History DisproportionateRetribution / Webcomics

4th Feb '16 3:08:18 AM FarseerLolotea
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All said victim said was "humans are made to eat meat."
* In ''Webcomic/VeganArtbook'' Sterk shoots a non-vegan StrawMan in the head when the poor guy teases him about being a vegan.
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* In ''Webcomic/VeganArtbook'' Sterk shoots a non-vegan StrawMan in the head when the poor guy teases him about being a vegan.points out that [[StrawmanHasAPoint humans are omnivores]].
1st Feb '16 4:01:09 PM Luigifan
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** Nale gets this from his father Tarquin. He gets a pair of bounty hunters sentenced to die in gladiatorial combat by screwing around with their paperwork. Although he did it because they tried to extort a large sum of gold out of the him (an extra 42,000 gold pieces, which amounts to 840 pounds of gold), they only did it because they were trying to keep up with the barrage of ''Franchise/StarWars'' references that just occurred. Their "thermal detonator" was a can of soup, they immediately backed down when it was pointed out, and they flat out admitted that's the only reason they did it. ** Tarquin is forgiving of his children, even though they both flat out have tried to ''kill'' him. EvenEvilHasLovedOnes and MoralMyopia. [[spoiler: Eventually, Tarquin gives Nale some proportionate retribution. After a lifetime of constantly undermining him and just after killing his best friend in [[DeaderThanDead an unrecoverable way]], Nale tells his father in no uncertain terms that he doesn't want anything from him. After verifying that is truly what he wants, Tarquin stabs Nale in the chest.]]
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** Nale gets this from his father Tarquin. He gets a pair of bounty hunters sentenced to die in gladiatorial combat by screwing around with their paperwork. Although he did it because they tried to extort a large sum of gold out of the him (an extra 42,000 gold pieces, which amounts to 840 pounds of gold), they only did it because they were trying to keep up with the barrage of ''Franchise/StarWars'' references that just occurred. Their "thermal detonator" was a can of soup, they immediately backed down when it was pointed out, and they flat out admitted that's the only reason they did it. ** Tarquin is forgiving of his children, even though they both flat out have tried to ''kill'' him. EvenEvilHasLovedOnes and MoralMyopia. [[spoiler: Eventually, [[spoiler:Eventually, Tarquin gives Nale some proportionate retribution. After a lifetime of constantly undermining him and just after killing his best friend in [[DeaderThanDead an unrecoverable way]], Nale tells his father in no uncertain terms that he doesn't want anything from him. After verifying that is truly what he wants, Tarquin stabs Nale in the chest.]]

* ''WebComic/{{Sire}}'' Susan chokes Paul to death because he didn't pay enough attention to her. It's not PlayedForLaughs, either.
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* ''WebComic/{{Sire}}'' ''WebComic/{{Sire}}'': Susan chokes Paul to death because he didn't pay enough attention to her. It's not PlayedForLaughs, either.

** Chris-Chan inflicts a horrible curse on the Jerkhief that results in the loss of the his family, home, and everything he owns—for arresting him over... something. It was never properly explained.
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** Chris-Chan inflicts a horrible curse on the Jerkhief that results in the loss of the his family, home, and everything he owns—for owns — for arresting him over... something. It was never properly explained.

** Based on rather flimsy evidence, they linked Alec, Evan, Sean, and Mao to the murder of Simonla Rosechu. So what does AuthorAvatar Chris do? Have a show trial with an obviously biased judge, order the four to be executed and then kill them onscreen in the most brutal ways possible.
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** Based on rather flimsy evidence, they linked Alec, Evan, Sean, and Mao to the murder of Simonla Rosechu. So what does AuthorAvatar Chris do? Have a show trial with an obviously biased judge, order the four to be executed executed, and then kill them onscreen in the most brutal ways possible.
21st Jan '16 12:30:59 PM Discar
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* ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'' plays with this a lot, although it's often subverted by the fact that in military operations, "overwhelming force" is not at all an unreasonable place to start from. One in-universe saying is "There is no overkill. There is only 'open fire' and 'I need to reload.'" A few of the straighter examples of the trope:
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* ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'' plays with this a lot, although it's ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'': ** It's often subverted by the fact that in military operations, "overwhelming force" is not at all an unreasonable place to start from. One in-universe saying is "There is no overkill. There is only 'open fire' and 'I need to reload.'" A few of the straighter examples of the trope:'"

