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GND236 - Typecasting by Pika-la-Cynique GND236 - Typecasting by Pika-la-Cynique
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(Mag's costume is based off a performance of the Magic Flute starring Olga Polyakova that I stumbled upon on google images, and delighted in the glossy black feathers that connected neatly with her fateful Chromaggia outfit.)

Louisa done amazing, as usual.



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This is a work of fanart, and only intended for shits and giggles and vicarious fangirl thrills. Not my characters, no profit being made.


Eponine [Les Mis] (c) Hugo, Boublil, Schonberg, and Kretzmer, by way of Sam Barks.
James Norrington [Pirates of the Caribbean] (c) Disney, Bruckheimer, Verbinski
Sarah, ballroom [Labyrinth] (c) Lucas, Froud, Henson; Connelly&Bowie
Christine Daaé, Raoul de Chagny, Erik [Phantom of the Opera] (c) Leroux and Webber
Blind Mag [Repo! the Genetic Opera]  (c) Smith, Zdunich, and Bousman, Sarah Brightman
Ten(?) and Rose [Doctor Who] (c) BBC, Tennant & Piper




Based on the original Roommates comic by *AsheRhyder
Colour by the ever-amazing *LouisaGallie
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:iconalys18:
Alys18 Featured By Owner 2 days ago
The artwork of the ball is stunning! Good for Ponie, I always felt that she got the short end of the stick in Le Miz.
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:icontheinsaneartist:
"The Sun Prince" ... OMG I called it!! I thought I was wrong, but I was right!! : DDD
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:iconcalico62:
calico62 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015
What is Sarah holding in the second panel?
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:iconpika-la-cynique:
Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2015  Professional General Artist
Oh yeah. She briefly had a cigarette-holder thingie as part of her Noir/Femme Fatale look, I completely forgot about it afterwards. ^^;
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:iconcalico62:
calico62 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2015
It's all good ^_^ I thought that might be a cigarette-holder, but I wasn't sure
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:icon11th-memory:
11th-Memory Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So... I take it our operatic types didn't discuss outfits beforehand. 
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:iconpika-la-cynique:
Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Professional General Artist
Nope. :)
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:iconmoonstone27:
Moonstone27 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014   General Artist
Dr Who cameo, this has gotta be the greatest crossover comic :3
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:iconfighting-dreamers-94:
Those couples are adorable & I love everyone's costumes!!!
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:iconrobin-sparrow:
robin-sparrow Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Professional Writer
These gorgeous costume designs inspired a pair of bracelets I just posted: robin-sparrow.deviantart.com/a…

:)
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shadowsspy Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014
lol i see the doctor is in there with rose yay
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ulqui-nyanXD Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Student General Artist
OMG are those the trues Doctor and Rose?!?!OMG MOAR POEMS! OMG MOAR POEMS! OMG MOAR POEMS! OMG MOAR POEMS! 
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ThWHiddlestoner Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I been waiting for The Doctor from the beginning  Ultra Excitement 
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Igenlode Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Underworld Boss-lady - so the Veronica Lake (via Jessica Rabbit) styling was not my imagination after all! (And yes, definitely 1930s...)

And nor was Raoul's strong resemblance to Lous XIV :D
Although it sounds as if the two parties didn't co-ordinate their costume choices in advance after all, which seems almost too much of a coincidence -- the Fourth Wall presumably in operation.
Presumably "Naturellement" is Raoul's response to the voiceover announcement of Erik as "Monseigneur Lune", rather than to his "Ah." (Assuming I'm reading the former comment correctly in the resigned sense "of course, it would be...")
With "Erik?" as Mag questioning her escort as to what, exactly, is going on in the silences between the words..?

