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Recap: Roommates
This is the Recap page for Roommates and is quite spoilerific as it collects the arc specific tropes. You might also be interested in the character sheets for all the Loads and Loads of Characters.

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Roommates Proper:

     Pages 1-7
Moving in and Pot C Spoilers 

Moving in mini-arc

Pages: Roommates, 2 - Nightcap, 3 - Neighbors, 4 - Meetings
Characters: Erik, Jareth.
New Characters: James, Javert.
Running Gags: Fruit Basket, Jareth causing mischief, Erik hurting Jareth, Lampshading Fanservice.
Summary: The first Odd Couple moves in and the new one is introduced. Also the birth of the 'Dreaded Fruit Basket Gag.

Pirates Of The Caribbean Spoilers mini-arc

Pages: 5 - PotC2 Spoilers, 6 - River, 7 - PotC 3 Spoilers
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
Running Gags: Drunk Antics, Javert being unsympathetic, Media Classifications.
Summary: The second and third PiratesOfTheCaribbean movie and its effects on James. (Beginning of James' alcohol problem, and his friendship with Jareth. Also the first appearance of the Media Classifications jokes.)

     Pages 8-15
100 Years War and Gags 

100 Years War mini-arc

Pages: 8 - 100 Years War, 9 - Silly Boys, 10 - Croissant
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
New Characters: Christine, Sarah.
Running Gags: National Animosities, Girls being sane/scary, This Means War!.
Summary: Well, the main cast reenacts the 100 years of war in small and silly. The girls are introduced. The Boys are silly / Girls are scary Catch Phrases are born.

Standalone gags

Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert, Fruit Basket.
Running Gags: Fruit Basket, Erik hurting Jareth, Vanity (Jareth's), Jareth causing mischief, Lampshading Fanservice.
Summary: Well, these are standalone gags. But we get some new characters ans situational comedy.

11 - Redemption

12 - Movie Night

13 - Flush

14 - Celestial...
New Characters: Crowley, Aziraphale.

15 - Tall

     Pages 16-22
Gavroche and One X to rule 

Gavroche mini-arc

Pages: 16 - Gavroche, 17 - Hospital, 18 - Put It Back
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert, Aziraphale, Crowley, Fruit Basket.
New Characters: Gavroche, The Artful Dodger.
Running Gags: Fruit Basket, Javert's stress level, Lampshading Fanservice.
Summary: A crimewave reached the building causing severe deja vu and more.

  • Unexplained Recovery: "Apparently, he got better." to quote Gavroche (here about Javert, he was at the hospital last page).

One X to rule them all arc

Pages 19 - Sweet, 20 - Infestation, 21 - Bad Signs, 22 - Girls Rock, 22b - Epilogue
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert, Sarah, Christine.
New Characters: Frodo, Ringwraiths.
Running Gags: Cuteness Proximity, Girls being scary.
Summary: Frodo and his pursuers found the 'verse. Time to show badass... or not.

     Pages 23-30
Karaoke, a gag and Copies 

Karaoke arc

Pages: 23 - Felicitations, 24 - Bloom, 25 - Nightmare, 26 - Karaoke Pt 1, 27 - Karaoke Pt 2
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert, Crowley.
New Characters: Legolas.
Running Gags: Actor Allusion, Drunk antics, Jareth causing mischief.
Summary: Legolas moves in and to celebrate this the characters decide to drink way to much and put the karaoke machine on random... Hilarity Ensues.

Standalone gags

Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.

28 - Boring

  • Drop-In Character: Lampshaded. Why don't you go home? I know, you have an apartment.
  • In the Doldrums: James' and Javert's apartment seems to be concentrated boredom in a closed space (they literally have more paperwork than furniture) and it's the fault of the residents.

Copies mini-arc

Pages: Roommates: Pre-Halloween, 29 - Copies, 30 - Copy Machine
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
New Characters: Leonidas, Steve, Dracula, Nicola Tesla, André Marek, Michael Colefield, Pearse Harman, Georges Seurat.
Running Gags: Actor Allusion, Jareth causing mischief or his copy at least.
Summary: Attack of the dopelgangers. Or at least characters played by Philip Quast, David Bowie, Jack Davenport and Gerard Butler.

