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* RagtagBunchOfMisfits: Their members include a ditz ([[spoiler:who's faking it to avoid responsibility]]), a mind-wipe victim (who is also a ditz), a sociopath, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking a Brit]] and ''Sal''.

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* RagtagBunchOfMisfits: Their members include a ditz ([[spoiler:who's faking it to avoid responsibility]]), a mind-wipe victim (who is also a ditz), a sociopath, a horndog, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking a Brit]] and ''Sal''.''Sal''.
* TwoGirlsToATeam: First, it's Joyce and Sal. Then, when Sal leaves, it's Joyce and Dina. Then, it's Joyce and Robin



* UnstoppableRage: It's difficult to get past his shell and make him mad, but when you do…run.

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* UnstoppableRage: It's difficult to get past his shell and make him mad, but when you do…run.do… run.



* DynamicEntrance: She ''loves'' this trope. From the word of Willis himself:

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* DynamicEntrance: DramaticEntrance: She ''loves'' this trope. From the word of Willis himself:



* BelligerentSexualTension: With Sal.



* NoSocialSkills: His idea of consoling a distraught Walky? "Well, good luck." Real helpful there, Jason.



* DyingAsYourself: [[spoiler:manages to break free of Head Aliens control long enough to save Jason during the final assault on SEMME]]

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* DyingAsYourself: [[spoiler:manages [[spoiler:Manages to break free of Head Aliens control long enough to save Jason during the final assault on SEMME]]



* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler:Mere seconds after learning Walky accidentally killed his dad, he's zapped by the Britjas.]]



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Tries to be one as Big Boss.

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* ParentalFavoritism: She puts most of her attention onto Walky. [[spoiler:Eventually, this causes Beef to turn on SEMME.]]
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Tries to be one as Big Boss. Actual success rate is... questionable.



[[folder:David Willis]]

An abductee who keeps showing up through the story in the background. Eventually starts a webcomic called "Shortpants", and becomes rivals with Ethan Siegal.

* CreatorCameo: He is the writer.
* RecurringExtra: First he appears as Alex's roommate during ''Roomies'', then an abductee in ''It's Walky''.
* SelfDeprecation: ''Shortpacked'' portrays him as a rampant egotist prone to covering anything he can find in self-advertisement, much to Ethan's annoyance.

[[/folder]]



* {{Doppleganger}}: [[spoiler:Some time after ''It's Walky'' ends, she gets replaced by an Alien.]]
* TheLostLenore: [[spoiler:Becomes one for Joe, despite not being dead. Her disappearance upsets him massively.]]
* MissingMom: [[spoiler:For Ultra Car, through ''Shortpacked''.]]
* OneSteveLimit: There's a second Rachel, who's part of SEMME.



-->''I think I'd say something ominous and menacing, but I think my actions speak for themselves.''

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-->''I think I'd say was planning on saying something ominous evil and menacing, threatening, but I think my actions speak for themselves.''



* CombatTentacles

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* CombatTentaclesCombatTentacles: Which they use to rip folks apart.




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* WeHardlyKnewYe: [[spoiler:Murdered by Penny after a scant few appearances. A flashback gives some more details on what he was like.]]


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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Asks if anyone else would "like to be totally retarded" after Walky willingly gets his mind wiped.


* DidntWantAnAdventure: He planned to spend New Years 2000 just having a good time. Then he gets dragged into saving the world.



* DudeWheresMyRespect: Even when he tries to be a responsible leader, the other SEMME agents laugh at him.



* DynamicEntrance: She ''loves'' this trope. From the word of Willis himself:
-->''This is how Sal makes an entrance. Maximum damage. Explosions everywhere. Kablooey. She means business.''



* {{Jerkass}}: Early ''It's Walky'' Sal. She does manage to mellow out, slightly, but then the brainwashing comes along, and then Linda Walkerton is made Big Boss...



