History Webcomic / Sheldon

2nd Jan '16 7:51:02 AM Exxolon
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''[[http://www.sheldoncomics.com Sheldon]]'' is a Webcomic following the day-to-day life of Sheldon, a billionaire ChildProdigy and YoungEntrepreneur who started his own immensely successful software company. He's [[RaisedByGrandparents raised by his Grandpa]], who isn't always sure how to deal with Sheldon's riches or nerdiness. They own various pets: Arthur the Wonder Duck, a CivilizedAnimal; Flaco, a IntellectualAnimal lizard; and Oso, an [[DogsAreDumb unintelligent]] but enthusiastic dog. Sheldon's friend [[DeadpanSnarker Dante]] is another recurring character.
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''[[http://www.'''''[[http://www.sheldoncomics.com Sheldon]]'' Sheldon]]''''' is a Webcomic following the day-to-day life of Sheldon, a billionaire ChildProdigy and YoungEntrepreneur who started his own immensely successful software company. He's [[RaisedByGrandparents raised by his Grandpa]], who isn't always sure how to deal with Sheldon's riches or nerdiness. They own various pets: Arthur the Wonder Duck, a CivilizedAnimal; Flaco, a IntellectualAnimal lizard; and Oso, an [[DogsAreDumb unintelligent]] but enthusiastic dog. Sheldon's friend [[DeadpanSnarker Dante]] is another recurring character.
8th Jul '15 12:28:15 AM MisterBeeg
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* ScrabbleBabble: [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/020320.html Subverted in one strip.]] A random word Arthur put out turned out to be real.
7th May '15 3:31:20 PM Xydux
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** [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/130729.html Arthur hates it when you use his exfoliating scrub.]]
19th Apr '15 10:51:10 AM Xydux
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* CurseCutShort: [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/141119.html Involving a small bird perched on Arthur's beak.]]

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** [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/141105.html Actually a felony, but the reasons for complaining still count.]] ** [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/141210.html Arthur's reaction to weird Christmas lyrics.]]

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* StealthInsult: Leveled against Arthur by Gramp [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/141016.html here.]]
11th Apr '15 11:50:04 AM ryanasaurus0077
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* TheAce: Flaco is an Olympic pentathlete, an admiral in the Bulgarian navy[[note]]in the future[[/note]], a former cosmonaut... [[RuleOfFunny played for laughs, of course.]] [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/080829.html Let's just say he has a lot of trophies.]]
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* TheAce: Flaco is an Olympic pentathlete, an admiral in the Bulgarian navy[[note]]in the future[[/note]], a former cosmonaut... [[RuleOfFunny played for laughs, of course.]] [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/080829.html Let's let's just say he has a lot of trophies.]] [[RuleOfFunny All played for laughs, of course.]]

* NearlyNormalAnimal: While Oso is mostly focused on pugly pursuits, he occasionally worries about things like the balance of power in North Korea... and is highly critical of Brechtian theater. The former was mostly a gag about how dogs react to emotion & body language and not words, though.
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* NearlyNormalAnimal: While Oso is mostly focused on pugly pursuits, he occasionally worries about things like the balance of power in North Korea...Korea[[note]]Mostly a gag about how dogs react to emotion & body language and not words[[/note]]... and is highly critical of Brechtian theater. The former was mostly a gag about how dogs react to emotion & body language and not words, though.

* OverlyLongGag: A few of the gag arcs cross this line, including the multiple-week diversions on moments that ruin ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'', or Arthur's debates with a mime. {{Lampshaded}} at the end of a week of strips [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/070407.html making fun of coffee cup lids]].
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* OverlyLongGag: OverlyLongGag: ** A few of the gag arcs cross this line, including the multiple-week diversions on moments that ruin ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'', or Arthur's debates with a mime. mime. ** {{Lampshaded}} at the end of a week of strips [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/070407.html making fun of coffee cup lids]].

* TheUnintelligible: Flaco speaks in a constant stream of squeaking noises. His adopted poppa, Arthur, still understands him just fine, but no one else can. [[RuleOfFunny Except when it's funny]]. Flaco used to be TheSpeechless in his first appearances before developing into this.
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* TheUnintelligible: Flaco Flaco, who used to be TheSpeechless in his first appearances before developing into this, speaks in a constant stream of squeaking noises. His adopted poppa, Arthur, still understands him just fine, but no one else can. [[RuleOfFunny Except when it's funny]]. Flaco used to be TheSpeechless in his first appearances before developing into this.
11th Apr '15 9:49:01 AM mlsmithca
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In fact, this has said "until very recently" for at least FOUR YEARS. That might as well be the definitive example of Examples Are Not Recent.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: We never learn what Gramps' name is. [[spoiler: Until 2015. It's Seamus.]]
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* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: We never learn what Gramps' name is. [[spoiler: Until 2015. It's [[spoiler:For the first decade or so of the comic. We've since learned his name is Seamus.]]
11th Apr '15 9:47:27 AM mlsmithca
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Examples Are Not Recent, and don't put the name of a trope in a Sinkhole.
* TheAce: Flaco is an Olympic pentathlete, an admiral in the Bulgarian navy[[note]]in the future[[/note]], a former cosmonaut... [[RuleOfFunny played for laughs, of course.]] ** [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/080829.html Let's just say he has a lot of trophies.]]
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* TheAce: Flaco is an Olympic pentathlete, an admiral in the Bulgarian navy[[note]]in the future[[/note]], a former cosmonaut... [[RuleOfFunny played for laughs, of course.]] ** ]] [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/080829.html Let's just say he has a lot of trophies.]]

