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[[caption-width-right:324:Welcome home.]]

''[[http://zoophobiacomic.com/ Zoophobia]]'' is a fantasy/humour webcomic by Vivienne Medrano about a neurotic young woman named Cameron who, when desperate for a job, winds up being unexpectedly thrust into Safe Haven, a fantastic world full of incredible beasts, unimaginable beings and zany characters. She receives a job as a guidance counselor at the Zoo-Phoenix Academy, where she faces head-on with a colorful cast of talking animals and strange creatures. Unfortunately, Cameron has quite the terrible case of [[TitleDrop zoophobia]] and is ultimately terrified by the very students and staff she must work with.

'''Now has a [[{{Characters/Zoophobia}} character page!]]'''

Note: Links may not work due to recent site revamp

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!!This comic provides examples of:

* AerithAndBob: There are characters named Vanexa, Zechariah, Venganza and Afkinz, then there are those called Jack, Tom and Nathan.
%%* AChatWithSatan: Major Styx has one of these; to be expected however since Satan is his boss.
* AllThereInTheManual: Some characters and themes are explained and expanded on in character sheets and by [[WordOfGod Vivienne]] herself.
* {{Amazing Technicolor Wildlife}}/{{Amazing Technicolor Population}}: The characters that are standard, garden-variety humans and talking animals have perfectly ordinary coloration. There aren't many characters in this comic that fit that description.
* AmbiguouslyBrown: Just what ethnicity are Mirage, Phineas and Camilla?
** Actually, WordOfGod is that Camilla is Hispanic.
* AngelsDevilsAndSquid: Adina the angel, Lucifer the Devil and Winston, the squid-man.
* AntiAntiChrist: Damian, quite literally. He's the son of {{Satan}} himself, but prefers to hang out with his friends on the surface world. At first he does so against his father's wishes, but after telling his parents how much he hates living in Hell, Satan agrees to allow him to continue visiting the surface.
%%* AnimalEyes
* AnimalsNotToScale: Some animals, such as Fabian, Zechariah, and Jackie in bird form, are enormous compared to how their species would look in real life. Cameron at one point [[LampshadeHanging outright refers to the animals as "oversized."]]
* AnythingThatMoves: WordOfGod states that the demon Angel will go after anything that moves.
* ArtEvolution: Compare [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=174 here]] to [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?page_id=10]]. The site relaunch on July 29th 2013 that followed a months-long hiatus brought with it new and improved artwork, with backgrounds featuring far more details, shading and colouring becoming more intense and attractive, and an overall cleaner look.
%%* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Subverted with Adina.
%%** And averted with a lot of the villains.
%%* BigBad: Numerous ones.
%%* CartoonyEyes
* CastOfSnowflakes: Unsurprisingly, they started out as just a bunch of characters the artist drew before deciding to make a comic about them.
* CasualDangerDialogue: Reconciling with your girlfriend while your teacher fights the deranged vampire that just chomped on your neck not even a second ago several feet away isn't the ''best'' idea.
--> '''Zill:''' No! I'm sorry for everything! Forgetting our anni-\\
'''Kayla:''' Zill, you're seriously still thinking about that with what is currently happening?
%%* CoolPlane: Snake’s plane.
%%* CuteLittleFangs: An abundant trait amongst both human-like and creature characters.
%%* CuteMonsterGirl: Nearly every single monster girl.
%%** And there are some cute monster guys as well.
%%* DarkIsNotEvil: A majority of the Hell residents, even Lucifer himself.
%%* DarkSkinnedRedhead: Camilla.
* DistractedByTheSexy: The general reaction to [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=349 Tentadora's arrival at the school]].
* DramaticThunder: During Cameron's interview, a bolt of lightning strikes outside the window as the interviewer stoically looks for a position for Cameron. [[{{Foreshadowing}} It's one of the first hints that something about the interview isn't quite right.]]
%%* DreamSequence: "The Dream" arcs.
%%* EnsembleCast
%%* EvilIsHammy: Horris.
%%* ExtraEyes: The [[BigBadassBirdOfPrey Cyanocitta]] and Aracknis.
%%* {{Fainting}}: [[http://zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia?page_id=283 Happens to Cameron]] after she sees Zech [[RightBehindMe standing behind her]].
* FantasyKitchenSink: In the world of Zoophobia, we have shapeshifters, vampires, werewolves, sirens, menaces (related to sirens, but more aggressive), angels, demons, banshees, reapers, nature spirits, unicorns, dragons and many, many more species all existing together.
