Chapter 6 Page 9

September 24th, 2012, 5:35 pm
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H0lyhandgrenade
September 24th, 2012, 5:35 pm
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Yup, George is in the 'don't evolve Dragonthing' club. An issue that quite a few people have brought up to me... I know it's not everyone, as George says, but a lot of people really DON'T like Charmeleons. When it comes to George, "I hate Charmeleons" and "Everyone hates Charmeleons" are interchangable.

To anyone who never followed pokemon and doesn't know, Ash hardly ever evolved his pokemon. It was frowned upon, if anything. One of the few he did evolve was his Charmander, which then turned all disobedient and nasty... I think Charmeleon might have got a bit of a bad rep since then. Oh and some people think they're ugly *shrug*.

Oh and uh. The thing. Something I might not have mentioned before now.

See y'all soon.
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Chikouu
September 24th, 2012, 5:38 pm
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I like Charmeleons, they're pretty :L
Djoing
September 24th, 2012, 5:38 pm
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Dt. Female.
Wha.
Hybrid (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 5:40 pm
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O vO Charmeleons are epic... but this should be interesting XD
Krazehhcakes
September 24th, 2012, 5:42 pm
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Idk why people think charmeleons are ugly. =/ i think they look far cooler than charizard who i thought was absolutely hideous especially in coloring... also charmeleons have badass huge arms used for scratching and slashing.

Kinda reminds me how No one likes Meowth even though he was meant to be one of Pokemon's leading mascots to go side by side with Pikachu. but then Team rocket utterly destroyed Meowth's reputation.
Leandro
September 24th, 2012, 5:46 pm
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Ha, Dragonthing's a girl! That will surely shock Atty!
1overx (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 5:49 pm
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WHY DOES NO ONE CARE WHAT DT THINKS?!
DT what do you think?

DT: Char.

There, I think we should respect her decision.
Lockman
September 24th, 2012, 5:50 pm
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...She?

And I think Charmeleon are awesome...
EHeroAndrew
September 24th, 2012, 5:56 pm
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1) Charmeleons are badass
2) DT is a girl?! BUAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
lilywolftail
September 24th, 2012, 5:57 pm
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But..but..uh oh. DTs not gonna lay eggs later, will she?
ErinKarsath (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 5:59 pm
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Wait... What did I just read.

Is DT female?!
Snowwater
September 24th, 2012, 5:59 pm
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I'm pretty indifferent about charmeleons - I think DT is cuter as she is right now - but it's be so awesome if she became Charizard!
And for a moment you had me scared I had never noticed DT was a female XD
tezzle
September 24th, 2012, 6:00 pm
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Wh-...who thinks charmeleons aren't awesome? They're almost as awesome as wartortles!
Lol-inator (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 6:04 pm
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!!!! DT's a girl....nice....I bet Kahn's Wartortle was scopin' her out then.

But soon Brent will have CHARIZARD and raze the forest of the pokemon, burning them to "ashes" as she rains fire from above.
MilkMaidRum
September 24th, 2012, 6:05 pm
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BUT WAIT Atty'd eventually gain a Charizard! Don't think he would hate that!
Cloud-Kitsune
September 24th, 2012, 6:05 pm
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I don't think Charmeleons are awesome... Nor do I like Blastoise and Venusaur. =d The other forms of the first starters I like, however. XD
Eve Cross
September 24th, 2012, 6:17 pm
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nnnooooooo it's sssoooo cute now it's going to get all ugly!!!!
Tailstorm~ (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 6:22 pm
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Female DT... Now all I can think about is Donkey in the dragon's keep in Shrek~
Catfeather
September 24th, 2012, 6:24 pm
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Dragonthing is a girl? Oops.... Sorry DT. ^^;;
Dist.Angel (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 6:29 pm
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Atty got a female Charmander on his first try? Jealous. i had to reroll like 30 times before i got Guinevere my Female Snivy Xp