* BigEater: Arthur is a complete glutton who frequently stuffs himself to the point that he can't move or see his legs.
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* BigEater: BigEater: ** Arthur is a complete glutton who frequently stuffs himself to the point that he can't move or see his legs.

* {{Calvinball}}: [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/030624.html Starting from musical chairs.]]
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* {{Calvinball}}: {{Calvinball}}: ** [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/030624.html Starting from musical chairs.]]

* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Him Gramp]]: We never learn what Gramps name is. [[spoiler: Until very recently. It's Seamus.]]
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* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Him Gramp]]: EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: We never learn what Gramps Gramps' name is. [[spoiler: Until very recently.2015. It's Seamus.]]

* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Him Gramp]]: We never learn what Gramps name is. [[spoiler: Until very recently. It's Seamus.]]ForeignCussWord: Arthur slipping one by in German [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/070223.html here]].

** ForeignCussWord: Arthur slipping one by in German [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/070223.html here]].

* MemeticMutation: In universe, [[http://sheldoncomics.com/archive/040112.html Sheldon manages to turn the word "Frrr" into a catchphrase]], thanks to a generous bribe to Snoop Dog to include it in his next single. [[Extends to SerialEscalation truly ridiculous lengths.]]
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* MemeticMutation: MemeticMutation: ** In universe, [[http://sheldoncomics.com/archive/040112.html Sheldon manages to turn the word "Frrr" into a catchphrase]], thanks to a generous bribe to Snoop Dog to include it in his next single. [[Extends to SerialEscalation truly ridiculous lengths.]]

* NearlyNormalAnimal: While Oso is mostly focused on pugly pursuits, he occasionally worries about things like the balance of power in North Korea... and is highly critical of Brechtian theater. ** The former was mostly a gag about how dogs react to emotion & body language and not words, though.
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* NearlyNormalAnimal: While Oso is mostly focused on pugly pursuits, he occasionally worries about things like the balance of power in North Korea... and is highly critical of Brechtian theater. ** theater. The former was mostly a gag about how dogs react to emotion & body language and not words, though.

* OverlyLongGag: A few of the gag arcs cross this line, including the multiple-week diversions on moments that ruin ItsAWonderfulLife, or Arthur's debates with a mime. ** {{Lampshaded}} at the end of a week of strips [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/070407.html making fun of coffee cup lids]].
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* OverlyLongGag: A few of the gag arcs cross this line, including the multiple-week diversions on moments that ruin ItsAWonderfulLife, ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'', or Arthur's debates with a mime. ** mime. {{Lampshaded}} at the end of a week of strips [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/070407.html making fun of coffee cup lids]].

** RaisedByGrandparents
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** * RaisedByGrandparents

--> Dante: I want to say something that no other artist has done before. --> Arthur: I can make rent?
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--> Dante: -->'''Dante:''' I want to say something that no other artist has done before. --> Arthur: -->'''Arthur:''' I can make rent?

* TheUnintelligible: Flaco speaks in a constant stream of squeaking noises. His adopted poppa, Arthur, still understands him just fine, but no one else can. [[RuleOfFunny Except when it's funny]]. ** Flaco used to be TheSpeechless in his first appearances before developing into this.
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* TheUnintelligible: Flaco speaks in a constant stream of squeaking noises. His adopted poppa, Arthur, still understands him just fine, but no one else can. [[RuleOfFunny Except when it's funny]]. ** funny]]. Flaco used to be TheSpeechless in his first appearances before developing into this.

* XMeetsY: The author could be said to be an American Creator/TerryPratchett who decided to make a newspapercomic-like Webcomic.
10th Apr '15 10:56:34 PM Xydux
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* ArtShift: [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/140825.html For a week-long storyline.]]
10th Apr '15 10:52:52 PM Xydux
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* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Him Gramp]]: We never learn what Gramps name is. [[spoiler: Until very recently. It's Seamus.]]

** [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/111117.html Gramp wants a milkshake.]]

* NoFirstName: We never learn what Gramps name is. [[spoiler: Until very recently. It's Seamus.]]
10th Apr '15 10:46:55 PM Xydux
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** Arthur's complaining about correct wearing of baseball caps is more of a background gag [[http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/090125.html here.]]
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