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[[http://www.evildivacomics.com/ Evil Diva]] is a webcomic by Peter Menotti and Joe Cashman - drawn by Cassandra Wedeking and inked by Severin Piehl. It's set in a modern world where angels and demons go to school and work together. Starring the titular Diva Beelze, an average 12-year-old girl who although being a devil, can only find herself doing good things for others.

And then things get [[strike:complicated]] [[HilarityEnsues wacky]] when she gets MagicalGirl powers. Things get [[CerebusSyndrome complicated]] a few chapters later when the way she uses those powers catches up with her. And indeed, there's more to said powers than she assumed at first...

Or this was the initial plot of the comic. After losing a staff member on the production team, there has since been a TimeSkip. The comic is now about a fifteen year-old girl in a new setting. The comic, which was previously light-hearted, is now about the SeriousBusiness of being a SuperHero in issue seven, [[LoveTriangle complicated]] [[LesYay teen]] [[FreakyFridayFlip romance]] in issue nine, and [[AttemptedRape tricky personal introductions]] in issue ten. Officially, the comic is about fighting crime with the power of balance.

Not to be confused with the trope EvilDiva.
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!!Provides examples of:

* ActionMom: Michelle's mom.
* AllJustADream
* AlphaBitch: Angela.
** [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1329 Not anymore.]]
** [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1520 Officially]] and actively averting it.
* AlternateUniverse: When the comic first entered the TimeSkip, it did so while simultaneously entering an AlternateUniverse. The comic skipped ahead three years to a place where the entire social dynamic of the world was reversed. It proved as confusing to Diva as it may have been to some readers. [[spoiler: Ultimately, Diva discovers the new world is programmed to love anything she does, but the cost is that Diva's mother is no longer good at her job, and Diva's petty rival, Angela, is now modestly happy. Diva rights the wrong by mercilessly beating Angela until the universe changes back again.]]
* AmoralAttorney
* ArchangelMichael
* ArtEvolution: Very notable through Brinson's run. Compare the first pages of Issue One with the first pages of Issue Six. All of those pages and all the ones intervening were drawn by Brinson, and they are VERY different from beginning to end (for example, Gabriel and Angela always had pointy noses, but somehow by the end of Brinson's run they became enormous).
* ArtShift: Although Hollywooodartchick and Cassandra and Severin worked hard to emulate Brinson's art style, the results were [[OffModel mixed]] at best. Now that a new issue has started, they've given up all pretense. Note that the significantly different art is not necessarily bad; rather, the new art is less simplistic and cartoony, which is convenient given that it marks a [[MoodWhiplash reversal of the comic's former whimsy]].
* AttemptedRape: Diva's sister Tia introduces her to an older guy friend named Tommy at a party. [[spoiler:After leaving them alone together for seven brief panels, during which Diva explains she is underage, Tommy decides he may as well rape Diva right there in front of everybody. Diva is forced to break free on her own, as the rest of the party goers are too busy eating pancakes to help.]]
* BadassNormal: Virgil during ''Really Old Man Adventures: Loki''
* BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad: Diva is treated as weird for being a devil ''and'' good at times.
* BadLiar: Diva. So, so much.
* BalanceBetweenGoodAndEvil/[[OrderVersusChaos Order And Chaos]]: Except the emphasis is more on the "balance" part. [[spoiler:When Virgil has control of the staff, he specifically seeks out a Trickster Archetype to complement his Lawful with Chaos.]]
* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Often averted. Prettiness can be good, neutral, or even evil.
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: This occurs once in issue seven, where Diva and Angela accidentally wish themselves into an AlternateUniverse. It happens again in issue ten, when Diva wishes she could see her sister, Tia, and she is teleported to a college campus that is actually a horrible, pancake-filled nest of derranged, stinging, half-naked, sex hornets that laugh at the idea of being imprisoned for [[AttemptedRape statutory rape]].
* BedsheetLadder
* {{Bishounen}}: Loki's got the nickname "Hypno Bishie" among fans.
* {{Blackmail}}
* BrokenBase: This occured when the comic first [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks changed]] artist, tone, and timeline. Some accepted the new turn, others complained. The division widened when the main protagonist was teleported directly into the clutches of a [[MonsterOfTheWeek compulsive rapist]] named Tommy. Apparently, some fans will turn on a comic when the writer repeatedly puts a [[UnacceptableTargets naive little girl]] in sexual situations and finally [[AttemptedRape assaults]] her with an older man. Who knew?
** This really was not helped by the writer's extended DearNegativeReader to all the fans who complained about the new storyline in addition to a new schedule that depended on donations.
