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Old 01-07-2013, 01:26 PM   #1
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Default Dark Avengers - Blazing Logos

When a dark avenger leaves a blazing logo.
It's become a common and recognizable trope in movies, but I'm wondering how common?

(1939) - Zorro leaves his mark in- Zorro's Fighting Legion
Lighting up a hill side with a giant "Z' as warning to his enemies he's coming after them, and as a sort of signal for Zorro and the "Legion" to assemble.
(Proto Bat-Signal?)



(1994) - Used to great effect in the Crow.


(1998) -The Mask of Zorro. This scene is a straight homage to the (1939) Zorro's Fighting Legion.


Also used extensively in the opening credits. And again in The Legend of Zorro (2005) promos - https://i.imgur.com/fa0PpPT.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/7AUuV1g.gif
https://i.imgflip.com/1x44ob.gif

(2003) - The Devil leaves his mark.


(2004) - The Punisher, rather elaborate setup, when and how he took the time?


(2005) - FF. Not really dark avengers, but definitely follows the same trope. (Although well established in the comics first, anyone know when it first appeared?)


(2005) - V for Vendetta, - Opening credits a flaming V logo is used.

In the scene where he introduces himself to Evey, he slashes a "V" into a street poster, homage to Zorro's classic "Z" mark. - http://gifsoup.com/webroot/animatedgifs5/2633939_o.gif
And in the grand finally the fireworks create a giant blazing "V"


(2008) - In The Dark Knight they somewhat used the idea for the ad campaign and poster.


(2012) - And finally physically appears full blown in Dark Knight Rises...


Any others ?
Was it in X-Men did Phoenix ever make a flaming symbol? Ghost Rider? Hellboy?


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