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3rd Mar '16 3:28:30 AM Menshevik
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* UsefulNotes/{{Berlin}}: A significant part of the Inventors arc (''Mosaik'' vol. 1 No. 45-89, with a few breaks) is set in 19th century Prussian capital, around the time that August Borsig built the first German locomotive.

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* UsefulNotes/{{Berlin}}: A significant part of the Inventors arc (''Mosaik'' vol. 1 No. 45-89, with a few breaks) is set in 19th century Prussian capital, around the time that August Borsig built the first German steam locomotive.


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* [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Historical Domain Characters]]: These were especially noticeable in the Inventors arc (''Mosaik'' vol. 1 No. 45-89, with a few breaks), which took the Digedags through several eras to visit various inventors in a series of loosely connected stories, including a history of steam power from Heron of Alexandria to the building of the first German locomotive by August Borsig. Others appearing in that series included Wilhelm Bauer, Simón Bolívar, Otto von Guericke, Edmond Halley, Robert Hooke, Christian Huygens, Ktesibios, Thomas Newcomen, Denis Papin, Werner von Siemens, and James Watt.
3rd Mar '16 3:14:51 AM Menshevik
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* UsefulNotes/{{Berlin}}: A significant part of the Inventors arc (''Mosaik'' vol. 1 No. 45-89, with a few breaks) is set in 19th century Prussian capital, around the time that August Borsig built the first German locomotive.
3rd Mar '16 2:40:33 AM Menshevik
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* [[AlliterativeName Alliterative Names]]: '''D'''ig, '''D'''ag, and '''D'''igedag, obviously. Also their most successful supporting character, '''R'''itter '''R'''unkel ("Knight Runkel").

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* [[AlliterativeName Alliterative Names]]: '''D'''ig, '''D'''ag, and '''D'''igedag, obviously. Also their most successful supporting character, '''R'''itter '''R'''unkel ("Knight Runkel").Runkel" or "Sir Runkel").
* UsefulNotes/AntebellumAmerica[=/=]UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar: The America series (''Mosaik'' vol. 1 No. 151-211) starts in New Orleans in 1860 and proceeds through various locations until the summer of 1861. Together with the Ritter Runkel series this is considered the high point of the Digedags era.



* BreakoutCharacter: The 13th-century knight Ritter Runkel, famed for his rhymed "rules of chivalry", who debuted in No. 90.
* UsefulNotes/ColdWar: The Digedags appeared since 1955, but the only story arc where the politics of the day were to some extent reflected was the space series (No. 25-44).
* TheHighMiddleAges: The Ritter Runkel arc.
* SpinOff: While after 1975 no new Digedags stories were published, there have been four text novels about Ritter Runkel (2002-2012) written by his co-creator Lothar Dräger and illustrated by Ulf S. Graupner.

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* BreakoutCharacter: The 13th-century knight Ritter Runkel, Runkel von Rübenstein, famed for his rhymed "rules of chivalry", who debuted in No. 90.
* UsefulNotes/ColdWar: The Digedags appeared since 1955, but the only story arc where the politics of the day were to some extent reflected was the space series (No.(''Mosaik'' vol. 1 No. 25-44).
* TheHighMiddleAges: TheHighMiddleAges:
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The Ritter Runkel arc.
arc (''Mosaik'' vol. 1 No. 90-151) is still the longest in the history of the title. Covering the years 1284 to 1286 it takes the Digedags and their friend Runkel to Italy, the Byzantine Empire, the Middle East and back to Germany.
** The era was also visited more than once by [[ComicBook/DieAbrafaxe the Abrafaxe]], see their page.
* UsefulNotes/OttomanEmpire: The final Digedags arc (vol. 1 No. 212-229) is set in the Ottoman Empire in 1835.
* PunnyName: Runkel von Rübenstein roughly translates into English as Mangel of Wurzelrock.
* RomanEmpire: The second major Digedags arc (vol. 1 No. 13-24) is set in Roman times ca. during the 3rd century A.D.
* SpinOff: While after 1975 no new Digedags stories were published, there have been four text novels about Ritter Runkel and his brother Bodo (2002-2012) written by his co-creator Lothar Dräger and illustrated by Ulf S. Graupner.
29th Feb '16 2:21:17 AM Menshevik
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* TheAgeless: As kobolds, both the Digedags and the Abrafaxe do not visibly age and are apparently immortal.
19th Apr '15 10:53:53 PM nombretomado
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* ColdWar: The Digedags appeared since 1955, but the only story arc where the politics of the day were to some extent reflected was the space series (No. 25-44).

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* ColdWar: UsefulNotes/ColdWar: The Digedags appeared since 1955, but the only story arc where the politics of the day were to some extent reflected was the space series (No. 25-44).
12th Feb '15 3:10:21 AM Menshevik
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* ColdWar: The Digedags appeared since 1955, but the only story arc where the politics of the day were to some extent reflected was the space series (No. 25-44)

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* ColdWar: The Digedags appeared since 1955, but the only story arc where the politics of the day were to some extent reflected was the space series (No. 25-44) 25-44).
* TheHighMiddleAges: The Ritter Runkel arc.
11th Feb '15 7:44:27 AM Menshevik
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* ExecutiveMeddling: Hannes Hegen wanted to send the Digedags to ancient Rome, but the higher-ups forced him to send them into space in order to celebrate the successes of the Soviet space program.\\
When the Digedags had to be discontinued due to Hegen's departure, ''Mosaik'''s creative collective was told by the publishers to design another set of kobold-like protagonists, [[ComicBook/DieAbrafaxe the Abrafaxe]].
11th Feb '15 7:10:48 AM Menshevik
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German-speakers can consult ''Mosaik's'' own wiki, [[http://mosapedia.de/wiki/index.php/Hauptseite the Mosapedia]].
11th Feb '15 6:53:51 AM Menshevik
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When the Digedags had to be discontinued due to Hegen's departure, ''Mosaik'''s creative collective was told by the publishers to design another set of kobold-like protagonists.

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When the Digedags had to be discontinued due to Hegen's departure, ''Mosaik'''s creative collective was told by the publishers to design another set of kobold-like protagonists.protagonists, [[ComicBook/DieAbrafaxe the Abrafaxe]].
11th Feb '15 6:52:43 AM Menshevik
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\When the Digedags had to be discontinued due to Hegen's departure, ''Mosaik'''s creative collective was told by the publishers to design another set of kobold-like protagonists.

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\When When the Digedags had to be discontinued due to Hegen's departure, ''Mosaik'''s creative collective was told by the publishers to design another set of kobold-like protagonists.
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