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''Pouvoirpoint'' is a comic book by french artist '''Erwann Surcouf'''.

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''Pouvoirpoint'' is a comic book from 2016 by french French artist '''Erwann Surcouf'''.
Erwann Surcouf.














** When alone, under the alias of ''Barsoomlady'' she plays music she defines as [[https://barsoomlady.bandcamp.com/releases "shlamy vector-rock a bit baroque"]], and brings [[{{Theremin}} cumbersome instruments]] at parties.

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** When alone, under the alias of ''Barsoomlady'' she plays music she defines as [[https://barsoomlady.bandcamp.com/releases "shlamy vector-rock a bit baroque"]], baroque,"]] and brings [[{{Theremin}} cumbersome instruments]] at parties.


* BeepingComputers: Lots of machinery doing ''mup-mup'', ''split-split'', ''uuui-uuui''... Also [[BillionsOfButtons billions of twinkling buttons]] and [[TechnoBabble: surrealistic techno babble]].

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* BeepingComputers: Lots of machinery doing ''mup-mup'', ''split-split'', ''uuui-uuui''... Also [[BillionsOfButtons billions of twinkling buttons]] and [[TechnoBabble: [[TechnoBabble surrealistic techno babble]].jargon]].


* BeepingComputers: Lots of machinery with [[BillionsOfButtons billions of buttons]], doing ''mup-mup'', ''split-split'', ''uuui-uuui''...

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* BeepingComputers: Lots of machinery with [[BillionsOfButtons billions of buttons]], doing ''mup-mup'', ''split-split'', ''uuui-uuui''...''uuui-uuui''... Also [[BillionsOfButtons billions of twinkling buttons]] and [[TechnoBabble: surrealistic techno babble]].



* EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench: All is frenchified to the extreme, from the title (''"Pouvoirpoint"'' is the literal translation of ''"Powerpoint"'') to the lyrics of various songs (''"Daddy Cool"'' becomes ''"Papa Frais"'', ''"Welcome to the machine"'' becomes ''"Bienvenue dans la machine"'')...

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* EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench: All is frenchified to the extreme, from the title (''"Pouvoirpoint"'' (''[[NewSpeak "Pouvoirpoint"]]'' is the literal translation of ''"Powerpoint"'') to the lyrics of various songs (''"Daddy Cool"'' becomes ''"Papa Frais"'', ''"Welcome to the machine"'' becomes ''"Bienvenue dans la machine"'')...



* TechnoBabble:
* VastBureaucracy: The ship of ''[[NewSpeak Pouvoirpoint]]'' is nothing but a big flying administrative corporation. The main character must complete a several meters long boarding form, fills more and more pointless documents (attestations each time he is going to lunch at the canteen), not to mention all the paperwork related to his work.

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* TechnoBabble:
* VastBureaucracy: The ship of ''[[NewSpeak Pouvoirpoint]]'' ''Entreprise-2061'' is nothing but a big flying administrative corporation. The main character must complete a several meters long boarding form, fills more and more pointless documents (attestations each time he is going to lunch at the canteen), not to mention all the paperwork related to his work.


** And Tanguy the robot is tangram-shaped, made only of black geometric shapes.

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** And [[RobotBuddy Tanguy the robot robot]] is tangram-shaped, made only of black geometric shapes.



* EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench: All is frenchified to the extreme, from the title ("Pouvoirpoint" is the literal translation of "Powerpoint") to the lyrics of various songs ("Daddy Cool" becomes "Papa Frais", "Welcome to the machine" becomes "Bienvenue dans la machine")...

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* EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench: All is frenchified to the extreme, from the title ("Pouvoirpoint" (''"Pouvoirpoint"'' is the literal translation of "Powerpoint") ''"Powerpoint"'') to the lyrics of various songs ("Daddy Cool" (''"Daddy Cool"'' becomes "Papa Frais", "Welcome ''"Papa Frais"'', ''"Welcome to the machine" machine"'' becomes "Bienvenue ''"Bienvenue dans la machine")...machine"'')...



* RobotBuddy: Tanguy the tangram-shaped robot.

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* BeepingComputers: Lots of machinery with [[BillionsOfButtons billions of buttons]], doing ''mup-mup'', ''split-split'', ''uuui-uuui''...


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* TechnoBabble:


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[[caption-width-right:350:In space no one can hear you ch-boing]]


* FutureMusic: Dominique, the musician girl, is part of a martian band called ''[[JohnCarterOfMars Barsoompolis]]''.

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* FutureMusic: Dominique, the musician girl, is part of a martian band called ''[[JohnCarterOfMars ''[[Literature/JohnCarterOfMars Barsoompolis]]''.


** And one of his favorite band is famous ''Lycra Massacra'', who plays "experimental loboto-glam", precursors of [[HeavyMetalUmlaut "electro-umlaut"]], and whose record of their legendary live on planet [[HyperionCantos Hyperion]] is illustrated by [[NinjaLooting Nine Jaloute]].

