Webcomic / Greg

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A typical day in the life of Greg.

Greg was a Slice of Life webcomic about two best friends, Greg and Ted, both drastically different, getting into all sorts of comedic adventures during the course of their daily lives.

Greg updated every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. With off-storyline strips updated Thursdays. The comic is no longer found on the internet and all links to it on TV tropes redirect to malware sites so proceed with caution.


This series provides examples of:

  • All Just a Dream: Greg dreams he's a swashbuckling slayer of beasts and a suave ladies man, too bad the reality is so different.
  • Are You Pondering What I'm Pondering?: Many of these moments during Greg's "Gregorius" story arc.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Perks up when his little sister comes to visit him while his womanizing pervert of a friend is his room mate.
  • Butt-Monkey: Greg. He has been beaten up by Ted's ex-fling, been on a blind date with a trans-gender, pooped on by a bird, stepped in dog doo, attacked by machete wielding kids, been the butt of jokes at his workplace, among many other incidences. The list continues to grow.
    • Groin Attack: Greg gets mistaken for a stalker and subsequently takes one in the jewels.
    • Guilt by Association Gag: Greg inherits Ted's guilt as one of Ted's ex-flings goes berserk on the two.
    • Potty Failure: Greg gets mistaken and teased for this at work.
    • Subways Suck: Greg runs into a bunch of foul tempered subway riders during his morning commute. They give him a widely used single fingered salute.
  • Comically Missing the Point: When you miss the point of sarcasm.
  • Double Standard: Abuse, Female on Male: There are many instances where Greg gets abused by women, taking it in the family jewels or getting his skull bashed in.
  • Everyone Chasing You: As Ted gets exposed as a fraudulent college professor.
  • Fanservice Extra: The bevy of scantily clad babes that Ted has scored with or is about to score with.
  • Get a Hold of Yourself, Man!: Gregorius is forced to pull Tedidicules together as he finally snaps, as the duo repeatedly fall prey to Medusa's charms.
  • Home Porn Movie: Ted filming himself with two college cheerleaders for his own personal collection.
  • Hypocritical Humor: Ted and Madamfluffles.
  • I Banged Your Mom: Something Ted has done.
  • I'm Standing Right Here: Greg and Ted speaking to one another with Ben in between, virtually invisible to them. Ben subsequently gets punched out for speaking out.
  • Idiot Hero: Gregorious and Ted from Gregcraft are prime examples of this.
  • Lovable Coward: Lucas, a colleague of Greg's who decides to run out on Greg's lifesaving procedure on a fellow colleague but decides to come back to bask in the glory when the procedure works. .
  • Lovable Rogue: Ted sneaking onto a college campus, disguised as a college professor to collect phone numbers from female students.
  • Nice Guy: Greg. Glimpses of his nice guy attitude toward women when he speaks with Ted. Unfortunately for him, that's where the irony comes in.
  • Not What It Looks Like: As Greg is trying to yank off Ted's jeans.
  • Parody: Greg in addition to it's storyline strips, parodied movies such as Transformers 3 and Green Lantern, during the early stages of the strip.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Bradley.
  • Porn Stash: Both Greg and Ted have one. Ted in the form of an external hard drive, Greg in a fairly outdated form of mountains of dvd and cd spindles.
  • Really Gets Around: Ted aka slutbag.
  • Running Gag: Greg and Ted repeatedly gets petrified by a nude Medusa as they repeatedly fall for her charms.
  • Shrinking Violet: Greg. Intimidated by attractive women, he blushes and stammers inarticulately.
  • Spit Take: Ted dressed as a burly cheerleader triggers one from a campus cop.
  • {{Transsexual} : Greg has many run-ins with a particular Transsexua.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: Ted's ex-landlord and his wife. Ted gets evicted eventually.
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