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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby piwakawaka42 » Sat Jun 30, 2012 12:05 am UTC

My reading list: xkcd, OOtS, SMBC, PhD, dilbert (not really a web comic, but there is an RSS feed), surviving the world, friendship is dragons (a "screenshot and turn into an RPG" comic (darths and droids/DM of the rings) for MLPFiM), and subnormality. I used to love goblins, but the plot started getting crazy-particularly that weird dungeon with alternate universe versions of the characters-and I just got bored of it.
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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby drego642 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:32 am UTC

I don't check all as regularly as I'd like to, but here's my favorite webcomics list, aside from XKCD:

Scandinavia and the World
Lackadaisy

And others, which I need to catch up on big-time:

Slightly Damned
TwoKinds
Catena

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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby Magnanimous » Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:49 am UTC

Edmund Finney's Quest to Find the Meaning of Life is really funny. The ten most recent comics are pretty indicative of the humor style.

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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby Thadlerian » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:58 am UTC

Cucumber Quest, because it's got the most beautiful art I've seen and a lot of neat jokes.

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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby ran88dom99 » Wed Nov 07, 2012 6:54 pm UTC

http://crimsonflagcomic.com/
http://www.drunkduck.com/Gnoph/ A bit body horror and bloody.
http://www.avasdemon.com/ Talking about the art from Cuco made me think of this.
And OOTS Gunnerkrig Oglaf(nsfw) and xkdc. My other hundred.

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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby kinigget » Thu Nov 15, 2012 9:32 pm UTC

I read Gunnerkrigg Court, TwoKinds, Lackadaisy Cats, Dresden Codak, El Goonish Shive, and occasionally one called Dream*Scar. also, Girl Genius. I don't really read any of them regularly anymore since my last computer broke and I lost all my bookmarks.
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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby Nylonathatep » Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:16 pm UTC

http://www.xkcd.com (Warning: Not safe for Liberal Majors)

http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/

Erfworld:
http://www.erfworld.com/

Unspeaking Vault of Doooooooom:
http://www.goominet.com/unspeakable-vault/

Darth and Droids
http://www.darthsanddroids.net/

Cyanide and Happiness
http://www.explosm.net/comics/

Evil Inc.
http://www.evil-comic.com/

Rusty and Co. Defunct due to copyright issue with Wizard of the Coast.

Flintlocke's Guide to Azeroth (ended)
http://pc.gamespy.com/articles/578/578734p1.html

The Trenches
http://trenchescomic.com/

DrowTales
http://www.drowtales.com/

Romanticallyapocalypti
http://romanticallyapocalyptic.com/ (New!!!)

Few other that was already mention:

Dr.Mcninja, Questionable Content, Pictures for Sad Children, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, 8-Bit (ended), Perry Bible Fellowship, Order of the Stick, Gunnerkrigg Court, VG Cats, Super Effective, Dilbert, Pvponline (and soon Table Titans), Penny Arcade,

Comics to Run away from very fast:

Real Life comics (Got really lame after a long run due to writer running out of ideas)

LFG Comics (blagant rip off on 8-bit, with WoW reference and narcissism thrown in)

Least I could do (Writer Ego Stroke)

Megatokyo (Started off amazing... then the writer and the artist have "creative differences" and the writer left... the artwork really hasn't evolved, the storyline tanked)

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let's face it... everyone needs more good(!) comics!

Postby daef » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:47 am UTC

let me set the scene...:

during our hackspaces last meetup some fellas were wondering about which nerd reads which (web)comics.

so the "usual" suspects came up, (xkcd always comes up first somehow ;-) )

and as we tend to sync things up (nobody wants to miss a good laugh) we started a piratepad to gather a "best of" (web)comics...

feel free to discover, contribute, or flame me for my bad grammar, probably ignoring board rules - or simply do whatever you want

tl;dr

piratepad.net/mPIIobOgYe

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Re: let's face it... everyone needs more good(!) comics!

Postby Red Hal » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:34 pm UTC

You can add

Dr McNinja and Snow-by-Night to that list
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Re: let's face it... everyone needs more good(!) comics!

Postby daef » Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:54 am UTC

Red Hal wrote:You can add

everybody can! it's world-writable...

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Postby Sprocket » Fri Mar 29, 2013 6:07 pm UTC

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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby raudorn » Sun May 26, 2013 6:48 pm UTC

I'm not sure anyone wants to read a 85 item long list, so here's a selection based on obscurity and interestingness:

