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''[[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/ And Shine Heaven Now]]'' is a ''{{Hellsing}}'' [[FanWebComics fan web comic]] created by Erin Ptah, hosted on ComicGenesis. More humorous than its source material, ''Shine'' follows the Hellsing organization and others as they tackle problems such as parties, monster attacks, romance, pay checks, extremely aggravating [[FanGirl fangirls]], and [[Franchise/ScoobyDoo those meddling kids]].

This page also contains tropes from Erin's related comics, [[http://sailorhellsing.comicgenesis.com/ Sailor Hellsing]] and [[http://eagleofhermes.deviantart.com/ The Eagle of Hermes]]. Scroll down.

For some of the more convoluted theories about where all this is leading, check out the [[WMG/AndShineHeavenNow Wild Mass Guessing]] page.

The artist's latest comic, ButImACatPerson, is a completely separate story taking place in its own universe... but since the Shineverse already had its fair share of original characters, keep an eye out for some familiar faces.

Completed as of November 17th, 2011.

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!!Besides many of the tropes found in Hellsing, ''Shine'' also provides examples of:
* AbortedArc: Set was supposed to be the main villain in a storyline where the villains killed in the Hellsing animated series would supposedly escape from Hell. It was dumped after WordOfGod discontinued the animated series, and more than half the people that would appear in this pseudo-storyline ceased to exist.
** The 'lost storyline' was a plot conceived in the early days of Shine, back when it was still gag-a-day format and Pip had yet to arrive on the scene. It had been supplanted by another plot and never picked up again. Some plot elements from this would be revived during the 'Getting Sick of Fangirls' plot.
** During the rerun of Eagle of Hermes, Erin tells of a few plots that, for one reason or another, never got off the ground, such as Reseda meeting Helena or the Franchise/SherlockHolmes-PetShopOfHorrors crossover.
* ArmsDealer: Ann Warbucks. Inherited from her adopted father.
* ArtEvolution: So very much. Any strip which summarizes earlier events reveals this.
* AscendedExtra: meta-example: Xuanwu of ''StrangeCandy'' started out as one of Shine's many fans, then co-wrote the Shine or Die arc with Erin and has shown up several times since, including the Eurekon storyline and the What's Up, Doc? (not to be confused with [[BugsBunny What's up, Doc?]]) Sunday strips.
** In-story wise, [[spoiler:Sir Shelby Penwood appears to be getting a bigger role than he did in the manga, seeing as how he's now [[Series/DoctorWho Jackie and Rose Tyler]]'s guardian angel]].
** Ditto for Yumiko and Heinkel, who have gotten several long storylines fleshing out their characterization in ways [[RedShirt their manga versions]] never did.
* AuthorAppeal: ''Hellsing'' and, say, ''WitchHunterRobin'' have a lot thematically in common; but a lot of the series, from ''Marimite'' to ''Madeline'', are just there because the author likes them, and made to fit in out of sheer willpower:
* BleachedUnderpants: Aside from the established Hellsing examples, three characters came from some of Kohta Hirano's hentai works:
** Nina, who was an unnamed demon in ''Doc's Story''.
** [[spoiler: Pip Bernadotte, from ''Coyote'', who was the prototype for the Hellsing version of Pip. In Shine, he's Pip's grandfather.]]
** [[spoiler: Natalie, from ''Coyote'' as well. While she's seen chained up, that's the extent Shine goes to. She's revealed to be Pip's grandmother.]]
* BrickJoke: In the very first story line, Alucard and Walter already knew what a FanGirl was, and explained them to Integra and Seras. Seven years later, we find out how they knew. [[spoiler: They fought off fangirls during World War II]]
* CatGirl: Aside from the canon example of Schrodinger, fangirls turned Alucard into a catboy and Rip into a CatGirl
* CerebusSyndrome: Arguably justified, as readers have known from the beginning that the gag storylines would lead to the dramatic plot of Hellsing eventually.
