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Crossover Madness, thy name is PPGD

"The laws of probability, my friend. The laws of probability and physics, dictating maybe a little chaos theory? And if you ignore our imminent oblivion, I would say it is, if you'll forgive me for speaking in perhaps the layman's terms: Bright and Beautiful."
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In 2002, a fanartist named Vinson Ngo, a.k.a Bleedman, somehow got it into his head to draw a manga-styled Mega Crossover with every popular cartoon he could think of, recent and past, and blend them all together for a Fan Webcomic centered on the three superhero tykes known as The Powerpuff Girls.

The result was Powerpuff Girls Doujinshi (a.k.a. Powerpuff Girls D or PPGD) which combines the universes of Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon as well as a few other outside sources and original material, and places them in a town called Megaville, a neighboring city of Townsville in this universe, where malevolent forces are poised to attack.

Be warned, though — blood, death, and sexual themes are heavily featured, placing the characters in situations in which one wouldn't normally see them. The story itself is something of a Round Robin, heavily based on fan-input.

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Gained a massive following on DeviantArt (see Ngo's profile page) and won 2005's Web Cartoonist's Choice Awards for Outstanding Character Art and Outstanding Superhero Comic. Around 2007, Ngo moved the comic from DA to Snafu-Comics. Updates have been sporadic but recently pretty steady due to Ngo also working on the crossover fancomic Grim Tales from Down Below and his original series Sugar Bits. He also said to have took on another Snafu member's project, Invader Zim: Manifest Doom, though he has yet to work on it. He's a busy man.


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This webcomic provides examples of:

