History Webcomic / Broodhollow

23rd Aug '16 6:51:16 PM SIADmander
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Wadsworth Zane, an Encyclopedia Atlantica salesman in the '30s who suffers from anxiety and compulsive behaviors, receives a letter telling him a very distant relative died. He stands to inherit [[TheGreatDepression some much needed money]], but must make a trip to the small town of Broodhollow to learn more about his inheritance.

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Wadsworth Zane, an Encyclopedia Atlantica salesman in the '30s who suffers from anxiety and compulsive behaviors, behaviors (many of which are based on Straub's actual superstitions), receives a letter telling him a very distant relative died. He stands to inherit [[TheGreatDepression some much needed money]], but must make a trip to the small town of Broodhollow to learn more about his inheritance.
25th Jul '16 11:48:49 AM Someoneman
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* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:Mercy [[http://broodhollow.chainsawsuit.com/2013/06/12/have-mercy/ dive-bombing the skeleton]], followed shortly afterwards by Iris bursting in and [[AwesomeMoments beating the everloving shit out of it]] with a [[FryingPanOfDoom frying pan]].]] That strip's title? [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "AND STAY OUT"]].

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* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:Mercy [[http://broodhollow.chainsawsuit.com/2013/06/12/have-mercy/ dive-bombing the skeleton]], followed shortly afterwards by Iris bursting in and [[AwesomeMoments beating the everloving shit out of it]] it with a [[FryingPanOfDoom frying pan]].]] That strip's title? [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "AND STAY OUT"]].OUT".
11th Jun '16 9:31:13 AM pokedude10
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* ScheduleSlip: Kris has a child now, and because it takes up so much of his time, the last update to the main storyline in Broodhollow was in July 2015. There have still been side comics and even a couple of unrelated videos, but unless you want to do an ArchiveBinge, it might be hard to remember where the story was going.



* WordOfGod: Not of facts, but of the fact that there ''are'' facts. Kris has stated that there is a reason for everything - even the fact that [[spoiler:the skeleton in Wadsworth's dream was French.]]
** Of the first WhamLine example above, Kris says, "This is a very important strip." If he's referring to a way in which it it's important that ISN'T obvious...
6th May '16 5:34:46 AM EhWhatCanYouDo
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** Can be seen as an example of GoneHorriblyRight. Zane's efforts were succesful in keeping away his ghostly stalker. The ''problem'' with this was [[spoiler:the ghost that was stalking Zane was actually, with her mere presence, ''protecting'' him from something much worse.]]

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** Can be seen as an example of GoneHorriblyRight. Zane's efforts were succesful in keeping away to keep his ghostly stalker. stalker away were a complete success. The ''problem'' with this was [[spoiler:the ghost that ghost's presence was stalking Zane was actually, with her mere presence, actually ''protecting'' him from something much [[FromBadToWorse worse.]]]]]]
6th May '16 5:31:13 AM EhWhatCanYouDo
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** Also can be seen as an examaple of GoneHorriblyRight. Zane's efforts were succesful in keeping away his ghostly stalker. The ''problem'' with this was [[spoiler:the ghost that was stalking Zane was actually ''protecting'' him from something much worse.]]

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** Also can Can be seen as an examaple example of GoneHorriblyRight. Zane's efforts were succesful in keeping away his ghostly stalker. The ''problem'' with this was [[spoiler:the ghost that was stalking Zane was actually actually, with her mere presence, ''protecting'' him from something much worse.]]
5th May '16 4:33:43 PM Zxczxczbfgman
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** Switchwater is subtly implied to be [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methanol methanol]], also known as wood spirits. [[ShownTheirWork It actually was used as an alcohol substitute during Prohibition]], since it does actually cause intoxication (with the caveat that it's also a ''deadly poison'').
20th Mar '16 3:04:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheWorfEffect: Maris of the Bottlefly Boys [[spoiler: is found dead in the snow]], likely to establish the deadliness of a yet-unknown villain.
* XMeetsY: [[WordOfGod Straub]] describes this work as "[[Franchise/TheAdventuresOfTintin Tintin]] goes to [[Literature/TheShadowOverInnsmouth Innsmouth]]"

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* TheWorfEffect: Maris of the Bottlefly Boys [[spoiler: is found dead in the snow]], likely to establish the deadliness of a yet-unknown villain.
* XMeetsY: [[WordOfGod Straub]] describes this work as "[[Franchise/TheAdventuresOfTintin Tintin]] goes to [[Literature/TheShadowOverInnsmouth Innsmouth]]"
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5th Feb '16 6:42:59 AM PixelKnight
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* CantHoldHisLiquor: Zane can't, at least when compared to the Bottlefly Boys. [[spoiler: Which is how he winds up tripping and injuring himself, resulting in him going to the hospital.]]

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* CantHoldHisLiquor: [[CantHoldHisLiquor Can't Hold His Switchwater]]: Zane can't, at least when compared to the Bottlefly Boys. [[spoiler: Which is how he winds up tripping and injuring himself, resulting in him going to the hospital.]]
1st Feb '16 7:14:16 AM SCPIhpkmn
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* ScheduleSlip: Kris has a child now, and because it takes up so much of his time, the last update to the main storyline in Broodhollow was in July 2015. There have still been side comics and even a couple of unrelated videos, but unless you want to do an ArchiveBinge, it might be hard to remember where the story was going.
7th Jan '16 2:36:10 AM EhWhatCanYouDo
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**Also can be seen as an examaple of GoneHorriblyRight. Zane's efforts were succesful in keeping away his ghostly stalker. The ''problem'' with this was [[spoiler:the ghost that was stalking Zane was actually ''protecting'' him from something much worse.]]
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