    Pages 31-42
Kids, gags and the Wash 

Kids arc

Pages: 31 - Poof, 32 - Shorter, 33 - Wardrobe, 34 - Quick Fix, 35 - Babysitting, 36 - Grand Day Out, 37 - Swipe
Characters: Erik (Kid!Erik), Jareth, James (Kid!James), Javert (Kid!Javert), Christine.
Running Gags: Jareth causing mischief, Girls being scary, Erik hurting Jareth.
Summary: Standard hazards of living with a Fair Folk is the random magic... which gives us a small glimpse what kind of children the cast members were.

Standalone gags

Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
Running Gags: James awkwardly meeting his ex, Javert's Bizarre Taste in Food, Legolas being freaked out by Todd, Erik's glitterphobia, Uninvited poofing.
Summary: Two new characters are introduced.

Roommates 38 - Todd
New Characters: Todd

  • Security Cling: Legolas did the leaping into another person'snote  arms variety. When he first met Sweeney.

Roommates 39 - Awkward
New Characters: Elizabeth

Roommates 40 - Glittered

The Wash mini-arc

Pages: 41 - Shirts, 42 - Pink
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert (Kid!Javert), Christine.
Running Gags: Jareth tries to help, Erik's reactions to women, Lampshading Fanservice.
Summary: Well, Jareth does the wash. Also Erik's reaction to female underwear is established.

    Pages 43-56
The First Vacation 

First Vacation arc (2008 Summer arc)

Also known by the name go its parts Road Trip arc (Pages 43-45), Oz arc (Pages 46-50), and Beach arc (Pages 51-56).
Pages: 43 - Automobile, 44 - Roadtripping, 45 - Barometer; 46 - Armed, 47 - Dorothy?, 48 - Wizard, 49 - Tithe, 50 - Boundaries; 51 - Beach, 52 - Bathing Suit, 53 - More Awkward, 54 - Up and Down, 55 - POV, 56 - 7 of 9, Photo Souvenir - Beach Trip
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert, Christine, Sarah, Elizabeth, Aziraphale, Crowley, Todd.
New Characters: The Wizard, the Muchkins, the Gatekeeper of the Emerald City, Mrs. Lovett
Running Gags: Instant Cosplay Surprise, Jareth causing mischief, James awkwardly meeting his ex, Erik's reactions to women, Ax-Crazy killers getting along.
Summary: Jareth organizes a vacation (and blackmails the main cast into participating). It ends up having a short cut through Oz.

    Pages 57-70
Blind Date and University Life 

Blind Date arc

Pages: 57- Personals, 58 - Blind Date Pt1, 59 - Blind Date Pt 2, 60 - Rebound
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
New Characters: Elphaba, Kira, random Lady of the Night, Cain and Glitch, Captain Jack Harkness, Éponine.
Running Gags: Actor Allusion, Jareth tries to help, Javert is unsympathetic, Javert's stress level, James being Covert Pervert, Eponine pouncing her boyfriend.
Summary: The repeated meeting with Elizabeth takes a toll on poor James and Jareth (and Erik) thinks that the only non-sympathetic character (Javert) needs a girlfriend, boyfriend. It ends with James hooking up with Éponine for the great annoyance of Javert.

University Life arc

Pages: 61 - Lundi, 62 - Stampede, 63 - Auditing, 64 - Allure, 65 - Daily Grind, 66 - Unemployed, 67 - Staff Lounge, 68 - Rule Number 1, 69 - Attention, 70 - Moral Compass
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
New Characters: Stacy, Prof. Jones, Gandalf, Pippin, Audrey2.
Running Gags: Javert's stress level, Uninvited poofing, James' unknown rivalry, Girls being scary, Eponine pouncing her boyfriend.
Summary: This arc answers the question what the main cast does for a living. 3/4th of them work at the St. Jude University. Most of the actual story focuses on James and his rivalry with Dr. Jones and his (futile) attempts to keep his students from skipping class.

    Mystery 
Pages: Roommates: Mystery Pg 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert, Sarah, Christine, Aziraphale, Crowley, Todd.
New Characters: Sir Dydimus, DEATH, Avenue Q performer + Kate Monster.
Running Gags: Being dead in canon.
Summary: The residents of the building hold a big Halloween party, then murder!

