* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: The author saw the S.M.O.G. board of directors as business people who sometimes have to deal with dangerous people & are forced to sometimes take cowboy justice. The readers saw them as "a bunch of violent, power-mad gits".
* ArchivePanic: Even before the comic reached 800.
* PainfulRhyme: {{Lampshaded}} [[http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/The_KAMics/4825172/ even]]
* TheScrappy: S.M.O.G.