''[[http://bobwhitecomics.com/ Bobwhite]]'' is a completed webcomic by Magnolia Porter, author of Webcomic/MonsterPulse, running from 2008 to 2011. It stars three girls attending Bobwhite University, a college in Providence, Rhode Island, with a strong art program.
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!!This webcomic provides examples of:

* AccidentalAimingSkills: In a flashback, young Lewis kills a number of animals on a hunting trip without even trying.
* ArtEvolution: The comic's art has developed from sketchy and rough to smooth and cartoony.
* BathroomStallOfOverheardInsults: Near the end of her first internship, Ivy hears what the other employees ''really'' think about her.
* BlingBlingBang: A gold-plated, jewel-encrusted bullet features in Marlene's six-minute noir parody.
* BrainlessBeauty: Ben. In the strip where he's introduced, he admits that he broke his nose by accidentally kicking his own face in the shower. That's about the level he stays at for the rest of the comic.
* BrilliantButLazy: Ivy. More lazy than brilliant, really, which hasn't stopped all of Ivy's teachers from telling her how much potential she has.
* ComicbookTime: For the most part, the comic is pretty successful at keeping up in real-time. The story takes place over the course of three years and the comic ended after three years, with events and seasonal holidays happening on schedule.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: One of Cleo's prominent traits, and one that gets her much grief from others.
* EpicFail: Discussed. Cleo thinks it would be funny if her clothes folding was so bad that it set her clothes on fire.
* EruditeStoner: Frank, though he does a better job than most of being discreet about his smoking.
* {{Expy}}: Bobwhite is RISD (Rhode Island School of Design) and Redding is Brown University. The author refers to both schools by their real names in AltText and frequently points out where in Providence the action is taking place.
* LadyKillerInLove: Lewis is really, ''really'' bad at keeping in a committed relationship without straying. But he does try to control himself.
* LeFilmArtistique: Marlene's ambition is to create these.
* {{Foil}}: During their third year, the girls run into their "evil reverse-gender doppelgangers" from a rival university.
* GilliganCut: Cleo refuses to do summer work at Gameplace. Dad asks how she plans to pay for anything this summer. Cut to Cleo working at Gameplace.
* GodwinsLaw: Marlene deliberately invokes it [[http://www.bobwhitecomics.com/?webcomic_post=20090115 here]] in order to end a conversation she thinks is stupid.
* {{Goth}}: Ivy and Cleo briefly debate what is and isn't considered gothic. Marlene is convinced that real goths haven't existed since the early 2000's.
* HappilyMarried: Cleo's parents are one of the only parents in the comic still together.
** WordOfGod says most of the cast eventually becomes this after the comic.
* HeelRealization: Cleo. [[http://www.bobwhitecomics.com/?webcomic_post=20090707 "I'm such a terrible employee that I made a child cry."]]
* HippieTeacher: Frank, Ivy's drawing teacher.
* IResembleThatRemark: "Why would you say I'm lazy?" Ivy asks, at the end of a conversation she spent lying on the couch.
* InsultFriendlyFire: Ivy worries about getting enough credits to graduate in time, stating that she can't put up with an extra semester, and--heaven forbid--what if she has to keep coming back to school for the rest of her life. Then she remembers that she's talking with a teacher.
* IntercourseWithYou: [[http://www.bobwhitecomics.com/?webcomic_post=20091008 Discussed.]] One of the side effects of losing your virginity is that you realize how many songs that you thought you knew were actually about sex.
* KavorkaMan: Lewis's sexual history is implied to be rather extensive.
* JustOneMoreLevel: Cleo buys a videogame for Marlene, who doesn't even like games. Marlene decides to try the game out for five minutes. 72 hours of non-stop playing later, Marlene beats the game.
* LameComeback: Ivy is capable of some real zingers. [[http://www.bobwhitecomics.com/?webcomic_post=20080903 But sometimes she isn't.]]
* ManicPixieDreamGirl: Georgie's girlfriend Shoshanna is a cynical take on this. Georgie loves her because she's an energetic, free spirit. ''Everyone else'' can't stand her because she's a drug abuser with zero tact or inhibition.
* MistakenForGay: Marlene thinks she and important indie film director Jen are kindred spirits. Jen kisses her, and then realizes Marlene didn't mean ''that'' kind of kindred spirits.