on a side note, Charmeleon's are lovely <3 Charming, one might say.
RyuuKiba (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 6:31 pm
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B-but Charmeleon was my favorite for the longest time!!! Everyone loves Charmelons George is stoopid! >^<
Magical Fish
September 24th, 2012, 6:31 pm
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Finding out DT is female is almost is almost as shocking as when I figured out George is a girl.
Terminal Devastation
September 24th, 2012, 6:46 pm
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Watch as due to George's meddling... DT becomes a chubby Charmeleon. Still adorable... just with that back head.
Blitz3124
September 24th, 2012, 6:50 pm
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So... Dragonthing is female......huh...
AlkseeyaKC
September 24th, 2012, 6:52 pm
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Dragon types are all cute. XD
Vinviro (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 6:59 pm
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Charmeleon is like a rowdy teenage pokemon. I could see a charmeleon joining a punk rock band easy.
killadroid
September 24th, 2012, 7:07 pm
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Oh my God!
Dragonthing is a GIRL? :o
Ultimate the Hedgehog
September 24th, 2012, 7:10 pm
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dragonthing is female? dammit, was rly hoping him and atticus could fall under the heterosexual life partners trope.
crazybob
September 24th, 2012, 7:12 pm
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charmeleon only turn nasty in the anime because technically charmander was not ash's, he did not even trade for it, plus charmander was abused by his previous trainer.

EVOLVE DT, have him kick ass.
lilrosebudd
September 24th, 2012, 7:12 pm
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she'll? so it's a girl charmander -.-
kakuloo
September 24th, 2012, 7:16 pm
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DT will be a beautiful Charmeleon!

Personally, I always thought the Charmander-Charmeleon-Charizard line was the cutest overall of the starters. I only evolve my Squirtles into Wartortles...and I never evolve my Bulbasaurs. XD
steve (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 7:19 pm
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brent

waht r u doing

brent

stahp
Sol
September 24th, 2012, 7:20 pm
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Your right, George... Charmeleons aren't cute... they are badass!

I love Charmander, but I love Charmelons and Charizards as well. I never stop Evolution. I much prefer the beefier stats and more intimidating nature of fully evolved pokemon.
Guest (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 7:25 pm
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The old pokemon red and blue back sprites for charmeleon were ugly as sin. He went from a cool looking dinosaur, to barney with a spike on the back of his head. Also, H0ly, you've been constantly referring to DT as a "him". George is the only person to call DT a "her". Is that because that's what Atticus thought DT was, and you just played off our ignorance?
Ashley (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 8:12 pm
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I like that Atticus keeps his pokemon out of their balls. It's very Heart Gold/Soul Silver of him.

I laugh when people are shocked that DT is a girl. Does no one REMEMBER the red/blue games? All the pokemon but the gender specific ones (like Nidoran female/male) were genderless, which meant generally your starter was whatever gender you wanted it to be and was ultimately decided by what you decided to nickname it.

Also, George, what are you talking about? Charmeleons are kickass.
Auberon_Sylveon
July 17th, 2015, 4:22 am
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@Ashley: But he's been doing it since 2008.
PedoTeddiursa (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 8:16 pm
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...she eh?
Red Spearow (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 8:21 pm
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I think that about croconaw and pignite's evolution line, but not charmeleon.

Bad George, Bad! You want Brent to lose again?

Wait...*Read's last panel again* DT's a girl?
CamoLady32
September 24th, 2012, 8:26 pm
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Am I the only one that loves charmeleons?????? That's a sad thought.
DT_Fan (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 8:27 pm
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To think I was looking forward to this page =/ If I had a cool points system going on, I'd say this page just lost two points :P But then again, I can't blame you, H0ly, as it is your comic and you're free to do what you wish :P Regardless, DT will always be male to me :| I'm sure both Atty and Kahn, and even H0ly have referred to him as "he/him" throughout most of the storyline (even though at first it was mostly "it"). So no, George does not convince me that DT is female (probably H0ly wouldn't either, for that matter). So, I'll just stay in my little bubble with my perv fantasying which you don't want to know about.
Also, not starting on the Charmeleon issue, as I think I've already stated my mind plenty of times :P I'll just try enjoy my favorite part of the ride while it lasts.

