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''[[http://www.pbfcomics.com/ The Perry Bible Fellowship]]'' is a newspaper comic strip[=/=]webcomic by Nicholas Gurewitch. It's notable for its [[BlackComedy black, surrealist humour]]. It specializes in juxtaposing [[SugarBowl whimsical settings]] with [[BlackComedy morbid subject matter]]. It's kind of like the ''FarSide'', except with cutesier art and more murder.

Most of the tropes it encounters, it subverts. {{Art Shift}}s are frequent; it goes for either a very intricate or very simplistic art style, depending on the joke. Has a habit of CrossingTheLineTwice, and sometimes three or four times. At some point, it will probably ruin your childhood. Maybe your adulthood, too.

''Perry Bible Fellowship: The Trial of Colonel Sweeto and Other Stories'', a reprint of the original webcomic and additional artwork, won the 2008 Eisner Comic Book Industry Award for Best Humor Publication. The comic is currently on semi-hiatus, and updates every once in a blue moon.

Compare ''SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal''.

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!!This webcomic contains examples of:

* AbusiveParents: Many examples of kids being dicked around by parents.
* ArtShift: Usually used as part of a punchline.
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: a frequent punchline
%%* BlackComedy
%%* BloodyHilarious
%%* CrapsaccharineWorld
* CutAndPasteComic: For the more elaborate art.
* DeconstructiveParody: See {{homage}} below.
%%* EarthShatteringKaboom
%%* MoodDissonance
%%* MoodWhiplash
%%* NonStandardCharacterDesign
* PrettyInMink: A [[RedheadInGreen redheaded lady in a green dress]] also wears a white fur wrap.
* RecycledINSPACE: An adults-only version of ''TheFarSide''.
%%* RefugeInAudacity
%%* RuleOfFunny
* WordSaladTitle: Let's say it's not something likely to be found on a church's bulletin board.
* {{Yonkoma}}: It's perhaps a stretch to call it this, but many strips have exactly four panels, and all are titled.

!!Specific strips contain examples (usually subversions) of:

