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** Originally, Platón had a bearded snout and his fur was brown colored.

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** Palomita had a pear-shaped figure during the first year of the strip, as opposed to the hourglass figure that later became her standard design. She was also noticeably shorter.


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[[caption-width-right:229:A typical day on Palomita's life.]]


The co-protagonist was Palomita’s skinny guardian dog, named “Platón” (Plato) who’s comments and reactions to his owner’s lifestyle made the core for the strip’s punchlines. Platón also used to take over the comic strip every Saturday , while his master’s adventures were displayed in the “Hachita y Cuarta” supplement. His solo strips gave him a cat partner, where both animals commented the country’s current issues and gossips.

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The co-protagonist was Palomita’s skinny guardian dog, named “Platón” (Plato) who’s comments and reactions to his owner’s lifestyle made the core for the strip’s punchlines. Platón also used to take over the comic strip every Saturday , while his master’s adventures were displayed in the “Hachita y Cuarta” supplement. supplement.
His solo strips were exclusively about political humor and gave him a cat partner, where both animals commented the world's and their country’s current issues and gossips.
politic issues.



* LongRunners: It ran from 1984 to 2013.



* PrintLongRunners: The comic strip ran from 1984 to 2013.



* ShamelessFanserviceGirl: Besides of her trademarked mini dresses, Palomita liked to practice nudism and nude swimming/sunbathing whenever she could, with the predictable results around her.

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* ShamelessFanserviceGirl: Besides of her trademarked mini dresses, Palomita liked to practice nudism wear revealing dresses and nude swimming/sunbathing whenever tiny bikinis to showoff her figure, plus she could, with the predictable results had no problems to strip naked to sunbathe, swim or just relax around her. and neither had problems to take risky jobs such as being a stripper, a showgirl or an adult film actress. However, it's worth to menction that Palomita only stripped naked on situations where she considered it was normal doing it (the beach, for example) or when she felt it was safe for her (when she was at home or outside but alone.) Whenever she found out she was being spied or ended up naked without intending to, her first reaction was always covering herself and seek a safe place away from everyone's eyes.
* RealityEnsues: The strip loved to invoke this trope all the time to lampshade why it was a bad idea to imitate Palomita's life..
** Palomita went to the beach to swim and sunbathe in the nude? She ended up being arrested for indecent exposure.
** Palomita went to the countryside to swim nude on an idylic lake? She ended up arrested for trespassing AND for indecent exposure.
** Palomita stripped naked and tried to seduce her boss to get a raise or a better job? She ended up being fired instead. (And the list goes on.)


* ActionGirl: When she wasn't chasing men (or being chased herself) Palomita used to engage in sports like mountain climbing, free diving, acrobatic gym, hunting and such. She also packed a considerable wallop, much for her stalker's surprise.

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* ActionGirl: When she wasn't chasing men (or being chased herself) Palomita used to engage in sports like martial arts, mountain climbing, free diving, acrobatic gym, hunting and such. She also packed a considerable wallop, much for her stalker's surprise.



* BarbieDollAnatomy: Played straight during the first years of the strip, since it was born during a military dictatorship. Averted since then, as De La Barra added detailed nipples to Palomita's design.

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* BarbieDollAnatomy: Played straight during the first years of the strip, since it was born during a military dictatorship. Averted since then, as dictatorship and all Chilean newspapers were under a strict censorship comitee. Once the country recovered it's democratic goverment, De La la Barra added began adding detailed nipples to Palomita's design.design, subverting this trope.



* BigBreastPride:

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* BigBreastPride: Palomita was quite fond of her generous chest.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Early strips had Palomita living with her parents and having a middle aged nanny taking care of her.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Early strips had During her early strips, Palomita was a pampered girl living with her old fashioned parents and having a middle aged nanny taking to take care of her.



* FanService: The protagonist is frequently shown in her full naked glory.

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* FanService: The protagonist is a curvy blonde who wears a very small dress and is frequently shown in her full naked glory.glory.
** Palomita's female friends were also pretty and just like her, not afraid to show some skin.
** For the ladies, the strip also had several of Palomita's boyfriends or love interests being drawn as very handsome (and barely clothed) men.



* GoneSwimmingClothesStolen: One of the strip's running gags, as Palomita was fond of swimming nude in places where she really shouldn't.

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* GoneSwimmingClothesStolen: One of the strip's running gags, as Palomita was fond of swimming nude in places where she really shouldn't.was very vulnerable to thefts, pranks or plain old pervs.



* HurricaneOfPuns: The strip's main source of punchlines and the reason why it's virtually impossible to translate into different languages.

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** In fact, Eduardo De la barra himself confirmed that "Platón likes to watch."
* HurricaneOfPuns: The strip's main source of punchlines punchlines. This, and the fact that it uses Chilean Spanish is the reason why it's virtually impossible to translate into different languages.



* MsFanservice: Palomita was purposely drawn prettier, younger and curvier than any other women on the strip.

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* MsFanservice: Palomita was purposely drawn prettier, younger and curvier than any other women on the strip. Plus, she liked to wear revealing dresses and several of her hobbies involved her wearing no dress at all.

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* RippedFromTheHeadlines: The strip constantly showed how real life events directly affected Palomita's fictional life as well.
** Platon's solo strips were exclusively made out of this trope.


