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25th Apr '16 11:45:31 AM StFan
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* In a meta example in ''ComicBook/MoreThanMeetsTheEye,'' this would be a big reason why Empurata victims would be shunned by society - the amputation of their faces and hands strips them of their Cybertronian identity, while they can still speak, move and transform. For Cybertronians, Empurata victims would be incredibly creepy, while to us, since Cybertronians are ''already'' on the far side of the valley, they're still just robots.

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* In a meta example in ''ComicBook/MoreThanMeetsTheEye,'' ''ComicBook/TheTransformersMoreThanMeetsTheEye'', this would be a big reason why Empurata victims would be shunned by society - -- the amputation of their faces and hands strips them of their Cybertronian identity, while they can still speak, move and transform. For Cybertronians, Empurata victims would be incredibly creepy, while to us, since Cybertronians are ''already'' on the far side of the valley, they're still just robots.
10th Jan '16 4:05:02 PM Tightwire
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* In a meta example in ComicBook/MoreThanMeetsTheEye, this would be a big reason why Empurata victims would be shunned by society - the amputation of their faces and hands strips them of their Cybertronian identity, while they can still speak, move and transform. For Cybertronians, Empurata victims would be incredibly creepy, while to us, since Cybertronians are ''already'' on the far side of the valley, they're still just robots.

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* In a meta example in ComicBook/MoreThanMeetsTheEye, ''ComicBook/MoreThanMeetsTheEye,'' this would be a big reason why Empurata victims would be shunned by society - the amputation of their faces and hands strips them of their Cybertronian identity, while they can still speak, move and transform. For Cybertronians, Empurata victims would be incredibly creepy, while to us, since Cybertronians are ''already'' on the far side of the valley, they're still just robots.
10th Jan '16 4:04:36 PM Tightwire
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----* In a meta example in ComicBook/MoreThanMeetsTheEye, this would be a big reason why Empurata victims would be shunned by society - the amputation of their faces and hands strips them of their Cybertronian identity, while they can still speak, move and transform. For Cybertronians, Empurata victims would be incredibly creepy, while to us, since Cybertronians are ''already'' on the far side of the valley, they're still just robots.
5th Sep '15 6:34:02 PM WillBGood
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* The tie-in comics for ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' manage to fall into this, with only one vector per character that is subject to very minuscule changes, if any, based on emotion. [[http://www.derpibooru.org/images/19485 Witness]] [[http://www.derpibooru.org/images/18878 the]] [[http://www.derpibooru.org/images/18883 horror]].
* ''ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW'' Issue #1's [[http://www.amazon.com/Little-Friendship-Magic-Subscription-Variant/dp/B00A8RS4BC/ SUB]] cover by Jill Thompson.
** The costumes that Pinkie carries around.
17th Jun '15 10:48:31 PM Kid
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* The original ''ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie'' comics feature horrific, pure white eyes utterly empty of soul or emotion, on every character, for no apparent reason.

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* The original ''ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie'' comics feature horrific, pure white eyes utterly empty of soul or emotion, on every character, for no apparent reason.
** The current ''ComicStrip/GasolineAlley'' does this in the opposite direction - every character has pure black eyes, and it's utterly unnerving.
21st Mar '15 3:40:32 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* ''VideoGame/SilentHill: Sinner's Reward'' is guilty of this, too.

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* ''VideoGame/SilentHill: ''ComicBook/SilentHill: Sinner's Reward'' is guilty of this, too.
26th Feb '15 9:01:00 PM BearyScary
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** Alex Ross' art tends to invoke this, due to how ridiculously detailed he makes his characters.



* Alex Ross' art tends to invoke this, due to how ridiculously detailed he makes his characters.
9th Jan '15 3:38:16 PM Stealth
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* Creator/RobLiefeld gets ragged on a lot for his stylistic choices, but the problem sometimes goes beyond OffModel and into this trope. For instance, there's [[http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/1070370/35.jpg Forearm]], a [[PunnyName four-armed]] strongman. His design could have been acceptable if not for the warped placement of limbs and features that makes him positively inhuman and grotesque. His left ear is both lopsided and appears to be coming out of his cheek, while his chin and jaw look more like a goiter. The placement of the lower left arm also suggests that its 'shoulder' sprouts out from below his ribcage and his upper right forearm appears to be the length of his fist due to bad placement. Still, just enough things look vaguely right for everything else to look terribly wrong.
14th Feb '14 6:23:32 AM LadyMomus
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* In 1970s Creator/MarvelComics, this was ComicBook/{{Spider-Woman}}'s shtick; her comic's tagline was "To Know Her Is to Fear Her!" She is, biologically, literally part spider, and was raised by PettingZooPeople and [[BeastMan Beast Men]] to boot. When she finally enters the human world, nearly everyone is instantly, instinctively afraid of her, making it extremely hard for her to find work or shelter, and leaving her terribly alone. Still, through tremendous effort, she eventually overcomes this and makes a good life for herself, making for a very inspiring [[CharacterDevelopment character arc]]. However, ExecutiveMeddling later [[PutOnABus put her on a bus]] for 20 years, and when she was finally brought back into the limelight, this whole aspect of her origin was {{retcon}}ned away.

