History OlderThanTheyLook / WebComics

16th Apr '16 2:03:34 PM Orbiting
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* Da-Jeong from ''Webcomic/TheFriendlyWinter'' is a nineteen year old who looks like a seven to eight year old. She has a thyroid condition that stunted her growth. She could have gone on estrogen to have her grow but by the time they figured out it was too late. Her mother abandoned her ten years ago because she couldn't handle her daughters disability. Da-Jeong hates that she's forced to masquerade as a little kid (including wearing childish clothing and having a kiddie bike) and no one believes her when she says she's an adult.

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* Da-Jeong from ''Webcomic/TheFriendlyWinter'' is a nineteen year old who looks like a seven to eight year old. She has a thyroid condition that stunted her growth. She could have gone on estrogen to have her grow but by the time they figured out it was too late. Her mother abandoned her ten years ago because she couldn't handle her daughters daughter's disability. Da-Jeong hates that she's forced to masquerade as a little kid (including wearing childish clothing and having a kiddie bike) and no one believes her when she says she's an adult.


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* ''Webcomic/{{Nebula}}'': All of the characters' ages veer into TimeAbyss, but Earth and Sun have OlderThanTheyLook apply within what's normal for their species. Earth is stated to be stated to Venus' ''older'' sister, despite not looking any older than her and having more than a bit of ImmortalImmaturity. Sun, meanwhile, is mentioned by the other characters to be have existed since before ''anyone'' else did, even though he looks about the same age as them.
31st Jan '16 7:06:09 PM zarpaulus
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* Greg, boyfriend of Kili in ''Webcomic/TheDragonDoctors'', is really 60 but looks about 20-something. However, he's not alone, as apparently quite a lot of people are able to purchase rejuvenation in the setting.

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* Greg, boyfriend of Kili in ''Webcomic/TheDragonDoctors'', is really 60 but looks about 20-something. However, he's not alone, as apparently quite a lot of people are able to purchase rejuvenation in the setting. Mori takes it further by being 170.
11th Oct '15 10:00:14 AM Pichu-kun
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* Sung Sumin from ''What Does The Fox Say?'' is a thirty four year old that looks significantly younger. The protagonist doesn't even believe her age at first. Sumin's age is a ''huge'' BerserkButton for her, as in the past she was disrespected for looking young, so the protagonist [[InnocentlyInsensitive innocently questioning it]] makes their relationship start on rocky terms.
8th Oct '15 11:21:44 PM TwinBird
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* Mana Ryushin, from ''[[Wecomic/DHSComix Random Encounter]]'' and ''Way Back Home'', initially appears as a young child, despite having lived hundreds of years in the afterlife. Eventually she gives herself an adult body, which still doesn't look a day over thirty.

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* Mana Ryushin, from ''[[Wecomic/DHSComix ''[[Webcomic/DHSComix Random Encounter]]'' and ''Way Back Home'', initially appears as a young child, despite having lived hundreds of years in the afterlife. Eventually she gives herself an adult body, which still doesn't look a day over thirty.
8th Oct '15 11:20:55 PM TwinBird
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* Mana Ryushin, from ''[[Wecomic/DHSComix Random Encounter]]'' and ''Way Back Home'', initially appears as a young child, despite having lived hundreds of years in the afterlife. Eventually she gives herself an adult body, which still doesn't look a day over thirty.
5th Oct '15 11:20:32 AM StFan
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* As of the Credomar arc, Kaff Tagon of ''SchlockMercenary'' is 49. This is brought down in particular by Elf, who [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2008-10-18 in this strip]] claims he's older than her dad, and yet she had a crush on him a few arcs earlier.

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* ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'':
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As of the Credomar arc, Kaff Tagon of ''SchlockMercenary'' is 49. This is brought down in particular by Elf, who [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2008-10-18 in this strip]] claims he's older than her dad, and yet she had a crush on him a few arcs earlier.
17th Aug '15 6:11:14 AM Demotivator
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* ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'' is an undisputed king of this Trope. Manipulating the FunctionalMagic of their world known as Shinsoo, allows for a person who become skilled enough with it to become immortal. Since the entire cast and ''everyone'' in the the story setting can use Shinsoo, almost all of them are immortal and either are already or soon will be older than they look. A prime example is Anak [[spoiler: Zahard]] who has a body of what seems like a child and is ''[[Really700YearsOld 300]]'' years old. They ''need'' to be immortal as well, since their ultimate goal is to reach the top of the Tower that makes up their world and just reaching floor 134[[note]] The highest anyone has ever gotten[[/note]] takes ''500'' years.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Sidekicks}}'': As a result of his [[PowerUpgradingDeformation superpower manifesting]], [[MeaningfulName Hacky]] looks like a young child despite being well over 20 years old.
* ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'' is an undisputed king of this Trope. Manipulating the FunctionalMagic of their world known as Shinsoo, allows for a person who become becomes skilled enough with it to become immortal. [[TheAgeless immortal]]. Since the entire cast and ''everyone'' in the the story setting can use Shinsoo, almost all of them are immortal and either are already or soon will be much older than they look. A prime example is Anak [[spoiler: Zahard]] [[spoiler:Zahard]] who has a body of what seems like a child and yet is over ''[[Really700YearsOld 300]]'' years old. They ''need'' to be immortal [[TheAgeless immortal]] as well, since their ultimate goal is to reach the top of the Tower that makes up their world and just reaching floor 134[[note]] the 134th Floor[[note]] The highest anyone has ever gotten[[/note]] takes ''500'' years.the average person ''500 years''.
15th Jun '15 7:29:41 AM Prfnoff
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* Greg, boyfriend of Kili in ''TheDragonDoctors'', is really 60 but looks about 20-something. However, he's not alone, as apparently quite a lot of people are able to purchase rejuvenation in the setting.

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* Greg, boyfriend of Kili in ''TheDragonDoctors'', ''Webcomic/TheDragonDoctors'', is really 60 but looks about 20-something. However, he's not alone, as apparently quite a lot of people are able to purchase rejuvenation in the setting.



* Weijuaru of ''{{Juathuur}}''. The thing is... he's a shift user.

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* Weijuaru of ''{{Juathuur}}''.''Webcomic/{{Juathuur}}''. The thing is... he's a shift user.



* Angela from ''Webcomic/QueenOfWands'' and ''PunchAnPie''. She doesn't seem to mind it much, because hey, ordering off the kid's menu is cheaper and you get to color on the placemats.

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* Angela from ''Webcomic/QueenOfWands'' and ''PunchAnPie''.''Webcomic/PunchAnPie''. She doesn't seem to mind it much, because hey, ordering off the kid's menu is cheaper and you get to color on the placemats.
2nd Jun '15 9:31:12 PM MattII
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* As of the Credomar arc, Kaff Tagon of ''SchlockMercenary'' is 49. This is brought down in particular by Elf, who [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2008-10-18 in this strip]] claims he's older than her dad, and yet she had a crush on him a few arcs earlier.
** Worse is Alexia Murtaugh, who's military experience stands above Kaff's, and is third only to those of Karl Tagon and Thurl.
27th Apr '15 6:51:51 AM Kitch
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* In ''Webcomic/{{Housepets}}'', it's been hinted at that Sabrina is a lot older than the other pets usually seen in the strip. [[http://www.housepetscomic.com/2013/10/23/ages-ago/ Old enough to remember when not everyone had cell phones.]] This adds a potentially different implication to her relationship with Fido.
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