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* ZombieApocalypse: Jenny starts a small one to try and reunite with Bradley.


* GoodIsNotNice: Sheriff Morgan is willing to threaten to shoot a mook to make a point, Amanda is sardonic and threatening even while rescuing people, and Marguritte is cryptic and pragmatic witch. They're all more or less heroic and working to prevent great evil from prevailing.

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* GoodIsNotNice: Sheriff Morgan is willing to threaten to shoot a mook to make a point, Amanda is sardonic and threatening even while rescuing people, and Marguritte is a cryptic and pragmatic witch. They're all more or less heroic and working to prevent great evil from prevailing.


* MagicPants: Averted; Dave ends up naked with his pants tied around his waist after his transformation. Afterwards he's seen with pants clearly made from multiple pairs sewn together from multiple pairs along with an ill-fitting A-shirt too small to cover his midriff, and he's constantly barefoot.

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* MagicPants: Averted; Dave ends up naked with his pants tied around his waist after his transformation. Afterwards he's seen with pants clearly made from multiple pairs sewn together from multiple pairs along with an ill-fitting A-shirt too small to cover his midriff, and he's constantly barefoot.

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* HorrorHunger: At the end of the series, Stacy gets cursed with a need to transform people into more {{Humanoid Abomination}}s or die, then sent through the barrier around the town in order to bring more victims to Dyan.


* BigBad: Dyan is a misanthrope that hates the town and is the cause of the deformations suffered in the series. Most of the beneficial superpowers and the town being sealed off are attempts to counter her actions.



* TheHeavy: Dyan is a misanthrope that hates the town and is the cause of the deformations suffered in the series. Most of the beneficial superpowers and the town being sealed off are attempts to counter her actions.


* ComesGreatResponsibility: Wyatt is given the choose between using his powers to save the town and the world, or leave them to destroy themselves after their mistreatment of him. He chooses the former.

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* ComesGreatResponsibility: Wyatt is given the choose choice between using his powers to save the town and the world, or leave them to destroy themselves after their mistreatment of him. He chooses the former.


* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: Wyatt Hinkle and Amanda Walker are both looked down on by the other townsfolk. Wyatt because they perceived him as []TallPoppySyndrome a hick trying to rise above his station and therefore the rest of them]], Amanda because she's biracial. They're both altruistic forces in the story regardless.

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* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: Wyatt Hinkle and Amanda Walker are both looked down on by the other townsfolk. Wyatt because they perceived him as []TallPoppySyndrome [[TallPoppySyndrome a hick trying to rise above his station and therefore the rest of them]], Amanda because she's biracial. They're both altruistic forces in the story regardless.



* ComeGreatResponsibility: Wyatt is given the choose between using his powers to save the town and the world, or leave them to destroy themselves after their mistreatment of him. He chooses the former.

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* ComeGreatResponsibility: ComesGreatResponsibility: Wyatt is given the choose between using his powers to save the town and the world, or leave them to destroy themselves after their mistreatment of him. He chooses the former.


* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: Wyatt Hinkle and Amanda Walker are both looked down on by the other townsfolk. Wyatt because they perceived him as []TallPoppySyndrome a hick trying to rise above his station and therefore the rest of them]], Amanda because she's biracial. They're both altruistic forces in the story regardless.



* ApatheticCitizens: Once the chaos happens the townsfolk all settle into their same cliques but much more unscrupulous. There isn't much screentime minding anyone reacting to the changes, everyone just sorta rolls with it.
* BalefulPolymorph: The deforming transformations are not accidental, they were deliberately inflicted by Dyan to torture the town and sow chaos.



* ClosedCircle: The borders of the town are sealed off from exit. Luane's animals die when they try.



* ComeGreatResponsibility: Wyatt is given the choose between using his powers to save the town and the world, or leave them to destroy themselves after their mistreatment of him. He chooses the former.
* CosmicHorrorStory: Downplayed; It's implicit that the awakening of the EldritchAbomination is an eventuality, but the [[FightingAShadow piece of it]] being stirred awake is before such a time, and is preventable.



* ExtraEyes: One of the customers in the diner ends up with eyes all over his forehead. Miss Sparks insists he's a demon, but he just wants his cup of coffee.

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* ExtraEyes: One of the customers in the diner ends up with eyes all over his forehead. Miss Sparks insists he's a demon, but he [[MustHaveCaffeine just wants his cup of coffee.coffee]].



* FlyingBrick: Wyatt is empowered with the general powerset of flight, super strength and high durability as a designated defender against the more monstrous townsfolk.



* GoodIsNotNice: Sheriff Morgan is willing to threaten to shoot a mook to make a point, Amanda is sardonic and threatening even while rescuing people, and Marguritte is cryptic and pragmatic witch. They're all more or less heroic and working to prevent great evil from prevailing.
* GreaterScopeVillain: The Chtulhu like EldritchAbomination is the driving force behind all the evil in the series.



