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''[[http://www.bardsworth.com/ Bardsworth]]'' is a webcomic about the adventures of Mike Cosley, an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent who finds a portal to a fantasy world in his closet. He ends up going to college at the prestigious Bardsworth Academy to learn magic. A fun family-friendly webcomic.

Characters include:

* Mike Cosley: Having been unpopular at his high school, Mike seeks to start a new life at Bardsworth. Cheerful and silly with a great love of cookies.
* Fawn: A fairy who befriends Mike. Cheerful and at times temperamental.
* Kris: Mike's roommate. A serious student and a bit of a loner.
* Crystal: A laid back and playful elf girl who Mike begins dating.
* Keira: A hyperactive bard student. She's also Crystal's roommate.
* Professor Fitzpot Fizzlebottom: A powerful wizard and Bardsworth professor whose house is on the other side of Mike's closet. Takes responsibility for Mike by helping him get into Bardsworth.
* Francis: Fitzpot's friendly demon butler.
* Danyel: Crystal's brother, who loves to prank Mike with various embarrassing spells.
* Tammy: Mike's older sister.
* Rayner: A former (and estranged) pupil of Fitzpot's, who was cast out of wizard society and who shows a particular interest in Mike.
* Raven: One of Fawn's sisters, and TheEeyore of the family.
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!!This webcomic contains examples of:
* {{Adorkable}}: Part of Mike's 'charm'.
* AlliterativeName: Fitzpot Fizzlebottom.
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Demons are implied to be like this, with the obvious exception of Francis.
* APupilOfMineUntilHeTurnedToEvil: Rayner, for Fitzpot. [[spoiler:Though the relationship goes deeper than that -- Rayner is not only an ex-pupil, he's actually Fitzpot's son.]]
* ArtEvolution: Lampshaded once, with Mike looking around a now colored world and having the feeling that something is different...
* BadassBookworm: Kris is trained in swordsmanship.
* BerserkButton: For Mike, hurting his friends.
** For Fawn it's hurting, or even threatening to hurt, Mike.
* BigEater: Mike can really pack it away. Most often it's cookies, of course, but he'll ask for seconds when it comes to just about anything sweet.
* BigSisterInstinct:
** Despite the fact that she torments Mike regularly, Tammy will look out for him.
** Raven is very protective of her siblings, as well. Do ''not'' think you can attack them and get away with it.
* ButtMonkey: Mike. Accidentally blowing things up during an exam, getting [[TheGlomp tackle-hugged]] by Keira, being stalked by a Grimble... the guy can't catch a break.
* CoolLoser: Mike
* CreatorCameo: One of the Grimble's enchantments causes Mike to [[http://www.bardsworth.com/?p=739 briefly turn into]] a real life Peter Tarkulich. He's pretty freaked out by it.
* CuteKitten: Whiskers, the Coselys' family cat. Extremely friendly and cuddly, he [[http://www.bardsworth.com/?comic=sister-comparison gets along famously with Fawn]] and his only real flaw is a tendency to knock down ornaments from the Christmas tree when the family's decorating it.
* DarkAndTroubledPast: Kris
* DeadpanSnarker: Kris is probably the biggest one, though Tammy comes a close second.
* DeathGlare: Tammy has one. It can even stop ''Fawn'' in her tracks.
* TheEeyore: Raven for the fairy community. Where the other fairies are cheerful, sunny personalities, Raven is gloomy and short-tempered. [[spoiler: Turns out that this attitude is due to her having been a FairyCompanion to a human girl once, but then abandoned when the girl fell in love.]]
* FairyCompanion: Fawn for Mike; Penelope for Rayner. It's revealed that fairies who latch on to humans might form a "spirit bond" to them, creating a very deep releationship. The bond can be broken, but it's harmful to do so.
* FullNameUltimatum: "Danyel Luthor Amethyst, just ''what'' do you think you're doing??"
* GenderBender: Mike is temporarily inflicted with [[http://www.bardsworth.com/?p=729 this]] (among many other things) after being enchanted by a Grimble.
* GenkiGirl: Keira
* GentleGiant: Francis
* TheGlomp: Keira frequently greets people this way, especially Mike. Her little sister Kara does this too.
* GlowingEyesOfDoom: [[spoiler: After Malcolm blasts Fawn, Mike starts glowing with power, prepared to lay the smackdown on him.]]
* HotTeacher: Professor Merrit
* ImportantHaircut: Mike gets one over winter break.
* InformedAttribute: Tammy's "tormenting" of Mike is constantly referred to, but hardly ever shown; when she appears in the comic she's more often presented as a caring but aloof big sister who's only looking out for Mike. She does snark quite a bit at him and ''allude'' to acts of torment, but seldom if ever follows up on it and usually apologizes if she's gone too far.
* KnockingOnHeathensDoor: Implied [[http://www.bardsworth.com/?p=648 here.]]
* MassiveNumberedSiblings: Fawn is one of ''thirty'' sisters.
* OneGenderRace: The faeries are all female and the demons all male. [[http://www.bardsworth.com/?p=420 Fawn speculates on this.]]
* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent: Mike. Well, except that [[spoiler: he's a [[http://www.bardsworth.com/?p=212 trimagus]], meaning he has three sources of magical energy instead of the standard two.]]
* PowerIncontinence:
** A spell cast in a dream leaks over into the [[http://www.bardsworth.com/?p=213 real world]]
** Also getting distracted [[http://www.bardsworth.com/?p=481 in class]]
* ThePrankster: Danyel
* SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl: [[spoiler: Kris and Keira]] seem to be headed in this direction.
* ShoutOut:
** [[Film/{{Clerks}} "I wasn't even supposed to be here..."]] [[http://www.bardsworth.com/?p=616]]
** At one point, Mike is seen looking at a copy of ''Literature/{{Hyperion}}''. He's also worn a [[Music/TheyMightBeGiants TMBG]] shirt a few times.
** [[spoiler: Realworld!Mike]] has a ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' poster [[http://www.bardsworth.com/?p=1076 on his wall.]]
* ShuttingUpNow: [[http://www.bardsworth.com/?p=802 here]]
* StealthHiBye: Francis has a habit of appearing out of nowhere.
* SternTeacher: Professor Merrit
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Mike ''really'' likes cookies.
** For Fawn it's Pixie Stix, after Mike introduced them to her (partly as a joke).
* TranslatorMicrobes: [[spoiler: The spell mentioned [[http://www.bardsworth.com/?p=905 here]] ]]
* {{Tsundere}}: Fawn is a type B.
* UnluckyChildhoodFriend: Malcolm
* WizardingSchool
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