Author Archives: Shaenon Garrity


Webcomics Fix Your Life

There is a small but increasing number of webcomics dedicated to self-improvement. Because who knows how to live better than a webcartoonist? Continue reading


Webcomics Capsule Reviews #4

You draw ’em, I read ’em. Continue reading


Award! Award! Award!

Although webcomics still lack their own industry awards, most major comics awards now include a digital comics category. That can mean only one thing: it’s time to start nitpicking and judging them. Continue reading


The Great Cow Fight (Redux)

At this very moment, there are at least two ongoing webcomics based on the Táin Bó Cúailnge, or Cattle Raid of Cooley, the central epic of the Ulster cycle. Thank you, webcomics! You’ve justified the existence of the Internet yet again!
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Life with/out a Signature

It’s common for Internet denizens to share favorite comics and illustrations without paying much attention to the source. But some go further than that. Continue reading

photo courtesy of Joe Botts

Joey Manley, 1965-2013

The novelist, webcomics pioneer, and founder of Modern Tales has passed away at the age of 48. Continue reading


Webcomics Capsule Reviews #3

You send ’em in, Shaenon Garrity reviews ’em. Continue reading

The most recent strip.


Dana Simpson’s current strip, Heavenly Nostrils, is one of the best comic strips running today, on- or offline. Continue reading