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* BiTheWay: Druuna has taken female lovers on various occasions.

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* UndressingTheUnconscious: Towards the end of the first album, Druuna is rescued from the wastes by a patrol after she becomes unconscious, then wakes up in the captain's bed stripped of her clothes. He's intending to make her his concubine, so he'd obviously do this, and also to make her try on lingerie that he kept in storage.


** A loony monk wearing a helmet in ''Came From The Wind'' resembles the character played by Creator/KlausKinski in the film ''Film/AguirreTheWrathOfGod''.

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** A loony monk wearing a helmet in In ''Came From The Wind'' the Wind'', a loony, helmet-wearing monk resembles the character played by Creator/KlausKinski in the film ''Film/AguirreTheWrathOfGod''.


** A loony priest in ''Came From The Wind'' resembles the character played by Creator/KlausKinski in the film ''Film/AguirreTheWrathOfGod''.

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** A loony priest monk wearing a helmet in ''Came From The Wind'' resembles the character played by Creator/KlausKinski in the film ''Film/AguirreTheWrathOfGod''.


** A panel in ''Creatura'' has Commander Will enter an area designed as Creator/MCEscher's ''Relativity''.

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** A panel in ''Creatura'' has Commander Will enter an area designed as like Creator/MCEscher's ''Relativity''.


* ShoutOut: A loony priest in ''Came From The Wind'' resembles the character played by Creator/KlausKinski in the film ''Film/AguirreTheWrathOfGod''.

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** A panel in ''Creatura'' has Commander Will enter an area designed as Creator/MCEscher's ''Relativity''.
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A loony priest in ''Came From The Wind'' resembles the character played by Creator/KlausKinski in the film ''Film/AguirreTheWrathOfGod''.


* CallBack: ''Came From The Wind'' [[spoiler:has Druuna seemingly encountering Native Americans on horses,]] reminiscent of Paolo Serpieri's early work creating [[Main/TheWestern Western comics]].



** In ''Came From The Wind'', [[spoiler:Druuna encounters Native Americans on horses,]] making this a Meta-Homage to Paolo Serpieri's own early work creating [[Main/TheWestern Western comics]].

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** In ''Came From The Wind'', [[spoiler:Druuna encounters Native Americans on horses,]] making this a Meta-Homage Meta-homage and a CallBack to Paolo Serpieri's own early work creating [[Main/TheWestern Western comics]].


** Much of ''Carnivora'' (see KillAndReplace below) took heavy influence from the 1982 film ''[[Film/TheThing1982 The Thing]]''.

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** Much of ''Carnivora'' (see KillAndReplace below) took appears to have taken heavy influence from the 1982 film ''[[Film/TheThing1982 The Thing]]''.



** In ''Came From The Wind'', [[spoiler:Druuna encounters Native Americans on horses,]] making this a Meta-Homage to Paolo Serpieri's own early work creating [[Main/TheWestern Western comics]].



* KillAndReplace: ''Carnivora'' revolves around a malevolent HiveMind lifeform infecting the crew of a ship travelling in deep space and replacing them with replicants that are so real that [[TomatoInTheMirror they forgot that they were even fakes]].

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* KillAndReplace: ''Carnivora'' revolves around a malevolent HiveMind lifeform infecting the crew of a ship travelling traveling in deep space and replacing them with replicants that are so real that [[TomatoInTheMirror they forgot that they were even fakes]].



** Captain Lewis is in reality a disembodied head connected to the ship's systems, but he maintains a psychic link to Druuna. At one point he projects an image of his handsome young self to her on a beach he used to visit, where they proceed to make love.

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** Captain Lewis is is, in reality reality, a disembodied head connected to the ship's systems, but he maintains a psychic link to Druuna. At one point he projects an image of his handsome young self to her on a beach he used to visit, where they proceed to make love.


* {{Homage}}: In ''Anima'', [[spoiler:Druuna flies on a giant bird/pterodactyl-type mount]], which seems to homage both the work of French graphic-artist Creator/{{Moebius}}, and also [[WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal Taarna]], another cult-favorite, erotic sci-fi female-character (itself inspired from Moebius).

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** Much of ''Carnivora'' (see KillAndReplace below) took heavy influence from the 1982 film ''[[Film/TheThing1982 The Thing]]''.
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In ''Anima'', [[spoiler:Druuna flies on a giant bird/pterodactyl-type mount]], which seems to homage both the work of French graphic-artist Creator/{{Moebius}}, and also [[WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal Taarna]], another cult-favorite, erotic sci-fi female-character (itself inspired from Moebius).


* TheBusCameBack: The Doctor and a woman named Terry reappear in the ninth album, ''Came From The Wind'', both having last appeared in the sixth, ''Aphrodisia''.

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* TheBusCameBack: The Doctor and a woman named Terry reappear in the ninth tenth album, ''Came From The Wind'', both having last appeared in the sixth, ''Aphrodisia''.


Its protagonist Druuna, a beautiful woman with a mediterranean appearance, is living amidst the ruins of a post-apocalyptic city that is being wrecked by a viral plague as she tries to save her beloved Shastar and reach the mysterous levels above. While the erotic content is an integral part of the comic, it's pretty {{Troperiffic}} as well.

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Its protagonist Druuna, a beautiful woman with a mediterranean Mediterranean appearance, is living amidst the ruins of a post-apocalyptic city that is being wrecked by a viral plague as she tries to save her beloved Shastar and reach the mysterous mysterious levels above. While the erotic content is an integral part of the comic, it's pretty {{Troperiffic}} as well.



