Holiday Comics: Kate Beaton’s annual Christmas comics

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It’s becoming a tradition like plum pudding and A Christmas Story: Kate Beaton’s annual comics about her family from her trip home for Christmas. I’m not sure how they’re tagged but if you click around her Tumblr you’ll see them all. Kate’s family is no more odd or endearing than anyone’s and that what’s make these so universal. IF these don’t give you that fuzzy holiday feeling, nothing will.

Webcomic Alert: “Unnamed” videoo game/ superhero comic by Box Brown

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Box Brown (Retrofit Comics, Andre” is serializing a new unnamed comic that deals with fantasy/superhero/video game elements as an unnamed hero deals with the tedium of grinding, and argues with another explorer over the life of crystal thieving. It’s a few pages in, but another solid entry in the “magical kingdom” genre of indie comics. Jump on board!

Webcomics Tuesday: Empowered by Adam Warren is being serialzed online FREE

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Empowered isn’t for everyone…but it is for a LOT of people. Adam Warren’s pastiche on manga is billed as a “sexy superhero comedy” and that it is, but it’s also a long running story with a lot of heart and characterization that propel it far beyond mere cheesecake comics. And with nine volumes (!) in […]

Webcomics Tuesday begins with “Picnic”

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It’s December 29th and most of you are on holiday or traveling around or sitting at your desk counting the minutes until you can leave. I’m in the middle group—traveling— and for those of you in the latter group, today were just posting some fine reading. The provenance of some of these is, um, hazy, but no judgements. Just entertainment!

Holiday Comics: Pucky’s Purrfect Christmas Tips by Georgia Dunn

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Breaking news! Breaking Cat News is back with a new holiday special! Pucky’s Purrfect Christmas Tips. The link is to the first chapter and then hit next to read the whole searing saga of how robber mice steal Buzzy Mouse and Puck becomes a creature of vengeance. Of course there are also special tips on how cats can “help” with Christmas that any feline owner will recognize and fear.

Holiday Comics: Snow, Snow, Snow, Snow, SNOW! by Rina Ayuyang

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As we’re all settling in for the holidays, here’s some holiday reading, courtesy of Rina Ayuyang. Snow, Snow, Snow, Snow, SNOW! refers to something we’re not seeing too much of here in the Northeast…the white stuff. The comic itself is a fond reminiscence of another holiday tradition: campy musicals. In you enjoyed that, here’s another […]

MATT CHATS: Albert Monteys on Bringing His ‘Universe!’ to Panel Syndicate [EXCLUSIVE ART]

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Brian K. Vaughan, Marcos Martin and friends made a big splash with their digital-first, pay-what-you-want series The Private Eye. But they always intended for the publisher they created, Panel Syndicate, to house more than just their stories. The first and to date the only other work to appear on Panel Syndicate is Universe! from cartoonist […]

MATT CHATS: NHOJ on Doing a Brand New Comic (Almost) Every Day

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Irish cartoonist NHOJ (John Cullen) has been posting his Daily Comics for over 650 days at this point. They are often funny, sometimes poignant and always beautiful and entertaining. Here’s a look at his process. Fascinated by the kind of dedication such an effort takes, I asked NHOJ some questions about such topics as his […]