    Pages 71-88
Gags, This Means War and a New Hire 

Standalone Gags

Chararcers: Jareth.

71 - Seasons

This Means War arc

Pages: 72 - Jellicle; 81 - Casus Belli, 82 - Strike One, 83 - Strike Two, 84 - You're Out, 85 - Gifted
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert, Sarah.
New Characters: Misto.
Running Gags: This Means War!, Jareth causing mischief and failing against Misto, Cuteness Proximity, Girls being scary/sane.
Summary: Sarah finds cute kitty, then makes the others petsit it... Jareth is not amused.

New Hire arc

Pages: 73 - Signs, 74 - New Hire, 75 - Icy Cold, 76 - Authority, 77 - Answer, 78 - Confrontation 1, 79 - Confrontation 2, Omake - Yaoi Slash, 80 - Coping
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
New Characters: M. Andre and Firmin, Jean Valjean.
Running Gags: Lampshading Fanservice, Javert's stress level, Being dead in canon.
Summary: The old superintendents of the building decide to retire (as this is not the Phantomless job of their dreams), the new one forces Javert to face his past.

  • Anti-Heroic BSOD:Javert suffers a textbook one (maybe even bordering Angst Coma) when he notices that Valjean moved to the building.
  • Bavarian Fire Drill: Erik used this tactic (and his voice imitation ability) on Javert in his Heroic BSOD to test that he still responds to the voice of authority.
  • Brain Bleach: Erik's reaction to seeing Javert and Valjean kissing.note 
    Erik: "...can't unsee..." *whimper*
  • Breather Episode: Inverted. It's a highly dramatic arc set between the setup and actual story of a comedy one (This Means War!)
  • Flashback Nightmare: Javert has some about his suicide.
  • Modesty Towel: James here.

Standalone Gags

Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert, Sarah.
Running Gags: Lampshading Fanservice, Erik hurting Jareth (not physically this time), Girls being scary, The Magic Family Tree.
86 - Lollypop

87 - Cheryl
New Characters: Cheryl.

88 - Relativity
New Characters: Schmendrick, Lír.

    Pages 89-113
The Repo! cast, Killed for Canon meeting and gags 

Enter the Repo! cast arc

(also known as Erik gets a new girlfriend)
Pages: 89 - Archetypes, 90 - Nuff Said, 91 - Crush, 92 - Just Say No, 93 Mechanical Issues, 94 - Help Button, 95 - Wait, What?, 96 - Blind, 97 - Duet, 98 - Duel, 99 - Denouement, 100 - Heal; 107 - Topple, 108 - Cavalry, 109 - Cliffhanger, 110 - Revealing, 111 - Meanwhile..., 112 - Beneficiary
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
New Characters: Nathan, Shilo, Grave-robber, Mag.
Running Gags: Javert being unsympathetic, Media Classifications, Actor Allusion, Jareth tries to help, Erik's rections to women, Ax-Crazy killers getting along, People fainting and Javert carrying them.
Summary: Nathan and Shilo move in, get some visitors from their original story. Also Erik falls in love and in great trouble.

Killed for Canon meeting arc

Pages: 101 - Peer Pressure, 102 - Boy Player, 103 - Moderator, 104 - Life Support, 105 - Congratulation
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
New Characters: Angel, Captain America, Death, Boromir, Spike, Dustfinger, Snape, Mr. Teatime, Mercutio, Hoban "Wash" Washburne.
Running Gags: Javert being unsympathetic, Jareth tries to help, Erik's rections to "women", Being dead in canon.
Summary: Jareth shows his manipulative side by using peer pressure to make Erik visit the support group meeting. Which might or might not do any good.

  • Breather Episode: It is (even if the humor is a bit black). Easing up the drama about Erik's new relationship in the Enter the Repo! cast arc.
  • Hope Spot: A small and silly one for Erik after he survived the support group meeting and before he got home... unfortunately Jareth isn't good at being nice even when he wants to.
  • Tropaholics Anonymous: Well, The "Killed for Canon" meeting.
  • Waxing Lyrical: All text on this is a lyric from RENT.

Standalone gags

Characters: James; Jareth, Erik, Misto.

106 - Third Tier
New Character: Sherlock Holmes.

