You know you love it!Dasien
-en", according to creator Neil Purcell) is the superheroic identity of Michelle Knight, an aspiring reporter for an entertainment magazine. After exposure to the Dasein virus, Michelle developed Super Strength
, Super Speed
Dasien has appeared in other webcomics. Chronologically, she's appeared in Energize/Dasien
and Heroes Unite
, under her original character design as well as alternate costume design in The Crossoverlord
and The Blonde Marvel
. She also cameos in Crossoverkill, but as her alter ego, Michelle Knight.
The comic comes and goes out of hiatus but maintains an ongoing storyline, usually first run on its DrunkDuck mirror.
This webcomic provides examples of:
- Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Dasien herself
- Leotard of Power
- Evil Redheads: Red, Rouge and Ruby of the Crimson Gestalt.
- No Pronunciation Guide: Purcell once wrote that fans were constantly mispronouncing the heroine's name as "Daisy Ann" or similar.
- Red Is Heroic: It is for Dasien, but not for the Crimson Gestalt.
- Schedule Slip: Dasien's Halloween 2008 filler was on the comic's entry page through March 2009, immediately followed by another hiatus.
- The comic returned in March 2013 but then immediately started publishing pages of Liberty, the American Girl starting on April Fools' Day.
- As of February 2014, the comic has been publishing for nearly a year with only a few minor schedule mishaps.
- Take Off Your Clothes/We Need a Distraction: From this page:
Let me get this straight, Mr. Tennessee Waterfall! You expect me
to prance around naked because [Ruby] is apparently gynophobic
?! is that what I'm to believe?
Marshall: That's one way of putting it … But yeah, something like that.
(pointing to Dasien's X-Ray Sparks
in the distance) Well, why can't she
Marshall: She's too busy drawing his fire.
Parker: YOUR LOGIC SUCKS!
- Theme Naming: The members of the Crimson Gestalt take their code names from shades of red; one of them is actually code-named Red.