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: During "Year Zero", she breaks the Head Alien's mind control device. Which wouldn't be a problem, were it not that it was the only way to turn the mind control ''off''.



* SanitySlippage: Part of aforementioned brainwashing.



* GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex: Once she gets over her inhibitions, she and Walky tend to have a lot of difficulty keeping their hands off one another.
* HappilyMarried: With Walky, eventually.



* {{Jerkass}}: Earl, pre-character development Jason is... very unlikable. ''Very''.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Earl, Early, pre-character development Jason is... very unlikable. ''Very''.



* TheStoic: Jason is in fact sitting on an awful lot of buried angst and suppressed feelings, he just doesn't like it show very often.

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* TheStoic: Jason is in fact sitting on an awful lot of buried angst and suppressed feelings, he just doesn't like let it show very often.



** On a ligther tone, he's fond of Franchise/StarWars. Or at least Darth Vader (he admires the ability to choke people which his mind).

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** On a ligther lighter tone, he's fond of Franchise/StarWars. Or at least Darth Vader (he admires the ability to choke people which his mind).



%%* BrokenBird

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%%* BrokenBird* BrokenBird: Thanks to, among other things, her father's cheating on his mother, her boyfriend duping her for sex, and Walky being badly hurt by his abduction, she comes into the story very cynical.



* BiTheWay: Hinted at in an April Fool's Day ''Shortpacked'' strip, which shows Becky with a hand on Dina's shoulder.



* MookFaceTurn: Started off as one of the Aliens. At some point before the series, he left and started working for SEMME.



* BadBoss
* BigBad: Remains the most constant threat.

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* BadBoss
BadBoss: He will kill minions for ruining the moment, and that's assuming he doesn't sacrifice them to the non-existent mercies of Sal.
* BewareTheSillyOnes: Make no mistake, the Head Alien is a goofball. He just also happens to be a cunning goofball.
* BigBad: Remains the most constant threat.threat, if not necessarily always the most dangerous.



* EyeScream: Mike kicks out on of its eyes during a fightt.

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* EyeScream: Mike kicks out on of its eyes during a fightt.fight.




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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: It disappeared after going into acting, not reappearing until a ''Shortpacked'' storyline, where it ate its agent, then goes on a rampage through Manhattan.



* YouNoTakeCandle: They speak in incredibly broken English.

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* YouNoTakeCandle: They speak in incredibly broken English.
English, which helps sell just how alien they are.


* DoNotCallMePaul: He hates being called "Walky", preferring Walkerton. [[spoiler:Because of a time when he and Joyce were abducted as children, and she called out that name to him when Head Alien tormented her to guilt an escaped Walky.]]



* SheCleansUpNicely: Male version. Walky combing his hair, putting on a sweater, tieing his shoelaces and straightening his posture is something Dina ''really'' appreciates.






* {{Fangirl}}: Going by her Halloween costumes, she's fond of ''Evangelion'', and ''Avatar: The Last Airbender''. She also likes watching ''Pokémon'' and ''Sailor Moon''.



* LiteralSplitPersonality: Anti-Joyce, representing the parts of Joyce that she tries desperately to repress, set free by the Dup-o-Matic.




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* StepfordSmiler: During the earlier years at SEMME, she represses a lot of anger about her treatment at the hands of everyone else, finally letting loose when captured by the Head Alien.



** During the ''Fans'' crossover, Mike starts a fight [[spoiler:so Dina can get a DNA sample off the other-dimensional visitors.]]



* RealMenWearPink: Has a fondness for the ''Titanic'' soundtrack.



* {{Strawman}}: Her purpose, at least originally, was to be the counterpoint to Willis' fundamentalist ideals.

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* {{Strawman}}: Her purpose, at least originally, was to be the counterpoint to Willis' fundamentalist ideals.
ideals without any actual merit to her arguments.



* {{Nerd}} encompasses his entire character. He is pretty much just there to be a nerd.

