Giles vis-a-vis Buffy, etc.
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Old October 7 2012, 09:22 PM   #36
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Is there any superhero team where the members are all the same person, but from different universes? So like you've got a badass normal version, a cyborg version, a wizard version, a mutated animal version, an opposite sex version, etc.

If not, I call dibs.

Aaaaaaand, GO!
I have such a team in my files, not from different universes, but different iterations. Through an unlikely sequence of events there is the prime character, a robot version, a zombie version, a ghost version and a couple of others. No stories have appeared yet, but the prime character is referenced in "The Long And The Short Of It" in Eidolic Highway.

Still, there's no reason why you can't write your own unique take on the idea-- clearly, lots of writers already have.
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Old October 8 2012, 07:48 PM   #37
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Re: Does this superhero team exist?

I seem to recall a team up of all the Robins to save Batman from some horrific threat in the past few years. Like, every Robin (not just Dick, Jason and Tim), even the female one (Stephanie?)
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Old October 8 2012, 10:01 PM   #38
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I seem to recall a team up of all the Robins to save Batman from some horrific threat in the past few years. Like, every Robin (not just Dick, Jason and Tim), even the female one (Stephanie?)
I believe that was an issue of the tie-in comic based on the Batman: The Brave and the Bold TV series.
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Old October 8 2012, 11:22 PM   #39
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A team of Robins? What were they called? "The flock"?
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Old October 9 2012, 12:04 AM   #40
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Hmm... the mention of all the Robins has me wondering which single superhero identity has had been used by the largest number of people. I think it may be Captain Marvel (the Marvel-Universe version, not even counting Billy Batson). Apparently seven people have borne the Captain Marvel name at least briefly in the Marvel Universe. There have been only five official Robins per current continuity, plus Carrie Kelly in an alternate future, plus the young Bruce Wayne according to the pre-Crisis continuity of the '50s. That's also seven, but only five within the same reality, so I'd say CM comes out ahead.

Oh, but wait a minute -- apparently there have been eleven bearers of the name Starman within DC history, although one was a villain named Star-Man so I wouldn't count that. Not sure how many of those are in the same continuity, though.
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Old October 9 2012, 02:50 AM   #41
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Green Lantern. 7200 and counting. Just humans you have: Jong Li, Waverly Sayre,Daniel Young, Donna Parker, Charley Vickers, Hal, John, Guy, Kyle, Jade and Simon.
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Old October 9 2012, 04:39 AM   #42
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^I'm not sure I'd count that, since Green Lantern isn't so much an individual secret identity as a job title, like firefighter or Starfleet officer. It may seem like a singular identity to human observers -- "the Green Lantern" as a specific person who passes the mantle down to another, like the Flash or Robin -- but that's not what it really is.

And I've never heard of the first five you mentioned, or the last one. Plus you left out Alan Scott; he's not technically a Corps member, but he's been retconned/grandfathered in.
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Old October 9 2012, 04:42 AM   #43
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Oh, but wait a minute -- apparently there have been eleven bearers of the name Starman within DC history, although one was a villain named Star-Man so I wouldn't count that. Not sure how many of those are in the same continuity, though.
Given all the reboots I don't think you can assume any are in the same continuity. At this point, I'm not even sure Jack Knight ever existed.
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Old October 9 2012, 05:05 AM   #44
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^I'm not sure I'd count that, since Green Lantern isn't so much an individual secret identity as a job title, like firefighter or Starfleet officer. It may seem like a singular identity to human observers -- "the Green Lantern" as a specific person who passes the mantle down to another, like the Flash or Robin -- but that's not what it really is.

And I've never heard of the first five you mentioned, or the last one. Plus you left out Alan Scott; he's not technically a Corps member, but he's been retconned/grandfathered in.
The first five are humans who wore the ring prior to Hal, some very briefly. The last one is the current GL on Earth, Simon Baz. I left out Alan on purpose for the reason you mention. And currently he doesn't exist on the New Earth (But does on Earth 2).
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Old October 9 2012, 02:53 PM   #45
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The first five are humans who wore the ring prior to Hal, some very briefly.
Since when? The only version of the story I know is Hal getting the ring direct from Abin Sur (or Kyle getting it from Abin, in the DCAU). Where do these other characters come from? What era/continuity?


The last one is the current GL on Earth, Simon Baz.
Oh yeah, I have heard of him.
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