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[[http://www.thinkin-lincoln.com/ Find it here.]]

A bunch of heads of deceased historical figures gather to discuss their thoughts on life, have crazy misadventures, and just generally get into hijinks. Abraham Lincoln serves as the strip's protagonist and serves up most of the topics and philosophy such as [[http://www.thinkin-lincoln.com/index.php?strip_id=2 “Batman is not gay”]], [[http://www.thinkin-lincoln.com/index.php?strip_id=841 “The goal of all relationships is to get maximum smooches”]], and “[[http://www.thinkin-lincoln.com/index.php?strip_id=10 “NEVER POOP INTO THE WIND”]]

Lincoln is joined by a [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters plethora]] of other characters, some are contemporaries of his time, others are also former presidents, some are simply historical figures of note, some are aquatic gods created just for the comic. A partial list can be found [[http://www.thinkin-lincoln.com/characters.html here]].

There’s little in the way of plot and most comics are devoted to Lincoln’s observations on life, which don’t necessarily come off as “well thought out.” The other characters tend to take turns being his {{foil}} by pointing out the flaws in thinking or just by being more knowledgeable than Lincoln. This never stops him from “Thinkin’” as it were…

Nevertheless, the occasional story arc and developments do come up and there are a few [[{{OfficialCouple}} official couples]] in the comic. There have been deaths, though as Lincoln puts it [[http://www.thinkin-lincoln.com/index.php?strip_id=275 “I guess they ARE dead, but they were like that when I found them!”]] after the two murdered characters are show happily greeting the reader in the panel before. Definitely a comic where RuleOfFunny rules supreme with a little help from its friend, RuleOfCool.

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!!This comic provides examples of:

* AuthorAvatar: Just for a small arc, he was first summoned by Freud in [[http://www.thinkin-lincoln.com/index.php?strip_id=928 this comic.]]
* AWizardDidIt: Freud figures out all the bizarre happenstance that occurs in the character’s world is the result of the author.
* AltText
* AwesomeButImpractical: These [[http://www.thinkin-lincoln.com/index.php?strip_id=270 two guns]]. Also, Abe suggests that scorpions and “gross old milk” [[http://www.thinkin-lincoln.com/index.php?strip_id=266 should have been used in catapults]] .
* {{Badass}}: Ernest Shackleton
* BetaCouple: Charles Darwin and Amelia Earhart
* BreakingTheFourthWall : LampShaded [[http://www.thinkin-lincoln.com/index.php?strip_id=3 here]]
* CloudCuckooLander: Almost everyone has their moments, but Lincoln is the best example of this.
* CrazyHomelessPeople: Emperor Norton. He's a hobo and also the first emperor if the United States.
* CutAndPasteComic: Though there’s plenty of different expressions used.
* EverythingsDeaderWithZombies: Mark Twain is a zombie for some reason.
* GoldenMeanFallacy: Abe [[http://www.thinkin-lincoln.com/index.php?strip_id=112 tries to find some middle ground.]]
* JerkAss: George Washington a great deal of the time.
* MarySue: LampShaded In-Universe. See AuthorAvatar above
* NerdsAreSexy: Amelia likes Charles because of how smart he is
* OfficialCouple: Abe and Martha Washington. Yes, George Washington’s wife.
* ScheduleSlip: The series used to be updated quite frequently, but then got changed to a ''one a week'' schedule. Sadly, it is now on [[http://www.milesgrover.com/hiatus.html “indefinite hiatus”]] after the death of the author’s father.
* TalkingHeads: Somewhat literal interpretation, but the reliance on dialogue in the comic is a pretty “played straight” example. Subverted at times when some story arcs add some action.

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