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Über (Comic Book)

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Uber
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Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_1'); })Über is an ongoing comic book series published by Avatar Press and written by Kieron Gillen, with art by Canaan White, Daniel Gete and Gabriel Andrade. Its first issue appeared in 2013. Like many Avatar Press books, it explores extremely dark themes of bloodshed, depravity, and dehumanization using sci-fi and fantasy elements. The series took a break for much of 2016 after 27 issues, before a partially crowd-funded second volume launched at the end of the year, with the new overall title of Über: Invasion. It's scheduled to run for 60 issues total.Written as a deconstruction of the concept of Stupid Jetpack Hitler and of classic superhero tropes, the story begins just before the end of World War II in Europe. Days before the Third Reich's defeat, with the forces of Zhukov's 1st Belorussian Front and Konev's 2nd Ukrainian Front storming Berlin, a breakthrough is made—the Nazis successfully create superhuman soldiers. With super-strength, bulletproof skin and matter-disrupting energy beams, the "Übermenschen" save Hitler's regime from certain collapse, fundamentally changing the nature of warfare in the process. Unable to defeat the Übers through conventional means, the Allies are forced to develop superhumans of their own. Things rapidly go downhill for the Nazis and Allies alike.Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_2'); })If you're looking for a typical feel-good superhero story where plucky good guys can win against vastly stronger foes... look elsewhere. Über has no clear protagonists, an atmosphere of extreme moral ambiguity, and a profusion of blood and gore. Aside from its science-fiction elements, it's a brutally realistic war story which, in its creator's words, "is not meant to be enjoyed".
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Achilles' Heel: While incredibly strong, the heavy Übers have a fatal weakness. Other heavies can kick out their kneecaps with ease, effectively crippling them. All Übers in general appear have a finite "power supply" that fuels their abilities. Prolonged exertion without rest will deplete their powers. Further exertion past their limits causes the disruption halo to backfire and kill the Über. Geltmenschen's ability is psychic, so they can only fake the appearance and voice of another - not their physiology. Stephanie recognizes one masquerading as a Tank Man by the fact he sweated during sex. They also can't fool cameras.Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_3'); })
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Alien Space Bats / int_1bddac16
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Alternate History – Nazi Victory / int_1bddac16
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Badass Longcoat / int_1bddac16
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Beware the Superman / int_1bddac16
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Bio-Augmentation / int_a46b8c36
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Boobs of Steel / int_1bddac16
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Came Back Strong / int_1bddac16
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Can't Kill You, Still Need You / int_1bddac16
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Career-Ending Injury / int_1bddac16
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Cruel and Unusual Death / int_1bddac16
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Death of a Thousand Cuts / int_1bddac16
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Deceptive Disciple / int_1bddac16
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Decoy Protagonist / int_1bddac16
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Fantastic Ship Prefix / int_1bddac16
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Finger Poke of Doom / int_1bddac16
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Framing Device / int_1bddac16
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Full-Frontal Assault / int_1bddac16
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Giant Mook / int_1bddac16
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Glass Cannon / int_1bddac16
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Historical Badass Upgrade / int_1bddac16
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Human Weapon / int_a46b8c36
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I Am the Noun / int_1bddac16
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Invaded States of America / int_1bddac16
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Just the First Citizen / int_1bddac16
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Lie to the Beholder / int_1bddac16
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Ludicrous Gibs / int_1bddac16
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Made of Plasticine / int_1bddac16
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Magic Plastic Surgery / int_1bddac16
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Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex / int_1bddac16
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My Hero, Zero / int_1bddac16
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No Place for Me There / int_1bddac16
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Obligatory War Crime Scene / int_1bddac16
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President Superhero / int_1bddac16
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Propaganda Hero / int_1bddac16
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Shabby Heroes, Well-Dressed Villains / int_1bddac16
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Sliding Scale of Alternate History Plausibility / int_1bddac16
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Sociopathic Soldier / int_1bddac16
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Stupid Evil / int_1bddac16
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Stupid Jetpack Hitler / int_1bddac16
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Super Soldier / int_1bddac16
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Superpower Russian Roulette / int_a46b8c36
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Surgical Impersonation / int_1bddac16
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Tactical Rock–Paper–Scissors / int_1bddac16
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Tanks for Nothing / int_1bddac16
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Throw-Away Country / int_1bddac16
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Unfriendly Fire / int_1bddac16
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War Is Hell / int_1bddac16
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Your Head A-Splode / int_1bddac16