113 - Too Easy

     Pages 114-129
The Second Vacation, gags and Morgan's visit 

Second Vacation arc (2010 Summer arc)

Pages 114 - Prelude, 115 - Uh-Oh, 116 - Party Hats, 117 - Butterfly, 118 - Landlocked, 119 - Battle Plan, 120 - Drift, 121 - Eagle Eye, 122 - Call Center, 123 - Godot, 124 - Homeward, 125 - ForeSHADOW
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert, Legolas, Elizabeth, Christine, Sarah, Sherlock Holmes, Mrs.Lovett, Todd, Crowley, Aziraphale.
New Characters: Dr. Watson, The Celestial Bureaucracy, Erlkönig, Jadis.
Running Gags: Jareth causing mischief, Javert's stress level, James awkwardly meeting his ex, Uninvited poofing, Jareth tries to help, Instant Cosplay Surprise, Being dead in canon.
Summary: Jareth organizes the second vacation against everybody's wishes... and he learned from the last and commits very new mistakes (This arc sets up the Dark!Jareth arc by foreshadowing Jareth's family and the whole thing possibly backfiring).

Standalone gags

Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
Running Gags: Jareth causing mischief, Drunk Antics.

126 - Rule 34

127 - Humidity

Morgan's visit mini-arc

Pages: 128 - Switch Hit, 129 - Mashup
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
New Characters: Morgan.
Running Gags: Girls being scary, Javert's stress level, The Magic Family Tree.
Summary: Morgan comes to visit her son, the Tangled Family Tree gets some more lampshades. We also see what can happen to Composite Characters over time.

    Pages 130-140
Kid!Jareth, a gag and the Erlkönig 

Kid!Jareth arc (2010 Halloween arc)

Also known as Small Time Traveller arc
Pages: 130 - Falling, 131 - Flying, 132 - Faerie Tale, 133 - Forsaken
Characters: Jareth (Kid!Jareth), Sarah.
New Characters: Jadis, Jareth's sister or the Erlking's daughter, Erlkönig.
Running Gags: The Magic Family Tree.
Summary: Sarah meets a very lonely magical child (from the past), is kind to him and he gives her his word. (We get a setup for Labyrinth.)

Standalone gags

Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
Running Gags: Erik's glitterphobia.

134 - Shiny

Erlkönig arc (2010 Christmas arc)

Pages: 135 - Loom, 136 - Lurk, 137 - Lee, 138 - Loss, 139 - Lethe, 140 - Legacy
Characters: Jareth, Sarah, Javert, James, Erik, Christine, Schmendrick.
New Characters: Toby, the Erlking's daughter, Erlkönig.
Running Gags: The Magic Family Tree.
Summary: Some classical Fair Folk stop by and almost steal Toby (again) also try to deliver some warning.

    Pages 141-154
Limbo fever, the M Word, gags and British Boyfriends 

Limbo Fever arc

Pages: 141 - Rome, 142 - Conversations, 143 - Neater
Characters: Jareth, Sarah.
New Characters: Mr. Saito, Cobb and his children.
Running Gags: Actor Allusion, Jareth tries to help.
Summary: Sarah has sleeping problem because of Inception... Jareth solves it. It becomes their landlord.

M word arc - Part 1

This arc connects and frames the Dark!Jareth arc.
Pages: 144 - Letter, 145 - The M Word, 146 - Failure, 147 - Irrefutable, 148 - OC, 149 - Favor
Characters: Jareth, Erik, James, Javert.
New Characters: Hedwig.
Running Gags: Jareth tries to help, Being dead in canon, People fainting and Javert carrying them.
Summary: The cast got letters, James from his mother and she wants to come to visit.

Standalone pages

Characters: Jareth, Erik.
Running Gags: Lampshading Fanservice, Uninvited poofing, Jareth tries to help.
150 - Story

151 - Renovations
New Characters: Ariadne.

152 - Wizard
New Characters: Dresden, Bob.

British Boyfriends are Better mini-arc

Pages: 153 - Vegas, 154 - BBaB
Characters: Erik, James, Javert, Legolas.
New Characters: Satine, Christian, The Green Fairy.
Running Gags: Drunk Antics, Javert's stress level, James being Covert Pervert.
Summary: New tenants, way too much absinthe and Javert is not amused.

