History Webcomic / HexagonDeathSquad

25th Apr '17 4:06:34 PM Golondrina
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''Hexagon Death Squad'' is an ongoing webcomic by the troper known as [[{{AOD}} [AOD]]]. Started in 2008, it stars a six-woman assassination squad and their adventures as they take out "criminals" for a totalitarian PoliceState world government in an [[AlternateHistory alternate timeline]] Earth where the Cuban Missile Crisis led to a nuclear war.

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''Hexagon Death Squad'' is an ongoing webcomic by the troper known as [[{{AOD}} [AOD]]].[[=AOD=]]. Started in 2008, it stars a six-woman assassination squad and their adventures as they take out "criminals" for a totalitarian PoliceState world government in an [[AlternateHistory alternate timeline]] Earth where the Cuban Missile Crisis led to a nuclear war.



* AfterTheEnd
* AlternateHistory (In the HDS storyline, the world is ruled by the AEGIS police state, which took power after the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis escalated into a nuclear war)
* AmazonBrigade
* {{Animesque}}
* AntiHero (Jennifer Ruiz can be thought of as this.)
* ArtEvolution
* AttemptedRape (A minor character in Chapter 4, which is followed up by a slight BodyGuardCrush)
* BigDamnHeroes (The entire squad is just a bunch of BigDamnHeroes)
* BadassLongcoat (Coral Tang)
* BadassNormal (Jenna Ruiz)
* {{BFS}} (Coral wields a claymore ''and'' a zweihander. Both are almost as tall as she is.)
* TheBigGuy (Ari, who's basically [[Manga/{{Bleach}} Kenpachi Zaraki]]'s personality in the body of [[Manga/IkkiTousen Kanu Unchou]].)
* BloodKnight (Also Ari Raj)
* BoobsOfSteel (Arundhati Raj)
* CallingYourAttacks (Done in Chapter 5, where [[spoiler:Kaycee utterly defeats a wasteland bandit with her FinishingMove, but gives its name ''after'' she's done.]]
* TheChick (Tessaly Stein)
* CityOfAdventure (Radioactive crater of adventure!)
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}} (Coral, again)
* CreepyTwins
* CrowningMomentOfAwesome (Too many to count)
* DiagonalCut
* EyeScream (Jenna pulls one of these in Chapter 1 in a fight scene against an enemy {{Mook}} )
* EyesAlwaysShut
* {{Fanservice}}
* {{Flynning}}
* FiveManBand
* GenkiGirl (Allison)
* TheHero
* HeroicBSOD (Kaycee has a moment of this after she [[spoiler: steals Jenna's thunder by stabbing the BigBad in the back at the climax of the last FightScene in that chapter]].
* HollywoodHealing (Somehow Jenna had no bruises on her face, despite being punched in the face by a battle-nurse in Chapter 5)
* HotBlooded (When the blood starts pumping in this comic it runs ''very'' hot.)

