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* The ''Webcomic/PlanetOfHats'' recap of [[Recap/StarTrekS3E10PlatosStepchildren "Plato's Stepchildren"]] is drawn in crayon as [[TakeThat comment on the episode's writing]].


* The webcomic adaptation of ''Fanfic/ChristianHumberReloaded'' does this near the end of the part about Vash's training. Since the original offhandedly has Vash mention that "While I was training I learned how to use a sword," seemingly as a non-sequitur, the webcomic artist adds a small panel of a poorly drawn Vash using a sword, saying that the panel was "an afterthought," like the sentence that inspired it.

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* The webcomic adaptation of ''Fanfic/ChristianHumberReloaded'' does this [[http://christianhumberreloaded.thecomicseries.com/comics/36/ near the end of the part about Vash's training.training]]. Since the original offhandedly has Vash mention that "While I was training I learned how to use a sword," seemingly as a non-sequitur, the webcomic artist adds a small panel of a poorly drawn Vash using a sword, saying that the panel was "an afterthought," like the sentence that inspired it.

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* The webcomic adaptation of ''Fanfic/ChristianHumberReloaded'' does this near the end of the part about Vash's training. Since the original offhandedly has Vash mention that "While I was training I learned how to use a sword," seemingly as a non-sequitur, the webcomic artist adds a small panel of a poorly drawn Vash using a sword, saying that the panel was "an afterthought," like the sentence that inspired it.


* ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}!'''s Amber has written at least two blatant MarySue stories. Her superheroine, Amazing Girl, was impervious to criticism and had no father issues. Her online romantic novel, in addition to being a hilarious ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' parody, is an extended metaphor for her ideal romantic life.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}!'''s Amber has written at least two blatant MarySue stories. Her superheroine, Amazing Girl, was impervious to criticism and had no father issues. Her online romantic novel, in addition to being a hilarious ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' parody, is an extended metaphor for her ideal romantic life. [[invoked]]



* Creator/IsaacBaranoff did a [[http://www.mspcomix.com/2013/01/webcomix-agouti-walrus.html one-off comic strip]] mocking a fellow cartoonist who he felt was "biting" his humor and art style. Baranoff's parody of that cartoonist was intentionally done as a bad stick figure drawing, mocking the rival cartoonist's style, which Baranoff disliked, and the dialogue basically accuses the other cartoonist's {{Expy}} character of being a MarySue.

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* Creator/IsaacBaranoff did a [[http://www.mspcomix.com/2013/01/webcomix-agouti-walrus.html one-off comic strip]] mocking a fellow cartoonist who he felt was "biting" his humor and art style. Baranoff's parody of that cartoonist was intentionally done as a bad stick figure drawing, mocking the rival cartoonist's style, which Baranoff disliked, and the dialogue basically accuses the other cartoonist's {{Expy}} character of being a MarySue. [[invoked]]


** Alpha-universe Dave Strider achieved a physics-defying InUniverse version when he found a way to manufacture physical objects that have jpeg artifacts. Since they were literally worse than worthless, he made a fortune by mass-producing them and ''not'' selling them.

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** Alpha-universe Dave Strider achieved a physics-defying InUniverse version when he found a way to manufacture physical objects that have jpeg artifacts. Since They're so cheap and shoddy that they were literally worse cost less than worthless, nothing to make, so he made a fortune himself rich by mass-producing them and ''not'' selling them.


** Alpha-universe Dave Strider achieved a physics-defying InUniverse version when he found a way to manufacture physical objects that have jpeg artifacts. Since they were literally worse than worthless, he made a fortune by mass-producing them.

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** Alpha-universe Dave Strider achieved a physics-defying InUniverse version when he found a way to manufacture physical objects that have jpeg artifacts. Since they were literally worse than worthless, he made a fortune by mass-producing them and ''not'' selling them.


** In ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' itself, one of [[TheSmartGuy Rose's]] journals contains ''Complacency of the Learned'', a 'creative writing exercise' full of excessive PurpleProse, [[LawOfAlienNames ridiculous names]], turgid InnerMonologue narration, {{Mixed Metaphor}}s and plenty of InfoDump abuse. It could also qualify as a parody of Creator/HPLovecraft.