* CerebusSyndrome: Although it still retains a bit of light-hearted comedy, things became notably more serious after [[spoiler: Angela's]] trial. [[spoiler: Prior to the TimeSkip, the comic author suggested killing off Diva's rival, Angela, but the decision was turned after meeting overwhelming fan resistance.]] After the TimeSkip, the plot takes a seriously sharp turn in this direction by addressing topics such as AttemptedRape.
* CharacterAlignment
** ChaoticGood: Diva
** ChaoticNeutral: [[spoiler: Loki]] [[invoked]]
** LawfulNeutral: Virgil [[invoked]]
** LawfulEvil: Mrs. Beelze and possibly Mr. Beelze
* ConflictingLoyalty: Diva wants to do good, against her parents' wishes.
* CoolBigSis: Tia.
* {{Crossover}}: Virgil, Archangel Michael, [[spoiler: Loki]].
* DaddysLittleVillain: parodied, kinda.
* DeadpanSnarker: Gabriel has his moments. This is particularly impressive given his lack of speech.
* DealWithTheDevil
* DefrostingIceQueen: What seemed to be happening to Angela after she and Diva worked through so much trouble together prior to the TimeSkip, including a legal proceeding. However, at the end of issue eight, in an example of StatusQuoIsGod, Angela more or less declares her intent to get back in the fridge.
* EarlyBirdCameo: [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1184 The relevance comes later.]]
* EmpathyPet: Cerby to Diva
* ExactWords
* FamedInStory
* FemaleAngelMaleDemon: Inverted with Diva and Gabriel.
* ForScience
* FreakyFridayFlip: [[spoiler: For [[IdiotPlot reasons never fully explained]] to the reader, Diva chooses to switch bodies with her friend Michelle before going to a party, which creates conflict.]]
* AFriendInNeed
* FullNameUltimatum: [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1761 Diva Marie Beelze!]]
* BookEnds: [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1627 This]] looks rather [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1400 familiar.]]
* {{God}}: Known as [[TheBigLebowski "The Dude"]].
* {{Hellhound}}: Inverted with Cerby. Though a talking one more in the vein of the trope shows up in Really Old Man Adventures.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Virgil and Dante show hints of this.
* HiMom
* HippieJesus: He runs a [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1437 coffeehouse.]]
* HourglassPlot: The arc with Diva being popular, and people picking on Angela, is an exact reversal of their past positions, socially. Angela actually ''wished'' it that way.
* IdiotPlot: The entire cause of conflict for issue nine is based on downright mysterious character motivations, and it is also 100% caused by the main characters doing something that, by all logical accounts, was uncalled for.
* IHaveManyNames
* InsultBackfire: The demons do this.
* KangarooCourt
* LesYay: [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1669 Here.]]
* LightIsNotGood: Angela originally. Now the highschoolers.
** Angelic students often act HolierThanThou in the main student body, but are similarly nasty, under the right circumstances, to devil students.
* MagicalGirl: Diva.
* MeaningfulEcho: Issue Seven's first pages are a MeaningfulEcho of the first pages of the comic. In the beginning, Diva was shy and scared to go to school. In Issue Seven, Diva is the exact opposite. [[spoiler: However, it is later revealed that this is only because Diva's mind has been altered by entering an AlternateUniverse, which is hard to tell at first because the comic also began a TimeSkip at the exact same time.]]
* MeaningfulName: Of the punny sort often as not.
* MinionWithAnFInEvil
* MoodWhiplash: The difference between the tone before and after the TimeSkip could be described like a chasm.
* MySpeciesDothProtestTooMuch: Though it isn't as severe as most examples, since it's more "societal pressure" than InTheBlood in this universe.
* NobleDemon: Diva.
* NoodleIncident
* NotMeThisTime
* ObfuscatingStupidity: [[spoiler: Diva's dad.]]
* ObstructiveBureaucrat
* OddShapedPanel
* OffModel: After Brinson left Team Diva, she was replaced by Hollywoodartchick, whose style is considerably different. This was fixed when Cassandra W. and Severin took over the art.
* OffstageVillainy
* OrderVersusChaos
* OurAngelsAreDifferent
* OurDemonsAreDifferent
* PaperThinDisguise: Diva's disguises as a result of her MagicalGirl powers still allow Angela to recognize her.
* PlayingWithFire: Loki and "The Big Guy"
* PowersThatBe
* PrecociousCrush: Melissa's crush on Loki early on.
* PrivateEyeMonologue: Gabe does this to narrate.
* PromotedFanboy: The pencils and inking have recently been passed off to Cassandra W. and Severin, who came to the creator's attention with Cassandra's fanart.
