There are many anthro creatures in the world now, decades after Chernobyl bathed the world in mutagenic radiation humanoid animals have almost become a norm. Our story centres on Moly Lusc, a chain-smoking, sassy black streetwise seal with an attitude, a knack for survival and a bit of a ruthless streak for getting her own way. She also has an interesting habit of eating soap and subsequently a clever talent for blowing bubbles, which she uses in surprising ways! This is very much a neo-nior story, with anthro characters and a comedy flavour! The art is a work in progress but visibly improving as Andreas experiments with his style, it's mostly in tones of grey, all done with pens, only the lettering is digital.
Read Molly Lusc, by Andreas Helixfinger, rated M.
After traveling several miles on winding roads, Adrienne Barbara Whippet has just arrived in the town of Barkham to meet her father. The only problem is that her first meeting is with a lawyer of her father’s estate and her father is no where in sight. Adrienne enlists the help of fellow local, Yaeko Akita to find out more about her father.
The comic is drawn in full pages of black and white art. The special attention to the details of cuisine and architecture of Japan makes this comic special.
Catch the story in the middle of a flashback and read Barkham Horror by Scott D, rated E!
Is Santa Claus just a story we tell young kids, is it a vast conspiracy involving all adults working together with the government for some reason, or is he a real person? In the The St Nickolas Conspiracy Heather sets out to discover the truth after her science-minded friend Micha sets her on an inquisitive path. This is a bizarre and interesting comedy mystery story, and very seasonal too! Just the thing for this time of year.
This is a very expanded story with pages all being told in a single pane. The art is all full colour and digital in a painterly cell-shaded style. Good for all the family!
Read The St Nickolas Conspiracy, by Doorki, rated E.
SG, a teenage girl, is on the lookout for her missing boyfriend but finds herself in the clutches of a mountain lion instead. Following her earthly death, she finds herself down the rabbit hole, greeted by an assortment of Eastern and Western deities until she spawns somewhere in Wisconsin greeted by a bunch of laid back hippies that enjoy a far out time and Led Zeppelin music. It turns out that the shirt on her back is her most important ticket to the afterlife.
The art is drawn in digital color. The story is told in a full-page comic layout.
Figure out the true path after this life and read Feint by stonedraccoon, rated M!
Erin and Capitan Deakins are working for the state, their current mission is to bring in an escaped historian, Simon Mandel, who's working on Project 5… if they don't find him alive they have to return his dead body. The wilderness outside the citadel walls on Jupiter's moon of Ganymede is a dangerous place, it's very hard to survive a day out there, let alone after sunset. Whatever they do, they have to get back before it gets dark! These are some of the last humans left alive, anywhere. The settlement on Ganymede is humanity's last hope, so keeping track of the population is very important!
Inner Enemy is a SciFi adventure story with beautifully coloured, creatively stylised artwork.
Read Inner Enemy, by Sabin, rated T.
Full House is a slice of life comic about two sets of siblings and their quirky arguments. One pair of siblings, Hakeim and Haykal, has a story that is somewhat meta as the characters in the comic are currently in the process of creating their own comic. On the other side of the coin, we have Jill and Noah, a sister and brother team whose dynamic is very close to the polar opposites. There is a joy in seeing how two complete opposite personalities can be so closely related.
The comic art is in black and white with cut scenes and cover pages in color.
Enjoy a world that showcases the relationships of siblings and read FULL HOUSE by ProjectNutz by Chappy, rated E!
Colton Emerson dreams… he dreams of a life of action, daring do and bizarre supervillains, a life of something bigger, something better and more meaningful. Meanwhile reality smacks him down hard. He's working in a dead end job fixing dead watches, being a bastard to customers, and living under a weirdly “caring” dictatorship in a police state. But all that's about change with the discovery of a rather special jacket, a jacket that confers on the wearer some very unusual physical enhancements. Perhaps his dreams aren't really dreams after all?
This is an action superhero story with drama and comedy. It's all digital and mostly black and white, very professional looking art.
Read The Jacket, by RTHaldeman, (Biamonte and Hadleman) rated M.
Olivia (aka Lola) has finally decided to pay her older sister, Emilia (aka Emi) a visit after two years. The first thing Emi does is greet Olivia with a breakfast that definitely needs some work in the taste department, which is funny because Emi is the owner of the local Northerham Diner. Lola is running away from a lot of things including her mom and her best friend Lexi. Hopefully the time spent with her sister, Emi, will give Lola the space to figure out why she is trying to break free.
The comic creator, rinpa, comes from Finland and the art has a very delicate feel with very carefully selected color schemes to make each page rather unique.
Take a break at Northerham Diner and read Risk it for a Biscuit by funyurinpa, rated T!
Nel and Soul are two star crossed lovers, members of rival wolf packs who're at war with one another… they sneak out to meet in secrecy but how long can that last before they're found out and their lives are torn apart by terrible war? Soul's pack is huge and vicious, Nel's is small and friendly, the outcome of any conflict is hardly in doubt. The only hope is that the fragile truce will hold.