%%* AbsurdlySpaciousSewer: [[http://pbfcomics.com/198 Secret Mutant Hero Team]]
%%* AIIsACrapshoot: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/197/ Automatic Business]]
%%* AllYourPowersCombined: Features a {{Deconstruction}} of this, in [[http://pbfcomics.com/186/ this]] comic.
* AfterTheEnd: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/202/ Post Apocalyptic]]
%%* AnimalNemesis: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/149/ Mocked.]]
%%* AssInALionSkin: [[http://pbfcomics.com/253/ A halfway literal example.]]
* BadassPreacher: [[http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_T792V0_uoCw/R6T6hAIArPI/AAAAAAAAAWk/8zJzYpskpNA/s1600-h/PBF244-Preach_Skate.jpg Preach Skate]]
* BadassTeacher: [[http://pbfcomics.com/261/ Mr Ortego is pretty hardcore.]]
* BaseBreaker: [[http://pbfcomics.com/20/ Skub]], in-universe. Made more hilarious because we, the outside viewer, get no context as to why what looks like a can of ointment causes such violent debates.
** Some fandoms have even adopted "skub" as a by-word for "BaseBreaker".
* BedroomAdulteryScene: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/133/ A funny one]] where the couple are Anole lizards and the interloper sneaking out is a Chameleon.
%%* BestialityIsDepraved: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/059/ Subverted with "Disgusting Ted".]]
* BlindIdiotTranslation: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/105/ You guys sock.]]
%%* ButWhatAboutTheAstronauts: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/034/ Space Disaster]].
* CaptainErsatz: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/167/ In this parody of Punch-Out!!]]
%%* CarnivoreConfusion: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/112/ See me after class, Pete.]]
* CharlieAndTheChocolateParody: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/153/ The Golden Ticket]] (note the ArtShift to Quentin Blake)
%%* ClownCar: In the strip [[http://pbfcomics.com/258/ "Honk"]].
%%* CombiningMecha: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/186/ Guntron--fire!]]
* TheComputerIsYourFriend: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/178/ Truancy bot]], though not very apt.
* CoolUncle: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/250/ Crazy Uncle Duncan]].
%%* CorruptCorporateExecutive: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/184/ Durab Inc.]]
* CosmeticCatastrophe: "[[http://www.pbfcomics.com/169/ The other girls]] can see vhat ze hell zhey are doing!"
%%* CreepySouvenir: [[http://pbfcomics.com/249/ Or Memorabilia...]]
* CruelTwistEnding: Exaggerated in [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/12/ "Martha's Orphanage"]]. First, Santa doesn't visit the titular orphanage, then it catches fire... [[spoiler:and then it gets attacked by a GiantSpider]].
%%* DefaceOfTheMoon: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/105/ The Schlorbians Strike Again]]
* DepravedKidsShowHost: "Catch Phrase" (The host committed suicide after being dogged by his silly CatchPhrase -- which was then engraved on his tombstone.)
* DoubleEntendre: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/90/ The point of the Mrs. Hammer strip]].
%%* EggMacGuffin: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/231/ Baby.]]
%%* EverythingsPreciousWithPuppies: Happy Birthday, [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/229/ Miggs]].
%%* EyeBeams: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/193/ Fun Bot is screwed.]]
%%** Also [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/33/ a certain woodland creature.]]
%%* TheFaceOfTheSun: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/122/ Here]]
%%** [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/041/ I love you!]]
%%* FantasticRacism: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/203/ Here]]
* FingerInTheMail: After Colonel Sweeto is outed as a chocolate spy, the Chocolate Kingdom [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/129/ receives a box containing his "nut".]]
%%* FoodFight: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/182/ Here.]]
%%* FromBadToWorse: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/12/ Poor Martha's orphanage]]
%%* FutureImperfect: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/209/ Now Showing]]
%%* GagPenis: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/004/ Sell your soul for one!]]
%%* GallowsHumor: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/238/ Literal example.]]
* GoneHorriblyRight: [[http://pbfcomics.com/115/ Hugbot]] is ''adorable''.
* HalfDressedCartoonAnimal: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/268/ Parodied]] when a realistic rabbit gets into hot water in a land of {{Funny Animal}}s.
%%* HollywoodHistory: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/209/ Now Showing]]
* {{Homage}}: We wish it didn't, but there are ones to [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/153/ Charlie and the Chocolate Factory]], [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/187/ Family Circus]], [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/213/ The Mario Brothers]], [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/176/ Edward Gorey]], and [[http://img197.imageshack.us/i/1626983855bc92d41382o.gif/ The Giving Tree]] (''The Unforgiving Tree'', now removed from the main site).
%%* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/?cid=PBF049-Kinder_Interview.gif Kinder Interview]]
%%* InevitableWaterfall: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/057/ Raft Friends]]
%%* InkblotTest: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/233/ Psychoanalyst]]
* InterspeciesRomance: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/117 Bacon Egg]] (wherein a farmer who doesn't like bacon and eggs goes to break two lovers up) and [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/069/ Not Today Little One]] (wherein the typical "a child girl and her pet do things" kid's story takes an adult turn.. Also [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/255/ Different]].
%%* JumpingOutOfACake: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/229 Here]].
* KungFuJesus: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/271/ JESUS VS. GANESH]] [[CoolVsAwesome IN A BATTLE FOR SOULS]] (actually prayers for the spelling bee]]
