A Meme is a comic, really. Pictures and words put together to get some kind of point across.
It's a fascinating phenomenon. I'm tempted to try to explain what they are, but the meme up top has reminded me not to attempt that.
Seeing them, whether I understand ...
Art by Ozoneocean
Today we talk about works of pop-culture that have an obvious political agenda, so obvious that t not only gets in the way of the entertainment but also dictates to the audience without letting them have a chance to come to their own conclusions: forcing you ...
Rogue from the X-Men encounters President Ronald Reagan!
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 ...
BEST BACKGROUND ART
Winner: Cochlea and Eustachia by hansrickheit
Presentation by Banes
BEST ANTHROPOMORPHIC COMIC
Winner: Bunny Comic by dustmeat
Presentation by El Cid
BEST ACTION WITHIN A COMIC
Winner: Putrid Meat by PIT_FACE
Presentation by KimLuster
BEST ADVENTURE COMIC
Winner: Mindfold by fallopiancrusader
Presentation by Genejoke
BEST ALL AGES ...
Raphael's School of Athens.
This week's Quackcast is brought to us by Tantz Ariene! Tantz is a very political creature, seeing as she comes from Athens which is pretty much the birthplace of politics AND philosophy, that's hardly surprising. Clever Tantz in her tantzglasses, dudeman Banes ...
In 1971, five years after in creation of Black Panther and four years before Marvel introduced Storm, the first black female superhero appeared in Hell-Rider #1.
A trained fighter, Butterfly’s super cool costume included a jetpack, suction cups for climbing, and lights that were capable of permanently blinding her ...
Jane Alexander, Butcher Boys
That happens to be a line from one of my favourite albums, a combination CD/graphic novel from an obscure now-defunct South African hip hop group.
I think it’s pretty easy to understand how a South African group would come to that conclusion. When I ...
Usually I try to keep my newsposts geared towards art/writing/comics, but this week I have politics on the brain!
Here in Canada our election is only a month away (October 19, 2015 – get out and vote, Canadians!). I just spent my evening at a packed little cafe where ...