* ''Venuta dal Vento'' (2018)

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* ''Venuta dal Vento'' ''Came From The Wind'' (2018)



* AuthorAvatar: Paolo Serpieri has inserted himself into his ''Druuna'' comics in the form of a character called The Doctor. Since Druuna is basically his idealized woman, it's more or less an extensive [[PygmalionPlot Galatea fantasy]] on his part.

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* AuthorAvatar: Paolo Serpieri has inserted himself into his ''Druuna'' comics in the form of a character called The Doctor. Since Druuna is basically his idealized woman, it's more or less an extensive [[PygmalionPlot Galatea fantasy]] on his part. [[spoiler:In ''Anima'', Serpieri adds another avatar in the character of an artist painting a mural of Druuna.]]



* CallBack: ''Venuta dal Vento'' [[spoiler:finds Druuna seemingly encountering Native Americans on horses,]] reminiscent of Paolo Serpieri's early work creating [[Main/TheWestern Western comics]].
* CoolOldGuy: In ''Morbus Gravis'', Druuna runs into a loony old hermit who protects her from various dangers, being crazy wicked with a knife. In the last few albums, he returns to accompany Druuna in the form of an android.

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* TheBusCameBack: The Doctor and a woman named Terry reappear in the ninth album, ''Came From The Wind'', both having last appeared in the sixth, ''Aphrodisia''.
* CallBack: ''Venuta dal Vento'' [[spoiler:finds ''Came From The Wind'' [[spoiler:has Druuna seemingly encountering Native Americans on horses,]] reminiscent of Paolo Serpieri's early work creating [[Main/TheWestern Western comics]].
* CoolOldGuy: In ''Morbus Gravis'', Druuna runs into a loony old hermit who protects her from various dangers, being crazy wicked with a knife. In the last few albums, he returns to accompany Druuna in the form of an android. [[spoiler:In the final album, the android puts on a mask that makes him look exactly like the old hermit.]]



* {{Homage}}: In ''Anima'', [[spoiler:Druuna flying on a giant bird/pterodactyl-type mount]] seems to be this to both the work of French graphic-novel artist Creator/{{Moebius}}, and to [[WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal Taarna]], another cult-favorite, erotic sci-fi female-character (which was inspired from Moebius' work).

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* {{Homage}}: In ''Anima'', [[spoiler:Druuna flying flies on a giant bird/pterodactyl-type mount]] mount]], which seems to be this to homage both the work of French graphic-novel artist graphic-artist Creator/{{Moebius}}, and to also [[WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal Taarna]], another cult-favorite, erotic sci-fi female-character (which was (itself inspired from Moebius' work).Moebius).



* MsFanservice: Druuna is an idealized dark-haired mediterranean woman with a curvy body who is either naked or wearing a skimpy tank-top-and-thong combo roughly ninety percent of the time. The highly detailed renderings drawn by her creator have been widely distributed as pin-ups.

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* MsFanservice: Druuna is an idealized dark-haired mediterranean Mediterranean woman with a curvy body who is either naked or wearing a skimpy tank-top-and-thong combo roughly ninety percent of the time. The highly detailed renderings drawn by her creator have been widely distributed as pin-ups.



* SeekerWhiteBloodCells: A variation in ''Aphrodisia'' where Captain Williamson goes into a JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind to find Druuna, but runs into antibodies which manifest themselves as insectoid monsters crawling out of the ground. He injected himself with a serum that causes them to ignore him at first, but later on it loses its effect and he has to make a break for it.

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* SeekerWhiteBloodCells: A variation in ''Aphrodisia'' where Captain Williamson Commander Will goes into a JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind to find Druuna, but runs into antibodies which manifest themselves as insectoid monsters crawling out of the ground. He injected himself with a serum that causes them to ignore him at first, but later on it loses its effect and he has to make a break for it.


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* ShoutOut: A loony priest in ''Came From The Wind'' resembles the character played by Creator/KlausKinski in the film ''Film/AguirreTheWrathOfGod''.


''Druuna'' is an Italian erotic graphic novel series written and drawn by Paolo Eleutieri Serpieri.

Its protagonist Druuna, a beautiful woman with a mediterranean appearance, is living amidst the ruins of a post-apocalyptic city that is being wrecked by a viral plague as she tries to save her beloved Shastar and reach the mysterous levels above. Despite featuring a fair amount of erotic content, the series makes use of numerous sci-fi tropes.

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''Druuna'' is an Italian sci-fi erotic graphic novel series written and drawn by Paolo Eleutieri Serpieri.

Its protagonist Druuna, a beautiful woman with a mediterranean appearance, is living amidst the ruins of a post-apocalyptic city that is being wrecked by a viral plague as she tries to save her beloved Shastar and reach the mysterous levels above. Despite featuring a fair amount of While the erotic content, content is an integral part of the series makes use of numerous sci-fi tropes.
comic, it's pretty {{Troperiffic}} as well.

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* ThongOfShielding: Druuna is often dressed in just a red thong and a white tank top while navigating the post-apocalyptic world around her.

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* AltumVidetur: Most of the albums in the ''Druuna'' series are subtitled with Latin terms: ''Morbus Gravis'', ''Creatura'', ''Carnivora'', ''Mandrogora'', ''Aphrodisia'', and ''Anima''.


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* GratuitousLatin: Most of the albums in the ''Druuna'' series are subtitled with Latin terms: ''Morbus Gravis'', ''Creatura'', ''Carnivora'', ''Mandrogora'', ''Aphrodisia'', and ''Anima''.

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