If you enjoy stories about children going off on epic adventures (and enjoy poking fun at them even more), you should do yourself a favor and check out Gigi D.G.’s webcomic Cucumber Quest. And soon, you’ll be able to read the story in print.
This is why the traffic report really needs to take monster attacks into account. Concept art by Nacho Yagüe.
In the dystopian world of Dust, evolution occurs at a breakneck rate, forming organisms that may hold miraculous powers or trigger deadly plagues. While most of humanity lives in walled cities, it’s the job of trackers to record the changes, and look for ways to cure the sicknesses.
We’ve seen a lot of webcomics loosely inspired by fairy tales, but Megan Kearney does something a little different with her Beauty and the Beast. She goes back to the classic tellings of the story, and gives both leads richer and stranger backstories.
Lynda Barry is truly a treasure of cartooning. In just four panels, she delivers a poignant piece on how audiences interact with art, even if they’re not sure what they’re supposed to be feeling.
Animation in the Soviet Union was often a glorious thing to behold: experimental, surreal, and eclectic, even amidst government censorship. In fact, just one home-grown animated film didn’t make it past the censors: Andrei Khrzhanovsky’s 1968 satire The Glass Harmonica.
Mary Cagle’s latest webcomic, Sleepless Domain, is set in a city that’s invaded by monsters every night, and protected by Magical Girls. But one group, Team Alchemical, is having some interpersonal issues, which can get dangerous during those nightly battles.
After meeting with misadventure, a space probe from the Voyager mission crashes back to Earth, centuries after it left. But Earth is a very different place now, and there’s only one person around to witness the Golden Record’s message.
Artist Floccinaucinihilipilification is probably best known for her comics showing Harry Potter’s Dumbledore at his most absurdly irresponsible. When she isn’t skewering Hogwarts, she can sometimes draws a pair of goofy dragons who happen to be the best of bros.
Whether you plan to rule over Atlantis, or just the neighborhood pool, these crowns by artist Chelsea Shiels will complete your water-based royalty ensemble.
In a world where most dogs still hang out at home with their owners, three canine friends have decided to try for their dream careers. But they still can’t help but wonder: did they make the right choices?
When Scout Zhang spotted the creature scrambling up and away from the wreckage, he took a deep breath. Sure, the thing had just devoured thirty tons of perfectly good salvage, but when it came to first contact, patience always trumped anger. Concept art by Evan Liu.
Cartoonist Lee Gatlin regularly posts hilarious comics on his Tumblr, including a series of comics where Freud listens to the emotional woes of various fictional creatures, including superheroes, monsters, and even Satan himself. Sometimes, introspection is just funny.
In Taylor Robin’s webcomic Never Satisfied, there is one plum job that every young magician wants: to be their city’s magical representative to the king. But in this year’s crop, one competitor has managed to stay in the running without using any magic. What gives?
We’ve seen endless adaptations of Snow White, but we’ve never seen one quite like this. In this animated short, a crew of thieves in matching hats has just pulled the job of their lives, but things don’t turn out quite as they expected.
Kate Beaton is currently on tour for her latest book, King Baby, a tour that is taking her to a lot of schools and putting her in contact with many hilarious children. Fortunately for us, she has been documenting her book tour encounters in comic form.
Tumblr is often a place where people discuss identity politics, but how much more complicated would those identity politics be if they included vampires, werewolves, fairies, and other fantastical creatures?
When Farah, star of the webcomic Shattered Starlight, was younger, she was able to deal with her problems by hitting them with her magical hockey stick. That’s because she was a magical girl, a defender of Montreal. But now that she’s older, she has to deal with crappy jobs and crappier bosses. And that might be the…
Richard Kadrey’s Sandman Slim books have always seemed perfectly suited for a film adaptation. After all, they star a tough-talking magician who’s escaped from Hell (and sounds like he escaped from a Raymond Chandler novel) and is out for revenge. And now a movie may be on its way.
Teddy bears make a sweet gift when you’re dating someone, but when the relationship goes south, it’s often the plush toy that suffers. In the short film Teddy Bears are for Lovers, a group of long-suffering teddies decide to team up against the guy they feel did their owners wrong.