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Mom's Cancer

Mom's Cancer. "My mother was diagnosed with incurable lung cancer. I made a comic strip about it."
posted by Johnny Assay on Nov 20, 2004 - 60 comments

Everybody gothic dance!

A web comic of some sort.
posted by kenko on Nov 10, 2004 - 31 comments


posted by srboisvert on Nov 6, 2004 - 24 comments

Smoke Wagon

Smoke Wagon. A weekly webcomic from Gary Panter (of Jimbo, Facetasm and Pink Donkey & the Fly).
posted by Smart Dalek on Oct 18, 2004 - 1 comment

Heartwarming cartoons, gone horribly awry

And now, the Everything Old Is New Again Dept. brings you the The Dysfunctional Family Circus Archive. It's been five years since Spinn (a.k.a. Greg Galcik) took down the DFC; but back in the day, the DFC was probably the funniest site on the Web (and might even qualify as the funniest since.) Imitators have sprung up since, of course; and Spinn still runs a similar site, A-1 AAA AmeriCaptions. But somehow it's not quite the same... [Possibly NSFW, if your coworkers can read text on your screen.]
posted by Johnny Assay on Oct 9, 2004 - 3 comments

The horror....The tasty, tasty, horror!!

Chocolypse Now.
I love the smell of Oompa-Loompas in the morning.
posted by Optamystic on Oct 1, 2004 - 10 comments

Chocolypse Now

Chocolypse Now. "I love the smell of burnt cookies in the morning. Smells like... Tollhouse." [via the inimitable Websnark]
posted by Johnny Assay on Sep 13, 2004 - 9 comments

The reactor is powered by secrets!

A Lesson Is Learned But the Damage is Irreversible
Not a preachy op-ed, but a relatively new webcomic. Watch out for the green flame, it turns things into reptiles. (via Death to the Extremist)
posted by PinkStainlessTail on Aug 2, 2004 - 6 comments

Lyle, July 2: pissed on side of house

New Blogs! No, I'm not talking about Michael Moore. I mean that Every Member of the Cast of Achewood (even Molly) has now started a freakin' weblog. Hell of pointless ambitious...
posted by soyjoy on Jul 6, 2004 - 34 comments

comic artists, sharpen your pencils

Strip Fight! has nothing to do with clothes and everything to do with comics. Inspired by (mefi post), Strip Fight was created as a place for comic strip artists to flex their skills.
posted by btwillig on Jun 23, 2004 - 8 comments

discussing words and pictures

The Webcomics Examiner launched earlier this week. Finally, a well-written magazine of criticism for online comics.
posted by Peter H on Jun 15, 2004 - 9 comments

Ralph Snart Returns!

The return of Ralph the web and to print! This is Marc Hansen's outrageous story of a mild-mannered alcoholic accountant gone completely mental, featuring Dr. Goot (evil scientist and nemesis), Mr. Lizard (thanks to radioactive crickets) and Holly Hornswoggle (evil lab assistant and love interest). It originally ran from 1986 to 1994 and of course there is always the obligatory unofficial site.
posted by boost ventilator on Jun 11, 2004 - 6 comments


little trees is a brand new weekly comic from Drew Weing, who you may know from The Journal Comic and Pup (subscription only beyond the current sample).
posted by PinkStainlessTail on Apr 14, 2004 - 6 comments

Rippin' And Scrappin'

Tivo for Webcomics? Found by way of Comixpedia, this Sun-Times article finds shareware that rips comic files off the web to be something of a God-send. As a web-comic creator, I have no problem with my readers writing personal scripts that pull the .pngs from my front page. But when the rippers begin asking for money for their app that distributes someone else's content (without asking the creators' permission), it seems as though somewhere, there are some enormous balls just a'swingin' in the breeze.
posted by wigu on Mar 16, 2004 - 33 comments

Friday reading

PV Comics has hundreds of pages of free comics from a dozen talented artists. Friday reading fun!
posted by Stuart_R on Jan 9, 2004 - 0 comments


Isometric goes anime.
posted by Tlogmer on Dec 31, 2003 - 2 comments


Leisuretown's "A Comedy Crisis" Dear Members of Metafilter: Unless one of us posts our Leisuretown archive up for all to see, this might be your last chance to see the amazing work of Tristan Farnon. This link wil only be up for a few days.
posted by Keyser Soze on Nov 30, 2003 - 26 comments

Thank you, and goodnight

Leisuretown has disappeared. Except for the about, contact, navigation, and most important, the donation page, there are no Christmas suicide balloons or Winter solstice parties. I just found out via this Comics Journal thread and I wonder if there any other favorite web cartoons of mine that are about to bite the dust.
posted by jabo on Nov 21, 2003 - 13 comments

Prison Funnies

Prison Funnies
posted by dobbs on Oct 21, 2003 - 7 comments

You can call me Ray

Ray's Place: Ever since Jeremias turned me on to Achewood back in November, I've been hooked. Some of y'all at that time objected to Chris Olmstead's drawing style, which is, admittedly, an acquired taste. Well, now in the interest of not doing as much work, he's given popular character Ray a weekly advice column, "Ray's Place." Bearing in mind that Ray is a self-centered cat with a swingin' lifestyle, this almost redeems the whole well-worn format of Internet advice column.
posted by soyjoy on Jul 29, 2003 - 22 comments

Girls! Girls! Girls!

