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Shout Out: Gunnerkrigg Court
  • The comic takes a lot of inspiration by part of English folk musician Kate Rusby. Tom is a fan of her.
    • Sir Eglamore, ("Sir Eglamore") the Annan Waters ("Annan Waters") and Janet Llanwellyn, ("The Maid of Llanwellyn") all take their inspiration from several of her songs.
    • "Playing of Ball" was also quoted in the comic.
  • There are also a few references to Anne Briggs.
    • Reynardine's name (and his initial encounter with Annie) are inspired by the traditional song "Reynardine", which Anne covered.
    • Winsbury is from the traditional song "Willie O' Winsbury" (interestingly, Kate Rusby also recorded a variant of this song, titled "John Barbury"). In the song, Willie is in a relationship with the king's daughter, Janet, much to the king's displeasure. Replace "king" with "headmaster" and ... yeah.
  • Lindsey & Bud's names, and the fact that they're engineers in an underwater habitat, to The Abyss.
  • Tom called Lily "Cookie Monster" when he named her in a tweet. She also shares his color scheme and seemingly has toned-down mannerisms and speech patters of Cookie Monster. She might be also a reference to another Perky Goth Genki Girl with much the same colour scheme, perpetual crazy smile and lack of inhibitions in the L.A.W.L.S. comic.
  • There's an official artwork in Tom's deviantART page of Kat and Annie dressed as Ico and Yorda.
  • Another piece of artwork has Kat and Annie dressed as Raz and Lili.
  • From Chapter 1: The Shadow and the Robot:
    • Shadow 2's appearance as a "horned boy" shadow is a reference to ICO.
  • From Chapter 2: Schoolyard Myths:
    • Basil is talking about the whole affaire with Theseus. After he ends his tale, he sprouts "No sir, I didn't like it."
  • From Chapter 4: Not Very Scary:
  • From Chapter 9: Questions And Answers:
  • From Chapter 10: Doctor Disaster Versus The Creepy Space Aliens From Outer Space:
  • From Chapter 13: A Week For Kat:
    • Logos from Tom's favorite video games appear on Alistair's clothing.
  • From Chapter 15: Red Returns:
    • The Model-H war horse robot's story is taken from the sixth book of Paradise Lost.
  • From Chapter 16: The Medium Beginning:
    • Annie makes a mention that they will be late for their Karmatron Dynamics class. Tom is an admitted fan of the series.
  • From Chapter 18: S1:
  • From Chapter 19: Power Station:
  • From Chapter 24: Residential:
    • These comments from Tom:
  • From Chapter 29: A Bad Start:
    • In the commentary of this page, Tom says the train is nicknamed "Blaine".
  • From Chapter 30: The Coward Heart:
    • The crow and spiky-haired guy with triangular eye shadowing in the center of this page sure seems like a shout-out to Bro Strider and "Seppucrow".
    • The earrings 'could' be minature Troll horns.
    • And the colouration and general appearance of the couple that are the focus of the piece do suspiciously resemble a gender-swapped version of Jade- and Davesprite. (Spoiler Alert: They are not.)
  • From Chapter 32: From The Forest She Came:
    • While Annie is attacking the "posessed" Robot, she suggests that Kat reverse the polarity.
    • After Kat and Annie make amends, Kat confesses her like of Annie's forest dresses.
    "Also, I love the Princess Mononoke look you've got going on!"
  • From Chapter 33: Give and Take:
  • From Chapter 34: Faraway Morning (And Three Short Tales):
  • Strip 1011 has Donald (Kat's dad) reading what appears to be The Beano (specifically a Dennisthe Menace UK comic.)
  • Chapter 37, "Divine", has had two so far:
    • This page might be one to The Lord of the Rings: Sam unhesitatingly grabs Frodo's hand when he's in the "hospital" in front of all their friends (it was kind of a big deal while filming the movie) while Kat hesitates to hold Annie's hand despite (or perhaps because of) the only people around being Robot, Shadow 2, and Reynardine.
  • Chapter 48, "Tall Tales":
    • By coincidence (Tom doesn't plan what days comics are posted in advance) this calm meeting between a taller-than-average lady knight and a huge unwell misanthropic canine-themed warrior came just five days after this incredibly violent confrontation between a taller-than-average lady knight and a huge unwell misanthropic canine-themed warrior. Also present are the lady knight's shorter but talented male companion, a dangerous young girl who looks like her mother and acts like her father('s sister) that the canine-themed warrior "befriended", and the trickster who's manipulating them all (also just off stage is the psychotic woman who's going to kill everyone even remotely associated with those who killed her loved one(s)... wait that could be anyone; specifically it's the dead one with white hair and white skin who was left in/by the river who un-lives only for vengence).

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