Avatar Battle Royale is a collaborative webcomic with elements of an artistic role-playing game, hosted on the forum Giant in the Playground and based on the style of the Order of the Stick. Originally imported from the Gaia Online forums and created as a forum game where anyone who joined would kill another participant's avatar in comic form, it has since grown into several complicated plots, a world with an entire history and spawned more than sixteen prequel fancomics.The original plot, called Fat Fish Fury, came to be as a result of a feud between two forum members, and it has since grown into a massive fantasy story in which good, evil and aliens battle for the control of the world.Not to be confused with Avatar: The Last Airbender or Battle Royale.
The Squark Universe also counts, although its creator is fond of dropping obvious hints that its actually just a different galaxy.
Anticlimax: Happened two times in the end of Fat Fish Fury, when the Big Bad Shades died ramming into a door to Another Dimension and when the god-like Arcane Lantern made the invading empire's army disappear right out of thin air.
Butt Monkey: MasterRanger, who is mocked for his poor art, lousy grammar, and insufferable God-modding.
Squark is also regularly mocked (although he encourages it) for the now Noodle Incident of his original comics.
Nightwing may be the best example. After people got sick of his narration of the fights, they turned killing him into a running gag.
Canon Discontinuity: Squark's early comics were not archived because they were basically one big godmod, and later, Squark himself deleted the comics off the face of existence out of shame. And because his art at the time now makes him nauseous. Unfortunately, this means that the Mecha-Nightwing Arc has a lot of plotholes.
Casanova Wannabe: Q, shown when he's trying to pick up PC women, like Verra and Skimmer, and usually gets his ass kicked.
He does have several wives and girlfriends though according to his writer and his backstory Prequel My Name Is Q.
Hyperspace Arsenal: Apparently many characters make use of such. Mechafox has hat that functions as this, and Grim Ranger uses spell to achieve similiar effect.
Implacable Man: Abr has long list of implacable men and women, but to the top tier rise Randomizer and Threeshades.
Impossible Thief: Beren of the TSS plot is one of these. Not only has he stolen a table (and since TSS takes place on a ship, the tables are nailed to the floor), he also stole Mr. X's wallet. And Mr. X does not have a wallet.
He ups the ante immidiately afterwards by stealing Alana's rapier and using art change as distraction, and stealing the fourth wall to reveal it to the reader
Sapient Ship: Technically, Ven is just in charge of repairs and handling menial tasks onboard the Vendetta, but he can operate the ship if need be.
Schizotech: The nation of Schizotec, possessing aircrafts, robots and artificial intelligences in a Middle Ages period, and the United Nations of Avbaroy, who possess full-colour films, tanks, 1860s weapons, airships and 1930s radios.
Shipping: Brenen and Alana of the TSS plot. And this was by strip... 8? maybe?
Tank Goodness: Or perhaps Tank Badness. The Machinists love this.
Tonight Someone Dies: "The Death of Mechafox" was announced a week before the character was beheaded by the Big Bad... only to result in a Robotic Reveal. Happened several times with Stephen Mask, who's eventual death was declared a few comics before, but was subverted when authors made him alive in their comics, and the process restarted. He had to be ripped in half to be Killed Off for Real.
Unusual Ears: Along with catboys and catgirls, there are more than a few characters who have appeared with animal ears without having an animal in their family anywhere.
Who's on First?: A variation appears almost every time Nobody introduces himself.
Winged Humanoid: ABR has it's share of winged people. Notable examples include Threeshades, Eita, Calamity and Fayte.
Your Terrorists Are Our Freedom Fighters: The Avbaroy Liberation Front and the Sons of Schizotec, who could very well be the bad guys if not for the fact that the alien invaders have somewhat ambiguous intentions.