  • Berserk Button:
    • For Bell, it's losing anyone close to her. And don't even think about trying to lay a hand on GIR or she will end you.
    • Samantha doesn't take losing a tooth very well.
    • The Professor still flips out when it comes to parent-teacher conferences.
  • Big Bad: Dr. X, Vexus (although she is only seen for a short while, she could be considered a Big Bad because the Darkstar Council is made up of Cluster robots), and Mandark before he was revealed to be The Dragon for Dr. X.
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: A number of the Cluster robots, specifically the majority of the Mooks who attack the science fair.
  • Big Damn Heroes:
  • Bishie Sparkle: Naga.
  • Blob Monster: An all too familiar one for fans of Dexter's Laboratory.
  • Bowdlerise: A scene in the comic originally flashed back to Nano of the North (the episode where the PPGs have a brief naked scene). Due to complaints from Snafu, this was changed to a flashback to Sun Scream.
  • Break the Cutie: Dexter. Fortunately, he gets better.
  • Butt-Monkey: Dib, as usual for him.
  • The Cameo: Plenty, the fun is in trying to spot them
  • Cat Fight: Blossom against Bell.
  • Chekhov's Gun: Megas first appears in the background when Blossom sneaks into Dexter's Lab.
  • Cliffhanger: The first arc of the comic ends with Mandark's sister, Lala Vava, suddenly appearing and finding his glasses in the ruins of his recently destroyed base.
  • Come with Me If You Want to Live: "Follow me".
  • Continuity Nod:
    • A nod to actual PPG canon on the first page when Professor Utonium mentioned Citiesville.
    • Bell is actually based on the white Powerpuff Girl seen in the pilot for the Powerpuff Girls, "Whoopass Stew" (at 0:15 here).
  • Creator Cameo: See that orange-shirted, shorts-wearing guy on this page? That's how Bleedman usually portrays himself.
  • Crossover Ship: Dexter and Blossom, invoked.
  • Cute Bruiser: The Powerpuff Girls, Bell, Samantha, the Rowdyruff Boys.
  • Damsel out of Distress: Blossom in the first arc.
  • Darker and Edgier: While it has a fair share of comedy, this webcomic is much serious, and features at least two character deaths in the story. There is also blood which is not present in its source material.
  • Deadpan Snarker:
    Samantha: For your friend, it'll be over quick. You however....
    MIB: You say that, but I have the weirdest Deja Vu. (Buttercup blasts Samantha)
    MIB: There it is.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: In War For The Mechanical Soul, XJ-9 goes through some conversion therapy...
  • Dramatic Thunder: Every time Lala Vava's name is spoken. Lampshaded every time, too.
  • Drowning Pit: Blossom gets thrown inside a stasis tube while restrained that fills with water inside to drown her. She narrowly managed to escape from this predicament.
  • The Dragon: Mandark and Bell could be considered this for Dr. X.
  • Earth Is the Center of the Universe: This actually turns out to be the objective of the temporal bombs the Darkstar Council set off in Chapter 9, isolating the Earth and its moon from any potential space-faring allies, as Martian Manhunter explains to Bubbles and the rest of the heroes, dumbed down via his "Marvin the Martian" guise:
    "Marvin" Manhunter: "...So the system is sheathed in - what I like to call - PHANTOM GRAVITY. No mass has been added, and yet so much naughty...mmm, perhaps chubby space between the Earth and the rest of the universe. Any visitor to this lovely little blue ball would have an arbitrarily large distance to travel! They could race toward it and never get there!"
  • Fangirls: Tootie and Susie.
  • Fanservice:
    • Bell is essentially fanservice. Not Ms. Fanservice, but pure fanservice itself. The fandom just loves her that much.
    • Subverted with one page of the comic. Initially it depicted the aftermath of the Nanobot attack from Nano of the North. This was objected to by Snafu, and was replaced with a version depicting a scene from Sun Scream.
  • Festival Episode: What Bleedman is leading up to with Prof. Utonium, Doctor Wakeman, and Professor Membrane with talks of a science fair at the center for performing arts. Although the fair quickly gets crashed by Bell and the Cluster bots.
  • Foregone Conclusion: Chapter 9 ends with the villains successfully detonating the Temporal Bomb. Chapter 10 explains how they did it.
  • Foreshadowing: Toward the end of Chapter 2, Mojo Jojo is surprised to learn that Dr. X thinks the Powerpuff Girls are a bigger threat to his plans than the Justice League, Teen Titans, or Men in Black. Seven chapters later, Dr. X is proven correct in terms of the MIB's threat level.
  • Funny Background Event: While Bubbles is learning about Olga from Mandy, Billy and Ed are making a hill to sled down using Ed as surfing board... what did they make it out of? Chunkies.
  • Gratuitous Japanese: The name.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: How Monkey kills Battus.
  • Ham-to-Ham Combat: In one of Bell's flashbacks, Mojo Jojo and Zim are arguing. Need I say more?
  • Identical Stranger: She's certainly no stranger to Dexter, but Bubbles' ballet expertise and destruction of machines definitely remind the boy genius of a certain "stupid" sister.
    • Samurai Jack and Professor Utonium apparently look a lot alike. At least enough to give Buttercup some daddy issues.
  • Last Kiss: With Olga and Dexter of all things. Or a least they thought at the time.
  • Light Is Not Good: Bell, who has long white hair and dresses in white, is nonetheless a villain.
  • Loads and Loads of Characters: Considering it's a cartoon crossover, this is a given.
  • The Lost Lenore: Dee Dee to Mandark.
  • Luminescent Blush: Buttercup encounters Jack? Blossom and Dexter happen to be in a compromising position? Check.
  • Mecha-Mooks:
  • Mega Crossover
  • The Men in Black: The Men in Black apparently have a base under the performing arts center.
  • Milestone Celebration: This comic which celebrates their tenth year running.
  • Mood Whiplash: Constantly.
  • Mythology Gag: Many, which is not surprising given the original source materials.
    • An entire page which pays tribute to Dexter and Deedee's oddball relationship.
    • Likewise, Mandark's past and how he came to be evil.
    • Dexter's Glob Monster incident repeating itself.
    • At one point, Courage, after barking like a normal dog, finally thought/uttered "The things I do for love!" when alone.
    • There's this. Remember that PPG episode where Buttercup learned about the tooth fairy and started harvesting teeth from villains?
    • "Why is the security Question 'Cheese Omelet in French'?" "It's all I could say!" (Dexter's attempt to learn French left him only able to say "omelette du fromage" in one of the classic episodes of the series.)
    • There's a scene depicting several PPG episodes, inlcuding the Dynamo, Moral Decay, The Mane Event, Down and Dirty, Bubble Vision, and Sun Scream (although that last one was originally Nano of the North...)
    • Samantha using Jack's sword and to try and kill Blossom. It doesn't work because the sword doesn't harm righteous people which we learned when Aku tried it on Jack himself in Samurai Jack.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: Buttercup delivered one to Samantha after seeing her slicing Blossom's throat.
  • Not as You Know Them: Mostly averted, though they've yet to explain why the hell Samantha joined the Darkstar Council and became practically a mini-Edward Elric. It's hinted some bad stuff went down in her memories.
  • Official Couple: Dexter/Blossom
  • Oh, Crap!: In a flashback, Morty has one when he realizes that Bell might free herself from the ice. Rick, meanwhile, takes it in stride.
  • "Open!" Says Me: Blossom and Dexter are investigating a secret vault for possible breach, when Dexter notices he's lost all access to the vault door's electronic controls. He starts panicking, until Blossom tells him to calm down and kicks the door open.
  • Overly Long Name: What Naga has. I swear he's an Abyssal Exalt of some type.
  • Power Creep, Power Seep: Most noticeable with the girls themselves, as they tend to be the ones being saved rather than the ones doing the saving. Any fights they are involved in almost always require some form of assistance to win.
    • Martian Manhunter justifies this in Chapter 14, in Superman's case at least, by explaining that the temporal bombs have "stretched out spacetime", displacing the Earth further from the Sun, thus yellow sun rays taking longer to reach Superman and properly recharge his solar batteries.
  • Puppy Love: Invoked, Blossom x Dexter being the most obvious.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: When the bomb goes off, the Cluster bots get the hell out of there.

Alternative Title(s): PPGD

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