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** This trope was far more prevelent in the pre-rebooted comic, before Lightfoot decided to focus more on story and characters than fanservice.

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** This trope was far more prevelent in the pre-rebooted comic, comic[[note]] [[spoiler: This would happen regularly to Anne throughout the original story as a result of her power]] [[/note]], before Lightfoot decided to focus more on story and characters than fanservice.



* MostCommonSuperpower: Deconstructed. It's not that Annie minds having developed a major case of superhero boobs, but having been flat-chested all her life, she finds it incredibly awkward and embarrassing. (Tabitha does catch her showing off in front of the mirror, though.) [[note]]In the original story, Annie's boobs were even larger; Lightfoot scaled them down, but only a bit, for the reboot.[[/note]]

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* MostCommonSuperpower: Deconstructed. It's not that Annie minds having developed a major case of superhero boobs, but having been flat-chested all her life, she finds it incredibly awkward and embarrassing. (Tabitha does catch her showing off in front of the mirror, though.) [[note]]In the original story, Annie's boobs were even larger; Lightfoot scaled them down, but only a bit, for the reboot.reboot. As her continued BreastExpansion ended up with her chest almost larger than the rest of her before the story was discontinued.[[/note]]


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----[[SimilarlyNamedWorks No relation]] to the 1998 [[Film/{{Pulse}} horror film]], or to the 2015 [[VideoGame/{{Pulse}} horror game]].








''[[http://pulse.comicdish.com/ Pulse]]'' is the story of Annie Chang, a young robotics engineer and "battery" (a person who can store and discharge electricity) in [[SuperheroSchool training to become a superhero named Pulse]] along side her [[VitriolicBestBuds designated partner Tabitha (aka Bolt)]]. And, um, a [[BreastExpansion few]] [[MostCommonSuperpower other]] [[DeconstructedTrope things]].

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''[[http://pulse.comicdish.com/ webcomic.ws/ Pulse]]'' is the story of Annie Chang, a young robotics engineer and "battery" (a person who can store and discharge electricity) in [[SuperheroSchool training to become a superhero named Pulse]] along side her [[VitriolicBestBuds designated partner Tabitha (aka Bolt)]]. And, um, a [[BreastExpansion few]] [[MostCommonSuperpower other]] [[DeconstructedTrope things]].



* BreastExpansion: After gaining increased powers (or increased power), skinny Annie becomes [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=28 buxom Annie]] overnight.

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* BreastExpansion: After gaining increased powers (or increased power), skinny Annie becomes [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=28 webcomic.ws/comics/28/ buxom Annie]] overnight.



* BrickJoke: [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=56 Pinky]] [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=71 swear.]] Ouch.

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* BrickJoke: [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=56 webcomic.ws/comics/56/ Pinky]] [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=71 webcomic.ws/comics/71/ swear.]] Ouch.



* CuriousAsAMonkey: Annie is known to almost compulsively take things apart, [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=73 throughout her life]], [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=74 even her new armored suit]], and [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=86 it's something she has to resist on elevators]].

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* CuriousAsAMonkey: Annie is known to almost compulsively take things apart, [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=73 webcomic.ws/comics/73/ throughout her life]], [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=74 webcomic.ws/comics/74/ even her new armored suit]], and [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=86 webcomic.ws/comics/86/ it's something she has to resist on elevators]].



* ForcefulKiss: When Annie thought she might be [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=16 about to die.]]

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* ForcefulKiss: When Annie thought she might be [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=16 webcomic.ws/comics/16/ about to die.]]



* WrenchWench: Annie's previous job was [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=54 repairing old equipment]], [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=89 she sometimes returns to that as therapy.]]
* WorldOfCardboardSpeech: Whatever Lucy's power is, [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=50 it's apparently terrifying.]]

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* WrenchWench: Annie's previous job was [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=54 webcomic.ws/comics/54/ repairing old equipment]], [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=89 webcomic.ws/comics/89/ she sometimes returns to that as therapy.]]
* WorldOfCardboardSpeech: Whatever Lucy's power is, [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=50 webcomic.ws/comics/50/ it's apparently terrifying.]]

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** This trope was far more prevelent in the pre-rebooted comic, before Lightfoot decided to focus more on story and characters than fanservice.


* ShapeshifterBaggage: Pulse and Bolt's power armors hide ({{Witchblade}}-style) in ''rings''.

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* ShapeshifterBaggage: Pulse and Bolt's power armors hide ({{Witchblade}}-style) (ComicBook/{{Witchblade}}-style) in ''rings''.