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* {{Nerd}} encompasses {{Nerd}}: Encompasses his entire character. He is pretty much just there to be a nerd.



* CameBackWrong: [[spoiler:Head Alien brings him back using Martian tech, but uses his brainwashing to leave him in a state of perpetual rage. He does manage to snap out of it, though.

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* CameBackWrong: [[spoiler:Head Alien brings him back using Martian tech, but uses his brainwashing to leave him in a state of perpetual rage. He does manage to snap out of it, though.]]



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Tries to be one as Big Boss.



* SpyCatsuit: Wore one during her secret agent days. She even keeps some photos of it.



* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:At the very end of ''Shortpacked'', thanks to a spatial anomaly.]]



* WrenchWench

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* WrenchWench
WrenchWench: She and Joe design Ultra Car together, in the space of a few hours.




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* PokemonSpeak: Tends just to say "honey", or some variation thereof.



* EnfanteTerrible: A flashback shows she was always a psychotic maniac, even as a child, grinning madly as [[spoiler:Linda Walkerton is brainwashed by the Britjas.]]





* BowtiesAreCool: He wears one because he thinks it makes him look respectable.


* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler:betrays SEMME and joins the JFO at the end of the strip]].

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* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler:betrays [[spoiler:Betrays SEMME and joins the JFO at the end of the strip]].


* BiTheWay: Retroactively, due to Webcomic/DumbingOfAge.

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* BiTheWay: Retroactively, due to Webcomic/DumbingOfAge.''Webcomic/DumbingOfAge''.


* PeekaBangs: During her "BrainwashedAndCrazy" phase.

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* PeekaBangs: PeekABangs: During her "BrainwashedAndCrazy" phase.



The only non Abductee member of Squad 128, and a Britain with a questionable past.

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The only non Abductee non-abductee member of Squad 128, and a Britain with a questionable past.



* SharpDressedMan: Wore a white dinner jacket, trousers and a bow tie for the first part of Its Walky.

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* SharpDressedMan: Wore a white dinner jacket, trousers and a bow tie for the first part of Its Walky.''It's Walky''.


* HalfIdenticalTwins: [[spoiler:She's Walky's twin sister]]

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* HalfIdenticalTwins: [[spoiler:She's Walky's twin sister]]sister.]]


* HalfIdenticalTwins: [[spoiler: He's Sal's twin brother.]]

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* HalfIdenticalTwins: [[spoiler: He's [[spoiler:He's Sal's twin brother.]]



* MessianicArchetype: [[spoiler: Becomes this after he lets himself be killed by the martians in order to be resurrected in the cheese and save the world.]]

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* MessianicArchetype: [[spoiler: Becomes [[spoiler:Becomes this after he lets himself be killed by the martians in order to be resurrected in the cheese and save the world.]]



* RedEyesTakeWarning: His eyes glow red after [[spoiler: Dina dies, and he's almost mind wiped]].

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* RedEyesTakeWarning: His eyes glow red after [[spoiler: Dina [[spoiler:Dina dies, and he's almost mind wiped]].



* HalfIdenticalTwins: [[spoiler: She's Walky's twin sister]]

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* HalfIdenticalTwins: [[spoiler: She's [[spoiler:She's Walky's twin sister]]



* BadassLongcoat: Starts wearing one after he [[spoiler: leaves SEMME, and has to avoid people recognizing him]].

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* BadassLongcoat: Starts wearing one after he [[spoiler: leaves [[spoiler:leaves SEMME, and has to avoid people recognizing him]].



* {{Expy}}: By the time of Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}, he's essentially become Tony Stark.

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* {{Expy}}: By the time of Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}, ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}'', he's essentially become Tony Stark.



* GadgeteerGenius: Its his abductee power, he manages to build a working A.I, multiple giants mechs, and a hover board.