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1154 "Leave. Her. Alone!"]]
* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: [[spoiler: Virgil and Loki]].
* TheReveal: The end of ''Really Old Man Adventures: Loki'' when we find out [[FanNickname Hypno Bishie's]] identity, which might also count as a TrickTwist.
** Most recently, the revelation that [[spoiler: it was Dad rather than Loki who erased Hell's security footage.]]
* TheRival: Angela.
* {{Satan}}: Known as "The Big Guy".
* ScheduleSlip
* SeeNoEvilHearNoEvil: In issue ten, Diva is brought to an extremely crowded party. Bodies are pressed against one another so tightly that she and her sister, Tia, practically need a snowplow to get through in some panels. However, after Diva sits down with [[MonsterOfTheWeek compulsive rapist Tommy]], the action focuses in on the two of them. The massive clusters of other people vanish from the room mysteriously, and soon [[spoiler: Tommy decides now would be as good a time as any to go to prison for raping a little girl]]. The struggle goes on for a whole page without a single other person in the room noticing, even with Diva shouting at the top of her lungs (although Tia, who went outside, can hear Diva just fine). Then, miraculously, [[spoiler: Diva summons her magical wand into her hand]], an action which creates a small popping noise. We get a reaction shot from the other party goers. The ones that were standing there next to the entire thing the whole time. Now that the audience can see them, suddenly they're shocked about a [[AttemptedRape rape]] situation going on ten feet from where they're standing.
* SeriousBusiness: Pretty much the entire comic after the TimeSkip. Diva fights guys with katanas on their backs who are wandering around perfectly ordinary city streets, discusses life with HippieJesus, discovers she can do anything she wants in a [[AlternateUniverse universe made just for her]], [[FreakyFridayFlip switches bodies with a friend]] for no reason, and just generally proceeds from one insane situation to the next without ever cracking a smile or a joke. The comic is about the serious life consequences of these actions and the drama that occurs because of them. [[SeriousBusiness Super serious business.]]
** This is likely due to the comic's setting not originally being intended for emotional drama, which is another reason why the TimeSkip has caused a great deal of MoodWhiplash.
* ShoutOut: [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=68 This page]] features two characters of ''Webcomic/TheMeek.''
** Strictly speaking, though it would probably be easier to list comics that '''don't''' contain a shout out or reference to [[ClassicalMythology Greek/Roman]] or NorseMythology.
** To TabletopGame/{{Clue}}, [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1117 here.]]
* StupidSexyFlanders: According to some of the reader comments, Loki.
* TheEasyWayOrTheHardWay: In issue eight [[spoiler: Diva finds she needs her rival, Angela, to wish away an AlternateUniverse plot. Angela politely makes the wish, but it fails, prompting Angela to explain that she's actually quite happy in the new universe and didn't mean the wish in the first place. Diva then drags Angela into the street and beats her until Angela wishes she were in a universe where Diva isn't beating her.]]
* TheSilentBob: Gabriel.
* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Evil Diva hasn't just made a small change like adding a new character, but the comic has enjoyed a TimeSkip, a bit of MoodWhiplash, and a completely new artist. The result is a lot of unhappy fans. To add to the conflagration, one of the comic's writers, Joe, has publicly declared that the fans not liking the changes are part of the FanDumb.
* TimeSkip: When the original artist of the comic left, the production team decided to explain this with a time skip. The skip was also used to explain a change in the overall tone of the comic.
* SoProudOfYou
* SupernaturalAid: When Diva is given her wand.
* TalkingWithSigns
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Michelle and Diva respectively.
** As a point of reference, Michelle is grossed out when in a skirt or dress; Diva's main complaint when Brinson was away is how uncute she was drawn.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Mrs. Beelze can always be seen with a martini in her hand. ''Always''. To the point that her pouring it out serves as a way to show readers [[OhCrap things are going to get serious]].
** [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1508 Also]] serves as the final straw of just how wrong things are to some readers in the new world. Mrs. Beelze doesn't drink.
* TranquilFury: Diva [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1602 here]] doesn't look like she's about to brutalize someone.
** Diva does this again on [[http://www.evildivacomics.com/?p=1852 this page]] to off a guy sexually assaulting/harrassing her.
* ViolenceReallyIsTheAnswer: Issue eight is resolved with this trope by applying it to a fifteen year-old girl.
* VisibleSilence
* WaitHere
* WhatIsEvil
* YouMonster: Satan's living furniture.
-->'''Diva:''' But...he's a person.
-->'''Satan:''' You wouldn't say that if you knew what he did to get here.
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