'''Palomita''' was a very popular Chilean comic strip created by the late cartoonist Eduardo de La Barra. It was published in the Chilean daily tabloid "La Cuarta" from November 13th (1984) until November 28th (2013)

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'''Palomita''' ''Palomita'' was a very popular Chilean comic strip created by the late cartoonist Eduardo de La Barra. It was published in the Chilean daily tabloid "La Cuarta" from November 13th (1984) until November 28th (2013)


* BuxomIsBetter: Many strips were written around this trope, like for example, Palomita flashing a breast to get the immediat attention from a waiter on a very crowded restaurant.



* IHaveBoobsYouMustObey: Usually invoked to get some special attention or to get herself out from a problem. Most of times, this worked like a charm.

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* IHaveBoobsYouMustObey: Usually invoked to get some special attention or to get herself out from a problem. problem,like for example, Palomita flashing a breast to get the immediat attention from a waiter on a very crowded restaurant.Most of times, this worked like a charm.


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* NotSoDifferent: The strip loved to use this trope for hypocrital humor: Palomita constantly raged over men stalking, harrasing, spying on her or tricking her into undressing or having sex with them, but Palomita herself was fond of doing all of that and more to any men she considered attractive enough.To make things even more similar, just as Palomita used to deliver a deserved beatdown to especially annoying men, she also received her fair share of karmic beatdowns from some irate spouses or girlfriends.
** Platón the dog constantly made acid comments about Palomita's sex life or about the endless men stalking her, but he never did anything to stop them because according to DeLa Barra himself, "Platón likes to watch."


* SexyBacklessOutfit:Combine this with Cleavage Window to form Palomita's iconic dress, which is actually based on a real (and racy) clothing fad from the 70's.

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* SexyBacklessOutfit:Combine this with Cleavage Window CleavageWindow to form Palomita's iconic dress, which is actually based on a real (and racy) clothing fad fad from the 70's.

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* SexyBacklessOutfit:Combine this with Cleavage Window to form Palomita's iconic dress, which is actually based on a real (and racy) clothing fad from the 70's.


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Early strips had Palomita living with her parents and having a middle aged nanny taking care of her.



* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: Invoked by Palomita's female friends whenever they saw her dating some ugly man. Usually, the answer involved the guy's skills between the bedsheets.

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* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: Invoked by Palomita's female friends whenever they saw her dating some ugly man. Usually, the answer involved the guy's skills between the bedsheets.


* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: The comic strip was removed from the newspaper after De La Barra's death. If you didn't scanned the printed comic strip or downloaded it from the newspaper's website when it was still being published, you have no way to read it anymore.


* NewJobAsThePlotDemands: Palomita has been an elementary school teacher, a saleswoman, a nurse, a waitress, a secretary, an adult film actress, and a long etc. The strip explained it as the direct consequences of Palomita having affairs with her current boss and being caught by his irate wife.



* WhyDoYouKeepchangingJobs: Palomita has been an elementary school teacher, a saleswoman, a nurse, a waitress, a secretary, an adult film actress, and a long etc. The strip explained it as the direct consequences of Palomita having affairs with her current boss and being caught by his irate wife.


* AbsoluteCleavage: Palomita's habitual clothing choice.



* DoubleEntendre: Well, it is an erotic comic strip.
* DumbBlonde: Zigzaged. Palomita was naive and easy to fool, but she was definitely ''not'' stupid and frequently her casanova wannabe suitors ended up with her fist on their faces.

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* DangerouslyShortSkirt: Palomita's habitual clothing style, strongly based on 1970's mini dresses fad and with the predictable effects whenever she leanded forward.
* DoubleEntendre: Well, it is an erotic comic strip.
strip so this was a given.
* DumbBlonde: Zigzaged. Palomita was naive and naive, easy to fool, fool and a very bad driver, but she was definitely ''not'' stupid stupid, was very competent at her jobs and frequently could see straight through her casanova wannabe suitors ended up with her fist on their faces.suitors' lewd intentions.



* IHaveBoobsYouMustObey: Usually invoked to get some special attention or to get herself out from a problem.

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* IHaveBoobsYouMustObey: Usually invoked to get some special attention or to get herself out from a problem. Most of times, this worked like a charm.



* MeaningfulName: "Palomita" is an old Chilean slang to refer to young and sexually liberated women. Platón is spanish for "Plato", which fits the dog's calm and philosophical nature.

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* MeaningfulName: "Palomita" is an old Chilean slang to refer the 1970's which refers to young and sexually liberated women. Platón is spanish for "Plato", which fits the dog's calm and philosophical nature.


The strip was famous for it's ingenious mix of quick jokes, chained puns and satirical humor (De La Barra's trademarked style) but mostly for the generous amount of nudity displayed at a regular basis, but always presented in a way that avoided any kind of vulgarity.

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The strip was famous for it's ingenious mix of quick jokes, chained puns and satirical humor (De La Barra's trademarked style) but mostly for the generous amount of nudity displayed at a regular basis, but always presented in a way that avoided any kind of vulgarity.


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* BestKnownfortheFanservice: The comic had an unique art style, used clever wordplays, had genuinely funny punchlines and often went out of it's way to remind the readers that Palomita was not your typical dumb, defenseless blonde. Yet, the strip was mostly known by the protagonist's generous, detailed nudity which bordered on softcore at times.

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