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1[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/1594874596524.jpg]] ˛ [[caption-width-right:350: Left: Amanda. Right: Trixie. Those claws? The Magpie herself.]]˛˛->''"There is no escape from Pinewood, this is the one thing Amanda knows. At least she thought she knew, until Trixie, the new girl came to town. As the rules she once believed fall apart, Amanda soon faces the truth of her town. She isn’t the only one that wants out."''˛-->-- Description on Tapas.io˛˛The Magpie is a horror webcomic written by Bones [=McKay=] and illustrated by Ursula Gray as a prequel to their previous comic ''Pretty Mouth''. It follows Amanda and the new girl Trixie on their quest to uncover whats behind the mystery of Pinewood.˛˛It can be found at [[https://prettymouthcomic.com/?webcomic1=the-magpie its own website]] or Tapas.io [[https://m.tapas.io/series/The-Magpie/info here]].˛˛----˛!! The Magpie contains examples of:˛˛* TheEighties: The comic takes place in the town of Pinewood in the 80s.˛* AbhorrentAdmirer: The Magpie, towards Amanda.˛* AdultFear: Many, due to being a horror comic.˛** [[spoiler: Young women have been going missing and found murdered for years now, including Trixie's own mother.]]˛** [[spoiler: All men in the town eventually snap. This includes fathers and the like. Imagine being the mother of young children in this town.]]˛* AffectionateNickname: Trixie nicknames Amanda “Mandy” after their RelationshipUpgrade.˛* AloofDarkHairedGirl: Amanda has dark hair and at first prefers to keep her distance from others.˛* AnimalMotifs: The Magpie, obviously. The witch she is bound to also is constantly surrounded by crows.˛* AntagonistTitle: The Magpie is an elder god and the BigBad of the comic.˛* BigBad: The Magpie herself, implied to be the reason behind strange happenings in Pinewood.˛* CorpseLand: The Magpie's hoard.˛* DefrostingIceQueen: Amanda starts out incredibly cold and distant towards Trixie's attempts to befriend her. Soon, she warms up to Trixie and they even become a couple.˛* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The entire comic is in black and white.˛* EldritchAbomination: The Magpie, who breaks the pages every time she appears.˛* EldritchLocation: Wherever and whatever the Magpie's hoard is, it's definitely not a normal location of Pinewood.˛* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Trixie is blonde, and she's sweet, kind and cheerful. Unlike the other kids at school, she refuses to ostracise Amanda for being a 'freak' and is consistently sweet and supportive towards her.˛* HeteronormativeCrusader: Due to being set in the 80s, many of the secondary characters are homophobic.˛* LoveTriangle: Amanda and Trixie are interested in each other, while the Magpie claims to be in love with Amanda.˛* MeaningfulName: Like a real-life magpie, the Magpie in the story is an elder god who collects corpses and imprisons humans in her hoard.˛* MissingMom: [[spoiler: Trixie's mother went missing years back and was discovered to be killed.]]˛* OfficialCouple: Amanda and Trixie become one after spending some time together.˛* PsychicLink: Amanda seems to have formed one with [[spoiler: the Magpie after entering her hoard.]]˛* RelationshipUpgrade: Amanda and Trixie go from strangers, to friends, to lovers.˛* SexyDiscretionShot: We cut away from Amanda and Trixie after they strip down to their underwear. Their next scene together has Trixie declaring she had a lot of fun.˛* {{Yandere}}: The Magpie kidnaps Amanda's father in order to force Amanda to talk to her. She fails to see that Amanda isn't interested in a murderous elder god.

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