* FollowTheLeader: Originally it looked like an ''Order of the Stick''(ish) comic, and the creator has said that the comic was inspired by it. The comic itself isn't a stick figure comic, and through [[ArtEvolution a gradual change in style]], the trope is averting itself by the character designs getting [[DerivativeDifferentiation further and further away]] from ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' and the backgrounds being much more detailed.
* MissingEpisode: Lampshaded by Lenny in the webpage's banner in [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/first.html "The Long Lost Prologue"]].
* ScheduleSlip
** In 2010, the creator took a [[AttentionDeficitCreatorDisorder two month hiatus]] to draw [[SuperMarioBros Mario fanart]] but has resumed the comic since.
** November 2011, he started drawing a ''SuperMarioBros'' webcomic that he's hosting on [[Website/DeviantArt his DA account.]] It's caused a couple of slips, but he seems to be ignoring that new project and refocusing on OLA.
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