The art of Wild Wolves is impressive: fully digital, full colour and drawn with a very practised hand. It's mostly cell shaded with painted backgrounds, but some pages are fully painted. The story is a romance, drama, action adventure starring talking wolves.
Read Wild Wolves, by Epic SaveRoom, rated E.
Welcome to this intergalactic prison filled with a wide range of creatures and prisoners committed to serving time in space. Each inmate, including a rocket pack hotshot, a street-brawling young man, and a lawbreaking, exotic kitty-lady dancer, spends their time thinking back to the exact moment that landed them in prison.
Interstellar Dust is created by the collaborative duo, C.J. Hudson and Igor Wolski. Each page delivers a fully digital, colored masterpiece. This is definitely a comic that displays great mechanical designs and detailed backgrounds.
Break away from the prisoner transport cells and read Interstellar Dust by warneveryonecomics, rated M!
Two friends known to each other as Liv and Indigo create unusual and imaginative plays together that they act out in the forest, complete with amazing costumes. We catch them in the middle of one such performance, each dressed in fantastic fashion. we learn that the next performance will be based on Liv's dream… but not only that, it will be a complete recreation in an attempt to reach a revelation. Out of the Blue is an interesting and unusual comic with a slightly unconventional story and characters. It's set in a world a little unlike our own where the colour of bird speech bubbles has a specific meaning. I would class this as a fantasy story! The art is all drawn with pen on paper and painstakingly coloured with watercolour paints and scanned, which gives it a unique look and feel!
Read Out of the Blue, by Shelmnop, rated T.
In this nouveau religious retelling of a time when demons rise and destruct, a group of bow and sword wielding heroes confront a wicked creature that possibly came from the other side. After one of the members is marked, a steady recovery and a pot of soup proves her wounds were not that deep. After numerous heretic marks start appearing around the city, it is up to the group of knights and religious folks to get to the bottom of their cause.
The line art is hand-drawn on paper and rendered in black and white.
You do not need to know how to speak in tongues in order to read Speaking In Tongues by quinn o matic, rated T!
What do you do when you're caught stealing from a humourless paladin? Why, pretend you're a tax collector for the IRS! That's the strategy of the clever thief Oedipus Bull. This canard goes on for a while and then collapses in a disastrous fashion, along with Oedipus's face! You'll see what I mean when you read it…
This is a pixel-art comic, meaning it's made with hand drawn pixelised characters and backgrounds, rather than the pre-made copyright stuff of a Sprite comic. Stunlock is a comedy spoof fantasy story. Enjoy!
Read Stunklock, by Salexander , rated T.
In an ancient civilization on Earth, humans had a stronger connection to insects, especially the giant butterfly, and nature. Two competing clans, the Ture and the Rahase, came from two separate regions, but were constantly at odds. An ancient ritual is about to begin after a hasty altercation between a Ture villager and a Rahase soldier ended in an unnecessary fatality. Now the Rahase soldier is about to be asked a series of riddles by the Ture and hopefully can make it through a whole ceremony dedicated to The Goddess.
The art is drawn in full digital color in full page layouts.
Figure out the true meanings behind the snake, the Earth, and death and read The True Face by marcorossi, rated E!
Limbo Road is an interesting little place filled with a cast of colourful characters and the dumb things they get up to. Doctor Faust for instance: he's the resident mad scientist, he routinely finds himself creating sassy, smart talking animals like Panda-bat and a talking turtle with a giant brain. We're slowly being introduced to this friendly bunch as the comic goes on. Limbo Road is a newspaper style comic strip, drawn in black and white. The story style is comedic slice of life and the art style is stylised and funny! Limbo Road updates frequently so it's great to add to your roster of weekly reads!
Read Limbo Road, by Bill_Bushman , rated T.
Prospector and babysitter, Isaac Alden, know all about the great tragedy that happened in Grand Lake, Colorado, on July 4, 1883. On that day, Bob Plummer was shot to death by Wilson Waldren, who was also a county commissioner. This shooting shows the lack of impulse control of some of the folks who moved to Grand Lakes from other towns. Grand Lakes has its own share of troublemakers such as John G. Mills, one of the town’s elected officials, who rose to prominence after moving from Wyoming. Now, the town is about to learn the truth about Mills’ tumultuous past.
The comic uses a full-page, colored format. Characters are stylistically drawn and the writing makes great use of regional English accents.
Take a digital trip to the past in Grand Lakes, Colorado, and read The Shootin by arborcides, rated E!
In the middle of nowhere a strange little bald boy appears in the forest. He can't speak a word and there's something very strange about him… but the workers on a little farm take him in and do what they can to make him comfortable and welcome. There more to this little fellow than meets the eye, something dangerous and alien… possible scary? This is a creepy story and it's slowly unfolding into something bigger and better. The art is quite stylised and unusual, none of it looks digital except the lettering and word balloons, it has a very unique aesthetic. The story is a Scifi drama.
Read The Adventures of Kevin Kid, HyperFabMag, rated T.
The year is 1899 in Mali and Zayna, a slave girl, is being escorted across the Sahara by three men on her way to her new home. Along the way, she encounters a Mystic named Musa for the first time as she witnesses him successfully win a fight against her three captors after being decapitated in battle. There is a lot of legend surrounding Mystics as they have the special abilities and are able to control a lot of nature.
