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Webcomic: The Seer

The Seer is an ongoing Creepypasta comic by Madame Macabre, begun October 9th 2012 and updating every 1-2 weeks. It stars Ms. Korbyn Jumping Eagle, a girl who has been seeing strange things all her life. After her grandmother dies, she receives a mysterious old book which, upon opening, fully awakens her to the world of spirits and monsters around her. This places her into a new role as "the Seer", the bridge between the Under and Over Realms; now she must learn to work with her strange new allies and escape the monsters sent after her by Zalgo - all while maintaining her life as a college student.


Provides Examples Of:

  • Affably Evil: Slender Man.
  • Art Evolution: Over the course of the comic the art has gained more depth, and the characters are drawn more consistently.
  • Animesque
  • Badass Baritone: Slenderman, in the dubbed episodes. Only when speaking through Masky, though; with Hoodie, he sounds...weird.
  • Barbarian Longhair: Jeff, who has a long-ass mane and is easily the most Axe Crazy of Korbyn's allies, not to mention the only one to actually show his canon homicidal tendencies in-story.
  • Big Bad: So far Zalgo seems to be this.
  • Black Comedy: Jeff is full of this.
  • Black and Grey Morality: Comes with the territory in any story where you have Slenderman and Jeff the Killer on one side, and Zalgo on the other.
  • Blue and Orange Morality: When Scarecrow first came to life, she murdered her crush's girlfriend and then genuinely didn't understand why he was upset.
  • Creepy Monotone: Hoodie, who sounds like Glados.
  • Dark-Skinned Redhead: Korbyn.
  • Deal with the Devil: Scarecrow made one of these with Zalgo - in return for becoming mobile, she would be his servant. When things in the Over Realm didn't pan out, she was more or less forced into serving him forever due to having no place else to go. Which, of course, he knew would happen.
  • Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette: Jeff; possibly Masky - his mask makes him appear to be this, but of course we don't know much about what his actual face looks like.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Slender Man and Zalgo. But this is obvious to anyone who knows a thing or two about Creepypastas.
  • Expy: Possibly unintentionally, but a few readers have noticed that Masky acts sort of like Canada.
  • Genre Savvy: Both Jeff and Korbyn show this when Scarecrow confesses that she is not working for Zalgo of her own free will; Jeff points out to Korbyn that they can't rule out the possibility that Scarecrow is lying while Korbyn counters that even if Scarecrow is lying, he can't jump to that conclusion and kill her without hearing her side of the story first.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: Poor Korbyn never asked for any of this.
    • Masky, too - he greatly misses his old life, and says he's as bad as Jeff for bringing Korbyn into the Under Realms's problems.
  • Invisible to Normals: Sufficiently powerful creatures can project a disguise that makes them appear as humans while in the Over Realm (however, it only extends to their bodies).
  • Knife Nut: Jeff, of course.
  • Kill It with Fire: After Jeff realizes that knives won't work on Scarecrow, he decides to light her on fire - although Korbyn stops him.
  • Looks Like Cesare: Jeff, obviously, but he even has this in his human form.
  • The Medic: One of the duties of the Seer is to treat monsters who can't go the Under Realm for medical care, since they can't go to human hospitals.
  • No Yay: In-universe; thanks to The Masquerade, Jeff looks like a Bishōnen to Korbyn's friend Camille. However, as the seer, Korbyn can't see this, so all she hears is her friend gushing over how cute the creepy murderer with the Glasgow Grin looks.
  • Obliviously Evil: When she first came to life, Scarecrow genuinely had no idea that killing her crush's girlfriend was a bad thing; from her perspective, all she was doing was getting her best friend back.
  • Only Sane Man: Korbyn and Slender Man.
  • Scary Scarecrow: Zalgo sends a living scarecrow woman (named Scarecrow) after Korbyn. While she turns out to be a bit more sympathetic than most examples of this trope, she's still plenty terrifying - just ask the woman she killed immediately after becoming mobile.
  • Seers: Korbyn, but this is obvious from the title...
  • Shrinking Violet: Masky.
  • Team Dad: Slender Man, of all individuals, is this to the main group.
    Slender Man: (while Jeff and Scarecrow are arguing) Will you two stop it! You are giving me a migraine!
  • Teleporters and Transporters: Slender Man, of course. At one point, he appears randomly behind Korbyn, who freaks out and tells him to stop doing that.
    Slender Man: My apologies...it's sort of a bad habit of mine...
  • They Walk Among Us: See Invisible to Normals above.
  • Token Evil Teammate: Obviously "evil" is a relative term here, but Jeff is probably the most Ax-Crazy of Korbyn's allies.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: Poor Scarecrow...
  • Yandere: Scarecrow in her backstory. It's possible that some of this was Zalgo's influence, however.
  • Youthful Freckles: Korbyn.

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