History Webcomic / Metacarpolis

5th May '16 4:32:06 AM JustKnown
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* ButNotTooForeign: Emi was raised in a bilingual home, and apparently speaks accentless English, since Max thought she was a local until she told him otherwise.

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* ButNotTooForeign: Emi was raised in a bilingual home, home and apparently speaks accentless English, since Max thought she was a local until she told him otherwise.otherwise. A filler page later reveals Emi's father is Japanese and her mother is Korean.
9th Apr '16 6:06:49 PM JustKnown
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* ObfuscatingDisability: Becca wears a fake sling on her arm when she accompanies Marcus to Emi's apartment after their back alley encounter. Not only is it on the wrong arm (to make Emi think she's hurt worse than she is and to camouflage the one Emi actually hit with her baton) she conceals a pistol in it.
* Really700YearsOld : Susan and some other digits are there since the creation of Metacarpolis, who happenend about 400 years ago.

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* ObfuscatingDisability: Becca wears a fake sling on her arm to make Emi think she's hurt worse than she is when she accompanies Marcus to Emi's apartment after their back alley encounter. Not only is it on the wrong arm (to make Emi think she's hurt worse than she is and to camouflage the one Emi actually hit with her baton) she conceals a pistol in it.
* Really700YearsOld : Susan and some other digits are there since the creation of Metacarpolis, who happenend happened about 400 years ago.
22nd Jul '15 2:45:35 PM Malipit
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* Really700YearsOld : Susan and some other digits are there since the creation of Metacarpolis, who happenend about 400 years ago.
7th Jul '15 4:58:21 AM JustKnown
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* DisappearedDad: Arthur McCallister, at least until he comes back and makes one wonder if Max was better off with him gone.

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* DisappearedDad: Arthur McCallister, [=MacCallister=], at least until he comes back and makes one wonder if Max was better off with him gone.


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** The Handymen are led by Bartleby's brother Ethan. They get along pretty well considering they are key players in diametrically opposed factions.


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*SoProudOfYou: Arthur's reaction to Cecilly's corporate coup is...ideosyncratic, to say the least.
7th Jul '15 4:47:24 AM JustKnown
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* DisappearedDad: Arthur McCallister, at least until he comes back and makes one wonder if Max was better off with him gone.
2nd Feb '15 6:39:29 PM JustKnown
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* BondageIsBad: Cecily carries a riding crop everywhere. She does not appear to own a horse. Max implies that not all of the pain she caused him was unwelcome.
2nd Feb '15 6:36:24 PM JustKnown
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** Max's Dad apparently had no trouble implanting sketchy DoomCorps tech in Max's brain.

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** Max's Dad apparently had no trouble implanting sketchy DoomCorps Doomcorps tech in Max's brain.
2nd Feb '15 6:35:13 PM JustKnown
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* CityOfAdventure: Metacarpolis.

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* CityOfAdventure: Metacarpolis.Metacarpolis, which has apparently had high tech for centuries.



* KlingonPromotion: Cecily's own little spin on the concept of "hostile corporate takeover."



* KidHeroAllGrownUp: Emi was a MagicalGirlWarrior since she was a kid. But after her team defeated the final villain became celebrities, she decided to move away and live a normal life, hiding her previous identity.

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**Max's Dad apparently had no trouble implanting sketchy DoomCorps tech in Max's brain.
* KidHeroAllGrownUp: Emi was a MagicalGirlWarrior since she was a kid. But after her team defeated the final villain and became celebrities, pop idols she decided to move away and live a normal life, hiding her previous identity. identity (though the residuals do help pay for her apartment.)



** Bartleby has trouble executing orders against cute robots.

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** Bartleby has trouble executing orders against cute robots.robots, though he supposedly has killed people, so he's more of a D plus or C minus.



* {{Nepotism}}: Cecily Crane inherited leadership of Doomcorps from her father.

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* {{Nepotism}}: Cecily Crane inherited the leadership of Doomcorps from her father.father. [[KlingonPromotion It wasn't entirely voluntary on his part.]]
22nd Oct '14 9:53:10 PM PistolsAtDawn
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* KidHeroAllGrownUp: Emi was a MagicalGirlWarrior since she was a kid. But after her team defeated the final villain became celebrities, she decided to move away and live a normal life, hiding her previous identity.
7th Jun '14 7:11:41 AM JustKnown
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* BodyMotifs: The comic is filled with hand references, like the names of Metacarpolis, the Digits, and the Handeymen. Possibly due to how the 'Master' who built the city seems to be an expy of the Master from Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate.

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* BodyMotifs: The comic is filled with hand references, like the names of Metacarpolis, the Digits, and the Handeymen.Handymen. Possibly due to how the 'Master' who built the city seems to be an expy of the Master from Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate.
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