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Webcomic / Far Out There

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Yes, the cast is large

Far Out There is an often cute, sometimes-dark-humored ensemble webcomic by Simon Ladd. It's the comic where things happen... IN SPACE!!!

Tropes used include:

  • Aliens Speaking English: Technically, there are no extraterrestrials, but everyone speaking English is still true.
  • Author Avatar: Ichabod is occasionally accused of being this. The author denies it, saying he just wanted Ichabod to look like him to for cosplaying purposes.
  • Creating Life Is Awesome: Creating Bridget and Alphonse seems to have worked out pretty well for Tabitha.
  • Cursed with Awesome: Avatar. Immortality and indestructibility sound great on the surface, but what good is Eternal Life when you have no life?
  • Divergent Character Evolution: Beyond hair and costume differences, it was almost impossible to tell Layla and Tabitha part earlier on during the "Mad science convention" arc, later changes had Tabitha go from the same teenybopper size as Trigger and Layla to being half again as tall as them.
  • Doomy Dooms of Doom: "The Killer Station of Deadly Doom"
  • Terraform: The explanation for all habitable planets.