    Pages: 155-185
Dark!Jareth and M word conclusion 

Dark!Jareth arc (2011 Summer arc)

Pages: 155 - Inopportunte, 156 - Breaking, 157 - Doppelganger, 158 - Trinity, 159 - Overture, 160 - Caught, 161 - Yes Mother, 162 - Stuck, 163 - Yoink, 164 - S.R.P., 165 - Rise, 166 - Fall, 167 - Inexplicable, 168 - The F Word, 167b SLASH INTERLUDE, 169 - Face to Face, 170 - Listen, 171 - Magic Words, 172 - Villainy, 173 - Catching Up, 174 - Generous, 175 - Sundered, 176 - Demands, 177 - No, 178 - Strive, 179 - SMACK, 180 - Status Quo, 181 - Tomorrow, 182 - Vows, 183 - Parent Trap
Characters: Jareth (Dark!Jareth), Erik, James, Javert, Sarah, Christine, Aziraphale, Crowley, Erlkönig.
New Characters: Mrs. Norrington, Socks.
Running Gags: National Animosities, Girls being sane/scary.
Summary: Jareth's mirror breaks, his dark side takes over and tries to rerail the stories of the cast. Also James mother finally arrives... and gets along with Jareth's dad way to much.

M word arc - Part 2

Pages: 184 - Challenge, 185 - Accepted
Characters: James, Mrs. Norrington.
Running Gags: National Animosities, Girls being sane/scary, Being dead in canon.
Summary: James comes finally clean and has a talk with his mother. Turns out most of it wasn't needed.

  • Pun-Based Title: Meme based but you get the idea: (pages 184-185) Challenge-Accepted.

    Pages 186-207
Zombies 

Zombies arc (2011 Halloween arc)

Pages: 186 - Options, 187 - Reflexes, 188 - Checked, 189 - Phone Box, Roommates 190 - Arrivals, 191 - Passing Thru, 192 - AoE, 193 - Sacrifice, 194 - Americana, 195 - Depth, 196 - Power Play, 197 - Threat, 198 - Time Out, 199 - Hero, 200 - Participation, 201 - Doom, 202 - CHAINSAW, 203 - Later, 204 - Sonic, 205 - Force, 206 - Return, 207 - Immutable
Characters: James, Jareth, Javert, Erik, Valjean, Aziraphale, Crowley, Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Dresden, Bob, Todd, Nathan, Mr. Saito, Cobb and his children, Satine, Christian, Sarah, Christine, Legolas.
New Characters: Dr. House, The Tenth Doctor, Ash, Tallahasse, Zombies.
Running Gags: Javert being unsympathetic, Media Classifications, National Animosities, Uninvited poofing, Jareth tries to help, Ax-Crazy killers getting along, Being dead in canon.
Summary: The residents and new additions team up to avert a zombie apocalypse... not that it's easy.

    Pages 208-221
Gags and Magic cold 

Standalone gags

Characters: Erik, Javert, Jareth; Éponine, Mrs. Norrington.
Running Gags: National Animosities, Girls being sane/scary, Javert's stress level, Actor Allusion, Being dead in canon.

208 - La Seine

209 - Younger

210 - The Candle Talk

212 - Lieutenants
New Characters: Groves, Gilette, Jack Sparrow.

  • Pirate: James was a pirate for a short time. His past came to visit, see the random chibi Jack Sparrow in the last panel?

Jareth's Cold arc

Pages 211 - Bundled; 213 - Sneeze, 214 - Swap, 215 - Snarl, 216 - Shoot Me, 217 - Sit, 218 - Self Insert, 219 - Short SightedCharacters: James, Jareth, Javert, Erik, Todd, Sarah, Legolas, Misto.
New Characters: AsheRhyder.
Running Gags: Erik hurting Jareth, Javert being unsympathetic, Girls being sane/scary, Jareth causing mischief, Legolas being freaked out by Todd, Erik's glitterphobia.
Summary: Jareth goes to visit his mother and comes back with a magical cold.

Standalone gags

Characters: Talahassee, Toby, Sarah, Christine, James; Mrs. Norrington, Erlkönig.
Running Gags: Girls being sane/scary, The Magic Family Tree.

220 - Hunch

221 - Advice
New Character: The Queen of the Night.

