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Bacon_Barbarian
03-24-2011, 08:39 PM
Yeah, so what do you read? I personally like The Order of the Stick (http://www.giantitp.com/Comics.html), Goblins (http://www.goblinscomic.com/06252005/), and AngelDevil (http://angeldevilmanga.deviantart.com/) (on dA).

Also Land of Lions, Bottled Prince, and SIN on MangaMagazine.net (http://www.mangamagazine.net/).

What about you?

Kodos
03-24-2011, 09:02 PM
Goblins is a terrible webcomic about horrible melting turds who whine about how sad they are.

Bacon_Barbarian
03-24-2011, 09:13 PM
It's about overcoming stereotypes...

Kodos
03-24-2011, 09:55 PM
It's about the worst fucking art this side of Dominic Deegan. I've never been as repulsed by art as I have by Goblins. It's breathtakingly bad. Everyone looks like they are horribly made wax statues which are slowly melting.

Bacon_Barbarian
03-24-2011, 10:04 PM
Did you even get past page 12?

bostova
03-24-2011, 10:25 PM
Goblins is an inspiration for PC's to be races outside of the 'norm' during role play. :D

I really enjoy reading Drowtales : Moonless Age (http://www.drowtales.com/) for the not-so-nice atmosphere and wonderful art.

Hamachi
03-24-2011, 10:47 PM
Um. I wouldn't have put it so bluntly... but... well, I don't really like Goblins that much either. For slightly similar reasons. :/
Ooh, I've looked at Land of Lions. Was very upset when I realized they didn't shapeshift though. OOTS is okay-ish now but I feel it isn't as funny as the earlier strips. I'm following Drowtales which has nice artwork right now, but the earlier issues were crap. (I think they're halfway through in the remaking process)

My general requirement for a webcomic to make my favorites list is for it to have either (1) jaw-dropping art or (2) good art and be extremely funny. Bad art doesn't make the cut, period.

<Warning>Beware incoming humongous favorites list. All titles inked in black and white unless otherwise stated.</warning>
D00R: Toilet Genie (http://www.storyofthedoor.com) - Genie transforms female pug into girl. Color.
Delve Into Fantasy (delveintofantasy.com) - A priestess, thief, and feline boy join forces.
Sandra and Woo (http://www.sandraandwoo.com/) - Calvin and Hobbes with FF7 references?
The Abominable Charles Christopher (http://www.abominable.cc/) - Yeti out to save his woodland friends.
Twilight Monk (http://www.twilightmonk.com/) - Young martial artist begins adventure.
Dresden Codak (http://dresdencodak.com/) - Best sci-fi webcomic, period. Color.
Artiste Gullible (http://www.artistegullible.com/travelblog/) - Time traveler's journal. Read if you liked Hitchiker's Guide series.
Para-Ten (http://www.tenthousandmasks.org/para-ten/) - Girl tries to travel home. Spirited Away-ish. Color.
Tides of Tiranog (http://www.saisasylum.com/) - Comedic tale of an elven healer.
Spinnerette (http://www.krakowstudios.com/spinnerette/) - Girl gets spider-powers, but it's not like Spiderman!
Gutters (http://www.the-gutters.com/) - Parodies of Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, and others. Color.
Unsounded (http://www.casualvillain.com/Unsounded/comic+index) - Undead but intelligent mage travels with a girl with a tail. Impressive command of English for a comic, in fact.

Bacon_Barbarian
03-24-2011, 11:00 PM
Ooh, I've looked at Land of Lions. Was very upset when I realized they didn't shapeshift though.
She's very anti-Fury.


OOTS is okay-ish now but I feel it isn't as funny as the earlier strips.
I agree, but it's gotten a much better plot with the years. And the jokes it does make are still very witty (I think if he had as many puns as he did in the beggining it would get stale).

Kodos
03-24-2011, 11:14 PM
Goblins is an inspiration for PC's to be races outside of the 'norm' during role play. :D

I really enjoy reading Drowtales : Moonless Age (http://www.drowtales.com/) for the not-so-nice atmosphere and wonderful art.
Plenty of people have played non-traditional PC races before Goblins, and Goblins is hardly the first D&D thing to realities that most adventurers are really pretty much Chaotic Evil sociopaths. And nothing can excuse that art. It's a visual medium and the visuals are absolutely repugnant to the eyes.

Anyway, I love the now-defunct Sexy Losers (Sexylosers.com NWS) and I also really enjoy Oglaf these days (Oglaf.com NWS) and also Nedroid (Nedroid.com). Penny Arcade is okay, although it's not as funny as it used to be, and I think they handled the Dickwolves fiasco terribly. Also 8-Bit Theatre was pretty good.

Sexy Losers is certainly my fave, though.

Bacon_Barbarian
03-24-2011, 11:21 PM
What was that defunct one about Cats (yeah, I'm very helpful)?

Nyarlathotep
03-24-2011, 11:22 PM
Oglaf is pretty good...very... uh... unique.

I read all of the comics on Nuklearpower, Penny-Arcade, and also Blip. Beyond that I just mindlessly browse the comics subreddit when I'm bored.

Hamachi
03-24-2011, 11:29 PM
She's very anti-Fury.

Even so, I don't think that's a valid reason. Furries are some half-transitional stage of humanoid animal that really freak me out. She wouldn't have had to give people fuzzy ears and tails. They could appear completely human, and when they shapeshift, they could look exactly like their animal counterparts. Can you imagine the Snail tribe morphing into snails or the Raven tribe turning into ravens? That wouldn't be furry. More like, slimy or feathery. And so totally cool.

I'm still mad that she didn't take up that opportunity. I sure as heck know that Warcraft druids transforming into panthers is awesome.

