Webcomic: The Order Of The Black Dog

aka: The Black Dogs
The latest comic written by Immelmann of Concession fame, The Black Dogs is a Cosmic Horror Furry Comic that takes place in an alternate version of Pharonic Egypt with mid-21st century technology.


Contains examples of:

  • Chekhov's Gun: Julia's camera phone, or rather its automatic upload to her home computer
  • Combat Tentacles: With fangs.
  • Eldritch Abomination: The yet-unnamed black masses that form tentacles or eyes or teeth seemingly at will.
  • Expy: Subverted, Julia and Melissa resemble the female alter-egos of Joel and Matt from Concession superficially. But their personalities have little resemblance.
  • First Contact: With the Martians in 2006.
  • Held Back In School: Julia was in high school for five years, though the cast page suggests it was solely due to her problems with authority.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: Julia is given drugged coffee to make her forget the events of that night.
  • Lovecraft Lite: They seem to have beaten the creatures, at least temporarily, with only a couple faceless guards lost.
  • The Men in Black: Two of them in issue #2
  • Multi-Ethnic Name: Melissa Eric Ripley Khainouda, her father as well.
  • Orifice Invasion: The artifact entities take over hosts by shoving themselves in the victim's mouth.
  • Puppeteer Parasite: The idols jump into people and control them.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: The creature of the first two issues was dormant until Julia moved a stone knife thing embedded in one piece. Putting it back in ossified the thing. Now it's stored in an old bomb shelter.
  • Title Drop: "...and you're going to help me restart The Order of The Black Dog."
  • Twenty Minutes into the Future: There's lunar bases and cutting-edge smartphones are headsets with 128 GB of memory. This page indicates 2037.
  • Vagina Dentata: Rhoda saw some.
  • Viewer Gender Confusion: Readers have a tendency to mistake Sedjet, the long-haired gay fennec, for a girl.
  • The Unintelligible: "Alexander Avery", the bluejay MIB, speaks in a series of musical tones, his partner Dominic (the raccoon) understands him though.note 

Alternative Title(s):

The Black Dogs