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Tom Siddell's "Gunnerkrigg Court."

Postby Qray » Tue Sep 02, 2008 12:35 am

Gunnerkrigg Court
Where to start...the life of a couple girls at a boarding school in the UK. Throw in a ghost and a shadow. A demon stuffed toy and his cousin, thee Coyote. A girl whose eyes show up only when she's wet, a robot missing an arm, and mix in psychopomps (guys that escort dead dudes in the afterlife) and you get Tom Siddell's "Gunnerkrigg Court." The most accurately updated comic on the interwebertubes.

Updated every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

http://www.gunnerkrigg.com/index2.php
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xkcd

Postby Qray » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:49 pm

XKCD
By Randall Munroe is a "webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language."
Stick-figure style with some adult situations.

Updates every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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Crimson Dark

Postby Qray » Sat Nov 29, 2008 10:43 pm

Crimson Dark
Created by David C. Simon. Crimson Dark is a serialised Sci-Fi story set during a massive inter-stellar war in the 27th century. Focusing primarily on a handful of individuals who act as Privateers.

It may just be me, but you can definitely tell that the creator is a fan of Firefly.

Updates every Monday.
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Re: Web Comics!

Postby TheScribblery » Thu Feb 26, 2009 1:14 am

How about....

Dresden Codak

This is the website that brought us "Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day", so pay homage, man. Created by Aaron Diaz, this is just a friggin' amazing webcomic. Wrapping most of its humor around philosophy, physics, and metaphysics, the comic format changes back and forth between bursts of storyline and episodic bits, usually following the life of scientific prodigy Kimiko Ross and her friends Dmitri and Alina Tokamak, along with Tiny Carl Jung. The "Dungeons and Discourse" strips are just plain hardcore awesome, along with the transhumanism-based "Hob" storyline.

And the art ain't bad to look at, neither.
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Girl Genius

Postby Qray » Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:18 am

Girl Genius
"Adventure, Romance, MAD SCIENCE!" Written and drawn by Phil and Kaja Foglio and published by their company, Studio Foglio LLC under the imprint Airship Entertainment, Girl Genius is an alternate-history steampunk fantasy (or "Gaslamp Fantasy" as Kaja calls it) story.

A story where the Industrial Revolution has escalated into an all-out war due to the battles between "Sparks" (scientifically gifted "mad scientists" with supernormal abilities in one or more scientific field," the comic has won 2 Hugos, 2 Eisners, 4 Squiddys, and 3 Web Cartoonists' Choice Awards.

"The main character, Agatha Heterodyne, at first seems to be nothing more than a struggling student at Transylvania Polygnostic University, but when Baron Klaus Wulfenbach and his son come to investigate irregularities at the university, a seemingly unrelated sequence of events leads to Agatha awakening to her family's genetic inheritance and their secrets. The people she meets as she flees the Baron will either help her or try to use her, but in the Wastelands of devastated Europe, trust can be hard to win."

Around since 2000, Girl Genius has actually taken the reverse of most webcomics by first coming out as a comic book series and then turning into a webcomic.

Kaja Foglio coined the term "Gaslamp Fantasy" (an alternative to steampunk) to describe the work. In her April 24, 2006 LiveJournal entry, Kaja Foglio explained how the term came to be coined:
I called it Gaslamp Fantasy because, around the time we were bringing Girl Genius out, there was a comic called Steampunk on the shelves and I didn't want any confusion. Plus, I've never liked the term steampunk much for our work, it's derived from cyberpunk (a term which I think actually fits its genre well) but we have no punk, and we have more than just steam, and using a different name seemed appropriate. I mis-remembered a term that I had come across in the foreword to an H. Rider Haggard book, where the author was talking about Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, Rider Haggard and that sort of pre-pulp adventure material, and came up with "Gaslamp Fantasy." I felt a bit foolish when I discovered that I had made up my own term, but it works and I like it.
("Dirt, Collection Vol. 5, Furniture and Gaslamp Fantasy")
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Buck Godot

Postby Qray » Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:49 am

Buck Godot

Beginning.
End.

Not sure why pim didn't post this, but hey, I'll do it. :thumright:

Written and drawn by Phil Foglio, Buck Godot isn't an ongoing webcomic, but rather a comic book series that had been serialized as a webcomic. The final update having been in 2007.

The science fiction/comedy story follows the adventures of Hoffmanite, Buck Godot (a variant human race from a world with a heavy gravity environment,) and more importantly features The Winslow. :mrgreen:
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Twisted Kaiju Theater

Postby Qray » Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:56 am

Twisted Kaiju Theater

Updated twice a week, Twisted Kaiju Theater is a photo-based comedic webcomic by Sean McGuinness mainly featuring Godzilla.

The comic sometimes contains profanity.

TKT is currently in an arc dedicated to the Armed Services fighting overseas.

http://www.neomonsterisland.com/tktarkv ... 589/1.html
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