No One Knows You’re A Dog
Webcomics Binge Read: Homestuck
A deep dive into the popular web comic.
The Old Masters
A report from the “Masters of Webcomics” panel at the Silicon Valley Comic-Con, with Jonathan Lemon, Jason Thompson, Jason Shiga, and myself, as well as Andy Weir, who started his creative career with the webcomic Casey and Andy before writing The Martian.
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?
Webcomics Capsule Reviews #4
You draw ’em, I read ’em.
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.
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!
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.
Webcomics Capsule Reviews #3
You send ’em in, Shaenon Garrity reviews ’em.
Dana Simpson’s current strip, Heavenly Nostrils, is one of the best comic strips running today, on- or offline.
Webcomics Capsule Reviews #3
Another batch of webcomics, reviewed.
One of Those Things
If Modern Tales hadn’t been there when Shaenon Garrity needed it, she wouldn’t be making comics today.
Webcomics Capsule Reviews #2
It’s that time again: time for me to read a bunch of webcomics at random and tell you what I think of them.
Three Kinds of Webcomics I Can’t Believe I’m Not Seeing
Despite all the thousands of webcomics knocking around in the tubes, some genres remain surprisingly underrepresented.
Webcomics Capsule Reviews #1
In my last column, I announced, perhaps foolishly, my intention to write capsule reviews of any webcomics submitted to TCJ. So here we are: the inaugural Webcomics Capsule Reviews!
The Sisterhood of the Pimp Ninja Sluts
In the last two years, Tatsuya Ishida’s Sinfest has transformed from an attractive diversion to a must-read.
VERT! and the Single Girl
We may be seeing a renaissance of high-end webcomic raunch—indie smut that is witty, cheerfully explicit, and gorgeously drawn.
Dicebox Book 1: Wander is a thing that exists and makes the universe better.
Make Those Lazy Readers Write It
While CD-ROM publishers were trying to figure out how to turn Spider-Man into an immersive virtual experience, some webcomics were already using the interactive properties of the Web in more organic ways.
The Peculiar Unnerdiness of Christopher Baldwin
Baldwin is one of the grand old men of webcomics, because webcomics are young enough that you can be a grand old man and still have all your hair.
Guest Column: The Historiography of Webcomics
This month, comics writer and historian T Campbell has graciously agreed to write a guest column on the unique problems of researching webcomics history.
How to Kickstarter
Maybe you’re aware that, for all the hubbub, less than half of Kickstarter projects get funded. How do you join the blessed 44%?
The Bossest Comics on Girlamatic
The most consistently strong webcomics collective is and has always been Girlamatic, and here some of my all-time favorites from the site.
The History of Webcomics
The earliest webcomics predate the World Wide Web and are almost as old as public online file transfer.
I remember The Comics Journal’s first webcomics column because I got reamed in it.