Captain Obvious: Web Comics
- All examples found in comics on the internet are here!
- Absurd Notions:
Jay: The lights went out!
Jag: Well said, my dear, but this isn't radio.
- Adventurers! has Obvious Magazine, which published a breakthrough: Ninjas don't like getting hit by lightning!
- These two The B-Movie Comic strips.
- Bobbins: how to quit smoking: "I stopped putting them in my mouth and lighting them."
- Author's comment in the infamous miscarriage arc in Ctrl+Alt+Del:
And I know that it [the miscarriage]'s often much harder on the woman than on the man.
- Cyanide & Happiness even made a superhero character (or at least a stick figure man) called Captain Obvious.
- A slightly less useless incarnation shows up in Everyday Heroes here.
- Freefall: some guy to Florence: "You're a talking dog!" (Technically she's an anthropomorphic red wolf, but...) He even says it twice for good measure. He does redeem himself a couple of strips later by deducing what she does, where she came from and who she's working for... without tossing her out afterward.
- "It's a talking cat."
- Tom Siddell, Gunnerkrigg Court author, sometimes writes some hilariously (and intentionally) redundant sentences in The Rant, such as "The background is white".
- Laser Cows. Just like real cows. Only with lasers.
- Of all the pages I've drawn so far, this is one of them.
- It's become a Running Gag that Eglamore's first appearance in any given chapter is accompanied by a note from Tom reminding readers who he is. Because, when Eggers showed up in chapter 17, many readers did not recognize him, and a noticeable number of them disbelieved Tom when he tried to clarify.
- Hanna Is Not a Boy's Name — Hanna: "Whoa, that light is on!" and "Wha-! He's solid! Not a ghost. Clearly."
- Homestuck: Sometimes, John is perversely insightful. Other times:
Karkat: <twenty solid lines of ranting about how he wants the current topic of conversation to go away>
John: dave, i'm pretty sure we're making karkat uncomfortable now.
- Oliver of Lightning Made of Owls acts as Captain Obvious in these three strips, announcing to children things they already know.
- Looking for Group:
Richard: (stunned) "Missionaries."Maikos: "Of the gods."Richard: "Of course of the gods. Would I have made this face if they were missionaries of the carpenters?"Maikos: "My apologies."
- The rather obscure webcomic "Monster Hunting Made Easy" has an actual Captain Obvious along with his Sidekick "Duh Boy."
- In No Rest for the Wicked, the innkeeper tells Perrault that he's a cat. Perrault observes that nothing can be hidden from him.
- In Reds Planet, Red's reaction to the Translator Microbes is to babble about how she can understand. The robot describes her as fluent in the obvious.
- Sinfest had Seymour clearing this all up.
- Spinnerette constantly refers to her (non-existent) spider sense as telling her something that is patently obvious.
- Sachiel from Universal Compass tends to point out the obvious whenever the other characters have little or no reaction to the events.
- Taken quite literally in The Way of the Metagamer, with the character Captain Obvious introduced in this this comic.
- xkcd: Cat Proximity
- Also from xkcd, his Other-Wiki-style-supercript "Citation needed" for statements in his "What If" column that falls under this trope, which may count as lampshading.
- In 8-Bit Theater:
- This strip is exactly what it says on the tin.
- Dragon Ball Multiverse: Android 16 in his fight with Eleim.