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Old 07-15-2019, 10:28 AM
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The Sounds Of Superheroes


In comic books certain sound effects are associated with certain comic book characters.
For instance, Wolverine's "snikt" when the blades come out, or the sound of Nightcrawler teleporting-"Bampf!".
Any others?
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Old 07-15-2019, 10:29 AM
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Old 07-15-2019, 10:36 AM
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I often say Snikt! when I pull my favorite cooking knife out of its holder. Because chopping up vegetables is the closest I have to a superpower.

BIF, BAM, and POW! will always make me think of the Batman TV show.

I just put down a Silver Age Atom comic, where a huge explosion was overlaid with "BA-BA-BOOM!" and I couldn't help hearing that in Desi Arnez's voice, like "Baba-Looey!" I thought "That would've been more effective without a 'caption' over it."
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Old 07-15-2019, 10:54 AM
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"Zot!" from the anteater in B.C., and when the Wizard of Id throws lightning bolts.
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Old 07-15-2019, 11:23 AM
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or the sound of Nightcrawler teleporting-"Bampf!".
Nitpick: it's "Bamf."

In addition to those two iconic X-Men sounds, for me, there's also various iterations of "Boooooom / Badoooom / Crackathoom" when Thor sets off a big lighting blast.
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Old 07-15-2019, 12:01 PM
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"Boom" when Billy Batson turns into Captain Marvel.
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Not exactly superheroes or comic books, but I can't stop myself from linking to this alphabetical list of Don Martin sound effects.
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Not exactly superheroes or comic books, but I can't stop myself from linking to this alphabetical list of Don Martin sound effects.
Here's a visual smattering of those...
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Old 07-15-2019, 12:26 PM
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Jimmy Olsen's signal watch goes Zee-zee-zee

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Mattel should market a "Superhero See-And-Say"
The Spider-Man goes "Thwip"
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Hello comics my old friends
I've come to read you again
Like Vision softly creeping
It left it's plot lines while I was sleeping
And the fan theory that was planted in my head
Still remains
And with it the sounds of superheroes
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Old 07-16-2019, 01:37 PM
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Hello comics my old friends
I've come to read you again
Like Vision softly creeping
It left it's plot lines while I was sleeping
And the fan theory that was planted in my head
Still remains
And with it the sounds of superheroes
The Sound of Violence.
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The new god's boom tube, is named onomatopoeiacally.
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Mr. Miracle's Mother Box: "Ping! Ping! PING!"

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*ping* -Mother Box
*pop* -Ambush Bug
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Rorschach: Hrm.
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Old 07-16-2019, 04:31 PM
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So, the New Gods' greatest technology is the machine that goes "Ping!"?
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Rorschach: Hrm.
Charlie, from Finieous Fingers: . . . Hmmmmm . . .
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Not exactly superheroes or comic books, but I can't stop myself from linking to this alphabetical list of Don Martin sound effects.
So lets bring it back to comic books......

Someone had to post this.
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Rorschach: Hrm.
Morrison Batman: "Hh."
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There was a Spider-Man book in which he was captured by having a dumpster slammed down over him with the sound effect (going by old memory here) SHAFLANG! It was unique enough my friends remarked on the sound effect.

Apparently the sound was supposed to be distinctive to the characters as well -- in a later tie-in book, someone hears a distant SHAFLANG! across the city and thinks, "I know that sound!" and they go to rescue another captive.
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Old 07-18-2019, 10:13 PM
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Comics or not, I will always hear this sound when Superman flies.

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Comics or not, I will always hear this sound when Superman flies.
I do, too. And I only ever watched that version at my grandparents house as a kid.
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