I do love the ingenuity with which you've come up with a rationale for Erik to have a vertical half-moon mask, rather than the normal half-mask worn by the other masqueraders! And I like the little white highlight bringing Sarah into the foreground in the final panel.
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LaLadayCavalier Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist
Oooooh, lovely, lovely, lovely! ^^
....I followed teh link, and got two sentences and links in French.....? '_'
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:iconpika-la-cynique:
Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Professional General Artist
just google the name yourself the relevant pics should show up.
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BluBeriPi Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Oh Ten and Rose. You silly people. 
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InkHeart17 Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, I thought Raoul was Apollo because of that amazing PotO chapter, Apollo's Lyre. Gracious I love these colored pages!
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LilMissPeppy Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Cuuuute!
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Thulesse Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh, I didn't even notice James' terrible English accent on the French that's brilliant.
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:iconminepearl:
minepearl Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014
YYYAAAYYYY doctor who my favorite doctor this made my whole day lot better
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:iconkia-yando:
Kia-Yando Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I freaked out when I saw rose and ten in the background! just for that I will love forever!
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:iconprincessyvonne:
PrincessYvonne Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
I LOVE Mags "Queen of the Night" dress from the Opera "The Magic Flute".Heart Heart Heart :D (Big Grin) 
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:iconaliyaliadan:
AliyaLiadan Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
*sigh* Lucky Eponine!
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:iconhawkheart29:
Hawkheart29 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, it IS the Doctor and Rose!!! :heart:
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bishounenxluver Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014
OMG THE DOCTOR AND ROSE I almost had a heart attack in the last panel because I thought it was them AND IT WAS!!!
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HolyMaiden Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
...Wait, so that means Sarah is Persephone? .....I hope she's aware of that.
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:iconpika-la-cynique:
Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Professional General Artist
That's as in Criminal ''Underworld'' Bosslady. Sarah would not simply walk into a Persephone simile.
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HolyMaiden Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
GAH!!!!!!! ROSE! DOCTOR! YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!
....Bummer about Rose not wearing a pretty dress though :( If you were keeping themes, with costumes you could have done something based off the story of the Salvador Dali/Disney short Destino: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GFkN4… .....which, yeah, sadly would have been appropriate. Though I'm sure you already have something.
....Still bummed that Rose doesn't get a fancy dress. Her Doctor is always good the way he is :)
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Starsan Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
there truly needs to be Some rumple/belle love going on here, something Once Upon a Time!!! i definitely think it suites GND to a T! Maybe some Emma/Hook/Bael love triangle chucked in for good measure/ perhaps regina and Robin hood? Come on girl, the story writes itself!!!
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Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Professional General Artist
So write your own spin-offs?
OUAT is already a multiplayer crossover type 'verse; and Rumbelle is a tad redundant with J/S issues.
Also I've not watched the whole thing yet, and I am fairly lukewarm about it.
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Starsan Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aww thats sad. i adore OUAT. I was hoping since you have done a few references that you may enjoy it as well. That and I am not particularly good at fanfics, I get too rolled up in having to keep true to cannon and such. You're the only one I can enjoy
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HolyMaiden Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
TOTALLY! Too early for Regina and Robin, but I'm game for some rumbelle!
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riverotter7 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You've done this superbly! I'm still in awe over your so-called "not a costumer" and would like to point out that Yes, Yes you are. Eponine is so beautiful!

Now we'll just wait to see how the Goblin-King flies in as. (squeeee)
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luvtheDoctor Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
The Doctor and Rose!! I love you even more, I didn't even know that was possible.
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Akoya8 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
You have noooooo idea how much I love the Doctor/Rose cameo! Ahhhhhhhhh! I die!
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ValkryRogueofwolves Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my, totally loving this!  Can't wait to see the next part!! 
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RoronoaEmi Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That last panel, Sarah looks just like Jennifer Connolly.
And Raoul's costume: pompous. just like he is.
'Ponine and James are so cuuute!! :heart:
And underground boss queen lady. hahaha
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:iconroronoaemi:
RoronoaEmi Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Those "few crucial steps" might not be as far away as she thinks....
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EowynsPen Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love the tie-in between opera and the Chromaggia costume!
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Mitsukai-Aka Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
"Small yet crucial steps"? Oh I cannot wait to see what Jareth makes of that. :squee: 
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AvalonRae Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
AHHHHHHHHHHH!!! This is so beautiful, and the colors, and the costumes, I'm just so happy!Is Ten showing Rose the strange customs of some of Earth's other inhabitants? :giggle: :iconlegaspplz: Or will they play a part in this arch? Only time will tell. I cannot wait for Jareth to pop up!!!! :squee:
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Vampiyaa Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You added Ten and Rose in here. I freaking love you. Like, you have NO IDEA. Vous etes absolument genial.
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death-lily Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
Sarah kind of resembles Elizabeth from Bioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea, especially in that last panel.

Also..... DOCTOR AND ROSE! DOCTOR AND ROSE!!! 8D
Can they interact with the others in the next comic or in a new story plot, that would be awesome!
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MamaNekoSama Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014
The fact that you have Rose and 10 in here makes me incredibly happy. Like… you don't even know <3
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Chepseh Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014
Oh Sarah, you should have taken some gay chum with you ... . Now you are -so- shipper's fair game and you know it. :no: =P

*scrolling through the comments* Oh hey, the OmgDoctorWhoooo comments are a little less than I thought! Seems like I am the only one who misses the drunk pervy goblinish-dressed party animals we saw last time in the ballroom, though. :greetings: :giggle:
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Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Professional General Artist
"Chum'' in this context rapidly becomes the other sort, and draws sharks - who does Sarah hate enough to ensure they are immediately shot to the top of Jareth's shit list? Bringing a date along would be painting a target on that person's back....
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:iconchepseh:
Chepseh Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
"Bringing a date along would be painting a target on that person's back...."

You're right, oh, I didn't look at it from that perspective at all! Poor potential guys! (Good thing you got away, Jacob?)

Chum would have to be ... mighty strong if not indestructible to fight all those punjab lasso- eh, evil glitter magic attacks.
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Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Professional General Artist
Yeeeears ago when Jacob passed through the comic I batted at the idea of him coming back and properly dating with Sarah - he does have a few advantages on your average Muggle when it comes to resisting Jareth's Intimidation rolls. There was even a doodle of Sarah happily reading snuggled with his wolf form while a pissed-off owl glared through the window... Back in the day before 'Breaking Dawn'/the films, I had a soft spot for Jacob.
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Chepseh Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
Oh, and btw thanks to your recommendation I'll most likely end this day watching "Paranorman". Legally. :)
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