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Webcomic / Neo Knights

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First step of being a hero? Cool costume.

"We've got a job to do don't we? So what if there are people who hate us, that's life and we just gotta pull through it!"
Lucy Lennon

Neo Knights is a Superhero Slice Of Life Webcomic by UncleYuu uploaded daily on Deviantart. In present-day Chicago, reports and rumors of superpowered beings are swarming the streets. Snake women, guys in tights and so much more. Lucy Lennon, a high-school senior with dreams of being an ass-kicking superhero can't help but be curious, especially after one, Johnny Caproni AKA Captain Frost saves her life. After he is injured in the line of duty, Lucy joins his team, The Neo Knights, dedicated to protecting Chicago's citizens from rampant crime as well as any possible superpowered threats. Taking up the mantle of The Commander Queen, she joins Frost in his mission with the aide of his Brilliant, but Lazy Mission control, Aaron Sampson. More members eventually join including Lucy's enemy turned friend, Koko Ray, former pro wrestler Maaz Kasim and the compassionate Bibiana Rodriguez all taking up a cape and costume to help those in need. Along with the struggles of being superheroes, their day to day tasks come to bite them in the butt, from romances to family drama.

However, an old foe of Frost, the extremely dangerous Kronus is out for blood and wants nothing more than to kill Frost and take his powers for his own. Along the way, more enemies show up for the Neo Knights, super and non-super alike. From snake women and killer dolls to simple politicians. Despite all these struggles, the Neo Knights seek to keep up their mission, but perhaps their mission goes far beyond a simple neighborhood watch with heat vision?

Combining Slice-of-life drama and comedy with superhero action, what makes Neo Knights so attractive are the 6 main characters and their interactions off of each other, coming across off as a family rather than a standard superhero team. They have all the expected hate and love that come from a family. Read it all here!

Neo Knights contains examples of:

  • Action Girl: Lucy, Bibi and Koko although Lucy is the most combat oriented of the three.
  • Amazonian Beauty: Lucy is very much this, even called as such by Johnny at one point.
  • Badass Teacher: Lindella is the teacher for Lucy's homeroom by day and is the leader of a superpowered terrorist group by night.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: As hard as she fought, Lucy still lost to Ezekial (although she couldn't reveal her abilities)
  • Battle Couple: Johnny and Lucy are very much in love and tend to go off on missions together.
  • Berserk Button: DO NOT mock Lucy for her upbringing.
  • Big Bad: Lindella, later Kronus.
  • Bondage Is Bad: Averted, Koko is very kind despite being a bondage fanatic, even Lucy wants to at least try it.
  • Boobs of Steel: Lucy opts for mostly up close and personal combat while wearing an outfit that leaves little to imagination.
  • Central Theme: What do we all fight for?
  • The Chew Toy: Shingo and Dr. Deathrow. Every time they fight, they end up getting their asses kicked.
  • Dating Catwoman: Lucy's dad with Lindella, not that he knows.
  • Establishing Character Moment:
    • Lucy protecting Johnny and becoming friends with him after.
    • Koko trying on various outfits (or lack thereof).
    • Kronus drinking Madison's blood and gaining her powers.
  • Fanservice: A common theme in the comics albeit with plenty of male and female service.
  • Fantastic Racism: The various news stations in Neo Knights seem to highten the fears people have about people with superpowers.
  • Foreign Wrestling Heel: Maaz' job before becoming a superhero. In actuality, he loves America albeit still holds nostalgia for Palestine.
  • Harmless Villain: Shingo and Dr. Deathrow though they try...
  • Heroic Build: Johnny is a shy and humble guy yet wouldn't look out of place in a Muscle & Fitness cover.
  • Hot-Blooded: Lucy, very much so!
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Aaron is constantly snarking at his friends and is utterly lazy, but does help them whenever they're in need.
  • Leotardof Power: Bibiana's outfit has one of these.
  • Made of Iron: Titan...LITERALLY!
  • Ms. Fanservice: Koko, IN SPADES!
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: A particularly tragic example as Johnny basically led Kronus to his first kill.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: Courtesy of Ezekial to Lucy.
  • Official Couple: Johnny and Lucy are very much the couple with the main focus.
  • Papa Wolf: Maaz is this to the team and his son, often instructing them on good habits while being very protective of them.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: Not many of the characters have a disguise that could fool a lot of people, Lindella and Lucy being particularly bad about this.
  • Punny Name: Koko's alias, Invisibella is a contraction of invisible and bella, the italian word for beauty.
  • Running Gag:
    • Characters trying to talk to Koko only to find that she's "busy".
    • Lucy pulling weapons from out of nowhere.
    • Shingo and Dr. Deathrow getting whooped.
  • Shout-Out: Many! To various video games, Television, anime, Chicago culture and pro-wrestling.
  • Single-Power Superheroes: Inverted, while most people with superpowers only have one power, they get a lot of mileage out of them such as Titan using his absorption powers to give himself fire skin and powers.
  • Sprite Comic:
    • Inverted, uses H-Studio, a 3D program with...naughty roots for the character models and backgrounds.
    • Played Straight with Issue 32 where one scene is done à la King's Quest.
  • Super Hero: YA THINK!?!?
  • Take That!:
    • ANN is this to CNN and their...more than questionable practices over the years, their owner being based on frequently mocked anchor, Don Lemon.
    • Chicago's government gets hit with this quite often.
  • Trash Talk: Lucy likes to dish this out quite a bit.
  • Token Minority: Averted, the team comprises of two Asian (Koko and Lucy), two white (Aaron and Johnny), one Arabic (Maaz) and one Latino (Bibiana) members, pretty diverse.
    • Played mostly straight for the New Millenia with Shingo (Asian) although Lindella and Cheetahman are somewhat ambiguous as to their original race.
  • Waif-Fu: Bibiana is very gentle and is the heart of the team, but was built specifically for sabotage, espionage and even assassination if so desired.
  • Wham Episode
    • For Lindella's backstory: Issue 19.
    • For Johnny's backstory: Issue 8.
  • Workout Fanservice: Happens quite often, particularly when Lucy is involved.