    Pages 222-263; Such Stuff... 1-42
Such Stuff as Dreams are Made on 

Such Stuff as Dreams are Made on (2012 Summer arc)

Pages: Extra Such Stuff Countdown 3..., 2...,1..., Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On - 0 - Cover, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, Extra Cuddlepile
Characters: James (Shadow!James), Jareth (Mortal!Jareth), Javert (Shadow!Javert), Erik (Shadow!Erik), Sarah (Shadow!Sarah), Jadis, Erlkönig, Mr. Saito (Shadow!Saito).
New Characters: "Odile" Fake!Sarah, Shadow Beasts.
Running Gags: People fainting and Javert carrying them, The Magic Family Tree.
Summary: The Erlkönig decided to give his son the gift of mortality. For their misfortune his ex-wife had some things to say about this too. Expect Mind Screw.

     Pages 264-279
Gags and Greet the neighbors / Azi's phone 

Standalone gags

Running Gags: Lampshading Fanservice, Drunk Antics, Javert's Bizarre Taste in Food, James being Covert Pervert, Being dead in canon.

264 - Questions 1 and 2

265 - Questions 3 and 4

266 - Questions 5 and 6

  • Continuity Nod: James to the Movie Night and Erik to the Killed For Canon Meeting.

267 - Question 7

Greet the new neigbors arc / Azi's phone arc

Pages: 268 - Muffin, 269 - Beep, 270 - Detective, 271 - Mobile, 272 - Toothless, 273 - I.T., 274 - Doctor, 275 - Game, Roommates 276 - Priorities (SPOILERS)277 - BOOM, 278 - Roommates
Characters: James, Jareth, Javert, Erik, Aziraphale, Crowley Death, Support group, Saito.
New Characters: Darcy, Holmes, Jhon, Hiccup, Toothless, Tony Stark, Scotty, Jake Jensen, Lucius Fox, Loki, Thor, Hawkeye, Nyan-cat, Dr. Lecter, Phil Coulson.
Running Gags: Fruit Basket well Muffin Basket, Javert being unsympathetic, Actor Allusion, Being dead in canon.
Summary: While James and Javert greet the new neighbors with Muffin Basket and visit the support group, Erik messes with Azi's lost mobile with the help of his internet buddies, there is also Stuff Blowing Up.

Standalone gags

Characters:: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert, Erlkönig
Running Gags: Actor Allusion.

279 - Guest
New Character: 15ImaginaryRabbit15.
  • Mythology Gag: The thing about Legolas patroling the grounds comes right out off GND.
  • Stealth Hi/Bye: Lord King horrifies the cast with this, but subverts later when he appears to greet the guest.
  • Wrong Turn at Albuquerque: How the random fangirl happens on the building.

     Pages 280-304
Wild Hunt, Visuals and gags 

Wild Hunt arc (2012 Halloween / Christmas arc)

Pages: 280 - Invitation, 281 - Exchange, 282 - Payoff, 283 - Riders, 284 - Quarry, 285 - Shadowhunt, 286 - Chase, 287 - Consume, 288 - Drown, 289 - Crumble, 290 - Crush, 291 - Skeptic, 292 - Wish, 293 - Winner, 294 - Gift, 295 - Unplanned
Characters: James, Jareth, Javert, Erik, Elkönig, Sarah, Dresden, Shadow Beasts.
New Characters: Odin, King Arthur, The Shadow Child aka Disbelief.
Running Gags: Jareth causing mischief, Javert's stress level, Uninvited poofing, The Magic Family Tree.
Summary: The Erlkönig names Jareth as the host of The Wild Hunt, that he first refuses, but after some bargaining accepts... and because this is Jareth the whole thing backfires spectacularly. Also Javert meets his long lost uncle again and conquers a power all fictional beings fear.

Standalone page

Characters: Jareth.

296 - Theory of Relativity

  • Filler Strips: It is. But gives important world information.
  • Bizarre Alien Reproduction: According to this the procreation and family forming ways and habits of the Magical Community are based more on concepts, than "biology".

Visuals mini-arc

Pages: 297 - Visualization, 298 - Short; 300 - Reversion
Characters: Erik, Javert, Jareth, James, Valjean.
Running Gags: Javert's stress level, Actor Allusion.
Summary: The newest Les Miserables adaptation hits its cast with The Nth Doctor.

