History MindScrew / Webcomics

10th Sep '16 11:10:49 PM WillBGood
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The final arc of the fifth book of ''Webcomic/{{Fans}}'', "What Dreams May Come" focuses on a wish-granting artifact granting a kind of (extremely geeky) {{Instrumentality}}, apparently a metaphor for the afterlife. A few of the earlier and later introspective storylines could get a little MindScrew-[[BuffySpeak ey]], but this one (being the intended finale) was just plain ''insane''.

to:

* The final arc of the fifth book of ''Webcomic/{{Fans}}'', "What Dreams May Come" focuses on a wish-granting artifact granting a kind of (extremely geeky) {{Instrumentality}}, AssimilationPlot, apparently a metaphor for the afterlife. A few of the earlier and later introspective storylines could get a little MindScrew-[[BuffySpeak ey]], but this one (being the intended finale) was just plain ''insane''.
6th Jul '16 1:37:52 PM GlassRain
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** While not really symbolic, Torg's flashbacks will freeze your brain. Mainly because we see things through his perspective so anything we read has already been warped by his screwy mind. Most of the time we don't even know he's flashbacking until the scene suddenly cuts to him in a completely different scene saying "And that's how..."

to:

** While not really symbolic, Torg's flashbacks will freeze your brain. Mainly because we see things through his perspective so anything we read has already been warped by his screwy mind. Most of the time we don't even know he's flashbacking having a flashback until the scene suddenly cuts to him in a completely different scene saying "And that's how..."


Added DiffLines:

* ''Webcomic/ZebraGirl'': The very nature of the Subfusc is one.
17th May '16 11:02:19 AM pointycatears
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The previous MS Paint Adventure, ''Webcomic/ProblemSleuth'', is actually a better example, given that it threw logic literally out the window right at the beginning. Over the course of the story, we have an imaginary universe that exists in all the characters' minds simultaneously, but physical objects can pass between the real and imaginary worlds. That's not even getting into things like mental transportation by hitting your head, valves, doors and clothes that change peoples' sizes and shapes, a robot walking through a portal into the building it's carrying on its back, or ''putting a window through itself''. It's mostly played for laughs, but still gets quite mindbending.

to:

* The previous MS Paint Adventure, ''Webcomic/ProblemSleuth'', is actually a better example, given that it threw logic literally out the window right at the beginning. Over the course of the story, we have an imaginary universe that exists in all the characters' minds simultaneously, but physical objects can pass between the real and imaginary worlds. That's not even getting into things like mental transportation by hitting your head, valves, doors and clothes that change peoples' sizes and shapes, [[RecursiveReality a robot walking through a portal into the building it's carrying on its back, back]], or ''putting a window through itself''. It's mostly played for laughs, but still gets quite mindbending.
30th Aug '15 2:34:58 AM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** The author admits to having been influenced by ''ALessonIsLearnedButTheDamageIsIrreversible'' which seems to be nothing ''but'' a MindScrew. Have [[http://www.alessonislearned.com/lesson013.html a look]].

to:

** The author admits to having been influenced by ''ALessonIsLearnedButTheDamageIsIrreversible'' ''Webcomic/ALessonIsLearnedButTheDamageIsIrreversible'' which seems to be nothing ''but'' a MindScrew. Have [[http://www.alessonislearned.com/lesson013.html a look]].
19th Aug '15 3:38:28 AM LahmacunKebab
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Webcomic/BobAndGeorge'', the Entire series was just one big MIND SCREW, unless you pay attention to every detail, you are going to get lost.

to:

* ''Webcomic/BobAndGeorge'', the Entire entire series was just one big MIND SCREW, SCREW; unless you pay attention to every detail, you are going to get lost.
19th Aug '15 2:39:32 AM LahmacunKebab
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Webcomic/GroundedAngel'' ([[http://www.drunkduck.com/Grounded_Angel/index.php?p=97579 link]]). Let me save you a couple of hours of mediocre art and predicable plot twists: the main character turns out to be [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic an angel]] who is being chased by demons and a cat-man who leads a cult, they want the power of a book that only she can open. And in the end when she gets to the book? Turns out humanity is not yet ready for the way she wants to use it, and [[GroundhogDayLoop she gets to return to the start and do it all over again]] with her memories of the whole thing erased; oh, and she's been doing this for 176 years. Yeah, everything in the story occurred ''at least'' 64,240 times.

to:

* ''Webcomic/GroundedAngel'' ''Grounded Angel'' ([[http://www.drunkduck.com/Grounded_Angel/index.php?p=97579 link]]). Let me save you a couple of hours of mediocre art and predicable plot twists: the main character turns out to be [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic an angel]] who is being chased by demons and a cat-man who leads a cult, they want the power of a book that only she can open. And in the end when she gets to the book? Turns out humanity is not yet ready for the way she wants to use it, and [[GroundhogDayLoop she gets to return to the start and do it all over again]] with her memories of the whole thing erased; oh, and she's been doing this for 176 years. Yeah, everything in the story occurred ''at least'' 64,240 times.
19th Aug '15 2:39:04 AM LahmacunKebab
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Meta-example: anything on the DadaComics page, though its not like they try to make sense.

to:

* Meta-example: anything on the DadaComics page, though its it's not like they try to make sense.
4th Jun '15 4:16:29 PM thebombzen
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', there is lots of it. When done intentionally, usually involves [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2003-02-17 attempts to project the normal family tree]] onto [[OppositeSexClone Ellen]]'s case in several equally disturbing ways.

to:

* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', there is lots of it. When done intentionally, usually involves [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2003-02-17 attempts to project the normal family tree]] onto [[OppositeSexClone Ellen]]'s case in several equally disturbing ways. Sometimes the comic [[LampshadeHanging Lampshades]] this, as seen in [[http://www.egscomics.com/index.php?id=1121 Grace's explanation to the immortal, Jerry]] of how she knows Raven.
8th Mar '15 7:07:37 AM TheUnsquished
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''GroundedAngel'' ([[http://www.drunkduck.com/Grounded_Angel/index.php?p=97579 link]]). Let me save you a couple of hours of mediocre art and predicable plot twists: the main character turns out to be [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic an angel]] who is being chased by demons and a cat-man who leads a cult, they want the power of a book that only she can open. And in the end when she gets to the book? Turns out humanity is not yet ready for the way she wants to use it, and [[GroundhogDayLoop she gets to return to the start and do it all over again]] with her memories of the whole thing erased; oh, and she's been doing this for 176 years. Yeah, everything in the story occurred ''at least'' 64,240 times.

to:

* ''GroundedAngel'' ''Webcomic/GroundedAngel'' ([[http://www.drunkduck.com/Grounded_Angel/index.php?p=97579 link]]). Let me save you a couple of hours of mediocre art and predicable plot twists: the main character turns out to be [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic an angel]] who is being chased by demons and a cat-man who leads a cult, they want the power of a book that only she can open. And in the end when she gets to the book? Turns out humanity is not yet ready for the way she wants to use it, and [[GroundhogDayLoop she gets to return to the start and do it all over again]] with her memories of the whole thing erased; oh, and she's been doing this for 176 years. Yeah, everything in the story occurred ''at least'' 64,240 times.



* ''CreativeRelease''. The fact that the author is a troll definitely doesn't help.

to:

* ''CreativeRelease''.''Webcomic/CreativeRelease''. The fact that the author is a troll definitely doesn't help.



* MegaTokyo is pretty hard for most readers to comprehend. It helps to think of each character as experiencing their own version of the world.

to:

* MegaTokyo ''Webcomic/MegaTokyo'' is pretty hard for most readers to comprehend. It helps to think of each character as experiencing their own version of the world.
4th Dec '14 11:43:02 PM Leetroper
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The previous MS Paint Adventure, ''Webcomic/ProblemSleuth'', is actually a better example, given that it threw logic literally out the window right at the beginning. Over the course of the story, we have an imaginary universe that exists in all the characters' minds simultaneously, but physical objects can pass between the real and imaginary worlds. That's not even getting into things like mental transportation by hitting your head, valves, doors and clothes that change peoples' sizes and shapes, a robot walking through a portal into the building it's carrying on its back, or ''putting a window through itself''
** Of course, none of it is supposed to make sense, it's just supposed to be hilarious and awesome.

to:

* The previous MS Paint Adventure, ''Webcomic/ProblemSleuth'', is actually a better example, given that it threw logic literally out the window right at the beginning. Over the course of the story, we have an imaginary universe that exists in all the characters' minds simultaneously, but physical objects can pass between the real and imaginary worlds. That's not even getting into things like mental transportation by hitting your head, valves, doors and clothes that change peoples' sizes and shapes, a robot walking through a portal into the building it's carrying on its back, or ''putting a window through itself''
** Of course, none of it is supposed to make sense, it's just supposed to be hilarious and awesome.
itself''. It's mostly played for laughs, but still gets quite mindbending.
This list shows the last 10 events of 52. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=MindScrew.Webcomics