Edit: Checking back, even George called him a "he" in a page. So if all else fails, I'll just pretend this page never happened xD
Captain LeBubbles
September 24th, 2012, 8:29 pm
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@Ashley: They didn't have their genders given, but they still had them. If you move them forward into a gen2 game, they didn't retain a genderless state unless their species was genderless.

Of course, that's not to say that George is right about DT's gender. The Charmander line has no distinguishing dimorphism for gender so she could be misreading or projecting. On the other hand, dropping a Bridget on the main character seems pretty amusing, so I can see H0ly going that route.
yoyoilluser
September 24th, 2012, 8:34 pm
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*Reads* Oh that was funny, George doesn't want DT to evolve...

*Reads again* But charmeleons are awesome! Why do people think they're ugly? I find them adorable and so bad ass~ Wait, what is that last part...*Reads a third time*

THE FUUUUUUUUUUUUU!? I was not prepared for DT being a girl. I mean starters are male more times than not, and the chance of a female charmander is 12.5%. What are the odds!?

No wonder she extra sweet. I find her ten times more adorable than before^^
Anonymouse (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 8:35 pm
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Next page:

"Wait... she?"
Demonic-Wanderer
September 24th, 2012, 8:45 pm
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DRAGONTHING IS A GIRL?!

And no! Charmeleons are awesome and they kind of remind me of Badboy Teenagers. (though... DT is a girl so... Tomboy?) George, you can't stop awesomeness! DT EVOLVE AND GROW A HORN AND THEN WINGS AND JUST BE OVERALL AWESOME! Go, Atty, go!

This comic still makes me happy.
SmackJeevesNinja (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 8:46 pm
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But, charmeleons are my favorite of the evolutionary line! Actually, I like the second evolution of all the starters best.

Since everyone else is on the issue of DT the girl as well, I might as well say I never considered DT's gender. I just referred to DT as "He" because it is what you use in English if the gender hasn't been specified.

On another note, you should post some of your crazy reference pictures somewhere so I can use them too! My family would never pose for me! You lucky dog!
ToxicBreeze
September 24th, 2012, 8:48 pm
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.............SHE?!1?11?!

also I love the Charmander family tree <3
Mythic (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 8:57 pm
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I'm surprised DT is a she...but the more I think about it, the more I should have guessed it. In the Pokemon games I've played (Leaf Green on up) all the starter genders tend to be opposite of what your character gender is. So it's only natural that since Atty is a boy, his starter is a girl.
KisuRedmage
September 24th, 2012, 9:02 pm
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Guys, stop being overwhelmed by the fact DT is a girl. She obviously doesn't show the "junk". All pokemon are female unless otherwise specified through certain sprite characteristics. Hooray for censorship! XD
Maiumaora
September 24th, 2012, 9:10 pm
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Charmeleon is like my favorite out of all of the starters from every gen and all of their evolutions.
ME (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 9:16 pm
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Booyah! I think Charmeleon is the most badass member of the Charmander line :)
P0n3Swag (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 9:47 pm
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I found that All the 2nd evolutions of the G1 starters sucked. The final evolution is worth it so evolve away. I'd love to see 'Brent' with a charazard before the first gym. I know Dragonthing truly wants to be a real dragon thing deep down in his heart.
Guest
September 24th, 2012, 10:08 pm
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@KisuRedmage: You obviously haven't heard about slits and/or inner genitalia. Arguably, it's not applicable to every pokemon, but at least it applies to lizards, including DT's line.
Scarylyn (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 10:21 pm
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Dragonthing is a ladeh?
Huh.
Zero_Artist
September 24th, 2012, 10:44 pm
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Huh....DT a girl....that's a new plot twist..
abysssolider
September 24th, 2012, 10:45 pm
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i like charmeleon though DT will always be a cute widdle charmander to be~ *huggles DT*
Connor (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 10:50 pm
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Does this make George a 2nd gen character because she knows the gender of pokemon?
Guest
September 24th, 2012, 11:10 pm
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@yoyoilluser:

"What are the odds"