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** * In ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' itself, one itself:
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of [[TheSmartGuy Rose's]] journals contains ''Complacency of the Learned'', a 'creative writing exercise' full of excessive PurpleProse, [[LawOfAlienNames ridiculous names]], turgid InnerMonologue narration, {{Mixed Metaphor}}s and plenty of InfoDump abuse. It could also qualify as a parody of Creator/HPLovecraft.



** Later on, we get Roxy's in-progress novel, Wizardy Herbert, which has an interesting idea at its core but the writing quality is [[HardDrinkingPartyGirl inversely proportional to the author's blood alcohol level]].
*** It's also a {{Metafiction}} about a Literature/HarryPotter-like story that is "even worse" story-wise than the novel around it. The characters [[TrappedInTVLand trapped in fiction land]] keep [[WhoWritesThisCrap whining how bad it is]].

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** Later on, we get Roxy's in-progress novel, Wizardy Herbert, which has an interesting idea at its core but the writing quality is [[HardDrinkingPartyGirl inversely proportional to the author's blood alcohol level]].
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level]]. It's also a {{Metafiction}} about a Literature/HarryPotter-like story that is "even worse" story-wise than the novel around it. The characters [[TrappedInTVLand trapped in fiction land]] keep [[WhoWritesThisCrap whining how bad it is]].



** Caliborn is the epitome of this. While HOMOSUCK, his dramatic retelling of the story, is miles better than his original drawings (Which were little more than scribbled lines), when combined with his immature misogynistic writing style, you get something that turns the trope up to eleven... thousand. Lampshaded by the acronym for Dave's planet in the second act, LOSHIT.
*** He's gone manga now. It's [[UpToEleven as bad as one would expect.]]
*** He has started using claymation Vines. [[SerialEscalation It keeps getting worse.]]

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** Caliborn is the epitome of this. While HOMOSUCK, his dramatic retelling of the story, is miles better than his original drawings (Which were little more than scribbled lines), when combined with his immature misogynistic writing style, you get something that turns the trope up to eleven... thousand. Lampshaded by the acronym for Dave's planet in the second act, LOSHIT.
*** He's gone manga now. It's [[UpToEleven as bad as one would expect.]]
*** He has started using claymation Vines.
LOSHIT, then somehow [[SerialEscalation It keeps getting worse.]]magnified]] when he branches into manga and claymation Vines.
** Alpha-universe Dave Strider achieved a physics-defying InUniverse version when he found a way to manufacture physical objects that have jpeg artifacts. Since they were literally worse than worthless, he made a fortune by mass-producing them.


* The works of Tycho's archnemesis L.H. Franzibald in ''PennyArcade'', whose undeserved success is a great source of jealousy for Tycho. Gabe, of course, is immediately hooked.

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* The works of Tycho's archnemesis L.H. Franzibald in ''PennyArcade'', ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'', whose undeserved success is a great source of jealousy for Tycho. Gabe, of course, is immediately hooked.


** The hilarious part is that [[RealityIsUnrealistic it takes actual effort]] to make it as crappy as it is on Photoshop, because UsefulNotes/MSPaint can't actually be ''that'' low-quality in and of itself and merely using the lowest JPEG setting on Photoshop isn't enough. Creator/AndrewHussie [[http://dl.dropbox.com/u/40585720/Combined_Formspring_Web_Aug-28-2011.htm#mspadventures172636277718411101 has described his techniques]] for reaching that level of graphical shittacularity as being fairly intensive and detailed.

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** The hilarious part is that [[RealityIsUnrealistic it takes actual effort]] to make it as crappy as it is on Photoshop, because UsefulNotes/MSPaint can't actually be ''that'' low-quality in and of itself and merely using the lowest JPEG setting on Photoshop isn't enough. Creator/AndrewHussie [[http://dl.dropbox.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809040719/https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/40585720/Combined_Formspring_Web_Aug-28-2011.htm#mspadventures172636277718411101 htm has described his techniques]] for reaching that level of graphical shittacularity as being fairly intensive and detailed.detailed.
--->''what do you do to the [=SBaHJ=] pages to make them look so unbelievably shitty?''\\
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There is a lot to it. I don't have any trade secrets at all, but if I did, it would probably be the process I apply to those images.\\
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One major tactic: save as jpg, reduce quality to zero, but DON'T SAVE IT YET. Instead, screen capture the preview. Then paste that into the same document, and repeat this process for a while, until you have grown the desired amount of "loss scum".\\
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But this just keeps making the image foggier, which isn't good enough by itself. After that, I usually apply other effects, like strategic sharpenings and other misc. filters. I also use a lot of masking through color range selections, and perform meticulous alterations at the pixel-cluster level.


