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Webcomic: Brawl in the Family
aka: Brawl Inthe Family
Top row from left to right: Link, Jigglypuff, Kirby, Mario, Captain Falcon, and Diddy Kong. Bottom row from left to right: Adeleine, Meta Knight, and King Dedede. Expecting anyone else? TOO BAD. WALUIGI TIME.

"I'm gonna get you, Kirby."
King Dedede

Brawl in the Family is a gag-based webcomic hosted on Keenspot starring Kirby, and featuring various video game characters, mainly those that have appeared in the Super Smash Bros. series, but most of the plots and running jokes are based on Kirby and King Dedede. It is written and drawn by Matthew Taranto, AKA TriforceBun from the Phoenix Wright Musical Project.

The comic usually uses a fairly simplistic art style, originating from bored-in-class sketches and doodles. There is more complex art on occasion, including homages and tributes to the styles of other artists.

It's also very funny and very cute. (That is, when it's not super disturbing.) If you are a Nintendo fan, this is a web-comic you must read.

Due to Matt's Crohn's disease acting up, the series went through a Series Hiatus just before the 400th comic for over a month and a half, and fans wished him well in this forum thread. However, on April 10th, he announced that the series will be regularly updated again now that he's been taking medicine. He later got married in June 2012 and took another hiatus due to his honeymoon. That hiatus ended July 3, along with the belated announcement that the first Brawl in the Family book would be released with at least the first 150 comics along with a huge amount of content depending on how much money is raised. There is also a podcast, which can be found in the description of a few of the blog posts.

Matt has also announced a Kickstarter for his game, Tadpole Treble, a music game made in the comic's art style.

On July 24, 2014, it was announced that the comic will be ending soon, and forum post clarified that it'll end for a variety of reasons, all of which are listed in the post. An exact end date has not been specified, but all we know is that it'll end later this year.

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