Death and the Maiden - Who doesn't like the Reaper trying to get some reaping done?
The Bare Pit - The zany happenings in a nude resort, kind of NSFW
A miracle of science - 'Science Related Memetic Disorder' sufficiently describes this wecomic
Dresden Codak - Deserves a mention in any case, imo a must-read. Click. it. now.
Escape from Terra - Depicts life in a partially colonised solar system. Try to ignore the heavy-handed author tracks in the beginning.
Freefall - A genetically engineered engineer (ha!) is 'employed' by a cleptomanic, chaotic neutral alien, but ends up in a crisis involving a couple hundred million sentient beings and french ninjas. Bring a tent and a sleep roll, this comic is good, but rrreeaalllyyy slow.
Gone with the Blastwave - Postapocalyptic silliness
Nine Planets Without Intelligent Life - Humans? Good riddance!
Spacetrawler - Humans make for good heroes to free a slaved species, because they are all completely insane
2D Goggles - The historically accurate adventures of Lovelace and Babbage
Zen pencils - Less of a webcomic and more illustrated quotes, but plenty good in any case
Prequel - 'Making a cat cry: the adventure'. Has been called a MSPA rip-off by rabid fanboys, because it uses the same format (user input, varying media like flash games and gifs). Contentwise it has absolutely nothing to do with any MSPA adventure and should be called an Oblivion rip-off by day and a work of genius by night.

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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby Magnanimous » Sun Sep 22, 2013 4:01 am UTC

raudorn wrote:Prequel - 'Making a cat cry: the adventure'. Has been called a MSPA rip-off by rabid fanboys, because it uses the same format (user input, varying media like flash games and gifs). Contentwise it has absolutely nothing to do with any MSPA adventure and should be called an Oblivion rip-off by day and a work of genius by night.

I just want to recommend this again because the story's getting really good. Elder Scrolls universe, and one of the characters is so rich and powerful because
Spoiler:
she's the player character (implied, at least).

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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby kiniget » Fri May 09, 2014 1:25 am UTC

I probably already did this once before I left, but I'll do it again

El Goonish Shive
Gunnerkrigg Court
Ava's Demon
Girl Genius
Misfile
Dreden Codak
Blindsprings

edit: oh hey look! there I am higher up the page! I should go back and start reading a few of those again
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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby EdgarJPublius » Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:38 pm UTC

So, about half the comics I mentioned last time ended, but since I discovered RSS readers (currently using Feedly since Google Reader was ended) and Comic Rocket I've managed to expand my reading list quite a bit, so again, I won't list them all here, just the best that haven't already been mentioned a million times:

Schlock Mercenary The Comic Space Opera is still going strong. Has had its ups and downs over the years, but always tends towards being good and entertaining.

Drive Another comic space opera, this one just came back from hiatus though. rag-tag crew are one a secret mission to give Humanity a chance in the war against the aliens whose FTL drive they stole.

Derelict Scavenger Dang Thu Mai scours the high-seas of a post-apocalyptic world for food and fuel while avoiding the monsters that lurk in the mist.

Quantum Vibe Seamus O'Murchada is a 300 year old mad scientist on a journey through the solar system with his assistant, the first woman to fly below the Sun's corona.

Strong Female Protagonist As a teenager, Mega Girl was the strongest superhero, taking on villains like Menace and Cleaver. But super-strength and invincibility are no match for social injustice, so she took off the mask and cape to make the world a better place as Allison, middle-class college student and volunteer firefighter.

Lovesyck (NSFW) "A vaguely pornographic deep space nightclub medical opera", the prequel to Lovelyss "a sexy outer-space nightclub pulp adventure in three parties"
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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby Thadlerian » Sat Jul 12, 2014 8:07 pm UTC

Some updates:

Dumbing of Age - college webcomic, highly accessible, updates every day.

Stand Still, Stay Silent - Scandinavia-centric, post-apocalyptic. Astounding art and nearly daily updates. Also check out the artist's tiny two-year project of 556 pages, A Redtail's dream.

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Re: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?

Postby alurker » Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:32 am UTC

== Webcomics that update at least weekly, roughly ordered by my own rating ==

Gunnerkrigg Court
Bad Machinery
The Bouletcorp
octopus pie
Bruno - from Christopher Baldwin's archive
Ava's Demon
Gaia - from sandraandwoo
The End
One Way by Christopher Baldwin
Girls With Slingshots
Questionable Content
Girl Genius
The Adventures of Dr. McNinja
Wondermark
xkcd
Schlock Mercenary
Scenes From A Multiverse
Dick Tracy
PHD Comics
diesel sweeties
The Non-Adventures of Wonderella
Hefty Grogol - NSFW
The Bell Blues
Dilbert
Sinfest

== Webcomics that update monthly or less frequently: ==

Dresden Codak
The Perry Bible Fellowship

== Webcomics I haven't started reading yet, may be NSFW: ==

Dicebox
Broodhollow - by Kris Straub
Vattu
The Property of Hate
Failing Sky - graphic novel the Sinking Ship
Derelict - graphic novel
Stand Still. Stay Silent
Akimbo Comics
You Suck

== Webcomics that I hope will return from hiatus: ==

Kukuburi - by ramón
Overcompensating
Buttercup Festival by David Troupes
The Cloud Factory
Goblins

== Text only ==

Finally, not a comic at all, but an episodic story about mage Laura Ferno in a world where magic is now a "bona fide field of engineering" and her quest to find who her mage mother was.
It's hard to classify, rather dense but the words paint an epic picture, can be heavy going:

Ra - Things Of Interest at qntm dot org slash ra


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