History Webcomic / TryingHuman

15th Jan '16 11:01:51 AM finalfaw
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* {{FaceHeelTurn}}: [[spoiler:Roger seems to be undergoing one during the latest chapters, going from easy-going goofball fish out of water to almost, sadistic glee at chasing down and hurting Hue, possibly justified slightly due to Hue not actually leaving Rose alone]]
21st Dec '15 10:15:44 AM galaxyeyes
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The comic also follows Roger, Rose's on-again off-again boyfriend who winds up inadvertently working as a [[TheMenInBlack Man in Black]] and Phillis, an Air Force translator in the 1940s who has a mysterious connection with [=EBE1=], the lead alien Hue's genetic father, that somehow resulted in her death.
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The comic also follows Roger, Rose's on-again off-again boyfriend who winds up inadvertently working as a [[TheMenInBlack Man in Black]] Black]], and Phillis, an Air Force translator in the 1940s who has a mysterious connection with [=EBE1=], the lead alien and Hue's genetic father, that somehow resulted in her death.
9th Apr '15 6:26:43 PM Spirate
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* EasterEgg: [spoiler: Phillis] is hidden in several pages of the comic.
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* EasterEgg: [spoiler: Phillis] [[spoiler: Phillis]] is hidden in several pages of the comic.
9th Apr '15 6:26:15 PM Spirate
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* EasterEgg: [spoiler: Phillis] is hidden in several pages of the comic.
19th Sep '14 11:23:11 AM lacinaq
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**[[spoiler:The catatonic Phillis has red eyes.]]
11th Sep '14 12:27:36 PM Wyvern76
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** [[spoiler:Rose has a telepathically-induced freakout when Glasner stabs [=EBE1=]'s prosthetic hand with a scalpel to demonstrate that it can feel pain.]] ** [[spoiler:Longus shows Dan what he really is.]]
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** [[spoiler:Rose [[spoiler:Phillis has a telepathically-induced freakout when Glasner stabs [=EBE1=]'s prosthetic hand with a scalpel to demonstrate that it can feel pain.]] ** [[spoiler:Longus shows Dan Don what he really is.]]
10th Sep '14 6:57:01 PM Wyvern76
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* InformedJudaism: Dan.
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* InformedJudaism: Dan.Don.
10th Sep '14 6:51:23 PM Wyvern76
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** Notably, when we do see 8's eyes (which is fairly often), it's nearly always during a vulnerable moment.

* DarkSkinnedBlond: 3 (since she's Japanese, the blonde hair is presumably a dye job).
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* DarkSkinnedBlond: 3 (since she's Japanese, (although in Chapter 18, it's revealed that the blonde hair is presumably a dye job).wig).

* HumanityEnsues: [[spoiler:[=EBE1=] causes Rose's mind to screen image him as a human. [[ForcefulKiss He then kisses her.]]]]
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* HumanityEnsues: [[spoiler:[=EBE1=] causes Rose's mind to screen image him as a human. [[ForcefulKiss He then kisses her.]]]] ]]]] * InformedJudaism: Dan.

* HumanityEnsues: [[spoiler:[=EBE1=] causes Rose's mind to screen image him as SmokingIsGlamorous: Gracelis, a human. [[ForcefulKiss He then kisses her.]]]] high-class Draconian, wears a fur coat and uses a cigarette holder in both human and Reptoid form.

** Given [=EBE1=]'s quizzical reaction when Phillis asks his name, it can be inferred that the Greys may not have been accustomed to using names for themselves prior to this.
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** Given [=EBE1=]'s quizzical reaction when Phillis asks his name, it can be inferred that According to Glasner, the Greys may not have been accustomed to practice of using names for themselves prior is a foreign concept to this.the Greys, so presumably their common names were also given to them by humans. (Shade is also referred to as [=EBE3=] in one scene.)

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* WhamEpisode: Chapter 17: ** Given [[spoiler:Rose has a telepathically-induced freakout when Glasner stabs [=EBE1=]'s quizzical reaction when Phillis asks his name, prosthetic hand with a scalpel to demonstrate that it can be inferred feel pain.]] ** [[spoiler:Longus shows Dan what he really is.]] ** [[spoiler:Roger discovers that the Greys may not have Hue has been accustomed spending time with Rose, and shoots him (non-fatally) in a jealous rage.]] ** [[spoiler:Shade wipes Rose's memories of her alien encounters, and reveals to using names for themselves prior to this.Hue that his own memories of earlier encounters with Rose had been erased.]]
7th Sep '14 1:33:08 PM Wyvern76
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* OnlyMostlyDead: [[spoiler:Despite being shot in the opening scene, Phillis is still somehow alive and conscious in the modern day, albeit imprisoned in a jar by Dr. Glasner (see below).]]

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** Given [=EBE1=]'s quizzical reaction when Phillis asks his name, it can be inferred that the Greys may not have been accustomed to using names for themselves prior to this.

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** Rose, Roger and Hue are in what appears to be a complicated Type 7; Roger and Rose each think of the other as their giflfriend/boyfriend even though they haven't been in touch lately, while Hue is smitten with Rose and she's beginning to feel the same way about him even if she doesn't realize it.
7th Sep '14 1:09:17 PM Wyvern76
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* TheAgeless: Glasner is implied to have acquired this form of Immorality through contact [[http://www.tryinghuman.com/?id=386 with alien technology]], since he's been around since the 1940s and seemingly hasn't aged a day.
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* TheAgeless: Glasner is implied to have acquired this form of Immorality immortality through contact [[http://www.tryinghuman.com/?id=386 with alien technology]], since he's been around since the 1940s and seemingly hasn't aged a day.

* [[EmotionlessGirl Emotionless Aliens]]: The Greys have emotions, but they're very different from human ones, and Hue is considered defective because he acts like a human. However, if anything the others aliens are sometimes more emotional and expressive than the actual human characters.
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* [[EmotionlessGirl Emotionless Aliens]]: The Greys have emotions, but they're very different from human ones, and Hue is considered defective because he acts like a human. However, if anything the others other aliens are sometimes more emotional and expressive than the actual human characters.
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