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Awesome: Gunnerkrigg Court
  • The art in any of Annie's Blinker Stone segments.
  • From Chapter 1: The Shadow And The Robot:
    • Annie solves the problem of his shadow friend by creating a robot... without any idea on robotics. She just built the contraption and activated it, and it worked!
  • From Chapter 3: Reynardine:
  • From Chapter 4: Not Very Scary:
  • From Chapter 7: Of New And Old:
    • The sheer calm style of Annie's refusal to turn over Reynardine — complete with flatly announcing her opinion on their treatment of Rey and ordering him around.
  • From Chapter 8: Broken Glass And Other Things:
    • Kat showing up in a flying two-seater ship (which she'd built, using an anti-grav unit she'd already constructed out of a thermos and coat hangers, in less than one night) to save Annie.
  • From Chapter 10: Dr. Disaster Versus The Creepy Space Aliens From Outer Space:
  • From Chapter 12: Mainly Involves Robots:
    • The moment that the readers find out that Reynardine can go from stuffed toy to a white wolf that's large enough for a human to ride. In the author's own words, "I've been waiting since Chapter 3 Page 23 to draw this."
  • From Chapter 13: A Week For Kat:
  • From Chapter 14: The Fangs of Summertime:
    • Reynardine - essentially a stuffed toy - while speaking to Ysengrin.
    "I tremble in the presence of your terrifying skills of gardening, Ysengrin."
    • The entirety of these two pages, including Annie giving "SPANKIES! Bad dog!" to Coyote.
    • In the next page, Coyote ends said ruse: "Stop!" BAP CRUNCH
  • From Chapter 16: A Ghost Story:
  • From Chapter 17: The Medium Beginning
  • From Chapter 18: S1:
  • From Chapter 20: Coyote Stories:
  • From Chapter 21: Blinking:
  • From Chapter 22: Ties:
  • From Chapter 23: Terror Castle of the Jupiter Moon Martians:
    • Andrew casually admitting that he lets Parley boss him around because she's hot.
  • From Chapter 24: Residential:
    • Annie's plan. After Paz fails to return one night, Annie develops a plan to reveal the truth about the disappearances. It turns out that Marcia, one of the Park's employees, was a Dryad, a being who can control and travel through the trees. She was kidnapping the students in order to bring them to the house. So Annie instructs Kat to bind the tree in said building, and while Annie draws a distraction for Eglamore, Marcia and Bob, all the remaining students take the house. To close it all, Jack trains the Laser Cows to work together and create an impenetrable laser field, solely to lock the camping chaperones out of their own building. In the end, coordinated students > Dryad + Husband + Sword-Wielding Badass. Teachers, you just got served.
    • Janet Llanwellyn and "fancy shooting".
  • From Chapter 25: Sky Watcher And The Angel:
    • Kat is so good with robots that any one that spends more than thirty seconds with her is convinced she's an angel (the fact that she has her own prophet is speeding that along). But more specifically, here. Every robot in the Court is lined up to hear her thoughts on their creator's last actions.
  • From Chapter 26: The Old Dog's Tricks:
  • From Chapter 28: Spring Heeled, Part 2:
  • From Chapter 30: The Coward Heart:
    "A fine strike, fille."
  • From Chapter 31: Fire Spike:
    • Ysengrin gets a small Moment of Awesome right here. It doesn't seem like much until you realize that Coyote could take Ysengrin's power and/or kill him with no effort and that Ysengrin is mostly just Coyote's right hand and never questions anything Coyote does or says. Except that one time. It also shows that while Ysengrin and Renard couldn't really stand each other at all, Ysengrin is still very angry at Coyote for betraying Renard.
    • Ysengrin's motivational speech to Annie a few pages later also counts as one, especially since he normally despises humans.
  • From Chapter 33: Give And Take:
  • From Chapter 35: Parley And Smitty Are In This One:
  • From Chapter 38: Divine:
    • While it dips into the horrific and Tear Jerker territory, we're treated to a glance of Annie's fire elemental form here.
    • Combining the awesome-ness of the scenes that take place in the ether and a bit of karmic justice, is this moment when Zimmy travels through the ether to give Annie's dad a well-deserved punch to the face, while shouting "Message from your little girl, mate!" Behold.
    • Kat's etheric form as viewed by Zimmy is terrifying to some (including Zimmy), and awesome to others. Either way, it's some of Tom's most memorable art.
  • From Chapter 39: The Great Secret:
    • Antimony stands her ground with Coyote snarling in her face, here. Good lord, that girl knows how to call a bluff.
    • ZAM! Sir Eglamore, once more proving that he is a professional at being the Big Damned Hero.
  • From Chapter 40: The Stone:
    • Jones' entire origin story tops everything else in the series. Case in point: she stopped a charging bison dead in its tracks.
  • From Chapter 41: Changes:
  • From Chapter 43, Quicksilver:
    Reynard: I said I will always regret that day, but it's my actions I will regret. Not the outcome.
    Reynard: I can never forgive myself for what I tried to do. I had already taken a life, and I was prepared to do it again...This body is my shame. And when she smiles at me, I feel the shame of that moment anew! (attacks Hetty.)
  • From Chapter 44, Crash Course:
    Annie: How could I possibly help against those monsters? I'm supposed to be a diplomat!
    Coyote: Haha! So start speaking their language!
    • Annie shows off her badass credentials when she fights off one of the soldiers, by leaning into him.
    • After the brief glimpse in chapter 38, we finally get a better look at Annie's fire elemental form. And boy, is it awesome.
    • Her simple statement that she's happy to talk to anyone who needs a medium. A reminder and assertion of who she is, an implication of her lack of fear, and spoken so pleasantly that, together with her power display, it leaves no further room for arguments.
  • From Chapter 46, The Realm of the Dead:
  • Chapter 47, See ya!':
    • Take a look at Ankou's reaction when Annie gets angry. It says a lot about the respect she commands among the Psychopomps.

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