Posts Tagged “rule 63”

At last, after two thousand years of research, the illudium Q-36 explosive space modulator. At last…
Where’s the kaboom? There was supposed to be an earth-shattering kaboom!

Because of course there is.


Be warned. The full-sized, unblurred picture is quite brain-damaging and might ruin your childhood memories of Calvin & Hobbes :)


Rule 63 is a Rule of the Internet which states that for every fictional character, there exists an opposite-gender counterpart. It is considered a notable tenet of the anonymously-written Rules of the Internet, next to Rules 1 & 2 and Rule 34.

For every given male character, there is a female version of that character.
For every given female character, there is a male version of that character.

It is important to point out that the rule only applies to fictional characters, and not to real people. However, this does not necessarily mean that there cannot be Rule 63 art of real people, which in fact does exist. The only exceptions to this rule are that “A: the male character is already so androgynous that a female version would be basically the same, or B: the female version hasn’t been drawn yet”.