** To the point, Erin had told Millennium that the main plot would kick in once she knew the identity of the She.
* ChekhovsSkill: Integra's ability to consecrate liquid in the Good Books backstory, later seen as an integral (er, no pun intended) weapon in the Let There Be Guns storyline.
* ClimacticBattleResurrection: Everything is leading toward Hellsing's big showdown, with a stack of crossovers thrown in
* ConRecap: Parodied in [[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/d/20060731.html the Catholicon storyline]], in which Enrico recounts a convention of religious fanatics.
** Also played straight with a strip or two each year after Otakon.
* [[strike: CoolPlane]] [[CoolPlane Incredibly Awesome Plane]]
-->'''Soldier:''' A plane like this, it can call itself whatever it wants!
* DarkSkinnedBlond: Timothy
** Uh, Integra? Hello?
* DeadpanSnarker: The captain manages this despite being TheVoiceless
* DeliberatelyMonochrome: Of the Limited Palette variety: The fangirl arc with [[Literature/JeevesAndWooster Jeeves and Bertie]] in it were portrayed in this style, with only the red of vampire eyes showing...and then the fangirls.
-->'''Alucard:''' What ''is'' this thing, and why does it get to be in color?
** The flashback arc that introduced Jeeves and Bertie could be considered a Desaturation example, with more sepia tones than normal arcs, but still with color.
*** WordOfGod is that both Jeeves-and-Wooster arcs have used the same palette. Ditto for the flashback involving Pip's grandparents, which takes place in the same era.
* DeusExMachina: Alucard calls the [[CoolPlane Incredibly Awesome Plane]] this. Integra denies it is one.
** Also, [[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/d/20110324.html this strip]]. Well played, Anderson, well played.
* UnsettlingGenderReveal: Well, to be fair, Alucard is ''very'' convincing as Girlycard, and Bertie is not very bright...
** And also, technically, pulled this on Maggie.
* DistantFinale: The final storyline, like the final chapter of Hellsing, takes place years after the final battle, and expands upon the future hinted at in earlier FlashForward storylines.
* FanFic: In spite of being essentially fic itself, the series has [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6197860/1/And_Shine_Simple_Heroes spawned some of its own]].
* FanNickname: [[spoiler: [=iJeeves=], for the Jeeves I-Jin]]
* FilkSong: The Hell''Sing'' fillers
* FireAndBrimstoneHell
* FlashStep: [[spoiler: [=iJeeves=]]]
* ForScience: "What's Up Doc?", a series of Sunday specials featuring Doc, Millennium's mad scientist
* FourthWallMailSlot: The Doujinshi-Ka's Inbox segment, usually an AuthorGuestSpot, though other characters often chime in
* FreakyFridayFlip: for the entire Millennium cast, followed by just [[spoiler:Schroedinger and the kidnapped [[HornyDevil succubus]] Nina]].
* FunWithAcronyms: '''M'''arian '''A'''methyst '''R'''aven '''Y'''umi '''S'''appho '''U'''rania '''E'''lizabeth.
* GenreSavvy: The Major, being a fanboy of War (in the figurative and [[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/d/20090111.html literal sense]]), [[spoiler: gives a fandom term laden version of his famous 'I Love War' speech to subdue the fangirls.]]
* GoodAdulteryBadAdultery: Erin hinted [[http://sailorptah.deviantart.com/art/Integra-s-Family-Tree-171870994 in this picture]] that Arthur might have been the result of an affair between Mina and Abraham. If true, this would probably be seen as an example of 'good' adultery because...well, if we don't have Arthur, we don't have Integra.
* GoodAngelBadAngel: Integra and Timothy. Partially subverted in that Integra's angel and devil appeared in full-size versions during the visit-to-Hell storyline.
** And now Enrico has Bad Angel and [[Comicbook/TheSandman Delirium]], who filled in for Enrico's good angel while he was lost in her domain. [[spoiler: This, natually, is taking place when Enrico goes batshit insane with power.]]
