Uncommon Animals is an Urban Fantasy that began Book One: The Hunted on July 7th, 2015. The comic stars Theresa "Terry" Jones, an office drone who notices a mysterious tattoo.
Based on the series of short stories and novellas by Kate Whitaker, the webcomic is drawn by Ashley Jane Wilson, with Kate writing the comic strips. Published on Comic Fury, it updates every Monday. You can start reading here
This series provides examples of:
- Benevolent Boss: Jennelle accepts Terry's 'headache' with only concern if she can get home by herself.
- Cleavage Window: Jennelle's shirt.
- Creator Cameo: Ashley Jane is checking out the view.
- Eating the Eye Candy: Jennelle and Terry eye up the delivery 'boy' for several pages.
- Danger Takes a Backseat: Subverted here when Terry checks her backseat, only to find it empty, before taking off.
- Fingerless Gloves: The cover has a man sporting a pair.
- I Just Want to Be Normal: Terry actually liked being collections.
- Mood Whiplash: Terry's obvious fear of the tattoo after two pages of her and Jennelle bantering over the delivery 'boy'.
- Mrs. Robinson: Jennelle, all the way. To quote Terry: 'She's old enough to be my mother, and dates guys who still use their student IDs.'
- Ms. Fanservice: Jennelle spends most of page six adjusting her clothes with loving close ups from Ashley Jane.
- Not Listening to Me, Are You?: Jessie is only minorly annoyed to realize that Terry isn't listening to her, before diving back into her fan fiction.
- Painful Transformation: Mina's unease about the transformation is on full display.
- Power Fist: The inside of Terry's purse shows her kitty-shaped brass knuckles.
- Reflective Eyes: Terry's eye shows her computer shutting down.
- Secret Identity: Terry reveals her real name, Mina.
- She's Got Legs: Jennelle might be Ms. Fanservice, but Terry's skirt has a slit up to her thigh.
- The City: Established on page one with several shots of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- Thinking Tic: Terry's habit of biting her lips while thinking is introduced early.
- White Collar Worker: Terry's working in a typical, sterile office cubicle.