** A planetary legislature hasn't allocated funds to replace their orbital defenses, a couple months after god-like AI Petey defended them from attempted orbital bombardment. Petey finds this irresponsible, and exiles them to the Andromeda galaxy. ** The [[ScaryDogmaticAliens Obenn]] at one point decide to grind one of the protagonists into sausage. Because he was insufficiently polite during his interrogation.
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** A planetary legislature hasn't allocated funds to replace their orbital defenses, defenses (instead choosing to put the money towards their own re-election campaigns), a couple months after god-like AI Petey defended them from attempted orbital bombardment. Petey finds this irresponsible, and exiles them to the Andromeda galaxy. galaxy. Just to grind the knife in, he did it by teraporting them there using a lightly-shielded frigate that they could have easily fought off with even a single defense platform. Once the legislature is gone, an unarmed civilian ore freighter destroys the frigate. ** The [[ScaryDogmaticAliens Obenn]] at one point decide to grind one of the protagonists into sausage. Because sausage because he was insufficiently polite during his interrogation. interrogation.
19th Jan '16 9:24:28 AM Zanreo
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* [[HighlyVisibleNinja Tecmo]] from ''Webcomic/{{Consolers}}'' swears to get revenge on [[CloudCuckoolander Namco]], suggesting "nuclear missiles over 100 times"... all because Namco once said Dead or Alive was "just ok".
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* [[HighlyVisibleNinja Tecmo]] from ''Webcomic/{{Consolers}}'' swears to get revenge on [[CloudCuckoolander Namco]], even suggesting "nuclear missiles over 100 times"... all because Namco once said Dead or Alive was [[SoOkayItsAverage "just ok".ok"]].
19th Jan '16 9:22:43 AM Zanreo
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* [[HighlyVisibleNinja Tecmo]] from [[Webcomic/{{Consolers}}]] swears to get revenge on [[Cloudcuckoolander Namco]], suggesting "nuclear missiles over 100 times"... all because Namco once said Dead or Alive was "just ok".
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* [[HighlyVisibleNinja Tecmo]] from [[Webcomic/{{Consolers}}]] ''Webcomic/{{Consolers}}'' swears to get revenge on [[Cloudcuckoolander [[CloudCuckoolander Namco]], suggesting "nuclear missiles over 100 times"... all because Namco once said Dead or Alive was "just ok".
19th Jan '16 9:22:20 AM Zanreo
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* [[HighlyVisibleNinja Tecmo]] from [[Webcomic/{{Consolers}}]] swears to get revenge on [[Cloudcuckoolander Namco]], suggesting "nuclear missiles over 100 times"... all because Namco once said Dead or Alive was "just ok".
4th Dec '15 3:09:02 PM eowynjedi
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* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'': In the days of the Court's founding, the swordswoman Jeanne repeatedly rejected StalkerWithACrush and roboticist Diego. He responded by involving her in the Founders' plot to create a guardian for the Annan Waters [[spoiler:by creating an arrow device to kill her elf lover and transfix her, leading to her death by exposure and transformation into a spirit of unending sorrow and rage]].
26th Nov '15 6:06:05 PM Peteman
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That's more Evil Is Petty
** In the prequel ''Start Of Darkness'', a lizardfolk leader gets KilledMidSentence while talking to Xykon, because Xykon didn't feel like remembering his OverlyLongName.
26th Nov '15 5:02:29 AM Ereiam
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** Black Hat Man, given his personality of doing JerkAss things ForTheEvulz, has been seen [[http://www.xkcd.com/562/ cutting a car in half because it was parked across two spaces,]] [[http://www.xkcd.com/169/ cutting off a man's hand because he fell victim to bad communication and verbal trickery,]] and there's [[http://www.xkcd.com/377/ the time where he got his signature black hat stolen]], which he responds to by doing [[http://www.xkcd.com/405/ crashing a Russian nuclear submarine through the the sheet of ice the thief and her friend are skating on.]]
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** Black Hat Man, given his personality of doing JerkAss things ForTheEvulz, has been seen [[http://www.xkcd.com/562/ cutting a car in half because it was parked across two spaces,]] [[http://www.xkcd.com/169/ cutting off a man's hand because he fell victim to bad communication and verbal trickery,]] and there's [[http://www.xkcd.com/377/ the time where he got his signature black hat stolen]], which he responds to by doing [[http://www.xkcd.com/405/ crashing a Russian nuclear submarine through the the sheet of ice the thief and her friend are skating on.]]
22nd Oct '15 6:33:27 AM PurrElise
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Putting some entries in alphabetical order.
* In ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'', Sarda's [[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2009/01/31/episode-1089-special-delivery/ revenge on Ranger]] for having the audacity to draw quad-wielded bows on him: [[spoiler:All the arrows are magically delivered to Ranger's unsuspecting wife]]. Difficult to say whether this event should also be considered CrossingTheLineTwice or LaserGuidedKarma, being as [[MoreDakka the outrageous number of arrows]] were flying toward [[InfantImmortality an innocent child]] at the time. ** He wasn't aiming for the kid, though. Sarda just moved out of the way. ** As it turns out, his behavior toward the Light Warriors (except for Fighter) is entirely justified: [[spoiler:He's the Onion Kid.]] *** Still falls under this trope though. The Light Warriors never knew the harm they had caused the Onion Kid, and his idea of just revenge is to allow them to slaughter, torment, and torture their way up to high levels, just so he can have the fun of lowering them again. In some ways you can say he's more guilty of the atrocities than the Light Warriors, since he knew what they were doing and allowed it, while some of them were caused unknowingly by the Light Warriors. * ''WebComic/EerieCuties'': When Nina went to her big sister, Layla, to ask about [[spoiler: her boobs]], [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/layyyyylaaaaah! Layla made fun of her.]] So Nina decided to "get even" [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/i_borrowed_this by hijacking her sister's body]], [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/extra_honey offering to let Blair feel her up]], then went on a date with her sister's boyfriend. This ''[[DudeNotFunny did not]]'' [[WhatTheHellHero sit well]] with the fandom.

