History YMMV / GrimTalesFromDownBelow

19th Jul '17 5:30:09 AM Shivader
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* CreatorsPet: It seems like hardly anyone can stop themselves from telling Junior and thus the audience how great Minnie is, at least when she's onstage. Mostly in the earlier chapters; later they're more likely to talk about how powerful she is instead. Both kinds get very tiresome. Possibly inverted as the author's plan all along was to [[spoiler:kill her in her first actual battle]]

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* CreatorsPet: CreatorsPet:
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It seems like hardly anyone can stop themselves from telling Junior and thus the audience how great Minnie is, at least when she's onstage. Mostly in the earlier chapters; later they're more likely to talk about how powerful she is instead. Both kinds get very tiresome. Possibly inverted as the author's plan all along was to [[spoiler:kill her in her first actual battle]]battle.]]
** Come Chapter 8, we have Chi, the [[HilariousInHindsight daughter of Aku]] who was a breath of fresh air for the readers at first due to her plan to [[spoiler: bust Mimi out of Castle Grim, not to mention being hinted for a very time to be Blossom's reincarnation which explains her infatuation with Mimi.]] Sadly, due to an infamous {{filler}} 11-page segment that ran from late May 2016 to late September 2016, a total of 4 months which in webcomic time is practically an eternity while at the same time [[SpotlightStealingSquad making up a majority of the filler pages whenever she appears later on.]] Combine that with the fact that the comic goes by a page-by-page update, the entire plot was reduced to a snail's pace.



** Let's have a quick summary of the first 6 chapters of the comic: Our main hero is the GrimReaper who has a severe case of sibling issues with LovecraftianSuperpower that he had to wrestle for control and fight. Said sibling is Yandere for him and has a massive case of IJustWantToBeSpecial. The BigBad is a CardCarryingVillain god and The BigGood never offer much help. A poorly written fanfic or the ThemeParkVersion of {{VideoGame/Blazblue}}? The comic started in ''2004.'' {{Videogame/Blazblue Calamity Trigger}} would debut four years later.

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** Let's have a quick summary of the first 6 chapters of the comic: Our main hero is the GrimReaper who has a severe case of sibling issues with a LovecraftianSuperpower that he had to constantly wrestle for control and fight. Said sibling is Yandere {{Yandere}} for him and has a massive case of IJustWantToBeSpecial. The BigBad is a CardCarryingVillain god and The BigGood never offer much help. A poorly written fanfic or the ThemeParkVersion of {{VideoGame/Blazblue}}? ''{{VideoGame/Blazblue}}''? The comic started in ''2004.'' {{Videogame/Blazblue ''{{Videogame/Blazblue Calamity Trigger}} Trigger}}'' would debut four years later.



** Likewise brought back Demongo as a severed head to serve Chi. In the fifth episode of season five, it's revealed Demongo is still alive.

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** *** Likewise brought back Demongo as a severed head to serve Chi. In the fifth episode of season five, it's revealed Demongo is still alive.alive.
*** Also Aku in here is pretty much as apathetic/depressed in here as he was shown in Season 5, though for a [[AntagonistInMourning different reason]]. Inversely, Season 5 has Jack being [[TheAgeless immortal]] due to time travel. The second reason both of them stay low was because they were worried about his sword, [[spoiler: [[LockedOutOfTheLoop not knowing that something happened to it]] that would make them jump right back into action upon finding out. In Season 5, it was being lost while in Grim Tales, it got turned into an UnholyHolySword.]]
6th May '17 3:14:21 PM CASCHero
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** Likewise brought back Demongo as a severed head to serve Chi. In the fifth episode of season five, it's revealed Demongo is still alive.
23rd Mar '17 7:51:55 AM Theokal3
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* HilariousInHindsight: Let's have a quick summary of the first 6 chapters of the comic: Our main hero is the GrimReaper who has a severe case of sibling issues with LovecraftianSuperpower that he had to wrestle for control and fight. Said sibling is Yandere for him and has a massive case of IJustWantToBeSpecial. The BigBad is a CardCarryingVillain god and The BigGood never offer much help. A poorly written fanfic or the ThemeParkVersion of {{VideoGame/Blazblue}}? The comic started in ''2004.'' {{Videogame/Blazblue Calamity Trigger}} would debut four years later.

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* HilariousInHindsight: HilariousInHindsight:
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Let's have a quick summary of the first 6 chapters of the comic: Our main hero is the GrimReaper who has a severe case of sibling issues with LovecraftianSuperpower that he had to wrestle for control and fight. Said sibling is Yandere for him and has a massive case of IJustWantToBeSpecial. The BigBad is a CardCarryingVillain god and The BigGood never offer much help. A poorly written fanfic or the ThemeParkVersion of {{VideoGame/Blazblue}}? The comic started in ''2004.'' {{Videogame/Blazblue Calamity Trigger}} would debut four years later.later.
** This webcomic features Chi, the daughter of Aku. Years later, when ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' was renewed for a fifth season, a major part of the new plotline was that Jack is tracked down by the seven daughters of Aku.
2nd Nov '16 9:50:50 PM Shivader
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* HilariousInHindsight: Let's have a quick summary of the first 6 chapters of the comic: Our main hero is the GrimReaper who has a severe case of sibling issues with LovecraftianSuperpower that he had to wrestle for control and fight. Said sibling is Yandere for him and has a massive case of IJustWantToBeSpecial. The BigBad is a CardCarryingVillain god and The BigGood never offer much help. A poorly written fanfic or the ThemeParkVersion of {{VideoGame/Blazblue}}? The comic started in ''2004.'' {{Videogame/Blazblue Calamity Trigger}} would debut four years later.
23rd Jun '16 11:00:08 PM IshiMatsu615
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* Oogie Boogie too, after he literally [[spoiler:[[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe tore Minnie, a child who is no older than ten years old, in half with his Pumpkinator robot.]]]]