* LilliputianWarriors: Intruders approach! [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/159/ Release the Agronox!]]
* {{Lolicon}}: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/059/ Disgusting Ted]], which apparently is a joke about [[BestialityIsDepraved boning horses]] at first.
* MakeAWish: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/210/ The Wishing Well]]
* MeasuringTheMarigolds: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/267/ Loring's First Theorum]]: ''Everything'' is math, including naked women. (NSFW)
* MediumBlending: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/189/ Keep on Truckin'...]]
* MentalPictureProjector: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/160/ The Dreamcatcher 3000]]
%%* MeritBadgesForEverything: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/191/ Boy Scouts]]
%%* MindScrew: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/94/ Seriously! What the heck did just happened?]]
%%* TheMirrorShowsYourTrueSelf: [[http://pbfcomics.com/169/ Parents just don't understand, even undead ones.]]
* MoodWhiplash: The comic itself, but [[TearJerker "Carolyn"]] has zero humor.
* MoonRabbit: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/120/ That's a big rabbit]]...
%%* NotInFrontOfTheParrot: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/175/ Boss]]
%%* OrWasItADream: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/044/ In which you are falling]].
%%* OutWithABang: [[http://pbfcomics.com/257/ One Time Thing]]
* PaedoHunt: [[http://pbfcomics.com/215/ Lampshaded to hilariously depressing effect.]]
%%* PantyShot: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/001/ Stiff Breeze]]
%%* PaperThinDisguise: [[http://pbfcomics.com/253/ Unicorn]]
%%* PassingTheTorch: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/220/ Passed On]]!
%%* PerspectiveFlip: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/106/ Mean Old Farmer Brown!]]
* PoliceLineup: In [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/157/ one of the gangster strips]].
%%* PoorCommunicationKills: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/246/ Bee]]
%%* PornStash: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/220/ Passed On]]
* PortalBook: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/130/ Book World.]]
%%* PowerPerversionPotential: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/137/ Doll Change]]
%%* ThePowerOfLove: In [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/077/ Bunny Pit]]
* PrecisionFStrike: "Barry. Shut the [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/195/ fuck]] up... seriously."
* PuppyDogEyes: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/162/ Wherein a race of puppies manage to convince aliens to go blow up Earth instead of the puppy home planet]], [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/092/ but be careful of overusing it]].
%%* ResetButton: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/111/ Literally.]]
%%* RoboticReveal: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/225/ Casting Call]]
%%* RougeAnglesOfSatin: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/145/ Subverted.]]
* SayMyName: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/145/ NUUEZZZ!!!]]
** [[http://pbfcomics.com/98/ SGT. GRUUUUUUMMBLES!]]
* SeriousBusiness: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/113/ Car seats are.]]
** As is [[http://pbfcomics.com/20/ Skub]].
%%* SheIsAllGrownUp: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/151/ b]]
* SkewedPriorities: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/136/ Super League]] knows what's really important.
* SnowMeansLove [[SnowMeansDeath (and Death too)]]: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/030/ Hey Goat, I love this girl!]]
* SomethingElseAlsoRises: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/40/ He didn't throw the ball.]]
%%* SpaceX: [[http://pbfcomics.com/51/ Zarflax]]
%%* SplashOfColor: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/222/ Gamblin Man]]
%%* SugarApocalypse: [[http://awesomesquad.wordpress.com/2008/09/26/perry-bible-fellowship-the-lumberjack/ Ho, I nearly forgot!]]
%%** [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/231/ Welcome Baby!]]
%%** [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/46/ Bear Police]]
* SugarBowl: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/48/ Suicide Train]], wherein a man finds out the hard way that it's very hard to commit suicide when you live in a children's pastel world and everything has wings.
%%* SuicidalGotcha: Played with [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/91/ here]]
%%* SymbolSwearing: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/208/ Eggnancy]]
%%* TheTetrisEffect: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/206/ How it can affect your organization.]]
%%* ThatCloudLooksLike: [[http://pbfcomics.com/69/ Not today, little one]]
* ThingsThatGoBumpInTheNight: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/3/ Bed Monster]]
* TimmyInAWell: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/234/ Or a burning building, rather.]]
%%* TradeSnark: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/155/ Gigaknight.]]
* TrainStationGoodbye: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/166/ Goodbye, Stanley.]]
* TransformingMecha: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/121/ Refridgeron and Magnimus]] (another strip featuring the two [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/156/ here]])
%%* TrappedInTVLand: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/130/ Not the best idea to explore a messed up fictional world.]]
%%* VaginaDentata: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/51/ Funny]], but {{NSFW}}.
%%* VirginityFlag: [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/227/ This strip]].
* WhatMeasureIsANonCute:
** [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/162/ Earth doesn't have puppies as cute as on Pupulon.]]
** [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/92/ Standards of beauty differ.]]
* WhenTreesAttack: The Unforgiving Tree.
* YourMimeMakesItReal: The [[http://pbfcomics.com/114/ Mime Assassin]]