** Caliborn is the epitome of this. While HOMOSUCK, his dramatic retelling of the story, is miles better than his original drawings (Which were little more than scribbled lines), when combined with his immature misogynistic writing style, you get something truly unbelievable. Lampshaded by the acronym for Dave's planet in the second act, LOSHIT.

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** Caliborn is the epitome of this. While HOMOSUCK, his dramatic retelling of the story, is miles better than his original drawings (Which were little more than scribbled lines), when combined with his immature misogynistic writing style, you get something truly unbelievable.that turns the trope up to eleven... thousand. Lampshaded by the acronym for Dave's planet in the second act, LOSHIT.


* ''Webcomic/{{Polandball}}'' comics, as a rule, are supposed to look like they were drawn with an unsteady hand using a touchpad or computer mouse on Microsoft paint or something similar. The characters are simple balls with a country's flag and two pupil-less eyes (the more complex flags will still be drawn by a touchpad or mouse). Using tools to make perfect circles or copying and pasting a hard-to-draw emblem or symbol from a flag (besides getting the right colors for it) is heavily frowned upon. Still, artists who have more advanced art programs do sometimes manage to make lush illustrations while still following all the rules.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Polandball}}'' comics, as a rule, are supposed to look like they were drawn with an unsteady hand using a touchpad or computer mouse on Microsoft paint or something similar. The characters are simple balls with a country's flag and two pupil-less eyes (the more complex flags will still be drawn by a touchpad or mouse). Using tools to make perfect circles or copying and pasting a hard-to-draw emblem or symbol from a flag (besides for the purpose of getting the right colors for it) is heavily frowned upon. Still, artists who have more advanced art programs do sometimes manage to make lush illustrations while still following all the rules.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Polandball}}'' comics, as a rule, are supposed to look like they were drawn with an unsteady hand using a touchpad or computer mouse on Microsoft paint or something similar. The characters are simple balls with a country's flag and two pupil-less eyes (the more complex flags will still be drawn by a touchpad or mouse). Using tools to make perfect circles or copying and pasting a hard-to-draw emblem or symbol from a flag (besides getting the right colors for it) is heavily frowned upon. Still, artists who have more advanced art programs do sometimes manage to make lush illustrations while still following all the rules.


* A ''Webcomic/PunchAnPie'' [[http://www.punchanpie.net/cgi-bin/autokeenlite.cgi?date=20080104 subplot]] [[http://www.punchanpie.net/cgi-bin/autokeenlite.cgi?date=20080114 includes]] [[http://www.punchanpie.net/cgi-bin/autokeenlite.cgi?date=20080116 three]] [[http://www.punchanpie.net/cgi-bin/autokeenlite.cgi?date=20080118 pages]] out of a SoBadItsGood novel by one of the characters. It's written to be received as SoBadItsGood by the readers in the real world. The general public (or at least the critics) in the webcomic world actually think it's a good novel. Justin (the author) and Angela think it's crap.

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* A ''Webcomic/PunchAnPie'' [[http://www.punchanpie.net/cgi-bin/autokeenlite.cgi?date=20080104 subplot]] [[http://www.punchanpie.net/cgi-bin/autokeenlite.cgi?date=20080114 includes]] [[http://www.punchanpie.net/cgi-bin/autokeenlite.cgi?date=20080116 three]] [[http://www.punchanpie.net/cgi-bin/autokeenlite.cgi?date=20080118 pages]] subplot includes three pages out of a SoBadItsGood novel by one of the characters. It's written to be received as SoBadItsGood by the readers in the real world. The general public (or at least the critics) in the webcomic world actually think it's a good novel. Justin (the author) and Angela think it's crap.


** [[color:purple:WALUIGI TIME!]]

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** [[color:purple:WALUIGI TIME!]]WALUIGI TIME!



* Subverted in ''Webcomic/AxeCop''. The entire series is written by a 6 year old (literally), but the good artwork by the writer's older brother brings it up to SoCoolItsAwesome.

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* Subverted in ''Webcomic/AxeCop''. The entire series is written by a 6 year old (literally), but the good artwork by the writer's older brother brings it up to SoCoolItsAwesome.awesome.

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