The Artist and the Machine is a webcomic that was launched in August 2014.
Art is a magical girl. Mech is a robot sent to kill her. But Art decides to befriend the robot, and Mech decides he likes her better alive. Much Hilarity Ensues.
The Artist and the Machine contains examples of:
- Adorkable: Mech!
- Badass Adorable: Depending on your tastes, both Art and Mech.
- Everything's Better with Sparkles: Art's powers are blue and sparkly!
- Face Palm: Art does one when Mech is surprised that she won't just let him go through with his mission.
- Fiery Redhead: Art has quite the temper, especially when someone's trying to kill her.
- Heavenly Blue: Art's color scheme. Her powers are associated with a lovely blue glow.
- Incredibly Lame Pun: Puugle. 'Cause he belongs to an artist who's bad with names.
- Innocent Blue Eyes: Art. In contrast with Mech's red eyes.
- Just a Machine: Or is it?
- Killer Robot: What Mech was supposed to be.
- Literal-Minded: Mech.
- Mad Scientist: The Scientist doesn't seem to be very mad. Unless Art is around...
- Magical Girl: Art and her friends Quill, Copik and Stylo.
- Naïve Newcomer: Mech, with emphasis on the naïve.
- Reluctant Hero: Art isn't that excited about being a magical girl.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: Subverted. Mech has red eyes, but doesn't seem to be evil, even if he does try to kill the heroine.
- Robot Buddy: Mech for Art.
- Spot of Tea: Art brings two cups to share with the robot who just tried to kill her, as she wants to have a chat.
- Team Pet: Puugle is a black pug.
- Transformation Sequence: Art is a magical girl, after all... Available here in animated form