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** The original strip was far more blatant and less realistic.


* CreepyTwins/[[spoiler:BrainInAJar]]: Mira and Arim Robbins, the cyborg twins. They behave similarly until provoked, at which point Mira has a substantially worse temper. You wouldn't want to mess with Arim either, though; they're very tough. And by tough, we mean [[spoiler:they've had multiple sparring matches ending with one of them needing a ''full body transplant''.]] This is treated as disturbingly routine[[hottip:*:Their bodies have a service manual!]], at least for them and Lucy, who's a cyborg herself (two artificial legs).

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* CreepyTwins/[[spoiler:BrainInAJar]]: Mira and Arim Robbins, the cyborg twins. They behave similarly until provoked, at which point Mira has a substantially worse temper. You wouldn't want to mess with Arim either, though; they're very tough. And by tough, we mean [[spoiler:they've had multiple sparring matches ending with one of them needing a ''full body transplant''.]] This is treated as disturbingly routine[[hottip:*:Their routine[[note]]Their bodies have a service manual!]], manual![[/note]], at least for them and Lucy, who's a cyborg herself (two artificial legs).


* CreepyTwins: Mira and Arim Robbins, the cyborg twins. They behave similarly until provoked, at which point Mira has a substantially worse temper. You wouldn't want to mess with Arim either, though; they're very tough. And by tough, we mean [[spoiler:they've had multiple sparring matches ending with one of them needing a ''full body transplant''.]] This is treated as disturbingly routine[[hottip:*:Their bodies have a service manual!]], at least for them and Lucy, who's a cyborg herself (two artificial legs).

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* CreepyTwins: CreepyTwins/[[spoiler:BrainInAJar]]: Mira and Arim Robbins, the cyborg twins. They behave similarly until provoked, at which point Mira has a substantially worse temper. You wouldn't want to mess with Arim either, though; they're very tough. And by tough, we mean [[spoiler:they've had multiple sparring matches ending with one of them needing a ''full body transplant''.]] This is treated as disturbingly routine[[hottip:*:Their bodies have a service manual!]], at least for them and Lucy, who's a cyborg herself (two artificial legs).


* CreepyTwins: Mira and Arim Robbins, the cyborg twins. They behave similarly until provoked, at which point Mira has a substantially worse temper. You wouldn't want to mess with Arim either, though; they're very tough. And by tough, we mean [[spoiler:they've had multiple sparring matches ending with one of them needing a ''full body transplant''.]] This is treated as disturbingly routine, at least for them and Lucy, who's a cyborg herself (two artificial legs).

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* CreepyTwins: Mira and Arim Robbins, the cyborg twins. They behave similarly until provoked, at which point Mira has a substantially worse temper. You wouldn't want to mess with Arim either, though; they're very tough. And by tough, we mean [[spoiler:they've had multiple sparring matches ending with one of them needing a ''full body transplant''.]] This is treated as disturbingly routine, routine[[hottip:*:Their bodies have a service manual!]], at least for them and Lucy, who's a cyborg herself (two artificial legs).


* CreepyTwins: Mira and Arim Robbins, the cyborg twins. They behave similarly until provoked, at which point Mira has a substantially worse temper. You wouldn't want to mess with Arim either, though; they're very tough. And by tough, we mean [[spoiler:they've had multiple sparring matches ending with one of them needing a ''full body transplant''.]]

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* CreepyTwins: Mira and Arim Robbins, the cyborg twins. They behave similarly until provoked, at which point Mira has a substantially worse temper. You wouldn't want to mess with Arim either, though; they're very tough. And by tough, we mean [[spoiler:they've had multiple sparring matches ending with one of them needing a ''full body transplant''.]]]] This is treated as disturbingly routine, at least for them and Lucy, who's a cyborg herself (two artificial legs).


* CreepyTwins: Mira and Arim Robbins, the cyborg twins. They behave similarly until provoked, at which point Mira has a substantially worse temper. You wouldn't want to mess with Arim either, though; they're very tough.

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* CreepyTwins: Mira and Arim Robbins, the cyborg twins. They behave similarly until provoked, at which point Mira has a substantially worse temper. You wouldn't want to mess with Arim either, though; they're very tough. And by tough, we mean [[spoiler:they've had multiple sparring matches ending with one of them needing a ''full body transplant''.]]


