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You've seen this a thousand times. So the gang's all here! Hyped up for most of the arc this dream team makes an epic appearance! How? With a establishing shot with its name in bold letters of course! The Team establishing shot is a process when a newly assembled or created team appears in a a big flashy pose with them all together. It's common on covers but also appears on the back page or final shot when the preceding installment has been about the formation of the team. Sometimes little bios or epithets for each of the members will accompany the images.

It comes in many flavours of subtropes:

Not to be confused with Avengers Assemble, a film and TV trope for a montage of Establishing Character Moments for each member of a team.

Examples of Establishing Team Shot include:

Anime and Manga

Comic Books

  • Marvel Loves this as shown in The Mighty Avengers, Illuminati, Cabal, Dark Avengers Dark X-Men, Secret Warriors, Hydra and God Squad all got these during their establishing issues. Most of which had their own Font

Film - Live Action

Web Comics

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