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AndersLovesMaria is a webcomic by Rene Engstrom about the lives of Anders von Silfersked and Maria Holm, starting from the time they decided to have a baby. Take FinaglesLaw, Dial it UpToEleven, toss in a LoveDodecahedron, and as a finishing touch sprinkle Swedish royalty on top. Began 9/11/2006, ended 2/5/2010.

[[http://anderslovesmaria.reneengstrom.com/ It can be found here.]] '''Spoiler Alert!!!'''

[[http://anderslovesmaria.reneengstrom.com/2006/09/11/2006-09-11/ The first page. Start here.]]
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!!This webcomic provides examples of:

* ArtEvolution
* TheAlcoholic: The Holm parents
* AllLoveIsUnrequited
* TheBabyTrap: [[spoiler:Tina does this in an attempt to hold onto Anders, hiding the fact that she's miscarried]]
* BigOlEyebrows: Johnan.
* BiTheWay: Anna and Madame Von Silfersked
* [[spoiler:BittersweetEnding]]
* ButtMonkey: Anders, Maria, really anyone who gets involved in this hurricane.
* TheCasanova: [[spoiler:Anders, to the misfortune of Maria and most suitors]]
* ConvenientMiscarriage [[spoiler:Tina with Anders]]
* DeadGuyJunior: [[spoiler: The younger Maria.]]
* [[spoiler: DeathByChildbirth]]
* DoggedNiceGuy: Bjorn to Maria
* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: Tina]]
* FanDisservice: [[spoiler: Anders sleeping with Little Shit. It seems implied that they don't actually have sex; Anders just needs to cuddle. Still.]]
** Anders' aged mother sitting around without a shirt is certainly not put in for titillation.
* FinaglesLaw
* FunetikAksent: In flashbacks, Maria's thick northern Swedish accent is represented in English by a phonetic representation of a Yorkshire accent.
* GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: Averted: [[spoiler:Tina goes through with the procedure as a teenager. According to Rene, Maria also had one with Bjorn]]
* HardDrinkingPartyGirl: Maria, pre-pregnancy
* HasTwoMommies: Played with. Anders does not approve of his mother's new lover.
-->'''Anna:''' I'm going to be a grandma.
-->'''Anders:''' No you bloody well aren't!
* [[spoiler: [[IdenticalGrandson Identical Daughter]]: Aside from Anders's hair color, Maria looks and has a similar mannerism to her mother Maria.]]
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Johan and Bjorn are classic examples. Anders (usually) means well, but poor impulse control paired with worse personal judgement gets you here.
* KnightTemplarBigBrother: Johan to Maria, having had to look after her since childhood.
* LadykillerInLove: Anders to Maria
* LongestPregnancyEver: Maria is pregnant for nearly all of the comic's run.
* LoveDodecahedron: Anders
** Jeph Jacques of {{Questionable Content}} suggested the title "Anders Has Sex With Everyone".
* NoodlePeople: A single character example: Anna is unrealistically thin compared to the other characters.
* SeriesHiatus: Every now and then.
* SliceOfLife
* SocialServicesDoesNotExist: Averted; Johan and Maria were placed in a foster home as children due to neglect.
* TwistEnding: [[spoiler:Anders ''does'' love Maria, his daughter.]]
** [[spoiler: He does truly love Maria, his girlfriend, it's just... complicated.]]
* WhamEpisode: The ending caught a lot of people off guard.
* WhamLine: [[spoiler: "Maria never woke up."]]
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