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Fisheye Placebo

is a webcomic by yuumei, coming in early 2013. It is read in long comic strips It is about information wars, hackers, and bad roommates. Although Fisheye Placebo will be more about cyber warfare, war time mentality can still apply and can cause extreme psychology damage to those involved.Although the fish symbol in the title is often used to stand for Jesus in Christianity, but before Christians adopted that symbol, it simply meant fish. So please do not associate any religious meaning behind this work.

The technical term for "Fisheye" refers to a type of lens used in photography to produce a wide angle view that also results in a rounded distortion of the image that gives of the same result as a 5 point perspective drawing. "Placebo" refers to the medical term of a fake medicine that's used to trick the patient into thinking they are getting better, and the psychological effects of that false belief might actually make the patient heal. Hence the quote, "Through the distorted lens I found a cure."


He is roommates with Frey.

He is roommates with Vance. He enjoys playing the electric violin. It's plugged into his headphones and silent to the rest of the world. He does when he needs to plan out the next strategy to fight against a totalitarian regime.

She is a photojournalism major. She has a rather stoic personality since being a photojournalist means she sees a lot of the dark side of humanity.

Jen is an art major. She enjoys drawing graffiti at the college surveillance sites. She is roommates with Cocao, another art major. They met Vance when he took a figure drawing class to see naked women.

Cocao is an art major. She is roommates with Jen, another art major. They met Vance when he took a figure drawing class to see naked women.

She is Vance's little sister. She enjoys trolling others and hacking for porn and yaoi; it is said that she knows just as much as rated R material as Vance even though she is still 3 years younger than him. Vance always goes to her to rant about Frey whenever he does something particularly disturbing.



The story takes place in a fictional 3rd world- a 2nd world country that's wedged between Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Mongolia, and India.

Vance and Frey stay in a jail-like dorm room.
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MangakaParo Featured By Owner May 12, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
...But i dont think India comes under the 2nd world countries.....its a third world country
aleriehagad Featured By Owner May 28, 2014
I quite expect frey to listen to this…
aleriehagad Featured By Owner May 26, 2014
also...yuumei should also make a character named "Hyde" he's the long lost brother of Kat, but their family died and separated and he was taken care of from a democratic family (the policemen and all that). he grew older (like 16) and became a policeman, until when he saw his other policemen friends brutally murder a rebel for no reason and saw the horrific things he's done. he ran away and turned into a rebel, although he creates the guns for the policemen, he finds his sister Kat and her little group. (hopefully) the guns are powered with electricity because I was thinking, Vance could hack the police's system, and Hyde could make the weapons, Vance could control the electricity to their base, and they could have their own weapons! I also made an OC of him, he wears headphones like Frey, he also likes dubstep and video games.
aleriehagad Featured By Owner May 26, 2014
yuumei should make a character named "Kat" basically she is vance's cousin, she moved in the same apartment complex and meets him. she is a Dj and makes dubstep (or anything really), she makes digital art, she could use her dubstep skills into making secret codes/messages for them. she loves music, cat/bunnies, and she has bunny headphones instead. I have an OC of her. another brand that I (kinda) made up."star bunny". she wears earphones, but headphones around her neck. I made a drawing of her in my gallery. yes it's pencil and paper don't judge me.
DarkMakor Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
The Eye... It Blinks at me!
SocQA Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013
Thanks for accepting me!
hossainalwasi Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Sounds REALLY interesting.
I'm worried I'm gonna forget about this by the time this comic starts.

[Interestingly enough, I live in a country which is wedged between India and Pakistan :)]

My best wishes with your webcomic :)
Alkarah Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
well, this is confusing.
Rainbow-Emblem Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it's based on a web-comic...

Alkarah Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you for the very timely response!
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