1 in 8 my friend. 1 in 8.
kurik (Guest)
September 24th, 2012, 11:13 pm
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But you HAVE to evolve charmanders! Other they'll never be charizards and be ably to learn fly, the least crappy of all the HMs ever!
Frappecinno
September 24th, 2012, 11:28 pm
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@Cloud-Kitsune: blasphemyblastoiseisamazing.
XD
Metalicar67
September 24th, 2012, 11:28 pm
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I always loved Ivysaur, Charmeleon, and Wartortle.
Seegth
September 24th, 2012, 11:31 pm
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Dude. Charmeleon is cute. Its a red dinosaur that breaths fire. ITS THE BEST THING EVER
Cloud-Kitsune
September 24th, 2012, 11:37 pm
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@Frappecinno: I'm not saying its a bad pokemon, but I don't like huge and bulky in-design-types. XD

I've always been a fan of picking pokemon by cute-ness and slender-ness, IN DESIGN, while going along with the element type they are so that I don't pick a crew of all normal types by accident. XD
Just something about a cute pokemon kicking ass is epic to me... =D
C.Olimar788 (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 12:06 am
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But normal Pokemon didn't have genders in Gen I *shot*
Balladeer (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 1:24 am
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Atticus-Dragonthing Sloppy Makeouts. Calling it now.
Raichi
September 25th, 2012, 1:48 am
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lol I think a charmeleon is just what he needs, someone else who's got an attitude instead of just him xD
ToraYasha (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 2:10 am
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Coming from a person who thinks komodo dragons are cute. I think the WHOLE Charmander family is cute.
Meta-Akira
September 25th, 2012, 2:30 am
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*spits out drink*
Sh-She?
Wolfe (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 2:31 am
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I personally always liked Charmeleon, Charizard too. Also I think we all know that - is because Atty is about to fall into complete shock about finding out DT is a girl. He certainly never saw that coming...I sure as hell didn't.
DT_Fan (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 2:54 am
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@kurik: Wrong! At least, if we're abiding by Pokemon Red's rules, Charizards can't learn the HM Fly. They could only learn it until yellow. And since H0ly said this isn't yellow (since there are no mankeys or double kicking nidorans), technically DT wouldn't be able to fly even if he evolved :P Although I'm sure H0ly would probably bend the rules for that one like with the butterfrees and such

Edit: I also just read your tweet, H0ly, and I can't help but think you're talking about me xD I'd probably comment there but I'm too lazy to even make a smackjeeves account, let alone a twitter one. And btw, no idea what's that chu stuff you said :P
destinycross
September 25th, 2012, 3:12 am
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Evolve Dragon thing it'll learn metal claw
and charmeleons are Cool!!!!!!
Lady Darkrina
September 25th, 2012, 3:22 am
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Charmeleons, are ugly? No way, I really love how cool they look! and when they evolve into charizards they are so amazingly awesome!
Merrsharr
September 25th, 2012, 4:16 am
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CHARIZARD! End of argument.
Drakeflame13
September 25th, 2012, 4:50 am
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Charmander family ftw!

DT a girl? That's rare.

If its a girl please change its name!
Guest
September 25th, 2012, 5:14 am
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DT IS A GIRL?! HOMG HOLY YOU GENIUS
Nana (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 5:35 am
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But Kahn called DT "him" in first chapter...
lynx (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 5:47 am
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I should have guessed she was an anti-evolution whore.
Anon3636 (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 5:54 am
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DT is a she?
:o
Guest
September 25th, 2012, 6:03 am
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.. DT just got so much more adorable :D

Also she'll be a bitchin charizard if they ever get so far.
Kamesama (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 6:24 am
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I have to say, Mokepon is getting better and better! I love George xD
Rav3n
September 25th, 2012, 6:42 am
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Next words from Atticus' mouth will be "SHE?!" XD! I doubt DT will get mean because Atticus is a dick and wouldn't stand for it (meanwhile Ash was a pushover >_>)
fuzzy3158 (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 6:59 am
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shiny? If we're going to do this "It's a girl!" thing, you might as well make DT shiny since the colours have not been specified in black/white :)
Calumrb22
September 25th, 2012, 7:11 am
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Just gonna follow everyone else here. She?!