Bacon_Barbarian
03-24-2011, 11:37 PM
It'd be like Animorphs then (bad, IMO). And, well the little magic that's in it is all subtle so far (not really the point of the manga anyway). If you get to around chapter 12 you'll see a fury. Sort of. ;)

Hamachi
03-25-2011, 12:17 AM
Ye gods, stop misspelling "furry!!" *mouthfoams*

No it wouldn't! >8( ... Animorphs was about angsty teenagers turning into whatever creature they touched. That's really different from turning into a single animal. And yes, my point is that I disagree with her story's point, so if your point is that changing her original point would be detrimental I'd respond in kind that no, it'd be an improvement. There's no reason to avoid exposition on the most fantastical bits of, well, fantasy. That's exactly why I hate Ursula Le Guin's Earthsea series so much; the main character was a friggin' archmage and the author always dodged around the details of the magic he used.

Kodos
03-25-2011, 02:07 AM
The Animorphs were not angsty.

And, son, if you're gonna talk shit about the Animorphs, you and I may need to step outside.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivQ9OU2B5so

Hamachi
03-25-2011, 02:55 AM
Would you by any chance be sharing the same sentiments about these individuals?

http://download-power-ranger-episodes.edogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/1z4xmcyq.jpg

Kodos
03-25-2011, 03:05 AM
Those are teenagers with attitude.

jubeh
03-25-2011, 03:10 AM
Goblins is awesome f the hater(s).

Of course the best webcomic is http://nedroid.com/

Bacon_Barbarian
03-25-2011, 10:32 AM
Ye gods, stop misspelling "furry!!" *mouthfoams*
Oh. K.


No it wouldn't! >8( ... Animorphs was about angsty teenagers turning into whatever creature they touched. That's really different from turning into a single animal. And yes, my point is that I disagree with her story's point, so if your point is that changing her original point would be detrimental I'd respond in kind that no, it'd be an improvement. There's no reason to avoid exposition on the most fantastical bits of, well, fantasy. That's exactly why I hate Ursula Le Guin's Earthsea series so much; the main character was a friggin' archmage and the author always dodged around the details of the magic he used.
Her characters aren't magic! There's one magic artifact in the whole comics (Or so it appears to someone who hasn't made it to Ch. 12) and people are constantly doubting it's existence. The reason it's fantasy is because it isn't set in the real world.

Umber_the_kid
03-25-2011, 12:19 PM
Anyone read Romantically Apocalyptic? Or Looking for Group?

Looking for Group (http://www.lfgcomic.com/)

Romantically Apocalyptic (http://www.romanticallyapocalyptic.com/home)

Hamachi
03-25-2011, 02:24 PM
I've read both.


Her characters aren't magic!

Yes, that's my point, Bacon. They should be and she minimizes magic even though it exists in an already unbelievable setting.

Bacon_Barbarian
03-25-2011, 04:37 PM
Ah, well I disagree, because you know, that's not the point (Which I undertand you understand) so I'll leave it as is (as it's already plenty enjoyable and would otherwise be nerfed). And really the magic is... Unknown to the characters, know one even knows if the Grail even exists.

Anyway, SIN is fun as is her other Manga Black-Eyes Susan. It's all Western-y.

Alexander_Hamilton
03-25-2011, 09:42 PM
@Hamachi
A fantasy isn't bad because if doesn't feature the high l level magic you find personally enjoyable; some people prefer less magic, some people prefer more. Fantasy =/= Must have lots and lots of magic. Often, understating magic can make it feel more mysterious and powerful.

I can' t believe no one has mentioned The Meek! (http://www.meekcomic.com/) Beautiul art and great storytelling so far, though it's only into its third chapter.

Gunnerkrigg Court (http://www.gunnerkrigg.com/index2.php) is good too. A very interesting unique style of art and storytelling. Updates three times a week.

The Phoenix Requiem finally ended. I fricken' hate that comic and how popular it is. @_@ Bland and boring writing.

Bacon_Barbarian
03-30-2011, 08:58 PM
Gunnerkrigg Court (http://www.gunnerkrigg.com/index2.php) is good too. A very interesting unique style of art and storytelling. Updates three times a week.

Damn it Hammy, this is making my procrastination even worse.

PWhit
04-04-2011, 05:28 PM
I'm with Kodos on the Goblins one, it just bites. The rest are okay though.

Hamilton, you are truly awesome! I love The Meek most! What else do you recommended?

Superdooperphailmachine
04-05-2011, 05:49 PM
Hark a vagrant, Nedroid, Homestuck and Avast ye Bastard.

ClockHand
04-05-2011, 06:12 PM
Am I the only one who read Heaven? )=

I like savagechickens.

jubeh
04-28-2011, 02:42 PM
Homestuck is so good. I've never been so engaged while just reading instant message logs.

Bacon_Barbarian
05-04-2011, 08:49 PM
Found something on smackjeeves called Mokepon (http://mokepon.smackjeeves.com/comics/458480/prologue/). It's a Pokemon FC, but the main character isn't a Stu and realizes the world he lives in is bass-ackwards. Oh, and it has good art. Always a plus.

Kokoro_Hane
06-21-2011, 09:22 PM
Ooh, I love webcomics! I am an avid reader at SmackJeeves as well as a webcomic artist there myself! Some of my favorites include....

The World Stops! (http://www.smackjeeves.com/comicprofile.php?id=46818)
Ars Aevum (http://www.smackjeeves.com/comicprofile.php?id=80002)
University Of Speed (http://www.smackjeeves.com/comicprofile.php?id=77835)
Bittersweet (http://www.smackjeeves.com/comicprofile.php?id=96488)
Work In Progress (http://www.smackjeeves.com/comicprofile.php?id=76210)
Kaka Pencil (http://www.smackjeeves.com/comicprofile.php?id=70336)

Just to name a few ^.^