''[[http://www.imminentmoose.com/ Imminent Moose]]'' is a JournalComic written by Kyle Travers.

The series chronicles the life of the author through his day-to-day existence as a college student in Burlington, VT. Earlier strips focus on everyday dorm life but have shifted into focusing on apartment living and working retail. The comic is mostly self-reflective and often centers on the author’s life experiences and observations on life with sporadic appearances by friends and roommates.

Occasionally the strips take a more surreal turn in chronicling the struggles of Squid Fairy, a winged squid that grants wishes…pertaining to squids, as well as a short story about a snail’s dreams of flight and a trip into the refrigerator.

Updates weekly, but is occasionally subject to ScheduleSlip.

The comic went on hiatus in September 2013, but as of April/May 2014 is starting up again. The newer strips have been focused around Kyle's graduation from college, thoughts about that, and continued adventures in retail.


!!This series provides examples of:

* ADayInTheLimelight: The "Frigid" story arc primarily focuses on Squid Fairy and his feelings of inadequacy.
* AnachronicOrder: The only thing set in stone about a strip's position in the timeline is which semester it took place in.
* AndNowForSomeoneCompletelyDifferent:
** A non-video game example: Though Kyle is the main character, a few comics have focused on other members of the cast such as Robin, Allison, or Eboney.
** The filler comics early in the series' run focus on a snail which has nothing to do with the author or the main cast.
* {{Animesque}}: The short saga of Kyle running to catch a bus.
* ArtEvolution: It's subtle, but there is a definite shift in style from the beginning strips to the current ones.
* AuthorAvatar: The main character IS the author.
* BalefulPolymorph: Kyle theorizes that some of the neighborhood cats might be humans cursed by witches.
* BeautyMark: Kyle has a small mole on his left cheek under his eye.
* BerserkButton: [[http://www.imminentmoose.com/comics/1142992/026-not-ok/ Do not take Kyle's nutella]]
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Allison, as evidenced [[http://www.imminentmoose.com/comics/1111712/015-the-ballad-of-optimism-fairy/ here]] and [[http://www.imminentmoose.com/comics/1166653/035-allisons-wish/ here]].
* BigEater: Several strips focus on the author's love of food.
* BigGuyLittleGuy: Ryan and Kyle, respectively. Though, the series has not shown one being any less intelligent than the other.
* BishieSparkle: Tends to manifest when Kyle is pleased with something.
* BossSubtitles: Every character introduction.
* CloudCuckoolander:
** Allison, [[http://www.imminentmoose.com/comics/1104794/007-rawr/ most definitely]].
** Maybe Kyle, sometimes. Not nearly as much as Allison.
* CuteLittleFangs: Jeremy sports a pair of these.
%% * DemonHead
* DemotedToExtra: Several characters, most notably Scott, looked like they would have a bigger role when first introduced
* DramaticWind: The last panel of Frigid 24, as well as other occasions throughout the Frigid arc.
%% * DudeLooksLikeALady
* EldritchAbomination: [[http://www.imminentmoose.com/comics/1110263/013-reindeer/ Beware the reindeer]].
* EleventhHourSuperpower: Kyle and Squid Fairy get a massive power-up/gain new skills [[spoiler:when they are attacked by King Boreas's receptionist who goes all OneWingedAngel on them.]]
* EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods: [[http://www.imminentmoose.com/comics/1130491/025-calamari/ Squid Fairy]]!
* ExpressiveHair: When excited, Kyle's hair will often curl upwards.
%% * FiveTokenBand
* FreudianTrio: Detailed in terms of money [[http://www.imminentmoose.com/comics/1169422/040-an-almost-freudian-look-at-spending-money/ here]].
** Superego: Ryan
** Ego: Kyle
** Id: Robin
%% * HardDrinkingPartyGirl: Chico.
* KaleidoscopeHair: Kyle frequently changes his hair color on a whim.
* LongHairIsFeminine: This can be problematic for Kyle.
* MixAndMatchCritters: [[http://www.imminentmoose.com/comics/1130388/024-something-from-allison/ Introducing Fishamelphant]]
* MoodWhiplash:
** The month of comics detailing the chronicles of a snail who wishes he could fly is immediately followed up in June by a comic announcing that [[spoiler:Robin]] is leaving the school/main cast.
** Also, a comic poking fun at the strange noises Kyle's dormmate and his girlfriend made when she was visiting is followed up by an RIP comic for his cat, Hank.
* OddjobGods:
** Squid Fairy, who's only power is to grant wishes relating to squids.
** Allison uses this [[http://www.imminentmoose.com/comics/1166653/035-allisons-wish/ to her advantage]] .
* OminousOwl: [[http://www.imminentmoose.com/comics/1143006/027-hoo/ Of the stuffed variety]].
%% * NoIndoorVoice: Robin.
* PutOnABus:
** [[spoiler:Robin]].
** [[spoiler: After strip #118, "Through The Eyes," the WHOLE rest of the cast disappears. The only characters featured are Kyle, Squid Fairy, and the snail. This means that the list of characters currently on the bus is: Robin, Scott, Allison, Jeremy, Chico, Ryan, and Eboney.]]
%% * RealLifeWritesThePlot
%% * SassySecretary: Roz, the receptionist in "Frigid".
* SkunkStripe: One of Kyle's more frequent hair styles is one or two of these on his forelocks.
* SplashOfColor: The comic is done in grayscale save for Kyle's hair color.
%% * SpringIsLate
* StripBuffer:
** Happened at the beginning of the comic's run.
** Still happens occasionally, depending on the author's life at the time.
* TheCameo: The Snail makes an appearance, apparently living in the apartment Kyle and Squid Fairy share.
* ThoseTwoGuys: Kyle and Ryan in earlier strips of the comic.
* UnsoundEffect: The author prefers them in lieu of real sound effects.
* WeatherDissonance: [[http://www.imminentmoose.com/comics/1155764/032-lies/ Welcome to Vermont]]!
* WholesomeCrossdresser: Kyle has moments of this.
* WordSaladTitle: There is no moose anywhere in the comic. It is hard to tell if one is imminent, but there has been nothing pointing to that part being true either. This may be a StealthJoke in reference to the many "Moose Crossing" signs that are stationed all over Vermont.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: One of the only colors ever seen in the whole comic is Kyle's frequently changing hair.