* FantasticRacism:
** Some avians consider themselves superior to other species, especially when it comes to performing arts.
** [[http://allthezpcharacters.tumblr.com/post/36937800126/leeson-age-20-creepish-and-very-blinded-by Leeson]] freaks out when he realizes Damian is a [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=433 demon]]. The use of the trope is justified for two reasons. 1) He was a fundamentalist Christian. 2) [[spoiler:Demons are not allowed in the area.]]
* FeatherFingers: Averts this. Any creature who can't pick up/hold things in their natural form has a human form.
%%* FishPeople: The Aquians.
%%* ForgottenAnniversary: The second story arc "The Anniversary/The Talent Show" revolves around Zill and Kayla's.
%%* FourFingeredHands
%%* FunnyAnimal
%%* FunnyAnimalAnatomy
* GlowingEyes: Mostly done for dramatic effect, or to indicate power but some characters have them constantly.
%%* HappilyMarried: Alanzo and Jackie.
%%* HellishHorse: [[http://zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=762 Say hello to Brutis.]]
%%* HellishPupils: [=KayCee=] and many others.
%%* HeroicBSOD: Cameron experiences these often, notably [[http://zoophobiacomic.com/?p=516 here]] and [[http://zoophobiacomic.com/?p=520 here]].
* HighSchool: The story revolves around the students and staff of the Zoo-Phoenix Academy.
* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Despite her outwardly tough and promiscuous demeanour, Camilla is just a misunderstood girl with a bad reputation.
* HornyDevil: Tom and Tam are an incubus and a succubus, respectively.
%%* HotGuysAreBastards: Phineas and Castello.
%%** WordOfGod is that the latter is "one of the meanest male characters in the entire story".
* INeedAFreakingDrink: Set up and paid off [[http://zoophobiacomic.com/comic/infiltration-2 in a single page]]. Given everything that's happened to Cameron so far, the fact that ''this'' pushes her over the edge is telling.
* IfItsYouItsOkay: Non-romantic variation, Cameron seems to be at her least fearful ([[NervousWreck though that's not saying much]]) when around [[ReasonableAuthorityFigure Zechariah]] and [[GenkiGirl Jackie]]. At least until she finds out that Jackie is actually a giant shapeshifting bird rather than a human. [[spoiler:And who says it's not romantic with Zech?]]
%%* IfJesusThenAliens: Subverted.
%%-->'''Zech:''' "Aliens do not exist, Miss Cameron."
* InterspeciesRomance
** Kayla is a kangaroo, Zill seems to be some sort of bug thing.
** Alanzo and Jackie are both macaws, but different species.
** Jack's description states that he's a "jackal-mutt", which would suggest that his cousin is a "jackal-devil".
%%** Fabian tries flirting with Cameron, among others.
* JerkassRealization: As the [[TitleDrop title would suggest]], Cameron has an enormous fear of animals and when she isn't frozen from fear, she tends to blindly attack anyone around her. This leads her to have to apologize to the mailman daily for constantly swatting him with a baseball bat or some other weapon. She admits that she needs to work on this.
* LightIsNotGood: Adina, a KnightTemplar angel who believes that all sinful beings need to be purged from the world, (namely Damian).
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: This series has already introduced up to about 50 characters within only it's first 3 arcs. And the third arc isn't even complete yet. The creator has [[http://allthezpcharacters.tumblr.com/ an entire Tumblr]] devoted to listing the characters.
%%* MagicalLand
* MarshmallowHell: Damien finds Tentadora's hugs [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=350 embarrassing]]. "That woman raised me!"
* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: Chasetopher, the school nurse, whose introduction has him preparing to examine Cameron [[NoodleImplements with a screwdriver,]] because [[CompanionCube his stuffed unicorn]] told him she needed a checkup.
* MorphicResonance: Shapeshifters all have hair and eyes matching the fur/feather/scale pattern of the animal they transform into.
* MrExposition: Jack while explaining his [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=478 curse]] and telling his [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=486 entire backstory]] to Cameron, and this as-of-yet unnamed staff member's InfoDump, also [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=416 to Cameron]].
* MulticoloredHair: Just about every shapeshifter has 2 or 3 colours in their hair. This is to match the colouring of their animal forms.
%%* NoodlePeople: And not [[FunnyAnimal just]] [[FunnyAnimalAnatomy people.]]