Girls! Girls! Girls! Girlamatic features webcomics created by women, (mostly) for women. Today's featured comic is Kris Dresen, a Xeric grant award winner and an Eisner-nominated comic artist. Some of the Girlamatic site is subscription, but the free section changes every day. (mostly safe for work)
posted by answergrape on Apr 29, 2003 - 5 comments

Same Difference at last

Same Difference, Derek Kirk Kim's great online comic has come to it's conclusion. For Kim it's been "2 years. 79 pages. 9 pens. 2 countries. 3 computers. 4 residences. 6 conventions. 725 lonely nights." But for us it's been nothing less than the slow episodic revelation of an amazing talent. I love his elegant line and the depth of his characters. It's funny as hell, but touching enough to make you cry.
posted by gametone on Feb 21, 2003 - 24 comments

Webcomics news coverage

Comixpedia is a new site dedicated to discussion of webcomics news. The Pulse is normally a comic book news site, but they're currently running an interview with Keenspot Prez Chris Crosby. Are webcomics finally getting some decent coverage?
posted by clango on Feb 19, 2003 - 1 comment

Nowhere girl

Warren Ellis Interviews the author of Nowhere Girl, which is a long running graphic novel on the web. The author refuses to put it into a traditional print format because she whould lose control over her work. Warren Ellis interviews her and talks about this.
posted by nyxxxx on Dec 17, 2002 - 11 comments

They say I'm a dog, but I think I'm a monster

Pupkin is a daily comic strip. Warning: it may get odd.
posted by Pretty_Generic on Dec 12, 2002 - 16 comments

Some of the best comics is online.

Some of the best comics ever are online. Some independent, some ubiquitous, and all too cool for syndication. Does anyone else know any good online comics?
posted by Keyser Soze on Nov 26, 2002 - 43 comments

Weird Emma

What happens when crude Flash animation meets an absurd sense of humour? The surreal serial Weird Emma, that's what. If Emma's not up your alley, maybe you'd prefer the static cartoons of Wulff Morgenthaler.
posted by dobbs on Jul 26, 2002 - 1 comment

Hey, punk! If you can read, then point your eyes at Violence Man in: Company Picnic. Remember, "Talking is for little girls."
A fine new webcomic from Evil Monkey Productions. Oop!
posted by ColdChef on Jul 26, 2002 - 15 comments

Comic books on the web.

Comic books on the web. So Crossgen comics is starting their fee-based webcomics initiative, and for the first few weeks, EVERY comic they've published is online for free. Does this turn those of you who couldn't care less about comics onto something? Would it get you into your local comic book store? Can these replace physical comic books? And is the interface better or worse than on Marvel's dotcomics?(Main link does not seem to support Mac.)
posted by matt8313 on Feb 25, 2002 - 10 comments

Lick the light.

Lick the light. While the professionals seem to have moved on, the political and social consequences of 9.11 are still being explored by at least one web-based political cartoonist (a few favorites). Know any others?
posted by fraying on Dec 15, 2001 - 6 comments


This is a really nice web comic about coffee. i think there are some other messages in there also.
posted by semper on Oct 15, 2001 - 9 comments

Get your war on

Get your war on with exquisite comic strips from mnftiu.
posted by sudama on Oct 10, 2001 - 32 comments

Yumm... not WTC related.

Yumm... not WTC related. Like Penny Arcade? Wish for something a little more 'fresh and in your face'? Then start eating some butter covered bacon and check it. Bonus points for constant Mac references.
posted by jcterminal on Sep 21, 2001 - 6 comments

From PVP Online's Forums:

From PVP Online's Forums: "If we do wage war, will we be any better? What happened today, 9-11-01, was atrocious and could not be justified by any means. However, how could we justify violence while abhoring it?"
posted by philulrich on Sep 12, 2001 - 11 comments

Sexy robots.

Sexy robots. Pathetic teenagers. Bitchy news anchors and talking donkeys. What are your favorite web comics? (links refer to Diesel Sweeties, Hound's Home, and When I Grow Up, respectively.)
posted by tweebiscuit on Jul 2, 2001 - 39 comments

Man! What a great comic strip!

Man! What a great comic strip! (read the strips from last year first) I haven't seen one this funny in a long time.
posted by Laugh_track on Jun 25, 2001 - 9 comments

When I Am King

When I Am King seems to be the latest supercool discovery in online comics. This guy updates weekly, and he's got 18 episodes so far.
posted by David Gaddis on Jan 28, 2001 - 37 comments


Juice is the most recent web-comic I've stumbled across (thanks to a link off Penny Arcade a few days back) and is also one of the best. The catch? No pictures.
posted by cCranium on Nov 29, 2000 - 0 comments

Patrick Farley's latest comic

Patrick Farley's latest comic is a great halloween treat. Anyone know of other good online comic artists?
posted by mathowie on Oct 30, 2000 - 18 comments

For you Survivor fans,

For you Survivor fans, this is how it REALLY ought to be done. (Is anyone surprised that John "Daikatana" Romero was first to die? Who do you think will be the last man standing?)
posted by Steven Den Beste on Jul 19, 2000 - 5 comments


Frictionary! Now whenever someone posts crap about the state of MeFi, you can successfully use the phrase, "That's such whipped meme".
posted by Neale on Jun 28, 2000 - 2 comments

I'm impressed with Scott Kurtz' latest rant.

I'm impressed with Scott Kurtz' latest rant. I've never really found User Friendly all that funny, and I think Scott's point is part of the reason why. Something that I find much funnier is Silicon Alley, because it pokes fun at the industry itself, from the inside. Although I wish they'd give the user control of the panel flipping on Silicon Alley...
posted by mathowie on Jan 4, 2000 - 0 comments

I've never heard of James Kochalka until a weblog pointed at his stuff. His comics look pretty funny, but I'm really enjoying his music, especially the stuff from the Monkey vs. Robot disc. This guy rocks.
posted by mathowie on Sep 29, 1999 - 0 comments

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