Recommendations Wanted: Web Comics

One of my favourite webcomics, Girls with Slingshots, finished up its run a few weeks ago. Some of the others that make up my regular weekly reading have announced their conclusion is coming up in the near future.

This means I’ve got some gaps in my weekly reading schedule that I kinda want to fill in, since I’m a fan of the webcomic format and interested in seeing what people do with it. And since I am old and set in my ways, I don’t really go searching for new comics all that often.

So I’m turning to you, dear peeps – recommend me some of your favourite webcomics in the comments and I’ll go check ’em out.

To save some time, I’ve already got a regular reading list that I hit pretty consistently: PVP, Something Positive, Questionable Content and XKCD are habitually daily reads; Dumbing of Age, Girl Genius, Least I Could Do, Weregeek and a handful of others get a weekly read-through when I’ve got the time.

Strips that do awesome T-shirts in addition to being consistently entertaining get bonus points.

  6 comments for “Recommendations Wanted: Web Comics

  1. 15/04/2015 at 10:00 AM

    Nimona by Noelle Stevenson is one of my faves! http://gingerhaze.com/nimona/comic/page-1.

    I also really love As the Crow Flies by Melanie Gillman which is a beautiful hand drawn YA / coming of age webcomic. http://www.melaniegillman.com/?p=96 (this is actually page one despite the URL)

    Plus any of the short horror ones by Emily Carroll – http://www.emcarroll.com/

  2. malinfox
    16/04/2015 at 4:15 AM

    Daily humor type strips:
    Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal: http://www.smbc-comics.com/ (definitely if you like XKCD, try this one; also he does good t-shirts)
    Chainsawsuit (also does short videos): http://chainsawsuit.com/ (a little more hit and miss but some good stuff)
    Oglaf (adult humor): http://www.oglaf.com

  3. melindajmoore
    16/04/2015 at 2:33 PM

    http://www.gunnerkrigg.com/ might be your kind of odd. I'm kind of surprised you don't read Order of the Stick: http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0001.html

    • petermball
      21/04/2015 at 11:33 AM

      I'm surprisingly resistant to most forms of gaming webcomic (and most forms of gaming humour in general). There's usually something about the character archetypes and the assumptions about the geeks behind them – even in comics like Order of the Stick where the "players" are basically invisible to the reader – that bugs the hell out of me.

      Part of the reason I love Weregeek so hard is that it's largely celebratory about all aspects of geekdom, rather than looking for ways to make fun of it.

  4. 09/07/2015 at 11:17 AM

    Belatedly, you might want to look at:

    Go Get A Roomie
    Menage A 3
    Scandinavia & The World
    Stand Still, Stay Silent

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