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* TooSpicyForYogSogoth: Samus is ensnared by a Samus Eater flower, which spits her out while making a "bleck!" sound. Samus is offended that it didn't like her taste.


* TooSpicyForYogSogoth: TooSpicyForYogSothoth: Samus is ensnared by a Samus Eater flower, which spits her out while making a "bleck!" sound. Samus is offended that it didn't like her taste.

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In August 1994, Japanese manga digest ''Shounen Oh! Game Comic'' published a series of [[{{Yonkoma}} short 4-panel comics]] based upon ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid''. Unlike the dark and serious tone of the ''Franchise/{{Metroid}}'' series, these non-canonical comics do not take themselves seriously at all, leading to a [[RapidFireComedy very comedic take]] on Samus Aran's personality as she goes on her mission to save the baby Metroid... [[AttentionDeficitOohShiny all the while being distracted by round objects]].

There are three parts. "Round and Round" by Matsumoto Hidetaka focuses largely on Samus's obsession with round objects. "Oh! Metroid" by Hikka Ichiro shows Samus with a HairTriggerTemper. "Find the Baby!!" by Kan Sonsa features various gags related to Samus's equipment and abilities.

Compare with the [[ComicBook/SuperMetroid English comic adaptation]] of ''Super Metroid'' published in ''Magazine/NintendoPower'', or the canonical (and much more serious) [[Manga/MetroidManga prequel manga]].

The manga can be viewed [[ here]], with an unofficial fan translation [[ here]].

!!The manga contains examples of the following tropes:

* AccidentalPervert: Samus uses her newly-acquired X-Ray Scope on a wall, only to accidentally see a pair of Etecoons apparently engaged in foreplay.
* AdaptationalDumbass:
** The Ceres Space Colony scientists try using the baby Metroid as a hat, and then as a salad bowl.
** Samus isn't the brightest either, given her [[AttentionDeficitOohShiny frequent distractions]]. MissionControl has to order her to stop acting like a moron.
* AnimateInanimateObject: Samus's gunship has eyes, tears, and bruises after Samus accidentally rams into it with the Shinespark, but otherwise appears to be a normal gunship.
* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: Samus keeps getting distracted by anything that's round. Energy balls, Item Spheres, Metroid nuclei, Crocomire eyes... the list goes on.
* ComicBookAdaptation: These comics are based upon the ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid'' videogame.
* ComicallyMissingThePoint: This tends to happen as a result of Samus's obsession with round objects. Samus is only interested in the Item Sphere because it's round; when she shoots it and reveals the useful Missile Tank, she loses interest and walks away because it isn't round anymore. She's also so overjoyed by Crocomire's eight round eyes that she doesn't notice that she's being ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice.
* DenserAndWackier: In contrast with the dark, solemn, and serious tone of the original game, these comics are lighthearted and goofy.
* DisproportionateRetribution: Samus responds to scientists cracking jokes about her appearance and weight by donning her Power Suit and frying them with her Arm Cannon.
* HairTriggerTemper: Samus is easily offended in the "Oh! Metroid" comics, whether it's by scientists joking about her weight or a Samus Eater spitting her out.
* MissionControl: Samus is reporting to a dark-haired individual from Ceres Space Colony, who gives her orders and checks her mission progress.
* MundaneUtility: Samus uses the Grapple Beam to turn off the TV and lights before going to bed.
* PistolWhipping: After acquiring the Ice Beam, Samus starts clobbering enemies with her Arm Cannon.
* RealityEnsues:
** Samus hurts her neck while trying to aim straight up.
** Samus electrocutes herself trying to use electronic machinery while her suit is wet.
** Samus performs fancy maneuevers with the Grapple Beam... and then vomits from motion sickness.
* RefusalOfTheCall: When the Ceres Space Colony is attacked by Ridley, MissionControl sends Samus a distress signal. Samus pretends that she's not there so she won't have to respond.
* SuperDeformed: In "Round and Round" and "Oh! Metroid", characters are drawn with disproportionately big heads and large expressive eyes.
* ThisLooksLikeAJobForAquaman: Samus's obsession with round objects turns out to be useful during the fight against the Spore Spawn. When it is in its impenetrable shell, Samus doesn't bother shooting because it's round. When it opens up and exposes its vulnerable weakpoint, Samus gets mad and shoots it so that it'll be round again.
* TooSpicyForYogSogoth: Samus is ensnared by a Samus Eater flower, which spits her out while making a "bleck!" sound. Samus is offended that it didn't like her taste.
* UncattyResemblance: A scientist claims that the baby Metroid looks just like its adoptive mother. Samus doesn't take this lightly.
* {{Yonkoma}}: Each comic is presented as four panels arranged vertically.


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