* GuestStrip: Used as filler to keep up the update schedule, with the side effect that any SeriesHiatus is limited by the number of strips the readership can be coerced to send in.
* [[spoiler: HasTwoMommies: Turns out D just ''thinks'' Alucard is his father; he's actually Integra and ''Seras's'' child, and no, neither of them will say how.]]
* [[strike: {{Hermaphrodite}}]] [[{{Hermaphrodite}} Intersex]]: [[spoiler: Heinkel. A number of strips describe how Heinkel struggled to find a gender identity.]]
* HeroicBSOD: Yumiko, after [[spoiler: Heinkel releases her other nine personalities and as they sort themselves out]]
* IHaveYourWife: [[spoiler: Walter. Millennium has his daughter, Maggie.]]
* InstrumentOfMurder: In a flashback arc, after Jeeves refused to teach Walter a complicated technique with their weapon of choice, monofilament, Walter nicks the piano wires from Bertie's piano to practice on his own, and later uses it to hold back a vampire while the others escaped.
* [[HowTheCharacterStoleChristmas How the Grinch Cancelled Christmas]]: The 2004 Christmas storyline.
* InsultBackfire:
-->'''Fangirl:''' ...wait, Jeeves hates my clothing! JEEVES HATES MY CLOTHING EVERYBODY! MY EXISTENCE HAS BEEN VALIDATED!
** Later...
-->'''Jeeves:''' All of you are clad in the most garish, unappealing costumes ever to have been assembled from colors not found in nature.
-->'''Fangirls:''' [[{{Squee}} WHEEEEEEEE OMG!]]
-->'''Alucard:''' [[InsultMisfire Hey!]]
* JigsawPuzzlePlot: Weaves together plot points from all the major series included, plus a bunch of original twists
* LighterAndSofter: Oh holy shit yes.
* MegaCrossover: Far too many crossovers and cameos to even begin mentioning. But let's try! There's ''Anime/ReadOrDie'', ''VictorianRomanceEmma'', ''{{Madeline}}'', ''WitchHunterRobin'', ''[[LightNovel/MariaSamaGaMiteru Marimite]]'', ''Literature/GoodOmens'', and ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''. And {{cameo}} of other series, such as [[Literature/GoodOmens the Four]] [[Comicbook/TheSandman Horsemen]] as well as a slightly older-looking [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin, Susie and Candice]] in a recent strip. And in the current arc, [[Series/DoctorWho Ace]][[note]]Killing a vampire with [[BlatantLies so-totally-not-Nitro 9]].[[/note]], [[Series/DoctorWho Jackie and a young Rose Tyler]] have appeared. Also, one of the Doctors has appeared in an older storyline[[note]]The Sixth Doctor, if memory serves[[/note]] with H.G. Wells.
** In a sentence: Shine crosses Hellsing with everything you'd expect and a few things you didn't.
* [[spoiler: MercyKill: Walter and Girlycard killed a mortally wounded Jeeves rather than let him fall into the Nazis' hands (and Jeeves refused to be turned into a vampire.]]
** Later, [[spoiler: Maggie does this to Walter after it's revealed there's no permanent way to break Millennium's brainwashing.]]
* MindRape: What [[spoiler: the Jeeves I-Jin]] does to Walter to turn him evil.
* MostCommonCardGame: The artist has difficulty drawing cool-looking fight scenes, so extended dramatic battles are often represented as games of Go Fish.
** Then when that got a bit old, it was exchanged for [[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus fish-slapping]].
* MultipleChoicePast: Lampshaded in regards to Enrico telling how he met Integra.
--> "Yes, but the story changes every time he tells it."
