Webcomics in Review: Dumbing of Age – Changing for the Better

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Joyce is beginning her freshman year at Indiana University after being homeschooled her entire life. She promises her best friend that she won’t let the secular school change her, but as she meets the members of her co-ed dorm – bitter roommate Sarah, academic achiever atheist Dorothy, dinosaur obsessed Dina, self-destructive cheerleader Billie, juvenile delinquent […]

Webcomic Alert: Sledgehammer Pt. 1 – Sam Alden is back!!!

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At CAB this year I was talking to a few people asking, “Whatever happened to Sam Alden?” Alden burst on the scene a few years ago with an astonishing leap  from the Best American Comics’s short listed Haunter to such disturbing and unforgettable books as It Never Happened Again and New Construction: Two More Stories . But then, like […]

Webcomics in Review: Snarlbear – She Who Fights Monsters

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Coming home from her boring grocery store job, Daisy stumbles into the Rainbow Dimension – a vibrant magical land filled with monsters, like the multi-colored bear that attacks Daisy immediately. Daisy beats the bear to death with her bike and is rewarded with the bear’s colorful coat and a new moniker – Snarlbear. Along with […]

Webcomics in Review: Rumplestiltskin- Rewriting the Classics

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Chris is tired of her boring, provincial life. She knows her destiny isn’t on the farm, and when the king announces a new contest for young witches, Chris knows this is her chance. So what if she isn’t that good at magic, it’s fate. When things go south at the castle though, she has nobody […]

Webcomic review: Grounded Supernatural Action in ‘Wilde Life’

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  Journalist Oscar Wilde decides to leave his life in Chicago and rent a house from Craigslist in Podunk, Oklahoma because he wants an adventure. Most people would say rural Oklahoma is a bad candidate for adventure seekers, but Oscar soon meets the ghost of a 1940s mathematician, an angsty teen werewolf, and many more […]

Webcomics in Review: Wilde Life – Magically Mundane

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Journalist Oscar Wilde decides to leave his life in Chicago and rent a house from Craigslist in Podunk, Oklahoma because he wants an adventure. Most people would say rural Oklahoma is a bad candidate for adventure seekers, but Oscar soon meets the ghost of a 1940s mathematician, an angsty teen werewolf, and many more supernatural […]

31 Days of Halloween: The Bloody Cardinal by Richard Sala

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I doubt a 31 Days of Halloween has gone by without my linking to Richard Sala, one of the masters of creepy and eerie comics. He’s currently serializing The Bloody Cardinal (link takes you to the Study Group page for the comic, which starts at the beginning, but it’s on tumblr, too.) It’s described as […]