And I'm sure you could make DT look cute as a charmeleon.
PoynterJones
September 25th, 2012, 7:29 am
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DT IS A GIRL!?


I fucking love this even more than I did before.... <3
Zitronenbaum
September 25th, 2012, 8:19 am
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Well, but Charizards are epic. xD lol
Wyld (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 8:24 am
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Char? Ash's charmeleon turned nasty cuz it was a "traded" 'mon...starter 'mons always obey <3

I'm sure DT will be just as cute in a tough sorta way XD
Supergamesniper9
September 25th, 2012, 8:41 am
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Says who?!? I personally thought that Charmeleons looked badass as a kid. Sure, they have a few attitude problems (kind of like Brent/Atticus huh? LOL) but they're pretty tough contenders to deal with.
Prior Semblance (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 9:02 am
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Charmanders are cuter and more convenient, charmeleons are too big to have climbing on your shoulder =p

I've always preferred charmander of charmeleon and even charizard, thats not to say the evolutions suck but charmander is just so awesome why would I ever want to evolve it?
Kamashari (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 9:04 am
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The only thing going through my head right now and for the rest of the week is "Holy crap, Dragonthing is a FEMALE. Guh-Buh-Wah-gyaaaah."
Paradox (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 9:12 am
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I've never really been a fan of Charmeleons, and I'm with George on that, but Charzard's are completely awesome, and you have to evolve DT into a Charmeleon first in order to get one
Unclever title
September 25th, 2012, 9:15 am
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Just posting here to jump on this band wagon of people predicting Atty's reaction of surprise at finding out DT is a girlmander.
crazybob
September 25th, 2012, 9:29 am
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i always get the female starters, bow chika wow wow, yeah i am kidding those damn things are rarer then the game company that created Donkey Kong Country.Rare.
Missingno. Master (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 9:30 am
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Charmeleon Charmeleon was my first ever favorite Pokemon. I still think it's awesome.
mayhem (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 9:59 am
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@DT_Fan: atty and kahn both called DT a "he" as they were ignorant of her actual gender so used the default phrase he and as for the one time George called DT a "he" it was during the time when she called DT an "it" so she was just using the default phrase he as well but after the pokemon center george stopped refering to DT as an it or a he and just called her "Dragon thing" so I think she found out DT's gender at the poke center and hasn't had the chance to bring it up.

As for the whole charmeleon thing I was never fond of them and evolved it into a charizard as quickly as possible.
hellfire14
September 25th, 2012, 10:46 am
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..."She"...Heheheheh...now I understand...Bet the person who's reading this doesn't though.
leafytaco
September 25th, 2012, 10:46 am
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wait a sec... how the hell does George know DT is a female? p.s. i think charmeleons are cool.
SeriousJupiter (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 11:01 am
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Charmeleon are badass. I'd pick badassery over cuteness any day, and obviously Atticus agrees.
Eternal Cry
September 25th, 2012, 11:38 am
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So Atticus, would you like me to measure that brick you just shat? XDD
Soul Moony
September 25th, 2012, 12:00 pm
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Umm i loke Charmeleon!! is a cute badass pokemon, but I like more CHarmander xD I really dont mind if DT evolves!! It would be fantastic!! Buuuut.... Is DT a girl?? whoa I didnt see that coming...
switch (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 12:24 pm
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Another amazing update! And I'm eager to see my favorite pokemon - charmeleon - drawn in your style. And she? I don't think I realized Dragonthing was female.
Iarei (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 12:28 pm
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The charmander evolutionary chain never bothered me much,the dragonite chain on the other hand. . . so much wut. Still, I wouldn't worry much. It's doubtful Atticus knows what evolution is or how to trigger it.
Loopy-Lass (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 12:41 pm
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Congratulations! It's a girl! I didn't think DT was a girl, I always referred to her as a 'he' because of Atty doing so. Speaking of which, DT doesn't seem to mind evolving I think she just wants to make Atty proud of her ^^
denma (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 2:59 pm
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wut.... I didn't know dragonthing was...was a girl! that only makes this comic even more epic!....because having a male charizard would be such a pain as we all saw from ash...
Helixel (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 3:13 pm
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Aww I have always loved charmeleons! They were one of my favorites!
XxKiiTabikixX
September 25th, 2012, 3:53 pm
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CHARMELEONS I love Charmeleons! And charizards :3

Actually, I'm a big fan of dragon and dragon-like pokemon...

