!!Examples of type 1 (characters involved in production)

* In ''Webcomic/GiftsOfWanderingIce'' Rikter proudly admits that he knows eight legends about the ice gifts, several of which he tells to the Cave Dweller teens at the beginning of the story.
* ''Webcomic/DontLookItSucks'' features ''Star Dork'' a fictional Sci-Fi series enjoyed by some of the comic's cast.
* ''Webcomic/LastRes0rt'' features the reality show of the same name, crossing ''Survivor'' with ''Literature/BattleRoyale'' and inadvertently setting up a plot that resembles ProfessionalWrestling moreso than anything else.
* ''Webcomic/DanAndMabsFurryAdventures'' has Wildy writing a novel about a spy named [[Film/JamesBond Janus Bond]] stopping MadScientist Dr. Jyrras's evil plans.
* ''Webcomic/{{Housepets}}'' sometimes diverts to ''The Adventures of Spot,'' a comic by Peanut on a superhero dog. [[WesternAnimation/SpotTheDog Not to be confused with another comic.]]
* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' features several. The most prominent is ''Webcomic/SweetBroAndHellaJeff'', a StylisticSuck parody of TwoGamersOnACouch webcomics ostensibly made by [[TheLancer Dave Strider]]; most of the cast [[MemeticMutation often quote it to each other]], and segments of it sometimes show up in the narration as part of ''Homestuck'''s love of the MeaningfulEcho. The three previous ''Webcomic/MSPaintAdventures'' series also exist, both as comics and as videogames, as well as a fictional fourth adventure about the [[MutuallyFictional Midnight Crew]]. In the Midnight Crew universe, which is really in the far future of the troll universe, Homestuck exists on mspaintadventures. Also present are ''Squiddles!'', a TastesLikeDiabetes television series which is [[spoiler:actually mankind's subconscious representation of certain {{Eldritch Abomination}}s]]; ''Game Bro'', a StrawCritic gaming magazine; ''Grand Snack Fuckyeah'', a [[ObviousBeta thoroughly broken]] skateboarding game[=/=]ProductPlacement bonanza; and ''Complacency of the Learned'', a wizard story Rose is writing [[spoiler:and appears in the post-Scratch Earth as a series]].
* Much of the early plots of ''Webcomic/{{DDG}}'' centred on the afterlife gameshow ''You Bet'' and Zip's ([[GenderBender reluctant]]) employment as MsFanservice.
* While on the run from the Baron in ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' Agatha joins a circus which is also a traveling Heterodyne show and ends up playing the exaggerated version of her mother the plays feature on multiple occasions.
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'':
** The interlude ''Webcomic/CityFace'' is implied by TheRant and the ShoutBox (which portray the ''City Face'' characters as AnimatedActors) to be a fictional film. Its only connection to the Gunnerverse (apart from WordOfGod saying that ''City Face'' is {{canon}}) is that the actors include Zimmy, Gamma and [[spoiler:City Face, the pigeon Kat rescued]].
** Dr Disaster's {{Virtual Training Simulation}}s have a stronger connection to the plot as they are played by the students of Gunnerkrigg Court.
* In the beginning, ''Webcomic/AnsemRetort'' was mostly focused on its status as a webcomic about a reality show filled with [[{{Jerkass}} jerkasses]] and [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} cloudcuckoolanders]] who were all addicted to at least 3 illegal drugs each. CerebusSyndrome has kicked in a bit as the series goes on and things get more serious (well, as serious as that freak show gets, anyway), but they still bring up things like ratings, and in fact often let events occur because they wouldn't have a plot for the next season otherwise.
