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K: ...God is so fucking me.
Liz: Dude, you have no idea.

Blip is the story of K, a girl that was never meant to exist, and is, according to Lucifer, a great cosmic mistake on God's part. Because her actions have serious effects on other people and can greatly change the path of destiny, God has angels look after her and make sure she does not become anything special.

Among the cast are K's friends, most of whom are involved with the supernatural in one way or another, a couple of Chibi angels whose job is to censor K, a couple of little demons who like to beat up the angels, and a strangely Bishōnen Lucifer.

As of July 25th, 2013, there has officially been a year since the comic has been updated. As of April 26th, 2014, closing in on two years of inactivity, the hosting account has been suspended. The author's other works drop off around the same time the comic stopped updating. An archive of the comic can be found here.

As of January 2016, Blip appears to be back on a new website. A few days prior there was activity on the author's DeviantArt page and emails seemed to confirm that the author had returned.

Blip contains examples of:

  • Beard of Sorrow: Bishop grows one as he takes care of Terry and later mourns her death.
  • Berserk Button: Don't say the H-word to Hester. Girl might have been called "Hermione" one too many times in the past.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead:
    • Sort of. One blonde, two redheads, one with blue hair.
    • K seems to be brunette now, so it's played straight.
  • Cyborg: Mary is described as one early in the strip, but later (and especially once her full back-story is revealed) it becomes clear that she was always entirely robotic.
  • Dark Is Not Evil:
    • LIZ. Though, she used to be evil.
    • The forces of Hell are sympathetic to K, although they are trying to manipulate her.
    • The coalition of monsters Liz builds to help K
  • Happily Adopted: K loves her mom, who she called the best mom ever, and her uncle.
  • Headless Horseman: He was screwed over by the devil and decided to help the succubus and incubus in their revenge against him.
  • Light Is Not Good: The forces of "light" actively seek to ruin an innocent person's life.
  • Living Shadow: Liz has the power to become this. By incorporating herself into someone else's shadow, she can follow them around, even through daylight.
  • Louis Cypher: My who's that mysterious, suave, blonde man who keeps appearing in the background?
  • Magnetic Hero: K in general. Elizabeth is one of the most powerful vampires on Earth, Mary is a unique Robot Girl who was built by Frankenstein, Hester is a very powerful witch, Angela is a saint, and Bishop is messiah.
  • Masquerade: How the series has (so far) balanced mundane Slice of Life with Urban Fantasy. The non-supernatural characters are completely unaware of the forces at work around them, and the fact that their actions have cosmic consequences.
  • Power Limiter - Stated recently to be the reason why people like Hester have magic, and others do not. In K's case, this is apparently a good thing because she has a vast reservoir of magic within her.
  • "Rashomon"-Style: Deliberately invoked and lampshaded. Surprisingly, we actually find out exactly what happened, due to the fact that Mary is a robot, and as she put it, "Free of errors and inconsistencies of the hippocampus."
  • Robot Girl: Mary. Liz also has a robot body, supplied by Mary, which she can possess when she needs to go out in daylight.
  • Room Full of Crazy: The interior of Bishop's mind manifests itself as a dark little room with four endlessly tall walls with every little secret he's had throughout his life scribbled on them.
  • Running Gag: Someone sneezing when other characters talk about them, a common superstition in Japan.
  • Satan: Interestingly enough, two separate characters. Lucifer is (loosely) the Christian concept (i.e. the angel rebelling against God) while The Adversary is (loosely) the Jewish concept (i.e. the loyal opposition in God's court). However, closer to the original ideas of Satan, Lucifer is vastly out matched by Heaven, as opposed to more modern conceptions where Satan is nearly an equal force to God.
  • Schedule Slip: After managing to go one strip per day for ages, the comic eventually dropped to a strip every few days, and then stopped altogether. Apparently, the author was in a car accident, and was unable to draw for two months. After two months, the comic resumed on December 15, although updates have slowed down to almost a monthly basis now, as of March. As of 06/04/2014 the comic hasn't updated in a long time, and the author's other accounts and works dropped off around the same time. Fans are very worried.
  • "Shaggy Dog" Story: K and Mohag driving several hours to help Bang who they thought had been brutally attacked. He was OK, he only got stabbed in the arm and broke his phone. His attacker ended up much worse, possibly dead.
  • Shout-Out - To several different animes, notably Bleach here, and Dragon Ball here. There are several to movies and TV shows as well.
  • "Shut Up" Kiss: Between K and Bishop.
  • Slice of Life: Surprisingly, while the strip does focus on the fantastic plot, K's daily life and relationships are cataloged quite a bit.