Besides, the last Charizard I had grew up quite fast and became a big red murderer of awesome lengths!

Beat the E4 and Gary all by herself <3














DT'S A GIRL!? D8
Blable
September 25th, 2012, 4:04 pm
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:U Her logic is flawed...Charmeleons are awesome because they become CHARIZARDS >8D mwahahaha!

._. DT's a girl? *said along with everybody else lolol*

Reverse trap...I thought DT was male XD
Kamashari (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 4:34 pm
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WAIT, remembered something. It's all in the art-style, people! H0ly MIGHT just be able to pull this one off. Just recall that the original pokemon art wasn't HALF as refined as it is now, and who's to say you can't make a charmeleon look cute? Hell, I could get somebody to draw a bloody, sharp-clawed, red-eyed Giratina that looks cute as hell.

Also, in regards to Dragonthing being Female...
1. Shiny? DO FRICKEN WANT!
2. Exactly HOW lucky is Atticus?!
3. I think he'll find out what Pokerus is soon enough...
4. Eggs? What you talkin' 'bout, this's gen 1, there ain't no eggs in gen 1! Or perhaps there are...
5. My brain will invert if DT were involved in situation 4.

And as a final note, I played my old GBC Silver again and got a Female Quilava, a Shiny Pikachu, Bill's Eevee had Pokerus, AND I happened to walk into the Game Corner during "happy hour". 7 payouts of 777's. I'm serious. There goes all my luck...
DaringDestiny
September 25th, 2012, 5:01 pm
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If DT does evolve i feel like you'll find a way to make it look cute
kanofudo (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 5:17 pm
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I honestly fail to see how there's any argument here. Whenever I played any of the pokemon games it always came down to: evolve and have awesome stats vs. don't evolve and have to grind a lot.
Onasaki
September 25th, 2012, 6:25 pm
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Great comic so far. You got me sucked in. Atticus being the hesitant 'hero' so to speak is a great twist. I'm sure it's been done before, but at the same time, I don't care. This is great.
TimothyWafllehanger (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 6:30 pm
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Either A: It'll evolve and look pretty much the same, with the charmeleon skull think and slightly larger size
or B: Goerge will interfere, and smash that B button.
Onasaki
September 25th, 2012, 7:15 pm
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Or C: It will look like a Charmeleon. So far Holy hasn't skimped on the details for the pokemon. I don't think they plan to do so now.
Aop (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 7:17 pm
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I... always thought the reason why Charmeleon/Charizard never listened to Ash was because he 'received' it second-hand. And that the anime was trying to show the 'real world' aspect of traded pokemon not listening to their new trainers.
Actua (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 7:27 pm
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BUH?!!! Dragonthing is a girl? Holy pokeballs...or lack there of...
Didn't see that coming. Awesome.
DreamClaw (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 8:57 pm
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Reminds me of my first playthrough of my first pokemon game, in Silver. I had Todidile named Todd and it wasn't until I got to Goldenrod did I realize Todd was a Toddette xD
Bishiglomper (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 9:28 pm
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DT's a GIRL?! D8 My mind is blown.

I must see his reaction to this. >X3 And if that changes anything..