[[http://pulse.comicdish.com/ Pulse]] is the story of Annie Chang, a young robotics engineer and "battery" (a person who can store and discharge electricity) in [[SuperheroSchool training to become a superhero named Pulse]] along side her [[VitriolicBestBuds designated partner Tabitha (aka Bolt)]]. And, um, a [[BreastExpansion few]] [[MostCommonSuperpower other]] [[DeconstructedTrope things]].

Pulse is something of a legacy character for the author, Lightfoot; although the current strip dates to 2010, it's actually a continuity reboot of an older strip called ''Pulse, the Blue Bombshell'' that began in 1999; although the original is no longer on the net, some of Lightfoot's earlier work is available on his [[http://lightfootcomics.deviantart.com DeviantArt page (NSFW stuff is flagged, but there's lots of fanservice)]]. The current iteration begins in the wake of a mass slaughter of superheroes; Annie's father works for a secret government project near the Great Lakes to find and train a new generation of superheroes. Annie has a natural talent for controlling electricity, and has always aspired to be a superhero, but until recently never had enough power; when she does, develop, though, she [[BreastExpansion develops]] to a nearly ridiculous degree. She's paired up with caustic test pilot and fellow battery Tabitha "Bolt" Greene, and they're given matching power suits and the ability to heal each other. The story so far is of Annie trying to get used to being a hero in training, as well as the awkwardness of her new body.

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[[http://pulse.''[[http://pulse.comicdish.com/ Pulse]] Pulse]]'' is the story of Annie Chang, a young robotics engineer and "battery" (a person who can store and discharge electricity) in [[SuperheroSchool training to become a superhero named Pulse]] along side her [[VitriolicBestBuds designated partner Tabitha (aka Bolt)]]. And, um, a [[BreastExpansion few]] [[MostCommonSuperpower other]] [[DeconstructedTrope things]].

Pulse ''Pulse'' is something of a legacy character for the author, Lightfoot; although the current strip dates to 2010, it's actually a continuity reboot of an older strip called ''Pulse, the Blue Bombshell'' that began in 1999; although the original is no longer on the net, some of Lightfoot's earlier work is available on his [[http://lightfootcomics.deviantart.com DeviantArt page (NSFW stuff is flagged, but there's lots of fanservice)]]. The current iteration begins in the wake of a mass slaughter of superheroes; Annie's father works for a secret government project near the Great Lakes to find and train a new generation of superheroes. Annie has a natural talent for controlling electricity, and has always aspired to be a superhero, but until recently never had enough power; when she does, develop, though, she [[BreastExpansion develops]] to a nearly ridiculous degree. She's paired up with caustic test pilot and fellow battery Tabitha "Bolt" Greene, and they're given matching power suits and the ability to heal each other. The story so far is of Annie trying to get used to being a hero in training, as well as the awkwardness of her new body.
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* MostCommonSuperpower: Deconstructed. It's not that Annie minds having developed a major case of superhero boobs, but having been flat-chested all her life, she finds it incredibly awkward and embarrassing. (Tabitha does catch her showing off in front of the mirror, though.) [[hottip:*:In the original story, Annie's boobs were even larger; Lightfoot scaled them down, but only a bit, for the reboot.]]

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* MostCommonSuperpower: Deconstructed. It's not that Annie minds having developed a major case of superhero boobs, but having been flat-chested all her life, she finds it incredibly awkward and embarrassing. (Tabitha does catch her showing off in front of the mirror, though.) [[hottip:*:In [[note]]In the original story, Annie's boobs were even larger; Lightfoot scaled them down, but only a bit, for the reboot.]][[/note]]



* WorldOfCardboardSpeech: Whatever Lucy's power is, [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=50 it's apparently terrifying.]]

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* WorldOfCardboardSpeech: Whatever Lucy's power is, [[http://pulse.comicdish.com/index.php?pageID=50 it's apparently terrifying.]]]]

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* MismatchedEyes: Tabitha has one blue eye, and one green eye.


* AuthorAppeal: Lightfoot actually plays the breast expansion fairly realistically for the setting, although it's still [[PlayingToTheFetishes pretty clear what's going on here.]]

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* AuthorAppeal: Lightfoot actually plays the breast expansion fairly realistically for the setting, although it's still [[PlayingToTheFetishes [[{{Fanservice}} pretty clear what's going on here.]]here]].



* [[SirSwearsalot Lady Swears-A-Lot]]: The writing doesn't demonstrate much, but Tabitha is extremely foulmouthed off camera.

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* [[SirSwearsalot [[SirSwearsALot Lady Swears-A-Lot]]: The writing doesn't demonstrate much, but Tabitha is extremely foulmouthed off camera.

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