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Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Topi disappeared mysteriously in the original storyline between Villimpi Pohjola 2 and Kypsyyskoe. The new strips in PelinavausRetcon his fate and show how he eventually gets fed up with the cold North and leaves to study in Santiago.
Only Six Faces: Played with. There's a subplot where Verneri uses this to disguise as Rontti. What he does is simply pierce his eyebrow and bleach his hair, and the result is too identical people.
Post Modernism: A lot. There's often some sort of nonsensical element or Framing Device that doesn't really make sense within the universe of comic. For example, there's a strip where Muusa and Otto host a cooking show, where they cook their Master's Thesis using other books as ingredients. Many of these comics actually are part of the canonical storyline despite the weirdness. There's See Homage above and Shout-Out below.
Put on a Bus: Jaana actually finishes her studies at the University and moves away, while Topi leaves to study abroad.
Shout-Out: The cover art of each album is a direct Shout-Out towards a certain piece of art. For example, the first album cover is a reference to Edwards Hopper's "Nighthawks"◊
Updated Re-release: Pelinavaus combines the strips from the two self-published albums together, adding also some new material. The old strips have been rearranged from order by release date to the in-universe chronological order, and the new strips provide more depth to certain storylines such as Topi's disappearance and Foreshadowing for the eventual relationship of Anna and Rontti.