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* TallDarkAndSnarky: Death has his moments, although usually he's rather {{Adorkable}}.

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* TallDarkAndSnarky: Death has his moments, although usually he's rather {{Adorkable}}.dorky.


* {{Adorkable}}: Death. He's terrible cards player, sometimes spouts odd statements and fears cats, but he's sweet too.

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** Death reads [[Literature/GoodOmens Good Omens]].

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* ElvisLives: Death says he never heard of him.


** When asked what's the ultimate question, Death says "Series/StarTrek or Franchise/StarWars".

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** When asked what's the ultimate question, Death says "Series/StarTrek "Franchise/StarTrek or Franchise/StarWars".


* ABoyAndHisX: A girl and her Death.
** Also a Personification of Death and his Adorable Round Bat.


** Also a Personification of Death and his Adorable Round Bat.



* BadAssArmFold: Mary performs one when faced by a bully. Helped that she's flanked by Death and Pestilence, two of the HorsemenOfTheApocalypse.



* ChessWithDeath: Spoofed. Death says that he's never lost a game of chess, but it turns out that the only one brave enough to play with him is his dog.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Death sometimes comes across like this. He hilariously misinterprets Mary's inquiries, thinks that the Ultimate Question is whether Star Trek beats Star Wars and tries to play chess with his dog.

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* ChessWithDeath: Spoofed. Death says that he's never lost a game of chess, but it turns out that the only one brave enough to play with him is his dog.
dog. [[spoiler:In actuality it's Life who'd shapeshifted into a dog, and they play for the fate of every mortal alive: If Death wins, the person lives. If Life wins, the person dies]].
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Death sometimes comes across like this. He hilariously misinterprets Mary's inquiries, thinks that the Ultimate Question is whether Star Trek beats Star Wars Wars, and tries sent to play chess retrieve a penguin's soul, he believes it wants to fly one last time so he picks it up and hurls it through the air.
* DarkIsNotEvil: Death may be morbid and obsessed
with his dog.death, but he's not malicious about it.



* HorsemenOfTheApocalypse: Death and Pestilence have shown up so far.



* InvisibleToNormals: It seems only Mary can see Death.

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* InvisibleToNormals: It seems only Mary can see Death.Death (and Pestilence).
* LightIsNotGood: Life tries to trick Mary into playing a game with him (claiming [[BlatantLies no strings attached]]), but Death doesn't believe it, and Life doesn't try to deny it, claiming it's Death's fault for leaving the doorway open.


* LovableNerd: Mary's worst nightmare is missing school, he's academically focused and her favourite toys are Doctor Who memorabilia.

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* LovableNerd: Mary's worst nightmare is missing school, he's she's academically focused and her favourite toys are Doctor Who memorabilia.

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Death sometimes comes across like this. He hilariously misinterprets Mary's inquiries, thinks that the Ultimate Question is whether Star Trek beats Star Wars and tries to play chess with his dog.
* DeathbringerTheAdorable: Death's dog is called Cerberus, but it's a normal, if adorable dog.


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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Mary's short, while Death is tall and slender.


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* MarriedToTheJob: As evidenced by page picture, Death seems unable to think of anything unconnected to his job.
* {{Meganekko}}: Mary has huge round glasses.


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* TallDarkAndSnarky: Death has his moments, although usually he's rather {{Adorkable}}.


* ChessWithDeath: Spoofed. Death says that he's never lost a game of chess, but it turns out that the only one brave enough to play with him is his dog.



* GlowingEyelightsOfDeath: Death's face is obscured save for pair of glowing eyes.
* InvisibleForNormals: It seems only Mary can see Death.

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* GlowingEyelightsOfDeath: GlowingEyelightsOfUndeath: Death's face is obscured save for pair of glowing eyes.
* InvisibleForNormals: InvisibleToNormals: It seems only Mary can see Death.


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** When asked what's the ultimate question, Death says "Series/StarTrek or Franchise/StarWars".


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* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTinABoyAndHisX: A girl and her Death.
* AcademicAlphaBitch: The girl Mary meets in the chess club likes to flaunt her superiority over others.
* {{Adorkable}}: Death. He's terrible cards player, sometimes spouts odd statements and fears cats, but he's sweet too.
* BlackBeadEyes: Among all the characters, only Death has those, although white rather than black.
* BlackComedy: Sometimes Death can be quite, well, morbid.
-->'''Mary''': And you won't kill anyone.\\
'''Death''': I can't make any promises on that.
* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Played for laughs in Death's attitude to his job. He hates Easter because of "the one that got away", for example.
* DontFearTheReaper: Death can have some creepy statements at times, but all in all, he's nothing but friendly to Mary.
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: The comic is about Mary and Death.
* GlowingEyelightsOfDeath: Death's face is obscured save for pair of glowing eyes.
* InvisibleForNormals: It seems only Mary can see Death.
* LovableNerd: Mary's worst nightmare is missing school, he's academically focused and her favourite toys are Doctor Who memorabilia.
* RentAZilla: The monster from Mary's nightmare is a giant, bipedal beast tearing its way through the city.
* ShoutOut:
** When watching skies, Death quotes Carl Sagan.
** Mary has [[Series/DoctorWho a dalek and TARDIS]] among her toys.
* TheGrimReaper: Death has this appearance, complete with scythe and glowing eyes.
* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: After first few times, Mary's pretty quick to get used to Death's presence.
* VagueAge: It's unclear how old Mary is exactly, only that she's still going to school.
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[[caption-width-right:261:[[http://www.marydeathcomics.com/archives/227 Comic 277]]]]

->'''Mary''': ''"Everywhere I look, all I see is death."''
->'''Friend''': ''"That's terrible!"''
->'''Mary''': ''"Nah, he's actually pretty nice."''
->[[http://www.marydeathcomics.com/archives/460 Comic 460]]

[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin A webcomic about Death and a girl named Mary]].

Reminiscient of Calvin and Hobbes, but if it was focused on Suzy and [[{{Dissimile}} her not-so-imaginary-friend death incarnate]].

Can be read [[http://www.marydeathcomics.com/ here]].

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