I Will Survive
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"I Will Survive" is a webcomic created by DeviantArtist Borba featuring characters from the 2016 animated film Zootopia. First published in March 2017, the comic has become a popular exploitable in early December of that year with many mocking the approach the comic took to the issue of abortion rights. While many accused the comic of taking an "anti-abortion" stance, Borba has denied the comic was written to push a pro-life agenda.
On March 17th, 2017, Borba uploaded the first comic in the series to DeviantArt, in which the anthropomorphic rabbit character Judy Hopps discovers she is with child after using a home pregnancy test (shown below).
Over the next two months, Borba released an additional 24 pages of the comic on DeviantArt, in which Hopps and the anthropomorphic fox Nick Wilde argue over whether they will keep the baby, with Hopps expressing concerns over the safety of an interspecies birth as well as the effect pregnancy would have on her career. Wilde, argues in favor of keeping the baby, leading to a dramatic break up between the two characters.
On June 1st, 2017, YouTuber ZPD comics uploaded a full slideshow of the comic (shown below).
That day, the comic was featured in an article on the fandom blog Zootopia News Network. On December 6th, 2017, Twitter user @Hello_Tailor tweeted a panel from one of the comics in which the character pleads with the character Judy about her "unborn child" (shown below). Within 24 hours, the tweet gained over 4,800 likes and 2,000 retweets.
On December 7th, Tumblr user Dismal-Dragon posted a Distracted Boyfriend parody of the comic, in which Wilde looks on Hopps' imagined hybrid rabbit-fox offspring from the comic (shown below). Meanwhile, Tumblr user ibrokemyotherone posted a Scroll of Truth edit based on the comic (shown below, right).
Also on December 7th, Borba responded to a comment on DeviantArt, claiming that the comic was not meant to be interpreted as pro-life (shown below).
Born to Be Alive
On September 30th, 2018, Borba posted the first page of the "I Will Survive" sequel, titled "Born to Be Alive" (shown below).
In the description of the post, Borba noted that creating a sequel was a difficult decision, as "I Will Survive created a fuss surrounding the issue of abortion and a great deal of shitposting in the comment areas." That day, a link to the comic was posted to /r/Zootopia, gaining 25 points. On October 3rd, Tumblr user snekcore reblogged the first page with an image of Mr. Incredible saying "I can't. Not again. I'm not strong enough" (shown below).
As of October 4th, two of the twenty-eight pages have been posted (page two shown below).
 Twitter – @Hello_Tailor
 DeviantArt – Borba comment
 ZootopiaNewsNetwork – I Will Survive
 Tumblr (via Wayback Machine) – Dismal-Dragon
 Tumblr – ibrokemyotherone
 DeviantArt – Born To Be Alive – 01
 Reddit – /r/Zootopia
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