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The Lobo Web series premiered in July 2000 with 14 web cartoons made by Noodle Soup Productions for Warner Bros. Animation. It was made after an animated series and a video game based on Lobo were cancelled. Unlike other DCAU media, it's obviously for mature audiences. It used to be at, but the domain name has been taken down by Warner Brothers. All the animated web series are currently shown on YouTube. The webtoons also have interactive segments.

There's also a recap page.


Lobo Webseries shows examples of the following tropes:

  • Alien Blood: Hilariously averted for all deaths. Everyone bleeds red.
  • Alternate Continuity: This obviously counts because the series wasn't even referenced in other DCAU content.
  • Arc Villain: Sunny Jim serves as the main antagonist in the first five episodes, while the last four episodes have the gluttonous Snake as the main threat due to eating Lobo's current bounty Mudboy.
  • Birthday Episode: The Bustin' Out Of Oblivion episodes has Slaz celebrating his cellmate and boyfriend Major Snake's birthday.
  • Black-and-Grey Morality: While there are evil criminals around, Lobo loves to have sex, swear a lot and do violence.
  • Black Comedy: Quite a lot of the violence is played for laughs.
  • Bloodier and Gorier: Much more so than all of the other DCAU.
  • Bloody Hilarious: There are plenty of gory and hilarious moments.
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  • Book-Ends: In the Bustin' Out of Oblivion webisodes, the first one starts at One Lung's bar and the fourth and final one ends at One Lung's Bar. Same for the When Pigs Fly webisodes.
  • Boom, Headshot!: Lobo does this to his enemies quite often.
  • Continuity Porn: In the last four webisodes, aliens from the other webtoons appear frequently.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Most of the deaths in the web series are quite gory and graphic.
  • Darker and Edgier: The only DCAU-related media that has gratuitous profanity and violence.
  • Denser and Wackier: Even though Lobo has tons of swearing and violence, it is the funniest of the DCAU-related media.
  • Explosive Cigar: Lobo puts this in Tubo's mouth and detonates it.
  • Everything's Better with Penguins: Hilariously lampshaded as Lobo's space penguins bite Lobo's balls.
  • Jerkass:
    • Lobo isn't any nicer than his usual depictions. In fact, it's quite common in this series for him to kill people just for pissing him off.
    • Sunny Jim, the first villain faced in the series, isn't any better, as he made a bet with Lobo over which of them would date Darlene first and makes some rather sexist remarks towards Darlene.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Lobo rescues people from different threats within the series.
  • Mickey Mousing: During certain gory scenes, rock motifs are heard.
  • Mythology Gag: Sunny Jim's face was seen in a store in the DC film Suicide Squad (2016).
  • Pig Man: Mudboy the Porkan looks like a pig.
  • Prison Episode: The Bustin' Out of Oblivion webisodes.
  • Rated M for Manly: It's all centered on the Main Man!
  • R-Rated Opening: The very first episode begins with Lobo shooting an alien's head in a bloody and gory manner.
  • Ruder and Cruder: The Lobo Webseries uses profanity relatively often, at least compared to the rest of the DC Animated Universe.
  • Short-Runner: The series ended after 14 episodes in 14 weeks.
  • Stuff Blowing Up: This is quite common.
  • Tracking Device: Lobo uses this to find Mudboy the Porkan.
  • Truer to the Text: Especially compared to the two other Lobo related DCAU cartoons.
  • Vomit Indiscretion Shot: Major Snake is shown vomiting up pills and other stuff in the "Bustin' Out of Oblivion" episodes.
  • Vulgar Humor: Plenty of vulgar humor in the web series.
  • Your Head A-Splode: Lobo usually makes other aliens explode their heads by shooting their heads.


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