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The Center for Otherworld Science
May 23, 2014 5:39 AM   Subscribe

The Center for Otherworld Science, a comic about three women in hazmat suits, interpersonal workplace dynamics, and a cryptozoology institute with questionable ethics. [via mefi projects]

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posted by metaBugs (8 comments total) 32 users marked this as a favorite

 
Awesome art.
posted by cjorgensen at 6:50 AM on May 23


Maybe I'm being picky here, but don't design your page so that your header forces me to scroll every time to see the bottom of your comic.
posted by srt19170 at 6:55 AM on May 23 [1 favorite]


Yes, the art is great.

I was also hooked immediately by the little, and big, and deadly, and friendly, blue guys.

cute + deadly + cryptozoology + questionable ethics = sold

And also: "space serpents are drawn to ennui" - lol
posted by tempestuoso at 9:24 AM on May 23


There is nothing about this that I do not love fiercely. And the last panel of Chapter 1 made me tear up more than a little. Just awesome.
posted by divined by radio at 9:59 AM on May 23


Cryptozoology is a fertile topic for webcomics, and why not? Limitless possibilities for animal character design.

Dante Shepherd, perpetrator of the Surviving the World blackboard 'comic' found a good artist and started PhD Unknown.

Noah's Brother's Ark takes an interestingly 'biblical' approach to the animals that may-or-may-not exit.

And doesn't Faraday the Blob count?

Of course there's Bigfoot and his Yeti cousins and the Abominable Charles Christopher, but cryptids don't have to be tall and fuzzy anymore (if you've been reading ACC lately, Karl Kerschel is working on other interesting creatures).

But for me, there's no finer webcomic cryptid than Scary-Go-Round's Desmond Fishman.
posted by oneswellfoop at 10:32 AM on May 23


And how could I forget Skin Deep (they walk among us, and they're nerdy!)
posted by oneswellfoop at 11:46 AM on May 23


Hey, thanks for picking this up, metaBugs! I'm glad some of you like it!

(I also recommend Eth's Skin, for fun cryptid monsterey things.)
posted by sawdustbear at 1:26 PM on May 23 [3 favorites]


This is great!
posted by SageLeVoid at 3:36 AM on May 24


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