* ''[[http://www.rhjunior.com/NT Nip and Tuck]]'' has "Purloined Letters Productions", a shoestring B-movie/direct-to-video company that has, to date, produced such epic hits as ''Man on the Border'', ''Rebel Cry'', ''10,000 Ninjas'', ''Gravedigger'', and ''Scurvy Dogs: The Curse of Blackbeard's Treasure''.
* ''Webcomic/ATaleOfFiction'' features "Bison and the Boar Boys", a comic with no bearing at all to the main plot (as of yet) and no connection to the characters, but which can nevertheless be accessed from one of the characters' laptops ("dragbook"). Also available on the dragbook is an in-universe blog called "I Am Not Fiction". Only Bison and the Boar Boys is regularly updated as of now, although I Am Not Fiction is likely to soon follow suit.
* ''Webcomic/OneOverZero'' had "Max's World", a short comic created by Max to illustrate to Marcus what a comic strip is. Since the strip itself (1/0) is about metaphysical issues and the nature of reality, the comic strip characters creating a comic strip may also be an example of RecursiveReality. "Max's World" doesn't last long, though, since the 1/0 characters get jealous of the girlfriend Max drew for his main character and squash him with an anvil in the next panel.
* ''Webcomic/PlusEV'' has [[http://plusev.keenspot.com/d/20070319.html "The Degenerate."]] StylisticSuck included.
* ''Webcomic/ZombieRanch'' is not only the name of the comic but the name of the in-universe [[RealityTV Reality TV Show]] being filmed [[WhoWouldWantToWatchUs about the characters' lives]]. The comic occasionally cuts between the "live" recordings and what seem to be more produced segments being aired sometime in the future.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', [[http://www.sinfest.net/archive_page.php?comicID=2847 Satan produced the Bible III.]]
* In ''Webcomic/FauxPas'', Myrtle, ShipperOnDeck, retells Tarzan with Randy as the ape-fox and Cindy as the intrepid archeologist.
* In ''Webcomic/ArthurKingOfTimeAndSpace'', Arthur and Merlin both have webcomics (Merlin's is later taken over by Nimue). Arthur's is a LifeEmbellished strip called ''The Thing of Shapes to Come'' and Merlin's is about aliens and called ''The Land of Whant''. There was a crossover, in which the aliens came to Earth and befriended Arthur.
* In ''Webcomic/KevinAndKell'', Rudy creates two webcomics. The first is about human versions of himself and Fiona called ''Rhondo and Viola'' and the second is about a sheep and called ''Mad About Ewe''.
* Minor ''Webcomic/SkinHorse'' character Leo has his own webcomic about TwoGamersOnACouch Who Are Lions called ''[=AsLAN=]''. Under the influence of his writing partner H.T. it goes on to suffer from galloping CerebusSyndrome and become [[WriterOnBoard blatant propaganda for the extreme wing of the transgenic rights movement]].
* Billy Thatcher of ''Webcomic/MorphE'' is the star of a reality TV show named Pawnography. The show is presently on hiatus due to its star being kidnapped by a flirtatious young mage with blonde curls and an affinity for chess playing reality TV show stars. One of the characters is only aware of Thatcher and his show due an in-universe [[MemeticMutation 4Chan meme]] using sound-bytes from the show.
* ''Webcomic/KnightsOfBuenaVista'' is a CampaignComic (covering mainly Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon films), but instead of playing with an existing tabletop game, they use a fictional one called "[=FantasiaLand=]", which is more FairyTale based than HighFantasy.
* In ''[[http://www.tigerknight.com/99/ Nine to Nine]]'' the author's other webcomic, ''[[http://www.tigerknight.com/ss/ Swords and Sausages]]'', exists as a web video series made by minor characters Tor and Andrea.
* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Elliot and Susan have a small online movie review show that has achieved some small local popularity. It has spawned a number of InUniverse Elliot/Susan [[ShipperOnDeck shippers.]]

