Some Anvils Need to Be Dropped/Web Comics

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Examples of Some Anvils Need to Be Dropped in Web Comics include:

R.K. Milholland's Dad: Never confuse the faith with the supposedly faithful.

  • Winston Rowntree, author of Subnormality, often deals with Aesops and Anvils with the subtlety of a falling stack of bricks. While he can get awfully heavy-handed with his messages in his webcomic, he occasionally pulls off an incredibly effective, powerful Anvil. This is exemplified in The Line, a fan favorite which illustrates a chilling, much-needed moral about conformity.
    • Also, A Coward's Tale. What initially seems like a trivial, grade-school-level Anvil about courage and overcoming doubt suddenly hits painfully close to home, with its Tear Jerker story.
  • "I Am A Good Person" by Deviant ART artist Pa Mikoo features adorable, sobbing cartoon schoolchildren in the last panel, but it features a message that some people are remarkably thick-skulled about.
  • Misfile uses a Gender Bender story to deliver An Aesop about how Transsexuals deserve toleration.
  • Manly Guys Doing Manly Things: "Every Rose Has It's Thorn", regarding Poison and the fact that she's Transsexual, and how what's in anybody's pants doesn't matter unless you want to get in them. Crowning Moment of Heartwarming for Commander Badass.
  • El Goonish Shive drops one with Justin - as a gay person with gender bending technology available, he could easily turn into a woman and continue to love men without intolerance. He continues to reject this idea because he is a man, homosexual or not, rejecting the Trans Equals Gay stereotype. There's also Susan's revelation that men aren't constantly horny pigs. In her notebook, she writes how she can no longer blame her father's adultery on his gender.
  • Sequential Art in strip #176 has this particularly sweet anvil:

Kate: So. Uh...d'you think Hilary looks... good? As...as a pin-up, I mean.
Art: Yep. She's got the curves, the saucy smile, the seductive eyes. She's the perfect pin-up. That said; I think she's a troll, with looks but neither the charm nor personality to back 'em up...Probably why she hates you so much. Terrible thing; envy.