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Foxy Flavored Cookie is a Webcomic created by Thomas Evans, AKA The Baker or El Zorrito, and published on ComicFury.

It is the tale of a human who gets bitten by a wild animal and transforms into an anthropomorphic fox. He is subsequently found by an anthropomorphic dog. The resulting transformation causes our main character to develop amnesia, and the dog, who forgot to ask for his name before the memory loss kicked in, names the fox after a pack of cigarettes in the fox's human clothes: Pucho Chilenos.

Pucho has become a "lycan" and cannot return to the human world; he has to join the secret community of the lycans, made of other anthropomorphic animals and located deep underground, named Paws' Den. His first steps in this new life are helped by the lycans he befriended, Hos (the dog lycan, who also responds to the nickname Pervy), Pituka (a stray fox lycan) and Nelly (a tough cheetah lycan). He has to adapt to this new culture, something which would be simpler if, along with losing his memories, the transformation didn't also make Pucho a little dumber.

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What follows is tales of love, adventure, fun, happy revelations, sad revelations, magic, lots and lots of secrets, comedy, and more. Other characters include Luna, a succubus Pucho knew while he was human; Astrid, a Dream Soldier jackal deeply devoted to her Mistress; Ulrick, a shy doctor cat lycan who keeps attracting the eye of dominant women; and Tammy, a wizard who also happens to be Pituka's psychiatrist.


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Foxy Flavored Tropes:

  • Abusive Parents: Pituka's mother forced her to crush her pet's neck with her bare hands. Her father's the reasonable one and kidnapped her to prevent further abuse.
  • Action Girl: Nelly, but also Astrid, Tammy, even Pituka... every female lycan in this comic gets her moment as one.
  • Aerith and Bob: Most names are real, like Tammy, Nelly, Ulrick... then there's Pituka and Pucho.
  • All of the Other Reindeer: Hos was picked on by the other kids at the orphanage due to his blue fur, until Nelly came around.
  • All There in the Manual: Some filler pages within the comic explain some key details about the setting, such as the different species of Paws' Den or the backstory of some plot-relevant characters. They're not considered part of the comic itself but still count as pages within it.
  • Amazing Technicolor Wildlife:
    • Pervy, who's a blue dog lycan.
    • When taking on the form of a lycan cat, Luna remains pink. Her human form also has green and purple bangs.
  • Amazon Chaser: Pervy for Nelly.
  • Amnesiac Resonance: Pucho may not remember his human life, but he has retained two of the talents he had: Cooking and playing music. He excels at both, which explains why he quickly found a job as a cook in Paws' Den.
  • Animal Stereotypes: While many lycans do tend to fall into this, apparently partially due to cultural pressures, others don't fit into this (for example, Nelly is a cheetah with no interest in speed sports). There actually seems to be some predjudice based on this.
  • Applied Phlebotinum: Magic has been used to explain why Paws' Den has the technological advancements of the twentieth century while the outside world is still the Western era of the nineteenth. What's more, this is a world where succubi and familiars are a fact.
  • Art Evolution: The comic went from being hand-drawn and in black and white, to being hand-drawn and colored, to being drawn on the computer. What's more, the body proportions of the characters changed as the comic went on, leading to the current art style.
  • Author Avatar: The Baker has one of a mountain lion lycan with an afro. He only uses him for announcements.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Nelly leads the heating factory with an iron fist, and can best all of her employees in a fight. She's the daughter of two famous soldiers who died in a civil war shortly after her birth.
    • Same goes for Francis Silverfist, who was a beloved general, and who can still stand his ground in a fight.
  • Back Story: Every main character's backstory is shown in flashbacks or exposited at one point or another. They are explained in the Characters page.
  • Badass Moustache: Francis.
  • Baleful Polymorph: The human Dante who gets transformed into Pucho. Also applies to any human who gets bitten by an Elite Lycan.
    • Nelly gets transformed (through Wolfsbane) into a human temporarily by Dream Soldiers after she's captured. When she regains her senses, she freaks out.
  • Barefoot Cartoon Animal: Most Lycans don't wear shoes.