Also, I'd like to know how George knows this.
Deshera
September 25th, 2012, 10:53 pm
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Personally, I loved Charmelion. Way back in red/blue charizard couldn't even fly. I loved Charmelion far more than charizard. His coloring was better and he learned his moves faster. I keep mine carmelion all the way until the elite four.
Cyanide_Muffin (Guest)
September 25th, 2012, 11:59 pm
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Dragonthing Sex Change? As I am certain has probably been stated many times over, when did Dragonthing become female? Hasn't s/he been referred to as a male throughout the comic?
BrusselSprouts (Guest)
September 26th, 2012, 1:33 am
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Everyone's freaking out about DT being a girl. Me, I'm more concerned about the universe imploding with George calling Atticus by his first name.
Zelkova
September 26th, 2012, 2:05 am
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@Kamashari (Guest):
@fuzzy3158 (Guest):

http://mokepon.smackjeeves.com/comics/459077/cover/

There been a few color pages. The colors are set in stone already and it is clear that DT isn't shiny on a non-cover page as well.
demon_fox123
September 26th, 2012, 3:17 am
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Evolution FTW, Just the thought of Atty and DT grind training amuses me.
Inuzuka
September 26th, 2012, 5:24 am
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If Dragonthing is a girl, what gender is Rat?


Also just remembered that only 1/8 starter pokemon are female, which would explain peoples surprise.
interspark
September 26th, 2012, 7:52 am
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DT is a girl??? Say whaaaaaaaaa? And no way does everyone hate charmeleon, they're epic! Not cute, granted, but epic!
Char (Guest)
September 26th, 2012, 8:24 am
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Don't-evolve-TD team member, right here. :T Don't do it, Holleey-girl.
Raxis (Guest)
September 26th, 2012, 9:18 am
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DRAGONTHING'S A GIRL!? :O:O:O
metridley
September 26th, 2012, 9:31 am
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..she? Wait, how did George know that
chaos-of-vinnie
September 26th, 2012, 9:35 am
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She has a point though, Charamanders are cute, Charazards are badass, Charmeleons are just boring XD
Though this reminds me of the sad ep when Ash is fighting Magama and he's trying to get Charazrd to do SOMETHING that he wants! Man gotta love those eps.

However if he had a Bulbasuar, which, I totally think he should get one, then yeah I'd be against it! I hated that ep when he almost evolved!!!
Shiori-Tsumi
September 26th, 2012, 11:49 am
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She? George, you're an expert on pokemon-don't you know all starters are male? I once had a chikorita and didn't pay attention and named it Evelyn. Two evolutions later, I finally realized it when it was too late to rename him.
FedoraOfAwesome
September 26th, 2012, 11:49 am
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Charmeleons definitely aren't cute, but I think they look pretty badass.
Wolfsubzero
September 26th, 2012, 12:11 pm
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Wait... She? What?
Raxis (Guest)
September 26th, 2012, 12:48 pm
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@Shiori-Tsumi: Actually, starters have a 1/8 chance of being female.
rosque
September 26th, 2012, 1:02 pm
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Um, guys? Brent and Kahn both called DT a guy, and George called DT a girl. Is it possible they're just referring to it as their own gender because nobody's actually bothered to check?
r (Guest)
September 26th, 2012, 1:08 pm
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Glad Ash changed over time. Now most of his teams have evolved Pokemon.
PaDiYaFLAME
September 26th, 2012, 4:35 pm
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But, but, I want DT to evolve.
??? (Guest)
September 26th, 2012, 4:51 pm
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Charmeleon does sorta suck. But it's totally worth it because it turns into a dragon.
Lightsight
September 26th, 2012, 6:31 pm
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Not that shocking... I'm not so shocked that DT's a girl. Kinda like the George thing. She always kinda looked feminine to me :/ and on that page where she's being pet by Atty, she kinda looks like my kitten too, who is a female.
darr (Guest)
September 26th, 2012, 7:47 pm
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not ralated to this page I usualy look at your comic on my self fhone. but ever since you change the format, it's ben extra dificult to read your comic. let alone leave a coment.
ps. I'm using a barrow laptop to leave this coment.
ChaosSorceror Davidicus (Guest)
September 26th, 2012, 8:15 pm
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Gender bomb. Well we had to know for sure what gender SHE was at some point right? Everybody just assumes a critter is a "he" until otherwise noted. So... here is the note.

George got a good laugh outta me this time.
I'm not one of the types to say that a pokemon should stay a certain evolution just because it looks "cuter" or "better" in a previous evolution. I love Eevee, it's adorable... but I'm still going to evolve it.... or give it an everstone and breed the poor thing with my whore-of-a-ditto until I get enough eevees to meet my pokedex needs. Guess I am a cold heartless trainer huh?