Standalone gags

Characters: Aziraphale, Crowley; James, Jareth, Javert, Valjean, Erik, "Odile", The Erlking's Daughter, Sarah, Christine.
Running Gags: Actor Allusion, Girls being sane/scary.
299 - Metatron
New Characters: Metatron.

301 - Devious Gingers
New Characters: The cast of Devious Gingers.

302 - Demi

303 - Question 8

304 - Bechdel

    Pages 305-312
Whose minions? and gags 

Whose minions? arc

Pages: 305 - Manners, 306 - Ducklings, 307 - Missed, 308 - Lost Word
Characters: Sarah, James, Jareth, Socks.
New Characters:Slump, Pengy and other Goblins.
Summary: Fae being posessive... mostly Jareth takes kind of hard that his minions listen to his friends.

Standalone gags

Characters: Javert, Sherlock, James, Eponine, Jareth, Erik, Elkönig.

309 - Astronomy

310 - 29

311 - Signature

312 - Fear
New Characters: The Sender Man, Sadako, Pitch.

    Pages 313-328
Spring Break, Love Never... 

Spring Break arc (2013 Spring arc)

Also known as the Third Vacation arc.
Pages: 313 - Planning Stages, 314 - A Taste of Things To Come, 315 - Lemon, 316 - Snapshots, 317 - Gird, 318 - Masquerade, 319 - Damocles.
Characters: Erik, Tony, Javert, James, Jareth, Valjean.
New Characters: Arthur Shapey, Douglas Richardson, Carolyn Knapp-Shapey, Martin Crieff so the people of MJN Air, "The Scribble Person".
Running Gags: Girls being sane/scary, Jareth causing mischief (or not causing in this case), Actor Allusion.
Summary: Thanks to Tony's advice and the wonders of modern marketing Erik buys tickets to Italy.

Love Never...

Pages: 320 - Burn, 321 - All-Win, 322 -Good Intentions, 323 - Scapegoat, 324 - Apologize, 325 - For Jack Frost, 326 - Quis Custodiet, 327 - Ipsos Custodes, 328 - Temet Nosce
Characters: Erik, Javert, James, Jareth, Sarah, Christine, The Erlking's Daughter, Tracy.
New Characters: Jack Frost, the Sandman
Running Gags: Erik hurting Jareth, Jareth causing mischief (as he still isn't), Girls being sane/scary, Jareth tries to help
Summary: The Drama department announces this years musical production. It's Love Never Dies.

  • Death Glare: Erik to Jareth when he dares to ask what the problem is.
  • Exact Words:
    Erik: ... I have no intention of disrupting their little... show.note 
  • Insult Backfire: What could that young boy know about loneliness? A whole lot.
  • Literary Allusion Title / Altum Videtur / Pun-Based Title: #326-#327 -> Quis Custodiet-Ipsos Custodes(?) -> Who guards the guardians(?). Guess which movie's characters debut in this arc!
  • Piano Drop: Snarked about. Wasting a good piano is not Erik's style.
  • School Play: The main conflict.
  • What The Hell, Casting Agency?: In Universe! They casted the personification of fun, who also looks like a teenager Jack Frost to play the brooding anti-hero/villain, who finds his ten years old son Erik.
  • Xanatos Gambit: Christine, of all people, pulls one by deciding to avoid the whole Love Never Dies mess altogether. Either it will blow over without her having to deal with it, or Erik will do what he does best and wreak terrible vengeance on the drama department. "Either way, I have to win."

    Der Erlkönig 
Also known as the Father's Day special.
Pages: Der Erlkonig 1, Der Erlkönig 2, Der Erlkönig 3
Characters: The Erlkönig, The Erlking's daughter.
New Characters: A Father with his son, Goethe.
Summary: This comic's take on The Erl-King.