  • Berserk Button: Don't hurt Pucho's friends. You're gonna regret it. Oh, also,don't call Pervy a "blueberry" in front of Nelly.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Again, Pucho.
  • Bilingual Bonus: When away from Pucho, Luna speaks Spanish. Francis Silverfist peppers his speeches with German words.
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: Pituka's Huggie, a giant insect that she can ride. It lives in her house, too.
  • Big Damn Heroes: After Pucho gets beat up by a Dream Soldier using cheat tactics, Pituka arrives to save him.
  • Blessed with Suck: Pucho has an excess of energy, which lets him break anything... but he cannot always control it, and as a result, he was feared in his human life, and still scares his companions somewhat in his new life.
  • Blood Oath: Pucho and Luna's very particular situation ("sharing" a mind) is the result of one.
  • Body Horror: Pucho could have turned out a lot scarier if Hos hadn't used a treatment to stop his transformation into a feral lycan.
  • Butt-Monkey: Pervy, Ulrick, Scoob and the human count.
  • The Casanova: Pervy, in such a campy way.
  • Cats Are Magic: Tammy and her uncle, sensei Ciallmhar, are talented in the field of magic.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: Pervy for Nelly.
  • Cloudcuckoolander/The Ditz: Pucho, due to the transformation.
  • Comically Missing the Point: Pucho in this animation test doesn't understand that he's to the doctor's office for a checkup.
  • Conveniently an Orphan: Nelly (her parents got killed in a fight when she was young), Pervy (His parents are never mentioned), Luna (Her family was murdered by White Gypsies after which she was taken in by Dante), and even Dante/Pucho (He and Luna fled as Dante's family figures, White Gypsies, died during a storm). Subverted with Pituka.
  • Damsel in Distress: Nelly, of all people, when Dream Soldiers are sent out to retrieve her. This takes place as the group is camping, and thus Pucho and Pituka end up having to find her.
  • A Day in the Limelight: While the camping trip is taking place, the comic cuts back to the heating factory in Paws' Den, following the story of Draco, who was hired to replace Nelly as the head of the factory for the duration of the camping trip. And then we follow his replacement, Scoob, who has to deal with the businessfurret Sir Pen Tyne, wishing to buy the heating factory. Two hyenas are preparing Scoob for it. The comic will also cut back to Ulrick or Tammy, the most important characters outside of the main six.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Wow, nearly everyone except Pucho get their chance at snarking.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: When Astrid attacks the group as they leave for a camping trip in the outside world, she is wounded and Nelly wishes to finish her off, but Pituka stops her friend, and as a result Astrid swears servitude to Pituka from now on, for saving her life.
  • Deliberately Monochrome: Most flashbacks are in black and white.
  • Disability Immunity: Wolfsbane is dangerous to all Lycans (except Dream Soldiers as they are not considered Lycans); when in contact with Wolfsbane, a Lycan will faint, and prolonged exposure will revert them to a human form, in part or entirely. Being protected from this, Dream Soldiers tend to use Wolfsbane as a weapon.
  • The Dreaded: Dream Soldiers in general, as they're the ruthless soldiers of the Queen of Paws' Den. They're unaffected by Wolfsbane, which can easily kill any other lycan (and cause great damage to any bitten), they are completely evoted to whichever mission they're assigned to, and they don't shy away from dirty tricks in a combat situation.
  • Expressive Ears: Lycans have those.
  • Fantastic Racism: Implied between the human and lycan factions. And frequent among Lycans themselves Pures consider everyone else inferior, Hybrids are hated by almost everyone, Silver Fangs were once also despised, Hycans are despised for being able to live outside of Paws' Den, and Bittens are also not liked much due to their decreased intelligence.
  • Four Lines, All Waiting: Baker updates twice a week updates and many of his characters have their own side-stories. As a result, the focus shifts from one character's side of the plot to the other. The main six all have their sub-plots that intertwine; Ulrick and Tammy have their own side-story that ties into the greater arc; then there's the heating factory subplot. By the end of the camping trip arc, the main six are divided in four sections (with only Pucho, Pituka and Nelly still together), making a total of six subplots that move together at the same time.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: The Hycans, who are only mentioned in passing.
