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YMMV: Scandinavia and the World
  • Alternative Character Interpretation/Ron the Death Eater: By Humon herself. At one point she re-interpreted Sweden as a Depraved Homosexual Manipulative Bastard who tried to seduce Finland and abandoned him when he resisted, did... something to Denmark that destroyed his mind and left him as a Man Child, and secretly collaborated with Nazi Germany.
  • Crazy Awesome: Iceland.
    • Australia- He brought his surfboard up north and when there were no waves to ride he rode his wombat instead!
  • Creepy Awesome: Denmark is really creepy in the Eurovision 2014 comic strip, to emphasize the media's tendencies to give Danes villanious, stalkerish roles.
  • Draco in Leather Pants: Finland. He's not villainous, but he's an unkempt, antisocial Knife Nut (emphasis on "Nut"). The fans tend to drop the "unkempt" part and forget the others are bad things.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: France. She only appeared in 4 strips so far but the sheer amount of Fan Art and cosplay of her decidedly puts her among the most popular minor characters.
    • Sister Japan. Before being introduced, the fan club had a large number of submissions speculating what she'd look like, Humon introduced her just to get it out of the way, and a popular character was born.
    • After Coat Of Arms came out, the other lions were quickly forgotten, but Special Lion became a fan favorite and has stuck around. There's even offical merch with him on it!
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Don't Mess With Aland after Russia's infamous new policies against homosexual propaganda.
  • Hollywood Homely: Averted, Humon goes out of her way to show how Finland and his sister are not sexy beautiful people, and are plain at best. She also tries to show that Norway is also just slightly overweight, and has recently adjusted Sister Denmark's character design to make it clearer that she's meant to look more masculine.
  • Ho Yay
    • Norway and Denmark.
    • Sweden and Åland.
    • America becomes ecstatically happy when Canada sits on his head.
    • Foe Yay: Sweden and Finland.
    • England apparently still sleeps in the same bed as all of his grown sons in their underwear (plus New Zealand).
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment: This comic is, with the Crimean Crisis, quite... unfortunately relevant.
  • Les Yay: Sister Norway and Sister Denmark. Sister Sweden and... well, everyone.
  • Mexicans Love Speedy Gonzales: Pretty much any fan of the comic, since all the characters are based on national stereotypes. As far as non-nation characters go, Special Lion is this for the Finnish. Most Finns think the whole "retarded lion" joke is Actually Pretty Funny, to the point that one posted "go go retarded lion!" after Finland won the World Hockey Championships.
  • Squick: Norway is pretty squicked out here when he learns New South Wales' parentage... Denmark just asks why he hasn't banged a sheep yet.
  • Viewer Gender Confusion: Iceland.
    • Christiania is a boy with long hair.
      • Lampshaded when Denmark is surprised that Japan can tell.
    • New South Wales is a ewe.
    • Australia.
    • Ireland.
  • What Measure Is a Non-Badass?: In-universe. Denmark is insufficiently metal.
  • The Woobie:
    • Greenland had his life ruined by Denmark.
    • Modern Germany, too, in sharp contrast to Jerkass Nazi Germany (yes, they're separate characters here).
    • Word of God is that Poland is the country you go to to abuse. Poor guy.
    • Estonia practically is the mayor of woobieland: SATW division.

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