    Pages 329-435; Kings War 1-107
Kings War 

Kings War arc

Also known as THE BIG EVENT of 2013. No kidding. It got two trailers! And then a health related hiatus struck. But as things stand this will be also the big event of 2014 (pagecount: 107 plus extras).
Pages: Roommates - Kings War - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58. 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107 - END.
Characters: Schmendrick, Jareth, Erlkönig, "The Scribble Person" aka Story, Sarah, Toby, Legolas, James, Javert, Erik, Eponine, Death (of the Endless), Morgan, Odin, Jadis, Mrs. Norrington, The Wizard, The Shadow Beasts, The Shadow Child aka Disbelief, Socks, Goblins and other assorted denizens of the Labyrinth.
New Characters: The Goblin King, Thranduil, Despair, Desire, Dream, Delirium, Destiny, Anansi, Glinda, Sun Wukong, Isis, Baba Yaga, Prospero and Ariel, Oberon and Titania, The Wolves, The Ozian army, Ozma, The Sea.
Running Gags: Girls being sane/scary, This Means War!, Jareth causing mischief, Javert's stress level, Uninvited poofing, Instant Cosplay Surprise, Eponine pouncing her boyfriend, The Magic Family Tree, Being dead in canon.
Summary: An accident involving a magic sword and an easily startled six year old has dire consequences.

Stuff not counted in the main series:

    The Proto-strips: 
New Characters: Erik, Jareth.
Story: Standalone gags about the two characters sitting in a bar. The last mentions moving together.

What Does He Have...?

Old

A Cute Comic

Wrong Movie

V-Day

What Is This Feeling...
  • Waxing Lyrical: A slight rewrite of What is this feeling... (Loathing) from Wicked.
    • There is a fan video that sets the comic to the song here.

     Covers & Standalone Extras 

Roommates: Erik and Jareth (Cover)
Characters: Erik, Jareth.
Published between the Pirates of the Caribbean Spoilers and 100 Years War mini-arc.

Halloween 07 Roommates Special

Roommates - Christmas Special

Roommates: Javert and James (Cover)
Characters: Javert, James.
Published in the middle of the karaoke arc.

Roommates - Happy Anniversary
Characters: Javert, James, Jareth, Erik, Aziraphale, Crowley, Sarah, Christine, Legolas, Todd.

[Roommates: Crowley and Azira (Cover)
Characters: Aziraphale, Crowley.
Published around the end of the First Vacation arc.

Roommates: Legolas and Sweeney (Cover)
Characters: Legolas and Sweeney.
Published in the middle of the New Hire arc.

Halloween 2009
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.
Published before the 3rd Sketch - Clean-Up.

Roommates: Death and Misto (Cover)
Characters: DEATH, Misto.
Published at the end of the Killed for Canon Meeting arc.

Roommates: Rule Britannia (Cover)
Characters: Jareth, James.
Published at the end of the Second Vacation arc.

Roommates - Mist and Madness (Cover)
Characters: Erlkönig, The Erlking's daughter.
Published in the middle of the Dark!Jareth arc.

Roommates: Femme Fatale (Cover)
Characters: Christine, Sarah.
Published in the middle of the Zombies arc.

Commodore Catastrophe Card Characters: James.
Published afer the Zombies arc. Club card for the Oh, No! James! club, or in other words the fanclub of the resident woobie.

Holiday Special 2011 - Mistletoe Mischief
Characters: James, Éponine, Javert, Valjean, Aziraphale, Crowley, Erik, Mag, Mr. King, Mrs. Norrington, Jareth, Sarah.
Published in the middle of the Jareth's cold arc.

While The World Spins On
Characters: Talahassee, Toby.Extra for #220 Hunch.

Roommates: Twilight Waltz (Cover)
Characters: Mr. King, Mrs. Norrington.
Published after Such Stuff....

Roommates - Keep Watching (Cover)
Characters: Jareth, Javert, James, Erik.
New Characters: Slender Man
Published in the middle of the Greet the neighbors arc.

Long Live The King (Cover)
Characters: Mr. King.
Published in the middle of the Wild Hunt arc.

Halloween 2013
Characters: Jareth, Javert, James, Erik.

Snow Day
Characters: Jareth, Javert, James, Erik, Éponine, Legolas, Captain America.

     Roommates Sketches 
R-Sketch 1 - Random
Characters: Aziraphael, Crowley.

Roommates S2 - Pie
Characters: Legolas, Todd.

Roommates S3 - Clean-Up
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.

Roommates S4 - Butcher Job
Characters: James, Javert.

  • Brown Bag Mask: Javert after a shaving accident here. Not only Jareth is guilty in the sin of vanity.

Roommates S5 - Llama
Characters: Erik, Jareth, James, Javert.

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