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** And one of his favorite band is famous ''Lycra Massacra'', who plays "experimental loboto-glam", precursors of [[HeavyMetalUmlaut "electro-umlaut"]], and whose record of their legendary live on planet [[HyperionCantos [[Literature/HyperionCantos Hyperion]] is illustrated by [[NinjaLooting Nine Jaloute]].


* VastBureaucracy: The ship is nothing but a big flying administrative corporation. The main character must complete a several meters long boarding form, fills more and more pointless documents (attestations each time he is going to lunch at the canteen), not to mention all the paperwork related to his work.

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* VastBureaucracy: The ship of ''[[NewSpeak Pouvoirpoint]]'' is nothing but a big flying administrative corporation. The main character must complete a several meters long boarding form, fills more and more pointless documents (attestations each time he is going to lunch at the canteen), not to mention all the paperwork related to his work.


* ChekhovsGun: The main character receives training to handle a rifle called ''Chekhov Gun'', which will of course be useful in the climax scene...

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* ChekhovsGun: The main character receives training to handle a rifle called ''Chekhov Gun'', ''[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Chekhov Gun]]'', which will of course be dramatically useful in the climax scene...


* ChekhovsGun: The main character receives training to handle a rifle called Chekhov Gun, which will of course be useful in the climax scene...

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* ChekhovsGun: The main character receives training to handle a rifle called Chekhov Gun, ''Chekhov Gun'', which will of course be useful in the climax scene...

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* ChekhovsGun: The main character receives training to handle a rifle called Chekhov Gun, which will of course be useful in the climax scene...



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Also, [[http://barsoomlady.bandcamp.com/releases an original score has been created]] (one track for each chapter), allegedly made by one of the characters.



* AsceticAesthetic: The starship ''Entreprise-2061'' is one big gray floating block, no frills. Interiors are bare and functionnal, when not inspired by Verner Panton's design. And Tanguy the robot is tangram-shaped, made only of black geometric shapes.

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* AsceticAesthetic: The starship ''Entreprise-2061'' is one big gray floating block, no frills. Interiors are bare and functionnal, when not inspired by Verner Panton's design.
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And Tanguy the robot is tangram-shaped, made only of black geometric shapes.



* FantasticDrug: Various drugs with psychedelic effects are inhaled using a chicha, including a drug from Venus called ''PXL'' (the more you are high, the more you are [[{{Pixellation}} pixilated]], and ''Demoulax'', which plunges the main character into highly hallucinatory dreams.

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* FantasticDrug: Various drugs with psychedelic effects are inhaled using a chicha, narghile, including a drug narcotic from Venus called ''PXL'' (the more you are you're high, the more you are you're [[{{Pixellation}} pixilated]], pixilated]]), and ''Demoulax'', which plunges the main character into highly hallucinatory dreams.



* FatherNeptune: Quint, the grumpy chief cook, obviously based on Sam Quint from ''Film/{{Jaws}}''. The [[EyepatchOfPower one-eyed]] and [[HandicappedBadass one-armed]] sea-dog has been [[CoveredWithScars through a lot]], although we learn at the end that [[EveryScarHasAStory every scar has a story]]...

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* FatherNeptune: Quint, the grumpy chief cook, obviously based on Sam Quint from ''Film/{{Jaws}}''. The This [[EyepatchOfPower one-eyed]] and [[HandicappedBadass one-armed]] sea-dog has been [[CoveredWithScars through a lot]], although we learn at the end that [[EveryScarHasAStory every scar has a story]]...



* FictionalVideoGame: On several occasions we see the characters playing a video game called ''Death Race in non-Euclidean environment'' (visually inspired by 1979 Commodore PET game [[https://youtu.be/Bk0iuJ4DgQE Ratrun]]). To defeat the boss ''[[PacManFever Sly Lozenge]]'', the player must find the ''Power Polyhedron'', which activates ''Hyperbolic Crystals''. This raises the specter of the ''Rectangle of the Mountain'', who give the player ''Symplectic Invincibility''...

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* FictionalVideoGame: On several occasions we see the characters playing a video game called ''Death Race in non-Euclidean environment'' (visually inspired by 1979 Commodore PET game [[https://youtu.be/Bk0iuJ4DgQE Ratrun]]). To defeat the boss ''[[PacManFever Sly Lozenge]]'', the player must find the ''Power Polyhedron'', which activates ''Hyperbolic Crystals''. This raises the specter of the ''Rectangle of the Mountain'', who give gives the player ''Symplectic Invincibility''...



* FoodPills: Besides the regular canteen meals, there are distributors of pills (mostly stimulants, inhibitors, tranquilizers) served with a beef flavor, sugar flavor, extra-sugar flavor, fresh flavor...

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* FoodPills: Besides the regular canteen meals, there are distributors of pills (mostly stimulants, inhibitors, tranquilizers) served with a beef flavor, sugar flavor, extra-sugar flavor, fresh flavor...


* MileLongShip: They travel aboard the ''Entreprise-2061'', which is so big that it extends beyond the frames and we never see the full picture.

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