The art style has a great controlled, sketchy quality and most of the comic is in black and white. The prologue is colored digitally and looks very professional.
Find out how Zayna’s life magically transforms after meeting Musa and read The Mystic From Wanzerbe by Delcino, rated M!
Mr Frolik is detective with issues. He has dark looks, a long dark coat and he smokes as he pontificates and ruminates on love, life and serial killers, much like Bill Hicks or Lenny Bruce, but a little more wry. His love life is seriously bad and he doesn't get on with his far more sensible partner at work as they try and solve the horrible murder case they're currently assigned. This is an introspective character driven story, with some drama and a dash of humour. The art is all digital, featuring creative panelling and a unified, pleasing colour palette. It's just starting out so give it a read! Warming- some nudity. :)
Read The Frolic, by Paulie Blade, rated M.
Kanji’s home life is pretty normal. He has a sister who likes to livestream video games all night long to adoring fans and a mother who oversleeps, which forces Kanji to exhibit a fair amount of independence at his age. However, a part of Kanji is different from his peers. He is haunted by a recurring nightmare where he is in a building and a freak accident causes him to lose his arm and have it replaced by a robotic arm attachment. Only, this is not only a dream, it is a traumatic event that happened when Kanji was younger. Now he has to figure out how to continue to do the things he loved, like will he ever play guitar again like he did when he was a boy?
The art is drawn in a black and white manga format with eclectic art, coloring, and page layouts.
Follow Kanji on his way to school and read The Feelings of a High School Girl by lokpolymorfa, rated T!
Poor Gil owns a true terror of a bunny! The Great Kahn is a name this huge, surly, fluffy fellow more than lives up to, he's a terror for his master, not cute in the slightest. This is a funny comic strip with the occasional full-page, full-colour spreads, about the trials and tribulations of Gil and his big crazy grey bunny rabbit! It's a nice easy read and has been updating on DD since 2010! If you like comic strips and zany humour then this is for you. The art is sometimes black and white and sometimes full digital colour. It's quite professional in its comic characterisations and style, the colour work is beautiful. The writing style is mostly a 3 panel gag style humour comic.
Read The Great Khan, by Gr8k4an, rated E.
Coincidental premonition-filled dreams surrounding a magical key, strange writings that look like ruins, and the disappearance of several people in a town clouded in mystery. The Caraways are a family of siblings who encounter weird happenings and seek to solve problems around Eldritch New England. They uncover a trail of newspaper clippings and articles left by their late father one day and seek to answer questions that he could not answer. Stay wary of strangers and dark entities that lurk in the shadows.
The art is drawn using an amazing color palette of warm colors that almost seems nostalgic. The comic pages use a long, vertical comic strip format.
Join this adventurous family and read The Caraway Crew by Pencilz, rated T!
In a grim, gritty neon-lit Hong Kong, the world is about to explode… Teetering on the very brink of WW3 and nuclear catastrophe, the future is in the hands of one crazed amnesiac super-sexy android and a determined police detective who's trying to hunt her down. If only Lisa can manage to keep her clothes on… It's a four-way battle between the triads, the Hong Kong police, the Chinese army, and a mysterious hit-squad led by a sexy, psychotic cyborg!
Android Blues is an ultra violent, super sexy, realistic cyberpunk SciFi story in the style of Blade Runner, Neuromancer, and Ghost in the Shell. You better be ready for blood, and frequent nudity, this one is definitely “M” rated so beware. The art is realistic and beautiful with bright neon effects and soft colours. The story is fast paced, and action filled.It reminds me of something from Heavy Metal.
Read Android Blues, by Stahlberg, rated M.
Dr. Karique Mul has a pretty demanding day job and he has the scars to prove it! But after a long day in the daily grind he still has to listen to the banter of his very talkative, faceless driver. But what happens when residual, freeloading ghosts follow Dr. Mul home? He takes care of them the best way an Irish-Demon exorcist knows—beating the non-living dead out of them! Hopefully Dr. Mul can finally get some rest and relaxation and a tea break that he deserves.
The art is drawn digitally and in black and white full pages.
Learn how Dr. Mul performs exorcisms (unless you are a ghost, and read Unprecedented Cleanup by DatSketcher, rated T!
Nothing is going right for poor Doctor Jekyll… Whatever can go wrong for the good doctor DOES. He gets drenched in mud, loses a high status job, and then loses his fiancée to another man. But he's a nice guy, he holds none of that against anyone, all he wants to do is improve society and to better the lives of those around him. So of course he starts with himself… But the potion he drinks doesn't quite work that way. The vicious monster Mister Hyde is released ravening onto the streets of London!
This is a hilarious and touching take on the classic Robert Louis Stevenson story of Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde. It really is a very well written piece of work! I found it a real page turner and laughed out loud many times. The art is heavily stylised and a bit rough at times, but it is consistent and the characters stay on-model. It's drawn with a pen and then digitally coloured.
Read The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, by Mks_monsters, rated E.