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Gloomcookie is a goth comic. By Serena Valentino, it functions as both a satire of goth subculture and a supernatural fantasy story. The main character is Lex, a Perky Goth who works at a novelty shop and partakes in a lot of the goth subculture. She finds out that she's star crossed lovers with Damion, a boy with a secret as to is origin. Other characters are Sebastian, a lonely Reality Warper and Max, Lex's on-and-off-again boyfriend.The series had 28 issues published, and a one-shot Christmas Special. Artist that have worked on the series are Ted Naifeh, John Gebbia, Breehn Burns, Harley Sparx, and Vincent Batignole.
Clingy Jealous Girl / Crazy Jealous Guy: Isabella is one towards Damion and curses Damion when he doesn't return her feelings for him. Vermilion towards Lex but he can't take a hint. Moon Raven becomes one towards Vermilion but she won't take a hint. Near the end of the series Damion becomes one towards Lex. It's just one big cycle of jealousy isn't it?
Depending on the Artist: Seeing as five different artist have worked on the series, the designs tend to change quite a bit. This can be seen in most of the trade paperbacks, and a few of the issues when a new artist is to be announced.
Destructive Romance: Max and Lex's relationship. Lex loves Max but if she tried to tell him that she want to be more than just fuck buddies, he leaves her. Though once she says she's over it, he comes back. This cycle ended when Lex began to date Damion.
I'm a Humanitarian: The Monster and Marguerite. Chrys also qualifies for a while after eating The Monster in the first arc, not realizing that she had been eating the boys she slept with after getting in a fight with Sebastian over his leaving to find the Carnival Macabre. She returns to normal after coughing The Monster up.
Important Haircut: Throughout most of the series Sebastian can't control reality warping powers and his hair covers his eyes. When he finally accepts his powers and begins to control them, we finally see his face unobscured by his hair.
Stalker with a Crush: Vermilion to Lex, to the point of getting a job at Shadow of the Bat just be near her and writing her a love letter pretending to be Damion to lure her to his mansion at one point. He later gets a taste of his own medicine when Moon Raven comes about.
Small Name, Big Ego: Vermilion, who is convinced that he's a modern day Byronic poet, he sucks.
You Are What You Hate: An interesting example with Chrys. She hates Isabella for cursing Lex and causing her "death" in book three. She attacks Isabella on three separate occasions out of rage motivated revenge. Chrys however, has the ability to absorb powers from other mythical creatures and she is unaware of it for awhile. A side effect of her powers is that she absorbs emotions too. Well, let's just say three times was one too many.