  • Honor Before Reason: Astrid. And Dream Soldiers in general.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: In the case of Draem Soldiers, males are always large, while the females have more normal proportions but lead the missions.
  • The Hyena: The hyena lycans laugh a lot.
  • Interspecies Romance: Lycans who are the result of parents from two different species are called "strays", and have the species of the mother with some traits of the father (though hybrids, although rare, aren't unheard of). Pervy is a wolf/dog stray, while Pituka is a fox/wolf stray. A Pervy/Nelly romance would fall into this, as Nelly is a cheetah.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Nelly.
  • Knight Templar: The Dream Soldiers.
  • Large and in Charge: Silver Fangs are much larger than other Lycans and are thus raised to become leaders, enforcing the trope.
    • Inverted with Dream Soldiers, where the men are much larger than the women but women tend to lead the operations.
  • Line-of-Sight Name: When Hos finds the bitten Dante in the forest, he forget to ask his name, and later deduces a name (Pucho Chilenos) out of something in the fox's previous clothes. So Pucho was named after a pack of cigarettes.
  • Little Bit Beastly: Hycans, their most obvious lycan trait is animal ears.
  • Loss of Identity: Bittens suffer from this and must build new personalitties from scratch as they adapt to the world they've been introduced to.
  • Made of Iron: The lycans are more resistant to harm than humans. As pointed out by Luna, the lycans will heal from most wounds quickly. In the meantime, the human who found their camping ground has suffered a lot of injuries and takes a while to heal.
  • Magically Binding Contract: The Lycans have their own, in the form of collars of oaths that appear on one when they make a very important promise. Pucho has one that makes him help Pituka discover scents around her (since she has no sense of smell). Meanwhile, when he was a teenager Pervy promised to serve his true love. At the time he was dating Draco, yet the collar showed Nelly's name. Ever since he's been chasing her, much to her annoyance.
  • Masquerade: Paws' Den and its community are kept hidden from the human world; Pucho is the first bitten in many years. There are some residents of Paws' Den who look human with some animal features, such as ears; they can infiltrate the human communities, the Hycans, but their role has been barely expanded upon thus far. When a human stumbles on the group camping in the outside world, everyone (who isn't drunk at the moment) panics, and some (like Astrid) at first offer to kill him to uphold the masquerade.
  • Meaningful Name: "Pituka" stands for "fancy lady".
  • Morality Pet: Pituka, to Nelly.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Pervy tries to be this.
  • Nice Guy: Pucho. Nobody can stay mad at him.
  • Nightmare Fuel: In-Universe, around a campfire. See Oral Tradition.
  • Nonstandard Character Design: The Dream Soldiers are drawn differently than the other animal species.
  • Not So Different: From humans. Sure, the Lycans have more advanced technology, magic is a part of their daily lives, and Paws' Den is different enough from human communities, but there's a lot of racism between the different types of Lycans. Pures Lycans ten to feel superior to everyone else, while Hybrids, Bittens and Hycans all tend to be disliked - if not outright hated - all for different reasons.
  • Oblivious to Love: Pucho, at first, until he hears Pituka sing.
  • Oral Tradition: When the group goes camping, at one point they get together to tell stories around the campfire.
    • Luna tells the tale of Little Red Riding Hood (a version where The Big Bad Wolf gets brutally killed). Since she's telling this story to lycans, they're particularly horrified by it, especially Pituka and Pervy.
    • Pituka tells a classic fairy tale love story, and imagines herself and Pucho as the lovers, with Pervy in another role.
    • Nelly tells the story of the Iron Duo, a couple of strong cheetahs who fought in the Civil War and had a baby, but then they bit off more than they could chew and both got killed in a fight where they were greatly outnumbered. It's the story of her own parents.
    • Astrid tells the tale of her species, which sheds some light on her personality.
    • Pervy tells a surprisingly romantic and heartfelt story.
    • Later, in the tent, Pituks explains to Pucho the origins of Lycans.
  • Our Dragons Are Different: There's apparently some dragon lycans out there, though all we've seen so far is the horned, winged, half-dragon half-wolf hybrid Draco.
