Comic Riffs: The Webcomic


Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/10/2010

'PIBGORN': McEldowney & Universal UClick remove comments section

(courtesy of Universal UClick) You can continue to enjoy Brooke McEldowney's sumptious "PiBGORN" cartoons and sketches at GoComics.com. As of this week, however, you simply can no longer comment on them. Universal UClick announced Thursday that it has decided,...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Webcomic, The Webcomic | Tags:  Brooke McEldowney, GoComics, Pibgorn, Universal UClick

Posted at 08:30 PM ET, 11/27/2010

WEBCOMIC OF THE WEEK: The 'xkcd' guest heads to the Smithsonian

While the brilliant "xkcd" creator Randall Munroe takes a break for personal reasons, some gifted cartoonists are offering their surrogate stick-figures on his site. Among the replacement workers have been Jeph Jacques ("Questionable Content") and Bill Amend ("Fox Trot")....

By Michael Cavna  |  08:30 PM ET, 11/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Webcomic | Tags:  Bill Amend, Jeph Jacques, Randall Munroe, Zach Weiner, xkcd

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/03/2010

THE BEST WEBCOMIC: Can 'Penny Arcade' reign? It's time to cast your final-round vote...

First off, congratulations to the webcomic-slash-cultural-powerhouse that is "Penny Arcade." In recent days, "Penny Arcade" has had twin victories to celebrate ("power to the PAX!"). First, after nearly a half-million votes, "PA" (mobilizing that mighty-mighty fanbase) led with 36...

By Michael Cavna  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Webcomic, The Webcomic

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 01/29/2010

THE BEST WEBCOMIC: The Eight Burning Questions from readers

After hundreds of comments and e-mails -- and a vote total that exceeded our next-largest poll ever by, oh, nearly a half-million respondents -- Comic Riffs is just rested enough to begin fielding some of your most common questions...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:05 AM ET, 01/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Webcomic, The Webcomic | Tags:  Webcomics

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 01/22/2010

THE BEST WEBCOMIC: It's time to vote on your nominations...

[UPDATE: Check the latest Comic Riffs blogpost Friday at 9 a.m. (ET) as we discuss the major burning questions that arose from readers during this Best Webcomic poll.] Your nominations are in, and what we have on our hands...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:05 AM ET, 01/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Webcomic, The Webcomic | Tags:  Best Webcomic of the Past Decade

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 01/15/2010

Last Call for nominations: What's your pick for Best Webcomic?

On Tuesday, Comic Riffs put out the call for nominating your favorite webcomic of the past decade. Well, we've received hundreds of nominated comics -- and now, with four hours to go till the window closes, we issue a...

By Michael Cavna  |  08:00 PM ET, 01/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Webcomic | Tags:  Best Webcomic of the Past Decade

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/12/2010

What's your favorite Webcomic? Let the balloting begin

A funny thing happened on the way to the comics forum... Some weeks back, Comic Riffs asked readers to nominate -- and then vote on -- what they thought the "Best Comic of the Decade" was. The nominations were...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Webcomic | Tags:  Girl Genius, Webcomics