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* In 1970s Creator/MarvelComics, this was ComicBook/{{Spider-Woman}}'s ComicBook/SpiderWoman's shtick; her comic's tagline was "To Know Her Is to Fear Her!" She is, biologically, literally part spider, and was raised by PettingZooPeople and [[BeastMan Beast Men]] to boot. When she finally enters the human world, nearly everyone is instantly, instinctively afraid of her, making it extremely hard for her to find work or shelter, and leaving her terribly alone. Still, through tremendous effort, she eventually overcomes this and makes a good life for herself, making for a very inspiring [[CharacterDevelopment character arc]]. However, ExecutiveMeddling later [[PutOnABus put her on a bus]] for 20 years, and when she was finally brought back into the limelight, this whole aspect of her origin was {{retcon}}ned away.



* Some of the earlier ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub'' comics have [[http://winxcomics.livejournal.com/181529.html#cutid1 hideous panels]], with an unhealthy side order of OffModel

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* Some of the earlier ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub'' comics have [[http://winxcomics.livejournal.com/181529.html#cutid1 hideous panels]], with an unhealthy side order of OffModelOffModel.



* The tie-in comics for ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' manage to fall into this, with only one vector per character that is subject to very miniscule changes, if any, based on emotion. [[http://www.derpibooru.org/images/19485 Witness]] [[http://www.derpibooru.org/images/18878 the]] [[http://www.derpibooru.org/images/18883 horror]].

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* The tie-in comics for ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' manage to fall into this, with only one vector per character that is subject to very miniscule minuscule changes, if any, based on emotion. [[http://www.derpibooru.org/images/19485 Witness]] [[http://www.derpibooru.org/images/18878 the]] [[http://www.derpibooru.org/images/18883 horror]].
30th Jan '14 12:00:10 AM WanderingBrowser
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* Meanwhile, Franchise/Spiderman also hits this trope, which is why he's a case of CreepyGood; the costume is just startling, even compared to other super-heroes', since it basically gives him a round, blank face that's featureless save for two huge, white, ever-staring eyes. The garish red and blue costume is creepy enough, even despite the bright colors (or perhaps ''because'' of them, since brightly colored, in nature, typically means "Danger! Poison!"), but when he wears some of his darker costumes, like the black-and-white one that eventually became TheSymbiont, it's only heightened. To this unsettling appearance is added his inhuman flexibility; if you look closer, you'll see a lot of the poses that Spidey so casually strikes are extremely awkward, if not impossible, for an ordinary human to achieve, which further makes him look like a monster. Add to this the ParanoiaFuel his WallCrawling abilities give him (meaning, he can come at you from anywhere, at any angle), and it's surprising just how spooky he is.

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* Meanwhile, Franchise/Spiderman Franchise/SpiderMan also hits this trope, which is why he's a case of CreepyGood; the costume is just startling, even compared to other super-heroes', since it basically gives him a round, blank face that's featureless save for two huge, white, ever-staring eyes. The garish red and blue costume is creepy enough, even despite the bright colors (or perhaps ''because'' of them, since brightly colored, in nature, typically means "Danger! Poison!"), but when he wears some of his darker costumes, like the black-and-white one that eventually became TheSymbiont, TheSymbiote, it's only heightened. To this unsettling appearance is added his inhuman flexibility; if you look closer, you'll see a lot of the poses that Spidey so casually strikes are extremely awkward, if not impossible, for an ordinary human to achieve, which further makes him look like a monster. Add to this the ParanoiaFuel his WallCrawling abilities give him (meaning, he can come at you from anywhere, at any angle), and it's surprising just how spooky he is.
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