* In ''Webcomic/{{Inverloch}}'', the party discovers that Raul and Silvah are after the elves for revenge--Silvah because YouKilledMyFather, which is understandable. But Raul is there because the elves tricked him into thinking they would teach him their healing magic when they ''couldn't''.[[note]]it's noted to be incredibly rare even among themselves[[/note]] So he wants to sever the entire race, which would not only render them magicless and mortal, but result in the eventual disappearance of ''all'' magic because human magic comes from elven ancestry... all because they got him fired as Archmage. [[spoiler:It's implied that this is at least partly the result of his long-term use of dark magic.]]

* ''WebComic/{{Sire}}'' Susan chokes Paul to death because he didn't pay enough attention to her. It's not PlayedForLaughs, either.

* In ''Webcomic/VeganArtbook'' Sterk shoots a non-vegan StrawMan in the head when the poor guy teases him about being a vegan.

* In ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'', Sarda's [[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2009/01/31/episode-1089-special-delivery/ revenge on Ranger]] for having the audacity to draw quad-wielded bows on him: [[spoiler:All the arrows are magically delivered to Ranger's unsuspecting wife]]. Difficult to say whether this event should also be considered CrossingTheLineTwice or LaserGuidedKarma, being as [[MoreDakka the outrageous number of arrows]] were flying toward [[InfantImmortality an innocent child]] at the time. ** He wasn't aiming for the kid, though. Sarda just moved out of the way. ** As it turns out, his behavior toward the Light Warriors (except for Fighter) is entirely justified: [[spoiler:He's the Onion Kid.]] *** Still falls under this trope though. The Light Warriors never knew the harm they had caused the Onion Kid, and his idea of just revenge is to allow them to slaughter, torment, and torture their way up to high levels, just so he can have the fun of lowering them again. In some ways you can say he's more guilty of the atrocities than the Light Warriors, since he knew what they were doing and allowed it, while some of them were caused unknowingly by the Light Warriors. * ''WebComic/EerieCuties'': When Nina went to her big sister, Layla, to ask about [[spoiler: her boobs]], [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/layyyyylaaaaah! Layla made fun of her.]] So Nina decided to "get even" [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/i_borrowed_this by hijacking her sister's body]], [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/extra_honey offering to let Blair feel her up]], then went on a date with her sister's boyfriend. This ''[[DudeNotFunny did not]]'' [[WhatTheHellHero sit well]] with the fandom. * ''WebComic/{{Sire}}'' Susan chokes Paul to death because he didn't pay enough attention to her. It's not PlayedForLaughs, either. * In ''Webcomic/{{Inverloch}}'', the party discovers that Raul and Silvah are after the elves for revenge--Silvah because YouKilledMyFather, which is understandable. But Raul is there because the elves tricked him into thinking they would teach him their healing magic when they ''couldn't''.[[note]]it's noted to be incredibly rare even among themselves[[/note]] So he wants to sever the entire race, which would not only render them magicless and mortal, but result in the eventual disappearance of ''all'' magic because human magic comes from elven ancestry... all because they got him fired as Archmage. [[spoiler:It's implied that this is at least partly the result of his long-term use of dark magic.]]
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