Then again, my brother likes Machoke, and refuses to ever evolve his into a machamp just cuz, even tho I WIPE THE FLOOR WITH HIS MACHOKE EVERYTIME!
I guess the stats just matter more to me than person preference.

I'd never make it in the pokemon show. They'd physically beat me for my general disinterest in the way a pokemon feels.


(Except maybe Alakazam and Magnezone... oh so much love. Hell even a Magneton would be JUST dandy!)
Guest
September 26th, 2012, 11:24 pm
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Well of course Charmander's a "she".
What else would a fire-breathing lizard be?

Also, HEY! Charmeleons are freaking awesome. Plus, who wouldn't wanna upgrade their zippo to a blowtorch.
Guest
September 26th, 2012, 11:39 pm
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Wait wait woah woah what? SHE?
eworm
September 27th, 2012, 3:49 am
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It's simple.

Charmeleon > Charizard > Charmander
Silynce
September 27th, 2012, 5:53 am
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@kurik: What about Surf? I always found that as an above-decent attack. (95 power 100 accuracy? Better than most.)
Jinja (Guest)
September 27th, 2012, 10:12 am
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Well I didn't see DT being a girl coming at all... anyway..

Screw the show, Atty! Evolve DT because it's unrealistic not to do so. This is the GAME dammit!

Also my favorite Pokemon was my Pidgeot... which I creatively named Pigy (pronounced like Pidgey). Found out it was a female when I imported it to Pokemon Stadium. I dumped my my starter at 32 when it evolved into Venusaur.
isuzen
September 27th, 2012, 10:36 am
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DT a girl? °-° So rare... Atty you're a lucky guy :D
knuckles (Guest)
September 27th, 2012, 10:51 am
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Please don't let this comic to mistreat evolution just like the anime.
Azeal (Guest)
September 27th, 2012, 10:54 am
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THIS IS GEN 1! There are no genders gen 1, duh.
haylicia
September 27th, 2012, 11:02 am
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@Krazehhcakes: Totally agree !
Ilove Meowth and it's so sad that he have a bad reputation...
Guest
September 27th, 2012, 1:28 pm
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While I can't say I agree with George's desire to keep DT a charmander, I can understand it.
Myself being one who likes their team to not only be the most powerful, but also the most beautiful.
Shiori-Tsumi
September 27th, 2012, 3:04 pm
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@raxis: Really? In all my years of playing Pokemon, I've never had a female starter. I guess it can happen....
Mika-Chan (Guest)
September 27th, 2012, 4:07 pm
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Sh...SHE?!


WIN
AngelicLily
September 27th, 2012, 4:56 pm
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XDD I love how this page has 151 ( 152 now ) comments.
Mr. Henry
September 28th, 2012, 2:10 pm
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I knew Dragonthing was a she the entire time! I could tell by the... um... flame?
nuttyjigs
September 29th, 2012, 12:44 am
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Nooo! Charmeleons are adooorable!! ;__;

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DT'S A GIRL?!
ha (Guest)
November 10th, 2012, 3:13 pm
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in Gen 1, Pokemon had no genders, with the exception of the nidorans.
Juralumin (Guest)
January 7th, 2013, 7:43 pm
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Did George just call DT a SHE!?!
lovenecoco
February 5th, 2013, 12:55 am
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BTW i found this egg lol @lilywolftail: I love your comment, cause now i really want to see how he handles the old man at the daycare. I can already see it (so what if you found an egg, woohoo for you, mines not the only Pokemon in there)
Lysergoa (Guest)
May 23rd, 2014, 4:43 pm
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George referring to DT as a girl does not prove it.
When George first met Atty she called it a "he". As far as I can tell Atty has only ever called DT "it" and "DT"
LKWayvern
April 26th, 2015, 12:25 pm
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I love Charmeleons.
They have the most beautiful color of blood red scales. And such nice teeth. And CLAWS!
And they evolve into Charizard, which FLIES