History ComicStrip / Fleep

18th Aug '16 3:08:45 PM Twiddler
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* DeathEqualsRedemption: [[spoiler:Jimmy openly admits that his self-sacrifice is a cold, calculated decision: He wants to be with his dead wife, and he hopes to be redeemed enough by sacrificing himself for to save someone else's life.]]



** DeathEqualsRedemption: [[spoiler:He openly admits that it's a cold, calculated decision: He wants to be with his dead wife, and he hopes to be redeemed enough by sacrificing himself for to save someone else's life.]]
18th Aug '16 2:29:26 PM Twiddler
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'''This comic strip provides examples of:'''

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'''This !!This comic strip provides examples of:'''of:
10th Jul '16 1:12:26 PM Orbiting
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: In the first strip, Jimmy is wearing a dark long-sleeved shirt. When he wakes up in the phone booth, he's wearing a white t-shirt. Though he never brings it up himself, it's an early clue that more time has passed between the two events than Jimmy realized.
10th Jul '16 1:02:19 PM Orbiting
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* TheVoice: Several, as Jimmy can only contact people through the phone. These people include the woman in another telephone booth, the negotiator, and Alan [[spoiler:his comrade from the Simbanese Liberation Front]].
10th Jul '16 12:56:12 PM Orbiting
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* AmnesiacResonance: Despite not remembering anything of the time in between entering the phone booth to call Jenny and waking up trapped, Jimmy knows a surprising amount about the logistics of bombing an embassy. [[spoiler:It makes sense, as he'd become a terrorist in the intervening years.]]



* DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler:Jenny has been dead for several years, which Jimmy has lost all memory of.]]



* HeroicSacrifice

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* HeroicSacrificeTheGhost: Jenny, Jimmy's wife who never appears on-screen. [[spoiler:Turns out that after the first strip, she's dead.]]
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Jimmy directs Search and Rescue to the woman trapped in the phone booth near him and tells her how to get to the pocket of air, even though it means he himself will suffocate without it.]]



* ManifestoMakingMalcontent: The note in Russian left with Jimmy is eventually deduced to be a manifesto to be read by the Russians after Jimmy is dead. [[spoiler:Jimmy is the one who wrote it.]]

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* ManifestoMakingMalcontent: The note in Russian left with Jimmy is eventually deduced to be a manifesto to be read by the Russians after Jimmy is dead. [[spoiler:Jimmy is the one who wrote it.it, and it's an explanation of why he became a terrorist after the death of his wife.]]



* ShownTheirWork: Math Problems, mostly used to stave off death.

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* ShownTheirWork: Math Problems, problems, mostly used to stave off death.



* WhatDidIDoLastNight: Jimmy trying to figure how he got stuck in
* WhamLine: ''"Because my call triggered the bomb!"''

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* WhatDidIDoLastNight: Jimmy trying to figure how the heck he got managed to get stuck in
in a cement-covered phone booth.
* WhamLine: WhamLine:
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''"Because my call triggered the bomb!"''bomb!"''
** [[spoiler:"But sir, you stated in your manifesto that your wife died two years ago."]]
10th Jul '16 12:22:12 PM Orbiting
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* AmnesiacDissonance: [[spoiler:Jimmy is horrified when he realizes that he must've been the one to set off the bomb that must have injured or killed so many innocent people in the embassies.]]



* InternalMonologue

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* InternalMonologueInternalMonologue: Much of the comic is Jimmy's as for the majority of it he has no one to talk to, and can't speak the language the few times he ''does''.



* ManifestoMakingMalcontent: The note in Russian left with Jimmy is eventually deduced to be a manifesto to be read by the Russians after Jimmy is dead. [[spoiler:Jimmy is the one who wrote it.]]



* MinimalistCast

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* MinimalistCastMinimalistCast: Apart from unseen people occasionally communicated with on the phone, Jimmy is the only character.



