RULES PART TWO: CONTINUITY AND DISRUPTION

HyenaHell at 12:00AM, March 17, 2017



Aight y'all, go ahead and fasten yer proverbial seat belts, on account of we got a lot of ground to cover with this one! Actually come to think of it there ain't really too many proverbs about seat belts; more like I'm stretching out a turn of ...

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Language Learning through Comics

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Jan. 20, 2017



A little comic by Vasya Lozhkin: “I will take revenge”

Earlier today I was reading this article about an immigrant to Canada who learned English with the help of comics, and who now creates comics himself. It got me to thinking about what a great resource comics are for learning ...



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Inside Jokes

Banes at 12:00AM, Jan. 5, 2017



Webcomics don't need to follow rules.

They are often created by one person and don't need to answer to editors, publishers or money-type-people. They can be made by just you, and can be made for an audience of just a couple friends or relatives…or just for yourself ...



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Timeliness vs Timelessness

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 24, 2016


Rogue from the X-Men encounters President Ronald Reagan!
(…who???)


Timeliness vs Timelessness

Some comics are very much “of the moment”, while others are more timeless.

Connecting to the events of the moment can be a worthy endeavor. The political satire of Jesus 2016 comes to mind. Webcomics are well suited ...








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Keeping Things Light

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Sept. 9, 2016



This newspost is inspired by ozoneocean’s recent thread and quackcast about evoking emotion. I've recently been struggling with the opposite issue in my own comic. The whole project is really just a light-hearted excuse to draw my favourite things and write odd characters, but it's also held ...

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weDRAW

Banes at 12:00AM, Aug. 25, 2016



There's some down time at work sometimes, where I either grab a coffee, chat with coworkers, or pull out my wretched, beloved phone and disappear into it. Sometimes a combo of all three activities.

But a few weeks ago, I grabbed my clipboard and did some sketching instead. I ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> The Silence of the Lamps

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, April 13, 2016



Have you ever laughed at a joke about Hoverboards? Pondered about the museums offered to dung beetles? Compared the strange mannerisms of humans with animals? Made jokes about poppy flowers? Thought about the items that would be sold at a “Man Mart” themed store?

The Silence of the Lamps has ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> We Made a Comic

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, April 29, 2015



What do you get when two sweet potatoes/yams decide to collaborate with each other to make a comic? Mashed potatoes!

We Made a Comic is centered around the personified yams, Allen and Scott. The premise follows the formula for gag-a-day comic strips about two couch potatoes sitting around making ...



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The Dark Side of Comedy

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, April 13, 2015


-Art by Gunwallace

There was once an intervention for work-appropriate humour at one of my former jobs where we were asked the question: "A joke told in the workplace can be off-colour or sexually offensive as long as I know that I am only kidding.“ The moderator had the room ...


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Spring Cleaning!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 30, 2015



It is finally Spring in many parts of the world. It is actually Summer in some of the luckier parts and it is still snowing in certain regions (apologies Northeastern United States). Whatever the case, this is the time of year that people like to throw away old stuff and ...

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