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* GadgeteerGenius: Its It's his abductee power, he manages to build a working A.I, multiple giants giant mechs, and a hover board.



* StaringDownCthulhu: Stares down Sal [[spoiler: who at this point has the power to destroy half the continent]] and asks if she done yet, saying her mask has holes.

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* StaringDownCthulhu: Stares down Sal [[spoiler: who Sal, [[spoiler:who at this point has the power to destroy half the continent]] continent]]. and asks if she she's done yet, saying her mask has holes.



* AscendedFanboy: {{Played With}} Howard is a huge sci-fi fan, in the end of It's Walky, he [[spoiler: gets to team up with Joe, Danny and Rachel to take out the Martian mothership]]

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* AscendedFanboy: {{Played With}} Howard is a huge sci-fi fan, in the end of It's Walky, he [[spoiler: gets [[spoiler:gets to team up with Joe, Danny and Rachel to take out the Martian mothership]]



* BrokenBird

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* %%* BrokenBird



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Dies after stopping Danny from getting hit by a truck]].

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Dies [[spoiler:Dies after stopping Danny from getting hit by a truck]].



* DyingAsYourself: [[spoiler: manages to break free of Head Aliens control long enough to save Jason during the final assault on SEMME]]
* GoOutWithASmile: Does this right before his [[spoiler: final death]]

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* DyingAsYourself: [[spoiler: manages [[spoiler:manages to break free of Head Aliens control long enough to save Jason during the final assault on SEMME]]
* GoOutWithASmile: Does this right before his [[spoiler: final death]][[spoiler:final death]].



* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: betrays SEMME and joins the JFO at the end of the strip]].

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* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: betrays [[spoiler:betrays SEMME and joins the JFO at the end of the strip]].



* {{NeckSnap}}: [[spoiler: How Beef kills him.]]

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* {{NeckSnap}}: [[spoiler: How [[spoiler:How Beef kills him.]]



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Dies to remove the Head Alien from the cheese]].

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Dies [[spoiler:Dies to remove the Head Alien from the cheese]].Cheese]].



* MobileSuitHuman: [[spoiler: He's a member of Head Alien's species acting as a human]].

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* MobileSuitHuman: [[spoiler: He's [[spoiler:He's a member of Head Alien's species acting as a human]].



* AGodAmI: [[spoiler: Declares himself to be God after taking over the cheese]].

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* AGodAmI: [[spoiler: Declares [[spoiler:Declares himself to be God after taking over the cheese]].Cheese]].



* DragonAscendant:[[spoiler: becomes this after she shoots Dargon Chesterfield]].

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* DragonAscendant:[[spoiler: becomes DragonAscendant:[[spoiler:Becomes this after she shoots Dargon Chesterfield]].


* HalfIdenticalTwins: [[spoiler: he's Sal's twin brother.]]

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* HalfIdenticalTwins: [[spoiler: he's He's Sal's twin brother.]]



* MessianicArchetype: [[spoiler: becomes this after he lets himself be killed by the martians in order to be resurrected in the cheese and save the world]]

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* MessianicArchetype: [[spoiler: becomes Becomes this after he lets himself be killed by the martians in order to be resurrected in the cheese and save the world]]world.]]



* RedEyesTakeWarning: His eyes glow red after [[spoiler: Dina dies, and he's almost mind wiped]]

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* RedEyesTakeWarning: His eyes glow red after [[spoiler: Dina dies, and he's almost mind wiped]]wiped]].



* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Nachitos (a parody of Doritos)

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* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Nachitos (a parody of Doritos) Doritos).


* BadassCrew: SEMME'S best squadron. Best not to ask what that says about the rest.

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* BadassCrew: They're SEMME'S best squadron. Best not to ask what that says about the rest.



* AttractiveBentGender: To near-everyone's disconcertion, and Jason's utter horror, a gender-bent Walky looks exactly like Sal, but with shorter hair.



