''[[http://Thornsaddle.com Thornsaddle]]'' is a webcomic hosted on ComicFury about the American School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It takes place within the same universe as ''Literature/HarryPotter''. It was created by Michael Belsole (the writer) and Doug [=MacDonald=] (the artist). Josh Rubino draws the strip on occasion. The comic is mostly [[GagPerDayWebcomics gag-per-day]], although there have been some short storylines.
Thornsaddle, the school, is located somewhere in the deserts of Texas. The webcomic mostly focuses on Jack, a first-year muggle-born. His best friend is another student named Tom.
!!Tropes used in Thornsaddle:
* AltText: Most of the strips (especially the earlier ones) have alt text that add another joke.
* ChristmasEpisode: In December 2011, Thornsaddle ran a twelve-part storyline called "[[http://thornsaddle.com/comics/41 A Thornsaddle Christmas Mystery]]."
* FishOutOfWater: Jack is a muggle-born and knows nothing of how wizard society works.
* IncrediblyLamePun: [[http://thornsaddle.com/comics/59/ Right here.]]
** [[http://thornsaddle.com/comics/11/ Butch [=McMann=]]] is named so because of his apparent rustic masculinity.
* NaiveNewcomer: Jack had no previous knowledge of the wizarding world before going to Thornsaddle.
* PotterVerse: Thornsaddle takes place in the same universe as Literature/HarryPotter.
* WizardingSchool: Obviously.
* WriteWhoYouKnow: A few of Mike's friends have been drawn in as characters. Through winning a contest, one member of ComicFury became a student in Thornsaddle.
** [[http://thornsaddle.com/comics/12/ The "Jedi"]]: There are two characters in Thornsaddle who use magic to become Jedi. Their names are Mike and Doug ; )
** [[http://thornsaddle.com/comics/22/ The Combustible Engines]]: The members of this "muggle rock" band are all people Mike has toured with in ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wizard_rock wizard rock]]''.
** [[http://thornsaddle.com/comics/67/ Josh Rubino]] appears as a pompous character with a stiff upper lip.
** Contest winner Linden has become a [[http://thornsaddle.com/comics/11/ recurring]] [[http://thornsaddle.com/comics/69/ character]] in Thornsaddle.