''Ferals'' is an ongoing, monthly horror comic published by Creator/AvatarPress, written by David Lapham and illustrated by Gabriel Andrade. Set in the small, remote town of Cypress in Minnesota, the story starts with the murder of police officer Dale Chesnutt's best friend. While the attack looks like the work of an animal, its brutality suggests a human cunning and malevolence. Dale quickly becomes entangled in the world of the ferals, a race of deadly and aggressive werewolves who have taken a supreme interest in him for reasons that have yet to be divulged.

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!!This series provides examples of:
* AllWomenAreLustful: Many women in the story, especially the women of Bergen, are depicted as considerably lustful with a penchant for rough sex. This phenomena may be due to being carriers of the Feral enzyme, but even women who were not carriers were shown as being eager for sex. Case and point with Pita.
* AlphaBitch/ TheVamp: A lot of females in the story, especially the women of Bergen, happen to be unpleasant, vicious, sexually manipulative, or brutal in some aspect. It would be easier to ask what introduced female in the story isn't this trope.
* ARealManIsAKiller: The men, and probably most of the women, of Bergen believe this to be true.
* AssholeVictim: Mark, Dale's best friend and the first victim of the ferals, is almost universally loathed by the rest of the town and view him as this. He probably still didn't deserve to have his limbs torn off and his penis stuck in his throat.
* BlondesAreEvil: Gerda is not a good person. At all.
* BodyHorror: The glands inside infected women's uteruses.
* CainAndAbel: Gerda [[spoiler: murders her sister for sleeping with her husband.]]
* CensorShadow: Used on Dale when he is injured (and naked) in the hospital and crawling towards the closet containing his street clothes.
* CoversAlwaysLie: While the covers are true to the spirit of the series, and therefore pretty honest, they never reflect the actual content of the story.
* {{Cult}}: The town of Bergen looks and acts like an extremely conservative, Christian sect. While nothing specific has been said about who or what they worship, the subtext is clearly there.
* DeadpanSnarker: Dennis Chicker, the town coroner, never seems to change expression and is always ready to deliver an cutting remark. That being said, he is frequently ready to help Dale, even if it puts himself at risk.
* {{Determinator}}: Not even an arm in a cast, a punctured lung, 8 broken ribs, and internal bleeding can keep Dale from escaping from a hospital, ''via the third story window.''
* EyeScream: When Dale [[spoiler: rips out the eye of the feral attacking the police station.]]
* FatBastard: Gerda's husband, Christopher.
* {{Gorn}}: This series ratchets the blood and gore up to eleven within the first 6 pages of issue 1.
* HealingFactor: Ferals naturally have this as an ability.
* InfantImmortality: Sadly and horrifically averted in some of the most brutal ways imaginable.
* InterplayOfSexAndViolence: This happens to be a large theme of the comic. Gratuitous sex is rampant and violence is a plenty. It's the whole modus operandi of the Ferals, especially in terms of romance.
* LadyInRed: Gerda Ingebritsen may be an extreme case of this, considering how quickly she seduces Dale.
* MadonnaWhoreComplex: The people of Bergen take this viewpoint to an extreme.
* OffingTheOffspring: [[spoiler: Gerda murdered her son, a toddler.]]
* OhCrap: First happens when Dale [[spoiler:sees his fingernails have turned to claws.]] However, considering the number of curve balls the series sends his way, it is certainly not the last.
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: The condition is called being Feral. It is a sexually transmitted disease, manifesting as a strange lump in uteruses. People with it are stronger, faster and fast healing. They possess greater tempers and lusts, their nails lengthen into sharp claws, enhanced sense of smell, and they tend to have dreams about hunting and the person who infected them. Women are only carriers of the condition, [[spoiler: unless they are born as full werewolves: a result of a full werewolf mating with a Feral carrier]].
** The second form is a more advanced version of the condition, which resemble full werewolves. Besides being violent, powerful, and ''smart'', they are stuck in wolf form, are vulnerable to traditional forms of injury, and have been described in universe to look like a wolf, a bear, and a gorilla all mashed into one. The resulting creature has humanoid elements, but moves like a wolf and leans more towards the dire wolf flavor of lycanthropy, albeit one on serious steroids. A feral becomes a full werewolf by drinking a werewolf's blood.
** Another variation is introduced in the second arc, which are smaller and smarter and possess more of a WolfMan appearance. They can be trained to a greater extent. This is due to drinking werewolf blood before turning completely Feral.
* RedRightHand: Ferals all seem to have unnaturally sharp fingernails (unless they trim them down) and extensive body hair, which can make them easier to spot.
* ReallyGetsAround: First night we see Dale he manages two hookups, and it isn't implied to be a rare occurrence for him.
** Common with Ferals due to their increased sex drive.
* SerialEscalation: The first arc featured one full werewolf and more secretive Ferals. The second features [[spoiler: packs of full werewolves, and a villain who wants to take over America. It ends with Salt Lake City being invaded by werewolves.]]
* ShirtlessScene: Dale is prone to walking around without a shirt. Helps him show off his back tattoo.
* TheMenInBlack: Shoe and his partner.
* TownWithADarkSecret: Bergen, Gerda's hometown, is one.
** As the series progresses we find out [[spoiler: there are multiple 'feral' towns spread across the upper West Coast and Midwest.]]
* ViralTransformation: [[spoiler: Sex with Gerda has infected Dale with something that is turning him into a feral. However, this is only an initial, partial transformation. Consuming the blood of a full-fledged Feral will turn him into a ravenous monster.]]
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: The audience never finds out what happened to Mark and Jackie's kids after [[spoiler: both their parents were brutally murdered.]]
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