''Forgotten Realms'' was a comic book series, set in the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' setting. Published by DC Comics from 1989-1991, it featured the crew of the ''[[CoolBoat Realms Master]]'' as they hunted down [[ArtifactOfDoom dangerous magical artifacts]] and got mixed up in other adventures along the way.

The ''Realms Master'' crew included:
* Dwalimar Omen, a human [[VancianMagic mage]] from [[TheMagocracy Halruaa]] and [[TheCaptain ship's captain]].
* Minder, a [[{{Golem}} golem]] [[spoiler:with the mind of a female [[OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame dwarf]]]].
* Ishi Barasume, a human swordswoman from [[{{Wutai}} Kozakura]].
* Foxilon Cardluck, a [[{{Hobbits}} halfling]] [[TheSneakyGuy thief]].
* Priam Agrivar, a human [[ThePaladin paladin]].
* Vartan Hai Sylvar, an [[OurElvesAreBetter sun elf]] [[CombatMedic priest]] of Labelas Enoreth.

A seventh crewmember, Jasmine, joined for a short time later in the series, before [[{{Spinoff}} she left]] to join the cast of the ''{{Spelljammer}}'' comic. Had something of a DistantFinale in the short story "Reunification" in ''{{Magazine/Dragon}}'' #247 (1998).

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!! This series contains examples of:

* ActionGirl: Ishi, Jasmine.
* AirVentEscape: Ishi sneaks around the Akri's underground base using the ventilation shafts.
* TheAlcoholic: Agrivar is a recovering alcoholic. [[spoiler: Labelas Enoreth restores and magnifies his addiction as a punishment near the end of the series.]]
* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: The [[OurLichesAreDifferent lich]] Viranton's plan for Jasmine.
* AristocratsAreEvil: Grimwald, in the Triangles arc.
* TheBigGuy: Minder.
* BreakTheHaughty: Vartan's arrogance is well and truly shattered when his own god steals his body and uses it to do terrible things to his friends.
* BreakingTheFourthWall: The next-to-last issue is set "behind the scenes" of the series.
* CallingYourAttacks: Spellcasters say the name of the spells they cast.
* CharacterOverlap: The first arc includes Alias and Dragonbait, from the Realms novel ''Azure Bonds''; the second arc includes prominent Realms character Elminster.
* CharmPerson: In the first arc, the TropeNamer spell is used to get Ishi to try to kill Agrivar. As she explains afterward, it couldn't have made her attack a friend, but she hardly knew Agrivar.
* {{Crossover}}: The Annual featured a crossover between the casts of this comic and the ''ComicBook/AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons'' comic.
* CrossoverShip: InUniverse. Minder and Onyx (from the ''ComicBook/AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons'' comic), who meet in the ''Forgotten Realms'' Annual.
* CrossThrough: A storyline begun in this comic is concluded in the ''TSR Worlds'' Annual (which is also a CrossThrough storyline for the ''ComicBook/AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons'' comic, the ''{{Dragonlance}}'' comic, and the ''{{Spelljammer}}'' comic). Later, the cast is profoundly affected by fallout from the [[{{The End of the World as We Know It}} Time of Troubles]], but never get involved in the main action.
* DarkSkinnedBlond: Vartan.
* DeadpanSnarker: Vartan.
* ElvesVersusDwarves: During the Time of Troubles, the elf god Labelas Enoreth battles the avatar of the dwarf god Clangeddin Silverbeard after flagrantly insulting Minder and the entire dwarven pantheon.
* EmergencyTransformation: Minder was dying when Omen transferred her mind into her golem body.
* EvilHand: The Hand of Vaprak.
* FantasticDrug: The "cheeeese". Works only on halflings for everyone else it looks, smells and tastes like an extremely disgusting cheese, but that's all. Foxy was once addicted to it, and made the mistake of trying it once again during the series...
* FeverDreamEpisode: When Foxy tries "cheeeese" again.
* GodInHumanForm: During the Time of Troubles, all the gods descend to Faerun in their weaker avatar forms. Among them is Labelas Enoreth, who takes over Vartan's body.
* GrievousHarmWithABody: Ishi [[http://lh3.ggpht.com/-cJv44vB5rHs/UP348-aKnTI/AAAAAAAAPJI/84fkHVHxG0g/s1600-h/SackBeatdown%25255B5%25255D.png whacks the Akri chief with an unconscious Foxilon]].
* HandsomeLech: Vartan.
* HeIsNotMyBoyfriend: Ishi's reaction when taunted by Jasmine over Agrivar.
* HiddenDepths: Within the first two comics we learn that Foxy knows how to be a midwife...
* TheHero: Agrivar. [[spoiler:He largely falls out of this role after Labelas Enoreth magnifies his alcoholism.]]
* ImNotAHeroIm: Jasmine's attitude toward heroism.
* InterspeciesRomance: Vartan seems to favor human women.
* {{Jerkass}}: Jasmine, most of the time.
* JerkassGods: Labelas Enoreth. Although he later regrets his actions.
* KangarooCourt: Omen's very brief trial in the Triangles arc.
* LadyOfWar: Ishi, unless you manage to make her angry...
* TheLancer: Vartan, to Agrivar.
* TheLeader: Omen.
* LoveTriangle: Agrivar, Ishi, and Jasmine.
* MadGod: Labelas Enoreth becomes this during the Time of Troubles, with catastrophic results for the crew.
* MassTeleportation: The Astrolabe of Nimbral allows the ''Realms Master'' to teleport from place to place.
* OffTheWagon: Happens to Foxy with "cheeeese" [[spoiler:and Agrivar with alcohol (although it isn't willingly).]]
* PhantomZone: The Demiplane of Fear, where Omen sends the artifacts they capture.
* PossessionBurnout: Happens to Labelas Enoreth's hosts, albeit more slowly with Vartan.
* PowerDegeneration: A side effect of being possessed by a god too long.
* PowersViaPossession: Vartan, as Labelas Enoreth's avatar, as well as the other avatars during the Time of Troubles. Even before that, Vartan was able to channel greater power than normal through his connection to Labelas.
* SatisfiedStreetRat: Jasmine.
* SecretlyDying: [[spoiler: Omen.]]
* TheSneakyGuy: Foxy all the way
* UnresolvedSexualTension: Ishi and Agrivar. They eventually get together in the short story "The Honor of Two Swords" in ''Magazine/{{Dragon}}'' #260.
* VerySpecialEpisode: The issue where Foxy tries "cheeeese" again.
* WingedHumanoid: Jasmine.
* WithDueRespect: Vartan abandons the worship of Labelas Enoreth in the wake of his actions during the Time of Troubles. Labelas attempts to regain his favor by granting the ''Realms Master'' crew one wish each, but it isn't until each refuses, and Labelas realizes he can't fix things so easily, that Vartan begins to respect him again.

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