* {{Fangirl}}: Of ''Anime/{{Pokémon}}'', though she's not a fan of the Orange Islands arc.

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* {{Fangirl}}: Of ''Anime/{{Pokémon}}'', ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', though she's not a fan of the Orange Islands arc.



* HealingFactor: Possessed of one. [[spoiler:Which is really convenient for those who want the fact they were drugging her kept hidden, since the needle marks fade away quickly.]]



* PeekaBangs: During her "BrainwashedAndCrazy" phase.



* AttractiveBentGender: Robin and Walky certainly thought so, at least.



* InnocentBlueEyes: When the strips started getting colour, Joyce gained an incredibly bright blue set of eyes.



* BalefulPolymorph: Briefly, as a result of reality going all screwy.
-->''Bloody Hell! I've been turned into a fish!''



* {{Jerkass}}: Earl, pre-character development Jason is... very unlikable. ''Very''.



* TheStoic: Jason is in fact sitting on an awful lot of buried angst and suppressed feelings, he just doesn't like it show very often.



* BiTheWay: Retroactively, due to DumbingOfAge.

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* BiTheWay: Retroactively, due to DumbingOfAge.Webcomic/DumbingOfAge.



* {{Determinator}}: Her fight with Sal. Billie is, technically, hopelessly outclassed, but she refuses to give up at all, which persuades Sal to just give up and leave.



* CameBackWrong: [[spoiler:Head Alien brings him back using Martian tech, but uses his brainwashing to leave him in a state of perpetual rage. He does manage to snap out of it, though.



* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: He's got blonde hair, and when not brainwashed, is one of the nicer members of the team.



* IdenticalGrandaughter: Aside from a few minor differences, such as skin-tone, she isn't too dissimilar from Sal.
* RetiredBadass

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* IdenticalGrandaughter: IdenticalGrandson: Aside from a few minor differences, such as skin-tone, she isn't too dissimilar from Sal.
* RetiredBadass
ParentalAbandonment: [[spoiler:She gave Sal up for adoption, to draw attention away from Walky.]]
* RetiredBadass: She used to be a secret agent, until an unfortunate incident forced her to retire.
* UnwittingPawn: [[spoiler:For the Britjas.]]


-->Wiigii!

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-->Wiigii!-->''Wiigii!''



* HiddenDepths: [[spoiler:Mike actually did care about Dina, and her death shocks and saddens him]]

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* HiddenDepths: HiddenDepths:
**
[[spoiler:Mike actually did care about Dina, and her death shocks and saddens him]]



** [[spoiler:Get him drunk, and Mike becomes one of the friendliest people around.]]



* OddFriendship: Strikes up one with Jason, mostly based around going to bars and getting drunk.



* WouldHurtAChild: He once kicked a little girl, right in front of her parents.



* ExtremeDoormat: Something he's all too aware of. He even admits to Mary he's crap at holding grudges.
* {{Fanboy}}: Of ''Star Wars''.



* OutOfFocus: He goes from the main character of ''Roomies'' to a minor recurring character.



* {{Fanboy}}: Of ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', which he tries to hide during his time in college.



* OutOfFocus: After ''Roomies'' ends, he disappears for a while, until Sal drags him into SEMME.



* {{Hypocrite}}: He claims he hates ''Star Trek: Voyager'' and anyone who watches it. Then he went and tried to kiss Kate Mulgrew...



* BackForTheFinale: [[spoiler:She briefly reappears when Walky dies at the Martian's claws.]]



* BigBrotherInstinct: She first appears to give Joe some payback for his abuse of Howard, by beating him up.



* FieryRedhead: Not as fiery as her ''Dumbing of Age'' counterpart, but on occasion she has her moments.



* ImprobableWeaponUser: She once sent Joe flying by hitting him in the face with an orange. Which was, admittedly, still in her hand.




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* TookALevelInJerkass: Briefly, during the gender bender arc, partly because Walky looks a little too much like Sal.