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* %%* AfterTheEnd
* AlternateHistory (In AlternateHistory: In the HDS storyline, the world is ruled by the AEGIS police state, which took power after the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis escalated into a nuclear war)
* AmazonBrigade
*
war.
%%* AmazonBrigade
%%*
{{Animesque}}
* AntiHero (Jennifer AntiHero: Jennifer Ruiz can be thought of as this.)
*
this.
%%*
ArtEvolution
* AttemptedRape (A AttemptedRape: A minor character in Chapter 4, which is followed up by a slight BodyGuardCrush)
BodyGuardCrush.
%%* BadassLongcoat: Coral Tang.
%%* BadassNormal: Jenna Ruiz.
* BigDamnHeroes (The entire squad is just a bunch of BigDamnHeroes)
* BadassLongcoat (Coral Tang)
* BadassNormal (Jenna Ruiz)
* {{BFS}} (Coral
{{BFS}}: Coral wields a claymore ''and'' a zweihander. Both are almost as tall as she is.)
is.
* TheBigGuy (Ari, BigDamnHeroes: The entire squad is just a bunch of BigDamnHeroes.
* TheBigGuy: Ari,
who's basically [[Manga/{{Bleach}} Kenpachi Zaraki]]'s personality in the body of [[Manga/IkkiTousen Kanu Unchou]].)
* BloodKnight (Also
Unchou]].
%%* BloodKnight: Also
Ari Raj)
Raj.
%%* BoobsOfSteel: Arundhati Raj.
* BoobsOfSteel (Arundhati Raj)
* CallingYourAttacks (Done
CallingYourAttacks: Done in Chapter 5, where [[spoiler:Kaycee utterly defeats a wasteland bandit with her FinishingMove, but gives its name ''after'' she's done.]]
* TheChick (Tessaly Stein)
* CityOfAdventure (Radioactive
%%* TheChick: Tessaly Stein
%%* CityOfAdventure: Radioactive
crater of adventure!)
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}} (Coral, again)
*
adventure!
%%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Coral, again.
%%*
CreepyTwins
* CrowningMomentOfAwesome (Too %%* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: Too many to count)
*
count.
%%*
DiagonalCut
* EyeScream (Jenna EyeScream: Jenna pulls one of these in Chapter 1 in a fight scene against an enemy {{Mook}} )
*
{{Mook}}.
%%*
EyesAlwaysShut
* %%* {{Fanservice}}
* %%* {{Flynning}}
* %%* FiveManBand
* GenkiGirl (Allison)
*
%%* GenkiGirl: Allison.
%%*
TheHero
* HeroicBSOD (Kaycee HeroicBSOD: Kaycee has a moment of this after she [[spoiler: steals Jenna's thunder by stabbing the BigBad in the back at the climax of the last FightScene in that chapter]].
* HollywoodHealing (Somehow HollywoodHealing: Somehow Jenna had no bruises on her face, despite being punched in the face by a battle-nurse in Chapter 5)
5.
* HotBlooded (When HotBlooded: When the blood starts pumping in this comic it runs ''very'' hot.)



* HighPressureBlood
* IAmNotLeftHanded
* ItGetsEasier (and Kaycee can't stand it)

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* %%* HighPressureBlood
* %%* IAmNotLeftHanded
* ItGetsEasier (and %%* ItGetsEasier: And Kaycee can't stand it)it.



* ImprobableAge (Mostly subverted in that most of the castmembers are 25 and older, with the exception of Kaycee [[OlderThanTheyLook who's really nineteen]]. No, really! She is!!)
* ImprobableWeaponUser (A major character in the Los Angeles arc uses [[spoiler: '''bladed yo-yo's''']])
* KarmaHoudini (Hexagon Death Squad is so unsubtle about their actions that they can only get away with it because the world is ruled by a PoliceState whose blessings they receive)
* KatanasAreJustBetter (Subverted in Chapter 2 where [[spoiler: Allison, the resident [[DualWielding dual-katana wielder]], is taken out in a fight without ever landing a blow]])
* KillHimAlready
* TheLancer (Allison Swayzee)
* MadeOfIron (Subverted in Chapter 2 as [[spoiler: Allison takes four arrows to her gut and is out of commission for the next three months as she recovers]].)
* MaleGaze (This is very much a "guy's" comic. I mean, c'mon. Pretty girls with swords?)
* MartialPacifist (Kaycee adopts an oath against killing because she [[HeroicBSOD just can't deal with it]].
* {{Meganekko}} (Kaycee Bannon)
* MyKungFuIsStrongerThanYours (Oh '''God''' yes.)
* NewNeoCity (Los Nuevos Angeles)
* OutOfTheInferno (Coral does this after [[spoiler: surviving a car crash while standing atop a humvee that EXPLODES. Oh, and did I mention that she just CHOPPED THE ROOF OPEN WITH A GIGANTIC SWORD?!]])
* PantyFighter (Subverted, as the HDS women - in general - tend to wear modest, functional clothing.)
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette (Coral, again.)
* PoliceState (willing to [[spoiler:sacrifice a few hundred people to get a few "terrorists"]])
* PowerLimiter (Subverted in Chapter 3, where [[spoiler: Arundhati just flat out ''lies'' that she was fighting without holding back.]]
* PsychoticSmirk (''Ohh yes'' Jenna indeed. Very much so.)
* RaceAgainstTheClock
* RainOfArrows (An early villain uses a [[MoreDakka '''Machine-Gun''' Crossbow]] to achieve this)
* ARealManIsAKiller
* RedOniBlueOni (Allison and Coral)
* RuleOfCool (The comic practically ''runs'' on this trope)
* ScaryShinyGlasses
* SchizoTech (The universal gun ban allows swords in a modern setting, though they're generally made of space-age materials)
* ShoutOut (Too numerous to count)
* SlasherSmile (Both Ari Raj and Jenna)
* TheSmartGuy (Kaycee is a cute lil' genius, she is.)
* TheStoic (Coral is either the EmotionlessGirl or this.)
* SwordFight (The world government of the comic was created just so as to justify having sword fights in a modern setting, with a global gun ban.)
* TookALevelInBadass (Kaycee does this after training for three months to perform a [[OneHitKill One-Hit-NOT-Kill]] ''fencing'' move.)
* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture (HDS takes place in 2012, despite having nuclear-powered maglev trains.)
* WeaponOfChoice
* WellIntentionedExtremist (The main bad guys in the pilot arc are terrorists who support democracy.)