!!Examples of type 2 (characters are fans)

* Okay, little bit of an odd example. ''Webcomic/AnsemRetort'' is a webcomic about a reality show. Darth Maul, one of the cast members, likes to ''watch'' said show. Yes, this includes watching himself watch the show.
-->'''Darth Maul:''' That's some paradoxical shit right there!
* ''As The Sneef Boils'' in ''ComicBook/BuckGodotZapGunForHire''.
* In ''Webcomic/CucumberQuest'': The TV Show ''Punisher Pumice''. Little is shown about it, but we know that Almond is a {{fangirl}}. Almond also says in a [[http://cucumber.gigidigi.com/cq/chapter-0-bonus/ Q&A]] that she learned sword fighting by watching TV, "especially from ''Punisher Pumice''" .
* In the webcomic ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', some characters are fans of the ''Lucky Bunny Bounty Show'' (which was [[{{Cancellation}} canceled]] after only 22 episodes).
* ''Webcomic/{{Girly}}'' features ''Action Up The Butt'', which is what happens when you take the concept of Highlander (where killing someone gives you their power), make all the characters 19th century authors (with Sir Walter Scott as the main character), then give them all guns. It was cancelled after the second season.
-->'''Creator/MarkTwain:''' So, you've heard those rumours about me, have you?\\
'''[[Creator/WalterScott Sir Walter Scott]]:''' I... I didn't want to believe them... but...\\
'''Mark Twain:''' That's always been your problem, Sir Walter Scott. You never wanted to believe anything. And now, there will be rumours about you. Specifically, your death. [[PreAssKickingOneLiner And they will NOT be exaggerated!]]
* In ''Webcomic/HeartCore'', it is shown that Ame is really into the cartoon show called ''Royal Jelly Complex''. Most of it has to do with that she is easily distracted by video entertainment.
* ''Webcomic/MyLifeAtWar'': Vulture is a fan of a show about a mercenary mecha pilot called The Southpaw.
* ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'': Marigold and Hannelore are fans of the manga/anime ''Magical Love Gentleman''.
* ''Webcomic/{{Selkie}}'' has ''The Adventures of Sue and Kathryn'', characters from one of the author's previous comics. They are a ten-year-old zombie and wraith, respectively.
* ''Kitten Kaboodle: Space Ranger'' in ''Webcomic/TheSuburbanJungle''.
* ''Devious Gingers'' on BBC JustForFun/FortyTwo is James' favorite show in ''{{Webcomic/Roommates}}''.
* ''Blood Grudge'' in ''Webcomic/PrincessChroma'', of which the main character, a preteen [[MagicalGirl Magical Girl]], is an avid fan.
* In ''Webcomic/DumbingOfAge'', Walky and Dorothy are both fans of the cartoon "Dexter the Head Alien and the Monkey Master". Both the Head Alien and Monkey Master are characters of [[Webcomic/RoomiesItsWalkyJoyceAndWalky another comic by the same author]]. Carla is a fan of the Ultra Car cartoon, Ultra Car's gynoid chassis in ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}'' being the genesis of Carla.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Rain}}'', the titular character is a big fan of the manga "Black Wings Kaminari," and is more than happy to get her friends hooked on it as well. [[spoiler: Chapter 25 is a long dream sequence where she envisions herself as the character.]]
* ''Webcomic/LeifAndThorn'' features a bunch, mostly sequences from from Hedge & Grassie, a sitcom Thorn is a fan of. Other referenced properties include Leachtric (musical), The Holger Saga (literature), Pretty Combat Mountaineer Geirskögul and Magical Storm Rune Svanhvit (magical-girl comics).
* Multiple ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' characters are fans of the Heterodyne stories and plays, which are based on Agatha's parents and uncle even if a lot of the material is made up whole sale or incredibly otherwise off when compared to the reality of their lives.
** Gil is a huge fan of the Trelawney Thorpe novels.

!!Examples of type 3 (SWAS is plot point)

* In [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Webcomic/ShiftyLook ShiftyLook's]] ''[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/wondermomo/in-the-spotlight Wonder Momo: Battle Idol]]'' webcomic, when the [[spoiler: original Wonder Momo, who is Momoko's mother]] explains the past to Momoko.


!!Examples of type 4 (PlotParallel)

* In ''Webcomic/{{Far from Home|MightyMartianStudios}}'', the broadcasts.
* In ''Webcomic/NipAndTuck'', [[http://www.rhjunior.com/NT/00618.html watching the movie]]