[[folder:Steven "Beef" Walkerton]]

-->''Grunt.''

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[[folder:Steven "Beef" Walkerton]]

-->''Grunt.''
[[folder:Linda Walkerton]]

Walky and Beef's mother, and a former secret agent herself. Later on becomes the second Big Boss.



* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: betrays SEMME and joins the JFO at the end of the strip]].
* MadeOfIron
* OutOfFocus: Despite being Walky's brother, he doesn't appear very often.
* SuperStrength: He's physically the strongest member of SEMME.
* TheUnfavourite: His parents seem to focus more of their attention on Walky and [[spoiler:Sal, which is part of the reason Beef turns traitor.]]
* TheUnintelligible: He only ever says "Grunt". Walky seems to understand him well-enough despite this.

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* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: betrays SEMME and joins the JFO at the end of the strip]].
IdenticalGrandaughter: Aside from a few minor differences, such as skin-tone, she isn't too dissimilar from Sal.
* MadeOfIron
* OutOfFocus: Despite being Walky's brother, he doesn't appear very often.
* SuperStrength: He's physically the strongest member of SEMME.
* TheUnfavourite: His parents seem to focus more of their attention on Walky and [[spoiler:Sal, which is part of the reason Beef turns traitor.]]
* TheUnintelligible: He only ever says "Grunt". Walky seems to understand him well-enough despite this.
RetiredBadass



[[folder:Steven "Beef" Walkerton]]

-->''Grunt.''

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* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: betrays SEMME and joins the JFO at the end of the strip]].
* MadeOfIron
* OutOfFocus: Despite being Walky's brother, he doesn't appear very often.
* SuperStrength: He's physically the strongest member of SEMME.
* TheUnfavourite: His parents seem to focus more of their attention on Walky and [[spoiler:Sal, which is part of the reason Beef turns traitor.]]
* TheUnintelligible: He only ever says "Grunt". Walky seems to understand him well-enough despite this.
[[/folder]]



* FamousLastWords: [[spoiler:"I'm sorry. This was the best I could do."]]




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* OfficialCouple: With Walky.



* CovertPervert: When the squad tackles a just-resurrected Tony, Guns cops a feel ''down there''.



* OurZombiesAreDifferent: [[spoiler:Turned into a zombie, somehow, by the Martians.]]

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* OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Eventually gets reduced to just a head.]]
* OurZombiesAreDifferent: [[spoiler:Turned into a zombie, somehow, by the Martians. That he doesn't act like most zombies eventually gets a thorough LampshadeHanging, but Hoop's not concerned.]]
-->'''Hoop:''' Don't tell zombie how to be zombie.



* [[spoiler:PhysicalGod: He can hold people's souls within his eye.]]

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* [[spoiler:PhysicalGod: He PhysicalGod: [[spoiler:He can hold people's souls within his eye.]]


* EnemyMine: [[spoiler: Teams up with SEMME to stop the Martians, after Penny and Dargon are dead]].

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* BadassNormal: Have no enhancements of their own, but can take on abductees and win.
* EnemyMine: [[spoiler: Teams [[spoiler:Team up with SEMME to stop the Martians, after Penny and Dargon are dead]].



* EvilBrit: They're British ninjas.

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* EvilBrit: They're evil British ninjas.



* {{Ninja}}: A British variant.

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* {{Ninja}}: McNinja: A British variant.


* {{Badass}}: As a teenager, he attacked Head Alien with a baseball bat.



* {{Badass}}: They're able to take on abductees, and win.


* BadassIn Distress: Kidnapped by the Head Alien, and held for questioning.

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* BadassIn Distress: BadassInDistress: Kidnapped by the Head Alien, and held for questioning.



* TheMenIn Black: Calls himself this when he first meets Sal.

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* TheMenIn Black: TheMenInBlack: Calls himself this when he first meets Sal.

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