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Polcompball is a series of user-generated comics about spherical representations of Political ideologies heavily inspired by Polandball used to satirize political events and online political discourse.

The series has primarily a following on Reddit.

Examples can be read here

List of tropes:

  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: Posthumanism wants nothing more than to get rid of all humanity and replace them with robots.
  • All There in the Manual: The Polcompball Wiki contains much of the lore behind the series.
  • All Issues Are Political Issues: Some comics get involved which are barely political.
  • Big Brother Is Watching: Ingsoc in comics is always portrayed in this manner.
  • Bomb-Throwing Anarchists: Mother Anarchy and Ancom will generally be seen with a Molotov, Ancap with a nuclear variant.
  • Commie Nazis: Any ideology that combines far left-wing economics with far right-wing social views, but specially National Bolshevism and Strasserism.
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  • Contemporary Caveman: Anarcho-Primtivism is usually portrayed like this, as he represents an ideology that rejects the industrial revolution.
  • Cyborg: Transhumanism within comics is usually portrayed as some form of cyborg as can be seen with his vizor.
  • Eat the Rich: Often used by left-wing ideologies, plays in food-related jokes.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Senatorialism, who is an off-compass ideology with tentacles and who nobody, including itself, knows what does he stands for.
  • Fictional Political Party: Not Political Parties per se, but the polcompball has made a couple fictional ideologies to be used in comics, for example Anarcho-Frontierism and Communalism (not the bookchin type).
  • Gay Conservative: Gay Conservatism
  • Hive Mind: Hive Mind Collectivism the ball representing Authoritarian Left taken beyond the realms of the reasonable portrays this trope.
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  • The Horseshoe Effect: Horseshoe Centrism is used to mock the followers of this line of thought, with him seeing the complete opposites such as Anarcho-Capitalism and Marxism-Leninism as the same.
  • It's All About Me: Egoism and its subtypes, such as Soulism and Avaritionism are a representation of this trope.
  • The Necrocracy: Necrocracy
  • Loads and Loads of Characters: There's potentially a ball for every single political movement that has existed in the past, present and even future.
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: All Anarchist Ideologies are either children or grandchildren of Anarchism, which is portrayed as a mother as a reference to the song *Mother Anarchy Loves her sons*. Due to their being a lot of variants of anarchism and that new variants of anarchism are easy to make, it results in a rather large family.
  • Might Makes Right: Kraterocracy believes that the strong should subjugate the weak.
  • A Nazi by Any Other Name: Certain ideologies in the Authoritarian Right will be portrayed like this, eg. White Nationalism and Alt-right.
  • Nazi Super Science: National Transhumanism is often used to portray this trope.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Ingsoc is the only ball portrayed with a pupil in its eye. Illuminatism and Zionism are a triange and a cube, respectively.
  • Nuclear Option: Posadism against Capitalism.
  • Ouroboros: Used within the comics as the symbol for Circulus theory.
  • One Nation Under Copyright: Corporatocracy is a ball used to represent the concept.
  • Patriotic Fervor: Nationalism can represent both favors, with the Ultranationalism being mostly bad variety and Patriotism being mostly good variety.
  • Political Correctness Gone Mad: State Liberalism and Revolutionary Progressivism seek to enforce political correctness on the world.
  • Privately Owned Society: Anarcho-Capitalism and ideologies related to it (like Hoppeanism) are used to represent this trope.
  • Straw Character: Certain comic use this trope for ideologies which the author doesn't like.
  • Those Wacky Nazis: National Socialism of course, but also it's relatives such as Homonationalism, Esoteric Nazism, and National Capitalism.
  • Toilet Humor: Circulus Theory lends itself to this, being based on the idea that taxes should consist of citizen's feces. No, really. It's fair fertilizer, right?
  • Totalitarian Gangsterism: Kleptocracy represents the rule of criminals.
  • War Hawk: Neoconservatism and Trotskyism want to spread capitalism and socialism, respectively, by war. Posadism takes it even further with him explicitly wanting nuclear war.


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