Thinking about the immortality of the crab
May 31, 2010 11:00 PM   Subscribe

WikiWorld was a comic series developed for Wikipedia by Greg Williams using the encyclopedia's text and released under a Creative Commons license. It's topics range from the concept of a redshirt in science fiction, public radio personalities like (MeFi's own) John Hodgman, Sarah Vowell and Terry Gross, Godwin's Law, Ann Coulter and world domination.
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posted by Artw at 11:17 PM on May 31, 2010 [6 favorites]

Cliff notes: He takes individuals on wikipedia, and draws them! He also adds some blurbs around their heads from their wiki article. HOF FPP material there AND here.

Sometimes he draws a concept too, but it's best not to describe those, just as it's best not to look directly into a solar eclipse.
posted by mreleganza at 11:39 PM on May 31, 2010

Excellent ! Thank you.
posted by nicolin at 1:46 AM on June 1, 2010

He didn't use Pinky and the Brain for the world domination? I know what Brain is doing tonight.
posted by ersatz at 3:23 AM on June 1, 2010

I'm rather fond of this one.
posted by jeanmari at 4:35 AM on June 1, 2010

This one struck me just right.
posted by gc at 4:38 AM on June 1, 2010

The Ann Coulter one is fantastic.
posted by ColdChef at 4:39 AM on June 1, 2010

Why did he make Sarah Vowell look like a chimpmunk?
posted by 0xdeadc0de at 5:16 AM on June 1, 2010

That was great! I got sucked in and read them all.
posted by arcticwoman at 6:53 AM on June 1, 2010

The secret ingredient is hand-lettering.
posted by interrobang at 7:36 AM on June 1, 2010

Sarah Vowell and Ihave things in common. I also cannot swim and do not drive a car and come from a desolate corner of the middle-west. On the other hand I am not (to the best of my knowledge) part Cherokee, nor am I afraid of heights.
posted by kaibutsu at 4:06 PM on June 1, 2010

I do not drive and have a wife and by extension daughter who are some vanishing part Cherokee - and two of us love Sarah Vowell and the other loves The Incredibles. Spooky.
posted by Artw at 4:09 PM on June 1, 2010

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