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* ** Oogie Boogie too, after he literally [[spoiler:[[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe tore Minnie, a child who is no older than ten years old, in half with his Pumpkinator robot.]]]]
6th Apr '16 4:01:17 PM MagBas
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* DarknessInducedAudienceApathy: There's not really any character that can be defined as the protagonist or all that heroic of the comic.

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* DarknessInducedAudienceApathy: There's not really any character that can be defined as the protagonist TheHero or all that heroic of the comic.
6th Apr '16 3:59:42 PM MagBas
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* DarknessInducedAudienceApathy: There's not really any character that can be defined as the protagonist or all that heroic of the comic, along with the MarySue tropes listed below.

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* DarknessInducedAudienceApathy: There's not really any character that can be defined as the protagonist or all that heroic of the comic, along with the MarySue tropes listed below.comic.
2nd Apr '16 11:47:18 AM reppuzan
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* CryForTheDevil: Considering whatever Mandy did to Blossom, it's hard not to.

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* CryForTheDevil: Considering whatever Mandy did to Blossom, Mimi, it's hard not to.
25th Mar '16 8:25:09 PM reppuzan
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* CrazyAwesome: When she [[spoiler: betrays her father]] she throws a ''kettle''. At his ''face''.



* CryForTheDevil: Considering whatever Mandy did to Blossom, it's hard not to.



* JerkassWoobie: Junior
* MoralEventHorizon: [[spoiler:Mandy directly causes 9/11, Operation Freedom, Hurricane Katrina and Crash 38.]] [[spoiler: While one could argue that all those deaths were Mandy just doing her job as Death that day (going overboard, but still her job), what ''really'' puts it over the MEH is that she did it to ''impress her crush''.]]

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* JerkassWoobie: Junior
Junior. He later turns into regular woobie after his HeelRealization, coming to terms with the fact that he caused a lot of trouble and that his sister died for his actions and is now [[spoiler: trying to kill him for helping a friend instead of spending time with her.]]
* MoralEventHorizon: [[spoiler:Mandy Mandy directly causes 9/11, [[spoiler:9/11, Operation Freedom, Hurricane Katrina and Crash 38.]] [[spoiler: 38. While one could argue that all those deaths were Mandy just doing her job as Death that day (going overboard, but still her job), what ''really'' puts it over the MEH is that she did it to ''impress her crush''.]]]]
* Oogie Boogie too, after he literally [[spoiler:[[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe tore Minnie, a child who is no older than ten years old, in half with his Pumpkinator robot.]]]]
22nd Dec '15 12:06:59 PM Discar
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* MarySue: Mandy, Minnie and Mimi just for the fact that they're practically infallible in battle. Mandy is a given of course as she hardly, if ever, lost in the TV series, though that was mostly due to her wits. Minnie only dies in the first comic thanks to Jr distracting her, and up until that point no one could touch her. Mimi is a particularly worse case though; she seems to pull out whatever she needs when she needs it, and she practically waltzes into the Grim Family, curb stomping anyone in her way. Heck, she even gives Mandy a run for her money and that battle didn't even reach a conclusion once Mandy knew what she was after. And of course, don't even get us started in the fight with [[MinaAndTheCount Mina]].
** Mimi could be seen as a deconstruction, seeing how at every point of her life she was purposely ''raised'' to be super powerful at the cost of any sort of personality.
** AntiSue[=/=]GodModeSue: Junior's defining traits are his jealousy and loathing of his beautiful and talented little sister. [[spoiler: By the end of Grim Tales, Junior has all of Minnie's powers and adoration, as well as a claim to the throne.]]
*** GodModeSue[=/=]PuritySue[=/=][[spoiler: RelationshipSue[=/=]AntiSue[=/=]JerkSue]]: Minimandy. Smart, strong, cute, [[CreatorsPet praised by all]], adores her brother [[spoiler: to the point of lusting after him]], so much that she surrenders everything she has to him.... Though, by the end, even that negative trait is transformed into a positive through the power of AuthorAppeal... but wait, there's more! Minnie is now TheUnfavorite to both her parents, and the narrative, which previously idealized her obssessive, unhealthy devotion to her brother, now demonizes it when Junior's attention is elsewhere. Ladies and Gentlemen, TheThreeFacesOfEve, all in one ridiculously overpowered package!
** VillainSue: a major flaw about most major villains in this comic:
*** It starts with possessed Jr, who proves to be undefeatable, even making Dark Danny, of all people, look ridiculous.
*** Mandy; while, as mentionned above, it actually fits her original animated incarnation, it worked in the series because of RuleOfFunny. In a DarkerAndEdgier approach on the other hand...
*** Him and Mimi; while Mimi at least has some sympathetic backstory to compensate, most of Him's appearances so far involves him defeating or tricking ridiculously easily everyone, including many fan-favourite characters ([[spoiler:most notably, he caused [[WesternAnimation/TeenTitans Raven]] to make a senseless sacrifice.]]). And, worst of all, [[KarmaHoudini he gets away with it all the time.]]
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