* MythArc: Was held off until ''Hellsing'' ended so as not to get {{Jossed}}, but is now starting to develop
* NiceHat: One fangirl absconded back to her world with Alucard's hat
* NotAllowedToGrowUp: Lampshaded when Annie claims that because she was born on February 29th, she ages at a quarter of the rate of a normal human (hence why she could have been alive in the 1940s but look no older than thirty). Course, she ''could'' be pulling Seras's leg.
** No, no, that's the canon explanation from the original comic. ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie is AWESOME!
* OnlyAFleshWound: [[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/d/20080411.html subverted]]; in spite of her bravado, the character is significantly weakened, and easily knocked out in the next strip
* OriginalCharacter: the vampires Reseda and Marian, most notably, along with some supporting cast in Heaven and Hell
** How could you forget Timothy?
*** Because he was either retconned into being [[spoiler: Iscariot's future leader Father Maccabee]] or Erin planned that all along.
* OverlyLongName: Marian Amethyst Raven Yumi Sappho Urania Elizabeth, who oddly enough is not a MarySue
* ParentalSexualitySquick: Integra's horrified at the thought of hearing about her father's teenage exploits. Alucard reassures her that nothing of the sort would happen, because this is in a novel written by Bertie, who's an UpperClassTwit and wouldn't know sexual innuendo if it bit him.
* ParodySue: Marian, who ''thinks'' she has Sue-esque plot-bending powers... [[SubvertedTrope but really has nothing of the sort]].
* RealMenWearPink: Alucard wore Hello Kitty pjs in the Lost Storyline.
* RemixComic: Occurs occasionally as guest strips.
* {{Robinsonade}}
* RousingSpeech: If you thought the 'I Love War' speech was awesome before, [[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/d/20090629.html you should see the fandom version.]]
* RunningGag: The three people that visit Enrico in the "Ghosts of Iscariot Past" storyline aren't ''technically'' ghosts. They all said they had some free time.
* ScheduleSlip: Oddly enough, when this happens, it's usually because something is up with the host site. When Erin needs a break for schoolwork or her computer being on the fritz (again), she posts guest comics, and more recently a feature on Integra fansites.
** Which has been pointed out by Jon Stewart [[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/d/20100607.html here]].
** Though there was one time she deliberately postponed the plot for more Integra spottings: she felt uncomfortable posting a story about a fictional London burning at the same time as the real life London riots were happening.
* SeriousBusiness: Jeeves holds Bertie's fashion faux pas on the same level as fangirls.
* SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: Seras is definitely not interested in Pip. Nope.
* ShownTheirWork: And how! Ranges from footnotes under her comics to [[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/d/20060917.html an entire comic dedicated to it.]]
* SlidingScaleOfFourthWallHardness: it can be broken for comedy value, as [[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/d/20070805.html Integra explains]]
* SoBeautifulItsACurse: eras on her figure; Pip insists that he can respect her as a person ''and'' enjoy her chest
* SplitPersonality: Yumiko and Yumie, [[spoiler:and all [[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/d/20100307.html nine others]] identified in the system]], given much more backstory than in the original, where their splitting is just a plot device. May be a form of AuthorAppeal, given some of Erin's [[UnitedStatesOfTara other fandoms]].
* {{Squee}}: One can hear a fangirl coming a mile away because they do this. The best way to get fangirls to let go is to make them do this so much they faint from sheer joy. Examples:
** Year 1: having Alucard aim at Integra, making the fangirls rave about what the hell's going on and what the characters are thinking, all declaring "THIS IS SO COOL!"
** Year 2: Enrico pointing out that "A World Without Logos" can also be translated as "A World Without God", which is also relevant to ''{{Hellsing}}''
** Year 4: Giving the fans autographs (and in the case of the Jackal fangirl, a bullet)
** Year 6: An epic battle between Alucard and Nina
** Year 7: The GenreSavvy Major giving a fanboy version of his infamous 'I Love War' RousingSpeech.
** Year 8: [[Literature/JeevesAndWooster Jeeves]] insulting everyone's clothes. Apparently it was just so Jeeves everyone fangasmed.
