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April 14, 2006 8:32 AM   Subscribe

Freefall is a smart and funny hard sci-fi comic about some aliens and robots and an anthropomorphic wolf. It's been going steadily since 1998. Wikipedia entry
posted by sonofsamiam (13 comments total)

 
Ehh... pretty weak humour, honestly. And "hard" sci-fi? I see no diagrams. DIAGRAMS!
posted by Drexen at 9:01 AM on April 14, 2006


Meh.
posted by schroedinger at 9:18 AM on April 14, 2006


"Furry" always trumps "funny", but regardless, this is awful.

Freefall's plot has been criticised by some as slow-moving. The comic's eight years (in 2006) of thrice-weekly strips has so far covered only a few days' activity in the story.

Indeed. It's not a punchline-oriented daily strip and nothing happens in it. Boy, that sounds fun.
posted by mendel at 9:41 AM on April 14, 2006


Freefall's plot has been criticised by some as slow-moving. The comic's eight years (in 2006) of thrice-weekly strips has so far covered only a few days' activity in the story.

Also known as "Haven't Got an Ending Syndrome".
posted by Mikey-San at 11:30 AM on April 14, 2006


Wow neither smart nor funny.
posted by bitdamaged at 11:36 AM on April 14, 2006


Oh well, sorry folks.

*scent of failure..won't wash off!!*
posted by sonofsamiam at 11:45 AM on April 14, 2006


I need to print out T-shirts saying "Your Favorite Webcomic Sucks".
posted by zabuni at 11:54 AM on April 14, 2006


Wow neither smart nor funny.

Yes... in the present. But in the future it will be HUGE!
posted by tittergrrl at 12:14 PM on April 14, 2006


Wow neither smart nor funny.

Yes... in the present. But in the future it will be HUGE!


Which confirms my theory that the universe is becoming stupider and less funny with every passing day.
posted by doctor_negative at 12:58 PM on April 14, 2006


Well, I kind of like it. However, it very definitely is an acquired taste. That doesn't make it bad, though.
posted by geekhorde at 1:38 PM on April 14, 2006


Well, I found it scientifically accurate enough to use certain strips to illustrate space travel concepts on my web site:
here,
here,
here,
and here
posted by Nyrath at 7:36 PM on April 14, 2006


I always find it charming.
posted by pointilist at 9:58 PM on April 14, 2006


I'm just wondering why everyone who wants to draw a webcomic, about anything (college life, science fiction, horror, whatever) feel the need to include an anthropomorphic animal? I mean, I know about furries and all that, and there's a link to classic cartoons, I guess, but why everyone? Also, all the animals invariably look exactly like the one in this comic.
posted by Joakim Ziegler at 9:39 AM on April 15, 2006


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