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* ImprobableAge (Mostly ImprobableAge: Mostly subverted in that most of the castmembers are 25 and older, with the exception of Kaycee [[OlderThanTheyLook who's really nineteen]]. No, really! She is!!)
is!!
* ImprobableWeaponUser (A ImprobableWeaponUser: A major character in the Los Angeles arc uses [[spoiler: '''bladed yo-yo's''']])
yo-yo's''']]
* KarmaHoudini (Hexagon KarmaHoudini: Hexagon Death Squad is so unsubtle about their actions that they can only get away with it because the world is ruled by a PoliceState whose blessings they receive)
receive.
* KatanasAreJustBetter (Subverted KatanasAreJustBetter: Subverted in Chapter 2 where [[spoiler: Allison, the resident [[DualWielding dual-katana wielder]], is taken out in a fight without ever landing a blow]])
*
blow]].
%%*
KillHimAlready
%%* TheLancer: Allison Swayzee.
* TheLancer (Allison Swayzee)
* MadeOfIron (Subverted
MadeOfIron: Subverted in Chapter 2 as [[spoiler: Allison takes four arrows to her gut and is out of commission for the next three months as she recovers]].)
recovers]].
* MaleGaze (This MaleGaze: This is very much a "guy's" comic. I mean, c'mon. Pretty girls with swords?)
swords?
* MartialPacifist (Kaycee Kaycee adopts an oath against killing because she [[HeroicBSOD just can't deal with it]].
* {{Meganekko}} (Kaycee Bannon)
* MyKungFuIsStrongerThanYours (Oh
%%* {{Meganekko}}: Kaycee Bannon.
%%* MyKungFuIsStrongerThanYours: Oh
'''God''' yes.)
yes.
* NewNeoCity (Los NewNeoCity: Los Nuevos Angeles)
Angeles.
* OutOfTheInferno (Coral OutOfTheInferno: Coral does this after [[spoiler: surviving a car crash while standing atop a humvee that EXPLODES. Oh, and did I mention that she just CHOPPED THE ROOF OPEN WITH A GIGANTIC SWORD?!]])
SWORD?!]]
* PantyFighter (Subverted, PantyFighter: Averted, as the HDS women - in general - tend to wear modest, functional clothing.)
clothing.
%%* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Coral, again.
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette (Coral, again.)
* PoliceState (willing
PoliceState: Willing to [[spoiler:sacrifice a few hundred people to get a few "terrorists"]])
"terrorists"]]
* PowerLimiter (Subverted PowerLimiter: Subverted in Chapter 3, where [[spoiler: Arundhati just flat out ''lies'' that she was fighting without holding back.]]
* PsychoticSmirk (''Ohh %%* PsychoticSmirk: ''Ohh yes'' Jenna indeed. Very much so.)
*
so.
%%*
RaceAgainstTheClock
* RainOfArrows (An RainOfArrows: An early villain uses a [[MoreDakka '''Machine-Gun''' Crossbow]] to achieve this)
*
this.
%%*
ARealManIsAKiller
* RedOniBlueOni (Allison %%* RedOniBlueOni: Allison and Coral)
* RuleOfCool (The
Coral.
%%* RuleOfCool: The
comic practically ''runs'' on this trope)
*
trope.
%%*
ScaryShinyGlasses
* SchizoTech (The SchizoTech: The universal gun ban allows swords in a modern setting, though they're generally made of space-age materials)
* ShoutOut (Too
materials.
%%* ShoutOut: Too
numerous to count)
* SlasherSmile (Both
count.
%%* SlasherSmile: Both
Ari Raj and Jenna)
Jenna.
* TheSmartGuy (Kaycee TheSmartGuy: Kaycee is a cute lil' genius, she is.)
is.
* TheStoic (Coral TheStoic: Coral is either the EmotionlessGirl or this.)
this.
* SwordFight (The SwordFight: The world government of the comic was created just so as to justify having sword fights in a modern setting, with a global gun ban.)
ban.
* TookALevelInBadass (Kaycee TookALevelInBadass: Kaycee does this after training for three months to perform a [[OneHitKill One-Hit-NOT-Kill]] ''fencing'' move.)
move.
* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture (HDS TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: HDS takes place in 2012, despite having nuclear-powered maglev trains.)
*
trains.
%%*
WeaponOfChoice
* WellIntentionedExtremist (The WellIntentionedExtremist: The main bad guys in the pilot arc are terrorists who support democracy.)



* YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters (Well, it's a PoliceState after all)

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* YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters (Well, YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters: Well, it's a PoliceState after all)all.
25th Oct '16 9:14:34 AM dlchen145
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* {{Badass}} (Virtually every member of Hexagon Death Squad, and a large number of minor characters as well)
8th Jun '16 11:57:24 AM Willbyr
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* TheBigGuy (Ari, who's basically [[Manga/{{Bleach}} Kenpachi Zaraki]]'s personality in the body of [[{{Ikkitousen}} Kanu Unchou]].)

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* TheBigGuy (Ari, who's basically [[Manga/{{Bleach}} Kenpachi Zaraki]]'s personality in the body of [[{{Ikkitousen}} [[Manga/IkkiTousen Kanu Unchou]].)
25th May '16 11:37:05 AM NativeJovian
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* ImplausibleFencingPowers

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* %%* ImplausibleFencingPowers
8th May '16 9:11:13 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** Also, Jason of the local GoldfishPoopGang is almost an expy of [[TengenToppaGurrenLagann Kamina]].

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** Also, Jason of the local GoldfishPoopGang is almost an expy of [[TengenToppaGurrenLagann [[Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann Kamina]].
10th Nov '13 8:26:28 PM MacronNotes
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* StrangeGirl (Good lord, Coral sure fits into a lot of these, doesn't she?)
5th Mar '13 2:35:17 AM MacronNotes
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5th Mar '13 2:34:19 AM MacronNotes
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* HeroicSociopath (Jenna shows many signs of this.)
15th Nov '12 9:55:42 AM Oreochan
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* TheBigGuy (Ari, who's basically [[{{Bleach}} Kenpachi Zaraki]]'s personality in the body of [[{{Ikkitousen}} Kanu Unchou]].)

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* TheBigGuy (Ari, who's basically [[{{Bleach}} [[Manga/{{Bleach}} Kenpachi Zaraki]]'s personality in the body of [[{{Ikkitousen}} Kanu Unchou]].)



<<|TroperWorks|>>

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26th May '12 4:09:54 PM Oreochan
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* ImprobableAge (Mostly subverted in that most of the castmembers are 25 and older, with the exception of Kaycee [[OlderThanTheyLook who's really nineteen]]. [[{{Lolicon}} No, really! She is!!]])

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* ImprobableAge (Mostly subverted in that most of the castmembers are 25 and older, with the exception of Kaycee [[OlderThanTheyLook who's really nineteen]]. [[{{Lolicon}} No, really! She is!!]])is!!)
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