Real Life is an American webcomic drawn and authored by Greg Dean that began on November 15, 1999. After having not been updated since December 10, 2015, the comic continued on September 10, 2018. The comic is loosely based around the lives of fictionalized versions of Dean and his friends, including verbatim conversations, as well as fictional aspects including time travel and mecha combat. Characters regularly break the fourth wall. Real Life focuses on humor related to video games and science fiction, and references internet memes.