  • Painting the Medium: Some pages in the first 100 of the camping trip are rendered in .gif format, with some animated panels.
  • Playing with Fire: Tammy.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: Astrid and all of the Dream Soldiers.
  • Rite of Passage: Upon reaching adulthood, every lycan in Paws' Den is assigned a job befitting their personality, interests and sometimes expertise. Thus, Pituka is an insect biologist, Pucho finds a job as a cook, Nelly runs the heating factory, and Pervy's latest job is as a scout in the outside world.
  • Running Gag: Pucho's intelligence or Cloudcuckoolander attitude.
    • Pucho loving cookies.
    • Pervy hitting on Nelly... and getting a wrench in the face for it.
    • ...Pervy's perversion in general.
    • Ulrick attracting unwanted attention from the ladies, especially Tammy.
  • Shipper on Deck: Pervy for Pucho/Pituka, and this from the very beginning of the comic. Luna joins in as soon as she joins the cast.
  • Shoo Out the Clowns: At the end of the camping trip, the comedy gets toned down considerably, to the point that even the scenes with Pervy, of all people, become a lot darker.
  • Stalker with a Crush: Pervy to Nelly, though it's a mild case.
    • Tammy to Ulrick, a more direct case...
  • Team Mom: Pituka.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Pucho is crazy for cookies! So much, in fact, that the entire comic references Pucho's cookie craze in the title and in the fan community, where fans are called "cookies".
    • Ulrick likes ramen. A lot.
    • Ryuu is fond of sandwiches.
  • Transformation Comic: Of the Animorphism variety for Dante/Pucho.
  • True Companions: The group eventually grows to become this. Pituka, Pervy and Nelly already knew each other, so they became this for Pucho and Luna.
  • Tsundere: Nelly often acts like this towards Pervy, though she's usually in tsun mode.
  • The Unpronounceable: Astrachitax (Astrid), a milder case than most, but she settled for Astrid after some members of the main group has troubles pronouncing her real name.
  • Villain Song: Invoked in the "Snake Charmer" pages, along with Disney Acid Sequence.
  • Visual Pun: Near the start of the comic, when Pucho (still as the human Dante) is attacked by the Elite lycan, he at one point retaliates by kicking it in the nards. The image that hides this scene? A Nutcracker.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Pervy and Nelly, though Pervy wishes it was more than that...
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Luna, being a succubus, can do this, although she has been raised by Pucho/Dante to never use it for nefarious purposes. In Dante's human days, she would frequently take the form of a human, so that she could work as a waitress. Around Pucho and his new friends, she'll usually be in her small succubus form, but she may take on the form of a pink lycan cat. She has also be shown able to disguise herself as Nelly.
  • Walk into Mordor: The only way into Paws' Den is accessed by climbing a tall cliff, using tree branches, which leads to a cave with ninja bunnies and an elevator that takes the lycans there. Lycans are able to climb up this cliff with relative ease, while humans can't. However, this could be considered an inversion since these precautions are meant to protect the underground world the characters live in.
  • Wham Episode: The camping trip is one long series of those, separated by some moments of team-building and friendship.
    • The arc starting in November 2018, which introduces us to the Lycan Queen for the first time, is much darker than the rest of the story.
  • White-and-Grey Morality: There is no character (yet) who would correspond to a "black morality" in this series. Mostly good people versus bad-ish people.
    • The Dream Soldiers are Knight Templar praetorian guards who enforce a light totalitarian regime. They are wholly convinced that their divination magics ensure they are pure of heart even when they hurt others out of spite. They are very distressed if they think they did bad.
    • Bigoted characters (Hyenas, Canines) still focus on their duties first, and are generally competent at their jobs.
    • CorruptCorporateExecutives (Sir Pen Tyne) at least try to play nice, and get angry when they're treated like dirt.note 
    • Many Church Militant just want to keep the world safe, even if their means are excessively violent and borderline heretical. And they slaughter demonic families because they know they'll just go back to their home plane.
    • Even the Queen, who has kicked the dog multiple times, is suffering from paranoia from a failed assassination while her praetorian guard has ignored her worsening mental state. She's mostly a Large Ham with fangs to her public.

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