* MushroomSamba: In one holiday break, Ivy eats so many chips that she has a fever-dream of being visited by Bootsy Collins. Much later, the three girls get lost in the woods, and their hunger causes Marlene and Ivy to hallucinate {{Spirit Advisor}}s--Marlene hears the voice of Creator/AlfredHitchcock from a fossil fern, and Ivy sees a fish wearing Bootsy Collins' glasses. Cleo had no hallucinations, much to her disappointment.
* ObliviousToLove: Ben is the last person to figure out that Cleo is crushing on him. Later, Cleo herself doesn't realize that Bruce was flirting with her until Ivy points it out.
* OhNoNotAgain: A bowl of fish dies within seconds of being left with Marlene. Marlene wishes she could say that's the fastest a pet has ever died in her care.
* OlderThanTheyLook: [[spoiler: Ben is nearly 30 at the start of the comic.]]
* TheOneThingIDontHateAboutYou: Upon seeing Cleo in metal shop class, Ivy and Marlene are briefly shocked into respecting her.
* PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad: In her senior year, Cleo suddenly realizes that she's the only "privileged white person" in her circle of friends, and freaks out over the possibility of unintentionally oppressing them. Said friends find her attempts at political correctness more annoying than her usual behavior.
* PositiveDiscrimination: Ben is more or less the only black guy in the college, so he inevitably shows up on the cover of a lot of the school's ads and pamphlets.
* PowerTrio: Marlene, Ivy and Cleo. They tend to rotate their roles in the trio, though.
* ProgressivelyPrettier: All three girls start off kind of awkward looking, and slowly grow more glamorous looking.
* RidiculousProcrastinator: Marlene, during the production of her six-minute film. She waits to come up with a story until after filming is over, then she doesn't finish editing until the party where the film is supposed to premiere.
** Ivy, all the time. She consistently leaves her art projects until an hour before they're due. (Once, she left it until ten minutes before class.)
* ScrabbleBabble: Marlene convinces the others to let her play "toastery".
* SecretShop: Cleo and her sister Adelaide visit a secret videogame shop, hidden behind a decrepit internet cafe.
* SeriousBusiness: Ben 2's boyfriend says he thinks the newest generation of Pokemon look stupid. Ben 2 promptly breaks up with him. While they're still lying naked in bed together.
* ShallowParody: in-universe: Cleo attempts an ironic ukelele cover of Music/LadyGaga's "Born This Way", and gets a few lines in before admitting that she's never actually heard the song.
* ShrinkingViolet: Georgie Boray, Marlene's best friend, seems unable to express himself without Marlene nearby.
* SliceOfLife: ''College'' life, that is.
* SlapSlapKiss: First, Cleo and Tony. Later, Ivy and the Redding student (i.e. Marlene's male doppelganger). Both times, the AltText or the characters themselves lampshade this.
* SuddenlySexuality: Discussed. In a "Rejected stories" filler strip, Magnolia jokes about {{retcon}}ning Ivy to be a lesbian. "Also I've always had a crush on Marlene, all of a sudden."
* SuspectIsHatless: Marlene describes her rabbi as "Eastern European male, aged 50-70, bearded. [...] Hee hee. Because... [[DontExplainTheJoke because that's what a stereotypical rabbi looks like]]."
* StealthCigaretteCommercial: Marlene tries to pull this off when assigned to film an anti-smoking PublicServiceAnnouncement for a class. Naturally, everyone sees through it.
* StraightGay: Ben2, who is just a typical college student with a nerd streak. His own romantic interests are almost never touched on, so his sexuality is virtually irrelevant.
* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: "I wasn't lying to pad my resume or anything..."
* TemptingFate: Marlene states that, given enough time, things [[SnapBack naturally fall back into their proper order]]. At which point Ivy calls to say that she got a position as an RA so they can't room together next year.
* TzadikimNistarim: Marlene discusses this with Cleo, and she's certain that Cleo can't be one of them.
* WordOfGod: [[http://www.bobwhitecomics.com/?webcomic_post=20100820 Kathy and Ivy's teacher Frank are dating. I just made this up, and now it is canon.]]
* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: Marlene believes Dan Figley to be the ideal man. No one knows why.
** Later, Marlene can't understand what Georgie sees in Shoshanna. When Ivy points out that this is remarkably similar to Marlene and Dan's relationship, Marlene misses the point: "But Dan is perfect!"
* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue: Not in the comic or even the site itself, but every now and then Magnolia likes to post a few drawings or small comics on her blog showing how she thinks some of the characters turned out a few years or decades down the road.
* WordOfGay: Magnolia stated after the comic ended that Cleo is bisexual, but never fully realized it until after leaving college.
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