* SundayStrip: Sometimes plot-relevant, but generally used to present non-storyline features, including Q&As, parodies, filk, and one-shots
* TakeThat: Fangirls were what caused ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'''s version of vampires to sparkle in the first place.
* ThePowerOfLove: Subverted.
-->'''Marian:''' It's not unlikely at all. You're an enemy of Integra. So there's no way you can beat me. Because I have the most powerful thing in the universe on my side-the power of true love!
-->'''[[spoiler: [=iJeeves=]]]:''' Indeed. [[spoiler: [slices Marian in to pieces]]] As a tactic, it leaves something to be desired.
* TimeTravel
* TookALevelInBadass: Some of the more unconventional crossovers have the characters do this:
** {{Madeline}}, who's become a vampire hunter for the French branch of Iscariot
** [[ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie Annie Warbucks]], who inherited her adopted father's arms dealing business
** The Yellow Kid, along with [[{{Peanuts}} Peppermint Patty and Marcie]], who now work for Annie. Patty was even seen shooting at Allhambra.
* TranslationConvention: Usually used, although averted when a character is speaking/thinking in French.
** Lampshaded here with "[[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/d/20090927.html Translated from German with a heavy French accent]]".
* {{Tsundere}}: Seras.
* {{Tuckerization}}: The fangirl storylines, as well as the Catholicon storyline, take this to extremes.
* VanHelsingHateCrimes: especially when Integra and Enrico are debating the subject of vampires.
* WebcomicTime: Everything before the time travel storyline (published in 2006, taking place in 1997) has been hit by {{Retcon}}, but after it things have started to advance. In 2008 the comic had made it into 1998, and WordOfGod states that Hellsing's main plot will take place in 1999 (comic time). It has also been lampshaded a few times by the characters, such as [[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/d/20101101.html here]]
* WhamEpisode: [[spoiler: Jeeves is working with Millennium. ]]
** [[spoiler:Then it turns out it's an i-Jin of Jeeves.]]
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The 'Storylines that Weren't'
** How Reseda Met Helena: ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin. Never got past the concept and the idea of drawing all those {{Pimped Out Dress}}es was too daunting.
** Madeline and Friends: Madeline's adventures in the Holy League. Never got past a cast of characters (Madeline, Pepito, and a Muslim girl codenamed Mitraille)
** Catholintegra: Enrico finds an I-Jin of Gregor Mendel and tries to create a Catholic version of Integra. Dropped cause Caterina Sforza of ''TrinityBlood'' made a good Catholic Integra already, so it was retconned into an Iscariot in the far future being more successful in creating Catholintegra than Enrico was.
** Let The Flames Begin: A MirrorUniverse where instead of fangirls invading, flamers do.
** Everything's Better With Yuri: A GenderFlip of Pip.
** A Proper Lupin III Adventure: Hellsing is recruited to stop Franchise/LupinIII from stealing the Crown Jewels.
** Hellsing Heir Auditions: Integra seeks out someone to adopt as her heir. Dropped when the GrandFinale of Hellsing reveals [[spoiler: that the head of Hellsing will be a government-appointed position from now on, starting with Penwood's grandson.]]
** The Adventure of the Chinatown Pet Shop: Franchise/SherlockHolmes meets PetShopOfHorrors.
** Integra's Inferno: Integra does [[Literature/TheDivineComedy Dante's Inferno]]. Erin never worked out what she'd be searching for.
** '99 cameos: PippiLongstocking, SaintTail, Franchise/ScoobyDoo and the gang, and [[TheMagicSchoolBus Ms. Frizzle's (now college aged) class]] were considered for cameos.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: Timothy [[spoiler:after becoming the [[Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena Rose Bride]]]]
* WildMassGuessing: ''Shine'' explores some possible ones, and has given rise to other ones, notably the WMG that Schrodinger [[spoiler:is an I-jin.]] He is in ''Shine'' canon.
