DWEN is a independent 14 issue military comic book created by Tim Clark
The series is like Axe Cop meets G.I. Joe meets Rambo meets M.A.S.K. meets the politcal Iran Contra affair but the comic series is both written and illustrated by tim clark during 1985 in his 5th grade year in elementary school around math class who decades(circa 2011) later rediscover his series as an adult and remade it as a animated motion comic the first episode debut at June 14,2011 flagday
The story follows a brave military leader named DWEN who leads a Ragtag Bunch of Misfits to battle against a terrorist organization called the D.O.D lead by Zarring and Qwen who have been hellbent on destroying DWEN's forces.as there battles travel from California to Minasota, Russia, Antarctica and even outer space
DWEN! contains the following tropes
- Art Evolution: The art style improves in later issues.
- Battle Epic: The comic has a lot of epic battles exploding across the world even outer space
- Casual Danger Dialog: DWEN before taking impact from a missile that hit a leaking barrel of gas
- DWEN: well, here goes my christmas vacation.
- Clip-Art Animation
- Excited Show Title!
- Knife Nut: Zeberi
- Limited Animation: The first three episodes used camera pans but the animation improves in episode 4
- Narrator: Jim Sevin narrates all the dwen episodes while the creator chracterized the voices of the characters
- Overly Long Gag: dwen dialing the radio to contact backup
- Recap Episode: Which recaps what happen in episode 1-3
- Shout-Out: The series was said to be inspired by a list of popular things in 80s for example:
- G.I. Joe: It pays homage to the 80s comic series as well including the MARVEL logo,and some lookalike characters
- Rambo: white ninja and black ninja based from the animated series and a badguy version of Rambo named Zambo
- M.A.S.K.: Zarring wears a mask similar to the cartoon but only because he got disfigured by a bomb
- Iran Contra: Smuggling or stealing weapons
- Red Dawn (1984): Russia gets involved in the comic as well
- Slashed Throat: This happen to dwen in episode 6 part 2
- Super Speed: The white ninja has this ablilty
- Theme Tune: The intro music is sung by Oya and its catchy
- Very Special Episode: The series has a 4th of july special showing scenes of each issue of the comic.