- Crazy Awesome: Pifo, the more you know him.
- Heartwarming Moments: many. Including the classic:
- Babies Ever After: Was seen via the author's illustrations featuring the next generation of pirates.
- Manly Tears: Wes, my darling hunk!
- Now, Let Me Carry You: With no limitation of gender.
- Power of Love: Also because you could rename the ship 'Love Boat'...
- Power of Trust
- Rousing Speech
- When She Smiles: Also applies to smiling males.
- You Are Better Than You Think You Are: Awww.
- Genius Bonus: Paintings? Scuplture? Music and musicals? Literature? Movie and/or TV series references? Other comics? Anime and manga? Pick your Easter Egg.
- Some Anvils Need to Be Dropped: Pretty often in this comic. Usually done very carefully and makes the whole story a welcome cheerup.
- Values Resonance: Pretty often in this comic. Usually done very carefully and makes the whole story a welcome cheerup.
YMMV / The Pirate Balthasar