- Alternative Character Interpretation: Is Ichabod simply oblivious to earth's darkness, or does he see the silver lining in everything?
- Heartwarming Moments: In a nutshell, pretty much everything.
- The way Ichabod rubs on Barnaby in general is pretty cute.
- The short inspirational speech Ichabod gives the audience is very heartwarming.
- Ho Yay: Lots of Ichabod/Barnaby. Lots of it. Ichabod even generates a rainbow of sorts in this comic.
- Funny Moments: Ichabod can seem pretty oblivious to the darker parts of the world, and it's usually Played for Laughs.
- Tear Jerker:
- What Do You Mean, It Wasn't Made on Drugs?: ...averted. Ichabod came into being when the author was drunk on wine.
YMMV / Ichabod The Optimistic Canine