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Webcomic / Far Out

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Far Out is a Science Fiction webcomic: The Wild West WITH ROBOTS!!!

Our main character is wandering in the desert, with no memories, and wondering even how he knows that a vulture is called a vulture. As other robots arrive, they are quite certain they know that he's Bukley, and that it's reason enough to take him prisoner.

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  • The Bard: One concludes the chapter, singing about the events in it.
  • The Cavalry: Other robots appear after he's been kidnapped.
  • Circling Vultures: A vulture comes to look at our wandering main character. Despite his being a robot and so slightly inedible.
  • Color Wash: the color palette is all tinted toward ruddy orange.
  • Deliberately Monochrome: Desaturated, and shifted orange
  • Easy Amnesia: Apparently. At least, the character doesn't remember anything. Until the appearance of the other robot that he purported is puts an end to that possibility.
  • Feathered Fiend: The vulture gives him the eye.
  • Glowing Eyes: On a lizard.
  • I Work Alone: "I love solitude"
  • Loss of Identity: The central robot considers what he wants to become.
  • MacGuffin: The missing star on the memoryless robot
  • Really Was Born Yesterday: the other memory possibility. Established as the truth in due course.
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  • Space Western: Apparently, though little of the world has been revealed
  • That Liar Lies: His claims of ignorance are dismissed.
  • To the Pain: He's threatened with torture
  • Who's Laughing Now?: When he's captured by the first robots he meets.