* MagicPants: Averted; Dave ends up naked with his pants tied around his waist after his transformation. Afterwards he's seen with pants clearly made from multiple pairs sewn together from multiple pairs along with an ill-fitting A-shirt too small to cover his midriff, and he's constantly barefoot.



* MonstrousCannibalism: After transformation a lot of the townsfolk develop [[HorrorHunger appetites]] and are wont to devour each other.



* PapaWolf: Do not threaten Wyatt, his father will literally raise up the earth to devour you.



* SequelHook: Dyan sends out an enthralled Stacy into the world, cursed to afflict more people and send them back to town or she dies.



* SinisterScythe: Amanda Walker carries one around.
* TomeOfEldritchLore: The book that gets the whole story started.

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* SinisterScythe: Amanda Walker carries one around.
around. She uses it as her magic staff.
* SinisterSurveillance: In place of her own eyes, which are gone, Granny Atterhull now sees through the eyes on pictures of her. She has her grandson print up lots of them so they can be posted up everywhere.
* TomeOfEldritchLore: The book that gets the whole story started. It's cover is fleshy and has blinking squid eyes.
* TheHeavy: Dyan is a misanthrope that hates the town and is the cause of the deformations suffered in the series. Most of the beneficial superpowers and the town being sealed off are attempts to counter her actions.
* UngratefulTownsfolk: After saving Prom from an invasion of zombies all the witnesses pin the blame on Wyatt to the Mayor, who organizes a posse to convict him. None of them care for the protagonists to maintain order and stop evil and turn tail immediately when threats show up.


* CoolOldGuy: Sheriff Morgan.

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* CoolOldGuy: Sheriff Morgan.Morgan is one of the older characters in the series and kicks as much ass as anyone.



* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu

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* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhuDidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: The climax of the tale has something very much like Cthulhu preparing to rise from a local lake and getting punched back into its endless slumber.



* TheFundamentalist: Miss Sparks, who runs the diner.
* {{Goth}}: Dyan.

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* TheFundamentalist: Miss Sparks, who runs the diner.
diner, assumes almost all the transformed townsfolk are in league with Satan.
* {{Goth}}: Dyan.Dyan, pictured above. She helps start everything off by reading from an evil spellbook.



* MassSuperempoweringEvent
* NighInvulnerability: Wyatt Hinkle and Dave Atterhull.
* OlderThanTheyLook: [[spoiler: Marguritte De Vris and Sheriff Morgan]].

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* MassSuperempoweringEvent
MassSuperempoweringEvent: It kicks off the series. Spells are recited, everyone passes out, and afterwards, half the citizenry have monstrous superpowers.
* NighInvulnerability: Wyatt Hinkle and Dave Atterhull.
Atterhull, though Dave is probably a bit less invulnerable than Wyatt.
* OlderThanTheyLook: [[spoiler: Marguritte De Vris and Sheriff Morgan]].Morgan are both a few centuries old.]]



* SuperStrength: Dave Atterhull

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* SuperStrength: Dave AtterhullAtterhull is immensely strong and built like a tank.


* PlayingAgainstType: Writer Aaron Williams is best known for more light-hearted comics like ''ComicBook/{{PS238}}'', {{Nodwick}}, and ''Webcomic/FullFrontalNerdity''.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Writer Aaron Williams is best known for more light-hearted comics like ''ComicBook/{{PS238}}'', {{Nodwick}}, ComicStrip/{{Nodwick}}, and ''Webcomic/FullFrontalNerdity''.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Writer Aaron Williams is best known for more light-hearted comics like ''ComicBook/{{PS238}}'', {{Nodwick}}, and FullFrontalNerdity.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Writer Aaron Williams is best known for more light-hearted comics like ''ComicBook/{{PS238}}'', {{Nodwick}}, and FullFrontalNerdity.''Webcomic/FullFrontalNerdity''.


* PlayingAgainstType: Writer Aaron Williams is best known for more light-hearted comics like {{PS238}}, {{Nodwick}}, and FullFrontalNerdity.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Writer Aaron Williams is best known for more light-hearted comics like {{PS238}}, ''ComicBook/{{PS238}}'', {{Nodwick}}, and FullFrontalNerdity.


It starts off with a couple of high school kids in a small town getting an eldritch spellbook through Interlibrary Loan. They read it, everyone blacks out, and when they wake up, the county is cut off from the rest of the world, and half the folks have been turned into monsters. Some people use their new abilities to do evil, some to do good, and some just focus on trying to live their lives as normally as they can.

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It starts off with a couple of high school kids in a small town getting an eldritch spellbook through Interlibrary Loan. They read it, everyone blacks out, and when they wake up, the county is cut off from the rest of the world, and half the folks people have been turned into monsters. Some people use their new abilities to do evil, some to do good, and some just focus on trying to live their lives as normally as they can.

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