- Schlock Mercenary:
- Petey is a Benevolent A.I. in control of a vast fleet of warships and a generator made from the galactic core, making him the most powerful entity in the Milky Way by orders of magnitude. He's ever so modest about it:Petey: You do realize that the creation of your embassy was intended to clearly communicate my status in the eyes of the UNS. The Galactic Fleetmind is to be considered a "foreign power."
Breya: I'm sorry, what else could you possibly be mistaken for?
Petey: "God" probably tops the list.
- And then there's his response when directly confronted by a religious expert.Reverend Theo: Wow, you really do think you've become a god.
Petey: I'm just trying to do what I think a god would do if he were in my position.
- Petey is a Benevolent A.I. in control of a vast fleet of warships and a generator made from the galactic core, making him the most powerful entity in the Milky Way by orders of magnitude. He's ever so modest about it:
- Damien, Big Bad of El Goonish Shive's Painted Black arc, created in a lab but believing himself to be the fulfillment of a prophecy. When he realises that he may in fact not be god it occurs to him that all the evil things he has done were evil, instead of falling under an Omniscient Morality License. Instead of a HeelFace Turn he decides that life as a mortal is not worth living, and that he will take Grace with him.
- Umlaut House 2:Saundra: Do you ever worry that we're playing God?
Dr Pegasus: Not really. At some point, we definitely stopped playing.
- Heat Man from In Wily's Defense, who gets so full of himself that Sphere, the ''actual'' God, has him dragged to Paradise to have the Angel of Destruction, Magdelena, tortured just to get him to shut up about it. It didn't work.
- Sarda of 8-Bit Theater.
- "Wizards do parlor tricks, I throttle the heavens."
- "I am Sarda. My will be done."
- Black Mage's power seems to be unstoppable now killed two of his teammates and White Mage. Also, he long before considered himself destined to crush that petty world he lives on since he is a nexus of destruction... and stuff.
- After looking into the datasphere, Red Mage himself states that his goal is to use his new found infinite knowledge to dethrone the gods and to make the world in his own image.
- The Asperchus [sic] begged Chris for forgiveness and want to know if he will forgive them. At least he wasn't subtle about it.◊
- In Errant Story, a half-elven mage named Meji embarks on a quest to do this as a school project (due to a convoluted backstory that made it her only option for graduating magic university). She seeks to become the single most powerful mage in existence by absorbing the energies of Anilis, believed to be one of the two elven creator gods. Another half-elf mage named Ian beats her to it becoming a very powerful and very insane Physical God bent on genocide. She later absorbs Senilis, the other elven creator god
- VG Cats' Aeris seems to have this problem.
- The Order of the Stick:
- Vaarsuvius, after hir Deal with the Devil, has a borderline case of this. S/He ends up trying to destroy Xykon singlehandedly and actually does a lot of damage to him, but mostly just pisses him off. Lampshaded (like most everything in the comic) by the Three Fiends — one of them warns V that the soul splice tends to do this (it's later stated that was just a half-truth aimed at lowering V's inhibitions in order to actually invoke the trope).
- "We have become like unto tiny refreshing GODS!"
- xkcd: Parodied here.An x64 processor is screaming along at billions of cycles per second to run the XNU kernel, which is frantically working through all the POSIX-specified abstraction to create the Darwin system underlying OS X, which in turn is straining itself to run Firefox and its Gecko renderer, which creates a Flash object which renders dozens of video frames every second — because I wanted to see a cat jump into a box and fall over. I am a god.
- In Problem Sleuth, one of Pickle Inspector's clones ascends to Godhood using his pure power of imagination. In somewhat of a subversion though, Godhead Pickle Inspector would only then respond to a command to "fondly regard creation" or something suspiciously similar (such as "crustacean"). Unless the integrity of the universe itself is menaced. DEUS EX SEWING MACHINA
- Homestuck: Karkat introduces himself to John by acting as a wrathful God who despises him after helping to create his universe. What he doesn't realize is that due to weird time shenanigans, they've been talking for a long time and are already friends from Johns perspective. For double irony points, John has, by this stage, gone "god-tier", essentially making him more godly than Karkat. Not that he makes a huge deal of it.
- Two of the comics main antagonists, Jack/Bec Noir and Lord English, have this view of themselves. After being given incredible powers of spatial manipulation and near invincibility the narration states that Jack has essentally started to see himself as a Demi-god. Lord English on the other hand creates/inspires an entire religion with himself as the main deity. Fitting, considering hes already a God-tier player
- Fans!: Subverted in Book 2, with General Maximiliana.
- In Fafnir The Dragon, Edward Catheter invokes this trope after drinking the blood of the titular dragon. However, since he was supposed to bathe in it, not drink it, the firey blood of Fafnir helped to kill him.
- In Zodiac, Nightmare considers herself and other superpowered whasnames to be gods because of their powers.
- In The Beast Legion, Dragos proclaims himself as a God the will purge the light at the end of Issue 2.
- In Sinfest, Monique volunteers to be the goddess and feigns this trope.
- In Two Evil Scientists, many of the villains take this tack.
- Tales of the Questor
- The Gragum Shaman plays this one straight.
- Completely and soul-touchingly inverted in Brother Linnaeus' arc, when the Gragum chief asks Quentyn if he is God... then asks why God seems to have abandoned the Gragum. Quentyn's "letter delivery" for them is especially touching.
- Later on, invoked twice by Quentyn during his Badass Boasts, as he refers the Gragum Shaman's claim in both of them.
- Also the philosophy of Rosad the Monster-maker and his followers.
- MS Paint Masterpieces has Electric Man. Good thing he's a good guy.
- Jack: "Who died and made me God? She died! So I made me God!"
- Irrelevator: I'm now the prophet of elevator-music-ism. It only makes sense, I started liking this groove before you guys did. But most of all because I look like a hispanic Jesus, so...◊
- Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal:
- Thor claims to be the god of thunder (or possibly some guy claims to be Thor, the god of thunder, but the dialogue seems to suggest he's actually called Thor), but it's really just a weird sex thing and he just makes thundercap noises with his mouth.
- In "Words 2", Superman changes his name to SuperGod.
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