* NotDistractedByTheSexy: Addison is unfazed by Tentadora's attractiveness, which is only natural being that he's gay. Damian as well for the obvious reason being that she's his nanny.
* OfficialCouple: Zill and Kayla are the token couple.
** As are Jackie and Alonzo, who are HappilyMarried.
%%* OhCrap: Happens to Zill after Sahara reminds him of his and Kayla's anniversary.
* OurDemonsAreDifferent: A good percentage of Hell's inhabitants are very benign, hospitable, and even silly.
* OrwellianRetcon: Several pages were altered after the fact. Günther had his design changed and was renamed "Gustav". Afkinz has been renamed "Mackenzie" and given a different design. A scene in the original has Günther criticizing Afkinz's performance at a talent show audition then accused Afkinz of attacking him when she slipped and fell on him. In the new version, Gustav refused to see Mackenzie's performance because of her ridiculous costume and doesn't accuse her of attacking him although he is still annoyed. Jestine seems to have been RetGone since her one scene was removed.
* PinchMe: After ending up in Chasetopher's office and running into Zech again, Cameron convinces herself that she is merely dreaming, and tries to pull this by [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=201 yelling at herself to wake up.]] [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=202 It doesn't work out.]]
* PyroManiac: Apparently Damian tricked his cousin Jack into dating one. It ended with her setting him on fire.
%%* QuirkyTown
* RapunzelHair
** Afkinz's hair is so long that at one point he trips by stepping on it.
** Jestine's hair almost seems never-ending.
* RightBehindMe: When Cameron runs away from the world's residents and stops right at the edge of a cliff, Zech walks up behind her, causing her to faint.
* ScaryFlashlightFace: Damian does this to Cameron: [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=221 "I'M THE ANTI-CHRIST!"]]
%%* SceneryPorn: [[http://zoophobiacomic.com/?p=249 Here]] and [[http://zoophobiacomic.com/?p=281 here]].
* {{Shapeshifter}}: [=KayCee=] and Jillian. [[note]]What separates these two is that the forms they are able to take are unlimited, while the animal shapeshifters have only one other form.[[/note]]
** Many, many characters are animal shapeshifters. So far, there have been avians (birds), serpentines (snakes), aquaians (fish and sea creatures) and deer spirits.
*** [[WordOfGod Vivienne]] states that only characters whose animal forms are limited (such as being unable to hold something due to having hooves or wings instead of paws/hands) have a human form to help them fit in society.
* SecurityCling: Damian jumps into [[ParentalSubstitute Tentadora's]] arms when [[{{Satan}} his father]] makes an entrance.
** Cameron also clings to Jackie when Sahara's magic explodes during her talent show audition.
* SleepingDummy: [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=354 How Damien skips out on his tutoring to go to school]]. Not only does the tutor never suspect a thing, he believes he hears Damien answer his questions.
* SnakePeople: Latika is a naga, and also the 'Serpentines' (snake/human shapshifters).
* SpeakOfTheDevil: Happens to Styx when he's scolding Bob and Larry for all the recent unruly demon activity.
* SpeechBubbles: All the characters have different colored word balloons, for example, Zill's bubbles are green, Jack's are light brown, Damian's are black and red, and Kayla's are powder blue. Cameron is the only character whose bubbles are the typical white and black bubbles.
%%* StealthHiBye: Zech does this to Cameron [[http://zoophobiacomic.com/?p=282 here]] and [[http://zoophobiacomic.com/?p=526 here]].
* StealthPun: [[Film/SnakesOnAPlane Snake is a plane pilot]].
* StuffedIntoALocker: [[http://zoophobiacomic.com/?p=701 Done to Jack by Damian after a confrontation.]] After that, Damian walks away telling him "[[LeaningOnTheFourthWall It's only a week Jack! Hang tight.]]"
%%* TechnicolorEyes
* TheScream: Cameron does this [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=192 quite]] [[http://www.zoophobiacomic.com/Zoophobia/?p=194 often.]]
%%* ThoseTwoGuys: The twins Lenny and Vinny (aka Leo and Vince)
%%* ThreeAmigos: Damian, Addison and Sahara.
%%* TrappedInAnotherWorld: The intro arc.
%%* VolumetricMouth: Such as [[http://zoophobiacomic.com/?p=277 Cameron's scream(s)]].
%%* WackyHomeroom: The drama and film classes.
%%* WomanInWhite: Adina.
%%* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Well, this is a given, considering the AmazingTechnicolorPopulation.
* YourWorstNightmare: Cameron has a terrible case of zoophobia. Where does she get her new job? A land filled with animals.