* TheStoic: For being trapped in a phone booth, Jimmy seems quite adept at taking it all in stride. [[spoiler: This constrasts with the decisions that got him into this mess.]]
* TomatoInTheMirror
* WhatDidIDoLastNight

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* TheStoic: For being trapped in a phone booth, Jimmy seems quite adept at taking it all in stride. [[spoiler: This constrasts contrasts with the decisions that got him into this mess.]]
* TomatoInTheMirror
TomatoInTheMirror: After carefully working through what he's deduced and realizing that he's in a collasped embassy, mostly likely the result of a terrorist attack and a bomb, Jimmy realizes that it wasn't bad luck or coincidental timing: [[spoiler:it was his phone call that triggered the bomb in the American embassy. ''He'' was the terrorist.]]
* WhatDidIDoLastNightWhatDidIDoLastNight: Jimmy trying to figure how he got stuck in
* WhamLine: ''"Because my call triggered the bomb!"''
10th Jul '16 11:51:49 AM Orbiting
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* Fictionary: The character is in a fictional country with a fictional language. [[spoiler: Fleep is one of the words in that language.]]

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* Fictionary: {{Fictionary}}: The character is in a fictional country with a fictional language. [[spoiler: Fleep is one of the words in that language.]]



* OntologicalMystery
* PhoneBooth

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* OntologicalMystery
OntologicalMystery: How the phone box came to be encased in concrete, why he was knocked out and trapped inside, and why he is suddenly unable to communicate with anyone through the phone are all mysteries to Jimmy.
* PhoneBoothPhoneBooth: Jimmy initially wants to use one to called Jenny and tell her he's running late, but ends up trapped inside it.



* YouWakeUpInARoom: I mean, a phone booth.

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* YouWakeUpInARoom: I mean, a phone booth. A phone box encased in concrete.
10th Jul '16 11:45:19 AM Orbiting
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* ByTheLightsOfTheirEyes

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* ByTheLightsOfTheirEyesByTheLightsOfTheirEyes: How Jimmy's situation is show at first, with his eyes the only thing visible in the pitch blackness.
10th Jul '16 11:44:03 AM Orbiting
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* ContinuityLockout: It's no problem following the story when reading it all in one sitting; but the original print run was basically an object lesson in why newspaper comic strips are no longer a good medium for detailed, continuity-heavy narratives.

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* ContinuityLockout: It's no problem following the story when reading it all in one sitting; sitting, but the original print run was basically an object lesson in why newspaper comic strips are no longer a good medium for detailed, continuity-heavy narratives.



* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice]]

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* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice]]HeroicSacrifice



* [[spoiler:RedemptionEqualsDeath: Jimmy sacrifices himself in order to save an innocent victim of his terrorist attack.]]
** [[spoiler:DeathEqualsRedemption: He openly admits that it's a cold, calculated decision: He wants to be with his dead wife, and he hopes to be redeemed enough by sacrificing himself for to save someone else's life.]]
* [[spoiler: RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Jimmy became a terrorist after his wife was killed in a bombing raid.]]

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* [[spoiler:RedemptionEqualsDeath: Jimmy RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:Jimmy sacrifices himself in order to save an innocent victim of his terrorist attack.]]
** [[spoiler:DeathEqualsRedemption: He DeathEqualsRedemption: [[spoiler:He openly admits that it's a cold, calculated decision: He wants to be with his dead wife, and he hopes to be redeemed enough by sacrificing himself for to save someone else's life.]]
* [[spoiler: RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler: Jimmy became a terrorist after his wife was killed in a bombing raid.]]



* [[spoiler:TomatoInTheMirror]]

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* [[spoiler:TomatoInTheMirror]]TomatoInTheMirror
20th Feb '16 12:23:16 PM GrammarNavi
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* PuzzleThriller: Jimmy employs various MacGyver techniques to stay alive while he slowly reconstructs what happened.

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* PuzzleThriller: Jimmy employs various MacGyver Series/MacGyver techniques to stay alive while he slowly reconstructs what happened.
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