The Middle Road Between Physical Comics and TV Shows

There have been numerous posts on this site discussing webcomics, specifically Webtoons and how comics have evolved in the digital age. I also wanted to address Webtoons, because before I found that site, I was not familiar with many comics and I didn’t read them either. It wasn’t that I looked down on them, I […]

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A picture of the main heroes of the webcomic Namesake

We can all agree that reading is a solidary thing. Like: you open the book, you read it to yourself, and then you put it down. Maybe you join a book club and you can talk about it, but that isn’t as normalized and has the stereotype of being old fashioned. Maybe there are reddit […]

So Many Options!

  With more and more people opting for digital comics they can read on the go, it’s no surprise that the platforms for webcomics have increased. Some of the popular ones include Tapas, Webtoon, and Lezhin, which are all South Korean based companies.  What’s the benefit? Since each of these platforms are available in app […]

Strange Planet: Technical Talking

When we explain anything to any person, we usually use a lot of emotion and use a type of language that is easy and simple. Imagine when a parent is playing with their infant and hides behind their hands and repeatedly shows themselves saying, “Where’d I go? Here I am!”. Yet, instead of saying it […]

Scoob and Shag: The Wildest Webcomic You Need to Read

The Internet is a place of many fanworks, with fans from around the world taking the established properties they love and paying tribute to them through fanart, fanfiction, and various other creations. Some of these fanworks take on a life of their own, transcending their tributary origins to become something original. One such fanwork is […]

Cyanide and Happiness: The Beginning

Most people familiar with internet based comics and memes are sure to have at least heard of Cyanide and Happiness comics. However, it’s not common knowledge how this now 53 million dollar enterprise came to be. In short, it all started with three dudes drawing stick figures and jokes. Kris Wilson, Bob DenBleyker, and Dave […]

Comic Books Are Reappearing!?

  Comic books have gotten a pretty bad rap for a while. They were known as a distraction that kids hid inside the pages of ‘real books’. People saw them as a more simplified version of reading, something that couldn’t offer the same complexity or developmental benefits that ‘serious books’ could. Now comic books or […]