* YetAnotherChristmasCarol: The 2009 Christmas storyline, directed at Enrico Maxwell. [[spoiler: Original character Lisa the Angel fills in as the Ghost of Iscariot Past, and [[Manga/SailorMoon Helios]] substitutes as the Ghost of Iscariot Present. [[Comicbook/TheSandman Death]] substitutes as the Ghost of Iscariot Future.]]

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In addition to ''Shine'', Erin also has a FusionFic comic, [[http://sailorhellsing.comicgenesis.com/ Bishojo Kishi Sailor Hellsing]], which replaces the characters of Manga/SailorMoon with the cast and setting of {{Hellsing}}. A young Integra finds herself leading battle against vampires when her father dies, leaving her leadership of the Hellsing organization, while a talking eight-eyed dog called Alunacard gives her a crucifix pin that changes her into Sailor Hellsing. With the aid of Sailors Regenerator, Ghoul, Human, Vampire, along with the help of the mysterious Masked Vampire, Sailor Hellsing leads the Sailor Knights in the fight against the vampire menace while searching for the Master of Monster.

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!!Sailor Hellsing contains examples of:
* AllThereInTheManual: Erin had only intended to do this for one arc. She had, however, drawn out concepts for other Hellsing characters as Sailor Knights for potential future arcs.
* GenderBender: Anderson and Pip have both been changed into teenage girls for this comic
* WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway: Sailor Ghoul has the amazing ability to think, though sadly this does not change her status as TheDitz. Still, for a ghoul still having a functional mind is pretty amazing. For a ghoul.

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In additional [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment addition]] to that, Erin has a third comic on Website/DeviantArt and rerunning on the main site, [[http://eagleofhermes.deviantart.com/ The Eagle of Hermes]], a ''Series/TheDailyShow'', ''Series/TheColbertReport'', and ''{{Hellsing}}'' crossover set in present day Shine-verse, with flashbacks to the Millennium invasion in 1999. It's a story that asks one thing: WhatIf Creator/StephenColbert was a vampire?

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!!The Eagle of Hermes contains examples of:
* BrokenMasquerade: Bobby's death alerted Iscariot to Stephen's vampireness.
** TheUnmasquedWorld: On a larger scale, The Eagle of Hermes reveals that the general masquerade of vampires broke with the Millennium invasion, as it was too large scale to ever cover up.
** And finally, the sequel/side story had Stephen reveal he's a vampire to the audience of the Rally to Restore Sanity.
* CassandraTruth: Stephen warned Jon that there were vampires. He didn't listen, and tried to go home.
* ChurchMilitant: Iscariot, of course. [[spoiler: Back in '99, Stephen served as one of their field agents.]]
* CombatPragmatist: The head of Iscariot, [[spoiler: Timothy]], decided not to waste manpower on taking Stephen out because a) he's not a threat, b) he might be useful later, c) Hellsing already has a handle on him, and d) all Stephen wants to do is his show anyway.
* CoolPlane: The Incredibly Awesome Plane makes a comeback!
* DeliberatelyMonochrome: Also of the Limited Palette variety, the recurring color here is red (with an odd exception of [[http://sailorptah.deviantart.com/art/Chapter-4-Page-03-172596561 this title page.]])
* GangstaStyle: Heinkel holds the pistol this way when changing targets from Stephen to Jon.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: [[http://hellsing.comicgenesis.com/d/20111007.html Jon and Stephen]]. With a healthy dose of HoYay, much as Stephen [[HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday would like to deny it]].
* MemeticBadass: Integra is now an in-universe example.
* MoralityPet: Jon seems to be this for Stephen.
* PosthumousCharacter: Alas, poor Bobby...
* RedOniBlueOni: Stephen to Jon
* ShroudedInMyth: Seras, she's been seen a couple of times in public, but other than that the public knows little about her, and sees her as more of a symbol than a real person.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Sister Kim for Yumiko.

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