Comics: Once Upon a Trope

Cosmic Meddling


A scientist stands before a techno-portal, holding a bottle of champagne. A small crowd watches and claps.

Scientist: With this new interdimensional conduit, we’ll be able to explore farther than ever before.

A scary ethereal being sticks out of the now-open portal, threatening the scientist. The onlookers run, and the scientist scrambles back, looking terrified.

Space demon: You’ve meddled in forces you can’t possibly comprehend!

Scientist: Okay, I see the error of my ways!

The scientist holds a bottle of champagne next to a force field cage with the angry ethereal being trapped inside. A small crowd watches and claps.

Scientist: With my patented spirit summoner, we’ll be able to study energy-based life in detail.



  1. Bwgustaf

    (Snarky Tone) “This cosmic is terrible, the space demon doesn’t even… “Wait I just typed cosmic instead of comic, ahhhhhh!!!” (vanishes from known reality).

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